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Connecting School and the Multilingual Home: Theory and Practice for Rural Educators
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Connecting School and the Multilingual Home: Theory and Practice for Rural Educators

by Maria R. Coady
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Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: Administration & IT First Teaching: August 2018 First Exam: May 2019 Get your best grade with comprehensive course notes and advice from Scotland's top experts, fully updated for the latest changes to SQA Higher assessment. How to Pass Higher Administration & IT Second Edition ...
How to Pass Higher Administration & IT: Second Edition
Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: Administration & IT First Teaching: August 2018 First Exam: May 2019 Get your best grade with comprehensive course notes and advice from Scotland's top experts, fully updated for the latest changes to SQA Higher assessment. How to Pass Higher Administration & IT Second Edition contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your Higher exam. It combines an overview of the course syllabus with advice from top experts on how to improve exam performance, so you have the best chance of success. - Revise confidently with up-to-date guidance tailored to the latest SQA assessment changes - Refresh your knowledge with comprehensive, tailored subject notes - Prepare for the exam with top tips and hints on revision techniques - Get your best grade with advice on how to gain those vital extra marks
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24.16 USD

How to Pass Higher Administration & IT: Second Edition

by Adam Stephenson, Anne Bradley
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Implicit bias is often recognized as one of the reasons for instances of discrimination and injustice, despite most people explicitly believing in the importance of equality and justice for all people. Implicit Bias in Schools provides practitioners with an understanding of implicit bias and how to address it from start ...
Implicit Bias in Schools: A Practitioner's Guide
Implicit bias is often recognized as one of the reasons for instances of discrimination and injustice, despite most people explicitly believing in the importance of equality and justice for all people. Implicit Bias in Schools provides practitioners with an understanding of implicit bias and how to address it from start to finish: what it is, how it is a problem, and how we can fix it. Grounded in an accessible summary of research on bias and inequity in schools, this book bridges the research-to-practice gap by exploring how implicit bias affects students and what school leaders can do to mitigate the effects of bias in their schools. Covering issues of discipline, instruction, academic achievement, mindfulness, data collection, and culturally relevant practices, and full of rich examples and strategies, Implicit Bias in Schools is a must-have resource for educators today. Supplemental material, including links to resources mentioned in the text, tools, and worksheets to assist your journey when implementing strategies at your own school can be found at www.routledge.com/9781138497061.
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37.750000 USD

Implicit Bias in Schools: A Practitioner's Guide

by Cheryl Staats, Kelly Capatosto, Gina Laura Gullo
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Every student deserves a high-impact, well-qualified, and governance-driven school board. In this helpful book, best-selling authors Ryan Donlan and Todd Whitaker show you as a school board member how to make smart, worthwhile decisions that will lead to positive change in your district. The School Board Member's Guidebook addresses the ...
The School Board Member's Guidebook: Becoming a Difference Maker for Your District
Every student deserves a high-impact, well-qualified, and governance-driven school board. In this helpful book, best-selling authors Ryan Donlan and Todd Whitaker show you as a school board member how to make smart, worthwhile decisions that will lead to positive change in your district. The School Board Member's Guidebook addresses the challenges of making realistic choices that will truly benefit the school and have a lasting impact. Topics include: How to work and communicate effectively with the superintendent during the year; How to find common ground with colleagues; How to represent the interests and needs of the community at large; How to keep your constituencies focused and informed through strategic planning and structured committee participation; How to host constructive and cordial school board meetings; How to capitalize on individual talents and strengths; And more! Each chapter offers strategies, tips, and sample scenarios. With these resources and the practical advice throughout the book, you'll be able to make a lasting difference in the lives of every student in your district. You'll be a Difference Maker.
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31.450000 USD

The School Board Member's Guidebook: Becoming a Difference Maker for Your District

by Ryan Donlan, Todd Whitaker
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Being a cheerleader for innovation or change is great. Implementing specific strategies to increase the likelihood of success is essential. In this key book from bestselling author and speaker Todd Whitaker, you'll discover clear ways to lead and manage school change by setting realistic goals, planning your approach, and tracking ...
Leading School Change: How to Overcome Resistance, Increase Buy-In, and Accomplish Your Goals
Being a cheerleader for innovation or change is great. Implementing specific strategies to increase the likelihood of success is essential. In this key book from bestselling author and speaker Todd Whitaker, you'll discover clear ways to lead and manage school change by setting realistic goals, planning your approach, and tracking your progress. You'll also find out how to work effectively with others, overcome resistance, and gain widespread acceptance. Whether you are a district leader, building leader, instructional coach, or teacher-leader, you'll come away from this book with all the tools and inspiration you need to make a positive, immediate, results-oriented change with the support of your staff. Bonus: This enhanced second edition includes a special Action Plan and Implementation Guide. The Action Plan will help you apply the ideas, step by step, to your own situation. The Implementation Guide can be used for independent reflection or as a study guide with book groups or professional learning communities.
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33.550000 USD

Leading School Change: How to Overcome Resistance, Increase Buy-In, and Accomplish Your Goals

by Todd Whitaker
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Navigate the transition to blended learning with this practical field guide Blended is the practical field guide for implementing blended learning techniques in K-12 classrooms. A follow-up to the bestseller Disrupting Class by Clayton M. Christensen, Michael Horn, and Curtis Johnson, this hands-on guide expands upon the blended learning ideas ...
Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools
Navigate the transition to blended learning with this practical field guide Blended is the practical field guide for implementing blended learning techniques in K-12 classrooms. A follow-up to the bestseller Disrupting Class by Clayton M. Christensen, Michael Horn, and Curtis Johnson, this hands-on guide expands upon the blended learning ideas presented in that book to provide practical implementation guidance for educators seeking to incorporate online learning with traditional classroom time. Readers will find a step-by-step framework upon which to build a more student-centered system, along with essential advice that provides the expertise necessary to build the next generation of K-12 learning environments. Leaders, teachers, and other stakeholders will gain valuable insight into the process of using online learning to the greatest benefit of students, while avoiding missteps and potential pitfalls. If online learning has not already rocked your local school, it will soon. Blended learning is one of the hottest trends in education right now, and educators are clamoring for how-to guidance. Blended answers the call by providing detailed information about the strategy, design, and implementation of a successful blended learning program. * Discover a useful framework for implementing blended learning * Unlock the benefits and mitigate the risks of online learning * Find answers to the most commonly asked questions surrounding blended learning * Create a more student-centered system that functions as a positive force across grade levels Educators who loved the ideas presented in Disrupting Class now have a field guide to making it work in a real-world school, with expert advice for making the transition smoother for students, parents, and teachers alike. For educational leaders seeking more student-centered schools, Blended provides the definitive roadmap.
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34.600000 USD

Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools

by Heather Staker, Michael B. Horn
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Raising Boys' Achievement explores the causes of boys' underachievement and moves on to suggest tried-and-tested strategies to raise standards of achievement. The book encourages and challenges teachers to devise solutions based on research with their individual boys, and not to rely too heavily on commonly-held broad generalisations. What the book ...
Raising Boys' Achievement
Raising Boys' Achievement explores the causes of boys' underachievement and moves on to suggest tried-and-tested strategies to raise standards of achievement. The book encourages and challenges teachers to devise solutions based on research with their individual boys, and not to rely too heavily on commonly-held broad generalisations. What the book covers Action research in schools: provides practical suggestions which teachers can use in their lessons. Examples of good practice: provides 'real' solutions and case studies to support the planning and implementation of strategies to raise achievement. Ideas for reflection and training: provides stimulus materials and research findings to inform a wide range of school-based activity. The school effectiveness series Raising Boys' Achievement is the sixth book in the school effectiveness series, which focuses on practical and useful ideas for schools and individual teachers. It addresses the issues of whole school improvement and new knowledge about teaching and learning and offers straightforward solutions which teachers can use to make life more rewarding for those they teach.
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27.250000 USD

