Session 2: 7 slides
Second of three schools
600 students; wealthy; suburban
Students quiet but restless; desks all in rows
Teachers don¶t use faculty lounge
Teaching all ³from the front´
Not only same textbooks; everyone teaching from same page
Principal hands down entire curriculum; requires weekly lesson plans;frequent classroom visits (every 2 weeks)
³Teaching is a job.´ ³Principal¶s rules are to be followed.´
Resistance is futile²forced resignation of dissenter
How common is this scenario?
To what extent are the differences between
innie Tyler &Germando a product of the different levels (high v elementary), andthe context (middle v upper)?