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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... individual attention from their principals. The strength of praise, an example of reward power (French & Raven, 1959), in influencing an individual or group depends on its value to that individual or group (Hoy & Miskel, 2005; Yukl ...
... individual teachers; effective principals commend teachers for their instructional and classroom management efforts. Recognition of individual teachers' strengths is viewed Bringing Out the Best in Teachers.
... individual teachers' strengths is viewed as a means of maintaining and developing teachers' skills while promoting teachers' confidence and satisfaction. Whereas other influence strategies may be used to encourage teachers' involvement ...
... individual student outcomes and the quality of teaching, as well as of multiple role expectations (pp. 134–61) ... individuals have needs for recognition and approval that remain unfulfilled by self-evaluation alone. Other studies confirm ...
... individual praise. Quite the contrary, principals intersperse frequent and specific individual praise with group praise. They mention individuals by name at faculty meetings and in conversations with others. Informal verbal compliments ...
CHAPTER 8 POSITIVE USE OF FORMAL AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 9 MIRRORS TO THE POSSIBLE
CHAPTER 10 CONCLUSIONS CAVEATS AND CHALLENGES
RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES