A-Z List of SEDL Store Publications

Below is a list of publications from the SEDL Store, where SEDL lists the publications available for sale. There are additional publications available in the Free Publications section of the SEDL site, where SEDL lists publications it has made available free online.

There are 23 publications in the SEDL Store.

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A Practitioner's Guide: Building and Managing Quality Afterschool Programs (2009)
A Practitioner's Guide: Building and Managing Quality Afterschool Programs is designed to share with you the practices that can help you cover it all—great programming, terrific staff, positive relationships, and plenty of resources to lead and sustain successful afterschool programs.
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A Teacher's Guide for Getting Serious About the System (2012)
This brief companion book to Getting Serious About the System: A Fieldbook for District and School Leaders provides teachers with background on systemic school improvement and illustrates where they and other stakeholders fit in the process of implementing solutions system-wide.
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Arts in Afterschool: A Guide to Using the Afterschool Training Toolkit for Professional Development (2008)
The six promising practices in afterschool for the arts identified in the Afterschool Training Toolkit are as follows: Building Skills in the Arts; Expressing Yourself Through the Arts; Making Connections to History and Culture; Thinking and Talking About Works of Art; Integrating the Arts With Other Subjects; Involving Families and Communities. Each practice is built on youth development principles and research on effective arts instruction. At their core, the Afterschool Training Toolkit materials are designed to illustrate techniques and activities that leverage student curiosity to make the arts in afterschool both enjoyable and academically relevant. This guide provides professional development ideas for each practice.
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Arts in Afterschool: An Instructor's Guide to the Afterschool Training Toolkit (2008)

The six promising practices in afterschool for the arts identified in the Afterschool Training Toolkit are as follows: Building Skills in the Arts; Expressing Yourself Through the Arts; Making Connections to History and Culture; Thinking and Talking About Works of Art; Integrating the Arts With Other Subjects; Involving Families and Communities. When used with the Afterschool Training Toolkit, the lessons in this instructor’s guide will help you master these promising practices. Once you become proficient at these practices, you should be able to use them to develop other arts lessons.

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Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM) Publications:

SEDL offers several publications so you can apply the CBAM when you introduce a new program, undertake research in a school setting, or launch an innovation in a school. The complete set of CBAM literature includes:

Professional Development on the CBAM Diagnostic Tools

The Center for High-Performing Schools at SEDL offers several professional development opportunities around Managing Implementation and Impact of Reform Initiatives.

Contact Information

For more information on the CBAM tools or to schedule a training session please send an email to highperformingschools@sedl.org or call the Center's program manager, Dale Lewis at 512-391-6513.

Change Facilitator Stages of Concern Questionnaire (CFSoCQ) Online (2009)
This product is an online version of the Change Facilitator Stages of Concern Questionnaire that can be completed online by many participants in a short amount of time. The product provides access for a "survey coordinator" to the online questionnaire as well as to a survey coordination site where the coordinator can customize the questionnaire and define subgroups to allow data for a group to be examined by subpopulations as well as by individuals and by the group as a whole.
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Getting Serious About the System: A Fieldbook for District and School Leaders (2012)
This fieldbook shows how to avoid a haphazard approach to school improvement by focusing on all aspects of the system and on specific issues that have the most impact upon student achievement. This multidimensional process also entails increasing the competencies of everyone involved and implementing solutions districtwide.
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Homework in Afterschool: An Instructor's Guide to the Afterschool Training Toolkit (2008)

The four promising practices in afterschool for homework help identified in the Afterschool Training Toolkit are as follows: Involving Day Schools, Families, and Communities; Managing and Organizing the Homework Environment; Monitoring and Communicating About Student Progress; and Tutoring, Mentoring, and Building Study Skills. When used with the Afterschool Training Toolkit, the information in this instructor’s guide will help you master these promising practices. Once you become proficient at these practices, you should be able to use them to develop an effective afterschool homework help program.

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Literacy in Afterschool: A Guide to Using the Afterschool Training Toolkit for Professional Development (2008)
The Afterschool Training Toolkit materials are designed to illustrate techniques and activities that leverage student curiosity to make literacy in afterschool both enjoyable and relevant. This guide provides professional development ideas for promising literacy practices in afterschool.
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Literacy in Afterschool: An Instructor's Guide to Read Alouds with the Afterschool Training Toolkit (2008)

The National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning developed this instructor’s guide to accompany its Afterschool Training Toolkit, a free online staff development tool. Both the guide and the toolkit materials are designed to give afterschool instructors the resources they need to build fun, innovative, and academically enriching activities that not only engage students, but extend their knowledge in new ways and increase academic achievement.

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Literacy in Afterschool: An Instructor's Guide to the Afterschool Training Toolkit (2008)

The six promising practices in student achievement in literacy identified in the Afterschool Training Toolkit are as follows: Book Discussion Groups and Literature Circles; Read Aloud; Story and Literature Dramatizations; Writing; Family Literacy Events; One-on-One and Small-Group Tutoring. When used with the Afterschool Training Toolkit, the lessons in this instructor’s guide will help you master these promising practices. Once you become proficient at these practices, you should be able to use them to develop other literacy lessons.