Raising Boys' Achievement

by Jon Pickering
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This is the only guide available that contains objective information on every accredited college in the United States - 2,200 four-year colleges and universities, and 1,700 two-year community colleges and technical schools. With its clearly laid out entries and more than 40 indexes, the College Handbook 2018 is also the ...
College Handbook 2018
This is the only guide available that contains objective information on every accredited college in the United States - 2,200 four-year colleges and universities, and 1,700 two-year community colleges and technical schools. With its clearly laid out entries and more than 40 indexes, the College Handbook 2018 is also the fastest, easiest way for students to narrow a college search and compare the schools that they're interested in. Comprehensive listings of admission requirements, majors, sports, on-campus activities and campus computing. Targeted information for home-schooled students and students considering community college as an option. Useful features for black and Hispanic students - tables of early decision and wait list outcomes show information that can't be found in any other guide. Planning calendar and worksheets help students organise their applications and stay on track. Updated annually by a team of editors who verify information with each college, making the College Handbook 2018 the best college reference guide available.
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33.590000 USD

College Handbook 2018

by The College Board
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In his new book, Zachary W. Oberfield investigates the question of whether charter schools cultivate different teaching climates from those found in traditional public schools. To answer this question, Oberfield examined hundreds of thousands of teacher surveys from across the nation. The result is a trenchant analysis that deepens our ...
Are Charters Different?: Public Education, Teachers, and the Charter School Debate
In his new book, Zachary W. Oberfield investigates the question of whether charter schools cultivate different teaching climates from those found in traditional public schools. To answer this question, Oberfield examined hundreds of thousands of teacher surveys from across the nation. The result is a trenchant analysis that deepens our understanding of what the charter experiment means for the future of US public education. Are Charters Different? shows that the teaching climates of charter and public schools do differ in important ways and explores the relative strengths and weaknesses of each. In addition, the book inquires into critical differences within the charter sector, between for-profit and nonprofit charters, and between independently operated schools and those that are part of educational management organizations. Ultimately, the book argues, the choice between charter and public schools should be more about what we value in public education and consider acceptable trade-offs.
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34.650000 USD

Are Charters Different?: Public Education, Teachers, and the Charter School Debate

by Zachary W. Oberfield
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- Do faith schools have a place in a plural society? - Which types of school contribute most effectively to a plural society? This fascinating monograph seeks to answer these questions and more by exploring the fit between personal, spiritual and academic goals in contemporary educational experience and individual school ...
Faith Schools and Society: Civilizing the Debate
- Do faith schools have a place in a plural society? - Which types of school contribute most effectively to a plural society? This fascinating monograph seeks to answer these questions and more by exploring the fit between personal, spiritual and academic goals in contemporary educational experience and individual school cultures. Jo Cairns, a well-respected authority on faith schools, argues that educational ideology in plural societies has to find a way of recognizing and responding to the 'predicament' of pluralism as it is experienced by individuals and communities. This provocative and challenging book will undoubtedly stimulate debate among educationists across the world.
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45.100000 USD

Faith Schools and Society: Civilizing the Debate

by Jo Cairns
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Revealing that it is not what students think, but rather how theythink that is important to the learning process, the contributorsto this issue explore the full-range of cognitive and emotionaldimensions that influence how individuals learn--and they describeteaching practices for building on these to help students developintellectually and personally. They examine ...
Teaching to Promote Intellectual and Personal Maturity Incorporating Students' Worldviews and Identities into the Learning Process: New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 82
Revealing that it is not what students think, but rather how theythink that is important to the learning process, the contributorsto this issue explore the full-range of cognitive and emotionaldimensions that influence how individuals learn--and they describeteaching practices for building on these to help students developintellectually and personally. They examine how students' uniqueunderstanding of their individual experience, themselves, and theways knowledge is constructed can mediate learning. They look atthe influence of gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation inshaping the learning process and examine how to create a culturallyresponsive learning environment for both students and faculty. Theissue also explores the role of service learning in developing astrong sense of the caring self, examines the opportunities andchallenges of expressing cultural identity in the learningcommunity, and offers various strategies for linking learning goalsto students' views of knowledge. This is the 82nd volume in the Jossey-Bass series NewDirections for Teaching and Learning
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30.450000 USD

Teaching to Promote Intellectual and Personal Maturity Incorporating Students' Worldviews and Identities into the Learning Process: New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 82

