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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... practices employed by effective principals to enhance teachers and their work with students. Principals' goals in using the strategies and the specific consequences for teachers are fully described. Each chapter closes with a set of ...
... practices include purposes, people, and structures and social systems; Conger & Kanungo's, 1998, categories include visioning, efficacy-building, and context-changing strategies; and Leithwood's, 1996, categories include setting ...
... 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 with Bass is obvious but ...
... practices, and their effect on teachers. Guidelines for reflection drawn from the research data are presented in the closing pages of each chapter. Although each chapter focuses on only certain influence strategies, we must emphasize ...
... practices and may also affect student learning (Leithwood & Jantzi, 2000). Teachers feel “inspired” and “enthusiastic.” Their loyalty and dedication grow. Because of her principal's appreciation, one teacher declared, “I wouldn't think ...
CHAPTER 8 POSITIVE USE OF FORMAL AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 9 MIRRORS TO THE POSSIBLE
CHAPTER 10 CONCLUSIONS CAVEATS AND CHALLENGES
RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES