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  1. NOW Classrooms, Grades 9-12: Lessons for Enhancing Teaching and Learning Through Technology

    In NOW Classrooms, Grades 9-12: Lessons for Enhancing Teaching and Learning Through Technology, the authors stress that real transformational school change focuses on robust teaching and learning, not the ever-evolving devices that may enhance that change. This book presents practical, classroom tested lessons that Years 9-12 teachers and instructional coaches can use to prime students to actively learn and solve real-world problems. Sets of topical lessons progressively increase in depth and complexity for readers to choose from based on students' needs. Using these lessons, grounded in the vital four C skills (communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity), teachers can connect technology to key content-area outcomes and prepare students to succeed in the 21st century.

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    A$42.95
  2. Leadership Bundle

    This bundle includes the following titles that will help you build your capacity as a leader and improve the culture at your school and district: The Principal Influence: A Framework for Developing Leadership Capacity in Principals by Pete Hall, Deborah Childs-Bowen, Ann Cunningham-Morris, Phyllis Pajardo and Alisa Simeral; Leading with Focus: Elevating the Essentials for School and District Improvement by Mike Schmoker; The Principal 50: Critical Leadership Questions for Inspiring Schoolwide Excellence by Baruti K. Kafele; and School Culture Rewired: How to Define, Assess, and Transform It by Steve Gruenert and Todd Whitaker.

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    A$99.95
  3. Teaching/Engaging with Poverty in Mind 2-Book Set

    This two-book set provides practical insights into the effects of poverty on learning and what strategies teachers can use to better engage students in the face of these difficulties. In Teaching with Poverty in Mind, veteran educator and brain expert Eric Jensen takes an unflinching look at how poverty hurts children, families and communities across the United States and demonstrates how schools can improve the academic achievement and life readiness of economically disadvantaged students. In Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind, Jensen digs deeper into engagement as the key factor in the academic success of economically disadvantaged students.

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    A$50.00
  4. Common Core Standards in Diverse Classrooms: Essential Practices for Developing Academic Language and Disciplinary Literacy

    The Common Core State Standards require students to do more with knowledge and language than ever before. Rather than be mere consumers of knowledge, students must now become creators, critics, and communicators of ideas across disciplines. Yet in order to take on these new and exciting roles, many students need daily teaching with an extra emphasis on accelerating their academic communication skills. Common Core Standards in Diverse Classrooms is a concise guide for helping us improve our practices to strengthen two vital pillars that support student learning: academic language and disciplinary literacy.

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    A$38.95
  5. Proficiency Scales for English and Mathematics Standards

    Because the generic form of a proficiency scale is comparable across teachers, topics, subject areas and year levels, it allows teachers to compile summative scores for specific topics and increases the reliability of test design and scoring. Whether you are actively engaged in implementing a Marzano Institute initiative in your school or simply need guidance when it comes to measuring student learning, this book can help. Designed to supplement your existing practice, it contains over 110 proficiency scales that will bring new rigour and focus to your teaching and assessment practice, as well as aid in creating unique proficiency scales for the Australian Curriculum.

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    A$38.95
  6. The Classroom Strategies Series: Complete Library

    This series offers in-depth research-based instructional strategies that can be used in the classroom to enhance student achievement. Classroom teachers as well as building- and district-level administrators will benefit from sharing the knowledge in this library and building capacity as a staff to implement strategies for school improvement.

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    A$350.00
  7. Teaching the Tough Issues: Problem Solving from Multiple Perspectives in Middle and High School Humanities Classes

    This book introduces a groundbreaking teaching method intended to help teachers address the difficult or controversial topics in their secondary classrooms. Because these issues are rarely addressed in teacher preparation programs, few teachers feel confident facilitating conversations around culturally and politically sensitive issues in ways that honour their diverse students' voices and lead to critical, transformative thinking. The author describes a four-step method to help teachers structure discussions and written assignments while assisting them in addressing curriculum standards.

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    A$39.95
  8. Teaching Reasoning: Activities and Games for the Classroom

    Teaching Reasoning: Activities and Games for the Classroom identifies essential reasoning skills from the Australian Curriculum and offers F-12 teachers 12 fun, engaging activities and games to teach them to students. Using these activities and games, students will develop the ability to critically analyse evidence and draw valid conclusions, thus becoming informed citizens destined for academic and lifetime success. This book will refine students' reasoning skills (using a combination of analytical and intuitive reasoning) in order to prosper in 21st-century universities and workplaces; gain engaging classroom games and activities to support reasoning instruction; and provide students with the tools to reinforce their reasoning and relay complex information.

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    A$39.95
  9. Flip Your Classroom Bundle

    It started with a simple observation: students need their teachers present to answer questions or to provide help if they get stuck on an assignment; they don't need their teachers present to listen to a lecture or review content. From there, Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams began the flipped classroom: students watched recorded lectures for homework and completed their assignments, labs and tests in class with their teacher available. The Flip Your Classroom Bundle will show you what a flipped classroom is and why it works, and provide you with the information you need to flip your own classroom. This bundle is the ultimate tool for flipping your classroom, and will turn your expectations upside-down and fuel your excitement for teaching and learning.

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    A$50.00
  10. Flipped Learning + Workbook

    The Flipped Learning + Workbook bundle will take you to the logical next step in the evolution of the flipped classroom - flipped learning - a path toward powerful learning and teaching strategies. Flipping, combined with individualised learning strategies, changes everything. While there's no step-by-step formula for flipped learning success, this bundle will guide you through developing an approach to flipped learning that will serve you and your students. The companion workbook includes questions and activities to help you reflect on the why and how of flipping your classroom. You'll delve into key elements of flipped learning, such as crediting or finding videos, designing a flipped lesson, preparing for change and working with administrators.

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    A$32.00
  11. Flip Your Classroom + Workbook

    Get the information you need to flip your own classroom with the Flip Your Classroom + Workbook bundle. Flipped learning empowers educators to engage students, personalise learning and reclaim valuable class time. But you may still be wondering, 'How can this model work for me?' While there's no step-by-step formula for flipped learning success, this bundle will guide you through developing an approach to flipped learning that will serve you and your students. The Flip Your Classroom workbook includes questions and activities to help you reflect on the why and how of flipping your classroom. You'll explore key elements of flipped learning, such as crediting or finding videos, designing a flipped lesson, preparing for change and working with administrators.

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    A$29.95
  12. Learning to Think/Thinking to Learn within the Australian Curriculum

    This revised edition of Learning to Think/Thinking to Learn features correlations to various strands and sub-strands from a range of Australian Curriculum subject areas, ensuring that instruction is curriculum-aligned and meaningful. Learning to Think/Thinking to Learn within the Australian Curriculum describes processes that can be used to infuse thinking into everyday learning through the application and explicit teaching of various models and strategies. These strategies will see students engaging in a wide range if thinking tasks regardless of whether they are working within defined subject areas or on units that cut across traditional curriculum boundaries.

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    A$32.95

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