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Baby Boomer And Genx Elementary Principals : Differing Perspectives On Schooling, Lisa M. Fry Jan 2010

Baby Boomer And Genx Elementary Principals : Differing Perspectives On Schooling, Lisa M. Fry

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Studies on generational analysis inform us that each generation is shaped by the influences they share during their formative years. The common experiences and historical circumstances experienced during this time influences their generational identity and results in a world view that is unique to that generation. This world view and generational identity impacts their belief system and practices as they emerge as leaders in mid-life.

While the current structures and policies that guide today's educational system were established by the Baby Boomer generation, we could see significant changes as the Baby Boomer behemoth begins to leave the workforce. Around ...