How Leaders Learn Cultivating Capacities for School Improvement

ISBN-10: 0807748544

ISBN-13: 9780807748541

Edition: 2008

Authors: Gordon A. Donaldson, Roland S. Barth, Adrian Rodgers

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How Leaders Learn portrays the developmental experiences of educators seeking to become accomplished leaders in their schools. The author presents a new model of leadership knowledge-the Interpersonal-Cognitive-Intrapersonal Model (I-C-I). Through the stories of teacher leaders and administrators who participated in the I-C-I leadership development programs, the author depicts the evolution of understanding, skill, and self-confidence. These learners grapple with questions essential to all effective leadership: Does my leadership generate improved learning for the students in my school? What are my greatest assets as a leader? What are my greatest liabilities and what do I do about them? Can I find a leadership role that is both productive and sustainable for me and for the school I serve?
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List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 3/12/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Roland S. Barth Roland S. Barth is one of the country's most renowned educators and the author of the best-selling Jossey-Bass book "Improving Schools from Within" (over 100,000 copies sold). He has been a public school teacher and principal, recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a member of the faculty of Harvard University where he founded the Harvard Principals' Center and the International Network of Principals' Centers.

Adrian Rodgers has taught literacy for twenty years, as a secondary teacher in Labrador and now as an Assistant Professor of Teacher Education at The Ohio State University in Newark, Ohio. He has a Ph.D. in Educational Studies from The Ohio State University and his essay "Old Roads and New Paths" was published in Learning from Teaching in Literacy Education.(Heinemann, 2002).

A Language for Leader Learning
A Leader in the Midst of Leadership
Leadership on the Line
Shirley's Challenges: Through the I-C-I Lens
The Domains of Leadership Knowledge: A Synopsis
Three Learning Leaders
Kate Tests the Leadership Waters
Ted Changes His Working Relationships
Lori Gains a Foothold as a Teacher Leader
Four Themes in Leader Learning
The Lessons Are in the Leading
The Power of Practice
Hey, This Is About Me!
Knowing That I Am Leading
A Pebble in Your Shoe: Where Learning Starts
Finding a Pebble
The Nature of Pebbles
Common Leadership Challenges Through the I-C-I Lens
Planful Learning
Cultivating Relationships That Mobilize: Interpersonal Learning
Can I-Should I-Push?
Mobilization Skills
Relationship-Building Skills
Interpersonal Learning Happens Interpersonally
In the Heart of the Learner: Intrapersonal Learning
Where There's a Will-Is There a Way?
Can I Lead? A Matter of Values and Capability
Finding the "Values" Fit
Finding the "Capability" Fit
Can I Manage the Personal Challenges of Leadership?
The Essence of Intrapersonal Learning
Coming to Know I Can Lead
Do My Actions Create Something I'd Call Leadership?
Am I Making a Difference for Children?
Do Those I Seek to Lead See Me as a Leader?
Making Sense of the Evidence: The Powers of Reflection
The Learning Environment for Leader Growth
Make Leandership Practice the Source for Learning
Have a Plan to Lead, a Plan to Learn, and a Plan to Reflect
Tap a Rich Array of Cognitive Knowledge About Learning and Leadership
Partners-in-Learning: The Learning Team
Partners-in-Learning: The Facilitator as Coach
The Condition of Learning Conditions
Performance Learning
Cognitive Learning: Building Blocks for Educational Design
Interpersonal Learning: In and from Performance
Intrapersonal Learning: The Heart of the Journey
The Landscape of Leader Learning
What We Need to Do
Cast the Leadership Net Wide
Honor the I and I
Consciously Cultivate Leadership
Champion Learning-Including Your Own
A Framework for Assessing Leadership Learning
List of Resources for Cultivating Leadership Knowledge
About the Author
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