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Packed with insights from neuroscience and psychology, real-life case studies, and a dose of humor, this book sheds light on the teen brain and offers a wealth of resiliency-boosting strategies.
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This text will help teachers transition from simply planning instruction to designing high-quality student work. The authors share stories of successful practice and practical tools ready for immediate classroom application, and also provide opportunities for reflection and closure designed to help teachers consider (or reconsider) their current beliefs and practices.
This book provide a practical blueprint for creating a cooperative and respectful classroom climate in which students and teachers work through behavioral issues together.
This book explains how to develop a collaborative, learning-focused culture and build trust among colleagues; offers strategies for participating in difficult conversations that yield useful feedback; clarifies how to develop, sustain, and evaluate peer coaching efforts; and showcases exemplary peer coaching practices used in real schools.
This book offers tools, strategies, and advice for defining, assessing, and ultimately transforming your school's culture into one that is positive, forward-looking, and actively working to enrich studentsâ lives.
This work presents strategies, activities, and assessments that target studentsâ ability to comprehend complex text, both traditional written text or multimedia formats. It covers the essential elements of unit design and models for lesson planning; instruction for teaching vocabulary; questioning techniques; strategies and activities designed for teaching complex text; and how to measure text complexity and select appropriate texts that are aligned with curricular goals.
This book provides educators with a proven, practical, and broadly applicable system for implementing new practices methodically and effectively.
This book explains how you can assess and answer your studentsâ technology needs in terms of access, purpose, and audience--and why you and your school cannot afford to keep students from using technology in their education.
This book offers school and district leaders concise, practical advice on how to set up a hybrid mobile technology program or shift an existing 1:1 or BYOD program to the more flexible, cost-effective, equitable, and learning-focused hybrid approach.
This book shows teachers how they can free themselves from rigid and ineffective busywork by replacing lesson plans with learning journeys that are guided by the studentsâ abilities, interests, and skill levels rather than by pre-selected checklists of day-to-day benchmarks.
This text provides a raft of strategies for ensuring that students experience small, constructive failures as a means to greater achievement, and offers practical suggestions for ensuring that constructive failure doesn't detrimentally affect students' summative assessments.
This book provide a quick synopsis of the best ideas found to make the most of blended instruction by learning to navigate the technical details of Internet access and learning management systems.
This book is written for busy school leaders who want to foster learning and growth not only for students but also for teachers. Effective leadership is vital in creating a culture of collaboration, modeling continuous improvement, and developing enhanced engagement throughout the building.
Offers focused, daily writing sessions that provide students with consistent, long-term engagement, teaching them to be more fluent in their writing. The author outlines this process and also describes what it looks like in the classroom, explains how to assess student work, and highlights several inspirations that motivate students to write.
This text explains the four keys to real engagement: clarity, context, challenge, and culture. The strategies provided for improving classroom assignments, assessments, and environments will help teachers create learning experiences that are rigorous, meaningful, and rewarding for their students and themselves.
In this book, teachers will learn why students need to be able to identify and solve authentic, project-worthy problems in their own communities and beyond; how to connect with real-world experts, allies, and audiences; and what practical, field-tested strategies are essential for planning, assessing, and using technology to support successful projects.
This book describes four broad supports crucial to helping early-career teachers succeed and stay in the profession: comprehensive induction programs, supportive administrators, skilled mentors, and helpful colleagues. It offers practical, research-based strategies to help leaders provide these supports and create a culture of collaboration across the school.
In this book, the authors identify and describe the 25 most common problems in curriculum unit design and recommend how to fix themâand avoid them when planning new units.
This text shows K-12 school leaders how to support STEM programs that excite students and teachersâeven if the leader is not an expert in science, technology, engineering, or math.
This book demonstrates how to build productive teams and intentionally create an environment of professional engagement in your school by utilizing these four steps: establishing guidelines and protocols, managing and resolving conflicts, refining decision-making skills, and building team capacity.
This book shows how teachers can more purposefully integrate technology into instruction to facilitate the practice and mastery of each of the 4Cs (critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity) along with other learning objectives.
This book explains how teachers can use reflection to help students decipher their own learning needs and engage in deep, thought-provoking discourse about progress.
This book offers concrete ways to identify student strengths and then build on them in your classroom or school throughout the year.
This book identifies the 21 responsibilities associated with student achievement and shows how they relate to three key elements of effective leadership; establishing a clear focus, managing change, and developing a purposeful community.
This book explains how to teach young learners to be close readers and how to make close reading a habit of practice in the elementary classroom. It explores text complexity and how to determine if a particular text is right for your learning purposes and your students.
This book explains how to teach middle and high school students to be close readers, how to make close reading a habit of practice across the content areas, and why doing so will build content knowledge. It explores text complexity and how to determine if a particular text is right for your learning purposes and your students.
This book explore how to use differentiated instruction to help students be more successful learnersâregardless of background, native language, learning style, motivation, or school savvy.
This book presents detailed examples of how formative walkthroughs work across grade levels and subject areas, and provide useful templates that administrators and coaches can use to get started.
This book aids teachers and administrators in understanding the critical elements and nuances of assessment data and how that information can best be used to inform improvement efforts in the school or district.
This book provides an overview of the reflective thinking and action-oriented steps necessary to launch a system of continuous professional learning, culture building, and program assessment that will allow differentiation to flourish in every classroom.
This book explores an approach to teaching and learning that improves student motivation, knowledge acquisition, retention, and academic success.
This book guides motivated school leaders through 50 self-reflection exercises designed to yield a deeper understanding of the meaning behind the work that they do.
This work presents and analyzes the DNA of productive discussionsâteacher-guided, small-group, and student-driven. It provides an in-depth exploration of questioning as the beating heart of thoughtful discussions as important components of classroom instruction that work in tandem to push learning forward and move students from passive participants to active meaning-makers.
This book will show all educators how standards-based grading can authentically reflect student progress and learningâand significantly improve both teaching and learning.
This book take readers through the step-by-step process of how to create, implement, and assess project based learning (PBL) using a classroom-tested framework. Also included are chapters for school leaders on implementing PBL system wide and the use of PBL in informal settings.
This book provides tools to assess your current self-reflective tendencies, identify opportunities to reflect on your instruction, and begin to forge a path toward continuous growth and educational excellence.
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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.
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.
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.
This book explores and explains research related to creativity and its relevance in todayâs standards-based, critical thinking-focused classroom.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 teachersâ understanding of the purpose of coaching, the teacher-coach relationship, and the responsibilities teachers and coaches have to each other.
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.
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.
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.
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 studentsâ social-emotional needs.
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.
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 oneâs 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.
This book explains how and why leaders should use technology and outlines what should be in every leaderâs digital toolkit.
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.
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.
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 candidatesâ skills to your schools' needs; and using the best interview strategies.
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.
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).
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.
In this book, readers will learn how to use the joyful learning framework to better engage students in science and mathematics.
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.
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).
This book shows educators the value of tenacity and building connections when teaching students who present difficult challenges.
This book provides specific guidelines to help educators design targeted questions and tasks that align with new academic standards and assess studentsâ ability to think at higher levels.
This book is a relevant, hands-on resource that will help teacher teamsâparticularly those new to evidence-based instructional decision makingâuntangle thorny instructional challenges, improve classroom practice, and, ultimately, achieve results.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Drilling down into 12 daily touchstones of great teaching, this book makes it easier for educators to stay focused on the hallmarks of effective instruction.
This publication offers clear and positive strategies that empower teachers and administrators to develop effective rules and consequences.
This publication takes an in-depth look at assessment and shows how differentiation can improve the process in all grade levels and subject areas.
This publication digs deeper into the hows and whys of the gradual release of responsibility instructional framework. To gradually release responsibility is to equip students with what they need to be engaged and self-directed learners.
This publication reveals new neurological research about the root causes of these obstacles and lays out a comprehensive five-step protocol designed to help all educators identify and address common student academic and behavior issues.
Provides instructional strategies that can be applied to ELL students in every grade level. Includes specific steps and guidance for educators that will boost the achievement levels of ELL students and suggestions for helping students develop oral language that leads to improved writing.
This publication offers sage advice on how to close the achievement gap by addressing the 'attitude gap' that often affects underperforming students of all racial and ethnic groups.
This guide explains how the standards lay the foundation for successful schooling and provide a bridge from foundational concepts taught in elementary school to the more complex studies students will undertake in middle school.
This guide presents an overall guide to the standards, covering their implications for planning, teaching, and learning.
This guide covers all the conceptual mathematical understanding students need to acquire during the middle school grades.
This publication explores what types of assignments are worth engaging online, how teachers and students can leverage global interactions to improve their work, and how teachers can assess digital projects and other work.
The purpose of this book is to provide the rationale behind engaging students, generate more ideas, and build the attitudes to succeed with students who live in poverty. This book is a 'no excuses' resource that will get teachers on the path toward making good things happen every single day.
This book serves to share the stories and lessons of school leaders who overcame the cultural challenges of isolationism and teacher reluctance or resistance to successfully involve their teachers in walkthroughs. By encouraging teachers to get involved in walkthroughs and lead efforts for change and continuous improvement, and to overcome so-called teaching isolationism by promoting greater exchange of teaching ideas, student achievement continues to improve.
This publication addresses the questions of how teachers can collect and use strategic information to up their game and of how districts can better support teaching talent.
This book acts as a manual that teaches teachers how to style questions to elicit response from students and to create an engaging environment for the student learners.
This book discusses how teachers teach the virtues of gritâtenacity, perseverance, and the ability to never give up while helping students enjoy learning and want to come to school, even through painful and frustrating experiences.
This guide addresses the Common Core State Standardsâ calls for increased student collaboration with practical advice, strategies, and examples. The author explains how to assess and report on (but not grade) learning skills and group interaction skills.
In this guide, the author identifies two essential components of effective rubrics: (1) criteria that relate to the learning (not the 'tasks') that students are being asked to demonstrate and (2) clear descriptions of performance across a continuum of quality. The book also outlines the difference between various kinds of rubrics, explains when using each type of rubric is appropriate, and highlights examples from all grade levels and assorted content areas.
In this book for school leaders, the author presents a new model for understanding teaching as a combination of skill and will and explains the best ways to support individual teachersâ ongoing professional development. Real-life examples, practical tools, and strategies for managing time and energy demands will help you build your leadership capacity as you raise the level of instructional excellence throughout your school.
In this book, the author details the steps and resources necessary for designing a comprehensive principal evaluation system that is based on sound research and established best practices.
In this book, the author introduces and outlines the Results Only Learning Environment, a place that embraces the final result of learning rather than the traditional methods for arriving at that result. Learn how your students can take charge of their own achievement in an enjoyable, project-based, workshop setting that challenges them with real-world learning scenarios.
Students who are able to self-regulate are the ones who approach challenges with confidence, plan their learning tactics, maintain focus, work well with peers, monitor their progress, seek help when they need it, and adjust their approach for next time. In this resource, the authors present instructional strategies and specific ideas educators can implement in their classrooms to place all students on the path to positive, empowered learning and greater academic success.
How can we find time to meet students' and teachers' needs, foster ingenuity and innovation, and apply best practices when so much is demanding our attention? In this resource, the author offers practical advice on how principals can make the most of their time to achieve real success.
Research shows that inquiry-based instruction boosts studentsâ critical thinking skills and promotes the creative problem solving needed for an energized learning environment. This guide helps hone the necessary skills to plan and implement inquiry-based lessons that engage math and science students.
This book lays out a framework for the 'next generation' of teacher evaluation: a model focused primarily on helping educators develop and improve their practice. By taking into account multiple accurate, data-rich measures of teacher performance and student growth, the model ensures that all teachers receive fair, meaningful, and reliable evaluations.
This guide provides a list of critical words students must know to be successful with the Common Core State Standards and any other standardized assessment they encounter.
This publication helps educators use tablets for modeling, guided instruction, collaborative learning, independent learning, and formative assessment.
This publication shares real anecdotes and practical strategies that help educators transform any learning environment into a classroom where students can quickly tap their own initiative, draw from resources, and get help from their peers to learn new content.
The purpose of this book is to explain how teachers and administrators can upgrade their schools' current curriculum and recalibrate instructional practices to embrace modern learning.
The book shows teachers how to analyze and process their schools' data in order to energize their teaching, advance their schools' instructional practices, and improve student outcomes.
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Provides school administrators with practical, easy-to-use, and inexpensive ways to reward and recognize the efforts of their staff. More than 100 ideas are divided into three categories based on the amount of effort they require.
This book helps bridge the divide that separates urban students from their birthright of a high-quality education.
This book explains the critical differences among 'assignments,' 'activities,' and 'assessments' and thoroughly describes the key elements of an assignment: prompts, rubrics, products, and instructional plans.
This book draws on the research and developments of the following decade to reanalyze and reevaluate the teaching strategies that have the most positive effect on student learning.
This book provides a succinct, all-in-one look at the content, structure, terminology, and emphases of the Common Core standards for English language arts and literacy at the high school level.
This book provides a succinct, all-in-one look at the structure, terminology, and emphases of the Common Core mathematics standards for high school, including the areas that represent the most significant changes.
This book provides a succinct, all-in-one look at the content, structure, terminology, and emphases of the Common Core standards for English language arts at the middle school level.
This book provides the best strategies to increase student engagement and achievement and prepare students for college and career.
This book provides instructional strategies and lets you choose among strategies presented for those that interest you and fit your classroom needs. Exercises help you check your understanding and rubrics help you to assess the effectiveness of the strategy with your students.
This book provides research tools that will help create a culture of achievement, so that your school or classroom is the best it can be. After reading this book, youâll see why culture makes the difference between a school that enables success for all students and a school that merely houses those students during the school day.
This book situates learning targets in a theory of action that students, teachers, principals, and central-office administrators can use to unify their efforts to raise student achievement and create a culture of evidence-based, results-oriented practice.
This book identifies small, specific adjustments to planning, teaching, and assessment practices that will support more effective learning in every student, every day, and help close the achievement gap on a classroom-by-classroom basis.
