The Leadership Strategy of Jesus. So much of the activity I see among leaders today is focused on reaching the masses.
“Successful leaders” speak at big conferences, host popular television or radio shows, publish bestselling books, write successful blogs, or engage in social media. Sermon on the Mount by Cosimo Rosselli Simply put, their goal is breadth. They want to extend their influence to as many people as possible. Nothing wrong with that. His goal was not “reach” or popularity. On more than one occasion, after performing a jaw-dropping miracle, he told those who witnessed it, “Tell no one what you have seen” (see e.g., Matthew 8:4; 16:20; 17:9; Mark 7:36; 8:30; 9:9; Luke 5:14; and 8:56). He was a publicist’s nightmare. Instead, Jesus focused on true depth and long-term impact. He led himself. Jesus’ leadership strategy evidently worked well. Within seven generations (318 A.D.), the emperor Constantine accepted his message and made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire.
Growth Mindset. I am leading an initiative to help my school become a Growth Mindset school.
I have written about this in the following posts: Many other posts refer to our growth mindset ethos and approach, and I have tagged them here: Growth Mindset Posts. You can read my article about Becoming a growth mindset school on page 2 of the SSAT journal here. Chew Valley School also has a teaching and learning blog charting our growth mindset journey. You can find it here: #echewcation Growth Mindset is the brainchild of Carol Dweck. What is leadership? When I started this blog, I called it “Teaching: Leading Learning” because I believe the role of classroom teacher and school leader are closely connected.
In both cases, you have a group of people and you want to take them from one situation to another. You have to enact change. There are several ways you can accomplish this: Authoritarian: Classroom situation: I am the teacher. I am in charge. 11 Great Leadership and Vision Quotes. 11 Great Leadership and Vision Quotes 1.
“A leader’s job is to look into the future and see the organization, not as it is, but as it should be.” ~Jack Welch2.
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School leadership matters.
During the past decade, there has been a growing recognition among educators and policymakers that school principals must be instructional leaders who ensure that high-quality teaching occurs in every classroom. This view is backed up by a solid body of evidence showing that leadership places second only to teaching among school-related influences on learning. In culling lessons from 13 years of research that describes what effective principals do well, The Wallace Foundation has found they perform five key practices: Learning Forward has developed this web-based professional learning guide using excerpts from the award-winning PBS documentary film, The Principal Story, to illustrate the five practices.
The guide is intended to help those who prepare and support aspiring and current principals probe these essential practices. Watch excerpts from the film here and explore each practice below. Unit 1: Shaping a vision of academic success for all students. What Works Clearinghouse. Create your customised business card online. The 2013 Leadership Handbook: How to Better Communicate. The Daily Handbook for Extreme Leaders. The Idea Village. 4pt0schools. Home « Keeping Pace. Start With Why.
The Vancouver Symposium on Christian Education for the 21st Century.
TICAL - Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership.