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Making the Principal TExES Exam Real: Competency-Based Case Studies with Practice Questions

by Elaine L. Wilmore

Learn From The Best As You Prepare For The Principal TExES Exam. Elaine L. Wilmore’s books have helped countless educators succeed on TExES exams and are widely recognized as the gold standard in TExES preparation. In this comprehensive new guide, she turns her expertise to the exacting standards tested by the Principal exam. Beginning with a thorough overview, Wilmore delves into case studies that all students will find useful and applicable to their own preparation, and includes: Over four hundred practice questions and a detailed answer key Graphics to clarify complex concepts A clear breakdown of the domains and competencies tested on the exam

The STEM Shift: A Guide for School Leaders

by Dr Ann P. Myers Dr Jill Berkowicz

All you need to make the shift to STEM a reality! This resource makes the process of shifting to a comprehensive, integrated STEM school or district within reach! Invaluable case studies featuring STEM pioneers model how successful, STEM-centered learning takes place. You’ll find process-specific best practices and strategies to help you: Understand, create, and lead the STEM change proces Prepare the school community for STEM Integrate 21st Century Skills, the arts, and humanities Includes step-by-step checklists and visual mapping guides. Use this groundbreaking resource to systematically implement STEM instruction that prepares students for the global economy!

The STEM Shift: A Guide for School Leaders

by Dr Ann P. Myers Dr Jill Berkowicz

All you need to make the shift to STEM a reality! This resource makes the process of shifting to a comprehensive, integrated STEM school or district within reach! Invaluable case studies featuring STEM pioneers model how successful, STEM-centered learning takes place. You’ll find process-specific best practices and strategies to help you: Understand, create, and lead the STEM change proces Prepare the school community for STEM Integrate 21st Century Skills, the arts, and humanities Includes step-by-step checklists and visual mapping guides. Use this groundbreaking resource to systematically implement STEM instruction that prepares students for the global economy!

Developing Human Service Leaders

by Deborah Harley-McClaskey

Developing Human Service Leaders is an empowering text for human services students that covers the skills and behaviors essential for leaders to manage themselves, their teams, and the organization. Using a unique coaching voice, author Deborah Harley-McClaskey follows a Reflection–Diagnosis–Prescription approach for leadership development with exercises built into the dialogue. The final chapter, Prognosis, offers a workbook-style exercise to help students make a personal change.

Developing Human Service Leaders

by Deborah Harley-McClaskey

Developing Human Service Leaders is an empowering text for human services students that covers the skills and behaviors essential for leaders to manage themselves, their teams, and the organization. Using a unique coaching voice, author Deborah Harley-McClaskey follows a Reflection–Diagnosis–Prescription approach for leadership development with exercises built into the dialogue. The final chapter, Prognosis, offers a workbook-style exercise to help students make a personal change.

Making the Common Core Writing Standards Accessible Through Universal Design for Learning

by Sally A. Spencer

Unlock hidden writing skills in all learners through UDL! The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for writing are promising but are challenging to implement, especially for struggling students. Sally A. Spencer demonstrates the promise of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) as a framework for making the CCSS writing and language standards accessible to all kids. Educators who utilize these strategies will know: How to leverage the strengths of students to optimize writing instruction and overcome their weaknesses The ways UDL can minimize the roadblocks in CCSS implementation How to - and how not to - use technology to teach writing and language conventions

The Educator's Guide to Creating Connections (Corwin Connected Educators Series)

by Tom Whitby

Blogging, social media, and PLN’s made easy! Collectively, we’re all smarter than we are individually. In this expert guide, EdTech leaders help you harness the power of connected collaboration using the Internet and social media. You’ll easily leverage Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and beyond for profound professional growth. Use real-world tips and tools to: Master and adapt to 21st Century teaching methodologies Build ongoing technology literacy for you and your students Connect and collaborate with education leaders across the globe Get connected. Get engaged. Use this inspiring, step-by-step manual to expand your personal and professional network today!

