The Daily Disciplines of Leadership: How to Improve Student Achievement, Staff Motivation, and Personal Organization

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Wiley, Feb 2, 2007 - Education - 270 pages
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The Daily Disciplines of Leadership is a comprehensive and down-to-earth manual for school leaders that addresses the daunting challenges that today's principals, superintendents, and teacher-leaders face on a daily basis. Written by Douglas Reeves-- a leading authority on academic standards, performance assessment, and accountability-- the information in this book is based on his extensive experience working with educators, administrators, and school board members from across the country and internationally. Reeves discusses the basic purpose of leadership, presents four key leadership archetypes, and offers practical recommendations for action. Covering a wide range of topics-- from accountability systems to personal communications-- this book will serve as the 'go to' resource for novice and seasoned school leaders alike.

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Contents

1 Normal Distribution with Mean of 80
23
3 Common Hypothesis About
37
1 The Leadership and Learning L2 Matrix
50
1 Leadership SelfAssessment
57
5 Types of Relationship Between Cause
63
1 The Cumulative Effect of Unfocused
83
Building the Next Generation of Leaders
159
The Enduring Values of the Leader
175
Appendices
181
Between Knowing and Doing
219
References
225
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About the author (2007)

Douglas B. Reeves—one of the nation's leading authorities on academic standards, performance assessment, and accountability—is the chairman and founder of the Center for Performance Assessment. He is the author of fourteen books, including The Leader's Guide to Standards (Jossey-Bass, 2002). Reeves was named to the Distinguished Authors Series by the Harvard University Graduate School of Education for 2002 and won the Parent's Choice Award for his book, 20-Minute Learning Connection. He was named Education Writer of the Year by the California County Superintendents Association.

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