The Interview: Principals Share 30 Favorite Questions for Future Teachers
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WEEKLY ADMIN FEATURES
FROM EDUCATION WORLD
New in 2008! Our archive of Focus On... articles provides practical ideas on dozens of topics of interest to school leaders -- everything from getting the school year off to a smooth start to crisis management. More topics: Discipline, Fund Raising, Hiring New Teachers, Reading Achievement, Recess Management, Testing, Traditions...
How I Handled
Principals share lessons learned from their experiences.
Grant of the Week
Grants expert Don Peek offers new grants each week. Check out the latest additions to our Grants Center. And check back often for updates.
A year of school-wide events that spotlight students and involve parents.
Education World has teamed up with the National Network of Partnership Schools to share the stories of schools that are bringing together parents and the community to help ensure student achievement. Learn about home-made school programs and events that are helping to build school community across the U.S.
Are staff meetings getting to be a drag? Here are three dozen principal-tested ideas for meetings that work.
PR for PRincipals George Pawlas offers new ideas each week for getting out the good news about your school.
Each week we take 5 minutes to share five quick tips. In our Take Five archive, we offer advice for planning effective and fun staff meetings, recognizing and celebrating student achievement, helping first-year teachers succeed, and much more.
Newsletters 'R Us
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Math @ Home
quotED: Education Quotes
The ABCs of Student Success
Caught on the Web
Newsletter Clipart Library
Parent Newsletter Templates
THE PRINCIPAL POET
Ivan Kershner, known to students and colleagues alike as Mr. Ivan, has been writing poetry for more than 40 years. His poems should ring familiar to all educators. Click a title below, and enjoy!
Bringing Elephants to School
One Child Left Behind
The Teachers Messy Desk
See more poems from this series in our Principal Poet archive.
MEET OUR COLUMNISTS
Each year, our Administrators Desk columnists -- all experienced school leaders -- challenge and motivate us to improve our approaches and our schools. At the end of 2007, we are proud to spotlight some of their most inspiring work.
Pete Halls efforts at turning around one underperforming school earned him ASCDs Outstanding Young Educator Award. In his Education World columns, Hall challenges all school leaders to always strive to be a better you!
Making It Fun Again
Leading Off the Edge of the Map
Confronting Concerns With Teacher Performance
An award-winning educator, highly acclaimed speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Diane Hodges' weekly Looking Forward to Monday Morning columns present a wealth of ideas administrators can use to drive staff members happy!
Going Above and Beyond
Just for Fun: Volume #1
Fun With Food" Volume #1
A former national Principal of the Year and past president of NAESP, Paul Young brings a unique perspective on school leadership and a cheerleading spirit to his Young @ Heart columns.
The Principal as Troublemaker
The Five Levels of Principal Leadership
Becoming a Principal Is Like Learning to Swim All Over Again
The newest member of our Admin Desk columnist team is actually a kindergarten teacher. But his powerful messages about building relationships with students always resonate with principals who've seen him speak at state and national conferences.
Making Connections Is Key
A Small Pair of Eyeglasses Can Make a Big Difference
Three Keys to Student Success: Relationships, Relationships, Relationships
Educator and counselor Leah Davies is the creator of the Kelly Bear character building resources for children ages three to nine. Her practical advice is a huge help to principals and the teachers they mentor.
25 Ways to Gain Children's Attention
Instilling Perseverance in Children
Ten Ways to Involve Fathers in Their Children's Education
A principal educator and author of The Administrator's Guide to School-Community Relations, George Pawlas shares ideas to help principals create successful schools in his regular Pawlas on PR columns.
Crisis Planning: Have You Done Yours?
Take Care of the People Who Take Care of You
Experienced Administrators Share Their Advice
BEST BOOKS FOR SCHOOL LEADERS
Are you looking for books to help you improve instruction in your school? Motivate teachers and students? Improve school climate? Increase parent involvement? Click the links below to see a few of Our Editors' Choices of recommended books. Then it's your turn to share titles that you recommend. and tell why you value them. With your help, we will build the best list on the Web of Best Books for leading schools of achievement and caring.
Energizing Staff Meetings
The Sixty-Second Motivator
Case Studies for Teacher Problem Solving
Failure Is Not an Option -
Six Principles That Guide Student Achievement in High-Performing Schools
A Survival Kit for the Elementary School Principal
Being a Successful Principal: Riding the Wave of Change Without Drowning
How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed Ability Classrooms