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This book provides guidelines to Boards of Education and the members of communities to conduct a high-quality, research-based evaluation of their school superintendent. It also includes examples of contemporary practices of evaluating superintendents practiced across the United States. In exploring the important issue of evaluation for the superintendent the complexities ...
Evaluating School Superintendents: A Guide to Employing Fair and Effective Processes and Practices
This book provides guidelines to Boards of Education and the members of communities to conduct a high-quality, research-based evaluation of their school superintendent. It also includes examples of contemporary practices of evaluating superintendents practiced across the United States. In exploring the important issue of evaluation for the superintendent the complexities and aspects of the process that make it unique are highlighted. Issues addressed include: Existing state policies that require/govern superintendent evaluations & their impact on practice Evaluation models that should be considered for evaluating superintendents The consequences of not having a clear set of policies/procedures Determining the major roles and responsibilities upon which the superintendent's evaluation should be based Documenting the superintendent's job performance The policy, procedures, and training required for board members to successfully implement a superintendent evaluation system The evaluation process proposed ensures fairness to the superintendent as well as providing accountability to the school district and community. The focus of all evaluations should be on improved performance. Evaluation is a means to an end. The ultimate purpose of superintendent evaluation is improving individual performance in order to ensure quality services and programs to students.
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63.000000 USD

Evaluating School Superintendents: A Guide to Employing Fair and Effective Processes and Practices

by Steven R. Staples, Tracey L. Schneider, Michael F. DiPaola
Hardback
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As pedagogical leaders, principals and vice-principals must necessarily prioritize teacher supervision. Whether used individually or with a group, this effective approach centers on improving educational services for students and optimizing their academic achievement. However, teacher supervision is influenced by ambiguities and several types of challenges related to the concept of ...
Pedagogical Supervision: A Competency Standards Framework
As pedagogical leaders, principals and vice-principals must necessarily prioritize teacher supervision. Whether used individually or with a group, this effective approach centers on improving educational services for students and optimizing their academic achievement. However, teacher supervision is influenced by ambiguities and several types of challenges related to the concept of supervision, the actors' perceptions and beliefs, and the various systemic structures at play. This competency standards framework presents the knowledge, the know how to do, the know how to be, and the know how to become every successful teacher supervisor should possess, and proposes for each order a summary of existing literature and accessible theories. This competence reference manual will help supervisors acquire invaluable pedagogical and relational skills to perform high-quality, high-results supervision.
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52.500000 USD

Pedagogical Supervision: A Competency Standards Framework

by Daniel April, Marc Giguere, Yamina Bouchamma
Hardback
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Storytelling is the easiest way to become a more effective teacher. Tying a concept to a memorable story is the best method of ensuring that your students will never forget the importance and relevance of the concept. But this book isn't just for teachers - becoming a better storyteller can ...
Imperative Narratives: Storytelling Secrets for Teachers, Staff, and Administrators
Storytelling is the easiest way to become a more effective teacher. Tying a concept to a memorable story is the best method of ensuring that your students will never forget the importance and relevance of the concept. But this book isn't just for teachers - becoming a better storyteller can help you become a more effective staff member or administrator. This book covers every aspect of storytelling for educators, including how to choose the stories you tell, various methods and modalities for delivering those stories, and the tricks to becoming a master storyteller. Learn to change the stories you tell about yourself, change the stories you tell about your students, and change the stories your students tell about themselves. You can even change the stories that you and others tell about your school. Becoming a master storyteller can literally help you be happier and more fulfilled in your job as an educator.
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56.700000 USD

Imperative Narratives: Storytelling Secrets for Teachers, Staff, and Administrators

by Michael Tveten
Hardback
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Storytelling is the easiest way to become a more effective teacher. Tying a concept to a memorable story is the best method of ensuring that your students will never forget the importance and relevance of the concept. But this book isn't just for teachers - becoming a better storyteller can ...
Imperative Narratives: Storytelling Secrets for Teachers, Staff, and Administrators
Storytelling is the easiest way to become a more effective teacher. Tying a concept to a memorable story is the best method of ensuring that your students will never forget the importance and relevance of the concept. But this book isn't just for teachers - becoming a better storyteller can help you become a more effective staff member or administrator. This book covers every aspect of storytelling for educators, including how to choose the stories you tell, various methods and modalities for delivering those stories, and the tricks to becoming a master storyteller. Learn to change the stories you tell about yourself, change the stories you tell about your students, and change the stories your students tell about themselves. You can even change the stories that you and others tell about your school. Becoming a master storyteller can literally help you be happier and more fulfilled in your job as an educator.
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28.350000 USD

