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  1. Responding to Resistance: Thirty Strategies to Manage Conflict in Your School

    Educational leadership is never conflict-free. And poorly managed conflict – whether it involves staff, students, parents or other stakeholders – can consume a great deal of educational leaders’ time and energy. In Responding to resistance: Thirty strategies to manage conflict in your school, author William A Sommers acknowledges this reality and presents a wide-ranging set of efficient response strategies. He equips F–12 school and district leaders with a repertoire of skills for reacting professionally and effectively. Using this resource’s common sense tools, leaders will be able to spend more time on improving learning in their schools.

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    A$34.95
  2. Improving Teacher Development and Evaluation: A Guide for Leaders, Coaches, and Teachers

    Teacher development and evaluation systems have a long history in education, but the history of their shortcomings is just as long. This book introduces transformative, research-based processes for supporting teacher growth and reliably evaluating performance.

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    A$44.95
  3. What If I'm Wrong? and Other Key Questions for Decisive School Leadership

    When even the smallest mistake can negatively affect students and staff, strong decision-making skills are crucial. By focusing on key questions, however, school leaders can find a path through the complex decisions they encounter every day. What if I’m wrong? And other key questions for decisive school leadership guides you past the pitfalls of split-second instinct, groupthink, prejudice and the rush to judgement. Leadership coach and former principal Simon Rodberg pulls together true stories from his own experience, examples of a range of school issues and the latest research in cognitive science into a five-question framework for school leaders to ask themselves when facing a decision.

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    A$31.95
  4. The Innocent Classroom: Dismantling Racial Bias to Support Students of Color

    When children of colour enter their classrooms each year, many often encounter low expectations, disconnection and other barriers to their success. In The innocent classroom, Alexs Pate traces the roots of these disparities to pervasive negative stereotypes, which children are made aware of before they can even walk through the school door. The cumulative weight of the stereotypes eventually takes shape as guilt, which inhibits students’ engagement, learning and relationships, and hurts their prospects for the future.

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    A$31.95
  5. The Learning Leader: How to Focus School Improvement for Better Results, 2nd Edition

    School improvement can often feel like a losing battle, but it doesn’t have to be. In this fully revised and updated second edition of The learning leader, Douglas B Reeves helps leadership teams go beyond the excuses to capitalise on their strengths, reduce their weaknesses and reset their mindset and priorities to achieve unprecedented success.

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    A$39.95
  6. Co-Teaching Do’s, Don’ts, and Do Betters

    Co-teaching has been increasingly adopted to support students in the general education classroom. After twenty years of field testing, we know what works – and what doesn’t. In this practical guide, co-teaching and inclusion experts Toby J Karten and Wendy W Murawski detail the best practices for successful co-teaching and ways to troubleshoot common pitfalls.

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    A$44.95
  7. PLC at Work® and Your Small School: Building, Deepening, and Sustaining a Culture of Collaboration for Singletons

    PLC at Work® and your small school: Building, deepening, and sustaining a culture of collaboration for singletons is a guide for leaders seeking to transform their small schools into successful PLCs. Grounded in both research and her own experience as principal of a small, rural school in Wyoming, this book by Breez Longwell Daniels focuses on the unique role culture plays in many small schools – a role that should be central to PLC implementation.

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