Continuing Professional Development Products

  • The Educational Leader's Guide for School Scheduling

    Strategies Addressing Grades K-12

    By Elliott Merenbloom, Barbara Kalina

    The Educational Leader’s Guide for School Scheduling: Strategies Addressing Grades K-12 is the first publication to address creative scheduling at all levels: K-5 or 6, K-8, middle and high schools. This essential resource provides strategies for the effective and equitable distribution of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 

  • Understanding Key Education Issues

    How We Got Here and Where We Go From Here

    By Matthew Lynch

    In this age of education innovation and reform, schools must evolve and react to current policy trends. This accessible book offers research-based insights into six key educational trends and issues that are impacting the K-12 learning today: year-round schooling, assessments, educating minorities,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 

  • A Road Map to PLC Success

    By Sean McWherter

    Educators often have trouble properly implementing Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) because they simply don’t know how the process is supposed to work. By cutting through the fluff and generalities, this book provides a clear road map that takes school leaders step-by-step through the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-17 

  • Evidence-Informed Practice in Early Years Education

    Achieving the best for children through effective professional learning

    By Sue Rogers, Chris Brown

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Foundations and Futures of Education

  • Keeping the Leadership in Instructional Leadership

    Developing Your Practice

    By Linda Carrier

    In a high-stakes and testing-focused school climate, principals strive to develop and refine the skills that will make them effective instructional leaders. This book discusses how a narrow focus on day-to-day operations and management can limit the potential for effective instructional leadership…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14 

  • How to be a Brilliant Trainee Teacher

    2nd Edition

    By Trevor Wright

    How to be a Brilliant Trainee Teacher sets out clear and practical guidelines to support your training and enhance your teaching, moving you directly towards a real understanding of how and why pupils learn and how you can enhance your own progress. This second edition has been updated to offer you…

    Paperback – 2017-03-11 

  • Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education in Germany

    Edited by Wilfried Smidt

    The importance of early childhood education has been emphasized by a large body of research that has demonstrated that children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development is significantly influenced by the quality of the education and care received from their families and in preschool.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-11 

  • Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach

    Early Years Education in Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Jane Williams-Siegfredsen

    This fully revised edition of Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Danish Forest School Approach. It enables analysis of the essential elements of this particular approach to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-07 
    Understanding the… Approach

  • Leadership in America's Best Urban Schools

    By Joseph F. Johnson, Jr., Cynthia L. Uline, Lynne G. Perez

    Leadership in America’s Best Urban Schools describes and demystifies the qualities that successful leaders rely on to make a difference at all levels of urban school leadership. Grounded in research, this volume reveals the multiple challenges that real urban elementary, middle, and high schools…

    Paperback – 2017-03-04 

  • Math Workstations in Action

    Powerful Possibilities for Engaged Learning in Grades 3-5

    By Nicki Newton

    In this new book from bestselling author and consultant Nicki Newton, you’ll learn how to incorporate math workstations into your elementary math classes. Math workstations allow students to engage in meaningful, independent math practice through student-driven games and activities, and can be…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 

  • The Hero Maker

    How Superintendents Can Get their School Boards to Do The Right Thing

    By Todd Whitaker, Ryan Donlan

    In this book from bestselling author Todd Whitaker and Ryan Donlan, superintendents will learn how to help their school boards make smart, worthwhile decisions that they will deserve to brag about. The Hero Maker addresses the challenges of helping board members to make realistic changes that will…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 

  • Debates in History Teaching

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Ian Davies

    Now in its second edition, Debates in History Teaching remains at the cutting edge of history education. It has been fully updated to take into account the latest developments in policy, research and professional practice. With further exploration into the major issues that history teachers…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24 
    Debates in Subject Teaching

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