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(Re)designing Argumentation Writing Units for Grades 5–12, ed. , v.
(Re)designing Argumentation Writing Units for Grades 5–12, ed. , v.

(Re)designing Argumentation Writing Units for Grades 5–12, ed. , v.

This guide offers practical recommendations, strategies, and tips for establishing argumentation units of instruction that empower students to artfully and logically present and convince others of their position.

10 Best Teaching Practices, ed. 3, v.
10 Best Teaching Practices, ed. 3, v.

10 Best Teaching Practices, ed. 3, v.

This text reveals the most current approaches to inspire and motivate students; includes real-life classroom examples, proven techniques for reaching every learner, and up-to-date strategies.

10 Mindframes for Leaders, ed. , v.
10 Mindframes for Leaders, ed. , v.

10 Mindframes for Leaders, ed. , v.

This book brings the mindframes of ten world-renowned educators to life. Ten chapters, each written by a different thought leader, detail a mindframe at the heart of successful school leadership, along with the high probability influences that make each mindframe visible.

140 Twitter Tips for Educators, ed. , v.
140 Twitter Tips for Educators, ed. , v.

140 Twitter Tips for Educators, ed. , v.

This book offers step-by-step instructions to help you master the basics of Twitter, build an online following, and become a Twitter rock star.

50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom, ed. , v.
50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom, ed. , v.

50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom, ed. , v.

This book provides a thorough overview of the Google Classroom application, specifically designed to help teachers save time by streamlining the process of going digital.

50 Things to Go Further with Google Classroom, ed. , v.
50 Things to Go Further with Google Classroom, ed. , v.

50 Things to Go Further with Google Classroom, ed. , v.

This book helps you take Google Classroom further with 50 tips, resources, and templates to help you consider ways to start moving towards a more student-centered approach to teaching and learning.

A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.
A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.

A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.

Combining the goals of the Common Core State Standards with the principles of differentiation, the authors present an eight-step process to help teachers make intellectually rigorous curriculum accessible to a broad range of students. With examples across grade levels and content areas and a checklist for reflection on the steps, this text demonstrates how to meet high expectations with responsive instruction and help students grow as thinkers and problem solvers.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades 6–8, ed. , v.
A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades 6–8, ed. , v.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades 6–8, ed. , v.

In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for grades 6–8 mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the next unit of instruction.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades K-5, ed. , v.
A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades K-5, ed. , v.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades K-5, ed. , v.

In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for grades K-5 mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the next unit of instruction.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, High School, ed. , v.
A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, High School, ed. , v.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, High School, ed. , v.

In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for grades 9-12 mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the next unit of instruction.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Leader's Guide, ed. , v.
A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Leader's Guide, ed. , v.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Leader's Guide, ed. , v.

In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the next unit of instruction.

A Handbook for Unstoppable Learning, ed. , v.
A Handbook for Unstoppable Learning, ed. , v.

A Handbook for Unstoppable Learning, ed. , v.

This book presents the seven elements of the Unstoppable Learning model for effective teaching and deep learning: planning, launching, consolidating, assessing, adapting, managing, and leading. Each chapter focuses on a different element as it pertains to designing powerful learning opportunities. The book also provides templates for planning learning targets, assessments, lessons, and units that will help educators create high-performing classrooms.

A Head Start on Life Science, ed. , v.
A Head Start on Life Science, ed. , v.

A Head Start on Life Science, ed. , v.

This book provides science activities, designed to heighten children’s sense of wonder about the natural world. Each lesson includes lists of learning objectives and required materials, relevant background to help teachers prepare, plus at-home activities.

A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom, ed. , v.
A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom, ed. , v.

A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom, ed. , v.

This resource examines the Hierarchy of Instructional Excellence, which prioritizes the order of teacher development for ultimate success.

A Mind for Mathematics, ed. , v.
A Mind for Mathematics, ed. , v.

A Mind for Mathematics, ed. , v.

This text breaks down the complex components of mathematics teaching and divides them into practical strategies. Combining research, useful tactics, and examples from K–6 classrooms, the book includes reflection questions, action tasks, and activities to inspire and engage mathematical minds.

A Passion for Kindness, ed. , v.
A Passion for Kindness, ed. , v.

A Passion for Kindness, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers how to cultivate a passion for kindness in order to make a positive difference in the lives of friends, family, coworkers, neighbors, and strangers.

A Practical Guide to Planning Interventions and Monitoring Progress, ed. , v.
A Practical Guide to Planning Interventions and Monitoring Progress, ed. , v.

A Practical Guide to Planning Interventions and Monitoring Progress, ed. , v.

This book presents strategies for designing and measuring effective classroom interventions. The author offers teachers, individualized education program coordinators, and administrators research-based strategies and tools to create and document individualized plans that support response to intervention efforts and IEPs.

Academic Conversations, ed. , v.
Academic Conversations, ed. , v.

Academic Conversations, ed. , v.

This book shows teachers how to weave the cultivation of academic conversation skills and conversations into current teaching approaches. It describes how to use conversations to build academic vocabulary and grammar, critical thinking skills such, literacy skills, complex and abstract essential understandings, and an academic classroom environment brimming with respect for others' ideas, equity of voice, engagement, and mutual support.

Activating the Vision, ed. , v.
Activating the Vision, ed. , v.

Activating the Vision, ed. , v.

This book details the necessary steps mathematics leaders must take to change traditional practices; meet new curricular, instructional, and assessment challenges; and engage students, families, and community members in mathematics education.

Adapting Unstoppable Learning, ed. , v.
Adapting Unstoppable Learning, ed. , v.

Adapting Unstoppable Learning, ed. , v.

This book expands upon the elements of the Unstoppable Learning model—planning, launching, consolidating, assessing, adapting, managing, and leading—to explore accessible learning for all students. It enables K-12 teachers to discover how to provide effective differentiated instruction to students with varying needs, and includes forms, tools, and diagrams designed to aid instructional planning.

Adventures With Arthropods, ed. , v.
Adventures With Arthropods, ed. , v.

Adventures With Arthropods, ed. , v.

This book provides teachers with lessons geared to middle school students, which teach everything from anatomy, growth, and behavior to eating preferences and environmental needs of arthropods, and illustrate arthropods’ many essential ecological services, without which global ecosystems would collapse.

Amusement Park of the Future, Grade 6, ed. , v.
Amusement Park of the Future, Grade 6, ed. , v.

Amusement Park of the Future, Grade 6, ed. , v.

This book provides an in-depth module that uses project- and problem-based learning. It outlines a journey that will steer students toward authentic problem solving while grounding them in integrated STEM disciplines.

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Earth and Space Science, ed. , v.
Argument-Driven Inquiry in Earth and Space Science, ed. , v.

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Earth and Space Science, ed. , v.

This book provides 23 field-tested labs that cover the universe, Earth, and weather, and helps science educators make the instructional shift to Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI).

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physical Science, ed. , v.
Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physical Science, ed. , v.

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physical Science, ed. , v.

This book discusses the stages of argument-driven inquiry—from question identification, data analysis, and argument development and evaluation to double-blind peer review and report revision, and provides a series of 22 field-tested labs for students.

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physics, ed. , v. 1
Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physics, ed. , v. 1

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physics, ed. , v. 1

This book describes the Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI) instructional model and the components of ADI lab investigations, and provides 23 field-tested labs covering a wide variety of topics related to forces and interactions, energy, work, and power.

Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

The author offers insightful answers based on her experience as a classroom teacher at the Science Leadership Academy, a public high school in Philadelphia that offers a rigorous college-prep curriculum and boasts a 99 percent graduation rate. Outlined is a framework for learning structured around five core values: inquiry, research, collaboration, presentation, and reflection.

Balance Like a Pirate, ed. , v.
Balance Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

Balance Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

This book offers insight to navigating the constant demands that come with being an educator that can create the conditions for burnout with practical strategies and tools to thrive in every area of life.

Balance With Blended Learning, ed. , v.
Balance With Blended Learning, ed. , v.

Balance With Blended Learning, ed. , v.

This book offers educators the opportunity to reimagine teaching and learning. It allows teachers to partner with their students to assess, track, and reflect on learning. This partnership gives teachers more time and energy to innovate and personalize learning, while providing students the opportunity to be active agents driving their own growth.

Because We Can Change the World, ed. 2, v.
Because We Can Change the World, ed. 2, v.

Because We Can Change the World, ed. 2, v.

Provides a unique vision of elementary classrooms that allow all children to experience academic success by structuring democratic classrooms as models of diversity, cooperation, and inclusion.

Becoming a Win-Win Teacher, ed. , v.
Becoming a Win-Win Teacher, ed. , v.

Becoming a Win-Win Teacher, ed. , v.

Addresses the issues new teachers face and provides practical ideas in a wide range of helpful topics, including what keeps so many schools rooted in win-lose philosophies and practices.

Becoming an Emotionally Intelligent Teacher, ed. , v.
Becoming an Emotionally Intelligent Teacher, ed. , v.

Becoming an Emotionally Intelligent Teacher, ed. , v.

This guide shows how self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, social awareness, and relationship management can help teachers increase their effectiveness in the classroom.

Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, ed. , v.
Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, ed. , v.

Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had, ed. , v.

This book answers questions such as: How is taking risks inherent to mathematics? How do mathematicians balance intuition and proof? How can teachers value both productive mistakes and precision? It also provides dozens of practical teaching techniques to try in the classroom right away—strategies to stimulate students to connect ideas; rich tasks that encourage students to wonder, generalize, conjecture, and persevere; and routines to teach students how to collaborate.

Beyond Answers, ed. , v.
Beyond Answers, ed. , v.

Beyond Answers, ed. , v.

This book provides teachers with a clear sense of the Standards for Mathematical Practice, along with ideas on how best to implement them in K–2 classrooms. Using examples from his own teaching and vignettes from many other teachers, the author invites teachers to break the cycle of teaching math procedurally; demonstrates what it means for children to understand math; and explores what it looks like when young children embrace the behaviors espoused by the practices.

Beyond the Egg Drop, ed. , v.
Beyond the Egg Drop, ed. , v.

Beyond the Egg Drop, ed. , v.

This book presents a thorough discussion on the rationale, justification, meaning, and implementation of integrating engineering into high school science curriculum. Twenty-four flexible, engineering-infused physics lessons that cover mechanics, optics, electricity, and thermodynamics are provided.

Beyond the Grade, ed. , v.
Beyond the Grade, ed. , v.

Beyond the Grade, ed. , v.

This book examines why current practices are ineffective and present an evidence-based case for a standards-based grading system. Use this book as a schoolwide study guide to ensure all staff fully understand how standards-based grading will improve the achievement of an ever-growing, diverse student population.

Big Data Small Devices, ed. , v.
Big Data Small Devices, ed. , v.

Big Data Small Devices, ed. , v.

This book is designed for Earth and environmental science teachers who want to help students work with large data sets via their devices, to investigate the world around them, and detect patterns among phenomena related to the atmosphere, biosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and seasons.

Blended Learning in Action, ed. , v.
Blended Learning in Action, ed. , v.

Blended Learning in Action, ed. , v.

This book demonstrates the advantages a blended model of learning has over traditional instruction when technology is used to engage students both inside the classroom and online. Breakdowns of the most effective classroom setups for blended learning, guidelines to build a blended learning toolbox of tech and resources, ideas for personalizing and differentiating instruction using technology, and strategies for managing devices in classrooms and schools are discussed.

Block Breaker, ed. , v.
Block Breaker, ed. , v.

Block Breaker, ed. , v.

This book shows how the adaptable tools in the popular game Minecraft can be leveraged to engage learners and empower them to find success. These tools include immediate feedback on a personalized learning platform, and tasks that encourage collaboration, problem solving, and exploring multiple approaches to finding a solution.

Brain-Based Learning, ed. 3, v.
Brain-Based Learning, ed. 3, v.

Brain-Based Learning, ed. 3, v.

This book offers up-to-date, evidence-based learning approach that reveals how the brain naturally learns best in school. It provides tools to boost cognitive functioning, decrease discipline issues, increase graduation rates, and foster the joy of learning.

Breaking Through, ed. , v.
Breaking Through, ed. , v.

Breaking Through, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with a whole-school approach to helping English learners achieve academically while they learn English.

Breaking with Tradition, ed. , v.
Breaking with Tradition, ed. , v.

Breaking with Tradition, ed. , v.

This book explores the shift to competency-based learning that allows educators to replace traditional, ineffective systems with a personalized, student-centered approach. It examines how the components of PLCs (professional learning communities) promote the principles of competency-based education and share real-world examples from practitioners who have made the transition.

Bringing Homework into Focus, ed. , v.
Bringing Homework into Focus, ed. , v.

Bringing Homework into Focus, ed. , v.

This book provides a global picture of the purpose of homework, exploring the creation and evaluation of quality assignments, the evaluation of considerations when assigning homework, and the relationship of grading practices to homework.

Building Content Literacy, ed. , v.
Building Content Literacy, ed. , v.

Building Content Literacy, ed. , v.

This resource offers specific strategies teachers may use to incorporate reading, writing, and critical thinking throughout content instruction to increase learning.

Building Great School Board-Superintendent Teams, ed. , v.
Building Great School Board-Superintendent Teams, ed. , v.

Building Great School Board-Superintendent Teams, ed. , v.

This book offers a systematic approach for establishing a unified team that can efficiently meet demands, avoid conflict, and respond to the ever-changing educational environment.

Building the Science Department, ed. , v.
Building the Science Department, ed. , v.

Building the Science Department, ed. , v.

This book describes how your science department can become a site for developing science teachers’ professional learning, through stories from teachers who walk the sometimes-rocky path of reforming science teaching and learning.

Car Crashes, Grade 12, ed. , v.
Car Crashes, Grade 12, ed. , v.

Car Crashes, Grade 12, ed. , v.

This book provides an in-depth module that uses project- and problem-based learning. It outlines a journey that will steer students toward authentic problem solving while grounding them in integrated STEM disciplines.

Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.
Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.

Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.

This book helps teachers understand why typical methods to check for understanding are usually ineffective and how to use techniques that work better. Now, this edition goes further with new tips and tools to support implementation of formative assessment techniques that work in any subject area and grade level, for individual students or across multiple classrooms.

Choice Words, ed. , v.
Choice Words, ed. , v.

Choice Words, ed. , v.

