Leverage Leadership 2.0: A Practical Guide to Building Exceptional Schools

Leverage Leadership 2.0: A Practical Guide to Building Exceptional Schools

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ISBN-13: 9781119496595
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/07/2018
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 18,217
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

PAUL BAMBRICK-SANTOYO is the Chief Schools Officer for high schools at Uncommon Schools and the Founder and Dean of the Leverage Leadership Institute, creating proofpoints of excellence in urban schools worldwide. He is the author of Driven by Data, Leverage Leadership, Great Habits, Great Readers, Get Better Faster, and A Principal Manager's Guide to Leverage Leadership 2.0.

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Table of Contents

DVD Video Content xi

DVD Additional Materials xvii

Foreword xix

Acknowledgments xxiii

About the Author xxv

Introduction 1

A Paradigm Shift: The Levers of Leadership 3

A “Practical Guide”: What You’ll Find in the Book 10

Who Should Use This Book—And How 17

The Path Ahead 21

Part 1 Instruction 23

1 Data-Driven Instruction 25

Assessment: What Will Students Learn? 30

Analysis: What and Why Didn’t They Learn? 41

Action: Teaching and Reteaching to Mastery 50

Put It All Together—Lead Data Meetings 57

Making It Work: How It Fits into a Leader’s Schedule 72

Turnaround—DDI Is the Strategy 78

Conclusion 79

Pulling the Lever 86

2 Planning 89

Unit Planning 92

Lesson Planning 106

Coaching for Effective Planning 112

Monitoring Planning 116

Turnaround—What to Do First 119

Conclusion 120

Pulling the Lever 124

3 Observation and Feedback 127

Observe More Frequently 131

Identify the Right Action Step 137

Deliver Effective Feedback 154

Systems: Monitor Your Feedback 169

Turnaround—What to Do First 174

Conclusion 175

Pulling the Lever 179

4 Professional Development 181

What to Teach: Follow the Data 184

How to Teach: Live the Learning 197

How to Make It Stick: Follow Up 208

Turnaround—What to Do First 210

Conclusion 211

Pulling the Lever 216

Part 2 Culture 219

5 Student Culture 221

Set the Vision 224

Roll It Out to Your Staff 236

Roll It Out to Your Students 242

Monitor and Maintain 243

Turnaround—Fixing a Broken Culture 248

Conclusion 253

Pulling the Lever 259

6 Staff Culture 263

Set the Vision 266

Roll It Out 273

Protect It 277

Turnaround—Coming Together 284

Conclusion 285

Pulling the Lever 288

7 Managing School Leadership Teams 289

Choose Your Team 291

Train Your Team—Roll Out the Vision 293

Monitor the School 299

Lead Effective Leadership Meetings 301

Conclusion 308

Pulling the Lever 311

Part 3 Making It Happen 313

8 Finding the Time 315

Build Your Weekly Schedule 318

Defend Your Time 330

The Final Step: Managing Tasks 335

Conclusion 341

Pulling the Lever 344

Conclusion A Brighter Future 347

Appendix A A Sneak Peek: A Principal Manager’s Guide to Leverage Leadership 349

Preview Opening of Chapter 2: Identifying the Right Action Step 350

Criteria for Principal Action Steps 353

Appendix B The DVD: PD Workshop Materials and Key Documents 361

How to Use One-Pagers 361

How to Use Supporting Documents 362

How to Use the Workshop Materials 362

Preview: Observation and Feedback Workshop 363

Quick Reference Sheet 364

Notes 367

Index 377

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