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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. Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis

    Stephanie Filio’s Responding to student trauma: A toolkit for schools in times of crisis is the book every counsellor and educator needs right now. Whether you and your students are facing community or individual trauma, or both at once, this quick reference guide gives you strategies to address it.

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    A$24.95
  4. Social-Emotional Learning and the Brain: Strategies to Help Your Students Thrive

    Today’s teachers face a daunting challenge: how to ensure a positive school experience for their students, many of whom carry the burden of adverse childhood experiences, such as abuse, poverty, divorce, abandonment and numerous other serious social issues. Spurred by her personal experience and extensive exploration of brain-based learning, author Marilee Sprenger explains how brain science – what we know about how the brain works – can be applied to social-emotional learning.

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    A$44.95
  5. Behavior Solutions: Teaching Academic and Social Skills Through RTI at Work™

    What role do student behaviours and emotional states play in school? What supports do students need in order to learn and pursue positive behaviours? Behavior solutions: Teaching academic and social skills through RTI at Work™ answers these questions and more to help F–12 teachers and administrators bridge the systemic behaviour gap.

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    A$49.95
  6. Thinking Like a Generalist: Skills for Navigating a Complex World

    A generalist is curious, open-minded, sceptical and persistent in their quest for information. Thinking like a generalist demonstrates what it means to take a generalist stance in instruction and provides a set of teaching tools to be able to pass those skills to students – skills that will transfer beyond the walls of the classroom.

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    A$39.95
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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

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