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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... Praise 3. Influencing by Expecting 4. Influencing by Involving 5. Granting Professional Autonomy 6. Leading by Standing Behind 7. Gentle Nudges: Suggesting Versus Directing 8. Positive Use of Formal Authority 9. Mirrors to the Possible ...
... teachers. The third edition of Bringing Out the Best in Teachers validates the role of the principal—we are the shepherds who tend to the needs of teachers, bringing them together as a collegial, professional learning community. We praise ...
... praise and how principals articulate expectations to effect changes in teacher thinking and behavior. In Chapter 4, we examine the many ways principals involve teachers in instructional and noninstructional decisions. Chapter x Bringing ...
... teachers perceive in schools (Muth, 1973). Hanson (1976) discovered that in innovative schools, public praise by administrators results in desired modifications of teacher behavior. Hanson also found that principals who describe ...
... teachers' work. To our knowledge, no research has used qualitative research methods to investigate the full range of strategies that principals typically employ in their work with ... Praise When I am in Principals and Their Effectiveness.
CHAPTER 8 POSITIVE USE OF FORMAL AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 9 MIRRORS TO THE POSSIBLE
CHAPTER 10 CONCLUSIONS CAVEATS AND CHALLENGES
RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES