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Educational Leadership: A Bridge to Improved Practice

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Educational Leadership: A Bridge to Improved Practice describes how successful and effective schools and administrators operate in an increasingly challenging, fast-paced, demanding, and at times revolutionary environment. Readers are offered an integrated view of the knowledge base, research, and practice of administration within a context of multiple perspectives and a wide range of thinking.

This edition provides a comprehensive discussion of the field of educational administration in three sections. The Foundations of Educational Leadership presents a context for educational leadership studies with thorough descriptions and applications of educational standards, common practices, and assessments that equip each learner with a solid understanding of his or her own leadership style. Instructional Leadership and Student Learning emphasizes the critical role of the school leader in education, and to the student and the teacher. Operational Support for Effective Teaching and Learning examines the major functions of the school leader, including legal, financial, and stewardship responsibilities.

FEATURES OF THIS EDITION INCLUDE:

  • A Problem-Based Learning Project at the end of each section, offering opportunities for applied practice and further understanding
  • New Chapter, Technology and Learning , studies the growth of technologies in schools and what that means for aspiring school leaders.
  • All new Expert Opinions from influential and award-winning educational scholars, including Kathleen Binkowski, Chris Devers, and Ian Martin.

Synopsis:

Educational Leadership: A Bridge to Improved Practice describes how successful and effective schools and administrators operate in an increasingly challenging, fast-paced, demanding, and at times revolutionary environment. Readers are offered an integrated view of the knowledge base, research, and practice of administration within a context of multiple perspectives and a wide range of thinking.

This edition provides a comprehensive discussion of the field of educational administration in three sections. The Foundations of Educational Leadership presents a context for educational leadership studies with thorough descriptions and applications of educational standards, common practices, and assessments that equip each learner with a solid understanding of his or her own leadership style. Instructional Leadership and Student Learning emphasizes the critical role of the school leader in education, and to the student and the teacher. Operational Support for Effective Teaching and Learning examines the major functions of the school leader, including legal, financial, and stewardship responsibilities.

FEATURES OF THIS EDITION INCLUDE:

  • A Problem-Based Learning Project at the end of each section, offering opportunities for applied practice and further understanding
  • New Chapter, Technology and Learning, studies the growth of technologies in schools and what that means for aspiring school leaders.
  • All new Expert Opinions from influential and award-winning educational scholars, including Kathleen Binkowski, Chris Devers, and Ian Martin.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

 

Part I The Foundations of Educational Leadership

 

CHAPTER ONE: Leadership Standards, Values and Practice

 

CHAPTER TWO: Context and Perspective for Educational Leaders

 

CHAPTER THREE: School Reform and Innovation

 

CHAPTER FOUR: School District Organizational Structure and Leadership

 

CHAPTER FIVE: Leadership Theory and Practice

 

PBL:  Marveling at the Results: Power, Roles, Relationships, and School Reform

 

Part Two–Instructional Leadership and Student Learning

 

CHAPTER SIX: Leading Learning in Schools

 

CHAPTER SEVEN: Technology and Learning

 

CHAPTER EIGHT: Diversity and Language Learning

 

CHAPTER NINE: Curriculum Development and Assessment

 

PBL:  A Jalapeño in a Candy Jar:  Addressing Diversity

 

Part Three---Operational Support for Effective Teaching and Learning

 

CHAPTER TEN:Student Support Services

           

CHAPTER ELEVEN: Law and Policy

 

CHAPTER TWELVE: Resource Allocation and Management

 

PBL:  Safe Havens: Developing School-Based Health Clinics

 

APPENDIX

 

 

A.  Bridges & Hallinger - Problem-Based Learning in Educational Leadership

B.  Getz–Understanding Group ProcessC.  PBL Project- Personalizing Learning Through Technology Integration:  A Plan for Sheridan High School

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780132678124
Author:
Cordeiro, Paula A.
Publisher:
Pearson
Author:
Cunningham, William G.
Subject:
Leadership
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20120301
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9.2 x 7.4 x 0.9 in 866 gr

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Educational Leadership: A Bridge to Improved Practice describes how successful and effective schools and administrators operate in an increasingly challenging, fast-paced, demanding, and at times revolutionary environment. Readers are offered an integrated view of the knowledge base, research, and practice of administration within a context of multiple perspectives and a wide range of thinking.

This edition provides a comprehensive discussion of the field of educational administration in three sections. The Foundations of Educational Leadership presents a context for educational leadership studies with thorough descriptions and applications of educational standards, common practices, and assessments that equip each learner with a solid understanding of his or her own leadership style. Instructional Leadership and Student Learning emphasizes the critical role of the school leader in education, and to the student and the teacher. Operational Support for Effective Teaching and Learning examines the major functions of the school leader, including legal, financial, and stewardship responsibilities.

FEATURES OF THIS EDITION INCLUDE:

  • A Problem-Based Learning Project at the end of each section, offering opportunities for applied practice and further understanding
  • New Chapter, Technology and Learning, studies the growth of technologies in schools and what that means for aspiring school leaders.
  • All new Expert Opinions from influential and award-winning educational scholars, including Kathleen Binkowski, Chris Devers, and Ian Martin.

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