The Educator's Guide to Creating Connections (Corwin Connected Educators Series)

by Tom Whitby

Blogging, social media, and PLN’s made easy! Collectively, we’re all smarter than we are individually. In this expert guide, EdTech leaders help you harness the power of connected collaboration using the Internet and social media. You’ll easily leverage Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and beyond for profound professional growth. Use real-world tips and tools to: Master and adapt to 21st Century teaching methodologies Build ongoing technology literacy for you and your students Connect and collaborate with education leaders across the globe Get connected. Get engaged. Use this inspiring, step-by-step manual to expand your personal and professional network today!

Digital Citizenship: A Community-Based Approach (Corwin Connected Educators Series)

by Susan M. Bearden

Make responsible digital citizenship part of your school’s culture! Use this book’s community-based approach to building digital citizenship to teach, learn, and thrive in today’s digital environment. Expertly navigate the pitfalls of the digital world, take hold of the plethora of opportunities available to you, and confidently engage in online connections without fear! Educators, parents, and students will discover how to: Protect privacy and leave positive online footprints Understand creative credits and copyright freedoms Foster responsible digital behaviors through safe and secure practices Enlist all stakeholders to help ingrain digital citizenship into the school culture

Digital Citizenship: A Community-Based Approach (Corwin Connected Educators Series)

by Susan M. Bearden

Make responsible digital citizenship part of your school’s culture! Use this book’s community-based approach to building digital citizenship to teach, learn, and thrive in today’s digital environment. Expertly navigate the pitfalls of the digital world, take hold of the plethora of opportunities available to you, and confidently engage in online connections without fear! Educators, parents, and students will discover how to: Protect privacy and leave positive online footprints Understand creative credits and copyright freedoms Foster responsible digital behaviors through safe and secure practices Enlist all stakeholders to help ingrain digital citizenship into the school culture

Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington

by Paul S. Herrnson

In Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington author Paul Herrnson combines top-notch research with real-world politics as he argues that successful candidates run two campaigns: one for votes, the other for resources. Using campaign finance data, original survey research, and hundreds of interviews with candidates and political insiders, Herrnson looks at how this dual strategy affects who wins and how it ultimately shapes the entire electoral system. The Seventh Edition considers the impact of the Internet and social media on campaigning; the growing influence of interest groups in the wake of the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling; and the influence of new voting methods on candidate, party, and voter mobilization tactics.

Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington

by Paul S. Herrnson

In Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington author Paul Herrnson combines top-notch research with real-world politics as he argues that successful candidates run two campaigns: one for votes, the other for resources. Using campaign finance data, original survey research, and hundreds of interviews with candidates and political insiders, Herrnson looks at how this dual strategy affects who wins and how it ultimately shapes the entire electoral system. The Seventh Edition considers the impact of the Internet and social media on campaigning; the growing influence of interest groups in the wake of the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling; and the influence of new voting methods on candidate, party, and voter mobilization tactics.

Supporting the Dream: High School-College Partnerships for College and Career Readiness

by Charis L. McGaughy Dr Andrea Venezia

Educational partnerships for postsecondary readiness – your resource guide is here! This step-by-step action plan from college and career readiness experts, McGaughy and Venezia provides key research findings, real-world examples and reflections, and templates to help guide and structure the work of local and regional education partnerships. Get actionable information and practical strategies to help you: Identify needs Leverage existing relationships, programs and resources Build and sustain regional and local partnerships among individual school districts and postsecondary institutions Communicate and work across partnerships to support student learning and successful transitions This guide supports the development of strong relationships, aligned structures and comprehensive strategies to support student success.

Supporting the Dream: High School-College Partnerships for College and Career Readiness

by Charis L. McGaughy Dr Andrea Venezia

Educational partnerships for postsecondary readiness – your resource guide is here! This step-by-step action plan from college and career readiness experts, McGaughy and Venezia provides key research findings, real-world examples and reflections, and templates to help guide and structure the work of local and regional education partnerships. Get actionable information and practical strategies to help you: Identify needs Leverage existing relationships, programs and resources Build and sustain regional and local partnerships among individual school districts and postsecondary institutions Communicate and work across partnerships to support student learning and successful transitions This guide supports the development of strong relationships, aligned structures and comprehensive strategies to support student success.

Quantifying the Qualitative: Information Theory for Comparative Case Analysis

by Kurt Taylor Gaubatz Dr Ekaterina Drozdova

Quantifying the Qualitative by Katya Drozdova and Kurt Taylor Gaubatz presents a systematic approach to comparative case analysis based on insights from information theory. This new method, which requires minimal quantitative skills, helps students, policymakers, professionals, and scholars learn more from comparative cases. The approach avoids the limitations of traditional statistics in the small-n context and allows analysts to systematically assess and compare the impact of a set of factors on case outcomes with easy-to-use analytics. Rigorous tools reduce bias, improve the knowledge gained from case studies, and provide straightforward metrics for effectively communicating results to a range of readers and leaders.

Quantifying the Qualitative: Information Theory for Comparative Case Analysis

by Kurt Taylor Gaubatz Dr Ekaterina Drozdova

Quantifying the Qualitative by Katya Drozdova and Kurt Taylor Gaubatz presents a systematic approach to comparative case analysis based on insights from information theory. This new method, which requires minimal quantitative skills, helps students, policymakers, professionals, and scholars learn more from comparative cases. The approach avoids the limitations of traditional statistics in the small-n context and allows analysts to systematically assess and compare the impact of a set of factors on case outcomes with easy-to-use analytics. Rigorous tools reduce bias, improve the knowledge gained from case studies, and provide straightforward metrics for effectively communicating results to a range of readers and leaders.

Breaking Out of Isolation: Becoming a Connected School Leader (Corwin Connected Educators Series)

by Spike C. Cook Jessica J. Johnson Theresa C. Stager

Fresh ideas to help you meet the challenges of innovative leadership! Overcome the hurdles of being a school leader and stay ahead with this helpful guide to battling isolation and getting connected. Through powerful vignettes and strategies, you’ll discover how innovation-minded school leaders connect to avoid isolation, lower stress, find support, and share ideas. Grow your professional practice and learn to: Jumpstart and sustain your Professional Learning Network Strategically and meaningfully connect with colleagues and staff Overcome isolation for lasting impact Includes tips for Twitter, Google Hangouts, Pinterest and more. Get real-world solutions with this easy-to-follow roadmap to transformational change!

Breaking Out of Isolation: Becoming a Connected School Leader (Corwin Connected Educators Series)

by Spike C. Cook Jessica J. Johnson Theresa C. Stager

Fresh ideas to help you meet the challenges of innovative leadership! Overcome the hurdles of being a school leader and stay ahead with this helpful guide to battling isolation and getting connected. Through powerful vignettes and strategies, you’ll discover how innovation-minded school leaders connect to avoid isolation, lower stress, find support, and share ideas. Grow your professional practice and learn to: Jumpstart and sustain your Professional Learning Network Strategically and meaningfully connect with colleagues and staff Overcome isolation for lasting impact Includes tips for Twitter, Google Hangouts, Pinterest and more. Get real-world solutions with this easy-to-follow roadmap to transformational change!

International Entrepreneurship: Starting, Developing, and Managing a Global Venture

by Robert D. Hisrich

Combining comprehensive coverage with a wide variety of real-life cases, International Entrepreneurship: Starting, Developing, and Managing a Global Venture gives entrepreneurs the tools they need to successfully launch international ventures in today’s hypercompetitive world. Bestselling author Dr. Robert D. Hisrich helps students and entrepreneurs develop global business plans, select international opportunities, and determine the best entry strategy. The text also covers practical considerations such as legal concerns, the global monetary systems, global marketing, and global human resource management for entrepreneurs. The fully updated Third Edition provides increased attention to culture and reflects recent changes in our increasingly globalized world. Readers will also be exposed to new cases featuring international activities of entrepreneurs and ventures throughout the world.

