Skip to content

Orchestrating Systems and Remodeling Reform: Reframing Education Reform with Simplifying Models

People tend to to think that "teachers are the system" and that the education system is "broken beyond repair." Metaphors can help us reframe education reform.
November 3, 2009

The research described in this report identifies two explanatory metaphors that, through a multi-method empirical testing and refinement process, have proven effective in extending and shifting patterns of thinking about education reform.