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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... Teachers know that I am here to remove any barriers that stand in their way of being the most effective teacher for their classes and teacher leaders for our school. Support, assistance, and reinforcement is what is needed by both ...
... 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, we support, we expect, we empower, we suggest, we ...
... teachers, principals are able to enhance teachers' development. Several strategies—including the use of rewards and principal support—are discussed in Chapter 6. Indirect, subtle, and yet powerful strategies—including giving advice ...
... support, (4) modeling best practices and organizational values, (5) demonstrating high performance expectations, (6) creating a productive school culture, and (7) developing structures for shared decision making. Considerable overlap ...
... support (Brady, 1985; Hoy & Brown, 1988; Reiss & Hoy, 1998), and vision (Blumberg & Greenfield, 1986), for instance, were found to be very effective in influencing teachers. Leithwood and Jantzi (1990) and Blase and Blase (1998) found ...
CHAPTER 8 POSITIVE USE OF FORMAL AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 9 MIRRORS TO THE POSSIBLE
CHAPTER 10 CONCLUSIONS CAVEATS AND CHALLENGES
RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES