SLLA Crash Course

Approaches for Success
Author: Wafa Hozien, Ph.D
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475827865
Category: Education
Page: 172
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This book fully prepares test takers with the content knowledge and strategies to pass the School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA). The review manual and comprehensive study guide includes a thorough content review, targeted strategies for every question type, and two full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations aligned to the updated ISLLC Standards (2015). By implementing a few critical strategies and focusing study time on the material contained here, readers will be ready to ace the SLLA.

SLLA Secrets Study Guide

SLLA Test Review for the School Leaders Licensure Assessment
Author: Mometrix Media LLC
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 9781627339247
Category: Study Aids
Page: 132
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** SLLA Secrets helps you ace the School Leaders Licensure Assessment, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive SLLA Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. SLLA Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to SLLA Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Along with a complete, in-depth study guide, and much more...

Once Upon a Time I Went...

Your Travel Memoirs
Author: Lavinia Bakker
Publisher: Bis Publishers
ISBN: 9789063694548
Category: Design
Page: 144
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With fun tips and self exploring exercises this book will help you enjoy your trip to the fullest.

Elementary School Principals in Action

Resolving Case Studies in Leadership
Author: Wafa Hozien, Ph.D
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475836422
Category: Education
Page: 178
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This book concerns itself with the daily dilemmas of the elementary school principal and understanding the practical application of school leadership while improving the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (2015) competency. In order to improve PSEL (2015) competency, each case study is aligned to multiple standards.

Improving Instructional Practice

Resolving Issues in Leadership through Case Studies
Author: Wafa Hozien, Ph.D
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475836457
Category: Education
Page: 133
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This book helps school principals understand the practical application of instructional leadership while improving ISLLC Competency. The case studies provide a multifaceted approach to effective instructional practices by exploring the behaviors, practices and actions that a school leader embodies and is exposed to daily.

Reflective Practice

Case Studies for High School Principals
Author: Wafa Hozien, Ph.D
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475838573
Category: Education
Page: 142
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This book constitutes a collection of case studies that explore issues faced by administrators in school settings, with the scenarios designed to develop PSEL Professional Competencies.

The Emerging Work of Today’s Superintendent

Leading Schools and Communities to Educate All Children
Author: Philip D. Lanoue,Sally J. Zepeda, University of Georgia; author of Professional Development: What Works, Second Edition
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475835523
Category: Education
Page: 184
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This book provides new concepts for superintendents to reflect on current leader practices in and outside of the system.

Thinking at Every Desk: Four Simple Skills to Transform Your Classroom


Author: Derek Cabrera,Laura Colosi
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393708055
Category: Education
Page: 248
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Cutting-edge skills for twenty-first-century learners and educators. Designed to transform teaching practice, this book provides the tools to understand thinking patterns and how learning actually happens. It empowers teachers to structure learning in the most meaningful way, helping students explore new paths to knowledge.

Professors as Writers

A Self-help Guide to Productive Writing
Author: Robert Boice
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780913507131
Category: Education
Page: 180
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Here is a proven book to help scholars master writing as a productive, enjoyable, and successful experience -- Author, Robert Boice, prepared this self-help manual for professors who want to write more productively, painlessly, and successfully. It reflects the author's two decades of experiences and research with professors as writers -- by compressing a lot of experience into a brief, programmatic framework. Like the actual sessions and workshops in which the author works with writers, this book admonishes and reassures. In the innovative book lies the path for sustained, highly productive scholarly writing!

Passing the Leadership Test

A Study Guide for the School Leaders Licensure Examination
Author: Leslie Jones,Eugene Kennedy
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1578868017
Category: Education
Page: 97
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Passing the Leadership Test: Strategies for Success on the Leadership Licensure Exam is a study guide for the School Leaders Licensure Examination (SLLA.) The book presents a comprehensive, practical guide for preparing for the SLLA. It is divided into two sections: basic principles of test preparation and the ISLLC standards with implications for school leaders and the SLLA examination. This book is a plain English, "how to" presentation for organizing and preparing for this examination (with helpful tips beneficial for any standardized examination.) Taking an informal and practical approach to the content of this book, the authors guide the reader to develop a personal plan for dealing with the SLLA. Bulleted lists of suggestions, guides, and numerous examples that will help the reader formulate a well thorough plan are all provided. The test taking strategies discussed in the Passing the Leadership Test: Strategies for Success on the Leadership Licensure Exam are beneficial for all educators who must take standardized tests, and there are strategies that educators can utilize that are beneficial to sharing with students.

Combating the Achievement Gap

Ending Failure as a Default in Schools
Author: Teresa Hill
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475826524
Category: Education
Page: 178
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Despite 30 years of school reform, the achievement gap between African American students, Latino students, students in poverty and white middle class students persists. Too often, well-meaning teachers, leaders and policymakers inadvertently contribute to the perpetuation of the achievement gap through daily practices. Teresa D. Hill, a practitioner with experience as a teacher and leader in diverse schools, examines the structures, messages, attitudes and beliefs in schools that perpetuate the idea that failure is a default for African American, Latino, and low-income students. She then discusses the practical actions that educators and leaders can take to end failure as a default in their schools. Combatting the Achievement Gap empowers educators and leaders to make meaningful change in the educational outcomes of African American, Latino, and low-income children by addressing structures, messages, attitudes and beliefs that are within educators’ sphere of influence. It will be of interest to school and district leaders, teachers, and policymakers seeking to address the achievement gap as well as teacher educators and researchers with an interest in education and social justice.

Math Is Everywhere

365 Ways You and Your Child Can Apply Math in the Real World
Author: Gene Pease
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475830491
Category: Education
Page: 174
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Math is Everywhere has 365 math activities you can do with your kids, right now! You could watch bugs, listen to music, or ride a bike. You’ll find ideas to entertain with math while waiting for a dentist appointment! You can make flubber or a real dirt cake that you can eat! You will not find any worksheets or artificial word problems, but your child probably will want to create some, so beware! You won’t need to buy a thing, unless it’s the groceries you and your child will use to make dinner. Math is Everywhere is a book for anyone who wants to answer the question, “When am I ever going to use this math?”

Angels and Superheroes

Compassionate Educators in an Era of School Accountability
Author: Jack M. Jose,Krista L. Taylor
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475838034
Category: Education
Page: 202
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The school accountability movement’s focus solely on improving standardized test scores is dehumanizing. There is no standardized child. In the rush to quantify, evaluate, and ostensibly improve the American educational system, we have forgotten that education is complicated. Any attempt to distill it into a simplistic measure will fall short – and will compromise the nobility of the work. How can teachers continue to do the incredibly challenging work of effective education in an environment that can be downright damaging? We can save the soul of education by resisting the dehumanization of students. Teachers can shield children by embracing social-emotional learning, building trust, and displaying compassion. There is no quick-fix to creating a nurturing relationship. There is no single data point that can measure it. Teachers must commit to being present, paying attention, maintaining consistency, engaging in hard work, practicing humility, and working together. Angels and Superheroes provides specific, reproducible practices designed to help teachers cultivate trust and compassion, while managing the pressures of the testing movement. With time-proven theories and cutting-edge research, this book provides engaging examples, concrete strategies, and implementable resources to support teachers in bridging the divide between why they chose this career field – the children, and that which is currently being required of them – the test scores.

Challenges to Teacher Education in Difficult Economic Times

International perspectives
Author: Joan Stephenson,Lorraine Ling
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135101442
Category: Education
Page: 264
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Teacher education in a financial crisis – what are the consequences and how can probity be maintained? Education, like most other parts of everyday life, is experiencing the challenges brought about by global financial constrictions. This book presents the experiences and views of practising teacher educators from multiple countries and continents on how the melt-down in world economics has affected and will continue to affect teacher education and concomitant experiences in schooling. The ramifications are seen to extend into every aspect of teacher preparation, continuing staff development and teacher support, and there are significant implications for the quality of teaching and learning, and the ethos and standing of the process of education as a whole. Drawing on educational theory and social, political, and economic discourses, the book addresses issues such as policy, philosophy, organisation, funding, resources, modes of teaching and learning, curricular change, recruitment and retention, amongst others, and provides a snap-shot across diverse contexts. It aims to provide an evaluative, analytical but reflective picture of teacher education in the light of the world economic crisis, whilst exploring good practice and suggesting future strategies to develop the quality of teacher education and professional support, teaching and learning. The volume provides an insight into the need for a new paradigm for teacher education: one that involves teacher educators in devising a discourse of positive and radical change. It will be a valuable resource for teacher educators, educational leaders, policy makers, educational commentators and teachers seeking to engage with the scholarship of teaching as a means to engage in continuous professional development.