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Math in Afterschool: A Guide to Using the Afterschool Training Toolkit for Professional Development (2008)
The Afterschool Training Toolkit materials are designed to illustrate techniques and activities that leverage student curiosity to make mathematics in afterschool both enjoyable and relevant. This guide provides professional development ideas for each of the seven promising practices in afterschool math enrichment.
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Math in Afterschool: An Instructor's Guide to the Afterschool Training Toolkit (2008)
The seven promising practices in afterschool math identified in the Afterschool Training Toolkit are as follows: Finding Math; Math Centers; Math Games; Math Projects; Math Tools; Math Tutoring; Family Connections. When used with the Afterschool Training Toolkit, the lessons in this instructor’s guide will help you master these promising practices. Once you become proficient at these practices, you should be able to use them to develop other math lessons.
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Measuring Implementation in Schools: Innovation Configurations (2006)
This updated manual describes how to use Innovation Configuration Maps to clarify what an innovation or change looks like along a continuum from high-quality implementation to least-desired practices.
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Measuring Implementation in Schools: Levels of Use (2006)
This updated manual discusses how individuals behave and react with respect to specific change. The tool helps researchers and evaluators determine the extent to which an innovation is being implemented by distinguishing among three levels of nonuse and five levels of use.
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Measuring Implementation in Schools: The Stages of Concern Questionnaire (2006)
This updated manual explains how to use and score the Stages of Concern Questionnaire, which assesses teacher concerns about new programs and practices. The product includes a MS Word version of the questionnaire and scoring sheets, as well as a scoring program in Excel and SAS formats.
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Reclaiming Our Teaching Profession (2011)
This book shows educators how to use the transformative power of professional learning in community to raise the professional stature of educators. The authors provide clear steps and real-school examples with a focus on collaborative adult learning for student gains, community respect, professional satisfaction, and collegial support. This resource will help educators move from a climate of sanctions to one of mutual trust and support informed by a commitment to students and a dedication to working and learning together.
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Science in Afterschool: An Instructor's Guide to the Afterschool Training Toolkit (2008)
The five promising practices in afterschool for science identified in the Afterschool Training Toolkit are as follows: Investigating Science Through Inquiry; Exploring Science Through Projects and Problems; Integrating Science Across the Curriculum; Engaging Families and Communities in Science; Tutoring to Enhance Science Skills. When used with the Afterschool Training Toolkit, the lessons in this instructor’s guide will help you master these promising practices. Once you become proficient at these practices, you should be able to use them to develop other science lessons.
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Stages of Concern Questionnaire (SoCQ) Online (2008)
This online version of the Stages of Concern Questionnaire enables researchers and evaluators to use their computers to score questionnaires; analyze the results; and produce multiple types of reports, including individual, total-sample, and user-specified subgroup reports.
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Taking Charge of Change (2006; 2nd printing, with minor additions and corrections, 2008; revised version uploaded on Lulu.com, 2014.)
This easy-to-read introduction to the Concerns-Based Adoption Model is a cornerstone in the school-change literature. The book provides concepts, tools, and techniques that educators can use to facilitate school change and improvement programs.
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Technology in Afterschool: A Guide to Using the Afterschool Training Toolkit for Professional Development (2008)
This guide focuses on using a practical staff development model for learning about the six technology practices featured in the Afterschool Training Toolkit and how they can support learning. Each technology practice is introduced with two to four activities ranging in length from 15 to 20 minutes. Activities include watching videos, planning lessons, and reading related resources.
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Technology in Afterschool: An Instructor's Guide to the Afterschool Training Toolkit (2008)
The six promising practices in afterschool technology identified in the Afterschool Training Toolkit are as follows: Developing Self-Expression and Creativity; Gathering and Sharing Information; Finding and Solving Problems; Living and Working With Technology; Learning in Virtual Spaces; Building Skills and Understanding. When used with the Afterschool Training Toolkit, the lessons in this instructor’s guide will help you master these promising practices. Once you become proficient at these practices, you should be able to use them to develop other technology lessons.
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The Problem with Math Is English (2012)

This publication illustrates how students often understand fundamental mathematical concepts at a superficial level. Written to inspire aha moments, the book enables teachers to help students identify and comprehend the nuances and true meaning of math concepts by exploring them through the lenses of language and symbolism.

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Working Systemically in Action: Engaging Family & Community (2010)
Many educators recognize the importance of family and community involvement in school improvement efforts and are seeking to reframe the way they engage these groups. This publication, which supplements Working Systemically in Action: A Facilitator’s Guide (No longer available, as the publication has been replaced by the book, Getting Serious About the System), provides practical guidance for educators who are seeking to engage family and community members in systemic school improvement efforts.
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