School Effectiveness & Improvement Products

  • Teachers and Academic Partners in Urban Schools

    Threats to professional practice

    By Lori Beckett

    Teachers and Academic Partners in Urban Schools identifies and addresses a major problem for practitioners - teachers, student teachers and teacher educators - working in urban schools burdened by highly restrictive teaching methods and pressures to meet unrealistic benchmarks set by government. In…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11 
    Teacher Quality and School Development

  • Noncognitive psychological processes and academic achievement

    Edited by Jihyun Lee, Lazar Stankov

    It is becoming increasingly clear that non-cognitive psychological processes are important for students’ school achievement, even to the point where their influence may be stronger than that exerted by the parents, teachers, or the school atmosphere itself. Non-cognitive psychological variables…

    Hardback – 2016-02-09 

  • How to Make Data Work

    A Guide for Educational Leaders

    By Jenny Grant Rankin

    Educators are increasingly responsible for using data to improve teaching and learning in their schools. This helpful guide provides leaders with simple steps for facilitating accurate analysis and interpretation of data, while avoiding common errors and pitfalls. How to Make Data Work provides…

    Paperback – 2016-02-04 

  • Five Critical Leadership Practices

    The Secret to High-Performing Schools

    By Ruth C. Ash, Pat H. Hodge

    What are the critical practices of leaders in high-performing schools? Based on extensive observations, interviews, and in-depth case studies of principals and superintendents who significantly increase student learning and achievement, this exciting new book provides novice and veteran school…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22 

  • Occupational and Physical Therapy in Educational Environments

    By Irene Mcewen

    Occupational and Physical Therapy in Educational Environments covers the major issues involved in providing lawful, team-oriented, and effective occupational and physical therapy services for students with disabilities in public schools. For those involved with students with disabilities, this book…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Restorative Justice in Urban Schools

    Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline

    By Anita Wadhwa

    The school-to-prison pipeline is often the path for marginalized students, particularly black males, who are three times as likely to be suspended as White students. This volume provides an ethnographic portrait of how educators can implement restorative justice to build positive school cultures…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • Privatisation, Education and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Privatisation in and of education is a process that takes many different forms, and is deeply controversial. While the shift in who pays is certainly an important dimension of privatisation, there have also been changes in the management, provision, and delivery of schooling. In most of the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16

  • 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 – 2015-11-16

  • 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 – 2015-11-10

  • School Leadership in Diverse Contexts

    Edited by Simon Clarke, Tom O'Donoghue

      School Leadership in Diverse Contexts demonstrates the centrality of context to understanding school leadership. It offers varied portrayals of leadership in a diverse range of distinct settings. Each chapter highlights the prominence of context in understanding the realities of school…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09

  • Data, Data Everywhere

    Bringing All the Data Together for Continuous School Improvement

    By Victoria L. Bernhardt

    Hardback – 2015-10-07

  • Data, Data Everywhere

    Bringing All the Data Together for Continuous School Improvement, 2nd Edition

    By Victoria L. Bernhardt

    The latest book from best-selling author Victoria L. Bernhardt is an easy-to-read primer that describes what it takes to achieve student learning growth at every grade level, in every subject area, and with every student group. In this new edition, readers will learn how to use data to inform their…

    Paperback – 2015-08-24

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