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  1. Connecting Through Leadership: The Promise of Precise and Effective Communication in Schools

    Strengthen your communication skills in order to inspire, motivate and connect with every member of your school community, from teachers to students to parents. Overcome the challenges of organisational communication and implement classroom engagement strategies with this self-development resource.

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    A$34.95
  2. Achieving Equity and Excellence: Immediate Results From the Lessons of High-Poverty, High-Success Schools

    In Achieving Equity and Excellence: Immediate Results From the Lessons of High-Poverty, High-Success Schools, author Douglas Reeves details a proven methodology for helping any school make dramatic improvements in academic performance, behaviour and attendance in a single semester. In addition to presenting seven teaching practices derived from his years-long study and observation of high-poverty, high-success schools, Reeves presents the mindset integral to applying them at the school, department and system levels. Reeves notes the need for the immediate results and programs that are proven to work within readers’ communities. As such, Achieving Equity and Excellence serves as a research-backed guide for readers who wish to achieve high performance for all.

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    A$39.95
  3. Finding Fulfillment: A Path to Reclaiming Hope and Empowerment for Educators

    Develop a renewed sense of well-being, empowerment and happiness in your career with the support of finding fulfillment and the self-determination theory. Gain tools and techniques for administrator and teacher empowerment in schools.

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    A$34.95
  4. Life in a Garden: Activities and Projects for the Outdoor Classroom, Years F-6

    Help your primary students develop a deep appreciation for the natural world with Life in a Garden: Activities and Projects for the Outdoor Classroom. In this practical handbook, permaculture expert Dr Ross Mars guides teachers through the basics of garden design and maintenance, while providing opportunities for students to explore and contribute to a thriving ecosystem. Using this resource, readers will find: tips for effective garden design, including establishing basic garden beds and deciding on effective planting strategies; advice for seasonal planting and harvesting produce; sustainable solutions for managing common pests; and flexible activities aligned to the Australian Curriculum.

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    A$39.95
  5. Poor Students, Rich Teaching [Revised Edition]: Seven High-Impact Mindsets for Students From Poverty

    Poor Students, Rich Teaching: Seven High-Impact Mindsets for Students From Poverty equips teachers with the mindsets necessary to make a profound and lasting difference in the lives of students growing up in poverty. This fully updated and revised edition combines two of Eric Jensen’s top-selling books - Poor Students, Rich Teaching and Poor Students, Richer Teaching - into one must-read resource.

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    A$49.95
  6. 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
  7. Cognitive Coaching: Memory Mats, 4th Edition

    This newly updated set of Cognitive Coaching memory mats includes two full-colour memory mats and is the perfect resource for any educator looking to implement cognitive coaching practices in their classroom or school. Essentially a set of four memory mats, each double-sided laminated card features two of the four cognitive coaching concepts: Cognitive Coaching Content and Problem-Resolving Conversation; and Reflecting Conversation and Planning Conversation. These mats are designed to help elicit key skills and concepts while enhancing coaching effectiveness, and provide useful questions and directions to improve the overall cognitive coaching process.

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    A$4.95
  8. Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar Learning Guide, Third Revised Edition

    For schools to effectively respond to the press for accountability and provide quality learning for all students, they must simultaneously address two perennial goals. One goal is the professional development of individual educators. The second is the development of the organisation’s capacity to learn and be adaptive. Both build the capacity for school improvement, without which reform efforts will fail. The Guide is based upon the previous five editions of the Adaptive Schools Syllabus, created by Robert Garmston and Bruce Wellman. The Learning Guide is grounded in the text, The Adaptive School: A Sourcebook for Developing Collaborative Groups, and cross-references to the Sourcebook are made throughout this Guide. Designed to support administrators, teachers, department and regional personnel and staff developers who convene and manage professional learning teams and leadership teams.

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    A$31.95
  9. The Learning Landscape: How to Increase Learner Agency and Become a Lifelong Learner

    In The Learning Landscape, James Anderson outlines a powerful metaphor for visualising learning. Mapping the abstract concept of learning onto a physical journey in the real world, the learning process is made tangible and accessible to learners. Students will be guided across the plains of the Learning Landscape, passing over the foundational knowledge that has come before them, while overcoming pits of challenging learning in an effort to climb to the peaks of expertise. Drawing on the work of Nicholas Nassim Taleb, Art Costa and Bena Kallick, Anders Ericsson, and Carol Dweck, The Learning Landscape provides teachers with a tool to develop learner agency, creating more effective learners, improving engagement and, ultimately, learning outcomes.

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    A$39.95
  10. 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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  11. 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
  12. Leading from the Library: Help Your School Community Thrive in the Digital Age

    In this book, a librarian and an education leader team up to reflect on the librarian’s ability to build connections in two ways. First, they discuss the benefits of bringing the outside world into the library through the use of social media, videoconferencing and other tools that allow librarians to partner with others. Then they expand upon these connections by addressing how librarians can lead in the greater educational community by sharing resources and strategies, and partnering with school leaders to tell the story of the school community. This book features connections to the Future Ready Librarians framework; planning templates, checklists and resources to guide change; questions for discussion and challenges to put what you’ve read into action; and examples from the field.

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    A$29.95

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