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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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

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

Provides an outline to teaching urban students, placing an emphasis on the active participation of teachers, parents, caregivers, and coaches in each student s success.

Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.
Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.

Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.

Provides help navigating evidence-based methodologies to chart a course toward closing (and eliminating) the academic achievement gap. The authors present a comprehensive view of the achievement gap and advocate for strategies that contribute to the success of all children.

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.

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.

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.

Effective Supervision, ed. , v.
Effective Supervision, ed. , v.

Effective Supervision, ed. , v.

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

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?.

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.

Everyday Engagement, ed. , v.
Everyday Engagement, ed. , v.

Everyday Engagement, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the potentially overwhelming, sometimes puzzling, often delicate work of engaging both students and parents in the pursuit of learning and achievement.

Focus, ed. , v.
Focus, ed. , v.

Focus, ed. , v.

This book describes a plan for radically improving student learning that is built on three core elements: a focused and coherent curriculum (what we teach); clear, prioritized lessons (how we teach); and purposeful reading and writing, or authentic literacy.

Great Performances, ed. 2, v.
Great Performances, ed. 2, v.

Great Performances, ed. 2, v.

Provides a four-step approach for teaching students how to acquire content knowledge, including examples of student projects as well as effective assessment tools that teachers can adapt for their own classrooms.

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 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 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 Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.
How to Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.

How to Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.

Shows examples of what great teachers do to motivate reluctant learners without relying on elaborate rewards systems or creative tricks to reach students who actively or passively resist investing themselves in the classroom.

How to Plan Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.
How to Plan Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

How to Plan Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

Covers the step by step process of what great teachers do to set a learning destination that's worth working toward and ensure that the path students take to get there will help them pass the big tests and become engaged learners, effective problem solvers, and critical thinkers.

How to 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 Teach Now, ed. , v.
How to Teach Now, ed. , v.

How to Teach Now, ed. , v.

Provides a practical map to navigate some of today's most complicated instructional challenges. Identifies five critical keys to personalizing learning for students who have wildly different cultural, linguistic, and academic backgrounds.

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.

Insights into Action, ed. , v.
Insights into Action, ed. , v.

Insights into Action, ed. , v.

This book focuses on relevant topics that face today’s educational leaders, particularly those at the school level: teacher leaders, grade or department chairs, assistant principals, and principals. Each chapter weaves a narrative of a successful leader who embodies the characteristics that current research and theory have established as essential for success, examining a different topic while offering practical applications and ways to overcome barriers to success.

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.

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 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 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 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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

This books provides guidance and resources to help teachers communicate and collaborate with the families of Latino English Language Learners (ELLs). Practical tips and tools, including reproducible form letters in English and Spanish, are provided to help teachers solicit valuable information about students from their families, extend families’ knowledge of how U.S. schools operate, and provide families with ideas for helping students with their schoolwork at home.

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".

Simply Better, ed. , v.
Simply Better, ed. , v.

Simply Better, ed. , v.

This books outlines the principles and practices that can be employed right now in schools to change the odds of meeting the needs of all students and providing a better education for students. Includes interventions that schools must perform to change the odds for students.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

This book focuses on ways educators can use the Pathways to Re-Engagement model to create strategies and transform underachieving boys into successful learners in the classroom. Presents four large-scale studies used to discover how boys learn best, and provides lesson plans, and anecdotes from real teachers of all grade levels.

Teaching 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 Tandem, ed. , v.
Teaching in Tandem, ed. , v.

Teaching in Tandem, ed. , v.

This book focuses on creating a successful partnership while co-teaching within a classroom, and examines topics such as organization, engaging students with multiple perspectives, and responding to parental concerns. Provides guidance based on answering questions posed by real co-teachers, and is suitable for principles, teachers, paraprofessionals, and administrators.

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 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 Formative Assessment Action Plan, ed. , v.
The Formative Assessment Action Plan, ed. , v.

The Formative Assessment Action Plan, ed. , v.

This book focuses on a four-step approach to formative assessment, explaining how the system of give-and-take between student and teacher promotes learning in the classroom. Uses real-life scenarios to demonstrate application of the steps and provide adjustable instruction techniques for any grade level.

The 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 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 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 Purposeful Classroom, ed. , v.
The Purposeful Classroom, ed. , v.

The Purposeful Classroom, ed. , v.

This book focuses on strategies for educators to understand the purpose of every lesson within the classroom by examining topics such as the difference between standards, objectives, and purposes, the mastery of lesson content, and the motivation of students. Provides specific examples of assignments, purpose statements, and tests for multiple grade levels and content areas.

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

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

This book focuses on the basic concepts behind the Understanding by Design approach used by educators to create classroom curriculum that focus on students' understanding of important ideas and working backwards from there. Contains eight modules that are based on a typical workshop presentation, which can also be studied out of sequence, intended for K-16 educators.

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

Total Participation Techniques, ed. , v.

This book focuses on how educators can use active learning strategies, known as Total Participation Techniques, within the classroom in order to engage K-12 students. Techniques are examined in depth and presented in four parts: overview, implementation instructions, student participation, and classroom personalization, with real-world examples and toolkits for all levels of learning.

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

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

This book focuses on the strategy that educators can utilize in the information age to create a relevant learning experience and educational opportunity by placing students at the center of learning. Uses theory, practice and real-world experiences to illustrate the importance of student-teacher relationships in a K-18 learning environment.

Transformative Assessment in Action, ed. , v.
Transformative Assessment in Action, ed. , v.

Transformative Assessment in Action, ed. , v.

This book examines formative assessment conducted in the classroom and how educators can plan and apply results in the real-world. Provides chapter-specific reflection questions that lay out practical models and guidance for all education levels.

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 Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.
Understanding Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.

Understanding Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the new national Common Core standards and what educators need to know in order to strengthen learning and teaching methods within the classroom. Chapters focus on the national standards, including understanding, the benefits for students, concerns, and preparation for the 2014-2015 school year when students will assessed on the standards for the first time.

Wasting Minds, ed. , v.
Wasting Minds, ed. , v.

Wasting Minds, ed. , v.

This book attempts to challenge the assumptions that are rooted within the education community and bring clarity to aspects of the school reform movement. Presented in two parts, the first discusses the flawed ideas currently implemented in school systems, and the second relates how a revised strategy is the answer to many problems.

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 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.

Where Great Teaching Begins, ed. , v.
Where Great Teaching Begins, ed. , v.

Where Great Teaching Begins, ed. , v.

This book is a step-by-step walk through the behind-the-scenes intellectual work necessary to make instruction truly effective and help students learn deeply and meaningfully. Intended to assist teachers in learning how to translate standards into objectives, use objectives for the basis of assessment, develop learning objectives that incorporate targeted content and thinking skills, and pull objectives, assessments, and learning activities into teaching plans for learning.

Education

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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

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

Provides an outline to teaching urban students, placing an emphasis on the active participation of teachers, parents, caregivers, and coaches in each student s success.

Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.
Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.

Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.

Provides help navigating evidence-based methodologies to chart a course toward closing (and eliminating) the academic achievement gap. The authors present a comprehensive view of the achievement gap and advocate for strategies that contribute to the success of all children.

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.

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.

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.

Effective Supervision, ed. , v.
Effective Supervision, ed. , v.

Effective Supervision, ed. , v.

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

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?.

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.

Everyday Engagement, ed. , v.
Everyday Engagement, ed. , v.

Everyday Engagement, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the potentially overwhelming, sometimes puzzling, often delicate work of engaging both students and parents in the pursuit of learning and achievement.

Focus, ed. , v.
Focus, ed. , v.

Focus, ed. , v.

This book describes a plan for radically improving student learning that is built on three core elements: a focused and coherent curriculum (what we teach); clear, prioritized lessons (how we teach); and purposeful reading and writing, or authentic literacy.

Great Performances, ed. 2, v.
Great Performances, ed. 2, v.

Great Performances, ed. 2, v.

Provides a four-step approach for teaching students how to acquire content knowledge, including examples of student projects as well as effective assessment tools that teachers can adapt for their own classrooms.

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 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 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 Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.
How to Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.

How to Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.

Shows examples of what great teachers do to motivate reluctant learners without relying on elaborate rewards systems or creative tricks to reach students who actively or passively resist investing themselves in the classroom.

How to Plan Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.
How to Plan Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

How to Plan Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

Covers the step by step process of what great teachers do to set a learning destination that's worth working toward and ensure that the path students take to get there will help them pass the big tests and become engaged learners, effective problem solvers, and critical thinkers.

How to 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 Teach Now, ed. , v.
How to Teach Now, ed. , v.

How to Teach Now, ed. , v.

Provides a practical map to navigate some of today's most complicated instructional challenges. Identifies five critical keys to personalizing learning for students who have wildly different cultural, linguistic, and academic backgrounds.

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.

Insights into Action, ed. , v.
Insights into Action, ed. , v.

Insights into Action, ed. , v.

