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Robyn Jackson—Stop Leading, Start Building!: Turn Your School into a Success Story with the People and Resources You Already Have

Robyn Jackson—Stop Leading, Start Building!: Turn Your School into a Success Story with the People and Resources You Already Have

July 22, 2021

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Get the Book, Stop Leading, Start Building!: Turn Your School into a Success Story with the People and Resources You Already Have

Follow Robyn on Twitter @Robyn_Mindsteps

Visit Robyn's Website, Mindstepsinc.com

About the Authors

Robyn Jackson, PhD., is the founder of Mindsteps and the host of School Leadership Re-Imagined, the podcast for school administrators, instructional coaches, and teacher leaders. She's the award-winning author of 11 books including the best selling The Instructional Leader’s Guide to Strategic Conversations with Teachers and Never Underestimate Your Teachers, which was chosen as an ASCD Member Book.

Teaching With the Instructional Cha-Chas: Four Steps to Make Learning Stick—LeAnn Nickelsen & Melissa Dickson

Teaching With the Instructional Cha-Chas: Four Steps to Make Learning Stick—LeAnn Nickelsen & Melissa Dickson

July 9, 2021

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Get the Book, Teaching With Instructional Cha-Chas

Visit Leann's website, MaximizeLearningInc.com

Visit Melissa's website, MelissaDickson.com

Follow Leann on Twitter @lnickelsen1

Follow Melissa on Twitter @mdickson221

About the Authors

Melissa Dickson, MEd, is an outstanding presenter and educator. She is passionate about providing teachers with research-based ideas and strategies that can be immediately implemented. In her decades as an educator, Melissa has been a literacy coach, staff developer, site-based team leader, mentor teacher, inclusion teacher, classroom teacher, and early-childhood teacher. S

LeAnn Nickelsen, MEd, delivers presentations nationally on brain research topics, differentiation, reading and vocabulary strategies, and nutrition affecting cognition, all based on the latest research. She is known for delivering a wealth of information in an active, fun format with very specific, practical classroom examples. Participants leave with many ideas for maximizing learning for all students.

Danny Brassell—Leadership Begins with Motivation

Danny Brassell—Leadership Begins with Motivation

July 6, 2021

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Get the Book, Leadership Begins With Motivation

Visit Danny's Website, DannyBrassell.com

Visit The Reading Habit website, TheReadingHabit.com

Follow Danny on Twitter, @DannyBrassell

About the Authors

A highly-sought after speaker, trainer and coach known as “Jim Carrey
with a Ph.D.,” Dr. Danny Brassell has spoken to over 3,500 audiences
worldwide and authored 16 books, including his latest, Leadership Begins
with Motivation. He is the co-founder of www.theREADINGhabit.com, the
world’s top reading engagement program.

Jed Dearybury—The Playful Classroom: The Power of Play for All Ages

Jed Dearybury—The Playful Classroom: The Power of Play for All Ages

June 21, 2021

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Get the Book, The Playful Classroom: The Power of Play for All Ages

Visit Jed's Website, www.MrDearybury.com

Follow Jed on Twitter @MrDearybury

About the Authors

Jed Dearybury is a teacher educator and award-winning classroom teacher, who was featured as GQ Magazine as Male Leader of the Year, met President Obama as the SC winner of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching. Since 2015, he has become an educational leader by providing quality, hands-on, engaging learning experiences for students and teachers across the country.

Annie Murphy Paul—The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain

Annie Murphy Paul—The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain

June 14, 2021

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Get the book, The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain

Visit Annie's Website

Follow Annie on Twitter @AnnieMurphyPaul 

About the Authors

Annie Murphy Paul is an acclaimed science writer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Scientific American, Psychology Today, O the Oprah Magazine, and many other publications. She is the author of Origins: How the Nine Months Before Birth Shape the Rest of Our Lives, The Cult of Personality Testing, and her new book, The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain. 

Courtney Ostaff—The Teaching Online Handbook

Courtney Ostaff—The Teaching Online Handbook

June 14, 2021

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Get the book, The Teaching Online Handbook

Visit Courtney's Website, CourtneyOstaff.com 

Follow Courtney on Twitter @Ostaff1

About the Authors

Courtney Ostaff has been teaching online since 1999. With a wide variety of experience as a public school special education teacher, an in-home early intervention specialist, a community college algebra instructor, and a homeschooler, she has worked with students ranging from the very young to the elderly. Along the way, she has developed practices and techniques for making the most of the online classroom. Currently, she teaches math, science, and social studies at an online learning services provider, working with secondary students worldwide.

