Leading Learning

Author: Rosemarye T. Taylor
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452273782
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Featuring real-world examples, practical strategies, and interviews with successful leaders, this resource helps educational leaders implement actions that drive second-order change and increase student achievement!

Leading Teaching and Learning the Common Core Standards

Author: Rosemarye T. Taylor
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475810296
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Leading, Teaching, and Learning is a resource for teachers taking action on Common Core State Standards to enhance student learning. Chapters focus on research-based instruction, academic language development, thinking and complexity, English learners, non-proficient readers, rigor, and collaboration for ongoing professional capacity building.

Leading Learning for Digital Natives

Author: Rebecca J. Blink
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317624939
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In light of rapid advances in technology and changes in students’ learning styles, Leading Learning for Digital Natives offers much-needed new tools for guiding effective instruction in the classroom. By offering practical strategies for gathering data with technology tools, this book helps school leaders embrace data and technology to develop the classroom and instructional practices that students need today. Blink’s practical and accessible tips make it easy for teachers and leaders to use technology and data to engage students and increase student achievement. Focusing coverage on the latest technology tools, this book will help you lead a school that personalizes instruction and learning through: Integration of data Real-time instruction Setting expectations and outcomes to align with new state standards Integration of technology tools and blended pedagogy

How to Change 5000 Schools

Author: Benjamin Levin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781934742082
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In How to Change 5000 Schools, Ben Levin, former deputy minister of education for the province of Ontario, draws on his experience overseeing major systemwide education reforms in Canada and England to set forth a refreshingly positive, pragmatic, and optimistic approach to leading educational change at all levels.

Student Centered Leadership

Author: Viviane Robinson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118090292
Format: PDF, ePub
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Student-Centered Leadership offers a timely and thoughtfulresource for school leaders who want to turn their ideals intoaction. Written by educational leadership expert Viviane Robinson,the book shows leaders how they can make a bigger difference to thequality of teaching and learning in their school and ultimatelyimprove their students' performance. This book is based not on fad or fashion but on the bestavailable evidence about the impact of different types ofleadership on student outcomes. The book includes examples of fivetypes of leadership practice as well as rich accounts of theknowledge and skills that leaders need to employ them withconfidence. Filled with practical lessons, clear information, and muchinspiration, Robinson encourages leaders to experiment withchanging how they lead so they can transform their schools for thebetter. Student-Centered Leadership is part of the Jossey-BassLeadership Library in Education series. Praise for Student-Centered Leadership "Student-Centered Leadership shines with clarity and practical,powerful ideas. Add this book to your leadershiplibrary."—Michael Fullan, author, The Six Secrets of Changeand Leading in a Culture of Change "Viviane Robinson's compelling book is both evidence based andprofoundly practical."—Steve Munby, chief executive, NationalCollege for Leadership of Schools and Children's Services,England "This book will be an equally important resource for individualschool leaders, professional developers, andadministrator-preparation programs. There will be two copies on myshelf—one to loan and one for my own reference."—KarenSeashore Louis, Regents Professor, University of Minnesota

Teaching as Inquiry

Author: Alexandra Weinbaum
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807744574
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book offers an engaging and effective approach to improving teacher and student learning. Based on the experiences of three leading educational organizations, the authors provide invaluable, research-based guidelines for incorporating inquiry into teacher's instructional practices and student work as part of the ongoing work of schools. In addition to discussing the lessons learned and questions raised by inquiry work, this volume includes specific considerations for determining who should be involved, what work should be under review, how it should be reviewed, and how such inquiry should be supported by the school.

Leading Educational Change

Author: Helen Janc Malone
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 080777264X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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“You won’t find a better book on whole-system change that covers so much ground in such an accessible form than Leading Educational Change!” —From the Foreword by Michael Fullan, Professor Emeritus, OISE, University of Toronto “This book tackles critical issues and conundrums about how to create productive educational systems by a group of exceptionally knowledgeable thought leaders from the U.S. and around the world. Both policymakers and practitioners will benefit from these valuable insights.” —Linda Darling-Hammond, Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford University, author of The Flat World and Education “A well-edited and fascinating anthology with a wide variety of prescriptions, from the powerful to the improbable.” —Sir Michael Barber, Chief Education Advisor, Pearson “This book provides exactly what we need at this moment in the education enterprise: clear-eyed and far-reaching analyses from our brightest minds on the problems and potential solutions to delivering better educators and education amid a vastly changing, globally competitive, and interconnected 21st century.” —Gregory A. Patterson, Managing Editor, Phi Delta Kappan Magazine This collection features original essays from international superstars in the field of educational change. Each “think piece” draws on the latest knowledge from research, policy, and practice to provide important insights for creating systemic, meaningful reform. The authors directly address contemporary challenges, misconceptions, and failed strategies, while also offering solutions, ideas, and guiding questions for examination. Unique in its breadth of ideas and diversity of voices, Leading Educational Change is must-reading for education decision makers on all levels, frontline practitioners, and everyone involved with children and adolescent learning. Together with the online companion Instructor’s Guide, this is also a perfect text for educational leadership and policy courses. Contributors: Mel Ainscow, Stephen E. Anderson, Rukmini Banerji, Gabriel Cámara, Maria Helena Guimarães de Castro, Madhav Chavan, Amanda Datnow, Sherry L. Deckman, Lorna Earl, Patrick Griffin, Silvina Gvirtz, Andy Hargreaves, Alma Harris, Jonathan D. Jansen, Elena Lenskaya, Ann Lieberman, Helen Janc Malone, Barry McGaw, Pak Tee Ng, Pasi Sahlberg, Andreas Schleicher, Dennis Shirley, James P. Spillane, Louise Stoll, Esteban Torre, Yong Zhao Helen Janc Malone, Ed.D., is an educational researcher dedicated to connecting research, policy, and practice in support of student learning and positive development. Her work centers on educational change, whole-system reform, expanded learning, and K–16 pathways.

Leading Professional Learning Communities

Author: Shirley M. Hord
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452294259
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Imagine all professionals in all schools engaged in continuous professional learning! Education experts Shirley M. Hord and William A. Sommers explore the school-based learning opportunities offered to school professionals and the principal's critical role in the creation, development, and support of an effective professional learning community (PLC). This book provides school leaders with readily accessible information to guide them in initiating and developing a PLC that supports teachers and students. Using field-tested examples, the text illustrates how this research-based school improvement model can help educators: Increase leadership capacity Embed professional development into daily work Create a positive school culture Develop accountability Boost student achievement

Leading With Teacher Emotions in Mind

Author: Kenneth Leithwood
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452294224
Format: PDF, ePub
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This research-based study helps administrators create a school environment that responds to teacher emotions and results in higher teacher retention, instructional effectiveness, and student achievement.