Teaching As Leadership
The Highly Effective Teacher's Guide to Closing the Achievement Gap
Teach For America has fought the daunting battle of educationalequity for the last twenty years. Based on evidence from classroomsacross the country, they've discovered much about effectiveteaching practice, and distilled these findings into the sixprinciples presented in this book. The Teaching AsLeadership framework inspires teachers to: Set Big Goals;Invest Students and Their Families; Plan Purposefully; ExecuteEffectively; Continuously Increase Effectiveness; WorkRelentlessly. The results are better educational outcomes for ournation's children, particularly those who live in low-incomecommunities.
- Inspires educators to be leaders in their classrooms andschools
- Demystifies what it means to be an effective teacher, describeskey elements of practice and provides a clear vision ofsuccess
- Addresses the challenges every teacher, in every classroom,faces on a daily basis
An accompanying website includes a wealth of tools, videos,sample lessons, discussion boards, and case studies.
Title: Teaching As Leadership
Author: Teach For America; Steven Farr; Jason Kamras; Wendy Kopp