This book focuses on five categories of special needs: learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, intellectual disabilities, and emotional and behavioral disorders.
This book shows how educators can reclaim the curriculum by shifting the textbook from sole source to resource. Advice is also provided on using Common Core State Standards throughout the school and in the classroom.
This book seeks to help educators understand how to teach reading in their respective disciplines, choose the best reading strategies from the vast array available, and positively influence student learning.
This book provides lessons on what schools do to help students succeedâand how you and your school can adopt the same practices--no matter what socioeconomic climate students live in.
This book provides tips and processes that inspire or propel learning to help teachers design their curriculum and pedagogy.
This guide offers instructional modules on how to refine units created using Understanding by Design (UbD) and how to effectively review the units using self-assessment and peer review, along with observation and supervision.
Presents new educational tools that support research-based instruction, and learn new ways to use educational technologies, such as word processing and spreadsheet applications, multimedia, data collection tools, communication software, and the Internet.
This book offers practical strategies teachers can use to help reclaim and sustain energy and enthusiasm for teaching.
This book discusses what the best school systems in the world are doing right for the purpose of identifying what U.S. schools, at the national, state, and local level, might do differently and better.
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Provides an outline to teaching urban students, placing an emphasis on the active participation of teachers, parents, caregivers, and coaches in each student s success.
Provides help navigating evidence-based methodologies to chart a course toward closing (and eliminating) the academic achievement gap. The authors present a comprehensive view of the achievement gap and advocate for strategies that contribute to the success of all children.
Shows school and district-level administrators how to set the priorities and support the practices that will help all teachers become expert teachers.
This book focuses on the potentially overwhelming, sometimes puzzling, often delicate work of engaging both students and parents in the pursuit of learning and achievement.
This book describes a plan for radically improving student learning that is built on three core elements: a focused and coherent curriculum (what we teach); clear, prioritized lessons (how we teach); and purposeful reading and writing, or authentic literacy.
Provides a four-step approach for teaching students how to acquire content knowledge, including examples of student projects as well as effective assessment tools that teachers can adapt for their own classrooms.
Shows examples of what great teachers do to motivate reluctant learners without relying on elaborate rewards systems or creative tricks to reach students who actively or passively resist investing themselves in the classroom.
Covers the step by step process of what great teachers do to set a learning destination that's worth working toward and ensure that the path students take to get there will help them pass the big tests and become engaged learners, effective problem solvers, and critical thinkers.
Provides a practical map to navigate some of today's most complicated instructional challenges. Identifies five critical keys to personalizing learning for students who have wildly different cultural, linguistic, and academic backgrounds.
This book focuses on relevant topics that face todayâs educational leaders, particularly those at the school level: teacher leaders, grade or department chairs, assistant principals, and principals. Each chapter weaves a narrative of a successful leader who embodies the characteristics that current research and theory have established as essential for success, examining a different topic while offering practical applications and ways to overcome barriers to success.
This books provides guidance and resources to help teachers communicate and collaborate with the families of Latino English Language Learners (ELLs). Practical tips and tools, including reproducible form letters in English and Spanish, are provided to help teachers solicit valuable information about students from their families, extend familiesâ knowledge of how U.S. schools operate, and provide families with ideas for helping students with their schoolwork at home.
This books outlines the principles and practices that can be employed right now in schools to change the odds of meeting the needs of all students and providing a better education for students. Includes interventions that schools must perform to change the odds for students.
This book focuses on ways educators can use the Pathways to Re-Engagement model to create strategies and transform underachieving boys into successful learners in the classroom. Presents four large-scale studies used to discover how boys learn best, and provides lesson plans, and anecdotes from real teachers of all grade levels.
This book focuses on creating a successful partnership while co-teaching within a classroom, and examines topics such as organization, engaging students with multiple perspectives, and responding to parental concerns. Provides guidance based on answering questions posed by real co-teachers, and is suitable for principles, teachers, paraprofessionals, and administrators.
This book focuses on a four-step approach to formative assessment, explaining how the system of give-and-take between student and teacher promotes learning in the classroom. Uses real-life scenarios to demonstrate application of the steps and provide adjustable instruction techniques for any grade level.
This book focuses on strategies for educators to understand the purpose of every lesson within the classroom by examining topics such as the difference between standards, objectives, and purposes, the mastery of lesson content, and the motivation of students. Provides specific examples of assignments, purpose statements, and tests for multiple grade levels and content areas.
This book focuses on the basic concepts behind the Understanding by Design approach used by educators to create classroom curriculum that focus on students' understanding of important ideas and working backwards from there. Contains eight modules that are based on a typical workshop presentation, which can also be studied out of sequence, intended for K-16 educators.
This book focuses on how educators can use active learning strategies, known as Total Participation Techniques, within the classroom in order to engage K-12 students. Techniques are examined in depth and presented in four parts: overview, implementation instructions, student participation, and classroom personalization, with real-world examples and toolkits for all levels of learning.
This book focuses on the strategy that educators can utilize in the information age to create a relevant learning experience and educational opportunity by placing students at the center of learning. Uses theory, practice and real-world experiences to illustrate the importance of student-teacher relationships in a K-18 learning environment.
This book examines formative assessment conducted in the classroom and how educators can plan and apply results in the real-world. Provides chapter-specific reflection questions that lay out practical models and guidance for all education levels.
This book focuses on the new national Common Core standards and what educators need to know in order to strengthen learning and teaching methods within the classroom. Chapters focus on the national standards, including understanding, the benefits for students, concerns, and preparation for the 2014-2015 school year when students will assessed on the standards for the first time.
This book attempts to challenge the assumptions that are rooted within the education community and bring clarity to aspects of the school reform movement. Presented in two parts, the first discusses the flawed ideas currently implemented in school systems, and the second relates how a revised strategy is the answer to many problems.
This book is a step-by-step walk through the behind-the-scenes intellectual work necessary to make instruction truly effective and help students learn deeply and meaningfully. Intended to assist teachers in learning how to translate standards into objectives, use objectives for the basis of assessment, develop learning objectives that incorporate targeted content and thinking skills, and pull objectives, assessments, and learning activities into teaching plans for learning.
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Covers how digital technology is actually changing students' brains. Learn why this creates new obstacles for teachers, but also opens up potential new pathways for learning.
Covers changing curriculum from teacher-directed and routine programs to practices that engage students in thinking, working, and interacting with others.
Features a field-tested framework for teaching to ensure inclusion and differentiated instruction are in harmony with standards-based education.
Covers why and how schools must overhaul, update, and breathe new life into the K-12 curriculum to reflect new technologies in a globalized world.
Provides and introduction to the concept of 'Greenfield Schooling' and its potential to free-up schools to be more responsive to communities and kids.
Provides a strengthened model of RTI (Response to Intervention) that emphasizes formative assessment and refining core instructions rather than relying only on multiple layers of intervention.
Covers how to use a combination of questions, prompts, cues, direct explanations, and modeling to guide students' learning and build their understanding.
Covers how to develop and use test questions and other assessments that reveal how well students can analyze, reason, solve problems, and think creatively.
Provides proactive learning support to enable teachers to give students the right kind of assistance and get those who are struggling back on track. Covers the steps of building a plan and provides all the strategies needed to support students before, during, and after instruction.
Presents concepts on how to inspire students to learn, behave responsibly, and improve their relationships with themselves, other students, and teachers.
Explains how to have more influence in the classroom to get more power from what you say to your students every day and provides can't-fail strategies and 100 tips for talking to students more effectively.
Explores what it means to foster health and safety for students by offering a look at the issues from many angles, addressing both physical and mental health and safety.
A guide that covers everything needed to deal with time, space, materials, groups, and strategies in ways that balance content requirements with multiple pathways for learning. Explains how to lead a class that is differentiated to individual students' needs.
What is the explicit instructional strategy that supports the higher-level skills students need to meet the demands of the Common Core Standards? Hereâs a book that answers that question and provides you with the vision needed to help students perform cognitive behaviors necessary for college or career-readiness.
Explores how Lincoln's ability to persevere and lead despite adversity provides an inspirational model for educators struggling with today's challenges of accountability, diversity, political conflict, and economic hardship.
Explains how negative attitudes toward math get established in the brain and what teachers can do to turn those attitudes around.
Explains what problems are unique to the urban environment, why urban youth is more difficult to motivate, and how to replace ineffective approaches with methods that relate to these students' everyday experiences.
Provides ongoing advice and counsel on how to master the entire spectrum of duties that teacher leaders are expected to accomplish.
Covers the instructional, management, and assessment strategies to help teachers be more effective at educating black students.
Explains how to use the Process Learning Circle method to ensure your PLC advances the type of teacher learning that is essential to improving student achievement.
Provides help to teachers, in every subject area, become expert teachers of English language learners (ELL).
Takes into account how a teacher's heavy workload and busy lifestyle can lead to stress; features how to deal with that stress and how to take care of health issues.
Provides a blueprint for how to ensure professional development can improve student learning by focusing on, evidence of student learning, feedback on teacher and principal decisions, and depth of implementation.
Covers the Response to Intervention (RTI) approach to help teachers through the steps of setting up multiple assessments, analyzing performance data, and responding to learning problems.
Explains how to make formative assessments a seamless and natural part of the teaching process and provides assessment strategies that can be used before, during, and after instruction to learning.
Explores brain development from birth through adolescence, the effect of exercise, sleep, nutrition, and technology on the brain, and the importance of neuroplasticity. Provides information in clear, everyday language that any teacher can immediately incorporate into classroom practice.
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A guide that helps teachers develop a more fluid and automatic way to respond to students and deliver great teaching experiences.
Through first-hand accounts, learn how the habits of mind help students at all grade levels successfully deal with the challenges they face in school and beyond.
Learn how to maximize 'tough times' and 'money issues' to help your school thrive with inexpensive, and time-efficient programs and initiatives. Topics include identifying stages of team development that lead to more productive and time-efficient meetings.
Focuses on the real crux of teacher supervision: how learners are learning. Topics include how to make the right adjustments in the areas that have the most impact on student achievement: curriculum, instruction, assessment, and feedback practices.
Provides research-based pathways that teachers can take, regardless of their experience, to grow professionally and aim for truly inspired teaching.
Explains how teachers and administrators can make sure change efforts lead to better results. Topics include effective planning models for change that include highly focused goals and action plans.
A collection of articles that explore these questions. Do students really want to learn? Can schools and classrooms become joyful? Are there natural links between standard curriculum and what motivates students to learn?.
Provides different protocols for facilitating PLC conversations and activities used to to examine student work, explore instructional practice, address problems, or engage your colleagues in discussion.
Provides updates on multiple intelligences theory and its many applications to schools and classrooms. Topics include how to address common criticisms of the MI model and the success of international applications of MI theory.
Provides a framework for effective teaching that can be applied in any subject area and grade level and practical tips on how to use rubrics, checklists, and point systems to convey your expectations.
A guide for teachers to help their students come out as winners in a test-pressured environment and explains how to do that with a practical framework for teaching in the accountability age.
Provides a reliable blueprint and a set of strategies that are proven to work across a broad spectrum of students. Describes how to get students in every grade focused and ready to learn by developing lesson plans and grading practices that allow every student to experience academic success through sustained effort.
An in-depth resource for workshops, professional learning communities, teacher training, and self-help. Topics include how to establish good classroom management and effective relationships with students.
Provides a framework to help all English Language Learners (ELLs) reach their full potential. Topics include content reading strategies that help ELLs overcome the challenges of academic reading.
Covers the debate over whether homework is an essential component of rigorous schooling or a harmful practice. Topics include how to avoid the 'homework trap' and 'seven steps to building better relationships with parents about homework'.
Focuses on challenging every student, offering a rigorous curriculum, meeting 21st century learning challenges, using formative assessments, and preparing students for college and the world of work.
Offers advice on what to do about the chronic achievement gap between black males and other student populations. Understand why lack of proficiency in reading, writing, and math among black males is a symptom of deeper problems that are generally ignored.
Describes how schools have to keep pace with a world that is being dramatically transformed by globalization, the 'death of distance,' and digital technology. Topics include expanding the definition of success beyond math and reading test scores and personalize schooling so that every student has an opportunity to learn.
Provides information on how to improve graduation rates, close achievement gaps, and teach 21st century knowledge and skills. Explains how any high school can improve by providing students the support they need to meet college and career-prep standards, and focusing teachers collectively on research-based instructional practices.
Focuses on supporting students by differentiating instruction, using scaffolds and interventions, being inclusive and positive, and responding to 21st century learning challenges.
Explains how to create the right circumstances for group learning so that students build on one another's understanding and end up knowing more than they would have working alone.
Covers why and how the effects of poverty have to be addressed in classroom teaching and school and district policy. Topics include what poverty does to children's brains and why students raised in poverty are especially subject to stressors that undermine school behavior and performance.
A guide intended to assist new teachers during the first days, weeks, and months of the first year of teaching, to ensure that they are ready for the challenges of the job, equipped with the background knowledge and support they will need for many years to come.
Provides strategic talking points, conversation starters, and ready-made tools needed to explain how formative assessment improves student learning and achievement.
Learn how to overcome budget cuts, lack of leadership, top-down mandates, and other obstacles to professional development. Topics include how to combine time, a motivational system, and teacher leadership to generate a schoolwide improvement effort.
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Focuses on building the capacity of teachers, supporting teachers to help them reach their potential, and making the best use of teachers' individual and collective contributions to school improvement efforts.
Focuses on the importance of talk in classrooms. Presents core ideas from linguistics that call attention to roles and what lies behind these roles in terms of representation. Provides ways to help learners gain a curiosity and fascination with language.
Offers an experience-based and research-supported argument that detracking can raise achievement across the board and narrow the achievement gap. Provides educational leaders with strategies for launching, sustaining, and monitoring a successful detracking reform.
Provides specific guidance for teacher educators, teachers, administrators, and others who seek to use the framework to improve their programs and practice. Includes tools for using the framework in teacher preparation, teacher recruitment and hiring, teacher mentoring and peer coaching, professional development, and teacher evaluation.
Intended to help teachers provide effective feedback to students. Focuses on feedback that comes from a teacher to a student and is based on student work.
Encompasses immediate and practical considerations that promote using the Habits of Mind in classrooms and schools every day. Also, addresses the concern for creating a learning culture that considers the Habits of Mind as central to building a thoughtful community and world.
Includes empirical studies of principal practice as linked to student achievement, case studies of principals, meta-analyses of principal effectiveness, and other reviews of research.
Shows teachers how to engage students through hands-on, visual, auditory, and olfactory stimuli and link the activities to relevant academic objectives. Provides classroom examples of how teachers use multisensory learning techniques to help students interact with material more intensely and retain what they learn for longer periods of time.
Provides educators with an understanding of how the brain processes language, emotion, and other stimuli. Includes brain research compatible techniques that help to increase students' motivation to read.
Offers practical solutions that focus on relationship building, curriculum relevance, and academic success. Emphasizes the prevention of problems by helping students to understand each other, work well together, and develop responsibility for their own actions. Also includes intervention strategies for handling common and severe problems in dignified ways.
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Provides educators with ideas on matching instructional approaches to the readiness, interests, and talents of all students: learning centers, hands-on activities, contracts, and investigative projects. Describes ways of structuring lessons to provide 'scaffolds' for the lesson content, the procedures used in learning, and the products of learning.
Provides information for schools and teachers on how to improve student achievement. Discusses which instructional strategies really work; why data is a critical component to school improvement; how important collegiality and professional development are; and what types of parental and community involvement make a difference.
Explores numerous summarization strategies, including all of the steps and examples educators need to start using summarization to improve students' comprehension and boost their long-term memory.
Provides a framework for good design--of curriculum, assessment, and instruction--focused on developing and deepening understanding of important ideas. Explains how educators can design learning experiences that make it much more likely that students understand content and apply it in meaningful ways.
Explores how to improve student achievement and create a more effective classroom by applying brain research to teaching. Includes insights on how students are wired for learning and how their learning behaviors change as they mature.
Explains why insufficient background knowledge is a chronic cause of low achievement, and describes how a carefully structured combination of two approaches--sustained silent reading and instruction in subject-specific vocabulary--can help rescue low achievers and boost the academic performance of all students.
Explains critical leadership principles that every administrator needs to know including how school leaders can increase student achievement and which leadership practices have the biggest impact on school effectiveness.
Provides a foundation for developing and supporting highly committed teacher leaders. Including advice for administrators and practical tips for experienced and aspiring teacher leaders, this book presents a clear plan for ensuring that teacher leadership is a powerful force for school improvement.
Instructs educators on how to be future-focused leaders. Includes trends that will affect education; ways to scan the environment and the world at large; a plan for setting priorities based on probabilities; a 4-step issue management process; steps to developing plausible scenarios for guiding strategic planning; and activities that make up a future-focused communications system.
Explores how to enhance students' memory and test-taking abilities, based on brain research. Provides ways to captivate and hold students' attention and encourage their participation and progress.
Explains how the combination of the Differentiated Instruction and Understanding by Design frameworks can ensure all students are learning at maximum levels. Describes how a curriculum built on the goal of student understanding, integrated with instructional approaches that emphasize reaching every learner, can provide teachers with more specific teaching targets and more flexible ways to reach them.
Provides school leadership actions and guideposts that will lead to higher student achievement.
Provides information on how to transform a supervisory system into a performance-based model that connects to student achievement and teacher professional development.
Explores how educators are tackling major challenges in math education including: emphasizing algebraic thinking, problem solving, and communication; connecting math activities to larger purposes and everyday experiences; differentiating instruction based on students' learning styles, interests, and readiness levels; and helping teachers use classroom assessment to guide instruction.
Presents an instructional approach that helps students in every grade level understand math concepts so they can apply them on assessments, across the curriculum, and outside of school. Provides teaching practices and lesson ideas that give students a stronger foundation for reasoning and problem solving.
Provides a systematic structure and steps for conducting teacher interviews at district and school levels.
Provides educators with information on how to plan creative museum projects that target content standards and develop students' understanding of required subject matter.
Provides practical options for handling the teachers' many tasks: from beginning a class to maintaining engagement, from motivating slackers to managing disrupters, from building efficient routines to cushioning student anxiety, and numerous other workable strategies.
Provides program ideas and practices that will prepare school science programs for stricter new learning objectives and performance goals.
Explores the research on learning and describes how teachers can work backwards from learning goals to ensure all students reach their maximum potential. Also describes how to extend this learning-driven approach beyond the classroom to ensure that teacher supervision and professional development programs emphasize learner outcomes.
Provides an approach to classroom management that deals with accepting teenage students as they are and recognizing what they need: a connection with the curriculum; a sense of order; and most essentially, a sense that someone cares.
Provides instructional strategies that can be applied to ELL students in every grade level. Includes specific steps and guidance for educators that will boost the achievement levels of ELL students.
Explains how proven coaching strategies can help teachers inspire students and boost their performance in any subject and grade level. Discusses why a coaching environment creates more student motivation and higher engagement, and provides the strategies and techniques that winning coaches use to help groups and individuals work more productively, overcome difficulties, and achieve meaningful and measurable goals.
Provides an overview of the research on internal motivation. Includes strategies for activating internal motivation at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Provides suggestions on how to assess degrees of student motivation and guidelines for integrating the principles of internal motivation with standards-based instruction.
Instructs educators to create positive learning environments that prevent discipline problems from occurring. Explains why classroom management approaches that rely on rewards and punishments actually prolong behavior problems; how to turn misbehavior into teaching opportunities; and why changing curriculum can solve discipline problems.
Discusses how schools can exceed expectations, swiftly reduce achievement gaps, and enhance the lifetime learning of all students. Describes simple actions that can swiftly and substantially improve education and provides a set of structures and practices for improving instruction in any school.
Explores learning settings, pedagogical tools, and instructional approaches that any school can adopt to inspire students of all ages to discover their passion for learning.
Provides educators with guidelines and steps for designing a comprehensive assessment program that ensures assessments and grades lead to timely, accurate feedback on specific, standards-based learning goals.
Explains the four critical areas of teaching and describes how educators can use an approach that increases student success. Offers step-by-step instructions for developing a curriculum document, planning your instructional activities, choosing a set of classroom assessment tasks, and recording meaningful feedback on student performance.
Provides educators with information on how to provide motivational and challenging math instruction for middle and high school students. Includes advice on setting up the classroom, planning learning experiences, and assessing results.
Focuses on cultivating teacher qualities that are most apt to raise student achievement. Establishes definitive benchmarks for top-flight teacher education and professional development programs. This approach also includes teachers who work with at-risk and high-ability students.
Provides a framework for successful teaching practice. Includes applications for state standards, formative assessments, and school specialists.
Provides research-based techniques that will motivate students to excel in social studies classes. Explains how to organize learning environments and student groups to reinforce literacy instruction and knowledge of democratic principles.
Explains how educators can build safe and supportive classroom communities for students with learning disabilities; improve the focus of students with attention disorders; and create a rich and inviting learning environment for all students in an inclusive classroom.
Provides school principals with information on how to keep on top of the human relationships and dynamics at work in their schools.
Presents new educational tools that support research-based instruction, and learn new ways to use educational technologies, such as word processing and spreadsheet applications, multimedia, data collection tools, communication software, and the Internet.
Provides a leadership plan and action steps that will build on students' literacy skills and intervene with students who falter. Includes strategies to integrate literacy and learning across the content areas; support structures that involve teachers, administrators, parents, and community members in your literacy program; and examples of school environments that sustain literacy development.
Describes how to start with the school's mission and goals and develop a powerful school improvement plan focused on desired results. Explains how to use Understanding by Design's backward-design process to determine the evidence for the plan's success and to plan improvement steps in instruction and leadership roles. Provides action ideas for starting the school improvement process and keeping it going.
Presents a model for ensuring quality teaching that balances the necessity of research-based data with the equally vital need to understand the strengths and weaknesses of individual students.
Provides teaching strategies for every grade and subject, with dozens of variations and steps and examples for how to implement them. Instructs teachers on how to choose the right strategy, matching strategy to instructional objectives.
Explains the mental processes students need to gather, organize, and understand information, and describes how educators can infuse their lessons with new routines and teaching approaches that influence students to become better, more independent learners.
Discusses some of the most powerful cultural differences that can lead to classroom conflict for many students and how educators can capitalize on these differences to make their classroom a harmonious, productive environment.
Describes a purposeful classroom structure that relies on four phases. Included with the description of each phase are practical strategies that help teachers use this approach, plus tips on how to differentiate instruction, make effective use of class time, and plan backwards from learning objectives.
Explains what formative assessment really is, and how to use this approach to improve teaching, learning, classroom climate, teacher professional development, and school performance.
Presents the core processes that are essential for all school improvement efforts--from establishing a mission to differentiating supervision based on measures of success. Includes a nine-step curriculum planning and development process and the 5 phases of a practical cycle for data analysis.
Provides educators with information that will ensure that state standards lead to higher student achievement. Describes how to sequence content and set up grading scales that help facilitate formative assessment and effective instruction. Provides steps for converting standards into guidelines that are more useful to classroom teachers.
Contains strategies for a successful literacy coaching initiative including: roles and responsibilities of literacy coaches; keys to building positive collaboration among literacy coaches, support staff, and faculty members; fundamentals of adult learning that apply in a coaching relationship; ideas to help you monitor the effectiveness of your initiative; and ways to communicate effectively to students and fellow teachers.
Discusses the six most pervasive problem areas in high school education today, and what schools are doing to connect with students, personalize learning, differentiate instruction, and make high school curriculum more relevant.
Describes how educators can collaborate with others to reverse poor motivation, reward student success, and realize higher achievement in even the most challenged school districts.
Explores the essential elements of a teacher leader framework that promotes deep implementation of effective teaching practices. Provides practical ways to support networks of teacher leaders at the school, district, and state levels.
Includes common misconceptions about differentiation; nonnegotiables that are essential to the implementation of differentiated instruction; factors that contribute to failure to change classroom practice; leadership lessons for accomplishing the change process; tools for monitoring and evaluating the change toward differentiation; and characteristics of staff development practices that support differentiated instruction.
Provides educators with information on how to teach students from economically, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse groups. Includes dozens of subject-specific strategies for math, science, reading, writing, and social studies. Also includes strategies for increasing the achievement of immigrant and refugee children.
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This book provides a resource for teachers who need a quick response to a variety of questions relating to school mathematics.
This book gives you a streamlined path for designing and implementing curriculum that leads to student mastery of academic languageâthe key to school success.
This book includes grade-specific chapters to model the types of interactions and learning experiences that help students master both math content and academic language. It shows why mastery of academic language is the key to studentsâ academic success.
This book provides detailed instructional methods on momentum, center of gravity, inertia, and centrifugal and centripetal forces, including hands-on classroom activities and experiments, some utilizing common household materials.
This book shows how educators can engage with parents and community members using social media and web tools. Readers will learn how smartphones and tablets can help achieve goals goals, the secret to getting parents involved, and how tools like Skype can connect the community at large.
This resource lays out a comprehensive action plan for achieving whole system reform. Topics covered include successful reform initiatives in the United States and abroad; actions and conditions that have ensured traction and sustainability; ways to avoid common errors in action, funding, and policy; and new reforms at the national level that can impact learning right now.
This book bridges the gap between educational psychology and peer and student-teacher management from the perspectives of student engagement, classroom relationships, and teacher self-regulation. Both current and prospective teachers will find helpful tools for engaging difficult students, managing challenging relationships, and handling conflict.
This book emphasizes the importance of community involvement for effective school functioning, student support and well-being, and community health and development.
This book provides practical examples of how educators can use Web 2.0 tools to grow professionally and personally.
This text reframes school culture to include organizational learning, relational trust, accountability, program improvement, and teacher effectiveness while showing you how to establish a student-centered learning culture; engage teachers in culture-focused leadership; get parents and community on-board to collaborate for student achievement; and connect professional development and school culture for maximum results.
This book provide user-friendly techniques for gathering qualitative and quantitative information, helping you tailor instruction and assessment for diverse learners. This resource is ideal for classroom teachers, curriculum developers, instructional leaders, and district administrators.
This guide shows educators how to affordably make the shift to one-to-one computing and transform schools into digital learning centers. The author outlines a step-by-step road map of solutions for overcoming budget and systems barriers and moving forward with a sense of urgency.
This book provides practical techniques for your curriculum content, including tips for exploring effective storytelling principles through emerging digital media as well as via traditional literacy skills in reading, writing, speaking, and art.
Offers various approaches for realizing the benefits of distributed leadershipâengaging the many rather than the few in school improvement. Insights include how to translate the research on distributed leadership into tangible results for your school; methods for building the social capital necessary for sustainable institutional change; and how to distribute leadership widely and wisely through professional collaboration.
This book helps educators empower teachers and students to regain control of their own teaching and learning journey. Administrators and teachers learn to cultivate the experts at your school, create an environment of trust and collaboration, and give students and staff a voice.
This book is about teaching students the science and reality of climate change, while empowering them to respond effectivelyâand without fear. Inside this guide youâll find practical tips for inspiring students to develop projects relevant to their own communities, including planning, financing, safety, and liability.
Explores a seven-step process for emotionally, intellectually, and behaviorally engaging students with specific strategies, techniques, and tools which create an engaging educational experience. Utilizing cornerstones of professional learning communities, suggestions are offered for utilizing action research, collaborative inquiry, journal study, and shared practice to integrate ideas into practice.
This book moves the implementation of the CCSS for ELA from the abstract to the concrete by providing adaptable, exemplar lesson plans in each of the CCSS strands: reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language.
This book shows how four outstanding schools are making individualized learning a reality for every teacher and student. The common thread is the commitment to equityâevery student achieving.
This resource offers case studies from principals who have successfully managed dysfunctional and low-performing teachers, scripts for achieving effective communication, and a culture-builder's toolkit with exercises and assessments.
This book provides hands-on techniques for implementing Kâ12 change management with the Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM), a rigorously field-tested approach for more than two decades.
