- Paperback: 142 pages
- Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (August 7, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1416614672
- ISBN-13: 978-1416614678
- Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #523,306 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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