Read the case by Mette and Riegel (2018), “Supervision, Systems Thinking, and the Impact of American School Reform Efforts on Instructional Leadership,” from the University Library.
Write a 250- to 300-word response to the following:
- How can practitioners navigate the theory-practice gap that exists in instructional leadership? Justify your response.
- How might instructional leaders use data in their supervision and evaluation to improve instructional practice?
Include your own experience as well as 2 citations that align with or contradict your comments as sourced from peer-reviewed academic journals, industry publications, books, and/or other sources. Cite your sources using APA formatting. If you found contradicting information to what your experience tells you, explain why you agree or disagree with the research.
Review your classmates’ posts. Respond to at least one of your colleagues in a post of at least 150 words. Explain why you agree or disagree with that post. Then, share an example from your professional experience to support your assertions.