What Great Principals Do Differently

What Great Principals Do Differently Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781317925859
Release 2013-10-02
Pages 160
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Inspire yourself and others with the second edition of this best-selling book. With heartfelt advice, practical wisdom, and examples from the field, Todd Whitaker explains the qualities and practices that distinguish great principals. New features include: Developing an accurate sense of self Understanding the dynamics of change Dealing with negative or ineffective staff members One of the nation’s leading experts on staff motivation, teacher leadership, and principal effectiveness, Todd Whitaker has written over 20 powerful books for educators of every level. Discover what you can do differently.



What Great Principals Do Differently

What Great Principals Do Differently Author Beth Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781317925019
Release 2014-01-09
Pages 112
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Inspire yourself and others with the second edition of this best-selling book. With heartfelt advice, practical wisdom, and examples from the field, Todd Whitaker explains the qualities and practices that distinguish great principals. New features include: Developing an accurate sense of self; Understanding the dynamics of change; and, Dealing with negative or ineffective staff members. One of the nation’s leading experts on staff motivation, teacher leadership, and principal effectiveness, Todd Whitaker has written over 20 powerful books for educators of every level. Discover what you can do differently.



What Great Teachers Do Differently

What Great Teachers Do Differently Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781317925903
Release 2013-08-06
Pages 144
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In the second edition of this renowned book, you will find pearls of wisdom, heartfelt advice, and inspiration from one of the nation’s leading authorities on staff motivation, teacher leadership, and principal effectiveness. With wit and understanding, Todd Whitaker describes the beliefs, behaviors, attitudes, and interactions of great teachers and explains what they do differently. New features include: Meaning what you say Focusing on students first Putting yourself in their position



Study Guide

Study Guide Author Beth Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781596670358
Release 2007
Pages 89
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This Study Guide features- -summaries of key points -questions for discussion -journal prompts -and other features to help participants understand the contents of the book and use the information in their own schools.



Facilitator s Guide What Great Principals Do Differently DVD

Facilitator s Guide What Great Principals Do Differently DVD Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 1596670509
Release 2002-10-17
Pages 96
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Describes the management beliefs, behaviors, attitudes and interactions that create the best schools.



What Great Coaches Do Differently

What Great Coaches Do Differently Author Rob Haworth
ISBN-10 9781317930044
Release 2014-01-09
Pages 144
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This book describes the beliefs, behaviors, and attitudes of great athletic coaches. Where do they focus their attention? How do they spend their time and energy? And how can others gain the same advantages? Here, Rob Haworth and Todd Whitaker describe the qualities of champion athletes, coaches, and parents. Applying and extending the concepts presented in Whitaker's What Great Teachers Do Differently and What Great Principals Do Differently, this book demonstrates how effective coaching calls for "people skills" that the best coaches practice every day. Perfect for the coaches of your favorite school sports teams! "Plenty of real sports examples! The authors present a positive approach to understanding what great coaches do differently." -- Gene Shelkett, Principal, Eisenhower High School, Lawton, OK



What Great Teachers Do Differently Facilitator s Guide

What Great Teachers Do Differently Facilitator s Guide Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781317860082
Release 2016-05-13
Pages 112
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Written to accompany the second edition DVD of Todd Whitaker’s best-selling title, What Great Teachers Do Differently, this facilitator’s guide is a practical resource for teacher workshops, study groups, PLCs, and school improvement teams. It features thoughtful discussion questions to help educators reflect on and apply the concepts from the DVD to their own schools or classrooms.



What Great Teachers Do Differently

What Great Teachers Do Differently Author Beth Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781596670242
Release 2006
Pages 89
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A study guide to accompany "What Great Teachers Do Differently: 14 Things That Matter Most" reviews key concepts, provides guidelines for selecting questions for discussion, and offers prompts for journal writing based on chapter contents.



Leading School Change

Leading School Change Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781596671317
Release 2009
Pages 134
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Make positive and immediate changes in your school with the support of your entire staff. New from acclaimed speaker and bestselling author Todd Whitaker ("What Great Teachers Do Differently," "Dealing with Difficult Parents"), "Leading School Change" provides principals, assistant principals, district superintendents, and other educators with concrete steps for getting colleagues to champion and work toward the changes you want to make. Drawing from years of experience working with leaders at the school and district levels, Whitaker shares nine specific strategies for overcoming resistance, building cooperation, and recruiting hands-on help. An essential tool for leaders, this book delivers a complete action plan for those who want to implement results-oriented school change.



What Connected Educators Do Differently

What Connected Educators Do Differently Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781317566427
Release 2015-02-18
Pages 172
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Todd Whitaker, Jeffrey Zoul, and Jimmy Casas are widely acclaimed experts on teaching and leading and are pioneers in the education twitterverse, and now they are sharing their best practices! In What Connected Educators Do Differently, they show how being a connected educator—by using social media to connect with peers across the country and even across the globe—will greatly enhance your own learning and your success in a school or classroom. You’ll find out how to create a personal and professional learning network to share resources and ideas, gain support, and make an impact on others. By customizing your professional development in this way, you’ll be able to learn what you want, how you want, when you want. Best of all, you’ll become energized and inspired by all the great ideas out there and how you can contribute, benefiting both you and your students. Whether you are a teacher or school leader, you will come away from this book with step-by-step advice and fresh ideas to try immediately. Being a connected educator has never been easier or more important than it is right now!



