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  1. Professional Learning Communities - Voices from the Field: A Complete Professional Learning Resource for Schools

    Professional Learning Communities - Voices from the Field is the perfect guide for any leadership team, collaborative team or educator looking to transform their school into a professional learning community. This multimedia professional learning package presents a series of in-depth interviews and meetings with teachers, leaders and other stakeholders as they discuss the key ideas of professional learning communities, providing invaluable insight into the PLC process from real educators who do the work every day. With the accompanying videos, you will observe how becoming a professional learning community has not only improved both the school and the school community, but also the professional outcomes of its own educators and the students they serve.

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    A$250.00
  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. Breaking With Tradition: The Shift to Competency-Based Learning in PLCs at Work™

    Shifting to competency-based learning allows educators to replace traditional, ineffective systems with a personalized, student-centered approach. Throughout the resource, the authors explore how the components of PLCs promote the principles of competency-based education and share real-world examples from practitioners who have made the transition. Each chapter ends with reflection questions readers can answer to apply their learning.

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    A$39.95
  4. Differentiated Leadership: Leadership for the Whole School

    Today's administrators must recognise that every school also has staff members with diverse learning styles, intelligences, motivations, skill levels and interests. Differentiated Leadership uses the knowledge of brain-compatible learning and applies the principles to the staff, as well as to the students.

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    A$24.95
  5. Creating a Culture of Reflective Practice: Capacity-Building for Schoolwide Success

    How can you help teachers become self-reflective practitioners whose thoughtful approach translates into real gains for student achievement? In Creating a Culture of Reflective Practice, Pete Hall and Alisa Simeral draw on lessons learned from educators across year levels, content areas and district demographics to present a definitive guide to developing a culture of reflective practice in your school. Armed with the book's real-life examples and research-based tools, you'll learn how to determine the current location of all stakeholders on the continuum and how teacher-leadership activities, transformational feedback and strategic coaching can move them forward. The result? A schoolwide culture that both values reflection and uses it to ensure that teachers reach their fullest potential.

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    A$42.95
  6. Positive School Culture & Effective Leadership: Working Together for Great Results

    School culture influences all happenings in a school and impacts on a school community and on an individual's behaviour, expectations and interactions with others. It follows that cultivating and sustaining a positive school culture should be one of the highest priorities for all school principals. To improve schools and learning, you must first focus on the culture of the school. Based on Australian author Michael Stewart's groundbreaking PhD thesis, this book explores the journey of a principal in creating a positive school culture and presents research findings from a case study that explored the cultivation of a positive school culture from the viewpoint of the principal and the various stakeholders within the school.

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    A$32.95
  7. What Makes a World-Class School and How We Can Get There

    For years, students in the United States have lagged behind students in many other countries on such measures of achievement as the PISA and TIMSS assessments. In an increasingly globalised world, such a gap is worrisome. Armed with statistics, examples and cautionary tales from Scandinavia to Japan, James H. Stronge and Xianxuan Xu have written a book that can help educators better prepare students and close that gap. Educators in every country must ensure that their students are as prepared as possible to lead a future generation of citizens. This though-provoking and copiously researched book provides educators with a blueprint for radical improvement based on the hard-learned experiences of their peers around the world.

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    A$39.95
  8. Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today

    In Learning Transformed, authors Eric C. Sheninger and Thomas C. Murray outline eight keys - each a piece of a puzzle for transforming the F-12 education system of teaching and learning - to intentionally design tomorrow's schools so today's learners are prepared for success - and stand ready to create new industries, find new cures and solve word problems. The traditional model of schooling ultimately prepares students for the industrial model of the past. If we want our students to become successful citizens in a global society, we must dramatically shift to a more personal approach. Failure is not an option. We can no longer wait. Let Learning Transformed show you how you can be a part of the solution.

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    A$39.95
  9. Building Equity: Policies and Practices to Empower All Learners

    Imagine a school where every student feels safe and valued. This is the school every student needs and deserves. In Building Equity, Dominique Smith, Nancy Frey, Ian Pumpian and Douglas Fisher, colleagues at San Diego's innovative Health Sciences High & Middle College, introduce the Building Equity Taxonomy, a new model to clarify the structural and interpersonal components of an equitable and excellent schooling experience, and the Building Equity Review and Audit, survey-based tools to help school and teacher leaders uncover equity-related issues and organise their efforts to achieve physical integration, social-emotional engagement, opportunity to learn, instructional excellence, and engaged and inspired leaders.

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    A$39.95
  10. Mobile Learning Mindset: The IT Professional’s Guide to Implementation

    No mobile learning program would be possible without proper technical support. The IT Professional's Guide to Implementation addresses the technology components necessary to support a mobile device initiative, along with advice on how to work with leaders, teachers, trainers and parents on making the initiative a success. This book will help IT professionals resolve technical problems and facilitate students access to technology; support school staff and establish a digital learning task force; and strike a balance among IT, curriculum and instruction. The role of IT professionals within a school is constantly evolving. Staying informed and having systems and responses in place can improve outcomes and raise job satisfaction.

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    A$27.95
  11. Mobile Learning Mindset: The Parent’s Guide to Supporting Digital Age Learners

    The Parent's Guide to Supporting Digital Age Learners offers insight and guidance for parents facing some of the new challenges that mobile devices can bring into the household, including concerns about screen time, cyberbullying and digital footprints. The book offers advice, tools and scenarios parents can use with their children to maintain digital wellness, understand how to use social media safely and respectfully, and establish household guidelines. When parents are informed and given resources to support the initiative from home, there's a momentous shift in perception of how the device should be used, transforming it from a dangerous device that needs to be monitored or taken away to a tool that can be leveraged to improve learning.

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    A$27.95
  12. Transforming School Culture: How to Overcome Staff Division, 2nd Edition

    Transforming School Culture: How to Overcome Staff Division is the best-selling resource for understanding school culture and turning toxic cultures into healthy ones. In this powerful second edition, Anthony Muhammad offers new insights into his study of thirty-four US schools and four types of educators: (1) the Believers, (2) the Fundamentalists, (3) the Tweeners and (4) the Survivors. Offering specific strategies for working with each educator, this compelling resource ensures all F-12 school leaders create positive environments that maximise organisational effectiveness.

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    A$32.95

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