Imperative Narratives: Storytelling Secrets for Teachers, Staff, and Administrators

by Michael Tveten
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As pedagogical leaders, principals and vice-principals must necessarily prioritize teacher supervision. Whether used individually or with a group, this effective approach centers on improving educational services for students and optimizing their academic achievement. However, teacher supervision is influenced by ambiguities and several types of challenges related to the concept of ...
Pedagogical Supervision: A Competency Standards Framework
As pedagogical leaders, principals and vice-principals must necessarily prioritize teacher supervision. Whether used individually or with a group, this effective approach centers on improving educational services for students and optimizing their academic achievement. However, teacher supervision is influenced by ambiguities and several types of challenges related to the concept of supervision, the actors' perceptions and beliefs, and the various systemic structures at play. This competency standards framework presents the knowledge, the know how to do, the know how to be, and the know how to become every successful teacher supervisor should possess, and proposes for each order a summary of existing literature and accessible theories. This competence reference manual will help supervisors acquire invaluable pedagogical and relational skills to perform high-quality, high-results supervision.
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26.250000 USD

Pedagogical Supervision: A Competency Standards Framework

by Daniel April, Marc Giguere, Yamina Bouchamma
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This nationally recognized school finance expert has teamed up with a CHOICE award winning author to write a comprehensive book on managing school financial resources to increase student performance. Everything you need to know on school finance are covered: budgeting, planning, school based budgeting, school business management, sources of revenue, ...
School Finance and Business Management: Optimizing Fiscal, Facility and Human Resources
This nationally recognized school finance expert has teamed up with a CHOICE award winning author to write a comprehensive book on managing school financial resources to increase student performance. Everything you need to know on school finance are covered: budgeting, planning, school based budgeting, school business management, sources of revenue, facilities, human resources, auxiliary services.
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100.800000 USD

School Finance and Business Management: Optimizing Fiscal, Facility and Human Resources

by Daniel R. Tomal, Craig A. Schilling
Hardback
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Traditional public educators in the US have too little information about the free market of schooling, otherwise known as privatization/choice education. As a result, traditional public education colleagues have lost sight of where they are and how they got there. In this primer, educators, parents/caregivers, and policymakers are offered an ...
Unraveling Reform Rhetoric: What Educators Need to Know and Understand
Traditional public educators in the US have too little information about the free market of schooling, otherwise known as privatization/choice education. As a result, traditional public education colleagues have lost sight of where they are and how they got there. In this primer, educators, parents/caregivers, and policymakers are offered an examination of the forces and factors that undercut traditional public education and an inquiry into the primary purpose and quality instruction that distinguishes traditional public education from free market schooling. Without knowing about the educational misdirection fostered by free market schooling, traditional public education in the US cannot invest in continuous improvement necessary to enrich the futures of all students and our nation's democracy. The time has come for traditional public educators to study how we got out on a limb. This book explores the nature of free market schooling and discusses the information that traditional public educators need to muster a defense of purpose, quality, social justice, and how to think. Practical and theoretical insights throughout this book focus on professional practice in traditional public education as the means by which colleagues can assert excellence on behalf of all students while thwarting the negative impacts of free market schooling.
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57.750000 USD

