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The Impact of Teacher Leaders: Case Studies from the Field is designed to celebrate, spotlight, teach, inspire and encourage. First and foremost, the authors wish to celebrate the accomplishments and dedication of teacher leaders. Research clearly shows that teachers have the greatest impact on student achievement. It is also evident ...
The Impact of Teacher Leaders: Case Studies from the Field
The Impact of Teacher Leaders: Case Studies from the Field is designed to celebrate, spotlight, teach, inspire and encourage. First and foremost, the authors wish to celebrate the accomplishments and dedication of teacher leaders. Research clearly shows that teachers have the greatest impact on student achievement. It is also evident that teacher leaders are the bridge between their colleagues in the classrooms, and administrators and parents. Initiatives can be driven, impaired or abandoned based on the support and involvement from teacher leaders. Teacher leadership is critical in all schools. For this reason, the authors spotlighted cases from coast to coast in the United States, along with some international examples. In an era when teacher preparation programs have decreased in numbers, statistics are showing that those who successfully complete those programs are not remaining in the field, and veteran teachers are leaving in record numbers, it is important to spotlight the success of teachers through their leadership roles in very different school contexts. Case studies are an important tool in qualitative research as they provide examples of implementation; examples of relationships between theory and practice; allow close examination of people and contextual situations; allow data collection and analysis, and allows for further study of people, groups, events, reasons and questions. Case studies utilize a variety of sources and use different methods. For the purposes of this companion publication, purposeful selection spotlighted 24 case studies where the authors interviewed teachers to collect and write narratives about their teacher leadership roles, often focusing on a specific leadership experience. All participating teachers were under a teacher contract at the time of the teacher leadership case study experience and were leading at the building or district level.
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31.500000 USD

The Impact of Teacher Leaders: Case Studies from the Field

by Debra K. Meyer, Janis C. Fitzsimmons, Kimberly T. Strike
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The Age of Teacher Shortages is a practical look at the reasons for teacher shortages in schools across America, and suggests solutions. These shortages are wide-reaching and becoming more extensive with each passing year. Although the bulk of the teacher shortages are within those which are state-trained and conventionally credentialed, ...
The Age of Teacher Shortages: Reasons, Responsibilities, Reactions
The Age of Teacher Shortages is a practical look at the reasons for teacher shortages in schools across America, and suggests solutions. These shortages are wide-reaching and becoming more extensive with each passing year. Although the bulk of the teacher shortages are within those which are state-trained and conventionally credentialed, private schools are also reeling under the pressure of insufficient staffing. Is there just a downturn in adults desiring to be in the teaching profession, or are there other elements at work? This book details elements within American culture that are causing teachers to leave the profession early. In addition to this attrition, the reasons less students are enrolling in programs other than traditional teacher education programs are also explored. Regardless the reasons for decreases in enrollment, the effect are negative upon states, school districts, and families across the United States. There are emergency efforts under way to address teacher shortages. Departments of education and local school districts are applying different certification and credentialing strategies to both attract and keep teachers employed. Many wonder what the overall, long-term effects of these new methods of employing teachers will be upon education in America. This book engages these questions, and more. In so doing, it provides a realistic look into the impacts of teacher shortages, alternative certifications, and causes of changes in twenty-first century American culture.
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52.500000 USD

The Age of Teacher Shortages: Reasons, Responsibilities, Reactions

by III, PhD, Ernest J. Zarra
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Due to the changing competitive landscape in education, it becomes vital for aspiring school leaders to understand how families select schools for their children. Families today shop for a school in a manner consistent with how they research a new appliance or automobile prior to purchase. Unfortunately, many public schools ...
Marketing Management for School Leaders: The Theory and Practice for Effective Educational Practice
Due to the changing competitive landscape in education, it becomes vital for aspiring school leaders to understand how families select schools for their children. Families today shop for a school in a manner consistent with how they research a new appliance or automobile prior to purchase. Unfortunately, many public schools are unprepared to assist families in this decision-making process. Public schools need to become aware of the changing dynamics of education, understand the reasons for telling others about what they do, and then develop a comprehensive and coherent strategy for successfully marketing their program. That is the purpose of this book. Marketing Management for School Leaders: The Theory and Practice for Effective Educational Practice will provide educational leadership students a theoretical understanding of marketing to equip them with sound principles upon which they can build actionable strategies in their professional practice.
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63.000000 USD

