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10 Steps to Managing Change in Schools, ed. , v.
10 Steps to Managing Change in Schools, ed. , v.

10 Steps to Managing Change in Schools, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with a proven, practical, and broadly applicable system for implementing new practices methodically and effectively.

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

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

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

17,000 Classroom Visits Can’t Be Wrong, ed. , v.
17,000 Classroom Visits Can’t Be Wrong, ed. , v.

17,000 Classroom Visits Can’t Be Wrong, ed. , v.

This text will help teachers transition from simply planning instruction to designing high-quality student work. The authors share stories of successful practice and practical tools ready for immediate classroom application, and also provide opportunities for reflection and closure designed to help teachers consider (or reconsider) their current beliefs and practices.

5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.
5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.

5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.

This book explains how you can assess and answer your students’ technology needs in terms of access, purpose, and audience--and why you and your school cannot afford to keep students from using technology in their education.

50 Ways to Close the Achievement Gap, ed. 3, v.
50 Ways to Close the Achievement Gap, ed. 3, v.

50 Ways to Close the Achievement Gap, ed. 3, v.

This guide provides clear, updated guidelines for increasing academic performance and providing educational equity for all students. It outlines 50 strategies for developing high-performing schools.

A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.
A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.

A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.

This book offers school and district leaders concise, practical advice on how to set up a hybrid mobile technology program or shift an existing 1:1 or BYOD program to the more flexible, cost-effective, equitable, and learning-focused hybrid approach.

A Close Look at Close Reading, ed. , v.
A Close Look at Close Reading, ed. , v.

A Close Look at Close Reading, ed. , v.

This book explains how to teach young learners to be close readers and how to make close reading a habit of practice in the elementary classroom. It explores text complexity and how to determine if a particular text is right for your learning purposes and your students.

A Close Look at Close Reading, ed. , v.
A Close Look at Close Reading, ed. , v.

A Close Look at Close Reading, ed. , v.

This book explains how to teach middle and high school students to be close readers, how to make close reading a habit of practice across the content areas, and why doing so will build content knowledge. It explores text complexity and how to determine if a particular text is right for your learning purposes and your students.

A Comprehensive RTI Model, ed. , v.
A Comprehensive RTI Model, ed. , v.

A Comprehensive RTI Model, ed. , v.

This guide helps educators leverage resources and build teams to improve student behavior and academic achievement school wide.

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

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

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

A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.
A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.

A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.

Combining the goals of the Common Core State Standards with the principles of differentiation, the authors present an eight-step process to help teachers make intellectually rigorous curriculum accessible to a broad range of students. With examples across grade levels and content areas and a checklist for reflection on the steps, this text demonstrates how to meet high expectations with responsive instruction and help students grow as thinkers and problem solvers.

Accelerating Student and Staff Learning, ed. , v.
Accelerating Student and Staff Learning, ed. , v.

Accelerating Student and Staff Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides a powerful process whereby teachers work together in teams to examine standards, gain a deep understanding of content, create curriculum maps, and design common formative assessments.

Action Science, ed. , v.
Action Science, ed. , v.

Action Science, ed. , v.

This book provides detailed instructional methods on momentum, center of gravity, inertia, and centrifugal and centripetal forces, including hands-on classroom activities and experiments, some utilizing common household materials.

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 the 3-Minute Walk-Through, ed. , v.
Advancing the 3-Minute Walk-Through, ed. , v.

Advancing the 3-Minute Walk-Through, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors illustrate how leaders can use observations from the walk-through to engage in professional conversations and encourage teachers to reflect on and improve their practice.

Advocacy and Educational Technology, ed. , v.
Advocacy and Educational Technology, ed. , v.

Advocacy and Educational Technology, ed. , v.

This guide will help develop a better understanding of the issues facing educational technology. Learn about the programs that transform education in the digital age.

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.

Aligning Your Curriculum to the Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.
Aligning Your Curriculum to the Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.

Aligning Your Curriculum to the Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.

This book outlines the process for building a guaranteed and viable local curriculum based on the CCSS, and includes a system for creating local standards from the CCS, methods for connecting the common, formative assessments to quarterly instructional objectives, and ways to scaffold learning expectations.

All Hands on Deck, ed. , v.
All Hands on Deck, ed. , v.

All Hands on Deck, ed. , v.

This book shows how educators can engage with parents and community members using social media and web tools. Readers will learn how smartphones and tablets can help achieve goals goals, the secret to getting parents involved, and how tools like Skype can connect the community at large.

All Systems Go, ed. , v.
All Systems Go, ed. , v.

All Systems Go, ed. , v.

This resource lays out a comprehensive action plan for achieving whole system reform. Topics covered include successful reform initiatives in the United States and abroad; actions and conditions that have ensured traction and sustainability; ways to avoid common errors in action, funding, and policy; and new reforms at the national level that can impact learning right now.

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

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

This book bridges the gap between educational psychology and peer and student-teacher management from the perspectives of student engagement, classroom relationships, and teacher self-regulation. Both current and prospective teachers will find helpful tools for engaging difficult students, managing challenging relationships, and handling conflict.

Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

The author offers insightful answers based on her experience as a classroom teacher at the Science Leadership Academy, a public high school in Philadelphia that offers a rigorous college-prep curriculum and boasts a 99 percent graduation rate. Outlined is a framework for learning structured around five core values: inquiry, research, collaboration, presentation, and reflection.

Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning, ed. , v.
Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning, ed. , v.

Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning, ed. , v.

This book identifies the 21 responsibilities associated with student achievement and shows how they relate to three key elements of effective leadership; establishing a clear focus, managing change, and developing a purposeful community.

Be a Changemaster, ed. , v.
Be a Changemaster, ed. , v.

Be a Changemaster, ed. , v.

This is a practical guide for school and district leaders that provides 12 strategies for overcoming resistance to change. Unlike more theoretical books, this text shows how to adopt a coaching style of leadership as a systemic change strategy.

Begin with the Brain, ed. 2, v.
Begin with the Brain, ed. 2, v.

Begin with the Brain, ed. 2, v.

Using what we know about how the brain learns optimally, this resource provides practical guidance to new and experienced teachers on how to create a learner-centered classroom. Topics covered include setting up a classroom; establishing routines and procedures; fostering students' intellectual curiosity; reducing learned helplessness in students; developing students' respect for one another's cultural and educational backgrounds; and building a classroom community.

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.

Better Than Carrots or Sticks, ed. , v.
Better Than Carrots or Sticks, ed. , v.

Better Than Carrots or Sticks, ed. , v.

This book provide a practical blueprint for creating a cooperative and respectful classroom climate in which students and teachers work through behavioral issues together.

Beyond Differentiated Instruction, ed. , v.
Beyond Differentiated Instruction, ed. , v.

Beyond Differentiated Instruction, ed. , v.

This resource provides a guided, step-by-step framework for creating an effective differentiated instruction program. Included are case studies illustrating the how-to's of differentiated instruction, from planning through implementation and assessment; recommendations for appropriately structuring the pace and flow of instruction; guidance on when to use tiered instruction and accommodations; and classroom-ready templates, resources, and tools for each step of the process.

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.

Boosting ALL Children's Social and Emotional Brain Power, ed. , v.
Boosting ALL Children's Social and Emotional Brain Power, ed. , v.

Boosting ALL Children's Social and Emotional Brain Power, ed. , v.

This text demonstrates how educators can positively influence the development of students’ social and emotional intelligence, including strengthening essential skills such as empathy, self-management and problem-solving. This research-based approach includes techniques such as classroom exercises that are grouped by age but adaptable for all grade levels, lively activities that keep students engaged, and valuable content for anti-bullying initiatives and counseling programs.

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.

Bring Your Own Learning, ed. , v.
Bring Your Own Learning, ed. , v.

Bring Your Own Learning, ed. , v.