Unraveling Reform Rhetoric: What Educators Need to Know and Understand

by Michael Shaffer, John Ellis, Jeff Swensson
Hardback
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Multicultural Education in an Age of Globalization: Compelling Issues for Engagement, starts out with a discussion of western colonization of the 19th and 20th centuries, and the residual effects of colonialism in the forms of colonial mindset of power, dominance, and white racial superiority that have continued to challenge the ...
Multicultural Education in an Age of Globalization: Compelling Issues for Engagement
Multicultural Education in an Age of Globalization: Compelling Issues for Engagement, starts out with a discussion of western colonization of the 19th and 20th centuries, and the residual effects of colonialism in the forms of colonial mindset of power, dominance, and white racial superiority that have continued to challenge the hopes of a peaceful and more harmonious exchange and interaction in the 21st century global communities. Issues such as white privilege and cultural humility are discussed in-depth. Subsequently, the idea of globalization and the concept of global citizenship are also addressed in light of their implications for multicultural education curriculum and practice in the 21st century classrooms. The book identifies and discusses compelling issues that must be carefully addressed as we undertake multicultural education in the 21st century educational setting: whether in the K-`12 or higher education setting. Such issues include Affirmative Action, Gender Equity issues, Religion in the public school setting, and the problem of Poverty in the 21st century societies.
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63.000000 USD

Multicultural Education in an Age of Globalization: Compelling Issues for Engagement

by Chinaka S. DomNwachukwu
Hardback
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Multicultural Education in an Age of Globalization: Compelling Issues for Engagement, starts out with a discussion of western colonization of the 19th and 20th centuries, and the residual effects of colonialism in the forms of colonial mindset of power, dominance, and white racial superiority that have continued to challenge the ...
Multicultural Education in an Age of Globalization: Compelling Issues for Engagement
Multicultural Education in an Age of Globalization: Compelling Issues for Engagement, starts out with a discussion of western colonization of the 19th and 20th centuries, and the residual effects of colonialism in the forms of colonial mindset of power, dominance, and white racial superiority that have continued to challenge the hopes of a peaceful and more harmonious exchange and interaction in the 21st century global communities. Issues such as white privilege and cultural humility are discussed in-depth. Subsequently, the idea of globalization and the concept of global citizenship are also addressed in light of their implications for multicultural education curriculum and practice in the 21st century classrooms. The book identifies and discusses compelling issues that must be carefully addressed as we undertake multicultural education in the 21st century educational setting: whether in the K-`12 or higher education setting. Such issues include Affirmative Action, Gender Equity issues, Religion in the public school setting, and the problem of Poverty in the 21st century societies.
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31.500000 USD

Multicultural Education in an Age of Globalization: Compelling Issues for Engagement

by Chinaka S. DomNwachukwu
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The Decline in Educational Standards: From a Public Good to a Quasi-Monopoly is about the commodification of education and the factors that have changed education from a public good into a commodity over the last 50 years. When we look at today's education, we see that academic standards in public ...
The Decline in Educational Standards: From a Public Good to a Quasi-Monopoly
The Decline in Educational Standards: From a Public Good to a Quasi-Monopoly is about the commodification of education and the factors that have changed education from a public good into a commodity over the last 50 years. When we look at today's education, we see that academic standards in public education have been declining for decades even as education funding has reached nearly a trillion dollars per year to fund such failed programs as No Child Left Behind and Common Core. Simultaneously, tuition and fees at public universities have increased nearly 2000 percent over the last 30 years, and student loan debt is now a staggering $1.5 trillion. Quite simply, education has become big business. This book examines the various issues associated with the commodification of education, especially neoliberalism and privatized Keynesianism-what they are, how they developed, and how they have affected education and public policy. It argues that neoliberalism and the related socioeconomic shift to debt-based consumerism are at the center of commodification, leading to a significant decline in the exchange value of a college degree. It also argues that we cannot understand the changes in our public and higher education systems without examining the historical, social, economic, and political factors that have essentially created an education system that is significantly different from what it was in the not so distant past.
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73.500000 USD