Marketing Management for School Leaders: The Theory and Practice for Effective Educational Practice

by David F Bateman, Azure Angelov, Deidre Pettinga
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Teacher Preparation at the Intersection of Race and Poverty in Today's Schools introduces the reader to a collection of thoughtful works by authors that represent current thinking about teacher preparation. Importantly, the book is divided into two primary sections, the first being four chapters that offer understanding of the depth ...
Teacher Preparation at the Intersection of Race and Poverty in Today's Schools
Teacher Preparation at the Intersection of Race and Poverty in Today's Schools introduces the reader to a collection of thoughtful works by authors that represent current thinking about teacher preparation. Importantly, the book is divided into two primary sections, the first being four chapters that offer understanding of the depth and breadth of the intersection of race and poverty as it relates to teaching and teacher preparation. The second section presents Dialogues of Teacher Education focused on Meeting the Challenge of Race and Poverty in Our Schools: The Role of Teacher Education with eight contributing authors who reflect on and give voice to meeting the challenge. Finally, two book reviews are presented that align with the concern for preparing teachers to enter schools at the intersection of race and poverty on a daily basis.
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52.500000 USD

Teacher Preparation at the Intersection of Race and Poverty in Today's Schools

Hardback
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Teacher Preparation at the Intersection of Race and Poverty in Today's Schools introduces the reader to a collection of thoughtful works by authors that represent current thinking about teacher preparation. Importantly, the book is divided into two primary sections, the first being four chapters that offer understanding of the depth ...
Teacher Preparation at the Intersection of Race and Poverty in Today's Schools
Teacher Preparation at the Intersection of Race and Poverty in Today's Schools introduces the reader to a collection of thoughtful works by authors that represent current thinking about teacher preparation. Importantly, the book is divided into two primary sections, the first being four chapters that offer understanding of the depth and breadth of the intersection of race and poverty as it relates to teaching and teacher preparation. The second section presents Dialogues of Teacher Education focused on Meeting the Challenge of Race and Poverty in Our Schools: The Role of Teacher Education with eight contributing authors who reflect on and give voice to meeting the challenge. Finally, two book reviews are presented that align with the concern for preparing teachers to enter schools at the intersection of race and poverty on a daily basis.
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26.250000 USD

Teacher Preparation at the Intersection of Race and Poverty in Today's Schools

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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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31.500000 USD

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

by Steven R. Staples, Tracey L. Schneider, Michael F. DiPaola
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Why does racism, conscious and unconscious, remain a persistent issue in American society? From blackface worn by public officials to a school district's forcing of the removal of a Black History Month display, beliefs and opinions related to racism are pervasive and widespread in the collective American mind. America's racist ...
Reflective Discipline: Reducing Racial Disparity in Referrals and Suspensions
Why does racism, conscious and unconscious, remain a persistent issue in American society? From blackface worn by public officials to a school district's forcing of the removal of a Black History Month display, beliefs and opinions related to racism are pervasive and widespread in the collective American mind. America's racist legacy cannot and will not be changed until historically entrenched beliefs are confronted, challenged, and changed. While focusing on the specific issues that educators face in addressing and eliminating racial disparity in disciplinary perceptions and referrals, the reflective exercises provided in this book are valuable to any reader who wishes to examine programmed unconscious beliefs that can lead to racist behaviors. This is a book that helps the reader to understand the source, purpose, and ways in which stereotypical beliefs and images have been and continue to be reinforced in our present society. Reflective Discipline is a timely and especially significant book for this time in American life. The exercises can be utilized not only in educational but in other environments, i.e. law enforcement, social service, etc. in which understanding the forces that perpetuate racist beliefs in our society are important to ensuring fair and equitable treatment of all.
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26.250000 USD

