People First

Author: Leslie Grant
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317923871
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book is a concise guide for school leaders who want to create good relationships with their teachers. It offers easy-to-implement ideas that will help you unite with teachers to increase student achievement together. People First provides research-based and practitioner-developed tips and strategies for administrators, instructional leaders, teacher leaders, and professional development specialists.

Leadership Connectors

Author: La Vern Burmeister
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317927230
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book will help you connect with your faculty and staff and develop the relationships necessary for student success. With practical examples and specific strategies, it will help you thrive as an effective school leader. It will help you communicate better, bring out the best in your staff, and build strong relationships in your schools.

99 Ways to Lead Succeed

Author: Lynn Bush
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317927443
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Veteran educators Howard J. Bultinck and Lynn H. Bush draw from their own experiences as principals and teachers to offer school leaders 99 lessons they've learned on the job and in daily life. With this book, principals, other administrators, and teacher leaders have a surefire head start on effective school leadership. 99 Ways to Lead and Succeed: Strategies and Stories for School Leaders provides workable insights on the daily life of a school leader, including ways to handle stress, communication tips, moral and ethnical approaches, and more. This handy guide is for all teacher leaders, principals, and administrators who seek to noticeably improve their personal and professional lives in the context of school leadership.

Solving the Assistant Principal s Puzzle

Author: Douglas Hartley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131792486X
Format: PDF
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How does an assistant principal complete the large number of managerial duties and, at the same time, serve as a credible instructional leader? This book provides practical recommendations for successfully filling the dual role as manager and instructional leader, building effective relationships, using power appropriately, and productively collaborating with the principal and staff.

The Supportive Learning Environment

Author: Jennifer Hindman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317923391
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This entry in the James H. Stronge Research-to-Practice Series focuses on the characteristics of teachers who create supportive learning environments for their students. By conveying a sense of immediacy, credibility, and caring, they communicate to students in both verbal and nonverbal ways that are essential to cultivating a positive and productive learning community. In this book, Stronge, Grant, and Hindman provide a comprehensive overview of the qualities of a supportive teacher. They offer a bridge between research-based theories and practical classroom applications, with templates, planning forms, and other reproducibles. The authors help teachers move toward establishing a learning environment that contributes to effective instructional practices. Topics include: engaging students and their families, effective communication, student ownership of the learning environment, and much more.

From Good Schools to Great Schools

Author: Susan P. Gray
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412948991
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This comprehensive resource examines lessons from the private sector, provides case studies of "star" principals, and offers reflection questions for more effective application of leadership principles.

Leadership Challenge

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527503742
Format: PDF
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Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.

What Schools Don t Teach

Author: Brad Johnson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317622669
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Are we adequately preparing students for life beyond school doors? Schools teach students not to be competitive and never to fail. Yet in the real world, people compete for jobs, and they often fail many times before reaching success. In this thought-provoking book, authors Johnson and Sessions describe 20 skills that are overlooked in schools and in educational standards but that are crucial to real-world success. They describe how you can develop these skills in your students, no matter what subject area or grade level you teach. You’ll learn how to promote leadership; allow competition; encourage meaningful engagement; help students find their voice; incorporate edutainment and pop culture; motivate towards excellence hold students accountable and responsible; foster perseverance and the ability to learn from failure; teach effective communication; and much more! Each chapter includes insightful research, thought-provoking stories, and practical strategies that you can take back to your own classroom.

Uncovering teacher leadership

Author: Richard H. Ackerman
Publisher: Corwin Pr
ISBN: 9781412939393
Format: PDF
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Edited by leadership experts, this comprehensive reader organizes the top voices in the field to examine teacher leadership in insightful and surprising ways.