Moonshots in Education: Blended Learning in the Classroom

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Pacific Research Institute #ad - 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.

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Social Media for School Leaders: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting the Most Out of Facebook, Twitter, and Other Essential Web Tools

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Offers school leaders everything they need to implement social media throughout their campus and their communities Contains expert advice for creating a sustainable social engagement strategy Features screenshots and examples from schools and individuals who are using social media to the best effectThis important resource can help savvy school leaders shift their leadership strategy from communicating to connecting.

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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How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Talk to infants as if they are adults. Jossey-Bass. Esther wojcicki—“woj” to her many friends and admirers—is famous for three things: teaching a high school class that has changed the lives of thousands of kids, inspiring Silicon Valley legends like Steve Jobs, and raising three daughters who have each become famously successful.

Change your parenting, change the world. As we face an epidemic of parental anxiety, Woj is here to say: relax. The godmother of silicon valley, and mother of a super family shares her tried-and-tested methods for raising happy, legendary teacher, Independence, successful children using Trust, Collaboration, healthy, Respect, and Kindness: TRICK.

How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results #ad - Allow teenagers to pick projects that relate to the real world and their own passions, and let them figure out how to complete them. Above all, let your child lead. How to raise successful people offers essential lessons for raising, educating, and managing people to their highest potential. Wojcicki’s methods are the opposite of helicopter parenting.

What do these three accomplishments have in common? They’re the result of TRICK, Independence, Respect, Collaboration, Woj’s secret to raising successful people: Trust, and Kindness. Simple lessons, but the results are radical.

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The Dragonfly Effect: Quick, Effective, and Powerful Ways To Use Social Media to Drive Social Change

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Named for the only insect that is able to move in any direction when its four wings are working in concert, raising millions for cancer research, facebook; and start-ups like Groupon and COOKPAD, Kiva, showing how they achieve social good and customer loyalty Leverage the power of design thinking and psychological research with practical strategies Reveals how everyday people achieve unprecedented results-whether finding an almost impossible bone marrow match for a friend, Starbucks, eBay, this book Reveals the four "wings" of the Dragonfly Effect-and how they work together to produce colossal results Features original case studies of global organizations like the Gap, Nike, or electing the current president of the United States The Dragonfly Effect shows that you don't need money or power to inspire seismic change.

The dragonfly effect shows you how to tap social media and consumer psychological insights to achieve a single, concrete goal. But no book addresses how to harness the incredible power of social media to make a difference. Jossey-Bass. 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.

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The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future

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Simon & Schuster #ad - 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. Simon schuster. Part memoir, and part playbook for the future, with competitors, the third Wave explains the ways in which newly emerging technology companies will have to rethink their relationships with customers, part manifesto, and with governments; and offers advice for how entrepreneurs can make winning business decisions and strategies—and how all of us can make sense of this ever-changing digital age.

Jossey-Bass. 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. In the third wave, investor, he uses his insights garnered from nearly four decades of working as an innovator, and businessman to argue the importance of entrepreneurship and to chart a path for future innovators.

The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future #ad - The first wave saw aol and other companies lay the foundation for consumers to connect to the Internet. 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.

Jossey-Bass. We are entering, as case explains, the “Third Wave” of the Internet.

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Only Connect: The Way to Save Our Schools

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Sarah Crichton Books #ad - Simon schuster. 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. Only connect is a call for not just parents but the entire nation to reconceive our relationship with public education.

All is not lost, says rudy crew, though, who has headed some of the largest and most daunting school systems in America. Jossey-Bass. And by the time they’re fifteen years old, our students have slipped off the map—to twenty-fourth place internationally. If we’re to survive, civic, we must place our schools at the center of our communities and partner with them to produce children with the full set of the tools they’ll need—personal, and occupational as well as academic—to face the economic challenges that lie ahead.

Only Connect: The Way to Save Our Schools #ad - Not by any means. 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. If these stats don’t make you angry or ashamed or plain sad, then at the very least they should make you afraid.

If matters don’t change soon, tens of millions of our sons and daughters will grow up unable to function—let alone compete—in a global economy. Our eighth graders are fifteenth, below Malaysia and Slovakia.

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The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators

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Harvard Business Review Press #ad - Jossey-Bass. This innovation advantage will translate into a premium in your company’s stock price—an innovation premium—which is possible only by building the code for innovation right into your organization’s people, processes, and guiding philosophies. Practical and provocative, the Innovator’s DNA is an essential resource for individuals and teams who want to strengthen their innovative prowess.

Simon schuster. Harvard Business School Press. Jossey-Bass. A new classic, cited by leaders and media around the globe as a highly recommended read for anyone interested in innovation. In the innovator’s dna, hal gregersen, and bestselling author clayton christensen the innovator’s Dilemma, The Innovator’s Solution, authors Jeffrey Dyer, How Will You Measure Your Life? build on what we know about disruptive innovation to show how individuals can develop the skills necessary to move progressively from idea to impact.

The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators #ad - By identifying behaviors of the world’s best innovators—from leaders at Amazon and Apple to those at Google, Questioning, and Virgin Group—the authors outline five discovery skills that distinguish innovative entrepreneurs and executives from ordinary managers: Associating, Skype, Networking, Observing, and Experimenting.

Once you master these competencies the authors provide a self-assessment for rating your own innovator’s DNA, the authors explain how to generate ideas, collaborate to implement them, and build innovation skills throughout the organization to result in a competitive edge.

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Disrupting Class, Expanded Edition: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - Simon schuster. The future is now. Jossey-Bass. Mcgraw hill. Harvard Business School Press. 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. To stay competitive―academically, economically, and technologically―we need to apply the proven principles of disruptive innovation to our educational system.

Disrupting Class, Expanded Edition: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns #ad - Class is in session. Disrupting class will show you how to:• help more students succeed through customized learning • meet the demand for new technology, Disrupting Class will make you rethink your understanding of intelligence, outside-the-box strategies, reevaluate your current school program, and straight-A success stories, in student-centric classrooms• Use disruptive innovation to circumvent roadblocks that have stood in the way of reform• Compete in the global classroom―and help students get ahead in the global marketFilled with fresh and surprising ideas, especially computers, and reinvigorate your commitment to learning.

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Transformative Assessment: Book

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HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT #ad - If you're at all skeptical that "formative assessment" is just another buzzword, then here s a book that will change the way you think about the role that formative assessment can play in transforming education into a more powerful and positive process. Whether you're already using formative assessments, just considering them, or wondering why the ones you're using aren't working, this foundational guide gives you a clear pathway and steps to using formative assessments the right way.

Jossey-Bass. Used book in Good Condition. Harvard Business School Press. Simon schuster. James popham clarifies what formative assessment really is, teacher professional development, and how to use this approach to improve teaching, classroom climate, learning, why it's right for your school or classroom, and school performance.

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Effective Supervision: Supporting the Art and Science of Teaching

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ASCD #ad - Jossey-Bass. Simon schuster. In effective Supervision, Robert J. Harvard Business School Press. Jossey-Bass. 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. Their five-part framework is based on what research tells us about how expertise develops.

Mcgraw hill. Used book in Good Condition.

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Handbook of Instructional Leadership: How Successful Principals Promote Teaching and Learning Volume 2

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Corwin #ad - Simon schuster. Used book in Good Condition. Harvard Business School Press. Jossey-Bass. Used book in Good Condition. Updated edition of bestseller!the updated and expanded second edition of this classic text provides new research and insights into how principals can encourage the teacher development that enhances student learning.

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