Perfect Phrases for School Administrators

Author: Christine Canning Wilson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071633375
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Find the right words to communicate with teachers, other educators, personnel, vendors, and more Perfect Phrases for School Administrators contains features the key words, phrases, acronyms, jargon and buzzwords used in the field of education and training. You can use these words to write teacher evaluations, settle union issues and contract disputes, deal with vendors and sales reps, communicate effectively with staff, deescalate grievances, and more.

Energizing Staff Meetings

Author: Sheila Eller
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452280851
Format: PDF, ePub
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Infuse staff meetings with zing and breathe new life into school culture! Would you like to see more enthusiasm, focus and results from your meetings? Do you want more participation and less reluctance when you gather your team? Would you like to start a ripple of high engagement in staff meetings that would spread across your school? This sourcebook overflows with strategies and activities designed to lower the "chore" factor and improve the faculty meeting by: Lightening the atmosphere with creative approaches Motivating and rewarding faculty in novel ways Building team relationships that can transform the school culture

Writing Meaningful Teacher Evaluations Right Now

Author: Cornelius L. Barker
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412960118
Format: PDF
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More than ever, this third edition of the best-selling Writing Meaningful Evaluations-Right Now!! is vital tool for every busy administrator! In an era of increasing demands for quality performance-based evaluations, this book offers supervisors a diverse bank of areas to address during an evaluation plus sample phrases to assist in describing a teacher's performance. By supplying users with quick and efficient tools for writing fact-filled and comprehensive teacher evaluations, the book empowers educators to verbalize their goals and vision for their schools. Updated throughout, this essential reference guide provides sample evaluations, forms, performance proficiency statements, and a timesaving CD-ROM with forms that can be easily customized. The book greatly enhances administrators' capacity for monitoring, assessing, and documenting instructional performance by providing tools for developing evaluations that are individualized and that provide an accurate, meaningful record for both admininstrators and staff.

100 Ways to Recognize and Reward Your School Staff

Author: Emily E. Houck
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416615261
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book provides school administrators with practical, easy-to-use, and inexpensive ways to reward and recognize the efforts of their staff. More than 100 ideas are divided into three categories based on the amount of effort they require. Recognizing and rewarding your staff can be as simple as writing a heartfelt thank-you note to a bus driver or as unexpected as taking a teacher's grading duty for a night. This invaluable guide will help principals and superintendents everywhere bring out the best in their teachers and staff members. The best part is that rewarding and inspiring your staff will be rewarding and inspiring for you too. Dr. Emily E. Houck is the former superintendent of the Scott Valley Unified School District in California.

Perfect Phrases for Classroom Teachers

Author: Christine Canning Wilson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071633340
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Find the right words for report cards, parent-teacher conferences, and more Written for teachers grades K through 12, Perfect Phrases for Classroom Teachers helps you find the right words that will communicate a student’s progress effectively and reveal his or her weaknesses without sounding negative. This book provides lists of words and phrases that convey difficult messages tactfully and with appropriate professionalism, and words and phrases that follow state standards and guidelines for permanent records.

194 High Impact Letters for Busy Principals

Author: Marilyn L. Grady
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452235600
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This expanded collection of letters is truly a time-saving starter kit, providing busy principals with easy-to-personalize templates on a PC- and Mac-compatible CD-ROM to revitalize your communications repertoire.

30 Reflective Staff Development Exercises for Educators

Author: Stephen S. Kaagan
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452295867
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This edition offers a fresh introduction to the power of reflective exercises, new questions for individual and group reflection, and a section on asking thoughtful debriefing questions.

Perfect Phrases for Performance Reviews 2 E

Author: Douglas Max
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071759425
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME The ability to craft an employee review that is meaningful and change-driven is what separates average supervisors from great managers. How often, though, have you struggled to find the most appropriate words for your needs? This completely revised and updated second edition of Perfect Phrases for Performance Reviews provides hundreds of ready-made phrases you can use to clearly communicate any employee's performance in 74 different skill areas. Learn the most effective language for: Crafting an accurate, carefully worded assessment Documenting behaviors and accomplishments Guiding and developing promising workers Conducting face-to-face interviews

How To Say It

Author: Rosalie Maggio
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101215518
Format: PDF, ePub
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This practical guide features comprehensive lists of words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs that allow you to express yourself on any subject in your own voice and style. It teaches what to include and what to leave out when writing. Whether you want to sound formal or casual, traditional or contemporary, businesslike or lighthearted, distant or intimate, you’ll find here the words for every letter writing occasion, including: - Business letters - Personal letters - Get-well cards - Invitations - Resumes - And more! With helpful grammatical appendices and sample letters, say goodbye to your writing etiquette worries!