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This monograph is based on the assumption that achieving diversity and educational equity will remain one of higher education's most critical goals as we move into the next millennium. It provides college administrators, faculty members, and students with information that can guide them in improving the climate for diversity on ...
Enacting Diverse Learning Environments: Improving the Climate for Racial/Ethnic Diversity in Higher Education
This monograph is based on the assumption that achieving diversity and educational equity will remain one of higher education's most critical goals as we move into the next millennium. It provides college administrators, faculty members, and students with information that can guide them in improving the climate for diversity on their campus.
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30.450000 USD

Enacting Diverse Learning Environments: Improving the Climate for Racial/Ethnic Diversity in Higher Education

by AEHE
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This monograph pays special attention to the intellectual property of copyrights and patents. It examines how legal parameters, competing interests, and technological advances take shape in economic, political, and social contexts that require colleges and universities make intellectual property central to their operations. Economic, political and social forces are redefining ...
Intellectual Property in the Information Age: Knowledge as Commodity and Its Legal Implications for Higher Education: ASHE Higher Education Report
This monograph pays special attention to the intellectual property of copyrights and patents. It examines how legal parameters, competing interests, and technological advances take shape in economic, political, and social contexts that require colleges and universities make intellectual property central to their operations. Economic, political and social forces are redefining knowledge as property that can be owned, and institutions of higher education, as producers of knowledge, are central participants of this phenomenon. Debates about intellectual property are rampant, some arguing that knowledge should not become a commodity for exchange, others than intellectual property fosters innovation in society. What is not debatable is the importance of the law for resolving disputes about intellectual property. Today, the evolving legal context association with intellectual property and technological advancements have created competing interests and demands from individuals, institutions and even nation. The law is often the realm in which these interests and disputes take place, with more or less satisfying results. Colleges and universities must grapple with not only complex legal issues but also the philosophical and political consequences associated with the conversation of intellectual acts into property. This is the fourth issue in the 34th volume of the Jossey-Bass series ASHE Higher Education Report . Each monograph in the series is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education problem, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication.
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30.450000 USD

Intellectual Property in the Information Age: Knowledge as Commodity and Its Legal Implications for Higher Education: ASHE Higher Education Report

by Benjamin Baez, Jeffrey C. Sun
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Education in Britain has been transformed over the last 50 years. State education systems have expanded hugely, and levels of achievement and participation have continuously risen. At the same time, society has become 'educationalizeda : the home, the workplace, the holiday and the playgroup are seen as sites for learning, ...
Education in Britain: 1944 to the Present
Education in Britain has been transformed over the last 50 years. State education systems have expanded hugely, and levels of achievement and participation have continuously risen. At the same time, society has become 'educationalizeda : the home, the workplace, the holiday and the playgroup are seen as sites for learning, in ways that increasingly connect to the acquisition of formally--defined skills and knowledges. Yet for most of the postwar period, education policy has been dominated by questions of 'failurea 'crisisa and 'declinea . Half a century of reform has far from eliminated substantial inequalities, and the 'conservatisma of education in the face of major cultural and economic change remains a central political issue. This book seeks to describe and explain the patterning of change and continuity in British education, and to account for the persistence of the controversies which have accompanied it. In doing so, it combines economic, political, cultural and social approaches to the study of education.
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33.45 USD

