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  1. Personalized Deeper Learning: Blueprints for Teaching Complex Cognitive, Social-Emotional, and Digital Skills

    Personalized deeper learning articulates how all teachers can simultaneously teach assessed academic content and promote crucial deeper learning skills. Bellanca offers blueprints for teachers and students, clear tools with which teachers can become effective guides in the process of student-directed discovery, regardless of grade level or style.

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    A$49.95
  2. Improving Teacher Development and Evaluation: A Guide for Leaders, Coaches, and Teachers

    This timely resource introduces new research-based processes for supporting teacher growth and reliably evaluating performance. The expert authors provide a background on teacher development and evaluation and make a strong case for the need to reconceptualise both systems.

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    A$44.95
  3. Hands Down, Speak Out: Listening and Talking Across Literacy and Math, K–5

    Math coach Kassia Omohundro Wedekind and literacy coach Christy Hermann Thompson have spent years comparing notes on how to build effective classroom communities across the content areas. How, they wondered, can we lay the groundwork for classroom conversations that are less teacher-directed and more conducive to student-to-student dialogue? Their answers start with Hands-Down Conversations, an innovative discourse structure in which students’ ideas and voices take the lead while teachers focus on listening and facilitating.

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    A$49.95
  4. Collaboration, Coteaching, and Coaching in Gifted Education: Sharing Strategies to Support Gifted Learners

    This must-have resource provides gifted education teachers, specialists and coordinators with methods and strategies for successful coplanning, coteaching, coaching and collaboration with a variety of school professionals. At the classroom level, collaboration enables effective management of differentiation and increases educators’ understanding of gifted students’ needs. The book includes considerations for working with special populations, including twice-exceptional students, underachievers and culturally, linguistically and economically diverse learners, as well as meeting students’ social-emotional needs, collaborating with families and communities and advocating for gifted education.

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    A$44.95
  5. 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
  6. Cognitive Coaching: Memory Mats, 4th Edition

    This newly updated set of Cognitive Coaching memory mats includes two full-colour memory mats and is the perfect resource for any educator looking to implement cognitive coaching practices in their classroom or school. Essentially a set of four memory mats, each double-sided laminated card features two of the four cognitive coaching concepts: Cognitive Coaching Content and Problem-Resolving Conversation; and Reflecting Conversation and Planning Conversation. These mats are designed to help elicit key skills and concepts while enhancing coaching effectiveness, and provide useful questions and directions to improve the overall cognitive coaching process.

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    A$4.95
  7. Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar Learning Guide, Third Revised Edition

    For schools to effectively respond to the press for accountability and provide quality learning for all students, they must simultaneously address two perennial goals. One goal is the professional development of individual educators. The second is the development of the organisation’s capacity to learn and be adaptive. Both build the capacity for school improvement, without which reform efforts will fail. The Guide is based upon the previous five editions of the Adaptive Schools Syllabus, created by Robert Garmston and Bruce Wellman. The Learning Guide is grounded in the text, The Adaptive School: A Sourcebook for Developing Collaborative Groups, and cross-references to the Sourcebook are made throughout this Guide. Designed to support administrators, teachers, department and regional personnel and staff developers who convene and manage professional learning teams and leadership teams.

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    A$31.95
  8. Cognitive Coaching Seminars Foundation Training Learning Guide, 12th Edition

    This new edition of the Cognitive Coaching Seminars Foundation Training Learning Guide is designed to accompany and support a seminar intended to develop participants' understanding, skilfulness, capacities and identity as a mediator who can, in turn, produce self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for high performance both independently and as members of a community. This learning guide helps coaches examine the relationship between a teacher's perceptions, attitude, thinking and behaviours, which, in turn, affect student learning. It is intended to accompany and stimulate a series of experiences for educators who provide staff development, who are coaches or who are learning to serve in helping capacities.

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    A$34.95
  9. Step In, Step Up: Empowering Women for the School Leadership Journey

    In Step in, step up: Empowering women for the school leadership journey, authors Jane A G Kise and Barbara K Watterston guide aspiring and current women leaders through a twelve-week developmental journey. Women are underrepresented in educational leadership positions, and the negative connotations sometimes associated with women holding power roles can discourage them from becoming leaders. Through activities, reflection prompts and real-life stories and scenarios, this book helps women navigate these challenges to find their own leadership identity.

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    A$44.95
  10. Make It Happen: Coaching With the Four Critical Questions of PLCs at Work

    In Make It Happen: Coaching With the Four Critical Questions Questions of PLCs at Work, authors Kim Bailey and Chris Jakicic provide instructional coaches with the tools they need to support collaborative teacher teams in their work to promote student learning. The authors identify three major variables in schools that impact the work of instructional coaches: (1) capacity, (2) culture and (3) context. Using these variables as a foundation, the book provides solutions and strategies for coaches as they marry their role of coaching with professional learning communities (PLCs), advocating a team-centred model that emphasises student learning outcomes.

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    A$45.95
  11. Everyday Instructional Coaching: Seven Daily Drivers to Support Teacher Effectiveness

    Everyday Instructional Coaching: Seven Daily Drivers to Support Teacher Effectiveness examines how to align the role of the instructional coach with today's changing classrooms and demands on teaching and learning. Nathan D. Lang identifies seven drivers F-12 instructional coaches, school leaders and teacher leaders can use to improve their own daily coaching practices to best support teachers in their everyday work: collaboration, transparency, inquiry, discourse, reverberation, sincerity and influence. These drivers offer innovative approaches to constantly changing education contexts. Readers will identify the seven daily drivers necessary to become more effective instructional coaches, and gain strategies to strengthen relationships and improve outcomes with teachers and teacher teams.

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    A$32.95
  12. Amplify Your Impact: Coaching Collaborative Teams in PLCs at Work™

    While much evidence has supported the significant impact professional learning communities (PLCs), collaboration and coaching each have on learning, few schools and districts have combined these concepts to shift the focus of their coaching from individual teachers to collaborative teams. But Amplify Your Impact: Coaching Collaborative Teams in PLCs at Work merges these three constructive concepts and presents F-12 coaches, administrators and teacher leaders with a framework that enhances collaborative efforts in PLCs and represents the next generation of best practices in teaching and coaching. The authors show how coaching teams collaboratively improves the productivity of traditional best practices in coaching, which address teachers individually.

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    A$42.95

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