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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... academic curriculum and pedagogy). Student achievement outcomes are viewed as an indirect result of principals' actions that affect instructional climate and classroom organization. The theoretical model discussed by Bossert et al. was ...
... student achievement (Leithwood, Begley, & Cousins, 1990), some direct and indirect links to student achievement have been found and confirmed by recent work. In fact, Leithwood, Louis, Anderson, and Wahlstrom (2004b) have determined ...
... student achievement (Leithwood et al., 1996b, 2004a, 2004b). Leithwood's conceptualization includes previous factors of both transformational and transactional leadership. Both he and Bass contend that these two types of leadership ...
... achievement, professionals who are influential in their workplaces, growing persons with opportunities ahead to ... student learning (Leithwood & Jantzi, 2000). Teachers feel “inspired” and “enthusiastic.” Their loyalty and dedication ...
... student achievement Earlier, we asked the question, “Why praise teachers?” The more obvious question now seems to be, “Why not?” Unfortunately, the same barriers that inhibit teacher interaction also limit teacheradministrator ...
CHAPTER 8 POSITIVE USE OF FORMAL AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 9 MIRRORS TO THE POSSIBLE
CHAPTER 10 CONCLUSIONS CAVEATS AND CHALLENGES
RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES