Indelible Leadership: Always Leave Them Learning Corwin Impact Leadership Series

Corwin - Discover six specific leadership attributes to stimulate deep learning―and deep leadership―that transforms schools for the future. Learn to lead well and leave a lasting impact with this compact, richly innovative book from the Corwin Impact Leadership series. Make a deep impact today that leaves a growing legacy for tomorrow.

Concrete examples and critical, yet implementable action steps help you: Commit to deep, meaningful work  Master the content and process of change Co-learn and co-lead simultaneously  Collaboratively develop individuals and groups  Link your goals to the larger school system Produce new, capable leaders   Corwin Pr.





Data Wise, Revised and Expanded Edition: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning

Harvard Education Press - It shows how examining test scores and other classroom data can become a catalyst for important schoolwide conversations that will enhance schools’ abilities to capture teachers’ knowledge, foster collaboration, identify obstacles to change, and enhance school culture and climate. The authors have also updated exhibits, examples, and terminology throughout and have added new protocols and resources.

This revised and expanded edition captures the learning that has emerged in integrating the Data Wise process into school practice and brings the book up-to-date with recent developments in education and technology including:The shift to the Common Core State Standards. New material on the “ace habits of mind”: practices that prioritize Action, Collaboration, and Evidence as part of transforming school culture.

Data Wise, Revised and Expanded Edition: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning - A new chapter on “how we improve, ” based on experiences implementing data wise and to address two common questions: “Where do I start?” and “How long will it take?”Other revisions take into account changes in the roles of school data teams and instructional leadership teams in guiding the inquiry process.

. Data wise: a step-by-step guide to using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning presents a clear and carefully tested blueprint for school leaders.





Using Equity Audits to Create Equitable and Excellent Schools

Corwin - Use the power of equity audits to help eliminate achievement gaps and educational bias! If you've heard about equity audits but aren't really sure how to use them in your school, you are not alone. This resource, written by w.





Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Grove Press - Magnificent. Singular and electric. A tour de force of literature and love. Vogue"why be happy when You Could Be Normal? is raucous. For someone in love with disguises, Winterson's openness is all the more moving; there's nothing left to hide, and nothing left to hide behind. Ellejeanette winterson’s bold and revelatory novels have earned her widespread acclaim, establishing her as a major figure in world literature.

Winterson's life with her adoptive parents was often appalling, but it made her the writer she is. The new york times"winterson is one of the most daring and inventive writers of our time—searingly honest yet effortlessly lithe as she slides between forms, exuberant and unerring, demanding emotional and intellectual expansion of herself and of us.

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? - . In a bravely frank narrative of truly coming undone. It is the story of how a painful past, which winterson thought she had written over and repainted, rose to haunt her later in life, sending her on a journey into madness and out again, in search of her biological mother. She has written some of the most admired books of the past few decades, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, including her internationally best-selling first novel, the story of a young girl adopted by Pentecostal parents, that is now often required reading in contemporary fiction classes.

Why be happy when you could be Normal? is a memoir about a life’s work to find happiness. In why be happy,, Winterson's emotional life is laid bare.





Curriculum Development in the Postmodern Era: Teaching and Learning in an Age of Accountability

Routledge - This landmark text was one of the first to introduce and analyze contemporary concepts of curriculum that emerged from the Reconceptualization of curriculum studies in the 1970s and 1980s. This new edition brings readers up to date on the major research themes postmodernism, hermeneutics, gender, class, sexuality, ecological, aesthetics and arts-based research, race, and classroom practices within the historical development of the field from the 1950s to the present.

School-based examples allow readers to make connections to schools and society, teacher education, and professional development of teachers. Changes in the third edition new glossary - brief summaries in the text direct readers to the Companion Website to read the entire entries New analysis of the current accountability movement in schools including the charter school movement.

Curriculum Development in the Postmodern Era: Teaching and Learning in an Age of Accountability - Like the previous editions, it is unique in providing a comprehensive overview in a relatively short and highly accessible text. Routledge. More international references clearly connected to international contexts More narratives invite readers to engage the complex theories in a personal conversation Companion Website–new for this edition Grove Press.

Provocative and powerful narratives both biography and autoethnography throughout invite readers to engage the complex theories in a personal conversation.





Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

Bantam - While we may not have much power to eradicate our own prejudices, we can counteract them. What if we’re not the magnanimous people we think we are?”—The Washington PostI know my own mind. I am able to assess others in a fair and accurate way. These self-perceptions are challenged by leading psychologists Mahzarin R.

. Blindspot is one of the most illuminating books ever written on this topic. Elizabeth F. Easy to read, and best of all, it has the potential, at least, to change the way you think about yourself. Leonard mlodinow, the new york review of books “banaji and Greenwald deserve a major award for writing such a lively and engaging book that conveys an important message: Mental processes that we are not aware of can affect what we think and what we do.

Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People - Venturing into this book is an invitation to understand our own minds. Brilliant, and utterly accessible, authoritative, Blindspot is a book that will challenge and change readers for years to come. Praise for Blindspot“Conversational. The first step is to turn a hidden bias into a visible one. Accessible and authoritative.





SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach 9th Edition Allyn & Bacon Educational Leadership

Pearson - It requires Android OS 3. 1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5. 0 or later. To order the enhanced pearson etext packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133388506. Note: this is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. Convenient. The enhanced etext features are only available in the Pearson eText format.

Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. Chapters on knowledge, technical tasks, and cultural tasks for successful supervision and instructional leadership are included, and the authors emphasize the importance of collegiality, interpersonal skills, addressing diversity, democracy, the change process, technical skills, understanding adult learning and development, reflective inquiry, and community building.

SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach 9th Edition Allyn & Bacon Educational Leadership - The enhanced pearson eText is: Engaging. This leading text's emphasis on school culture, teachers as adult learners, democratic education, developmental leadership, and collegial supervision has helped redefine the meaning of supervision and instructional leadership for both scholars and practitioners.

The ninth edition maintains its comprehensive approach to supervision and instructional leadership and presents new and engaging material throughout. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet. Affordable.





Learning By Heart

Jossey-Bass - Bantam. Routledge. Grove Press. Used book in Good Condition. Drawing from a career committed to building schools rich in community, learning, and leadership, he shows how to accomplish the most difficult task of school reform-transforming a school's culture so that it will be hospitable to human learning. In an engaging conversational style, engineers, he suggests how school people can become the architects, and designers of their own schools-and of their own destinies.

A decade after publication of his best-selling book, Barth returns to the schoolhouse.





The Principal: Traversing the High-Wire with No Net Below: 79 Places Where the High-Wire Can Be Greasy

Rosedog Pr - Bantam. It is your career; it is your high-wire. Grove Press. Success can simply mean making it to retirement. Used book in Good Condition. As you look at the long, thin strand of wire ahead of you, is that grease you see and who the hell put that there?Knowing where the high-wire is greased will allow you to successfully grow old on the high-wire.

During that time, you will be a high-wire aerialist, as you step off the platform and onto the wire-high above the ground, traversing the wire from the beginning of your career, until you step off the wire at the other end and onto the platform that is retirement. As you place one foot in front of another you are, in most cases and in most situations, alone.

The Principal: Traversing the High-Wire with No Net Below: 79 Places Where the High-Wire Can Be Greasy - The minefield that is public school administration is littered with the bleached bones of both new and established principals who could not successfully traverse the period between their first day as a principal to their retirement party. Routledge. However, success can also mean and should mean facilitating the creation of a school that fully supports student learning and teacher growth.

You choose.





Rigorous Curriculum Design:: How to Create Curricular Units of Study that Align Standards, Instruction, and Assessment

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT - Used book in Good Condition. This preserves fidelity to the process, encourages flexibility, and promotes local ownership. Whenever people’s spirits need lifting because the work seems so demanding, remind everyone that it is a process, not a one-time event. The best advice i can offer is to regard whatever you produce as a continual “work in progress, or three years, ” to be accomplished over one, two, or even longer.

Overview of BookThis book is divided into four parts. Formatively assessing students along the way, educators analyze resulting student data to diagnose student learning needs and then adjust ongoing instruction accordingly. Part 4, organizing, and sustaining Implementation Efforts, Monitoring, addresses the role of administrators in beginning and continuing the work of implementation.

Bantam. My hope is that this road map will not only “show you the way” to design your own curriculum, but also allow you the flexibility of customizing it to fit your own purpose and needs. As with the realization of any lofty vision, and collaboration to create and revise a single curriculum, thought, it will take a great deal of time, energy, let alone multiple curricula.

Rigorous Curriculum Design:: How to Create Curricular Units of Study that Align Standards, Instruction, and Assessment - It is important that they know this is not a rigid, but rather an opportunity for learning, adapting, prescriptive procedure, and improving. Here is a brief overview of each part:part 1, previews the step-by-step design sequence, assessments, connects curriculum design to the “big picture” of standards, defines curriculum in terms of rigor, and data practices, instruction, provides the background of this model, Seeing the Big Picture Connections First, and introduces end-of-chapter reader assignments.

Part 2, building the foundation for designing curricular Units, explains the five steps that must first be taken to lay the foundation upon which to build the curricular units of study, and provides explicit guidelines for applying each step.





Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement

ASCD - Used book in Good Condition. Routledge. Bantam. Grove Press. We've taken classroom instruction that works and made it thrive. Each teaching strategy is supported with recommended classroom practices, tips for teaching, examples of the strategy in use, and information about using the strategy with today's learners.

Whether you are coming to this book for the first time or are a veritable expert in the nine strategies, this second edition will help you develop your instructional approach, broaden your influence as a teacher, and enhance the learning potential of all your students. Association for Supervision Curriculum Deve.

Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement - We haven't reinvented the wheel. In 2001, practice, and advance organizers nonlinguistic representations summarizing and note takingassigning homework and providing practiceidentifying similarities and differencesgenerating and testing hypothesesA new framework organizes these strategies in preparation for instructional planning, questions, completely revised second edition of that classic text pulls from years of research, Classroom Instruction That Works inspired more than a million teachers to refine their approach to teaching by asking and answering these questions: What works in education? How do we know? How can educational research find its way into the classroom? How can we apply it to help individual students?This all-new, and results to reanalyze and reevaluate the nine instructional strategies that have the most positive effects on teaching and learning:Setting objectives and providing feedbackReinforcing effort and providing recognition Cooperative learningCues, and it highlights the point that all of the strategies are effective and should be used to complement one another.