This book shows how teachers accomplish this using their most powerful teaching tool: language. It examines the relationship between language and learning to show how this works moment to moment in the classroom.

Classroom Habitudes, ed. , v.
Classroom Habitudes, ed. , v.

Classroom Habitudes, ed. , v.

This book shows teachers how to use the content they already teach to challenge students to think critically, collaborate with others, solve new problems, and adapt to change across new learning contexts.

Collaboration and Co-Teaching, ed. , v.
Collaboration and Co-Teaching, ed. , v.

Collaboration and Co-Teaching, ed. , v.

Provides a step-by-step guide to making collaboration and co-teaching work for general education teachers and English as a second language (ESL) specialists to better serve the needs of English language learners (ELLs).

Concise Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Professional Learning Communities at Work™, ed. , v.
Concise Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Professional Learning Communities at Work™, ed. , v.

Concise Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Professional Learning Communities at Work™, ed. , v.

This quick-reference guidebook is aimed at teachers and administrators working to build and sustain a high-performing PLC.

Construction Materials, Grade 11, ed. , v.
Construction Materials, Grade 11, ed. , v.

Construction Materials, Grade 11, ed. , v.

This book provides an in-depth module that uses project- and problem-based learning. It outlines a journey that will steer students toward authentic problem solving while grounding them in integrated STEM disciplines.

Create Future-Ready Classrooms, Now!, ed. , v.
Create Future-Ready Classrooms, Now!, ed. , v.

Create Future-Ready Classrooms, Now!, ed. , v.

This book offers practical methods to incorporate technology into daily instruction and prepare students for lifelong learning in a global society. It explores digital tools that help seamlessly incorporate the technology-rich world into the classroom, understand how to use media for deeper learning, and examine a new approach to engagement and recognition.

Creating a College Culture for Latino Students, ed. , v.
Creating a College Culture for Latino Students, ed. , v.

Creating a College Culture for Latino Students, ed. , v.

This book provides guidance on creating a "college culture" in elementary, middle, and secondary schools, both within the classroom and throughout the building, working with families and community organizations to promote Latino students' school achievement and college goals, and best practices for coaching students, including five essentials for college preparedness.

Creating a STEM Culture for Teaching and Learning, ed. , v.
Creating a STEM Culture for Teaching and Learning, ed. , v.

Creating a STEM Culture for Teaching and Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with various methodologies and practices for implementing a STEM culture within school curriculum.

Creating the Anywhere, Anytime Classroom, ed. , v.
Creating the Anywhere, Anytime Classroom, ed. , v.

Creating the Anywhere, Anytime Classroom, ed. , v.

This book offers direct guidance on the steps K–12 educators must take to facilitate online learning and maximize student growth using digital tools. Each chapter includes suggestions, tips, and examples tied to pedagogical practices associated with learning online.

Creatively Productive, ed. , v.
Creatively Productive, ed. , v.

Creatively Productive, ed. , v.

This book explains to educators how they can teach their students to be creatively productive by devising individualized plans for personal and student organization, manage time more effectively and get more done, choose the best note-taking styles and strategies, set and track goals—and avoid procrastination, teach students how to use reflection for personal and academic purposes, and boost reading retention.

Cultural Proficiency, ed. 4, v.
Cultural Proficiency, ed. 4, v.

Cultural Proficiency, ed. 4, v.

This book will help teachers manage the dynamics of difference necessary to create an environment where all students can learn.

Culturally Proficient Coaching, ed. 2, v.
Culturally Proficient Coaching, ed. 2, v.

Culturally Proficient Coaching, ed. 2, v.

This book provides an inside-out approach that mediates a person’s thinking toward values, beliefs, and behaviors that enable effective cross-cultural interactions and equitable learning environments. Here’s your opportunity to serve as that expert and trusted mediator, boosting educators' cultural confidence and consciousness, while honing their coaching skills.

Culturally Proficient Education, ed. , v.
Culturally Proficient Education, ed. , v.

Culturally Proficient Education, ed. , v.

This resource provides educators with the knowledge and skills to maximize educational opportunities for all students, independent of students' socioeconomic status.

Culturally Proficient Inclusive Schools, ed. , v.
Culturally Proficient Inclusive Schools, ed. , v.

Culturally Proficient Inclusive Schools, ed. , v.

This self-reflective and action-oriented guide helps you create and support more inclusive schools and classrooms that intentionally educate all students.

Culturally Responsive Standards-Based Teaching, ed. 2, v.
Culturally Responsive Standards-Based Teaching, ed. 2, v.

Culturally Responsive Standards-Based Teaching, ed. 2, v.

Provides detailed examples that show why and how to create culturally responsive, standards-based (CRSB) instruction in the classroom, schoolwide, and at the district level.

Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain, ed. , v.
Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain, ed. , v.

Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain, ed. , v.

This book draws on cutting edge neuroscience research to offer an innovative approach for designing and implementing brain compatible culturally responsive instruction.

Deciding What to Teach and Test, ed. 3, v.
Deciding What to Teach and Test, ed. 3, v.

Deciding What to Teach and Test, ed. 3, v.

Provides new insights for effective curriculum leadership, increasing student success, and closing the achievement gap.

Deep Discourse, ed. , v.
Deep Discourse, ed. , v.

Deep Discourse, ed. , v.

This book details a framework for implementing student-led classroom discussions that improve learning, motivation, and engagement across all levels and subject areas.

Designing Meaningful STEM Lessons, ed. , v.
Designing Meaningful STEM Lessons, ed. , v.

Designing Meaningful STEM Lessons, ed. , v.

This book presents 13 ready-to-use lessons in physical science, life science, and Earth and space science that help educators embed engineering, technology, and science applications into their lesson plans.

Developing Assessment-Capable Visible Learners, Grades K-12, ed. , v.
Developing Assessment-Capable Visible Learners, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

Developing Assessment-Capable Visible Learners, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

This book shows how to significantly increase your students’ capacity to thrive as they take responsibility for their own learning and delves more deeply into the critical component of self-assessment.

Different Schools for a Different World, ed. , v.
Different Schools for a Different World, ed. , v.

Different Schools for a Different World, ed. , v.

This book details six key arguments for why educators must approach schooling differently in the 21st century: information literacy, the economy, learning, boredom, innovation, and equity. It examines what makes traditional school reforms counterproductive, the building blocks of deeper learning schools, the research that proves deeper learning environments enhance results, and examples of deeper learning schools showing emerging organizational and instructional models.

Differentiated Instructional Strategies for the Block Schedule, ed. , v.
Differentiated Instructional Strategies for the Block Schedule, ed. , v.

Differentiated Instructional Strategies for the Block Schedule, ed. , v.

Block scheduling offers a valuable opportunity to tailor differentiated teaching and learning styles to students. This reference will alleviate "idea block" and provide creative teaching strategies.

Differentiated Science Inquiry, ed. , v.
Differentiated Science Inquiry, ed. , v.

Differentiated Science Inquiry, ed. , v.

Offers examples filled with helpful how-to's for modifying existing activities and labs for effective instruction.

Disciplinary Core Ideas, ed. , v.
Disciplinary Core Ideas, ed. , v.

Disciplinary Core Ideas, ed. , v.

This book aims to reshape your approach to teaching and your students’ way of learning, and coverscore ideas in teaching Physical science, Life science, Earth and Space sciences engineering, technology, and applications of science.

Ditch That Textbook, ed. , v.
Ditch That Textbook, ed. , v.

Ditch That Textbook, ed. , v.

This book encourages educators to throw out meaningless, pedestrian teaching and learning practices and empowers them to evolve and improve on old, standard teaching methods.

Dive In! Immersion in Science Practices for High School Students, ed. , v.
Dive In! Immersion in Science Practices for High School Students, ed. , v.

Dive In! Immersion in Science Practices for High School Students, ed. , v.

This book presents readers with a realistic picture of the successes and challenges of integrating A Framework for K 12 Science Education and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) practices into classroom curriculum.

Dream Wakers, ed. , v.
Dream Wakers, ed. , v.

Dream Wakers, ed. , v.

This book offers a wide variety of ideas to teach writing using some of the richest and most beautiful children’s books available. It provides an annotated list of more than 120 books with do-it-today lesson ideas for teaching the traits of writing; eleven original essays by renowned children’s authors of some of the featured books; and a handy reference chart that helps teachers locate books quickly by trait, genre, language, and author/publisher information.

Educated by Design, ed. , v.
Effective Collaboration for Educating the Whole Child, ed. , v.
Effective Collaboration for Educating the Whole Child, ed. , v.

Effective Collaboration for Educating the Whole Child, ed. , v.

Examines collaboration between educators to successfully teach children with complex learning needs, both with and without identified disabilities.

Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.
Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.

Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.

This book provides practical advice on how to conduct hiring interviews that reliably predict a teacher's success, including guidance on applying research to the interview process. It also assists in developing meaningful, legal interview questions; assembling and training an interview team; matching candidates’ skills to your schools' needs; and using the best interview strategies.

Elements of Grading, ed. 2, v.
Elements of Grading, ed. 2, v.

Elements of Grading, ed. 2, v.

This book provides teachers and administrators with practical suggestions for making the grading process more fair, accurate, specific, and timely to improve student learning. It explores how the Common Core State Standards and new technologies impact grading practices, how to evaluate grading systems at all levels from national policies to classroom practices, and how to utilize new technology tools for more efficient grading.

Embedded Formative Assessment, ed. , v.
Embedded Formative Assessment, ed. , v.

Embedded Formative Assessment, ed. , v.

This book presents current research, insights, and techniques for formative assessment practices that teachers can immediately apply in their classrooms. It includes examples and templates to help teachers elicit evidence of learning, provide meaningful feedback, and empower students to take ownership of their education.

Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This text offers practical, classroom-tested strategies, routines, and rituals that teachers can use immediately to defuse the negative effects of stress and create a stimulating and supportive classroom culture. Drawing from positive psychology research, the author explains how fostering humor, mindfulness, resilience, curiosity, and gratitude in the classroom empowers students to learn from their mistakes, celebrate successes, and actively engage in learning.

Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to use the joyful learning framework to better engage students in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and other elements of language arts learning (ELL).

Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to use the joyful learning framework to better engage students in science and mathematics.

Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to integrate the joyful learning approach with social studies standards, including the Common Core, the National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, and the College, Career, and Civic Life framework.

Engaging Minds in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in the Classroom, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors share what they have discovered about planning lessons that engage students and enable them to truly enjoy learning. It outlines key findings from research on motivation and engagement and offers real-life teaching examples from various grades.

Engineering Essentials for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.
Engineering Essentials for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.

Engineering Essentials for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.

This practical introduction to engineering for elementary through high school teachers teaches how to create effective engineering-infused lessons that break down the barriers between science, math, and technology instruction. It highlights engineering's connection to 21st century skills and college and career readiness, addresses the Next Generation Science Standards, and walks through each step of the simple but powerful engineering design process.

Engineering in the Life Sciences, 9-12, ed. , v.
Engineering in the Life Sciences, 9-12, ed. , v.

Engineering in the Life Sciences, 9-12, ed. , v.

This book helps secondary life science teachers who are receptive to engineering ideas but struggle to develop age-appropriate, standards-based lessons. Offers open-ended design challenges for presenting engineering concepts in quick, engaging ways. Includes lessons that show how to use engineering concepts to enhance life science courses and draw on major content areas in biological sciences, including structures and processes, ecosystems, heredity, and biological evolution.

Equity by Design, ed. , v.
Equity by Design, ed. , v.

Equity by Design, ed. , v.

This book makes the critical link between social justice and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) so that students and teachers are equipped with the will, skill, and collective capacity to enact positive change. Included are examples, case studies, and implementation spotlights of educators, students, and programs that have embraced a social justice imperative.

Escaping The School Leader's Dunk Tank, ed. , v.
Escaping The School Leader's Dunk Tank, ed. , v.

Escaping The School Leader's Dunk Tank, ed. , v.

Through real-life stories and by sharing insightful research, this book equips school leaders with the practical knowledge and emotional tools necessary to survive discrimination, bad politics, revenge, and ego-driven coworkers.

Essential Assessment, ed. , v.
Essential Assessment, ed. , v.

Essential Assessment, ed. , v.

This book explores six essential tenets of assessment that will help deepen your understanding of assessment to meet standards and enhance your students’ academic success.

Eureka!, ed. , v.
Eureka!, ed. , v.

Eureka!, ed. , v.

This book provides 27 lessons for introducing your students to who scientists and engineers are and what they do, and helping your students see scientists and engineers as real women and men. With a focus on science and engineering practices, the lessons include recommended teaching strategies, have a learning-cycle format, and examine the character traits of the featured scientists and engineers that helped each to succeed.

Eureka, Again! K-2 Science Activities and Stories, ed. , v.
Eureka, Again! K-2 Science Activities and Stories, ed. , v.

Eureka, Again! K-2 Science Activities and Stories, ed. , v.

This book offers lessons to help children make discoveries of their own about who scientists and engineers are and what they do. Lessons focus on science and engineering practices, with biographical information about famous and less well known scientists.

Evaluating and Assessing Tools in the Digital Swamp, ed. , v.
Evaluating and Assessing Tools in the Digital Swamp, ed. , v.

Evaluating and Assessing Tools in the Digital Swamp, ed. , v.

This book explores the Digital Swamp Index, helping educators wade through digital innovations in order to uncover tools that truly accelerate student achievement. It can be used to effectively implement technology and address the revolution occurring in education, which is generating a new nature of learning.

Every Minute Matters: [Grades K-5], ed. , v.
Every Minute Matters: [Grades K-5], ed. , v.

Every Minute Matters: [Grades K-5], ed. , v.

This book guides educators through their use of time in the classroom in order to make more space for literacy by outlining literacy-rich activities to optimize transitional times and minimize lost instructional minutes.

Everything School Leaders Need to Know About Assessment, ed. , v.
Everything School Leaders Need to Know About Assessment, ed. , v.

Everything School Leaders Need to Know About Assessment, ed. , v.

This resource discusses the key principles new and seasoned school leaders need to know about educational assessment to do their work effectively.

Explore Like a Pirate, ed. , v.
Explore Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

Explore Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

This book can help you apply the most motivational techniques of gameplay to your classroom using strategies that work with and enhance (rather than replace) your current curriculum.

Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.
Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.

Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.

