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The Role of Small School Superintendents as Instructional Leaders
A learning leader in a school district is the agent of change who can influence improvement in instruction or assessment delivery by the classroom teacher. A phenomenological approach was utilized in this qualitative study ...
Moving Forward; Sitting Still: An Auto-ethnographic Study of Mindful Educational Leadership
This study focuses on using mindfulness and meditation to rediscover a sense of meaning and fulfillment in work. More specifically, the author shares how in engaging in a daily practice of mindfulness, she was able to adopt ...
The Principal's Role in Managing Special Education: Leadership, Inclusion, and Social Justice Issues
Principals are recognized as a key component to the successful implementation of inclusion of students with special needs in schools. Research exploring the factors for success and barriers was completed over a 10-month ...
The Role of An Ethic of Care in Instructional Leadership and the Development of Teacher-Student Relationships: A Case Study of an Urban Middle School
Federal, state, and district mandates in the current era of accountability have narrowed middle school improvement efforts to a singular focus on academic excellence at the expense of student relationships and developmentally ...
COMPLEX CHILDHOOD TRAUMA AND SCHOOL RESPONSES: A CASE STUDY OF THE IMPACT OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN ONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to examine one public elementary school in Spokane, Washington that has received significant complex trauma professional development training provided by Washington State ...