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Quality School Teacher: A Companion Volume to the Quality School

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This book is the follow-up to its immediate predecessor, The Quality School. Based on the work of W. Edwards Deming and on Dr. Glasser's own choice theory, it is written for teachers who are trying to abandon the old system of boss-managing, which is effective for less than half of all students. William Glasser, M.D., explains that only through lead-management can teachers create classrooms in which all students not only do competent work but begin to do quality work. These classrooms are the core of a quality ...

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Overview

This book is the follow-up to its immediate predecessor, The Quality School. Based on the work of W. Edwards Deming and on Dr. Glasser's own choice theory, it is written for teachers who are trying to abandon the old system of boss-managing, which is effective for less than half of all students. William Glasser, M.D., explains that only through lead-management can teachers create classrooms in which all students not only do competent work but begin to do quality work. These classrooms are the core of a quality school. The book begins by explaining that to persuade students to do quality schoolwork, teachers must first establish warm, totally noncoercive relationships with their students; teach only useful material, which means stressing skills rather than asking students to memorize information; and move from teacher evaluation to student self-evaluation. There are no generalities in this book: It provides the specifics that classroom teachers seek as they begin the move to quality schools.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780060952853
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/28/1998
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 312,901
  • Product dimensions: 5.31 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Meet the Author

William Glasser, M.D., is a world-renowned psychiatrist who lectures widely. His numerous books have sold 1.7 million copies, and he has trained thousands of counselors in his Choice Theory and Reality Therapy approaches. He is also the president of the William Glasser Institute in Los Angeles.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Author's Note
1 Quality School Teachers Always Lead, They Never Boss 1
2 The Quality School Teacher Is a Professional 11
3 The Six Conditions of Quality 17
4 Your Students Need to Know You and Like You 29
5 Quality School Teachers Teach Useful Skills 43
6 Teaching Useful Information in the Secondary School 63
7 Quality Schoolwork 71
8 Teaching the Nonacademic Skills 81
9 Concurrent Evaluation 91
10 Expanding the Classroom Staff 107
11 Teaching Control Theory to Students 121
12 Ungraded Quality Assignments 141
Summary 149
A Final Note 151
Notes 155
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