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1-to-1 Learning, ed. 2, v.
1-to-1 Learning, ed. 2, v.

1-to-1 Learning, ed. 2, v.

Provides practical planning advice, case studies of successful programs, and numerous implementation resources. Also covers 1-to-1 leadership, tablet PCs, and the shift toward learner-centric educational environments.

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

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.

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

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.

A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching, ed. , v.
A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching, ed. , v.

A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching, ed. , v.

An in-depth resource for workshops, professional learning communities, teacher training, and self-help. Topics include how to establish good classroom management and effective relationships with students.

A Teacher's Guide to Multisensory Learning, ed. , v.
A Teacher's Guide to Multisensory Learning, ed. , v.

A Teacher's Guide to Multisensory Learning, ed. , v.

Shows teachers how to engage students through hands-on, visual, auditory, and olfactory stimuli and link the activities to relevant academic objectives. Provides classroom examples of how teachers use multisensory learning techniques to help students interact with material more intensely and retain what they learn for longer periods of time.

Activating the Desire to Learn, ed. , v.
Activating the Desire to Learn, ed. , v.

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.

Advancing Formative Assessment in Every Classroom, ed. , v.
Advancing Formative Assessment in Every Classroom, ed. , v.

Advancing Formative Assessment in Every Classroom, ed. , v.

Provides strategic talking points, conversation starters, and ready-made tools needed to explain how formative assessment improves student learning and achievement.

Align the Design, ed. , v.
Align the Design, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

Assessing Multilingual Learners, ed. , v.
Assessing Multilingual Learners, ed. , v.

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.

Awaken the Learner, ed. , v.
Awaken the Learner, ed. , v.

Awaken the Learner, ed. , v.

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

Becoming a Great High School, ed. , v.
Becoming a Great High School, ed. , v.

Becoming a Great High School, ed. , v.

Provides information on how to improve graduation rates, close achievement gaps, and teach 21st century knowledge and skills. Explains how any high school can improve by providing students the support they need to meet college and career-prep standards, and focusing teachers collectively on research-based instructional practices.

Better Learning Through Structured Teaching, ed. , v.
Better Learning Through Structured Teaching, ed. , v.

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.

Beyond Discipline, ed. , v.
Beyond Discipline, ed. , v.

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.

Bold Moves for Schools, ed. , v.
Bold Moves for Schools, ed. , v.

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.

Brain Matters, ed. 2, v.
Brain Matters, ed. 2, v.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Building Equity, ed. , v.
Building Equity, ed. , v.

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.

Building Literacy in Social Studies, ed. , v.
Building Literacy in Social Studies, ed. , v.

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.

Building Teachers' Capacity for Success, ed. , v.
Building Teachers' Capacity for Success, ed. , v.

Building Teachers' Capacity for Success, ed. , v.

Focuses on building the capacity of teachers, supporting teachers to help them reach their potential, and making the best use of teachers' individual and collective contributions to school improvement efforts.

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

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.

Catching Up or Leading the Way, ed. , v.
Catching Up or Leading the Way, ed. , v.

Catching Up or Leading the Way, ed. , v.

Describes how schools have to keep pace with a world that is being dramatically transformed by globalization, the "death of distance," and digital technology. Topics include expanding the definition of success beyond math and reading test scores and personalize schooling so that every student has an opportunity to learn.

Challenging the Whole Child, ed. , v.
Challenging the Whole Child, ed. , v.

Challenging the Whole Child, ed. , v.

Focuses on challenging every student, offering a rigorous curriculum, meeting 21st century learning challenges, using formative assessments, and preparing students for college and the world of work.

Changing the Way You Teach, Improving the Way Students Learn, ed. , v.
Changing the Way You Teach, Improving the Way Students Learn, ed. , v.

Changing the Way You Teach, Improving the Way Students Learn, ed. , v.

Provides a framework for effective teaching that can be applied in any subject area and grade level and practical tips on how to use rubrics, checklists, and point systems to convey your expectations.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Classroom Instruction That Works, ed. , v.
Classroom Instruction That Works, ed. , v.

Classroom Instruction That Works, ed. , v.

Identifies nine categories of instructional strategies that maximize student learning and explains the details of each including: studies in effect size and percentile gain units; guiding principles for using the strategies; and classroom examples of model instructional practice.

Classroom Techniques for Creating Conditions for Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.
Classroom Techniques for Creating Conditions for Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

Classroom Techniques for Creating Conditions for Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

This book is a practical guide to help improve performance of instructional strategies designed to fuel results-driven rigorous instruction. It provides teachers of all grade levels the strategies to get there, including establishing rules and procedures and recognizing adherence and lack of adherence to them, using engagement strategies when students are not engaged, establishing and maintaining effective relationships, and communicating high expectations for all students.

Coaching Classroom Instruction, ed. , v.
Coaching Classroom Instruction, ed. , v.

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.

Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction, ed. , v.
Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

Content-Area Conversations, ed. , v.
Content-Area Conversations, ed. , v.

Content-Area Conversations, ed. , v.

Focuses on the importance of talk in classrooms. Presents core ideas from linguistics that call attention to roles and what lies behind these roles in terms of representation. Provides ways to help learners gain a curiosity and fascination with language.

Creating & Using Learning Targets & Performance Scales, ed. , v.
Creating & Using Learning Targets & Performance Scales, ed. , v.

Creating & Using Learning Targets & Performance Scales, ed. , v.

This guide explores explicit techniques for mastering this crucial strategy of instructional practice. It includes explicit steps for implementation and recommendations for monitoring students’ ability to understand learning goals.

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

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.

Cultivating Mindfulness in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Cultivating Mindfulness in the Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

Curriculum 21, ed. , v.
Curriculum 21, ed. , v.

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.

