Instructional Models and Unstuck - Print Book Bundle

Instructional Models and Unstuck - Print Book Bundle

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Good ideas, the best intentions, and a stirring vision aren’t enough to effect change in schools. Unstuck offers a road map to help schools change from the inside out instead of the top down, drawing on a successful system-wide effort across a large network of diverse schools in North Melbourne, Australia. Inside-out approaches are designed to encourage schools to become more innovative and entrepreneurial, finding better ways to help students learn and teachers collaborate to increase their professional expertise—while also maintaining a healthy skepticism and reliance on data to make sure new approaches and ideas are working.

This process involves six steps to school improvement: starting with a moral purpose, unleashing curiosity, building on bright spots, peer coaching toward precision, leading from the inside out, and moving the goal posts. This book’s tips, real-life examples, and next steps will help leaders get from where they are now to where they want to be.

Instructional Models

More than likely, your school is doing the right things. So why won’t student achievement budge? Maybe the key is doing the right things right. You may be lacking a straightforward yet powerful tool that can work wonders in aligning expectations and talents: an instructional model.

The research leaves little doubt: Instructional models work. Join authors Elizabeth Ross Hubbell and Bryan Goodwin as they explore the variety of instructional models available to today’s educators and explain how they can unite teachers and students in identifying—and achieving—classroom goals.

It may be just the tool your school has been waiting for, but launching a new instructional model in your school will take lots of staff collaboration and buy in. If that seems like a heavy lift, fear not: Hubbell and Goodwin take you step by step through a process that will help you review and select the right model for your school, initiate and manage the change process, and turn doubters into doers.

This price includes a 25% discount for ordering the print versions of Instructional Models and Unstuck together.

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Education: M.A. Rhetoric and Communication Studies, University of Virginia; B.A. Professional Writing and Environmental Studies, Baylor University
Bryan Goodwin

Bryan Goodwin is president and CEO of McREL International. For 21 years at McREL, he has translated research into practice, scanning the world for new insights and best practices on teaching and leading, and has helped educators everywhere adapt them to address their own challenges. A frequent conference presenter, he is the author of Out of Curiosity: Restoring the Power of Hungry Minds for Better Workplaces, Schools, and Lives and Simply Better: Doing What Matters Most to Change the Odds for Student Success, as well as co-author of Curiosity Works: A Guidebook for Moving Your School from Improvement to Innovation, Unstuck: How Curiosity, Peer Coaching, and Teaming Can Change Your School, Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning: Tools for Achieving Success in Your School, and The 12 Touchstones of Good Teaching: A Checklist for Staying Focused Every Day. Before joining McREL in 1998, Bryan was a college instructor, a high school teacher, and a business journalist.

Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning, Curiosity Works, Instructional Models, Out of Curiosity, The 12 Touchstones of Good Teaching, Unstuck, Pursuing Greatness, Tools for Igniting Curiosity, Building a Curious School, Learning That Sticks, Using Brain Science to Make Learning Stick, Research-Based Instructional Strategies That Work (Quick Reference Guide), The New Classroom Instruction That Works, A Reflective Teacher’s Guide to Planning for Learning
Dale Lewis

Dale Lewis is senior director of research, evaluation, and technical assistance at McREL International, and is the deputy director of the Regional Educational Laboratory for the Pacific Region. Before joining McREL, Dale was a certified educational diagnostician, a special education teacher, a principal consultant for the American Institutes for Research, and director of the Texas Comprehensive Center. Dale has extensive experience using the Concerns-Based Adoption Model to support implementation of new education programs and initiatives.

Curiosity Works, Unstuck

Education: M.A. Information and Learning Technologies, University of Colorado; B.S.Ed. Early Childhood/Elementary Education, University of Georgia
Elizabeth Ross Hubbell

Elizabeth Ross Hubbell is an educator, author, and speaker with more than 20 years’ experience across many levels of education. She currently serves as a senior program manager at Academic Impressions, where she designs professional learning experiences for higher education. Her primary topics of interest include women’s leadership and new innovations in student success and retention. Prior to joining Academic Impressions, Elizabeth served as a K–12 consultant with McREL International, focusing on instructional strategies and technologies. She is a co-author of The 12 Touchstones of Good Teaching: A Checklist for Staying Focused Every Day and Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement (2nd Ed.)She has presented at the ACEL, ASCD, ISTE, Colorado TIE, Learning Forward, SREB, NSBA’s T+L, and EARCOS conferences. Elizabeth is a former Montessori teacher.

Classroom Instruction That Works, Instructional Models, The 12 Touchstones of Good Teaching
Kristin Rouleau

Kristin Rouleau is senior director of learning services and innovation at McREL International, working with schools, districts, and state departments of education as they navigate change and implement practices to increase student achievement. Kristin earned her administrative credentials from the University of Washington, her master’s in curriculum and teaching from Michigan State University, and a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Western Michigan University. As of this writing, she is a doctoral student in leadership for educational equity at the University of Colorado–Denver.

Curiosity Works, Unstuck, Learning That Sticks, Research-Based Instructional Strategies That Work (Quick Reference Guide), The New Classroom Instruction That Works

Education: M.Ed. in School/Educational Leadership, The University of Melbourne; B.Ed. Primary Education and Adult Learning, RMIT
Tonia Gibson

Tonia Gibson, a McREL project consultant, works with schools, districts, and other stakeholders to develop sustainable plans for improving the professional practice of teachers and school leaders. She began her career in Australia, teaching all grades from K–6. Gibson earned her master's degree in school leadership from the University of Melbourne, and a bachelor's degree in education in primary/adult learning from RMIT University.

Unstuck, Learning That Sticks, Using Brain Science to Make Learning Stick