EDAM 5013. Teacher Leadership

Three credits

After understanding the meaning of teacher leadership, learners will explore their own school's culture, their impact on learning, and the power of reflective practice. Teacher leaders are needed in order to facilitate effective change in school culture and student achievement. The course begins with a review of the core beliefs and guiding principles about teacher leadership and explores how schools are rapidly changing and the complexity of the change. Learners will experience various tools of reflection throughout the course, explore the impact of school culture on learning, and understand the behaviors and attitudes of teacher leaders.

Prerequisite: None