Leading School Improvement, 1st Edition

  • Joseph Murphy
  • Published By: Learning Sciences International
  • ISBN-10: 1941112862
  • ISBN-13: 9781941112861
  • DDC: 371.207
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 120 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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In this book, Joseph Murphy pulls together 14 practitioner-based articles to present a cohesive narrative about the unique and critical role that leadership plays in school improvement. He clearly identifies key factors that shape the future of any school and explains the work that leaders must do to ramp up academic press and foster a supportive culture for school improvement.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
About the Author.
The Gift Giver.
Focusing the Lens on Leadership.
1: The Five Intelligences of Leadership.
2: Backstage Roles for School Leaders.
3: Three Layers of Leadership.
4: The Four Defining Characteristics of Highly Effective Leaders.
5: The 5E Model of School Leadership.
Focusing the Lens on School Improvement.
6: Beyond the Factors: The Threads of School Improvement.
7: Understanding School Improvement.
8: The Architecture of School Improvement.
Focusing the Lens on Leadership for School Improvement.
9: Leadership for Learning with Mark Smylie and Karen Seashore Louis.
10: The Norms of School as Academic Place.
11: Leadership for Learning: Culture and Community.
12: The Caring Leader with Mark Smylie and Karen Seashore Louis.
13: Principles for Developing Culturally Appropriate Schools.
14: The Other Wall: Communities of Pastoral Care for Students with Daniela Torre.
15: Norms, Eyeballs, and Seedbeds.