This guide shows leaders how to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). It addresses these key issues and more: communicating the CCSS to teachers and parents and attaining their buy-in; transitioning schools and districts to align with the CCSS; determining which teaching and learning practices need to change; and garnering resources and support for reforms.
This book guides principals in identifying and exploring areas of interest for research, including staff development, curriculum development, individual teachers, community/culture building, leadership skills, building management, and school performance.
In this book, the authors help readers understand what it takes to establish and maintain professional learning communities (PLCs) that align with the Learning Forward standards and increase educator effectiveness in order to provide the best outcomes for students.
This book prepares education leaders to support adult professional growth. Through practical advice, youâll learn to employ practices that support leadership development in your schools and districts, and teach on-the-ground applications for effective professional learning initiatives.
This book shows how to translate the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) into an effective curriculum. It familiarizes teachers and curriculum designers with the key points of the ELA Common Core Standards and demonstrates how to design effective curriculum units to align with them.
This book distills the central elements of the Common Core and RTI into a single, manageable resource that provides strategies for serving all students.
This work shares stories of real school leaders who are using these coach-like skills everyday in their work to resolve their most challenging issues.
This book gives students the essential thinking skills they need to thrive in an increasingly complex future.
This book includes revisions addressing essential digital developments of the past decade that school leaders must learn to utilize, and new content covering guidelines for addressing the new Common Core State Standards, distributed leadership, adult learning theory, digital citizenship, cybersecurity, cloud computing, and more.
Explores the problem-based learning (PBL) process for teachers. Includes a step-by-step method to simplify the process, examples showing problem-based learning in action, answers to frequently asked questions on standards-based implementation, guidelines for developing problems for students to solve and letting them develop their own, and rubrics and assessment tips to ensure that standards are met.
This guide offers proven strategies for successful implementation of the Common Core State Standards mathematical practices, using practical tools to define rigor in the context of each mathematical practice, identify and overcome potential issues and obstacles, and use assessment tools to guide work and monitor progress.
Examines how students learn and how instruction changes a student's brain. Offers brain researchâbased teaching strategies and ready-to-implement instructional tools for engaging students, boosting learner memory, and meeting the needs of all learners.
This book applies the Teacher Rounds methodology to show teachers how they can learn with and from each other through classroom observations and inquiry and develop a trusted community of practice.
This book shows how you can develop consistent and structured teaching and learning practices across content areas and to ensure sustainable processes through continuous curriculum review and revision.
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.
This book provides information on how to find lesson-worthy texts and create developmentally appropriate instructional plans that truly help young readers comprehend grade-level texts.
This book provides a full range of time-tested curriculum materials to seamlessly weave engineering and technology concepts into your math and science lessons.
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 principalâs figure prominently both within their school and within the larger school system that surrounds them.
This resource promotes a curriculum model for developing the abilities of all students and extending the abilities of students who perform at advanced levels.
This resource provides principals with the policies, procedures, and techniques to lead and manage school personnel and create an effective work environment.
This book makes a persuasive case to leaders for the potential benefits of flipping. It covers data on positive student outcomes in terms of achievement and motivation.
Contains 25 research-based assessment probes designed specifically for Grades 3-5 and the new Common Core Standards for Mathematics.
Contains 25 assessment probes that pinpoint subconcepts within the new Common Core Standards for Mathematics to promote deep learning and expert math instruction.
Contains 20 research-based assessment probes designed specifically for Grades Kâ2 and the new Common Core Standards for Mathematics.
Contains 25 research-based assessment probes designed specifically for High School and the new Common Core Standards for Mathematics.
Provides ready-to-use instructional 'journeys' designed to foster an inquiry-based, student-driven learning environment. Each research-based journey supports one of the six student superpowers (Wondering, Curating, Designing, Digital Inking, Gaming, and Connecting); encourages students to think deeply, as required by the CCSS and NGSS; and includes step-by-step lesson frameworks aligned with the Common Core that fit into a teacherâs regular day.
This book shows how education leaders can bring opposing groups to common ground, resulting in a solid plan built on diverse wisdom.
This book provides 20 free websites and toolsâflexible enough for kindergarten through high school useâto learn how to leverage technology and transform classroom experiences.
This manual offers a step-by-step Response to Intervention (RTI) program, including helpful templates and tools. It covers such tools as research-based RTI approaches (Standard Protocol and Problem-Solving), a universal screening process that identifies at-risk students, a student intervention plan (iPlan) for each student with a focus on skill-building, curriculum-based measurement and progress-monitoring techniques, and how to adapt RTI to Special Education programs.
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This book illustrates how formative assessment can be used to understand student beliefs, inform classroom instruction, and encourage student reflection.
This book follows stories of successful educators to discover how to harness the power of leadership resiliency in education. The reader will discover why resilience matters and how they can be a catalyst for 'bouncing forward' in their own environment.
In this book, the authors demonstrate how to become a school's 'learning engineer.' Using research about learning science as a framework, the reader will learn to identify specific learning problems, devise ways to address them, and implement technology-enabled, not technology-driven, solutions.
This book outlines whatâs new with Common Core, whatâs expected, and how the connection between neuroscience and deep learning relates to Common Core. The reader will learn how to integrate the standards with current educational practices, understand the science behind Common Core requirements, and plan activities to help students learn about learning.
This book provides teaching strategies that build number sense skills, adaptations for students with specific needs, and guidance on measuring number sense through assessments and preparing students for standardized testing.
This professional development guide explores the critical ingredients of communication and trust for success in the new age of teacher evaluation systems.
This book blends current research on the student brain with practical methods for teaching science and math.
This text will improve studentsâ understanding of the intersection of science and social policy by making climate and energy literacy the centerpiece of your curriculum. Topics covered include Next Generation Science Standards and how you can meet them with well-planned pedagogical strategies; how to teach climate change and related topics in a grade-appropriate way; and sample learning activities and online resources from the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network.
This book provides a six-part framework to help teachers build on students' assets and strengths rather than attempt to overcome perceived disadvantages.
This book demonstrates how to design and implement a school evaluation process, conducted by personnel from within a district in collaboration with a school leadership team. It aims to show how school and district teams can work together to shape sustainable, positive change and strengthen student achievement.
This book embraces what is best about the standardsâtheir emphasis on active, authentic learningâand then shows teachers how to connect these ideal outcomes to practical classroom strategies, detailing the day-to-day teaching that can coax reluctant learners into engagement and achievement.
Connecting Content and Academic Language for English Learners and Struggling Students, Grades 2â6, ed. , v.
This book focuses on the careful planning needed to develop the academic language of all students. For English learners especially, it is critically important to integrate language development with the content that the curriculum demands.
This book provides time-saving tips covering a wide range of apps to help busy teachers easily incorporate tablets into daily classroom use. Includes step-by-step instructions across content areas for digital photography, video, ePublishing, QR codes and more.
This book provides teachers and leaders with the skills needed to uncover each child's abilities and boost achievement for Spanish-speaking students. It shows how to recognize students' unique strengths; identify and develop the gifts of bilingualism and different cultures; create challenging learning experiences for every student in the class; adapt tools and strategies to meet each learner's unique needs; and connect with parents and the greater Spanish-speaking community.
This book empowers teachers to reengage students at all levels with powerful examples and clear-eyed implementation strategies that build essential 21st century learning skills.
This book offers strategies that support mathematics learning along with language acquisition for English Learners.
This book offers a comprehensive view of leadership coachingâ including tools, coaching dialogues, exercises, and protocols.
This book outlines action steps for teachers to critically reflect on their management style, then implement changes to supercharge the learning experience for students of all cultural backgrounds.
This book will help you become a positive force in girls' lives in any capacity: as a teacher, counselor, advisor, or parent.
This handbook guides general educators, special educators, administrators, and school psychologists through the eligibility and evaluation stages to ensure that students get the best services and interventions they need to be successful.
This book provides a concrete tool for implementing digital age best practices. It includes discussions on how to promote networked collaboration, bolster purposeful inquiry, and anchor student decision-making and learning with technology tools and resources.
This book offers a comprehensive framework to enhance student achievement in good times and in bad. It outlines a school improvement action plan focused sharply on student learning and then shows how to target resources to implement each strategy in that plan.
This book features tools to systematically study teaching effectiveness while adapting to Common Core standards. It also includes classroom-ready, student inquiry techniques and strategies to apply within Common Coreâs framework, as well as real life inquiry-implementation examples from a high-need, high-poverty school.
This book helps districts define, develop, and implement a systematic inquiry-based process with a focus on both adult and student learning. This book's inquiry model challenges educators and students to define questions they are passionate about exploring, collect and analyze data to inform their questions, share what they have learned through the process with others, and collaborate to build on their results and improve student achievement.
This, guide helps you build essential 21st Century skills using digital video games. The step-by-step strategies help you easily find, evaluate, and integrate digital games into your existing lesson plans or completely redesign your classroom.
This book is organized around real questions fielded from real teachersâquestions that have remained remarkably consistent across the hundreds of educators. It employs strategies to connect instruction to the CCSS, especially the Mathematical Practices and negotiates the wide range of lesson planning and instructional choices.
This book provides a comprehensive overview of essential mentoring behaviors. Packed with strategies, exercises, resources, and concepts, it examines four critical mentoring functions: establishing good rapport, assessing mentee progress, coaching continuous improvement, and guiding mentees toward self-reliance.
This essential resource proves that all students are motivated to learn, and provides authentic tools to create and sustain a classroom community that is highly engaged.
This work explores how oral language development sets the foundation for developing writing skills. It provides tools to implement this knowledge through spoken techniques such as Socratic Seminar, Frayer model and Think-Pair-Share that build vocabulary and extend into academic writing; approaches to teaching three essential styles of writing: argumentative, procedural, and narrative; and sample lesson plans and graphic organizer templates.
This book shows you how to combine well-designed online instruction with the energy of peer-to-peer collaboration. At the heart of this book is a model that supports powerful professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for every student.
This book helps instructors identify best practices and create positive classroom environments that optimize learning for individual learners.
This book shows teachers how to create a strong foundation in algebra for very young children. It helps teacherâs foster mathematical habits of mind in students such as critical thinking, problem solving, adaptability, agility, communication, curiosity, and imagination.
This book shows teachers how to identify the students who can benefit from the middle 'Yellow zone, or tier two, interventions and demonstrates how to create a targeted implementation plan that delivers results.
This resource views the partnership between principals and assistant principals as a coaching-based relationship that benefits students and schools. It offers discussion questions, activities for the assistant principal, and shared activities that help principals and their assistants to develop a shared vision for their relationship and their school, design a plan for communication and professional development, and build assistants' skills in management and leadership.
This work explores the crucial function of data for designing, implementing, and evaluating professional learning. It includes an essay on using data in deliberate and thoughtful ways in the context of professional learning; implementation strategies that focus on analyzing student, educator, and system data and assessing progress; and a detailed case study of one districtâs journey to successful use of data and how it led to measurable improvement in student achievement.
In this book, the author explains how RTI fits into writing workshops, and shows how to implement tiered writing instruction in grades 2-6.
This text provides research-based tools that are aligned with NCTM and CCSS; describes diagnostic methods for error analysis that pinpoint specific student misconceptions; supplies specific intervention strategies and activities; and includes tools for analyzing student work and providing interventions within an RTI framework.
This book provides suggestions on how to develop curriculum and instruction that are responsive to studentsâ needs across English/language arts, science, social studies, mathematics, visual space, and music and drama.
This guide offers tools for finding excellence in schools, scaling practices across learning communities, and transforming low-performing schools into high-performing schools. His five-step process includes: identifying and assessing excellence, creating an action plan, assigning resources such as time, materials, etc., transferring excellence in the form of knowledge and skills throughout the school and district, and sustaining the excellence.
Reading like a collection of daily reflections, this book presents short, digestible lessons for school improvement with themes such as: prevention trumps remediation, context always matters, and school improvement is about layering small gains. Readers will discover what works, what doesnât, and what matters most in the world of high-stakes testing and accountability.
This book outlines an 'equity framework' to implement institutional equity in schools and school systems. It provides a foundation for educational leaders and teachers to achieve equity by addressing systemic limitations, racism, and biases.
This text provides a method for carefully implementing research-informed, proven school improvement initiatives. It defines the skills students most need now and what it will mean for them to have mastered those skills; takes formative assessment to a systemic level of implementation; and details how to collaborate with colleagues so that the focus is learning for both students and the adults.
This book provides an expanding awareness of equity issues to principals, district leaders, and school equity committees. Readers will discover how to create a learning community that erases achievement gaps and welcomes students of all backgrounds, including students of color, students with disabilities, and students of poverty.
This guide walks principals through the curriculum development and renewal process, incorporating the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) and the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards for principals as they relate to curriculum leadership.
This book describes a leadership philosophy based on the search for wisdom through personal reflection and community. The authors share their experience with this leadership style and document the sustainable results of transformational leaders working with teachers as partners rather than adversaries.
This book provides all the notes you'll need to shake up your classroom, including playlists customized for specific purposes like reducing stress or increasing focus, tips and tricks for accessing all your tunes easily and inexpensively, and sample lessons for across all grade levels.
This book addresses the gap between classroom practice and the principles of educational psychology. It covers recent advances in research and theory on human learning and teaching. Its integrated model shows teachers, school leaders, and district administrators how to establish a data culture and transform quantitative and qualitative data into actionable knowledge based on assessment, statistics, instructional and differentiated psychology, and classroom management.
This book provides a roadmap for using formative assessment to differentiate mathematics instruction for students in Grades 4-10, using strategies ideal for a Response to Intervention (RTI) model.
This book organizes clusters of strategies for teaching math in grades 6 through 12. For each of the 80 strategies, includes a summary of supporting research, the NCTM and Common Core Standards it meets, classroom applications, precautions and pitfalls, and primary sources for further reading and research.
Yes, You Can! Advice for Teachers Who Want a Great Start and a Great Finish With Their Students of Color, ed. , v.
In this book, the authors show new teachers how to flourish by building on the assets of their students and the studentsâ families.
