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ASCD Bundle 12

10 Success Factors for Literacy Intervention, ed. , v.

This book explains why more schools aren't seeing significant improvement in students' reading ability when they implement Response to Intervention (RTI) or Multitiered Systems of Support (MTSS) in their literacy programs, and what successful schools are doing that sets them apart. Includes 10 success factors for implementing MTSS.

Assessment Literacy for Educators in a Hurry, ed. , v.

This book condenses the complexities of educational testing to six practical and action-oriented understandings about validity, reliability, fairness, score reporting, formative assessment, and affective assessment, in order to improve assessment practices and build a case for stopping ineffective ones.

Attack of the Teenage Brain!, ed. , v.

This book explores the neurological and evolutionary factors that drive teenage behavior and can affect both achievement and engagement. The author proposes a redesign of educational practices and learning environments to deliberately develop teens' cognitive capacity to manage their emotions, prioritize, and focus.

Beyond Co-Teaching Basics, ed. , v.

This book introduces the Collaborative Teaching Improvement Model of Excellence (CTIME), a continuous improvement model that embraces personalized professional learning to ensure that teachers meet the core competencies for co-teaching without burning out along the way.

Changing the Grade, ed. , v.

This book presents a detailed model for developing a more reliable, standards-based grading system, along with a 30-step guide for moving through the process. It also shows how to think in a new way about why grades are given and the purpose of a report card grade, and how to build a team of stakeholders - including teachers, principals, and guidance counselors - to lead the change process.

Design Thinking for School Leaders, ed. , v.

This book explores the changing landscape of leadership and offers practical ways to reframe the role of school leader using Design Thinking.

Differentiation in the Elementary Grades, ed. , v.

This book discusses how elementary school educators can use differentiated instruction to help students be more successful learners—regardless of background, native language, learning preference, or motivation.

Discipline with Dignity, ed. 4, v.

This book provides in-depth guidance for implementing a proven approach to classroom management that can help students make better choices and teachers be more effective.

Disrupting Poverty, ed. , v.

This book encourages educators to act against the debilitating effects of poverty on their students, while also discussing the five classroom practices that permeate the culture of successful high-poverty schools: caring relationships and advocacy, high expectations and support, commitment to equity, professional accountability for learning, and the courage and will to act.

Doing Poorly on Purpose, ed. , v.

This book presents a snapshot of underachievement in gifted students and explores the reasons why it happens and how it can be addressed successfully.

Educational Coaching, ed. , v.

This book shows educators how to get the most out of educational coaching by exploring models of coaching that enhance teachers' thinking, help them overcome obstacles to success, and lead to lasting change.

Everyday Problem-Based Learning, ed. , v.

This book shows how to use problem-based learning as a daily approach to help students learn authentic and relevant content and skills and explains how to engage students in each of the seven steps in the problem-based learning model.

Facilitating Teacher Teams and Authentic PLCs, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with strategies for facilitating interactions among colleagues in PLCs and building trust and buy-in, and offers field-tested, user-friendly protocols to focus and deepen team discussions around texts, data, teacher and student work, teacher dilemmas, and collaborative planning time, as well as tips for anticipating and addressing interpersonal conflicts and obstacles that commonly arise during the use of protocols.

Fast and Effective Assessment, ed. , v.

This book presents classroom strategies that reduce teachers’ workloads while increasing student participation, including how to refine classroom questioning techniques to continually check students' progress and provide instant feedback, and speeding up the correction process via student self-proofing and representative sampling.

Focus, ed. 2, v.

This book extends and updates the case that schools could be on the cusp of swift, unparalleled improvements by focusing on the most essential, widely acknowledged, evidence-based practices that could have more impact than all other initiatives combined. These are: simple, coherent curricula; straightforward, traditional literacy practices; and lessons built around just a few effective elements of good teaching.

From Goals to Growth, ed. , v.

This book presents a growth planning process that integrates seamlessly with existing IEP and Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI2) structures and is also suitable for any student who has individualized or personalized goals, regardless of whether that student qualifies for special education services.

How to Teach So Students Remember, ed. 2, v.

This book has been updated to include recent research and developments in the fields of memory and teaching, and offers seven concrete, actionable steps to help students use what they've learned when they need it. These include training students to recode new concepts in their own words to clarify understanding, and how to use feedback to ensure that relevant information is binding to necessary neural pathways.

Keeping Students Safe Every Day, ed. , v.

This book examines theories and statistics on school safety, dispels common misunderstandings, and provides school leaders with the specific information they need to prepare for and effectively respond to natural disasters, accidents, or violent events.

Leading Change Together, ed. , v.

This book shows how to infuse leadership, collaboration, communication, and capacity building with an understanding of individuals' experiences and capacities—and how they influence our day-to-day work.

Leading in Sync, ed. , v.

This book encourages educators and administrators to examine their own thinking about what constitutes high-quality teaching so they can work toward a shared vision, identify teachers' many strengths as potential assets for achieving the shared vision, recognize ways in which most teachers are already leading, support leadership collaboration through efficient, effective communication, and develop the trust required to learn to lead together.

Manage Your Time or Time Will Manage You, ed. , v.

This book identifies eight root causes of 'time management difficulties' and provides treatment in the form of advice, support, and coping techniques.

Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom, ed. 4, v.

This title 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. This updated edition examines how emerging neurodiversity research, trends toward greater instructional personalization, and rapidly evolving virtual learning tools have affected the use of MI theory to enhance student achievement.

Never Work Harder Than Your Students and Other Principles of Great Teaching, ed. 2, v.

This book identifies seven mastery principles and explains how to use them to guide planning, instruction, assessment, and classroom management. It provides all-new, empowering advice on navigating external evaluation, and includes a self-assessment to help teachers identify current levels of mastery and take control of their own practice.

Project Based Teaching, ed. , v.

This book provides a detailed look at what's happening in Project Based Learning classrooms from the perspective of the Project Based Teacher. Included are a wide range of practical strategies and teachers' reflections along with suggestions from their classroom experiences.

Qualities of Effective Teachers, ed. 3, v.

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. Checklists of skills and positive qualities associated with effective teacher performance are included.

Reading, Writing, and Rigor, ed. , v.

This book uses the framework from Webb's Depth of Knowledge to address the application of rigor to literacy instruction, offering experience-based advice along with specific examples of K–8 assessment items. Topics include standards, text complexity, close reading, student interaction, and formative assessment.

Rethinking Homework, ed. 2, v.

This book offers strategies for revamping how teachers assign homework and argues that homework went from being a positive practice to a hotly contested battle. It addresses a range of issues, such as teachers who fear assigning too little homework versus teachers who overwhelm students with daily assignments, the important role parents play in motivating students to complete their homework, and how homework can be used to improve student outcomes.

Tasks Before Apps, ed. , v.

This book provides a guide for teachers from K-8 through high school to enrich technological skills, social development, and digital aptitude in the classroom.

Teaching Students to Communicate Mathematically, ed. , v.

This book covers the basics of effective mathematical communication and offers specific strategies for teaching students how to speak and write about math.

The i5 Approach, ed. , v.

This book presents the five I’s: information, images, interaction, inquiry, and innovation, and how they relate to developing students’ critical and creative thinking skills. It provides step-by-step procedures for teaching 12 key thinking skills and shares lesson examples from teachers.

The School Leader's Guide to Building and Sustaining Math Success, ed. , v.

This book provides school administrators with an initial guide to establishing a strong math culture, including developing common tasks, getting buy-in, and suggestions for monitoring, supporting, and sustaining improvement.

Understanding and Using Reading Assessment, K-12, ed. 3, v.

This book provides detailed case studies from all grade levels to illustrate reading assessment done well. It also includes 15 reproducible forms and checklists that teachers and administrators can use to optimize their reading assessment efforts.

Unstuck, ed. , v.

This book aims to encourage schools to become more innovative and entrepreneurial, finding better ways to help students learn. The process involves seven steps: starting with moral purpose, unleashing curiosity, building on bright spots, peer coaching toward precision, leading from the inside out, and moving the goal posts.

Using Understanding by Design in the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classroom, ed. , v.

This book provides a practical guide of ensuring that all students have equitable access to high-quality curriculum and instruction in multicultural and language diverse classrooms.

What If?, ed. , v.

This book explains how to improve students’ problem solving and creativity through 'possibility thinking' and 'lesson unplanning,' and includes four basic action principles for designing and solving complex challenges. It also presents steps for developing legacy challenges to foster lasting contributions.

ASCD Bundle 11

Unpacking Fractions, ed. , v.

This book provides teachers with concrete strategies for achieving the worthy goal of 'algebra for all' that will not be possible until 'fractions for all' is a reality. It offers three fundamental reasons why it's imperative for us to take a closer look at how we teach fractions: fractions play a key role in students' feelings about mathematics; fractions are fundamental to school math and daily life; and fractions are foundational to success in algebra.

101 Strategies to Make Academic Vocabulary Stick, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to how to teach the essential, high-frequency words that appear in academic contexts—and reverse the disadvantages of what she calls 'word poverty.' It provides a selection of engaging strategies to help educators across all content areas and grade levels not only teach students a large quantity of words but also ensure that they know these words well.

The Perfect Assessment System, ed. , v.

This book calls for the ground-up redevelopment of assessment in U.S. education. It maps out the adjustments in practice and culture necessary to generate both accurate accountability data and the specific evidence of individual mastery that will support sound instructional decision making and better learning in the classroom.

Students at the Center, ed. , v.

This book maps out a transformative model of personalization that puts students at the center and asks them to employ the set of dispositions for engagement and learning known as the Habits of Mind.

The Coach Approach to School Leadership, ed. , v.

This book addresses a dilemma faced by many principals: how to function as learning leaders while fulfilling their evaluative and management duties. The answer? Incorporating instructional coaching techniques as an integral part of serious school improvement.

Teaching in the Fast Lane, ed. , v.

This book details how to design, manage, and maintain an active classroom that balances autonomy and structure. It offers student-centered strategies on sorting, station teaching, and cooperative learning that will help teachers build on students' intellectual curiosity, self-efficacy, and sense of purpose.

Solving the Homework Problem by Flipping the Learning, ed. , v.

This book outlines why traditional homework causes dread and frustration for students; how flipped learning—completing the harder or more analytical aspects of learning in class as opposed to having students do it on their own—improves student learning; and how teachers can create flipped assignments that both engage students and advance student learning.

What Makes a World-Class School and How We Can Get There, ed. , v.

This book explores how the gap in measures of achievement between students in the United States and those in other countries can be reduced. It provides analysis of recent international assessment results, in-depth profiles of high-achieving education systems around the globe, strategies for aligning successful educational approaches from international systems to U.S. schools, and transformative ideas for cultivating a truly world-class system of schooling.

Total Participation Techniques, ed. 2, v.

This book provides detailed descriptions of the Total Participation Techniques (TPTs) with step-by-step instructions and includes new techniques to engage K–12 students in active learning as well as ways to adapt and personalize the techniques to fit your context and content. Techniques are presented in four parts: overview, implementation instructions, student participation, and classroom personalization, with real-world examples and toolkits for all levels of learning.

Teaching to Strengths, ed. , v.

This book outlines a comprehensive, collaborative approach to teaching that focuses on students' strengths and resiliency. It encourages educators to embrace teaching and school-wide practices that support and enhance the academic and social-emotional development of students living with trauma, violence, and chronic stress.

The Best Class You Never Taught, ed. , v.

This book provides a step-by-step guide for the implementation of Spider Web Discussion, covering everything from introducing the technique to creating rubrics for discussion self-assessment to the nuts and bolts of charting the conversations and using the data collected for formative assessment.

Bold Moves for Schools, ed. , v.

This book proposes a new approach to pedagogy as the basis for the bold moves teachers and leaders need to make to engage all learners and prepare them for now and into the future. The authors examine every aspect of K-12 education, including teacher roles, curriculum, instruction, and assessment, as well as the physical and virtual learning spaces that engage 21st century teachers and learners.

Success with IEPs, ed. , v.

This book explores how the special education teacher and the general education teacher work together to create a student's individualized education plan (IEP) towards each student meeting carefully crafted goals. It addresses five common challenges posed by IEPs: understanding the full scope of the teacher's role, doing critical prep work for IEP meetings, offering modifications and accommodations, contributing to the IEP team, and monitoring student progress.

Assessing Multilingual Learners, ed. , v.

This book addresses the needs of multilingual students who enter a new school and have to learn to adapt to a new country and a new language—and they must be assessed along with their peers. It presents the story of Ana, a newcomer to the United States and its school system and, in a month-by-month format, reveals how assessment affects students, teachers, families, and school leaders. It shows teachers how to collect, analyze, and act upon data about multilingual learners.

Ensuring High-Quality Curriculum, ed. , v.

This guide offers advice and real-life examples from elementary and secondary units of study across a variety of content areas and standards, as well as field-tested rubrics, protocols, and other tools. It also provides criteria for evaluating each component of a curriculum and end-of-chapter checklists to help ensure that criteria are met.

Building on the Strengths of Students with Special Needs, ed. , v.

This book focuses on specific disabilities and inclusive curriculum scenarios for learners in K-12 environments. It offers advice on how to prevent labels from capping student potential and encouragement to help teachers continually improve learner outcomes, and walks teachers through the process of reinforcing, motivating, scaffolding, and planning for instruction that targets learners of all ability levels.

Building Equity, ed. , v.

Introduces a new model to clarify the structural and interpersonal components of an equitable and schooling experience, as well as a survey-based tool to help school and teacher leaders uncover equity-related issues and organize their efforts to better address physical integration, social-emotional engagement, opportunity to learn, instructional excellence, and engaged and inspired learners.

Creating a Culture of Reflective Practice, ed. , v.

This book draws on lessons learned from educators across grade levels, content areas, and district demographics to present a guide to developing a culture of reflective practice in your school. It explores ideas to help gain a clear understanding of role and responsibilities—and those of the teachers—within each stage of the continuum of self-reflection, and uses real-life examples to determine how teacher-leadership activities and strategic coaching can move them forward.

Digital Portfolios in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to help teachers sort through, capture, and make sense of the messiness associated with assessment. By shining a spotlight on three types of student portfolios—performance, process, and progress—and how they can be used to assess student work, it assists educators in navigating the maze of digital tools and implement the results to drive instruction.

Engaging & Challenging Gifted Students, ed. , v.

This book provides teachers with the information and strategies they need to spot, advocate for, engage, and challenge exceptional learners in their classrooms. It enables them to learn how to recognize the challenges of each child, identify the five unexpected traits of exceptional learners, and adjust teaching to meet the needs of all learners.

Instructional Coaching in Action, ed. , v.

This book provides insight and demonstrates how educator-centered instructional coaching can make a difference in teacher learning, instructional practice, and student outcomes.

Fighting for Change in Your School, ed. , v.

This book offers guidance to help educators select, implement, and assess effective school- or districtwide initiatives. It is filled with resources like action checklists, principles to guide educators, and in-depth questions and protocols, for engaging in collaborative professional development activities that strengthen teaching and learning practices and improve student achievement.

Keeping It Real and Relevant, ed. , v.

This book offers lessons that educators at all levels can apply to teaching, assessing, counseling, and designing interventions for learners from all walks of life. It also offers real-life examples of challenging classroom situations, each with a detailed breakdown of how they were peacefully and non-punitively resolved and strategies for designing learning environments suited to the individual needs of students and reflective of their cultural backgrounds.

Even on Your Worst Day You Can Be a Student's Best Hope, ed. , v.

In this guide, the author presents an approach informed by the teachers who helped him and honed through years of connecting with kids who needed someone to show them a path to a more positive future. He shares the little things you can do to prepare yourself for the hard work of making a difference and offers advice for bridging cultural divides, earning students' trust, and equipping them to take responsibility for their own success.

How to Differentiate Instruction in Academically Diverse Classrooms, ed. 3, v.

This book covers the fundamentals of differentiating instruction for students in an academically diverse classroom and provides additional guidelines and new strategies for how to go about it. It explores what differentiation is and why it is essential, how to set up the flexible and supportive learning environment that promotes success, how to manage a differentiated classroom, and how to plan lessons differentiated by readiness, interest, and learning profile.

How to Use Grading to Improve Learning, ed. , v.

This book guides educators at all levels in figuring out how to produce grades for single assignments and report cards that accurately communicate student achievement of learning goals. It explores topics that are fundamental to effective grading and learning practices, including acknowledging that all students can learn, supporting and motivating student effort and learning, designing and grading appropriate assessments, and implementing learning-focused grading policies.

The Formative Five, ed. , v.

For success in school and life, students need more than proficiency in academic subjects and good scores on tests. To truly thrive, students need to develop attributes that aren't typically measured on standardized tests. In this book, educators will learn how to foster the 'Formative Five' success skills that today's students need, including : empathy; self-control; integrity; embracing diversity; and grit.

Lesson Imaging in Math and Science, ed. , v.

Featuring classroom examples, lesson imaging templates, and tips on how to start the process, this book helps teachers anticipate students' ideas and questions and stimulate deeper learning in science, math, engineering, and technology.

Leading an Inclusive School, ed. , v.

This book is a guide for ensuring that your school provides the federally guaranteed 'least restrictive environment' for students no matter the severity of the challenges they face.

How to Give Effective Feedback to Your Students, ed. 2, v.

This book offers enhanced guidance for considering the effectiveness of properly crafted and individually tailored feedback on student work. It provides information on every aspect of feedback, including strategies to uplift and encourage students to persevere in their work; how to formulate and deliver feedback that both assesses learning and extends instruction; and when and how to use oral, written, and visual as well as individual, group, or whole-class feedback.

School Culture Recharged, ed. , v.

This book offers practical advice and strategies that help you build positive energy to reinvigorate your school's culture and staff. It zeroes in on key school improvement efforts, including moving from the culture you have to the culture you want; using the school's culture to improve teaching, job satisfaction, and morale; maximizing the intentions of professional learning communities; and developing organizational habits that can contribute to positive change.

Peer Feedback in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This book explores the role peer feedback plays in learning and teaching. It will help teachers gain an understanding of what meaningful feedback looks like; establish a student-led learning environment that supports risk taking and honest sharing; teach students to be adept peer strategists; develop cooperative student expert groups; and use technology to enhance collaboration, streamline the learning and revision process, and strengthen students' digital citizenship skills.

Learning Transformed, ed. , v.

This book outlines eight keys--each a piece of a puzzle for transforming the K-12 education system of teaching and learning--to intentionally design tomorrow's schools so that today's learners are prepared for success . . . and stand ready to create new industries, find new cures, and solve world problems.

Measuring What We Do in Schools, ed. , v.

This book details the crucial role program evaluation serves in school success and how to implement meaningful evaluations that make a difference. It provides a road map of how to conduct comprehensive, system-wide evaluations of programs and processes; the tools needed to obtain usable, pertinent information; and how to use these data to expand teachers' and administrators' data-informed decision-making focus.

Mastering Formative Assessment Moves, ed. , v.

This book explores classroom-tested formative assessment moves—priming, posing, pausing, probing, bouncing, tagging, and binning--including foundational research, explaining how and when to best use them and describing what they look like in practice. Highlights include case studies, try-now tasks, and tips and advice from beginning and seasoned teachers who use these formative assessment moves in their classrooms.

ASCD Bundle 5

Create Success! Unlocking the Potential of Urban Students, ed. , v.

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.

Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.

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.

Effective Supervision, ed. , v.

Shows school and district-level administrators how to set the priorities and support the practices that will help all teachers become expert teachers.

Everyday Engagement, ed. , v.

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.

Focus, ed. , v.

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.

Great Performances, ed. 2, v.

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.

How to Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.

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.

How to Plan Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

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.

How to Teach Now, ed. , v.

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.

Insights into Action, ed. , v.

This book focuses on relevant topics that face today’s 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.

Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, ed. , v.

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 families’ knowledge of how U.S. schools operate, and provide families with ideas for helping students with their schoolwork at home.

Simply Better, ed. , v.

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.

Teaching Boys Who Struggle in School, ed. , v.

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.

Teaching in Tandem, ed. , v.

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.

The Formative Assessment Action Plan, ed. , v.

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.

The Purposeful Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units, ed. , v.

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.

Total Participation Techniques, ed. , v.

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.

Transformational Teaching in the Information Age, ed. , v.

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.

Transformative Assessment in Action, ed. , v.

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.

Understanding Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.

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.

Wasting Minds, ed. , v.

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.

Where Great Teaching Begins, ed. , v.

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.

ASCD Bundle 4

Brain-Based Teaching in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

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.

Breaking Free from Myths About Teaching and Learning, ed. , v.

Covers changing curriculum from teacher-directed and routine programs to practices that engage students in thinking, working, and interacting with others.

Connecting Teachers, Students, and Standards, ed. , v.

Features a field-tested framework for teaching to ensure inclusion and differentiated instruction are in harmony with standards-based education.

Curriculum 21, ed. , v.

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.

Education Unbound, ed. , v.

Provides and introduction to the concept of 'Greenfield Schooling' and its potential to free-up schools to be more responsive to communities and kids.

Enhancing RTI, ed. , v.

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.

Guided Instruction, ed. , v.

Covers how to use a combination of questions, prompts, cues, direct explanations, and modeling to guide students' learning and build their understanding.

How to Assess Higher-Order Thinking Skills in Your Classroom, ed. , v.

Covers how to develop and use test questions and other assessments that reveal how well students can analyze, reason, solve problems, and think creatively.

How to Support Struggling Students, ed. , v.

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.

Inspiring the Best in Students, ed. , v.

Presents concepts on how to inspire students to learn, behave responsibly, and improve their relationships with themselves, other students, and teachers.

Inviting Students to Learn, ed. , v.

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.

Keeping the Whole Child Healthy and Safe, ed. , v.

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.

Leading and Managing a Differentiated Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

Learning for Keeps, ed. , v.

What is the explicit instructional strategy that supports the higher-level skills students need to meet the demands of the Common Core Standards? Here’s 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.

Learning from Lincoln, ed. , v.

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.

Learning to Love Math, ed. , v.

Explains how negative attitudes toward math get established in the brain and what teachers can do to turn those attitudes around.

Meeting Students Where They Live, ed. , v.

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.

Other Duties as Assigned, ed. , v.

Provides ongoing advice and counsel on how to master the entire spectrum of duties that teacher leaders are expected to accomplish.

Raising Black Students' Achievement Through Culturally Responsive Teaching, ed. , v.

Covers the instructional, management, and assessment strategies to help teachers be more effective at educating black students.

Strengthening and Enriching Your Professional Learning Community, ed. , v.

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.

Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Areas, ed. , v.

Provides help to teachers, in every subject area, become expert teachers of English language learners (ELL).

The Well-Balanced Teacher, ed. , v.

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.

Transforming Professional Development into Student Results, ed. , v.

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.

What Every School Leader Needs to Know About RTI, ed. , v.

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.

What Teachers Really Need to Know About Formative Assessment, ed. , v.

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.

Brain Matters, ed. 2, v.

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.

ASCD Bundle 1

How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

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.

What Works in Schools, ed. , v.

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.

Summarization in Any Subject, ed. , v.

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.

Understanding by Design, Expanded 2nd ed., ed. , v.

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.

Teaching with the Brain in Mind, 2nd ed., Rev. and Updated, ed. , v.

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.

Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement, ed. , v.

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.

School Leadership that Works, ed. , v.

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.

Teacher Leadership That Strengthens Professional Practice, ed. , v.

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.

Future-Focused Leadership, ed. , v.

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.

Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning, ed. , v.

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.

Integrating Differentiated Instruction & Understanding by Design, ed. , v.

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.

The Learning Leader, ed. , v.

Provides school leadership actions and guideposts that will lead to higher student achievement.

The Differentiated Classroom, ed. , v.

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

Supervision for Learning, ed. , v.

Provides information on how to transform a supervisory system into a performance-based model that connects to student achievement and teacher professional development.

The Essentials of Mathematics K-6, ed. , v.

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.

Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction, ed. , v.

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.

The Teacher Quality Index, ed. , v.

Provides a systematic structure and steps for conducting teacher interviews at district and school levels.

Learning on Display, ed. , v.

Provides educators with information on how to plan creative museum projects that target content standards and develop students' understanding of required subject matter.

Inspiring Active Learning, ed. , v.

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.

The Essentials of Science, Grades K-6, ed. , v.

Provides program ideas and practices that will prepare school science programs for stricter new learning objectives and performance goals.

Learning-Driven Schools, ed. , v.

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.

Managing Your Classroom With Heart, ed. , v.

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.

Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners, ed. , v.

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.

Teachers as Classroom Coaches, ed. , v.

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.

Activating the Desire to Learn, ed. , v.

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.

Beyond Discipline, ed. , v.

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.

Results Now, ed. , v.

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.

The Best Schools, ed. , v.

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.

Classroom Assessment & Grading That Work, ed. , v.

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.

Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time, ed. , v.

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.

Exemplary Practices for Secondary Math Teachers, ed. , v.

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.

Qualities of Effective Teachers, ed. 2, v.

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.

EdSpeak, ed. , v.

Provides a glossary of the terminology used in the education profession.

Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.

Provides a framework for successful teaching practice. Includes applications for state standards, formative assessments, and school specialists.

Building Literacy in Social Studies, ed. , v.

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.

Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

Principals Who Learn, ed. , v.

Provides school principals with information on how to keep on top of the human relationships and dynamics at work in their schools.

Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works, ed. , v.

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.

Taking Action on Adolescent Literacy, ed. , v.

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.

Schooling by Design, ed. , v.

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.

The Art and Science of Teaching, ed. , v.

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.

Checking for Understanding, ed. , v.

Explores formative assessment techniques that work in any subject area and grade level. Includes types of oral language (speaking and listening) strategies; ways to use writing to check for understanding; student response techniques that increase participation and engagement; projects and performances that are easily integrated into daily classroom practice; and test items that help plan further instruction.

The Strategic Teacher, ed. , v.

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.

Getting to 'Got It!' Helping Struggling Students Learn How to Learn, ed. , v.

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.

Managing Diverse Classrooms, ed. , v.

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.

Better Learning Through Structured Teaching, ed. , v.

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.

Transformative Assessment, ed. , v.

Explains what formative assessment really is, and how to use this approach to improve teaching, learning, classroom climate, teacher professional development, and school performance.

Align the Design, ed. , v.

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.

Making Standards Useful in the Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

The Fundamentals of Literacy Coaching, ed. , v.

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.

Personalizing the High School Experience for Each Student, ed. , v.

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.

Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed, ed. , v.

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.

Reframing Teacher Leadership to Improve Your School, ed. , v.

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.

The Differentiated School, ed. , v.

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.

Educating Everybody's Children, ed. , v.

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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The Take-Action Guide to World Class Learners Book 1, ed. , v.

This book provides specific strategies and practical advice on how to incorporate student choice for flexible, student-focused curriculum, motivate students to turn strengths into passions, and cultivate students’ technical, creative, decision making, and communication skills.

The Take-Action Guide to World Class Learners Book 3, ed. , v.

This practice-oriented book expands on Dr. Yong Zhao’s acclaimed World Class Learners, which presents a new framework for cultivating creative and entrepreneurial students. With this third book in the follow-up three-volume set, Zhao reveals how to help students learn and prepare for a globalized world.

The Principal’s Guide to Time Management, ed. , v.

Written by school principals, this guide provides a plan of action to help get you back to the instructional leadership that made you want this job in the first place.

Going Google, ed. 2, v.

This newly updated guide to Google’s latest tech tools explains which tools help you meet 21st century skills and the new ISTE Standards for Students; the latest versions of Google Classroom, Google Drive, Google Chrome, Google Earth, and YouTube; how to create quizzes, parent contract forms, and student writing groups; and how to use technology-related activities to facilitate creativity, promote innovation, and enhance communication skills.

Teaching the Whole Teen, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with methodologies for helping teens develop independence and responsibility, collaborate and communicate effectively, establish valuable work habits, and harness emotions and motivation.

Reflective Practice for Renewing Schools, ed. 3, v.

This book provides educators with effective tools for initiating and mastering reflective practice alone, with partners, in small groups, and schoolwide.

Teaching Evidence-Based Writing: Fiction, ed. , v.

In this book, the author combines ELA standards with her favorite books to build a lesson structure you can use in two ways: with an entire text or with just the excerpts she’s included in the book. Each section includes: lessons; prompt pages; excerpts-to-write about pages; write-about-reading templates; and writing tasks.

Smuggling Writing, ed. , v.

This book shows how to integrate writing into your lesson plans with 32 written response activities that help students process information and ideas in short, powerful sessions. The authors invigorate tools like GIST, Herringbone, and Anticipation Guides, and organize them into sections on Vocabulary and Concept Development, Comprehension, Discussion, and Research & Inquiry.

Why Are School Buses Always Yellow? Teaching for Inquiry, K–8, ed. 2, v.

This book explores how to transform children’s natural ability to notice and wonder into the full learning cycle of observing, thinking, and critically questioning, providing ways to develop authentic student inquiry that fosters deep learning. It includes the latest research around inquiry-based teaching and emphasizes turning inquiry into critical thinking, assessing students’ inquiry, and involving families in the inquiry.

Designing and Using Performance Tasks, ed. , v.

This book walks teachers step-by-step through the process of incorporating performance tasks as a tool to teach, monitor, and extend student learning.

How Schools and Districts Meet Rigorous Standards Through Authentic Intellectual Work, ed. , v.

This book provides case studies of successful Authentic Intellectual Work (AIW) implementation at the statewide, districtwide, and individual school levels; illustrations of collaborative teaming to advance higher-order thinking, disciplined inquiry, and value beyond school; and exemplars of how AIW transforms professional development and evaluations and increases coherence and alignment of initiatives.

Teaching Evidence-Based Writing: Nonfiction, ed. , v.

In this book, the author combines ELA standards with her favorite books to build a lesson structure you can use in two ways: with an entire text or with just the excerpts she’s included in the book. Each section includes: lessons; prompt pages; excerpts-to-write about pages; write-about-reading templates; and writing tasks.

Using Quality Feedback to Guide Professional Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with a valuable guide for giving and utilizing feedback in order to promote professional growth. Research-based ideas aligned with the Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning, and structures for offering feedback on teacher-created assessments, in observations, and through videos are also provided.

Project-Based Learning Across the Disciplines, ed. , v.

Covers the +1Pedagogy™ project-based learning framework, which aims to help teachers stimulate students’ interest across disciplines, implement a turnkey, interdisciplinary framework, immerse students in authentic inquiry and real-world application, and integrate college and career readiness and digital technology.

Blogging for Educators, ed. , v.

This book takes educators by the hand and guides them through the easy, step-by-step process of blogging. Provides instructive sample blog posts from sites like Blogger and Wordpress and generous examples and resource listings.

30 Big-Idea Lessons for Small Groups, ed. , v.

This book provides a framework that gets students interacting with texts. It taps into 30 lessons organized by text complexity, reproducible forms, assessments, and a bank of engagement tools. Use these lessons across the year as a warm up to a whole-class novel, to augment your core reading program, to challenge your capable readers and bring your striving readers in to rich yet accessible reading experiences.

Bullying Today, ed. , v.

Before bullying surfaces in your school, you need to be ready. This book is organized so you can find the answers you need to make meaningful changes in the way you prevent and respond to bullying.

Confident Voices, ed. , v.

When it comes to technology integration, don’t overlook the needs of your ELL students. Introduce project-based learning into your classroom and utilize strategies to engage your ELL students and bridge the growing divide between technology and the ELL students that need it to thrive. This book shows ELL educators how to combine technology with teaching in this guide to blended learning.

10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties, ed. , v.

This book enables teachers to hone readers' skills and help students from all grade levels develop their ability to create meaning from print. It provides a ten-point teaching strategy that encompasses vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and writing. Features include information on the often-overlooked importance of emotions in the process of overcoming reading struggles and strategies to promote voluntary reading, even for the most reluctant students.

Authentically Engaged Families, ed. , v.

There’s no doubt that family engagement makes a world of difference for teachers and students -- but connecting with parents of various ethnic, socioeconomic, or cultural backgrounds can be challenging for educators. This book offers instructions for building strong relationships, beginning effective dialogues, strategizing, and monitoring progress.

Arguing from Evidence in Middle School Science, ed. , v.

Give your students the critical scientific practice today's science standards require. This book features strategies and activities to engage students in arguments about competing data sets, opposing scientific ideas, applying evidence to support specific claims, and more.

The Nonfiction Now Lesson Bank, Grades 4-8, ed. , v.

This book enables teachers to teach content-area texts for slower, deeper, and more purposeful reading and understanding of nonfiction works. It provides 50 powerhouse lessons on teaching nonfiction, including five on close reading; a bank of short informational texts to use with lessons; student practice activities on everything from scanning features to writing about reading; graphic organizers for taming textbooks; and outline for weekly lesson and unit planning.

World Class Learners, ed. , v.

This book unlocks the secrets to cultivating independent thinkers who are willing and able to use their learning differently to create jobs and contribute positively to the globalized society.

The Take-Action Guide to World Class Learners Book 2, ed. , v.

This practice-oriented book presents a new framework for cultivating creative and entrepreneurial students. It outlines how to understand entrepreneurship and project-oriented learning, implement 'making-as-learning' POL curriculum, help students create quality entrepreneurial products, and how to understand ownership, copyrights, and patents.

The Pedagogy of Real Talk, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with a practical methodology that helps education professionals build rapport with students while creating learning experiences that are relevant and life-changing.

The Collaborative Analysis of Student Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with a comprehensive guide to implementing a research-based approach to professional learning that drives educator effectiveness and promotes learning for every student. Step-by-step guidance to implementation supported by numerous tools, protocols, and examples is also provided.

Teacher as Activator of Learning, ed. , v.

This book shows how to facilitate better and deeper learning. Packed with practical strategies that teachers can use every day to increase student achievement, discover what educational neuroscience says about nurturing a 'growth mindset' and creating classrooms that support and encourage students to take risks and 'fail forward.'

Putting FACES on the Data, ed. , v.

This book shows how to develop a common language for sharing all students' progress with all teachers and leaders and how to use ongoing assessment to inform instruction. Based on worldwide research from more than 500 educators, this book presents solutions organized by assessment, instruction, leadership, and ownership. It helps to set goals, adjust lessons, identify students' strengths and weaknesses, and implement interventions.

Never Send a Human to Do a Machine's Job, ed. , v.

This book explores five ways educators can begin to optimize classroom technology and rethink its use: see technology as a complement rather than a replacement, embrace its creation potential over consumption function, encourage design and personalized learning over standards and outcomes, celebrate the journey toward digital competence over curriculum improvement, and focus on tech-pedagogy over product usage.

Leading Connected Classrooms, ed. , v.

This book shows how the creative use of technology meets outstanding teaching resulting in incredible learning. It explores how to use student engagement to promote authentic, thoughtful learning; learn how innovative connected educators provided incredible learning opportunities for their students; implement new technology resources and strategies for all classrooms and grade levels; and help students build critical thinking skills and gain confidence in their own voices.

Identity Safe Classrooms, ed. , v.

Drawn from research showing that students from all backgrounds in identity safe classrooms learn better and like school more than their peers in other classrooms, this book focuses on a set of strategies that have a positive effect on student learning and attachment to schooling, in spite of real and powerful social inequalities.

Revolutionize Assessment, ed. , v.

This book reveals how gains in student achievement can narrow achievement gaps when teachers are given the tools needed to use 'assessment for learning'.

Redefining Smart, ed. , v.

This book details a groundbreaking new approach to content delivery and instruction, geared towards maximizing student discovery, deep thought, exploration, and creativity.

Leading 21st Century Schools, ed. 2, v.

This book empowers administrators and teachers to plan and execute effective strategies for enhancing student engagement and achievement through the latest technological developments and author-tested methods for applying them in schools. Features include aligning technology to the ISLLC Standards, ISTE Standards, and Common Core State Standards and comprehensive guides to the newest technologies and trends that school leaders need to know.

Excited to Learn, ed. , v.

This book helps teachers leverage students’ natural curiosity and academic potential through strategies to enhance students’ emotional safety, value for learning, engagement, and competence; a tested and validated model to make instructional planning also motivational planning; a rationale for intrinsic motivation, especially in culturally diverse classrooms; and information for teaching linguistically diverse students and students who have been historically underserved.

From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom, ed. , v.

This book of essays challenges educators to 'reboot' and make the changes necessary to prepare students for 21st century careers, based on interviews with young people and their ideas about what they need from teachers, schools, and education. It features easy-to-do, high-impact classroom strategies that help what he calls 'digital natives' acquire 'digital wisdom' using 21st century learning and technology, including games, YouTube, and more.

Teaching Digital Natives, ed. , v.

This book presents an intuitive yet highly innovative and field-tested partnership model that promotes 21st-century student learning through technology.

Teaching for the Lifespan, ed. , v.

This book provides the pedagogical best practices needed to promote your students’ strengths and abilities for life-long success. It offers practical tips on effective IEPs, personal stories from adults with learning differences, and suggestions from real teachers.

Beginning the Principalship, ed. 4, v.

This book offers intensive encouragement and help in a practical hands-on guide to help principals navigate the challenges of school leadership.

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3, v.

This book advises teachers on how to assess, instruct, and differentiate inclusive lesson plans and strategies for inclusion honoring each individual student and working with families and making them an integral part of the inclusive team and by not permitting a label to define a student or lower academic, behavioral, social, and emotional expectations. It includes updated information on ADA, IDEA, writing IEPs, transitional services, and metacognitive strategies.

Every Teacher a Leader, ed. , v.

