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Critical Curriculum Leadership

Author : Rose M. Ylimaki
ISBN : 9781136853784
Genre : Education
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Although traditional curriculum and instructional leadership frameworks have dominated educational administration training for almost thirty years, it has become increasingly clear that even the most recent frameworks have failed today’s leaders who struggle with the politics of curriculum decisions on a daily basis. Critical Curriculum Leadership is an examination of curriculum leadership in the wake of U.S. testing mandates and school reforms, all of which seem to support a particular set of conservative ideologies. Drawing from her own longitudinal ethnographic study and from existing literature and research in the field, Ylimaki explores the formation of curriculum leadership in relation to broader cultural and political shifts. She shows how traditional leadership frameworks have come up short, and makes the case for an alternative leadership theory at the intersection of educational leadership and curriculum studies. She provides analytical tools that inspire progressive education and offers critical theories, strategies, research examples, problem-posing cases, and research ideas essential for curriculum leadership in the present conservative era. Critical Curriculum Leadership will appeal to the many educational leadership scholars and practitioners who are interested in developing effective and socially just curricula in their schools and districts as well as curriculum scholars who are interested in leadership issues.

Democratic Curriculum Leadership

Author : James G. Henderson
ISBN : 9781475837889
Genre : Education
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This book provides educators with guidance on studying and practicing a curriculum problem solving artistry that is focused on deepening students’ subject matter understandings through democratic self and social understandings. The book begins with a discussion of seven principles of curriculum leadership, which provide a framework for the presentation of a theoretical platform that guides a four-phased process. The curriculum problem solving has four interrelated phases, and advice on studying and practicing each phase has been organized into separate chapters using a montage format incorporating inquiry prompts, supportive quotations, critical commentaries, practical tips, narrative illustrations, and study recommendations. There is a continuous recognition of the ways in which the four phases are folded into one another in highly interactive ways; hence, the problem solving approach is described as a fourfold process. The text concludes with an epilogue honoring the disciplined journey of understanding and the pursuit of professional virtues that are central to the cultivation of problem solving artistry. An ethical oath that was created by twenty Ohio teacher leaders serves as a collegial pledge to embrace this disciplinary commitment.

The New Instructional Leadership

Author : Rose M. Ylimaki
ISBN : 9781136284311
Genre : Education
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Co-published with UCEA, this exciting new textbook is the first to tackle the ISLLC Standard 2—Instructional Leadership. In light of recent curriculum reforms, accountability policies, and changing demographics, today’s leaders must not only have expertise in culture building and supervision skills, but also in adult learning, cultural funds of knowledge, curriculum, and the role of politics. The New Instructional Leadership helps aspiring school leaders examine their beliefs and practices about instructional leadership in relation to ISLLC Standard 2 and provides the theory, learning experiences, and analytical tools for effective leadership in today’s world. Chapters cover issues of collaboration, curricular programming, motivation, supervision, accountability, capacity building, use of technology, monitoring, and evaluation. Special Features: Case Studies—encourage readers to reflect and actively engage with instructional leadership beliefs and practices. Fieldwork and Extended Reflections—a range of inquiry activities provide students with opportunities to consider problems of practice related to the standard. Strategies for Leaders—offers students practical and accessible ideas in order to transform their practice to address the complex challenges facing contemporary schools. Theoretically grounded and research-based, this unique volume will help aspiring and current leaders to understand instructional leadership and help them to sustain strong curricular and instructional programs in their increasingly diverse schools and communities.

Bridging Educational Leadership Curriculum Theory And Didaktik

Author : Michael Uljens
ISBN : 9783319586502
Genre : Education
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This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This volume argues for the need of a common ground that bridges leadership studies, curriculum theory, and Didaktik. It proposes a non-affirmative education theory and its core concepts along with discursive institutionalism as an analytical tool to bridge these fields. It concludes with implications of its coherent theoretical framing for future empirical research. Recent neoliberal policies and transnational governance practices point toward new tensions in nation state education. These challenges affect governance, leadership and curriculum, involving changes in aims and values that demand coherence. Yet, the traditionally disparate fields of educational leadership, curriculum theory and Didaktik have developed separately, both in terms of approaches to theory and theorizing in USA, Europe and Asia, and in the ways in which these theoretical traditions have informed empirical studies over time. An additional aspect is that modern education theory was developed in relation to nation state education, which, in the meantime, has become more complicated due to issues of ‘globopolitanism’. This volume examines the current state of affairs and addresses the issues involved. In doing so, it opens up a space for a renewed and thoughtful dialogue to rethink and re-theorize these traditions with non-affirmative education theory moving beyond social reproduction and social transformation perspectives.

Curriculum Development In The Postmodern Era

Author : Patrick Slattery
ISBN : STANFORD:36105021729871
Genre : Education
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Transformative Curriculum Leadership

Author : James George Henderson
ISBN : 0131138960
Genre : Education
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Transformative Curriculum Leadership provides concrete guidance on how to practice a curriculum based on problem solving that integrates constructivist learning with democratic understanding. The book is organized around the leadership experiences of the assistant superintendent, and it contains a wealth of guiding rubrics, figures, images, and illustrations. In addition to providing well-integrated, step-by-step problem solving guidance, it remains a theoretically sophisticated, cutting-edge integration of curriculum theory and leadership practice.

Higher Education Assessments

Author : Gary L. Kramer
ISBN : 9781442206205
Genre : Education
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Higher Education Assessments: Leadership Matters by Gary L. Kramer and Randy L. Swing, reflects the work of a select group of researchers, scholars, and practitioners in higher education assessment. The contributors bring to the forefront key issues relevant to advancing assessments in higher education-principles that culminate in improving student learning and development. The extraordinary scholarship of the authors and contributors summarizes essential imperatives to which senior leaders may apply their political wisdom and leadership talents before, during, and after assessments have taken place.

Supervisory Leadership

Author : Don M. Beach
ISBN : UOM:39015047559441
Genre : Business & Economics
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Supervisory Leadership emphasizes leadership practices and covers the concepts, principles, and skills needed to be a successful supervisor. This new, well-researched and comprehensive book describes the supervisor's work with teachers as moving from a deficit model (helping) to a collegial, cooperative, mentoring approach. It also provides helpful connections that describe and support the role of supervisors in school culture. The authors provide a view of contemporary supervisory practice with particular attention given to the importance of past practices, the work place and culture, leadership qualities, communication skills, models and mechanics of the supervision process, and the process of change and decision-making. Written in a language that is easily understood, Supervisory Leadership provides an interactive, realistic and meaningful learning experience that offers continuous opportunities for readers to reflect upon their own leadership skills development. For supervisors and educational administrators.

Investing In Our Military Leaders

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee
ISBN : MINN:31951D031409852
Genre : Leadership
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Progressive Education

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ISBN : UOM:39015022428414
Genre : Education
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