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In this book, the authors illustrate how leaders can use observations from the walk-through to engage in professional conversations and encourage teachers to reflect on and improve their practice.
This book helps educators identify students at risk, pinpoint effective strategies that address students' individual needs, and use assessment to monitor progress and adjust instruction. It offers an overview of Response to Intervention (RTI) and takes readers through each level of a three-tiered RTI pyramid geared to provide effective teaching practices for all learners. A joint publication with the Council for Exceptional Children.
Implementing Response to Intervention (RTI) in Grades 6â12 offers many unique challenges, but this comprehensive, research-based book provides secondary school administrators with the information, resources, and guidance necessary to use RTI for the benefit of struggling adolescent learners.
This book integrates the vital components of interpersonal skills, content knowledge, instructional design, and teaching philosophy to guide educators toward the smooth collaboration of a full, mature co-teaching relationship.
This book covers the process and content of coaching and describes a unique approach that encourages teachers to write and reflect upon their practices using literacy strategies to train across content areas and learn how to individualize their approach to honor teachers' distinctive learning styles. It includes samples of teacher writing and student work generated from coaching plus narratives from practicing coaches in school-based, district, and independent settings.
This text explores the theories as well as leadership and implementation strategies behind educational reform and addresses the concerns that have led to the current school change movement. It provides practical implementation examples for tri-level reform and looks at the essential role that hope and emotion play in the change process.
This book offers an alternative to the usual lecture format to help teachers create coherent, effective lessons for extended blocks of instructional time. It enables educators to take advantage of block scheduling to promote reading, writing, and critical thinking in adolescents.
This resource expands school leaders' understanding of how to interpret data in order to execute successful equity audits. It demonstrates how audits can help not only in developing fair programs that provide all students with the opportunity to reach their potential, but also for hiring, training, and retaining good teachers. A joint publication with the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National Staff Development Council.
This guide presents principles for applying copyright law and the doctrine of fair use to 21st-century teaching and learning. It explores what is permissible in the classroom; fair use of digital materials such as images, music, movies, and Internet elements found on sites such as YouTube; trends in intellectual property law and copyright practices; and classroom projects using copyrighted materials. Published jointly with the National Council of Teachers of English.
This resource helps educators identify a clear learning target, get to know their students as people and as learners, and understand how to vary the learning pathways to the same target for different learners.
This resource provides a guided, step-by-step framework for creating an effective differentiated instruction program. Included are case studies illustrating the how-to's of differentiated instruction, from planning through implementation and assessment; recommendations for appropriately structuring the pace and flow of instruction; guidance on when to use tiered instruction and accommodations; and classroom-ready templates, resources, and tools for each step of the process.
Written for school leaders who are new to Profession Learning Teams (PLTs) and those who want to fine-tune their efforts, this resource is an invaluable tool for correlating staff development with your schoolâs improvement goals.
This book present 144 strategies for leading staff development workshops, professional learning communities, and staff meetings.
This guide provides new and seasoned teachers with practical ideas, strategies, and insights to help address essential topics in effective science teaching, including emphasizing inquiry, building literacy, implementing technology, using a wide variety of science resources, and maintaining student safety.
This book provides a powerful process whereby teachers work together in teams to examine standards, gain a deep understanding of content, create curriculum maps, and design common formative assessments.
This text demonstrates how educators can positively influence the development of studentsâ social and emotional intelligence, including strengthening essential skills such as empathy, self-management and problem-solving. This research-based approach includes techniques such as classroom exercises that are grouped by age but adaptable for all grade levels, lively activities that keep students engaged, and valuable content for anti-bullying initiatives and counseling programs.
Using what we know about how the brain learns optimally, this resource provides practical guidance to new and experienced teachers on how to create a learner-centered classroom. Topics covered include setting up a classroom; establishing routines and procedures; fostering students' intellectual curiosity; reducing learned helplessness in students; developing students' respect for one another's cultural and educational backgrounds; and building a classroom community.
With a focus on student collaboration and dialogue in differentiated classrooms, this guide offers more than 100 reproducible planning tools to help learners: improve critical thinking, scaffold critical layers of meaning, generalize and infer, integrate content, identify patterns, and increase adaptive and analytical reasoning.
This is a guide for novice teachers that covers the essentials for getting off to a good start. This edition includes a number of new tips, from establishing an ideal classroom environment to making it through teacher evaluations.
This book, offering an in-depth look at schools that have realized effective results in remarkable time frames, challenges educators and parents to consider how low expectations can affect student achievementâand emphasize optimism as a necessary tenet of schools' day-to-day teaching/learning programs and school-community relationships.
This book gives teachers, school counselors, and parents succinct lessons that generate discussion and inquiry about the real world of post-secondary education and work. Extensively researched topics provide data and advice on wages, cost-of-living realities, job market projections, and promising new careers to help students match their interests and abilities to suitable career paths.
This is a practical guide for school and district leaders that provides 12 strategies for overcoming resistance to change. Unlike more theoretical books, this text shows how to adopt a coaching style of leadership as a systemic change strategy.
This book explains how inquiry leads to problem-solving and provides specific steps for pre, formative and summative assessment that informs instruction of 21st century skills. Included are examples that show how to use todayâs technology in the classroom and how to use inquiry to develop and assess studentsâ ability.
This book presents an approach that encourages teachers to reevaluate their beliefs, roles, and practices to engage students as partners in creating a supportive learning environment. It offers a unique perspective on classroom leadership that helps teachers address potential problems before learning is disrupted and shows how integrating leadership into daily classroom life enhances learning by strengthening studentsâ autonomy, self-esteem, and connectedness with others.
This book includes new charts with high-to low-preparation strategies for differentiating lessons in math, science, social studies, and language arts. It presents new focus questions to help teachers clarify their own priorities and target student needs efficiently, and offers Web sites for further reference.
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.
This book provides professional development ideas and real-life vignettes that will help educational leaders foster a more caring school culture not only for LGBT students, but for all students.
This authoritative guide for practitionersâearly interventionists, teachers, school counselors and psychologistsâprovides practical strategies for addressing the unique needs of children on the autism spectrum and their families. A joint publication with the National Association of School Psychologists.
This book takes on culture: the cultures we come from as individuals and the culture we foster in our schools. It uses real-life success stories as models to recognize inadvertent cultural biases increasing educatorsâ cultural competency, overcoming institutionalized factors that limit achievement, and implementing equitable practices that ensure individualized support for all students.
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.
This book aims to assist teachers, principals, and district staff in efficiently and effectively implementing response-to-intervention (RTI) practices to improve an elementary schoolâs reading scores. It includes case studies, delivery models, practical tools, and analysis worksheets, and provides instructions for effectively implementing RTI in reading for all students, integrating diagnostic and curriculum-based measures, and measuring RTIâs impact on student learning.
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.
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.
This book brings together reading research and learning standards to help teachers become informed decision makers about meeting the literacy needs of young students from diverse backgrounds.
With this all-in-one resource, you will gain a practical toolkit to empower all your students. Learn how to get the most from your iPad by using its built-in accessibility features in conjunction with Universal Design for Learning guidelines.
This text makes it easy for school administrators to implement the three critical components of effective leadership for school wide bullying prevention: the will to address the problem, the skill to lead others to help reduce and prevent bullying, and the follow-through to ensure that anti-bullying policies are established and sustained.
This book will show you how to leverage the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to equip all studentsânot just high achieversâwith the higher-level thinking skills they need.
This guide trains teachers to help each other refine their classroom strategies and tailor them to 21st Century needs. Insights include how peer coaching involves much more than just one teacher offering another advice, how a coaching relationship is first built on trust, and then on the willingness to take risks, and why peer coaching should focus on adapting teaching methods to the technological future of education.
This book provides thought-provoking lesson plans that reach students of all backgrounds and abilities. It uses a wide range of technology tools, including the Internet, video, and mobile apps, combined with an emphasis on online safety and development of essential critical thinking skills, and materials for teacher professional development.
This book illustrates how to support students to take advantage of resources from the community, colleges, virtual platforms, and creative outlets to design their own education.
School Discipline, Classroom Management, and Student Self-Management: A PBS Implementation Guide, ed. , v.
Based on Project ACHIEVE, a national model of school effectiveness and continuous improvement program, this book shows how to help students who act out or shut down due to academic frustration or whose social and emotional issues keep them from achieving success in school. It provides a blueprint for Positive Behavior Support Systems (PBSS) implementation that integrates academics, instruction, and achievement with discipline, behavior management, and student self-management.
Covering four essential writing strategiesâinventing, drafting, writing, and editingâthe differentiated mini-lessons presented in this book include thematic linking lessons to the grade-level goals of the Common Core; adaptations for struggling writers, ELLs, and advanced writers; color-coding techniques, charts, art, and other visual tools; and specific guidance on developing students' confidence as writers and their ability to work independently.
This book offers targeted instructional strategies based on the five NCTM process standards and includes four units, each containing: a diagnostic test in a multiple-choice format, an item analysis table that correlates incorrect test responses with student error patterns, supporting intervention activities, practice exercises for students with answer keys, and reflection questions for teachers to use in a professional development setting, workshop, or methods course.
This book demonstrates how to grow schoolsâ instructional capacities and change the old assign-and-assess model into engaging, compassionate, coherent, and rigorous instruction with a three-step process that involves: envisioning what good teaching looks like, measuring the quality of current instruction against this standard, and working relentlessly to move the quality of instruction closer and closer to the ideal. Published jointly with Learning Forward.
This book provides a framework for effectively reaching and teaching the growing population of beginning English learners.
This wellness plan for today's busy teachers was crafted by an educator and a nurse who is familiar with the daily, weekly, and yearly stresses of the academic calendar. It offers a five-step program to help achieve a healthier lifestyle.
This handbook offers strategies, recommendations, and answers to questions that help general education classroom teachers provide the best support for all students.
This guide helps principals navigate high-stakes interactions with staff, parents, students, and district leaders, steering them toward win-win solutions. Published jointly with Ontario Principals' Council.
This book provides information about teaching learners from diverse racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, language, ability, and special needs backgrounds. It assimilates new data about how the brain processes information and provides tools for understanding and working with diverse students, including a cultural proficiency checklist, a vocabulary pretest and posttest, and a vocabulary summary.
What to Do with the Kid Who...Developing Cooperation, Self-Discipline, and Responsibility in the Classroom, ed. 3, v.
This book offers strategies and interventions to help K-12 teachers tackle the critical challenges of today's differentiated classroom and diverse student body. It uncovers current theories and research on classroom management and provides a wide range of user-friendly methods to help teachers proactively address common disciplinary issues before they become major problems.
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This detailed guide to tier 3 of the RTI model provides school psychologists and RTI teams with a case study approach to conducting intensive, comprehensive student evaluations. With step-by-step guidelines for Grades Kâ12, this resource demonstrates how to develop a specific case study for students who are struggling in the general classroom.
This book demonstrates how pioneering teachers have successfully integrated screen-based literacies into their instruction. This book includes real-world activities and lesson examples with assignment sheets, assessments, and rubrics, ideas on fostering collaborative learning using blogs, wikis, nings, and other interactive media, and tips on Internet safety, blogging etiquette, protected blogging sites, and more.
This guide helps educators leverage resources and build teams to improve student behavior and academic achievement school wide.
This guide examines how girls' unique sensory, physical, cognitive, and emotional characteristics affect their performance in the classroom, and shows you how to adapt classroom experiences to assist girls' learning, particularly in math and science.
This guide provides clear, updated guidelines for increasing academic performance and providing educational equity for all students. It outlines 50 strategies for developing high-performing schools.
This book combines the latest research with the authors' national study of diverse schools that were able to significantly boost student achievement. Strategies focus on reducing class size, promoting professional development, locating necessary funding, and providing academic support to struggling students.
This interactive staff development resource helps educators deal with the main barriersâoften personal assumptions or mind-setsâthat can impede their progress with African American Kâ12 students.
Written for novice and seasoned professionals alike, this book provides research-based best practices and practical applications that promote strong instruction and classroom management. The authors translate the latest research into 101 effective strategies for new and veteran Kâ12 teachers. Updated throughout, and with an entirely new chapter on supporting reading and literacy, this edition presents the strategies in a user-friendly format.
This book helps develop specific skills for communicating with all parents, including parents who are difficult, angry, overprotective, or overbearing.
This book provides essential information for understanding and dealing with employees who may have negative attitudes, lack awareness of their behavior, blame others for problems, or are marginal performers.
This book shows how everyday speech can be a transforming force in today's schools, creating a more equitable environment for people of all backgrounds. Written by experts on language and diversity, this resource combines research-validated tools and real-world insights for addressing verbal communication issues within the classroom and school wide.
Ideal for school leaders and superintendents leading change efforts, this book describes how separate professional learning communities can be linked across schools by common instructional and learning issues to create dynamic networked learning communities (NLCs).
This resource shows how schools can transform themselves from low-performing into exemplary national status.
This book provides a framework for individual reflection and evaluation of schoolsâ processes as part of a professional development program. Included are strategies, action items, processes, and examples from successful programs nationwide.
This book examines the role of principals in leading instruction and provides practical ways for leaders to reflect on and improve their practice.
This book outlines the process for building a guaranteed and viable local curriculum based on the CCSS, and includes a system for creating local standards from the CCS, methods for connecting the common, formative assessments to quarterly instructional objectives, and ways to scaffold learning expectations.
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.
This book provides all the tools you need to engage your English learners with picture books, including how to: design lesson plans around themed units, select appropriate picture books using specific criteria, incorporate fun and engaging strategies like singing and reenacting, and integrate picture-book learning to facilitate development of English Language Proficiency.
This book melds theory and practice to show how coaches can seamlessly integrate themselves into the fabric of the school and help teachers improve their practice from day one.
This book shows Kâ8 teachers how to build the literacy skills of diverse learners, including those with disabilities and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, in inclusive classrooms.
This practical guide can be used by individual teachers or collaboratively as a study guide for a learning community. Case studies provide examples of formative assessment in practice, along with examples of teachers implementing changes in their practice. A companion website includes an array of tools and templates for organizing, gathering, and systematically using information to strengthen formative assessment skills.
