Innovation Configurations describe an innovation or change in action. An Innovation Configuration (IC) Map is created to clarify what an innovation or change actually looks like along a continuum,... More > from high-quality implementation to least desirable.
This updated manual includes step-by-step instructions for developing a Map and insight into data collection and interpretation.< Less
If you are initiating school change, consider using the Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM) as a guide through the process. And you'll find that Taking Charge of Change is the most readable... More > introduction to this method of predicting teacher behavior during a change process.
Many school leaders and education researchers have turned to Taking Charge of Change when implementing a new program at a school. They find its lucid description of the CBAM provides concepts, tools, and techniques they can use to facilitate school change and improvement programs. As important, this book is written for working educators - whether they are in the school district central office or the principal's office or the classroom - who are responsible for leading a new program. Educators recognize their own school district in the fictional Springdale School District these authors invented to make CBAM concepts concrete.
Taking Charge of Change is a cornerstone in the school change literature for educators.< Less
Recognizing the integral role of family and community in supporting student academic success, SEDL’s Working Systemically in Action includes family and community as a necessary component for... More > implementing systemic school improvement. This guide provides practical guidance for educators who are seeking to engage family and community members in systemic improvement. This guide includes explanations for key concepts, suggestions, and ready-to-use tools to help educators, families, and community members come together as partners in systemic support for student learning.< Less