This book prepares teachers for leadership roles with specific how-to's for the essential skills needed most, including running meetings, teaching colleagues, providing feedback, conducting needs assessments, delivering effective professional development, resolving conflicts, and employing technology. It features tested content and activities, reflective writing prompts, scenarios for discussion, and self-evaluations.

5 Skills for the Global Learner, ed. , v.

This book is loaded with tips and examples for using PLNs, Facebook, Twitter, Skype, YouTube, Jing, and other essential tools, providing five essential skills to transform students into global learners.

Engaging English Learners Through Access to Standards, ed. , v.

This book addresses how school districts and schools can successfully promote academic English language development through teaching content knowledge and standards-based skills and abilities. It contains practical steps and ideas for developing collaborative, cross-curricular programs that address EL-specific needs, and includes tables and templates, essays, and real-life stories that illuminate best practices for appropriate standards-based instruction that gets results.

Classroom in the Cloud, ed. , v.

This book demonstrates what cloud-based instruction can mean for teachers and students—and how it can work for your school.

The Educator's Guide to Creating Connections, ed. , v.

This book helps educators harness the power of connected collaboration by using the Internet and social media to easily leverage Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and beyond for profound professional growth. Tips and tools are provided to master and adapt to 21st Century teaching methodologies.

The Relevant Educator, ed. , v.

This book makes it easy to build a thriving professional network using social media. Easy-to-implement ideas, essential tools, and real-life vignettes help teachers learn to find and choose the best social media tools, products, and communities.

Assessment 3.0, ed. , v.

This book explains SE2R (Summarize, Explain, Redirect, Resubmit) methods that will loosen and then break your classroom’s dependence on traditional grading systems that do little more than silence student voices.

Concept-Based Mathematics, ed. , v.

This book helps students achieve the deep understanding and skills called for by global standards and be prepared for the 21st century workplace.

5 Principles of the Modern Mathematics Classroom, ed. , v.

This book offers new ideas for inspiring math students by building a more engaging and collaborative learning environment.

Authentic Intellectual Work, ed. , v.

This book helps school-based teams improve the quality of instruction, assessment, and curriculum for higher and more equitable student learning.

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100 Commonly Asked Questions in Math Class, ed. , v.

This book provides a resource for teachers who need a quick response to a variety of questions relating to school mathematics.

English Language Arts, Grades 6-8, ed. , v.

This book gives you a streamlined path for designing and implementing curriculum that leads to student mastery of academic language—the key to school success.

Mathematics, Grades 6–8, ed. , v.

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 students’ academic success.

Action Science, ed. , v.

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.

All Hands on Deck, ed. , v.

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.

All Systems Go, ed. , v.

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.

An Interpersonal Approach to Classroom Management, ed. , v.

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.

Building School-Community Partnerships, ed. , v.

This book emphasizes the importance of community involvement for effective school functioning, student support and well-being, and community health and development.

Connected Leadership, ed. , v.

This book provides practical examples of how educators can use Web 2.0 tools to grow professionally and personally.

Culture Re-Boot, ed. , v.

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.

Data Driven Differentiation in the Standards-Based Classroom, ed. 2, v.

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.

Digital Learning For All Now, ed. , v.

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.

Digital Storytelling in the Classroom, ed. 2, v.

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.

Distributed Leadership Matters, ed. , v.

Offers various approaches for realizing the benefits of distributed leadership—engaging 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.

Empowered Schools, Empowered Students, ed. , v.

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.

Empowering Young Voices for the Planet, ed. , v.

This book is about teaching students the science and reality of climate change, while empowering them to respond effectively—and without fear. Inside this guide you’ll find practical tips for inspiring students to develop projects relevant to their own communities, including planning, financing, safety, and liability.

Expecting Excellence in Urban Schools, ed. , v.

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.

Getting to the Core of English Language Arts, Grades 6-12, ed. , v.

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.

Growing Into Equity, ed. , v.

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 equity—every student achieving.

How to Deal With Teachers Who Are Angry, Troubled, Exhausted, or Just Plain Confused, ed. , v.

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.

Implementing Change Through Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides hands-on techniques for implementing K–12 change management with the Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM), a rigorously field-tested approach for more than two decades.

Leading the Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.

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.

Leading With Passion and Knowledge, ed. , v.

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.

Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning: Learning Communities, ed. , v.

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.

Learning for Leadership, ed. , v.

This book prepares education leaders to support adult professional growth. Through practical advice, you’ll learn to employ practices that support leadership development in your schools and districts, and teach on-the-ground applications for effective professional learning initiatives.

Mapping Comprehensive Units to the ELA Common Core Standards, K–5, ed. , v.

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.

Mathematics, the Common Core, and RTI, ed. , v.

This book distills the central elements of the Common Core and RTI into a single, manageable resource that provides strategies for serving all students.

Opening the Door to Coaching Conversations, ed. , v.

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.

Pathways to Thinking Schools, ed. , v.

This book gives students the essential thinking skills they need to thrive in an increasingly complex future.

Planning for Technology, ed. 2, v.

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.

Problem-Based Learning, ed. 2, v.

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.

Realizing Rigor in the Mathematics Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

Super Teaching, ed. 4, v.

Examines how students learn and how instruction changes a student's brain. Offers brain research–based teaching strategies and ready-to-implement instructional tools for engaging students, boosting learner memory, and meeting the needs of all learners.

Teacher Rounds, ed. , v.

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.

The Common Core, an Uncommon Opportunity, ed. , v.

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.

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

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

The Everything Guide to Informational Texts, K-2, ed. , v.

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.

The Go-To Guide for Engineering Curricula, PreK-5, ed. , v.

This book provides a full range of time-tested curriculum materials to seamlessly weave engineering and technology concepts into your math and science lessons.

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

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

The Parallel Curriculum, ed. 2, v.

This resource promotes a curriculum model for developing the abilities of all students and extending the abilities of students who perform at advanced levels.

The Principal's Guide to Managing School Personnel, ed. , v.

This resource provides principals with the policies, procedures, and techniques to lead and manage school personnel and create an effective work environment.

Time for Learning, ed. , v.

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.

Uncovering Student Thinking About Mathematics in the Common Core, Grades 3-5, ed. , v.

Contains 25 research-based assessment probes designed specifically for Grades 3-5 and the new Common Core Standards for Mathematics.

Uncovering Student Thinking About Mathematics in the Common Core, Grades 6-8, ed. , v.

Contains 25 assessment probes that pinpoint subconcepts within the new Common Core Standards for Mathematics to promote deep learning and expert math instruction.

Uncovering Student Thinking About Mathematics in the Common Core, Grades K–2, ed. , v.

Contains 20 research-based assessment probes designed specifically for Grades K–2 and the new Common Core Standards for Mathematics.

Uncovering Student Thinking About Mathematics in the Common Core, High School, ed. , v.

Contains 25 research-based assessment probes designed specifically for High School and the new Common Core Standards for Mathematics.

Unleashing Student Superpowers, ed. , v.

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 teacher’s regular day.

Unleashing the Positive Power of Differences, ed. , v.

This book shows how education leaders can bring opposing groups to common ground, resulting in a solid plan built on diverse wisdom.

Untangling the Web, ed. , v.

This book provides 20 free websites and tools—flexible enough for kindergarten through high school use—to learn how to leverage technology and transform classroom experiences.

Using RTI in Secondary Schools, ed. , v.

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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Assessment as Learning, ed. 2, v.

This book illustrates how formative assessment can be used to understand student beliefs, inform classroom instruction, and encourage student reflection.

Bounce Forward, ed. , v.

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.

Breakthrough Leadership in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

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.

Build the Brain the Common Core Way, ed. , v.

This book outlines what’s new with Common Core, what’s 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.

Building Number Sense Through the Common Core, ed. , v.

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.

Building Trust in Teacher Evaluations, ed. , v.

This professional development guide explores the critical ingredients of communication and trust for success in the new age of teacher evaluation systems.

Captivate, Activate, and Invigorate the Student Brain in Science and Math, Grades 6-12, ed. , v.

This book blends current research on the student brain with practical methods for teaching science and math.

Climate Smart & Energy Wise, ed. , v.

This text will improve students’ 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.

Closing the Poverty & Culture Gap, ed. , v.

This book provides a six-part framework to help teachers build on students' assets and strengths rather than attempt to overcome perceived disadvantages.

Collaborative School Reviews, ed. , v.

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.

Common Core CPR, ed. , v.

This book embraces what is best about the standards—their emphasis on active, authentic learning—and 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 2–6, 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.

Creating Content With Your Tablet, ed. , v.

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.

Discovering and Developing Talents in Spanish-Speaking Students, ed. , v.

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.

Eight Myths of Student Disengagement, ed. , v.

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.

English Learners in the Mathematics Classroom, ed. 2, v.

This book offers strategies that support mathematics learning along with language acquisition for English Learners.

Flywheel, ed. , v.

This book offers a comprehensive view of leadership coaching— including tools, coaching dialogues, exercises, and protocols.

From Discipline to Culturally Responsive Engagement, ed. , v.

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.

Girls Without Limits, ed. , v.

This book will help you become a positive force in girls' lives in any capacity: as a teacher, counselor, advisor, or parent.

Identification and Evaluation of Learning Disabilities, ed. , v.

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.

Improving Achievement With Digital Age Best Practices, ed. , v.

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.

Improving Student Learning When Budgets Are Tight, ed. , v.

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.

Inquiring Into the Common Core, ed. , v.

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 Core’s framework, as well as real life inquiry-implementation examples from a high-need, high-poverty school.

