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What Great Teachers Do Differently, 2nd Ed

17 Things That Matter Most, 2nd Edition

By Todd Whitaker

Routledge – 2012 – 144 pages

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  • Add to CartPaperback: $29.95
    978-1-59667-199-7
    November 1st 2011
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    978-1-59667-053-2
    March 29th 2007

Description

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

Contents

Introduction

1 Why Look at Great?

2 It's People, Not Programs

3 The Power of Expectations

4 If You Say Something, Mean It

5 Prevention versus Revenge

6 High Expectations-for Whom?

7 Who Is the Variable?

8 Focus on Students First

9 Ten Days Out of Ten

10 Be the Filter

11 Don't Need to Repair-Always Do Repair

12 The Ability to Ignore

13 Random or Plandom?

14 Base Every Decision on the Best People

15 In Every Situation, Ask Who Is Most Comfortable and Who Is Least Comfortable

16 Put Yourself in Their Position

17 What About These Darn Standardized Tests?

18 Make It Cool to Care

19 Clarify Your Core

Seventeen Things That Matter Most

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Related Subjects

  1. Education Studies

Name: What Great Teachers Do Differently, 2nd Ed: 17 Things That Matter Most, 2nd Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Todd Whitaker. 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...
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