The Ten Minute Inservice

The Ten Minute Inservice Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781118470435
Release 2013-03-11
Pages 208
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Quick, easy, specific steps that make a difference in teaching and learning Busy school leaders need an easy-to-apply resource to increase teacher effectiveness quickly and efficiently. This book shows principals and staff developers how to improve teaching school-wide through high-impact inservices lasting only ten minutes?incorporated easily into weekly staff meetings. Written by popular education consultants Todd Whitaker and Annette Breaux, this important book offers 40 teacher-tested, mini-workshops that can improve teaching in every classroom. The book covers a range of topics, from behavior challenges and parent engagement to motivating students and making lessons meaningful. Offers school leaders a proven plan to help every teacher improve on a weekly basis by conducting simple 10-minute inservice workshops Offers staff developers, new teacher induction coordinators, mentors, and Professional Learning Communities ideas for effective training sessions Each of the 40 mini-training sessions offered include tips on how to introduce the topic, sample scripts to follow, and implementation activities to ensure lasting learning Whitaker and Breaux are bestselling education authors with a proven track record improving teacher effectiveness This handy resource contains a simple and effective method for improving teacher effectiveness school wide.



4 CORE Factors for School Success

4 CORE Factors for School Success Author Jeffrey Zoul
ISBN-10 9781317927686
Release 2013-09-13
Pages 151
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This book clarifies the core values which all great educators have in common and contribute to school success. For all those who want to create better schools, these factors are at the center of behaviors which lead to results. The 4 CORE Factors are Communication, Observation, Relationships, and Expectations.



Great Quotes for Great Educators

Great Quotes for Great Educators Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781930556829
Release 2005
Pages 201
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Over 600 insightful, witty nuggets to motivate and inspire you... and everyone else at your school. Teachers--display these quotes in your classrooms! Administrators--insert them into your faculty memos and share them at staff meetings! Why is this book unique? - it includes over 100 original quotes from internationally acclaimed speaker and educator Todd Whitaker - it features real quotes from real students which echo wit and wisdom for educators - each quote has a direct connection to your life as an educator Example quote from this book . . ."Great teachers have high expectations for their students, but higher expectations for themselves."



Cornerstones of Strong Schools

Cornerstones of Strong Schools Author Jeffrey Zoul
ISBN-10 9781596670686
Release 2007
Pages 176
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This book describes the practices of principals who develop and maintain purposeful learning communities. It applies and extends nine of the leadership responsibilities identified in research conducted by Marzano, Waters, and McNulty in School Leadership That Works.



Building School Culture One Week at a Time

Building School Culture One Week at a Time Author Jeffrey Zoul
ISBN-10 9781317925316
Release 2013-08-06
Pages 176
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Use Friday Focus memos to motivate and engage your staff every week, and help create a school culture focused on the growth of students and teachers. Easy to understand and implement, Friday Focus memos offer an effective and efficient way to improve student learning, staff development, and school culture from within. Written by educational consultant and former principal of two award-winning schools, Jeffrey Zoul, these memos focus on topics such as active learning, high expectations, gratitude, test preparation, and more. Zoul provides 37 teaching and learning memos, one for each week of the school year, for principals and other administrators to reproduce and circulate among their staff. Zoul prefaces each memo with stories from his experiences as a teacher, coach, and assistant principal in the K-12 levels. You can also write your own memos, with guidance on possible topics and teacher takeaways.



Collaboration and Co Teaching for English Learners

Collaboration and Co Teaching for English Learners Author Andrea Honigsfeld
ISBN-10 9781483346021
Release 2014-11-04
Pages 176
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Your English Language Learners are counting on you to collaborate effectively. The Common Core State Standards have increased the pressure on English Language Learners. And with the EL population increasing every day, schools need proven systems for ensuring that the students of the future are able to thrive. In practice, this is a challenge for educational leaders. The most promising solution is the collaborative approach pioneered by this book’s authors—America’s leading authorities on collaboration and co-teaching for EL achievement. Honigsfeld and Dove’s resources for collaboration and co-teaching include Templates for creating EL profiles that will enable you to address their unique needs Prompts for Professional Learning activities (for teams or individuals) and further reading The latest research findings on best instructional practices that benefit ELs This is your concise, comprehensive guide to creating a powerful collaborative program to benefit your ELs. Start implementing it today and watch the outcomes improve.



Keep It Simple Make It Real

Keep It Simple  Make It Real Author Jan Olsson
ISBN-10 9781452273099
Release 2009-05-27
Pages 192
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A realistic approach to assessing student behavior, staff morale, and school climate and creating a proven-to-work character development program that can dramatically turn around student behavior.