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  1. Enriching the Learning: Meaningful Extensions for Proficient Students in a PLC at Work®

    Effectively answer question 4 of the Professional Learning Communities at Work® process: How will we extend the learning for students who have demonstrated proficiency? Learn how to plan and execute lesson extensions - such as grouping students by interest - to engage proficient students for deeper learning.

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    A$29.95
  2. Building Your Building: How to Hire and Keep Great Teachers

    A growing teacher attrition rate, combined with fewer teachers entering the profession, has created a teacher shortage in many schools. In Building Your Building: How to Hire and Keep Great Teachers, Jasmine K. Kullar and Scott A. Cunningham explore how school leaders can respond to the demand for effective teachers in schools of all levels. They share strategies school administrators can use to ensure they hire - and retain - great teachers. F-12 school leaders will explore the features of effective teachers, learn recruitment and interviewing techniques for hiring the best candidates, understand the most effective ways to support new teachers, learn why the Professional Learning Communities at Work process is the best structure for supporting and keeping staff members, and more.

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    A$39.95
  3. Best Practices at Tier 2: Supplemental Interventions for Additional Student Support, Secondary

    In Best Practices at Tier 2: Supplemental Interventions for Additional Student Support, Secondary, authors Bob Sonju, Sharon V. Kramer, Mike Mattos and Austin Buffum offer Years 6-12 teachers proven response to intervention (RTI) strategies for responding to students who need additional support after core instruction. The authors explain that a school functioning as a professional learning community (PLC) is essential to effectively implementing RTI. Using this book, teachers and administrators will discover fundamental practices and tools to support students through a schoolwide, collaborative effort.

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    A$34.95
  4. Inside PLCs at Work: Your Guided Tour Through One District’s Successes, Challenges, and Celebrations

    In Inside PLCs at Work, authors Craig Dougherty and Casey Reason take the readers on a journey to Sheridan County School District 2, a school network that has implemented the Professional Learning Community at Work process to great success, to provide an in-depth view of the vast benefits successful implementation can have. F-12 teachers and administrators will develop a thorough understanding of the PLC process by exploring its foundational concepts and qualities; learn about the successful implementation at Sheridan County School District 2; understand how to implement the PLC process in their own schools in a nuanced and meaningful fashion; utilise real-world examples to garner further insight into the PLC process; and gain helpful tools to guide their work during the PLC journey.

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    A$32.95
  5. Leading a High Reliability School, Revised Edition

    How do educators lead schools that consistently produce excellent results? In Leading a High Reliability School, the authors say the key lies in Professional Learning Communities at Work (PLCs), a whole-school or whole-network effort in which teams collaborate in recurring cycles of collective inquiry and action research to achieve better results for students. A high reliability school embraces this cultural transformation. Adapted for the Australian context by Colin Sloper, whose leadership as principal was integral to Pakenham Springs Primary School being recognised as the first model of a professional learning community in Australia, this revised Australian edition of Leading a High Reliability School is an invaluable resource for school leaders at any stage of their PLC journey.

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    A$42.95
  6. Make It Happen: Coaching With the Four Critical Questions of PLCs at Work

    In Make It Happen: Coaching With the Four Critical Questions Questions of PLCs at Work, authors Kim Bailey and Chris Jakicic provide instructional coaches with the tools they need to support collaborative teacher teams in their work to promote student learning. The authors identify three major variables in schools that impact the work of instructional coaches: (1) capacity, (2) culture and (3) context. Using these variables as a foundation, the book provides solutions and strategies for coaches as they marry their role of coaching with professional learning communities (PLCs), advocating a team-centred model that emphasises student learning outcomes.

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    A$45.95
  7. Leading With Intention: Eight Areas for Reflection and Planning in Your PLC at Work

    In Leading With Intention: Eight Areas for Reflection and Planning in Your PLC at Work, Jeanne Spiller and Karen Power provide a compelling guide for F-12 school leaders who wish to lead with intention. This handbook will help professional learning community (PLC) school leaders reflect personally on their practice by examining eight important areas in which to take action. Each chapter includes reflective stopping point that provide opportunities to think about current practice and how to apply the content of this book to leader action. Principals, administrators and other school leaders will explore and reflect on practice; understand intentionality and its importance; come to understand the student as the focus of school leadership; and more.

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    A$42.95
  8. Amplify Your Impact: Coaching Collaborative Teams in PLCs at Work™

    While much evidence has supported the significant impact professional learning communities (PLCs), collaboration and coaching each have on learning, few schools and districts have combined these concepts to shift the focus of their coaching from individual teachers to collaborative teams. But Amplify Your Impact: Coaching Collaborative Teams in PLCs at Work merges these three constructive concepts and presents F-12 coaches, administrators and teacher leaders with a framework that enhances collaborative efforts in PLCs and represents the next generation of best practices in teaching and coaching. The authors show how coaching teams collaboratively improves the productivity of traditional best practices in coaching, which address teachers individually.

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    A$42.95
  9. School Improvement for All: A How-To Guide for Doing the Right Work

    In School Improvement for All: A How-To Guide for Doing the Right Work, Sharon V. Kramer and Sarah Schuhl present a practical guide for implementing Professional Learning Community at Work practices in schools that need to improve student achievement but feel they have tried all their options. The authors advocate continuous improvement by urging school staff to assess their school's practices and how they can change these processes to help students of all skill levels meet academic expectations. Teachers and administrators will learn how to drive increased academic achievement for all students, contemplate their school's reality and determine what actions they can take to improve student learning, and find ways to plan for structural changes that will produce the school culture they seek.

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    A$39.95
  10. Mathematics Instruction and Tasks in a PLC at Work™
    Mathematics Homework and Grading in a PLC at Work™ guides K-12 teachers to reflect on lesson design practices, compare those practices against high-quality standards of mathematics lesson design, and develop and use effective lessons that engage students within the mathematics classroom. Learn More
    A$35.95

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