The Decline in Educational Standards: From a Public Good to a Quasi-Monopoly

by James D. Williams
Hardback
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From lesson planning to instructional practice to classroom management, teachers must make choices constantly throughout their day. Sometimes these decisions are easy, but there are some decisions that are very difficult. As in other professions, challenging choices arise in education which could be detrimental to one's teaching career. Therefore, thoughtful ...
Tough Choices for Teachers: Ethical Case Studies from Today's Schools and Classrooms
From lesson planning to instructional practice to classroom management, teachers must make choices constantly throughout their day. Sometimes these decisions are easy, but there are some decisions that are very difficult. As in other professions, challenging choices arise in education which could be detrimental to one's teaching career. Therefore, thoughtful decision making must be part of every educator's daily experience-yet how can current and future teachers be equipped to make the best decisions in their fast-paced profession? In Tough Choices for Teachers: Ethical Case Studies from Today's Schools and Classrooms, Robert Infantino and Rebecca Wilke help teachers and those working with educators to acquire practical skills to enhance their ethical decision-making processes. By utilizing case studies based on real scenarios the authors have encountered, readers will be able to work through numerous ethical dilemmas that will assist them in honing their approaches to current educational challenges. Who can benefit from reading Tough Choices for Teachers? Teachers-Preservice, New, and Experienced District Leaders Professional Development Providers Professors of Education Student Teacher Supervisors Student Teaching Seminar Facilitators Department Chairs Cooperating Teachers Mentors of Teachers Thinking through the ethical situations described in each chapter will assist teachers in not only improving their own decision making but also in learning specific strategies to pass on to students in today's schools and classrooms.
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35.700000 USD

Tough Choices for Teachers: Ethical Case Studies from Today's Schools and Classrooms

by Rebecca Wilke, Robert Infantino
Paperback / softback
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The Decline in Educational Standards: From a Public Good to a Quasi-Monopoly is about the commodification of education and the factors that have changed education from a public good into a commodity over the last 50 years. When we look at today's education, we see that academic standards in public ...
The Decline in Educational Standards: From a Public Good to a Quasi-Monopoly
The Decline in Educational Standards: From a Public Good to a Quasi-Monopoly is about the commodification of education and the factors that have changed education from a public good into a commodity over the last 50 years. When we look at today's education, we see that academic standards in public education have been declining for decades even as education funding has reached nearly a trillion dollars per year to fund such failed programs as No Child Left Behind and Common Core. Simultaneously, tuition and fees at public universities have increased nearly 2000 percent over the last 30 years, and student loan debt is now a staggering $1.5 trillion. Quite simply, education has become big business. This book examines the various issues associated with the commodification of education, especially neoliberalism and privatized Keynesianism-what they are, how they developed, and how they have affected education and public policy. It argues that neoliberalism and the related socioeconomic shift to debt-based consumerism are at the center of commodification, leading to a significant decline in the exchange value of a college degree. It also argues that we cannot understand the changes in our public and higher education systems without examining the historical, social, economic, and political factors that have essentially created an education system that is significantly different from what it was in the not so distant past.
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35.700000 USD

The Decline in Educational Standards: From a Public Good to a Quasi-Monopoly

by James D. Williams
Paperback / softback
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This book answers the questions on what must be done to meet the educational goals required to maintain our democratic form of government, provide the knowledge and skills required for our free enterprise system, and to give each individual, as Lincoln said, an unfettered start and fair change in the ...
Making our Schools the Best in the World: Re-imagining Education Outside the Proverbial Box
This book answers the questions on what must be done to meet the educational goals required to maintain our democratic form of government, provide the knowledge and skills required for our free enterprise system, and to give each individual, as Lincoln said, an unfettered start and fair change in the race of life. The old cliche, outside the box, represents major changes and needed re-imagination of what education in our country must do to remain viable. No one has a magic wand to make such improvements just happen. What is needed is revolutionary program interventions that result in what all thinking citizens in America seek, a public school education program that is the best of all worlds.
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63.000000 USD

Making our Schools the Best in the World: Re-imagining Education Outside the Proverbial Box

by M. Scott Norton
Hardback
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This book answers the questions on what must be done to meet the educational goals required to maintain our democratic form of government, provide the knowledge and skills required for our free enterprise system, and to give each individual, as Lincoln said, an unfettered start and fair change in the ...
Making our Schools the Best in the World: Re-imagining Education Outside the Proverbial Box
This book answers the questions on what must be done to meet the educational goals required to maintain our democratic form of government, provide the knowledge and skills required for our free enterprise system, and to give each individual, as Lincoln said, an unfettered start and fair change in the race of life. The old cliche, outside the box, represents major changes and needed re-imagination of what education in our country must do to remain viable. No one has a magic wand to make such improvements just happen. What is needed is revolutionary program interventions that result in what all thinking citizens in America seek, a public school education program that is the best of all worlds.
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31.500000 USD

