Jossey-Bass. How to create an effective social media strategy for a school or districtSchool leaders may be familiar with social media in their own lives, but many still need help in effectively using social media in their professional practice. In this book, brian dixon, an expert in social media in education, offers detailed descriptions of the best online tools available today and provides step-by-step instructions for using them to move a school community from awareness to advocacy and from feedback to collaboration.
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Jossey-Bass. Proven strategies for harnessing the power of social media to drive social change Many books teach the mechanics of using Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to compete in business. But no book addresses how to harness the incredible power of social media to make a difference.
Only Connect: The Way to Save Our SchoolsSarah Crichton Books #ad - An inspiring new vision for america's public schools from one of the nation's top educators American fourth graders score twelfth in the world in math skills, after Latvia and Hungary. Our eighth graders are fifteenth, below Malaysia and Slovakia. All is not lost, says rudy crew, though, who has headed some of the largest and most daunting school systems in America.
And by the time they’re fifteen years old, our students have slipped off the map—to twenty-fourth place internationally. Much like thomas friedman in the world is flat, Crew shows us the reality of our schools in a new century, and what we each must do to create the next generation of mature and conscious contributors to society.
Not by any means. Jossey-Bass. If these stats don’t make you angry or ashamed or plain sad, then at the very least they should make you afraid. And the impact of that on all of us will be devastating. From parents who demand only the best from their children and their schools, through our teachers and administrators, all the way to Washington, D.
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Moonshots in Education: Blended Learning in the ClassroomPacific Research Institute #ad - Jossey-Bass. It gives several models and examples of schools that are already implementing digital learning and what the success rate has been. Moonshots in Education explores digital and online learning in the classroom.
The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the FutureSimon & Schuster #ad - The second wave saw companies like google and Facebook build on top of the Internet to create search and social networking capabilities, while apps like Snapchat and Instagram leveraged the smartphone revolution. A fascinating read” sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and founder of LeanIn. Org. Steve case—a pioneer who made the internet part of everyday life—was on the leading edge of a revolution in 1985 when he co-founded AOL, the first Internet company to go public and the most successful business of the 1990s.
Simon schuster. We are entering, as case explains, the “Third Wave” of the Internet. Jossey-Bass. The #1 new york times and wall street journal bestseller from steve Case—the co-founder of AOL—presents “a compelling roadmap for the future…that can help us make sense of the technological changes reshaping our economy and the world.
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Now, education, case argues, we’re entering the third wave: a period in which entrepreneurs will vastly transform major “real world” sectors such as health, transportation, energy, and food—and in the process change the way we live our daily lives. The first wave saw aol and other companies lay the foundation for consumers to connect to the Internet.
Back then case was an entrepreneur in an industry that hadn’t really been invented yet, but he had a sense how dramatically the Internet would transform business and society.
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The book that’s changing the future of education“a brilliant teacher, Christensen brings clarity to a muddled and chaotic world of education. Jim collins, bestselling author of Good to Great“A terrific read; it must become a blueprint for educational transformation. Joel klein, former chancellor of the new york City Department of EducationStudies in neuroscience reveal that the way we learn doesn’t always match up with the way we are taught.
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. Isbn13: 9780871208583. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Used book in Good Condition. Covering everything from everyday management tasks to the larger goal of student success, The New Principal's Fieldbook is an essential guide for new and aspiring principals. Collectively, budgets, parents, including instructional leadership, the book's themes mirror key content areas addressed by the isllc standards for school leaders as well as other topics essential for success: * Creating a shared vision that places student learning at the heart of the school* Transforming toxic cultures into positive culturesDealing with challenging experiences unique to new principals* Promoting quality teaching and learning* Creating professional learning communities * Facilitating change within the school culture* Building productive partnerships with central office staff, data-driven decision making, and the greater community* Designing management tasks as leadership tools* Working with unions, professional development, and the media* Balancing personal and professional responsibilities* Leading ethically and with emotional intelligenceRobbins and Alvy guide the reader through important concepts and practices, crisis intervention, differentiated supervision, the law, and time management.
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Effective Supervision: Supporting the Art and Science of TeachingASCD #ad - Mcgraw hill. Jossey-Bass. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Their five-part framework is based on what research tells us about how expertise develops. Marzano, tony frontier, and david livingston show school and district-level administrators how to set the priorities and support the practices that will help all teachers become expert teachers.
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Data Wise, Revised and Expanded Edition: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and LearningHarvard Education Press #ad - This revised and expanded edition captures the learning that has emerged in integrating the Data Wise process into school practice and brings the book up-to-date with recent developments in education and technology including:The shift to the Common Core State Standards. New material on the “ace habits of mind”: practices that prioritize Action, Collaboration, and Evidence as part of transforming school culture.
A new chapter on “how we improve, ” based on experiences implementing data wise and to address two common questions: “Where do I start?” and “How long will it take?”Other revisions take into account changes in the roles of school data teams and instructional leadership teams in guiding the inquiry process.
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Data wise: a step-by-step guide to using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning presents a clear and carefully tested blueprint for school leaders.