What Great Principals Do Differently: Fifteen Things That Matter Most / Edition 1

What Great Principals Do Differently: Fifteen Things That Matter Most / Edition 1

by Todd Whitaker
     
 

ISBN-10: 1930556470

ISBN-13: 9781930556478

Pub. Date: 10/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

What are the specific qualities and practices of great principals which elevate them above the rest? Blending school-centered studies and experience working with hundreds of administrators, the author reveals the 15 things that the most successful principals do and that other principals do not.

This book shows you why these practices are effective and it

Overview

What are the specific qualities and practices of great principals which elevate them above the rest? Blending school-centered studies and experience working with hundreds of administrators, the author reveals the 15 things that the most successful principals do and that other principals do not.

This book shows you why these practices are effective and it also demonstrates how to implement each of them in your school.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781930556478
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
130
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

• Introduction
• Why Look at Great?
• It's People, Not Programs
• Who Is the Variable
• Treat Everyone with Respect, Every Day, All the Time
• The Principal is the Filter
• Teach the Teachers
• Hire Great Teachers
• Standardized Testing
• Focus on Behavior, Then Focus on Beliefs
• Loyal to Whom?
• Base Every Decision on Your Best Teachers
• In Every Situation, Ask Who is Most Comfortable and Who is Least Comfortable
• Understand High Achievers
• Make it Cool to Care
• Don't Need to Repair-Always Do Repair
• Set Expectaions at the Start of the Year
• Clarifying Your Core
• References

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