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  • Creative Schools

    Revolutionizing Education from the Ground Up

    by Lou Aronica and 1 more

    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

    by Craig MacKellar

    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

    $15.34 AUD

  • Feedback

    The Hinge That Joins Teaching and Learning

    by Jane E. Pollock

    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

    $27.71 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

    $40.47 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

    $38.16 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

    $80.40 AUD

  • Forms for the Therapist

    by Allan G. Hedberg

    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

    $56.75 AUD

  • Assessment For Learning

    by Paul Black and 2 more

    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

    $63.68 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

  • Purposeful Program Theory

    Effective Use of Theories of Change and Logic Models

    by Sue C. Funnell and 1 more

    series Research Methods for the Social Sciences #31
    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

    $123.99 AUD

  • A Complete Guide to Rubrics

    Assessment Made Easy for Teachers, K-College

    by Audrey M. Quinlan

    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

    $54.44 AUD

  • Progress maps for the learning and development of children under the age of 6

    A reference framework

    by SINEACE

    Children begin to learn before entering educational institutions. From birth they gradually develop the social-emotional, communicative, cognitive and motor skills and competencies which allow them to interact with others: to understand and communicate affection, needs, desires, ideas, emotions and thoughts; as well as to overcome everyday situations. The foundations for learning are laid in the ... Read more

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  • The Global Education Race

    Taking the Measure of PISA and International Testing

    by Sam Sellar and 4 more

    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

  • Informal Logical Fallacies

    A Brief Guide

    by Jacob E. Van Vleet

    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

    $44.54 AUD

  • Perfect Phrases for Classroom Teachers : Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Parent-Teacher Conferences, Report Cards, IEPs and Other School: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Parent-Teacher Conferences, Report Cards, IEPs and Other School

    Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Parent-Teacher Conferences, Report Cards, IEPs and Other School

    by Christine Canning Wilson

    series Perfect Phrases Series
    Find the right words for report cards, parent-teacher conferences, and moreWritten for teachers grades K through 12, Perfect Phrases for Classroom Teachers helps you find the right words that will communicate a student’s progress effectively and reveal his or her weaknesses without sounding negative. This book provides lists of words and phrases that convey difficult messages tactfully and with ... Read more

    $18.47 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

    $42.56 AUD

  • Grading Smarter, Not Harder

    Assessment Strategies That Motivate Kids and Help Them Learn

    by Myron Dueck

    All the talk of closing the achievement gap in schools obscures a more fundamental issue: do the grades we assign to students truly reflect the extent of their learning? In this lively and eye-opening book, educator Myron Dueck reveals how many of the assessment policies that teachers adopt can actually prove detrimental to student motivation and achievement and shows how we can tailor policies to ... Read more

    $37.94 AUD

  • Defensible Teacher Evaluation

    Student Growth Through Classroom Assessment

    by Richard J. Stiggins

    Meaningful teacher evaluation starts with visible student growthAnnual standardized test scores cannot provide evidence of student growth needed to evaluate teacher performance. But consider student growth in the form of evidence derived from classroom assessment and you’re on to something. For assessment expert Rick Stiggins, this can form the basis for a truly productive teacher evaluation ... Read more

    $38.71 AUD

  • Simplifying Common Assessment

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

    by Kim Bailey and 1 more

    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

    $35.63 AUD

  • Middle Schoolin'

    50 Stories About the Challenges, Humor, and Rewards of Teaching

    by Frank Palacio and 1 more

    Middle Schoolin' Read about the challenges, humor, and rewards of teaching, as well as classroom tragedies and successes, that take place in inner city public schools. These 50 vignettes describe human-interest, middle school events. Have you ever feared for your life? Have you ever been accused of something that was not your fault? Have you ever had a conversation with someone and they suddenly ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • Program Evaluation: A Step-by-Step Guide

    by Nancy F. Barrett

    Need to make changes in your organization? Not sure how to go about it? A program evaluation makes a great start! Program Evaluation: A Step-By Step Guide provides practical tips for developing and implementing your own evaluations! Whether you want to improve an existing program, identify new program directions, or prove that you have met your stated goals, this book can help you do that. You ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • Affirmative Classroom Management

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

    by Richard L. Curwin

    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

    $9.67 AUD

  • Best Practices for Training Early Childhood Professionals

    by Sharon Bergen

    Author is the senior vice president of education and training at the country's largest child care center provider 2. Helps directors understand the task of working with adult learners and their stages of development as learners ... Read more

    $38.71 AUD

  • What Matters in a Research to Practice Cycle?

    Teachers as Researchers

    by Christine Grima-Farrell

    This book introduces a comprehensive RTP Model that reframes research to practice knowledge and inclusive education philosophy to promote the sustained use of research to promote and enhance meaningful education for all students. ... Read more

    $143.10 AUD