Bringing Out the Best in Teachers: What Effective Principals Do
"Reading this book is like having a conversation with several great colleagues sharing their ideas and expertise. The ideas and suggestions are clear, relevant, and doable. This book is inspiring!"-Pam Newell Bradley, PrincipalIrving Elementary School, Muskogee, OKTeachers reveal how principals can empower them to perform their best!What strategies do great principals use to influence teachers, students, and classroom instruction? This best-selling book by Joseph Blase and Peggy C. Kirby, now in its third edition, provides the answers from the teachers themselves. New material in this revised edition compares the authors' original research findings with recent literature on transformational leadership, school productivity, and adult learning, as well as the ISLLC and ELCC standards. Such comparisons underscore the continued timeliness and timelessness of this teacher's-eye view of effective school leadership. The book offers strategies and related practices that allow leaders toUse the power of praise Influence others by using expectations and involvement Encourage professional autonomy Lead by standing behind Suggest rather than direct Use formal authority positivelyIdeal for experienced or aspiring school principals, this enlightening and compact resource provides invaluable perspectives on how to motivate and inspire classroom teachers.
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CHAPTER 1 PRINCIPALS AND THEIR EFFECTIVENESS
CHAPTER 2 THE POWER OF PRAISE
CHAPTER 3 INFLUENCING BY EXPECTING
CHAPTER 4 INFLUENCING BY INVOLVING
CHAPTER 5 GRANTING PROFESSIONAL AUTONOMY
CHAPTER 6 LEADING BY STANDING BEHIND
SUGGESTING VERSUS DIRECTING
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Empowering Teachers: What Successful Principals Do
Limited preview - 2001
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