Inquiry, ed. , v.

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.

Making School a Game Worth Playing, ed. , v.

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.

Math Know-How, ed. , v.

This book is organized around real questions fielded from real teachers—questions 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.

Mentoring New Teachers, ed. 3, v.

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.

Motivation to Learn, ed. , v.

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.

Moving from Spoken to Written Language with ELLS, ed. , v.

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.

Online Professional Development Through Virtual Learning Communities, ed. , v.

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.

Planning and Organizing Standards-Based Differentiated Instruction, ed. 2, v.

This book helps instructors identify best practices and create positive classroom environments that optimize learning for individual learners.

Planting the Seeds of Algebra, PreK–2, ed. , v.

This book shows teachers how to create a strong foundation in algebra for very young children. It helps teacher’s foster mathematical habits of mind in students such as critical thinking, problem solving, adaptability, agility, communication, curiosity, and imagination.

Positive Behavior Support at the Secondary 'Targeted Group' Level, ed. , v.

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.

Powerful Partnerships, ed. , v.

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.

Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning: Data, ed. , v.

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 district’s journey to successful use of data and how it led to measurable improvement in student achievement.

RTI Meets Writer's Workshop, ed. , v.

In this book, the author explains how RTI fits into writing workshops, and shows how to implement tiered writing instruction in grades 2-6.

Strategies for Teaching Fractions, ed. , v.

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.

Teaching Dilemmas and Solutions in Content-Area Literacy, Grades 6-12, ed. , v.

This book provides suggestions on how to develop curriculum and instruction that are responsive to students’ needs across English/language arts, science, social studies, mathematics, visual space, and music and drama.

The Answer Is in the Room, ed. , v.

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.

The Architecture of School Improvement, ed. , v.

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 doesn’t, and what matters most in the world of high-stakes testing and accountability.

The Equity Framework, ed. , v.

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.

The Focus Model, ed. , v.

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.

The Principal as Leader of the Equitable School, ed. , v.

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.

The Principal’s Guide to Curriculum Leadership, ed. , v.

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.

The Relentless Pursuit of Excellence, ed. , v.

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.

The Rock 'n' Roll Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

Transforming Teaching and Learning through Data-Driven Decision Making, ed. , v.

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.

Using Formative Assessment to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction, Grades 4-10, ed. , v.

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.

What Successful Math Teachers Do, Grades 6–12, ed. 2, v.

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 students’ families.

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10 Strategies for Doubling Student Performance, ed. , v.

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.

40 Active Learning Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom, Grades K-5, ed. , v.

Text explores ways of creating inclusive K-5 classrooms by utilizing such concepts as brain-based learning, differentiated instruction, and information processing.

41 Active Learning Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom, Grades 6-12, ed. , v.

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.

A Developmental Approach to Educating Young Children, ed. , v.

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.

A Teacher's Guide to Change, ed. , v.

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.

Becoming a Legendary Teacher, ed. , v.

Examining key characteristics that make teachers extraordinary, this resource demonstrates how educators can motivate students and create positive classroom environments.

Bringing Your Learning Community to Life, ed. , v.

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.

Build the Brain for Reading, Grades 4-12, ed. , v.

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.

Building Student Resilience, ed. , v.

This guide shows how school leaders and teachers can help at-risk students rebound from risk and develop personal resiliency.

Classroom Testing and Assessment for ALL Students, ed. , v.

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.

Count Me In! K-5, ed. , v.

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.

Creative Strategies to Transform School Culture, ed. , v.

Presents strategies to improve school culture, including activities for developing collaborative work relationships, dealing appropriately with conflict, and fostering rapport.

Data Strategies to Uncover and Eliminate Hidden Inequities, ed. , v.

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.

Deeper Writing, ed. , v.

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.

Developing Mindful Students, Skillful Thinkers, Thoughtful Schools, ed. , v.

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 students’ creativity and decision-making skills.

Differentiating Science Instruction and Assessment for Learners with Special Needs, K-8, ed. , v.

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.

Facilitating Authentic Learning, Grades 6-12, ed. , v.

Learn how to teach content and process at the same time, assess 21st-century skills, and engage students in higher-order thinking—all central aims of the Common Core.

From Conflict to Conciliation, ed. , v.

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.

From Mandate to Achievement, ed. , v.

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.

From Silos to Systems, ed. , v.

This handbook provides specific application steps for engaging all staff in a systematic approach to addressing problems and creating a positive school climate.

Homework Done Right, ed. , v.

This step-by-step guide shows teachers how homework assignments can connect with the curriculum and with students’ lives, including strategies and sample assignments for all grade levels.

Improve Learning by Building Community, ed. , v.

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.

Integrating the Performing Arts in Grades K-5, ed. , v.

This book offers practical solutions to teaching the performing arts by integrating them into math, science, social studies, and language arts in Grades K–5.

Leadership for Family and Community Involvement, ed. , v.

This volume examines educators’ pivotal role in leading family and community involvement in school success.

Leading the Technology-Powered School, ed. , v.

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.

Learnership, ed. , v.

This handbook illustrates how you can practice learnership every day through activities, real-life stories, and narrative bibliography.

Mentorship of Special Educators, ed. , v.

Offers a contemporary, practical, and ready-to-use handbook for professionals who provide support and mentorship to special education teachers.

Mirror Images, ed. , v.

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.

Navigating Cultural Competence in Grades 6-12, ed. , v.

The author’s eight-point cultural compass guides you in crafting a respectful and inclusive curriculum. Each chapter includes frequently asked questions, specific strategies and activities.

Navigating Cultural Competence in Grades K-5, ed. , v.

This guide helps ensure that young children feel welcome and that their cultures are valued. Included are strategies and activities.

PLCs, DI and RTI, ed. , v.

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.

Promising Practices for Elementary Teachers, ed. , v.

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.

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

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

Responsible Classroom Management, Grades 6-12, ed. , v.

Provides direction on implementing a team-based approach to schoolwide behavior management and reducing discipline problems in Grades 6 through 12.

Smarter Clicking, ed. , v.

Designed to support appropriate use of technology for teaching and learning, this resource helps school leaders create, implement, and maintain effective instructional technology policies.

Sparking Student Synapses 9-12, ed. , v.

A practical guide to help high school educators adapt to a curriculum with an increasing focus on critical thinking.

Teach Reading, Not Testing, ed. , v.

Presents research-based methodology for teaching children how to read, building on teachers’ expertise about best practice. Included are end-of-chapter quizzes and real-life scenarios, plus a full chapter on teaching literacy with special populations.

Teaching Adolescents with Autism, ed. , v.

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.

Teaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, and Success, ed. , v.

Provides instructional and assessment guidelines for strengthening students’ higher-order thinking and reasoning skills.

Teaching Tech-Savvy Kids, ed. , v.

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.

The Active Workshop, ed. , v.

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.

The Biracial and Multiracial Student Experience, ed. , v.

Provides strategies for teaching biracial and multiracial students and deepens the reader's understanding of race, ethnicity, and the development of racial identities.

The Instructional Leader and the Brain, ed. , v.

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.

The RTI Startup Guide, ed. , v.

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.

The Survival Kit for the Elementary School Principal, ed. , v.

This kit offers solutions for virtually any leadership or administrative challenge that elementary school principals commonly face.

The Teacher's Journey, ed. , v.

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.

Toolkit for Mentor Practice, ed. , v.

This all-in-one resource combines data collection tools with a mentoring process that helps improve the confidence, practices, and effectiveness of new teachers.

When Kids Are Grieving, ed. , v.

Helps educators understand and respond appropriately to students’ unique expressions of grief, facilitate effective interventions, and determine when to refer a child to a specialist.

Why Great Teachers Quit, ed. , v.

Features analysis of the teacher retention problem, and provides suggestions for administrators and policy makers to keep good teachers in the classroom.

Zing! Seven Creativity Practices for Educators and Students, ed. , v.

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.

Corwin Bundle 1

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

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

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

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

Becoming an Emotionally Intelligent Teacher, ed. , v.

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

Building Content Literacy, ed. , v.

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

Collaboration and Co-Teaching, ed. , v.

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

Culturally Proficient Education, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Differentiated Science Inquiry, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Formative Assessment, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Handbook of School Improvement, ed. , v.

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

Homelessness Comes to School, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Leadership as Lunacy, ed. , v.

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

Leading Good Schools to Greatness, ed. , v.

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

Leading Through Quality Questioning, ed. , v.

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

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

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

Making ALL Kids Smarter, ed. , v.

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

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

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

Models of Professional Development, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Preventing Long-Term Els, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Responding to Cyber Bullying, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

School Budgeting for Hard Times, ed. , v.

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

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

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

Teacher Leader Stories, ed. , v.

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

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

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

10 Best Teaching Practices, ed. 3, v.

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

The Active Mentor, ed. , v.

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

The Cultural Proficiency Journey, ed. , v.

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

The Practice of Authentic PLCs, ed. , v.

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

Transformative Professional Learning, ed. , v.

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

Transforming School Climate and Learning, ed. , v.

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

Transforming Schools for English Learners, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

What Successful Science Teachers Do, ed. , v.

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

ISTE Subcollection- Standards

Education Reimagined, ed. , v.

The ISTE Standards for Education Leaders offer a concrete framework to help leaders set goals and provide a vision for transformative systems change within educational institutions.

ISTE Standards for Educators, ed. , v.

The ISTE Standards for learning and teaching are widely recognized and adopted worldwide. These standards will deepen teacher practice, promote collaboration with peers, and challenge teachers to rethink traditional approaches.

ISTE Standards for Students, ed. , v.

