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  1. What About Us?: The PLC at Work® Process for Grades PreK–2 Teams

    Early childhood learning is a critical launchpad for every student’s social, emotional and academic growth. So it is crucial that schools that operate as professional learning communities (PLCs) include early childhood teacher teams in the PLC process. In What about us? The PLC at Work® process for grades preK–2 teams, teachers will discover how to achieve the full potential of preK–2 classrooms. Authors Diane Kerr, Tracey A Hulen, Jacqueline Heller and Brian K Butler share proven best practices for establishing a guaranteed and viable curriculum, engaging in collective inquiry and job-embedded professional development, and planning high-quality instruction.

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  2. Mathematics Unit Planning in a PLC at Work®, Grades PreK–2

    Mathematics unit planning in a PLC at Work®, Grades preK–2 provides prekindergarten to grade 2 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 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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  3. Inclusion Strategies and Interventions, Second Edition

    As schools are filled with increasingly diverse student populations with diverse learning needs, inclusive education becomes more important by the day. In Inclusion strategies and interventions, second edition, author Toby J Karten aims to help educators provide consistent and strong learning pathways and create classrooms conducive to learning for both general education learners and learners with special needs.

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  4. The Student-Centered Classroom: Transforming Your Teaching and Grading Practices

    The student-centered classroom: Transforming your teaching and grading practices lays out six practices that will help F–12 teachers create an effective and immensely satisfying student-centred environment in any classroom, no matter the grade level or content area.

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  5. The Literacy Workshop: Where Reading and Writing Converge

    The literacy workshop is a first-of-its-kind resource that offers a practical process for creating an integrated literacy workshop using demonstration lessons that align with current curriculum standards. By weaving together the common threads of literacy learning, you can increase the time your students spend engaged in authentic reading and writing.

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  6. Behavior Solutions: Teaching Academic and Social Skills Through RTI at Work™

    What role do student behaviours and emotional states play in school? What supports do students need in order to learn and pursue positive behaviours? Behavior solutions: Teaching academic and social skills through RTI at Work™ answers these questions and more to help F–12 teachers and administrators bridge the systemic behaviour gap.

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  7. Thinking Like a Generalist: Skills for Navigating a Complex World

    What can we teach kids today that will have utility 10 or 15 years from now? This resource proposes an approach to information literacy that goes beyond the teaching of discrete, easily outdated skills. Instead, students should develop a curious, open-minded, sceptical and persistent approach in their quest for information.

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  8. Hands Down, Speak Out: Listening and Talking Across Literacy and Math, K–5

    Math coach Kassia Omohundro Wedekind and literacy coach Christy Hermann Thompson have spent years comparing notes on how to build effective classroom communities across the content areas. How, they wondered, can we lay the groundwork for classroom conversations that are less teacher-directed and more conducive to student-to-student dialogue? Their answers start with Hands-Down Conversations, an innovative discourse structure in which students’ ideas and voices take the lead while teachers focus on listening and facilitating.

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  9. The Innocent Classroom: Dismantling Racial Bias to Support Students of Color

    When children of colour enter their classrooms each year, many often encounter low expectations, disconnection and other barriers to their success. In The innocent classroom, Alexs Pate traces the roots of these disparities to pervasive negative stereotypes, which children are made aware of before they can even walk through the school door. The cumulative weight of the stereotypes eventually takes shape as guilt, which inhibits students’ engagement, learning and relationships, and hurts their prospects for the future.

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    A$31.95
  10. Decoding Autism and Leading the Way to Successful Inclusion

    With warmth and wisdom informed by her experience as a school administrator, autism educator, clinician and a parent of a son on the spectrum, Barbara Boroson provides a holistic look at the challenges students on the spectrum face in the areas of anxiety, executive function, sensation, communication, socialisation, engagement and cognitive acquisition. You’ll learn to decode the functional and behavioural manifestations of the challenges and you’ll gain practical and research-based pre-emptive, supportive and responsive strategies.

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  11. Conceptual Frameworks for Giftedness and Talent Development: Enduring Theories and Comprehensive Models in Gifted Education

    Conceptual frameworks for giftedness and talent development explores current and enduring theories and comprehensive models of giftedness and talent development. Each chapter includes a description of a different model, theory or framework; the most important practical, educational implications of the model, including underrepresentation and social justice issues; commentary on how each model compares to others; and discussion questions for use with students and professionals. The editors also consider common issues across conceptual frameworks, such as the degree to which achievement defines giftedness, the goal of gifted education and the role of psychosocial factors. This is a comprehensive reference for scholars and practitioners in the field and those studying at the graduate level.

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  12. 101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids: Advice, Quizzes and Activities for Dealing With Stress, Expectations, Friendships, and More, 2nd Edition

    Want to help gifted kids harness the power of their giftedness? 101 success secrets for gifted kids is a must-read for gifted kids ages 8 to 12 who want to find success in school, relationships and life. If you know gifted kids, they will love the 101 awesome secrets, tips and tricks included in this book! Chock-full of fun quizzes, activities and practical strategies, the second edition of 101 success secrets for gifted kids covers topics including bullying, school performance, perfectionism, friendships, sibling rivalries and managing intensities. The fun quizzes, tip sheets and practical Q&A sections from other gifted kids and preteens make this book fun to read and give gifted kids insight into everything they’ve ever wanted to know about being gifted.

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