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401 Practical Adaptations for Every Classroom

This book offers a valuable collection of modifications and accommodations for students with special needs.

8 Steps to Classroom Management Success

This guide provides a sequenced, cohesive plan for managing significant behavioral challenges.

Academic Instruction for Students with Moderate and Severe Intellectual Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms

This book provides approaches, information, and ideas for teachers of students with moderate to severe disabilities in general education classrooms.

Active Lessons for Active Brains

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.

Assessment-Powered Teaching

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 students’ progress; and raise test scores.

Catch a Falling Writer

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.

Collaborating With Students in Instruction and Decision Making

This book offers practical strategies for empowering students as co-teachers, decision makers, and advocates.

Culturally Considerate School Counseling

This guidebook cultivates “cultural competence,” integrates ASCA National Model standards, and provides strategies for exploring each student’s individuality and responding accordingly.

Cyber Savvy

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.”

Developing Critical Cultural Competence

This book shows how to provide professional development for teachers that deepens their cultural understanding and includes activities for translating new knowledge into action.

Differentiated Literacy Strategies for English Language Learners, Grades 7-12

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.

Differentiated Literacy Strategies for English Language Learners, Grades K-6

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.

Differentiation at Work, K-5

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.

Digital Community, Digital Citizen

This guide addresses how today's globally connected infosphere has broadened the definition of citizenship and its impact on educators, students, and parents.

Engaged Learning

Based on the idea of “flow”—a state of intrinsic control, curiosity, interest, and inquiry—this book provides strategies for encouraging students to become motivated, engaged learners.

Everything but Teaching

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.

Evidence-Based Strategies for Leading 21st Century Schools

This book provides tips and insights from award-winning schools that use technology to advance student success.

From Difficult Teachers...to Dynamic Teams

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.

From Lesson Plans to Power Struggles, Grades 6-12

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.

Getting Beyond Bullying and Exclusion, PreK-5

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.

High-Five Teaching, K-5

This resource offers strategies and sample lesson plans for putting the principles of Green Light classrooms into practice and engaging today’s digitally savvy students.

How to Build an Instructional Coaching Program for Maximum Capacity

This book engages school and district leaders to guide them through the journey of developing and sustaining an effective coaching program.

MORE Best Practices for High School Classrooms

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.

MORE Best Practices for Middle School Classrooms

Award-winning teachers describe their successful practices for effectively managing classrooms, using technology, and teaching across the curriculum at the middle school level.

Managing the Cycle of Meltdowns for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder

This book’s 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.

Motivate! Inspire! Lead! 10 Strategies for Building Collegial Learning Communities

This guide presents 10 strategies for developing a collegial learning community through positive interdependence, reciprocal relationships, and mutual responsibility.

Multi-Dimensional Education

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.

Online Professional Development

Based on proven principles of professional learning and instructional design, this book provides a path to assessing your needs, the cost, design, and results.

Powerful Practices for High-Performing Special Educators

This resource addresses the unique challenges faced by special education teachers in today’s inclusive classrooms by offering powerful, research-based tools and strategies.

Powerful Professional Developmen

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.

Proactive Classroom Management, K-8

Provides teachers with general classroom operating principles and corresponding activities for establishing and maintaining classroom control.

Strategic Reading Groups

This book features a practical and field-tested model for small-group differentiated reading instruction in Grades 4–8. 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.

Strategies for Learning

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.

Succeeding at Teaching Secondary Mathematics

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.

Taking the Lead on Adolescent Literacy

This book provides educational leaders with a user-friendly and comprehensive planning process for developing a new literacy initiative—or 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.

Teaching Advanced Learners in the General Education Classroom

Provides practical tools for differentiating instruction for advanced learners with existing resources in specific content areas that benefit all students.

Teaching Diverse Learners

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.

Teaching the 3 Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, and Courtesy

Nurture enthusiastic learners, promote school readiness, and meet state standards by integrating creativity, curiosity, and courtesy into the curriculum through developmentally appropriate, fun activities.

The Active Classroom Field Book

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 Brain and Strengths Based School Leadership

The authors connect current cognitive research with the challenges of educational leadership, outline four leadership styles, and demonstrate how to capitalize on your strengths.

The Complete Guide to RTI

Provides an overview of RTI (response to intervention) to professional educators in K–12 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 Data Toolkit

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.

The New Elementary Teacher's Handbook, ed. 3

This book walks new teachers through their first days and offers tips on technology, differentiated instruction, and planning effective standards-based lessons.

The New School Management by Wandering Around

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.

The Power of Teacher Networks

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 advisors’ experiences in managing a network, plus a wealth of worksheets, tools, and resources to get you started.

The Principal's Field Manual

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.

The TurnAround Toolkit

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.

Tools Students Need to Be Skillful Writers

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.

Unison Reading

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.

Using Formative Assessment to Differentiate Middle School Literacy Instruction

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.