Jared Cooney Horvath & David Bott—10 Things Schools Get Wrong and How We Can Get Them Right

Jared Cooney Horvath & David Bott—10 Things Schools Get Wrong and How We Can Get Them Right

June 14, 2021

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Get the book, 10 Things Schools Get Wrong and How We Can Get Them Right

Visit the LME Global Website, LMEGlobal.net

Visit the Vidaly website, Vidaly.com

Follow Jared on Twitter @JCHorvath

Follow David on Twitter @DavidBott

About the Authors

Jared Cooney Horvath is a cognitive neuroscientist based out of the University of Melbourne specializing in human thought, learning and brain stimulation.

David Bott is an education consultant who works with government organisations and some of the world’s leading schools to help guide wellbeing vision and strategy, and is Founder & Chief of Education Content at Vidaly.

Ted Bunch & Anna Marie Johnson Teague—The Book of Dares: 100 Ways for Boys to be Kind, Bold, and Brave

Ted Bunch & Anna Marie Johnson Teague—The Book of Dares: 100 Ways for Boys to be Kind, Bold, and Brave

June 2, 2021

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Get the book, The Book of Dares: 100 Ways for Boys to Be Kind, Bold, and Brave

Visit the A Call To Men website, ACallToMen.org

About the Authors

Ted Bunch and Anna Marie Johnson Teague are friends, parents, and anti-violence educators with A Call to Men, where they help men and boys promote healthy manhood and prevent violence and discrimination, working with students, professional athletes, and organizations like the NFL, US military, and United Nations.

Barbara Blackburn—Rigor in the Remote Learning Classroom: Instructional Tips and Strategies

Barbara Blackburn—Rigor in the Remote Learning Classroom: Instructional Tips and Strategies

May 24, 2021

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Get the book, Rigor In The Remote Learning Classroom

Visit Barbara's Website, BarbaraBlackburnOnline.com

Follow Barbara on Twitter @BarbBlackburn

About the Author

Barbara Blackburn, PhD is the author of 29 books and a full-time consultant who works with schools around the world to help raise the level of rigor and motivation for professional educators and students alike. Dr. Blackburn has been named to the Top 30 Education Gurus by Global Gurus for 3 years running, and she’s the author of the new book Rigor in the Remote Learning Classroom: Instructional Tips and Strategies.

Jennifer Abrams—Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing (Up) at Work

Jennifer Abrams—Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing (Up) at Work

May 17, 2021

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Register for our upcoming Having Hard Conversations training with Jennifer Abrams

Visit Jennifer's Website, JenniferAbrams.com

About the Author

Jennifer Abrams is an international educational and communications consultant for public and independent schools, hospitals, universities and non-profits. Jennifer trains and coaches teachers, administrators, and others on new employee support, supervision, being generationally savvy, having hard conversations and collaboration skills.

Michael Bungay Stainer—The Advice Trap: Be Humble, Stay Curious & Change the Way You Lead Forever

Michael Bungay Stainer—The Advice Trap: Be Humble, Stay Curious & Change the Way You Lead Forever

May 13, 2021

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Get the book, The Advice Trap: Be Humble, Stay Curious & Change the Way You Lead Forever

Visit Michael's Website, MBS.Works

About the Author

Michael Bungay Stanier is a bestselling author and Rhodes scholar who helps people stay curious a bit longer, and rush to action and advice-giving a little more slowly.  strengthens leadership and culture within organizations by giving busy managers and leaders the tools to coach in a way that works.

Jessica Lahey—The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence

Jessica Lahey—The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence

May 4, 2021

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Get the book, The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence

Get a signed copy of the book

Visit Jessica's website, JessicaLahey.com

About the Author

Jessica Lahey is a teacher, writer, and mom, with a background in juvenile and education law, but she's best known as a writer whose work has appeared in The Atlantic, Vermont Public Radio, and the New York Times, and she's the author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed.

