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Developing Teacher Leaders: How Teacher Leadership Enhances School Success (Paperback)
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Developing Teacher Leaders: How Teacher Leadership Enhances School Success (Paperback)

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Paperback 216 Pages / Published: 18/09/2008
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'This book contributes to the literature on teacher leadership with a particular focus on schoolwide excellence in teaching, learning, and assessment. The exercises are filled with solid and practical but generative ideas.'uRichard Ackerman, ProfessorThe University of MaineRediscover the importance of teacher leadership in revitalizing schools!Teacher leadership is a transformative process that can drive school and community reform. This revised edition of the groundbreaking bestseller builds on current research to help teachers and administrators work together to foster, develop, and support teacher leadership. Principals and staff developers will learn how collaborating with teacher leaders can result in significantly improved school outcomes. With the Teachers as Leaders Framework, teachers can become leaders who facilitate communities of learning, strive for pedagogical excellence, confront barriers in the school's culture and structures, and nurture a culture of success. Featured in the second edition are:Five new school case studies with insights about the complexity of teacher leadershipExpanded discussion of the capacity-building process for teacher leaders and principalsAn outline of a school development program based on teacher leadership and parallel leadership With exercises for systematically developing teacher leaders, the second edition of this invaluable guide is for every educator who believes in teacher leadership as a crucial step toward making schools a source of instruction and inspiration.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412963756
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 430 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 13 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition


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"I have used this book to teach educational leadership, and I recommend it highly to principals, professional learning specialists, and teacher leaders alike." -- Jennifer York-Barr, Associate Professor
"Case studies and vignettes are used effectively to demonstrate authentic applications of the authors' theoretical perspective in diverse school settings. This research will empower principals and teachers." -- Deborah Bambino, National School Reform Faculty
"This book contributes to the literature on teacher leadership with a particular focus on schoolwide excellence in teaching, learning, and assessment. The exercises are filled with solid and practical but generative ideas." -- Richard Ackerman, Professor

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