Todd Whitaker is professor of educational leadership at Indiana State University. A leading presenter in the field of education, he has devoted his career to researching effective school teachers and principals. He is the author of numerous successful books, including the national bestsellers What Great Teachers Do Differently and What Great Principals Do Differently.
Below, hear him discuss his latest book, The Ten-Minute Inservice: 40 Quick Training Sessions That Build Teacher Effectiveness, cowritten with Annette Breaux.
And if you like what you hear, be sure to preorder Quick Answers for Busy Teachers, a new book by Whitaker and Breaux that will be released this January.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Busy school leaders need an easy-to-apply resource to increase teacher effectiveness quickly and efficiently. This book shows principals and staff developers how to improve teaching school-wide through high-impact inservices lasting only ten minutes—incorporated easily into weekly staff meetings. Written by popular education consultants Todd Whitaker and Annette Breaux, this important book offers 40 teacher-tested mini-workshops that can improve teaching in every classroom.
“Todd Whitaker and Annette Breaux offer concise, practical suggestions for reinforcing effective teaching practices. The Ten-Minute Inservice is a powerful resource for school leaders who want to make the most of every opportunity to promote growth and improve school climate.”
—Justin Baeder, director, The Principal Center