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Inside the Schoolhouse: What Great Principals Know and Do
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Inside the Schoolhouse: What Great Principals Know and Do (Hardback)

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The issues addressed in this easy to read book address the most common issues faced by new or veteran principals such as: attributes of successful principals, leading instructional improvement, crafting a school improvement plan, overcoming resistance from naysayers, leading effective teams, creating conditions for the success of teachers, motivating unmotivated staff, increasing the attendance of students, handling disciplinary issues to help students become self-managed, communication strategies to build respect for the school, maximizing the use of time, and handling conflict productively. It also contains a chapter entitled, "Friendly Advice" with prudent advice for school leaders in any stage of their career.

The proven strategies in each chapter are based upon bedrock principles-unassailable values that will help principals ground their actions in student-centered, achievement-oriented, relationship-filled leadership.

In short, Inside the Schoolhouse is a compendium of dozens of practical, proven strategies to enable principals to flourish in their highly important roles.

EducationEducation TheoryEducational strategies & policyEducationEducation TheoryHigher & further education, tertiary educationTeacher trainingEducationEducation TheoryOrganization & management of educationCurriculum planning & development Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 15/06/2021 ISBN-13: 9781475855678  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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John Gratto worked five years as a K-12 principal and 23 years as a superintendent of schools in school districts ranging from 450 to 4500 students. Since 2012, he has served as an associate professor, teaching graduate classes and supervising teachers who are interning as principals in Virginia Tech's principal preparation program.

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