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Connecting Teacher Leadership and School Improvement / Edition 1
     

Connecting Teacher Leadership and School Improvement / Edition 1

by Joseph F. Murphy
 

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ISBN-10: 0761988300

ISBN-13: 9780761988304

Pub. Date: 01/25/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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

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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 principal’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 efforts

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761988304
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/25/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
726,354
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
Part I: Unpacking the Concept
1. Introduction to Teacher Leadership
2. Forces Supporting Teacher Leadership
3. Teacher Leadership: A Theory in Action
4. The Skills, Attributes, and Knowledge of Teacher Leaders
5. Pathways to Teacher Leadership
Part II: Overcoming Barriers and Capturing Opportunities
6. Confronting Organizational and Cultural Barriers
7. Promoting Teacher Leadership From the Principal's Office
8. Developing Teacher Leaders
9. Conclusion
References
Index

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