Examining the Organization of a Second Grade Classroom: An Action Research Analysis Using Human Resource and Structural Frames

Karen Capraro


This paper presents an examination and analysis of the restructuring of the organization of a second grade classroom housed in a laboratory school setting. During the 2014-2015 academic year, the traditional power structure of teacher as ultimate authority with students positioned as subordinates was explored. Using action research and the application of frame theory the organizational structure of the second grade classroom is considered using human resource and structural frames.

     Keywords: organization; power, elementary; structure; human resource


K-12 education

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