By Sam Chaltain
In American colleges, Sam Chaltain interweaves the top principles from the schooling, enterprise, and medical groups to stipulate a framework for management that is helping educators and organizational leaders create the optimum stipulations for transformational swap.
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It was an emotional coaching session for Jennifer. Through tears, she thanked the group for helping her see her own assessment process from a 28 Chapter One broader lens. “This young man,” she explained, “is such a well-meaning student, but he struggles so much that I’ve been wondering how I could provide positive feedback. ” The conference concluded with Daniel asking the group to reflect together on the ideas they had heard. “I understand now that this is really about creating a different way of seeing,” said one veteran teacher.
3 In part, Hamlet’s story ends so tragically because it was written not by him, but by the expectations of the society in which he lived. Educators today are not similarly constrained (despite how it may feel). But we still need to learn how to use words and language to tell the right stories—the ones that connect us to our personal experiences and passions. We need to learn to ask 30 Chapter One the right questions—the ones that help us create healthier, higher-functioning work environments. We have to trust what we discover.
What is my personal vision? Most of us live our lives absent a fully defined personal vision. We may have goals and objectives. A vision, however, transcends objectives. It is larger than we are. When we find and pursue it, we may even feel we are being carried along by a force greater than ourselves. Dr. Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, a psychology professor at Claremont Graduate University, describes this experience as “flow” and explains that the path toward achieving it begins with acquiring control over the contents of our own consciousness.
American Schools: The Art of Creating a Democratic Learning Community by Sam Chaltain