Best Practices of Award Winning Elementary School Principals

Author: Sandra Harris
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452235864
Format: PDF, Docs
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Using survey results and contributions from 35 award-winning elementary school principals nationwide, this essential resource examines over 100 field-based practices recognized as the best for the elementary school principalship.

Best Classroom Practices

Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780803967595
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This handy guide offers lesson plans, calendars and schedules, and classroom discussion ideas—everything teachers need to excel!

School Discipline

Author: Louis Rosen
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 148336139X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Loaded with updates, this newly revised second edition gives administrators all the tools they need to create a safe environment for both educators and students.

The Principal s Guide to Managing School Personnel

Author: Richard D. Sorenson
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452295506
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A comprehensive guide to building successful relationships with all school personnel! Ideal for practicing and aspiring principals, this in-depth resource presents policies, procedures, and techniques for managing faculty and support staff and creating effective work environments. The authors provide case studies, strategies, and reflective exercises in each chapter to help administrators evaluate their schools and practices. Based on ISLLC and ELCC standards for school leadership, this book covers: Shaping school culture to promote shared ownership of the school’s vision Recruiting, selecting, and retaining qualified personnel Effective communication and conflict resolution Handling challenging situations such as supervising marginal employees and addressing grievances

Best Ideas From America s Blue Ribbon Schools

Author: National Association of Elementary School Principals (U.S.)
Publisher: Corwin
ISBN:
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This volume offers an impressive collection of ideas to enhance education submitted by the heads of some of America's leading schools. The broad range of concepts will be of interest to any teacher who is committed to creating an outstanding school.

Schools That Deliver

Author: John Edwards
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506334865
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Real change and real results for your school In schools that deliver, we know our real work and create an aligned culture of authentic action and delivery. This book shares processes designed to deliver results that matter to each school community, drawing on research and the practical experience of teachers and school leaders globally. Learn how to: Blend research and practice to deliver results that matter in schools Develop a strong culture of leadership, trust and alignment Address the frustrations currently felt by teachers in a positive, productive way When a school community delivers together for their children, they feel the true joy of education.

BRAVO Principal

Author: Sandra Harris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131752974X
Format: PDF, Docs
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It is only through effective leadership actions that principals can become outstanding leaders. By building relationships that value all stakeholders—including teachers, students, parents, and community members—your actions will lead to a thriving school. This book provides you with the tools for emphasizing shared purpose, caring, integrity, and honesty so you can Build Relationships with Actions that Value Others. In this updated edition, you’ll find out how to: Establish trusting relationship based on mutual support, respect, and empowerment. Demonstrate cultural responsiveness by embracing diversity and integrating multicultural awareness throughout the curriculum. Employ creative concern-solving strategies and address conflicts with students, parents, and staff. Develop a learning culture to nurture student and teacher achievement. Each chapter concludes with a set of review questions to help you to reflect, evaluate, and improve upon your leadership skills. Filled with suggestions for actions that you can apply today, this book shows you how to become a BRAVO Principal!

Best Practices of Literacy Leaders

Author: Rita M. Bean
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1609189442
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Bringing together leading experts, this book presents the principles of effective literacy leadership and describes proven methods for improving instruction, assessment, and schoolwide professional development. The book shows how all school staff--including reading specialists and coaches, administrators, teachers, and special educators--can play an active role in nurturing a culture of collaboration and promoting student achievement. Best practices are identified for creating strong elementary and secondary literacy programs, differentiating instruction, supporting English language learners, utilizing technology, building home-school partnerships, and much more. User-friendly features include case examples, guiding questions, and engagement activities in each chapter.