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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Principal's Guide to the First 100 Days of the School Year, The : Creating Instructional Momentum.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (207 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Supplemental Downloads; About the Author; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Who Will Benefit from This Book?; Plan of the Book; 1 BECOME THE GREAT COMMUNICATOR: The Power of a Shared Vision; Your Beliefs and Motivation; Processes for Gathering Input About Your School Vision; Packaging Your Vision; Systems of Communication to Reinforce the Implementation of Your Vision; Systems to Publicize Your Work; How You Will Live Out Your Vision; Summary; Reflection Questions for Principals; Reflection Questions and Activities for Prospective Administrative Candidates. Timeline of Activities2 LEAD OTHERS BY DESIGN; Your Role as the Principal of a Building; Assessing Leadership Team Members; Who Needs to Fill Time on Your Calendar?; Structured Meetings with Instructional Leaders; Quality Feedback for Teachers; Looking at Student Work; Clearly Identifying Next Steps for Teachers; Feedback Should Be Seamless; How You Will Inspire and Motivate Your Leaders; How You Will Model a Value System for Your School; What You Celebrate Daily and Weekly; Summary; Reflection Questions for Principals. Reflection Questions and Activities for Prospective Administrative CandidatesTimeline of Activities; 3 THINK LIKE A MAYOR; Processes for Meeting Your New Leadership Team Members, Staff, and Community; Share Information About Yourself; Build Relationships with Key Constituencies; Meeting Parents; Meeting Culture Brokers; Meeting Teachers and Staff; Hiring New Staff; Questions for Educators with Previous Educational Experience; Questions for New Teachers; Meeting with Students; Secondary Students; Elementary Students; Be Visible; Pay Attention to the Polls; Summary. Reflection Questions for PrincipalsReflection Questions and Activities for Prospective Administrative Candidates; Timeline of Activities; 4 PARTY LIKE A DATA ROCK STAR; Starting from the Basics; The Process of Monitoring Leading Indicators; Group Process; Individual Data Process; Creating a Sense of Urgency; Distributing Responsibility; The Power of a Child's Story; The Success Story; The Child with Promise; Summary; Reflection Questions and Activities for Prospective Administrative Candidates and Principals; Timeline of Activities; 5 PLAN YOUR WORK AND WORK YOUR PLAN. An Effective Framework for Continuous Improvement in SchoolsStudy; Reflect; Plan; Do; Summary; Reflection Questions and Activities for Principals and Prospective Administrative Candidates; Timeline of Activities; Master Timeline for the First 100 Days; Resources; References.|