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From Difficult Teachers... to Dynamic Teams

From Difficult Teachers... to Dynamic Teams

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About the Authors
Part I. Identification and Understanding
1. Understanding Difficult Teachers
Who Are They?
How Did They Get This Way?
What Do Difficult Teachers Want?
The Effects of Difficult Teachers
2. Difficult Teachers, Difficult Behaviors
Chronic Comnplainers
Negative Teachers
Inflexible Teachers
Selfish Teachers
Part II. Solutions and Strategies
3. Facilitating Behavior Change: Conversations, Warnings, and Improvement Plans
Before a Problem Occurs
How to Encourage Behavior Change
When Conversations Fail
4. Am I Contributing to the Problem?
Why Are Some Principals "Difficult"?
Could Your Behavior Be Considered Difficult?
Fertile Ground for Difficult Teachers
Gender-Related Differences in Difficult Behaviors
Strategies for Change
Part III. Prevention
5. Interpersonal Skills That Help
Listening to Understand
Speaking for Understanding
Body Language
Defusing Emotionally Charged Conversations
6. Creating a Culture of Teamwork
Building a Positive Culture
Focusing on Positive Teachers
Creating a Spirit of Teamwork
Rewarding Positive People
'This book reflects a true understanding of the different personalities administrators face and clearly outlines what each leader can do to establish a positive environment for their employees and students. This is one book no administrator should be without'-Patricia Bowman, Retired Principal, Los Angeles Unified School District, Adjunct Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

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Autor: Barbara L. Brock
ISBN-13: 9781412913478
ISBN: 1412913470
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 160
Gewicht: 272 g
Format: 226x150x15 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Editiert von: Barbara L. Brock, Marilyn L. Grady
Barbara L. Brock is an associate professor of education at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. She has held a variety of positions in education, including education department chair, director of school administration, elementary principal, and K-12 teacher. She presents nationally and internationally on topics of beginning teacher induction, leadership succession, teacher and principal burnout, and educators with disabilities. She is coauthor with Marilyn Grady of Principals in Transition: Tips for Surviving Succession, From First-Year to First-Rate: Principals Guiding New Teachers, Rekindling the Flame: Principals Combating Teacher Burnout, Avoiding Burnout: A Principal's Guide to Keeping the Fire Alive, and Launching Your First Principalship. She has published in a number of journals, including The Journal of the Mid-Western Research Association, Educational Considerations, Connections, Clearinghouse, and Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice. She received her bachelor of arts degree in art education from Briar Cliff University, a master of arts with a specialty in school administration from Creighton University, and a doctorate in administration, curriculum, and instruction from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Autor: Barbara L. Brock
ISBN-13:: 9781412913478
ISBN: 1412913470
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.05.2009
Gewicht: 272g
Seiten: 160
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 226x150x15 mm