Houston Kraft—Deep Kindness: A Revolutionary Guide for the Way We Think, Talk, and Act in Kindness
Read Write Code: A Friendly Introduction to the World of Coding, and Why It’s the New Literacy

Read Write Code: A Friendly Introduction to the World of Coding, and Why It’s the New Literacy

April 19, 2021

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Get the book, Read Write Code: A Friendly Introduction to the World of Coding, and Why It's the New Literacy

Follow Jeremy @Jkeesh on Twitter

Visit Jeremy's website, thekeesh.com 

About the Author

Jeremy Keeshin is the CEO and co-founder of CodeHS, the leading coding education platform for schools used by millions of students. He is an expert in computer science education and education technology, and he has visited hundreds of schools all over the world. Prior to starting CodeHS, he taught computer science at Stanford.

Robert Slavin: Proven Tutoring

Robert Slavin: Proven Tutoring

April 12, 2021

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About the Author

Robert Slavin, PhD is a distinguished professor and director of the Center for Research and Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University. A member of the National Academy of Education, he is the author of more than 300 articles and books, including the textbook, Educational Psychology: Theory and Practice. He is co-founder of the Success For All foundation as well as the new website ProvenTutoring.org.

John Corrigan—Why We Teach: Preparing Young People For A Future That’s Here

John Corrigan—Why We Teach: Preparing Young People For A Future That’s Here

April 7, 2021

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Get the book, Why We Teach: Preparing Young People For A Future That's Here

Visit John's Website, JohnGCorrigan.com

About the Author

John Corrigan, MBA is a Melbourne-based author and consultant who helps schools operate to their full human potential.

Douglas Fisher—The Distance Learning Playbook for School Leaders: Leading for Engagement and Impact in Any Setting
Alexs Pate—The Innocent Classroom: Dismantling Racial Bias to Support Students of Color

Alexs Pate—The Innocent Classroom: Dismantling Racial Bias to Support Students of Color

March 15, 2021

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Get the book, The Innocent Classroom: Dismantling Racial Bias to Support Students of Color

Visit The Innocent Classroom website, InnocentClassroom.com

 

About the Author

Alexs Pate is the President and CEO of Innocent Technologies and the creator of the Innocent Classroom, a program for K–12 educators that aims to transform U.S. public education and end disparities by closing the relationship gap between educators and students of color. Mr. Pate is the author of five novels, including the New York Times best-seller Amistad.

Simon Rodberg—What If I’m Wrong? and Other Key Questions for Decisive School Leadership

Simon Rodberg—What If I’m Wrong? and Other Key Questions for Decisive School Leadership

February 16, 2021

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Get the book, What If I'm Wrong? and Other Key Questions for Decisive School Leadership

Visit Simon's website 

About the Author

Simon Rodberg is a strategy consultant and coach who teaches educational leadership at American University. He was the founding principal of DC International School, an award-winning public charter, and his writing has appeared in Educational Leadership, Harvard Business Review, Principal Leadership, Principal magazine, and The New York Times.

Justin Thomas—The Principal’s Toolbox: Real Talk on Tackling School Leadership

Justin Thomas—The Principal’s Toolbox: Real Talk on Tackling School Leadership

February 2, 2021

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Get the book, The Principal's Toolbox: Real Talk on Tackling School Leadership

Follow Justin on Twitter @HappyTeacherGuy

About the Author

Dr. Justin Thomas is an elementary principal in the Nashville area. Dr. Thomas believes that the keys to success revolve around growth and gratitude - the ideas that all members of a school can 'get better', and that a spirit of thankfulness is key to strong culture.

Ebony Omotola McGee—Black, Brown, Bruised: How Racialized STEM Education Stifles Innovation

Ebony Omotola McGee—Black, Brown, Bruised: How Racialized STEM Education Stifles Innovation

January 22, 2021

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Get the book, Black, Brown, Bruised: How Racialized STEM Education Stifles Innovation

Visit the BlackEngineeringPHD website

About the Author

Dr. Ebony Omotola McGee is associate professor of diversity and STEM education at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University.

Bryan Goodwin—Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning: Tools for Achieving Success in Your School

Bryan Goodwin—Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning: Tools for Achieving Success in Your School

January 19, 2021

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Get the book, Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning: Tools for Achieving Success in Your School

Follow Bryan on Twitter @bryanrgoodwin

About Bryan Goodwin

Bryan Goodwin is President & CEO of McREL International, a nonprofit school improvement organization that seeks to harness the power of curiosity and inquiry to empower all learners through rigorously researched professional learning and coaching services for school systems worldwide. He's the author of numerous books.

