What Great Principals Do Differently Book

What Great Principals Do Differently


  • Author : Todd Whitaker
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-22
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000064179

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What Great Principals Do Differently Book Description :

What are the attitudes and actions that make great principals stand out? In this internationally renowned bestseller, Todd Whitaker reveals the 20 keys to effective school leadership. This essential third edition features helpful new strategies for recruiting talent through better interview and reference questions, as well as tips for retaining talent. It also offers a new section on how leadership is not an event, but rather requires a consistent approach to affect the climate and eventually shape the culture of your school. Perfect for new and experienced principals, for independent professional reading or for leadership courses, this practical book will leave you feeling inspired and ready to do the things that matter most for the people who ultimately matter most—the students.

What Great Teachers Do Differently Book

What Great Teachers Do Differently


  • Author : Todd Whitaker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-08-06
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317925903

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What Great Teachers Do Differently Book Description :

Book In the second edition of this renowned book, you will find pearls of wisdom, heartfelt advice, and inspiration from one of the nation’s leading authorities on staff motivation, teacher leadership, and principal effectiveness. With wit and understanding, Todd Whitaker describes the beliefs, behaviors, attitudes, and interactions of great teachers and explains what they do differently. New features include: Meaning what you say Focusing on students first Putting yourself in their position DVD Bundle This bundle includes a DVD featuring Todd Whitaker speaking about what great teachers do differently. It runs for approximately two hours and is the perfect addition to teacher training events and professional development meetings/workshops. Filled with pearls of wisdom, humor, and practical strategies, the video will motivate your staff and inspire them to be the best they can, each and every day. The DVD comes with a free copy of What Great Teachers Do Differently as well as a Facilitator's Guide.

What Great Principals Do Differently Book
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What Great Principals Do Differently


  • Author : Todd Whitaker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317925859

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What Great Principals Do Differently Book Description :

Inspire yourself and others with the second edition of this best-selling book. With heartfelt advice, practical wisdom, and examples from the field, Todd Whitaker explains the qualities and practices that distinguish great principals. New features include: Developing an accurate sense of self Understanding the dynamics of change Dealing with negative or ineffective staff members One of the nation’s leading experts on staff motivation, teacher leadership, and principal effectiveness, Todd Whitaker has written over 20 powerful books for educators of every level. Discover what you can do differently.

Study Guide  What Great Principals Do Differently Book

Study Guide What Great Principals Do Differently


  • Author : Beth Whitaker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-01-09
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317925002

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Study Guide What Great Principals Do Differently Book Description :

Designed to be used by facilitators and participants in seminars, book study groups, or other professional development events, this book guides critical thinking, collaboration, and professional growth based on the concepts in Todd Whitaker's best-selling title, What Great Principals Do Differently (2nd edition). Each chapter includes: Key Concepts Discussion Questions Journal Prompts Group Activities Application Strategies With this Study Guide, you can gain a deeper understanding of Whitaker's acclaimed book and learn how to apply his concepts and ideas in daily practices.

Study Guide  What Great Principals Do Differently Book

Study Guide What Great Principals Do Differently


  • Author : Todd Whitaker
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-29
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 106
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000196719

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Study Guide What Great Principals Do Differently Book Description :

Written to accompany the third edition of Todd Whitaker's bestselling title, What Great Principals Do Differently, this study guide can be used by facilitators and participants in workshops, webinars, book study groups, or other professional development events. The guide features a variety of strategies and activities that will help principals apply the book’s concepts to their own situation, so they can get the most out of the book, increase their professional growth, and have a greater impact as school leaders. Each chapter includes: Key Concepts Discussion Questions Journal Prompts Group Activities Application Strategies With this study guide, you can gain a deeper understanding of Whitaker's acclaimed book and learn how to apply his concepts and ideas in daily practices.

What Great Teachers Do Differently Book
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What Great Teachers Do Differently


  • Author : Todd Whitaker
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 132
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000064162

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What Great Teachers Do Differently Book Description :

What are the beliefs and behaviors that set great teachers apart? In this internationally renowned bestseller, Todd Whitaker reveals 19 keys to becoming more effective in the classroom. This essential third edition features new sections on why it’s about more than relationships, how to focus on a consistent, engaging learning environment, and the importance of choosing the right mode—business, parent, child—to improve your classroom management. Perfect for educators at any level of experience, for independent reading or for schoolwide book studies, this practical book will leave you feeling inspired and ready to do the things that matter most for the people who matter most—your students.

