The Basic Guide to Supervision and Instructional Leadership

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-04-30
  • Publisher: Pearson
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This shortened version maintains the original textrs"s emphases on school culture, teachers as adult learners, developmental leadership, democratic education, and collegial supervision while editing chapters to create a more accessible format. This new edition continues the bookrs"s trend-setting tradition by placing instructional leadership and school improvement within a community and societal context; providing new examples of direct assistance, professional development, and action research; and presenting an entire new chapter on "Supervision for What? Democracy and the Good School."

Table of Contents

SuperVision for Successful Schools
SuperVision: A New Name for a New Paradigm
Supervisory Glue as a Metaphor for Success
Who Is Responsible for SuperVision? Organization of This Book
The Agony of Thought and Feeling
The Norm: Why Schools Are as They Are
The Work Environment or Culture of Schools
The Legacy of the One-Room Schoolhouse
Blaming the Victim and Structural Strain
The Exception: What Schools Can Be
Background to School Effectiveness Studies
Early Effective Schools Research
The Second Wave of Effective Schools Research
Context Studies in Effective Schools Research
Has Effective Schools Research Outlived Its Usefulness?
The Legacy of Effective Schools Research
From Effective Schools to School Improvement
A Cause Beyond Oneself
Adult and Teacher Development within the Context of the School: Clues for Supervisory Practice
Adults as Learners
Adult and Teacher Development
Developmental Theories of Motivation and Teacher Development
Development: Ebb and Flow
Reflections on Schools, Teaching, and Supervision
The Coast of Britain
Effective and Good Schools: The Same?
Changing Views: New Emphasis on Constructivist Teaching and Learning
Instructional Improvement and Effective Teaching
Beliefs about Education
Supervision Beliefs
Supervisory Platform as Related to Educational Philosophy
Checking Your Own Educational Philosophy and Supervisory Beliefs
What Does Your Belief Mean in Terms of Supervisor and Teacher Responsibility?
Summary, Conclusions, and Propositions
Interpersonal Skills
Supervisory Behavior Continuum: Know Thyself
Outcomes of Conference
Valid Assessment of Self
Johari Window
Cognitive Dissonance
Summary, Conclusions, and Preview
Developmental Supervision: An Introduction
Case Study One
Case Study Two
Case Study Three
Case Study Four
Developmental Supervision
Summary and a Look Ahead
Directive Control Behaviors
Directive Control Behaviors with Individuals
Directive Control Behaviors with Groups
A History of Overreliance on Control
Issues in Directive Control
When to Use Directive Control Behaviors
Moving from Directive Control toward Directive Informational Behaviors
Directive Informational Behaviors
Directive Informational Behaviors with Individuals
Directive Informational Behaviors with Groups
Comparing Directive Control and Directive Informational Statements
Issues in the Directive Informational Approach
When to Use Directive Informational Behaviors
Moving from Directive Informational toward Collaborative Behaviors
Collaborative Behaviors
Collaborative Behaviors with Individuals
Collaborative Behaviors with Groups
Issues in Collaborative Supervision
When to Use Collaborative Behaviors
Moving from Collaborative toward Nondirective Behaviors
Collaboration and Cooperation
Nondirective Behaviors
Nondirective Behaviors with Individuals
Nondirective Behaviors with Groups
Initiating Nondirective Supervision
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