Molly Hudgens—Saving Sycamore: The School Shooting That Never Happened

Molly Hudgens—Saving Sycamore: The School Shooting That Never Happened

January 11, 2021

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Get the book, Saving Sycamore: The School Shooting That Never Happened

Follow Molly on Twitter @HudgensMolly

Visit Molly's Website, MollyHudgens.com

About the Author

Molly Hudgens is a nationally known speaker and expert on preventing school shootings. She is a counselor at Sycamore Middle School in Pleasant View, Tennessee, and a recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Curtis Zimmerman—Life at Performance Level

Curtis Zimmerman—Life at Performance Level

January 4, 2021

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Get the book, Life at Performance Level

Visit Curtis's website

About the Author

Curtis Zimmerman is a bestselling author, keynote speaker, and host of the podcast The Next 24 Hours. He is the author of 4 books, including Keys to Success in College and Life.

Marcie Beigel—Love Your Classroom Again: Realistic Behavior Strategies for Educators

Marcie Beigel—Love Your Classroom Again: Realistic Behavior Strategies for Educators

December 28, 2020

About The Author

Dr. Marcie Beigel is the founder and director of Behavior + Beyond. By redesigning behavior with realistic strategies, Dr. Marcie has been transforming classrooms, families, and students since 1998. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, holds a doctorate from Columbia University, and appears regularly as a guest expert on TV and other media. She's the author of two books on behavior, including Love Your Family Again, and Love Your Classroom Again.

Karen Gross—Trauma Doesn’t Stop at the School Door: Strategies and Solutions for Educators, PreK-College

Karen Gross—Trauma Doesn’t Stop at the School Door: Strategies and Solutions for Educators, PreK-College

December 21, 2020

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Get the book, Trauma Doesn't Stop at the School Door: Strategies and Solutions for Educators, PreK-College

Visit Karen's website

About the Author

Karen Gross is an author and educator with more than 40 years of experience as a law professor, college president, keynote speaker, and consultant. She's the author of books for both children and adults, including her Lady Lucy series for kids, and her new book Trauma Doesn’t Stop at the School Door.

Delores Lindsey—Culturally Proficient Coaching: Supporting Educators to Create Equitable Schools

Delores Lindsey—Culturally Proficient Coaching: Supporting Educators to Create Equitable Schools

December 14, 2020

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Get the book, Culturally Proficient Coaching: Supporting Educators to Create Equitable Schools

Visit The Center for Culturally Proficient Educational Practice (CCPEP) Website

Contact Delores at dblindsey@aol.com

 

About the Author

Delores Lindsey, PhD supports schools and districts through coaching, consulting, and mentoring. With more than 50 years of experience as an educator committed to the work of equity, she has served as a teacher, administrator, and university professor at Cal State San Marcos.

Raymond Smith—10 Mindframes for Leaders: The VISIBLE LEARNING Approach to School Success

Raymond Smith—10 Mindframes for Leaders: The VISIBLE LEARNING Approach to School Success

December 7, 2020

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Get the book, 10 Mindframes for Leaders: The VISIBLE LEARNING Approach to School Success

About the Author

Dr. Raymond Smith speaks, writes, and consults about leadership development with Visible Learning and Corwin Press, and has worked in K-12 leadership, administrator preparation, and higher education.

Chad Dumas—Let’s Put the C in PLC: A Practical Guide for School Leaders

Chad Dumas—Let’s Put the C in PLC: A Practical Guide for School Leaders

November 23, 2020

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Get the book, Let's Put the C in PLC: A Practical Guide for School Leaders

Visit the Next Learning Solutions website

About the Author

Dr. Chad Dumas is an educational consultant, international presenter and award-winning researcher whose primary focus is collaborating to develop capacity for continuous improvement. Having been a successful teacher, principal, central office administrator, professional developer and consultant in a variety of school districts, he brings his passion, expertise, and skills to his writing and speaking as he engages participants in meaningful and practical learning.

