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  • Creative Schools

    Revolutionizing Education from the Ground Up

    Ken Robinson is one of the world's most influential voices in education. His talk, 'How Schools Kill Creativity', is the most viewed in the history of TED and has been seen by millions of people all over the world. In Creative Schools he sets out his practical vision for how education can be transformed to enable all young people to flourish and succeed in the 21st century.In this inspiring, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Mechanical, Spatial & Abstract Reasoning

    This text provides an overview of key principles relating to mechanical, spatial and abstract thought.The aim is to facilitate the following learning outcomes.+ Identify individual elements within a group of elements;+ Identify a rule connecting a set of figures;+ Complete a number of test questions by applying a rule connecting a set of figures;+ Apply techniques aimed at increasing the spee... ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Feedback

    The Hinge That Joins Teaching and Learning

    Works like an app to close the learning gap!Jane E. Pollock, coauthor of Classroom Instruction That Works, expands on the bestseller′s feedback strategy in this groundbreaking work. While feedback is not a new concept, what is new is using it the way children use computer apps—to set goals, track their progress, and self-regulate their own learning. With only a slight shift in teaching strategy, ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • Balanced Assessment: From Formative to Summative

    From Formative to Summative

    by Kay Burke ...
    series Leading Edge
    Learn how to integrate formative and summative assessments seamlessly into instruction. The research, rationale, strategies, and examples provided in this book will help teachers develop their own repertoire of formative and summative assessments to monitor, grade, and make inferences about a student’s ability to meet standards and curriculum goals. Exercises at the end of each chapter provide ... Read more

    $37.17 AUD

  • Fast and Effective Assessment

    How to Reduce Your Workload and Improve Student Learning

    by Glen Pearsall ...
    What if teachers could dramatically reduce the amount of time they spend reviewing and correcting student work and actually see better results in terms of student learning? That's the goal of Glen Pearsall, who shares dozens of classroom-tested strategies that lessen teachers' workload while increasing students' class participation and improving their understanding.Readers will learn how toRefine ... Read more

    $39.48 AUD

  • Assessment For Learning

    Assessment for Learning is based on a two-year project involving thirty-six teachers in schools in Medway and Oxfordshire. After a brief review of the research background and of the project itself, successive chapters describe the specific practices which teachers found fruitful and the underlying ideas about learning that these developments illustrate. Later chapters discuss the problems that ... Read more

    $62.03 AUD

  • How To Write Essays

    A Step-by-Step Guide for All Levels, With Sample Essays

    by Don Shiach ...
    The skill of good essay writing is essential if you are to achieve the kind of grades you want in the courses you are studying. This is true whether you are studying at GCSE, AS or A levels at school or college, or trying to gain a degree at university. The advice and practical guidance you receive in this book will enable you to improve your grade assessments by putting into practice some simple, ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Forms for the Therapist

    Allan Hedberg has been in private practice as a psychologist for over 30 years. In Forms for the Therapist, Dr. Hedberg has put together a one-stop source of every imaginable form for the early career therapist. The book is not geared exclusively to psychologists, but to all types of practitioners including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, marriage and family counselors, alcohol ... Read more

    $58.51 AUD

  • How to Create and Use Rubrics for Formative Assessment and Grading

    What is a rubric? A rubric is a coherent set of criteria for student work that describes levels of performance quality. Sounds simple enough, right? Unfortunately, rubrics are commonly misunderstood and misused.The good news is that when rubrics are created and used correctly, they are strong tools that support and enhance classroom instruction and student learning. In this comprehensive guide, ... Read more

    $35.63 AUD

  • Quantitative Data Analysis in Education

    A Critical Introduction Using SPSS

    by Paul Connolly ...
    This book provides a refreshing and user-friendly guide to quantitative data analysis in education for students and researchers. It assumes absolutely no prior knowledge of quantitative methods or statistics. Beginning with the very basics, it provides the reader with the knowledge and skills necessary to be able to undertake routine quantitative data analysis to a level expected of published ... Read more

    $93.70 AUD

  • Purposeful Program Theory

    Effective Use of Theories of Change and Logic Models

    Book 31 - Research Methods for the Social Sciences
    Between good intentions and great results lies a program theory—not just a list of tasks but a vision of what needs to happen, and how. Now widely used in government and not-for-profit organizations, program theory provides a coherent picture of how change occurs and how to improve performance. Purposeful Program Theory shows how to develop, represent, and use program theory thoughtfully and ... Read more

    $131.99 AUD

  • Pedagogical Documentation in Early Years Practice

    Seeing Through Multiple Perspectives

    Pedagogical documentation is a vital method of assessing and observing young children, and is a practice that enables practitioners, families and children to learn alongside each other.This book draws on the projects and experiences of senior researchers from nations including Australia, Canada, Sweden, Singapore, the UK and the USA to highlight multiple approaches to pedagogical documentation ... Read more

