Quality School Teacher RI

Quality School Teacher RI

by William Glasser


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Quality School Teacher RI by William Glasser

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060952853
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 07/11/1998
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,145,833
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.32(d)

About 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.

Table of Contents

Author's Note ix(2)
Acknowledgments xi(2)
Preface xiii
1. Quality School Teachers Always Lead, They Never Boss
2. The Quality School Teachers Is a Professional
3. The Six Conditions of Quality
4. Your Students Need to Know You and Like You
5. Quality School Teachers Teach Useful Skills
6. Teaching Useful Information in the Secondary School
7. Quality Schoolwork
8. Teaching the Nonacademic Skills
9. Concurrent Evaluation
10. Expanding the Classroom Staff
11. Teaching Choice Theory to Students
12. Ungraded Quality Assignments
Summary 119(2)
Notes 121

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