Teacher Leadership

Great Leadership Starts With Humility

Summary:  This article talks about leadership qualities that foster collaboration and a positive culture.  Honoring the contributions of others and encouraging building relationships are important leadership qualities to emulate. Source: Starr Sackstein, Education Week, July 27, 2017 Categories:  Leadership Qualities, Positive Relationships, Teacher Leadership, Teacher Collaboration Description: Strong leaders promote a culture that subordinates want …

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How Should Administrators Empower Teacher Collaboration?

Summary: This article supports the notion of distributed leadership and teacher empowerment, using the model of Professional Learning Communities as an example for ways to honor teacher voice. Source:  Shalina Chatlani. Education DIVE, July 6. 2017 Categories:  Teacher Leadership, Teacher Voice, Teacher Collaboration, Professional Learning Communities Description: Superintendents aspiring to enhance collaboration among their school’s …

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The Surprising Grief of Teacher Leadership

Summary:  These are reflections of a veteran teacher who has left the classroom to be a teacher-leader.  She makes some suggestions as to how to remain connected to teaching and learning and to students in particular. Source:  Rebecca Mieliwocki, Education Week, June 7, 2017 Categories:  SEL Basics, Teacher Leadership, Teacher Satisfaction, Positive Relationships Description: “As …

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7 Habits of Highly Ineffective Leaders

Summary:  This article by Peter DeWitt talks about leadership qualities shown by ineffective leaders with reference to Steven Covey’s “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.”  Source:  Peter DeWitt, Education Week, March 7, 2017 Categories:  Leadership Qualities, Positive Relationships, Teacher Leadership Description: There are leaders who work hard but they spend most of their time chasing …

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A New Report Reveals How School PLCs Have a Major Impact When Used Correctly

Summary:  When professional learning communities (PLCs) meet frequently to examine and analyze student work and data, higher levels of teacher morale emerge, according to a new report from the Learning Sciences International (LSI) research team. Source:  Laura Devaney. eSchool News, October 24, 2016 Categories:  Teacher Leadership. Teacher Voice, Teacher Satisfaction Description: The report, Did You …

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Report: Schools need better training to distribute leadership

Summary:  This article talks about the importance of distributing leadership from the principal to others including teacher-leaders and instructional coaches as well as the importance of providing training to those who are taking on these additional leadership responsibilities. Source:  Erin McIntyre, Education DIVE, February 9, 2016 Category:  Teacher Leadership Description: As school principals become responsible …

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The Toughest Job In Education? Maybe Not

Summary:  This article presents an interesting view of the assistant principalship which has often been considered the toughest job in education.  The article counters this view with some thoughts about the training of prospective principals and some of the benefits in learning that are afforded to assistant principals.  Comments following the article convey a range …

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School Leadership: Resource Roundup

Summary: For principals and other school administrators, this list of videos, blogs, and articles includes advice and tips on effective leadership strategies, partnering with teachers, and cultivating and retaining strong leaders. Source:  Edutopia Team, Updated June 1, 2015 Categories:  Leadership Qualities, Professional Development, Teacher Leadership Description: This listing includes a myriad of resources pertaining to …

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5 Reasons Leaders Need to Encourage Teacher Voice

Summary:  This blog speaks about the importance of recognizing and honoring teacher voice in decisions about teaching and learning in our schools.  There is much written about the importance of student voice, but it is equally important to encourage teacher voice if student voice is to also be heard. Source: Peter DeWitt. Education Week, October …

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