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  1. Lead From the Start: How to Succeed as the New Principal of Your School

    In Lead From the Start: How to Succeed as the New Principal of Your School, authors Tommy Reddicks and Tina Merriweather Seymour condense their decades of experience into a guide for both new and experienced leaders. This book provides a deeply informative and experience-based look at how leaders coming into a school can quickly develop best practices, leverage their creativity, avoid reactive processes and more. Using this book, F-12 principals will develop personalised systems of leadership best practices that will not only keep them in their leadership roles through the tumultuous early years but also ensure better outcomes for their students, teachers and schools.

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    A$44.95
  2. How to Teach Thinking Skills: Seven Key Student Proficiencies for College and Career Readiness, Second Edition

    Ensure your students develop the higher-order thinking skills they need to not just survive but thrive. The latest edition of this best-selling book details a practical, three-phase teaching model and dives deep into standards-based lesson planning for seven essential student proficiencies.

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    A$49.95
  3. How Schools Thrive: Building a Coaching Culture for Collaborative Teams in PLCs at Work®

    Access concrete ideas and effective coaching strategies for improving your team’s professional practice around the essential elements of the PLC at Work® process. Discover instructional coaching strategies to enhance your team’s professional practice.

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    A$39.95
  4. Teaching Tough Topics

    Teaching Tough Topics shows teachers how to lead students to become caring citizens as they read and respond to quality children’s literature. It focuses on topics that can be challenging to teach, yet are key to building a better understanding of social justice, diversity and equity. Each chapter in this practical book deals with an important tough topic designed to help students consider their own identities and the identities of others. Detailed lessons throughout the book offer independent and interactive activities that support diversity, empathy and tolerance. The lessons incorporate key picture books, novels, poetry, scripts and nonfiction as sources for responding through talk, writing and the arts.

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    A$39.95
  5. Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons Set of 4

    Can students really change the world? Yes, they can - and this series shows them how! Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons is a cross-curriculum STEM series for Years 1-8 that gives real meaning to the idea of sustainability. Each resource is designed to supplement instruction in every Australian Curriculum learning area by addressing the Sustainability cross-curriculum priority, as well as reproducible worksheets and teachers' notes. Make the Future! includes whole-class, small-group and individual work with options for a range of skill levels; opportunities for multi-year-level collaboration, self-directed learning and community engagement; and content that actively develops key life skills, such as financial planning, nutritional knowledge and goal-setting.

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    A$99.95
  6. Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons for Years 7 & 8

    Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons for Years 7 and 8 is a resource for secondary classrooms that gives real meaning to the idea of sustainability. Created in line with the Australian Curriculum: Design and Technologies, this book empowers students to make a tangible difference to the environment - and their future. Make the Future! combines traditional skills and cutting-edge research to create authentic, purposeful activities that will show your students positive change is not just feasible - it is delicious, stylish, economical and fun!

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    A$36.95
  7. Leading Data-Informed Change in Schools

    Leading Data-Informed Change in Schools offers teacher team leaders, principals and administrators a practical guide on how to collect, analyse and use data to help school communities and the students they serve flourish. This invaluable resource introduces a 10-step process for leading data-informed change comprising measurable steps for action supported by connections to relevant literature and practical examples showing what the process looks like in schools. Fisk also introduces the 12 key elements required for a leader to prime the environment or build a culture that will enable them to lead data-informed change.

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    A$44.95
  8. A Summing Up: Teaching and Learning in Effective Schools and PLCs at Work®

    In A Summing Up: Teaching and Learning in Effective Schools and PLCs at Work, Dr Eaker tells the story of his career in education and, in the process, provides a guide full of real-world advice. He reflects on the various stages of his education career, including turning research into practice, shifting focus from teaching to learning, studying the effects of teachers’ interpersonal behaviours and participating in the effective schools movement. He shares a personal history of the foundation of the PLC process and the development of the concepts and practices necessary for successful PLC implementation. Finally, he emphasises the importance of passion and persistence in leadership, describing through his experiences how these qualities make leaders great.

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    A$54.95
  9. Taking Social-Emotional Learning Schoolwide: The Formative Five Success Skills for Students and Staff

    Growing numbers of people recognise that social-emotional learning (SEL) is central to a well-rounded education and to success in life outside and beyond the school building. In this highly practical and eminently readable book, Thomas R. Hoerr shows teachers, administrators and other school staff how to integrate the Formative Five success skills - empathy, integrity, self-control, embracing diversity and grit - with school culture essentials. Replete with real-life examples from the author’s years as a school leader, relevant findings from the research and helpful strategies for use at all levels and with all F-12 populations, Taking Social-Emotional Learning Schoolwide is the ultimate blueprint for making sure students and staff are equipped to thrive.

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    A$44.95
  10. Literacy Strong All Year Long: Powerful Lessons for Grades K-2, Second Edition

    Literacy Strong All Year Long: Powerful Lessons for Grades K-2 equips educators of young children with engaging lessons that motivate students and help them develop the solid foundation of literacy skills essential to learning. Thoughtfully designed lessons linked to specific literacy standards create a seamless flow of learning throughout the seasons of the school year. Each chapter offers 10 lessons that strengthen comprehension, fluency, word work and vocabulary. The second edition is enhanced with specific strategies for reaching and teaching English language learners and struggling readers - and a study guide to promote self-reflection and conversations with your colleagues.

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    A$54.95
  11. 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
  12. 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

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