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Table Of Contents

The Poor Lecturer’s Classroom
The Power of Expectations
Expectations
Rules
Stop the Thumping!
Consequences
Set Expectations at the Start of the Year
We Are Still Undefeated
Prevention Versus Revenge
When a Student Misbehaves
Sending Students to the Office
“Nuthin’ Happened”
A Teacher’s Bag of Tricks
Respect Your Students, Their Parents—and Yourself
Twenty-Four Students on the Side of the Teacher
Restoring Trust
High Expectations— for Whom?
Are High Expectations Important?
Who Is the Variable?
Who Is the Variable in the Classroom?
What If the Students Do Poorly?
How Do We Deal With the Demands of Others?
Ten Days out of Ten
We Never Forget That One Time
You Do Not Have to Like the Students
The Power of Praise
Five Things That Help Praise Work
Too Much Nice
The Teacher Is the Filter
How Is Your Day Going?
The Angry Parent
When the Teacher Sneezes
One Goal, Every Day
Where the Elite Meet?
The World Outside School
This Is the Worst Group of Kids We’ve Ever Had
Perception Can Become Reality
Don’t Need to Repair—Always Do Repair
Some NeverNeed to Repair—But AlwaysDo
Some AlwaysNeed to Repair—But NeverDo
I Am Sorry That Happened
The Highway Patrol
Ability to Ignore
Hey, Pretzel Face!
Ignoring Minor Errors
Handling the High Achievers
Why Does Jimmy Always Pick Billy?
The All-school Assembly
The Faculty Meeting
Base Every Decision on the Best People
Shoplifters Will Be Prosecuted!
This Means You!
What Will My Best Students Think?
My Best Students “Will Be Fine” No Matter What
The Teacher’s Pet
Treat Everyone As If They Were Good
Pay for Performance
What About These Darn Standardized Tests?
Without Success, Tests Become the School
Raise Those Test Scores!
Effective Teachers Keep Testing in Perspective
So, You Want to Improve Your Reading Scores?
Make It Cool to Care
The Great Teacher
Merry Christmas, Everyone!
Who Are the Legends?
Touch the Heart, Then Teach the Child
Clarifying Your Core
Fourteen Things That Matter Most
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What Great Teachers Do Differently: 14 Things that Matter Most

What Great Teachers Do Differently: 14 Things that Matter Most

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Published by EyeOnEducation
This book describes the beliefs, behaviors, attitudes, and interactions that form the fabric of life in our best classrooms and schools. It focuses on the specific things that great teachers do ... that others do not.

Readers of author Todd Whitaker’s best-selling WHAT GREAT PRINCIPALS DO DIFFERENTLY asked him for a companion volume focusing on great teachers and their classrooms. This book is his response to those requests.

This book focuses on the specific things that great teachers do ... that others do not. It answers these essential questions:
- Is it high expectations for students that matter?
- How do great teachers respond when students misbehave?
- Do great teachers filter differently than their peers?
- How do the best teachers approach standardized testing?
- How can your teachers gain the same advantages?
This book describes the beliefs, behaviors, attitudes, and interactions that form the fabric of life in our best classrooms and schools. It focuses on the specific things that great teachers do ... that others do not.

Readers of author Todd Whitaker’s best-selling WHAT GREAT PRINCIPALS DO DIFFERENTLY asked him for a companion volume focusing on great teachers and their classrooms. This book is his response to those requests.

This book focuses on the specific things that great teachers do ... that others do not. It answers these essential questions:
- Is it high expectations for students that matter?
- How do great teachers respond when students misbehave?
- Do great teachers filter differently than their peers?
- How do the best teachers approach standardized testing?
- How can your teachers gain the same advantages?

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A child is stalked by an adult, where? At Sleepy Hill Elementary School. Who? The new teacher, Miss Reed, of course. This could end in murder. http://www.scribd.com/full/29839779?a...
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