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ERIC Number: ED525633
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 128
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-5966-7179-9
Communicate and Motivate: The School Leader's Guide to Effective Communication
Arneson, Shelly
Eye on Education
Develop the skills you need to communicate effectively and in ways that motivate your faculty towards success. Written especially for principals and other administrators, this book will empower you to communicate well as you work to promote a student-centered environment best suited to schoolwide achievement. Learn to approach one-on-one communication with confidence, with tips on: (1) Making time for courageous conversations; (2) Choosing words carefully; (3) Improving parent/teacher communication from the inside-out; (4) Using online communication; (5) And more! Filled with real-world examples, "Communicate and Motivate" provides a humorous, insightful look into the conversations that happen within a school every day. Arneson offers targeted strategies for ensuring the best outcome--for you and your colleagues. The following chapters are included: (1) Make Time for Courageous Conversations; (2) It's Not What You Say, but How You Say It; (3) What You Say Matters, Too, So Choose Your Words Carefully; (4) Seek First to Understand; (5) One-on-One Conversations; (6) Avoid Defensiveness; (7) Let's Not Call the Whole Thing Off Yet; (8) Improving Parent/Teacher Communication From the Inside-Out; (9) When to Use and Avoid Online Communication; and (10) The Legacy of Effective Communication. A preface and a bibliography are included.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A