Instructional Leadership : A Research-Based Guide to Learning in Schools

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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This text,written for principals and other instructional leaders, goes beyond traditional supervision books and assumes that teachers and principals must work as colleagues to improve teaching and learning in schools. helps principals and other instructional leaders understand current theories of teaching and learning as well as the practical curriculum applications of these perspectives. Supervision, teaching and learning theories, instructional leadership MARKET: Pre-Service educational administrators

Author Biography

Anita Woolfolk Hoy was a professor of educational psychology at Rutgers University, then moved to The Ohio State University in 1994.

Table of Contents

Every chapter begins with "Preview: Key Points"
"Leadership Challenge," each chapter ends with
"Key Terms,"
"Some Ideas for Your Portfolio,"
"Instructional Leaders Toolbox."
Introduction to Teaching and Learning
The Role of Instructional Leader
Instructional Leadership after No Child Left Behind
Student Differences
Classroom Management
Assessing Student Learning
Assessing and Changing School Culture and Climate
Students Diversity
Todayrsquo;s Diverse Classrooms
Creating Culturally Compatible Classrooms
Gender Differences in the Classroom
Students Abilities and Challenges
Individual Differences in Intelligence
Ability Differences in Teaching
Students with Learning Challenges
What Is Learning?
Behavioral Views of Learning
Teaching Applications of Behavioral Theories
Cognitive Views of Learning
Cognitive Contributions
Learning Strategies and Tactics
Constructivist Theories of Learning
Teaching Applications of Constructivist Perspectives
Motivation. Motivation-A Definition
Goals and Motivation
Needs and Motivation
Attributions, Beliefs, and Motivation
Interests and Emotions
Strategies to Encourage Motivation and Thoughtful Learning
Do Teachers Make a Difference?
What is a Good Teacher?
The First Step: Planning
Successful Teaching
Focus on the Teacher
Teaching for Understanding: Focus on the Subject
Beyond Models to Outstanding Teaching
Wherersquo;s the Learning?
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