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  1. 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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    A$39.95
  2. Collaborative Teams That Work: The Definitive Guide to Cycles of Learning in a PLC

    The PLC at Work® model helps teachers around the world produce better outcomes for their students. But when it comes to putting theory into practice, many find themselves unsure of what to do in collaborative team meetings and how it all translates to the classroom. With Collaborative teams that work, leading PLC experts and authors Colin Sloper and Gavin Grift take the confusion out of the collaborative process for school leaders and educators. Whether your school is just starting out on its PLC journey or your team is ready to take student learning to the next level, this essential guide will bring clarity and focus to your team meetings and generate real results for the students you serve. Carry Colin and Gavin’s decades of experience into your next cycle of learning with Collaborative teams that work.

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    A$44.95
  3. Training Supplement for Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities, Third Edition with New Features

    Bridges out of poverty is a uniquely powerful tool designed for social, health and legal services professionals. Based in part on Dr Ruby K Payne’s myth-shattering A framework for understanding poverty, Bridges reaches out to millions of service providers and businesses whose daily work connects them with people in poverty.

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    A$29.95
  4. Shifting From Me to We: How to Jump-Start Collaboration in a PLC at Work®

    Shifting from me to we provides common-sense guidance for creating and implementing a strong collaborative school culture. Author Michael Roberts shares evidence-backed tools and concepts for overcoming common roadblocks to PLC implementation.

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    A$34.95
  5. The Power of Voice in Schools: Listening, Learning, and Leading Together

    For nearly four decades, Russ Quaglia has been laying the groundwork to inform, reform and transform schools through student voice. That deep commitment is reflected in this inspirational book. Quaglia and his coauthors at the Quaglia Institute for School Voice & Aspirations deftly synthesise the thoughts and feelings of hundreds of thousands of stakeholders and offer a vision for schools where everyone’s voice matters. They posit that students, teachers, administrators and parents must work and learn together in ways that promote deep understanding and creativity. Making this collaborative effort successful, however, requires widespread recognition that all stakeholders have something to teach and they all have a role to play in moving the entire school forward.

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    A$44.95
  6. Turning High-Poverty Schools into High-Performing Schools, 2nd Edition

    In this second edition, Parrett and Budge show you how your school can achieve similar results. Expanding on their original framework’s still-critical concepts of actions and school culture, they incorporate new insights for addressing equity, trauma and social-emotional learning. These fresh perspectives combine with lessons learned from twelve additional high-poverty, high-performing schools to form the updated and enhanced Framework for Collective Action. Emphasising students’ social, emotional and academic learning as the hub for all action in high-performing, high-poverty schools, the authors describe how educators can work within the expanded framework to address the needs of all students, but particularly those who live in poverty.

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    A$44.95
  7. Instructional Models: How to Choose One and How to Use One

    The research leaves little doubt: instructional models work. Join Elizabeth Ross Hubbell and Bryan Goodwin as they explore the variety of instructional models available to today’s educators and explain how they can unite the faculty and students in identifying - and achieving - classroom goals.

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    A$29.95
  8. The Power of Place: Authentic Learning Through Place-Based Education

    The power of place offers a comprehensive and compelling case for making communities the locus of learning for students of all ages and backgrounds, dispelling the notion that place-based education is an approach limited to those who can afford it.

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    A$39.95
  9. Teaching to Empower: Taking Action to Foster Student Agency, Self-Confidence, and Collaboration

    In Teaching to empower, Debbie Zacarian and Michael Silverstone explore what an empowered student looks like in our increasingly diverse contemporary schools and prompt educators to examine their own relationship to empowerment.

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  10. Forces of Influence: How Educators Can Leverage Relationships to Improve Practice

    In Forces of influence, Fred Ende and Meghan Everette contend that schoolwide success starts with relationships - not only between students and adults but also among all adults up and down the education hierarchy. It’s by leveraging these relationships that educators can influence outcomes and effect real change. But how can educators make sure they exert their influence astutely and sensitively, navigating education’s priorities and pressures while keeping their work focused on the mission? This thought-provoking book helps readers navigate this tricky terrain, introducing four ‘forces’, or levels, of influence and explaining how educators can use them to support one another’s practice and push for positive outcomes for all learners.

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  11. An Education Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste: How Radical Changes Can Spark Student Excitement and Success

    Discover how education innovations can produce astonishing results in student success both in and out of school. Readers will find carefully researched and detailed stories of on-the-ground models where students learn empathy, cooperation, creativity and self-management alongside rigorous academics. Together these stories provide insight into the process of innovation and the elements that can make change successful. An education crisis is a terrible thing to waste will inspire educators in ordinary situations to take extraordinary actions toward a new paradigm of education in which all students can flourish.

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    A$34.95
  12. Connecting Through Leadership: The Promise of Precise and Effective Communication in Schools

    Strengthen your communication skills in order to inspire, motivate and connect with every member of your school community, from teachers to students to parents. Overcome the challenges of organisational communication and implement classroom engagement strategies with this self-development resource.

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    A$34.95

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