Teacher Leader Stories

The Power of Case Methods

by Judy Swanson, Kimberly Elliott, Jeanne M. Harmon

Empower teacher leaders through the power of case study

Many teachers are looking for the training and support they need to become leaders. Like having a conversation with a successful teacher leader, this practical guide will help teachers strengthen their leadership skills, optimize student learning, and enhance the profession. Research shows that case study is the most effective training method, and this book provides:

  • 16 compelling case studies that cover a broad range of leadership experiences
  • Explicit guidance on using case writing and case analysis to enrich teachers’ professional learning
  • A facilitator’s guide with discussion questions for each case study

  • SAGE Publications; June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781452224558
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Teacher Leader Stories
  • Author: Judy Swanson; Kimberly Elliott; Jeanne M. Harmon
  • Imprint: Corwin

In The Press

"This book is an excellent resource for teachers in leadership roles and the administrators who support them. It provides an honest and thought-provoking account of the challenges and dilemmas encountered by teacher leaders. This resource will be essential for professional developers and administrators who prepare teacher leaders to carry out their critical roles in schools."