This book tells Lenny Schad's story of leading his large Texas school district through a program of inclusion, where it no longer matters what technology is being used or who owns the device. What matters is that students learn in the ways that make sense to them and their teachers. Schad discusses what worked and what needed to be reworked in his district.

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 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 School-Community Partnerships, ed. , v.
Building School-Community Partnerships, ed. , v.

Building School-Community Partnerships, ed. , v.

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

Building and Connecting Learning Communities, ed. , v.
Building and Connecting Learning Communities, ed. , v.

Building and Connecting Learning Communities, ed. , v.

Ideal for school leaders and superintendents leading change efforts, this book describes how separate professional learning communities can be linked across schools by common instructional and learning issues to create dynamic networked learning communities (NLCs).

Bullying and Students With Disabilities, ed. , v.
Bullying and Students With Disabilities, ed. , v.

Bullying and Students With Disabilities, ed. , v.

Drawing on extensive studies on bullying in schools, this book provides a research-based overview to understand bullying. Additionally, this book shows how to identify bullies and victims and implement an effective and inclusive bullying prevention program.

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.

Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.
Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.

Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.

This book helps teachers understand why typical methods to check for understanding are usually ineffective and how to use techniques that work better. Now, this edition goes further with new tips and tools to support implementation of formative assessment techniques that work in any subject area and grade level, for individual students or across multiple classrooms.

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.

Complex Text Decoded, ed. , v.
Complex Text Decoded, ed. , v.

Complex Text Decoded, ed. , v.

This work presents strategies, activities, and assessments that target students’ ability to comprehend complex text, both traditional written text or multimedia formats. It covers the essential elements of unit design and models for lesson planning; instruction for teaching vocabulary; questioning techniques; strategies and activities designed for teaching complex text; and how to measure text complexity and select appropriate texts that are aligned with curricular goals.

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.

Connected Leadership, ed. , v.
Connected Leadership, ed. , v.

Connected Leadership, ed. , v.

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

Connecting the Dots Between Education, Interests, and Careers, Grades 7–10, ed. , v.
Connecting the Dots Between Education, Interests, and Careers, Grades 7–10, ed. , v.

Connecting the Dots Between Education, Interests, and Careers, Grades 7–10, ed. , v.

This book gives teachers, school counselors, and parents succinct lessons that generate discussion and inquiry about the real world of post-secondary education and work. Extensively researched topics provide data and advice on wages, cost-of-living realities, job market projections, and promising new careers to help students match their interests and abilities to suitable career paths.

Cool Tech Tools for Lower Tech Teachers, ed. , v.
Cool Tech Tools for Lower Tech Teachers, ed. , v.

Cool Tech Tools for Lower Tech Teachers, ed. , v.

This resource describes how exactly you can use tools like web quests, wikis, social networking apps, and podcasts to enhance your lessons and keep kids engaged.

Copyright Clarity, ed. , v.
Copyright Clarity, ed. , v.

Copyright Clarity, ed. , v.

This guide presents principles for applying copyright law and the doctrine of fair use to 21st-century teaching and learning. It explores what is permissible in the classroom; fair use of digital materials such as images, music, movies, and Internet elements found on sites such as YouTube; trends in intellectual property law and copyright practices; and classroom projects using copyrighted materials. Published jointly with the National Council of Teachers of English.

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 Culturally Considerate Schools, ed. , v.
Creating Culturally Considerate Schools, ed. , v.

Creating Culturally Considerate Schools, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with essential tools for building a sturdy foundation of mutual respect upon which schools without bias can be constructed. Included are specific strategies for creating a school environment that gives voice and consideration to all students, shows interest, empathy, and respect for all staff members, advocates respect and reverence of individuality, and adapts innovative policies—despite resistance—that best serve the total school community.

Creating a College Culture for Latino Students, ed. , v.
Creating a College Culture for Latino Students, ed. , v.

Creating a College Culture for Latino Students, ed. , v.

This book provides guidance on creating a 'college culture' in elementary, middle, and secondary schools, both within the classroom and throughout the building, working with families and community organizations to promote Latino students' school achievement and college goals, and best practices for coaching students, including five essentials for college preparedness.

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.

Creative Scheduling for Diverse Populations in Middle and High School, ed. , v.
Creative Scheduling for Diverse Populations in Middle and High School, ed. , v.

Creative Scheduling for Diverse Populations in Middle and High School, ed. , v.

An essential resource for any administrator working with diverse populations, this book zeroes in on effective planning for a wide range of programs, including RTI, credit recovery, special education, second language learning, career-technical education, work-study, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate.

Culture Re-Boot, ed. , v.
Culture Re-Boot, ed. , v.

Culture Re-Boot, ed. , v.

This text reframes school culture to include organizational learning, relational trust, accountability, program improvement, and teacher effectiveness while showing you how to establish a student-centered learning culture; engage teachers in culture-focused leadership; get parents and community on-board to collaborate for student achievement; and connect professional development and school culture for maximum results.

Culture, ed. , v.
Culture, ed. , v.

Culture, ed. , v.

This book takes on culture: the cultures we come from as individuals and the culture we foster in our schools. It uses real-life success stories as models to recognize inadvertent cultural biases increasing educators’ cultural competency, overcoming institutionalized factors that limit achievement, and implementing equitable practices that ensure individualized support for all students.

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

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

This book provide user-friendly techniques for gathering qualitative and quantitative information, helping you tailor instruction and assessment for diverse learners. This resource is ideal for classroom teachers, curriculum developers, instructional leaders, and district administrators.

Data-Driven Decision Making, ed. , v.
Data-Driven Decision Making, ed. , v.

Data-Driven Decision Making, ed. , v.

This workbook shows how to implement data-driven decision making and make it the key to assessing all school activities, from classroom instruction to budgeting.

Designing and Implementing Effective Professional Learning, ed. , v.
Designing and Implementing Effective Professional Learning, ed. , v.

Designing and Implementing Effective Professional Learning, ed. , v.

This book identifies research-based characteristics of effective teacher professional learning, detailing eight strategies for planning and executing professional development programs and evaluating their results.

Developing Digital Literacies, ed. , v.
Developing Digital Literacies, ed. , v.

Developing Digital Literacies, ed. , v.

Digital literacies are essential for managing information and communication in our rapidly changing world—but the old scattered approaches to introducing technology have left many teachers playing catch-up with their students. With this authentic, job-embedded professional development program, you’ll help K–12 teachers incorporate digital literacies into their classrooms once and for all.

Developing a Learning Classroom, ed. , v.
Developing a Learning Classroom, ed. , v.

Developing a Learning Classroom, ed. , v.

This book explores how to create a thriving, learning-centered classroom through three critical concepts: relationships, relevance, and rigor.

Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Writing in the Content Areas, ed. 2, v.
Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Writing in the Content Areas, ed. 2, v.

Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Writing in the Content Areas, ed. 2, v.

This book offers explicit strategies for differentiating writing instruction to help students learn content and develop as writers. The authors address how to create a climate for writing, use flexible groupings, differentiate instruction, and assess student writing.

Differentiating Math Instruction, K-8, ed. 3, v.
Differentiating Math Instruction, K-8, ed. 3, v.

Differentiating Math Instruction, K-8, ed. 3, v.

This book blends the best of what technology has to offer with guidelines for meeting the objectives set forth by the Common Core. Every new innovation in math instruction is addressed including flipping math instruction, project-based learning, using Khan Academy in the classroom, educational gaming, and teaching for deeper conceptual understanding.

Differentiating for the Young Child, ed. , v.
Differentiating for the Young Child, ed. , v.

Differentiating for the Young Child, ed. , v.

This book includes new charts with high-to low-preparation strategies for differentiating lessons in math, science, social studies, and language arts. It presents new focus questions to help teachers clarify their own priorities and target student needs efficiently, and offers Web sites for further reference.

Differentiation for Real Classrooms, ed. , v.
Differentiation for Real Classrooms, ed. , v.

Differentiation for Real Classrooms, ed. , v.

This resource helps educators identify a clear learning target, get to know their students as people and as learners, and understand how to vary the learning pathways to the same target for different learners.

Differentiation in Middle and High School, ed. , v.
Differentiation in Middle and High School, ed. , v.

Differentiation in Middle and High School, ed. , v.

This book explore how to use differentiated instruction to help students be more successful learners—regardless of background, native language, learning style, motivation, or school savvy.

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

Digital Connections in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This book offers a foundational look at the internet and a better understanding of how it can be used to promote learning. Each chapter is dedicated to an important area of internet use in the classroom, including critical information literacy, telecollaborative projects, web 2.0, search engines, and digital citizenship.

Digital Learning For All Now, ed. , v.
Digital Learning For All Now, ed. , v.

Digital Learning For All Now, ed. , v.

This guide shows educators how to affordably make the shift to one-to-one computing and transform schools into digital learning centers. The author outlines a step-by-step road map of solutions for overcoming budget and systems barriers and moving forward with a sense of urgency.

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

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

This book provides practical techniques for your curriculum content, including tips for exploring effective storytelling principles through emerging digital media as well as via traditional literacy skills in reading, writing, speaking, and art.

Dignity for All, ed. , v.
Dignity for All, ed. , v.

Dignity for All, ed. , v.

This book provides professional development ideas and real-life vignettes that will help educational leaders foster a more caring school culture not only for LGBT students, but for all students.

Discovering Media Literacy, ed. , v.
Discovering Media Literacy, ed. , v.

Discovering Media Literacy, ed. , v.

This book provides thought-provoking lesson plans that reach students of all backgrounds and abilities. It uses a wide range of technology tools, including the Internet, video, and mobile apps, combined with an emphasis on online safety and development of essential critical thinking skills, and materials for teacher professional development.

Distributed Leadership Matters, ed. , v.
Distributed Leadership Matters, ed. , v.

Distributed Leadership Matters, ed. , v.

Offers various approaches for realizing the benefits of distributed leadership—engaging the many rather than the few in school improvement. Insights include how to translate the research on distributed leadership into tangible results for your school; methods for building the social capital necessary for sustainable institutional change; and how to distribute leadership widely and wisely through professional collaboration.

Ditch the Daily Lesson Plan, ed. , v.
Ditch the Daily Lesson Plan, ed. , v.

Ditch the Daily Lesson Plan, ed. , v.

This book shows teachers how they can free themselves from rigid and ineffective busywork by replacing lesson plans with learning journeys that are guided by the students’ abilities, interests, and skill levels rather than by pre-selected checklists of day-to-day benchmarks.

Doubling Student Performance...and finding the resources to do it, ed. , v.
Doubling Student Performance...and finding the resources to do it, ed. , v.

Doubling Student Performance...and finding the resources to do it, ed. , v.

This book combines the latest research with the authors' national study of diverse schools that were able to significantly boost student achievement. Strategies focus on reducing class size, promoting professional development, locating necessary funding, and providing academic support to struggling students.

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.

Educating Latino Boys, ed. , v.
Educating Latino Boys, ed. , v.

Educating Latino Boys, ed. , v.

Largely misunderstood and in many cases underserved, Latino boys often miss out on key academic opportunities for achievement and success in school. The author helps teachers and administrators understand the unique assets that this remarkable group of students brings into the school community and how to engage them as learners.

Educating Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders, ed. , v.
Educating Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders, ed. , v.

Educating Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders, ed. , v.

This authoritative guide for practitioners—early interventionists, teachers, school counselors and psychologists—provides practical strategies for addressing the unique needs of children on the autism spectrum and their families. A joint publication with the National Association of School Psychologists.

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.

Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.
Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.

Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.

This book provides practical advice on how to conduct hiring interviews that reliably predict a teacher's success, including guidance on applying research to the interview process. It also assists in developing meaningful, legal interview questions; assembling and training an interview team; matching candidates’ skills to your schools' needs; and using the best interview strategies.

Empowered Schools, Empowered Students, ed. , v.
Empowered Schools, Empowered Students, ed. , v.

Empowered Schools, Empowered Students, ed. , v.

This book helps educators empower teachers and students to regain control of their own teaching and learning journey. Administrators and teachers learn to cultivate the experts at your school, create an environment of trust and collaboration, and give students and staff a voice.

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

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

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

Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This text offers practical, classroom-tested strategies, routines, and rituals that teachers can use immediately to defuse the negative effects of stress and create a stimulating and supportive classroom culture. Drawing from positive psychology research, the author explains how fostering humor, mindfulness, resilience, curiosity, and gratitude in the classroom empowers students to learn from their mistakes, celebrate successes, and actively engage in learning.

Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to use the joyful learning framework to better engage students in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and other elements of language arts learning (ELL).

Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to use the joyful learning framework to better engage students in science and mathematics.

Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to integrate the joyful learning approach with social studies standards, including the Common Core, the National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, and the College, Career, and Civic Life framework.

Engaging Minds in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in the Classroom, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors share what they have discovered about planning lessons that engage students and enable them to truly enjoy learning. It outlines key findings from research on motivation and engagement and offers real-life teaching examples from various grades.

Engaging Young Children With Informational Books, ed. , v.
Engaging Young Children With Informational Books, ed. , v.

Engaging Young Children With Informational Books, ed. , v.

Providing young readers with a thorough grounding in nonfiction ensures that they acquire the background knowledge and vocabulary essential to their understanding of subjects like science and social studies. The authors have written this book to assist with this effort, covering topics such as criteria for choosing books, strategies for shared reading and reading aloud, informational writing activities, and ways to guide parent involvement.

Engineering Essentials for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.
Engineering Essentials for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.

Engineering Essentials for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.

This practical introduction to engineering for elementary through high school teachers teaches how to create effective engineering-infused lessons that break down the barriers between science, math, and technology instruction. It highlights engineering's connection to 21st century skills and college and career readiness, addresses the Next Generation Science Standards, and walks through each step of the simple but powerful engineering design process.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Expecting Excellence in Urban Schools, ed. , v.
Expecting Excellence in Urban Schools, ed. , v.

Expecting Excellence in Urban Schools, ed. , v.

Explores a seven-step process for emotionally, intellectually, and behaviorally engaging students with specific strategies, techniques, and tools which create an engaging educational experience. Utilizing cornerstones of professional learning communities, suggestions are offered for utilizing action research, collaborative inquiry, journal study, and shared practice to integrate ideas into practice.

Fanatically Formative, ed. , v.
Fanatically Formative, ed. , v.

Fanatically Formative, ed. , v.

This book traces the journey of a teacher as she works through the challenges of formative assessment and responsive instruction to discover the practices that will help her students succeed. K-3 teachers and administrators will learn how to: set clear, attainable learning outcomes, make teaching responsive to the whole child, monitor student progress toward essential skills, build a positive classroom and school culture, and collaborate to help young children succeed.

Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.
Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.

Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.

This book explores the five 'levers' of schooling: structure, sample, standards, strategy, and self. It illustrates how changes to structure and sample (how schools are organized and how students are grouped) will not be effective without changes to standards (expectations for student learning), strategy (instructional strategies to engage students in meaningful learning), and self (the set of beliefs teachers and students have about their capacity to be effective).

Flip Your Classroom, ed. , v.
Flip Your Classroom, ed. , v.

Flip Your Classroom, ed. , v.

This guide provides information on what a flipped classroom is and why it works. Learn about the flipped mastery model, where students learn at their own pace, furthering opportunities for personalized education.

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.

Formative Classroom Walkthroughs, ed. , v.
Formative Classroom Walkthroughs, ed. , v.

Formative Classroom Walkthroughs, ed. , v.

This book presents detailed examples of how formative walkthroughs work across grade levels and subject areas, and provide useful templates that administrators and coaches can use to get started.

