Taking a practice-to-theory approach grounded in research The Principal: Leadership for a Global Society is a core textbook for use by aspiring and practicing K-12 school principals. The goal of the text is to prepare school leaders to successfully face the real life issues that principals deal with on a day-to-day basis. This comprehensive text addresses the most up to date view building leadership as well providing a rich arrange of pedagogical features that help school principals understand both the challenges prevalent in schools today and the tool belt of leadership strategies needed to meet school, district, community, state, and national ideologies and standards. This text will provide a rich array of innovative, practical, and successful leadership concepts ideas that will separate it from other principalship textbooks on the market today.

Leadership and Supervision

Leadership and supervision

During the last four decades, the term clinical supervision has been used to describe different approaches to the supervision of teachers. Whether it be Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching Components of Professional Practice, School Turnaround Actions, or Marzano's Causal Model, all of these approaches are initially based on in-class observation and aimed at the improvement of instruction. These supervision approaches were based on in-class observation and aimed at the improvement of instruction. Originally, when the term was coined, the work of Goldhammer (1969), Cogan (1973), and Mosher and Purpel (1972) constituted the body of knowledge and distinguished it from other supervisory approaches. Since the initial introduction of the term clinical supervision, more than four decades have passed and new ...

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