Good to great teaching focusing on the literacy work that matters by Mary Howard

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Published by Heinemann in Portsmouth, NH .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Language arts (Elementary),
  • Effective teaching

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementMary Howard ; Foreword by Richard L. Allington
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB1576 .H678 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25290313M
ISBN 100325043698
ISBN 109780325043692
LC Control Number2012012908

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Throughout Good to Great Teaching, Mary describes spotlight teachers who will guide you through a process of evaluating, adjusting, and elevating your teaching. Personal reflection tools are included to help you alleviate anything that deters your efforts to accomplish what you already do well and move your teaching to even higher levels/5(6).

Good to Great Teaching book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for Good to great teaching book. We often talk about the importance of, and benefits of focus /5. “Mary focuses on helping teachers move from bad work, to good work, and then on to great work. Read this book, think hard about the ideas set forth, and then go work on becoming a teacher who does great work every day, all day.” Richard L.

Allington, Ph.D author of What Really Matters for Struggling Readers Related PD Services. Speakers. Influential management professor Jim Collins released the popular Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t in The book is really a research project led by Collins as a follow-up to his book Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary researched hundreds of companies to identify sets of “good” companies where one became “great.

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This is how the author sets off a riveting journey explaining the findings from his and his team’s half a decade of research in the conquest of how to make good. Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Good to Great, Book 2) Book 2 of 6: Good to Great | by Jim Collins, Jerry I.

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OPEN: Vision Framework (pdf) Articulate your organization's vision. READ: Recommended Reading. Iconic leaders aim to learn for the sake of learning. These books are a good start. Good is the Enemy of Great. The book is about being great, not merely good. Good is the enemy of great. Many people and companies settle for good because it’s easier.

Many companies don’t even try to be great. There’re not striving to be the best in the industry. This opens the door to competitors. Joshua Gibbs is a humanities and literature teacher at the Veritas School in Richmond, Virginia.

Josh has been teaching the Great Books for some 10 years and is an associate fellow with the Alcuin Fellowship, a coterie of classical educators who are committed to the renewal of classical Christian education.

The book is based on the premise that “good is the enemy of great.” Collins expounds: We don’t have great schools principally because we have good schools.

We don’t have great government, principally because we have good government. Few people attain great lives, in large part because it is just so easy to settle for a good life.

“It is very important to grasp that Level 5 leadership is not just about humility and modesty. It is equally about ferocious resolve, an almost stoic determination to do whatever needs to be done to make the company great.” “Ten out of eleven good-to-great CEOs came from inside the company, three of them by family inheritance.

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't is a management book by Jim C. Collins that describes how companies transition from being good companies to great companies, and how most companies fail to make the transition.

The book was a bestseller, selling four million copies and going far beyond the traditional audience of business books. The Hedgehog Concept is developed in the book Good to Great.

A simple, crystalline concept that flows from deep understanding about the intersection of three circles: 1) what you are deeply passionate about, 2) what you can be the best in the world at, and 3) what best drives your economic or resource engine.

GOOD TO GREAT This book addresses a single question: can a good company become a great company, and if so, how. Based on a five-year research project comparing companies that made the leap to those that did not, Good to Great shows that greatness is not primarily a function of circumstance but largely a matter of conscious choice, and discipline.

This book. Some time ago, the CiRCE Institute shared a conference talk by Dr. James Taylor on the topic of using the Good Books and the Great Books as part of teaching literature. It is an extraordinary talk and I took copious notes, just a few of which I’ll share with you below.

As Dr. Taylor observes in this talk. Good to great (full title: Good to great: Why some companies make the leap and others don’t) is a business management and strategy book. It is a non-fictional genre novel that has been written by business analyst, management professor, and book writer Jim C. Collins.

The book was published in by the William Collins publications. "In an ironic twist, I now see Good to Great not as a sequel to Built to Last, but more of a to Great is about how to turn a good organization into one that produces sustained great to Last is about how you take a company with great results and turn it into an enduring great company of iconic stature." --Jim Collins An Introduction.

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For more than a quarter century, Jim has studied what makes great companies tick. The result is a series of authored and coauthored books, each looking at the question from a different angle, written for leaders in the business and social sectors.

The new question: Ten years after the worldwide bestseller Good to Great, Jim Collins returns to ask: Why do some companies thrive in uncertainty, even chaos, and others do not?In Great by Choice, Collins and his colleague, Morten T. Hansen, enumerate the principles for building a truly great enterprise in unpredictable, tumultuous, and fast-moving times.

Writing Good to Great Teaching five years ago was only the beginning because this book continues to inspire and inform my work.

On January 7,my book took new form in #G2Great, a weekly Twitter chat I co-moderate with educators Amy Brennan and Jenn Hayhurst. #G2Great is a virtual celebration of educators who believe in their.

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The problem with Good To Great is that the reader is left with the false impression that the principles contained in the book can be universally transferred to their individual situation without regard for context. The reader is led to believe that if they apply the principles contained in the book to their business, that the results will.

This book is designed to stimulate meaningful conversations on vital topics between young ones and those who read with them. Why Jesus Was a Great Teacher What kind of things did Jesus teach. The idea behind this book is that Collins and his team researched a large number of public companies, came up with a list of 11 that made a jump from "good performance" to "great performance" (i.e., significantly out-performed the market) over a sustained period of time, compared those 11 companies with 17 similar companies tha.

“Good is the enemy of great. And that is one of the key reasons why we have so little that becomes great. We don’t have great schools, principally because we have good schools. We don’t have great government, principally because we have good government.

Few people attain great lives, in large part because it is just so easy to settle for. “Teaching for agency and understanding works for everyone.

So, start where you are, use what you have, teach whoever comes through your door.” - Wendy Ward Hoffer. Phenomenal Teaching is a professional development workshop in a book.

The text charts a pathway for teachers to cultivate agency and foster understanding for every learner. Good To Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Other Don’t.

As a young guy interested in business and wanting to start my own, I found Good to Great interesting and the ideas, although not new, to be thought provoking. C.S. Lewis once wrote that the best teachers are the ones that are able to remind you rather than try and teach you new things.

It took four years on average for the good-to-great companies to get a Hedgehog Concept. You absolutely do not need to be in a great industry to produce sustained great results. No matter how bad the industry, every good-to-great company figured out how to produce truly superior economic returns.

Like great thinkers, who take complexities and boil them down into simple, yet profound, ideas (Adam Smith and the invisible hand, Darwin and evolution), leaders of good-to-great companies develop a Hedgehog Concept that is simple but that reflects penetrating insight and deep understanding.

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