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Chapter 7: Introducing Polarity Thinking to your Team
Are there issues, dilemmas, or disagreements that keep returning to the table in your learning community? All the following examples can be considered through the lens of polarities:
Should students be penalized for turning in assignments after the deadline?
Is allowing students to retake tests a good policy?
When should students be sent to the office because of behavior problems?
Should all teachers be using the same lesson plans?
These may bring to mind at least a dozen other topics you've heard discussed in district offices, the teachers’ lounge, and elsewhere. While Part II showed how polarity thinking can help us sort out some of the most puzzling policy issues of our time, Part III provides tools that ...