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  1. Removing the Mask: How to Identify and Develop Giftedness in Students from Poverty, Third Edition

    Removing the mask provides research that shows gifted children from poverty may respond or behave differently than children who come from more affluent backgrounds. Case studies illustrate how limited resources impact individual students’ academic achievement. When teachers look at children’s potential instead of their demonstrated achievement, they will discover the brightest and most creative minds in any classroom.

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    A$49.95
  2. Making Math Stick: Classroom Strategies That Support the Long-term Understanding of Math Concepts

    Making math stick shows teachers how to foster classroom learning experiences that will help students to better understand, retain and apply key maths concepts. The book explores why we need a different approach to teaching maths – one that leads students to a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts that will stick with them long after the test is handed in.

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    A$34.95
  3. The Student-Centered Classroom: Transforming Your Teaching and Grading Practices

    The student-centered classroom: Transforming your teaching and grading practices lays out six practices that will help F–12 teachers create an effective and immensely satisfying student-centred environment in any classroom, no matter the grade level or content area.

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    A$39.95
  4. Assessing Differentiated Student Products: A Protocol for Development and Evaluation, Second Edition

    Looking for a ready guide for developing and assessing a variety of authentic products in your classroom? If so, then the Developing and Assessing Products (DAP) Tool is for you! The DAP Tool is a protocol that simplifies the assessment process, encourages differentiation and takes the ceiling off of learning. This book provides teachers with everything needed to develop and assess products developed by students. The book includes a list of suggested products; more than 100 DAP Tools that assess content, presentation, creativity and reflection at three tier levels using a multilevel performance scale for a variety of products; and detailed information on how to use these tools in the classroom.

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    A$49.95
  5. Making Grades Matter: Standards-Based Grading in a Secondary PLC at Work

    In Making grades matter: Standards-based grading in a secondary PLC at Work®, authors Matt Townsley and Nathan L Wear offer a road map for implementing standards-based grading in professional learning community (PLC). They provide all the actionable ideas and tools that collaborative teams need to transition to this effective, research-backed grading system and ensure gradebooks have clarity and purpose. With the support of this practical guide, secondary educators will maximise student learning outcomes, thereby achieving unprecedented success.

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    A$39.95
  6. Get Set, Go: Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems

    In Get Set, Go: Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems, Thomas R. Guskey builds on the framework for grading reform that he developed in his previous book On Your Mark: Challenging the Conventions of Grading and Reporting. While On Your Mark discussed grading reform in conceptual terms, Get Set, Go focuses on seven essential steps that F-12 teachers and administrators must take to adopt and implement a rigorous and meaningful new grading and reporting system. These steps guide readers through understanding the change process, forming a Coalition for Change and creating a systematic implementation plan that works for all stakeholders.

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    A$54.95
  7. Literacy Strong All Year Long: Powerful Lessons for Grades K-2, Second Edition

    Literacy Strong All Year Long: Powerful Lessons for Grades K-2 equips educators of young children with engaging lessons that motivate students and help them develop the solid foundation of literacy skills essential to learning. Thoughtfully designed lessons linked to specific literacy standards create a seamless flow of learning throughout the seasons of the school year. Each chapter offers 10 lessons that strengthen comprehension, fluency, word work and vocabulary. The second edition is enhanced with specific strategies for reaching and teaching English language learners and struggling readers - and a study guide to promote self-reflection and conversations with your colleagues.

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    A$54.95
  8. A Think-Aloud Approach to Writing Assessment: Analyzing Process & Product with Adolescent Writers

    The think-aloud approach to classroom writing assessment is designed to expand teachers' perspectives on adolescent students as writers and help them integrate instruction and assessment in a timely way. Emphasising learning over evaluation, it is especially well-suited to revealing students' strengths and helping them overcome common challenges to writing such as writer's block or misunderstanding of the writing task. Sarah Beck describes how to implement the think-aloud method and shows how this method is flexible and adaptable to any writing assignment and classroom context. The book also discusses the significance of the method in relation to best practices in formative assessment, including how to plan think-aloud sessions with students to gain the most useful information.

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    A$36.95
  9. Unlocked: Assessment as the Key to Everyday Creativity in the Classroom

    In Unlocked: Assessment as the Key to Everyday Creativity in the Classroom, author Katie White details the ways in which effective assessment can unlock and advance students' creative abilities, which are vital to succeeding in university and careers. Unlocked defines the four critical stages of the creative process: (1) exploration, (2) elaboration, (3) expression and (4) reflection and response, offering powerful strategies and concrete examples for each stage. Through this book, F-12 teachers and administrators will develop an understanding of creativity and explore the ways in which they can use assessment to unlock all students' creativity.

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    Regular Price A$45.95 Sale Price A$22.98
  10. Teaching With the Instructional Cha-Chas: Four Steps to Make Learning Stick

    Revamp mindsets and accelerate student achievement through a four-step instructional cycle. In Teaching With the Instructional Cha-Chas: Four Steps to Make Learning Stick, authors LeAnn Nickelsen and Melissa Dickson merge neuroscience, formative assessment and differentiation strategies to help F-8 teachers plan and instruct any subject effectively. The four steps – (1) chunk, (2) chew, (3) check and (4) change – show teachers how to break content into brain-friendly pieces, engage students as they process their learning, evaluate where students are in mastering the content, and differentiate instruction based on formative assessment results.

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    A$49.95
  11. Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 1, Second Edition: 25 Formative Assessment Probes

    This second edition of Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 1, is loaded with classroom-friendly features to pinpoint what your students know (or think they know) so you can adjust your teaching accordingly. At the book's heart are 25 'probes' - easily administered formative assessments will determine your students' thinking on 60 core science concepts in a variety of areas, including light, sound, matter, gravity, heat, temperature, life science, and Earth and space science. The probes are invaluable formative assessment tools to use before you start a topic or unit. Each probe has been field-tested across multiple year levels and can be used at any point in an instructional cycle, and will help you understand what your students are thinking and adjust your instruction accordingly.

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    A$45.95
  12. A Teacher’s Guide to Standards-Based Learning

    In A Teacher's Guide to Standards-Based Learning, authors Tammy Heflebower, Jan K. Hoegh, Philip B. Warrick and Jeff Flygare detail how F-12 teachers can make standards-based learning work in their classrooms. With their decades of classroom experience, the authors explain the research and theory behind standards-based learning and help F-12 teachers and leaders make the important paradigm shifts necessary to transform their curriculum, instruction, assessment and feedback practices. They provide numerous tools and examples to guide teachers in implementing a successful system of standards-based learning.

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    Regular Price A$42.95 Sale Price A$21.48

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