Study Guide Book

Study Guide


  • Author : Beth Whitaker
  • Publisher : Eye On Education
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 89
  • ISBN 10 : 9781596670358

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Study Guide Book Description :

This Study Guide features- -summaries of key points -questions for discussion -journal prompts -and other features to help participants understand the contents of the book and use the information in their own schools.

Leading Good Schools to Greatness Book

Leading Good Schools to Greatness


  • Author : Susan P. Gray
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2010-09-20
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452237497

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Leading Good Schools to Greatness Book Description :

Build your capacity to lead your school to greatness! Great leaders are made, not born. Written by the authors of From Good Schools to Great Schools, this sequel shows how great school leaders can be developed and how leaders can acquire the powerful personal leadership characteristics that the best administrators use to lead their schools to greatness. Chapters include: Self-assessments that reveal your inherent leadership dispositions Tips from exceptional principals in the field Strategies and case studies for developing specific leadership qualities Application exercises that put the strategies into action Reflection activities that encourage professional growth

The Ball Book

The Ball


  • Author : Todd Whitaker
  • Publisher : Triple Nickel Press
  • Release Date : 2010-06-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 89
  • ISBN 10 : 9780982702901

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The Ball Book Description :

"This refreshing story is a reminder that goals, passion, and the simple truths of your pursuit are the most meaningful building blocks of a successful organization, and should be its enduring architecture."— John Brenkus, cofounder and CEO of BASE Productions, host of Emmy award–winning "Sport Science," and author of The Perfection Point "As the speed of change, technology, competition, and demands increase, The Ball reminds us to keep sight of what's truly important."—Jeffrey Weber, founder, Technology Resource Center, Inc. and author, From Idea to Exit: The Entrepreneurial Journey

You re the Principal  Now What  Book

You re the Principal Now What


  • Author : Jen Schwanke
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2016-08-11
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 345
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416622246

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You re the Principal Now What Book Description :

A principal's job is astonishingly complex, and its competing demands can be overwhelming, especially in the first few years. In this book, Jen Schwanke, a principal herself, provides a mentor's guidance to steer new principals through the period of adjustment and set the foundation for a long and rewarding career. The topics you wish your graduate program had covered are covered here—directly, practically, and without the jargon. Drawing on her own experience, Schwanke provides strategies for tackling the most common yet most daunting challenges of the principalship, including Establishing productive professional relationships Building and maintaining a positive school culture Resolving conflict among staff and parents Providing effective instructional leadership Supporting students' social-emotional needs Conducting staff evaluations and delivering feedback Keeping up with district, state, and federal mandates Managing the facility and the budget Providing focused and effective professional development Prioritizing responsibilities Learning from student and schoolwide data Planning for growth and change Working through behavior and discipline issues Hiring high-quality teachers and supporting new ones Leading effective meetings Maintaining balance The standalone chapters provide easy access to the solutions you need for the situations you face. Along with real-life scenarios and critical tips for success, you'll find helpful models of what to do, what to say, and how to say it. This book is a source for ideas any time you encounter a problem and think, "Now what?" It's the beginning of an ongoing conversation about the wonderful and rewarding work of being a principal.

What Great Coaches Do Differently Book

What Great Coaches Do Differently


  • Author : Rob Haworth
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-01-09
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317930044

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What Great Coaches Do Differently Book Description :

This book describes the beliefs, behaviors, and attitudes of great athletic coaches. Where do they focus their attention? How do they spend their time and energy? And how can others gain the same advantages? Here, Rob Haworth and Todd Whitaker describe the qualities of champion athletes, coaches, and parents. Applying and extending the concepts presented in Whitaker's What Great Teachers Do Differently and What Great Principals Do Differently, this book demonstrates how effective coaching calls for "people skills" that the best coaches practice every day. Perfect for the coaches of your favorite school sports teams! "Plenty of real sports examples! The authors present a positive approach to understanding what great coaches do differently." -- Gene Shelkett, Principal, Eisenhower High School, Lawton, OK

Leadership Capacity for Lasting School Improvement Book

Leadership Capacity for Lasting School Improvement


  • Author : Linda Lambert
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9780871207784

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Leadership Capacity for Lasting School Improvement Book Description :

Uses charts and action steps to analyze a school's leadership capacity and explores how to sustain a learning community where everyone takes ownership of improvement efforts.

