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Author Xhomara, Nazmi, author

Title Instructional leadership and effective teaching and learning / Nazmi Xhomara
Published Hauppauge, NY : Nova Science Publishers, 2021


Description 1 online resource
Series Leadership in a Changing World Ser
Leadership in a Changing World Ser
Contents Understanding leadership and management -- The importance of instructional leadership and learning environment -- The instructional leader -- Effective teaching -- Constructivist learning -- Supervision of teaching -- Evaluation of teaching and learning -- The relationships between instructional leadership and teaching, learning, and students' achievements -- The relationship between the school leadership styles and students' achievements : empirical study : Albanian case -- Instructional leadership preparation -- The future of instructional leadership
Summary "School leadership has been identified as a key function in assuring quality in education. The instructional leadership model refers to the role and the functions of school leadership to employ different management tasks with regards to teaching and learning. Instructional leadership role includes (a) developing mission and goals, (b) managing the educational production function, (c) promoting an academic learning climate, and (d) developing a supportive work environment. Instructional leaders were described as leading from a combination of both expertise and charisma focused primarily on the improvement of student learning outcomes. The monograph, entitled Instructional Leadership and Effective Teaching and Learning and written by Nazmi Xhomara, is dedicated to school instructional leadership as an important factor that influences teaching and learning at school. In the first chapter, the author presents and analyzes educational leadership vs educational management, as well as models of educational leadership and management. The author argues on the importance of different leadership models, such as managerial leadership, transformational leadership, participative leadership, interpersonal leadership, transactional leadership, postmodern leadership, moral leadership, and contingent leadership. Chapters Two, Three, and Four shed light on instructional leadership and teaching and learning, understanding of instructional leadership, the concept and practice of instructional leadership, instructional school leadership and learning environment, attributes of instructional leaders, instructional excellence, instructional leadership time management, effective teaching and teachers, as well as teaching challenges and learning environment. Meanwhile, the author has analyzed constructivism, student intelligence, understanding of supervision, instructional collegial supervision, supervision approaches, understanding of evaluation of teaching and learning, teacher evaluation, and instructional observing instruments in chapters Five, Six, and Seven. Chapters Eight and Nine are focused especially on the research work of the relationships between instructional leadership and teaching, learning, and students' achievements, as well as on an empirical study designed and conducted in Albania as a case. Chapters Ten and Eleven are dedicated to instructional leadership preparation and the future of instructional leadership As a conclusion, Xhomara indicates that principals are responsible for developing school climates and cultures that support the very best instructional practices. The new era of instructional leadership has predictably placed significant demands for accountability for student success and equity on the principal as well as for the university programs that prepare them. Working in twenty-first-century schools, the instructional leader is held more accountable than ever for student success"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Educational leadership.
Effective teaching.
School management and organization.
Educational leadership.
Effective teaching.
School management and organization.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021044638
ISBN 1685071406