Approaches Supervision

Approaches Supervision Paper instructions: Approaches Supervision One of the deceptively simple steps in preparing to supervise education professionals is to gain a professional perspective on one’s own experiences when supervised. If you have had very positive experiences, and everyone you supervise has the same needs and preferences you do, supervision will be a simple task. Most educators have either have experienced or heard of supervisory experiences that were either negative, unhelpful, or both. In addition, what works for one individual may be very different than what works for the people supervised? Write a guided reflection paper indicating responses to each of the ten Beliefs about Education questions and each of the eight Supervision Beliefs questions. Please follow the following steps for the guided reflection paper: 1. Write a paragraph in response to each of the 18 questions below. 2. Conclude the paper with an overview of the four approaches to supervision (Nondirective, Collaborative, Directive informal and Directive Control) and state which approach is best of the four. 3. A minimum of 3 scholarly resources required (Glickman, C. D., Gordon, S. P., & Ross-Gordon, J. M. (2010). SuperVision and instructional leadership: A developmental approach. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon can be one of the sources). 4. Please cite all references in text and in the references. Response should reflect APA standards. Beliefs about Education Questions 1. What should the purpose of education be? 2. What should be the content of school curriculum? 3. Who should control the learning environment? 4. What should be the relationship of teacher and student? 5. Under what condition is student learning more successful? 6. What motivates students to do their best in school? 7. What is your definition of effective teaching? 8. What personal characteristics are possessed by successful teachers? 9. How should the teacher asses’ student learning? 10. What is the definition of a good school? Supervision Beliefs questions 11. How does the dominant culture inform goals as a school? 12. How do other cultures contribute to goals? 13. How is the dominant culture represented in our curriculum, including text books and curriculum materials? 14. Are other cultures reflected positively in our curriculum? 15. How do cultural beliefs affect the way students are grouped and placed in various programs in our schools? 16. How do our cultural beliefs affect the school’s disciplinary practices? 17. How do our cultural beliefs affect the way we asses student learning? 18. How do our cultural beliefs affect the way we interact with our students’ families?

Posted in Uncategorized