Break down the barriers within your school organization! Teaming is a collaborative educational model necessary for the increasingly sophisticated world of the Information Age. This book is a primer-containing both theory and practice-for the educator looking for team strategies and success. It is designed around the principle that educational teams are composed of highly interrelated processes. From this book, you will learn how to bring your school together using seven steps for development and implementation which offer you a workable team empowerment design.
Mary Ann Smialek is a quality management consultant and has been a teacher at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. She is currently the editor of the American Society for Quality Education Division QED News.
Chapter 1 Introduction: Background of the Team Challenge in Education Chapter 2 Part One: Considering the Team Approach Chapter 3 Part Two: Setting the Stage for Teams Chapter 4 Team Environment Considerations Chapter 5 Dimensions of Teams Chapter 6 Part Three: What's Happening in Teams? Chapter 7 Current Team Efforts Chapter 8 Part Four: Building Successful Teams Chapter 9 Simple and Easy Strategies that Work Chapter 10 Team Empowerment: How Do You Get It Right? Chapter 11 Glossary Chapter 12 Bibliography