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.
I am not a middle manager, as principals were considered when I first started the principalship. I am a leader, a transformational leader, who has the power to create a school climate that supports students, faculty, staff, parents, ...
Blase and Kirby have given principals a gift, a means to assist us in getting a grip on priorities, especially for those who grasp school keys for the first time. The third edition provides a blueprint for principals.
Leaders aren't born, they are made—and they are made just like anything else, through hard work. —Vincent Lombardi. This. book is for school principals—both practicing and prospective—who want to bring out the best in teachers.
principals influence them and exactly how such influence affects their teaching and, more generally, their work with students ... Teachers, therefore, may choose to disregard school principals whose goals and strategies of influence are ...
Chapter 10, the final chapter, challenges the reader to consider the applicability of the leadership strategies discussed herein for school restructuring. This book discusses some fine, even extraordinary, principals whose dynamic ...
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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