William A. Sommers and Diane Zimmerman—9 Professional Conversations to Change Schools: A Dashboard of Options

William A. Sommers and Diane Zimmerman—9 Professional Conversations to Change Schools: A Dashboard of Options

November 16, 2020

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Get the book, 9 Professional Conversations to Change Schools: A Dashboard of Options

Visit the LearningOmnivores website

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About the Authors

William A. Sommers, PhD is the author of 10 books. A former board member and President of the National Staff Development Council, now Learning Forward, Bill was a school and district administrator for over 35 years. Diane Zimmerman, PhD is a writer and consultant focusing on entrepreneurial learning and schools that make a difference. A former superintendent, she has more the 36 years of experience at the K-12 and higher ed levels.

William D. Parker—Pause. Breathe. Flourish. Living Your Best Life as an Educator.

William D. Parker—Pause. Breathe. Flourish. Living Your Best Life as an Educator.

October 7, 2020

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Get the book, Pause. Breathe. Flourish. Living Your Best Life as an Educator

Visit Will's Website, WilliamDParker.com

Follow Will on Twitter @Williamdp

 

About the Author

William D. Parker is executive director of Oklahoma’s Association of Secondary Principals and Oklahoma’s Middle Level Educator Association. William is a nationally known author and speaker who uses his expertise in school culture, leadership and communication to equip educators with solutions and strategies for motivating students, inspiring teachers, and reaching communities. He is the host of the Principal Matters podcast, and the author of three books.

Craig Randall—Trust-Based Observations: Maximizing Teaching & Learning Growth

Craig Randall—Trust-Based Observations: Maximizing Teaching & Learning Growth

October 7, 2020

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Get the book, Trust-Based Observations: Maximizing Teaching and Learning Growth

Visit the Trust Based Website

Follow Craig on Twitter @TrustbasedCraig

 

About the Author

Craig Randall is a trainer and consultant who has served as principal, counselor, teacher, and college basketball coach with experience in schools in the Pacific Northwest and around the world.

William A. Sommers—Responding to Resistance: Thirty Strategies to Manage Conflict in Your School

William A. Sommers—Responding to Resistance: Thirty Strategies to Manage Conflict in Your School

August 25, 2020

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Get the book, Responding to Resistance: Thirty Strategies to Manage Conflict in Your School

Visit the Learning Omnivores Website

Follow Bill on Twitter @BillSommers8

 

About the Author

William A. Sommers, PhD is the author of 10 books. A former board member and President for the National Staff Development Council, now Learning Forward, and was a school and district administrator for over 35 years.

Robert Barr & Emily Gibson—Building the Resilient School: Overcoming the Effects of Poverty With a Culture of Hope

Robert Barr & Emily Gibson—Building the Resilient School: Overcoming the Effects of Poverty With a Culture of Hope

August 13, 2020

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Get the book, Building the Resilient School: Overcoming the Effects of Poverty With a Culture of Hope

About the Authors

Dr. Bob Barr and Dr. Emily Gibson are the authors of two books together. Their first book, Building a Culture of Hope, won Learning Magazine's Teacher Choice Award for Professional Development.

Douglas Fisher—The Distance Learning Playbook

Douglas Fisher—The Distance Learning Playbook

July 31, 2020

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Get the book, The Distance Learning Playbook: Grades K-12

Visit the Fisher and Frey Website

 

Follow Douglas on Twitter @dfishersdsu

 

About the Author

Douglas Fisher is a professor at San Diego State University and co-founder of Health Sciences High & Middle College, and the author of numerous books—many with John Hattie on Visible Learning.

Michael Roberts—Shifting from Me to We: How to Jumpstart Collaboration in a PLC at Work®

Michael Roberts—Shifting from Me to We: How to Jumpstart Collaboration in a PLC at Work®

July 29, 2020

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Get the book, Shifting from Me to We: How to Jumpstart Collaboration in a PLC at Work®

 

Visit Michael's Website, EveryKidNow.com

 

Follow Michael on Twitter @EveryKidNow

 

About the Author

Michael Roberts is an author and consultant with over two decades of experience teaching and leading schools at all levels. A former principal and director, he's the author of several books, including Shifting from Me to We: How to Jumpstart Collaboration in a PLC at Work®.

