Download American Schools: The Art of Creating a Democratic Learning by Sam Chaltain PDF

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By Sam Chaltain

In American faculties, Sam Chaltain interweaves the prime rules from the schooling, company, and clinical groups to stipulate a framework for management that is helping educators and organizational leaders create the optimum stipulations for transformational swap.

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4 In chapter 1, I introduced what I believe to be a foundational discipline of any member of a democratic learning community—the capacity to reflect personally, “see” our thinking, and develop the awareness we need to discover the inner place from which we operate. ” As Senge explains it: A cloud masses, the sky darkens, leaves twist upward, and we know that it will rain. We also know that the storm runoff will feed into groundwater miles away, and the sky will clear by tomorrow. All these events are distant in time and space, and yet they are connected within the same pattern.

Common sense learners also perceive information by thinking a lot, but they process actively. And dynamic learners process actively and perceive through experience. Our style preferences have a lot to do with how we travel the learning cycle itself. The style we are strongest in is also the part of the learning cycle in which we feel most comfortable. The best way to make sense of these ideas is to take a self-assessment. 1). Ones, for example, need to explore why something is important to learn and connect it to their own values.

Sam: Plus, the USS Carl Vincent in the South China Sea . . (moves a figure on the board). Beijing wants you to scale back the weapons and you’re not going to do it. . bartlet: Right. (takes one of Sam’s chess pieces) sam: How does it work? bartlet : See the whole board! Bartlet is using the backdrop of the chess game to help equip a talented young aide with the skills he needs to see problems more systemically. Later, when Bartlet returns to resume the game, Sam shows the extent to which he has continued to consider the problem at hand.

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