Education in Britain: 1944 to the Present

by Ken Jones
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Anyone with a serious interest in the future of education will find this book provocative, prescient, prescriptive, and pivotal. It is a must-read for those responsible for preparing educational institutions at all levels for their new role in our networked society. - Vinton G. Cerf, senior vice president, MCI WORLDCOM, ...
Educause Leadership Strategies: Preparing Your Campus for a Networked Future
Anyone with a serious interest in the future of education will find this book provocative, prescient, prescriptive, and pivotal. It is a must-read for those responsible for preparing educational institutions at all levels for their new role in our networked society. - Vinton G. Cerf, senior vice president, MCI WORLDCOM, and chairman, Internet Society Transformative. That's what networks are; that's the role our institutions must fill for society; and that's what our leadership must be. This book provides valuable insight into networks and the challenges we must address to ensure that higher education thrives in the Knowledge Age. - Molly Corbett Broad, president, University of North Carolina This book will prove essential to presidents and other campus leaders who must plan for, and invest in, the networking infrastructures that will powerfully impact the futures of our institutions. - John Hitt, president, University of Central Florida All of educational practice will eventually contribute to the creative and fast-paced links that we know through the Internet. The thoughtful essays in this volume can, indeed, help us prepare for that future. - Jane Margaret Maggie O'Brien, president, St. Mary's College of Maryland This first volume from the EDUCAUSE Leadership Strategies series examines the changes and challenges that the advanced Internet2 will bring to higher education campuses everywhere. Edited by Mark Luker and featuring the insights of experienced campus leaders and information professionals, this forward-thinking guide provides a roadmap to the extraordinary capabilities of the advanced Internet to come. The contributors reveal how this new networking environment will affect business operations, academic instruction, libraries, information management, regional partnerships, federal funding, policy decisions, and more. Each chapter offers specific recommendations and strategic advice to help institutional leaders make complex decisions about the future of networking on their campuses-such as when, how, and how much to invest in upgrading current technology to support the new networking environment. Far from a technical study, Preparing Your Campus for a Networked Future is a pragmatic exploration of what leaders can do to prepare for continually evolving technology.
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33.600000 USD

Educause Leadership Strategies: Preparing Your Campus for a Networked Future

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School bullying is receiving increasing attention as a phenomenon which is present in all schools. Despite previous books on the topic, bullying continues to thrive, becoming more sophisticated and poses serious problems for school populations in both primary and post-primary sectors. This book is the first review of bullying in ...
Bullying in Irish Education: Perspective in Research and Practice
School bullying is receiving increasing attention as a phenomenon which is present in all schools. Despite previous books on the topic, bullying continues to thrive, becoming more sophisticated and poses serious problems for school populations in both primary and post-primary sectors. This book is the first review of bullying in Irish education written by researchers and practitioners working in the field. The appeal of this book is twofold. Firstly, it explores bullying from different perspectives within education namely, pupils, teachers and principals. Secondly, it is research based, but the concerns, shortcomings and challenges which bullying presents in the educational environment are explored and realistic strategies and support strategies are proposed. Given the keen interest in bullying internationally this book provides a comparative text on the latest research and practice of bullying in Irish education. This book is the first review of bullying in Irish education written by researchers and practitioners working in the field. The appeal of this book is twofold. Firstly, it explores bullying from different perspectives within education namely, pupils, teachers and principals. Secondly, it is research based, but the concerns, shortcomings and challenges which bullying presents in the educational environment are explored and realistic strategies and support strategies are proposed. Given the keen interest in bullying internationally this book provides a comparative text on the latest research and practice of bullying in Irish education.
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37.19 USD

Bullying in Irish Education: Perspective in Research and Practice

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Finding the Time for Instructional Leadership is centered on the principalship and is designed to offer busy school leaders time management strategies for finding the time to be genuine instructional leaders. Leonard provides a set of tactics_called keys_that will guide readers' reflection on the issue of instructional management. These seven ...
Finding the Time for Instructional Leadership: Management Strategies for Strengthening the Academic Program
Finding the Time for Instructional Leadership is centered on the principalship and is designed to offer busy school leaders time management strategies for finding the time to be genuine instructional leaders. Leonard provides a set of tactics_called keys_that will guide readers' reflection on the issue of instructional management. These seven keys offer principals suggestions for overcoming the daily barrage of secondary responsibilities that redirect valuable time and energy away from academics. The keys offered are not in a prioritized must-do list, nor are they intended to be an all-or-none approach. Principals searching for time solutions are encouraged to consider each of the keys and adopt, adapt, or reject the suggestion to fit their personal leadership circumstances.
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28.350000 USD

