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There's nothing new about having teachers lead teams, chair departments, and manage programs, but what's never been available to schools is a framework for developing these teacher leaders and encouraging them every step of the way . . . until now.
One of education's foremost consultants and authors lays out the foundation that every school needs for developing and supporting highly committed teacher leaders:
Loaded with advice for administrators and practical tips for experienced and aspiring teacher leaders, this book gives you a clear plan for ensuring that teacher leadership is a powerful force for school improvement. (ASCD Premium Member book, 2006) 7" x 9", 167 pages.
Also available as an e-book!
Educator Alexis Wiggins provides a step-by-step guide for the implementation of Spider Web Discussion, covering everything from introducing the technique to creating rubrics for discussion self-assessment to the nuts-and-bolts of charting the conversations and using the data collected for formative assessment. She also shares troubleshooting tips, ideas for assessment and group grading, and the experiences of real teachers and students who use the technique to develop and share content knowledge in a way that’s both revolutionary and truly inspiring.