In this quick-read resource for administrators and teachers, Elaine K Ewan explores the ten characteristics that lead to success in the classroom - increased school morale, satisfied parents, and eager, high-achieving students.This user-friendly guide shares practical insights into the ten crucial traits through real-life examples, experiences, research, and personal reflections from students, parents, and educators at all levels.
Special features include:
- Numerous graphic organizers to clearly illustrate the ten traits
- More than 50 interview questions based on the ten traits to help administrators and teachers prepare for the all-important interview process
- Dozens of exercises for principals to use to energize experienced teachers, empower new teachers, and nurture the ten traits
- Examples from research that highlight the relationship between the traits
and student achievement
"Simple to understand and 'just what the doctor ordered' if you are looking to improve upon teacher skills and teachers' ability to become more effective." -- SubJournal, Fall 2004 "This is an outstanding book with practical, ready-to-use suggestions on how to improve teaching and learning in our schools. As practitioners, my students found the books to be researched-based and easy to absorb, with meaningful reflection activities to focus on present and future practices." -- Pauli Nikolay, Adjunct Professor