Leaders For A Movement (Pb)

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ISBN-13: 9781593110864
Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 09/05/2000
Series: The Handbook of Research in Middle Level Education Ser.
Pages: 492
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Leaders for a Movement: An Introduction to the Professional Preparation and Development of Middle Level Teachers and Administratorsxi
Part IProfessional Preparation and Development of Middle Level Teachers
1.Middle Level Teacher Preparation: Status, Progress, and Challenges3
2.When Puberty Defines Middle School Students: Challenging Secondary Education Majors' Perceptions of Middle Level Students, Schools, and Teaching27
3.Preparing Middle Level Teachers in Field-based Cohorts53
4.Approaching and Avoiding the Middle: Teacher Preparation in New Zealand77
5.Professional Development and the Middle Level School: Tangled Threads99
6.Effective Professional Development: What Is It?123
7.Professional Development of Middle Grades Teachers: Does One Size Fit All?145
8.National Board Certification as Staff Development: A Teacher's Perspective163
Part IIProfessional Preparation and Development of Middle Level Administrators
9.Leadership Standards or Leaving Standardization for Leadership? What Best Meets the Needs of a Middle Level Movement During Times of Severe Turbulence?179
10.Voices from the Middle: Pre-service Preparation and Professional Development of Middle School Principals203
11.Support for New and Experienced Middle Level Principals: A Proposed Model for Professional Development223
12.Developing Distributed Leadership in the Middle Grades: Lessons from School Self-Assessment249
13.Leadership for Results271
14.Leadership Self-Efficacy: Beginning an Inquiry into the Development and Impact of Middle School Principal Leadership299
15.A Constructivist Approach to Developing Transformational Urban School Leaders323
16.Stranger in a Strange Land: School Culture, Theory, and Practice343
Part IIIResources
17.Early Adolescent Developmental Psychology Syllabus365
18.Elementary and Middle School Curriculum377
19.Teacher Preparation, Licensure, and Recruitment385
20.Guidelines for Observation and Participation in the Classroom395
21.Turning Points: Some Questions to Ask403
22.Using Structured Interviews to Facilitate Reflection and Systematic School Improvement409
23.Eastern Kentucky University's Middle Grades Methods415
24.Middle Grades Master Teacher Interview Guide431
25.Tomorrow's Teachers Today: A Symposium on Middle Level Teacher Preparation: Summary Session--A Professional Development Technique435
26.Middle Level Teacher Education Questionnaire441
27.Kimo's Not-So-Excellent Day in Intermediate School: A Parable about Life in Traditional Middle Level Schools453
About the Authors459

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