Use "Assertive Intervention" techniques to help difficult teachers become positive and energetic professionals!
- Confront difficult teachers calmly and confidently
- Conduct an Assertive Intervention
- Improve interactions with troublesome teachers
- Build a positive school culture
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About the Author
Elaine K. Mc Ewan is an educational consultant with The Mc Ewan-Adkins Group, offering professional development for educators to assist them in meeting the challenges of literacy learning in Grades Pre K-6. A former teacher, librarian, principal, and assistant superintendent for instruction in several suburban Chicago school districts, Elaine is the award-winning and best-selling author of more than three dozen books for educators. Her Corwin Press titles include Raising Reading Achievement in Middle and High Schools: Five Simple-to-Follow Strategies for Principals, Second Edition (2006), Seven Strategies of Highly Effective Readers: Using Cognitive Research to Boost K-8 Achievement (2004), Ten Traits of Highly Effective Principals: From Good to Great Performance (2003), Making Sense of Research: What’s Good, What’s Not, and How to Tell the Difference (2003), Seven Steps to Effective Instructional Leadership, Second Edition (2003), Teach Them ALL to Read: Catching the Kids Who Fall through the Cracks (2002), and Ten Traits of Highly Effective Teachers: How to Hire, Mentor, and Coach Successful Teachers (2001). Mc Ewan was honored by the Illinois Principals Association as an outstanding instructional leader, by the Illinois State Board of Education with an Award of Excellence in the Those Who Excel Program, and by the National Association of Elementary School Principals as the National Distinguished Principal from Illinois for 1991. She received her undergraduate degree in education from Wheaton College and advanced degrees in library science (MA) and educational administration (Ed D) from Northern Illinois University.Mc Ewan lives with her husband and business partner, E. Raymond Adkins, in Oro Valley, Arizona. Between them, Elaine and Ray have five children, fifteen grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Table of Contents
Preface Who This Book Is For Special Features of the Book Overview of the Contents A Matter of Definition A Cautionary Note AcknowledgmentsAbout the Author1. Seven Habits of Highly Effective Principals: How to Deal With Difficult Teachers Seven Habits for Dealing Positively With Difficult Teachers Summing Up2. How to Conduct an Assertive Intervention: Tell It Like It Is The Critical Attributes of Assertive Intervention The Three Stages of Assertive Intervention How to Conduct Assertive Intervention Summing Up3. Strategies for Dealing With Angry, Hostile, or Just Plain Tiresome Teachers Understanding Angry Teachers What Works and What Doesn't? Kinds of Angry Teachers How to Deal With Angry Teachers A Case Study: The Critical and Mean-Spirited Teacher Summing Up4. Strategies for Dealing With Teachers Who Are Temporarily Troubled, Mentally Disordered, or Are in Trouble With the Law Characteristics of Teachers Who Are Temporarily Troubled Characteristics of Teachers With Mental Disorders Characteristics of Teachers Who Are in Trouble With the Law How to Deal With Teachers Who Are Temporarily Troubled How to Deal With Teachers Who Have Mental Disorders How to Deal With Teachers Who Are in Trouble With the Law Summing Up5. Strategies for Dealing With Teachers Who Are Exhausted, Stressed, or Burned Out A Principal's Perspective Sources of Energy Factors That Sap Personal Energy Characteristics of Exhausted Teachers How Administrators Sap Their Teachers' Energies How to Deal With an Exhausted School Summing Up6.Strategies for Dealing With Teachers Who Are Confused, Marginal, or Just Plain Incompetent Characteristics of Instructionally Challenged Teachers How to Deal With Instructionally Challenged Teachers Summing Up7. Sixty Ways to Affirm, Energize, and Empower TeachersConclusionResource A: The Communicator's A-Z HandbookResource B: The Culture-Builder's ToolkitReferencesIndex