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SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach

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Author: Glickman, Carl

Brand: Pearson

Edition: 10

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 528

Release Date: 08-01-2017

Details: Product Description Key Benefit: The leading resource in the field of instructional supervision and leadership continues to challenge and reshape the conventional purposes, practices, structure, and language of supervision.   Key Topics: Divided into six overarching themes (Introduction, Knowledge, Interpersonal Skills, Technical Skills, Technical Tasks of Supervision, Cultural Tasks of Supervision), the text explores: SuperVision for successful schools; the norm and why schools are as they are; the exception and what schools can be; adult and teacher development within the context of the school with clues for supervisory practice; reflections on schools, teaching, and supervision; the supervisory behavior continuum and how to know thyself; an introduction to developmental supervision; directive control behaviors; directive informational behaviors; collaborative behaviors; non-directive behaviors; the theory and practice behind developmental supervision; accessing and planning skills; observing skills; research and evaluation skills; direct assistance to teachers; group development; professional development; curriculum development; action research; facilitating change; addressing diversity; and building community. The appendices address individual educational philosophy, and a review of interpersonal behavior in four supervisory approaches.   Market: Written for students of supervision and as a resource for educational leaders. From the Back Cover A ground-breaking look at instructional leadership and supervision, updated to keep pace with the purposes, practices, structure, and language of supervision today. The new edition of SuperVision and Instructional Leadership continues the innovative approach that has made it so widely popular, and includes a number of new content changes that bring the subject matter thoroughly up to date. Long recognized as a leading text in the field, this book calls for a collegial approach to instructional supervision; considers the knowledge necessary for successful supervision; discusses interpersonal skills, including different approaches to supervision and how they are used in developmental supervision; presents the technical skills of supervision, such as observing, assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating; describes the technical tasks of supervision; and deals with the cultural tasks of supervision. A variety of learning aids ensure understanding of the theories and concepts.   Invigorate learning with the Enhanced Pearson eTextThe Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content with the following multimedia features: Embedded videos in each chapter illustrate key concepts and strategies. End of chapter quizzes help students assess their understanding of key concepts.  About the Author Carl D. Glickman is Professor Emeritus of Education at the University of Georgia. He began his career as a Teacher Corp intern in the rural south and later was a principal of award-winning schools in New Hampshire. At the University of Georgia he and colleagues founded the Georgia League of Professional Schools, a nationally validated network of high-functioning public schools dedicated to the principles of democratic education. He is the author or editor of 14 books on school leadership, educational renewal, and the moral imperative of education.   Stephen P. Gordon is a professor of Education and Community Leadership at Texas State University. He is author of the book Professional Development for School Improvement, co-author of the books The Basic Guide to Supervision and Instructional Leadership, and How to Help Beginning Teachers Succeed, and editor of the books Collaborative Action Research and Standards for Instructional Supervision: Enhancing Teaching and Learning. Dr. Gordon, the former director of the National Center for School Improvement, also was lead consultant for the ASCD video series Improvin

Package Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.4 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English