Successful Strategies for Pursuing National Board Certification

Successful Strategies for Pursuing National Board Certification Author Bobbie Faulkner
ISBN-10 9781475824834
Release 2016-01-21
Pages 50
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In 2014, The National Board began revising and streamlining the National Board Certification process. This new 3.0 version of the WHAT WORKS! Series, Strategies for Pursuing National Board Certification: Version 3.0, Components 1 and 2 reflects the revisions published to date. This updated publication gives the most current information available. Contents include dozens of strategies to propel candidates to successful certification. The material creates a road map showing how to provide evidence of the National Board Standards. There are tips for studying for the Component 1 Assessment Center tests, understanding what each component asks candidates to do, and writing successfully in the National Board "style". Readers will find: • Test Exercise Samples • Writing Samples • Sentence Starters • Lesson Planning Strategies and much more.



What Works

What Works Author Bobbie Faulkner
ISBN-10 9781475800319
Release 2012-11-15
Pages 112
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WHAT WORKS! provides a roadmap for Middle Childhood Generalist National Board Candidates as they work through each of the fount entries to be submitted and the Assessment Center Exercises. The chapters contain dozens of tips on “What Works!” and “Why These Work”; the tips are practical, specific and written in a user-friendly format with easy to read bullet lists and charts. WHAT WORKS! will guide Middle Childhood Generalists through the maze of requirements and prompts found in the four portfolio entries and prepare them for the Assessment Center Exercises. This is the go-to resource for Middle Childhood Generalists.



Successful Strategies for Pursuing National Board Certification

Successful Strategies for Pursuing National Board Certification Author Bobbie Faulkner
ISBN-10 147583036X
Release 2016-11-30
Pages 100
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In 2014, The National Board began revising and streamlining the National Board Certification process. This new 3.0 version of the WHAT WORKS! Series, Strategies for Pursuing National Board Certification: Version 3.0, Components 3 and 4 reflects the revisions published to date. This updated publication gives the most current information available. Contents include dozens of strategies to propel candidates to successful certification.



What Works

What Works Author Bobbie Faulkner
ISBN-10 9781475807110
Release 2014-04-09
Pages 100
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WHAT WORKS! offers dozens of writing strategies to clearly and convincingly explain your teaching practice to the National Board Assessors. Writing for the National Board is a type of technical writing teachers rarely use elsewhere and this book lifts the mysterious fog surrounding how to provide evidence of the National Board Standards. WHAT WORKS! provides organized information designed to propel candidates to successful certification. It’s a roadmap for National Board candidates presenting tips and information in a straightforward, conversational style. WHAT WORKS! special features include: “WHAT WORKS!” and “HERE’S WHY! sections Sentence Starters for Descriptive, Analytical, and Reflective Writing Examples from Multiple Certificate Areas Candidate Vignettes based on Real Candidates Multiple Appendix Templates for All Certificates and Entries Sample Passages illustrating “Evidence” or “Lack of Evidence” Writing for the Assessment Center Tips



Achieving National Board Certification for School Library Media Specialists

Achieving National Board Certification for School Library Media Specialists Author Gail K. Dickinson
ISBN-10 0838909019
Release 2005
Pages 179
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Provides a history and overview of the certification process, reviews the areas highlighted in the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) portfolio entries and assessment center exercises, examines their components, and gives tips on how to complete each part.



Ten Steps to a Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation System

Ten Steps to a Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation System Author Jody Zall Kusek
ISBN-10 9780821389072
Release 2004-06-15
Pages 264
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This Handbook provides a comprehensive ten-step model that will help guide development practitioners through the process of designing and building a results-based monitoring and evaluation system.



Secrets of the National Board Certification Generalist Early Childhood Exam Study Guide

Secrets of the National Board Certification Generalist Early Childhood Exam Study Guide Author National Board Certification Exam Secrets Test Prep
ISBN-10 1621200701
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 76
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***ALL NEW SECOND EDITION*** Secrets of the National Board Certification Generalist: Early Childhood Exam helps you ace the National Board Certification Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Secrets of the National Board Certification Generalist: Early Childhood Exam study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Secrets of the National Board Certification Generalist: Early Childhood Exam includes: A comprehensive review of Assessment Center Exercises: Literacy, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Children's Play, Physical Education, Health, and Safety Advice on Portfolio Entries including: Examining Children's Literacy Development, Building a Classroom Community, Integrating Mathematics and Science, Documented Accomplishments: Contributions to Student Learning and much more...