Detracking for Excellence and Equity, ed. , v.
Detracking for Excellence and Equity, ed. , v.

Detracking for Excellence and Equity, ed. , v.

Offers an experience-based and research-supported argument that detracking can raise achievement across the board and narrow the achievement gap. Provides educational leaders with strategies for launching, sustaining, and monitoring a successful detracking reform.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms, ed. , v.
Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms, ed. , v.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms, ed. , v.

Provides a variety of practical instructional strategies to accommodate a broad range of learning styles, abilities, and curriculum content. Explores how to use technology to differentiate by student interest, readiness, ability, learning profile, content, process, and product.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in Middle School Classrooms, ed. , v.
Differentiating Instruction with Technology in Middle School Classrooms, ed. , v.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in Middle School Classrooms, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of research on the uniqueness of middle school students and illustrates the importance of using technology to create differentiated lessons, especially with this age group.

Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. , v.
Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. , v.

Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. , v.

Explains the relevance and importance of digital citizenship and explores its elements. Provides a useful audit and professional development activities to help educators determine how to go about integrating digital citizenship concepts into the classroom.

Digital Portfolios in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Digital Portfolios in the Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators, ed. , v.
Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators, ed. , v.

Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators, ed. , v.

Provides detailed directions for preparation, production, and presentation of digital stories and the tools needed to create them. Teaches students to work collaboratively and to use new technologies required in the workforce of the future.

Discipline with Dignity, ed. 3, v.
Discipline with Dignity, ed. 3, v.

Discipline with Dignity, ed. 3, v.

Offers practical solutions that focus on relationship building, curriculum relevance, and academic success. Emphasizes the prevention of problems by helping students to understand each other, work well together, and develop responsibility for their own actions. Also includes intervention strategies for handling common and severe problems in dignified ways.

EdSpeak, ed. , v.
EdSpeak, ed. , v.

EdSpeak, ed. , v.

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

Educating Everybody's Children, ed. , v.
Educating Everybody's Children, ed. , v.

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.

Education Unbound, ed. , v.
Education Unbound, ed. , v.

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.

Educator's Podcast Guide, ed. , v.
Educator's Podcast Guide, ed. , v.

Educator's Podcast Guide, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to podcasting, including hardware and software needs, integrating podcasts into your curriculum, and managing podcasts in the classroom.

Engaging & Challenging Gifted Students, ed. , v.
Engaging & Challenging Gifted Students, ed. , v.

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.

Engaging in Cognitively Complex Tasks, ed. , v.
Engaging in Cognitively Complex Tasks, ed. , v.

Engaging in Cognitively Complex Tasks, ed. , v.

This text explores explicit techniques for mastering a crucial strategy of instructional practice: teaching students to generate and test hypotheses. It includes adaptations for students who struggle, have special needs, or excel in learning; examples from classroom practice; and common mistakes and ways to avoid them.

Engaging the Whole Child, ed. , v.
Engaging the Whole Child, ed. , v.

Engaging the Whole Child, ed. , v.

A collection of articles that explore these questions. Do students really want to learn? Can schools and classrooms become joyful? Are there natural links between standard curriculum and what motivates students to learn?.

English Language Arts Units for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.
English Language Arts Units for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.

English Language Arts Units for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.

Covers new teaching methods and a belief that technology can reshape and re-energize the high school English Language Arts classroom.

Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.
Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.

Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.

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

Enhancing RTI, ed. , v.
Enhancing RTI, ed. , v.

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.

Ensuring High-Quality Curriculum, ed. , v.
Ensuring High-Quality Curriculum, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

Examining Reasoning, ed. , v.
Examining Reasoning, ed. , v.

Examining Reasoning, ed. , v.

This guide explores explicit techniques for teachers to aid students in knowing how to state a claim and support it with evidence. It includes recommendations for monitoring students’ ability to examine errors in reasoning as well as adaptations for students who struggle, have special needs, or excel in learning.

Examining Similarities & Differences, ed. , v.
Examining Similarities & Differences, ed. , v.

Examining Similarities & Differences, ed. , v.

This guide explores explicit techniques for teachers to aid students in knowing how to examine similarities and differences. It includes recommendations for monitoring if students are able to autonomously examine similarities and differences as well as adaptations for students who struggle, have special needs, or excel in learning.

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

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.

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

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.

From Fear to Facebook, ed. , v.
From Fear to Facebook, ed. , v.

From Fear to Facebook, ed. , v.

Covers the cultural shift happening in schools with technology and provides a road map for how to navigate this change with buy-in from key stakeholders.

Future-Focused Leadership, ed. , v.
Future-Focused Leadership, ed. , v.

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.

Getting to
Getting to

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.

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

Global Education, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to global networks such as iEarn, Global Schoolhouse, and ePals and contains an overview of Web 2.0 tools that support global learning, such as wikis, blogs, and podcasts.

Guided Instruction, ed. , v.
Guided Instruction, ed. , v.

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.

Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum, ed. , v.
Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum, ed. , v.

Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum, ed. , v.

Through first-hand accounts, learn how the habits of mind help students at all grade levels successfully deal with the challenges they face in school and beyond.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Intended to help teachers provide effective feedback to students. Focuses on feedback that comes from a teacher to a student and is based on student work.

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

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.

How to Help Your School Thrive Without Breaking the Bank, ed. , v.
How to Help Your School Thrive Without Breaking the Bank, ed. , v.

How to Help Your School Thrive Without Breaking the Bank, ed. , v.

Learn how to maximize "tough times" and "money issues" to help your school thrive with inexpensive, and time-efficient programs and initiatives. Topics include identifying stages of team development that lead to more productive and time-efficient meetings.

How to Support Struggling Students, ed. , v.
How to Support Struggling Students, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.
ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.

ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.

Features an easy-to-follow guide for any educator, practicing or preservice, who wants to be an effective technology facilitator and/or educational leader.

IT's Elementary! Integrating Technology in the Primary Grades, ed. , v.
IT's Elementary! Integrating Technology in the Primary Grades, ed. , v.

IT's Elementary! Integrating Technology in the Primary Grades, ed. , v.

This book discusses specific strategies for effectively incorporating technology in the elementary classroom.

Identifying Critical Content, ed. , v.
Identifying Critical Content, ed. , v.

Identifying Critical Content, ed. , v.

This guide explores explicit techniques for mastering a crucial strategy of instructional practice: teaching students the skill of identifying critical content. It includes explicit steps for implementation and recommendations for monitoring if students are able to identify critical content.

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

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

Focuses on the real crux of teacher supervision: how learners are learning. Topics include how to make the right adjustments in the areas that have the most impact on student achievement: curriculum, instruction, assessment, and feedback practices.

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

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.

Inspiring Active Learning, ed. , v.
Inspiring Active Learning, ed. , v.

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.

Inspiring the Best in Students, ed. , v.
Inspiring the Best in Students, ed. , v.

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.

Instruction That Measures Up, ed. , v.
Instruction That Measures Up, ed. , v.

Instruction That Measures Up, ed. , v.

A guide for teachers to help their students come out as winners in a test-pressured environment and explains how to do that with a practical framework for teaching in the accountability age.

Instructional Coaching in Action, ed. , v.
Instructional Coaching in Action, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

Interactive Videoconferencing, ed. , v.
Interactive Videoconferencing, ed. , v.

Interactive Videoconferencing, ed. , v.

Provides a "how-to" for building a virtual classroom using interactive videoconferencing includes lessons and evaluation tools.

Inviting Students to Learn, ed. , v.
Inviting Students to Learn, ed. , v.

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 It Real and Relevant, ed. , v.
Keeping It Real and Relevant, ed. , v.

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.

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

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 Change in Your School, ed. , v.
Leading Change in Your School, ed. , v.

Leading Change in Your School, ed. , v.

Explains how teachers and administrators can make sure change efforts lead to better results. Topics include effective planning models for change that include highly focused goals and action plans.

Leading an Inclusive School, ed. , v.
Leading an Inclusive School, ed. , v.

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.

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

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 Transformed, ed. , v.
Learning Transformed, ed. , v.

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.

Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind, ed. , v.
Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind, ed. , v.

Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind, ed. , v.

Encompasses immediate and practical considerations that promote using the Habits of Mind in classrooms and schools every day. Also, addresses the concern for creating a learning culture that considers the Habits of Mind as central to building a thoughtful community and world.

Learning for Keeps, ed. , v.
Learning for Keeps, ed. , v.

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.
Learning from Lincoln, ed. , v.

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 on Display, ed. , v.
Learning on Display, ed. , v.

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.

Learning to Love Math, ed. , v.
Learning to Love Math, ed. , v.

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.

Learning-Driven Schools, ed. , v.
Learning-Driven Schools, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Managing Diverse Classrooms, ed. , v.
Managing Diverse Classrooms, ed. , v.

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.

Managing Your Classroom With Heart, ed. , v.
Managing Your Classroom With Heart, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

Mastering Formative Assessment Moves, ed. , v.
Mastering Formative Assessment Moves, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

Meeting Students Where They Live, ed. , v.
Meeting Students Where They Live, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School & in Life, ed. , v.
Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School & in Life, ed. , v.

Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School & in Life, ed. , v.

Offers advice on what to do about the chronic achievement gap between black males and other student populations. Understand why lack of proficiency in reading, writing, and math among black males is a symptom of deeper problems that are generally ignored.

Multiple Intelligences and Instructional Technology, ed. 2, v.
Multiple Intelligences and Instructional Technology, ed. 2, v.

Multiple Intelligences and Instructional Technology, ed. 2, v.

Demonstrates how multiple intelligences theory can be teamed with technology to produce curriculum that inspires students to learn.

Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom, ed. 3, v.
Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom, ed. 3, v.

Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom, ed. 3, v.

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.

National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.

Defines the responsibilities of district and school leaders in the effective use of technology in education.

National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.

Addresses the need for basic technology competence, and also incorporates the skills and knowledge that students require to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly digital society.

National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.

Covers technology standards for teachers and provides profiles for each stage of teacher education from general preparation through first-year teaching. Includes the new standards for students with its emphasis on skills and expertise supported by technology.

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

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

A guide that helps teachers develop a more fluid and automatic way to respond to students and deliver great teaching experiences.

Organizing for Learning, ed. , v.
Organizing for Learning, ed. , v.

Organizing for Learning, ed. , v.

This text explores explicit techniques for helping students to interact productively within small-group settings, including structured grouping, peer response groups, paired practice, partner discussions, and reflecting on learning as part of a group.

Other Duties as Assigned, ed. , v.
Other Duties as Assigned, ed. , v.

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.

Peer Feedback in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Peer Feedback in the Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes, ed. , v.
Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes, ed. , v.

Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes, ed. , v.

This text explores explicit techniques for helping students learn to process information quickly and respond to situations with fluency and accuracy.

Principals Who Learn, ed. , v.
Principals Who Learn, ed. , v.

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.

Processing New Information, ed. , v.
Processing New Information, ed. , v.

Processing New Information, ed. , v.

This guide explores explicit techniques for mastering a crucial strategy of instructional practice: processing new information. It includes explicit steps for implementation and recommendations for monitoring if students are able to process new information.

Productive Group Work, ed. , v.
Productive Group Work, ed. , v.

Productive Group Work, ed. , v.

Explains how to create the right circumstances for group learning so that students build on one another's understanding and end up knowing more than they would have working alone.

Project-Based Learning Using Information Technology, ed. 2, v.
Project-Based Learning Using Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

Project-Based Learning Using Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

Provides an explanation of the theoretical bases of project-based learning and then demonstrates how technology may be effectively integrated.

Protocols for Professional Learning, ed. , v.
Protocols for Professional Learning, ed. , v.

Protocols for Professional Learning, ed. , v.

Provides different protocols for facilitating PLC conversations and activities used to to examine student work, explore instructional practice, address problems, or engage your colleagues in discussion.

Qualities of Effective Principals, ed. , v.
Qualities of Effective Principals, ed. , v.

Qualities of Effective Principals, ed. , v.

Includes empirical studies of principal practice as linked to student achievement, case studies of principals, meta-analyses of principal effectiveness, and other reviews of research.

Qualities of Effective Teachers, ed. 2, v.
Qualities of Effective Teachers, ed. 2, v.

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.

Questioning Sequences in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Questioning Sequences in the Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

RSS for Educators, ed. , v.
RSS for Educators, ed. , v.

RSS for Educators, ed. , v.

Explores how to use a news aggregator to harness the power of RSS for a variety of purposes, including classroom projects, professional development, and keeping students and parents informed.

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

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.

Raising a Digital Child, ed. , v.
Raising a Digital Child, ed. , v.

Raising a Digital Child, ed. , v.

Covers the newest and most popular technologies, along with discussions of the risks each might harbor and the types of behaviors that every child should learn.

Recording & Representing Knowledge, ed. , v.
Recording & Representing Knowledge, ed. , v.

Recording & Representing Knowledge, ed. , v.

This text explores explicit techniques for helping students learn to summarize what they’ve read, analyze text for specific characteristics, and create organized, succinct written works that demonstrate a deep understanding of the content.

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

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.

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

Reinventing Project-Based Learning, ed. , v.

Offers educators a guide for maximizing the benefits of project-based learning in today's technology-rich learning environment.

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

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.

Results Now, ed. , v.
Results Now, ed. , v.

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.

Rethinking Homework, ed. , v.
Rethinking Homework, ed. , v.

Rethinking Homework, ed. , v.

Covers the debate over whether homework is an essential component of rigorous schooling or a harmful practice. Topics include how to avoid the "homework trap" and "seven steps to building better relationships with parents about homework".

Retool Your School, ed. , v.
Retool Your School, ed. , v.

Retool Your School, ed. , v.

Features why Google Applications are the best free online learning tools available today. Topics include how students and educators can collaborate with Google Documents, how the forms application allows teachers to create instant-feedback quizzes, and how a literature class can take lit trips with Google Maps.

Revising Knowledge, ed. , v.
Revising Knowledge, ed. , v.

Revising Knowledge, ed. , v.

This guide explores explicit techniques for mastering a crucial strategy of instructional practice: teaching students to revise their knowledge. It includes explicit steps for implementation and recommendations for monitoring if students are able to revise their knowledge.

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

Safe Practices for Life Online, ed. , v.

Offers practical advice to help middle and high school students stay safe online by making better choices and minimizing their risks.

School Culture Recharged, ed. , v.
School Culture Recharged, ed. , v.

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.

School Leadership that Works, ed. , v.
School Leadership that Works, ed. , v.

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.

Schooling by Design, ed. , v.
Schooling by Design, ed. , v.

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.

Security vs. Access, ed. , v.
Security vs. Access, ed. , v.

Security vs. Access, ed. , v.

Emphasizes the importance of balance in creating school environments that are safe and productive. Provides educators, administrators, and IT staff the information they need to have constructive conversations about security challenges while still making sure students receive an effective, technology-infused education.

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

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.

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

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.

Student-Powered Podcasting, ed. , v.
Student-Powered Podcasting, ed. , v.

Student-Powered Podcasting, ed. , v.

Provides educators with the information and resources they need to get their students podcasting, including tutorials, adaptable units, and a discussion of ethics and copyright considerations.

Students at the Center, ed. , v.
Students at the Center, ed. , v.

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.

Success with IEPs, ed. , v.
Success with IEPs, ed. , v.

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.

Summarization in Any Subject, ed. , v.
Summarization in Any Subject, ed. , v.

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.

Supervision for Learning, ed. , v.
Supervision for Learning, ed. , v.

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.

Supporting Beginning Teachers, ed. , v.
Supporting Beginning Teachers, ed. , v.

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.

Supporting the Whole Child, ed. , v.
Supporting the Whole Child, ed. , v.

Supporting the Whole Child, ed. , v.

Focuses on supporting students by differentiating instruction, using scaffolds and interventions, being inclusive and positive, and responding to 21st century learning challenges.

Tablet PCs in K-12 Education, ed. , v.
Tablet PCs in K-12 Education, ed. , v.

Tablet PCs in K-12 Education, ed. , v.

Provides a practical guide for educators who would like to use tablet PCs to instruct, communicate, and collaborate in the classroom.

Taking Action on Adolescent Literacy, ed. , v.
Taking Action on Adolescent Literacy, ed. , v.

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.

Taking Charge of Professional Development, ed. , v.
Taking Charge of Professional Development, ed. , v.

Taking Charge of Professional Development, ed. , v.

Learn how to overcome budget cuts, lack of leadership, top-down mandates, and other obstacles to professional development. Topics include how to combine time, a motivational system, and teacher leadership to generate a schoolwide improvement effort.

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

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.

Teachers as Classroom Coaches, ed. , v.
Teachers as Classroom Coaches, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

Teaching Argumentation, ed. , v.
Teaching Argumentation, ed. , v.

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.

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

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).

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

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.

Teaching the Brain to Read, ed. , v.
Teaching the Brain to Read, ed. , v.

Teaching the Brain to Read, ed. , v.

Provides educators with an understanding of how the brain processes language, emotion, and other stimuli. Includes brain research compatible techniques that help to increase students' motivation to read.

Teaching to Strengths, ed. , v.
Teaching to Strengths, ed. , v.

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.

Teaching with Digital Video, ed. , v.
Teaching with Digital Video, ed. , v.

Teaching with Digital Video, ed. , v.

Shows educators how to effectively use digital video in four core curriculum areas: science, social studies, English language arts, and math.

Teaching with Poverty in Mind, ed. , v.
Teaching with Poverty in Mind, ed. , v.

Teaching with Poverty in Mind, ed. , v.

Covers why and how the effects of poverty have to be addressed in classroom teaching and school and district policy. Topics include what poverty does to children's brains and why students raised in poverty are especially subject to stressors that undermine school behavior and performance.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

The Best Schools, ed. , v.
The Best Schools, ed. , v.

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.

The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology, ed. , v.
The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology, ed. , v.

The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology, ed. , v.

Features a collection of articles and commentary on the latest trends and topics in educational technology and leadership.

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

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.

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

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.

The Differentiated School, ed. , v.
The Differentiated School, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

The Formative Five, ed. , v.
The Formative Five, ed. , v.

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.

The Fundamentals of Literacy Coaching, ed. , v.
The Fundamentals of Literacy Coaching, ed. , v.

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.

The Handbook for Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. , v.
The Handbook for Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. , v.

The Handbook for Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. , v.

Provides specific guidance for teacher educators, teachers, administrators, and others who seek to use the framework to improve their programs and practice. Includes tools for using the framework in teacher preparation, teacher recruitment and hiring, teacher mentoring and peer coaching, professional development, and teacher evaluation.

The Inspired Teacher, ed. , v.
The Inspired Teacher, ed. , v.

The Inspired Teacher, ed. , v.

Provides research-based pathways that teachers can take, regardless of their experience, to grow professionally and aim for truly inspired teaching.

The Language-Rich Classroom, ed. , v.
The Language-Rich Classroom, ed. , v.

The Language-Rich Classroom, ed. , v.

Provides a framework to help all English Language Learners (ELLs) reach their full potential. Topics include content reading strategies that help ELLs overcome the challenges of academic reading.

The Learning Leader, ed. , v.
The Learning Leader, ed. , v.

The Learning Leader, ed. , v.

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

The Motivated Student, ed. , v.
The Motivated Student, ed. , v.

The Motivated Student, ed. , v.

Provides a reliable blueprint and a set of strategies that are proven to work across a broad spectrum of students. Describes how to get students in every grade focused and ready to learn by developing lesson plans and grading practices that allow every student to experience academic success through sustained effort.

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

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.

The New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.
The New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.

The New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.

A guide intended to assist new teachers during the first days, weeks, and months of the first year of teaching, to ensure that they are ready for the challenges of the job, equipped with the background knowledge and support they will need for many years to come.

The Perfect Assessment System, ed. , v.
The Perfect Assessment System, ed. , v.

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.

The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools, ed. , v.
The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools, ed. , v.

The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools, ed. , v.

Presents detailed advice and ideas to provide assistive technology services to effectively and efficiently help students.

The Strategic Teacher, ed. , v.
The Strategic Teacher, ed. , v.

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.

The Teacher Quality Index, ed. , v.
The Teacher Quality Index, ed. , v.

The Teacher Quality Index, ed. , v.

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

The Technology Coordinator's Handbook, ed. , v.
The Technology Coordinator's Handbook, ed. , v.

The Technology Coordinator's Handbook, ed. , v.

Provides a detailed introduction to the roles and functions performed by tech coordinators, the key issues they face, and the basic skills and qualifications needed to fulfill their responsibilities.

The Technology Director's Guide to Leadership, ed. , v.
The Technology Director's Guide to Leadership, ed. , v.

The Technology Director's Guide to Leadership, ed. , v.

Features practical activities and exercises designed to assist and provide leadership in your organization.

The Well-Balanced Teacher, ed. , v.
The Well-Balanced Teacher, ed. , v.

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.

Total Participation Techniques, ed. 2, v.
Total Participation Techniques, ed. 2, v.

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.

Toys to Tools, ed. , v.
Toys to Tools, ed. , v.

Toys to Tools, ed. , v.

Explores how cell phones can be used as learning tools inside or outside of the classroom.

Transformative Assessment, ed. , v.
Transformative Assessment, ed. , v.

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.

Transforming Classroom Practice, ed. , v.
Transforming Classroom Practice, ed. , v.

Transforming Classroom Practice, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of successful professional development programs that expand teachers' knowledge, skill, and confidence in using technology tools in teaching and learning environments, with the focus on improving teaching and learning rather than on the technology use.

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

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.

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

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.

Unpacking Fractions, ed. , v.
Unpacking Fractions, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms, ed. 2, v.
Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

Provides a comprehensive review of options for building an effective videoconferencing program, from initial planning to teacher training, implementation, and assessment.

Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.
Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.

Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.

Covers working with graphics files, creating slide shows, hyper linking multimedia, digital animation, and virtual reality.

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

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.

Web 2.0, ed. , v.
Web 2.0, ed. , v.

Web 2.0, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of the emerging Web 2.0 technologies and their use in the classroom and in professional development.

Web 2.0, ed. , v.
Web 2.0, ed. , v.

Web 2.0, ed. , v.

Explores the very best online collaborative tools available today (including blogs, wikis, and social networking) and Web 2.0 applications (Skype, Google Earth, Wordle, and more) that make a difference in education.

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

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

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.

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

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.

What Works in K-12 Online Learning, ed. , v.
What Works in K-12 Online Learning, ed. , v.

What Works in K-12 Online Learning, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of effective online teaching and learning practices.

What Works in Schools, ed. , v.
What Works in Schools, ed. , v.

