© 2012 – Routledge
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:
This bundle includes a DVD featuring Todd Whitaker speaking about what great teachers do differently. It runs for approximately two hours and is the perfect addition to teacher training events and professional development meetings/workshops. Filled with pearls of wisdom, humor, and practical strategies, the video will motivate your staff and inspire them to be the best they can, each and every day.
The DVD comes with a free copy of What Great Teachers Do Differently as well as a Facilitator's Guide.
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