`A treasure trove of knowledge about instructional leadership. Rich descriptions bring to life such concepts as inquiry, reflection, collaboration, empowerment, and learning community. The authors enable the reader to encounter the spirit of schools where these ideas have become a reality' - From the Foreword by Stephen P Gordon, Southwest Texas State University
The Handbook of Instructional Leadership is drawn from a study of more than 800 teachers schools nationwide. In this expanded Second Edition, the authors incorporate recent findings and insights from research, literature, and national reports. Also included in this new edition is an in-depth examination of the elements of instructional leadership related to the development of a professional learning community.
This book is written for practicing and prospective instructional leaders whose objective is to develop reflective, collaborative, problem-solving contexts for dialogue about instruction, and what successful leaders do to enhance teaching and learning. These leaders are namely principals, assistant principals, lead teachers, department chairpersons, curriculum directors, and staff developers.
This book will illuminate basic elements of effective instructional leadership and describe specifically how it supports both teacher and student learning.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 14 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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