Continuing Professional Development Products

  • A School Leader's Guide to Dealing with Difficult Parents

    By Todd Whitaker, Douglas J. Fiore

    This new supplement to the bestselling Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition is designed to help you with the specific challenges you face as a school leader when dealing with parents. The main book, Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition, shows how your teachers and other educators can…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Study Guide to Dealing with Difficult Parents

    By Todd Whitaker, Douglas J. Fiore

    This Study Guide provides a variety of thought-provoking questions and activities to help you implement the concepts in the bestselling book, Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition. For each chapter of the book, the Study Guide offers discussion questions, journal prompts, and group activities…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Inside Education

    Exploring the art of good learning

    By Stephen O'Brien

    To learn more about learning - what it is and how it works - it is necessary to look inside education. Inside Education takes the reader on a journey of 4 ‘live’ education projects: The first all-Irish speaking, mixed-gendered, multi-faith primary school in Ireland (based in Cork; ideally suited to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-25 
    Routledge

  • The Assertive Practitioner

    How to improve early years practice through effective communication

    By Cathy Ota, Deborah Price

    How a staff team works together and how effective and cohesive they are impacts significantly on the children that they care for as well as having implications for the general early years practice and the success of the business of the setting. Drawing together theory and practice, this book…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Formative Assessments and Teacher Professional Learning

    Edited by Dineke E.H. Tigelaar, Douwe Beijaard

    How can formative assessment be used as a means to support teacher professional learning? This book presents several studies, from different countries, on approaches to formative assessment of teachers, both before they start working, and during their careers. These approaches draw on insights from…

    Hardback – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Crossing Boundaries and Weaving Intercultural Work, Life, and Scholarship in Globalizing Universities

    Edited by Adam Komisarof, Zhu Hua

    This book generates a fresh, complex view of the process of globalization by examining how work, scholarship, and life inform each other among intercultural scholars as they navigate their interpersonal relationships and cross boundaries physically and metaphorically. Divided into three parts, the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • The Genius Hour Guidebook

    Fostering Passion, Wonder, and Inquiry in the Classroom

    By Denise Krebs, Gallit Zvi

    Promote your students’ creativity and get them excited about learning! In this practical new book, authors Denise Krebs and Gallit Zvi show you how to implement Genius Hour, a time when students can develop their own inquiry-based projects around their passions and take ownership of their work.…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16 
    Routledge

  • On Being a Mentor

    A Guide for Higher Education Faculty, Second Edition

    By W. Brad Johnson

    On Being a Mentor is the definitive guide to the art and science of engaging students and faculty in effective mentoring relationships in all academic disciplines. Written with pithy clarity and rooted in the latest research on developmental relationships in higher educational settings, this…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge

  • The Classes They Remember

    Using Role-Plays and Mock Trials to Bring Social Studies and English to Life

    By David Sherrin

    Learn how to use role-plays and mock trials to bring history and literature to life! When students take on the roles of historical or literary figures, they develop a greater understanding of characters’ identities and motivations, and are able to more deeply explore and reflect upon key issues and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Experiences of Immigrant Professors

    Challenges, Cross-Cultural Differences, and Lessons for Success

    By Charles B. Hutchison

    Educational institutions all over the world continue to attract the services of foreign-born scholars. In addition to the culture shock that immigrants experience in unfamiliar countries, these scholars often undergo "pedagogical shock." Through autobiographical accounts of foreign-born professors…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Social Work Doctoral Education

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman

    The rapid expansion of doctoral education in social work is changing academia, and expanding the expectations of education for professional practice. This volume focuses on the early development, gradual evolution and present status of social work doctoral education. Relevant for social work…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Researching Critical Reflection

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jan Fook, Val Collington, Fiona Ross, Gillian Ruch, Linden West

    Critical reflection helps professionals to learn directly from their practice experience, so that they can improve their own work in an ongoing and flexible way – something essential in today’s complex and changing organisations. It allows change to be managed in a way which enables individuals to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge

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