This book explores the five "levers" of schooling: structure, sample, standards, strategy, and self. It illustrates how changes to structure and sample (how schools are organized and how students are grouped) will not be effective without changes to standards (expectations for student learning), strategy (instructional strategies to engage students in meaningful learning), and self (the set of beliefs teachers and students have about their capacity to be effective).

Formative Assessment, ed. , v.
Formative Assessment, ed. , v.

Formative Assessment, ed. , v.

Helps educators develop the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully implement formative assessment in the classroom.

From Pencils to Podcasts, ed. , v.
From Pencils to Podcasts, ed. , v.

From Pencils to Podcasts, ed. , v.

This resource provides K-6 teachers with suggestions for incorporating technology into literacy practices and illustrates ways technology can deepen students literacy development.

From School Improvement to Sustained Capacity, ed. , v.
From School Improvement to Sustained Capacity, ed. , v.

From School Improvement to Sustained Capacity, ed. , v.

Covers key concepts of parallel leadership to demonstrate its utility as a strategic managerial tool in building school capacity.

From Standards to Rubrics in Six Steps, ed. 3, v.
From Standards to Rubrics in Six Steps, ed. 3, v.

From Standards to Rubrics in Six Steps, ed. 3, v.

Provides educators with a six-step process that makes it easier than ever to link teaching and assessment to standards.

From Teacher to Leader, ed. , v.
From Teacher to Leader, ed. , v.

From Teacher to Leader, ed. , v.

This book offers advice and guidance to help teachers decide how to move from the classroom to positions in administrative leadership. This practical guide prompts you to reflect as you stretch for personal and professional growth.

Game Plan, ed. , v.
Game Plan, ed. , v.

Game Plan, ed. , v.

This book helps create a uniform game plan to foster a collaborative community of learners, develop a shared focus, and meet growth goals. It assists in examining new concepts of leadership, and learn how to effectively assemble schoolwide commitment to PLC (Professional Learning Community) principles as well as explores coaching points and tools to customize strategies for teachers and leaders, who must share collective responsibility to drive lasting change.

Giving Wings to Children's Dreams, ed. , v.
Giving Wings to Children's Dreams, ed. , v.

Giving Wings to Children's Dreams, ed. , v.

This book outlines the factors educators must consider in order to turn schools back into places that nurture children.

Global Education Guidebook, ed. , v.
Global Education Guidebook, ed. , v.

Global Education Guidebook, ed. , v.

This book presents the steps and strategies needed to set up equitable global partnerships that benefit all learners, founded in the tenets of global citizenship and global competency. It provides examples of elementary and secondary school partnerships that target global and 21st century competencies needed for life in a complex world and discusses the equity pitfalls of global partnerships and strategies for building equitable relationships with communities worldwide.

Global Perspectives, ed. , v.
Global Perspectives, ed. , v.

Global Perspectives, ed. , v.

Tailored specifically to international schools, this resource will guide you through every aspect of PLC (Professional Learning Community) implementation.

Grading From the Inside Out, ed. , v.
Grading From the Inside Out, ed. , v.

Grading From the Inside Out, ed. , v.

This guide outlines specific steps your team can take to transform grading and reporting schoolwide. Each chapter includes examples of grading dilemmas, vignettes from teachers and administrators, and ideas for bringing parents on board with change.

Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.
Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.

Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.

This book reveals how many of the assessment policies that teachers adopt can actually prove detrimental to student motivation and achievement, and shows educators how they can tailor their policies to help students better understand the lessons that are being taught.

Growing Independent Learners, ed. , v.
Growing Independent Learners, ed. , v.

Growing Independent Learners, ed. , v.

This book helps you plan instruction focused on literacy standards, organize your classroom for maximum benefit, and lead your students to independence through whole-group lessons, small-group focus, and partner learning at literacy stations.

HEART!, ed. , v.
HEART!, ed. , v.

HEART!, ed. , v.

This book presents the concept of a heartprint—the distinctive impression that an educator’s heart leaves on students and colleagues during his or her professional career.

Handbook of School Improvement, ed. , v.
Handbook of School Improvement, ed. , v.

Handbook of School Improvement, ed. , v.

This comprehensive guide captures unique perspectives from 20 successful principals, representing a wide range of urban and rural schools, offering real-life strategies and best practices.

Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.
Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.

Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.

The authors draw on years of teaching experience to propose the APA (Acknowledge, Process, Act) method, which encourages students to recognize emotions and also motivates them to implement proactive solutions rather than let negative emotions sabotage their academic goals. Included are several grade-appropriate classroom scenarios and relevant strategies that will help teachers create more peaceful, respectful, and productive learning environments.

Hanging In, ed. , v.
Hanging In, ed. , v.

Hanging In, ed. , v.

This book shows educators the value of tenacity and building connections when teaching students who present difficult challenges.

Harnessing Solar Energy, Grade 4, ed. , v.
Harnessing Solar Energy, Grade 4, ed. , v.

Harnessing Solar Energy, Grade 4, ed. , v.

This book is an interdisciplinary module that uses project- and problem-based learning to investigate energy and energy sources, with a focus on solar energy and water scarcity. It helps teachers steer students toward authentic problem solving while grounding them in integrated STEM disciplines and challenge fourth graders to use solar energy to provide the world with clean water.

Helping Students Make Sense of the World Using Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices, ed. , v.
Helping Students Make Sense of the World Using Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices, ed. , v.

Helping Students Make Sense of the World Using Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices, ed. , v.

This book provides understanding and practical examples of the practices presented in A Framework for K–12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and addresses important questions about how engaging students in science and engineering practices helps improve science education, what the eight practices look like in the classroom, and how educators can engage students in practices to bring the NGSS to life.

Homelessness Comes to School, ed. , v.
Homelessness Comes to School, ed. , v.

Homelessness Comes to School, ed. , v.

Outlines effective intervention programs and provides specific guidelines for teaching homeless students.

How Much Water Do We Have, ed. , v.
How Much Water Do We Have, ed. , v.

How Much Water Do We Have, ed. , v.

This book Identifies five key elements (information, planning, motivation, support, and leadership) that are necessary for the success of any goal, life transition, or challenge. The elements are called the 5 Waters of Success, and like the water we drink, we need them to thrive in today’s rapidly paced world.

How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.
How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.

How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.

This book is a relevant, hands-on resource that will help teacher teams—particularly those new to evidence-based instructional decision making—untangle thorny instructional challenges, improve classroom practice, and, ultimately, achieve results.

How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.
How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.

How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.

This book provides specific guidelines to help educators design targeted questions and tasks that align with new academic standards and assess students’ ability to think at higher levels.

How to Develop PLCs for Singletons and Small Schools, ed. , v.
How to Develop PLCs for Singletons and Small Schools, ed. , v.

How to Develop PLCs for Singletons and Small Schools, ed. , v.

With this user-friendly guide, teachers will discover how small schools, full of singleton teachers who are the only ones in their schools teaching their subject areas, can build successful PLCs.

How to Use Digital Tools to Support Teachers in a PLC, ed. , v.
How to Use Digital Tools to Support Teachers in a PLC, ed. , v.

How to Use Digital Tools to Support Teachers in a PLC, ed. , v.

With this how-to guide, teachers can explore how technology has changed the way groups share, cooperate, and take collective action, the three strategies as being instrumental to PLC success.

Identity Safe Classrooms, Grades 6-12, ed. , v.
Identity Safe Classrooms, Grades 6-12, ed. , v.

Identity Safe Classrooms, Grades 6-12, ed. , v.

Identity safety is a research-based set of practices that counter the harmful effects of stereotype threat and allow students to reach their full capacity for learning, foster positive relationships, and better appreciate the full spectrum of human differences.

Improving Bridge Design, Grade 8, ed. , v.
Improving Bridge Design, Grade 8, ed. , v.

Improving Bridge Design, Grade 8, ed. , v.

This book provides an in-depth module that uses project- and problem-based learning. It outlines a journey that will steer students toward authentic problem solving while grounding them in integrated STEM disciplines.

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods for the Classroom, ed. 2, v.
Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods for the Classroom, ed. 2, v.

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods for the Classroom, ed. 2, v.

This comprehensive handbook includes new information on national mandates affecting special education and a wealth of teaching strategies supported by the latest research.

Inclusion Strategies for Secondary Classrooms, ed. 2, v.
Inclusion Strategies for Secondary Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

Inclusion Strategies for Secondary Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

This book identifies "locks" to learning and provides targeted strategies, or "keys" that unlock learning barriers for adolescents with disabilities and other learning challenges.

Inquiring Scientists, Inquiring Readers in Middle School, ed. , v.
Inquiring Scientists, Inquiring Readers in Middle School, ed. , v.

Inquiring Scientists, Inquiring Readers in Middle School, ed. , v.

This book blends inquiry-based science and literacy instruction to support learning and maximize time, and provides lessons that integrate all aspects of literacy, a learning-cycle framework, and investigations that support current standards and encompass life, physical, and Earth and space sciences. Units include scientific background, common misconceptions, annotated text lists, safety considerations, differentiation strategies, reproducible student pages, and assessments.

Inspiring Creativity and Innovation in K-12, ed. , v.
Inspiring Creativity and Innovation in K-12, ed. , v.

Inspiring Creativity and Innovation in K-12, ed. , v.

This book explores the four essentials for developing a creative, mistake-tolerant culture, investigates teaching and leadership beliefs and practices that undermine creativity, and discovers strategies for successfully navigating challenges that your team may face along the way.

Instant Relevance, ed. , v.
Instant Relevance, ed. , v.

Instant Relevance, ed. , v.

This book equips you to create engaging lessons from experiences and events that matter to your students. Learn how to help your students see meaningful connections between the real word and what they learn in the classroom—because that’s when learning sticks.

Instructional Agility, ed. , v.
Instructional Agility, ed. , v.

Instructional Agility, ed. , v.

This book explores how instructional agility—moving seamlessly among instruction, formative assessment, and feedback—fits within the six tenets of essential assessment framework. It covers how to foster and maintain a culture of learning in K-12 classrooms and gain strategies and tools to enhance instructional agility and assessment practices, providing examples of instructional agility in action.

Instructional Sequence Matters, Grades 6-8, ed. , v.
Instructional Sequence Matters, Grades 6-8, ed. , v.

Instructional Sequence Matters, Grades 6-8, ed. , v.

This book shows how to make simple shifts in the way teachers arrange and combine activities to improve student learning. It also makes it easy to put the NGSS into practice. After explaining why sequencing is so important, the author provides a complete self-guided tour to becoming an “explore-before-explain” teacher.

Instructional Strategies for Effective Teaching, ed. , v.
Instructional Strategies for Effective Teaching, ed. , v.

Instructional Strategies for Effective Teaching, ed. , v.

Taking a practical approach to instructional delivery, this guide outlines research-based strategies and illustrates how teachers, coaches, and administrators can use them to enhance their everyday practices.

I’m in the Principal’s Seat, Now What? The Story of a Turnaround Principal, ed. , v.
I’m in the Principal’s Seat, Now What? The Story of a Turnaround Principal, ed. , v.

I’m in the Principal’s Seat, Now What? The Story of a Turnaround Principal, ed. , v.

This book outlines clear strategies to create a positive, collaborative, and all-inclusive school environment through the author's shared experiences from his 40-year career in education to guide and encourage current and aspiring principals. It features tools such as checklists, rubrics, and templates as well as true-life stories, examples, and interviews with award-winning “turnaround” principals.

Kids Deserve It! Pushing Boundaries and Challenging Conventional Thinking, ed. , v.
Kids Deserve It! Pushing Boundaries and Challenging Conventional Thinking, ed. , v.

Kids Deserve It! Pushing Boundaries and Challenging Conventional Thinking, ed. , v.

This book encourages you to think big and make learning fun and meaningful for students. While you're at it, you just might rediscover why you became an educator in the first place.

Language and Literacy in Inquiry-Based Science Classrooms, Grades 3-8, ed. , v.
Language and Literacy in Inquiry-Based Science Classrooms, Grades 3-8, ed. , v.

Language and Literacy in Inquiry-Based Science Classrooms, Grades 3-8, ed. , v.

Offers effective strategies that can be implemented immediately for science teachers of students in Grades 3-8. Provides ideas, aligned with national science education standards, for incorporating language analysis and science literature into inquiry-based science classrooms.

Launch: Using Design Thinking to Boost Creativity and Bring Out the Maker in Every Student, ed. , v.
Launch: Using Design Thinking to Boost Creativity and Bring Out the Maker in Every Student, ed. , v.

Launch: Using Design Thinking to Boost Creativity and Bring Out the Maker in Every Student, ed. , v.

This book provides a process that can be incorporated into every class at every grade level ... even if you don't consider yourself a "creative teacher." It enables teachers to discover practical strategies for using design thinking in the classroom to engage, inspire, and empower students.

Lead Beyond Your Title, ed. , v.
Lead Beyond Your Title, ed. , v.

Lead Beyond Your Title, ed. , v.

This book challenges educators to become catalysts for change—regardless of their titles, by discovering their leadership qualities, promoting student leadership, building a crew of colleagues, and finding and using leadership "superpowers" to make a difference in others’ lives.

Leadership as Lunacy, ed. , v.
Leadership as Lunacy, ed. , v.

Leadership as Lunacy, ed. , v.

This book examines the current discourse on educational leadership models, behaviors, and roles, and helps school and district leaders develop a deeper connection to their roles and their approaches.

Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners, ed. , v.
Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners, ed. , v.

Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners, ed. , v.

This book shows how to shape a school culture conducive to high academic achievement for all students. An award-winning former principal and a professional development specialist provide the steps for developing teacher capacity, applying successful instructional practices, and advocating for ELLs.

Leading Every Day, ed. , v.
Leading Every Day, ed. , v.

Leading Every Day, ed. , v.

This book features a newly added Book 5 for help creating solid data systems and achievable results. It contains over 150 convenient, closely integrated daily contemplations to carry anywhere, and up-to-date research on creative solutions to leadership challenges, change, and professional development.

Leading Good Schools to Greatness, ed. , v.
Leading Good Schools to Greatness, ed. , v.

Leading Good Schools to Greatness, ed. , v.

Shows how great school leaders can be developed and how leaders can acquire the powerful personal leadership characteristics that the best administrators use to lead their schools to greatness.

Leading Through Quality Questioning, ed. , v.
Leading Through Quality Questioning, ed. , v.

Leading Through Quality Questioning, ed. , v.

