Essay on School Teaching and Supervision

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Schools, Teaching, and Supervision
Grand Canyon University
Reflections on Schools, Teaching and Supervision
EDA-551
Holbeck
May 5, 2014
Schools, Teaching, and Supervision
My beliefs are supervisors are in a school to be leaders and raise the bar for the school, teachers, students, and community. Supervisors are there to continually drive the school mission and vision statements. My beliefs as a future supervisor most closely follow the philosophy of essentialism. Furthermore, “Teacher supervision is a formative process that focuses primarily on improving instruction”.(L. Kalule, Y. Bouchamma pg.89) This is mostly based on how I was raised and the beliefs instilled into me as a child, young adult, and adult.
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This is the job of an instructional supervisor. Supervise teachers within their schools and give them feedback on o their instructional development. Each teacher is a person, and every teacher comes in with unique experiences, gifts, and considerations. Being able to recognize and direct teachers in the correct path is vital to being a good supervisor.
Teachers need to be supervised on a daily basis. Whether it is an evaluation, walk through, or just a check in, this will hold the accountability bar high for everyone. This will also allow the supervisor the chance to get to know the teachers within the school. The supervisor will learn the strengths and weaknesses of the classroom teacher, where they are at with the curriculum, and help all parties when having to deal with any discipline issues within the classroom.
As a supervisor I believe one must be a master of the skills and knowledge needed to lead a school. Studies go on to say that, “study suggested that the trainees acquired a significant amount of the knowledge and skills that are essential”.(S. Eva, O. Marie-Louise, B. Boalt pg 381) Experience will come with the territory and learning from past events will be vital in the future. A supervisor must come to work each an every day with the attitude that today is going to be a great day. This will warm up the school environment and rub off on to other staff members as relationships are made over time. This will also help in making on

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