Inspire schoolwide instructional excellence!
Among the numerous factors that influence student learning, quality instruction is at the heart. However, in the face of administrative duties, logistical tasks, and disciplinary responsibilities, many principals struggle with how to efficiently and effectively fulfill their critical role as the school's primary instructional leader.
This concise yet comprehensive guide outlines an easy-to-implement blueprint for spearheading instructional excellence to bolster student and teacher performance. It offers a proactive approach for setting and attaining high academic goals and boils down the best practices for enhancing teaching, curriculum, supervision, assessment, and professional development.
From the latest research to real-life scenarios, this first volume in a seven-part series shares tangible strategies for mentoring and meaningfully engaging teachers to maximize instructional prowess and student achievement. Highlights include:
- "Before We Get Started" questionnaire and response analysis
- Case study and accompanying reflective questions
- "What You Should Know About" section framing each chapter
- Self-assessment resource for determining effectiveness of instructional leaders
- 26 best practice behaviors for principal leadership
Other titles in this leadership series:
What Every Principal Should Know About Leadership
What Every Principal Should Know About Operational Leadership
What Every Principal Should Know About School-Community Leadership
What Every Principal Should Know About Strategic Leadership
What Every Principal Should Know About Collaborative Leadership
What Every Principal Should Know About Cultural Leadership
What Every Principal Should Know About Ethical and Spiritual Leadership