This book offers to demonstrate how questions, not answers, drive school improvement and growth for a learning community.

Learn Like a Pirate, ed. , v.
Learn Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

Learn Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

This book explains how to design classroom experiences that encourage students to take risks and explore their passions in a stimulating, motivating, and supportive environment where improvement, rather than grades, is the focus. It enables teachers to discover how student-led classrooms help students thrive and develop into self-directed, confident citizens who are capable of making smart, responsible decisions, all on their own.

Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.
Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.

Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.

This text demonstrates how teachers can find support navigating the continual changes inherent in education through working with an instructional coach to think deeply about their work, set goals, and develop plans to meet those goals. It aims to deepen teachers’ understanding of the purpose of coaching, the teacher-coach relationship, and the responsibilities teachers and coaches have to each other.

Learning by Doing, ed. 3, v.
Learning by Doing, ed. 3, v.

Learning by Doing, ed. 3, v.

This guide updates and expands on new and significant PLC topics. It explores fresh strategies, tools, and tips for hiring and retaining new staff, creating team-developed common formative assessments, implementing systematic interventions, and more.

Learning in the Fast Lane, ed. , v.
Learning in the Fast Lane, ed. , v.

Learning in the Fast Lane, ed. , v.

This book lays out a plan of action that teachers can use to move underperforming students in the right direction and differentiate instruction for all learners -- even those who excel academically.

Learning to Read the Earth and Sky, ed. , v.
Learning to Read the Earth and Sky, ed. , v.

Learning to Read the Earth and Sky, ed. , v.

This book provides resources for supporting the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and includes Earth science labs and activities, insights into student expectations and misconceptions, ideas for inspiring true investigation, stories of real scientific discovery, an exploration of how to mentor students, and guidance on how to translate the NGSS into specific examples students can touch, see, and experience.

Literacy Lessons, K-8, ed. , v.
Literacy Lessons, K-8, ed. , v.

Literacy Lessons, K-8, ed. , v.

This guide helps K-8 teacher's advance student achievement in all areas of literacy, including reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing.

Literacy Strategies for English Learners in Core Content Secondary Classrooms, ed. , v.
Literacy Strategies for English Learners in Core Content Secondary Classrooms, ed. , v.

Literacy Strategies for English Learners in Core Content Secondary Classrooms, ed. , v.

This book focuses on instructional strategies that integrate language, literacy, and content across all subject areas in secondary education.

Literacy Workstations, ed. , v.
Literacy Workstations, ed. , v.

Literacy Workstations, ed. , v.

This book will help teachers solve the dilemma: What does the rest of my class do while I'm working with a small reading group? It offers practical suggestions for over a dozen literacy work stations that link to instruction. Learn how to set up work stations, how to manage them, and how to keep them going throughout the year.

Make Learning Magical, ed. , v.
Make Learning Magical, ed. , v.

Make Learning Magical, ed. , v.

This book offers strategies to transform your classroom using laughter, fun, and game experiences that can make school a place where students are inspired, empowered, and immersed in learning.

Making ALL Kids Smarter, ed. , v.
Making ALL Kids Smarter, ed. , v.

Making ALL Kids Smarter, ed. , v.

Provides specific strategies for differentiating instruction within the general classroom to challenge all learners with more rigorous content and creativity.

Making the Most of Small Groups, ed. , v.
Making the Most of Small Groups, ed. , v.

Making the Most of Small Groups, ed. , v.

Structured around the five essential reading elements -- comprehension, fluency, phonemic awareness, phonics, and vocabulary -- the book provides practical tips, sample lessons, lesson plans and templates, suggestions for related literacy work stations, and connections to whole-group instruction.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.
Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

This book identifies seven of the most prevalent classroom management misconceptions, discusses the tried-but-not-so-true practices that result from them, and offers positive, research-based alternatives that take into account how students learn today.

Managing ADHD in the K-8 Classroom, ed. , v.
Managing ADHD in the K-8 Classroom, ed. , v.

Managing ADHD in the K-8 Classroom, ed. , v.

This guide provides clear-cut behavioral intervention strategies for dealing with everything from general behavior challenges to specific issues related to ADHD.

Master the Media, ed. , v.
Master the Media, ed. , v.

Master the Media, ed. , v.

Written to help teachers and parents educate the next generation, this book explains the history, purpose, and messages behind the media. With more choices and more control than ever, regarding what and when we will watch, listen to, and read, there is a heightened level of responsibility to think critically about the content we consume.

Mastering Digital Literacy, ed. , v.
Mastering Digital Literacy, ed. , v.

Mastering Digital Literacy, ed. , v.

This book explores the purpose and importance of digital literacy and the value of digital, media, and global awareness. It provides strategies for incorporating digital literacy into the school curricula, fostering collaboration, creativity, initiative, and engagement, while equipping students with the desire to steer their own learning.

Math Work Stations, ed. , v.
Math Work Stations, ed. , v.

Math Work Stations, ed. , v.

In this book, you'll find ideas to help children develop conceptual understanding and skills, use math vocabulary as they talk about their mathematical thinking, and connect big ideas to independent exploration and practice. It details how to set up, manage, and keep math stations going throughout the year.

Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This book guides readers through the aspects of human memory most relevant to classroom teachers. Real classroom examples help to develop an understanding of how memory systems play a central role in the learning process, as well as how culture plays a role in memory formation and use.

Messaging Matters, ed. , v.
Messaging Matters, ed. , v.

Messaging Matters, ed. , v.

This book helps leaders to maximize their role as chief communicators with students, teachers, and parents and community. It includes suggestions for using digital tools to enhance messaging and ends with reflection questions and practical next steps and special considerations to make when communicating with challenging students or in difficult school climates.

Models of Professional Development, ed. , v.
Models of Professional Development, ed. , v.

Models of Professional Development, ed. , v.

This comprehensive resource identifies five major contemporary professional development models that can be implemented and tailored to meet the diverse needs of any school or district.

More Everyday Engineering, ed. , v.
More Everyday Engineering, ed. , v.

More Everyday Engineering, ed. , v.

This compilation brings together activities based on the “Everyday Engineering” columns from the NSTA journal Science Scope. Thirteen hands-on investigations focus on three aspects of engineering: designing and building, reverse engineering to learn how something works, and constructing and testing models. Each lesson includes in-depth teacher background information, expected sample data, a materials list, and a student activity sheet for recording results.

Motivating & Inspiring Students, ed. , v.
Motivating & Inspiring Students, ed. , v.

Motivating & Inspiring Students, ed. , v.

This book provides a results-driven framework—based on a six-level hierarchy of student needs and goals—that can be used to provide engaging instruction to students.

Navigating the Core Curriculum, ed. , v.
Navigating the Core Curriculum, ed. , v.

Navigating the Core Curriculum, ed. , v.

This book presents the three tiers of RTI (response to intervention) and identifies potential barriers to learning and establishes clear action plans for diminishing them. It examines the design of multi-tiered lessons that honor diverse student literacy skill sets and shows why confidence, competence, and collaboration are vital classroom components for helping students gain core mastery.

No More Bystanders = No More Bullies, ed. , v.
No More Bystanders = No More Bullies, ed. , v.

No More Bystanders = No More Bullies, ed. , v.

A practical how-to guide to equip staff members to stand up instead of stand by in helping identify unsupervised campus "hot spots" and intervene appropriately in the moment.

Opening Minds, ed. , v.
Opening Minds, ed. , v.

Opening Minds, ed. , v.

This book shows how the words teachers choose affect the worlds students inhabit in the classroom, and ultimately their futures. It explains how to engage children with more productive talk and to create classrooms that support not only students' intellectual development, but their development as human beings.

Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap, ed. , v.
Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap, ed. , v.

Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap, ed. , v.

This book examines predominant mindsets that contradict school missions to promote equal academic opportunities, and consider the psychological impact this has on students.

Owning Up, ed. 3, v.
Owning Up, ed. 3, v.

Owning Up, ed. 3, v.

This book presents the latest research-based strategies, reviewed by high school and middle school students. It is aimed at helping teachers, counselors, and leaders give students the tools they need to own up and take responsibility—as perpetrators, bystanders, and targets—for unethical behavior and to treat themselves and others with dignity.

PLC+, ed. , v.
PLC+, ed. , v.

PLC+, ed. , v.

This book describes collaborative work that expands emphasis on student learning and leverages individual teacher efficacy into collective efficacy, which makes for a powerful and results-driven Professional Learning Community (PLC). Four themes emerge: equity of access and opportunity, high expectations for all students, commitment to building individual and collective efficacy of the PLC, and effective team activation and facilitation to move from discussion to action.

Packaging Design, Grade 6, ed. , v.
Packaging Design, Grade 6, ed. , v.

Packaging Design, Grade 6, ed. , v.

This book provides an in-depth module that uses project- and problem-based learning. It outlines a journey that will steer students toward authentic problem solving while grounding them in integrated STEM disciplines.

Patterns and the Plant World, Grade 1, ed. , v.
Patterns and the Plant World, Grade 1, ed. , v.

Patterns and the Plant World, Grade 1, ed. , v.

This book is an interdisciplinary module that uses project- and problem-based learning to help young children make discoveries about a range of natural phenomena. It steers students toward authentic problem solving while grounding them in integrated STEM disciplines.

Personalizing Learning Through Voice and Choice, ed. , v.
Personalizing Learning Through Voice and Choice, ed. , v.

Personalizing Learning Through Voice and Choice, ed. , v.

This book introduces personalized learning’s key concepts and reveals structures that empower student voice and choice across a school.

Perspectives on Science Education, ed. , v.
Perspectives on Science Education, ed. , v.

Perspectives on Science Education, ed. , v.

This book provides perspectives on leadership and science education, presented in the form of a seminar. It starts with an introduction to perspectives, challenges, standards, and leadership, continues with a brief history of science education, and then covers some of the current issues and topics in education such as state standards and district leadership, curriculum programs, professional development, and assessment and accountability.

Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, 3-5, ed. , v.
Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, 3-5, ed. , v.

Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, 3-5, ed. , v.

This book’s lessons for grades 3-5 convey how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics intersect in the real world, using a variety of books to teach STEM concepts and reading comprehension. Includes ways to plan and carry out investigations, analyze and interpret data, and construct explanations and design solutions; provides additional student resources, assessments, and connections to science standards and Common Core State Standards for English and mathematics.

Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, K-2, ed. , v.
Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, K-2, ed. , v.

Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, K-2, ed. , v.

This book’s lessons for grades K-2 convey how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics intersect in the real world, using picture books to teach STEM concepts and reading comprehension. Leads students to ask questions, define problems, obtain, evaluate, and communicate information, and formulate arguments. Provides additional student resources, assessments, and connections to science standards and Common Core State Standards for English and mathematics.

Play Like a Pirate, ed. , v.
Play Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

Play Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

This book provides ideas and practical strategies for how to use toys, games, and comics to engage students – and shows how the best tools to reach those kids that were within reach all along.

Positive Behavior Support at the Tertiary Level, ed. , v.
Positive Behavior Support at the Tertiary Level, ed. , v.

Positive Behavior Support at the Tertiary Level, ed. , v.

Helps teachers develop a better understanding of their impact on students' behavior and empowers them to make positive changes.

Power Up Blended Learning, ed. , v.
Power Up Blended Learning, ed. , v.

Power Up Blended Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides an effective and actionable framework for school leaders looking to implement a long-term professional learning plan that extends professional development beyond a handful of days each year to create “coaching culture” that supports teachers as they move toward blended learning.

Preparing Teachers for Three-Dimensional Instruction, ed. , v.
Preparing Teachers for Three-Dimensional Instruction, ed. , v.

Preparing Teachers for Three-Dimensional Instruction, ed. , v.

This book provides examples of teaching models that fulfill the intent of the Next Generation Science Standards, including professional development, preparation courses, and ways to enlist the support of business community and other partners.

Preventing Long-Term Els, ed. , v.
Preventing Long-Term Els, ed. , v.

Preventing Long-Term Els, ed. , v.

Provides step-by-step instructions for integrating vocabulary and writing across the curriculum to improve students' learning.

Problem-Based Learning in the Earth and Space Science Classroom, K-12, ed. , v.
Problem-Based Learning in the Earth and Space Science Classroom, K-12, ed. , v.

Problem-Based Learning in the Earth and Space Science Classroom, K-12, ed. , v.

The 14 lessons in this book cover concepts such as motion, energy, and magnetism in true-to-life contexts, and offers a comprehensive description of why, how, and when to implement problem-based learning (PBL) in your curriculum.

Proficiency-Based Assessment, ed. , v.
Proficiency-Based Assessment, ed. , v.

Proficiency-Based Assessment, ed. , v.

This book explains how to close the gaps between assessment, curriculum, and instruction by replacing outmoded assessment methods with proficiency-based assessments.

Promoting Academic Achievement Among English Learners, ed. , v.
Promoting Academic Achievement Among English Learners, ed. , v.

Promoting Academic Achievement Among English Learners, ed. , v.

Explores the research on promoting academic success among language-minority students.

Pure Genius, ed. , v.
Pure Genius, ed. , v.

Pure Genius, ed. , v.

This book explains how collaboration—with experts, students, and other educators—can help create interesting, and even life-changing opportunities for learning.

RTI With Differentiated Instruction, Grades 6-8, ed. , v.
RTI With Differentiated Instruction, Grades 6-8, ed. , v.

RTI With Differentiated Instruction, Grades 6-8, ed. , v.

This book gives middle school teachers strategies for adapting assessments, curriculum, and instruction to student abilities.

RTI With Differentiated Instruction, Grades K-5, ed. , v.
RTI With Differentiated Instruction, Grades K-5, ed. , v.

RTI With Differentiated Instruction, Grades K-5, ed. , v.

This guide examines the relationship between differentiated instruction and Response to Intervention/Instruction (RTI) through the eyes of the classroom teacher.

Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.
Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.

Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.

This book offers time-tested advice on how to develop a schoolwide learning culture that leads to more effective reading and writing across the curriculum.

Reading Nature, ed. , v.
Reading Nature, ed. , v.

Reading Nature, ed. , v.

This book helps teachers encourage students to look at the living world and ask not only “Why?” but also “How do we know?” It provides a window into science ideas and practices, and includes context and relevant data for the investigations with supplementary teacher questions and prompts.

Reading Wellness, ed. , v.
Reading Wellness, ed. , v.

Reading Wellness, ed. , v.

Built around a framework of four intentions--alignment, balance, sustainability, and joy, this book offers teachers a series of lessons that help children read closely and carefully while still honoring their interests, passions, and agency as readers. The lessons here, which have been field-tested in grades 1-5, are interconnected and empower classroom communities, are filled with anecdotes and insights, and are practical, sustainable, and frequently joyful.

Real-World Learning Framework for Elementary Schools, ed. , v.
Real-World Learning Framework for Elementary Schools, ed. , v.

Real-World Learning Framework for Elementary Schools, ed. , v.

This book outlines opportunities teachers and students should have to exercise cognitive complexity, engagement, and technology integration through real-world project-based instruction.

Recruiting and Retaining Generation Y Teachers, ed. , v.
Recruiting and Retaining Generation Y Teachers, ed. , v.

Recruiting and Retaining Generation Y Teachers, ed. , v.

Provides educational leaders with a framework for hiring Generation Y teachers, developing appropriate instructional and professional development programs, and building a multigenerational, collaborative learning community.

Reframing the Path to School Leadership, ed. 2, v.
Reframing the Path to School Leadership, ed. 2, v.

Reframing the Path to School Leadership, ed. 2, v.

Presents dialogues between a novice and a master teacher and between a new and a seasoned principal to illuminate how reframing challenges can generate tremendous potential for classroom and school leadership.

Reimagining Literacy Through Global Collaboration, ed. , v.
Reimagining Literacy Through Global Collaboration, ed. , v.

Reimagining Literacy Through Global Collaboration, ed. , v.

This book shows teachers how to use readily available technology tools to create environments where students gain 21st century skills, collaborate with others around the globe, and realize that their work matters.

Researching in a Digital World, ed. , v.
Researching in a Digital World, ed. , v.

Researching in a Digital World, ed. , v.

This book guides the reader through the process and steps of online research. It offers practical ideas and insights to share with students at varying grade levels.

Responding to Cyber Bullying, ed. , v.
Responding to Cyber Bullying, ed. , v.

Responding to Cyber Bullying, ed. , v.

Provides public school leaders with data-driven solutions for managing cyber bullying incidents.

Rigorous Reading, Florida Edition, ed. , v.
Rigorous Reading, Florida Edition, ed. , v.

Rigorous Reading, Florida Edition, ed. , v.

This updated Florida Edition aligns with Florida’s new B.E.S.T. Standards, and lists 5 access points toward proficiency, purpose & modeling. It explains how to teach reading for a deep level of understanding that students of any age can achieve, and articulates an instructional plan built on research. Also includes illustrative classroom video clips available via QR codes to stretch students' capacity to read and comprehend text.

Run Like a Pirate, ed. , v.
Run Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

Run Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

In this book, the author Adam Welcome shares the mindset and tactics necessary for accomplishing big dreams. You don’t have to be a runner or even an athlete to be inspired by this power-filled book. Whatever your personal or professional goals are, Adam’s example and encouragement will challenge you to set your sights on something bigger and to push yourself to get more out of life.

STEM Education Now More Than Ever, ed. , v.
STEM Education Now More Than Ever, ed. , v.

STEM Education Now More Than Ever, ed. , v.

This book helps teachers develop STEM units that address contemporary challenges in their classes, and emphasizes the importance of strong leadership from teachers and the STEM education community

Safe and Peaceful Schools, ed. , v.
Safe and Peaceful Schools, ed. , v.

Safe and Peaceful Schools, ed. , v.

This book provides a variety of research-based techniques to help students, school counselors, psychologists, administrators, and other educators develop conflict resolution skills that reduce the need for disciplinary action.

Sanctuaries, ed. , v.
Sanctuaries, ed. , v.

Sanctuaries, ed. , v.

This book provides insights and strategies for making space in the busy lives of teachers. These include giving oneself permission to take a break, practicing mindfulness, being truly present, and developing systems that make life more manageable.

School Budgeting for Hard Times, ed. , v.
School Budgeting for Hard Times, ed. , v.

School Budgeting for Hard Times, ed. , v.

This guide shows how to improve your school's productivity with existing or even diminishing resources.

School Climate Change, ed. , v.
School Climate Change, ed. , v.

School Climate Change, ed. , v.

This book explains the most important aspects of school climate and how we can make positive changes in our schools. It discusses how to engage students and school stakeholders; how to empower staff and students and foster autonomy so people take ownership of their ideas and the learning process; how to promote inclusivity and equity throughout the school; and how to create a welcoming, cooperative, and safe school environment that nurtures students’ social-emotional needs.

School Improvement for All, ed. , v.
School Improvement for All, ed. , v.

School Improvement for All, ed. , v.

This book enables K-12 educators to discover how to target their school’s specific needs with an immediate course of action to improve student achievement. It examines how to drive increased academic achievement for all students, and includes space for teams to determine actions steps and a list of questions to help bring greater focus to improvement efforts.

Score to Soar, ed. , v.
Score to Soar, ed. , v.

Score to Soar, ed. , v.

This book explores how to guide and enhance the job performance of teachers in your school or district. It shares practical strategies for providing teachers meaningful feedback and encouraging their improvement, and helps to discover how to evaluate teacher effectiveness, use multiple forms of data for evaluation, and communicate evaluation findings to teachers in a way that fosters their professional growth.

Seven Steps to Separating Difference From Disability, ed. , v.
Seven Steps to Separating Difference From Disability, ed. , v.

Seven Steps to Separating Difference From Disability, ed. , v.

Shows how educators can adapt the widely used Response to Intervention (RTI) model to make sound decisions regarding a student's education.

Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.
Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.

Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.

This book explores and explains research related to creativity and its relevance in today’s standards-based, critical thinking-focused classroom.

Start. Right. Now., ed. , v.
Start. Right. Now., ed. , v.

Start. Right. Now., ed. , v.

This book provides an overall framework for achieving and sustaining excellence over time; excellent leaders and teachers Know the Way, Show the Way, Go the Way, and Grow Each Day.

Stop Leading Like It's Yesterday! Key Concepts for Shaping Today’s School Culture, ed. , v.
Stop Leading Like It's Yesterday! Key Concepts for Shaping Today’s School Culture, ed. , v.

Stop Leading Like It's Yesterday! Key Concepts for Shaping Today’s School Culture, ed. , v.

This book explores the Leading for Excellence and Fulfillment model, providing practical, research-based strategies that will be relevant to school leaders today and tomorrow. It provides ready-to-use techniques into your current leadership practices to maximize learning and open up an unprecedented world of opportunities for both students and teachers.

Stop. Right. Now., ed. , v.
Stop. Right. Now., ed. , v.

Stop. Right. Now., ed. , v.

This book identifies practices, programs, processes, philosophies, and people problems that schools must eliminate in order to improve education for all involved. These include avoiding doing things merely because they have always been done and saying no to what doesn't work.

Strengthening the Connection Between School & Home, ed. 2, v.
Strengthening the Connection Between School & Home, ed. 2, v.

Strengthening the Connection Between School & Home, ed. 2, v.

This book examines the pivotal role family engagement plays in student achievement, and explores in depth the process of creating and implementing a family-engagement plan. It includes specific strategies, handouts, and reproducible items that leaders can use to make their schools family friendly and connect with those families who may be hard to reach.

Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.
Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.

Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.

This text offers simple, proven tactics to help manage the stresses of being a classroom teacher. Tactics discussed include employing healthy practices that positively affect mindset; identifying and using one’s ideal professional pace; exploiting intrinsic preferences for how to get work done; and making food and exercise choices that will better fuel the mind and body.

Student Lab Manual for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Chemistry: Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.
Student Lab Manual for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Chemistry: Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.

Student Lab Manual for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Chemistry: Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.

This book includes 30 field-tested labs that cover a broad range of topics related to chemical reactions and matter’s structure and properties, and give students an opportunity to design their own methods, develop models, collect and analyze data, generate arguments, and critique claims and evidence. Includes lab details, student handouts, safety information, and materials to guide students through these investigations.

Student Lab Manual for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Life Science: Lab Investigations for Grades 6-8, ed. , v.
Student Lab Manual for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Life Science: Lab Investigations for Grades 6-8, ed. , v.

Student Lab Manual for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Life Science: Lab Investigations for Grades 6-8, ed. , v.

This book includes 20 field-tested labs that cover molecules and organisms, ecosystems, biological evolution, and heredity, and give students an opportunity to design their own methods, develop models, collect and analyze data, generate arguments, and critique claims and evidence. Includes lab details, student handouts, safety information, and materials to guide your students through these investigations.

Student Lab Manual for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physical Science: Lab Investigations for Grades 6-8, ed. , v.
Student Lab Manual for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physical Science: Lab Investigations for Grades 6-8, ed. , v.

Student Lab Manual for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physical Science: Lab Investigations for Grades 6-8, ed. , v.

The book provides an introduction to argument-driven inquiry, and includes 22 field-tested labs that cover four core ideas in physical science: matter, motion and forces, energy, and waves. Includes lab details, student handouts, safety information, and materials to guide students through these investigations and help them learn scientific practices.

Student Lab Manual for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physics: Mechanics Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.
Student Lab Manual for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physics: Mechanics Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.

Student Lab Manual for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physics: Mechanics Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.

This book includes 23 field-tested labs that cover topics related to mechanics, including forces and interactions, energy, work, and power. Labs will help students learn the science practices, crosscutting concepts, and core ideas found in the Next Generation Science Standards, and develop the disciplinary skills outlined in the Common Core State Standards. Provides lab details, safety information, handouts, and materials to guide students through these investigations.

Student-Led Discussions, ed. , v.
Student-Led Discussions, ed. , v.

Student-Led Discussions, ed. , v.

In addition to providing a discussion framework that requires students to think deeply and communicate effectively, this text includes advice for teachers on how to cultivate and evaluate effective student-led discussions about literary and informational material; establish core instructional elements that students need in order to engage in rich discussions about content; and understand their role as teacher when students are leading their own discussions.

Swing Set Makeover, Grade 3, ed. , v.
Swing Set Makeover, Grade 3, ed. , v.

Swing Set Makeover, Grade 3, ed. , v.

This book provides an in-depth module that uses project- and problem-based learning. It outlines a journey that will steer students toward authentic problem solving while grounding them in integrated STEM disciplines.

Taking Action, ed. , v.
Taking Action, ed. , v.

Taking Action, ed. , v.

This book explores how to incorporate the response to intervention (RTI) process by covering every element required to build a successful RTI at Work system of support in schools. It aids in understanding how RTI at Work builds on the PLC at Work process; learning what roles teacher teams, leadership teams, and school-wide teams play in a multi-tiered intervention structure; and understanding the differences among intervention, extension, prevention, and enrichment.

Teach Like a Pirate, ed. , v.
Teach Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

Teach Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

This book offers inspiration, practical techniques, and innovative ideas that will help you to increase student engagement, boost your creativity, and transform your life as an educator. You'll learn how to tap into and increase your passion as a teacher, develop engaging lessons, establish rapport and a sense of camaraderie in your classroom, and more.

Teacher Leader Stories, ed. , v.
Teacher Leader Stories, ed. , v.

Teacher Leader Stories, ed. , v.

This guide will help teachers strengthen their leadership skills, optimize student learning, and enhance the profession.

Teaching Common Core English Language Arts Standards, ed. , v.
Teaching Common Core English Language Arts Standards, ed. , v.

Teaching Common Core English Language Arts Standards, ed. , v.

This book provides 20 targeted lesson frameworks to help teach the Common Core State Standards for English language arts. It enables teachers to help students master critical skills, including how to organize ideas from informational texts, identify similarities and differences, scrutinize words to gain deeper meaning of readings, and write with grade-appropriate language.

Teaching Literacy in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 6-12, ed. , v.
Teaching Literacy in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 6-12, ed. , v.

Teaching Literacy in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 6-12, ed. , v.

This 6-12 companion to Visible Learning for Literacy shows teachers how to use learning intentions, success criteria, formative assessment and feedback to achieve profound instructional clarity, putting a range of learning strategies into practice.

Teaching Literacy in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades K-5, ed. , v.
Teaching Literacy in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades K-5, ed. , v.

Teaching Literacy in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades K-5, ed. , v.

This K-5 companion to Visible Learning for Literacy shows teachers how to use learning intentions, success criteria, formative assessment and feedback to achieve profound instructional clarity, putting a range of learning strategies into practice.

Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 3-5, ed. , v.
Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 3-5, ed. , v.

Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 3-5, ed. , v.

This book explains how to generate understanding for your students, by showing Visible Learning strategies in action in high-impact mathematics classrooms. Walk in the shoes of teachers as they engage in countless micro-decisions to balance strategies, tasks, and assessments, demonstrating that it’s not only what works, but when. A decision-making matrix and grade-leveled examples help you leverage effective and timely teaching practices to meet students’ learning needs.

Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 6-8, ed. , v.
Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 6-8, ed. , v.

Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 6-8, ed. , v.

This book explains how to generate understanding for your students, by showing Visible Learning strategies in action in high-impact mathematics classrooms. Walk in the shoes of teachers as they engage in countless micro-decisions to balance strategies, tasks, and assessments, demonstrating that it’s not only what works, but when. A decision-making matrix and grade-leveled examples help you leverage effective and timely teaching practices to meet students’ learning needs.

Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades K-2, ed. , v.
Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades K-2, ed. , v.

Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades K-2, ed. , v.

This book explains how to best help K–2 students to become assessment-capable visible learners in mathematics, by showing Visible Learning strategies in action in high-impact instruction. Walk in the shoes of K-2 teachers as they mix and match strategies, tasks, and assessments, demonstrating that it’s not only what works, but when. A decision-making matrix and grade-leveled examples help you leverage effective and timely teaching practices to meet students’ learning needs.

Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, High School, ed. , v.
Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, High School, ed. , v.

Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, High School, ed. , v.

This book explains how to generate understanding for your students, by showing Visible Learning strategies in action in high-impact mathematics classrooms. Walk in the shoes of teachers as they engage in countless micro-decisions to balance strategies, tasks, and assessments, demonstrating that it’s not only what works, but when. A decision-making matrix and grade-leveled examples help you leverage effective and timely teaching practices to meet students’ learning needs.

Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists, ed. , v.
Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists, ed. , v.

Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists, ed. , v.

