Preparing For & Surviving The First 90-Days of the Principalship

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Independently published #ad - Preparing for & surviving the first 90-Days of the Principalship is a user friendly guide for aspiring or new principals as they transition into their new role. This book can benefit aspiring, new, and experienced principals who are interested in improving their leadership capacity on behalf of the students they serve.

Using a conversational-style writing approach, mentor, readers will feel as if they have a coach, or experienced colleague helping them prepare for their first 90-days as a campus leader.

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Breakthrough Principals: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Stronger Schools

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Jossey-Bass #ad - The primary job of school leadership is to help students succeed. Based on the authors' transformational leadership framework, high-poverty schools, which they developed through in-depth study of more than 100 high-gaining, the book distills findings into a practical, action-focused plan for diagnosing school needs and implementing structures, systems and practices that accelerate student achievement.

Jossey-Bass Inc Pub. Brought to life by case studies of principals who have led dramatic gains in student achievement, the book is a how-to guide for increasing the quality of teaching and learning; improving school culture; attracting and supporting high-performing teachers; and involving parents and community to help students achieve.

Breakthrough Principals: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Stronger Schools #ad - High-impact practices are organized into five broad categories: learning and teaching, operations and systems, aligned staff, school-wide culture, and personal leadership. Whether you work in a turn around environment, or want to make a good school better, this book will give you a set of concrete practices―illustrated through examples of real principals in real schools―that have been proven to work.

Bridge the achievement gap with proven strategies for student success Breakthrough Principals debunks the myth of the 'superhero' principal by detailing the common actions and practices of leaders at our nation's fastest-gaining public schools. You'll learn how breakthrough principals make the school's mission a real part of both strategy and practice, and set up sustainable systems that support consistent, ongoing improvement.

Discover the primary drivers of student achievement work toward the school's vision in staffing, and systems Set the tone for all relationships and practices with good leadership Closing the achievement gap is a major goal of educational leadership, operations, and principals are forever searching for viable methods that help them better serve their students.

It begins with first recognizing and prioritizing areas of need, then finding and implementing the most effective solutions.

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Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most

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Penguin Books #ad - Penguin Books. From the harvard negotiation project, the organization that brought you Getting to Yes, Difficult Conversations provides a step-by-step approach to having those tough conversations with less stress and more success. The 10th-anniversary edition of the new york times business bestseller-now updated with "Answers to Ten Questions People Ask" We attempt or avoid difficult conversations every day-whether dealing with an underperforming employee, disagreeing with a spouse, or negotiating with a client.

You'll learn how to: · decipher the underlying structure of every difficult conversation  · Start a conversation without defensiveness  · Listen for the meaning of what is not said · Stay balanced in the face of attacks and accusations· Move from emotion to productive problem solving Jossey-Bass Inc Pub.

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Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice

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SAGE Publications, Inc #ad - Three interactive components in every chapter―self assessment questionnaires, observational exercises, and reflection and action worksheets―get readers actively involved in applying leadership concepts to their own lives. Jossey-Bass Inc Pub. Penguin Books. Northouse’s bestselling introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice provides readers with a clear overview of the complexities of practicing leadership and concrete strategies for becoming better leaders.

The fourth Edition of Peter G. Grounded in leadership theory and the latest research, the fully updated, highly practical Fourth Edition includes a new chapter on how leaders can embrace  diversity and inclusion, as well as new material on the dark side of leadership and a new ethical leadership style questionnaire.

Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice #ad - . The text is organized around key leader responsibilities such as creating a vision, listening to outgroup members, establishing a constructive climate, and overcoming obstacles.

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The Principal′s Guide to School Budgeting

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Corwin #ad - Jossey-Bass Inc Pub. Penguin Books. Written for administrators who want to enhance their budgeting skills, this third edition incorporates new professional leadership standards and information about budgeting for technology enhancements.

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Handbook for Educational Leadership Interns: A Rite of Passage

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Pearson #ad - Focused on making the internship experience enlightening, developmental, and enjoyable, Educational Administration Field Experiences is a hands-on guide for all individuals completing internships in both public and private schools. The internship experience is one of the most important parts of an educational administrative program, yet it is one for which there is the least student written support.

The text includes worksheets, self-reflection tools, guided reflections and, surveys, most importantly, internship aids, competency guides, forms, planning techniques to ensure that students get the most from their internship experiences. Penguin Books. This handbook is generic enough to fit all internship courses and yet it provides the exact kind of support to students allowing them to successfully plan and conduct a highly effective internship experience.

Handbook for Educational Leadership Interns: A Rite of Passage #ad - It successfully integrates students’ practical experiences, solid research and theory, and suggestions from practitioners related to best practices, with learning aids, making it a crucial tool in preparing for and executing a successful and worthwhile internship. Jossey-Bass Inc Pub.

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Educating Culturally Responsive Teachers: A Coherent Approach SUNY series, Teacher Preparation and Development

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SUNY Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Penguin Books. The authors focus on the importance of recruiting and preparing a diverse teaching force, as they propose a vision for restructuring the teacher education curriculum, reconceiving the pedagogy used to prepare prospective teachers, and transforming the institutional context in order to support the curricular and pedagogical changes they recommend.

Provides a coherent framework for preparing teachers to work with a diverse student population. Offering a conceptual framework and practical strategies for teacher preparation in schools with increasingly diverse racial and ethnic student populations, this book presents a coherent approach to educating culturally responsive teachers.

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The Research Journey: Introduction to Inquiry

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The Guilford Press #ad - Other useful features include end-of-chapter learning activities for individual or group use. Useful pedagogical features include:*Framing questions for exploration and reflection. Chapter-opening dialogues that bring in perspectives from multiple disciplines. Example boxes with detailed cases and questions for the reader.

End-of-chapter activities and experiential exercises that guide readers to develop their own inquiry projects. Suggestions for further reading. The authors examine different ways of knowing and show how to identify a research question; build arguments and support them with evidence; make informed design decisions; engage in reflective, ethical practices; and produce a written proposal or report.

The Research Journey: Introduction to Inquiry #ad - . Each chapter opens with a set of critical questions, followed by a dialogue among five fictional graduate students exploring questions and concerns about their own inquiry projects; these issues are revisited throughout the chapter. Used book in Good Condition. Designed to foster "inquiry-mindedness, " this book prepares graduate students to develop a conceptual framework and conduct inquiry projects that are linked to ongoing conversations in a field.

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A Framework for Understanding Poverty; A Cognitive Approach Out of Print

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aha! Process, Inc. #ad - The 5th edition features an enhanced chapter on instruction and achievement; greater emphasis on the thinking, and causes of poverty, and learning patterns involved in breaking out of poverty; plentiful citations, and data: more details findings about interventions, community, resources, new case studies, and a review of the outlook for people in poverty and those who work with them.

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Now, 18 years and 1. 5 million copies later, Framework: A Cognitive Approach has been revised, updated and expanded. Jossey-Bass Inc Pub. Used book in Good Condition. Penguin Books. Since 1995, framework's basic premise is that the middle-class understandings of those who work with children and adults in poverty are often ill-suited for connecting with and helping people build up resources and rise out of poverty.

A Framework for Understanding Poverty; A Cognitive Approach Out of Print #ad - 2014 revere awards - golden lamp WinnerWhen viewed through an economic lens, poverty can be defined as an absence of resources.

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The Basic Guide to SuperVision and Instructional Leadership 3rd Edition Allyn & Bacon Educational Leadership

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Pearson #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. A valuable resource for both aspiring and practicing school leaders, this book is a necessity for any school leader’s library. Used book in Good Condition. Jossey-Bass Inc Pub. This brief version of glickman, challenging, gordon, and Ross-Gordon’s SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach continues to break new ground by exploring, and reshaping the field of educational administration.

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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition

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American Psychological Association #ad - Penguin Books. You will be able to find answers to your questions faster than ever before. The newly-revised Sixth Edition has not only been rewritten. It has also been thoroughly rethought and reorganized, making it the most user-friendly "Publication Manual" the APA has ever produced. Although it is specifically designed to help writers in the behavioral sciences and social sciences, anyone who writes non-fiction prose can benefit from its guidance.

Jossey-Bass Inc Pub. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. The "publication manual" is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators. When you need advice on how to present information, for publication in any type of format--such as college and university papers, and graphics, including text, data, presentations for colleagues, professional journals, and online publication--you will find the advice you're looking for in the "Publication Manual.

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition #ad - It provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the word choice that best reduces bias in language. Used book in Good Condition. Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Paperback.

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