Reflective Discipline: Reducing Racial Disparity in Referrals and Suspensions

by Martha R. Bireda
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The major controversial issues facing K-12 education will be identified, discussed in terms of pros and cons, and then discussed in relation to valid empirical and basic research that is available in the literature. Emphasis is placed on the major influence that controversy has on school education programs and student ...
The Controversial Issues Being Faced in Education: The Pros and Cons Being Encountered in Today's Schools
The major controversial issues facing K-12 education will be identified, discussed in terms of pros and cons, and then discussed in relation to valid empirical and basic research that is available in the literature. Emphasis is placed on the major influence that controversy has on school education programs and student learning. The primary pros and cons for each major controversy will be explained. The reader will be able to determine just how the controversial issues weigh heavily on school program success and student learning. Although it will be difficult to reach a final recommendation of solution, the available research and reader's ability to become familiar with the differences involved will lead to a better understanding of why the controversies tend to go on and on.
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26.250000 USD

The Controversial Issues Being Faced in Education: The Pros and Cons Being Encountered in Today's Schools

by M. Scott Norton
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This book will provide students in graduate level educational leadership courses a theoretical perspective on best practices in educational marketing. Additionally, veteran school leaders that want to become more savvy in the new competitive educational landscape will find the book helpful in making decisions that are both theoretically and strategically ...
Marketing Management for School Leaders: The Theory and Practice for Effective Educational Practice
This book will provide students in graduate level educational leadership courses a theoretical perspective on best practices in educational marketing. Additionally, veteran school leaders that want to become more savvy in the new competitive educational landscape will find the book helpful in making decisions that are both theoretically and strategically sound specific to marketing will find this book a go to support. Examples of effective best practice via real world case studies, as well as debrief questions and assignment examples for further discussion and learning will be provided.
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29.400000 USD

Marketing Management for School Leaders: The Theory and Practice for Effective Educational Practice

by David F Bateman, Azure Angelov, Deidre Pettinga
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This book offers new teachers a proactive approach to the entire spectrum of the profession, from making the decision to become a teacher, through applying, interviewing, setting up a classroom, accessing curriculum, creating lesson plans and a gradebook, presenting material effectively, creating a positive learning environment based on empathy and ...
Classroom Advice for New Teachers: A Proactive Approach for Meeting the Daily Challenges of the Profession
This book offers new teachers a proactive approach to the entire spectrum of the profession, from making the decision to become a teacher, through applying, interviewing, setting up a classroom, accessing curriculum, creating lesson plans and a gradebook, presenting material effectively, creating a positive learning environment based on empathy and respect, connecting with students, colleagues, administrators, and parents, preventing cheating and bullying, maintaining order, and using educational technology, all the way to avoiding late-career burnout.
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26.250000 USD

Classroom Advice for New Teachers: A Proactive Approach for Meeting the Daily Challenges of the Profession

by Jeff Julian
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From the best-selling authors of Deep Learning: Engage the World Change the World, this book is a must-have practical guide to help you implement your ideas. Packed with tools, tips, and protocols, this resource shows you how to design deep learning, measure progress, and assess the conditions needed to mobilize ...
Dive Into Deep Learning: Tools for Engagement
From the best-selling authors of Deep Learning: Engage the World Change the World, this book is a must-have practical guide to help you implement your ideas. Packed with tools, tips, and protocols, this resource shows you how to design deep learning, measure progress, and assess the conditions needed to mobilize and sustain innovation and deep learning. Dive Into Deep Learning: Tools for Engagement builds on the call to action in Deep Learning: Engage the World Change the World by providing a comprehensive approach for mobilizing deep learning in classrooms, schools, districts, and systems.
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40.900000 USD

Dive Into Deep Learning: Tools for Engagement

by Max Drummy, Mag Gardner, Michael Fullan, Joanne J. McEachen, Joanne Quinn
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Why does racism, conscious and unconscious, remain a persistent issue in American society? From blackface worn by public officials to a school district's forcing of the removal of a Black History Month display, beliefs and opinions related to racism are pervasive and widespread in the collective American mind. America's racist ...
Reflective Discipline: Reducing Racial Disparity in Referrals and Suspensions
Why does racism, conscious and unconscious, remain a persistent issue in American society? From blackface worn by public officials to a school district's forcing of the removal of a Black History Month display, beliefs and opinions related to racism are pervasive and widespread in the collective American mind. America's racist legacy cannot and will not be changed until historically entrenched beliefs are confronted, challenged, and changed. While focusing on the specific issues that educators face in addressing and eliminating racial disparity in disciplinary perceptions and referrals, the reflective exercises provided in this book are valuable to any reader who wishes to examine programmed unconscious beliefs that can lead to racist behaviors. This is a book that helps the reader to understand the source, purpose, and ways in which stereotypical beliefs and images have been and continue to be reinforced in our present society. Reflective Discipline is a timely and especially significant book for this time in American life. The exercises can be utilized not only in educational but in other environments, i.e. law enforcement, social service, etc. in which understanding the forces that perpetuate racist beliefs in our society are important to ensuring fair and equitable treatment of all.
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52.500000 USD

Reflective Discipline: Reducing Racial Disparity in Referrals and Suspensions

by Martha R. Bireda
Hardback
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Leading a public school today, regardless of its size, configuration, or location is an undertaking of immense responsibilities while confronting many challenges along with the rewards associated with watching children grow and learn. The leadership role rests with the school's principal. Rarely do they receive much on going professional development ...
Facing the Challenges: How Principals Can Survive and Thrive in Today's Schools
Leading a public school today, regardless of its size, configuration, or location is an undertaking of immense responsibilities while confronting many challenges along with the rewards associated with watching children grow and learn. The leadership role rests with the school's principal. Rarely do they receive much on going professional development or recognition and praise even though their students find learning to be pleasurable and exciting in safe and secure classrooms. The book is intended to serve them as a reliable field manual. It provides them with a clear exposition on how to incorporate and exercise morale and servant leadership to their school community. The recommendations and suggestions provided throughout the book are based on years of experience observing the mix of social, emotional, and intellectual activities immersed in all formal schooling. What is proposed is supported by contemporary leadership and learning theories contributed by the social sciences. Thus, the purpose of this book is to enable principals to navigate safely through the many challenges accompanying today's educational reforms. It will require principals to exercise courage and tenacity, along with a high degree of collaboration with all those with a stake in the public service they pledge to provide.
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52.500000 USD

Facing the Challenges: How Principals Can Survive and Thrive in Today's Schools

by John T. Fitzsimons
Hardback
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The major controversial issues facing K-12 education will be identified, discussed in terms of pros and cons, and then discussed in relation to valid empirical and basic research that is available in the literature. Emphasis is placed on the major influence that controversy has on school education programs and student ...
The Controversial Issues Being Faced in Education: The Pros and Cons Being Encountered in Today's Schools
The major controversial issues facing K-12 education will be identified, discussed in terms of pros and cons, and then discussed in relation to valid empirical and basic research that is available in the literature. Emphasis is placed on the major influence that controversy has on school education programs and student learning. The primary pros and cons for each major controversy will be explained. The reader will be able to determine just how the controversial issues weigh heavily on school program success and student learning. Although it will be difficult to reach a final recommendation of solution, the available research and reader's ability to become familiar with the differences involved will lead to a better understanding of why the controversies tend to go on and on.
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52.500000 USD

The Controversial Issues Being Faced in Education: The Pros and Cons Being Encountered in Today's Schools

by M. Scott Norton
Hardback
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Leading a public school today, regardless of its size, configuration, or location is an undertaking of immense responsibilities while confronting many challenges along with the rewards associated with watching children grow and learn. The leadership role rests with the school's principal. Rarely do they receive much on going professional development ...
Facing the Challenges: How Principals Can Survive and Thrive in Today's Schools
Leading a public school today, regardless of its size, configuration, or location is an undertaking of immense responsibilities while confronting many challenges along with the rewards associated with watching children grow and learn. The leadership role rests with the school's principal. Rarely do they receive much on going professional development or recognition and praise even though their students find learning to be pleasurable and exciting in safe and secure classrooms. The book is intended to serve them as a reliable field manual. It provides them with a clear exposition on how to incorporate and exercise morale and servant leadership to their school community. The recommendations and suggestions provided throughout the book are based on years of experience observing the mix of social, emotional, and intellectual activities immersed in all formal schooling. What is proposed is supported by contemporary leadership and learning theories contributed by the social sciences. Thus, the purpose of this book is to enable principals to navigate safely through the many challenges accompanying today's educational reforms. It will require principals to exercise courage and tenacity, along with a high degree of collaboration with all those with a stake in the public service they pledge to provide.
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26.250000 USD

