Handbook of instructional leadership : how successful principals promote teaching and learning /
030807s2004 cauac bf 00110 eng
|a0761931155 (pbk.) :|cNT1252.00
|aBlase, Jo Roberts.
|aHandbook of instructional leadership :|bhow successful principals promote teaching and learning /|cJo Blase, Joseph Blase.
|aThousand Oaks, Calif. :|bCorwin Press,|cc2004.
|axx, 228 p. :|bill., ports. ;|c23 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 205-219) and index.
|aThe craft of teacher supervision -- The conference : heart of instructional supervision -- Staff development : promoting professional growth -- Reflection : encouraging critical study -- Being visible versus interrupting and abandoning -- Praising versus criticizing -- Extending autonomy versus maintaining control -- The successful instructional leader -- Instructional leadership : a bridge to the development of a professional learning community -- Resource : research method and procedures.
|aSchool supervision|zUnited States|vHandbooks, manuals, etc.
|aEducational leadership|zUnited States|vHandbooks, manuals, etc.
|3Table of contents|uhttp://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip047/2003017813.html
Updated Edition of Bestseller! Build a learning community of teachers and students through mastering the art of effective leadership! Successful instructional leaders inspire their staff to develop "professional learning communities" dedicated to effective teaching practices. New to the second edition is an in-depth analysis that shows principals how to achieve this goal. Also new are additional figures, models, and reading lists that enrich the text's original findings.Time-tested practices of instructional leadership are still central features. Principals can use these keys to success to:Build teachers' trust through continual communication Encourage teachers to continue their self-improvement efforts Motivate teachers with constructive feedback Promote and participate in reflective practices Support and encourage teachers' professional development