Preface: The Call for a Radical New Story of Learning and Schooling xi Gratitudes xix About the Author xxiii Prologue: Songlines xxv Part One: The Journey Toward Wholeness 1 1 Firestorm or Gift? 3 The Power of Story 2 What Living Systems Teach Us 19 3 Nurturing Integral Habits of Mind 37 4 A New Learning Landscape 67 Aspen Grove by Design Part Two: Designing the New Learning Landscape 77 5 Integrity 79 Naming and Owning Our Integral Learning Identity 6 Vibrancy 97 Generating and Using Abundant Learning Information 7 Interdependence 107 Inviting and Sustaining Collaborative Learning Relationships 8 Coherence 117 Stimulating Creative and Self-Organizing Learning Processes 9 Sustainability 131 Weaving and Mapping Networked Learning Patterns 10 Stability 143 Creating Flexible, Temporary, and Adaptive Learning Structures 11 A Generative Community for Integral Learning Aspen Grove Revisited 171 Part Three: A Call for Leaders 183 12 The Right Moment 185 Answering the Call 13 Elder-Leadership 191 Changing the Current Story 14 Creating the Radical New Story of Learning and Schooling 197 Afterword: A Letter to My Grandchildren 211 American Psychological Association Principles for Learner-Centered Education 215 Howard Gardner?s ?Multiple Intelligences? 217 The Two Stories of Learning and Schooling Contrasted 219 Notes 227 Index 235
Stephanie Pace Marshall, Ph.D. is internationally recognized as a pioneer in leading educational transformation. She is the founding and current president of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy; the founding president of the National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science, and Technology; and a past president of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Dr. Marshall has worked in all levels of education?elementary, middle school, high school, and university.
"?this is a wonderful book to help guide your story as a person, a leader, a critical member of an interdependent system and to reconnect yourself with the reasons why you became an educator in the first place." (TC Record, December 2006)