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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goal setting, evaluating, monitoring, and modeling—to instructional climate (i.e., staff commitment and discipline) and instructional organization (e.g., academic curriculum and pedagogy). Student achievement outcomes are viewed as an ...
empirically challenging (Hallinger & Heck, 1996a, 1996b), and although a number of scholars have acknowledged the dearth of studies of the relationships among leadership, teaching, and student achievement (Leithwood, Begley, & Cousins, ...
They also are credited with numerous studies demonstrating the relationship between the use of transformational leadership and teacher motivation, school climate, and student achievement (Leithwood et al., 1996b, 2004a, 2004b).
... and respect; to be seen as people of achievement, professionals who are influential in their workplaces, ... Increases in teacher motivation appear to have a direct effect on classroom practices and may also affect student learning ...
... seldom are we certain that what we actually do in the classroom positively affects students' lives. ... difficulties of assessing individual student outcomes and the quality of teaching, as well as of multiple role expectations (pp.
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CHAPTER 8 POSITIVE USE OF FORMAL AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 9 MIRRORS TO THE POSSIBLE
CHAPTER 10 CONCLUSIONS CAVEATS AND CHALLENGES
RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES