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Sparking Student Motivation, ed. , v.
Sparking Student Motivation, ed. , v.

Sparking Student Motivation, ed. , v.

This book shows how teachers can generate enthusiasm, confidence, and joy in students, by reflecting on personal experiences and unpacking factors that affect motivation. It explains how to spark motivation with practical, research-informed strategies that address student grouping, rewards, technology, and competition for positive impact; disarming testing conflicts to make assessments more pleasant; empowering teacher–student relationships; and improving behavioral outcomes.

Principal Leadership for Racial Equity:, ed. , v.
Principal Leadership for Racial Equity:, ed. , v.

Principal Leadership for Racial Equity:, ed. , v.

The COVID 19 pandemic has illuminated structural inequities in our schools and across society, and education leaders are being challenged to disrupt institutional racism. This book guides leaders in expanding their racial consciousness through self-reflection and provides the tools they need to counter implicit bias and respond to resistance. Grounded in research, but written in practitioner-friendly language, it offers a process for building racially equitable practices.

Partnering With Parents in Elementary School Math, ed. , v.
Partnering With Parents in Elementary School Math, ed. , v.

Partnering With Parents in Elementary School Math, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with long overdue guidance on how to productively partner and communicate with families about their children’s mathematics learning. It includes reproducible surveys, letters, and planning documents that can be used to improve the home-school relationship, which in turn helps students, parents, teachers, and education leaders alike.

Teach to Develop Talent, ed. , v.
Teach to Develop Talent, ed. , v.

Teach to Develop Talent, ed. , v.

This book applies the psychology of motivation, engagement, and achievement to practical, culturally responsive strategies educators can use to equitably identify and develop students’ cognitive and social-emotional skills, including curiosity, creativity, perseverance, reasoning, persistence, empathy, and more. Assessment tools such as customizable checklists, templates, rubrics, and surveys are also provided.

Street Data, ed. , v.
Street Data, ed. , v.

Street Data, ed. , v.

This book challenges educators to eradicate their fixation on big data like standardized test scores as the supreme measure of equity and learning and, instead, envision and rebuild the educational system from the student up—with classrooms, schools and systems built around students’ brilliance, cultural wealth, and intellectual potential.

Difference Making at the Heart of Learning, ed. , v.
Difference Making at the Heart of Learning, ed. , v.

Difference Making at the Heart of Learning, ed. , v.

This guide helps educators, counselors, and youth-development leaders build on students' talents and interests to develop their desire for a better world, along with an entrepreneurial mindset and personal leadership skills so they can make a difference to their families, their communities, and society.

Culturally Responsive Teaching for Multilingual Learners, ed. , v.
Culturally Responsive Teaching for Multilingual Learners, ed. , v.

Culturally Responsive Teaching for Multilingual Learners, ed. , v.

This book shares how to draw from students’ strengths and promote multilingual learners' success. Includes research-based tools that show how to implement culturally responsive teaching in context; case studies and reflection exercises to help identify implicit bias and mitigate deficit-based thinking; authentic classroom video clips to show what culturally responsive teaching looks like; and graphics that spotlight key concepts, reinforce central themes, and engage readers.

Figuring Out Fluency in Mathematics Teaching and Learning, Grades K-8, ed. , v.
Figuring Out Fluency in Mathematics Teaching and Learning, Grades K-8, ed. , v.

Figuring Out Fluency in Mathematics Teaching and Learning, Grades K-8, ed. , v.

This book offers educators the inspiration to develop a deeper understanding of procedural fluency, along with a plethora of pragmatic tools for shifting classrooms toward a fluency approach. This hands-on guide empowers educators to support students in acquiring the repertoire of reasoning strategies necessary to becoming versatile and nimble mathematical thinkers.

Shadowing Multilingual Learners, ed. 2, v.
Shadowing Multilingual Learners, ed. 2, v.

Shadowing Multilingual Learners, ed. 2, v.

This book overviews Multilingual Learner (MLL) shadowing. The MLL Shadowing protocol is used to collect data on MLL’s opportunities for speaking and listening--the building blocks for reading and writing--in our classrooms. Includes case studies, guidelines for analysis and virtual and multilingual environments, and more. It provides an entry point for broader, systemic improvement that will serve ELLs in varied instructional settings, including mono- and bilingual programs.

Special Education and the Law, ed. 4, v.
Special Education and the Law, ed. 4, v.

Special Education and the Law, ed. 4, v.

Among the challenges educators face is understanding special education law. The authors of this book are experts in translating legalese into language that educators can understand. The resource examines legislation and interprets statutes and regulations accessibly. Topics include rights to public education, procedural due process, placement requirements, delivery of related services, discipline of students with disabilities, and remedies for failure to adhere to the law.

Compassionate School Practices, ed. , v.
Compassionate School Practices, ed. , v.

Compassionate School Practices, ed. , v.

This book discusses how educators can establish a compassionate cultural foundation for strong relationships and holistic skills to weather stress, trauma, and promote well-being for their entire school population. The authors explain how educators can discover a collaborative visioning process to elevate compassion through dialogue, policies, and protocol.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

PLC+, ed. , v.

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

Whole School Health Through Psychosocial Emotional Learning, ed. , v.
Whole School Health Through Psychosocial Emotional Learning, ed. , v.

Whole School Health Through Psychosocial Emotional Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides a practical plan with steps to harmonize whole-school health, including sustainable growth in student character development, improvement of organizational health, and reduction of violence and other threats to education. It is designed for everyone involved in the educational system—including district administrators, teachers, students, parents, and the business community.

Comprehension, ed. , v.
Comprehension, ed. , v.

Comprehension, ed. , v.

Comprehension is the structured framework needed to empower students to comprehend text and take action in the world. In this book, students learn to experience reading as a purposeful act and embrace struggle as a natural part of the reading process.

The Use of Data in School Counseling, ed. 2, v.
The Use of Data in School Counseling, ed. 2, v.

The Use of Data in School Counseling, ed. 2, v.

This edition provides school counselors with new ways for moving from reactive to proactive and from random to intentional counseling. By using data to determine what all students deserve to receive and when some students need more, it offers effective ways to provide proactive school counseling services, stay accountable, and advocate for systemic change. Includes data analysis, intervention strategies, methods aligned with standards, examples, artifacts, and other tools.

Assessment in Multiple Languages, ed. , v.
Assessment in Multiple Languages, ed. , v.

Assessment in Multiple Languages, ed. , v.

This book shows how superintendents, principals, directors, coaches, and other educational leaders can more accurately portray the academic, language, and social-emotional development of multilingual students. This book illustrates how the assessment cycle unfolds at school and district levels and provides comprehensive guidance for enacting linguistically and culturally sustainable assessment in multiple languages in K-12 settings.

Reclaim Your Challenging Classroom, ed. , v.
Reclaim Your Challenging Classroom, ed. , v.

Reclaim Your Challenging Classroom, ed. , v.

This book guides new and veteran educators alike in developing effective classroom management techniques, with a particular focus on students with emotional or behavioral disorders. Student perceptions of you as teacher, room arrangement, classroom expectations, consequences to encourage appropriate behavior, student lesson engagement, and classroom community are among the topics discussed.

Race Resilience, ed. , v.
Race Resilience, ed. , v.

Race Resilience, ed. , v.

Offers guidance to educators who are ready to rethink, review, and redesign their support systems and foster the building blocks of resiliency for staff. Readers will learn how to model ethical, professional, and social-emotional sensitivity; develop, advocate, and enact on a collective culture; maintain a continuously evaluative process for self and school wellness; engage meaningfully with students and their families; and improve academic and behavioral outcomes.

Worldwise Learning, ed. , v.
Worldwise Learning, ed. , v.

Worldwise Learning, ed. , v.

This book supports K-8 educators in nurturing students who understand and act when learning about global challenges. Coupling theory with practice, it shows how curriculum and meaningful interdisciplinary learning can be organized around local, global, and intercultural issues, and provides a framework for making them come alive in the classroom. Includes classroom strategies, examples of student work, learning experiences, stories, and a unit plan, and additional resources.

Teaching Math at a Distance, Grades K-12, ed. , v.
Teaching Math at a Distance, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

Teaching Math at a Distance, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

This book offers the support, clarity, and inspiration needed to guide teachers through teaching math remotely without sacrificing deep learning and academic growth.

Removing Labels, Grades K12, ed. , v.
Removing Labels, Grades K12, ed. , v.

Removing Labels, Grades K12, ed. , v.

This book urges an active approach toward disrupting the negative effects of labels and assumptions that interfere with student learning. It offers 40 practical, replicable teaching techniques based in research and best practice that focus on relationships, classroom engagement and management, and social and emotional learning; suggestions for actions on an individual, classroom, and schoolwide level; and tools and student-facing printables to use in planning and instruction.

SEL From a Distance, ed. , v.
SEL From a Distance, ed. , v.

SEL From a Distance, ed. , v.

This book presents educators with a collection of tools and processes for social and emotional learning (SEL) that can be applied in any learning environment. Tips for identifying, teaching, modeling, and reinforcing SEL skills in a virtual setting, as well as strategies for applying SEL to the needs of one's unique learning environment, are among the topics presented.

The Distance Learning Playbook for School Leaders, ed. , v.
The Distance Learning Playbook for School Leaders, ed. , v.

The Distance Learning Playbook for School Leaders, ed. , v.

This comprehensive playbook details the research- and evidence-based strategies school leaders can mobilize to lead the delivery of high-impact learning in an online, virtual, and distributed environment.

The Responsive Writing Teacher, Grades K-5, ed. , v.
The Responsive Writing Teacher, Grades K-5, ed. , v.

The Responsive Writing Teacher, Grades K-5, ed. , v.

This book guides teachers through key principles of writing instruction for K–5 students, with careful consideration of four domains of responsivity: cognitive, linguistic, cultural, and emotional. Many planning, assessment, and instructional tools are provided for immediate use or customization.

The Daily SEL Leader, ed. , v.
The Daily SEL Leader, ed. , v.

The Daily SEL Leader, ed. , v.

This book discusses how educational leaders can obtain and develop their social emotional learning (SEL) skills. Through the use of provided real-world examples and practices, educators can sharpen their social and emotional competencies in order to model them in their classrooms and with students.

How to Prevent Reading Difficulties, Grades PreK-3, ed. , v.
How to Prevent Reading Difficulties, Grades PreK-3, ed. , v.

How to Prevent Reading Difficulties, Grades PreK-3, ed. , v.

This book builds on decades of evidence and years of experience to help teachers understand how the brain learns to read and how to apply that understanding to Tier 1 instruction.

The Pedagogy of Real Talk, ed. 2, v.
The Pedagogy of Real Talk, ed. 2, v.

The Pedagogy of Real Talk, ed. 2, v.

This book provides a practical methodology that helps education professionals build rapport with students at-promise while creating learning experiences that are relevant—and life-changing. Teaching with transparency, authenticity, creativity, and grit will lead to higher achievement, student engagement, and graduation rates and fewer discipline problems.

Student-Centered Coaching From a Distance, ed. , v.
Student-Centered Coaching From a Distance, ed. , v.

Student-Centered Coaching From a Distance, ed. , v.

This book helps teachers focus on deeply knowing students, offering a coherent and focused curriculum, and coaching from a place of formative assessment and evidence as they teach in virtual, hybrid, and in-person settings. Technology-focused moves are accompanied by language stems, note catchers, and other tools that provide structure and coherence to coaching conversations. The book promotes equity and removing barriers that have recently been brought into clearer focus.

Courageous Conversations About Race, ed. 3, v.
Courageous Conversations About Race, ed. 3, v.

Courageous Conversations About Race, ed. 3, v.

This book explains the need for candid, courageous conversations about race so that educators may understand why student disengagement and achievement inequality persists and learn how they can develop a curriculum that promotes true educational equity and excellence. (Note: previous editions were published under the title 'Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools').

GPS: Good Parenting Strategies, ed. , v.
GPS: Good Parenting Strategies, ed. , v.

GPS: Good Parenting Strategies, ed. , v.

This book provides real-life scenarios and ready-to-use tools rooted in positive psychology to help your children succeed while learning at home. Topics include managing stress and anxiety and preventing problem behaviors before they occur.

Humanity Over Comfort, ed. , v.
Humanity Over Comfort, ed. , v.

Humanity Over Comfort, ed. , v.

This book will guide readers towards transformational change to build a system that supports the restoration of our collective humanity. It will help readers understand historical context and the influence of racism in shaping reality, engage in reflections that connect learning to personal experience, and direct their increased capacity towards dismantling racially predictable policies and practices.

Rebound, Grades K-12, ed. , v.
Rebound, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

Rebound, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

This book provides the many lessons learned to reignite engagement, accelerate learning, and move forward with fresh optimism and better systems for schooling. It will address the collective traumas experienced during the pandemic and rebuild a sense of agency and self, in order to attribute student success to both teachers’ and students’ efforts.

Leading the Rebound, ed. , v.
Leading the Rebound, ed. , v.

Leading the Rebound, ed. , v.

This book presents immediate actions, mindsets, and approaches to take for reimagining and improving our schools and school systems.

The Quick Guide to Simultaneous, Hybrid & Blended Learning, ed. , v.
The Quick Guide to Simultaneous, Hybrid & Blended Learning, ed. , v.

The Quick Guide to Simultaneous, Hybrid & Blended Learning, ed. , v.

Through the presentation of multiple research-based, classroom-tested practices and examples, this book gives educators the practical strategies they need so that they can provide quality learning and teaching through various formats of distance learning.

Simply Small Groups, ed. , v.
Simply Small Groups, ed. , v.

Simply Small Groups, ed. , v.

This book offers guidance for tailoring the small-group experience to literacy instruction. It explains how to assess student skills and needs, how to flexibly organize groups, and how to differentiate instruction for success. Includes strategies and tools for developmental reading stages; charts for assessing skill level and identifying next instructional steps; printables for planning and instructional use; online learning adaptations; and reflection prompts and questions.

The Joy of Coaching, ed. , v.
The Joy of Coaching, ed. , v.

The Joy of Coaching, ed. , v.

This book, based on research from an innovative mixed-methods study, provides a holistic approach to coaching, and explores the most important characteristics of the best instructional coaches—caring, authenticity, trustworthiness, and flexibility. Examples and stories of effective coaching in action, activities, exercises, and action points, and resources for encouragement and renewal are also provided.

Learners Without Borders, ed. , v.
Learners Without Borders, ed. , v.

Learners Without Borders, ed. , v.

This book calls for transformation in the education mindset to truly serve all learners. It discusses the need to break traditional borders that limit learning and includes strategies to personalize learning and shift traditional pathways; examples from around the world to create equitable and student-centric learning environments; and resources for creating a school learning environment that expands opportunities for personalized learning into the global learning ecosystem.

Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics, Grades K-12, ed. , v.
Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics, Grades K-12, ed. , v.

This book helps teachers implement 14 optimal practices for thinking that create an ideal setting for deep mathematics learning to occur. It provides the what, why, and how of each practice and answers teachers’ most frequently asked questions.

Collective Student Efficacy, ed. , v.
Collective Student Efficacy, ed. , v.

Collective Student Efficacy, ed. , v.

This innovative book details how knowledge, skills, and dispositions entangle to create collective and individual beliefs, and leads educators to mobilize collective efficacy in the classroom.

The MTSS Start-Up Guide, ed. , v.
The MTSS Start-Up Guide, ed. , v.

The MTSS Start-Up Guide, ed. , v.

This book lays out an action plan for implementing an effective Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) framework at school. It explains how to audit and align current practices, structures, and interventions in order to support all students.

Teaching Beautiful Brilliant Black Girls, ed. , v.
Teaching Beautiful Brilliant Black Girls, ed. , v.

Teaching Beautiful Brilliant Black Girls, ed. , v.

This book is a collective call to action for educational justice and fairness for all black girls, and focuses on transforming how black girls are understood, respected, and taught.

Closing the Gap, ed. , v.
Closing the Gap, ed. , v.

Closing the Gap, ed. , v.

This book discusses the historical placement of 'digital equity' content in teacher education programs; research- and evidence-based vignettes from teacher educators, higher education deans, and department coordinators demonstrating best practices; examples of ISTE Standards in action; practical tips for preparing future teachers to navigate the process; positive applications of digital equity; and a hypothesis for the future direction of digital equity in teacher education.

Computational Thinking Meets Student Learning, ed. , v.
Computational Thinking Meets Student Learning, ed. , v.

Computational Thinking Meets Student Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides a framework and structure to build creative learning opportunities in computational thinking (CT) and is designed to increase students’ ability to adapt to unfamiliar challenges, allowing for more success with innovative lesson plans.

Connect to Lead, ed. , v.
Connect to Lead, ed. , v.

Connect to Lead, ed. , v.