Making our Schools the Best in the World: Re-imagining Education Outside the Proverbial Box

by M. Scott Norton
Paperback / softback
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An administrator who knows how to use technology effectively can increase productivity and connection. However, anyone who is not able to harness its power will struggle due to its prevalence. It has become a staple of school administration, from evaluations to communication. Gary and Dana's book Technologies to Lead Schools ...
Leading with Technologies: Improving Performance for Educators
An administrator who knows how to use technology effectively can increase productivity and connection. However, anyone who is not able to harness its power will struggle due to its prevalence. It has become a staple of school administration, from evaluations to communication. Gary and Dana's book Technologies to Lead Schools gets educational leaders started on the path of harnessing the power of technology to effectively impact schools.
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52.500000 USD

Leading with Technologies: Improving Performance for Educators

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This book covers the entire planning process educators must employ to adequately administer the planning process for a new or renovated school building. The structure of the book is to follow a sequential planning process for a new school building or renovation project from the beginning of a need for ...
Planning Educational Facilities: What Educators Need to Know
This book covers the entire planning process educators must employ to adequately administer the planning process for a new or renovated school building. The structure of the book is to follow a sequential planning process for a new school building or renovation project from the beginning of a need for a new school to the final evaluation of the planning product and planning process. In addition to complete chapters describing each planning process, there are auxiliary chapters devoted to topics important to the planning process such as Green Schools, Critical Issues, and Safe Buildings. A unique chapter is the last one dealing with Problem-Based Learning. In this chapter problems from actual experience in the field are presented to students for consideration and discussion.
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52.500000 USD

Planning Educational Facilities: What Educators Need to Know

by Glen I. Earthman
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This book covers the entire planning process educators must employ to adequately administer the planning process for a new or renovated school building. The structure of the book is to follow a sequential planning process for a new school building or renovation project from the beginning of a need for ...
Planning Educational Facilities: What Educators Need to Know
This book covers the entire planning process educators must employ to adequately administer the planning process for a new or renovated school building. The structure of the book is to follow a sequential planning process for a new school building or renovation project from the beginning of a need for a new school to the final evaluation of the planning product and planning process. In addition to complete chapters describing each planning process, there are auxiliary chapters devoted to topics important to the planning process such as Green Schools, Critical Issues, and Safe Buildings. A unique chapter is the last one dealing with Problem-Based Learning. In this chapter problems from actual experience in the field are presented to students for consideration and discussion.
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105.000000 USD

Planning Educational Facilities: What Educators Need to Know

by Glen I. Earthman
Hardback
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This book applies the concept of mindfulness to the challenges faced by academic leaders such as department chairs, deans, provosts, presidents or chancellors, and faculty leaders. In addition to instructing academic leaders how to become more mindful, the book also provides clear and practical explanations about what mindful leadership means ...
Mindful Leadership: An Insight-Based Approach to College Administration
This book applies the concept of mindfulness to the challenges faced by academic leaders such as department chairs, deans, provosts, presidents or chancellors, and faculty leaders. In addition to instructing academic leaders how to become more mindful, the book also provides clear and practical explanations about what mindful leadership means in the setting of higher education. Unlike other books on mindfulness, this work does not assume that the only pathway to becoming more mindful is meditation. Although meditation is discussed as a technique, the book also presents numerous others strategies for becoming a more mindful leader without a meditation practice. The book is designed for use by individual academic leaders, administrative teams in a retreat, leadership workshops or training programs, and courses in higher education leadership.
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26.250000 USD

