Achieve success step by step
The topic of management by wandering around is not new, but the authors' approach is fresh and timely. This current rendition based on the original work by Frase and Hetzel gives new and seasoned administrators smart, practical advice about how to “wander around” with purpose and develop a more interactive leadership style. This text cites more than 20 well-constructed research studies that show how management by wandering around produces desirable outcomes, including: Higher student achievement; Improved school culture; Higher teacher efficacy
Management by wandering around is not a rigid, linear process: it is a combination of proven methods and a flexible, organic approach to the whole of leadership. Topics covered include developing meeting agendas, supervising instruction, dealing with marginal teachers, and creating safe campuses. The bottom line? If you want to accomplish more, start by getting out more—and this book shows you how to make it count.
Why Teachers Stay
Why Teachers Stay
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
[Page 48]In Chapter 3, we discussed why people enter the teaching profession and why they leave. Now let's explore the factors that encourage them to stay and the support mechanisms that must be provided by the MBWA principal to ensure teacher retention.
What factors do you believe encourage teachers to stay in the profession? What support must a principal provide to ensure teacher retention?
Supportive Leadership of the MBWA Principal
A survey conducted by Scholastic and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (2010) asked 40,000 ...