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  1. A Leader's Companion: Inspiration for Professional Learning Communities at Work

    This collection of inspirational quotes provides daily inspiration for teachers and administrators on their PLC journey. Accessible, active language captures the "big ideas" of PLC in a beautifully simple and powerful format. Quotes are distilled from a decade of work by the "3 Rs" of professional learning communities. A Leader's Companion will help teachers find inspiration and motivation with daily reminders of the importance of education; stay focused on the critical work involved in maintaining a successful PLC; renew your enthusiasm for teaching; reference a convenient collection of the "big ideas"; and discover forward-thinking ideas that cover every aspect of a PLC.

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    A$15.00
  2. Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy: Leading the New Literacies

    Leading the New Literacies explores how to shift to digital, media and global (DMG) project-based learning and create engaged, energised and globally competent teachers and students. Using this book, F-12 educators will learn how to bring digital, media and global literacies into their curriculum; examine the effects of school leaders' attitudes as they grapple with the implications of the new literacies; equip students with the skills to think critically about digital sources of information; learn how and where to find new forms of media that students can safely use as learning tools; understand the skills and attributes that characterise global competence and global awareness; and learn strategies and set realistic goals for system-wide implementation of the new literacies.

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    A$32.95
  3. Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy: Mastering Global Literacy

    This book explores how educators can cultivate globally literate learners while becoming globally connected themselves, examining ways to bring global issues into the classroom and personalise them using digital tools. The authors offer strategies for implementing global-awareness studies in the school curriculum, as well as creating new types of 21st century learning environments. Using this book, F-12 educators will understand how our changing world calls for global awareness; gain strategies and recommendations for making global issues relevant; integrate 21st century skills into classrooms; cultivate global citizens able to understand and thrive in contemporary society; and use global competence to stimulate interest in learning, education and careers.

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    A$27.95
  4. Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy Series (Set of 4)

    In the Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy series, editor Heidi Hayes Jacobs and a team of authors from around the globe explore the three new literacies - global literacy, media literacy and digital literacy. Using the four books in this ground-breaking series, educators in every school will be able to bring their classrooms into the 21st century.

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    A$99.00
  5. Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy: Mastering Digital Literacy

    Mastering Digital Literacy explores the wealth of digital tools, applications and technologies that extend learning far beyond the classroom walls. This book strongly makes the case for modernising our students' learning environment - and shows how to do it. Using this book, F-12 educators will learn how to successfully merge digital media with traditional instruction, select video games and align them to unit plans, build a class website and populate it with educational features, and create a social network for students. The integration of 21st century skills in the classroom is essential for empowering student to succeed in today's rapidly changing society.

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    A$27.95
  6. Breaking the Poverty Barrier: Changing Student Lives with Passion, Perseverance, and Performance

    With few resources and a lot of heart, Ricardo LeBlanc-Esparza and Will Roulston accomplished dramatic results and impressive change in a school beset by poverty and failure. More than just an inspirational tale, Breaking the Poverty Barrier illustrates those strategies and interventions that succeeded - and sometimes failed - in leading a school from deficiency to proficiency.

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    A$32.95
  7. MORE What Do I Do When . . .? Powerful Strategies to Promote Positive Behavior

    MORE What Do I Do When . . . ? provides busy educators with practical, easy-to-use strategies for preventing and responding to misbehaviour in ways that preserve dignity and promote positive behaviour. If you work with challenging students, this book is required reading.

    MORE What Do I Do When . . . ? also includes answers to frequently asked questions on classroom behaviour. The proven and innovative strategies in this book have been developed, shared and tested by educators throughout North America.

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    A$29.95
  8. Leadership Resources

    This series is a collection of our latest and greatest leadership resources.

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    Starting at A$23.95

  9. Getting District Results: A Case Study in Implementing PLCs at Work

    Discover how the largest elementary school district in Illinois became a flourishing professional learning community. You'll walk through each step of the PLC journey to learn how the district approached the most vital components of a successful PLC, such as building shared knowledge, forming collaborative teams, and setting priorities. Reduce your own trial and error by using their lessons learned as a road map toward long-lasting change.

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    A$21.95
  10. Beyond the RTI Pyramid: Solutions for the First Years of Implementation

    Beyond the RTI Pyramid addresses the need to deepen response to intervention efforts based on practical implementation issues and emerging research. It provides research and case studies showing how schools have implemented RTI and overcome its challenges; shows how to implement RTI in reading, maths and behaviour; explains how to use RTI in primary and secondary schools; discusses the changing roles of special education teachers, speech language pathologists, schools psychologists and mentors; explains the role of a school-based task force; and outlines resources for time and personnel support.

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    A$32.95
  11. Our Only Earth Series

    Sustainability – both social and environmental – is the overarching theme of all seven books in the Our Only Earth series. Each book explores real-life geographical issues and suggests possible solutions, culminating in a summit at which students create action plans and seek ways in which to alleviate global problems. As of 2014, the series has been updated to show correlations to the Australian Curriculum, both specifically within the subject of geography and generally across all learning areas.

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    Starting at A$31.00

  12. Our Only Earth: Rainforests at Risk

    Now you can challenge your students with the complexities of deforestation. As part of the Our Only Earth series for Years 7-10, this revised Australian edition of Our Only Earth: Rainforests at Risk informs students about the problems associated with the global effects of the loss of tropical rainforests now and in the future, then empowers them to take action. Through fact cards, activities and journals designed to get students thinking about social and environmental sustainability, each book explores real-life geographical issues and suggests possible solutions. As of 2014, the series has been updated to show correlations to the Australian Curriculum, both specifically within the subject of geography and generally across all learning areas.

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    A$31.00

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