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.

1. Planning Standards-Based Lessons/Units

Classroom Techniques for Creating Conditions for Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.
Classroom Techniques for Creating Conditions for Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

Classroom Techniques for Creating Conditions for Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

This book is a practical guide to help improve performance of instructional strategies designed to fuel results-driven rigorous instruction. It provides teachers of all grade levels the strategies to get there, including establishing rules and procedures and recognizing adherence and lack of adherence to them, using engagement strategies when students are not engaged, establishing and maintaining effective relationships, and communicating high expectations for all students.

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

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.

Ensuring High-Quality Curriculum, ed. , v.
Ensuring High-Quality Curriculum, ed. , v.

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.

Align the Design, ed. , v.
Align the Design, ed. , v.

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.

The Perfect Assessment System, ed. , v.
The Perfect Assessment System, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

1-to-1 Learning, ed. 2, v.
1-to-1 Learning, ed. 2, v.

1-to-1 Learning, ed. 2, v.

Provides practical planning advice, case studies of successful programs, and numerous implementation resources. Also covers 1-to-1 leadership, tablet PCs, and the shift toward learner-centric educational environments.

Interactive Videoconferencing, ed. , v.
Interactive Videoconferencing, ed. , v.

Interactive Videoconferencing, ed. , v.

Provides a "how-to" for building a virtual classroom using interactive videoconferencing includes lessons and evaluation tools.

Project-Based Learning Using Information Technology, ed. 2, v.
Project-Based Learning Using Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

Project-Based Learning Using Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

Provides an explanation of the theoretical bases of project-based learning and then demonstrates how technology may be effectively integrated.

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

Reinventing Project-Based Learning, ed. , v.

Offers educators a guide for maximizing the benefits of project-based learning in today's technology-rich learning environment.

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

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.

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

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

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.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in Middle School Classrooms, ed. , v.
Differentiating Instruction with Technology in Middle School Classrooms, ed. , v.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in Middle School Classrooms, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of research on the uniqueness of middle school students and illustrates the importance of using technology to create differentiated lessons, especially with this age group.

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

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.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms, ed. , v.
Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms, ed. , v.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms, ed. , v.

Provides a variety of practical instructional strategies to accommodate a broad range of learning styles, abilities, and curriculum content. Explores how to use technology to differentiate by student interest, readiness, ability, learning profile, content, process, and product.

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

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.

Better Learning Through Structured Teaching, ed. , v.
Better Learning Through Structured Teaching, ed. , v.

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.

Supporting the Whole Child, ed. , v.
Supporting the Whole Child, ed. , v.

Supporting the Whole Child, ed. , v.

Focuses on supporting students by differentiating instruction, using scaffolds and interventions, being inclusive and positive, and responding to 21st century learning challenges.

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

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.

Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms, ed. 2, v.
Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

Provides a comprehensive review of options for building an effective videoconferencing program, from initial planning to teacher training, implementation, and assessment.

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

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.

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

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.

Success with IEPs, ed. , v.
Success with IEPs, ed. , v.

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.

Schooling by Design, ed. , v.
Schooling by Design, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

English Language Arts Units for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.
English Language Arts Units for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.

English Language Arts Units for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.

Covers new teaching methods and a belief that technology can reshape and re-energize the high school English Language Arts classroom.

Classroom Instruction That Works, ed. , v.
Classroom Instruction That Works, ed. , v.

Classroom Instruction That Works, ed. , v.

Identifies nine categories of instructional strategies that maximize student learning and explains the details of each including: studies in effect size and percentile gain units; guiding principles for using the strategies; and classroom examples of model instructional practice.

Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.
Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.

Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.

Covers working with graphics files, creating slide shows, hyper linking multimedia, digital animation, and virtual reality.

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

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.

Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction, ed. , v.
Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.

Covers technology standards for teachers and provides profiles for each stage of teacher education from general preparation through first-year teaching. Includes the new standards for students with its emphasis on skills and expertise supported by technology.

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

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.

ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.
ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.

ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.

Features an easy-to-follow guide for any educator, practicing or preservice, who wants to be an effective technology facilitator and/or educational leader.

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

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.

National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.

Addresses the need for basic technology competence, and also incorporates the skills and knowledge that students require to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly digital society.

National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.

Defines the responsibilities of district and school leaders in the effective use of technology in education.

Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.
Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.

Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.

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

Rethinking Homework, ed. , v.
Rethinking Homework, ed. , v.

Rethinking Homework, ed. , v.

Covers the debate over whether homework is an essential component of rigorous schooling or a harmful practice. Topics include how to avoid the "homework trap" and "seven steps to building better relationships with parents about homework".

Challenging the Whole Child, ed. , v.
Challenging the Whole Child, ed. , v.

Challenging the Whole Child, ed. , v.

Focuses on challenging every student, offering a rigorous curriculum, meeting 21st century learning challenges, using formative assessments, and preparing students for college and the world of work.

Mastering Formative Assessment Moves, ed. , v.
Mastering Formative Assessment Moves, ed. , v.

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.

Assessing Multilingual Learners, ed. , v.
Assessing Multilingual Learners, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Curriculum 21, ed. , v.
Curriculum 21, ed. , v.

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.

Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom, ed. 3, v.
Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom, ed. 3, v.

Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom, ed. 3, v.

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.

Multiple Intelligences and Instructional Technology, ed. 2, v.
Multiple Intelligences and Instructional Technology, ed. 2, v.

Multiple Intelligences and Instructional Technology, ed. 2, v.

Demonstrates how multiple intelligences theory can be teamed with technology to produce curriculum that inspires students to learn.

Teaching with Poverty in Mind, ed. , v.
Teaching with Poverty in Mind, ed. , v.

Teaching with Poverty in Mind, ed. , v.

