What Great Teachers Do Differently 2nd Ed

What Great Teachers Do Differently  2nd Ed Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781317925910
Year 2013-08-06
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Routledge
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

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

What Great Teachers Do Differently

What Great Teachers Do Differently Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781317925880
Year 2014-01-09
Pages 96
Language en
Publisher Routledge
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

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; and, Putting yourself in their position.

What Great Principals Do Differently

What Great Principals Do Differently Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781317925859
Year 2013-10-02
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Routledge
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Inspire yourself and others with the second edition of this best-selling book. With heartfelt advice, practical wisdom, and examples from the field, Todd Whitaker explains the qualities and practices that distinguish great principals. New features include: Developing an accurate sense of self Understanding the dynamics of change Dealing with negative or ineffective staff members One of the nation’s leading experts on staff motivation, teacher leadership, and principal effectiveness, Todd Whitaker has written over 20 powerful books for educators of every level. Discover what you can do differently.

Seven Simple Secrets

Seven Simple Secrets Author Annette L. Breaux
ISBN-10 9781596670211
Year 2006
Pages 136
Language en
Publisher Eye On Education
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Implementing these secrets will change your life both in and out of the classroom. But most importantly, implementing these secrets will enhance the lives of every student you teach.

The Ten Minute Inservice

The Ten Minute Inservice Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781118551172
Year 2013-02-20
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Quick, easy, specific steps that make a difference in teaching and learning Busy school leaders need an easy-to-apply resource to increase teacher effectiveness quickly and efficiently. This book shows principals and staff developers how to improve teaching school-wide through high-impact inservices lasting only ten minutes—incorporated easily into weekly staff meetings. Written by popular education consultants Todd Whitaker and Annette Breaux, this important book offers 40 teacher-tested, mini-workshops that can improve teaching in every classroom. The book covers a range of topics, from behavior challenges and parent engagement to motivating students and making lessons meaningful. Offers school leaders a proven plan to help every teacher improve on a weekly basis by conducting simple 10-minute inservice workshops Offers staff developers, new teacher induction coordinators, mentors, and Professional Learning Communities ideas for effective training sessions Each of the 40 mini-training sessions offered include tips on how to introduce the topic, sample scripts to follow, and implementation activities to ensure lasting learning Whitaker and Breaux are bestselling education authors with a proven track record improving teacher effectiveness This handy resource contains a simple and effective method for improving teacher effectiveness school wide.

Shifting the Monkey

Shifting the Monkey Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9780982702970
Year 2011-12-29
Pages 117
Language en
Publisher Triple Nickel Press
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Explains how to shift an organization's focus from compensating for and working around employees who avoid their responsibilities to cultivating and rewarding the best employees.

What Connected Educators Do Differently

What Connected Educators Do Differently Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781317566410
Year 2015-02-11
Pages 172
Language en
Publisher Routledge
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Todd Whitaker, Jeffrey Zoul, and Jimmy Casas are widely acclaimed experts on teaching and leading and are pioneers in the education twitterverse, and now they are sharing their best practices! In What Connected Educators Do Differently, they show how being a connected educator—by using social media to connect with peers across the country and even across the globe—will greatly enhance your own learning and your success in a school or classroom. You’ll find out how to create a personal and professional learning network to share resources and ideas, gain support, and make an impact on others. By customizing your professional development in this way, you’ll be able to learn what you want, how you want, when you want. Best of all, you’ll become energized and inspired by all the great ideas out there and how you can contribute, benefiting both you and your students. Whether you are a teacher or school leader, you will come away from this book with step-by-step advice and fresh ideas to try immediately. Being a connected educator has never been easier or more important than it is right now!