This book presents instructional methods and lesson scenarios for teachers of all disciplines to guide students through the examination, review, and evaluation of knowledge and ideas through a process of scientific investigation and argumentation using the Common Core State Standards for English language arts/literacy and the Next Generation Science Standards.

Teaching With the Tools Kids Really Use, ed. , v.
Teaching With the Tools Kids Really Use, ed. , v.

Teaching With the Tools Kids Really Use, ed. , v.

This book gives educators a solid approach for capitalizing on readily available technologies and opens up rich teaching and learning opportunities for today's classrooms.

Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.
Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.

Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.

This book presents an approach aligned to the six Common Core anchor standards for speaking and listening, and is focused on preparing students for 21st century communication inside and beyond the classroom.

Teaching, Learning, and Trauma, ed. , v.
Teaching, Learning, and Trauma, ed. , v.

Teaching, Learning, and Trauma, ed. , v.

This book guides educators through the process of creating a learning environment that combats the negative effects of chronic stress and trauma. Establishing rituals and routines, developing personalization, and implementing effective student engagement practices that create a relationship-based culture and effectively improve student achievement are among the topics presented.

Texts, Tasks, and Talk, ed. , v.
Texts, Tasks, and Talk, ed. , v.

Texts, Tasks, and Talk, ed. , v.

This book explores the crucial role of text selection, close reading, task construction, classroom discussion, and collaboration in aligning instruction with the CCSS (Common Core State Standards).

The Active Mentor, ed. , v.
The Active Mentor, ed. , v.

The Active Mentor, ed. , v.

This guide stresses the importance of training new teachers to employ active classroom principles that ensure student engagement and achievement.

The Classroom Chef, ed. , v.
The Classroom Chef, ed. , v.

The Classroom Chef, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors share their secret recipes, ingredients, and tips for serving up lessons that engage students and help them understand math. Teachers can use these ideas and methods as-is or tweak them and create their own enticing educational meals.

The Cultural Proficiency Journey, ed. , v.
The Cultural Proficiency Journey, ed. , v.

The Cultural Proficiency Journey, ed. , v.

Shows how educators can develop a deeper personal understanding of cultural difference while building healthy schools that honor diversity.

The Daily 5, ed. 2, v.
The Daily 5, ed. 2, v.

The Daily 5, ed. 2, v.

Provides a way for any teacher to structure literacy (and now math) time to increase student independence and allow for individualized attention in small groups and one-on-one.

The Daily Practices of Successful Principals, ed. , v.
The Daily Practices of Successful Principals, ed. , v.

The Daily Practices of Successful Principals, ed. , v.

This book provides a compendium of daily practices used by successful principals in various settings. This guide's strategies are based on interviews with successful leaders and are applicable in multiple contexts.

The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.
The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.

The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.

This text shows teachers how to examine student assessment results for purposes of identifying targeted curricular or skill areas for individual intervention or large-group instructional revision; how to develop, implement, and assess the effectiveness of the intervention or revision; and how to develop an action plan for future instructional cycles.

The Differentiated Classroom, ed. 2, v.
The Differentiated Classroom, ed. 2, v.

The Differentiated Classroom, ed. 2, v.

Explains instructional approaches that meet the needs and interests of every student. Includes principles that guide a differentiated classroom; instructional strategies that make it easier to provide multiple learning paths for students; practical ways to give students options about how they learn required curriculum; and steps to get started with differentiation or take it to a higher level.

The Distance Learning Playbook, Grades K-12, ed. , v.
The Distance Learning Playbook, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

The Distance Learning Playbook, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

The pandemic teaching of mid-2020 was more crisis teaching than distance learning. This book helps teachers prepare for distance learning, with purpose and intent, to accelerate students’ learning while maintaining focus on equity. It offers research- and evidence-based strategies for high- impact learning in an online, virtual, and distributed environment. Covers teacher-student relationships, teacher credibility and clarity, instructional design, assessments, and grading.

The Handbook for Embedded Formative Assessment, ed. , v.
The Handbook for Embedded Formative Assessment, ed. , v.

The Handbook for Embedded Formative Assessment, ed. , v.

This book guides K-12 teachers through the process of developing effective formative assessments. It includes tested classroom techniques, practical how-to's, and exercises designed to guide implementation as well as discussion questions that can be answered as teams or used for individual reflection.

The High-Performing School, ed. , v.
The High-Performing School, ed. , v.

The High-Performing School, ed. , v.

This book provides up-to-date summaries of research on the characteristics and practices of effective schools, including step-by-step instructions for planning and conducting or undergoing an on-site school review.

The Innovator’s Mindset, ed. , v.
The Innovator’s Mindset, ed. , v.

The Innovator’s Mindset, ed. , v.

This book encourages teachers and administrators to empower their learners to wonder, explore, and to become forward-thinking leaders. Includes practical suggestions for unleashing students’ and teachers’ talent, as well as encouraging accounts of leaders and learners who are innovating “inside the box.”

The Moral Imperative of School Leadership, ed. , v.
The Moral Imperative of School Leadership, ed. , v.

The Moral Imperative of School Leadership, ed. , v.

This book, in an effort to make the position more rewarding and exciting, the author shifts the principal's role from one of a site-based superman or superwoman, and recasts it as one in which principal’s figure prominently both within their school and within the larger school system that surrounds them.

The PLC+ Playbook, Grades K-12, ed. , v.
The PLC+ Playbook, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

The PLC+ Playbook, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

This practical guide to planning and implementing PLC+ groups equips professional learning communities with the tools, templates, and step-by-step instructions needed to bring the PLC+ framework to life in a collaborative setting. Topics include equity, high expectations, individual and collective efficacy, and effective activation and facilitation.

The Power of Assessing, ed. , v.
The Power of Assessing, ed. , v.

The Power of Assessing, ed. , v.

This book shows educators how to use authentic assessments as a dynamic teaching tool. Through colorful photographs and over 30 minutes of video footage, readers can see and hear teachers and students in action as they use preassessments and formative, summative, and metacognitive assessments to make instructional decisions.

The Power of Investigating, ed. , v.
The Power of Investigating, ed. , v.

The Power of Investigating, ed. , v.

This book explores the promise that investigations allow students explore concepts and develop understanding while enabling teachers to maintain the integrity of the curriculum.

The Power of Unstoppable Momentum, ed. , v.
The Power of Unstoppable Momentum, ed. , v.

The Power of Unstoppable Momentum, ed. , v.

This book explores how to revolutionize a school district’s culture to improve student learning. It details a simple but powerful process for integrating technology, pedagogy, and deep learning that leads to lasting change. Included are real examples of districts that attained pedagogically driven, digitally accelerated success.

The Practice of Authentic PLCs, ed. , v.
The Practice of Authentic PLCs, ed. , v.

The Practice of Authentic PLCs, ed. , v.

Provides numerous strategies, activities, exercises, and guidance for PLC (Professional Learning Community) leaders, including FAQs and a troubleshooting guide to common obstacles.

The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.
The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.

The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.

This book offers simple but effective strategies for dealing with a variety of thorny situations that most teachers will face in their careers. These strategies will help to communicate tactfully but forthrightly with administrators, colleagues, and students whose actions interfere with the ability to do the job properly; confidently and convincingly express thoughts and expectations to all stakeholders; and increase influence with coworkers, students, and parents.

The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.
The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.

The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.

This book explains how and why leaders should use technology and outlines what should be in every leader’s digital toolkit.

The Writing Thief, ed. , v.
The Writing Thief, ed. , v.

The Writing Thief, ed. , v.

A major part of good writing instruction is finding the right mentor texts to share with students. Within this book, you’ll discover more than ninety mentor texts, along with activities that incorporate the traits of writing across informational, narrative, and argument modes.

The Writing on the Classroom Wall, ed. , v.
The Writing on the Classroom Wall, ed. , v.

The Writing on the Classroom Wall, ed. , v.

This book explains to educators how posting and discussing Big Ideas in the classroom can lead to deeper learning, while also encouraging students to risk expressing novel ideas.

The Zen Teacher, ed. , v.
The Zen Teacher, ed. , v.

The Zen Teacher, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with practical, easy-to-use techniques to help them slow down and create a sense of focus, simplicity, and tranquility in both their classroom and their personal life.

This Is Balanced Literacy, Grades K-6, ed. , v.
This Is Balanced Literacy, Grades K-6, ed. , v.

This Is Balanced Literacy, Grades K-6, ed. , v.

This book provides all the tips and tools needed to realize the goal of balanced literacy learning including classroom videos that show strategies in action. Tap your intuition, collaborate with your peers, and put the research-based strategies embedded in this roadmap to work in your classroom to implement or deepen a strong, successful balanced literacy program.

Time to Teach, ed. , v.
Time to Teach, ed. , v.

Time to Teach, ed. , v.

This text provides more than a dozen strategies for teachers to break down tasks into doable pieces, touch each paper or e-mail communication only once, learn when to say no, and use time-management apps to zip through reams of paperwork. Using these strategies, teachers will be able to drastically reduce the time spent planning lessons, assessing students, keeping records, and communicating with parents.

Total Literacy Techniques, ed. , v.
Total Literacy Techniques, ed. , v.

Total Literacy Techniques, ed. , v.

This book provides 3rd through 12th grade teachers with more than 50 teacher-tested tools and techniques for helping their students read independently and critically. It offers practical and effective ways for teachers to help students develop the critical reading habits that open up new ways of understanding and contributing to their worlds.

Transformative Professional Learning, ed. , v.
Transformative Professional Learning, ed. , v.

Transformative Professional Learning, ed. , v.

Provides practical steps that focus on teaching and learning grounded in the reality of children's lives, because motivated teachers tend to have motivated students.

Transforming School Climate and Learning, ed. , v.
Transforming School Climate and Learning, ed. , v.

Transforming School Climate and Learning, ed. , v.

This book details a comprehensive process for empowering students and teachers as school improvement leaders and "experts".

Transforming Schools for English Learners, ed. , v.
Transforming Schools for English Learners, ed. , v.

Transforming Schools for English Learners, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive framework for educating a growing population of public school English learners.

Transportation in the Future, Grade 3, ed. , v.
Transportation in the Future, Grade 3, ed. , v.

Transportation in the Future, Grade 3, ed. , v.

This book outlines a journey that will steer your students toward authentic problem solving while grounding them in integrated STEM disciplines.

Turning the Page on Complex Texts, ed. , v.
Turning the Page on Complex Texts, ed. , v.

Turning the Page on Complex Texts, ed. , v.

This book examines how to select appropriate complex texts and design instruction to meet the needs of every student. It explores grade-specific classroom scenarios that illustrate how to scaffold lessons to foster close reading and deepen comprehension at all stages of K12 education.

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, ed. 2, v.
Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, ed. 2, v.

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, ed. 2, v.

This book offers field-tested probes to uncover K-2 student’s preconceptions about science before beginning a lesson or monitor their progress as they develop new scientific explanations. Contains 8 life science probes, 11 physical science probes, and 6 Earth and space science probes that target K–2 disciplinary core ideas.

Uniting Academic and Behavior Interventions, ed. , v.
Uniting Academic and Behavior Interventions, ed. , v.

Uniting Academic and Behavior Interventions, ed. , v.

This book offers a step-by-step process for determining, targeting, and observing academic and behavior interventions. Teachers discover how to work in collaborative teams using a research-based framework to provide united and simultaneous interventions to students at risk.

Using Digital Games as Assessment and Instruction Tools, ed. , v.
Using Digital Games as Assessment and Instruction Tools, ed. , v.

Using Digital Games as Assessment and Instruction Tools, ed. , v.

This book explores how to incorporate digital games and use them to craft engaging, academically applicable classroom activities that revitalize teaching and learning for both teachers and students. It offers practiced guidance for implementing digital games for the classroom, considering research and theory that confirm the power of play in childhood development and learning, and exploring the positive and negative characteristics of different gaming platforms.

Visible Learning for Literacy, Grades K-12, ed. , v.
Visible Learning for Literacy, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

Visible Learning for Literacy, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

This book identifies instructional routines that have the biggest impact on student learning, to literacy practices. Educators will learn how to use the right approach at the right time for surface, deep, and transfer learning and which routines are most effective at each phase of learning.

Visible Learning for Mathematics, Grades K-12, ed. , v.
Visible Learning for Mathematics, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

Visible Learning for Mathematics, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

This guide to planning and implementing PLC+ groups equips professional learning communities with the tools, templates, and step-by-step instructions to bring PLC+ to a collaborative setting. Modules support PLC+ groups through one entire cycle of learning, addressing equity, high expectations, individual and collective efficacy, and effective activation and facilitation. Engage in deeper learning around PLC+ and create greater equity and efficacy in your school or district.

Visible Learning for Science, Grades K-12, ed. , v.
Visible Learning for Science, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

Visible Learning for Science, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

This book helps to plan, develop, and implement high-impact instruction so all students demonstrate more than a year’s worth of learning for every year in school. It presents a framework for choosing the right approach at the right time, depending on where students are within these phases of learning: surface, deep, and transfer.

Visible Learning for Social Studies, Grades K-12, ed. , v.
Visible Learning for Social Studies, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

Visible Learning for Social Studies, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

This book shows how social studies is more than simply memorizing dates and facts—it encapsulates the skillful ability to conduct investigations, analyze sources, place events in historical context, and synthesize divergent points of view. The Visible Learning framework demonstrates that learning is not an event, but rather a process in which students move from surface-level learning to deep learning, and then onto the transfer of concepts, skills, and strategies.

Visible Thinking in the K-8 Mathematics Classroom, ed. , v.
Visible Thinking in the K-8 Mathematics Classroom, ed. , v.

Visible Thinking in the K-8 Mathematics Classroom, ed. , v.

Contains numerous grade-specific sample problems and instructional strategies for teaching essential concepts such as number sense, fractions, and estimation.

Vocab Rehab, ed. , v.
Vocab Rehab, ed. , v.

Vocab Rehab, ed. , v.

This book explains a new and effective approach to teaching vocabulary that calls for exploration, discovery, and playing with words. Ten-minute exercises include advice on how to focus short lessons so that students are fully engaged, teaching tips that help ensure new words stick, and a varied selection of novel strategies for teaching new words to students.

Vocabulary in a SNAP, ed. , v.
Vocabulary in a SNAP, ed. , v.

Vocabulary in a SNAP, ed. , v.

