Empower teacher leaders through the power of case study

Many teachers desire—but have a hard time obtaining—the training and support they need to lead others and expand their circle of influence. Like having a conversation with a successful teacher leader, this practical guide will help teachers strengthen their leadership skills, optimize student learning, and enhance the profession. Research confirms that the best way to become an effective teacher leader is through case study, and this book provides:

16 compelling case studies that cover a broad range of leadership experiences; Explicit guidance on using case writing and case analysis to enrich teachers' professional learning; A facilitator's guide with discussion questions for each case study

The people and events in these cases are real, and these relatable stories cover a variety of leadership dilemmas from diverse settings. Written in compelling and straightforward language, Teacher Leader Stories is most beneficial to staff development professionals and aspiring teacher leaders seeking the rich, substantive professional learning experience they need to become successful.

How to Use Cases to Support Teacher Leadership: Case-by-Case Facilitation Guides

How to use cases to support teacher leadership: Case-by-case facilitation guides

This final chapter is intended as a resource to further support you in learning to use case methods to strengthen teacher leadership in your district or community. We begin by providing facilitation guides for each of the 16 cases in this book. Each guide includes possible session goals, a case summary, and a brief account of the central leadership dilemmas that occur in the case. You will notice that other issues are present in these cases (see Figure 1.2, p. 22), so don't limit your focus to the dilemmas we've identified. They are simply intended to help you select cases and focus on a ...

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