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Educational Leadership : A Bridge to Improved Practice

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9780132678124

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0132678128
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3/2/2012
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Summary

Educational Leadership: A Bridge to Improved Practicedescribes how successful and effective schools and administrators operate in an increasingly challenging, fast-paced, demanding, and at times revolutionary environment. Readers are offered an integrated view of the knowledge base, research, and practice of administration within a context of multiple perspectives and a wide range of thinking. This edition provides a comprehensive discussion of the field of educational administration in three sections. The Foundations of Educational Leadershippresents a context for educational leadership studies with thorough descriptions and applications of educational standards, common practices, and assessments that equip each learner with a solid understanding of his or her own leadership style. Instructional Leadership and Student Learningemphasizes the critical role of the school leader in education, and to the student and the teacher. Operational Support for Effective Teaching and Learningexamines the major functions of the school leader, including legal, financial, and stewardship responsibilities. FEATURES OF THIS EDITION INCLUDE: A Problem-Based Learning Projectat the end of each section, offering opportunities for applied practice and further understanding New Chapter, Technology and Learning, studies the growth of technologies in schools and what that means for aspiring school leaders. All new Expert Opinionsfrom influential and award-winning educational scholars, including Kathleen Binkowski, Chris Devers, and Ian Martin.

Table of Contents

Preface


Introduction

 

Part I The Foundations of Educational Leadership

 

CHAPTER ONE: Leadership Standards, Values and Practice

 

CHAPTER TWO: Context and Perspective for Educational Leaders

 

CHAPTER THREE: School Reform and Innovation

 

CHAPTER FOUR: School District Organizational Structure and Leadership

 

CHAPTER FIVE: Leadership Theory and Practice

 

PBL:  Marveling at the Results: Power, Roles, Relationships, and School Reform

 

Part Two–Instructional Leadership and Student Learning

 

CHAPTER SIX: Leading Learning in Schools

 

CHAPTER SEVEN: Technology and Learning

 

CHAPTER EIGHT: Diversity and Language Learning

 

CHAPTER NINE: Curriculum Development and Assessment

 

PBL:  A Jalapeño in a Candy Jar:  Addressing Diversity

 

Part Three---Operational Support for Effective Teaching and Learning

 

CHAPTER TEN:Student Support Services

           

CHAPTER ELEVEN: Law and Policy

 

CHAPTER TWELVE: Resource Allocation and Management

 

PBL:  Safe Havens: Developing School-Based Health Clinics

 

APPENDIX

 

 

A.  Bridges & Hallinger - Problem-Based Learning in Educational Leadership

B.  Getz–Understanding Group Process

C.  PBL Project- Personalizing Learning Through Technology Integration:  A Plan for Sheridan High School

 



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