Finding the Time for Instructional Leadership: Management Strategies for Strengthening the Academic Program

by John C. Leonard
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`The text is challenging and stimulating and structured to provide the reader with an accessible synopsis of the range of current trends and solutions in the area of educational financial management being applied in the UK and the global context' - Improving Schools Managing Finance, Resources and Stakeholders in Education ...
Managing Finance, Resources and Stakeholders in Education
`The text is challenging and stimulating and structured to provide the reader with an accessible synopsis of the range of current trends and solutions in the area of educational financial management being applied in the UK and the global context' - Improving Schools Managing Finance, Resources and Stakeholders in Education provides readers with knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of managing finance, resources and stakeholders in schools and colleges. Written specifically for those studying for an academic qualification at masters level in educational management, it provides self-study material and links to other key texts in the field. The authors deal with the links between finance, resources and stakeholders in the context of school and college self-management. Examples are drawn from international settings as well as from the United Kingdom. Building on an examination of theoretical perspectives, practical considerations and applications are examined in a format, which encourages the reader to explore the context of their own educational institution.
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37.800000 USD

Managing Finance, Resources and Stakeholders in Education

by Neil Burton, Ann Briggs, Lesley Anderson
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Escalations in student violence continue throughout the American nation, but inner-city schools are the hardest hit, with classrooms and corridors infected by the anger, aggression, and criminality endemic to street life. Technological surveillance, security personnel, and paramilitary control tactics to maintain order and safety are the common administrative response. Based ...
Maximum Security: Culture of Violence in Inner-city Schools
Escalations in student violence continue throughout the American nation, but inner-city schools are the hardest hit, with classrooms and corridors infected by the anger, aggression, and criminality endemic to street life. Technological surveillance, security personnel, and paramilitary control tactics to maintain order and safety are the common administrative response. Based on years of frontline experience in New York's inner-city schools, this text seeks to demonstrate that such policing strategies are not only ineffectual, they divorce students and teachers from their ethical and behavioural responsibilities.
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32.550000 USD

Maximum Security: Culture of Violence in Inner-city Schools

by John Devine
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This book provides short, pertinent content relevant to everyday events within a school. Based on theory and experience, the practical application is directly aligned to administrative duties, and chapters can be read as needed. The format allows the administrator to read the content, apply the information through completion of a ...
Mentoring the Educational Leader: A Practical Framework for Success
This book provides short, pertinent content relevant to everyday events within a school. Based on theory and experience, the practical application is directly aligned to administrative duties, and chapters can be read as needed. The format allows the administrator to read the content, apply the information through completion of a follow-up activity, and record one's reflection which serves as a foundation for discussions with one's mentor. An administrative evaluation instrument is provided so readers can review administrative standards and self-assess strengths and weaknesses. Administrators set goals and maintain accountability through quarterly self-assessments.
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33.600000 USD

Mentoring the Educational Leader: A Practical Framework for Success

by John Nickelsen, Kimberly T. Strike
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The Futures of School Reform represents the culminating work of a three-year discussion among national education leaders convened by the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Based on the recognition that current education reform efforts have reached their limits, the volume maps out a variety of bold visions that push the ...
The Futures of School Reform
The Futures of School Reform represents the culminating work of a three-year discussion among national education leaders convened by the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Based on the recognition that current education reform efforts have reached their limits, the volume maps out a variety of bold visions that push the boundaries of our current thinking. Taken together, these visions identify the leverage points for generating dramatic change and highlight critical trade-offs among different courses of action. The goal of this book is not to present a menu of options. Rather, it is to surface contrasting assumptions, tensions, constraints, and opportunities, so that together we can better understand-and act on-the choices that lie before us.
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31.450000 USD

The Futures of School Reform

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Sequential art combines the visual and the narrative in a way that readers have to interpret the images with the writing. Comics make a good fit with education because students are using a format that provides active engagement. This collection of essays is a wide-ranging look at current practices using ...
Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom: Essays on the Educational Power of Sequential Art
Sequential art combines the visual and the narrative in a way that readers have to interpret the images with the writing. Comics make a good fit with education because students are using a format that provides active engagement. This collection of essays is a wide-ranging look at current practices using comics and graphic novels in educational settings, from elementary schools through college. The contributors cover history, gender, the use of specific graphic novels, practical application and educational theory.
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31.450000 USD

Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom: Essays on the Educational Power of Sequential Art

