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Developing Teacher Leaders: How Teacher Leadership Enhances School Success / Edition 2
     

Developing Teacher Leaders: How Teacher Leadership Enhances School Success / Edition 2

by Francis A. (Allan) Crowther, Margaret Ferguson, Leonne Hann, Andy Hargreaves
 

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ISBN-10: 1412963745

ISBN-13: 9781412963749

Pub. Date: 07/22/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Rediscover the importance of teacher leadership in revitalizing schools!

Principals and staff developers will learn how collaborating with teacher leaders can result in significantly improved school outcomes. With the Teachers as Leaders Framework and a parallel leadership approach, administrators and teachers can collaborate in fostering, developing, and

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Rediscover the importance of teacher leadership in revitalizing schools!

Principals and staff developers will learn how collaborating with teacher leaders can result in significantly improved school outcomes. With the Teachers as Leaders Framework and a parallel leadership approach, administrators and teachers can collaborate in fostering, developing, and supporting teacher leadership. Featured in the second edition are:

  • Five new school case studies with insights about the complexity of teacher leadership
  • Expanded discussion of the capacity-building process for teacher leaders and principals
  • An outline of a school development program based on teacher leadership and parallel leadership

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412963749
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/22/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Second Edition by Andy Hargreaves
Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. Teachers as Leaders: Emergence of a New Paradigm
Needed: A New Paradigm of the Teaching Profession
Snapshot One: Greenhills State High School
Snapshot Two: Whistlerock Elementary School
Probing the Work of Teacher Leaders: An Exhilarating Endeavor
The Framework in Action
Conclusions
2. Five Premises to Guide Revitalization of the Teaching Profession
Sustaining the Reform Agenda
Snapshot Three: Adams Secondary College
Five Premises to Guide the Development of the Teaching Profession
Conclusions
3. Building School Capacity Through Shared Leadership
Snapshot Four: Johnsonvale State School
Defining Parallel Leadership
Three Essential Characteristics of Parallel Leadership
Parallelism in the Sciences, Arts, and Humanities
How Parallel Leadership Works in Schools
Holistic Professional Learning
Distinctive Culture Building
Schoolwide Pedagogical Development
The Dynamics of School Capacity Building
Conclusions
4. New Roles for School Principals
The Principal's Role: Change Is Overdue
Snapshot Five: Minnemanka Senior High School
The Principal’s Five Metastrategic Functions
Enabling Teacher Leadership: Seven Challenges for School Principals
Snapshot Six: St. Monica’s, Boeing Heights
Conclusions
5. Preparing for Teacher Leadership
Introduction
Key Questions and Concepts Underpinning the CLASS Plan
Orientation to, and Preparation for, the Program
Stimulating and Nurturing Teacher Leadership Capabilities
Developing Parallel Leadership Relationships and Strategies
Sustaining Teacher Leadership Into the Future
6. The CLASS Plan
Component One: Orientation
Component Two: Stimulating and Nurturing Teacher Leadership Capabilities
Component Three: Developing Parallel Leadership Relationships and Strategies
Component Four: Sustaining Teacher Leadership Into the Future
Resource A: Overview of the IDEAS Project
Resource B: Overview of the Teachers as Leaders Research Design
Resource C: A Report on the Michigan Review
References
Index

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