Meredith Honig & Lydia Rainey—Supervising Principals for Instructional Leadership: A Teaching and Learning Approach

Meredith Honig & Lydia Rainey—Supervising Principals for Instructional Leadership: A Teaching and Learning Approach

July 20, 2020

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Get the book Supervising Principals for Instructional Leadership: A Teaching and Learning Approach

 

Visit the District Leadership Design Lab website

 

View the Principal Supervision and Distance Learning: What’s the Right Approach? Webinar with Meredith Honig

 

About the Authors

Meredith Honig, PhD is a professor of Education Policy, Organizations, and Leadership at the University of Washington, Seattle. Lydia Rainey, PhD is a research scientist at the University of Washington, Seattle, and the director of research for the District Leadership Design Lab.

Jethro Jones—SchoolX: How principals can design a transformative school experience for students, teachers, parents – and themselves

Jethro Jones—SchoolX: How principals can design a transformative school experience for students, teachers, parents – and themselves

July 8, 2020

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Get the book, SchoolX: How principals can design a transformative school experience for students, teachers, parents – and themselves

Visit Jethro's Website, JethroJones.com

Get a free sample chapter of the book, SchoolX

About the Author

Jethro Jones is a former principal who helps schools and districts find simple solutions to complex problems. Named a Digital Principal of the Year by the NASSP, Jethro has served students as a teacher, district coach, media & distance learning specialist, and principal, with experience at every level of public education. He's the host of the Transformative Principal podcast, and the author of the new book SchoolX: How principals can design a transformative school experience for students, teachers, parents - and themselves.

Jamie Thom—A Quiet Education: Challenging the Extrovert Ideal in our Schools

Jamie Thom—A Quiet Education: Challenging the Extrovert Ideal in our Schools

June 30, 2020

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Get the book, A Quiet Education: Challenging the Extrovert Ideal in our Schools 

Listen to The Well Teacher podcast

About the Author

Jamie Thom is an English teacher in Scotland and the host of the Well Teacher podcast. He's author of two books, including A Quiet Education, which we're here to talk about today.

Emma Turner—Be More Toddler: A Leadership Education From Our Little Learners

Emma Turner—Be More Toddler: A Leadership Education From Our Little Learners

June 22, 2020

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Get the book, Be More Toddler: A Leadership Education From Our Little Learners

Listen to the Mind The Gap Podcast

About the Author

Emma Turner is a former primary school teacher, and was one of the first female co-heads of a primary school in the UK. She currently serves as the Research and CPD lead for the Discovery School's Academy Trust in the UK, and she is the author of Be More Toddler: A Leadership Education From Our Little Learners

Wendy Oliver—Not Your Mama’s Classroom: What You Need to Know As A Parent About Your Child’s Digital Education

Wendy Oliver—Not Your Mama’s Classroom: What You Need to Know As A Parent About Your Child’s Digital Education

June 15, 2020

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Get the book, Not Your Mama's Classroom: What You Need to Know As A Parent About Your Child's Digital Education

Visit Wendy's website, DrWendyOliver.com

Follow Wendy on Twitter @oliver_dr

About The Author

Dr. Wendy Oliver has 20 years of experience in online and blended education. She served as Chief Learning Architect for an online school through Arizona State University, and is currently the Chief Learning Officer at Edison Learning.

Dana Goodier—Working With Students with Chronic Attendance And Truancy Issues

Dana Goodier—Working With Students with Chronic Attendance And Truancy Issues

June 8, 2020

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Follow Dana on Twitter @DanaGoodier

Visit Dana's Website, DanaGoodier.com

Visit the Attendance Works website 

Subscribe to Dana's Podcast, Out Of The Trenches 

About Dr. Dana Goodier

Dr. Dana Goodier is an educational leader and speaker with more than 18 years of experience. She holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership & Management, and her research interests include district accreditation and parent opt-outs from standardized testing. She is also the host of the new podcast “Out of the Trenches”, which is features educators who have been in the trenches and have managed to crawl out. Hear their stories of resiliency and what they have learned as a result of their experiences.

Kirsten Richert, Jeffrey Ikler and Margaret Zacchei—Shifting How School Leaders Can Create a Culture of Change

Kirsten Richert, Jeffrey Ikler and Margaret Zacchei—Shifting How School Leaders Can Create a Culture of Change

June 1, 2020

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Get the book, Shifting: How School Leaders Can Create a Culture of Change

Visit the website, ShiftingForImpact.com

About the Authors

Kirsten Richert is an innovation expert who works with leaders on transformational efforts. Kirsten teaches Design Thinking, Communication and Innovation at a number of colleges in the greater NYC area.