International Entrepreneurship: Starting, Developing, and Managing a Global Venture

by Robert D. Hisrich

Combining comprehensive coverage with a wide variety of real-life cases, International Entrepreneurship: Starting, Developing, and Managing a Global Venture gives entrepreneurs the tools they need to successfully launch international ventures in today’s hypercompetitive world. Bestselling author Dr. Robert D. Hisrich helps students and entrepreneurs develop global business plans, select international opportunities, and determine the best entry strategy. The text also covers practical considerations such as legal concerns, the global monetary systems, global marketing, and global human resource management for entrepreneurs. The fully updated Third Edition provides increased attention to culture and reflects recent changes in our increasingly globalized world. Readers will also be exposed to new cases featuring international activities of entrepreneurs and ventures throughout the world.

Research Methods and Statistics: An Integrated Approach

by Dr Janie H. Wilson Shauna W. Joye

Research Methods and Statistics: An Integrated Approach by Janie H. Wilson and Shauna W. Joye offers a completely integrated approach to teaching research methods and statistics by presenting a research question accompanied by the appropriate methods and statistical procedures needed to address it. Research questions and designs become more complex as chapters progress, building on simpler questions to reinforce student learning. Using a conversational style and research examples from published works, this comprehensive book walks readers through the entire research process and includes ample pedagogical support for SPSS, Excel, and APA style.

Research Methods and Statistics: An Integrated Approach

by Dr Janie H. Wilson Shauna W. Joye

Research Methods and Statistics: An Integrated Approach by Janie H. Wilson and Shauna W. Joye offers a completely integrated approach to teaching research methods and statistics by presenting a research question accompanied by the appropriate methods and statistical procedures needed to address it. Research questions and designs become more complex as chapters progress, building on simpler questions to reinforce student learning. Using a conversational style and research examples from published works, this comprehensive book walks readers through the entire research process and includes ample pedagogical support for SPSS, Excel, and APA style.

Interest Group Politics

by Allan J. Cigler Burdett Loomis Dr Anthony J. Nownes

With its broad spectrum of scholarship on interest groups past and present, Interest Group Politics brings together noted political scientists to provide comprehensive coverage and cutting-edge research on the role and impact of interest groups in U.S. politics, all geared to an undergraduate audience. In the wake of the Citizens United decision and the growth of lobbying into a multi-billion dollar industry, this trusted classic provides students with a guide to the influence and reach of interest groups. The Ninth Edition offers 15 new contributions on a variety of topics including organized labor, the LGBT movement, religious lobbying, the Tea Party, the tobacco industry, the role of “dark money” in campaign funding, the profession of lobbying, and advocacy and inequality. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field and carefully edited for clarity and cohesion by the editors Allan J Cigler, Burdett A. Loomis, and Anthony J. Nownes.

The Practice of Survey Research: Theory and Applications

by Brian Joseph Gillespie Professor Erin E. Ruel Dr William E. Wagner

Unique in its integration of theory and application, The Practice of Survey Research explains survey design, implementation, data analysis, and continuing data management, including how to effectively incorporate the latest technology (e.g., SurveyMonkey and Qualtrics). Data management and analysis are demonstrated and explained through statistical software including SPSS, SAS, and STATA. In addition to helping students develop a complete understanding of survey research from start to finish, authors Erin E. Ruel, William E. Wagner, III, and Brian Joseph Gillespie also address the challenges and issues of specific disciplines.

The Coaching Manager: Developing Top Talent in Business

by James M. Hunt Joseph R. Weintraub

The Coaching Manager, Third Edition provides students and managers alike with the guidance, tools, and examples needed to develop leadership talent and inspire performance. Using an innovative coaching model, bestselling authors James M. Hunt and Joseph R. Weintraub present readers with a developmental coaching methodology to help employees achieve higher levels of skill, experience greater engagement with organizations, and promote personal development. The thoroughly updated Third Edition reflects the authors’ latest research, which focus on building and maintaining trust, working with others who are different from yourself, and coaching by the use of technology.

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