the adaptive school a sourcebook for developing collaborative groups

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The Adaptive School

Author : Robert J. Garmston
ISBN : 9781442224001
Genre : Education
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Expanded and updated, this edition of one of the most popular resources for school change now comes with ancillary materials containing 150 facilitation strategies. Placing inquiry at the center of effective change, The Adaptive School gives readers the tools they need to bring about genuine school improvement and to learn to use and incorporate them into practice. The book also includes a useful problem locater that helps define problems and identify strategies to deal with them. New to this edition: the ancillary materials, the strategies, the problem locater, the expanded material on facilitation, and expanded self teaching tools.

Reflective Practice For Renewing Schools

Author : Jennifer York-Barr
ISBN : 9781506350547
Genre : Education
File Size : 88. 48 MB
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Renew your teaching and your passion with this updated bestseller! When the teaching life gets tough, reflective practice reenergizes you—counteracting the effects of professional isolation and instilling a sense of meaning, renewal, and empowerment that benefits you, your colleagues, and your students. This bestselling book offers research-based ideas and strategies for using reflective practice individually, with others, and even schoolwide. Features of the newest edition include: Updated strategies for engaging adults and students and using reflective practices to create equitable outcomes New examples of reflective practice in action A new chapter on the core leadership practices for growing reflective practice A new companion website with resources and reflection protocols

Making Group Work Easy

Author : Steven A. Schiola
ISBN : 9781607097761
Genre : Education
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The latest research about improving education shows that when educators work together to examine data, brainstorm strategies, implement those strategies, and check the data again, student achievement rises. These processes are well known and effective. What is often overlooked or taken for granted is the process the educators will use to work with one another and find effective solutions. It is easy to say that educators will just meet with each other and work these things out. However, as we have learned with students, people are not born with all of the skills to work in teams. This book teaches a process that will help both teachers and administrators plan for and conduct meetings that are meaningful, useful, and that generate results.

How To Make Presentations That Teach And Transform

Author : Robert Garmston
ISBN : 9781416615934
Genre : Education
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In this practical guide to designing and delivering interesting and effective presentations for adult audiences, Garmston and Wellman cover the five stages of a presentation and offer tips for executing each one.

Collaboration And Co Teaching For English Learners

Author : Andrea Honigsfeld
ISBN : 9781483346021
Genre : Education
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Your English Language Learners are counting on you to collaborate effectively. The Common Core State Standards have increased the pressure on English Language Learners. And with the EL population increasing every day, schools need proven systems for ensuring that the students of the future are able to thrive. In practice, this is a challenge for educational leaders. The most promising solution is the collaborative approach pioneered by this book’s authors—America’s leading authorities on collaboration and co-teaching for EL achievement. Honigsfeld and Dove’s resources for collaboration and co-teaching include Templates for creating EL profiles that will enable you to address their unique needs Prompts for Professional Learning activities (for teams or individuals) and further reading The latest research findings on best instructional practices that benefit ELs This is your concise, comprehensive guide to creating a powerful collaborative program to benefit your ELs. Start implementing it today and watch the outcomes improve.

Using Data To Improve Student Learning In School Districts

Author : Victoria Bernhardt
ISBN : 9781317922841
Genre : Education
File Size : 43. 39 MB
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This book helps you make sense of the data your school district collects, including state student achievement results as well as other qualitative and quantitative data. Easy-to-use templates, tools, and examples are available on the accompanying CD-ROM.

The Socially Networked Classroom

Author : William Kist
ISBN : 9781412967006
Genre : Education
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This book demonstrates how pioneering teachers have successfully integrated screen-based literacies into instruction and how you can harness students' social networking skills for learning.

Unlocking Group Potential To Improve Schools

Author : Robert J. Garmston
ISBN : 9781412998895
Genre : Education
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This field book shows educators how to improve schools by developing group culture, enhancing facilitators' skills, and equipping groups to resolve complex issues around student learning.

Motivation To Learn

Author : Michael Middleton
ISBN : 9781483359144
Genre : Education
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Harness the power of motivation to transform the learning experience! When properly channeled, motivation propels learning forward. Yet teachers across all grade levels and disciplines struggle to recognize and cultivate this dynamic, social force in the classroom. This essential resource proves that all students are motivated to learn, and provides authentic tools to create and sustain a classroom community that is highly engaged. You’ll discover: Reflection activities that promote student voice and self-efficacy as well as assess existing motivation levels Case studies and best practices based on current motivation theory and research Strategies to design meaningful learning tasks and build positive relationships with students and colleagues.

Got Data Now What

Author : Laura Lipton
ISBN : 1936765047
Genre : Educational statistics
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"Data can elicit powerful conversations about practice, but only if they are the right data and used strategically. 'Got Data? Now What?' offers the strategies and tools necessary to identify what's relevant and transform struggling groups into powerful communities of learners. With this resource, group leaders can guide their team in data-driven problem solving and decision making to improve student learning."--

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