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2013 Conference Top Sellers!

NAESP's 2013 Annual Conference and Expo may be over, but you can promote your own learning today by ordering these top sellers that your colleagues buzzed about at the conference...

For Teachers



Shifting the Monkey
by Todd Whitaker

Through a simple but brilliant metaphor, Whitaker helps you reinvigorate your staff and transform your organization.

Brainwork: The Neuroscience Behind How We Lead Others
by David A. Sousa

The success of your organization depends on your ability to prioritize, focus, and act. David A. Sousa examines the most provocative brain research as it relates to organizational leadership.

Day-2-Day, Volume 4
by Diana Day

This resource has 180 one-minute motivational messages that are ideal for principals to read daily over the intercom, counselors to discuss on closed circuit TV, or teachers to read to start the day with their students.

For Teachers



How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core

by James A. Bellanca, Robin J. Fogary, and Brian M. Pete

Packed with examples and tools, this practical guide prepares teachers across all grade levels and content areas to teach the most critical cognitive skills from the Common Core State Standards.



The Ten-Minute InService: 40 Quick Training Sessions that Build Teacher Effectiveness

by Todd Whitaker and Annette Breaux

Written by popular education consultants Todd Whitaker and Annette Breaux, this important book offers 40 teacher-tested, mini-workshops that can improve teaching in every classroom. Busy school leaders need this easy-to-apply resource to increase teacher effectiveness quickly and efficiently.




For Teachers



 Cultures Built to Last: Systemic PLCs at Work

by Richard DuFour and Michael Fullan

You will discover how a systemic approach to PLCs is essential to collaborative culture; recognize warning signs that threaten your progress as a PLC; achieve clarity necessary to maintaining a healthy PLC and much more.




Stratosphere: Integrating Technology, Pedagogy and Change Knowledge

by Michael Fullan

Create a vision for improving education by escaping the content-focused teaching of the past and embracing "the new pedagogy" of higher-order skills. Learn to harness fast and innovative technologies to bring about change in classrooms, districts, states, and provinces.




For Teachers



How to Interview, Hire, & Retain High-Quality New Teachers, third edition
by John C. Daresh and Bridget N. Daresh

The authors use their firsthand experiences and observations to guide readers through effective processes for recruiting, interviewing, and hiring faculty who will best fit individual schools' needs.



Motivating & Inspiring Teachers: The Educational Leader's Guide for Building Staff Morale, second edition
by Todd Whitaker, Beth Whitaker, and Dale Lumpa

Like the best-selling first edition, this book is filled with strategies to motivate your staff and maintain a high level of energy at your school.