Facing the Challenges: How Principals Can Survive and Thrive in Today's Schools

by John T. Fitzsimons
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School of Errors establishes another voice in the discussion of how to promote safe schools. It challenges the unchecked expansion of school fortification and questions the realized benefit of inter-agency collaboration during a sentinel event. This book offers an alternative to traumatizing simulations by providing clear options for improving school ...
School of Errors: Rethinking School Safety in America
School of Errors establishes another voice in the discussion of how to promote safe schools. It challenges the unchecked expansion of school fortification and questions the realized benefit of inter-agency collaboration during a sentinel event. This book offers an alternative to traumatizing simulations by providing clear options for improving school safety by the empirically-proven effective measures of leakage detection (preventive) and sensemaking (reactive). School of Errors restores the scientific method to school safety and clears a path through the media rhetoric fogging this vital topic.
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31.500000 USD

School of Errors: Rethinking School Safety in America

by David P. Perrodin
Hardback
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The Impact of Teacher Leaders: Case Studies from the Field is designed to celebrate, spotlight, teach, inspire and encourage. First and foremost, the authors wish to celebrate the accomplishments and dedication of teacher leaders. Research clearly shows that teachers have the greatest impact on student achievement. It is also evident ...
The Impact of Teacher Leaders: Case Studies from the Field
The Impact of Teacher Leaders: Case Studies from the Field is designed to celebrate, spotlight, teach, inspire and encourage. First and foremost, the authors wish to celebrate the accomplishments and dedication of teacher leaders. Research clearly shows that teachers have the greatest impact on student achievement. It is also evident that teacher leaders are the bridge between their colleagues in the classrooms, and administrators and parents. Initiatives can be driven, impaired or abandoned based on the support and involvement from teacher leaders. Teacher leadership is critical in all schools. For this reason, the authors spotlighted cases from coast to coast in the United States, along with some international examples. In an era when teacher preparation programs have decreased in numbers, statistics are showing that those who successfully complete those programs are not remaining in the field, and veteran teachers are leaving in record numbers, it is important to spotlight the success of teachers through their leadership roles in very different school contexts. Case studies are an important tool in qualitative research as they provide examples of implementation; examples of relationships between theory and practice; allow close examination of people and contextual situations; allow data collection and analysis, and allows for further study of people, groups, events, reasons and questions. Case studies utilize a variety of sources and use different methods. For the purposes of this companion publication, purposeful selection spotlighted 24 case studies where the authors interviewed teachers to collect and write narratives about their teacher leadership roles, often focusing on a specific leadership experience. All participating teachers were under a teacher contract at the time of the teacher leadership case study experience and were leading at the building or district level.
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63.000000 USD

The Impact of Teacher Leaders: Case Studies from the Field

by Debra K. Meyer, Janis C. Fitzsimmons, Kimberly T. Strike
Hardback
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The Age of Teacher Shortages is a practical look at the reasons for teacher shortages in schools across America, and suggests solutions. These shortages are wide-reaching and becoming more extensive with each passing year. Although the bulk of the teacher shortages are within those which are state-trained and conventionally credentialed, ...
The Age of Teacher Shortages: Reasons, Responsibilities, Reactions
The Age of Teacher Shortages is a practical look at the reasons for teacher shortages in schools across America, and suggests solutions. These shortages are wide-reaching and becoming more extensive with each passing year. Although the bulk of the teacher shortages are within those which are state-trained and conventionally credentialed, private schools are also reeling under the pressure of insufficient staffing. Is there just a downturn in adults desiring to be in the teaching profession, or are there other elements at work? This book details elements within American culture that are causing teachers to leave the profession early. In addition to this attrition, the reasons less students are enrolling in programs other than traditional teacher education programs are also explored. Regardless the reasons for decreases in enrollment, the effect are negative upon states, school districts, and families across the United States. There are emergency efforts under way to address teacher shortages. Departments of education and local school districts are applying different certification and credentialing strategies to both attract and keep teachers employed. Many wonder what the overall, long-term effects of these new methods of employing teachers will be upon education in America. This book engages these questions, and more. In so doing, it provides a realistic look into the impacts of teacher shortages, alternative certifications, and causes of changes in twenty-first century American culture.
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26.250000 USD

The Age of Teacher Shortages: Reasons, Responsibilities, Reactions

by III, PhD, Ernest J. Zarra
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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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50.400000 USD

