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Teaching and Leading From the Inside Out
A Model for Reflection, Exploration, and Action

First Edition


December 2007 | 160 pages | Corwin
Joining the personal (inside) with the collegial and professional realms (outside) is essential if schools are going to truly become places of reflection and learning communities. In this new book the authors synthesize the work of the great thinkers in education, including Fullan, Palmer, Sergiovanni, Bolman & Deal, and Senge, to name a few. Starting with an overview of the conceptual model, the book shows how educators can implement these concepts into their personal and professional lives. The book also includes tools for reflection, exploration, and action that has been thoroughly tested in their own work with teachers and school leaders.
 
Acknowledgments
 
Preface
 
1. Teaching and Leading From the Inside Out
Authenticity

 
 
2. Inside Reflections: Who We Are and How We See Ourselves
 
3. Outside Manifestations: Nurturing Authenticity and Integrity
Agency

 
 
4. Inside Connections: Commitment and Collaboration
 
5. Outside Actions: Agency, Efficacy, and Advocacy
Appreciation

 
 
6. Inside Inspirations: The Spirit of Teaching and Leading
 
7. Outside Perspectives: Professional Appreciation and Celebration
 
Afterword: Integrating Our Personal and Professional Selves
 
References
 
Figures
 
Index

"Rhythmic, purposeful, and extremely rare! An inspiration for teachers and leaders, written by teachers and leaders with an intuitive grasp of who we are and what we can become!"

Lynn Currier, Literacy Specialist
F.H. Tuttle Middle School, South Burlington, VT

"Moral schools are founded on authenticity, integrity, and democracy. This is an essential guide for educators who are committed to closing the gap between what we believe and what we do as teachers and leaders."

Daniel Baron, Co-director and Senior Fellow
National School Reform Faculty

Judy F. Carr

Judy F. Carr teaches half-time in the Educational Leadership Program at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. She is also codirector of the Center for Curriculum Renewal, a consultant, facilitator, professional development specialist, workshop presenter, and program evaluator with educators and policy makers in the US, Canada, and the Caribbean. She is coauthor or coeditor of the following books: A Pig Don’t Get Fatter the More You Weigh It: Balancing Classroom Assessment; Creating Dynamic Schools Through Mentoring, Coaching, and Collaboration; Succeeding with Standards: Linking Curriculum, Assessment, and Action Planning; How... More About Author

Janice R. Fauske

Janice R. Fauske, upon earning her B.A. in English with a secondary teaching endorsement, began her career as a seventh grade English teacher in a rural, economically deprived school district in Virginia. After earning an M.S.Ed. in Reading Psychology, she taught special education in an inner city school district and later moved to college teaching at a small Virginia college. She earned an Educational Specialist degree in Higher Education at College of William and Mary, and later completed her Ph.D. in Educational Administration at University of Utah. Before joining the USF faculty as associate professor in Educational Leadership and... More About Author

Stephen P. Rushton

Stephen Rushton is an Associate Professor in the Childhood Education Department at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, and he has been teaching for USF for the last eight years. He supervises student teachers and teaches courses in research, elementary education methods, and the writing process. Dr. Rushton previously taught elementary education for twelve years in Ontario, Canada, and Oakridge, Tennessee. He conducts research on teacher effectiveness, brain-research, and personality types using the Myers-Briggs Personality Inventory. He received his B.Sc. and B.Ed. from Queen's University in Canada and his M.S. and Ph.D.... More About Author

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