Covers why and how the effects of poverty have to be addressed in classroom teaching and school and district policy. Topics include what poverty does to children's brains and why students raised in poverty are especially subject to stressors that undermine school behavior and performance.

The New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.
The New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.

The New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.

A guide intended to assist new teachers during the first days, weeks, and months of the first year of teaching, to ensure that they are ready for the challenges of the job, equipped with the background knowledge and support they will need for many years to come.

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

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

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.

Engaging & Challenging Gifted Students, ed. , v.
Engaging & Challenging Gifted Students, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Instruction That Measures Up, ed. , v.
Instruction That Measures Up, ed. , v.

Instruction That Measures Up, ed. , v.

A guide for teachers to help their students come out as winners in a test-pressured environment and explains how to do that with a practical framework for teaching in the accountability age.

2. Aligning Resources to Standard(s)

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

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.

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

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.

Learning on Display, ed. , v.
Learning on Display, ed. , v.

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.

Ensuring High-Quality Curriculum, ed. , v.
Ensuring High-Quality Curriculum, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.

Covers technology standards for teachers and provides profiles for each stage of teacher education from general preparation through first-year teaching. Includes the new standards for students with its emphasis on skills and expertise supported by technology.

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

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.

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

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.

ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.
ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.

ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.

Features an easy-to-follow guide for any educator, practicing or preservice, who wants to be an effective technology facilitator and/or educational leader.

National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.

Addresses the need for basic technology competence, and also incorporates the skills and knowledge that students require to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly digital society.

National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.

Defines the responsibilities of district and school leaders in the effective use of technology in education.

Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.
Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.

Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.

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

Activating the Desire to Learn, ed. , v.
Activating the Desire to Learn, ed. , v.

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.

EdSpeak, ed. , v.
EdSpeak, ed. , v.

EdSpeak, ed. , v.

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

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

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 New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.
The New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.

The New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.

A guide intended to assist new teachers during the first days, weeks, and months of the first year of teaching, to ensure that they are ready for the challenges of the job, equipped with the background knowledge and support they will need for many years to come.

Teaching with Digital Video, ed. , v.
Teaching with Digital Video, ed. , v.

Teaching with Digital Video, ed. , v.

Shows educators how to effectively use digital video in four core curriculum areas: science, social studies, English language arts, and math.

Digital Portfolios in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Digital Portfolios in the Classroom, ed. , v.

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.

Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators, ed. , v.
Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators, ed. , v.

Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators, ed. , v.

Provides detailed directions for preparation, production, and presentation of digital stories and the tools needed to create them. Teaches students to work collaboratively and to use new technologies required in the workforce of the future.

Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.
Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.

Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.

Covers working with graphics files, creating slide shows, hyper linking multimedia, digital animation, and virtual reality.

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

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.

3. Planning to Close the Achievement Gap Using Data

Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School & in Life, ed. , v.
Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School & in Life, ed. , v.

Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School & in Life, ed. , v.

Offers advice on what to do about the chronic achievement gap between black males and other student populations. Understand why lack of proficiency in reading, writing, and math among black males is a symptom of deeper problems that are generally ignored.

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

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.

Detracking for Excellence and Equity, ed. , v.
Detracking for Excellence and Equity, ed. , v.

Detracking for Excellence and Equity, ed. , v.

Offers an experience-based and research-supported argument that detracking can raise achievement across the board and narrow the achievement gap. Provides educational leaders with strategies for launching, sustaining, and monitoring a successful detracking reform.

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

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.

Assessing Multilingual Learners, ed. , v.
Assessing Multilingual Learners, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

Building Equity, ed. , v.
Building Equity, ed. , v.

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.

Catching Up or Leading the Way, ed. , v.
Catching Up or Leading the Way, ed. , v.

Catching Up or Leading the Way, ed. , v.

Describes how schools have to keep pace with a world that is being dramatically transformed by globalization, the "death of distance," and digital technology. Topics include expanding the definition of success beyond math and reading test scores and personalize schooling so that every student has an opportunity to learn.

Educating Everybody's Children, ed. , v.
Educating Everybody's Children, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Leading Change in Your School, ed. , v.
Leading Change in Your School, ed. , v.

Leading Change in Your School, ed. , v.

Explains how teachers and administrators can make sure change efforts lead to better results. Topics include effective planning models for change that include highly focused goals and action plans.

Learning Transformed, ed. , v.
Learning Transformed, ed. , v.

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.

The Best Schools, ed. , v.
The Best Schools, ed. , v.

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.

Taking Action on Adolescent Literacy, ed. , v.
Taking Action on Adolescent Literacy, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind, ed. , v.
Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind, ed. , v.

Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind, ed. , v.

Encompasses immediate and practical considerations that promote using the Habits of Mind in classrooms and schools every day. Also, addresses the concern for creating a learning culture that considers the Habits of Mind as central to building a thoughtful community and world.

Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum, ed. , v.
Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum, ed. , v.

Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum, ed. , v.

Through first-hand accounts, learn how the habits of mind help students at all grade levels successfully deal with the challenges they face in school and beyond.

The Inspired Teacher, ed. , v.
The Inspired Teacher, ed. , v.

The Inspired Teacher, ed. , v.

Provides research-based pathways that teachers can take, regardless of their experience, to grow professionally and aim for truly inspired teaching.

A Teacher's Guide to Multisensory Learning, ed. , v.
A Teacher's Guide to Multisensory Learning, ed. , v.

A Teacher's Guide to Multisensory Learning, ed. , v.

Shows teachers how to engage students through hands-on, visual, auditory, and olfactory stimuli and link the activities to relevant academic objectives. Provides classroom examples of how teachers use multisensory learning techniques to help students interact with material more intensely and retain what they learn for longer periods of time.

The New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.
The New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.

The New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.

