What Every Principal Should Know About Instructional Leadership
By: Jeffrey Glanz (author)Paperback
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The first in its series, What Every Principal Needs to Know About Instructional Leadership recognizes that today's headteacher must play an active and on-going role as instructional leader if that headteacher's primary goal is raising student achievement. Aligned to the standards for effective school leadership defined by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council in the USA, this book highlights the essentials of instructional leadership for aspiring, new, and experienced headteachers. Full of strategies, the latest research, and reflective questions, readers will hone and refresh the skills necessary to be effective instructional leaders.
Jeffrey Glanz currently serves as a Senior Fellow at the Institute for University-School Partnership, Director of the Masters Program and the Raine and Stanley Silverstein Chair in Professional Ethics and Values at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University. Prior to coming to YU, Dr. Glanz served as Dean of Graduate Programs and Chair of the Department of Education at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. He also coordinated the educational leadership program that led to New York State certification as a principal and assistant principal. Prior to arriving at Wagner, he served as executive assistant to the president of Kean University in Union, New Jersey. Dr. Glanz held faculty status as a tenured professor in the Department of Instruction and Educational Leadership at Kean University's College of Education. He was named Graduate Teacher of the Year in 1999 by the Student Graduate Association and was also that year's recipient of the Presidential Award for Outstanding Scholarship. He served as a teacher and assistant principal in the New York City public schools. He has conducted numerous workshops and seminars internationally. Dr. Glanz has authored, coauthored, and co-edited 20 books and has many peer-reviewed article publications.
Dedication Acknowledgments About the Author Questionnaire: Before We Get Started... 1. Introduction Case Study and Reflective Questions 2. Best Practices in Teaching Reflective Practice Pre-Planning Incorporating Academic Allocated, Instructional, Engaged, Success Time Using Wait Time Using Direct Instruction Incorporating Literacy Strategies Differentiating Instruction Using Divergent Questioning Techniques Seeing Teaching in Action Learning by Doing Conclusion 3. Best Practices in Curriculum Understand the Importance of Curriculum, and Assess Your Knowledge of Curriculum Understand the Three Types of Curriculum Understand the Three Approaches to Curriculum Understand and Use the Tyler Model to Develop Curriculum Understand the Curriculum Development Process Understand How to Develop Quality Curriculum Understand and Use Curriculum Standards Conclusion 4. Best Practices in Supervision and Professional Development Implement Clinical Supervision Encourage Action Research Collaboratively Plan and Implement Professional Development Promote Instruction through PCOWBIRDS Conclusion 5. Promoting Student Achievement for All 26 Best Practice Leadership Principal Behaviors Conclusion: Making the Time for Instructional Leadership Resource A. Realities of Instructional Leadership: In-Basket Simulations Resource B. Assessing Your Role as Instructional Leader Resource C. An Annotated Bibliography of Best Resources References Index
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