This booklet provides definitions of each standard along with scenarios for authentic learning activities that build students’ essential skills, a crosswalk comparing these standards to previous iterations, and a prerequisite foundational technology skills scope and sequence document – all designed to show you what the Student Standards look like in practice.

ISTE Bundle 7

Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. 3, v.

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.

Flipped Learning for English Instruction, ed. , v.

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.

Flipped Learning for Math Instruction, ed. , v.

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.

Flipped Learning for Science Instruction, ed. , v.

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.

Flipped Learning for Social Studies, ed. , v.

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.

Get Active, ed. , v.

This practical guide will inform teachers’ and school leaders’ 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.

Integrating Technology in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Presents new and immediately applicable ways to integrate technology in the classroom, using tools and projects that support collaborative, student-centered learning.

Let's Get Social, ed. , v.

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 Edmodo’s suite of tools and apps in their classrooms. Learn how to leverage Edmodo for assessment, project-based learning, flipped classroom, gamification and more.

Securing the Connected Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy, ed. , v.

The book is filled with a collection of literacy tools, such as virtual book clubs, video and animated book talks, and writer’s 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.

ISTE Bundle 6

Bring Your Own Learning, ed. , v.

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.

Grounded Designs for Online and Hybrid Learning, ed. , v.

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.

Grounded Designs for Online and Hybrid Learning, ed. , v.

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.

Grounded Designs for Online and Hybrid Learning, ed. , v.

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.

Personalized Learning, ed. , v.

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.

Reinventing Project-Based Learning, ed. 2, v.

This book offers educators an accessible guide for maximizing the benefits of project-based learning in today's technology-rich learning environment.

Teaching Literacy in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

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.

Web 2.0, ed. 2, v.

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.

ISTE Bundle 5

Technology Together, ed. , v.

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.

From Inspiration to Red Carpet, ed. , v.

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.

Serious Comix, ed. , v.

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.

Making Technology Standards Work for You, ed. 3, v.

Provides educational leaders with the latest tools and resources for creating both a vision and a process for school reform.

A Parent’s Guide to Online Safety, ed. , v.

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.

Interactive Whiteboards in the Elementary Classroom, ed. , v.

Learn how interactive whiteboards (IWBs) can increase student engagement and motivation and learn how best to incorporate IWBs in teaching.

Help Your Child Learn with Cell Phones and Web 2.0, ed. , v.

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).

Teach Math with the Wii, ed. , v.

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.

ISTE Bundle 4

Data-Driven Decision Making, ed. , v.

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.

Advocacy and Educational Technology, ed. , v.

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.

Intelligence Quest, ed. , v.

This guide provides educators with a clear structure and specific goals for a technology-infused classroom.

Making Connections with Blogging, ed. , v.

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.

Flip Your Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

Safe Practices for Life Online, ed. 2, v.

Offers practical advice to help middle and high school students stay safe online by making better choices and minimizing their risks. Updated to reflect today’s advances in technology, this guide contains dozens of classroom-tested exercises and links to websites, documents, and resources.

A Constructivist Approach to the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. , v.

This book helps prospective and practicing teachers integrate existing, new, and emerging technologies into their curriculum.

Revolutionizing Education through Technology, ed. , v.

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.

Media Literacy in the K-12 Classroom, ed. , v.

This book shows how to bring media literacy into the classroom—whether that classroom is English language arts, social studies, health, or any other subject—to teach students skills that enable them to become knowledgeable media consumers and producers.

Digital Connections in the Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

The Technology Coordinator’s Handbook, ed. 2, v.

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.

NSTA Elementary Subcollection

Bringing STEM to the Elementary Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

The NSTA Quick-Reference Guide to the NGSS, Elementary School, ed. , v.

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.

The Power of Questioning, ed. , v.

This book takes questioning in the K–6 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.

Using Physical Science Gadgets and Gizmos, Grades 3–5, ed. , v.

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.

What Are They Thinking? Promoting Elementary Learning Through Formative Assessment, ed. , v.

This book will help draw out and then recognize what students know—or think they know—about the natural world. It provides easy-to-grasp explanations and advice that tell how to encourage evidence-based discussion and then monitor students’ understanding.

Even More Picture-Perfect Science Lessons, ed. , v.

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.

Inquiring Scientists, Inquiring Readers, ed. , v.

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).

Science for the Next Generation, ed. , v.

This book provides background, content, and practices sciences teachers need to implement the new standards at the K-5 level.

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

This book offers 8 life science probes, 11 physical science probes, and 6 Earth and space science probes that target K–2 disciplinary core ideas.

Science Learning in the Early Years, ed. , v.

This book provides teachers with 40-plus classroom activities and an understanding of how to use them with young students.

NSTA Collection 2

Beyond the Egg Drop, ed. , v.

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

Adventures With Arthropods, ed. , v.

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

Eureka!, ed. , v.

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

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

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

Building the Science Department, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Big Data Small Devices, ed. , v.

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

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

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

Disciplinary Core Ideas, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

More Everyday Engineering, ed. , v.

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

Perspectives on Science Education, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

The Power of Investigating, ed. , v.

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

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physics, vol. 1: Mechanics Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.

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

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

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

NSTA Collection 1

Be a Winner! A Science Teacher’s Guide to Writing Successful Grant Proposals, ed. , v.

This book takes you step by step through the writing process. You’ll 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.

Bringing STEM to the Elementary Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

Once Upon an Earth Science Book, ed. , v.

This book provides everything needed to boost students’ 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.

Creative Writing in Science, ed. , v.

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 3–12.

Reimagining the Science Department, ed. , v.

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.

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Biology, ed. , v.

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 method—from 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.

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Chemistry, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

Becoming a Responsive Science Teacher, ed. , v.

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 students’ thinking in real time.

Citizen Science, ed. , v.

This book provides a straightforward goal: to inspire you to engage your students through public collaboration in scientific research—also 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.

Diagnosis for Classroom Success, Teacher Edition, ed. , v.

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.

Doing Good Science in Middle School, ed. , v.

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.

Even More Picture-Perfect Science Lessons, ed. , v.

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.

Exemplary College Science Teaching, ed. , v.

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.

Exemplary Science, ed. , v.

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.

Exemplary STEM Programs, ed. , v.

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.

Hard-to-Teach Biology Concepts, ed. 2, v.

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.

Including Students with Disabilities in Advanced Science Classes, ed. , v.

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.

Inquiring Scientists, Inquiring Readers, ed. , v.

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).

Introducing Teachers and Administrators to the NGSS, ed. , v.

This book features activities and useful advice for guiding teachers and administrators as they put NGSS standards into practice in the classroom.

It’s Debatable! Using Socioscientific Issues to Develop Scientific Literacy, K-12, ed. , v.

This book encourages scientific literacy by showing you how to teach the understanding and thinking skills your students need to explore real-world questions.

Models and Approaches to STEM Professional Development, ed. , v.

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.

NGSS for All Students, ed. , v.

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.

Problem-Based Learning in the Life Science Classroom, K–12, ed. , v.

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 K–12 learners to work collaboratively on analyzing problems, asking questions, posing hypotheses, finding needed information, and then constructing a proposed solution.

Science Fair Warm-Up, Teachers Guide, ed. , v.

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.

Science for the Next Generation, ed. , v.

This book provides background, content, and practices sciences teachers need to implement the new standards at the K-5 level.

Science Learning in the Early Years, ed. , v.

This book provides teachers with 40-plus classroom activities and an understanding of how to use them with young students.

Science Stories You Can Count On, ed. , v.

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.

Scientific Argumentation in Biology, ed. , v.

This resource will help teachers improve high school students’ understanding of argumentation and evidence-based reasoning. It combines theory, practice, and biology content.

Solar Science, ed. , v.

This book offers hands-on, inquiry-based activities on many aspects of solar astronomy. The activities cover the Sun’s motions, space weather caused by the Sun, the measurement of time and seasons in our daily lives, and more.

Teaching Conceptual Understanding in Science, ed. , v.

This book explores where science education has been and where it’s going. It emphasizes how knowing the history and nature of science can help educators engage in teaching for conceptual understanding and conceptual change, and stresses the importance of formative assessment.

Teaching Energy Across the Sciences, K-12, ed. , v.

This book offers the strategies and tools needed to help students understand energy as a concept.

The Basics of Data Literacy, ed. , v.

This book teaches you how to help your students understand data. In turn, they learn how to collect, summarize, and analyze statistics inside and outside the classroom. Provides an introduction to types of variables and data, ways to structure and interpret data tables, simple statistics, and survey basics from a student perspective.

The BSCS 5E Instructional Model, ed. , v.

This book will help you create more teachable moments in your classroom through the use of the five phases of the BCBS model: engage, explore, explain, elaborate, and evaluate. It also explores the historical idea of what can be considered instructional models and education research that supports them; explains how to connect the model to NGSS, STEM education, and 21st-century skills; and weaves a narrative that encompasses education research and the psychology of learning.

The Case for STEM Education, ed. , v.

The book starts by putting STEM in context. The early chapters outline the challenges facing STEM education, draw lessons from the Sputnik moment of the 1950s and 1960s, and contrast contemporary STEM with other education reforms. The author then explores appropriate roles for the federal government as well as states, districts, and individual schools. Finally, the book offers several ideas you can use to develop actual action plans for STEM.

The Feedback Loop, ed. , v.

Drawing on research-based findings and the experiences of both new and veteran classroom teachers, this guide offers practical ideas for middle and high school teachers, regardless of discipline. The first chapters introduce the Feedback Loop framework; highlight the four elements of goals, tools, data, and inferences; and explore how to close the loop by connecting inferences and goals through feedback. Later chapters show how to use the full loop to inform your instruction.

