Six Types of Teachers: Recruiting, Retaining, and Mentoring the Best

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Eye On Education, 2005 - Education - 168 pages
This book helps you sharpen your ability to hire better teachers for your school, improve the ones who are already there, and keep your best and brightest on board.
 

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Contents

Something Positive in My Mailbox? 71
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8 Keeping the Great Ones Motivated 73
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Can I Motivate from the Outside? 77
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A Final Thought about Motivation 81
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Section IV 83
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9 Adding QualityExpanding Our Pool 85
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Searching for Irreplaceables 87
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The Emotional Pull 88
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Mentor Programs 108
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Ongoing Orientation 109
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Cultivating Leadership 110
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Section V The Impact of Other Stakeholders 113
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12 Supporting Teachers in Parent Interactions 115
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Cheers or Boos 117
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Soothing the Savage Beast 118
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Staff Development Focused on Parents 120
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The Known Quantity 89
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Hiring People Better Than Ourselves 90
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Arbitrary FactorsNarrowing the Pool 91
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Understanding Our Needs 92
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10 Finding and Choosing the Best 93
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The Screening 96
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Finding the Leaders 97
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Interview Questions 98
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What Would You Do If? 99
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Setting Expectations 100
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Do You Want to Be the Best? 101
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11 Inducting New Teachers 103
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New Staff Induction and Orientation 106
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Do They Feel Supported? 122
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13 Nurturing StudentTeacher Relationships 125
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Recognizing Success in StudentTeacher Relationships 128
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StudentTeacher Relationships and the Six Types of Teachers 130
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Nurturing Solid Relationships 131
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14 Building a Family Atmosphere through Purposeful Mentoring 133
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Induction That Sticks 135
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Why Focus on Mentoring? 138
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Mentoring the Mentors 139
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When Does Mentoring End? 142
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The Most Important Profession 145
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Retaining Quality Teachers 152
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