Mirror Images: New Reflections on Teacher Leadership

Mirror Images: New Reflections on Teacher Leadership

By: Casey S. Reason (author), Clair M. Reason (author)Paperback

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What inspires teachers to see themselves as leaders? Mirror Images takes a comprehensive look at what teacher leadership means today and how teachers can transform the future of their profession. Included are ten iconic images of teacher leadership roles to help teachers move beyond teaching as they were taught. The authors make a compelling case for the importance of teacher leadership today, based on these current conditions: Top-down change is less effective today than ever Teacher leadership in schools is a force, not a position Old stereotypes of teaching keep teachers from striving for more Leadership, learning, and change are united This book challenges you to avoid simply becoming a replica of teachers you have seen in the past. Instead, embrace your own vision for what is possible and become the teacher leader you were destined to be.

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About Author

Learn more about Casey Reason's PD offerings Casey Reason is a writer, researcher, and consultant who has worked with international thought leaders on breakthrough strategies designed to improve performance and overcome resistance to change. Dr. Reason's approaches are founded on the emerging body of research in brain science and adult learning theory. Casey's work as an instructional designer was prominently featured in a Forbes.com article in 2010 and he has been a featured speaker in conferences all over the world for the past ten years. Casey is a former high school principal and assistant superintendent. His book, Leading a Learning Organization: The Science of Working with Others was released in January of 2010 and was selected by Phi Delta Kappa International to be a 2010 PDK Book Club selection. Dr. Reason lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with his twin sons, Brice and Kiah. Related Videos: Dr. Reason explains the motivation for Mirror Images. Behind the meaning of Mirror Images. Thoughts on Mirror Images and Teacher Leadership. Clair "Tuffy" Reason attended the University of Toledo, where he received his bachelor's degree in education and was a Mid-American Conference Champion Division I basketball player. In the Army, Tuffy was a member of the Border Patrol in West Germany and served as a reporter for the Stars and Stripes military newspaper. After college and the army, he worked in commercial radio as a sportscaster, news writer, and talk show interviewer at stations in Ohio and Michigan. Tuffy then earned his master's degree in education from Bowling Green State University and taught English and Speech at Clay High School in Oregon, Ohio for 26 years. He also was a teacher and administrator at Lourdes College in Sylvania, Ohio and at Bowling Green State University. He, with his wife Janice, live in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he continues work as a writer, editor, and program planner for Highpoint Learning, Incorporated.

Contents

Acknowledgments About the Authors Preface 1. The Learning Advocate 2. The Believer 3. The Transformationalist 4. The Synergizer 5. The Method Master 6. The Fully Invested Owner 7. The Present Balance Keeper 8. The Servant 9. The Inquisitor 10. The Detective Conclusion References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/11/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781412994040
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781412994040
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 1412994047

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