Bringing Out the Best in Teachers: What Effective Principals Do

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National Education Association, 1992 - 160 pages
" Finally! Practical advice from the teachers' perspective! " Learn what effective principals do to influence, motivate, and empower teachers'entirely from the teachers' perspective. Based on an in-depth study in which teachers detail the strategies extraordinary principals used to help them become more effective in the classroom, this second edition incorporates the most up-to-date literature to'keep the core study timely and provocative. Easy-to-follow guidelines are included in each chapter. Strategies and related practices illustrate how to: Use the power of praise Influence by expecting and involving Encourage professional autonomy Lead by standing behind Suggest rather than direct Use formal authority positively This book is a must-have resource for any practicing school principal or for teachers studying to be principals.

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