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

by Daniel R. Tomal, Craig A. Schilling
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Have you noticed there is a burgeoning take up of visual research in education? Are you considering using visual research as part of your next research project or revitalising your research methods course? For researchers who are new to the field of VRMs in education there is little critical literature ...
Visual Research Methods in Educational Research
Have you noticed there is a burgeoning take up of visual research in education? Are you considering using visual research as part of your next research project or revitalising your research methods course? For researchers who are new to the field of VRMs in education there is little critical literature on the subject. This book addresses the gap in the literature and brings together some of the leading educational researchers engaging and reflecting on the visual from Australia, the UK and Canada. Encapsulated in a single volume, this book sets out theoretically grounded discussions of the possibilities and challenges of the approach for educational researchers around four key themes: images of schooling, performing pedagogy, power and representation and ethical issues in educational research.
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36.740000 USD

Visual Research Methods in Educational Research

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The Instructional Soul: Leading Schools with a Spirit of Innovation is about connections It explores a new way of organizing our schools and aligning our curriculum and lessons that is long overdue. What we know with great certainty is that our educational system is comprised of a disconnected assortment of ...
The Instructional Soul: Leading Schools with a Spirit of Innovation
The Instructional Soul: Leading Schools with a Spirit of Innovation is about connections It explores a new way of organizing our schools and aligning our curriculum and lessons that is long overdue. What we know with great certainty is that our educational system is comprised of a disconnected assortment of skills, subjects, and departments. What we learn in math has little to do with what we learn in science. Even worse, our students are often disconnected from each other, and our schools are disengaged from their communities. In many ways, school is simply a place where we drop off our kids in kindergarten and pick them up when they are eighteen. This book dares to suggest something different, a system that is fully integrated, aligned, and purposeful. It provides a new framework for how we shape our curriculum, involve our families and communities, and align our work around skills like creativity and confidence in ways that are so unlike what we do now that a revolution may be in order. In the end, that will require bold leadership and a collective search for our souls.
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33.600000 USD

The Instructional Soul: Leading Schools with a Spirit of Innovation

by Daniel J. Evans
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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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28.350000 USD

Unraveling Reform Rhetoric: What Educators Need to Know and Understand

by Michael Shaffer, John Ellis, Jeff Swensson
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The ability to successfully confront an employee AND maintain a quality relationship is a skill impediment for many school leaders. Confrontation Management is a practical framework to help any leader plan and facilitate a confrontational conversation. The reader will learn how to: Appropriately beginning a confrontational conversation How to invite ...
Confrontation Management: Improve Performance and Maintain Relationships
The ability to successfully confront an employee AND maintain a quality relationship is a skill impediment for many school leaders. Confrontation Management is a practical framework to help any leader plan and facilitate a confrontational conversation. The reader will learn how to: Appropriately beginning a confrontational conversation How to invite employees into a conversation and avoid a top-down meeting Common tactics used by employees to torpedo a meeting Successfully pivoting a conversation from issues or concerns to solutions Ending a conversation with a plan and on a positive note Confrontation Management is the ultimate guide to making sure that confrontation is facilitated effectively and the school leader's relationship with staff continues to result in a positive school culture.
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52.500000 USD

Confrontation Management: Improve Performance and Maintain Relationships

by Sam Miller
Hardback
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The ability to successfully confront an employee AND maintain a quality relationship is a skill impediment for many school leaders. Confrontation Management is a practical framework to help any leader plan and facilitate a confrontational conversation. The reader will learn how to: Appropriately beginning a confrontational conversation How to invite ...
Confrontation Management: Improve Performance and Maintain Relationships
The ability to successfully confront an employee AND maintain a quality relationship is a skill impediment for many school leaders. Confrontation Management is a practical framework to help any leader plan and facilitate a confrontational conversation. The reader will learn how to: Appropriately beginning a confrontational conversation How to invite employees into a conversation and avoid a top-down meeting Common tactics used by employees to torpedo a meeting Successfully pivoting a conversation from issues or concerns to solutions Ending a conversation with a plan and on a positive note Confrontation Management is the ultimate guide to making sure that confrontation is facilitated effectively and the school leader's relationship with staff continues to result in a positive school culture.
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26.250000 USD

Confrontation Management: Improve Performance and Maintain Relationships

by Sam Miller
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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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71.400000 USD

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

by Rebecca Wilke, Robert Infantino
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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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Leading with Technologies: Improving Performance for Educators