Freedom to Fail, ed. , v.
Freedom to Fail, ed. , v.

Freedom to Fail, ed. , v.

This text provides a raft of strategies for ensuring that students experience small, constructive failures as a means to greater achievement, and offers practical suggestions for ensuring that constructive failure doesn't detrimentally affect students' summative assessments.

From Staff Room to Classroom II, ed. , v.
From Staff Room to Classroom II, ed. , v.

From Staff Room to Classroom II, ed. , v.

This book present 144 strategies for leading staff development workshops, professional learning communities, and staff meetings.

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 Started with Blended Learning, ed. , v.
Getting Started with Blended Learning, ed. , v.

Getting Started with Blended Learning, ed. , v.

This book provide a quick synopsis of the best ideas found to make the most of blended instruction by learning to navigate the technical details of Internet access and learning management systems.

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

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.

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

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

This book moves the implementation of the CCSS for ELA from the abstract to the concrete by providing adaptable, exemplar lesson plans in each of the CCSS strands: reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language.

Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.
Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.

Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.

This book reveals how many of the assessment policies that teachers adopt can actually prove detrimental to student motivation and achievement, and shows educators how they can tailor their policies to help students better understand the lessons that are being taught.

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.

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

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

This book covers the systematic design of online and hybrid learning environments, emphasizing the importance of aligning learner assessments to learning objectives, along with a framework for designing and sequencing meaningful e-learning interactions. It discusses practical tools for preparing students for successful online learning, interprets laws, and provides examples of how online instruction can and should be universally designed for children with special needs.

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

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

This text illustrates how to apply eight instructional strategies based on cognitive information processing, inquiry, experiential, and game-based theories of learning and teaching to ground the design of online and hybrid coursework.

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

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

This text explores key aspects of designing and delivering online and hybrid learning environments. The contributors focus on the instructional component of e-learning systems, looking at e-learning trends and technologies such as the management of large classes, podcasts, the educational uses of virtual worlds, and the development of virtual schools in North America and around the world.

Growing Into Equity, ed. , v.
Growing Into Equity, ed. , v.

Growing Into Equity, ed. , v.

This book shows how four outstanding schools are making individualized learning a reality for every teacher and student. The common thread is the commitment to equity—every student achieving.

Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.
Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.

Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.

The authors draw on years of teaching experience to propose the APA (Acknowledge, Process, Act) method, which encourages students to recognize emotions and also motivates them to implement proactive solutions rather than let negative emotions sabotage their academic goals. Included are several grade-appropriate classroom scenarios and relevant strategies that will help teachers create more peaceful, respectful, and productive learning environments.

Hanging In, ed. , v.
Hanging In, ed. , v.

Hanging In, ed. , v.

This book shows educators the value of tenacity and building connections when teaching students who present difficult challenges.

Harness the Power of Reflection, ed. , v.
Harness the Power of Reflection, ed. , v.

Harness the Power of Reflection, ed. , v.

This book provides a framework for individual reflection and evaluation of schools’ processes as part of a professional development program. Included are strategies, action items, processes, and examples from successful programs nationwide.

High School Graduation, ed. , v.
High School Graduation, ed. , v.

High School Graduation, ed. , v.

Based on experiences from educators instrumental in developing and implementing Ontario, Canada’s educational strategies, this resource helps teachers and leaders increase student achievement and outcomes in elementary, middle, and high school education.

How Do We Know They’re Getting Better?, ed. , v.
How Do We Know They’re Getting Better?, ed. , v.

How Do We Know They’re Getting Better?, ed. , v.

This book explains how inquiry leads to problem-solving and provides specific steps for pre, formative and summative assessment that informs instruction of 21st century skills. Included are examples that show how to use today’s technology in the classroom and how to use inquiry to develop and assess students’ ability.

How RTI Works in Secondary Schools, ed. , v.
How RTI Works in Secondary Schools, ed. , v.

How RTI Works in Secondary Schools, ed. , v.

Implementing Response to Intervention (RTI) in Grades 6–12 offers many unique challenges, but this comprehensive, research-based book provides secondary school administrators with the information, resources, and guidance necessary to use RTI for the benefit of struggling adolescent learners.

How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.
How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.

How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.

This book is a relevant, hands-on resource that will help teacher teams—particularly those new to evidence-based instructional decision making—untangle thorny instructional challenges, improve classroom practice, and, ultimately, achieve results.

How to Coach Teachers Who Don’t Think Like You, ed. , v.
How to Coach Teachers Who Don’t Think Like You, ed. , v.

How to Coach Teachers Who Don’t Think Like You, ed. , v.

This book covers the process and content of coaching and describes a unique approach that encourages teachers to write and reflect upon their practices using literacy strategies to train across content areas and learn how to individualize their approach to honor teachers' distinctive learning styles. It includes samples of teacher writing and student work generated from coaching plus narratives from practicing coaches in school-based, district, and independent settings.

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

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

This resource offers case studies from principals who have successfully managed dysfunctional and low-performing teachers, scripts for achieving effective communication, and a culture-builder's toolkit with exercises and assessments.

How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.
How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.

How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.

This book provides specific guidelines to help educators design targeted questions and tasks that align with new academic standards and assess students’ ability to think at higher levels.

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 Handle Hard-to-Handle Parents, ed. , v.
How to Handle Hard-to-Handle Parents, ed. , v.

How to Handle Hard-to-Handle Parents, ed. , v.

This book helps develop specific skills for communicating with all parents, including parents who are difficult, angry, overprotective, or overbearing.

How to Make Decisions with Different Kinds of Student Assessment Data, ed. , v.
How to Make Decisions with Different Kinds of Student Assessment Data, ed. , v.

How to Make Decisions with Different Kinds of Student Assessment Data, ed. , v.

This book aids teachers and administrators in understanding the critical elements and nuances of assessment data and how that information can best be used to inform improvement efforts in the school or district.

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 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.

How to Use Value-Added Analysis to Improve Student Learning, ed. , v.
How to Use Value-Added Analysis to Improve Student Learning, ed. , v.

How to Use Value-Added Analysis to Improve Student Learning, ed. , v.

This book reveals tangible strategies for improving instruction. Built around the work of Battelle for Kids, this book provides a field-tested continuous improvement model for using value-added information to increase student learning.

Igniting Teacher Leadership, ed. , v.
Igniting Teacher Leadership, ed. , v.

Igniting Teacher Leadership, ed. , v.

This book is written for busy school leaders who want to foster learning and growth not only for students but also for teachers. Effective leadership is vital in creating a culture of collaboration, modeling continuous improvement, and developing enhanced engagement throughout the building.

Implementing Change Through Learning, ed. , v.
Implementing Change Through Learning, ed. , v.

Implementing Change Through Learning, ed. , v.

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

Improving Formative Assessment Practice to Empower Student Learning, ed. , v.
Improving Formative Assessment Practice to Empower Student Learning, ed. , v.

Improving Formative Assessment Practice to Empower Student Learning, ed. , v.

This practical guide can be used by individual teachers or collaboratively as a study guide for a learning community. Case studies provide examples of formative assessment in practice, along with examples of teachers implementing changes in their practice. A companion website includes an array of tools and templates for organizing, gathering, and systematically using information to strengthen formative assessment skills.

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.

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 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.

Instructional Coaches and the Instructional Leadership Team, ed. , v.
Instructional Coaches and the Instructional Leadership Team, ed. , v.

Instructional Coaches and the Instructional Leadership Team, ed. , v.

This book melds theory and practice to show how coaches can seamlessly integrate themselves into the fabric of the school and help teachers improve their practice from day one.

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.

Intelligence Quest, ed. , v.
Intelligence Quest, ed. , v.

Intelligence Quest, ed. , v.

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

I’m in the Principal’s Seat, Now What? The Story of a Turnaround Principal, ed. , v.
I’m in the Principal’s Seat, Now What? The Story of a Turnaround Principal, ed. , v.

