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  1. Connecting Differentiated Instruction, Understanding by Design and What Works in Schools: An Exploration of Research-Based Strategies (DVD)

    Yes you can turn three of the leading approaches to school improvement into a unified system. For the first time on one stage, the experts on Differentiated Instruction, Understanding by Design, and What Works in Schools speak about these powerhouse educational approaches and share the underpinnings of their work and the implications for educators who use these models during a panel discussion recorded live at the 2008 ASCD Summer Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. This DVD features: Carol Ann Tomlinson on Differentiated Instruction; Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe on Understanding by Design; and Robert Marzano on What Works in Schools. This 90 minute recording gives you a front row seat and backstage access to interviews with the panellists.

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    A$119.00
  2. Collaborative Teams in PLCs at Work: A Multimedia Kit

    This invaluable kit contains the Learning by Doing Handbook for Professional Learning Communities at Work, helping educators close the knowing-doing gap as they transform their schools into professional learning communities (PLCs). Hand in hand with this is the Facilitators Guide, which contains a hands on training guide, a CD and DVD showing a short video of exactly what collaborative teams in professional learning communities do. Also included is unscripted footage of real meetings, interspersed with key points from PLC print resources, brings the concept of collaboration to life.

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    A$200.00
  3. Leadership in PLCs at Work: A Multimedia Kit

    This invaluable kit contains the Learning by Doing Handbook for Professional Learning Communities at Work, helping educators close the knowing-doing gap as they transform their schools into professional learning communities (PLCs). Hand in hand with this is the Facilitators Guide, which contains a hands on training guide, a CD and DVD showing a short video of exactly what collaborative teams in professional learning communities do. Also included is unscripted footage of real meetings, interspersed with key points from PLC print resources, brings the concept of collaboration to life.

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    A$200.00
  4. Leadership in Professional Learning Communities at Work: Learning by Doing DVD

    Set includes DVD, Facilitator's Guide and CD-ROM. The educators in this video share experience-based insight into the principal's responsibility to create the conditions that allow staff to continually build their capacity to ensure learning for all. They demonstrate the importance of dispersed leadership and mutual accountability between leaders and staff, and they address the necessity to provide clarity and coherence for staff by aligning the structure and culture of the school with its core purpose.

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    A$175.00
  5. Passion and Persistence: How to Develop a Professional Learning Community DVD

    Inspire your professional learning community team with this 7-minute motivational DVD. Passion and Persistence: How to Develop a Professional Learning Community provides an overview of important PLC components. Powerful music, memorable quotes and lighthearted humour combine to create a motivating experience that simply and beautifully connects your staff to the heart of Professional Learning Communities. This DVD has been used with great success in Rick DuFour’s presentations at PLC summer institutes designed for administrators, teachers and other school staff members.

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    A$24.95
  6. On Solid Ground DVD

    Decades of research have demonstrated that all students can learn at high levels and that schools control the factors that make it possible. In this breakout session, Mike Mattos shows how professional learning community (PLC) practices provide the foundation for a successful intervention program and offers practical, effective strategies for beginning to build that foundation. Mattos examines the core ideas of a PLC and presents accessible strategies for planning and self-assessment that lay the groundwork for a shift to PLC and RTI practices. Using the power of PLC practices to plan successful intervention programs will produce both student and teacher success, and this DVD provides the blueprint.

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    A$150.00
  7. Developing Expert Teachers DVD

    In this two-part presentation, Robert Marzano provides a blueprint detailing how schools can develop teacher expertise. Addressing teachers directly as well as school leaders, he charts research-based techniques to organise strategies through lesson segments using a nine-segment framework. The segments are sorted into three categories: segments involving routine events; segments involving academic content; and segments involving issues that must be addressed as they occur. Using personal anecdotes, Marzano explains techniques for teachers and school leaders in a thoughtful and engaging presentation. This package includes a DVD with the video session and a CD with materials including the presenter's PowerPoint, an excerpt from the book On Excellence in Teaching and relevant web links.

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    A$150.00
  8. Leadership and Learning: Sustainable Changes for 21st Century Learning

    In this keynote session from the 21st Century Learning Institute on 13 October 2010, Douglas B. Reeves provides the key elements for developing new assessment strategies for the 21st century learner. Detailed in his presentation are three fundamental shifts that must take place: Assessments must move from standardised to authentic; Assessments must be open; and Assessments must combine team and individual efforts. Dr Reeves suggests that 21st century assessment must include rigorous, comprehensive consideration of teamwork and collaboration. This package includes a 63-minute DVD with the video session and a CD with materials to support team or individual professional learning, an excerpt from the book 21st Century Skills and relevant web links.

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    A$150.00
  9. Leading Difficult Conversations: Professional Learning Communities at Work DVD

    Transforming a school into a professional learning community (PLC) requires changing embedded behaviours, beliefs and processes, which can cause resistance and conflict. In healthy PLCs, these conflicts are addressed in ways that both support core values and respect team members. In this short video, Richard DuFour and Rebecca DuFour model a principal and a teacher engaging in a conflict over marking practices, then the role play is broken down and analysed. Viewers will learn how to hold difficult but crucial conversations that lead to higher levels of commitment to PLC practices.

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    A$150.00
  10. Pyramid Response to Intervention: Four Essential Guiding Principles A Multimedia Kit

    Focusing on the four Cs vital to student achievement, this powerful four-part program will help you collect targeted information on each student's individual needs, while offering important learning leverage points. Includes: Facilitators Guide with Resources and Reproducibles; PDF of Facilitators Guide on CD; Four Session DVDS;Collective Responsibility; Concentrated Instruction; Convergent Assessment; Certain Access. Included are unscripted interviews and team meetings with teachers and school district leaders, as well as classroom scenes.

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    A$495.00
  11. Redefining the Norm: Learning for ALL DVD

    Understanding and changing human behaviour is key to any significant paradigm shift. This presentation focuses on historical, sociological and psychological aspects of school cultures that make implementing PLCs a challenge. Participants will learn how leaders can identify resistance and turn it into high levels of learning for all students. This unique combination of educational research, student data and practical assessment of the state of education today provides an understanding of how schools came to be in their current positions and what drives and impedes reform from the teacher’s perspective.

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    A$150.00
  12. Leadership's Ten Commandments DVD

    In this breakout session (from the 10 July 2009, Professional Learning Communities at Work™ Institute in Denver, Colorado), Kenneth C Williams presents ten powerful rules for leading and sustaining change in a professional learning community (PLC). Williams employs research, encourages audience participation, and reflects on his own experience to provide specific techniques to move educators towards PLC implementation. He digs deep into the commandments, discussing their principles and explaining why sometimes even believers stray from them. What results is a set of guidelines for leading with integrity and creating a cohesive, collaborative staff dedicated to student learning.

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    A$150.00

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