This book provides more than 100 research-based mini-lessons for vocabulary instruction that can be adapted to fit diverse curricula, each taking no more than 20 minutes of instructional time and which can be modified to fit their curriculum and their students’ needs. It also includes the most crucial root words, prefixes, and suffixes in the English language to best employ instructional time.

Walking the Equity Talk, ed. , v.
Walking the Equity Talk, ed. , v.

Walking the Equity Talk, ed. , v.

This practical guide shows how to develop realistic plans for putting equity initiatives into action; provides concrete examples of what it takes to empower staff and stakeholders through collaborative leadership; and offers tips on how to navigate the politics when addressing the interface between identity, race, culture, poverty, primary language, and achievement.

West Meets East, ed. , v.
West Meets East, ed. , v.

West Meets East, ed. , v.

This book explores the fundamental premise that strong teaching is at the heart of educational quality and that we all benefit from understanding the practices and professional thinking of exemplary teachers. The authors set out to discover which beliefs and strategies of effective teachers can cross the cultural divide and help students in each nation make breakthrough advances.

What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Motivation, ed. 2, v.
What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Motivation, ed. 2, v.

What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Motivation, ed. 2, v.

Provides innovative practices for motivating even the most at-risk and reluctant K-12 students. This guide features an extended classroom example of motivational techniques in action and vocabulary pre- and post-tests for teachers.

What If We Taught the Way Children Learn?, ed. , v.
What If We Taught the Way Children Learn?, ed. , v.

What If We Taught the Way Children Learn?, ed. , v.

This book challenges educators to understand the connection between how children develop and how they learn in order to help students experience joy and discovery, while also preparing them for future schooling. Disruptive behavior, creativity, self-regulation, screen time, and mental health are among the topics discussed.

What Successful Science Teachers Do, ed. , v.
What Successful Science Teachers Do, ed. , v.

What Successful Science Teachers Do, ed. , v.

This guide describes 75 research-based strategies and outlines best practices for inquiry-oriented science learning.

Who's Doing the Work? How to Say Less So Readers Can Do More, ed. , v.
Who's Doing the Work? How to Say Less So Readers Can Do More, ed. , v.

Who's Doing the Work? How to Say Less So Readers Can Do More, ed. , v.

This book explores how some traditional scaffolding practices may actually rob students of important learning opportunities and independence. It suggests ways to make small but powerful adjustments to instruction that hold students accountable for their own learning.

Wind Energy, Grade 5, ed. , v.
Wind Energy, Grade 5, ed. , v.

Wind Energy, Grade 5, ed. , v.

This interdisciplinary module uses project- and problem-based learning to investigate the Earth's systems, including geography, weather, and wind. Students study U.S. geography, weather patterns, wind energy economics, and wind turbines; learn about the Earth’s spheres; and develop a wind farm. Teams analyze the wind energy potential of a possible location, create a proposal that considers the cost, energy production, and environmental impact, and present their results.

Your School Rocks... So Tell People! Passionately Pitch and Promote the Positives Happening on Your Campus, ed. , v.
Your School Rocks... So Tell People! Passionately Pitch and Promote the Positives Happening on Your Campus, ed. , v.

Your School Rocks... So Tell People! Passionately Pitch and Promote the Positives Happening on Your Campus, ed. , v.

This book is a practical guide that encourages educators to use social media tools in order to keep students’ families and community connected, informed, and excited about what’s going on in their school. It includes immediately actionable tips, easy-to-follow instructions, and links to video tutorials.

PLC/RTI

Concise Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Professional Learning Communities at Work™, ed. , v.
Concise Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Professional Learning Communities at Work™, ed. , v.

Concise Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Professional Learning Communities at Work™, ed. , v.

This quick-reference guidebook is aimed at teachers and administrators working to build and sustain a high-performing PLC.

Breaking with Tradition, ed. , v.
Breaking with Tradition, ed. , v.

Breaking with Tradition, ed. , v.

This book explores the shift to competency-based learning that allows educators to replace traditional, ineffective systems with a personalized, student-centered approach. It examines how the components of PLCs (professional learning communities) promote the principles of competency-based education and share real-world examples from practitioners who have made the transition.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades 6–8, ed. , v.
A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades 6–8, ed. , v.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades 6–8, ed. , v.

In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for grades 6–8 mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the next unit of instruction.

Taking Action, ed. , v.
Taking Action, ed. , v.

Taking Action, ed. , v.

This book explores how to incorporate the response to intervention (RTI) process by covering every element required to build a successful RTI at Work system of support in schools. It aids in understanding how RTI at Work builds on the PLC at Work process; learning what roles teacher teams, leadership teams, and school-wide teams play in a multi-tiered intervention structure; and understanding the differences among intervention, extension, prevention, and enrichment.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades K-5, ed. , v.
A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades K-5, ed. , v.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades K-5, ed. , v.

In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for grades K-5 mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the next unit of instruction.

Game Plan, ed. , v.
Game Plan, ed. , v.

Game Plan, ed. , v.

This book helps create a uniform game plan to foster a collaborative community of learners, develop a shared focus, and meet growth goals. It assists in examining new concepts of leadership, and learn how to effectively assemble schoolwide commitment to PLC (Professional Learning Community) principles as well as explores coaching points and tools to customize strategies for teachers and leaders, who must share collective responsibility to drive lasting change.

How to Use Digital Tools to Support Teachers in a PLC, ed. , v.
How to Use Digital Tools to Support Teachers in a PLC, ed. , v.

How to Use Digital Tools to Support Teachers in a PLC, ed. , v.

With this how-to guide, teachers can explore how technology has changed the way groups share, cooperate, and take collective action, the three strategies as being instrumental to PLC success.

Global Perspectives, ed. , v.
Global Perspectives, ed. , v.

Global Perspectives, ed. , v.

Tailored specifically to international schools, this resource will guide you through every aspect of PLC (Professional Learning Community) implementation.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Leader's Guide, ed. , v.
A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Leader's Guide, ed. , v.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Leader's Guide, ed. , v.

In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the next unit of instruction.

Learning by Doing, ed. 3, v.
Learning by Doing, ed. 3, v.

Learning by Doing, ed. 3, v.

This guide updates and expands on new and significant PLC topics. It explores fresh strategies, tools, and tips for hiring and retaining new staff, creating team-developed common formative assessments, implementing systematic interventions, and more.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, High School, ed. , v.
A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, High School, ed. , v.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, High School, ed. , v.

In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for grades 9-12 mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the next unit of instruction.

Navigating the Core Curriculum, ed. , v.
Navigating the Core Curriculum, ed. , v.

Navigating the Core Curriculum, ed. , v.

This book presents the three tiers of RTI (response to intervention) and identifies potential barriers to learning and establishes clear action plans for diminishing them. It examines the design of multi-tiered lessons that honor diverse student literacy skill sets and shows why confidence, competence, and collaboration are vital classroom components for helping students gain core mastery.

Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.
Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.

Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.

This text demonstrates how teachers can find support navigating the continual changes inherent in education through working with an instructional coach to think deeply about their work, set goals, and develop plans to meet those goals. It aims to deepen teachers’ understanding of the purpose of coaching, the teacher-coach relationship, and the responsibilities teachers and coaches have to each other.

Uniting Academic and Behavior Interventions, ed. , v.
Uniting Academic and Behavior Interventions, ed. , v.

Uniting Academic and Behavior Interventions, ed. , v.

This book offers a step-by-step process for determining, targeting, and observing academic and behavior interventions. Teachers discover how to work in collaborative teams using a research-based framework to provide united and simultaneous interventions to students at risk.

How to Develop PLCs for Singletons and Small Schools, ed. , v.
How to Develop PLCs for Singletons and Small Schools, ed. , v.

How to Develop PLCs for Singletons and Small Schools, ed. , v.

With this user-friendly guide, teachers will discover how small schools, full of singleton teachers who are the only ones in their schools teaching their subject areas, can build successful PLCs.

Inspiring Creativity and Innovation in K-12, ed. , v.
Inspiring Creativity and Innovation in K-12, ed. , v.

Inspiring Creativity and Innovation in K-12, ed. , v.

This book explores the four essentials for developing a creative, mistake-tolerant culture, investigates teaching and leadership beliefs and practices that undermine creativity, and discovers strategies for successfully navigating challenges that your team may face along the way.

Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap, ed. , v.
Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap, ed. , v.

Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap, ed. , v.

This book examines predominant mindsets that contradict school missions to promote equal academic opportunities, and consider the psychological impact this has on students.

A Practical Guide to Planning Interventions and Monitoring Progress, ed. , v.
A Practical Guide to Planning Interventions and Monitoring Progress, ed. , v.

A Practical Guide to Planning Interventions and Monitoring Progress, ed. , v.

This book presents strategies for designing and measuring effective classroom interventions. The author offers teachers, individualized education program coordinators, and administrators research-based strategies and tools to create and document individualized plans that support response to intervention efforts and IEPs.

Pure Genius, ed. , v.
Pure Genius, ed. , v.

Pure Genius, ed. , v.

This book explains how collaboration—with experts, students, and other educators—can help create interesting, and even life-changing opportunities for learning.

Social Emotional Development and Wellness

Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This text offers practical, classroom-tested strategies, routines, and rituals that teachers can use immediately to defuse the negative effects of stress and create a stimulating and supportive classroom culture. Drawing from positive psychology research, the author explains how fostering humor, mindfulness, resilience, curiosity, and gratitude in the classroom empowers students to learn from their mistakes, celebrate successes, and actively engage in learning.

Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.
Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.

Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.

The authors draw on years of teaching experience to propose the APA (Acknowledge, Process, Act) method, which encourages students to recognize emotions and also motivates them to implement proactive solutions rather than let negative emotions sabotage their academic goals. Included are several grade-appropriate classroom scenarios and relevant strategies that will help teachers create more peaceful, respectful, and productive learning environments.

Hanging In, ed. , v.
Hanging In, ed. , v.

Hanging In, ed. , v.

This book shows educators the value of tenacity and building connections when teaching students who present difficult challenges.

The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.
The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.

The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.

This book offers simple but effective strategies for dealing with a variety of thorny situations that most teachers will face in their careers. These strategies will help to communicate tactfully but forthrightly with administrators, colleagues, and students whose actions interfere with the ability to do the job properly; confidently and convincingly express thoughts and expectations to all stakeholders; and increase influence with coworkers, students, and parents.

Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.
Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.

Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.

This text offers simple, proven tactics to help manage the stresses of being a classroom teacher. Tactics discussed include employing healthy practices that positively affect mindset; identifying and using one’s ideal professional pace; exploiting intrinsic preferences for how to get work done; and making food and exercise choices that will better fuel the mind and body.

Reading Wellness, ed. , v.
Reading Wellness, ed. , v.

Reading Wellness, ed. , v.

Built around a framework of four intentions--alignment, balance, sustainability, and joy, this book offers teachers a series of lessons that help children read closely and carefully while still honoring their interests, passions, and agency as readers. The lessons here, which have been field-tested in grades 1-5, are interconnected and empower classroom communities, are filled with anecdotes and insights, and are practical, sustainable, and frequently joyful.

Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap, ed. , v.
Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap, ed. , v.

Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap, ed. , v.

This book examines predominant mindsets that contradict school missions to promote equal academic opportunities, and consider the psychological impact this has on students.

The Zen Teacher, ed. , v.
The Zen Teacher, ed. , v.

The Zen Teacher, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with practical, easy-to-use techniques to help them slow down and create a sense of focus, simplicity, and tranquility in both their classroom and their personal life.

HEART!, ed. , v.
HEART!, ed. , v.

HEART!, ed. , v.

This book presents the concept of a heartprint—the distinctive impression that an educator’s heart leaves on students and colleagues during his or her professional career.

Balance Like a Pirate, ed. , v.
Balance Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

Balance Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

This book offers insight to navigating the constant demands that come with being an educator that can create the conditions for burnout with practical strategies and tools to thrive in every area of life.

Run Like a Pirate, ed. , v.
Run Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

Run Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

In this book, the author Adam Welcome shares the mindset and tactics necessary for accomplishing big dreams. You don’t have to be a runner or even an athlete to be inspired by this power-filled book. Whatever your personal or professional goals are, Adam’s example and encouragement will challenge you to set your sights on something bigger and to push yourself to get more out of life.

Make Learning Magical, ed. , v.
Make Learning Magical, ed. , v.

Make Learning Magical, ed. , v.

This book offers strategies to transform your classroom using laughter, fun, and game experiences that can make school a place where students are inspired, empowered, and immersed in learning.

Stop. Right. Now., ed. , v.
Stop. Right. Now., ed. , v.

Stop. Right. Now., ed. , v.

This book identifies practices, programs, processes, philosophies, and people problems that schools must eliminate in order to improve education for all involved. These include avoiding doing things merely because they have always been done and saying no to what doesn't work.

Sanctuaries, ed. , v.
Sanctuaries, ed. , v.

Sanctuaries, ed. , v.

This book provides insights and strategies for making space in the busy lives of teachers. These include giving oneself permission to take a break, practicing mindfulness, being truly present, and developing systems that make life more manageable.

Educated by Design, ed. , v.
A Passion for Kindness, ed. , v.
A Passion for Kindness, ed. , v.

A Passion for Kindness, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers how to cultivate a passion for kindness in order to make a positive difference in the lives of friends, family, coworkers, neighbors, and strangers.

Social Sciences

Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to integrate the joyful learning approach with social studies standards, including the Common Core, the National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, and the College, Career, and Civic Life framework.

Literacy Strategies for English Learners in Core Content Secondary Classrooms, ed. , v.
Literacy Strategies for English Learners in Core Content Secondary Classrooms, ed. , v.

Literacy Strategies for English Learners in Core Content Secondary Classrooms, ed. , v.

This book focuses on instructional strategies that integrate language, literacy, and content across all subject areas in secondary education.

Global Education Guidebook, ed. , v.
Global Education Guidebook, ed. , v.

Global Education Guidebook, ed. , v.

This book presents the steps and strategies needed to set up equitable global partnerships that benefit all learners, founded in the tenets of global citizenship and global competency. It provides examples of elementary and secondary school partnerships that target global and 21st century competencies needed for life in a complex world and discusses the equity pitfalls of global partnerships and strategies for building equitable relationships with communities worldwide.

Reimagining Literacy Through Global Collaboration, ed. , v.
Reimagining Literacy Through Global Collaboration, ed. , v.