Your First Year

Your First Year Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781317296867
Year 2016-04-28
Pages 134
Language en
Publisher Routledge
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Learn all the essentials for making your first year of teaching a success! In this exciting new book, internationally renowned educator Todd Whitaker teams up with his daughters--Madeline, an elementary teacher, and Katherine, a secondary teacher--to share advice and inspiration. They offer step-by-step guidance to thriving in your new role and overcoming the challenges that many new teachers face. Topics include: Learning classroom management skills such as building relationships and maintaining high expectations and consistency Setting up your classroom and establishing procedures and rules Planning effective lessons and making your instructional time an engaging experience Managing your own emotions in the classroom and dealing effectively with misbehavior Working with peers, administrators, and parents to build support and foster collaboration The book is filled with specific examples and vignettes from elementary, middle, and high school classes, so you’ll gain helpful strategies no matter what grade level and subject area you teach. You’ll also find out how to make tweaks or hit the "reset" button when something isn’t going as planned. Things may not always go perfectly your first year, but the practical advice in this book will help you stay motivated on the path to success! Bonus: As you read the book, get even more out of it by discussing it with others. Free study guides for practicing teachers and student teachers are available as eResource downloads from our website (www.routledge.com/products/9781138126152).

Motivating and Inspiring Teachers

Motivating and Inspiring Teachers Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781596671034
Year 2008
Pages 267
Language en
Publisher Eye On Education
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Like the best-selling first edition, this book is filled with strategies to motivate your staff and maintain a high level of energy at your school. This guide will help all educators approach work every day in an enthusiastic, focused, and positive state of mind. This book will help you: -Motivate your faculty with the Friday Focus--a staff memo that works! -Understand the power of praise and how to best utilize it every day -Make sure staff meetings, teacher evaluation, and daily activities raise the energy level in your school -Maximize the holidays, open house nights, and other special events the make your staff feel special

What Great Coaches Do Differently

What Great Coaches Do Differently Author Rob Haworth
ISBN-10 9781317930051
Year 2014-01-09
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Routledge
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

This book describes the beliefs, behaviors, and attitudes of great athletic coaches. Where do they focus their attention? How do they spend their time and energy? And how can others gain the same advantages? Here, Rob Haworth and Todd Whitaker describe the qualities of champion athletes, coaches, and parents. Applying and extending the concepts presented in Whitaker's What Great Teachers Do Differently and What Great Principals Do Differently, this book demonstrates how effective coaching calls for "people skills" that the best coaches practice every day. Perfect for the coaches of your favorite school sports teams! "Plenty of real sports examples! The authors present a positive approach to understanding what great coaches do differently." -- Gene Shelkett, Principal, Eisenhower High School, Lawton, OK

The Ultimate Teacher

The Ultimate Teacher Author Todd Whitaker
ISBN-10 9780757397653
Year 2010-01-01
Pages 278
Language en
Publisher Health Communications, Inc.
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Time-tested advice and captivating stories for the teacher in all of us The hope of inspiring another generation, the need to give something back, the desire to share one's passion—these are some of the reasons people become teachers. They influence us in obvious ways—the kind grade-school teacher who helped you memorize your times tables or the demanding coach who pushed you to be the best you could be. They influence our lives in subtle ways, too—challenging us to discover hidden talents, helping to mold us into productive members of society, and motivating us to view the world through different lenses. You'll get a glimpse into the lives of dedicated teachers and share their struggles, triumphs, and passion for teaching. You'll delight in the recollections of students who celebrate and commemorate educators who not only inspired them, but ultimately changed their lives. And you're sure to pick up a new idea from the experts who share their proven techniques for conducting successful parent-teacher conferences, making a substitute teacher an invaluable member of your team, helping a struggling reader, and many other subjects that affect teachers in the trenches. Celebrate the difference a teacher can make—celebrate The Ultimate Teacher.

50 Ways to Improve Student Behavior

50 Ways to Improve Student Behavior Author Annette L. Breaux
ISBN-10 9781596671324
Year 2009
Pages 130
Language en
Publisher Eye On Education
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

This book is a must-read reference for teachers, both new and experienced. Annette Breaux and Todd Whitaker, two of the field's most highly respected authors and presenters, share 50 simple, straightforward techniques for improving student behavior. Each practical, well-defined strategy can be applied in classrooms of all grade-levels and subjects. This book will help you increase student cooperation, participation, and achievement.