This book provides readers with essential tools for building a sturdy foundation of mutual respect upon which schools without bias can be constructed. Included are specific strategies for creating a school environment that gives voice and consideration to all students, shows interest, empathy, and respect for all staff members, advocates respect and reverence of individuality, and adapts innovative policiesâdespite resistanceâthat best serve the total school community.
An essential resource for any administrator working with diverse populations, this book zeroes in on effective planning for a wide range of programs, including RTI, credit recovery, special education, second language learning, career-technical education, work-study, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate.
This resource describes how exactly you can use tools like web quests, wikis, social networking apps, and podcasts to enhance your lessons and keep kids engaged.
This practical guide offers a blueprint for implementing and exceeding the new standards using very targeted professional development.
This book offers explicit strategies for differentiating writing instruction to help students learn content and develop as writers. The authors address how to create a climate for writing, use flexible groupings, differentiate instruction, and assess student writing.
This resource provides practical guidelines for influencing school culture and inspiring higher student performance based on understanding today's learners. The book provides strategies and tested techniques that have transformed struggling schools into national and state blue-ribbon winners.
Presenting four distinct mathematical learning stylesâMastery, Understanding, Self-Expressive, and Interpersonalâthis book offers classroom-tested instructional strategies that can be mixed and matched to reach all learners. It explains how the strategies address NCTM process standards and students' learning styles; includes step-by-step directions, examples, and planning considerations; and offers ways to adapt each strategy to meet a variety of instructional demands.
This book takes the subject of moral leadership to the next level by showing how to put change into practice at the local and systemic levels.
This book explores how to create a thriving, learning-centered classroom through three critical concepts: relationships, relevance, and rigor.
This guide, for new and veteran teachers, offers easy-to-implement methods that help motivate and engage students, helps you set up your classroom to prevent disruptive behavior, help you stay calm in the face of adverse situations, help reduce the effect of misbehavior on other studentsâ learning, respond to inappropriate behavior effectively, and avoid burning out.
This book builds on what researchers have discovered about how the adolescent brain learns best, and shows how those discoveries directly relate to effective classroom teaching. Now teachers can engage all students and help them make a U-turn by applying these four principles of brain-based learning: building and maintaining trust, creating a collaborative community, taking a TEAMing approach, and priming the positive environment.
Largely misunderstood and in many cases underserved, Latino boys often miss out on key academic opportunities for achievement and success in school. The author helps teachers and administrators understand the unique assets that this remarkable group of students brings into the school community and how to engage them as learners.
This step-by-step, research-based leadership plan for jump-starting boys' achievement, provides critical insight into the brain-based differences between boys and girls, first-hand leadership and classroom experiences, and ready-to-use activities and resources for leading a successful gap-closing initiative.
This resource features evidence-based strategies for teaching vocabulary, reading, written language, math, and science, as well as study skills, textbook skills, and self-regulation. It provides informal assessments for every content area or skill addressed, case studies that link assessment results, IEP goals, and learning strategies, and application activities with questions and suggested responses.
This practical resource offers the best motivational practices that make difficult students want to behave. This book emphasizes specific things to say and do to stop most problems before they start and how to handle disruptive student incidents without losing your dignity or attacking theirs.
Digital literacies are essential for managing information and communication in our rapidly changing worldâbut the old scattered approaches to introducing technology have left many teachers playing catch-up with their students. With this authentic, job-embedded professional development program, youâll help Kâ12 teachers incorporate digital literacies into their classrooms once and for all.
This book blends the best of what technology has to offer with guidelines for meeting the objectives set forth by the Common Core. Every new innovation in math instruction is addressed including flipping math instruction, project-based learning, using Khan Academy in the classroom, educational gaming, and teaching for deeper conceptual understanding.
This book covers all four key cornerstones of effective teachingâorganization, classroom management, instruction, and assessmentâand offers a bridge from college to classroom with a hearty dose of practical guidance for teachers who aspire to greatness. At a time when school leaders are pressed to hire and retain high-quality teachers, this guidebook is indispensable for defining and nurturing the qualities teachers strive for and students deserve.
This book identifies research-based characteristics of effective teacher professional learning, detailing eight strategies for planning and executing professional development programs and evaluating their results.
Drawing on extensive studies on bullying in schools, this book provides a research-based overview to understand bullying. Additionally, this book shows how to identify bullies and victims and implement an effective and inclusive bullying prevention program.
Providing young readers with a thorough grounding in nonfiction ensures that they acquire the background knowledge and vocabulary essential to their understanding of subjects like science and social studies. The authors have written this book to assist with this effort, covering topics such as criteria for choosing books, strategies for shared reading and reading aloud, informational writing activities, and ways to guide parent involvement.
This reference covers the authorâs latest work and draws upon their field experiences within special education and psychology to offer Kâ5 teachers practical tools for building relationships with 'at risk' children. Readers will discover simple strategies for developing studentsâ academic aptitude and social behavior as well as how to identify who is at risk for failure and why.
This book, packed with real-life examples and results-delivering exercises, supplies educators with the all-important skills to connect with students so academic and life success feels more attainable.
Based on experiences from educators instrumental in developing and implementing Ontario, Canadaâs educational strategies, this resource helps teachers and leaders increase student achievement and outcomes in elementary, middle, and high school education.
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.
This book traces the journey of a teacher as she works through the challenges of formative assessment and responsive instruction to discover the practices that will help her students succeed. K-3 teachers and administrators will learn how to: set clear, attainable learning outcomes, make teaching responsive to the whole child, monitor student progress toward essential skills, build a positive classroom and school culture, and collaborate to help young children succeed.
This book reveals tangible strategies for improving instruction. Built around the work of Battelle for Kids, this book provides a field-tested continuous improvement model for using value-added information to increase student learning.
This research-based guide offers specific strategies and plans for preventing problem behavior at both the classroom and school level.
This book provides concrete, innovative ways to integrate media literacy across the curriculum and teach students to be independent, skilled, and reflective thinkers. Through dozens of suggested activities, teaching strategies, and lessons, this book's unique vision allows schools to integrate media literacy into teaching at all grade levels and core content areas.
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With case studies and tools, this book features ten research-based strategies for driving significant, measurable gains in student performance and turning around low-performing schools.
Text explores ways of creating inclusive K-5 classrooms by utilizing such concepts as brain-based learning, differentiated instruction, and information processing.
Maximize learning for all learners with this compilation of strategies that engage secondary students, develop 21st century skills, and improve literacy across a variety of content areas.
Learn how current research and theory from educational psychology can be applied to create child-centered learning environments and developmentally appropriate practices in Pre-K through 3rd grade.
Provides a step-by-step approach that engages K-12 teachers in learning to prepare for change, which enhances their career satisfaction and professional effectiveness.
Examining key characteristics that make teachers extraordinary, this resource demonstrates how educators can motivate students and create positive classroom environments.
This do-it-yourself guide offers specific tasks, exercises, and brief case studies to guide educators step by step through the process of establishing a PLC (Professional Learning Community) in nine to twelve months.
This guide will help teachers understand brain development and how it relates to all aspects of literacy, including phonemic awareness, vocabulary, writing, fluency, and comprehension. Along with classroom activities that build skills in these areas, the book also includes current research and theory.
This guide shows how school leaders and teachers can help at-risk students rebound from risk and develop personal resiliency.
This book offers ways for teachers to better differentiate their testing and assessment strategies using teacher-made tests, appropriate testing accommodations, technology-based testing, and classroom-based assessments that support the teaching and learning process so all students have the opportunity to succeed.
Using research-based and field-tested methodology, this book helps elementary math teachers create programs for students with special needs, eliminating labels that stigmatize children and restrain instructors.
Presents strategies to improve school culture, including activities for developing collaborative work relationships, dealing appropriately with conflict, and fostering rapport.
This solution-focused guide looks beneath the surface data and shows educators how to uncover the truth necessary to create equity and social justice for all students.
Make writing time really count with 45 easy-to-use quick writes, carefully selected mentor texts for inspiration, and guidelines for crafting your own original quick writes.
This book shows school leaders how to build a thinking culture within the entire learning community. Based on the research of the best proponents of critical thinking and aligned to one of the key goals of the Common Core State Standards, this practical guide provides numerous strategies to help teachers and leaders. Included are practical classroom strategies and illustrations, curriculum maps, and tools for developing studentsâ creativity and decision-making skills.
This book provides suggestions, guidelines, and examples of things teachers can do to make science activities and assessments more accessible to their K-8 students with special needs.
Learn how to teach content and process at the same time, assess 21st-century skills, and engage students in higher-order thinkingâall central aims of the Common Core.
The Six-C process allows educators to take progressively more assertive steps as needed to resolve a conflict, using the least amount of time and energy while preserving relationships.
Based on a five-step model, this guide helps school leaders establish the processes necessary to align curriculum to mandated standards, develop curriculum maps, and systematize instructional practices.
This handbook provides specific application steps for engaging all staff in a systematic approach to addressing problems and creating a positive school climate.
This step-by-step guide shows teachers how homework assignments can connect with the curriculum and with studentsâ lives, including strategies and sample assignments for all grade levels.
This guide helps principals to create visionary learning communities that improve student outcomes by shaping the internal school community and partnering with families and organizations in the external community.
This book offers practical solutions to teaching the performing arts by integrating them into math, science, social studies, and language arts in Grades Kâ5.
This volume examines educatorsâ pivotal role in leading family and community involvement in school success.
Offers a cut-to-the-chase approach for busy principals who want to successfully lead with technology for enhanced student learning. Includes strategies for building capacity.
This handbook illustrates how you can practice learnership every day through activities, real-life stories, and narrative bibliography.
Offers a contemporary, practical, and ready-to-use handbook for professionals who provide support and mentorship to special education teachers.
This book takes a comprehensive look at what teacher leadership means today and how teachers can transform the future of their profession. Included are ten iconic images of teacher leadership roles to help teachers move beyond teaching as they were taught.
The authorâs eight-point cultural compass guides you in crafting a respectful and inclusive curriculum. Each chapter includes frequently asked questions, specific strategies and activities.
This guide helps ensure that young children feel welcome and that their cultures are valued. Included are strategies and activities.
The text uses a tapestry analogy to weave together the critical topics of professional learning communities (PLCs), differentiation of instruction (DI), and response to intervention (RTI) to form a comprehensive framework for achieving continuous school improvement.
Offers educators tools to break the cycle of failure for students who are unsuccessful in school, including alternative instructional strategies, practices for vulnerable children, and more.
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.
Provides direction on implementing a team-based approach to schoolwide behavior management and reducing discipline problems in Grades 6 through 12.
Designed to support appropriate use of technology for teaching and learning, this resource helps school leaders create, implement, and maintain effective instructional technology policies.
A practical guide to help high school educators adapt to a curriculum with an increasing focus on critical thinking.
Presents research-based methodology for teaching children how to read, building on teachersâ expertise about best practice. Included are end-of-chapter quizzes and real-life scenarios, plus a full chapter on teaching literacy with special populations.
Offers practical strategies and heartfelt insights on teaching students with autism, with personal stories that illustrate and reinforce strategies in a tangible way. Important concepts are augmented with bulleted lists, tables, figures, photographs, and cartoons drawn by a student with autism.
Provides instructional and assessment guidelines for strengthening studentsâ higher-order thinking and reasoning skills.
This book focuses on the intricate and maturing relationship between youth and their digital media practices and how they may be integrated into the classroom for learning purposes.
This book provides practical tools for engaging participants to talk, reflect, brainstorm, and stretch beyond their comfort zones. Designed for educators who would rather 'show' than 'tell' to create highly interactive workshops.
Provides strategies for teaching biracial and multiracial students and deepens the reader's understanding of race, ethnicity, and the development of racial identities.
This book provides the information to incorporate the knowledge, skills, and steps to becoming a masterful instructional leader at a school site. By marrying the fields of cognitive science, neuroscience, educational leadership, and instruction, this book provides a cohesive framework to understand how the brain learns and how an instructional leader can use this information to improve student achievement.
This all-inclusive guide outlines the steps to establish an RTI (Response to Intervention) team and system, and provides the checklists, forms, templates, examples, and tools necessary to streamline implementation.
This kit offers solutions for virtually any leadership or administrative challenge that elementary school principals commonly face.
Earmarked with the milestones, challenges and decisions that every educator faces, this book is indispensable for building meaningful relationships while nurturing your own passion for teaching.
This all-in-one resource combines data collection tools with a mentoring process that helps improve the confidence, practices, and effectiveness of new teachers.
Helps educators understand and respond appropriately to studentsâ unique expressions of grief, facilitate effective interventions, and determine when to refer a child to a specialist.
Features analysis of the teacher retention problem, and provides suggestions for administrators and policy makers to keep good teachers in the classroom.
Written in the form of letters to teachers and librarians, this book is a guide offering seven powerful practices for personal creativity and professional inventiveness, each with parallel exercises for teachers and students.
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This book offers a valuable collection of modifications and accommodations for students with special needs.
Academic Instruction for Students with Moderate and Severe Intellectual Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms, ed. , v.
This book provides approaches, information, and ideas for teachers of students with moderate to severe disabilities in general education classrooms.
A collection of mathematics, language arts, science, and classroom management strategies. Designed for active, hands-on learners, the text provides specific lesson plans for addressing students' common challenges, already differentiated to match their experiential learning style.
This book provides practical tools that help teachers use formative and summative assessment results to enhance instruction; motivate students by providing clear learning targets; utilize technology to analyze studentsâ progress; and raise test scores.
Presents concise approaches for engaging and working with young writers who have challenges with language, vocabulary, fine-motor competency, grammar, diction, correct pencil grip, or letter/sound recognition.
This book offers practical strategies for empowering students as co-teachers, decision makers, and advocates.
This guidebook cultivates 'cultural competence,' integrates ASCA National Model standards, and provides strategies for exploring each studentâs individuality and responding accordingly.
This guide integrates expertise in risk prevention, law, and education to provide a collaborative and positive process for teaching secondary students media literacy, safety, and 'netiquette.'
