The Constructivist Leader

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Teachers College Press, Aug 2, 2002 - Education - 284 pages
Since the publication of the first edition in 1995, "The Constructivist Leader has provided educational leaders at all levels with a conceptual framework for leadership defined as reciprocal, purposeful learning in community. Today, learning communities based on constructivist principles are a major part of the school improvement landscape. The "Second Edition of this best-selling book enables readers to carry this constructivist vision and purpose forward, while effectively implementing standards-based reform, authentic assessment, and constructivist-based accountability.

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Standards Equity
Toward a Deepened Theory of Constructivist
Leading the Conversations
The Linguistics of Leadership
Its Evolving
Constructing School ChangeSchool Stories
The School District as Interdependent
The Preparation of New Constructivist
Epilogue by Linda Lambert
About the Authors

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