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  1. From Leading to Succeeding: The Seven Elements of Effective Leadership in Education

    In From Leading to Succeeding: The Seven Elements of Effective Leadership in Education, Douglas Reeves identifies the essential skills and characteristics that education leaders need for success: purpose, trust, focus, leverage, feedback, change and sustainability. By engaging with these leadership elements, K-12 administrators and school leaders can overcome any test or trial. In this research-based resource, Reeves discusses the best and worst leadership practices, while providing the encouragement and support leaders need to sustain success.

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    A$41.25
  2. Professional Learning in Action: An Inquiry Approach for Teachers of Literacy

    Risko and Vogt provide a unique and progressive approach for engaging the professional learning of teachers of literacy, reading specialists, literacy coaches and instructional leaders, content specialists, and administrators. Their deliberate use of Professional Learning signals the importance of educators engaging in authentic and inquiry-based decision-making. They describe and provide examples of needs assessments and progress monitoring activities that are embedded within differentiated professional learning activities, such as book clubs, lesson study, family literacy groups, and peer and literacy coaching.

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    A$39.95
  3. Leadership: Key Competencies for Whole-System Change

    Leadership: Key Competencies for Whole-System Change combines the powerful decades-long work in leadership of authors and researchers Lyle Kirtman and Michael Fullan. They explore the pressures and complications of education today and inspire educators to create great and valuable changes in their practices. Kirtman and Fullan examine seven core leadership competencies for systemic change, combining them with real-world examples to help leaders produce greater focus, simplify their practices, cultivate effectiveness, set up enjoyable and innovative learning environments, and foster creativity and success.

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    A$34.65
  4. The Reflective Educator Bundle

    Capacity building is the focus of Pete Hall and Alisa Simeral's work, and their strategies are becoming the model for instructional coaching in schools across the country. The Reflective Educator Bundle contains one copy of Teach, Reflect, Learn and one copy of The Reflective Educator DVD. In Teach, Reflect, Learn, you'll find tool specifically made to enhance self-reflection of professional practice, including the Continuum of Self-Reflection and the Reflective Cycle. The Reflective Educator profiles teachers working with administrators and coaches to take charge of their professional growth and move along the path to excellence by becoming reflective practitioners.

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    A$275.00
  5. Mindsets for Parents: Strategies to Encourage Growth Mindsets in Kids

    Research shows that success is often dependent on mindset. Designed to provide parents with a roadmap for developing a growth mindset home environment, this book's conversational style and real-world examples make the popular mindsets topic approachable and engaging. It includes tools for informally assessing the mindsets of both parent and child, easy-to-understand brain research, and suggested strategies and resources for use with children of any age. This book gives parents and guardians powerful knowledge and methods to help themselves and their children learn to embrace life's challenges with a growth mindset and an eye toward increasing their effort and success!

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    A$25.95
  6. The Girl Guide: Finding Your Place in a Mixed-Up World

    Finding your unique voice in a noisy world can be hard - very hard. But not if you have a great guide! The Girl Guide: Finding Your Place in a Mixed-Up World as you enter the tumultuous world of adolescence. Packed with fun worksheets and quizzes, The Girl Guide covers everything you need to know on the journey toward your own identity. Proven strategies for dealing with stress management, confronting relational aggression, being safe online, navigating the mother-daughter relationship and more make this the ultimate guide for getting through the teen years and discovering your unique point of view in the world.

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    A$19.95
  7. Philosophy for Kids: Forty Fun Questions That Help You Wonder ... About Everything!

    "What does it mean to be fair?" "How do you know who your friends are?" "What is time?" "Are you the same person you were five years ago?" "Can something logical ever not make sense?" If you have ever wondered about questions like these, you are well on your way to becoming a philosopher! Philosophy for Kids offers young people (from age ten up) the opportunity to become acquainted with the wonders of philosophy. Forty questions arranged under Values, Knowledge, Reality and Critical Thinking invite kids to think about questions that philosophers have been discussing since the time of the ancient Greeks.

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    A$39.95
  8. I'm Not Just Gifted: Social-Emotional Curriculum for Guiding Gifted Children

    What does it means to be a successful person? What traits and characteristics define successful people? Why do gifted children, in particular, need a strong effective curriculum in order to maximise their potential? These questions and more are explored in this guide to helping gifted children in Years 4-7 as they navigate the complicated social and emotional aspects of their lives. This curriculum is designed to help gifted children explore their giftedness, develop resiliency, manage their intensities, face adversities and tough situations, and cultivate their talents and passions.

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    A$35.95
  9. Life's Literacy Lessons: Stories and Poems for Teachers

    This poignant collection of stories and poems honours literacy educators for the often difficult and always essential work they do with students of all ages. Life's Literacy Lessons, a modern classic, now includes stories as well as new poems. From reading aloud to grammar, from handwriting to standards, Steven Layne highlights the tears and laughter, the challenges and rewards that inspire today's teachers. And Steven reveals his motivation: the events, words and thoughts that led him to capture his musings in verse and prose. Whether you read them to inspire or entertain, these delightful stories and poems are sure to capture your imagination.

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    A$25.95
  10. My Job Rules! Optometrist (Set of 5)

    Have you ever wondered what it's like to be an optometrist? In this book from the My Job Rules! series, we follow Joe on his journey from recent migrant to qualified optometrist. On the way, you'll read all about what Joe does each day, see pictures of the clinic where he examines patients, and learn some interesting facts about his job as well as key terms that will help you to better understand the world of work.

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    A$50.00
  11. My Job Rules! Web Designer (Set of 5)

    Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a web designer? In this book from the My Job Rules! series, we follow Nick on his journey from high school student to self-employed web designer. On the way, you'll read all about what Nick does each day, see pictures of his home office, and learn some interesting facts about his job as well as key terms that will help you to better understand the world of work.

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    A$50.00
  12. My Job Rules! Equine Service Provider (Set of 5)

    Have you ever wondered what it's like to be an equine service provider? In this book from the My Job Rules! series, we follow Sam on her journey from after-school employee to self-employed equine service provider. On the way, you'll read all about what Sam does each day, see pictures of the places where she works, and learn some interesting facts about her job as well as key terms that will help you to better understand the world of work.

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    A$50.00

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