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From low-effort ideas—like thank you notes and team lunches—to more high-effort (but worth it) ideas like award ceremonies, the book describes inexpensive—even free—activities that fit the routine, budget, and culture of K–12 schools. If you're a principal, district administrator, department head, manager, or someone heading up a school-based workgroup, don't settle for generic advice when you can get this education-specific book.
(ASCD book, 2012) 5" x 9", 160 pages.
Veteran teachers and seasoned experts explore practical ideas for any type of school, including best ways to support new, second-career, and graduate candidate teachers.
Focus on Retention: How to Keep Your Best Teachers