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  1. 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
  2. Conversations: Integrating Differentiated Instruction and Understanding by Design

    This informal and enlightening presentation offers in-depth ideas on how both learning approaches can work symbiotically to achieve targeted learning outcomes. The conversational style of this program delivers crucial information about these methodologies you won’t want to miss. This program also looks forward to how both DI and UbD approaches can meet the demands of a fast-changing education landscape of 21st century learning. Join in the conversation with Carol and Jay!

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    A$179.00
  3. 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
  4. A Practical Look at Response to Intervention DVD

    A system in which struggling students must fail before they can receive additional support is being replaced by comprehensive systems of interventions. In this breakout session, Mike Mattos provides an accessible survey of response to intervention (RTI) systems and explains how RTI, combined with a PLC foundation, creates a powerful system for achieving high levels of learning for all students. In accessible language, Mattos uses engaging examples to provide an overview of this innovative and effective approach. He analyses the essential features of RTI and shows how each relies on PLC practices to be truly successful. With great humour, integrity and insight, Mattos shows educations how PLC and RTI practices align to promote excellence for all students.

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    A$150.00
  5. Differentiated Instruction and Curriculum Mapping DVD

    What’s the connection between differentiated instruction and curriculum mapping? Here’s your chance to hear the two leading authorities answer that question: •Carol Ann Tomlinson on differentiated instruction. •Heidi Hayes Jacobs on curriculum mapping. Filmed live at a recent ASCD conference, these renowned experts explain the key principles and practices of effective curriculum mapping and how they can help plan for content requirements and learner needs. Discover how to enhance the power of curriculum maps by developing them with student differences in mind. 

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    A$119.00
  6. Standards-Based Reporting and Formative Assessment: On the Road to a Highly Reliable Organisation DVD

    This video clearly explains how to design and interpret several types of formative assessments, how to track student progress and assign meaningful marks, even if a school uses a traditional marking system. Dr Marzano focuses on 1) the inadequacy of the 100-point scale, 2) designing measurement topics, 3) computing final status on measurement topics, 4) traditional marking practices in a formatively based system, and 5) new forms of report cards for formative assessment. Includes the video and a CD with materials to support team or individual professional learning, handouts, resources and web links.

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    A$300.00
  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. Defensible Differentiation: What Does It Take to Get It Right

    Differentiated instruction was designed to address the instructional needs of diverse students. However, simply claiming to practise differentiation will not meet those needs. In this keynote session Carol Ann Tomlinson calls on teachers to implement best practices regarding curriculum, assessment, instruction and learning environment – and to learn how these factors interrelate. She examines and invites educators to scrutinise their practices in applying the four foundational principles of effective differentiation. This package includes a 72-minute DVD with the video session and a CD with materials to support team or individual professional learning, an excerpt from the book On Excellence in Teaching and relevant web links.

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    A$150.00
  10. Innovation Through Technology: The Differentiators DVD

    In this keynote session (from the 13 October 2010 21st Century Learning Institute), Cheryl Lemke shows how to design tomorrow’s curricula by using research in sociology, learning and neuroscience as reinforcement for the key elements in 21st century learning. She explains how students can use high-tech tools to explore ideas, research questions, test hypotheses, compose thoughts and reach conclusions. These tools aid in collaboration and authenticity: two highly effective accelerators to learning. This package includes a 58-minute DVD with the video session and a CD-ROM with materials to support team or individual professional learning, including the presenter’s PowerPoint, an excerpt from the book 21st Century Learning and relevant web links.

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    A$150.00
  11. 21st Century Learning in a Networked World: For Our Students and Ourselves DVD

    Internet access has put the world at our fingertips, providing a classroom without walls. It allows us to contribute our experiences to the sum of human knowledge online. In this keynote session from the 21st Century Learning Institute held on 13 October 2010, Will Richardson shares eight shifts necessary to fully utilise Internet technology as a continuous learning opportunity. Will offers insight on how to: pull information globally from alternative sources; manage and synthesise multiple streams of information; and detect false information on the Internet.

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    A$150.00
  12. Role of PLCs in Advancing 21st Century Skills DVD

    In this keynote session from the 21st Century Learning Institute on 12 October 2010 Richard DuFour asserts that traditional school culture is not designed to deliver those outcomes. For students to acquire essential skills, schools must organise into PLCs. This set includes a 71-minute DVD with the video session and a CD with materials to support team or individual professional learning, including the presenter's PowerPoint, an excerpt from the book 21st Century Skills: Rethinking How Students Learn and relevant web links.

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    A$150.00

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