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All students deserve research-based, systematic support and a team that is committed to their success. In this book, Lee Ann Jung lays out a growth-planning process that integrates seamlessly with existing IEP and Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI2) structures and is also suitable for any student who has individualized or personalized goals, whether or not that student qualifies for special education services.
Here, general education teachers, special education teachers, educational leaders, and related service provides will find a practical approach to creating growth plans that are both meaningful and effective. Learn how to
Stories of students at different grade levels and with various academic and behavioral goals illustrate the process, and full-color interdisciplinary growth plans show how the elements combine to ensure consistent and targeted support in everyday settings, uniform data collection, and easy reporting. Jung’s approach will simplify and unify your school’s support and intervention efforts and help you build a truly inclusive culture, in which the success of all students is the responsibility of all staff.
(ASCD book, 2018) 7" x 9", 157 pages
In this stirring follow-up to the award-winning Fostering Resilient Learners, Kristin Van Marter Souers and Pete Hall take you to the next level of trauma-invested practice. To get there, they explain, educators need to build a "nest"—a positive learning environment shaped by three new Rs of education: relationship, responsibility, and regulation.
Have you ever imagined yourself as a teacher leader but weren't quite sure whether you really had--or could develop--the necessary skills? Have you wondered what the first steps toward becoming a teacher leader might be, what kinds of approaches work best, and how you could overcome the inevitable challenges that come with leading your colleagues on a journey toward improvement as professionals? Authors Rebecca Mieliwocki (California and National Teacher of the Year for 2012) and Joseph Fatheree (Illinois Teacher of the Year for 2007) answer these questions and more in this engaging guide to becoming a successful teacher leader. Organized around five key tools--communication, collaboration, professional development, data, and advocacy--the book covers every aspect of what is involved in taking on leadership responsibilities.