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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. 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
  6. The Digital Briefcase for Administrators: Tools and Templates

    To help administrators automate tasks and work more efficiently, Susan Brooks-Young has put together a collection of time-saving templates aligned with the National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators (NETS-A). Step-by-step directions will lead any administrator, regardless of technology skill level, through templates for communication, planning, budgeting, and other administrative tasks. Conveniently published on CD in fully editable Microsoft Word files, the templates and step-by-step instructions are designed to be adapted, modified, and used time and time again so that administrators can work to their potential in the digital age.

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    A$15.00
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. The Last Frontier: Tackling the Grading Dilemma DVD

    Ken O'Connor is an independent consultant who specialises in issues related to the communication of student achievement, especially grading and reporting. In this video presentation, Ken submits that traditionally, grading encourages competition rather than collaboration and results. In order to get grades that are accurate, meaningful, consistent and supportive of learning, he outlines eight fundamental grading guidelines that will move traditional grades to standards-based. He also details how to implement them and support your staff as they change their attitudes and approaches toward grading - particularly in the middle years and secondary school. Includes 99 minute-DVD with presentation and accompanying CD-ROM with presentation handouts and supporting resources.

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    A$150.00
  10. Embedding Formative Assessment Professional Development Pack

    Written by Professor Dylan Wiliam and Siobhan Leahy, Embedding Formative Assessment is a two-year professional development pack for schools and colleges that contains all the materials needed for two years of research-based professional development. This pack is based on the premise that all teachers can improve their practice by developing their use of assessment for learning (AfL) through membership of a teacher learning community (TLC). It presents educators with both the challenge and the support needed to embed formative assessment teaching practices consistently across a whole school.

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    A$544.50
  11. Effective Supervision: Supporting the Art and Science of Teaching DVD

    In this DVD, researcher and author Robert J. Marzano presents a framework for observing classroom instruction based on the questions and frameworks he first laid out in The Art and Science of Teaching. Marzano presents a detailed observation protocol and demonstrates how to use it, not only as a tool for analysing classroom instruction but also as a starting point to encourage professional dialogue among teachers. This is an essential tool for supervisors, administrators, coaches, and teacher leaders, and PLC's.

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    A$219.00
  12. Rita's Stories DVD: A Companion Piece to a Framework for Understanding Poverty

    Rita Pierson has been a professional educator since 1972, with experience as an primary, junior high and special education teacher; counsellor; assistant principal; director and testing coordinator. Dr Pierson has an established record of successful educational leadership and management experience, particularly in curriculum and instructional development, community relations and personnel supervision. She developed a successful community involvement program for a large urban elementary school and organised an in-school crisis team for students in need of immediate intervention. An experience presenter, Dr Pierson has led more than 200 workshops, and has used her entertaining stories to aptly illustrate a number of key ideas from Dr Ruby Payne's book A Framework for Understanding Poverty.

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    A$99.00

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