Leading Together: Foundations of collaborative leadership for the classroom
by Laurie Frank, Carol Carlin, & Jack Christ, PhD
A curriculum for teaching students how the strengths of relationships—the power of people working together—can make change, achieve goals, and help them meet the challenges they face. A thorough and straightforward foundation is provided for teaching the roles and responsibilities of collaborative leadership in the classroom, grades 8-12.
“Part of the genius of collaborative leadership lies in its faith in the wisdom and judgment of the group as a whole. The secret is to create an environment that encourages all to participate, to be mindful of one’s role as a group member, and to remember that learning about collaborative leadership is a process of never-ending growth.”
Here is a curriculum for teaching the possibilities of leadership embedded in colaboration. Students learn how the strengths of relationships—the power of people working together—can make change, achieve goals, and help them meet the challenges they face. If you want to join others in leading differently—if you wish to learn the fundamentals for getting something done, this book is for you!
Leading Together provides a thorough and straightforward foundation for teaching the roles and responsibilities of collaborative leadership in the classroom, grades 8 – 12. Teachers will find concrete ways to directly address and focuses on these complex skills as they move through the lessons contained in this book. The exercises, readings, and activities are intended not only to be completed, but also to be reflected upon. Many students of leadership behavior have noted that the best way to develop leadership skills and values is to reflect on one’s own experience. That is certainly true of this curriculum on collaborative leadership.
ISBN: 978-1-885473-79-0 8.5 x 11, 272 pgs