Reimagining Literacy Through Global Collaboration, ed. , v.

This book shows teachers how to use readily available technology tools to create environments where students gain 21st century skills, collaborate with others around the globe, and realize that their work matters.

A Passion for Kindness, ed. , v.
A Passion for Kindness, ed. , v.

A Passion for Kindness, ed. , v.

This book teaches readers how to cultivate a passion for kindness in order to make a positive difference in the lives of friends, family, coworkers, neighbors, and strangers.

Leadership

Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.
Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.

Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.

This book provides practical advice on how to conduct hiring interviews that reliably predict a teacher's success, including guidance on applying research to the interview process. It also assists in developing meaningful, legal interview questions; assembling and training an interview team; matching candidates’ skills to your schools' needs; and using the best interview strategies.

Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.
Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.

Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.

This book offers time-tested advice on how to develop a schoolwide learning culture that leads to more effective reading and writing across the curriculum.

Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.
Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.

Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.

This text demonstrates how teachers can find support navigating the continual changes inherent in education through working with an instructional coach to think deeply about their work, set goals, and develop plans to meet those goals. It aims to deepen teachers’ understanding of the purpose of coaching, the teacher-coach relationship, and the responsibilities teachers and coaches have to each other.

School Climate Change, ed. , v.
School Climate Change, ed. , v.

School Climate Change, ed. , v.

This book explains the most important aspects of school climate and how we can make positive changes in our schools. It discusses how to engage students and school stakeholders; how to empower staff and students and foster autonomy so people take ownership of their ideas and the learning process; how to promote inclusivity and equity throughout the school; and how to create a welcoming, cooperative, and safe school environment that nurtures students’ social-emotional needs.

The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.
The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.

The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.

This book offers simple but effective strategies for dealing with a variety of thorny situations that most teachers will face in their careers. These strategies will help to communicate tactfully but forthrightly with administrators, colleagues, and students whose actions interfere with the ability to do the job properly; confidently and convincingly express thoughts and expectations to all stakeholders; and increase influence with coworkers, students, and parents.

The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.
The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.

The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.

This book explains how and why leaders should use technology and outlines what should be in every leader’s digital toolkit.

West Meets East, ed. , v.
West Meets East, ed. , v.

West Meets East, ed. , v.

This book explores the fundamental premise that strong teaching is at the heart of educational quality and that we all benefit from understanding the practices and professional thinking of exemplary teachers. The authors set out to discover which beliefs and strategies of effective teachers can cross the cultural divide and help students in each nation make breakthrough advances.

Time to Teach, ed. , v.
Time to Teach, ed. , v.

Time to Teach, ed. , v.

This text provides more than a dozen strategies for teachers to break down tasks into doable pieces, touch each paper or e-mail communication only once, learn when to say no, and use time-management apps to zip through reams of paperwork. Using these strategies, teachers will be able to drastically reduce the time spent planning lessons, assessing students, keeping records, and communicating with parents.

Activating the Vision, ed. , v.
Activating the Vision, ed. , v.

Activating the Vision, ed. , v.

This book details the necessary steps mathematics leaders must take to change traditional practices; meet new curricular, instructional, and assessment challenges; and engage students, families, and community members in mathematics education.

Building Great School Board-Superintendent Teams, ed. , v.
Building Great School Board-Superintendent Teams, ed. , v.

Building Great School Board-Superintendent Teams, ed. , v.

This book offers a systematic approach for establishing a unified team that can efficiently meet demands, avoid conflict, and respond to the ever-changing educational environment.

Stop Leading Like It's Yesterday! Key Concepts for Shaping Today’s School Culture, ed. , v.
Stop Leading Like It's Yesterday! Key Concepts for Shaping Today’s School Culture, ed. , v.

Stop Leading Like It's Yesterday! Key Concepts for Shaping Today’s School Culture, ed. , v.

This book explores the Leading for Excellence and Fulfillment model, providing practical, research-based strategies that will be relevant to school leaders today and tomorrow. It provides ready-to-use techniques into your current leadership practices to maximize learning and open up an unprecedented world of opportunities for both students and teachers.

Taking Action, ed. , v.
Taking Action, ed. , v.

Taking Action, ed. , v.

This book explores how to incorporate the response to intervention (RTI) process by covering every element required to build a successful RTI at Work system of support in schools. It aids in understanding how RTI at Work builds on the PLC at Work process; learning what roles teacher teams, leadership teams, and school-wide teams play in a multi-tiered intervention structure; and understanding the differences among intervention, extension, prevention, and enrichment.

Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

The author offers insightful answers based on her experience as a classroom teacher at the Science Leadership Academy, a public high school in Philadelphia that offers a rigorous college-prep curriculum and boasts a 99 percent graduation rate. Outlined is a framework for learning structured around five core values: inquiry, research, collaboration, presentation, and reflection.

Game Plan, ed. , v.
Game Plan, ed. , v.

Game Plan, ed. , v.

This book helps create a uniform game plan to foster a collaborative community of learners, develop a shared focus, and meet growth goals. It assists in examining new concepts of leadership, and learn how to effectively assemble schoolwide commitment to PLC (Professional Learning Community) principles as well as explores coaching points and tools to customize strategies for teachers and leaders, who must share collective responsibility to drive lasting change.

Inspiring Creativity and Innovation in K-12, ed. , v.
Inspiring Creativity and Innovation in K-12, ed. , v.

Inspiring Creativity and Innovation in K-12, ed. , v.

This book explores the four essentials for developing a creative, mistake-tolerant culture, investigates teaching and leadership beliefs and practices that undermine creativity, and discovers strategies for successfully navigating challenges that your team may face along the way.

How Much Water Do We Have, ed. , v.
How Much Water Do We Have, ed. , v.

How Much Water Do We Have, ed. , v.

This book Identifies five key elements (information, planning, motivation, support, and leadership) that are necessary for the success of any goal, life transition, or challenge. The elements are called the 5 Waters of Success, and like the water we drink, we need them to thrive in today’s rapidly paced world.

Escaping The School Leader's Dunk Tank, ed. , v.
Escaping The School Leader's Dunk Tank, ed. , v.

Escaping The School Leader's Dunk Tank, ed. , v.

Through real-life stories and by sharing insightful research, this book equips school leaders with the practical knowledge and emotional tools necessary to survive discrimination, bad politics, revenge, and ego-driven coworkers.

The Innovator’s Mindset, ed. , v.
The Innovator’s Mindset, ed. , v.

The Innovator’s Mindset, ed. , v.

This book encourages teachers and administrators to empower their learners to wonder, explore, and to become forward-thinking leaders. Includes practical suggestions for unleashing students’ and teachers’ talent, as well as encouraging accounts of leaders and learners who are innovating “inside the box.”

Motivating & Inspiring Students, ed. , v.
Motivating & Inspiring Students, ed. , v.

Motivating & Inspiring Students, ed. , v.

This book provides a results-driven framework—based on a six-level hierarchy of student needs and goals—that can be used to provide engaging instruction to students.

A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom, ed. , v.
A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom, ed. , v.

A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom, ed. , v.

This resource examines the Hierarchy of Instructional Excellence, which prioritizes the order of teacher development for ultimate success.

Messaging Matters, ed. , v.
Messaging Matters, ed. , v.

Messaging Matters, ed. , v.

This book helps leaders to maximize their role as chief communicators with students, teachers, and parents and community. It includes suggestions for using digital tools to enhance messaging and ends with reflection questions and practical next steps and special considerations to make when communicating with challenging students or in difficult school climates.

School Improvement for All, ed. , v.
School Improvement for All, ed. , v.

School Improvement for All, ed. , v.

This book enables K-12 educators to discover how to target their school’s specific needs with an immediate course of action to improve student achievement. It examines how to drive increased academic achievement for all students, and includes space for teams to determine actions steps and a list of questions to help bring greater focus to improvement efforts.

Score to Soar, ed. , v.
Score to Soar, ed. , v.

Score to Soar, ed. , v.

This book explores how to guide and enhance the job performance of teachers in your school or district. It shares practical strategies for providing teachers meaningful feedback and encouraging their improvement, and helps to discover how to evaluate teacher effectiveness, use multiple forms of data for evaluation, and communicate evaluation findings to teachers in a way that fosters their professional growth.

Start. Right. Now., ed. , v.
Start. Right. Now., ed. , v.

Start. Right. Now., ed. , v.

This book provides an overall framework for achieving and sustaining excellence over time; excellent leaders and teachers Know the Way, Show the Way, Go the Way, and Grow Each Day.

Strengthening the Connection Between School & Home, ed. 2, v.
Strengthening the Connection Between School & Home, ed. 2, v.

Strengthening the Connection Between School & Home, ed. 2, v.

This book examines the pivotal role family engagement plays in student achievement, and explores in depth the process of creating and implementing a family-engagement plan. It includes specific strategies, handouts, and reproducible items that leaders can use to make their schools family friendly and connect with those families who may be hard to reach.

Run Like a Pirate, ed. , v.
Run Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

Run Like a Pirate, ed. , v.

In this book, the author Adam Welcome shares the mindset and tactics necessary for accomplishing big dreams. You don’t have to be a runner or even an athlete to be inspired by this power-filled book. Whatever your personal or professional goals are, Adam’s example and encouragement will challenge you to set your sights on something bigger and to push yourself to get more out of life.

Stop. Right. Now., ed. , v.
Stop. Right. Now., ed. , v.

Stop. Right. Now., ed. , v.

This book identifies practices, programs, processes, philosophies, and people problems that schools must eliminate in order to improve education for all involved. These include avoiding doing things merely because they have always been done and saying no to what doesn't work.

Lead Beyond Your Title, ed. , v.
Lead Beyond Your Title, ed. , v.

Lead Beyond Your Title, ed. , v.

This book challenges educators to become catalysts for change—regardless of their titles, by discovering their leadership qualities, promoting student leadership, building a crew of colleagues, and finding and using leadership "superpowers" to make a difference in others’ lives.

From Teacher to Leader, ed. , v.
From Teacher to Leader, ed. , v.

From Teacher to Leader, ed. , v.

This book offers advice and guidance to help teachers decide how to move from the classroom to positions in administrative leadership. This practical guide prompts you to reflect as you stretch for personal and professional growth.

Assessment and Instruction

Academic Conversations, ed. , v.
Academic Conversations, ed. , v.

Academic Conversations, ed. , v.

This book shows teachers how to weave the cultivation of academic conversation skills and conversations into current teaching approaches. It describes how to use conversations to build academic vocabulary and grammar, critical thinking skills such, literacy skills, complex and abstract essential understandings, and an academic classroom environment brimming with respect for others' ideas, equity of voice, engagement, and mutual support.

Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.
Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.

Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.

This book helps teachers understand why typical methods to check for understanding are usually ineffective and how to use techniques that work better. Now, this edition goes further with new tips and tools to support implementation of formative assessment techniques that work in any subject area and grade level, for individual students or across multiple classrooms.

The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.
The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.

The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.

This text shows teachers how to examine student assessment results for purposes of identifying targeted curricular or skill areas for individual intervention or large-group instructional revision; how to develop, implement, and assess the effectiveness of the intervention or revision; and how to develop an action plan for future instructional cycles.

A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.
A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.

A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.

Combining the goals of the Common Core State Standards with the principles of differentiation, the authors present an eight-step process to help teachers make intellectually rigorous curriculum accessible to a broad range of students. With examples across grade levels and content areas and a checklist for reflection on the steps, this text demonstrates how to meet high expectations with responsive instruction and help students grow as thinkers and problem solvers.

The Differentiated Classroom, ed. 2, v.
The Differentiated Classroom, ed. 2, v.

The Differentiated Classroom, ed. 2, v.

Explains instructional approaches that meet the needs and interests of every student. Includes principles that guide a differentiated classroom; instructional strategies that make it easier to provide multiple learning paths for students; practical ways to give students options about how they learn required curriculum; and steps to get started with differentiation or take it to a higher level.

Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This text offers practical, classroom-tested strategies, routines, and rituals that teachers can use immediately to defuse the negative effects of stress and create a stimulating and supportive classroom culture. Drawing from positive psychology research, the author explains how fostering humor, mindfulness, resilience, curiosity, and gratitude in the classroom empowers students to learn from their mistakes, celebrate successes, and actively engage in learning.

Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.
Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.

Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.

This book explores the five "levers" of schooling: structure, sample, standards, strategy, and self. It illustrates how changes to structure and sample (how schools are organized and how students are grouped) will not be effective without changes to standards (expectations for student learning), strategy (instructional strategies to engage students in meaningful learning), and self (the set of beliefs teachers and students have about their capacity to be effective).

Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.
Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.

Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.

This book reveals how many of the assessment policies that teachers adopt can actually prove detrimental to student motivation and achievement, and shows educators how they can tailor their policies to help students better understand the lessons that are being taught.

Hanging In, ed. , v.
Hanging In, ed. , v.

Hanging In, ed. , v.

This book shows educators the value of tenacity and building connections when teaching students who present difficult challenges.

How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.
How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.

How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.

This book is a relevant, hands-on resource that will help teacher teams—particularly those new to evidence-based instructional decision making—untangle thorny instructional challenges, improve classroom practice, and, ultimately, achieve results.

How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.
How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.

How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.

This book provides specific guidelines to help educators design targeted questions and tasks that align with new academic standards and assess students’ ability to think at higher levels.

Learning in the Fast Lane, ed. , v.
Learning in the Fast Lane, ed. , v.

Learning in the Fast Lane, ed. , v.

This book lays out a plan of action that teachers can use to move underperforming students in the right direction and differentiate instruction for all learners -- even those who excel academically.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.
Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

This book identifies seven of the most prevalent classroom management misconceptions, discusses the tried-but-not-so-true practices that result from them, and offers positive, research-based alternatives that take into account how students learn today.

Opening Minds, ed. , v.
Opening Minds, ed. , v.

Opening Minds, ed. , v.

This book shows how the words teachers choose affect the worlds students inhabit in the classroom, and ultimately their futures. It explains how to engage children with more productive talk and to create classrooms that support not only students' intellectual development, but their development as human beings.

Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This book guides readers through the aspects of human memory most relevant to classroom teachers. Real classroom examples help to develop an understanding of how memory systems play a central role in the learning process, as well as how culture plays a role in memory formation and use.

Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.
Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.

Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.

This book explores and explains research related to creativity and its relevance in today’s standards-based, critical thinking-focused classroom.