A Guide to Mathematics Leadership
Sequencing Instructional Change
- Don S. Balka - Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
- Ted H. Hull - Educational Consultant, Texas
- Ruth Harbin Miles - Mary Baldwin College, VA
Instructional Leadership | Leadership | Mathematics
The authors provide an approach to improvement that includes:
- Articulating the curriculum
- Implementing the curriculum
- Using effective instructional strategies
- Providing timely feedback
- Providing opportunities for collaboration and professional development
Leaders will find guidance on how to plan for long-term change and how to focus their time and energy towards short-term objectives, with the overarching goals of continually engaging and empowering mathematics teachers.
"If you have anything at all to do with mathematics leadership in your school or district, this resource is the launch pad for your leadership efforts. It provides the necessary background, gets you started, and will force you to consider 'leadership traps' you may encounter along the way. This book won't be placed on a shelf—it will be used daily!"
"With a strong basis in research, this book is a practical guide to transforming mathematics education. Leaders at all levels will find an invaluable resource for their professional libraries."
"A comprehensive and practical guide for mathematics leaders at all levels to improve their leadership skills. The authors include all aspects of leadership including curriculum development, implementation, and alignment; working with classroom teachers to improve practice; and effective professional development and ongoing work to grow as leaders. Based on current research and the vision presented by NCTM and NCSM, this book should be included in the professional library of every educator with responsibility for leadership in mathematics education."
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: Understanding and Clarifying Leadership in Mathematics