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  1. Think Rather of Zebra: Dealing with Aspects of Poverty Through Story

    Think Rather of Zebra is a collection of insightful short stories adapted from more than 40 classic and modern folktales, reset in an urban neighbourhood. Stailey's two main characters, Pete and Carlos, tell stories and adventures from their poor neighbourhood through which the reader learns about the "hidden rules" of economic class. Each chapter relates to a section in A Framework for Understanding Poverty by Dr Ruby Payne, along with her questions to be used for discussion. The books is useful for understanding people from different economic classes, and builds mutual respect for the skills that arise naturally from each economic environment.

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    A$20.00
  2. Reflective Practice: The Cornerstone for School Improvement

    Reflective Practice: The Cornerstone for School Improvement, focuses on how Principals, Coordinators and Lead-Teachers can nurture effective instruction and interpersonal relationships through reflective practice.

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    A$19.95
  3. Where Thinking and Learning Meet + CD

    If it is our goal to see an increase in student levels of engagement, an improvement in student performance standards and learners skilled, then we have to rethink what our instruction. In Where Thinking and Learning Meet, Lane Clark challenges our individual and systemic educational beliefs and practices.

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    A$69.95
  4. 21st Century Skills: Rethinking How Students Learn - Leading Edge Series

    This anthology introduces the Framework for 21st Century Learning from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills as a way to re-envision learning and prepare students for a rapidly evolving global and technological world. This dynamic new framework promotes innovation through critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration and technology integration, while building on mastery of core content and background knowledge. Highly respected education leaders and innovators address critical concepts supporting the Framework for 21st Century Learning. The afterword by Andy Hargreaves then looks at the implications of the 21st century skills framework and how we can continue to build on the movement.

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    A$45.00
  5. Getting It Right: Aligning Technology Initiatives for Measurable Student Results

    This book is designed to help educational leaders, decision makers and teachers wade through the complexities of aligning technology planning with learning goals. Organised around a problem-solving model based on solution fluency, the authors outline how to address state, regional or provincial standards; improve test scores; meet curricular requirements; foster relevant staff development; and provide measurable accountability for technology expenditures. Included are sidebars with advice and comments from educators who have successfully integrated technology initiatives with learning goals. Their experiences help light the path through the journey toward getting it right for 21st-century learners.

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    A$36.95
  6. Flip Your Classroom Series

    In this series, two experienced practitioners of the flipped classroom explain a powerful approach to teaching where students watch recorded lectures for homework and complete their assignments, labs and tests in class. Discover how this "flipped classroom" approach helps struggling students, differentiates instruction and increases opportunities for classroom formative assessment.

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    Starting at A$9.95

  7. ASCD Arias Series

    ASCD Arias publications provide concise answers to challenging questions that you need to solve today—in a convenient format that you can read in one sitting and immediately put into practice. They’re the next-generation, immediate-need resources for everyone committed to the success of each learner.

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    Starting at A$15.00

  8. Using Data to Improve Learning: A Practical Guide for Busy Teachers

    Using Data to Improve Learning: A Practical Guide for Busy Teachers explains how teachers can incorporate 'no-frills' engagement with data, collected by themselves and others, into day-to-day teaching so that the process is useful, empowering and enjoyable. It presents strategies that are practical enough to attract teachers' interest, feasible enough to implement in ongoing and sustainable ways, and rigorous enough to make immediate and positive differences to teaching and learning.

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    A$39.95
  9. Essentials for Achieving Rigour Series

    The Essentials for Achieving Rigour series of instructional guides helps educators become highly skilled at implementing, monitoring and adapting instruction. Readers can put the guides to practical use immediately, adopting day-to-day examples as models for application in their own classrooms.

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    Starting at A$25.95

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