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View larger. For an Introductory course in school leadership; a capstone course in leadership preparation programs, a general leadership course, and for principalship courses when used with the companion text, The Four Dimensions of Principal Leadership A Framework for Leading 21 st Century Schools.
Prospective school leaders get a sound understanding of the most current ISLLC Standards as well as the skills and attributes they need to put them into practice. Through a compilation of scenarios that incorporate the leadership behaviors informed by the ISLLC Standards, this problem-based text brings prospective school leaders up to date on the Standards, helps them understand the Standards, and helps them develop the skills and attributes they need to use the practices effectively.
Unlike case study texts , Practicing the Art of Leadership connects the standards, theories, and contemporary literature to the scenarios, while recognizing that definitive action is extremely critical to the success of school leaders as they face complex challenges. Brings prospective leaders up to date on the New Interstate School Leader Licensure Standards and their functions , gives them a firm understanding of the Standards, and helps them develop the skills and attributes needed to put the Standards into practice.
Shows students theory in practice and gives them opportunities to understand how theories can be used to resolve problems in real school situations througha compilation of scenarios that incorporate the leadership behaviors informed by the standards. The standards, theories, and contemporary literature on school leadership are connected to the scenarios. Acquaints students with the processes and procedures used by effective school leaders to meet challenging school situations by presenting historical and contemporary theories.
Helps students understand how definitive action is extremely critical to the success of school leaders as they function daily with complex challenges. Presents students with a number of features designed to ensure their understanding of the Standards and material. Included are:. Included are new features that show how the ISLLC Standards align with the new School Leaders Licensure Assessment, additional support for instructors, new theoretical concepts presented throughout and new activities to enhance understanding of the concepts and Standards.
Greater depth has been added to the study of leader behaviors, skills, and attributes, allowing students expanded use of the text in their studies through the addition of a new Chapter 3.
Included are scenarios, activities, power points, and practice questions for each chapter. The scenarios are included in each chapter of the IM for using with students to enhance understanding and help put theories into practice. Additional teacher support is included in upgraded and new PowerPoints that can be used to assist in instructor presentations. Readers get help in strengthening the foundation on which they build leadership behavior, styles, and dispositions through new theoretical concepts added to each chapter.
Students get additional exposure to other communication tools currently being used in schools through an expanded communication chapter that includes concepts on electronic, defensive, and non-judgmental communication. The Emergence of Standards for School Leaders. Other Organizations Using Standards. Transforming Standards into Practice. Chapter Summary. Suggested Readings.
Contingency and Situational Leadership Theories. Power and Authority. Bridging the Past and the Present. The Consequences of Working in Isolation. Moving into Practice. Acquiring an Understanding of Self. Deepening Your Understanding. The Responsibilities of 21 st Century Leaders. The Role of Management in 21 st Century Schools. The New Principal at Frost. Changing the Way We Teach Science. A Definition of Organization. Schools as Organizations. Traditional Theories Influencing Contemporary Practice.
Contemporary Theories Informing Organizational Leadership. Addressing Dysfunctional Thinking. Practice for the School Leader Licensure Assessment. The Importance of Effective Communication. The Communication Process. The Flow of Communication in Schools. Reducing Barriers to Effective Communication. The Scenarios. The New Professional Development Plan. Defining Decision Making. Approaches to Decision Making.
Autocratic or Participatory Decision Making. Group Decision Techniques. Barriers and Traps that Inhibit Decision Effectiveness. The Requested Change. A Definition of Conflict. The Nature of Conflict in Schools. Sources of Conflict in Schools. How Individuals Respond to Conflict. Role Conflict. Conflict Management. The Discipline Plan. I Am Your New Principal. The Assignment of an Assistant Superintendent of Instruction. Instructional Leadership Defined.
The Concept of Instructional Change. Theories and Practices Informing Change. Implementing and Sustaining the Change Initiative. Addressing the Needs of All Students. The Strategic Planning Process. Practice for the School Leaders Licensure Assessment. Download Online Instructor's Manual 0. Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. If you're interested in creating a cost-saving package for your students, contact your Pearson rep.
He received the Ed. He has served at the teacher, principal, deputy superintendent, and superintendent levels of K—12 education, and has been in higher education for 15 years.
In , Dr. John Goodlad. Green has published a book on inner-city education and articles on educational restructuring, primary grade restructuring, gang violence, and other contemporary educational issues. He has completed national inquiries into nurturing characteristics that exist in schools and standards and assessment measures being established as part of the school reform movement. Green administered programs for five years to prepare principals for roles in urban school leadership, using a nontraditional approach.
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