4 Fullan’s ThemeTo make teaching a noble and effective profession teachers must combine the mantle of moral purpose with the skills of change agentry.
5 Four Core Capacities for Building Greater Change Capacity Personal Vision-BuildingInquiryMasteryCollaboration
6 Personal Vision-Building Examining and re-examining why we came into teaching.What difference am I trying to make personally?Creating a vision forces us to take a stand for a preferred future.Alternative Assignment: Write your own vision statement for you as an educator.
7 Inquiry“The essential activity for keeping our paradigm current is persistent questioning.”Life-long learnersCareer-long learnersFueled by information and ideas in the environment.
8 Mastery Expertise is central to successful change. Strong initial teacher educationCareer-long staff developmentNot just exposed to new ideas but skilled in them!
9 CollaborationThere is a ceiling effect to how much we can learn if we keep it to ourselves.Work togetherJoin forcesTeam upWork in partnershipPool resourcesAct as a teamCooperate with each other