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  1. Deep Change Leadership: A Model for Renewing and Strengthening Schools and Districts

    As educators move further into the 21st century and grapple with new and unprecedented challenges, schools and districts require a model of change leadership that responds to fluctuating environmental realities. In Deep change leadership: A model for renewing and strengthening schools and districts, author Douglas Reeves provides F–12 teachers and administrators with just that, outlining a model that is composed of four phases – (1) imagining, (2) focusing, (3) implementing and (4) accelerating – and dependent on staff engagement and inquiry. Reeves equips readers with the knowledge, practices and reflective tools that will allow them to set in motion effective change initiatives and make keen course corrections along the way.

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    A$39.95
  2. Teaching for Lifelong Learning: How to Prepare Students for a Changing World

    How can teachers ensure students will continue to challenge and educate themselves after graduation so they can succeed throughout their lives? In Teaching for lifelong learning: How to prepare students for a changing world, author Elliott Seif distinguishes a four-phase instructional framework: (1) setting the stage, (2) building the foundation, (3) deepening learning and (4) providing closure. With the framework and coordinating strategies, F–12 educators facilitate key goals, criteria and principles to support learning beyond the classroom. When educators align their curriculum and assessments with the principles and criteria for lifelong learning, students can continually show essential skills like making connections, synthesising ideas and collaborating.

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    A$44.95
  3. Reading and Writing Strategies for the Secondary Social Studies Classroom in a PLC at Work®: Every Teacher is a Literacy Teacher Series

    With Reading and writing strategies for the secondary social studies classroom in a PLC at Work, grades 6–12 teachers will equip their students with the literary support they need to think, read and write like social studies experts. This book emphasises the importance that the Professional Learning Community (PLC) at Work process has in supporting learners who struggle with literacy and in enriching learning for those who demonstrate proficiency. The series editors and authors provide practical literacy-based strategies specifically designed for social studies instruction. By restoring a focus on literacy as the centrepiece of the secondary social studies classroom, teachers will prepare all students for their future beyond school.

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    A$44.95
  4. Best Practices at Tier 3: Intensive Interventions for Remediation, Secondary

    In Best practices at Tier 3: Intensive interventions for remediation, secondary, authors Paula Rogers, W Richard Smith, Austin Buffum and Mike Mattos provide grades 6–12 educators with research-based response to intervention (RTI) strategies to meet the needs of students who have fallen the furthest behind in the classroom. The authors explain how the RTI at Work™ model helps educators ensure struggling secondary students grasp what they are currently learning as well as the basic, foundational skills from previous school years they have yet to master. Using this guide, educators will ascertain how to improve their school’s Tier 3 intensive interventions so that they give these students the support they need to learn at the highest levels.

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    A$54.95
  5. The Collaborative Team Plan Book for PLCs at Work®

    Designed exclusively for teacher teams, this plan book is a one-stop shop to aid your collaborative team’s work as it pursues its mission of learning for all. With well-researched ideas, activities and 40 weeks of planning pages for organising instruction, this valuable resource will guide and improve your team’s work as part of a professional learning community (PLC).

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    A$36.95
  6. Leading Standards-Based Learning: An Implementation Guide for Schools and Districts

    Although academic standards and criterion-referenced forms of education have taken hold around the world, schools and districts still struggle to take full advantage of these tools. Standards most benefit student learning when they form the basis of not only curriculum but also instruction, assessment, grading and reporting. Leading standards-based learning: An implementation guide for schools and districts outlines a five-phase plan for transitioning to a standards-based system. Authors Tammy Heflebower, Jan K Hoegh and Philip B Warrick provide F–12 school and district leaders with comprehensive guidance for planning, initiating and sustaining this reform.

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    A$44.95
  7. Better Reading Now: 50 Ready-to-use Teaching Strategies to Engage Students, Deepen Comprehension, and Nurture a Love of Reading

    Better reading now is full of quick and easy-to-use strategies that promote a deeper understanding of reading. Based on extensive classroom experience, Better reading now offers: ready-to-use strategies that promote a love of reading; innovative ways to use the best children’s books in classrooms to engage students in new ways; a spotlight on instruction that ignites a passion for children’s literature; concrete ways to balance great books that matter with quality screen time; authentic, practical strategies that meet student needs and curriculum expectations; and lists of suggested books to use with specific activities. The practical classroom strategies in this handy resource will show you how to help students make sense of what they read as they build skills and deepen comprehension.

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    A$34.95
  8. Leading PLCs at Work® Districtwide: From Boardroom to Classroom

    In Leading PLCs at Work districtwide: From boardroom to classroom, authors Robert Eaker, Mike Hagadone, Janel Keating and Meagan Rhoades guide educators in developing successful districtwide professional learning communities (PLCs) to ensure high levels of learning for every student. High-performing districts develop when collaborative teams at every level align their concepts, practices and vocabulary. Aligning this work is a top-down, bottom-up cyclical process starting with the district level and ending with collaborative teacher teams. Leading PLCs at Work districtwide provides district and school leaders with the tools and strategies to create a districtwide culture of continuous improvement.

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    A$39.95
  9. Bridges Across Every Divide: Policy and Practices to Reduce Poverty and Build Communities

    Successful change requires all voices and voters at the table to be heard and valued. The Bridges Out of Poverty model is an antidote to current divisiveness, facilitates dialogue and respect among stakeholders, and offers policy-level direction for elected officials. The authors’ goal is to provide a roadmap for coming together as individuals, institutions and communities to help people get out of poverty and create communities, states and indeed a country where everyone can live well.

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    A$49.95
  10. Classbuilding Questions

    Create a fun and friendly classroom environment through positive classmate interactions. The activities are a great way to energise students, have fun and get acquainted with their classmates.

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    A$35.00
  11. Mathematics Unit Planning in a PLC at Work®, High School

    Mathematics unit planning in a PLC at Work®, High school provides high school teachers with a seven-step framework for collectively planning units of study. The authors help teams identify what students need to know by the end of each unit and how teachers can build student self-efficacy. They advocate using the Professional Learning Community at Work (PLC) process to increase mathematics achievement and give students more equitable learning experiences. The authors share tools and protocols for effectively performing collaborative tasks, such as unwrapping standards, generating unit calendars, determining academic vocabulary and rigorous lessons, utilising and sharing self-reflections and designing robust units of instruction.

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    A$34.95
  12. Five Practices for Equity-Focused School Leadership

    A call to action that is both passionate and practical, Five practices for equity-focused school leadership is an indispensable roadmap for educators undertaking the journey toward an education system that acknowledges and advances the worth and potential of all students.

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    A$49.95

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