Mindful Leadership: An Insight-Based Approach to College Administration

by Jeffrey L Buller
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This book applies the concept of mindfulness to the challenges faced by academic leaders such as department chairs, deans, provosts, presidents or chancellors, and faculty leaders. In addition to instructing academic leaders how to become more mindful, the book also provides clear and practical explanations about what mindful leadership means ...
Mindful Leadership: An Insight-Based Approach to College Administration
This book applies the concept of mindfulness to the challenges faced by academic leaders such as department chairs, deans, provosts, presidents or chancellors, and faculty leaders. In addition to instructing academic leaders how to become more mindful, the book also provides clear and practical explanations about what mindful leadership means in the setting of higher education. Unlike other books on mindfulness, this work does not assume that the only pathway to becoming more mindful is meditation. Although meditation is discussed as a technique, the book also presents numerous others strategies for becoming a more mindful leader without a meditation practice. The book is designed for use by individual academic leaders, administrative teams in a retreat, leadership workshops or training programs, and courses in higher education leadership.
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52.500000 USD

Mindful Leadership: An Insight-Based Approach to College Administration

by Jeffrey L Buller
Hardback
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Good Governance is a Choice, 2nd edition is a book about, and for, boards of public and non-profit organizations. Its central focus is on public school boards and the special challenges they face, but the governing model it introduces, Coherent Governance , is applicable to any board of any type. ...
Good Governance is a Choice: A Way to Re-Create Your Board the Right Way
Good Governance is a Choice, 2nd edition is a book about, and for, boards of public and non-profit organizations. Its central focus is on public school boards and the special challenges they face, but the governing model it introduces, Coherent Governance , is applicable to any board of any type. Coherent Governance is a policy-based governing model that features a fail-proof means for creating absolute role clarity for boards and their CEOs. The model offers a process for boards to control operational decisions without making them, allowing them to spend the dominant part of their time on what matters-whether the organization is delivering the goods for the clients it serves. The authors challenge readers to consider themselves to be the very first board elected or appointed to serve their organization and to thoughtfully craft a governance role and board processes to allow them to best do their work-unencumbered by past practice and tradition. They draw from their combined 60-plus years of experience in working with public and non-profit boards as they present their state-of-the-art governing model.
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29.400000 USD

Good Governance is a Choice: A Way to Re-Create Your Board the Right Way

by Linda J. Dawson, Randy Quinn
Paperback / softback
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Good Governance is a Choice, 2nd edition is a book about, and for, boards of public and non-profit organizations. Its central focus is on public school boards and the special challenges they face, but the governing model it introduces, Coherent Governance , is applicable to any board of any type. ...
Good Governance is a Choice: A Way to Re-Create Your Board the Right Way
Good Governance is a Choice, 2nd edition is a book about, and for, boards of public and non-profit organizations. Its central focus is on public school boards and the special challenges they face, but the governing model it introduces, Coherent Governance , is applicable to any board of any type. Coherent Governance is a policy-based governing model that features a fail-proof means for creating absolute role clarity for boards and their CEOs. The model offers a process for boards to control operational decisions without making them, allowing them to spend the dominant part of their time on what matters-whether the organization is delivering the goods for the clients it serves. The authors challenge readers to consider themselves to be the very first board elected or appointed to serve their organization and to thoughtfully craft a governance role and board processes to allow them to best do their work-unencumbered by past practice and tradition. They draw from their combined 60-plus years of experience in working with public and non-profit boards as they present their state-of-the-art governing model.
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73.500000 USD

Good Governance is a Choice: A Way to Re-Create Your Board the Right Way

by Linda J. Dawson, Randy Quinn
Hardback
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Are schools smart enough to detect the cognitive diversity of students? In this book we will discuss a framework that will help teachers identify the talents of their students.
Infinite Learning Diversity: Uncovering the Hidden Talents of Our Students
Are schools smart enough to detect the cognitive diversity of students? In this book we will discuss a framework that will help teachers identify the talents of their students.
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63.000000 USD

