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Prof 171: School and Classroom Leadership: In Pursuit of School Effectiveness

School and Classroom Leadership: In Pursuit of School Effectiveness (PJIS) The purpose of the School and Classroom Leadership course is to provide a platform to examine current initiatives to support the learning and achievement of all students.


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Mary Claire Vandenburg
Education Library, Duncan McArthur Hall
511 Union Street, Queen's University, Kingston, Ont. K7M 5R7
613-533-6000 x74094



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from page 31, School Effectiveness Framework (2013).







From page 32, School Effectiveness Framework (2013).

PROF 170 (IS): Increase your Expertise in Resource Selection

WELCOME to your Education Library!

Bookmark the Education Guide.

The Education Guide will lead you to the resources and services we provide for your teaching and learning during your program and beyond.  

The Education Library homepage hosts many individual subject guides specific to your discipline. 

Library cards and loan periods

Extended loans (100 item max) are available beginning on the Monday before each teaching round (next one begins October 1, 2018).  After graduation teacher cards are offered to local teachers free of charge.

Course Reserve [print & e]

Use Ares, the Course Readings list in OnQ, or the library homepage to find the call number for a print item you need.  Search by course. Links to online readings are provided in OnQ and Ares.

Print, Scan, Copy

Add Tri-Colour Cash to your student card.  You can use credit or debit.  If you have an old Queen's U Library copy card, just stop by the Service Desk to have the value transferred to your student card.  Scanning to a data key is FREE at our copier and does not require a card of any kind.  No data key with you?  Borrow ours at our Service Desk to scan, and then use a computer (ours or yours) to email the file to yourself.

For more details, please consult the following pages:

  Scanning  copying button

SMART Boards

Use our SMART Boards to practice your skills and to create technology-enhanced lesson activities.  Book time in the diary at our Service Desk.  SMART Board pens and instructions are on Reserve and the SMART Notebook software is available on our instructor workstations.  You are welcome to use the instructor stations -- no password required.

Education Library Page

Back to the main page for the Education Library

Go to the password page to retrieve the access codes for select online resources.

Essential Ministry Documents

GROWING SUCCESS | assessment, evaluation, and reporting in Ontario schools

"Our challenge is that every student is unique and each must have opportunities to achieve success according to his or her own interests, abilities, and goals." (Intro.)

Learning for All, Kindergarten to Grade 12

Outlines "an integrated process of assessment and instruction for elementary and secondary school educators across Ontario that is designed to help raise the bar and close the gap in achievement for all students. The guide supports the three core priorities for education in Ontario: • High levels of student achievement • Reduced gaps in student achievement • Increased public confidence in publicly funded education." (3)