Jeff Ikler is Director of Quetico Career and Leadership Coaching, a firm dedicated to helping individuals overcome career issues, and leaders develop sustained changes in their leadership practices and organizations.

Margaret Zacchei is an innovative educational leader and consultant with 25 years experience as an elementary principal and teacher. Through Margaret’s leadership and engagement of staff, the school where she was principal until 2017 received the highest recognition for achievement by the Connecticut Department of Education in 2015-16 and 2016-17.

Peter Dewitt—Instructional Leadership: Creating Practice Out of Theory
Amy Baeder—Creating Purpose and Consistency for Students with Project-Based Learning

Amy Baeder—Creating Purpose and Consistency for Students with Project-Based Learning

May 13, 2020

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Visit Amy's Website, www.amybaeder.com

Download the PBL Roadmap for School and District Leaders

Learn More about The Project-Based Learning Curriculum Developer Certification Program

About Amy Baeder

Dr Amy Baeder is an independent education consultant supporting instructional excellence through project-based learning. Dr. Baeder is the Director of the Project-Based Learning Network, which supports teachers across the United States and 43 countries.

Andy Hargreaves—Moving: A Memoir of Education and Social Mobility

Andy Hargreaves—Moving: A Memoir of Education and Social Mobility

May 11, 2020

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Get the book, Moving: A Memoir of Education and Social Mobility

Visit Andy's Website, www.AndyHargreaves.com

About The Author

Dr. Andy Hargreaves is an internationally renowned researcher, professor, government adviser, and global change agent, and the founder of the Atlantic Rim Collaboratory, a group of nations committed to excellence, equity, wellbeing, inclusion, democracy and human rights. Dr. Hargreaves has consulted with the OECD, the World Bank, governments, universities and teacher unions worldwide. He's the author of more than 30 books.

Amber Dembowski—Monday Mindset

Amber Dembowski—Monday Mindset

May 4, 2020

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Visit Amber's website, AmberDembowski.com

About Amber Dembowski

Amber Dembowski is the host of Monday Mindset, a podcast on learning how to think better, as well as principal of two schools.

Anne Gregory and Katherine R. Evans—The Starts and Stumbles of Restorative Justice in Education: Where Do We Go from Here?

Anne Gregory and Katherine R. Evans—The Starts and Stumbles of Restorative Justice in Education: Where Do We Go from Here?

April 20, 2020

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Read The Starts and Stumbles of Restorative Justice in Education: Where Do We Go from Here?

Learn more about the Restorative Justice in Education course at Eastern Mennonite University

About the Authors

Anne Gregory is a professor at Rutgers University. Since she joined the faculty, she has been dedicated to making advances in her areas of research on school discipline. Dr. Gregory has been part of the Research-to-Practice Collaborative on Discipline Disparities, comprised of a national panel of researchers, educators, and policy analysts advocating for change in the gender and race disparities in discipline.

Katherine Evans has been a professor in teacher education at Eastern Mennonite University since 2011. She teaches courses in educational psychology, special education, and restorative justice in education (RJE). She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Research from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville where her dissertation research employed phenomenological interviews with middle school students about their experiences with in-school suspension.

Barbara Blackburn—Money for Good Grades and Other Myths about Motivating Kids: Strategies for Parents & Teachers

Barbara Blackburn—Money for Good Grades and Other Myths about Motivating Kids: Strategies for Parents & Teachers

April 6, 2020

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Get the book, Money for Good Grades and Other Myths About Motivating Kids

Visit Barbara's website, BarbaraBlackburnOnline.com

About The Author

Barbara Blackburn, PhD is the author of more than two dozen books and a full-time consultant who works with schools around the world to help raise the level of rigor and motivation for professional educators and students alike.

Thomas Guskey—Get Set, Go: Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems

Thomas Guskey—Get Set, Go: Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems

March 30, 2020

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Get the book, Get Set, Go: Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems

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About The Author

Dr. Tom Guskey is a renowned expert on assessment and standards-based grading, and fellow of the American Educational Research Association. He's the author of more than 25 books, including On Your Mark: Challenging the Conventions of Grading and Reporting, and the new book Get Set, Go! Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems.

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