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  1. 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
  2. In Praise of American Educators: And How They Can Become Even Better

    Explore the state of education today. In this thought-provoking book, Richard DuFour presents a compelling case for why contemporary American educators are the greatest generation in history. He carefully explains why current national reform policies have failed and presents specific steps policymakers, administrators, and teachers must take to transform American schools to meet student needs in the 21st century.

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  3. Beyond Reform: Systemic Shifts Toward Personalized Learning

    Like many school districts, Lindsay Unified School District faced difficulty in meeting the needs of diverse students populations. Lindsay Unified realised it needed to make significant changes to effectively equip all students with vital 21st-century skills. Beyond Reform details the district’s shift from a traditional time-based education system to a learner-centred performance-based system. In adopting and tailoring Lindsay Unified's instructional model to their needs, F-12 teachers and administrators can embark on their own transformation toward establishing a revised education system that empowers and motivates all students to succeed.

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    A$25.95
  4. 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
  5. Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces for Student Success

    Active learning spaces offer students opportunities to engage, collaborate and learn in an environment that taps into their innate curiosity and creativity. Students well versed in active learning - the capabilities that universities, vocational schools and the workforce demand - will be far more successful than those educated in traditional classrooms. Get Active is a practical guide to inform your thinking about how best to design schools and classrooms to support learning in a connected, digital world. From classroom redesigns to schoolwide renovation projects and new building construction, the authors show the many ways that active learning spaces can improve the learning experience. You'll find dynamic case studies as well as exercise and opportunities for reflection.

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    A$29.95
  6. Yes We Can! General and Special Educators Collaborating in a Professional Learning Community

    Yes We Can! Addresses the collaborative partnership that general and special educators must develop in order to close the achievement gap and maximise learning for all. Authors Heather Friziellie, Julie A. Schmidt, and Jeanne Spiller focus on employing professional learning community practices and the four critical questions of a PLC to modify education structures and belief systems based on the outlook that all students can learn.

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    A$41.25
  7. Collaborative Common Assessments: Teamwork. Instruction. Results.

    Collaborative Common Assessments: Teamwork. Instruction. Results. presents the practical steps teacher teams must take to create clear, comprehensive assessment systems and continually improve results for students, teachers and their PLCs. Author Cassandra Erkens aims to show teacher teams and administrators why and how to make these gains through collaborative assessment design, delivery and data analysis.

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  8. Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap: Liberating Mindsets to Effect Change

    Ensure learning equality in every classroom. Investigate previous and current policies designed to help close the achievement gap. Examine predominant mindsets that contradict school missions to promote equal academic opportunities, and consider the psychological impact this has on students. Explore strategies for adopting a new mindset that frees educators and students from negative academic performance expectations.

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    A$41.25
  9. Kid by Kid, Skill by Skill: Teaching in a Professional Learning Community at Work

    While many books and articles have described what PLCs are and how they can positively impact school culture and student achievement, Kid by Kid, Skill by Skill focuses specifically on teachers: the central figures in PLC efforts. This book helps educators fully visualise how a PLC framework can help them continually examine and improve the results of their work.

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    A$48.40
  10. Solutions for Professional Learning Communities
    Implement and sustain a high-performing PLC. Each book in the Solutions for Professional Learning Communities series – authored by renowned PLC experts – is packed with user-friendly solutions for you and your entire team. You'll discover practical, research-based strategies for committing to districtwide implementation, investigate why strong leadership is a crucial element of successful PLCs, and explore tools and techniques for monitoring progress to ensure far-reaching, lasting results.
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  11. Mobile Learning Mindset: The Teacher's Guide to Implementation

    The Mobile Learning Mindset series offers practical knowledge and strategies for successful implementation of any mobile learning program. That's where The Teacher's Guide to Implementation comes in, offering insight and inspiration to teachers who are about to participate in a mobile device initiative or already have.

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    A$27.95
  12. How to Leverage PLCs for School Improvement

    How to Leverage PLCs for School Improvement outlines the right work for creating successful, sustainable school improvement. Author Sharon V. Kramer uses the professional learning community model to highlight and deconstruct five challenges improving schools face. With time and effort, F-12 educators can evolve into a focused PLC and commit to continuous improvement so all students learn at high levels.

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    A$24.75

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