Read the following two articles by Tony Wagner:
- Wagner, T. (2004). The Challenge of Change Leadership: Transforming Education Through ‘Communities of Practice’. Change Leadership: Transforming Education for the 21st Century. Retrieved from http://www.tonywagner.com/resources/the-challenge-of-change-leadership
- Wagner, T. (2008). Leading for Change: Five Habits of Mind that Count. Change Leadership: Transforming Education for the 21st Century. Retrieved from http://www.tonywagner.com/resources/leading-for-change
Summarize the habits of mind and community of practice framework that Wagner (2004) discusses. Elaborate on this by sharing your insights on how educators can lead change through communities of practice. What are your own experiences in an organization that supports the notion of collaboration to impact change? In what ways can collaboration help an organization to facilitate change effectively? What challenges might you anticipate?