Developing Creative Leadership /Parker
Part of the Gifted Treasury Series, Developing Creative Leadership provides an overview of leadership in the crucial grades of 6-12. Drawing upon theories based on cognitive and affective leadership, and the role of leadership in gifted education, leadership is discussed as it pertains to research projects, problem solving, interpersonal communication, and decision-making. Strategies are provided for curriculum planning in the first half of the book in preparation for the second half, which presents practical units for developing leadership. Suggestions are made for developing programs around the Leadership Training Model (LTM), a comprehensive model on which gifted programs can be based.