Teacher Leadership: Improving Teaching and Learning From Inside the Classroom (Hardback)
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Teacher Leadership: Improving Teaching and Learning From Inside the Classroom (Hardback)

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Hardback 152 Pages / Published: 24/07/2007
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'Long overdue. Teachers and the professors who teach them will greatly benefit from a seminal work that focuses on the teacher leader and gives those teachers the courage to stay where they are most needed.'uFrom the Foreword by Rosemary Papa'Should be required reading in teacher preparation programs across the country.'uBill Crabtree Jr., Supervisor of Teacher Certification, Texas A M University-Commerce'Authentic school reform cannot take place without the support and genuine involvement of classroom teachers. WilmoreAEs book recognizes the necessity of equipping teachers with the concepts and skills crucial to practicing leadership within the classroom and throughout the learning community.'uDavid Barbosa, Superintendent, Grand Prairie Independent School District, TXA visionary model of leadership that acknowledges a master teacher's power to make a difference.Leadership development has traditionally focused on administrators' responsibility for promoting and enhancing school improvement efforts. Today, there are a growing number of educators who believe leadership in the classroom plays an equally significant role in building a strong school culture. In Teacher Leadership, highly regarded education expert Elaine L. Wilmore offers a global perspective on classroom teachers' participation as leaders of students and focuses on increasing classroom leadership capacity. The author speaks directly to teachers, providing them with the leadership skills necessary to maximize their capabilities while remaining inside the classroom. Based on ISLLC standards, this readable and insightful text:Integrates leadership and school reform research with strategies for improvement from inside classroomsGives teachers the tools to improve teaching, student learning, and job satisfactionShows how teachers can create change, grow as professionals, and become true leaders to other teachers, their schools, and their communitiesWriting in an informative and inspiring yet practical style, Wilmore empowers all teachers to become leaders from inside their classrooms.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412949040
Number of pages: 152
Weight: 510 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 15 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Should be required reading in teacher preparation programs across the country. Provides meaningful ideas to improve the overall instructional process." -- Bill Crabtree Jr., Supervisor of Teacher Certification
"Wilmore, the consummate administrator, shares her cutting-edge vision of teachers as the real leaders in today's classrooms. A long overdue proclamation, this is a must-read!" -- Mary Lynn Crow, Distinguished Teaching Professor
"Authentic school reform cannot take place without the support and genuine involvement of classroom teachers. Wilmore's book recognizes the necessity of equipping teachers with the important concepts and skills crucial to practicing leadership within the classroom and throughout the learning community." -- David Barbosa, Superintendent
"Based on ISLLC standards and blends insights on leadership and school reform programs to provide teachers with insights on how to improve teaching, student learning, and professional stature in the community. Perfect for either practicing teachers or college-level education collections." -- Library Bookwatch, September 2007
"This book speaks to the necessity that systematic school improvement be created and maintained by those most directly involved." -- Curriculum Connections, Spring 2008

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