Education Leader Network Professional Development eBulletin
August 30th, 2012
for Leaders in Education 

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In This Issue
Making Effective Purchasing Decisions at the District and School Levels
Toxic Grading Practices
A little humor goes a long way...
Battling Boredom: 99 Strategies to Spark Student Engagement
Classroom Management

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Instructional Leader on the Go...

Each PD eBulletin gives the busy district or school-level leader brief, practical, free, high quality learning opportunities in a variety of media formats.


Making Effective Purchasing Decisions at the District and School Levels
A brief white paper

Prepared by the JK Thomas Team - this brief report summarizes a JKT Survey on Effective Purchasing decisions.

 

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Toxic Grading Practices
Doug Reeves

A 6 minute video you can use with your  faculty to open the conversation about authentic and effective assessment.

   

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A little humor goes a long way...

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Battling Boredom:
99 Strategies to Spark Student Engagement
By Bryan Harris

Drive boredom out of your classroom - and keep it out - with the student-engagement strategies in this book. You'll learn how to gain and sustain the attention of your students from the moment the bell rings. Perfect for teachers of all subjects and grade levels, these activities go head-to-head with student boredom and disengagement, resulting in class time that's more efficient, more educational, and loads more fun!

   

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Classroom Management
Lisa Rodriguez 
 

A terrifc PDF - you can share with your faculty - which outlines a host of great classroom management stratgies to deal with behavior and management problems.