Change Wars

NSDC 2009 Book of the Year Award

Michael Barber, Linda Darling-Hammond, Richard Elmore, Michael Fullan, Andy Hargreaves,Jonathan Jansen, Ben Levin, Pedro Noguera, Douglas Reeves, Andreas Schleicher, Dennis Shirley,
James Spillane, Marc Tucker

Edited by Andy Hargreaves, Michael Fullan

Change Wars, the third anthology in the Leading Edge™ series explores traditional change strategies and examines constructive alternatives. Each author examines research and practice to offer practical strategies for:

  • Selecting and prioritizing reform and improvement initiatives that focus on your most crucial areas for improvement
  • Creating a coherent context for change that makes sense to all involved in the process
  • Understanding how and why people change
  • Involving stakeholders in the change process without causing apathy or burnout
  • Gleaning best practices from other successful educators and reform movements around the world
  • Embracing the challenges and rewards of working together to find educational solutions for a modern, democratic, and diverse society

Published in 2008 by Solution Tree