Roundtable Viewpoints : Educational Leadership

Edition: 1st
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Pub. Date: 2007-08-13
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
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ROUNDTABLE VIEWPOINTS: EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP offers varying perspectives on important issues and provides readers with balanced and fair coverage of a topic to form their own opinion or to support their research. This reader is designed to address a number of different issues regarding educational leadership. Each issue question is relevant to the topic and guides readers through the readings. The controversy and different views among the captivating readings is readily apparent to the reader and stimulates discussion. The variety of selections per issue are current, culled from a variety of sources, and relate to the most popular issues surrounding the topic.In addition to the issue questions and selections, ROUNDTABLE VIEWPOINTS: EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP includes an issue introduction; summary/overview; highlights; critical thinking; challenge questions; and additional reading and/or websites.

Table of Contents

Perspectives on Educational Leadership 700049
What Are the Newest Approaches to Educational Leadership?
42499 Embracing Confusion: What Leaders Do When They Don’t Know What to Do
45059 Improving Performance Through Flexible Leadership
46228 The Socially Intelligent Leader
45060 Leading Together: Complex Challenges Require a New Approach
46229 Distributed Leadership
What Planning Strategies Work Best in Educational Organizations?
45094 Stop Making Plans: Start Making Decisions
46230 Planning That Matters: Helping Schools Engage in Collaborative, Strategic Problem Solving
45095 The Learning Organization and Strategic Change
45096 Futuring: A Complex Adaptive Systems Approach to Strategic Planning
What Is the Right Balance of Central Authority and Site-Based Autonomy?
46231 Theory of Action
46232 Schools Take a Lesson from Big Business
46233 Educational Leaders as Caring Teachers
46234 Gunslinger School Administrators
Context of Educational Leadership 700052
What Performance Assessment Practices Should Educational Leaders Consider Today?
46235 When Principals Rate Teachers
Education Next , Spring 2006
45092 Assessment Alternatives: Appraising Organizational Performance
Chief Learning Officer , November 2005
45091 Project Teams: How Good Are They?
Quality Progress , February 2006
46236 It''s Time to Rethink Teacher Supervision and Evaluation
Phi Delta Kappan , June 2005 700053
How Can a Systems Approach Help Educational Leaders Manage Change?
45087 Suspending the Elephant Over the Table
The School Administrator , November 2004
46237 Leading Professional Learning
The School Administrator , November 2006
45134 On Learning and the Systems That Facilitate It
Reflections: The SoL Journal , August 1999 700054
How Do Educational Leaders Shape Organizational Culture?
46238 School Culture: “The Hidden Curriculum
The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement , December 2006
46239 Can School Culture Change?
The School Administrator , September 2004
45077 The Passive-Aggressive Organization
Harvard Business Review , October 2005 700055
What Do Educational Leaders Need to Understand about Organizational Improvement and School Reform?
46241 Creating the Capacity to Support Innovation
Schlechty Center for Leadership in School Reform , Reform, 2005
46242 Reforms That Could Help Narrow the Achievement Gap
WestEd , 2006
46243 Rethinking and Redesigning Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment: What Contemporary Research and Theory Suggests
National Center on Education and the Economy , November 2006
46245 The Ripple Effect
Educational Leadership , May 2006
Challenges for Educational Leaders 700058
How Can Educational Leaders Sustain Diverse and Socially Just Organizations?
46245 Culturally Competent Schools: Guidelines for Secondary School Principals
Principal Leadership , March 2006
46246 Experts Weigh in about What Makes Diversity Initatives Effective
The Diversity Factor , Fall 2005
45080 Managing Generation Y
SAM Advanced Management Journal , Autumn 2005
46247 The Diversity Test
American School Board Journal , October 2006 700056
What Is the Impact of Accountability Legislation on Educational Organizations?
46248 NCLB and the Competitiveness Agenda: Happy Collaboration or a Collision Course?
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