    $52.57 AUD

  • Grasp

    The Science Transforming How We Learn

    'Sarma's book may be the most important work on education written this century' - SkepticAs the head of Open Learning at MIT, Sanjay Sarma has a daunting job description: to fling open the doors of the MIT experience for the benefit of the wider world. But if you're going to undertake such an ambitious project, you must first ask: How exactly does learning work? What conditions are most conducive? ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Simplifying Common Assessment

    A Guide for Professional Learning Communities at Work™ [how teadchers can develop effective and efficient assessments

    Built on the process featured in Common Formative Assessment: A Toolkit for PLCs at Work™, this book demonstrates how educators can develop effective and efficient assessments. The authors simplify assessment development to give teacher teams the confidence to write and use team-designed common formative assessments that help ensure all students master essential skills and concepts. Design tasks ... Read more

    $34.75 AUD

  • Improve Your Punctuation and Grammar

    by Marion Field ...
    Master the essentials of the English language and write with greater confidence. ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • The Anti-Education Era

    Creating Smarter Students through Digital Learning

    One of the first champions of the positive effects of gaming reveals the dark side of today's digital and social mediaToday's schools are eager to use the latest technology in the classroom, but rather than improving learning, the new e-media can just as easily narrow students' horizons. Education innovator James Paul Gee first documented the educational benefits of gaming a decade ago in his ... Read more

    $12.20 AUD

  • How to Thrive and Survive in Your Classroom

    It's an honorable profession……but teaching has many challenges.Do you know how to create the ideal classroom?Now, more than ever, keeping and holding the attention of students is a challenge. Lots of people give up and leave the profession. How do we get the kids respect and make them want to learn?The daily struggles can ruin the joy of teaching. And there isn't enough time in the day to cover ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Global Education Race

    Taking the Measure of PISA and International Testing

    A global education race now pits countries, regions, and school systems against one another. The racecourse has been created by a small number of influential international testing programs, and the popular media announces winners and losers. Fear of falling behind haunts policy-makers and shapes educational priorities around the world. But are we running in the right direction? We all have a stake ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Ethnography Essentials

    Designing, Conducting, and Presenting Your Research

    Book 25 - Research Methods for the Social Sciences
    A comprehensive and practical guide to ethnographic research, this book guides you through the process, starting with the fundamentals of choosing and proposing a topic and selecting a research design. It describes methods of data collection (taking notes, participant observation, interviewing, identifying themes and issues, creating ethnographic maps and tables and charts, and referring to ... Read more

    $79.99 AUD

  • A Complete Guide to Rubrics

    Assessment Made Easy for Teachers, K-College

    This book takes a developmental perspective at the use of scoring rubrics to assess student work. Citing developmental characteristics of each age, the author presents examples and adaptations of assessment rubrics on a variety of subjects for teachers from kindergarten through adult/college. After a presentation of foundation information on rubrics, separate chapters are devoted to each grade ... Read more

    $60.38 AUD

  • The Definitive Guide To Passing The Police Recruitment Process 2nd Edition

    A handbook for prospective police officers, special constables and police community support officers

    Every police force in England and Wales uses the same national application form and assessment centre. This book tells you not just about the process, but what you need to do to impress the assessors. Now in a revised new edition to reflect the recent changes in the six core skillsby which all police applicants are assessed, it provides: ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Trust-Based Observations

    Maximizing Teaching and Learning Growth

    by Craig Randall ...
    The results are in: observations are not improving teaching and learning. Pertinently, the Gates Foundation’s recently completed effort to improve student outcomes through enhancing the teacher evaluation process failed to achieve substantive improvement. The way observations are currently designed serve as an obstacle to teacher risk-taking. Teachers fear negative evaluations when their pedagogy ... Read more

    $45.53 AUD

  • Affirmative Classroom Management

    How do I develop effective rules and consequences in my school? (ASCD Arias)

    series ASCD Arias
    This publication offers clear and positive strategies that empower teachers and administrators to develop effective rules and consequences. Richard Curwin's approach emphasizes student and parent engagement; schoolwide collaboration; and developing student responsibility. Curwin shows how educators and administrators at all levels can-Ensure that classroom and schoolwide rules are meaningful and ... Read more

    $9.45 AUD

  • Informal Logical Fallacies

    A Brief Guide

    Critical thinking is now needed more than ever. This accessible and engaging book provides the necessary tools to question and challenge the discourse that surrounds us —- whether in the media, the classroom, or everyday conversation. Additionally, it offers readers a deeper understanding of the foundations of analytical thought. Informal Logical Fallacies: A Brief Guide is a systematic and ... Read more

    $47.51 AUD