Bringing Out the Best in Teachers: What Effective Principals Do
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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
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Positive Use of Formal Authority 9. Mirrors to the Possible 10. Conclusions, Caveats, and Challenges Resource: Research Methods and Procedures References Index vi ix xii xiv 10 22 37 57 67 80 92 103 117 130 134 147 Foreword to the Third ...
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This book discusses some fine, even extraordinary, principals whose dynamic leadership has had remarkably positive effects on teachers and, we suspect, on students as well. It describes these principals as seen through the eyes of ...
Heck and his associates demonstrated that the two classes of leader behavior (i.e., instructional climate and instructional organization) positively affected student achievement in the schools they studied.
For more detailed information from exemplary research on the positive correlations between school leadership and student achievement, see Waters, Marzano, and McNulty's (2003) study, Balanced Leadership: What 30 Years of Research Tells ...
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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