Creative Strategies

10 Approaches to Solving More Than Design Problems
Author: Fridolin Beisert,Jessie Kawata
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781624650260
Category: Education
Page: 96
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How can I be more creative? People from every walk of life have asked this question. Whether the motivation is to find more personal satisfaction in everyday life or to achieve success in the workplace, the desire for creativity, and the struggle to sustain it, is universal. Drawing on his varied experiences as a successful product designer and creative director, as well as a seasoned educator and a working parent, Fridolin Beisert's Creative Strategies: 10 Approaches to Solving Design Problems uncovers priceless strategies to lead a more creative life--in any industry, at any level--whether you are a student, a teacher, a parent, or a CEO. Beisert's approaches, cleverly and appropriately titled Pattern Breaking, Planting Limits, and Reality Hacking, to name a few, are revealed through case studies and personal anecdotes that are both entertaining and illuminating, and demonstrate that creativity is a skill that can be learned the same way that we learn how to ride a bicycle: by actively practicing it.

The Principal Coaching Model

How to Plan, Design, and Implement a Successful Program
Author: Larry Hausner
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 9781475845501
Category: Education
Page: 110
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This book is designed to give school districts and/or principals the tools to implement a successful coaching model to support principals. It offers hands on, practical practices to overcome the challenge of principal isolation to help principals succeed in the position and in turn get the most out of their students and teachers, and themselves.

The Song of Hugh Glass


Author: John G. Neihardt
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9781438425627
Category: Poetry
Page: 126
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Epic poem about fur traders in the American West

Accelerated Predictive Stability (APS)

Fundamentals and Pharmaceutical Industry Practices
Author: Fenghe Qiu,Garry Scrivens
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128027851
Category: Medical
Page: 512
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Accelerated Predictive Stability (APS): Fundamentals and Pharmaceutical Industry Practices provides coverage of both the fundamental principles and pharmaceutical industry applications of the APS approach. Fundamental chapters explain the scientific basis of the APS approach, while case study chapters from many innovative pharmaceutical companies provide a thorough overview of the current status of APS applications in the pharmaceutical industry. In addition, up-to-date experiences in utilizing APS data for regulatory submissions in many regions and countries highlight the potential of APS in support of registration stability testing for certain regulatory submissions. This book provides high level strategies for the successful implementation of APS in a pharmaceutical company. It offers scientists and regulators a comprehensive resource on how the pharmaceutical industry can enhance their understanding of a product’s stability and predict drug expiry more accurately and quickly. Provides a comprehensive, one-stop-shop resource for accelerated predictive stability (APS) Presents the scientific basis of different APS models Includes the applications and utilities of APS that are demonstrated through numerous case studies Covers up-to-date regulatory experience

Pi of Life

The Hidden Happiness of Mathematics
Author: Sunil Singh
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475833776
Category: Education
Page: 174
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Blending classic wisdom with over 100 pop culture references, Singh whimsically switches the lens in this book from the traditional society teaching math to a new and bold math teaching society. With charming buoyancy and intimacy, he takes us on an emotional and surprising journey through the deepest goldmine of mathematics—our personal happiness.

The Driving Instructor's Handbook


Author: John Miller
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749483946
Category: Transportation
Page: 384
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Now in its 21st edition, The Driving Instructor's Handbook is widely recognized in the driver training industry as the authoritative reference guide for both trainee and qualified instructors and is listed by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) as recommended reading for the Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) exams. This best-selling text covers every aspect of the profession, from the role itself, to the characteristics needed to do the job effectively through the preparation for the three ADI exams (theory and hazard perception, driving ability and instructional ability). The Driving Instructor's Handbook also includes detailed guidance on issues such as licences, training, teaching and coaching skills and road traffic law and covers all 2016/17 changes to the ADI examinations and standards checks, including the most recent essential updates from late 2017. This handbook is essential reading for anyone involved in the training of drivers and instructors at all levels and will ensure that new drivers are better able to cope with the increasing demands made on them.