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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
In this guide, experts Susan M. Brookhart and Jay McTighe show how best to incorporate the formative learning cycle into everyday instruction. They offer techniques for sharing learning targets, assessment activities to use in the classroom, and strategies for providing student feedback.