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Leaders for a Movement : An Introduction to Professional Preparation and Development of Middle Level Teachers and Administrators - P. Gayle Andrews

Leaders for a Movement

An Introduction to Professional Preparation and Development of Middle Level Teachers and Administrators

Hardcover Published: 5th September 2000
ISBN: 9781593110871
Number Of Pages: 492

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This volume in ""The Handbook of Research on Middle Level Education"" gives an introduction to professional preparation and development of middle level teachers and administrators.

Leaders for a Movement: An Introduction to the Professional Preparation and Development of Middle Level Teachers and Administratorsp. xi
Professional Preparation and Development of Middle Level Teachers
Middle Level Teacher Preparation: Status, Progress, and Challengesp. 3
When Puberty Defines Middle School Students: Challenging Secondary Education Majors' Perceptions of Middle Level Students, Schools, and Teachingp. 27
Preparing Middle Level Teachers in Field-based Cohortsp. 53
Approaching and Avoiding the Middle: Teacher Preparation in New Zealandp. 77
Professional Development and the Middle Level School: Tangled Threadsp. 99
Effective Professional Development: What Is It?p. 123
Professional Development of Middle Grades Teachers: Does One Size Fit All?p. 145
National Board Certification as Staff Development: A Teacher's Perspectivep. 163
Professional Preparation and Development of Middle Level Administrators
Leadership Standards or Leaving Standardization for Leadership? What Best Meets the Needs of a Middle Level Movement During Times of Severe Turbulence?p. 179
Voices from the Middle: Pre-service Preparation and Professional Development of Middle School Principalsp. 203
Support for New and Experienced Middle Level Principals: A Proposed Model for Professional Developmentp. 223
Developing Distributed Leadership in the Middle Grades: Lessons from School Self-Assessmentp. 249
Leadership for Resultsp. 271
Leadership Self-Efficacy: Beginning an Inquiry into the Development and Impact of Middle School Principal Leadershipp. 299
A Constructivist Approach to Developing Transformational Urban School Leadersp. 323
Stranger in a Strange Land: School Culture, Theory, and Practicep. 343
Early Adolescent Developmental Psychology Syllabusp. 365
Elementary and Middle School Curriculump. 377
Teacher Preparation, Licensure, and Recruitmentp. 385
Guidelines for Observation and Participation in the Classroomp. 395
Turning Points: Some Questions to Askp. 403
Using Structured Interviews to Facilitate Reflection and Systematic School Improvementp. 409
Eastern Kentucky University's Middle Grades Methodsp. 415
Middle Grades Master Teacher Interview Guidep. 431
Tomorrow's Teachers Today: A Symposium on Middle Level Teacher Preparation: Summary Session--A Professional Development Techniquep. 435
Middle Level Teacher Education Questionnairep. 441
Kimo's Not-So-Excellent Day in Intermediate School: A Parable about Life in Traditional Middle Level Schoolsp. 453
About the Authorsp. 459
Indexp. 467
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ISBN: 9781593110871
ISBN-10: 1593110871
Series: Handbook of Research in Middle Level Education Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 492
Published: 5th September 2000
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 0.89