Ten Traits of Highly Effective Principals
From Good to Great Performance
By (author) Elaine K. McEwan-Adkins
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Ten Traits of Highly Effective Principals by Elaine K. McEwan-Adkins
Book Description'I could hear the voices of some of the principals who were interviewed speaking to me. The author clearly knows how to gather information and present it in a meaningful way' - Bonnie Tryon, Zone 2 Director, National Association of Elementary School Principals Highly effective headteachers have strong communication skills, high levels of knowledge about teaching and learning, and the ability to provide instructional leadership. This excellent, new resource provides headteachers, senior management teams and teachers with the resources to hone these skills and traits. Ten Traits of Highly Effective Principals contains ideas, reflections, behaviours, habits and stories from the trenches to guide and inspire as you seek to increase your own effectiveness. Each chapter in this resource describes an essential component of personal effectiveness. A highly effective headteacher is: A communicator-listen, empathize, and connect An educator-with a depth of knowledge; motivates intellectual growth An envisioner-focused on the vision of what schools can be A facilitator-building strong relationships A change master-flexible, futuristic, and realistic, and can motivate change A culture builder-communicating and modeling a strong, viable vision An activator-with motivation, energy, and enthusiasm to spare A producer- building intellectual development and academic achievement A character builder-whose values are trustworthiness, respect, and integrity A contributor-whose priority is making contributions to the success of others Transform your school into a community of learners, set high academic and behavioural expectations, and create a culture where children feel special and safe.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761946199
(254mm x 178mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 27-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Elaine K. McEwan-Adkins
Teach Them All to Read, Paperback (September 2009)
Featuring vignettes, graphic organizers, instructional strategies, up-to-date research, and more, this updated bestseller helps educators understand the most effective ways to teach all students to read.
Ten Traits of Highly Effective Schools, Paperback (September 2008)
Featuring helpful tools, authentic examples, teacher reflections, and more, this resource identifies the critical attributes of schools that enable all students to attain academic excellence.
Reading Puzzle: Fluency, Grades 4-8, Paperback (April 2008)
Offers strategies and activities that help develop students' reading fluency. This activity book contains research-based activities to support students' fluency development. It includes a reference coding system that helps teachers to identify the reading level and assign appropriate passages to students.
Reading Puzzle: Phonics, Grades K-3, Paperback (April 2008)» View all books by Elaine K. McEwan-Adkins
Phonics plays a critical role in reading instruction. Without a solid foundation in phonics, students will continually struggle with literacy. This title offers the activities to teach students how to discern the similarities and differences between letters and sounds.
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Author Biography - Elaine K. McEwan-Adkins
Elaine K. McEwan is an educational consultant with The McEwan-Adkins Group, offering professional development for educators to assist them in meeting the challenges of literacy learning in Grades Pre K-6. A former teacher, librarian, principal, and assistant superintendent for instruction in several suburban Chicago school districts, Elaine is the award-winning and best-selling author of more than three dozen books for educators. Her Corwin Press titles include Raising Reading Achievement in Middle and High Schools: Five Simple-to-Follow Strategies for Principals, Second Edition (2006), Seven Strategies of Highly Effective Readers: Using Cognitive Research to Boost K-8 Achievement (2004), Ten Traits of Highly Effective Principals: From Good to Great Performance (2003), Making Sense of Research: What's Good, What's Not, and How to Tell the Difference (2003), Seven Steps to Effective Instructional Leadership, Second Edition (2003), Teach Them ALL to Read: Catching the Kids Who Fall through the Cracks (2002), and Ten Traits of Highly Effective Teachers: How to Hire, Mentor, and Coach Successful Teachers (2001). McEwan was honored by the Illinois Principals Association as an outstanding instructional leader, by the Illinois State Board of Education with an Award of Excellence in the Those Who Excel Program, and by the National Association of Elementary School Principals as the National Distinguished Principal from Illinois for 1991. She received her undergraduate degree in education from Wheaton College and advanced degrees in library science (MA) and educational administration (EdD) from Northern Illinois University. McEwan lives with her husband and business partner, E. Raymond Adkins, in Oro Valley, Arizona. Between them, Elaine and Ray have five children, fifteen grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
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