This book shows how to provide professional development for teachers that deepens their cultural understanding and includes activities for translating new knowledge into action.
This book provides a wealth of practical literacy strategies tailored for adolescents who have had interrupted formal education or come from newly arrived immigrant populations.
This guide provides an instructional and assessment framework for helping ELLS excel, including an array of strategies for teaching functional, content-area, technological, and innovative literacy.
With information for administrators and authentic tools for teachers, this hands-on resource demonstrates how student achievement increases when an entire school focuses on making differentiation work.
This guide addresses how todayâs globally connected infosphere has broadened the definition of citizenship and its impact on educators, students, and parents.
This guide provides a sequenced, cohesive plan for managing significant behavioral challenges.
Based on the idea of 'flow'âa state of intrinsic control, curiosity, interest, and inquiryâthis book provides strategies for encouraging students to become motivated, engaged learners.
This guide provides indispensable tips for time management, grading practices with clear feedback, productive meetings with students, parents, or colleagues, effective recordkeeping, and streamlined procedures.
This book provides tips and insights from award-winning schools that use technology to advance student success.
Based on interviews with experienced principals, this book helps leaders examine the causes of negative staff behavior and build a culture of shared leadership, collegiality, and teamwork.
Offering classroom management solutions for beginning secondary school teachers from their peers, this resource presents instructional/disciplinary cases and helps identify when problems relate to lesson delivery or discipline.
Examines why children with special needs are bullied, how teachers can prevent bullying, ways to work with overprotective parents, and how a self-esteem prescription plan can help.
This resource offers strategies and sample lesson plans for putting the principles of Green Light classrooms into practice and engaging todayâs digitally savvy students.
This book engages school and district leaders to guide them through the journey of developing and sustaining an effective coaching program.
This bookâs seven-phase model, which is similar to positive behavior support, helps teachers pinpoint specific behaviors, develop interventions at each phase, and create an individualized behavior support plan.
Outstanding high school teachers share award-winning practices for managing classrooms and using technology, and for teaching science, mathematics, language arts, social studies, music, art, and physical education.
Award-winning teachers describe their successful practices for effectively managing classrooms, using technology, and teaching across the curriculum at the middle school level.
This guide presents 10 strategies for developing a collegial learning community through positive interdependence, reciprocal relationships, and mutual responsibility.
This comprehensive guide to school improvement outlines the steps for identifying, collecting, analyzing, and using data as a basis for making instructional and school wide decisions.
Based on proven principles of professional learning and instructional design, this book provides a path to assessing your needs, the cost, design, and results.
This resource addresses the unique challenges faced by special education teachers in todayâs inclusive classrooms by offering powerful, research-based tools and strategies.
Provides an overview of several different strategies for job-embedded professional development, as well as sharing how to make these resources a reality in a school.
Provides teachers with general classroom operating principles and corresponding activities for establishing and maintaining classroom control.
This book features a practical and field-tested model for small-group differentiated reading instruction in Grades 4â8. The authors offer a clear, detailed discussion of how to position this instruction inside middle school language arts or reading classrooms and simple, effective strategies for classroom management, groupings, and assessment.
This book offers both general and special education secondary teachers a collection of field-tested learning strategies to help struggling students improve cross-curricular skills in areas that include vocabulary, reading, spelling, writing, math, word problems, grammar, foreign language, note taking, time management, and organization.
This resource helps beginning teachers get off to a great start by providing information on everything from assessment to standards-based teaching to student engagement strategies. Filled with practical strategies as well as helpful classroom vignettes that encourage thought-provoking discussions on teaching middle and high school mathematics, this guide shows teachers how to focus on the big ideas in teaching mathematics.
This book provides educational leaders with a user-friendly and comprehensive planning process for developing a new literacy initiativeâor for dramatically enhancing a current plan--that has the power not only to raise student performance levels but also to positively impact graduation rates, employability, and higher education success. The authors provide an array of resources to guide in-depth planning, implementation, and monitoring to ensure sustained results.
Provides practical tools for differentiating instruction for advanced learners with existing resources in specific content areas that benefit all students.
Covering cultural and linguistic diversity as well as special educational needs, this guide helps teachers set up an inclusive classroom; adapt curriculum, instruction, and assessment; and more.
Nurture enthusiastic learners, promote school readiness, and meet state standards by integrating creativity, curiosity, and courtesy into the curriculum through developmentally appropriate, fun activities.
Expanding on the strategies in The Active Classroom, the author shares the stories of teachers who have successfully implemented active teaching methods in their classrooms to engage students in learning.
The authors connect current cognitive research with the challenges of educational leadership, outline four leadership styles, and demonstrate how to capitalize on your strengths.
Provides an overview of RTI (response to intervention) to professional educators in Kâ12 schools and to teacher candidates in colleges and universities, demonstrating innovative ways to use RTI to inform instruction and guide curriculum development in inclusive classroom settings. Includes strategies, techniques, and checklists for evaluating existing programs and implementing RTI effectively.
The authors provide ten easy-to-use data analysis tools that facilitate problem-solving at school and district levels. Included are instructions, sample scenarios, and case studies.
This book walks new teachers through their first days and offers tips on technology, differentiated instruction, and planning effective standards-based lessons.
This book gives new and seasoned administrators smart, practical advice about how to 'wander around' with purpose and develop a more interactive leadership style, citing more than twenty research studies that show how management by wandering around improves student discipline, raises teacher efficacy, and boosts student achievement.
This step-by-step guide shows you how to create, manage, and sustain a teacher network or grow an existing one, and provides an easily adaptable model developed by The Teachers Network. The book includes teacher vignettes and director and advisorsâ experiences in managing a network, plus a wealth of worksheets, tools, and resources to get you started.
Written as a field manual for 'school CEOs' to facilitate understanding and operating a school as an organization, this book is designed for easy access within a unifying framework to enable flexible use for busy principals. Based on the Organizational Effectiveness Model, the manual offers a blend of background knowledge and practices that are immediately useful.
This book offers educators a nine-step method for dramatically improving your school's performance in a short time based on data-driven continuous improvement processes.
This sourcebook of sentence-level grammar activities is designed to give students explicit practice and confidence in writing a variety of sentence types effectively. It is a book of practical ideas to be shared by real teachers as they help students to study and practice the craft of writing, following standard written English and providing insights into the courtesies of consistent and accurate mechanics, spelling, and usage.
Written as a guide to help teachers who are interested in implementing Unison Reading in their classrooms and schools, the book presents Unison Reading as both a method and a program, including practical guidance and solid theoretical support.
This start-to-finish guide shows you how to implement classroom-tested practices for maximizing student learning, including establishment of new classroom norms, involving students in the use of assessment data and feedback to inform their next steps, applying assessment data to grouping students for tiered activities, and differentiating assignments based on student readiness, characteristics, and interest.
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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.
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.
This guide shows how self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, social awareness, and relationship management can help teachers increase their effectiveness in the classroom.
This resource offers specific strategies teachers may use to incorporate reading, writing, and critical thinking throughout content instruction to increase learning.
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).
This resource provides educators with the knowledge and skills to maximize educational opportunities for all students, independent of students' socioeconomic status.
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.
Provides new insights for effective curriculum leadership, increasing student success, and closing the achievement gap.
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.
Offers examples filled with helpful how-to's for modifying existing activities and labs for effective instruction.
Examines collaboration between educators to successfully teach children with complex learning needs, both with and without identified disabilities.
This resource discusses the key principles new and seasoned school leaders need to know about educational assessment to do their work effectively.
Helps educators develop the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully implement formative assessment in the classroom.
Covers key concepts of parallel leadership to demonstrate its utility as a strategic managerial tool in building school capacity.
Provides educators with a six-step process that makes it easier than ever to link teaching and assessment to standards.
This book outlines the factors educators must consider in order to turn schools back into places that nurture children.
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.
Outlines effective intervention programs and provides specific guidelines for teaching homeless students.
This book identifies 'locks' to learning and provides targeted strategies, or 'keys' that unlock learning barriers for adolescents with disabilities and other learning challenges.
This comprehensive handbook includes new information on national mandates affecting special education and a wealth of teaching strategies supported by the latest research.
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.
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.
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.
This book offers to demonstrate how questions, not answers, drive school improvement and growth for a learning community.
This guide helps K-8 teacher's advance student achievement in all areas of literacy, including reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing.
Provides specific strategies for differentiating instruction within the general classroom to challenge all learners with more rigorous content and creativity.
This guide provides clear-cut behavioral intervention strategies for dealing with everything from general behavior challenges to specific issues related to ADHD.
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.
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.
Helps teachers develop a better understanding of their impact on students' behavior and empowers them to make positive changes.
Provides step-by-step instructions for integrating vocabulary and writing across the curriculum to improve students' learning.
Explores the research on promoting academic success among language-minority students.
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.
Provides public school leaders with data-driven solutions for managing cyber bullying incidents.
This book gives middle school teachers strategies for adapting assessments, curriculum, and instruction to student abilities.
This guide examines the relationship between differentiated instruction and Response to Intervention/Instruction (RTI) through the eyes of the classroom teacher.
This guide shows how to improve your school's productivity with existing or even diminishing resources.
Shows how educators can adapt the widely used Response to Intervention (RTI) model to make sound decisions regarding a student's education.
This guide will help teachers strengthen their leadership skills, optimize student learning, and enhance the profession.
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.
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.
This guide stresses the importance of training new teachers to employ active classroom principles that ensure student engagement and achievement.
Shows how educators can develop a deeper personal understanding of cultural difference while building healthy schools that honor diversity.
Provides numerous strategies, activities, exercises, and guidance for PLC (Professional Learning Community) leaders, including FAQs and a troubleshooting guide to common obstacles.
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.
This book details a comprehensive process for empowering students and teachers as school improvement leaders and 'experts'.
Provides a comprehensive framework for educating a growing population of public school English learners.
Contains numerous grade-specific sample problems and instructional strategies for teaching essential concepts such as number sense, fractions, and estimation.
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.
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Explains the relevance and importance of digital citizenship and explores its elements. Provides lesson plans and professional development activities to help educators determine how to go about incorporating digital citizenship concepts into the classroom.
In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching English language arts. Each chapter offers practical guidance, including how to approach lesson planning, what to do with class time and how the flipped model can work alongside learning through inquiry.
In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching math. Each chapter offers practical guidance, including how to approach lesson planning, what to do with classtime and how the flipped model can work alongside learning through inquiry.
In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching science in the classroom and in the lab, as well as how to teach science employing inquiry-based and project-based learning techniques.
In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching social studies. Each chapter offers practical guidance, including how to approach lesson planning, what to do with class time, and how to flip interactive social studies simulations.
This practical guide will inform teachersâ and school leadersâ thinking about how best to design schools and classrooms to support learning in a connected, digital world. From classroom redesigns to schoolwide renovation projects and new building construction, the authors show the many ways that active learning spaces can improve the learning experience. Includes case studies as well as exercises and opportunities for reflection.
Presents new and immediately applicable ways to integrate technology in the classroom, using tools and projects that support collaborative, student-centered learning.
In this book, educators will learn about integrating social learning at all grade levels using the popular educational social network, Edmodo. With tips and resources for both new and experienced users, it provides immediately adaptable strategies for incorporating Edmodoâs suite of tools and apps in their classrooms. Learn how to leverage Edmodo for assessment, project-based learning, flipped classroom, gamification and more.
This book guides educators, administrators and IT staff through a step-by-step process for creating a districtwide blueprint for keeping students safe online while maintaining an appropriate level of security.
The book is filled with a collection of literacy tools, such as virtual book clubs, video and animated book talks, and writerâs wikis, as well as strategies for leveraging these resources in class. Educators at all levels can use the resources and instructional methods in this book to boost digital literacy for all students.
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This book tells Lenny Schad's story of leading his large Texas school district through a program of inclusion, where it no longer matters what technology is being used or who owns the device. What matters is that students learn in the ways that make sense to them and their teachers. Schad discusses what worked and what needed to be reworked in his district.
This book covers the systematic design of online and hybrid learning environments, emphasizing the importance of aligning learner assessments to learning objectives, along with a framework for designing and sequencing meaningful e-learning interactions. It discusses practical tools for preparing students for successful online learning, interprets laws, and provides examples of how online instruction can and should be universally designed for children with special needs.
This text illustrates how to apply eight instructional strategies based on cognitive information processing, inquiry, experiential, and game-based theories of learning and teaching to ground the design of online and hybrid coursework.
This text explores key aspects of designing and delivering online and hybrid learning environments. The contributors focus on the instructional component of e-learning systems, looking at e-learning trends and technologies such as the management of large classes, podcasts, the educational uses of virtual worlds, and the development of virtual schools in North America and around the world.
This text demonstrates how personalized learning with technology can be used to meet the needs of all learners, from gifted students to students with disabilitie, and how it can help achieve school goals. It concludes with a step-by-step guide for planning a school-wide personalized learning initiative.
This book offers educators an accessible guide for maximizing the benefits of project-based learning in today's technology-rich learning environment.
This book provides activity ideas using a wide range of technologies for a number of language arts topics, such as storytelling, story analysis, report writing, persuasive writing, discussing literature, and vocabulary.
From Google tools and virtual environments to apps such as SoundCloud, this edition introduces an expanded list of Web 2.0 tools for the classroom. It leads educators through classroom and professional applications that help improve student and teacher learning.
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This book aims to cultivate a digital age school that, through a supportive culture and curious, capable staff, can successfully integrate technology; a 10-step process and accompanying checklist for implementing Technology Together.
Provides an overview of how digital video production can be used in the classroom and the impact it has on student writing and digital literacy skills.
This book can help students at all levels overcome reading and writing difficulties by improving their literacy skills in an environment that fosters learning, collaboration, and creativity.
Provides educational leaders with the latest tools and resources for creating both a vision and a process for school reform.
The book covers the digital citizenship topics all parents should be aware of: online bullying, children's privacy, online gaming, social networks, and cell phones, among others.
Learn how interactive whiteboards (IWBs) can increase student engagement and motivation and learn how best to incorporate IWBs in teaching.