Education

401 Practical Adaptations for Every Classroom

This book offers a valuable collection of modifications and accommodations for students with special needs.

8 Steps to Classroom Management Success

This guide provides a sequenced, cohesive plan for managing significant behavioral challenges.

Academic Instruction for Students with Moderate and Severe Intellectual Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms

This book provides approaches, information, and ideas for teachers of students with moderate to severe disabilities in general education classrooms.

Active Lessons for Active Brains

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.

Assessment-Powered Teaching

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 students’ progress; and raise test scores.

Catch a Falling Writer

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.

Collaborating With Students in Instruction and Decision Making

This book offers practical strategies for empowering students as co-teachers, decision makers, and advocates.

Culturally Considerate School Counseling

This guidebook cultivates “cultural competence,” integrates ASCA National Model standards, and provides strategies for exploring each student’s individuality and responding accordingly.

Cyber Savvy

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.”

Developing Critical Cultural Competence

This book shows how to provide professional development for teachers that deepens their cultural understanding and includes activities for translating new knowledge into action.

Differentiated Literacy Strategies for English Language Learners, Grades 7-12

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.

Differentiated Literacy Strategies for English Language Learners, Grades K-6

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.

Differentiation at Work, K-5

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.

Digital Community, Digital Citizen

This guide addresses how today's globally connected infosphere has broadened the definition of citizenship and its impact on educators, students, and parents.

Engaged Learning

Based on the idea of “flow”—a state of intrinsic control, curiosity, interest, and inquiry—this book provides strategies for encouraging students to become motivated, engaged learners.

Everything but Teaching

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.

Evidence-Based Strategies for Leading 21st Century Schools

This book provides tips and insights from award-winning schools that use technology to advance student success.

From Difficult Teachers...to Dynamic Teams

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.

From Lesson Plans to Power Struggles, Grades 6-12

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.

Getting Beyond Bullying and Exclusion, PreK-5

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.

High-Five Teaching, K-5

This resource offers strategies and sample lesson plans for putting the principles of Green Light classrooms into practice and engaging today’s digitally savvy students.

How to Build an Instructional Coaching Program for Maximum Capacity

This book engages school and district leaders to guide them through the journey of developing and sustaining an effective coaching program.

MORE Best Practices for High School Classrooms

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.

MORE Best Practices for Middle School Classrooms

Award-winning teachers describe their successful practices for effectively managing classrooms, using technology, and teaching across the curriculum at the middle school level.

Managing the Cycle of Meltdowns for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder

This book’s 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.

Motivate! Inspire! Lead! 10 Strategies for Building Collegial Learning Communities

This guide presents 10 strategies for developing a collegial learning community through positive interdependence, reciprocal relationships, and mutual responsibility.

Multi-Dimensional Education

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.

Online Professional Development

Based on proven principles of professional learning and instructional design, this book provides a path to assessing your needs, the cost, design, and results.

Powerful Practices for High-Performing Special Educators

This resource addresses the unique challenges faced by special education teachers in today’s inclusive classrooms by offering powerful, research-based tools and strategies.

Powerful Professional Developmen

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.

Proactive Classroom Management, K-8

Provides teachers with general classroom operating principles and corresponding activities for establishing and maintaining classroom control.

Strategic Reading Groups

This book features a practical and field-tested model for small-group differentiated reading instruction in Grades 4–8. 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.

Strategies for Learning

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.

Succeeding at Teaching Secondary Mathematics

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.

Taking the Lead on Adolescent Literacy

This book provides educational leaders with a user-friendly and comprehensive planning process for developing a new literacy initiative—or 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.

Teaching Advanced Learners in the General Education Classroom

Provides practical tools for differentiating instruction for advanced learners with existing resources in specific content areas that benefit all students.

Teaching Diverse Learners

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.

Teaching the 3 Cs: Creativity, Curiosity, and Courtesy

Nurture enthusiastic learners, promote school readiness, and meet state standards by integrating creativity, curiosity, and courtesy into the curriculum through developmentally appropriate, fun activities.

The Active Classroom Field Book

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 Brain and Strengths Based School Leadership

The authors connect current cognitive research with the challenges of educational leadership, outline four leadership styles, and demonstrate how to capitalize on your strengths.

The Complete Guide to RTI

Provides an overview of RTI (response to intervention) to professional educators in K–12 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 Data Toolkit

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.

The New Elementary Teacher's Handbook, ed. 3

This book walks new teachers through their first days and offers tips on technology, differentiated instruction, and planning effective standards-based lessons.

The New School Management by Wandering Around

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.

The Power of Teacher Networks

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 advisors’ experiences in managing a network, plus a wealth of worksheets, tools, and resources to get you started.

The Principal's Field Manual

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.

The TurnAround Toolkit

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.

Tools Students Need to Be Skillful Writers

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.

Unison Reading

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.

Using Formative Assessment to Differentiate Middle School Literacy Instruction

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.