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Being a school principal is tough, and if you're a current or aspiring principal who occasionally questions why you took on this career or how you can get better, here is the perfect book to help you reflect, restore, and reenergize your work. Award-winning principal and ASCD best-selling author Baruti K. Kafele answers 50 vital questions all principals should ask themselves. In his inimitable style, Kafele lays out the touchstones for maintaining strong leadership habits, inspiring excellence and collaboration in others, and engaging an entire school community in striving to be the best. Read this book to understand why Kafele is one of the most sought-after consultants in education, and use his counsel to transform your practice and deepen your commitment to school excellence.
(ASCD book, 2015) 6" x 9", 102 pages
In this revised and updated 4th edition, Discipline with Dignity provides in-depth guidance for implementing a proven approach to classroom management that can help students make better choices and teachers be more effective. Emphasizing the importance of mutual respect and self-control, the authors offer specific strategies and techniques for building strong relationships with disruptive students and countering the toxic social circumstances that affect many of them, including dysfunctional families, gangs, and poverty.