This book discusses the benefits of learning networks and the ways positive relationships can enhance learning for all students, teachers and leaders. It explores how technology can be leveraged to maximize learning, by connecting learners across boundaries, creating open lines of communication, establishing a platform for idea sharing and incorporating innovation within all professional learning opportunities.

Design Ed, ed. , v.
Design Ed, ed. , v.

Design Ed, ed. , v.

This book provides a foundation for the science of learning and learning design, laying out the intersection between theory, design and reflective practice as it relates to applying design thinking for the engagement of digital age learners.

The Digital Citizenship Handbook for School Leaders, ed. , v.
The Digital Citizenship Handbook for School Leaders, ed. , v.

The Digital Citizenship Handbook for School Leaders, ed. , v.

This book provides education leaders a strategic road map that demonstrates how to incorporate digital citizenship concepts into the curriculum so that digital citizenship isn’t just 'one more thing,' but is threaded into the DNA of how educators teach and work.

Engaging Young Readers, ed. , v.
Engaging Young Readers, ed. , v.

Engaging Young Readers, ed. , v.

This book focuses on developmental reading strategies for elementary students at all stages and exploring how technology can be used to improve the skills of a wide range of readers, including beginning readers, struggling readers, reluctant readers, enriched readers and English Language Learners (ELLs).

Infusing Technology in the 6-12 Classroom, ed. , v.
Infusing Technology in the 6-12 Classroom, ed. , v.

Infusing Technology in the 6-12 Classroom, ed. , v.

This book doesn’t cover every 6-12 national standard, but identifies the standards with a technology component and provides resources and lessons to help you teach those standards effectively.

Infusing Technology in the K-5 Classroom, ed. , v.
Infusing Technology in the K-5 Classroom, ed. , v.

Infusing Technology in the K-5 Classroom, ed. , v.

This book doesn’t cover every K-5 national standard, but identifies the standards with a technology component and provides resources and lessons to help you teach those standards effectively.

Leading from the Library, ed. , v.
Leading from the Library, ed. , v.

Leading from the Library, ed. , v.

This book explores the librarian’s ability to build connections in two ways. First, it examines the benefits of bringing the outside world into the library through the use of social media, videoconferencing and other tools that allow librarians to partner with others. It then addresses how librarians can lead in the greater educational community by sharing resources and strategies, and partnering with school leaders to tell the story of the school community.

New Realms for Writing, ed. , v.
New Realms for Writing, ed. , v.

New Realms for Writing, ed. , v.

This book provides insights into creating and using innovative materials and texts that are differentiated and personalized to student learners, specifically for teaching writing, offers tips for making thoughtful teaching and purpose central to teaching, with tech tools in support of student learning, but not driving it, and presents pedagogy and lesson ideas that promote student choice and voice within units of study that make cross-curricular connections.

Pathways to Well-Being, ed. , v.
Pathways to Well-Being, ed. , v.

Pathways to Well-Being, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of each of the six elements of well-being with connections to the applicable ISTE Standards for Educators and the ISTE Standards for Education Leaders, information on the positive and negative aspects of technology related to overall well-being, reflection questions to help readers make healthy changes, and additional resources such as research, articles, books and websites.

Power Up Your Classroom, ed. , v.
Power Up Your Classroom, ed. , v.

Power Up Your Classroom, ed. , v.

This book helps educators understand the benefits of gamification and game-based learning, and empowers them to design learning experiences that leverage gameplay to increase motivation and engagement, and build classroom community.

Sketchnoting in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Sketchnoting in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Sketchnoting in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This book shows how sketchnotes can help students retain new material, develop skills to articulate empathy and build connections to larger concepts. It includes strategies for helping students feel successful in the process.

Spark Change, ed. , v.
Spark Change, ed. , v.

Spark Change, ed. , v.

This book examines the multitude of possibilities available when students are given the opportunity to amplify their learning online, centering on three ideas of citizenship: be a good person, be critical and be an advocate for something you care about in life.

Stretch Yourself, ed. , v.
Stretch Yourself, ed. , v.

Stretch Yourself, ed. , v.

This book covers such topics as developing a sense of self-awareness to achieve excellence and the importance of maintaining balance and persevering in your practice.

Teach Boldly, ed. , v.
Teach Boldly, ed. , v.

Teach Boldly, ed. , v.

The book provides a guide for educators ready to activate positive change in teaching and learning through innovative practices, meaningful use of technology and global collaboration.