This book focuses on relevant topics that face today’s educational leaders, particularly those at the school level: teacher leaders, grade or department chairs, assistant principals, and principals. Each chapter weaves a narrative of a successful leader who embodies the characteristics that current research and theory have established as essential for success, examining a different topic while offering practical applications and ways to overcome barriers to success.

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.

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 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 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 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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

This books provides guidance and resources to help teachers communicate and collaborate with the families of Latino English Language Learners (ELLs). Practical tips and tools, including reproducible form letters in English and Spanish, are provided to help teachers solicit valuable information about students from their families, extend families’ knowledge of how U.S. schools operate, and provide families with ideas for helping students with their schoolwork at home.

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".

Simply Better, ed. , v.
Simply Better, ed. , v.

Simply Better, ed. , v.

This books outlines the principles and practices that can be employed right now in schools to change the odds of meeting the needs of all students and providing a better education for students. Includes interventions that schools must perform to change the odds for students.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

This book focuses on ways educators can use the Pathways to Re-Engagement model to create strategies and transform underachieving boys into successful learners in the classroom. Presents four large-scale studies used to discover how boys learn best, and provides lesson plans, and anecdotes from real teachers of all grade levels.

Teaching 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 Tandem, ed. , v.
Teaching in Tandem, ed. , v.

Teaching in Tandem, ed. , v.

This book focuses on creating a successful partnership while co-teaching within a classroom, and examines topics such as organization, engaging students with multiple perspectives, and responding to parental concerns. Provides guidance based on answering questions posed by real co-teachers, and is suitable for principles, teachers, paraprofessionals, and administrators.

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 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 Formative Assessment Action Plan, ed. , v.
The Formative Assessment Action Plan, ed. , v.

The Formative Assessment Action Plan, ed. , v.

This book focuses on a four-step approach to formative assessment, explaining how the system of give-and-take between student and teacher promotes learning in the classroom. Uses real-life scenarios to demonstrate application of the steps and provide adjustable instruction techniques for any grade level.

The 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 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 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 Purposeful Classroom, ed. , v.
The Purposeful Classroom, ed. , v.

The Purposeful Classroom, ed. , v.

This book focuses on strategies for educators to understand the purpose of every lesson within the classroom by examining topics such as the difference between standards, objectives, and purposes, the mastery of lesson content, and the motivation of students. Provides specific examples of assignments, purpose statements, and tests for multiple grade levels and content areas.

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

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

This book focuses on the basic concepts behind the Understanding by Design approach used by educators to create classroom curriculum that focus on students' understanding of important ideas and working backwards from there. Contains eight modules that are based on a typical workshop presentation, which can also be studied out of sequence, intended for K-16 educators.

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

Total Participation Techniques, ed. , v.

This book focuses on how educators can use active learning strategies, known as Total Participation Techniques, within the classroom in order to engage K-12 students. Techniques are examined in depth and presented in four parts: overview, implementation instructions, student participation, and classroom personalization, with real-world examples and toolkits for all levels of learning.

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

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

This book focuses on the strategy that educators can utilize in the information age to create a relevant learning experience and educational opportunity by placing students at the center of learning. Uses theory, practice and real-world experiences to illustrate the importance of student-teacher relationships in a K-18 learning environment.

Transformative Assessment in Action, ed. , v.
Transformative Assessment in Action, ed. , v.

Transformative Assessment in Action, ed. , v.

This book examines formative assessment conducted in the classroom and how educators can plan and apply results in the real-world. Provides chapter-specific reflection questions that lay out practical models and guidance for all education levels.

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 Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.
Understanding Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.

Understanding Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the new national Common Core standards and what educators need to know in order to strengthen learning and teaching methods within the classroom. Chapters focus on the national standards, including understanding, the benefits for students, concerns, and preparation for the 2014-2015 school year when students will assessed on the standards for the first time.

Wasting Minds, ed. , v.
Wasting Minds, ed. , v.

Wasting Minds, ed. , v.

This book attempts to challenge the assumptions that are rooted within the education community and bring clarity to aspects of the school reform movement. Presented in two parts, the first discusses the flawed ideas currently implemented in school systems, and the second relates how a revised strategy is the answer to many problems.

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 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.

Where Great Teaching Begins, ed. , v.
Where Great Teaching Begins, ed. , v.

Where Great Teaching Begins, ed. , v.

This book is a step-by-step walk through the behind-the-scenes intellectual work necessary to make instruction truly effective and help students learn deeply and meaningfully. Intended to assist teachers in learning how to translate standards into objectives, use objectives for the basis of assessment, develop learning objectives that incorporate targeted content and thinking skills, and pull objectives, assessments, and learning activities into teaching plans for learning.

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