Participative Leadership in Education

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Participative leadership Q1. As a leader who has a participative leadership style, describe how this leadership style effectively interacts with the faculty, parents, and students in a school setting as a leader? Learning is a collaborative process. It is not something that is done 'to' the student. An effective school leader will solicit the input of faculty members when structuring the curriculum, so that teachers can provide information to the administrator based upon their knowledge of how students learn and their past classroom experiences. Talking to teachers also ensures that teachers will be emotionally invested in the goals the school sets for students. Parents likewise must be participants in the learning process. It is parents who will be standing nearby as students complete their homework. They must know how to motivate students at home and must convey the attitude that learning is important to their children every day. Parent volunteers are also invaluable in the classroom, on school field trips, and in other areas of scholastic life. And finally, students must feel as if they 'own' their learning. Rather than viewing students as potential disciplinary cases, participative leadership assumes that students are innately curious and desire to learn. Q2. What does highly effective classroom instruction look like? An effective classroom is built upon the principles of collaboration. The teacher may lead the way, but the students also guide the process. There
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