Roundtable Viewpoints: Educational Leadership
In addition to the issue questions and selections, ROUNDTABLE VIEWPOINTS: EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP includes an issue introduction; summary/overview; highlights; critical thinking; challenge questions; and additional reading and/or websites.
Unit 1 Perspectives on Educational Leadership
Issue 1. What Are the Newest Approaches to Educational Leadership?
42499Embracing Confusion: What Leaders Do When They Don’t Know What to Do, Barry C. Jentz and Jerome T. Murphy, Phi Delta Kappan, January 2005
45059Improving Performance Through Flexible Leadership, Gary Yukl and Richard Lepsinger, Leadership in Action, September/October 2005
1.3. 46228The Socially Intelligent Leader, Daniel Goldman, Educational Leadership, September 2006
45060Leading Together: Complex Challenges Require a New Approach, Wilfred H. Drath, Leadership in Action, March/April 2003
1.5. 46229Distributed Leadership, James P. Spillane, The Educational Forum, Winter 2005
Issue 2. What Planning Strategies Work Best in Educational Organizations?
45094Stop Making Plans: Start Making Decisions, Michael C. Mankins and Richard Steele, Harvard Business Review, January 2006
2.2. 46230Planning That Matters: Helping Schools Engage in Collaborative, Strategic Problem Solving, Craig Jerald, The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement, April 2005
45095The Learning Organization and Strategic Change, Robert W. Rowden, SAM Advanced Management Journal, Summer 2001
45096Futuring: A Complex Adaptive Systems Approach to Strategic Planning, John Vogelsang, Support Center for Nonprofit Management, March/April 2003
Issue 3. What Is the Right Balance of Central Authority and Site-Based Autonomy?
3.1. 46231Theory of Action, Jeff Archer, Education Week, September 14, 2005
3.2. 46232Schools Take a Lesson from Big Business, Del Jones, USA Today, March 9, 2006
3.3. 46233Educational Leaders as Caring Teachers, Nel Noddings, School Leadership and Management, September 2006
3.4. 46234Gunslinger School Administrators, Peter K. Eisinger and Richard C. Hula, Urban Education, November 2004
Unit 2 Context of Educational Leadership
Issue 4. What Performance Assessment Practices Should Educational Leaders Consider Today?
4.1. 46235When Principals Rate Teachers, Brian Jacobs and Lars Lefgren, Education Next, Spring 2006
45092Assessment Alternatives: Appraising Organizational Performance, Ralph Jacobson, Chief Learning Officer, November 2005
45091Project Teams: How Good Are They? Howard M. Guttman and Andrew Longman, Quality Progress, February 2006
4.4. 46236It's Time to Rethink Teacher Supervision and Evaluation, Kim Marshall, Phi Delta Kappan, June 2005
Issue 5. How Can a Systems Approach Help Educational Leaders Manage Change?
45087Suspending the Elephant Over the Table, Nelda Cambron-McCabe and Luvern L. Cunningham, The School Administrator, November 2004
5.2. 46237Leading Professional Learning, Michael Fullan, The School Administrator, November 2006
45134On Learning and the Systems That Facilitate It, Russell L. Ackoff, Reflections: The SoL Journal, August 1999
Issue 6. How Do Educational Leaders Shape Organizational Culture?
6.1. 46238School Culture: “The Hidden Curriculum,” Craig D. Jerald, The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement, December 2006
6.2. 46239Can School Culture Change? Paul Kelleher and Marya R. Levenson, The School Administrator, September 2004
45077The Passive-Aggressive Organization, Gary L. Neilson, Bruce A. Pasternack, and Karen E. Van Nuys, Harvard Business Review, October 2005
Issue 7. What Do Educational Leaders Need to Understand about Organizational Improvement and School Reform?
7.1. 46242Reforms That Could Help Narrow the Achievement Gap, Richard Rothstein, WestEd, 2006
7.2. 46243Rethinking and Redesigning Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment: What Contemporary Research and Theory Suggests, James W. Pellegrino, National Center on Education and the Economy, November 2006
7.3. 46245The Ripple Effect, Andy Hargreaves and Dean Fink, Educational Leadership, May 2006
Unit 3 Challenges of Educational Leaders
Issue 8. How Can Educational Leaders Sustain Diverse and Socially Just Organizations?
8.1. 46245Culturally Competent Schools: Guidelines for Secondary School Principals, Mary Beth Klotz, Principal Leadership, March 2006
8.2. 46246Experts Weigh in about What Makes Diversity Initatives Effective, Judd Sills, The Diversity Factor, Fall 2005
45080Managing Generation Y, Susan P. Eisner, SAM Advanced Management Journal, Autumn 2005
8.4. 46247The Diversity Test, Edwin C. Darden, American School Board Journal, October 2006
Issue 9. What Is the Impact of Accountability Legislation on Educational Organizations?
9.1. 46248NCLB and the Competitiveness Agenda: Happy Collaboration or a Collision Course? Frederick M. Hess and Andrew J. Rotherham, The American Enterprise, January 8, 2007
9.2. 46249Fixing the NCLB Accountability System, Robert L. Linn, Crain’s Chicago Business, Summer 2005
9.3. 46250Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the Promise to Our Nation's Children, The Commission on No Child Left Behind, Aspen Institute, February 2007
9.4. 46251The Next-Generation Models of Education Accountability: The Regulated Market Model, Jacob E. Adams, Jr. and Paul T. Hill, Next-Generation Models of Education Accountability, July 2003
Issue 10. How Will Educational Organizations Be Led in the Future?
10.1. 46252Using Trend Data to Create a Successful Future for Our Students, Our Schools, and Our Communities, Gary Marx, ERS Spectrum, Winter 2006
10.2. 46253What's Next? Marshall S. Smith, Education Week, January 5, 2006
10.3. 46254Echoing Their Ancestors, Women Lead School Districts in the United States, Margaret Grogan, International Studies in Educational Administration, November 2, 2005
10.4. 46255Educational Leaders in a Globalising World: A New Set of Priorities? Mike Bottery, School Leadership and Management, February 2006