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  1. 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
  2. Teaching Hope and Resilience for Students Experiencing Trauma: Creating Safe and Nurturing Classrooms for Learning

    Huge numbers of our students are caught in storms of trauma - whether stemming from abuse, homelessness, poverty, discrimination, violent neighbourhoods, or fears of school shootings or family deportations. This practical book focuses on actions that teachers can take to facilitate learning for these students. Identifying positive, connected teacher-student relationships as foundational, the authors offer direction for creating an emotionally safe classroom environment in which students find a refuge from trauma and a space in which to process events.

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  3. Leadership for Learning: How to Bring Out the Best in Every Teacher, 2nd Edition

    In this revised edition, Carl Glickman and coauthor Rebecca West Burns synthesise their decades of experience in teacher education and supervision into a comprehensive guide to supporting teacher growth and student learning. Embedded in every page are the essential knowledge, skills, approaches and methods that leaders need to drive instructional improvement, and the Appendixes offer connections to dozens of promising practices. We are in a new era of teaching and learning, and a new kind of leader is needed to guide successful and extraordinary schools. Leadership for learning: How to bring out the best in every teacher gives F-12 leaders the powerful tools they need to ensure that competent, caring, qualified professionals who want to improve teaching and learning are in every classroom.

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  4. The Principal Reboot: 8 Ways to Revitalize Your School Leadership

    Today’s school principals face unprecedented challenges that can overwhelm even the most dedicated among them. What can they do when their initial enthusiasm for the job begins to deflate, when the demands of the job seem to outnumber the rewards? How can they regain the energy that propelled them early in their career? Sharing the wisdom gained for colleagues and her own experience as a principal, author Jen Schwanke offers an engaging, accessible account of the ups and downs of the job, along with helpful, step-by-step suggestions for how to reinvigorate a flagging career and restore the joy that comes with making a school the best it can be.

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    A$39.95
  5. Chart a New Course: A Guide to Teaching Essential Skills for Tomorrow’s World

    In researching the top skills students need to succeed in the future, author Rachelle Dene Poth identified the following: ability to communicate, work in teams, think creatively, problem-solve and design. This book shows educators how to help students develop these essential skills through authentic, real-world learning experiences, building a pathway for the future of learning and work. 

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  6. STEAM Power: Infusing Art Into Your STEM Curriculum

    This engaging book is a practical guide for educators looking for creative ways to blend arts and STEM learning (STEAM). Author Tim Needles is an artist and educator who covers the fundamentals of STEAM, presents detailed project plans and gathers insights from educators in the field. Technologies covered include coding, robotics, 3D printing, virtual and augmented reality, digital photography, video, animation and digital drawing. In addition, the book addresses collaboration, global learning, project-based learning, makerspaces and social-emotional learning.

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  7. Teach Boldly: Using Edtech for Social Good

    Today’s students are ready to design, dream and make the future. Teach boldly: Using edtech for social good is a guide for educators who want to activate positive change in teaching and learning through innovative practices, meaningful use of technology and global collaboration.

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    A$44.95
  8. Discovery Engineering in Biology: Case Studies for Grades 6–12

    Show your students how amazing it can be to just ‘see what will happen’ when they blend biology, engineering and serendipity. Focusing on innovations sparked by accidental or unexpected observations, the case studies in this resource are a lively way to integrate engineering and experimentation into your biology classes. Middle and high school students will learn fundamental science processes while using their natural curiosity to explore ideas for new applications and products. They’ll also find out that small, plant-eating mammals called pikas helped scientists find new ways to survive extreme weather events and that algae can be used as airplane fuel.

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    A$54.95
  9. Creating Engineering Design Challenges: Success Stories From Teachers

    If you’ve ever wished for advice you can trust on how to make science and math more relevant to your middle or high school students, Creating engineering design challenges is the book for you. At its core are thirteen units grounded in challenge-based learning and the engineering design process. You can be sure the units are classroom-ready because they were contributed by teachers who developed, used and revised them during the Cincinnati engineering enhanced math and science (CEEMS) program, a project funded by the National Science Foundation. The contributors’ goal is to help you benefit from their hard-won experience. Working from their advice, you can develop a more student-centred classroom culture and nurture learners who are engaged in real-life engineering challenges.

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  10. Awesome Sauce: Create Videos to Inspire Students, Engage Parents and Save You Time

    The ability to use video to communicate has become a basic element of literacy - inside and outside the classroom. This playful, fun-to-read book by award-winning educator Josh Stock shows educators how to make simple videos that explain assignments, welcome students to new schools and grades, differentiate lessons for a range of learning levels and more. Structured like a cookbook, Awesome sauce discusses both the ‘why’ and the ‘how’ behind the strategies. Each section begins with the story of why Stock uses the strategy, demonstrating what teachers will get out of trying it. These explanations are followed by recipes that guide readers in creating the ‘awesome sauce’ their videos will become.

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    A$31.95
  11. Cultural Competence Now: 56 Exercises to Help Educators Understand and Challenge Bias, Racism, and Privilege

    Cultural competence now provides a structure to begin meaningful conversations about race, culture, bias, privilege and power within the time constraints of an ordinary school. The 56 exercises include activities, discussions and readings in which to engage during each of the four quarters of the school year. School leaders will learn how to facilitate learning through the four steps - awaken and assess; apply and act; analyse and align; advocate and lead - as you and your colleagues: increase awareness of privilege and bias, adapt your professional practices to meet the needs of all students, examine policies and practices that inhibit opportunities for marginalised populations, and align resources to eradicate inequity in your school.

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  12. Culture, Class, and Race: Constructive Conversations That Unite and Energize Your School and Community

    Authors Brenda CampbellJones, Shannon Keeney and Franklin CampbellJones, experts in research and equity practices, guide you through a meaningful framework for thinking about, preparing for and having such critical conversations and interactions with others. They provide essential information about the types of conversations and behaviours we all consciously and subconsciously exhibit and witness, with authentic stories and experiences from people who have used the authors’ framework to enrich their communities. As you explore the information and activities in this book that are specifically designed to help you scaffold new ideas into practice, you and your colleagues will examine biases and begin to build equitable experiences for all students.

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    A$34.95

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