The New Science Teacher's Handbook, ed. , v.

In this book, you will learn 12 specific steps that will help you on your way to becoming a skilled classroom teacher. Includes actual experiences that happened within one of the authors’ classrooms, what the authors learned from the experiences, multiple solutions you can choose from to fit your concerns and school environment, how the classroom looks after implementing the steps for success, and resources you can turn to if you want to explore each topic in more detail.

The NSTA Quick-Reference Guide to the NGSS, Elementary School, ed. , v.

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.

The NSTA Quick-Reference Guide to the NGSS, High School, ed. , v.

This guide provides performance expectations; disciplinary core ideas; practices; crosscutting concepts; connections to engineering, technology, and applications of science; and connections to nature of science. It is designed to be used with the NGSS.

The NSTA Quick-Reference Guide to the NGSS, K-12, ed. , v.

This guide provides performance expectations; disciplinary core ideas; practices; crosscutting concepts; connections to engineering, technology, and applications of science; and connections to nature of science. It is designed to be used with the NGSS.

The NSTA Quick-Reference Guide to the NGSS, Middle School, ed. , v.

This guide provides performance expectations; disciplinary core ideas; practices; crosscutting concepts; connections to engineering, technology, and applications of science; and connections to nature of science. It is designed to be used with the NGSS.

The NSTA Reader's Guide to A Framework for K-12 Science Education, ed. 2, v.

Unpacks the three key dimensions of the Framework for K-12 Science Education—scientific and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, and core ideas in each specific discipline—allowing teachers, administrators, curriculum developers, university professors, and others to more easily grasp how the NGSS differ from previous standards. Includes essays by key leaders in science education, each further explaining the Framework.

The NSTA Reader's Guide to the Next Generation Science Standards, ed. , v.

This guide offers teachers, principals, district and state administrators -- anyone with a vested interest in improving the quality of science education -- tools needed to absorb the new standards and begin to implement them into classroom practices.

The Power of Questioning, ed. , v.

This book takes questioning in the K–6 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.

Translating the NGSS for Classroom Instruction, ed. , v.

This book provides essential guidance for everyone from teachers to school administrators to district and state science coordinators. It includes an introduction to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) with examples of the standards translated to classroom instruction in elementary, middle, and high school, and assistance in adapting current units of instruction to align with the standards.

Uncovering Student Ideas in Earth and Environmental Science, ed. , v.

This book offers 32 engaging questions, or probes, that can reveal what your students already know—or think they know—about core Earth and environmental science concepts. Armed with those insights, you can use the probes' teacher notes to adjust your approach and present the science in grade-appropriate ways so students will learn the content accurately.

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

This book offers 39 new formative assessment probes, with a focus on electric charge, electric current, and magnets and electromagnetism. It can help you do everything from demystify electromagnetic fields to explain the real reason balloons stick to the wall after you rub them on your hair.

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

This book offers 8 life science probes, 11 physical science probes, and 6 Earth and space science probes that target K–2 disciplinary core ideas.

Using Physical Science Gadgets and Gizmos, Grades 3–5, ed. , v.

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.

Using Physical Science Gadgets and Gizmos, Grades 6–8, ed. , v.

This book offers 35 experiments covering topics including pressure and force, thermodynamics, energy, light and color, resonance, and buoyancy.

Using Physics Gadgets and Gizmos, Grades 9–12, ed. , v.

This book offers 54 experiments to encourage your high school students to explore a variety of phenomena involved with pressure and force, thermodynamics, energy, light and color, resonance, buoyancy, two-dimensional motion, angular momentum, magnetism, and electromagnetic induction.

What Are They Thinking? Promoting Elementary Learning Through Formative Assessment, ed. , v.

This book will help draw out and then recognize what students know—or think they know—about the natural world. It provides easy-to-grasp explanations and advice that tell how to encourage evidence-based discussion and then monitor students’ understanding.

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Vocabulary for the New Science Standards, ed. , v.

This book explores impacting science education with direct vocabulary instruction, from a six-step process for successfully incorporating vocabulary from the new science standards into student learning to identifying the crucial aspects of vocabulary education and learning targeted strategies to actively engage students.

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Managing the Inner World of Teaching, ed. , v.

This book explores cultivating a positive mindset and choosing productive actions by examining your emotions and interpretations in the classroom. It presents three management phases—awareness, analysis, and choice—that can influence a teacher’s interactions with students and learning a process for ensuring positive outcomes. It includes strategies and activities that enhance classroom practice and impact student learning.

Cultivating Mindfulness in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This book shares practical tools that align to the five key categories of mindfulness benefits—stress reduction, attention, emotional control, positive self-concept, and positive interactions—and offer a step-by-step process for establishing a formal school or classroom mindfulness program.

Global Education Guidebook, ed. , v.

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

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Breaking with Tradition, ed. , v.

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

Messaging Matters, ed. , v.

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

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

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

HEART!, ed. , v.

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

School Improvement for All, ed. , v.

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

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

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

Instructional Agility, ed. , v.

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

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

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

Vocabulary in a SNAP, ed. , v.

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

Embedded Formative Assessment, ed. 2, v.

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

Adapting Unstoppable Learning, ed. , v.

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

Taking Action, ed. , v.

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

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

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

The Power of Unstoppable Momentum, ed. , v.

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

Global Education Guidebook, ed. , v.

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

Navigating the Core Curriculum, ed. , v.

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

A Handbook for Unstoppable Learning, ed. , v.

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

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

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

Beyond the Grade, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

The High-Performing School, ed. , v.

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

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

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

Classroom Habitudes, ed. , v.

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

Breaking Through, ed. , v.

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

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An Educator's Guide to Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, ed. , v.

This title introduces readers to the comprehensive SWPBIS (schoolwide positive behavioral interventions and supports) framework and explores the key elements of its three tiers of support.

Making Classroom Assessments Reliable & Valid, ed. , v.

This book details why classroom assessments (CAs) should become the primary method for formally measuring student learning and growth over time and outlines how teachers, schools, and districts can design CAs that are equally if not more reliable and valid than traditional large-scale assessments. It looks at the importance of and future role of classroom assessment and explores three mathematical models of reliability, as well as the three major types of validity.

The New Art and Science of Teaching, ed. , v.

This new edition offers a framework for substantive change based on Dr. Marzano’s 50 years of education research. It places focus on student outcomes, with an in-depth look at the elements of three overarching categories of teaching which define what must happen to optimize student learning. It also examines the state of the modern standards movement and what changes must be made in K–12 education to ensure high levels of learning for all.

A Handbook for Personalized Competency-Based Education, ed. , v.

This book explores approaches, strategies, and techniques that schools and districts should consider as they begin their transition to a personalized competency-based education (PCBE) system. It includes examples of how to use proficiency scales, standard operating procedures, behavior rubrics, personal tracking matrices, and other tools to aid in instruction and assessment.

Cultivating Mindfulness in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This book shares practical tools that align to the five key categories of mindfulness benefits—stress reduction, attention, emotional control, positive self-concept, and positive interactions—and offer a step-by-step process for establishing a formal school or classroom mindfulness program.

Coaching Classroom Instruction, ed. , v.

This book shows coaches and teachers how to improve their craft using research-based strategies proven to heighten their classroom performance and boost student achievement.

Supporting Beginning Teachers, ed. , v.

This book explores how to give new teachers the time and professional guidance they need to become expert teachers. Investigate key research, and examine the four types of support—physical, emotional, instructional, and institutional—that are crucial during a teacher’s first year in the classroom. It shares essential strategies for K–12 mentors, coaches, and school leaders to develop an effective mentoring program schoolwide.

Vocabulary for the New Science Standards, ed. , v.

This book explores impacting science education with direct vocabulary instruction, from a six-step process for successfully incorporating vocabulary from the new science standards into student learning to identifying the crucial aspects of vocabulary education and learning targeted strategies to actively engage students.

Teaching & Assessing 21st Century Skills, ed. , v.

This book presents a model of instruction and assessment designed to help students succeed in the ever-changing knowledge economy of the 21st century. It explores how a combination of cognitive skills (skills students will need to succeed academically) and conative skills (skills students will need to succeed interpersonally) is necessary for the 21st century.

Managing the Inner World of Teaching, ed. , v.

This book explores cultivating a positive mindset and choosing productive actions by examining your emotions and interpretations in the classroom. It presents three management phases—awareness, analysis, and choice—that can influence a teacher’s interactions with students and learning a process for ensuring positive outcomes. It includes strategies and activities that enhance classroom practice and impact student learning.

Teaching Argumentation, ed. , v.

This book looks at ways to help students develop the argumentation and critical-thinking skills they need for academic and lifetime success. It offers engaging activities and games for teaching argumentation that align with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and aid students in developing their ability to present and support claims, distinguish fact and opinion, identify errors in reasoning, and debate constructively.

Questioning Sequences in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This book teaches how to ask targeted questions to enhance students’ reasoning skills and increase rigor in classrooms.

Using Common Core Standards to Enhance Classroom Instruction & Assessment, ed. , v.

This book provides a way to gain in-depth understanding of the Common Core Standards and how to successfully integrate into classroom practice. It explores the use of guided assessment and how to measure student progress in a way that accurately reflects learning. Included are hundreds of ready-to-use, research-based proficiency scales for both English language arts and mathematics.

Awaken the Learner, ed. , v.

This book examines how a change in teaching philosophy can help awaken the passion for learning in students.