Lead your organization to implement innovative learning environments in which students take ownership so they can achieve at high levels and meet rigorous standards. Students Taking Charge Implementation Guide for Leaders shows you how to inspire, coach, and support teachers to create student-driven classrooms that empower learners through problem-based learning and differentiation, where students pose questions and actively seek answers. Technology is then used seamlessly throughout the day for information, communication, collaboration, and product generation.

You’ll find out how to:

  • Inspire the adaptive change at the core of the Learner-Active, Technology-Infused Classroom, aimed at engaging students;
  • Understand the structures needed to support its implementation and empower teachers and students;
  • Employ leadership strategies that will move teachers and students from engagement to empowerment to efficacy.

This new implementation guide for school leaders offers a more detailed look into the key mindset shifts that are critical for leaders of a Learner-Active, Technology-Infused School. With the book’s practical examples and step-by-step guidelines, you’ll be able to help your teachers implement innovative classrooms immediately.

chapter |7 pages


chapter Mindset 1|22 pages

From Transactional to Transformational

chapter Mindset 2|15 pages

From Engagement to Empowerment to Efficacy

chapter Mindset 3|22 pages

From Ferry to Bridge

chapter Mindset 4|20 pages

From Mandating Change to Inspiring Change

chapter Mindset 5|13 pages

From Nodes to Lines

Systems Thinking in Action

chapter Mindset 6|19 pages

From Surface Innovation to Deep Innovation

chapter Mindset 7|13 pages

From Office-Based to Classroom-Based

chapter Mindset 8|13 pages

From Dissemination to Conversations

chapter Mindset 9|11 pages

From Silos to Teams

chapter Mindset 10|13 pages

From Dutiful Administrator to Warrior and Advocate