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  1. The School Leader's Guide to Building and Sustaining Math Success

    Principals, expected to improve maths performance at their schools, often don't know where to begin. How can F-12 school leaders recognise and ensure that their school or district is supporting good maths instruction? Marian Small and Doug Duff provide the answer to that and other questions in The School Leader's Guide to Building and Sustaining Math Success. Drawing on their vast experience working with administrators, Small and Duff provide practical advice and helpful tools for improving maths instruction. With its real-world examples and insights, this book is essential reading for any principal who wants to bring about positive change and real growth in the teaching and learning of maths in their school.

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    A$39.95
  2. Building a K–12 STEM Lab: A Step-by-Step Guide for School Leaders and Tech Coaches

    Few resources are available for district and school leaders looking to establish successful STEM labs. Frequently, efforts don’t gain traction because they lack a systemic approach and support from a broad spectrum of stakeholders within the school community. Building a K-12 STEM Lab addresses this challenge from the perspective of the leader, identifying opportunities for capacity building and ensuring equal access and equity for all students. The comprehensive and flexible approach outlined in this book will help school and district leaders develop productive community partnerships in support of STEM education within the STEM lab and throughout the school.

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    A$49.95
  3. Activating the Vision: The Four Keys of Mathematics Leadership

    Mathematics leaders face intricate challenges each day. They juggle constantly evolving curricular, instructional and assessment expectations to try to sustain a healthy mathematics program. Activating the Vision: The Four Keys of Mathematics Leadership details the changes leaders must make to traditional practices to meet those challenges. Authors Bill Barnes and Mona Toncheff help F-12 mathematics leaders audit their program, establish a shared vision for their school's mathematics program and move beyond the vision to action. The four keys of effective mathematics leadership unlock the essential actions to build and sustain a successful mathematics program. These keys connect to each other and apply across all levels of mathematics leadership.

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    A$48.40
  4. Beyond the Common Core: A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work, Leader’s Guide

    Beyond the Common Core: A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work, Leader's Guide helps leaders of mathematics teacher teams within professional learning communities focus their curriculum and vision on the elements of instruction and assessment necessary for student achievement. Using the practical guidelines in this handbook, F-12 mathematics leaders and administrators will support teachers to go beyond state or local standards to create the essential conditions to ensure success in mathematics for all students. Series editor and author Timothy Karnold and author Matthew Larson present ten high-leverage team actions to assist teams in narrowing their vision for instruction and assessment and increasing student learning while implementing national, state, district and local standards.

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    A$48.40
  5. Engaging Minds in the Classroom Four-Book Bundle

    Discover how to keep students engaged in classwork by bringing back the joy of learning. The book Engaging Minds in the Classroom outfits you with a Framework for Joyful Learning to use in teaching and learning experiences every day. Then three more books in the set explore how to use this Framework to create language arts classes that keep students attentive and thoughtful (Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms), social studies lessons that connect content to real life experiences (Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms), and science and maths projects that help your students focued on understanding concepts rather than simply earning a mark (Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms).

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    A$59.95
  6. The Case for STEM Education: Challenges and Opportunities

    If you are interested in STEM education, policies, programs, or practices, or you work on STEM in some capacity at any level, The Case for STEM Education will prove to be valuable reading. Author Rodger W. Bybee has written this book to inspire individuals in leadership roles to better understand and take action on STEM initiatives. The book's 10 chapters put STEM in context by outlining the challenges facing STEM education, drawing lessons from the Sputnik moment of the 1950s and 1960s, and contrasting contemporary STEM with other education reforms, as well as offering several ideas and recommendations you can use to develop action plans for STEM.

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    A$45.95
  7. ASCD Arias Publication: STEM Leadership

    This practical, hands-on guide shows F-12 school leaders how to support STEM programs that excite students and teachers - even if the leader is not an expert in science, technology, engineering or maths. Buckner and Boyd explore ideas for fostering equitable access to rich and rigorous learning experiences, acting as instructional leaders and building community engagement and partnerships. You'll get advice on creating a structure to help teachers examine, discuss and improve students' learning experiences. And you'll learn how to support teachers in designing challenging lessons that foster students' curiosity and ingenuity in working on real-world problems. Finally, you'll learn ways you can effectively tap into the wealth of resources in your community to help achieve your STEM vision.

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    A$15.00
  8. It's TIME: Themes and Imperatives for Mathematics Education

    The US National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics proposes a framework for mathematics education leaders to develop curriculum, a culture, instruction and assessments to ensure that all students learn the mathematics knowledge at the high levels outlined in the Common Core State Standards. The authors present three supportive conditions and ten imperatives necessary to reach this goal, providing practical recommendations for how each component can be achieved. While It's TIME has been written to address the implementation of the CCSS, it provides clear, research-based guidance on how to raise achievement in mathematics for every student and effectively implement curriculum standards in every classroom.

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    A$21.95
  9. The Classroom Strategies Series

    This series offers in-depth research-based instructional strategies that can be used in the classroom to enhance student achievement. Classroom teachers as well as building- and district-level administrators will benefit from sharing the knowledge in this library and building capacity as a staff to implement strategies for school improvement.

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    Starting at A$24.95

  10. The 12 Touchstones of Good Teaching: A Checklist for Staying Focused Every Day

    Checklists help us work better. They help us manage complex tasks more effectively and ensure we apply what we know correctly and consistently. This book presents 12 daily touchstones – simple and specific things any teacher can do every day – to keep classroom practice focused on the hallmarks of effective instruction and in line with three essential imperatives for teaching: be demanding, be supportive and be intentional. If there were one thing you could do each day to help one student succeed, you'd do it, wouldn't you? What about three things to help three students? What if there were 12 things you could do every day to help all of your students succeed? There are, and you'll find them in this book.

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    A$32.95
  11. A School Leaders Guide to Standards-Based Grading

    A School Leader’s Guide to Standards-Based Grading, by Tammy Heflebower, Jan K. Hoegh, and Phil Warrick, with Mitzi Hoback, Margaret McInteer, and Bev Clemens, offers a reliable framework for analysing student learning and providing students and stakeholders with effective feedback on student progress. This guide not only articulates significant research supporting standards-based grading as an accurate, precise, and effective way to report academic strengths and weaknesses but also shares applicable anecdotes from educators implementing its components.

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    A$27.95
  12. Essentials for Achieving Rigour Series

    The Essentials for Achieving Rigour series of instructional guides helps educators become highly skilled at implementing, monitoring and adapting instruction. Readers can put the guides to practical use immediately, adopting day-to-day examples as models for application in their own classrooms.

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    Starting at A$25.95

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