ERIC Number: ED454185
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
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Awakening the Sleeping Giant: Helping Teachers Develop as Leaders. Second Edition.
Katzenmayer, Marilyn; Moller, Gayle
This book presents updated research on and examples of teacher leadership, offering practical tips for educators at all levels, tools for self-assessment, and a new vision of the future. The eight chapters are: (1) "What Is Teacher Leadership?" (e.g., definition of teacher leadership, roles for teacher leaders, and who is responsible); (2) "Garnering Support for Teacher Leadership" (e.g., professional model of teaching, teacher empowerment, and democratic communities); (3) "Developing Teacher Leaders" (e.g., the past, present, and future of teacher leadership); (4) "Honoring the Uniqueness of Teacher Leaders" (e.g., professional teaching skills, stages of career development, and work perspectives); (5) "Building a Culture That Supports Teacher Leadership" (e.g., relationships, organizational structure, and actions of the principal); (6) "Influencing Others Through Teacher Leadership" (e.g., gaining influence, influencing skills, and group skills); (7) "Providing Time for Teacher Leadership" (e.g., why more time is needed, barriers to finding more time, and strategies for using time); and (8) "Anticipating the Future of Teacher Leadership" (what has to change, examples of promising teacher leadership efforts, and teacher leadership in the future). (Contains references and an index.) (SM)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Career Development, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Leadership, Interpersonal Competence, Leadership Training, Principals, School Culture, Teacher Empowerment, Teacher Influence, Teacher Leadership, Teacher Role, Teaching Skills, Time Management
Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 (paperbound: ISBN-0-7619-7830-5, $27.95; hardbound: ISBN-0-7619-7829-1, $61.95). Tel: 805-499-9734; Tel: 800-818-7243 (Toll Free); Fax: 800-4-1-SCHOOL; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.corwinpress.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
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