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Philosophical and Cultural Values : Ethics in Schools

By: Crawford, George.
Contributor(s): Nicklaus, Janice.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (140 p.).ISBN: 9781317920212.Subject(s): Educational leadership -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States | Educational leadership -- Moral and ethical aspects | School principals -- Professional ethics -- United States | School principals -- Professional ethicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Philosophical and Cultural Values : Ethics in SchoolsDDC classification: 371.2/012 | 371.2012 LOC classification: LB2831.92 .C72 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; 1 FROM BEDROCK TO SHIFTING SANDS; Axiomatic Truths; Sources of Axiomatic Truth; Mechanisms and Patterns of Change; The Role of Example Setting; Adaptation Without Decay and Compromise; The Centrality of Value; Picking Our Values; Formal and Practical Arguments for Consistency; The Self-Contradictory Nature of Moral Relativism; The Principled Principal; Aligning Thoughts, Words, and Actions; Professionals, Ethics, and Professional Ethics; Criterial Attributes of Moral Leadership; On Becoming a Moral Leader
Exercise: What Are My Dying Places?Summary; Action Follow-Up; 2 PARADOX; Thinking About Styles; Where Do I "Fit"?; Analyzing Your Logical Preference; The Crucial Role of Morality and Ethics; Serving Both Policy and Human Needs; Mediating Differences; Exploring the Grid; Paradox Spotting; Summary; Action Follow-Up; 3 ARE YOUR VALUES, BELIEFS, AND ACTIONS CONSISTENT WITH DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES?; How Democratic Am I?; How Democratic Is My School?; Some Ideas on Making Schools More Democratic; Are My Values and Beliefs Consistent?; Summary; Action Follow-Up
4 WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOUR VALUES CLASH WITH THE SYSTEM'S?Assessing Differences; A Point of Departure; The Spelunker's String; Setting Off to Solve Problems Related to Values Differences; Turning to the System; True Conflict Is Determined; Can I Live with It, Given My Adopted Values?; Is the Issue Worth a Battle?; Summary; Action Follow-Up; 5 CONSISTENCY AND NONCONTRADICTION; Introduction; Pragmatic Arguments Against Relativism; Manifestations of Consistency and Noncontradiction; Finding Your Voice; Message; Searching for Incongruencies; What Do You Value?; A Possible Road to Clarity
Where Do We Leave the Conversation (and Vice Versa)?Action Follow-Up; REFERENCES
Summary: The principal's value system should guide every decision that is made in the school. This book shows that the ways in which school leaders influence student achievement are guided by their philosophical and cultural beliefs and their value systems.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; 1 FROM BEDROCK TO SHIFTING SANDS; Axiomatic Truths; Sources of Axiomatic Truth; Mechanisms and Patterns of Change; The Role of Example Setting; Adaptation Without Decay and Compromise; The Centrality of Value; Picking Our Values; Formal and Practical Arguments for Consistency; The Self-Contradictory Nature of Moral Relativism; The Principled Principal; Aligning Thoughts, Words, and Actions; Professionals, Ethics, and Professional Ethics; Criterial Attributes of Moral Leadership; On Becoming a Moral Leader

Exercise: What Are My Dying Places?Summary; Action Follow-Up; 2 PARADOX; Thinking About Styles; Where Do I "Fit"?; Analyzing Your Logical Preference; The Crucial Role of Morality and Ethics; Serving Both Policy and Human Needs; Mediating Differences; Exploring the Grid; Paradox Spotting; Summary; Action Follow-Up; 3 ARE YOUR VALUES, BELIEFS, AND ACTIONS CONSISTENT WITH DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES?; How Democratic Am I?; How Democratic Is My School?; Some Ideas on Making Schools More Democratic; Are My Values and Beliefs Consistent?; Summary; Action Follow-Up

4 WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOUR VALUES CLASH WITH THE SYSTEM'S?Assessing Differences; A Point of Departure; The Spelunker's String; Setting Off to Solve Problems Related to Values Differences; Turning to the System; True Conflict Is Determined; Can I Live with It, Given My Adopted Values?; Is the Issue Worth a Battle?; Summary; Action Follow-Up; 5 CONSISTENCY AND NONCONTRADICTION; Introduction; Pragmatic Arguments Against Relativism; Manifestations of Consistency and Noncontradiction; Finding Your Voice; Message; Searching for Incongruencies; What Do You Value?; A Possible Road to Clarity

Where Do We Leave the Conversation (and Vice Versa)?Action Follow-Up; REFERENCES

The principal's value system should guide every decision that is made in the school. This book shows that the ways in which school leaders influence student achievement are guided by their philosophical and cultural beliefs and their value systems.

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