Making Global Value Chains Work for Development

Making Global Value Chains Work for Development Author Daria Taglioni
ISBN-10 9781464801624
Release 2016-06-10
Pages 286
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Economic, technological, and political shifts as well as changing business strategies have driven firms to unbundle production processes and disperse them across countries. Thanks to these changes, developing countries can now increase their participation in global value chains (GVCs) and thus become more competitive in agriculture, manufacturing and services. This is a paradigm shift from the 20th century when countries had to build the entire supply chain domestically to become competitive internationally. For policymakers, the focus is on boosting domestic value added and improving access to resources and technology while advancing development goals. However, participating in global value chains does not automatically improve living standards and social conditions in a country. This requires not only improving the quality and quantity of production factors and redressing market failures, but also engineering equitable distributions of opportunities and outcomes - including employment, wages, work conditions, economic rights, gender equality, economic security, and protecting the environment. The internationalization of production processes helps with very few of these development challenges. Following this perspective, Making Global Value Chains Work for Development offers a strategic framework, analytical tools, and policy options to address this challenge. The book conceptualizes GVCs and makes it easier for policymakers and practitioners to discuss them and their implications for development. It shows why GVCs require fresh thinking; it serves as a repository of analytical tools; and it proposes a strategic framework to guide policymakers in identifying the key objectives of GVC participation and in selecting suitable economic strategies to achieve them.



The Future of Nursing

The Future of Nursing Author Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine
ISBN-10 9780309158237
Release 2011-02-08
Pages 620
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The Future of Nursing explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system. At more than 3 million in number, nurses make up the single largest segment of the health care work force. They also spend the greatest amount of time in delivering patient care as a profession. Nurses therefore have valuable insights and unique abilities to contribute as partners with other health care professionals in improving the quality and safety of care as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted this year. Nurses should be fully engaged with other health professionals and assume leadership roles in redesigning care in the United States. To ensure its members are well-prepared, the profession should institute residency training for nurses, increase the percentage of nurses who attain a bachelor's degree to 80 percent by 2020, and double the number who pursue doctorates. Furthermore, regulatory and institutional obstacles -- including limits on nurses' scope of practice -- should be removed so that the health system can reap the full benefit of nurses' training, skills, and knowledge in patient care. In this book, the Institute of Medicine makes recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.



Educating Everybody s Children

Educating Everybody s Children Author Robert W. Cole
ISBN-10 9781416612490
Release 2008-06-15
Pages 295
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Designed to promote reflection, discussion, and action among the entire learning community, Educating Everybody's Children encapsulates what research has revealed about successfully addressing the needs of students from economically, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse groups and identifies a wide range of effective principles and instructional strategies. Although good teaching works well with all students, educators must develop an extensive repertoire of instructional tools to meet the varying needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Those tools and the knowledge base behind them are the foundation of this expanded and revised second edition of Educating Everybody's Children. Each strategy discussed in the book includes classroom examples and a list of the research studies that support it. The most important thing we have learned as a result of the education reform movement is that student achievement stands or falls on the motivation and skills of teachers. We must ensure that all teachers are capable of delivering a standards?based curriculum that describes what students should know and be able to do, and that these standards are delivered by means of a rich and engaging "pedagogy of plenty." By these two acts we can ensure that all schools will be ready and able to educate everybody's children.



