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Social Media For School Leaders: How to Create an Effective Social Media Strategy or a School or District
School leaders may be familiar with social media in their own lives, but many still need help in effectively using social media in their professional practice? In SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SCHOOL LEADERS, author Brian Dixon, an expert in social media in education, offers detailed descriptions of the best online tools available today and provides step-by-step instructions for using them to move a school community from awareness to advocacy and from feedback to collaboration.
Seasoned writer and academic leader Jeffrey Buller provides a concise, practical, sensible guide for academic leaders who must conduct faculty evaluations.
In The Community College Career Track, Thomas Snyder president of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana shares his vision for ensuring that a college education remains within reach of all American families, not just the fortunate few.
This comprehensive, practical book provides the most up-to-date research on the factors that contribute to retention and strategies for increasing student persistence and retention in higher education.
This is a practical, comprehensive professional handbook for those working in and administrating college athletics, recreation, and fitness programs. It also serves as a textbook for graduate students in courses or programs on intercollegiate athletics and recreation administration.
An accessible guide to help classroom teachers manage their stuff, their time, and their energy. Author Maia Heyck-Merlin is the teacher time management and organizational guru and in this book she clearly explains her highly-customizable system. The templates and tutorials are also included on a CD.
This book provides a portrait of today's college students (enrolled between 2005 and 2014) to help inform better research, practice, and policies designed to improve the undergraduate college experience and increase participation among underserved populations.
Meeting Derailed! Robert’s Rules For Dummies®, 2nd Edition Reveals Some Common Myths About Proper Meeting Procedures
The problem isn’t that Robert’s Rules don’t work. It’s that people don’t really understand them.
EMI Classics Announces Licensing Agreement with Wiley for the Release of “Classical Music For Dummies®”
The series will consist of five single albums dedicated to different composers, as well as a box set with 6 CDs of music and a 48-page booklet. All releases will also be available as digital downloads.
How Washington Actually Works For Dummies® Demystifies Policymaking and Reveals Key Political Influencers
In an election year where the economy is king, along with a head-to-head matchup for the presidential race, timing could not be better for an insiders’ guide to Washington, D.C.
The Success Academies, charter schools in New York City featured in the documentaries Waiting for Superman and The Lottery, have in just a few years become some of the top schools not just in New York city, but in the entire state, with students' test scores besting even some of the most prestigious suburban public schools. What's their secret? Find out in this practical book from CEO and founder Eva Moskowitz and the schools' director of literacy, Arin Lavinia.
A practical yet theoretically driven book with solutions for educators and institutions for implementing social media tools to better meet pedagogical needs and increase learning.
The long-awaited second edition of best-selling education title and landmark book in field of adolescent literacy. Helps teachers support underperforming students in reading complex academic texts across the content areas.
In Crazy Good Interviewing: How Acting A Little Crazy Can Get You The Job Dr. John B. Molidor and Barbara Parus aim to help those who are looking for work in this tough economy. The book, which was called one of the best career books for 2012 by The Wall Street Journal’s professional career site FINS.com, addresses how slightly eccentric behaviors can tip the scales in the applicant’s favor.
Best-selling author and popular blogger Dan Willingham lays out clear, easy principles to spot what’s nonsense and what’s reliable.
Levearge Leadership shows leaders how they can raise their schools to greatness by following a care set of seven princples, or "lever," that allow for consistent, transformational, and replicable growth.
Artificial Maturity explains how our Generation iY and Homelander kids are growing up over-exposed to information and under-exposed to real-life experiences, causing them to be stressed out and confused, and offers solutions for how parents, teachers, and other youth leaders can help them acheive real maturity.
The prevalence of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in the U.S. may be as high as 2.2 million cases according to a new study now available in Hepatology, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. Findings suggest the higher prevalence of chronic HBV can be attributed to foreign-born persons who were infected in their country of origin prior to arrival in the U.S. Emigrants from Asia and Africa, where infection with hepatitis B is highly endemic, represent close to 70% of the 1.32 million foreign-born persons living with chronic HBV in the U.S. in 2009.
Women in their seventies who exercise and eat healthy amounts of fruits and vegetables have a longer life expectancy, according to research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.