While technology ushers in opportunity, best practice integration remains challenging. Learn to implement digital pedagogies by promoting collaboration, bolstering purposeful inquiry, and anchoring student learning for optimized outcomes.
Part IV: Instructional Leadership
In the 21st century the notion of instructional leadership has broad- ened to include stakeholders other than the traditional building principal. Given the mushrooming effect of new research and information about student learning that classroom teachers, coaches, and content supervisors possess, it would be misleading to assume that the building principal is the sole-source expert on curriculum and instruction, offering sage instructional advice to a group of pedagogical novices.
Similar to the changing role of the classroom teacher from sage on the stage to co-facilitator in the learning process, the concept of instructional leadership has broadened into a field of shared leadership among several stakeholders. This is not to diminish the role of the principal. The need for strong, focused leaders who ...