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  1. Score to Soar: Moving Teachers From Evaluation to Professional Growth

    Score to Soar shows F-12 school leaders who work directly in supervisory roles with teachers how to develop and execute teacher evaluations that properly assess teacher effectiveness and guide improvement in job performance. Authors John F. Eller and Sheila A. Eller feature research-based strategies and draw from their experiences working with school leaders to offer readers a highly practical resource that identifies the traits of effective school supervision and the elements of a quality teacher evaluation system, explains how to evaluate the effectiveness of teachers and how to use multiple forms of data for evaluation, and addresses how to communicate evaluation findings to teachers in a way that fosters their professional growth.

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    A$48.40
  2. Texts, Tasks, and Talk: Instruction to Meet the Common Core in Grades 9-12

    Texts, Tasks, and Talk: Instruction to Meet the Common Core in Grades 9-2 examines how to fully align teaching with the intellectual demand of next-generation standards - by pairing instructional goals with high-quality texts, tasks, and talk. It also provides strategies for how to do so, including five key steps for organizing curriculum according to next-generation standards.

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    A$41.25
  3. The Right to Be Literate: 6 Essential Literacy Skills

    Students of the digital age have access to a voluminous amount of information, and literacy skills are of paramount importance. The Right to Be Literate: 6 Essential Literacy Skills presents F-12 teachers and administrators with research-based support and standards-aligned strategies to develop the six literacy skills students will need to think critically and communicate collaboratively in the 21st century: reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing. Educators can either read straight through the book to explore all the presented standards-based strategies for widening literacy skills or look for specific strategies they haven't yet tried.

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    A$41.25
  4. It’s About Time: Planning Interventions and Extensions in Secondary School

    Drawing on dramatic success stories from traditional, virtual, private and public schools, It's About Time: Planning Interventions and Extensions in Secondary School offers practical advice to school administrators for finding time in the weekly schedule for intervention and enrichment. Editors Mike Mattos and Austin Buffum present an international team of educators who show how creative scheduling provided their students greater access to core instruction, tier intervention and individualised support.

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    A$52.25
  5. Best Practices at Tier 1: Daily Differentiation for Effective Instruction, Secondary

    Best Practices at Tier 1: Daily Differentiation for Effective Instruction, Secondary details key collaborative strategies to improve core instruction and ensure learning for all. Authors Gayle Gregory, Martha Kaufeldt and Mike Mattos offer 6-12 teachers proven response to intervention (RTI) strategies to differentiate instruction, engage students, increase success and avoid additional intervention. Using this book, teachers will discover effective practices to support student learning during core instruction.

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    A$48.40
  6. Cultivating Curiosity in K-12 Classrooms: How to Promote and Sustain Deep Learning

    Curiosity comes from within; we just have to know how to unleash it. We learn by engaging and exploring, asking questions and testing out answers. Yet our classrooms are not always places where such curiosity is encouraged and supported. Cultivating Curiosity in K-12 Classrooms describes how teachers can create a structured, student-centered environment that allows for openness and surprise, where inquiry guides authentic learning.

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    A$35.95
  7. Breaking Through! Helping Girls Succeed in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

    Regardless of a daughter's age (from birth to young adulthood), parents will find tips they can immediately use to help combat the gender imbalance in STEM areas. Whether they need to advocate for gender-neutral, STEM-enriched classrooms or want to encourage creative problem solving and persistence in their daughters, readers will find ideas to take action to help the girls in their lives break through the barriers and achieve success in STEM.

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    A$29.95
  8. 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
  9. Igniting a Passion for Reading: Successful Strategies for Building Lifetime Readers

    In his new book, Igniting a Passion for Reading, Steven Layne shows teachers how to develop readers who not only are motivated to read great books but who also love reading in its own right. Packed with practical ways to engage and inspire readers from Foundation Year to high school, this book is a must-have on every teacher's professional bookshelf. In this book, overflowing with practical strategies and 'From the Trenches' anecdotes, Steven Layne offers teachers everywhere a plan for engaging even the most reluctant reader. From detailed preview lessons and book shopping to reading lounges and 'status of the class' sessions, this book will help schools create a vibrant reading culture.

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    A$32.95
  10. 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
  11. Science Stories: Using Case Studies to Teach Critical Thinking

    Stories put "flesh and blood" on scientific methods and provide an inside look at scientists in action. Case studies deepen scientific understanding, sharpen critical-thinking skills and help students see how science relates to their lives. Each case study comprises a story, classroom discussion questions, teaching notes and background information, objectives and common misconceptions about the topic, as well as helpful references. Science Stories is sure to make science engaging and enlightening for both students and teachers.

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    A$65.95
  12. The Vocabulary Book, Second Edition: Learning and Instruction

    This expanded edition of the bestselling teaching resource incorporates the newest research in vocabulary learning and instruction into a complete and balanced program for all F-12 students, from those who struggle to those who excel. Literacy expert Michael Graves presents a four-pronged vocabulary program that he has developed and honed for over 30 years. The text includes theory, research-based strategies, vocabulary interventions, classroom examples, advice for working with English as an Additional Language or Dialect learners, discussion of next-generation standards and more. This book will appeal to reading and subject-area teachers, teacher educators and school, regional and state leaders.

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    A$35.95

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