Facilitator s Guide What Great Principals Do Differently DVD Book

Facilitator s Guide What Great Principals Do Differently DVD


  • Author : Todd Whitaker
  • Publisher : Eye on Education
  • Release Date : 2002-10-17
  • Genre: Educational leadership
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 1596670509

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Facilitator s Guide What Great Principals Do Differently DVD Book Description :

Describes the management beliefs, behaviors, attitudes and interactions that create the best schools.

Study Guide  What Great Teachers Do Differently Book

Study Guide What Great Teachers Do Differently


  • Author : Todd Whitaker
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-29
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 92
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000196788

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Study Guide What Great Teachers Do Differently Book Description :

Written to accompany the third edition of Todd Whitaker's bestselling title, What Great Teachers Do Differently, this study guide can be used by facilitators and participants in workshops, webinars, book study groups, or other professional development events. The guide features a variety of strategies and activities that will help teachers apply the book’s concepts to their own classroom situation, so they can get the most out of the book and increase their impact in the classroom. Each chapter includes: Key Concepts Discussion Questions Journal Prompts Group Activities Application Strategies With this study guide, teachers will have a fun, collaborative, meaningful tool to assist with professional growth.

The Secret Solution Book

The Secret Solution


  • Author : Todd Whitaker
  • Publisher : R&L Education
  • Release Date : 2013-12-24
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN 10 : 9781475806151

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The Secret Solution Book Description :

The secret of effective leadership can elude even the best principals. In The Secret Solution, How One Principal Discovered the Path to Success, a principal travels a journey through four distinct leadership styles as he works to transform a school. On this journey, he encounters characters familiar to all of us who have worked in education, including superstars, fence-sitters, and even bullies. This quick-reading parable provides practical guidance for both current and future administrators, immediately relevant in applying knowledge to practice. Readers will quickly recognize staff from their own buildings who come to life in this engaging story.

Leading School Change Book

Leading School Change


  • Author : Todd Whitaker
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Organizational behavior
  • Pages : 125
  • ISBN 10 : 174239986X

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Leading School Change Book Description :

"Make positive and immediate changes in your school with the support of your entire staff. New from acclaimed speaker and bestselling author Todd Whitaker (What Great Teachers Do Differently, Dealing with Difficult Parents), Leading School Change provides principals, assistant principals, district superintendents, and other educators with concrete steps for getting colleagues to champion and work toward the changes you want to make. Drawing from years of experience working with leaders at the school and district levels, Whitaker shares nine specific strategies for overcoming resistance, building cooperation and recruiting hands-on help. An essential tool for leaders, this book delivers a complete action plan for those who want to implement results-oriented school change."--publisher website.

The Principal Book

The Principal


  • Author : Michael Fullan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-02-21
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119422358

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The Principal Book Description :

The author of "Six Secrets of Change" describes how and why the principal's role must change to maximize student achievement. Includes a free professional development guide.

Coherence Book

Coherence


  • Author : Michael Fullan
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2015-07-16
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506301723

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Coherence Book Description :

Complex times call for streamlined solutions—and leaders to pull them together. If initiative overload and fragmentation are keeping your best plans from becoming reality, it’s time to lead with coherence. Using the right drivers as your foundation, you’ll bring people and ideas together—and implement the kind of lasting change that maximizes results. The key to success is the Coherence Framework, a dynamic, customizable road map with four essential components: Focused direction to build collective purpose Cultivating collaborative cultures while clarifying individual and team roles Deepening learning to accelerate improvement and foster innovation Securing accountability from the inside out

The Coach Approach to School Leadership Book

The Coach Approach to School Leadership


  • Author : Jessica Johnson
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2017-05-26
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 181
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416623885

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The Coach Approach to School Leadership Book Description :

In The Coach Approach to School Leadership, Jessica Johnson, Shira Leibowitz, and Kathy Perret address a dilemma faced by many principals: how to function as learning leaders while fulfilling their evaluative and management duties. The answer? Incorporating instructional coaching techniques as an integral part of serious school improvement. The authors explain how principals can Master the skill of "switching hats" between the nonjudgmental coach role and the evaluative supervisor role. Expand their classroom visits and combine coaching with evaluation requirements. Nurture relationships with teachers and build a positive school culture. Provide high-quality feedback to support the development of both teachers and students. Empower teachers to lead their own professional learning and work together as a team. Drawing from the authors' work with schools as well as their conversations with educators across the globe, this thought-provoking book speaks to the unique needs of principals as instructional leaders, providing solutions to challenges in every aspect of this complex endeavor. The role of the principal is changing at a rapid pace. Let this resource guide you in improving your own practice while helping teachers master the high-quality instruction that leads to student success.