The job of leading a school system is extremely demanding. One way to improve leadership is to enhance the leadership skills of others. Additionally, successful leaders also continually focus on ways to improve their own leadership skills.This module focuses on ways leaders can improve their own skills and help others assume leadership roles.
The single most important factor in student success is the classroom teacher. For that reason, ensuring that students receive quality instruction is one of the most important jobs of a school leader. This module focuses on ways that school leaders can create professional development that will benefit teachers and students. Additionally, the module highlights ways to help individual teachers with greater needs.
In order to be an effective instructional leader, school leaders must be able to coach teachers on ways to improve their instruction. Having a knowledge of research on curriculum and instruction allows leaders to engage their teachers in deep conversations about effective practices. in their classrrom. This module focuses on ways leaders can support their teachers classroom practices.
After completing this lesson, you will be able to:
- Recognize potential challenges of new teachers
- Understand a framework for effective instruction
- Understand effective formative assessment