Provides ideas for dozens of fun and engaging educational activities that can be done on almost any basic cell phone (a smartphone is not necessary).
This book provides game technology as a way to engage learners and connect with technology tools familiar to students. Teachers are using the Nintendo Wii as a tool to support math instruction allowing students to make real-life connections with math concepts.
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This workbook shows how to implement data-driven decision making and make it the key to assessing all school activities, from classroom instruction to budgeting.
This guide will help develop a better understanding of the issues facing educational technology. Learn about the programs that transform education in the digital age.
This guide provides educators with a clear structure and specific goals for a technology-infused classroom.
This guide provides step -by-step instructions on how to blog, how to get ideas for your curriculum area, and understand how to manage blogging in the classroom.
This guide provides information on what a flipped classroom is and why it works. Learn about the flipped mastery model, where students learn at their own pace, furthering opportunities for personalized education.
Offers practical advice to help middle and high school students stay safe online by making better choices and minimizing their risks. Updated to reflect todayâs advances in technology, this guide contains dozens of classroom-tested exercises and links to websites, documents, and resources.
This book helps prospective and practicing teachers integrate existing, new, and emerging technologies into their curriculum.
This book provides the facts on what works, what makes a successful leader, what proper educational technology implementation looks like, and what cost savings to expect. Includes a vision of schools of the future, where student learning is self-directed and self-paced.
This book shows how to bring media literacy into the classroomâwhether that classroom is English language arts, social studies, health, or any other subjectâto teach students skills that enable them to become knowledgeable media consumers and producers.
This book offers a foundational look at the internet and a better understanding of how it can be used to promote learning. Each chapter is dedicated to an important area of internet use in the classroom, including critical information literacy, telecollaborative projects, web 2.0, search engines, and digital citizenship.
Written for both working technology coordinators and those preparing to enter the profession, this reference provides leaders with the information and resources they need to effectively manage school and district technology operations.
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Offers busy principals an updated guide to the most relevant and useful Web-based resources.
Provides a cross-curricular tool that helps students not only develop a better understanding of places, cultures, and the books they are reading, but also make connections among the subjects they learn in school.
Provides practical ways teachers and administrators from schools around the world are using cell phones for classroom projects, homework assignments, and communication with parents.
Provides teachers with technological ways to find STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) professionals around the world who are willing to interact with their students.
Offers some of the best JRTE (Journal of Research on Technology in Education) articles that focus on classroom technology integration, demonstrating how research can be used to connect theory to practice, moving education forward.
Features a collection of some of the best research articles from the Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE). Topics include the impact of project-based learning on teachers' technology use, e-portfolios in teacher education, and the outcomes of a campus 1-to-1 laptop program.
Explains the relevance and importance of digital citizenship and explores its elements. Provides a useful audit and professional development activities to help educators determine how to go about integrating digital citizenship concepts into the classroom.
Presents LEGO Robotics in a manageable, organized way so that you learn what it is, what student activities look like, how to begin, how to manage a class, and how robotics relate to standards.
Provides an introduction to GPS and geocaching to learn where to find geocaches, how they are placed, what to do when you locate one, and what GPS tools you'll need to use.
Focuses on topics of why games should be a part of education, featuring the availability of games in four core subjects and physical education, selecting and integrating games in school, and alternate perspectives on game-based learning.
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Provides a 'how-to' for building a virtual classroom using interactive videoconferencing includes lessons and evaluation tools.
Features a collection of articles and commentary on the latest trends and topics in educational technology and leadership.
Provides an introduction to podcasting, including hardware and software needs, integrating podcasts into your curriculum, and managing podcasts in the classroom.
Features an easy-to-follow guide for any educator, practicing or preservice, who wants to be an effective technology facilitator and/or educational leader.
This book discusses specific strategies for effectively incorporating technology in the elementary classroom.
Covers new teaching methods and a belief that technology can reshape and re-energize the high school English Language Arts classroom.
Covers working with graphics files, creating slide shows, hyper linking multimedia, digital animation, and virtual reality.
Provides an explanation of the theoretical bases of project-based learning and then demonstrates how technology may be effectively integrated.
Covers the newest and most popular technologies, along with discussions of the risks each might harbor and the types of behaviors that every child should learn.
Provides a practical guide for educators who would like to use tablet PCs to instruct, communicate, and collaborate in the classroom.
Provides a detailed introduction to the roles and functions performed by tech coordinators, the key issues they face, and the basic skills and qualifications needed to fulfill their responsibilities.
Features practical activities and exercises designed to assist and provide leadership in your organization.
Provides a comprehensive review of options for building an effective videoconferencing program, from initial planning to teacher training, implementation, and assessment.
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Provides practical planning advice, case studies of successful programs, and numerous implementation resources. Also covers 1-to-1 leadership, tablet PCs, and the shift toward learner-centric educational environments.
Provides a variety of practical instructional strategies to accommodate a broad range of learning styles, abilities, and curriculum content. Explores how to use technology to differentiate by student interest, readiness, ability, learning profile, content, process, and product.
Provides an overview of research on the uniqueness of middle school students and illustrates the importance of using technology to create differentiated lessons, especially with this age group.
Explains the relevance and importance of digital citizenship and explores its elements. Provides a useful audit and professional development activities to help educators determine how to go about integrating digital citizenship concepts into the classroom.
Provides detailed directions for preparation, production, and presentation of digital stories and the tools needed to create them. Teaches students to work collaboratively and to use new technologies required in the workforce of the future.
Covers the cultural shift happening in schools with technology and provides a road map for how to navigate this change with buy-in from key stakeholders.
Provides an introduction to global networks such as iEarn, Global Schoolhouse, and ePals and contains an overview of Web 2.0 tools that support global learning, such as wikis, blogs, and podcasts.
Defines the responsibilities of district and school leaders in the effective use of technology in education.
Addresses the need for basic technology competence, and also incorporates the skills and knowledge that students require to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly digital society.
Covers technology standards for teachers and provides profiles for each stage of teacher education from general preparation through first-year teaching. Includes the new standards for students with its emphasis on skills and expertise supported by technology.
Offers educators a guide for maximizing the benefits of project-based learning in today's technology-rich learning environment.
Features why Google Applications are the best free online learning tools available today. Topics include how students and educators can collaborate with Google Documents, how the forms application allows teachers to create instant-feedback quizzes, and how a literature class can take lit trips with Google Maps.
Explores how to use a news aggregator to harness the power of RSS for a variety of purposes, including classroom projects, professional development, and keeping students and parents informed.
Offers practical advice to help middle and high school students stay safe online by making better choices and minimizing their risks.
Emphasizes the importance of balance in creating school environments that are safe and productive. Provides educators, administrators, and IT staff the information they need to have constructive conversations about security challenges while still making sure students receive an effective, technology-infused education.
Provides educators with the information and resources they need to get their students podcasting, including tutorials, adaptable units, and a discussion of ethics and copyright considerations.
Shows educators how to effectively use digital video in four core curriculum areas: science, social studies, English language arts, and math.
Presents detailed advice and ideas to provide assistive technology services to effectively and efficiently help students.
Explores how cell phones can be used as learning tools inside or outside of the classroom.
Provides an overview of successful professional development programs that expand teachers' knowledge, skill, and confidence in using technology tools in teaching and learning environments, with the focus on improving teaching and learning rather than on the technology use.
Explores the very best online collaborative tools available today (including blogs, wikis, and social networking) and Web 2.0 applications (Skype, Google Earth, Wordle, and more) that make a difference in education.
NSTA Elementary Subcollection
This book provides a comprehensive source of classroom-tested STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) investigations. It provides 36 lessons conveniently organized into grade-level bands grounded in science education research and designed to encourage learning across disciplines.
This guide provides 'cheat sheets' and other tools to assist science educators with the implementation of NGSS, including appropriate performance expectations; disciplinary core ideas; practices; crosscutting concepts; connections to engineering, technology, and applications of science; and connections to nature of science.
This book takes questioning in the Kâ6 classroom to a new level while emphasizing the interconnected nature of instruction. Instead of having your students look for the answer, you allow them to raise other questions as they investigate the topic further.
This book offers 30 experiments to let your elementary school students explore a variety of phenomena involved with speed, friction and air resistance, gravity, air pressure, electricity, electric circuits, magnetism, and energy.
This book will help draw out and then recognize what students knowâor think they knowâabout the natural world. It provides easy-to-grasp explanations and advice that tell how to encourage evidence-based discussion and then monitor studentsâ understanding.
The book provides teacher-friendly lessons, strong standards-based science content, and a kid-magnet formula that will get your students engrossed in science while they improve their reading skills.
This book helps teachers blend literacy into elementary science instruction. It shows them how to teach science using a variety of nonfiction text sets (such as field guides, reference books, and narrative expository texts) and replace individual lessons with a learning-cycle format (including hands-on investigations, readings, directed discussion, and problem solving).
This book offers 8 life science probes, 11 physical science probes, and 6 Earth and space science probes that target Kâ2 disciplinary core ideas.
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This book takes you step by step through the writing process. Youâll learn the top 10 reasons to write a grant proposal, how to identify and refine proposal ideas, the basic components of every proposal, the ins and outs of submitting a proposal, and how to manage a funded project.
This book provides a comprehensive source of classroom-tested STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) investigations. It provides 36 lessons conveniently organized into grade-level bands grounded in science education research and designed to encourage learning across disciplines.
This book provides everything needed to boost studentsâ skills in both science and reading. Starting with advice on teaching reading comprehension strategies to middle school students, it also provides hands-on science activities, readings that cover important earth science concepts and support the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS),writing activities that prompt students to connect what they did with what they read, and assessment exercises.
This classroom resource book features activities that integrate writing with content in life science, Earth and space sciences, and engineering and physical sciences for grades 3â12.
This book invites the reader to reassess past and current practices in science departments and to rethink the future for teachers and students in their own science classrooms.
This book will provide you with the materials you need to start using argument-driven inquiry in biology lab instruction. It contains an introduction to the stages of this methodâfrom question identification, data analysis, and argument development and evaluation to double-blind peer review and report revision. It also offers field-tested labs that cover molecules and organisms, ecosystems, heredity, and biological evolution.
Transform your chemistry labs with this guide to argument-driven inquiry. Designed to be much more authentic for instruction than traditional laboratory activities, the investigations in this book give high school students the opportunity to work the way scientists do. They learn to identify questions, develop models, collect and analyze data, generate arguments, and critique and revise their reports.
This book will help you bring the benefits of argument-driven inquiry to your middle school life science classes. It provides field-tested labs in four broad areas of life science--molecules and organisms, ecosystems, biological evolution, and heredity--to help your students learn how to read, write, speak, and use math in the context of science. The students will design their own method, develop models, collect and analyze data, and critique information.
This book offers a philosophical framework for understanding the beginnings of scientific thinking in high school students. It provides suggestions for how to use the case studies to practice recognizing, interpreting, and responding to the vital nuances of your own studentsâ thinking in real time.
This book provides a straightforward goal: to inspire you to engage your students through public collaboration in scientific researchâalso known as citizen science. It is specifically designed to get you comfortable using citizen science to support independent inquiry through which your students can learn both content and process skills.
This book gets your students deeply involved in inquiry-based science as it acquaints them with major body systems, sickle cell anemia, HIV, pregnancy, and diabetes. This Teacher Edition (which includes the Student Edition) provides rubrics, answer keys, and prep tips to use before, during, and after the lessons.
The book contains big-picture concepts, such as how to understand middle school learners and explore the nature of science with them. It provides a comprehensive overview of science and engineering practices, STEM, and inquiry-based middle school science instruction.
The book provides teacher-friendly lessons, strong standards-based science content, and a kid-magnet formula that will get your students engrossed in science while they improve their reading skills.
The book provides inspiration to alter your teaching methods to match new standards and new times focusing exclusively on college science teaching. It offers 16 examples of college teaching that builds on what students learned in high school.
This book provides an overview of current research on quality professional development and how it aligns with the National Science Education Standards. It includes fourteen professional development programs that provide real-life models of how to train current or future teachers to carry out the constructivist, inquiry-based approach recommended by the Standards.
This book tells the stories of 24 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs that connect with the Next Generation Science Standards and lead to successful student learning.
This book is designed to support instructors as they plan and implement NGSS-aligned lessons that will engage students with biology concepts that many find especially challenging.
This book helps teachers think of new ways to design instruction with individual needs in mind, find new and creative ways to manage lab experiments, overcome fears of behavioral flare-ups in the classroom, and become more confident when working with special education counterparts and the IEP team.
This book helps teachers blend literacy into elementary science instruction. It shows them how to teach science using a variety of nonfiction text sets (such as field guides, reference books, and narrative expository texts) and replace individual lessons with a learning-cycle format (including hands-on investigations, readings, directed discussion, and problem solving).
This book features activities and useful advice for guiding teachers and administrators as they put NGSS standards into practice in the classroom.
This book encourages scientific literacy by showing you how to teach the understanding and thinking skills your students need to explore real-world questions.
This book highlights professional development models and approaches used by several states and districts to significantly improve teaching and learning in one or more areas of STEM education, with significant emphasis on science and, to a lesser degree, mathematics education.
This book portrays real teaching scenarios written by the teachers on the NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) Diversity and Equity Team. The seven authentic case studies vividly illustrate research and standards-based classroom strategies you can use to engage diverse demographic groups.
This book explores problem-based learning (PBL) in the life sciences curriculum. It shows how to engage students with scenarios that represent real-world science in the areas of life cycles, ecology, genetics, and cellular metabolism, and will prompt Kâ12 learners to work collaboratively on analyzing problems, asking questions, posing hypotheses, finding needed information, and then constructing a proposed solution.
This guide is based on the constructivist view that makes students responsible for their own learning and aims to prepare both teachers and students for science fair success.
This book features real case studies with quantitative reasoning skills enmeshed in the story line to help teach biology and show its relevance to the lives of future citizens.
This resource will help teachers improve high school studentsâ understanding of argumentation and evidence-based reasoning. It combines theory, practice, and biology content.