Critical Thinking Essay
Research three articles that focus on teacher/school leadership. Answer the following reflective questions that will require you to think and respond critically. In a one- to two-page paper, address the questions below, using specific examples from your professional experience and cite the three articles you found throughout the paper.
What is a teacher leader? How can you lead your organization through your individual capabilities? What leadership principles would you draw on?
What type of change will you implement in your organization or in a future organization? How will your research on teacher/school leadership help you to do this?
Discuss the implementation of change as a teacher or educational leader. How is this different from managing change.
Fullan, M. (1993). Change forces: Probing the depths of educational reform. Bristol, PA: Falmer.
Gregory, G. (2008). Differentiated instructional strategies in practice: Training, implementation, and supervision (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Hall, G.E. & Hord, S.M. (2001) Implementing change, patterns, principles, and potholes. Boston: Allyn and Boston