I’m in the Principal’s Seat, Now What? The Story of a Turnaround Principal, ed. , v.

This book outlines clear strategies to create a positive, collaborative, and all-inclusive school environment through the author's shared experiences from his 40-year career in education to guide and encourage current and aspiring principals. It features tools such as checklists, rubrics, and templates as well as true-life stories, examples, and interviews with award-winning 'turnaround' principals.

Jumpstart RTI, ed. , v.
Jumpstart RTI, ed. , v.

Jumpstart RTI, ed. , v.

This book aims to assist teachers, principals, and district staff in efficiently and effectively implementing response-to-intervention (RTI) practices to improve an elementary school’s reading scores. It includes case studies, delivery models, practical tools, and analysis worksheets, and provides instructions for effectively implementing RTI in reading for all students, integrating diagnostic and curriculum-based measures, and measuring RTI’s impact on student learning.

Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners, ed. , v.
Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners, ed. , v.

Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners, ed. , v.

This book shows how to shape a school culture conducive to high academic achievement for all students. An award-winning former principal and a professional development specialist provide the steps for developing teacher capacity, applying successful instructional practices, and advocating for ELLs.

Leading Every Day, ed. , v.
Leading Every Day, ed. , v.

Leading Every Day, ed. , v.

This book features a newly added Book 5 for help creating solid data systems and achievable results. It contains over 150 convenient, closely integrated daily contemplations to carry anywhere, and up-to-date research on creative solutions to leadership challenges, change, and professional development.

Leading Professional Learning Teams, ed. , v.
Leading Professional Learning Teams, ed. , v.

Leading Professional Learning Teams, ed. , v.

Written for school leaders who are new to Profession Learning Teams (PLTs) and those who want to fine-tune their efforts, this resource is an invaluable tool for correlating staff development with your school’s improvement goals.

Leading With Passion and Knowledge, ed. , v.
Leading With Passion and Knowledge, ed. , v.

Leading With Passion and Knowledge, ed. , v.

This book guides principals in identifying and exploring areas of interest for research, including staff development, curriculum development, individual teachers, community/culture building, leadership skills, building management, and school performance.

Leading for DIfferentiation, ed. , v.
Leading for DIfferentiation, ed. , v.

Leading for DIfferentiation, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the reflective thinking and action-oriented steps necessary to launch a system of continuous professional learning, culture building, and program assessment that will allow differentiation to flourish in every classroom.

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

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

This guide shows leaders how to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). It addresses these key issues and more: communicating the CCSS to teachers and parents and attaining their buy-in; transitioning schools and districts to align with the CCSS; determining which teaching and learning practices need to change; and garnering resources and support for reforms.

Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.
Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.

Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.

This text demonstrates how teachers can find support navigating the continual changes inherent in education through working with an instructional coach to think deeply about their work, set goals, and develop plans to meet those goals. It aims to deepen teachers’ understanding of the purpose of coaching, the teacher-coach relationship, and the responsibilities teachers and coaches have to each other.

Learning for Leadership, ed. , v.
Learning for Leadership, ed. , v.

Learning for Leadership, ed. , v.

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

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

Learning in the Fast Lane, ed. , v.

This book lays out a plan of action that teachers can use to move underperforming students in the right direction and differentiate instruction for all learners -- even those who excel academically.

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-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.

Literacy for Young Children, ed. , v.
Literacy for Young Children, ed. , v.

Literacy for Young Children, ed. , v.

This book brings together reading research and learning standards to help teachers become informed decision makers about meeting the literacy needs of young students from diverse backgrounds.

Making Connections with Blogging, ed. , v.
Making Connections with Blogging, ed. , v.

Making Connections with Blogging, ed. , v.

This guide provides step -by-step instructions on how to blog, how to get ideas for your curriculum area, and understand how to manage blogging in the classroom.

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.

Making the Common Core Standards Work, ed. , v.
Making the Common Core Standards Work, ed. , v.

Making the Common Core Standards Work, ed. , v.

This practical guide offers a blueprint for implementing and exceeding the new standards using very targeted professional development.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.
Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

This book identifies seven of the most prevalent classroom management misconceptions, discusses the tried-but-not-so-true practices that result from them, and offers positive, research-based alternatives that take into account how students learn today.

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.

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

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

This book shows how to translate the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) into an effective curriculum. It familiarizes teachers and curriculum designers with the key points of the ELA Common Core Standards and demonstrates how to design effective curriculum units to align with them.

Mathematics, Grades 6–8, ed. , v.
Mathematics, Grades 6–8, ed. , v.

Mathematics, Grades 6–8, ed. , v.

This book includes grade-specific chapters to model the types of interactions and learning experiences that help students master both math content and academic language. It shows why mastery of academic language is the key to students’ academic success.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This book guides readers through the aspects of human memory most relevant to classroom teachers. Real classroom examples help to develop an understanding of how memory systems play a central role in the learning process, as well as how culture plays a role in memory formation and use.

Mobile Learning for All, ed. , v.
Mobile Learning for All, ed. , v.

Mobile Learning for All, ed. , v.

With this all-in-one resource, you will gain a practical toolkit to empower all your students. Learn how to get the most from your iPad by using its built-in accessibility features in conjunction with Universal Design for Learning guidelines.

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 Defiant and Disruptive Students to Learn, ed. , v.
Motivating Defiant and Disruptive Students to Learn, ed. , v.

Motivating Defiant and Disruptive Students to Learn, ed. , v.

This guide, for new and veteran teachers, offers easy-to-implement methods that help motivate and engage students, helps you set up your classroom to prevent disruptive behavior, help you stay calm in the face of adverse situations, help reduce the effect of misbehavior on other students’ learning, respond to inappropriate behavior effectively, and avoid burning out.

No Place for Bullying, ed. , v.
No Place for Bullying, ed. , v.

No Place for Bullying, ed. , v.

This text makes it easy for school administrators to implement the three critical components of effective leadership for school wide bullying prevention: the will to address the problem, the skill to lead others to help reduce and prevent bullying, and the follow-through to ensure that anti-bullying policies are established and sustained.

Opening the Common Core, ed. , v.
Opening the Common Core, ed. , v.

Opening the Common Core, ed. , v.

This book will show you how to leverage the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to equip all students—not just high achievers—with the higher-level thinking skills they need.

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

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

This work shares stories of real school leaders who are using these coach-like skills everyday in their work to resolve their most challenging issues.

Pathways to Thinking Schools, ed. , v.
Pathways to Thinking Schools, ed. , v.

Pathways to Thinking Schools, ed. , v.

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

Peer Coaching to Enrich Professional Practice, School Culture, and Student Learning, ed. , v.
Peer Coaching to Enrich Professional Practice, School Culture, and Student Learning, ed. , v.

Peer Coaching to Enrich Professional Practice, School Culture, and Student Learning, ed. , v.

This book explains how to develop a collaborative, learning-focused culture and build trust among colleagues; offers strategies for participating in difficult conversations that yield useful feedback; clarifies how to develop, sustain, and evaluate peer coaching efforts; and showcases exemplary peer coaching practices used in real schools.

Peer Coaching, ed. , v.
Peer Coaching, ed. , v.

Peer Coaching, ed. , v.

This guide trains teachers to help each other refine their classroom strategies and tailor them to 21st Century needs. Insights include how peer coaching involves much more than just one teacher offering another advice, how a coaching relationship is first built on trust, and then on the willingness to take risks, and why peer coaching should focus on adapting teaching methods to the technological future of education.

Personalized Learning, ed. , v.
Personalized Learning, ed. , v.

Personalized Learning, ed. , v.

This book illustrates how to support students to take advantage of resources from the community, colleges, virtual platforms, and creative outlets to design their own education.

Personalized Learning, ed. , v.
Personalized Learning, ed. , v.

