Teacher Voice: Amplifying Success

Teacher Voice: Amplifying Success

by Russell J. Quaglia, Lisa L. Lande

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Overview

Help teachers listen, learn, and lead for powerful school reform!



Help teachers find their voice and positively influence meaningful school change with this inspiring guide from student aspirations pioneers Russell Quaglia and Lisa Lande. You’ll discover practical action steps, teacher interviews, in-depth research, and more. Using Quaglia’s three-part School Voice Model, you’ll learn to expertly incorporate teacher voice and inspire teacher to:


  • Effectively express themselves
  • Work collaboratively for school change
  • Increase engagement and define a sense of purpose
  • Amplify their voice via technology

Improve retention, innovation, professional development, and student achievement with this breakthrough guide!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506317144
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 08/03/2016
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,264,803
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Russell J. Quaglia is a globally recognized pioneer in the field of education, known for his unwavering dedication to student voice and aspirations. Dr. Quaglia has been described by news media as America's foremost authority on the development and achievement of student voice and aspirations. His innovative work is evidenced by an extensive library of research-based publications, prominent international speaking appearances, and a successfully growing list of aspirations ventures.

Among these ventures, Dr. Quaglia authored the School Voice suite of surveys, including Student Voice, Teacher Voice, Parent Voice, and i Know My Class. His recent book, Student Voice: The Instrument of Change published by Corwin is already receiving international acclaim.

In addition to founding and leading the Quaglia Institute for Student Aspirations, Dr. Quaglia also founded and currently chairs the Aspirations Academies Trust, a sponsor of primary and secondary academies in England built upon his aspirations research. Most recently he has founded the Teacher Voice and Aspirations International Center, dedicated to amplifying the voice of teachers in order for them to realize their aspirations and reach their fullest potential.

Dr. Quaglia earned his bachelor's degree at Assumption College, a masters degree in economics from Boston College, and master of education and doctorate degrees from Columbia University, specializing in the area of organizational theory and behavior. He has been awarded numerous honorary doctorates in humanitarian services for his dedication to students. Dr. Quaglia's work has also led him to serve on several national and international committees, reflecting his passion for ensuring that students' and teacehers’ voices are always heard, honored, and acted upon.

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Dr. Lisa L. Lande has dedicated her professional endeavors to advocating for teachers and students around the globe. It is her aspiration that every classroom in every school is one that she would want her own three children to learn in—a lens through which she continually measures her research, writing, and professional development efforts.

She is the executive director of the Teacher Voice and Aspirations International Center (TVAIC), an outgrowth of the Quaglia Institute. The mission of TVAIC is to amplify teacher voice to enhance the aspirations of all. As part of the Quaglia Institute team, Dr. Lande has provided professional development services to Pre K–12 schools throughout the United States, Canada, England, and the Middle East.

Dr. Lande currently serves as a board member for the Aspirations Academy Trust in England. She is the co-author of Teacher Voice: Amplifying Success.

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1- ARE YOU GOING TO MAKE ME USE MY TEACHER VOICE? YES!
Whatever Teachers Do, It Is Better With Students
Why Student Voice and Teacher Voice Matter
A Model for Understanding Teacher Voice
Action Steps to Foster Teacher Voice
Teacher Reflections
CHAPTER 2- THE UNTAPPED POTENTIAL OF TEACHER VOICE
Teacher Voice Over the Years
Looking Ahead—Potential Impact of Teacher Voice
Teacher Aspirations
The Potential of Teacher Voice Realized
Action Steps to Tap the Full Potential of Teacher Voice
Teacher Reflections
CHAPTER 3- PATHWAYS TO TEACHER VOICE
Willingness and Readiness
Realizing the Potential of Teacher Voice Through the 3 Guiding Principles
Teacher Voice Making a Difference
Action Steps to Embrace Teacher Voice
Teacher Reflections
CHAPTER 4- EXPRESSION OF TEACHER VOICE
Balanced Conversation
Expression of Teacher Voice Linked to the Guiding Principles
Effective Expression of Teacher Voice
Voice with Balance, Engagement, and Action
Action Steps to Improve Teacher Voice
Teacher Reflections
CHAPTER 5- TEACHER VOICE: CIRCLE OF INFLUENCE AND INSPIRATION
Students
Colleagues
Leadership
Parents
Community
Action Steps to Foster the Influence of Teacher Voice
Teacher Reflections
CHAPTER 6- TEACHER VOICE AND TECHNOLOGY
Listen
Learn
Lead
Amplifying Teacher Voice Through Technology
Teacher Voice: Make It Roar!
Action Steps to Amplify Teacher Voice via Technology
Teacher Reflections
CHAPTER 7- IT IS TIME FOR YOUR VOICE TO BE HEARD
Amplifying Success
REFERENCES
INDEX

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