Infinite Learning Diversity: Uncovering the Hidden Talents of Our Students

by Tony McCaffrey
Hardback
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Tremendous changes have occurred over the past decade in the provision of services to students with disabilities. Federal mandates continue to define requirements for a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment. Additionally, there has been an increase in the number of lawsuits filed against school districts ...
Special Education Law Case Studies: A Review from Practitioners
Tremendous changes have occurred over the past decade in the provision of services to students with disabilities. Federal mandates continue to define requirements for a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment. Additionally, there has been an increase in the number of lawsuits filed against school districts regarding the provision of educational services for students with disabilities. Case studies are a helpful way to understand these difficult issues. The case studies presented here are actual students eligible for special education and related services. The case studies are represented not to tell districts and parents that this is the only way questions about special education law can be answered, but to provide likely answers along with commentary for analysis. The cases were developed to help new (and experienced) special education leaders and supervisors survive the pressures of working with students with disabilities while working to provide appropriate services and prevent litigation.
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57.750000 USD

Special Education Law Case Studies: A Review from Practitioners

by Jenifer Cline, David F Bateman
Hardback
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Tremendous changes have occurred over the past decade in the provision of services to students with disabilities. Federal mandates continue to define requirements for a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment. Additionally, there has been an increase in the number of lawsuits filed against school districts ...
Special Education Law Case Studies: A Review from Practitioners
Tremendous changes have occurred over the past decade in the provision of services to students with disabilities. Federal mandates continue to define requirements for a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment. Additionally, there has been an increase in the number of lawsuits filed against school districts regarding the provision of educational services for students with disabilities. Case studies are a helpful way to understand these difficult issues. The case studies presented here are actual students eligible for special education and related services. The case studies are represented not to tell districts and parents that this is the only way questions about special education law can be answered, but to provide likely answers along with commentary for analysis. The cases were developed to help new (and experienced) special education leaders and supervisors survive the pressures of working with students with disabilities while working to provide appropriate services and prevent litigation.
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28.350000 USD

Special Education Law Case Studies: A Review from Practitioners

by Jenifer Cline, David F Bateman
Paperback / softback
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Are schools smart enough to detect the cognitive diversity of students? In this book we will discuss a framework that will help teachers identify the talents of their students.
Infinite Learning Diversity: Uncovering the Hidden Talents of Our Students
Are schools smart enough to detect the cognitive diversity of students? In this book we will discuss a framework that will help teachers identify the talents of their students.
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29.400000 USD

Infinite Learning Diversity: Uncovering the Hidden Talents of Our Students

by Tony McCaffrey
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The majority of students are required to attend their neighborhood public school unless their parents apply to an alternate program such as private and charter schools. Seldom is a comprehensive measurement program in place for parents to assist them in determining whether their local school is providing quality educational services ...
Accountable Schools: Succeeding Today in the Competitive Marketplace
The majority of students are required to attend their neighborhood public school unless their parents apply to an alternate program such as private and charter schools. Seldom is a comprehensive measurement program in place for parents to assist them in determining whether their local school is providing quality educational services and, when a reporting system is in place, an unbiased evaluation is lacking. This book demonstrates how parents can make informed choices regarding their local school or others within their community. The accountability model presented was highly rated by the U.S. Department of Education and its approach is used in Alberta and California. Fixed boundaries should be replaced and all schools labeled as magnet centers with locally developed mission statements to attract students without transportation costs. Democratizing the workplace is as necessary as democratizing our schools so that workers are recognized and rewarded according to their team's performance.
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73.500000 USD

Accountable Schools: Succeeding Today in the Competitive Marketplace

by Jim Dueck
Hardback
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The majority of students are required to attend their neighborhood public school unless their parents apply to an alternate program such as private and charter schools. Seldom is a comprehensive measurement program in place for parents to assist them in determining whether their local school is providing quality educational services ...
Accountable Schools: Succeeding Today in the Competitive Marketplace
The majority of students are required to attend their neighborhood public school unless their parents apply to an alternate program such as private and charter schools. Seldom is a comprehensive measurement program in place for parents to assist them in determining whether their local school is providing quality educational services and, when a reporting system is in place, an unbiased evaluation is lacking. This book demonstrates how parents can make informed choices regarding their local school or others within their community. The accountability model presented was highly rated by the U.S. Department of Education and its approach is used in Alberta and California. Fixed boundaries should be replaced and all schools labeled as magnet centers with locally developed mission statements to attract students without transportation costs. Democratizing the workplace is as necessary as democratizing our schools so that workers are recognized and rewarded according to their team's performance.
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33.600000 USD

