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  1. Teachers as Architects of Learning, 2nd Edition: Twelve Constructs to Design and Configure Successful Learning Experiences

    The revised and updated second edition of the bestselling title, Teachers as Architects of Learning supports teachers to develop ideas, consider approaches and, in general, increase levels of consciousness about what they do, why they do it and how they might do it differently. The book enables teachers to develop their own blueprint for teaching through the exploration of twelve learning constructs and 100 strategies. The authors draw from extensive personal experiences, research from the field and the reflections of teachers themselves to serve as a catalyst for thinking about their own practice in a way that lets learning lead. The second edition is a "must-have" book for any educator committed to the development of their own or other's practice.

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    A$35.95
  2. Teaching Creative Thinking: Developing Learners Who Generate Ideas and Can Think Critically

    Teaching Creative Thinking: Developing Learners Who Generate Ideas and Can Think Critically defines and demystifies the essence of creative thinking, and offers action-oriented and research-informed suggestions as to how it can best be developed in learners. Teaching Creative Thinking is founded upon Lucas and Spencer's philosophy of dispositional teaching - a pedagogical approach which aims to cultivate in learners certain dispositions that evidence suggests are going to be valuable to them both at school and in later life. Replete with research-led insight and ready-to-use strategies, this resource is a powerful call to action and a practical handbook for all teachers and leaders, in both primary and secondary settings, who want to embed a capabilities approach in their schools.

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    A$32.95
  3. Leading and Creating Powerful Learning Relationships: A Whole-School Community Approach, Revised Edition

    This second edition of Leading and Creating Powerful Learning Relationships: A Whole-School Approach introduces an updated framework for focusing all school activity on the community factors that deliver the best learning outcomes for your students, ensuring their success. The framework presents an integrated map of how to develop teaching and learning relationships that bring these four educational principles to the forefront of all school activity. Teachers, school leaders and administrators can use this handbook as a guide to creating opportunities for teaching and learning that mobilise every stakeholder within the school and community. This framework has produced proven results, and will teach educators everywhere to lead by moral imperative, rather than personal preferences.

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    A$21.95
  4. Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons Series

    Can students really change the world? Yes, they can - and this series shows them how! The Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons series is a brand-new guide that shows teachers how they can incorporate STEM into the classroom while also learning about sustainability. Teach your primary students that everyone can make a difference to saving the environment, and that they are the next generation that will go forward and make our world a better place.

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  5. Teaching in the Cracks: Openings and Opportunities for Student-Centered, Action-Focused Curriculum

    Brian Schultz explores how today's rhetoric and restrictive mandates result in curriculum that fails to capture the attention of students. Teaching in the Cracks provides both a theoretical and practical foundation for incorporating an action-focused curriculum that meets academic standards and provides students with opportunities for agency and to use their voices in their own learning. This book features specific tools and strategies to help teachers engage students in democratic participation and action; examples from varied teaching contexts, including primary and secondary classrooms and independent, charter and public schools; and recommended organisations and resources for integrating justice-oriented civic engagement in classrooms.

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    A$39.95
  6. Shifting to Common Core Literacy: Reconceptualizing How We Teach and Lead
    Shifting to Common Core Literacy provides a straightforward process and protocol for reading this map and developing a shared vision to effectively implement the CCSS schoolwide. Learn More
    A$48.40
  7. Tech Out Your Class: 6 Project to Meet ISTE and Common Core Standards

    It is the responsibility of all educators to make sure students learn to use technology responsibly and meaningfully. Author, classroom teacher and ed tech enthusiast Amy Prosser recommends approaching technology projects with the same attention to detail and critical thinking required of traditional learning experiences. By weaving technology into time-tested practices - such as researching, writing and presenting - students and educators will gain technology skills and confidence while meeting learning objectives.

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    A$29.95
  8. Content-Based Curriculum for High-Ability Learners (3rd ed.)
    Content Curriculum for High-Ability Learners (3rd ed.) provides a solid introduction to core elements of curriculum development in gifted education and implications for school-based implementation. Written by experts in the field, this text uses cutting-edge design techniques and aligns core content with national and state standards. In addition to revised chapters, the third edition contains new chapters on topics including special populations of gifted learners, leadership, and university-level honors curriculum. The text identifies fundamental principles of curriculum that support advanced and high-potential learners: accelerated learning within the core content areas, use of higher order processes and products, and concept development. These emphases form threads across chapters in core content areas, including language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, world languages, and the arts. Additional chapters explore structures to support implementation, including alignment with standards, assessment of learning, counselling, and promoting exemplary teacher practice through professional development. Learn More
    A$135.00
  9. Ensuring High-Quality Curriculum: How to Design, Revise, or Adopt Curriculum Aligned to Student Success

    We know that curriculum is the core of the classroom experience, but what makes a quality curriculum? How can educators be sure that what they teach is strongly aligned to the specific standards that their district or school has adopted? What kinds of lessons, learning experiences and assessments are most effective, and how should they be embedded within the curriculum? You'll find the answers to these and many other questions in this definitive, step-by-step guide to curriculum design and evaluation. Drawing their work with teachers and administrators to facilitate curriculum development, the author offers targeted advice and real-life examples from primary and secondary units of study across a variety of content areas and standards, as well as rubrics, protocols and other tools.

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    A$39.95
  10. Leading Unstoppable Learning

    In Leading Unstoppable Learning, Rebecca L. Stinson joins the four principles of systems thinking - (1) relationships, (2) communication, (3) responsiveness and (4) sustainability - with the crucial characteristics of leadership. This book expands on the leading element in Unstoppable Learning: Seven Essential Elements to Unleash Student Potential by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey to show F-12 teachers and school and district leaders how to create positive learning environments. By developing sustainable leadership characteristics and participating in the instructional process, leaders can guide teachers' thinking and work and foster long-term success.

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    A$39.95
  11. Teaching for Creativity in the Australian Curriculum Classroom

    Teaching for Creativity in the Australian Curriculum Classroom outlines ways to adapt existing lessons and mandated curricula to encourage the growth of creativity alongside more traditional academic skills. Based on recent psychological research on creativity, this revised Australian edition of the original text debunks common misconceptions about creativity, describes how learning environments can support both creativity and the Australian Curriculum, offers creative lessons and insights for teaching English and mathematics, and includes assessments for creativity and Australian Curriculum learning.

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    A$39.95
  12. Preparing Educators for Arts Integration: Placing Creativity at the Center of Learning

    This resource examines professional development approaches  to help schools and allied arts groups integrate the arts into an already crowded F-12 curriculum. The authors document the purposes and structures of a broad spectrum of current efforts and programs.

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    A$49.95

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