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!"
Teachers 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 to
Ideal 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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... feel good, inspired, motivated. It reminds me that it sure is easy to make someone's day, and we need to take time to [do so] more often. Being motivated makes us do a better job. I'm sure it helps me remain positive and flexible. —A ...
... feeling “encouraged,” “appreciated,” and “recognized”: The principal often writes personal notes to individual ... feel that what I do is appreciated, and these actions give me positive thoughts about the principal . . . The Power ...
... feel that what I do is noticed and appreciated, I have a better feeling about my job and try to do a better job. —A middle school teacher Maslow (1970) describes five levels of needs in humans: (1) basic physiological needs, (2) ...
... feel uncomfortable with this strategy. Still, we cannot deny its potency. We have gathered substantial evidence of the positive effects of praise on both attitudes and behaviors of teachers. Two questions surface with regard to this ...
... feel about their work from comments the principals made to others. Although perhaps not intended as a means of influence, teachers did learn of these remarks to others and were impressed by them. As one teacher boasted, “He brags on us ...
CHAPTER 8 POSITIVE USE OF FORMAL AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 9 MIRRORS TO THE POSSIBLE
CHAPTER 10 CONCLUSIONS CAVEATS AND CHALLENGES
RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES