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Educational Leadership: A Bridge to Improved Practice, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Paula A. Cordeiro, William G. Cunningham

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 6, 2012

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Educational Leadership: A Bridge to Improved Practice describes how successful and effective schools and administrators operate in an increasingly challenging, fast-paced, demanding, and at times revolutionary environment. Readers are offered an integrated view of the knowledge base, research, and practice of administration within a context of multiple perspectives and a wide range of thinking.

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Part I The Foundations of Educational Leadership


CHAPTER ONE: Leadership Standards, Values and Practice


CHAPTER TWO: Context and Perspective for Educational Leaders


CHAPTER THREE: School Reform and Innovation


CHAPTER FOUR: School District Organizational Structure and Leadership


CHAPTER FIVE: Leadership Theory and Practice


PBL:  Marveling at the Results: Power, Roles, Relationships, and School Reform


Part Two–Instructional Leadership and Student Learning


CHAPTER SIX: Leading Learning in Schools


CHAPTER SEVEN: Technology and Learning


CHAPTER EIGHT: Diversity and Language Learning


CHAPTER NINE: Curriculum Development and Assessment


PBL:  A Jalapeño in a Candy Jar:  Addressing Diversity


Part Three---Operational Support for Effective Teaching and Learning


CHAPTER TEN:Student Support Services


CHAPTER ELEVEN: Law and Policy


CHAPTER TWELVE: Resource Allocation and Management


PBL:  Safe Havens: Developing School-Based Health Clinics





A.  Bridges & Hallinger - Problem-Based Learning in Educational Leadership

B.  Getz–Understanding Group Process

C.  PBL Project- Personalizing Learning Through Technology Integration:  A Plan for Sheridan High School


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