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Instructional Rounds in Action is an invaluable guide for those involved in implementing instructional rounds as the foundation and framework for systemic improvement in schools. Over the past few years, districts across the United States, Canada, and Australia have begun implementing instructional rounds, a set of ideas and practices for ...
Instructional Rounds in Action
Instructional Rounds in Action is an invaluable guide for those involved in implementing instructional rounds as the foundation and framework for systemic improvement in schools. Over the past few years, districts across the United States, Canada, and Australia have begun implementing instructional rounds, a set of ideas and practices for advancing systemic, district-wide improvement. But as they do so, practical and theoretical questions arise. Roberts offers a powerful analysis of how instructional rounds can work on the ground. His book weaves together the voices of stakeholders at all levels-teachers, principals, and district personnel-and presents a number of protocols to support instructional rounds.
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30.450000 USD

Instructional Rounds in Action

by John E. Roberts
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Bullying is one of the most prevalent and insidious forms of school violence today, impacting the learning environment of schools in profound ways. Victims of chronic bullying have poorer grades, increased rates of truancy, increased rates of dropping out, loss of self-esteem, feelings of isolation, depression, and increased risk of ...
School Bullying: New Perspectives on a Growing Problem
Bullying is one of the most prevalent and insidious forms of school violence today, impacting the learning environment of schools in profound ways. Victims of chronic bullying have poorer grades, increased rates of truancy, increased rates of dropping out, loss of self-esteem, feelings of isolation, depression, and increased risk of suicide attempts. This Workshop volume is unique in utilizing a larger cultural context and international perspective that broadens the traditional conceptualization of bullying and that promotes creative approaches to a seemingly intractable and complex problem. In addition, senior researcher and practitioner David Dupper investigates several under the radar forms of bullying (e.g., religious bullying, bullying by teachers and other adults in schools), as well as the unique challenges in assessing these largely unacknowledged forms of bullying in today's U.S. public schools. Viewing bullying as a systematic abuse of power, this book examines all the ways in which power is misused in schools. Dupper also dispels important myths about bullies and focuses on the increasingly important role that peer witnesses play in exacerbating as well as combating bullying in schools. Consistent with an ecological systems perspective, this book utilizes a whole school approach as a framework for developing and implementing comprehensive evidence-based interventions to combat bullying in schools. The result is a must-have resource for both undergraduate and graduate students in social work courses, school psychology courses, and education courses, as well as student service workers in secondary schools.
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36.700000 USD

School Bullying: New Perspectives on a Growing Problem

by David R. Dupper
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Although commuter students-those who do not live in institution-owned housing on campus-account for more than 86% of today's college students, their unique needs have neither been adequately understood nor incorporated into policies, programs, and practices. This sourcebook explains how to use what we know about commuter students' lifestyles and concerns ...
Involving Commuter Students in Learning: New Directions for Higher Education, Number 109
Although commuter students-those who do not live in institution-owned housing on campus-account for more than 86% of today's college students, their unique needs have neither been adequately understood nor incorporated into policies, programs, and practices. This sourcebook explains how to use what we know about commuter students' lifestyles and concerns to create communities of learners that meet the distinct needs of students who live off-campus. The authors show how curricular learning communities can help students overcome their sense of isolation from faculty and peers. They offer practical techniques to involve commuter students in teamwork and research. And they provide a range of other innovative ways to create communities of learners-from building a sense of community within individual courses to the creative use physical space, information technology, living-learning communities, and experiential education programs. Editor Barbara Jacoby concludes the volume by examining the obstacles to involving commuter students in learning, offering strategies that have proven effective across different institutional settings. This is the 109th issue of the quarterly journal New Directions for Higher Education.
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Involving Commuter Students in Learning: New Directions for Higher Education, Number 109

by Barbara Jacoby and Associates
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Building Character in Schools Resource Guide offers school administrators and teachers a practical handbook for developing, assessing, improving, and institutionalizing character education in their schools. It is filled with real-life examples - both successful and unsuccessful - of character education efforts; it clearly illustrates the differences among values, virtues, and ...
Building Character in Schools Resource Guide
Building Character in Schools Resource Guide offers school administrators and teachers a practical handbook for developing, assessing, improving, and institutionalizing character education in their schools. It is filled with real-life examples - both successful and unsuccessful - of character education efforts; it clearly illustrates the differences among values, virtues, and points of view; and it presents guidelines for designing effective lessons, units, assessment, and classroom activities.
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Building Character in Schools Resource Guide

