Best Practices for Teacher Leadership: What Award-Winning Teachers Do for Their Professional Learning Communities

Best Practices for Teacher Leadership: What Award-Winning Teachers Do for Their Professional Learning Communities

By: Prudence H. Cuper (author), Randi B. Stone (author)Paperback

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The most dynamic educational leaders today often are the teacher leaders working in classrooms. Throwing their classroom doors wide open to learners, peer colleagues, families, and community alike, today's teacher leaders are always on the lookout for ways to enhance their teaching practice - through the use of new technologies, through professional development, through discovering and sharing the talents of the people living in their surrounding communities. In this new collection of stories by award-winning teacher leaders, authors Randi Stone and Prudence H. Cuper recognize the unique ways in which teachers serve as leaders within their schools and communities. The 41 stories in this volume will prove inspirational to all readers.

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About Author

Randi Stone is the author of nine Corwin Press books: Best Practices for Teaching Reading: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Writing: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, and Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do. She is a graduate of Clark University, Boston University, and Salem State College. She completed her doctorate in education at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Contents

Preface About the Authors About the Contributors 1. Leading Through Collaboration With Colleagues Excellence in Education Operation (Help Me!) Collaboration: Or How I Survived My First Years of Teaching Professional Collaboration Within An Inclusive Classroom Setting: How to Make It Work Using Staff Development to Implement a Schoolwide Reading Goal Statewide Teacher Training Networks Structured Freedom: Successful Schools Through Collaborative Learning Communities Lifelong Teaching and Learning Scopes Trial and Error: A Lesson in Integrated Teaching Staff Development Initiatives Within Faculty Groups 2. Involving Community and Families Pioneer Days at Bowers Elementary School Using School/Community Partnerships to Teach History, Heroism, and Heritage Finding Your Lost Dutchman Mine The Three "Cs" in Education: A Classroom, a Community, and Collaboration Parent Involvement Let's Take It Outside: Creating a Community Learning Environment Effective Parent Involvement in the Classroom Billy: Every Family Is a Special Family 3. Encouraging Hands-On Learning in Science and Technology Students and Research: Using Students to Create a Science Research Program CELLLSS (Creating Experiences in Life, Learning, and Laboratory Science Skills) for Girls: Turning Middle and High School Girls On to Science Voyaging Through Curriculum Teaming Up for Success Growing Community Ties Through Gardening Online Collaboration Benefits Students and Teachers: Classrooms Across the World Education Technology: Issues, Trends, and Leadership Promoting Student Interest in Life Science and Technology by Making Students Active Learners 4. Mentoring and Sharing Professional Development Give Me an "H": Homework Strategies Team Teaching From Two Perspectives Enriching and Extending Teaching Through Professional Conferences Leading and Modeling Staff Development Initiatives Within Faculty Groups and Within the School Developing Interest in Reading Strategies Inside the Teaching Community Teaching Is Not a Solitary Profession Professional Development: A Life-Changing Event 5. Teaching With Passion Leading Through Excitement Peeking Through My Door The Music Underlying the Words: Classroom Climate Thank You, Mrs. Woodford They Believe Perception, Focus, and Attitude: Teachers Leading the Way Accepting the Challenge 6. Empowering Students as Leaders Each One, Teach One To Russia With Love Using Children's Books in the High School Setting Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/03/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412915809
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781412915809
  • weight: 313
  • ISBN10: 1412915805

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