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The purpose of Instructional Leadership Knowledge and Skills for K-12 Success is to provide the reader with the foundational knowledge and skills that are necessary to become an effective educational leader. The topics addressed in this book are based on the content knowledge and professional skills that are found in ...
Instructional Leadership: Knowledge and Skills for K-12 Success
The purpose of Instructional Leadership Knowledge and Skills for K-12 Success is to provide the reader with the foundational knowledge and skills that are necessary to become an effective educational leader. The topics addressed in this book are based on the content knowledge and professional skills that are found in the ELCC Building Level Standards. These standards also serve as the foundation of the course content of our accredited and nationally recognized by CAEP Master's Degree Program in Educational Leadership. Each chapter in this book is based on the knowledge and professional leadership skills presented in each of the courses in our M.Ed. Leadership degree program here in the College of Education at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. This book targets both current and aspiring educational leaders. Current leaders could use this book as a reference to refine their educational leadership knowledge and skills. Educational leader preparation programs will find that this book could be assigned as a textbook for aspiring educational leaders as an informative guide so that they can better understand the characteristics and concepts of effective school leadership.
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52.500000 USD
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The purpose of Instructional Leadership Knowledge and Skills for K-12 Success is to provide the reader with the foundational knowledge and skills that are necessary to become an effective educational leader. The topics addressed in this book are based on the content knowledge and professional skills that are found in ...
Instructional Leadership: Knowledge and Skills for K-12 Success
The purpose of Instructional Leadership Knowledge and Skills for K-12 Success is to provide the reader with the foundational knowledge and skills that are necessary to become an effective educational leader. The topics addressed in this book are based on the content knowledge and professional skills that are found in the ELCC Building Level Standards. These standards also serve as the foundation of the course content of our accredited and nationally recognized by CAEP Master's Degree Program in Educational Leadership. Each chapter in this book is based on the knowledge and professional leadership skills presented in each of the courses in our M.Ed. Leadership degree program here in the College of Education at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. This book targets both current and aspiring educational leaders. Current leaders could use this book as a reference to refine their educational leadership knowledge and skills. Educational leader preparation programs will find that this book could be assigned as a textbook for aspiring educational leaders as an informative guide so that they can better understand the characteristics and concepts of effective school leadership.
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This book explores contemporary issues in sexuality and relationship education for young people. Drawing upon rich empirical and ethnographic research undertaken with students and teachers in secondary schools, the author asks how school-based sexuality education can better equip young people to engage with contemporary social, political and cultural sexuality and ...
Exploring Contemporary Issues in Sexuality Education with Young People: Theories in Practice
This book explores contemporary issues in sexuality and relationship education for young people. Drawing upon rich empirical and ethnographic research undertaken with students and teachers in secondary schools, the author asks how school-based sexuality education can better equip young people to engage with contemporary social, political and cultural sexuality and relationships issues. Creatively working across both theoretical and practical contexts, this accessible work suggests approaches to sexuality and relationships education that can build upon the ways in which young people are developing a sense of identity; the ultimate aim being to help them to meet their emotional, spiritual and relational potential. Challenging established approaches to sexuality education, this thought-provoking book shines a new light on alternative perspectives that can help make sexuality and relationships education more relevant and meaningful for young people in a rapidly changing world. This volume will be of interest and value to students and scholars of sexuality and relationship education, as well as practitioners.
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Exploring Contemporary Issues in Sexuality Education with Young People: Theories in Practice

by Kathleen Quinlivan
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This book presents current and aspiring school leaders with strategies, techniques, and recommended tips used by effective school administrators. It also shares selected principles and strategies used that assisted school leaders in maintaining their roles as effective instructional leaders and change agents for their schools. School leaders gain information and ...
Staying the Course: A Guide of Best Practices for School Leaders
This book presents current and aspiring school leaders with strategies, techniques, and recommended tips used by effective school administrators. It also shares selected principles and strategies used that assisted school leaders in maintaining their roles as effective instructional leaders and change agents for their schools. School leaders gain information and techniques they make use to increase their knowledge and skill based from veteran administrators who have been able to stay the course as they encounter challenges and changes faced throughout their career as school leaders.
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Staying the Course: A Guide of Best Practices for School Leaders

by Sheila E. Sapp
Hardback
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