Bernauer, James A. (1996), Technology and Leadership, Educational Resource Information Center.
Usage of technological equipments
James P. Spillane, Kaleen Healey, (2010), Conceptualizing School Leadership and Management from a Distributed Perspective.
The importance of leadership and management in school setting
Mangin, Melinda M; Stoelinga, Sara Ray. (2010), “The Future of Instructional Teacher Leader Roles”.
The overview of the instructional leadership
In the mentioned article authors have explained the qualities of instructional leaders. According to them, Instructional leadership is to ensure that all students have regular access to high quality education and make learning necessary to achieve the learning outcomes in the curriculum. The instructional leaders demonstrate leadership when teaching as they focus on improving the effectiveness of teaching to improve the results of all students. They know when, how and why to implement changes in teaching and ensure their sustainability. They create a culture in their schools inclusive of all and setting high expectations regarding outcomes and rigor of the work, the relevance of and respect in the classroom (Mangin, 2010).
The importance of instructional teacher
Authors have explained the importance of instructional teacher by noting “The proliferation of instructionally focused teacher leader roles has been fueled by emergent knowledge of effective professional development” (Mangin, 2010).Leadership can be defined as a procedure of communal persuasion, in this process an entity influences other to join him in order to achieve the common objectives. The process of leadership is about constructing a method for natives to provide their assistance in order to achieve the objective beyond limitations. If the principal is successful to create an environment, where there is more uniformity of cultural overlap, indicating Strong areas of agreement that can serve as a basis for cultural change. In schools with substantial overlap, where the culture is mutually understood and accepted, there is less conflict, more Participation in decision making and other leadership initiatives and, generally, more agreement on directions and choices. However, substantial cultural overlap does not insure schools against the complexity of school improvement and reform efforts.
Eckman, Ellen W; Kelber, Sheryl T. (2009), The Co-Principal Ship: An Alternative To The Traditional Principalship.
Role of school principal
The school principal is responsible for many management tasks, which is very little time you can devote to exercise leadership and practice teaching supervision of the teaching-learning process. Authors have emphasized that it is important to examine how teacher autonomy is implementing in order to help managers recognize the importance of transformational leadership and to achieve turn their schools ...