Teachers as Change Agents: Voice and Leadership

One of our Ed.D. professors asked us, “Why do we keep doing things in the same way and then complain that it is not working? Especially when we have research that makes a compelling case for things that do work?” Reading the literature on “teacher resistance,” or listening to similar media reports, might result in the response that teachers are pathological resistors to change. Too often, perception is that it takes a variety of “management” and re-packaging strategies to engage teachers in change.Visit the author's original post

Teachers as Change Agents: Voice and Leadership

One of our Ed.D. professors asked us, “Why do we keep doing things in the same way and then complain that it is not working? Especially when we have research that makes a compelling case for things that do work?”

Reading the literature on “teacher resistance,” or listening to similar media reports, might result in the response that teachers are pathological resistors to change. Too often, perception is that it takes a variety of “management” and re-packaging strategies to engage teachers in change.Visit the author's original post