SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach, 11th edition
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SuperVision and Instructional Leadership encourages you to take a collegial approach to supervision, collaborating with other supervisors and teachers for the enhancement of teaching and learning. Recognized for its guiding ideas and approaches, this book applies innovative fields outside of education to instructional supervision, such as adult education, systems thinking, and chaos theory. You will learn the background knowledge needed for successful supervision, as well as ways to develop your interpersonal and technical skills. Coverage of technical and cultural tasks ensures you understand the responsibilities required of you to be a successful leader and advocate for all teachers and students.
The 11th Edition keeps pace with the purposes, practices, structure and language of supervision today. New field exercises connect theory to practice. An enhanced commitment to equity examines strategies for promoting positive change at the classroom, school and societal level.
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Published by Pearson (July 18th 2023) - Copyright © 2024
Subject: Educational Leadership
Table of contents
Part 1: Introduction
- SuperVision for Successful Schools
Part 2: Knowledge
- The Norm: Why Traditional Schools Are as They Are
- The Dynamic School
- Adult and Teacher Development Within the Context of the School
- Reflections on Educational Beliefs, Teaching, and Supervision
Part 3: Interpersonal Skills
- Supervisory Behavior Continuum: Know Thyself
- Directive Control Behaviors
- Directive Informational Behaviors
- Collaborative Behaviors
- Nondirective Behaviors
- Developmental Supervision
Part 4: Technical Skills
- Observing Skills
- Assessing and Planning Skills
- Implementation and Evaluation Skills
Part 5: Technical Tasks of Supervision
- Direct Assistance to Teachers
- Evaluation of Teaching
- Group Development
- Professional Development
- Curriculum Development
- Action Research: The School as the Center of Inquiry
Part 6: Cultural Tasks of Supervision
- Facilitating Change
- Addressing Diversity
- Building Community
- Educational Philosophy Q Sort
- Review of Interpersonal Behavior in the Four Supervisory Approaches
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