Rank #1: How Great School Leaders Manage Resistance to Change
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Bryan Goodwin, a former teacher and journalist, is the president and CEO of McREL International, a Denver-based nonprofit education research and development organization. Goodwin's books include Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning and The 12 Touchstones of Good Teaching. He writes a monthly research column for Educational Leadership magazine. Host Mike Janatovich is the assistant principal of Harmon Middle School in Aurora, OH, and an ASCD Emerging Leader.
Rank #2: 6 Myths and Misconceptions about Differentiated Instruction
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Kristina Doubet is an associate professor at James Madison University and Jessica Hockett is an education consultant. Doubet and Hockett are ASCD Faculty members and authors of Differentiation in Middle and High School: Strategies to Engage All Learners. ASCD Emerging Leader and host Amanda Koonlaba, Ed.S., NBCT, is a teacher, artist, and writer.
Rank #3: Three Ways to Make Summer Professional Development Better
Rank #4: 50 Critical Questions for School Leaders
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Award-winning educator Baruti Kafele is a leading keynote speaker and best-selling author. His books include Is My School Better a Better School BECAUSE I Lead It?, The Principal 50: Critical Leadership Questions for Inspiring Schoolwide Excellence, and The Teacher 50: Critical Questions for Inspiring Classroom Excellence. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.
Rank #5: Five Steps to Stimulating Thoughtful Classroom Discussions
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Jackie Acree Walsh and Beth Dankert Sattes are co-authors of the award-winning book, Questioning for Classroom Discussion: Purposeful Speaking, Engaged Listening, Deep Thinking (ASCD). Walsh is an independent educational consultant and the lead consultant for the Alabama Best Practices Center. Sattes consults through her business, Enthused Learning, primarily in the area of effective questioning in K–12 classrooms. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.
Rank #6: How Trust and Communication Can Energize School Culture
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Todd Whitaker and Steve Gruenert are the co-authors of: School Culture Recharged: Strategies to Energize Your Staff and Culture and School Culture Rewired: How to Define, Assess, and Transform It. Whitaker is a leading presenter, a former teacher and principal, and is the author or co-author of more than 40 books. Gruenert is a professor at Indiana State University who has studied organizational culture and climate for more than 20 years.. Host Mike Janatovich is the assistant principal of Harmon Middle School in Aurora, OH, and an ASCD Emerging Leader.
Rank #7: Helping Students Break Through the Barriers to Loving Math
Rank #8: A 10-point Success Roadmap for Literacy Instruction
Rank #9: Teaching Mastery: Never Work Harder Than Your Students
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Robyn R. Jackson, PhD, author of Never Work Harder Than Your Students & Other Principles of Great Teaching, 2nd Edition, has been an educator for more than a decade. As a National Board-certified English teacher, she increased the enrollment of minority and nontraditional students in her AP Language and Composition classes and tripled her overall course enrollment within one year without a decrease in her students' test scores. Host Chaunte Garrett is the director of accountability for the Rowan-Salisbury school system in North Carolina, an education consultant, and an ASCD Emerging Leader.
Rank #10: Five Principles of Courageous School Leadership
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Pedro Noguera is a Distinguished Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences at UCLA whose research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions, as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts. He is the author or co-author of eleven books, including Excellence Through Equity: Five Principles of Courageous Leadership to Guide Achievement for Every Student (ASCD). Host Mike Janatovich is the assistant principal of Harmon Middle School in Aurora, OH, and an ASCD Emerging Leader.
Rank #11: Three Smart Tips for New Principals
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Jen Schwanke is the author of You’re the Principal! Now What? Strategies and Solutions for New School Leaders (ASCD). Schwanke began her career as a language arts educator and is currently a principal for the Dublin City School District in Dublin, Ohio. Rob Pennington is a middle school social studies teacher & lead tech coach in Connecticut, and ASCD Emerging Leader.
Rank #12: Lesson Planning: Moving Beyond the Way We've Always Done It
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Michael Fisher is an instructional coach and educational consultant specializing in the intersection between instructional technology and curriculum design. His books include .Ditch the Daily Lesson Plan: How do I plan for meaningful student learning? (ASCD) and .Digital Learning Strategies: How do I design and assess 21st century work? (ASCD) with host Brian Smith, ASCD Emerging Leader and RtI/PD Facilitator for Newton-Conover City Schools.
Rank #13: Neuroscience Matters: Avoiding Brain Dead Teaching Practices
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Thomas Armstrong is an award-winning author and speaker with over 35 years of teaching experience from the primary through the doctoral level. He is the author of several books on learning and human development including his latest, The Power of the Adolescent Brain: Strategies for Teaching Middle and High School Students. Jeff Bradbury is an ASCD Emerging Leader. coordinator of instructional technology for Westwood Regional School district in NJ, and creator of TeacherCast.
Rank #14: Teaching Students to Read and Process Complex Text
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Kathy Glass is the author of Complex Text Decoded: How to Design Lessons and Use Strategies That Target Authentic Texts (ASCD). A former master teacher, she has been in education for more than 25 years and works with administrators and teachers in groups from kindergarten to high school. Glass consults nationally with schools and districts, and teaches seminars for university and county programs delivering. Host and ASCD Emerging Leader Matt Wachel is an elementary assistant principal in the Park Hill School District in Kansas City, MO.
Rank #15: Rethinking Grading: What Works, What Doesn't, What's Next
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Susan Brookhart and Tom Guskey co-authored What We Know About Grading: What Works, What Doesn't, and What's Next. Susan Brookhart is professor emerita in the School of Education at Duquesne University and an independent educational consultant and author. She is author or coauthor of 18 books and more than 70 articles. Tom Guskey is professor of Educational Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky. He is included in the National Staff Development Council’s Leaders in Staff Development. Abbie Eklund, Principal of Lincoln Elementary School, 2016 ASCD Emerging Leader.
Rank #16: Why Principals Must Earn the Right to Lead: Six Steps to Get There
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Bobb Darnell is president of Achievement Strategies Inc., an ASCD faculty member, and an advocate for high student achievement and daily professional growth.eader Matt Wachel is an elementary assistant principal in the Park Hill School District in Kansas City, MO. Adam J. Brown Ed.D., an ASCD Emerging Leader, is a principal Re-ED/TRAEP- Virginia Beach SECEP at Renaissance Academy.
Rank #17: Congratulations, You Are the New Principal: Now What?
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Jen Schwanke is the author of You’re the Principal! Now What? Strategies and Solutions for New School Leaders (ASCD). Schwanke began her career as a language arts educator and is currently a principal for the Dublin City School District in Dublin, Ohio. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.
Rank #18: Can All Students Be Good at Math? Yes, Here's How
Cathy Seeley has worked as a teacher, district mathematics coordinator, Texas state mathematics director for grades K–12, and is a former president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Her ASCD books include Making Sense of Math: How to Help Every Student Become a Mathematical Thinker and Problem Solver, and Building a Math-Positive Culture: How to Support Great Math Teaching in Your School. ASCD Emerging Leader and host Matt Wachel is an elementary assistant principal in the Park Hill School District in Kansas City, MO.
Rank #19: 3 Ways to Make Teachers Better Not Bitter
Rank #20: Strategies to Balance Student Engagement with Deeper Learning
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Drs. William & Pérsida Himmele are Associate Professors at Millersville University, in southeastern, PA. They are the authors of the ASCD books The Language-Rich Classroom, Total Participation Techniques and Total Literacy Techniques. (ASCD) with host Brian Smith, ASCD Emerging Leader and RtI/PD Facilitator for Newton-Conover City Schools.