Personalized Learning, ed. , v.

This text demonstrates how personalized learning with technology can be used to meet the needs of all learners, from gifted students to students with disabilitie, and how it can help achieve school goals. It concludes with a step-by-step guide for planning a school-wide personalized learning initiative.

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.

Planning for Technology, ed. 2, v.
Planning for Technology, ed. 2, v.

Planning for Technology, ed. 2, v.

This book includes revisions addressing essential digital developments of the past decade that school leaders must learn to utilize, and new content covering guidelines for addressing the new Common Core State Standards, distributed leadership, adult learning theory, digital citizenship, cybersecurity, cloud computing, and more.

Poverty Is NOT a Learning Disability, ed. , v.
Poverty Is NOT a Learning Disability, ed. , v.

Poverty Is NOT a Learning Disability, ed. , v.

This book, offering an in-depth look at schools that have realized effective results in remarkable time frames, challenges educators and parents to consider how low expectations can affect student achievement—and emphasize optimism as a necessary tenet of schools' day-to-day teaching/learning programs and school-community relationships.

Preventing Problem Behaviors, ed. 2, v.
Preventing Problem Behaviors, ed. 2, v.

Preventing Problem Behaviors, ed. 2, v.

This research-based guide offers specific strategies and plans for preventing problem behavior at both the classroom and school level.

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.

Problem-Based Learning, ed. 2, v.
Problem-Based Learning, ed. 2, v.

Problem-Based Learning, ed. 2, v.

Explores the problem-based learning (PBL) process for teachers. Includes a step-by-step method to simplify the process, examples showing problem-based learning in action, answers to frequently asked questions on standards-based implementation, guidelines for developing problems for students to solve and letting them develop their own, and rubrics and assessment tips to ensure that standards are met.

Purposeful Co-Teaching, ed. , v.
Purposeful Co-Teaching, ed. , v.

Purposeful Co-Teaching, ed. , v.

This book integrates the vital components of interpersonal skills, content knowledge, instructional design, and teaching philosophy to guide educators toward the smooth collaboration of a full, mature co-teaching relationship.

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 for Classroom Discussion, ed. , v.
Questioning for Classroom Discussion, ed. , v.

Questioning for Classroom Discussion, ed. , v.

This work presents and analyzes the DNA of productive discussions—teacher-guided, small-group, and student-driven. It provides an in-depth exploration of questioning as the beating heart of thoughtful discussions as important components of classroom instruction that work in tandem to push learning forward and move students from passive participants to active meaning-makers.

Reach Before You Teach, ed. , v.
Reach Before You Teach, ed. , v.

Reach Before You Teach, ed. , v.

This book, packed with real-life examples and results-delivering exercises, supplies educators with the all-important skills to connect with students so academic and life success feels more attainable.

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

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

In this book, the authors help readers understand what it takes to establish and maintain professional learning communities (PLCs) that align with the Learning Forward standards and increase educator effectiveness in order to provide the best outcomes for students.

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.

Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.
Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.

Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.

This book offers time-tested advice on how to develop a schoolwide learning culture that leads to more effective reading and writing across the curriculum.

Real Engagement, ed. , v.
Real Engagement, ed. , v.

Real Engagement, ed. , v.

This text explains the four keys to real engagement: clarity, context, challenge, and culture. The strategies provided for improving classroom assignments, assessments, and environments will help teachers create learning experiences that are rigorous, meaningful, and rewarding for their students and themselves.

Real-World Projects, ed. , v.
Real-World Projects, ed. , v.

Real-World Projects, ed. , v.

In this book, teachers will learn why students need to be able to identify and solve authentic, project-worthy problems in their own communities and beyond; how to connect with real-world experts, allies, and audiences; and what practical, field-tested strategies are essential for planning, assessing, and using technology to support successful projects.

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

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

This guide offers proven strategies for successful implementation of the Common Core State Standards mathematical practices, using practical tools to define rigor in the context of each mathematical practice, identify and overcome potential issues and obstacles, and use assessment tools to guide work and monitor progress.

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

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

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

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.

Researching in a Digital World, ed. , v.
Researching in a Digital World, ed. , v.

Researching in a Digital World, ed. , v.

This book guides the reader through the process and steps of online research. It offers practical ideas and insights to share with students at varying grade levels.

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.

Retaining New Teachers, ed. , v.
Retaining New Teachers, ed. , v.

Retaining New Teachers, ed. , v.

This book describes four broad supports crucial to helping early-career teachers succeed and stay in the profession: comprehensive induction programs, supportive administrators, skilled mentors, and helpful colleagues. It offers practical, research-based strategies to help leaders provide these supports and create a culture of collaboration across the school.

Rethinking Classroom Management, ed. 2, v.
Rethinking Classroom Management, ed. 2, v.

Rethinking Classroom Management, ed. 2, v.

This book presents an approach that encourages teachers to reevaluate their beliefs, roles, and practices to engage students as partners in creating a supportive learning environment. It offers a unique perspective on classroom leadership that helps teachers address potential problems before learning is disrupted and shows how integrating leadership into daily classroom life enhances learning by strengthening students’ autonomy, self-esteem, and connectedness with others.

Rethinking Grading, ed. , v.
Rethinking Grading, ed. , v.

Rethinking Grading, ed. , v.

This book will show all educators how standards-based grading can authentically reflect student progress and learning—and significantly improve both teaching and learning.

Revolutionizing Education through Technology, ed. , v.
Revolutionizing Education through Technology, ed. , v.

Revolutionizing Education through Technology, ed. , v.

This book provides the facts on what works, what makes a successful leader, what proper educational technology implementation looks like, and what cost savings to expect. Includes a vision of schools of the future, where student learning is self-directed and self-paced.

STEM Leadership, ed. , v.
STEM Leadership, ed. , v.

STEM Leadership, ed. , v.

This text shows K-12 school leaders how to support STEM programs that excite students and teachers—even if the leader is not an expert in science, technology, engineering, or math.

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

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

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

Safe and Peaceful Schools, ed. , v.
Safe and Peaceful Schools, ed. , v.

Safe and Peaceful Schools, ed. , v.

This book provides a variety of research-based techniques to help students, school counselors, psychologists, administrators, and other educators develop conflict resolution skills that reduce the need for disciplinary action.

School Climate Change, ed. , v.
School Climate Change, ed. , v.

School Climate Change, ed. , v.

This book explains the most important aspects of school climate and how we can make positive changes in our schools. It discusses how to engage students and school stakeholders; how to empower staff and students and foster autonomy so people take ownership of their ideas and the learning process; how to promote inclusivity and equity throughout the school; and how to create a welcoming, cooperative, and safe school environment that nurtures students’ social-emotional needs.

School Culture Rewired, ed. , v.
School Culture Rewired, ed. , v.

School Culture Rewired, ed. , v.

This book offers tools, strategies, and advice for defining, assessing, and ultimately transforming your school's culture into one that is positive, forward-looking, and actively working to enrich students’ lives.

School Discipline, Classroom Management, and Student Self-Management: A PBS Implementation Guide, ed. , v.
School Discipline, Classroom Management, and Student Self-Management: A PBS Implementation Guide, ed. , v.

School Discipline, Classroom Management, and Student Self-Management: A PBS Implementation Guide, ed. , v.

Based on Project ACHIEVE, a national model of school effectiveness and continuous improvement program, this book shows how to help students who act out or shut down due to academic frustration or whose social and emotional issues keep them from achieving success in school. It provides a blueprint for Positive Behavior Support Systems (PBSS) implementation that integrates academics, instruction, and achievement with discipline, behavior management, and student self-management.

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.

Schools That Change, ed. , v.
Schools That Change, ed. , v.

Schools That Change, ed. , v.

This resource shows how schools can transform themselves from low-performing into exemplary national status.

Secrets to Success for Science Teachers, ed. , v.
Secrets to Success for Science Teachers, ed. , v.

