TITLE

Teacher Leadership for Change

AUTHOR(S)
Brondyk, Susan; Stanulis, Randi
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Jan-Mar2014, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This is the story of a teacher leader who helped lead change in an urban elementary school by creating a new culture of support for beginning teachers. Specifically, she led focused, collaborative inquiry around discussion-based teaching to improve teaching effectiveness, and she created a school-wide coalition of support for beginning teachers to maintain ambitious, discussion-based instruction.
ACCESSION #
94086891

 

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