Leading With Teacher Emotions in Mind (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback)
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Engelska
Antal sidor
192
Utgivningsdatum
2008-02-01
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1
Förlag
Corwin
Medarbetare
Beatty, Brenda
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illustrations
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229 x 162 x 12 mm
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309 g
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1
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23:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9781412941457
Leading With Teacher Emotions in Mind (häftad)

Leading With Teacher Emotions in Mind

Challenges and Opportunities for School Leaders

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How teachers teach depends on their motivations, capacities, and the conditions under which they work. If the conditions in which they work are not supportive and caring, teachers have less incentive to teach at peak levels. As such, students who do not have supportive and caring classrooms have less incentive to perform and learn at levels at which they might be capable.

Based on a groundbreaking study of "soft conditions" (i.e. supportive relationships; school climate) and their effects on teachers' work, well-known author, Kenneth Leithwood, offers for school leaders a path toward building this important and often hidden infrastructure of quality teaching. School leaders will learn how to craft the conditions that support all their teachers so that teaching and learning, the work of schooling, can be conducted at maximum levels.
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Clears out the bureaucratic techniques of impersonal management and focuses the core of leadership on dealing with school change as a most human endeavor. When all is said and done, the quality of education revolves around the aspirations, commitments, and wellness of teachers giving their best.

"Placing principals squarely in the center of school culture and reform, the authors ask the oft-neglected question, 'What can leaders do about school culture and how teachers react to it?' Educators and policy makers alike will come away from this bookwith the revelation that leading with teachers' emotions in mind is the rational choice."

"Aiming straight at the heart, the authors produce theoretical, empirical, and conceptual evidence to significantly recast leadership for the standards-based reform era. Focusing on teachers' and leaders' emotions alike, they provide a new set of leadership basics and demonstrate how leaders can develop a culture of care and connectedness and inspire rich and collaborative discourse among educators while improving student achievement."

"From job satisfaction and morale to stress, burnout, engagement, and commitment, this book develops a leadership approach that accounts for teacher emotions and strives for maximum achievement on all levels. Educator collectionswill find this an invaluable approach."

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Dr. Leithwood is Emeritus Professor at OISE/University of Toronto. His research and writing is about school leadership, educational policy and organizational change. He has published extensively on these topics. For example, he is the senior editor of both the first and second International Handbooks on Educational Leadership and Administration (Kluwer Publishers, 1996, 2003). His most recent books include How School Leaders Contribute to Student Success (2017, Springer), Linking Leadership to Student Learning (2012, Jossey Bass), Leading School Turnaround (2010, Jossey Bass), Distributed leadership: The state of the evidence (2009, Routledge), Leading with Teachers Emotions in Mind (2008, Corwin), Making Schools Smarter (Corwin, 3rd edition, 2006) and Teaching for Deep Understanding (Corwin, 2006). Among his awards, Professor Leithwood is the inaugural recipient of the University of Torontos Impact on Public Policy award, AERA (Division A) 2011 Outstanding Leadership Researcher Award, the 2012 Roald F.  Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award from the University Council for Educational Administration and the Ontario Principal Councils Outstanding Contributions to Education Award for 2016. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. With colleagues, he has completed one of the largest studies of its kind about how state, district and school-level leadership influences student learning.


Dr. Brenda Beatty is designer and Director of the highly regarded Monash Master in School Leadership and the Mentoring for first Time Principals and Human Leadership: Developing People programs, delivered on behalf of the Victoria State School Department of Education. Dr. Beatty is a Senior Lecturer for the Faculty of Education at Monash University. She lectures and conducts research on the emotions of leadership, leadership development, school improvement, creating collaborative cultures, organizational change, student sense of connectedness and well being at school and the use of interactive web-based technologies to support the development of professional learning communities. As an international scholar, guest lecturer and keynote speaker, she has presented her work in China, Ireland, England, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, Australia and Italy and - via the net based meeting system, WebEx - at various other national and international conferences. Born in Canada and a doctoral graduate of OISE University of Toronto Canada, where she worked with Professor Andy Hargreaves, her research is published in various refereed journals and her chapter in The Essentials of School Leadership, is entitled Emotional Leadership. Various forthcoming publications will consider theories of learning for leadership de...

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Acknowledgments About the Authors 1. Teacher Emotions, School Reform, and Student Learning: A Leadership Perspective 2. Looking Forward to Work: Job Satisfaction and Morale 3. Wanting to Stay Home: Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout 4. Persisting Against All Odds: Individual and Collective Self-Efficacy 5. To Stay or Go? Organizational Commitment and Engagement 6. From Feeling to Acting: Teacher Motivation and Educational Reform 7. Leading With Teacher Emotions in Mind: Setting Directions and Developing People 8. Leading With Teacher Emotions in Mind: Redesigning the Organization and Managing the Instructional Program 9. Conclusion: Leader Emotions References Index