The authors provide an overview of literature concerning school leadership and make seven claims about successful school leadership.
The author discusses teacher leadership: why teachers exercise leadership, how teachers exercise leadership, why teacher leadership is important, what teacher leadership looks like, and conditions that promote teacher leadership.
Cindy Harrison and Joelle Killion outline ten (of many) roles that teachers take on to contribute to their schools’ success.
Charles Elbot and Dave Fulton suggest schools develop “touchstones” along with the community that contain values and beliefs that should guide decision-making and behavior.
The authors discuss research on essential elements of good leadership, successful leadership development programs, program structures that provide the best learning environments, and policies that sustain good programs.
This article attempts to explain how leadership has an effect on student learning and what the essential ingredients of successful leadership are. The authors suggest that leadership is second only to teaching in its impact on student-learning.
Yale graduate Peter Brand uses statistical analysis to evaluate potential players for the Oakland Athletics. Because of his revolutionary way of thinking about baseball players, Brand sees the potential in players others have discounted. Questions What is the value of having people with diverse backgrounds working at the same problem? Where is your school in…