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  1. Professional Learning Communities at Work® and High Reliability Schools™: Cultures of Continuous Learning

    Professional Learning Communities at Work® and High Reliability Schools™: Cultures of Continuous Learning brings the ideas and recommendations of many renowned leaders in education into one resource for educators working to help students achieve at ever-higher levels. Each chapter contributes to a sound conceptual framework and successfully proves that the Professional Learning Community (PLC) at Work process and the High Reliability Schools (HRS) model are not only interrelated; they support each other. Readers will study each level of the HRS model and the ways in which successful implementation of the model improves education. Then, readers will see that level of the model at work in a PLC.

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    A$54.95
  2. Mindful School Communities: The Five Cs of Nurturing Heart Centered Learning

    Schools that are compassionate, caring and community centred create healthier, more successful students. As such, in Mindful School Communities: The Five Cs of Nurturing Heart Centered Learning, authors Christine Mason, Michele M. Rivers Murphy and Yvette Jackson offer an in-depth guide to the five Cs - (1) consciousness, (2) compassion, (3) confidence, (4) courage and (5) community - built on a wealth of research, including an original, tested tool that assesses a school’s efforts toward compassionate action.

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    A$44.95
  3. Vision and Action: Reinventing Schools Through Personalized Competency-Based Education

    In Vision and Action: Reinventing Schools Through Personalized Competency-Based Education, the authors provide readers with a comprehensive guide to implementing personalized competency-based education (PCBE). PCBE is the system most capable of preparing students for life in the post-industrial age. This book is broken into two complementary and digestible parts. F-12 school and district leaders, teachers and stakeholders will define their vision and proactively design a holistic model of PCBE. Next, they will learn how to act on that vision in their school or district. In this book, readers will discover all the knowledge and strategies necessary to overcome the challenges of change and successfully bring a new paradigm of education to their students and schools.

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    A$49.95
  4. Ambitious Instruction: Teaching With Rigor in the Secondary Classroom

    Ambitious Instruction: Teaching With Rigor in the Secondary Classroom offers a blueprint for how to use rigour to reinvigorate daily learning and instruction. Author Brad Cawn makes rigour visible, accessible and actionable to readers so that all grade 6-12 students will have opportunities to engage in meaningful intellectual work across the disciplines. By infusing the tenets of problem-based learning and synthesis into lessons, secondary teachers develop teaching and learning practices to teach not only with rigour but for rigour, jump-starting students’ success.  

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    A$39.95
  5. Curriculum Planning and Instructional Design for Gifted Learners, 3rd Edition

    In its third edition, Curriculum Planning and Instructional Design for Gifted Learners provides practitioners at local and state levels a guide to designing curriculum for the gifted at any level of learning and in any subject area. It addresses the need to differentiate at all levels in the design process, from goals through assessment, and shows how to customise curriculum for advanced learners.

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    A$54.95
  6. Concept-Based Instruction: Building Curriculum With Depth and Complexity

    Teachers and curriculum specialists are exposed to many ideas from educational leaders, but it is difficult to know which ones can be transformed into meaningful learning experiences in the classroom. In Concept-Based Instruction, readers will learn how to use the works of educational leaders to create cohesive, engaging, challenging and interwoven units of study in the areas of writing, literature, reading, social studies and science.

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    A$34.95
  7. Promoting Rigor Through Higher Level Questioning: Practical Strategies for Developing Students' Critical Thinking

    Promoting Rigor Through Higher Level Questioning equips teachers with effective questioning strategies to challenge students to think critically, as well as to explore their innate curiosity and imagination. Simply asking questions is not enough. Teachers must create a culture in which students expect and can engage in rigorous, higher level questioning and discussions, and are comfortable enough that they can ask those questions of one another and themselves. This book explores the power of questioning and how it can transform your classroom into an environment in which lively, in-depth dialogue becomes the norm.

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    A$34.95
  8. Gifted Education and Gifted Students: A Guide for Inservice and Preservice Teachers

    Although most teacher education programs offer classes on special education and English language learners, teachers often do not receive any training in the needs of high-ability students or gifted education practices. This book prepares inservice and preservice teachers to educate high-ability students by informing them of best practices and research. Gifted Education and Gifted Students: A Guide for Inservice and Preservice Teachers is a concise, user-friendly resource that is perfect for both individual and collaborative learning, providing future teachers with everything they need to meet the needs of advanced learners

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    A$19.95
  9. Doing What Works: Ten Common-Sense Leadership Practices to Improve Student Learning

    While new ideas and innovative programs and pedagogies are exciting, the simplest methods are often the most effective. In Doing What Works, author Chris Weber outlines ten practical, common-sense practices proven to transform student learning and propel school success.

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    A$44.95
  10. Crafting Your Message: Tips and Tricks for Educators to Deliver Perfect Presentations

    Gain more than 100 ideas and strategies designed to help you plan and deliver highly effective presentations, overcome speech anxiety and improve communication skills. Embrace the art of public speaking and discover what makes a successful presentation stand out.

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    A$39.95
  11. Ready to Learn: The FRAME Model for Optimizing Student Success

    In Ready to Learn: The FRAME Model for Optimizing Student Success, Peg Grafwallner introduces a highly adaptable, results-oriented approach for creating meaningful and motivating learning experiences across grade levels and content areas. Through the FRAME instructional model’s five steps - (1) focus, (2) reach, (3) ask, (4) model and (5) encourage - F-12 teachers will find a reliable approach for launching engaging lessons, articulating clear expectations, offering effective feedback and fostering growth-minded habits in students.

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    A$34.95
  12. Coaching Teachers in Bilingual and Dual-Language Classrooms: A Responsive Cycle for Observation and Feedback

    In Coaching Teachers in Bilingual and Dual-Language Classrooms: A Responsive Cycle for Observation and Feedback, author Alexandra Guilamo notes the deep need for effective instructional coaching in bilingual and dual-language classrooms. In response, Guilamo offers F-12 instructional coaches tools and strategies for implementing a fair and effective observation and feedback cycle, covering each stage of the coaching process from the pre-observation conference to the post-observation conference. This book will help readers successfully coach bilingual and dual-language teachers to ensure students of all cultural backgrounds and language levels can succeed.

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    A$34.95

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