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ERIC Number: EJ1023690
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 37
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1570-0763
Setting Instructional Expectations: Patterns of Principal Leadership for Middle School Mathematics
Katterfeld, Karin
Leadership and Policy in Schools, v12 n4 p337-373 2013
Principal instructional leadership has been found to support improved instruction. However, the methods through which principal leadership influences classroom instruction are less clear. This study investigates how principals' leadership may predict the expectations that mathematics teachers perceive for classroom practice. Results from a hierarchical generalized linear (HGLM) model, using data from four urban school districts, show that the principal's work to frame instructional vision, and the principal's own vision, both predict perceived instructional expectations. However, other conventional leadership activities are not predictive. Finally, principals appear to provide a baseline of expectations for standards-based mathematics instruction rather than comprehensive expectations.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Middle Schools
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Language: English
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