Accountable Schools: Succeeding Today in the Competitive Marketplace

by Jim Dueck
Paperback / softback
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Would you rather people saw you as open or closed minded? The answer should be obvious. Why is it then that we tend to allow our legacy systems in education to be closed, when they clearly don't enable the same level of performance as open ones. This phenomena is well-established ...
Open Up, Education!: How Open Way Learning Can Transform Schools
Would you rather people saw you as open or closed minded? The answer should be obvious. Why is it then that we tend to allow our legacy systems in education to be closed, when they clearly don't enable the same level of performance as open ones. This phenomena is well-established in education, where many educators tend towards isolation, in-fighting, and hoarding resources from each other. Meanwhile, students often have lack a clarity of purpose in terms of how what they are working on relates to things they care about in the wider world. Stuck inside an unengaging status quo, many students see doing school as irrelevant to their interests and ambitions. This book is the antidote to this closure: from the classroom to system-wide policy. It is a call-to-action for educators who want to become relentless collaborators networked with professionals in and outside the school. They are then poised to quicken the pace of innovation through accessing the endless supply of free knowledge available to them. This is the definitive resource on how to create an Open Way Learning ecosystem in your school, district, or region.
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78.750000 USD

Open Up, Education!: How Open Way Learning Can Transform Schools

by Ben Owens, Adam Haigler
Hardback
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Would you rather people saw you as open or closed minded? The answer should be obvious. Why is it then that we tend to allow our legacy systems in education to be closed, when they clearly don't enable the same level of performance as open ones. This phenomena is well-established ...
Open Up, Education!: How Open Way Learning Can Transform Schools
Would you rather people saw you as open or closed minded? The answer should be obvious. Why is it then that we tend to allow our legacy systems in education to be closed, when they clearly don't enable the same level of performance as open ones. This phenomena is well-established in education, where many educators tend towards isolation, in-fighting, and hoarding resources from each other. Meanwhile, students often have lack a clarity of purpose in terms of how what they are working on relates to things they care about in the wider world. Stuck inside an unengaging status quo, many students see doing school as irrelevant to their interests and ambitions. This book is the antidote to this closure: from the classroom to system-wide policy. It is a call-to-action for educators who want to become relentless collaborators networked with professionals in and outside the school. They are then poised to quicken the pace of innovation through accessing the endless supply of free knowledge available to them. This is the definitive resource on how to create an Open Way Learning ecosystem in your school, district, or region.
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31.450000 USD

Open Up, Education!: How Open Way Learning Can Transform Schools

by Ben Owens, Adam Haigler
Paperback / softback
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This book provides clear strategies and processes for boards faced with the challenge to make their governing model, either Coherent GovernanceO or Policy GovernanceO, work in real life. The Art of Governing Coherently is a practical guide loaded with down-to-earth solutions, all based on processes successfully in use today by ...
The Art of Governing Coherently: Mastering the Implementation of Coherent Governance (R) and Policy Governance (R)
This book provides clear strategies and processes for boards faced with the challenge to make their governing model, either Coherent GovernanceO or Policy GovernanceO, work in real life. The Art of Governing Coherently is a practical guide loaded with down-to-earth solutions, all based on processes successfully in use today by boards across the United States and internationally. While many of the examples offered here come from the world of public school boards and non-profit boards, the implementation processes are equally applicable to boards of all types. The challenge of governing and leading a complex organization is difficult enough without struggling to develop and use clear, logical and accountable processes. The Art of Governing Coherently does exactly what the title promises. The authors draw from their combined 70-plus years of experience in working with public and non-profit boards, including work with hundreds of boards using both Coherent GovernanceO and Policy GovernanceO, as they present their insight about how to use the models effectively. Their common-sense implementation strategies for helping real boards deal with real issues, and doing it through faithful utilization of their new governing tools, makes this a continuing reference source for boards as they translate theory into practice.
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68.250000 USD

The Art of Governing Coherently: Mastering the Implementation of Coherent Governance (R) and Policy Governance (R)

by Randy Quinn, Linda J. Dawson
Hardback
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