A guide intended to assist new teachers during the first days, weeks, and months of the first year of teaching, to ensure that they are ready for the challenges of the job, equipped with the background knowledge and support they will need for many years to come.

Qualities of Effective Principals, ed. , v.
Qualities of Effective Principals, ed. , v.

Qualities of Effective Principals, ed. , v.

Includes empirical studies of principal practice as linked to student achievement, case studies of principals, meta-analyses of principal effectiveness, and other reviews of research.

Success with IEPs, ed. , v.
Success with IEPs, ed. , v.

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.

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

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).

Engaging & Challenging Gifted Students, ed. , v.
Engaging & Challenging Gifted Students, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

4. Identifying Critical Content from the Standards

Creating & Using Learning Targets & Performance Scales, ed. , v.
Creating & Using Learning Targets & Performance Scales, ed. , v.

Creating & Using Learning Targets & Performance Scales, ed. , v.

This guide explores explicit techniques for mastering this crucial strategy of instructional practice. It includes explicit steps for implementation and recommendations for monitoring students’ ability to understand learning goals.

Identifying Critical Content, ed. , v.
Identifying Critical Content, ed. , v.

Identifying Critical Content, ed. , v.

This guide explores explicit techniques for mastering a crucial strategy of instructional practice: teaching students the skill of identifying critical content. It includes explicit steps for implementation and recommendations for monitoring if students are able to identify critical content.

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

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

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.

The Perfect Assessment System, ed. , v.
The Perfect Assessment System, ed. , v.

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.

Advancing Formative Assessment in Every Classroom, ed. , v.
Advancing Formative Assessment in Every Classroom, ed. , v.

Advancing Formative Assessment in Every Classroom, ed. , v.

Provides strategic talking points, conversation starters, and ready-made tools needed to explain how formative assessment improves student learning and achievement.

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

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.

Learning on Display, ed. , v.
Learning on Display, ed. , v.

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.

Mastering Formative Assessment Moves, ed. , v.
Mastering Formative Assessment Moves, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching, ed. , v.
A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching, ed. , v.

A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching, ed. , v.

An in-depth resource for workshops, professional learning communities, teacher training, and self-help. Topics include how to establish good classroom management and effective relationships with students.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Activating the Desire to Learn, ed. , v.
Activating the Desire to Learn, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

Ensuring High-Quality Curriculum, ed. , v.
Ensuring High-Quality Curriculum, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.

Covers technology standards for teachers and provides profiles for each stage of teacher education from general preparation through first-year teaching. Includes the new standards for students with its emphasis on skills and expertise supported by technology.

ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.
ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.

ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.

Features an easy-to-follow guide for any educator, practicing or preservice, who wants to be an effective technology facilitator and/or educational leader.

National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.

Addresses the need for basic technology competence, and also incorporates the skills and knowledge that students require to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly digital society.

National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.

Defines the responsibilities of district and school leaders in the effective use of technology in education.

Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.
Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.

Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2, v.

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

5. Previewing New Content

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

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 the Art and Science of Teaching, ed. , v.
A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching, ed. , v.

A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching, ed. , v.

An in-depth resource for workshops, professional learning communities, teacher training, and self-help. Topics include how to establish good classroom management and effective relationships with students.

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

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.

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

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.

How to Support Struggling Students, ed. , v.
How to Support Struggling Students, ed. , v.

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.

Teaching the Brain to Read, ed. , v.
Teaching the Brain to Read, ed. , v.

Teaching the Brain to Read, ed. , v.

Provides educators with an understanding of how the brain processes language, emotion, and other stimuli. Includes brain research compatible techniques that help to increase students' motivation to read.

Building Literacy in Social Studies, ed. , v.
Building Literacy in Social Studies, ed. , v.

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.

Learning to Love Math, ed. , v.
Learning to Love Math, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

Mastering Formative Assessment Moves, ed. , v.
Mastering Formative Assessment Moves, ed. , v.

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.

Learning for Keeps, ed. , v.
Learning for Keeps, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

The New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.
The New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.

The New Teacher's Companion, ed. , v.

A guide intended to assist new teachers during the first days, weeks, and months of the first year of teaching, to ensure that they are ready for the challenges of the job, equipped with the background knowledge and support they will need for many years to come.

Guided Instruction, ed. , v.
Guided Instruction, ed. , v.

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.

What Works in Schools, ed. , v.
What Works in Schools, ed. , v.

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.

Content-Area Conversations, ed. , v.
Content-Area Conversations, ed. , v.

Content-Area Conversations, ed. , v.

Focuses on the importance of talk in classrooms. Presents core ideas from linguistics that call attention to roles and what lies behind these roles in terms of representation. Provides ways to help learners gain a curiosity and fascination with language.

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

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).

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

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.

Enhancing RTI, ed. , v.
Enhancing RTI, ed. , v.

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.

Inspiring Active Learning, ed. , v.
Inspiring Active Learning, ed. , v.

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.

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

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.

6. Helping Students Process New Content

Organizing for Learning, ed. , v.
Organizing for Learning, ed. , v.

Organizing for Learning, ed. , v.

This text explores explicit techniques for helping students to interact productively within small-group settings, including structured grouping, peer response groups, paired practice, partner discussions, and reflecting on learning as part of a group.

Processing New Information, ed. , v.
Processing New Information, ed. , v.

Processing New Information, ed. , v.

This guide explores explicit techniques for mastering a crucial strategy of instructional practice: processing new information. It includes explicit steps for implementation and recommendations for monitoring if students are able to process new information.

Productive Group Work, ed. , v.
Productive Group Work, ed. , v.

Productive Group Work, ed. , v.

Explains how to create the right circumstances for group learning so that students build on one another's understanding and end up knowing more than they would have working alone.

Inspiring Active Learning, ed. , v.
Inspiring Active Learning, ed. , v.

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.