Transforming School Culture – Chapter 3 – The Believers

In this book, Dr. Anthony Muhammad shares his research on four categories of teachers found in schools. In Chapter 3, he discusses “The Believers”. In general, Believers are certain that all children are capable and competent, even though they don’t always know the best teaching methods to allow learning to happen. Below are some further […]

Transforming School Culture – Chapter 2 Resources

The discussion in this chapter begins with American references.  There are more American references in the second version of the book.  At first, I wondered about how appropriate this new version would be for Canadian school leaders, but I think that a simple summary of the American education system experiences helps us to understand some […]

Transforming School Culture – Chapter 1 Resources

Notes on the Foreword by Richard Dufour and Rebecca Dufour Schools are complex places with competing assumptions about beliefs, expectations, and practice. We don’t even agree on the purpose of school. 2. There are effective teachers who are fundamentalists, and ineffective teachers who are believers. What makes an effective teacher? Here is a research hub […]