Continuing Professional Development Products

  • The Power of Conversation

    Transforming Principals into Great Leaders

    By Barbara Kohm

    Powerful conversations facilitate powerful thinking. In The Power of Conversation, seasoned educator Barbara Kohm provides principals and mentors with a roadmap for growing into great leaders and transforming ordinary schools into great ones. Designed to harness the power of focused professional…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Globalised re/gendering of the academy and leadership

    Edited by Jill Blackmore, Marita Sanchez-Moreno, Naarah Sawers

    The significance of Higher Education to national knowledge-based economies has made the sector the object of government policies, international monitoring, and corporatization. This radical global restructuring of higher education is gendered in its processes, practices, and effects. Exploring how…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge

  • Textual Analysis Made Easy

    Ready-to-Use Tools for Teachers, Grades 5-8

    By C. Brian Taylor

    In this new book, you’ll learn how to teach evidence-based writing using a variety of tools, activities, and sample literary texts. Showing elementary and middle school students how to think critically about what they’re reading can be a challenge, but author C. Brian Taylor makes it easy by…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge

  • From Me to We

    Using Narrative Nonfiction to Broaden Student Perspectives

    By Jason Griffith

    With this practical book, you’ll learn effective ways to engage students in reading and writing by teaching them narrative nonfiction. By engaging adolescents in narrative, literary, or creative nonfiction, they can cultivate a greater understanding of themselves, the world around them, and what it…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Acting It Out

    Using Drama in the Classroom to Improve Student Engagement, Reading, and Critical Thinking

    By Juliet Hart, Mark Onuscheck, Mary T. Christel

    In Acting It Out, you’ll discover how to use drama in your ELA and social studies classrooms to boost student participation and foster critical thinking. With years of experience supervising arts integration programs in Chicago Public Schools, authors Juliet Hart, Mark Onuscheck, and Mary T.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge

  • The Elephant in the Staffroom

    How to reduce stress and improve teacher wellbeing

    By Chris Eyre

    The Elephant in the Staffroom is the survival guide that every busy teacher needs for practical advice on teacher wellbeing. Written in an informal, conversational style, the book is divided into 40 bite-size chunks, covering a range of essential topics from understanding and avoiding burnout, to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge

  • First Aid for Teacher Burnout

    How You Can Find Peace and Success

    By Jenny Grant Rankin

    Offering clear strategies rooted in research and expert recommendations, First Aid for Teacher Burnout empowers teachers to prevent and recover from burnout while finding success at work. Each chapter explores a different common cause of teacher burnout and provides takeaway strategies and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Launching a Successful Research Program at a Teaching University

    By Robert S. Ryan, Avidan Milevsky

    This practical guide addresses the challenges for building and maintaining a college research program in an environment that does not focus on supporting research activity and for those with a heavy teaching load. The challenges faced by teacher-researchers and solutions to issues are reviewed. The…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Curriculum Leadership by Middle Leaders

    Theory, design and practice

    Edited by Kelvin Tan Heng Kiat, Mary Anne Heng, Christina Lim-Ratnam

    Curriculum Leadership by Middle Leaders focusses on major issues relating to the continuing national and international discourse on curriculum leadership, and highlights the vital role of middle leaders in schools. School leadership has focused primarily on first-order change involving school…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asian Education

  • Shining a Light on the Autism Spectrum

    Experiences and Aspirations of Adults

    By Debra Costley, Susanna Baldwin, Susan Bruck, Kaaren Haas, Kerry Ritzrow

    Produced in conjunction with Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect), Australia’s largest provider of services with people on the autism spectrum, this new text explores the experiences, needs and aspirations of adults on the spectrum. The volume utilises the structure of a recent survey (the only one…

    Paperback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Leading Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

    The key guide to designing and delivering courses

    By Doug Parkin

    Leading Learning and Teaching in Higher Education brings together contemporary ideas on leadership, engagement and student learning into a practical solutions-based resource designed for those undertaking the challenge of leading a university-level teaching module, programme or suite of programmes,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge
    Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education

  • Peace Education

    Past, present and future

    Edited by B. Jeannie Lum

    In 1999 the UN instituted the Program of Action on a Culture of Peace, leading to the Declaration of the International Decade for the Promotion of a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World 2001-2010. This represented a paradigm shift away from the prevailing…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge

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