Extending beyond school or classroom walls to build a community of readers means engaging adults within the community, through their work or volunteer connections, then forging partnerships based on common values and goals for children’s literacy.
From Tom Vander Ark and Justin Reich - "eadership development is typically part of organizational development. Less apparent is the opportunity to structure the change agenda as a leadership development agenda."
From Getting Smart - "Self-Organizing Learning Environments (SOLEs), which draw on children’s natural curiosity to create a dynamic space for students to learn, interact and develop critical problem-solving skills."
According to Kim Cameron at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, positive leaders and organizations promote outcomes such as “thriving at work, interpersonal flourishing, virtuous behaviors, positive emotions, and energizing networks.” He points out four behaviors of positive leaders...