SAIS Teacher As Leader 2009

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SAIS Teacher As Leader 2009

  1. 1. lawyer accountant investment broker head of school bartender nutritionist doctor actress judge nurse biochemist mechanic electrician EMT midwife mail carrier real estate agent social worker architect IRS agent speech therapist plumber policitian custodian physicist gardener stuntman teacher IT support meteorologist police officer zoo keeper welder
  2. 2. What makes a leader?
  3. 3. • engaged member of profession • professional behavior • life long learner • listener
  4. 4. leaders are professionals • philosophy(s) • body of knowledge including the art & science of the practice • leaders or philosophers • guidelines for behavior • support organizations
  5. 5. What do you believe ?
  6. 6. Philosophy(s) •stand on the shoulders of giants •read, listen, and reflect •build your own •add, subtract, and revise
  7. 7. body of knowledge •instructional practices •assessment •curriculum •content •other’s contents •professional development
  8. 8. Professional Development •content - improve your expertise •practice - improve your how •lots to learn locally •get out of town •feed your need
  9. 9. J Mr. Beckett Ken find your leaders Sir son Ro bin Howard G ardner Greg Whitby r inne Dr. Chris Dede Sk Plato B.F. Richard Mil ler Ian Jukes • fast horses Neil Postman Will R ichardso n • local, national, & Daniel Pi nk international Rudolf Stein er Jean-Jacques Rousseau Paulo Freire • old, new, and in between Maria Mont essori Jean P iaget ewey Jerom John D e Br u ner Stephen Hu bbell Jack Creeden den Jason Rams
  10. 10. Pro fessional Demeanor
  11. 11. Pro fessional Demeanor • positive outlook - easy to be critical
  12. 12. Pro fessional Demeanor • positive outlook - easy to be critical • emotional control
  13. 13. Pro fessional Demeanor • positive outlook - easy to be critical • emotional control • assertive without aggressive
  14. 14. Pro fessional Demeanor • positive outlook - easy to be critical • emotional control • assertive without aggressive • tactful disagreement (critique with solutions)
  15. 15. Pro fessional Demeanor • positive outlook - easy to be critical • emotional control • assertive without aggressive • tactful disagreement (critique with solutions) • language - precise, concise, and compelling
  16. 16. Pro fessional Demeanor • positive outlook - easy to be critical • emotional control • assertive without aggressive • tactful disagreement (critique with solutions) • language - precise, concise, and compelling • respect
  17. 17. Pro fessional Demeanor • positive outlook - easy to be critical • emotional control • assertive without aggressive • tactful disagreement (critique with solutions) • language - precise, concise, and compelling • respect • supportive & collaborative
  18. 18. Pro fessional Demeanor • positive outlook - easy to be critical • emotional control • assertive without aggressive • tactful disagreement (critique with solutions) • language - precise, concise, and compelling • respect • supportive & collaborative • self improvement & self-reflective
  19. 19. scenarios   How should one answer questions from parents or friends about the strengths/weaknesses of the school by which one is employed (i.e.-- how does one balance loyalty to employer and honesty about weaknesses of the school to a friend)? What is the best way to problems (and possible solutions) of curriculum/ teacher support from administration/discipline issues to heads of school divisions without being labeled as "not-a-team-player" You are teaching the same course as a 15 year veteran. You want to try something new and different. Department chair has already expressed desire for both of you stay together. Veteran teachers is not a risk taker. A co-worker is leaving early every day for the last two weeks. Nobody seems to know why and you have had to cover their carpool duty on top of your other duties. others scenarios ?
  20. 20. Support • local leaders and inspiration • faculty lounge, lunch, and humor • wikis, ning, and blogs • regional or national groups
  21. 21. examples http://isenet.ning.com/ http://brainseminar.pds.wikispaces.net/ https://ncaiscot.wikispaces.com/
  22. 22. finding fuel podcasts like TED books explore outside of your world make a symphony other ideas? where do you find your fuel?

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