Connecting Teacher Leadership and School Improvement

Connecting Teacher Leadership and School Improvement

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Increase student learning by developing teacher leaders! This is the first book to synthesize theoretical, empirical, and practice-based literature in order to provide a comprehensive look at what is known about teacher leadership and what works to support it. The first part of the book explores the core concepts of teacher leadership, while the second part shows readers how to establish the context in their school or district to cultivate and support teacher leaders. A vital tool for school improvement, this volume covers such important topics as: The principala€™s critical role in supporting teacher leadership Cultivating teacher leadership through professional development Overcoming organizational barriers that hinder teacher leadership How teacher leadership can help advance school improvement effortsinculcate leadership skills early on impedes the development of teacher leadership later in onea#39;s career (Katzenmeyer aamp; Moller, 2001), a€œteacher education institutions carry a particular responsibilitya€ (Forster, 1997, p. 93) to help teachers a€œnotanbsp;...

Title:Connecting Teacher Leadership and School Improvement
Author:Joseph Murphy
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2005-01-25


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