Written to accompany the third edition of Todd Whitaker's bestselling title, What Great Teachers Do Differently, this study guide can be used by facilitators and participants in workshops, webinars, book study groups, or other professional development events. The guide features a variety of strategies and activities that will help teachers apply the book’s concepts to their own classroom situation, so they can get the most out of the book and increase their impact in the classroom. Each chapter includes:
With this study guide, teachers will have a fun, collaborative, meaningful tool to assist with professional growth.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Why Look at Great?
Chapter 2 It’s People, Not Programs
Chapter 3 The Power of Expectations
Chapter 4 If You Say Something, Mean It
Chapter 5 Prevention versus Revenge
Chapter 6 It Is More Than Relationships
Chapter 7 Choose The Right Mode
Chapter 8 High Expectations—for Whom?
Chapter 9 Who Is the Variable?
Chapter 10 Focus on Students First
Chapter 11 Ten Days Out of Ten
Chapter 12 Be the Filter
Chapter 13 Don’t Need to Repair—Always Do Repair
Chapter 14 The Ability to Ignore
Chapter 15 Intentionalness
Chapter 16 Base Every Decision on the Best People
Chapter 17 In Every Situation, Ask Who Is Most Comfortable and Who Is Least Comfortable
Chapter 18 Put Yourself in Their Position
Chapter 19 What About These Darn Standardized Tests?
Chapter 20 Make It Cool to Care
Chapter 21 Clarify Your Core
Nineteen Things That Matter Most
Todd Whitaker (@toddwhitaker) is a leading presenter in the field of education and has written more than 50 books including the bestseller What Great Principals Do Differently. He is a professor of educational leadership at the University of Missouri.