by Kevin Ryan, Deborah Farmer, Karen E. Bohlin
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Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Forest School Approach in Denmark and how it is used in the teaching and learning of young children. It will enable the reader to analyse the ...
Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach: Early Years Education in Practice
Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Forest School Approach in Denmark and how it is used in the teaching and learning of young children. It will enable the reader to analyse the essential elements of this Approach to early childhood and its relationship to quality early years practice. Exploring all areas of the curriculum including the social and political background to using nature pedagogy, the organisation of early years settings, the learning environment and risk management, this book: * describes the key principles of the Forest School approach to early childhood supported with examples and case studies; * provides students and practitioners with the relevant information about a key pedagogical influence on high quality early years practice in the United Kingdom; * highlights the key ideas that practitioners should consider when reviewing and reflecting on their own practice; * can be used as the basis for continuing professional development Written to support the work of all those in the field of early years education and childcare, this is a vital text for students, early years and childcare practitioners, teachers, early years professionals, children's centre professionals, lecturers, advisory teachers, head teachers and setting managers.
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Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

by Jane Williams-Siegfredson
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This issue provides information and insight to help institutions develop targeted recruitment efforts to fill midlevel administration positions and enlighten individuals about career possibilities in midlevel administration. The contributors are midlevel administrators in ten different areas who offer insider information vital to understanding what is needed to succeed in ths ...
Understanding the Work and Career Paths of Midlevel Administrators: New Directions for Higher Education, Number 111
This issue provides information and insight to help institutions develop targeted recruitment efforts to fill midlevel administration positions and enlighten individuals about career possibilities in midlevel administration. The contributors are midlevel administrators in ten different areas who offer insider information vital to understanding what is needed to succeed in ths field. They discuss a range of topics, including the role played by their unit in the institution, the variety of positions available and chances for mobility, the necessary education and skills, and the major professional challenges they face. This is the 111th issue of the quarterly journal New Directions for Higher Education.
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Understanding the Work and Career Paths of Midlevel Administrators: New Directions for Higher Education, Number 111

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Creating learning environments and learning experiences for students is one of the primary purposes of student services. Student services professionals need to have a solid understanding of the cognitive development of college students in order to design activities that will enhance that development. This issue of New Directions for Student ...
Understanding and Applying Cognitive Development Theory: New Directions for Student Services, Number 88
Creating learning environments and learning experiences for students is one of the primary purposes of student services. Student services professionals need to have a solid understanding of the cognitive development of college students in order to design activities that will enhance that development. This issue of New Directions for Student Services reviews five theories of the cognitive development of college students and explores the applications of those theories for student affairs practice. The theories shed light on gender-related patterns of knowing and reasoning; interpersonal, cultural, and emotional influences on cognitive development; and people's methods of approaching complex issues, and defending what they believe. This is the 88th issue of the quarterly journals New Directions for Student Services .
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Understanding and Applying Cognitive Development Theory: New Directions for Student Services, Number 88

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In The Social Scientist as Public Intellectual, Charles Gattone addresses the question of the public role of the social scientist by reviewing the work of several key social thinkers, from Max Weber to Pierre Bourdieu. Drawing on the analyses of these scholars, Gattone argues that although political and economic institutions ...
The Social Scientist as Public Intellectual: Critical Reflections in a Changing World
In The Social Scientist as Public Intellectual, Charles Gattone addresses the question of the public role of the social scientist by reviewing the work of several key social thinkers, from Max Weber to Pierre Bourdieu. Drawing on the analyses of these scholars, Gattone argues that although political and economic institutions continue to influence the course of academic knowledge, opportunities remain for social scientists to act independently of these constraints, and approach their work as public intellectuals.
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The Social Scientist as Public Intellectual: Critical Reflections in a Changing World

by Charles Gattone
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