Entrepreneurship Education and Training Programs around the World

Entrepreneurship Education and Training Programs around the World Author Alexandria Valerio
ISBN-10 9781464802034
Release 2014-05-06
Pages 284
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Entrepreneurship has attracted global interest for its potential to catalyze economic and social development. Research suggesting that certain entrepreneurial mindsets and skills can be learned has given rise to the field of entrepreneurship education and training (EET). Despite the growth of EET, global knowledge about these programs and their impact remains thin. In response, this study surveys the available literature and program evaluations to propose a Conceptual Framework for understanding the EET program landscape. The study finds that EET today consists of a heterogeneous mix of programs that can be broken into two groups: entrepreneurship education and entrepreneurship training. These programs target a range of participants: secondary and post-secondary education students, as well as potential and practicing entrepreneurs. The outcomes measured by program evaluations are equally diverse but generally fall under the domains of entrepreneurial mindsets and capabilities, entrepreneurial status, and entrepreneurial performance. The dimensions of EET programs vary according the particular target group. Programs targeting secondary education students focus on the development of foundational skills linked to entrepreneurship, while post-secondary education programs emphasize skills related to strategic business planning. Programs targeting potential entrepreneurs generally are embedded within broader support programs and tend to target vulnerable populations for whom employment alternatives may be limited. While programs serving practicing entrepreneurs focus on strengthening entrepreneurs knowledge, skills and business practices, which while unlikely to transform an enterprise in the near term, may accrue benefits to entrepreneurs over time. The study also offers implications for policy and program implementation, emphasizing the importance of clarity about target groups and desired outcomes when making program choices, and sound understanding of extent to which publicly-supported programs offer a broader public good, and compare favorably to policy alternatives for supporting the targeted individuals as well as the overall economic and social objectives.



Blue Ocean Strategy Expanded Edition

Blue Ocean Strategy  Expanded Edition Author W. Chan Kim
ISBN-10 9781625274502
Release 2014-01-20
Pages 320
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The global phenomenon that has sold 3.5 million copies, is published in a record-breaking 43 languages and is a bestseller across five continents—now updated and expanded with new content. This global bestseller, embraced by organizations and industries worldwide, challenges everything you thought you knew about the requirements for strategic success. Now updated with fresh content from the authors, Blue Ocean Strategy argues that cutthroat competition results in nothing but a bloody red ocean of rivals fighting over a shrinking profit pool. Based on a study of 150 strategic moves (spanning more than 100 years across 30 industries), the authors argue that lasting success comes not from battling competitors but from creating “blue oceans”—untapped new market spaces ripe for growth. Blue Ocean Strategy presents a systematic approach to making the competition irrelevant and outlines principles and tools any organization can use to create and capture their own blue oceans. This expanded edition includes: • A new preface by the authors: Help! My Ocean Is Turning Red • Updates on all cases and examples in the book, bringing their stories up to the present time • Two new chapters and an expanded third one—Alignment, Renewal, and Red Ocean Traps—that address the most pressing questions readers have asked over the past 10 years A landmark work that upends traditional thinking about strategy, this bestselling book charts a bold new path to winning the future. Consider this your guide to creating uncontested market space—and making the competition irrelevant.



What Works in Girls Education

What Works in Girls  Education Author Gene B. Sperling
ISBN-10 0815728603
Release 2015-10-07
Pages 288
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Hard-headed evidence on why the returns from investing in girls are so high that no nation or family can afford not to educate their girls. Gene Sperling, author of the seminal 2004 report published by the Council on Foreign Relations, and Rebecca Winthrop, director of the Center for Universal Education, have written this definitive book on the importance of girls' education. As Malala Yousafzai expresses in her foreword, the idea that any child could be denied an education due to poverty, custom, the law, or terrorist threats is just wrong and unimaginable. More than 1,000 studies have provided evidence that high-quality girls' education around the world leads to wide-ranging returns: Better outcomes in economic areas of growth and incomes Reduced rates of infant and maternal mortality Reduced rates of child marriage Reduced rates of the incidence of HIV/AIDS and malaria Increased agricultural productivity Increased resilience to natural disasters Women's empowerment What Works in Girls' Education is a compelling work for both concerned global citizens, and any academic, expert, nongovernmental organization (NGO) staff member, policymaker, or journalist seeking to dive into the evidence and policies on girls' education.



United States Code

United States Code Author United States
ISBN-10 UOM:39015066443071
Release 2001
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United States Code has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from United States Code also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full United States Code book for free.



Dissertation Abstracts International

Dissertation Abstracts International Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105121649110
Release 2005
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Dissertation Abstracts International has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Dissertation Abstracts International also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Dissertation Abstracts International book for free.



Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States

Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015087529304
Release 1998
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Some vols. include supplemental journals of "such proceedings of the sessions, as, during the time they were depending, were ordered to be kept secret, and respecting which the injunction of secrecy was afterwards taken off by the order of the House."



Choice

Choice Author
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106013736290
Release 1998
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Choice has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Choice also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Choice book for free.