Are Schools Really Like This?: Factors Affecting Teacher by J. Gary Lilyquist

By J. Gary Lilyquist

J. Gary Lilyquist synthesizes such leading edge innovations as, structures considering, psychological versions, powerful institution study, and Deming's theories of administration to suggest the hot stability Alignment version, a wide-ranging procedure for fostering university development. 3 case experiences display why faculties are usually not bettering and the way Lilyquist's version can facilitate pupil learning.

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When there is an overwhelming threat to their vision, their latent interest lets them take action until they resolve the issue to their satisfaction; then the community will return to a state of rest or inertia until challenged again. In Dryden, community members and teachers were active when their vision was challenged, but usually they were uninvolved in school politics. Dryden provides a good example of the "stranglehold" in action. Community members did not consider the welfare of the school district as a whole.

In applying this theory, there does seem to be a band of tolerance within which change can occur without opposition (Lilyquist, 1995). Small incremental changes made over time allow people's visions to move toward the new condition. The stranglehold on schools results from the ways people react to special cause and common cause problems. They respond to their vision rather than to facts, hard evidence that reasonable people agree on. " 24 Are Schools Really like This? SUMMARY The balance model describes two pieces of a systemic structure: the external and internal cultures.

Now it is becoming very diverse because of the low-income housing and more blacks and other ethnic groups, Asians. These students are now bringing in their own culture. For. students that is threatening .... " Another 20-year veteran said, "They are very well educated, middle class moving toward an urban from a small-town community. " Other aspects of the community are also changing. The superintendent reported having difficulty locating a new school in a rapidly developing area of the school district.

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