Secrets to Success for Science Teachers, ed. , v.

This guide provides new and seasoned teachers with practical ideas, strategies, and insights to help address essential topics in effective science teaching, including emphasizing inquiry, building literacy, implementing technology, using a wide variety of science resources, and maintaining student safety.

Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning, ed. , v.
Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning, ed. , v.

Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning, ed. , v.

This book take readers through the step-by-step process of how to create, implement, and assess project based learning (PBL) using a classroom-tested framework. Also included are chapters for school leaders on implementing PBL system wide and the use of PBL in informal settings.

Simple Strategies for Teaching Children at Risk, K-5, ed. , v.
Simple Strategies for Teaching Children at Risk, K-5, ed. , v.

Simple Strategies for Teaching Children at Risk, K-5, ed. , v.

This reference covers the author’s latest work and draws upon their field experiences within special education and psychology to offer K–5 teachers practical tools for building relationships with 'at risk' children. Readers will discover simple strategies for developing students’ academic aptitude and social behavior as well as how to identify who is at risk for failure and why.

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.

Solving 25 Problems in Unit Design, ed. , v.
Solving 25 Problems in Unit Design, ed. , v.

Solving 25 Problems in Unit Design, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors identify and describe the 25 most common problems in curriculum unit design and recommend how to fix them—and avoid them when planning new units.

Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.
Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.

Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.

This book explores and explains research related to creativity and its relevance in today’s standards-based, critical thinking-focused classroom.

Strategic Writing Mini-Lessons for All Students, Grades 4-8, ed. , v.
Strategic Writing Mini-Lessons for All Students, Grades 4-8, ed. , v.

Strategic Writing Mini-Lessons for All Students, Grades 4-8, ed. , v.

Covering four essential writing strategies—inventing, drafting, writing, and editing—the differentiated mini-lessons presented in this book include thematic linking lessons to the grade-level goals of the Common Core; adaptations for struggling writers, ELLs, and advanced writers; color-coding techniques, charts, art, and other visual tools; and specific guidance on developing students' confidence as writers and their ability to work independently.

Strategies for Successful Classroom Management, ed. , v.
Strategies for Successful Classroom Management, ed. , v.

Strategies for Successful Classroom Management, ed. , v.

This practical resource offers the best motivational practices that make difficult students want to behave. This book emphasizes specific things to say and do to stop most problems before they start and how to handle disruptive student incidents without losing your dignity or attacking theirs.

Strategies for Teaching Whole Number Computation, ed. , v.
Strategies for Teaching Whole Number Computation, ed. , v.

Strategies for Teaching Whole Number Computation, ed. , v.

This book offers targeted instructional strategies based on the five NCTM process standards and includes four units, each containing: a diagnostic test in a multiple-choice format, an item analysis table that correlates incorrect test responses with student error patterns, supporting intervention activities, practice exercises for students with answer keys, and reflection questions for teachers to use in a professional development setting, workshop, or methods course.

Strategy Instruction for Middle and Secondary Students with Mild Disabilities, ed. , v.
Strategy Instruction for Middle and Secondary Students with Mild Disabilities, ed. , v.

Strategy Instruction for Middle and Secondary Students with Mild Disabilities, ed. , v.

This resource features evidence-based strategies for teaching vocabulary, reading, written language, math, and science, as well as study skills, textbook skills, and self-regulation. It provides informal assessments for every content area or skill addressed, case studies that link assessment results, IEP goals, and learning strategies, and application activities with questions and suggested responses.

Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.
Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.

Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.

This text offers simple, proven tactics to help manage the stresses of being a classroom teacher. Tactics discussed include employing healthy practices that positively affect mindset; identifying and using one’s ideal professional pace; exploiting intrinsic preferences for how to get work done; and making food and exercise choices that will better fuel the mind and body.

Student Teams That Get Results, ed. , v.
Student Teams That Get Results, ed. , v.

Student Teams That Get Results, ed. , v.

With a focus on student collaboration and dialogue in differentiated classrooms, this guide offers more than 100 reproducible planning tools to help learners: improve critical thinking, scaffold critical layers of meaning, generalize and infer, integrate content, identify patterns, and increase adaptive and analytical reasoning.

Student-Led Discussions, ed. , v.
Student-Led Discussions, ed. , v.

Student-Led Discussions, ed. , v.

In addition to providing a discussion framework that requires students to think deeply and communicate effectively, this text includes advice for teachers on how to cultivate and evaluate effective student-led discussions about literary and informational material; establish core instructional elements that students need in order to engage in rich discussions about content; and understand their role as teacher when students are leading their own discussions.

Styles and Strategies for Teaching Middle School Mathematics, ed. , v.
Styles and Strategies for Teaching Middle School Mathematics, ed. , v.

Styles and Strategies for Teaching Middle School Mathematics, ed. , v.

Presenting four distinct mathematical learning styles—Mastery, Understanding, Self-Expressive, and Interpersonal—this book offers classroom-tested instructional strategies that can be mixed and matched to reach all learners. It explains how the strategies address NCTM process standards and students' learning styles; includes step-by-step directions, examples, and planning considerations; and offers ways to adapt each strategy to meet a variety of instructional demands.

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.

Super Teaching, ed. 4, v.
Super Teaching, ed. 4, v.

Super Teaching, ed. 4, v.

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

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.

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.

Teach, Reflect, Learn, ed. , v.
Teach, Reflect, Learn, ed. , v.

Teach, Reflect, Learn, ed. , v.

This book provides tools to assess your current self-reflective tendencies, identify opportunities to reflect on your instruction, and begin to forge a path toward continuous growth and educational excellence.

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.

Teacher Rounds, ed. , v.
Teacher Rounds, ed. , v.

Teacher Rounds, ed. , v.

This book applies the Teacher Rounds methodology to show teachers how they can learn with and from each other through classroom observations and inquiry and develop a trusted community of practice.

Teacher Teamwork, ed. , v.
Teacher Teamwork, ed. , v.

Teacher Teamwork, ed. , v.

This book demonstrates how to build productive teams and intentionally create an environment of professional engagement in your school by utilizing these four steps: establishing guidelines and protocols, managing and resolving conflicts, refining decision-making skills, and building team capacity.

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 Beginner ELLs Using Picture Books, ed. , v.
Teaching Beginner ELLs Using Picture Books, ed. , v.

Teaching Beginner ELLs Using Picture Books, ed. , v.

This book provides all the tools you need to engage your English learners with picture books, including how to: design lesson plans around themed units, select appropriate picture books using specific criteria, incorporate fun and engaging strategies like singing and reenacting, and integrate picture-book learning to facilitate development of English Language Proficiency.

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

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

This book provides activity ideas using a wide range of technologies for a number of language arts topics, such as storytelling, story analysis, report writing, persuasive writing, discussing literature, and vocabulary.

Teaching Matters Most, ed. , v.
Teaching Matters Most, ed. , v.

Teaching Matters Most, ed. , v.

This book demonstrates how to grow schools’ instructional capacities and change the old assign-and-assess model into engaging, compassionate, coherent, and rigorous instruction with a three-step process that involves: envisioning what good teaching looks like, measuring the quality of current instruction against this standard, and working relentlessly to move the quality of instruction closer and closer to the ideal. Published jointly with Learning Forward.

Teaching Students to Self-Assess, ed. , v.
Teaching Students to Self-Assess, ed. , v.

Teaching Students to Self-Assess, ed. , v.

This book explains how teachers can use reflection to help students decipher their own learning needs and engage in deep, thought-provoking discourse about progress.

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 4Cs with Technology, ed. , v.
Teaching the 4Cs with Technology, ed. , v.

Teaching the 4Cs with Technology, ed. , v.

This book shows how teachers can more purposefully integrate technology into instruction to facilitate the practice and mastery of each of the 4Cs (critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity) along with other learning objectives.

Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.
Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.

Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.

This book presents an approach aligned to the six Common Core anchor standards for speaking and listening, and is focused on preparing students for 21st century communication inside and beyond the classroom.

Teaching the Female Brain, ed. , v.
Teaching the Female Brain, ed. , v.

Teaching the Female Brain, ed. , v.

This guide examines how girls' unique sensory, physical, cognitive, and emotional characteristics affect their performance in the classroom, and shows you how to adapt classroom experiences to assist girls' learning, particularly in math and science.

Teaching to Capture and Inspire All Learners, ed. , v.
Teaching to Capture and Inspire All Learners, ed. , v.

Teaching to Capture and Inspire All Learners, ed. , v.

This resource provides practical guidelines for influencing school culture and inspiring higher student performance based on understanding today's learners. The book provides strategies and tested techniques that have transformed struggling schools into national and state blue-ribbon winners.

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 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 Challenge of Change, ed. 2, v.
The Challenge of Change, ed. 2, v.

The Challenge of Change, ed. 2, v.

This text explores the theories as well as leadership and implementation strategies behind educational reform and addresses the concerns that have led to the current school change movement. It provides practical implementation examples for tri-level reform and looks at the essential role that hope and emotion play in the change process.

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

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

This book shows how you can develop consistent and structured teaching and learning practices across content areas and to ensure sustainable processes through continuous curriculum review and revision.

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

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

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

The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.
The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.

The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.

This text shows teachers how to examine student assessment results for purposes of identifying targeted curricular or skill areas for individual intervention or large-group instructional revision; how to develop, implement, and assess the effectiveness of the intervention or revision; and how to develop an action plan for future instructional cycles.

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 Classroom, ed. 2, v.
The Differentiated Classroom, ed. 2, v.

The Differentiated Classroom, ed. 2, 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 Educator's Field Guide, ed. , v.
The Educator's Field Guide, ed. , v.

The Educator's Field Guide, ed. , v.

This book covers all four key cornerstones of effective teaching—organization, classroom management, instruction, and assessment—and offers a bridge from college to classroom with a hearty dose of practical guidance for teachers who aspire to greatness. At a time when school leaders are pressed to hire and retain high-quality teachers, this guidebook is indispensable for defining and nurturing the qualities teachers strive for and students deserve.

The Essential Guide for Educating Beginning English Learners, ed. , v.
The Essential Guide for Educating Beginning English Learners, ed. , v.

The Essential Guide for Educating Beginning English Learners, ed. , v.

This book provides a framework for effectively reaching and teaching the growing population of beginning English learners.

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

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

This book provides information on how to find lesson-worthy texts and create developmentally appropriate instructional plans that truly help young readers comprehend grade-level texts.

The 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 Frazzled Teacher’s Wellness Plan, ed. 2, v.
The Frazzled Teacher’s Wellness Plan, ed. 2, v.

The Frazzled Teacher’s Wellness Plan, ed. 2, v.

This wellness plan for today's busy teachers was crafted by an educator and a nurse who is familiar with the daily, weekly, and yearly stresses of the academic calendar. It offers a five-step program to help achieve a healthier lifestyle.

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 General Educator's Guide to Special Education, ed. 3, v.
The General Educator's Guide to Special Education, ed. 3, v.

The General Educator's Guide to Special Education, ed. 3, v.

This handbook offers strategies, recommendations, and answers to questions that help general education classroom teachers provide the best support for all students.

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

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

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

The Instructional Leadership Toolbox, ed. 2, v.
The Instructional Leadership Toolbox, ed. 2, v.

The Instructional Leadership Toolbox, ed. 2, v.

This book examines the role of principals in leading instruction and provides practical ways for leaders to reflect on and improve their practice.

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 Moral Imperative Realized, ed. , v.
The Moral Imperative Realized, ed. , v.

The Moral Imperative Realized, ed. , v.

This book takes the subject of moral leadership to the next level by showing how to put change into practice at the local and systemic levels.

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

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

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

The Motivated Brain, ed. , v.
The Motivated Brain, ed. , v.

The Motivated Brain, ed. , v.

This book explores an approach to teaching and learning that improves student motivation, knowledge acquisition, retention, and academic success.

The New Teacher Toolbox, ed. 2, v.
The New Teacher Toolbox, ed. 2, v.

The New Teacher Toolbox, ed. 2, v.

This is a guide for novice teachers that covers the essentials for getting off to a good start. This edition includes a number of new tips, from establishing an ideal classroom environment to making it through teacher evaluations.

The Parallel Curriculum, ed. 2, v.
The Parallel Curriculum, ed. 2, v.

The Parallel Curriculum, ed. 2, v.

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

The Power of Extreme Writing, ed. , v.
The Power of Extreme Writing, ed. , v.

The Power of Extreme Writing, ed. , v.

Offers focused, daily writing sessions that provide students with consistent, long-term engagement, teaching them to be more fluent in their writing. The author outlines this process and also describes what it looks like in the classroom, explains how to assess student work, and highlights several inspirations that motivate students to write.

The Power of One, ed. , v.
The Power of One, ed. , v.

The Power of One, ed. , v.

This interactive staff development resource helps educators deal with the main barriers—often personal assumptions or mind-sets—that can impede their progress with African American K–12 students.

The Power of Talk, ed. , v.
The Power of Talk, ed. , v.

The Power of Talk, ed. , v.

This book shows how everyday speech can be a transforming force in today's schools, creating a more equitable environment for people of all backgrounds. Written by experts on language and diversity, this resource combines research-validated tools and real-world insights for addressing verbal communication issues within the classroom and school wide.

The Principal 50, ed. , v.
The Principal 50, ed. , v.

The Principal 50, ed. , v.

This book guides motivated school leaders through 50 self-reflection exercises designed to yield a deeper understanding of the meaning behind the work that they do.

The Principal as Leader of Challenging Conversations, ed. , v.
The Principal as Leader of Challenging Conversations, ed. , v.

The Principal as Leader of Challenging Conversations, ed. , v.

This guide helps principals navigate high-stakes interactions with staff, parents, students, and district leaders, steering them toward win-win solutions. Published jointly with Ontario Principals' Council.

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

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

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

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 Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.
The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.

The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.

This book offers simple but effective strategies for dealing with a variety of thorny situations that most teachers will face in their careers. These strategies will help to communicate tactfully but forthrightly with administrators, colleagues, and students whose actions interfere with the ability to do the job properly; confidently and convincingly express thoughts and expectations to all stakeholders; and increase influence with coworkers, students, and parents.

The Socially Networked Classroom, ed. , v.
The Socially Networked Classroom, ed. , v.

The Socially Networked Classroom, ed. , v.

This book demonstrates how pioneering teachers have successfully integrated screen-based literacies into their instruction. This book includes real-world activities and lesson examples with assignment sheets, assessments, and rubrics, ideas on fostering collaborative learning using blogs, wikis, nings, and other interactive media, and tips on Internet safety, blogging etiquette, protected blogging sites, and more.

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 Teacher’s Guide to Media Literacy, ed. , v.
The Teacher’s Guide to Media Literacy, ed. , v.

The Teacher’s Guide to Media Literacy, ed. , v.

This book provides concrete, innovative ways to integrate media literacy across the curriculum and teach students to be independent, skilled, and reflective thinkers. Through dozens of suggested activities, teaching strategies, and lessons, this book's unique vision allows schools to integrate media literacy into teaching at all grade levels and core content areas.

The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.
The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.

The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.

This book explains how and why leaders should use technology and outlines what should be in every leader’s digital toolkit.

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

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

Written for both working technology coordinators and those preparing to enter the profession, this reference provides leaders with the information and resources they need to effectively manage school and district technology operations.

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.

Tier 3 of the RTI Model, ed. , v.
Tier 3 of the RTI Model, ed. , v.

Tier 3 of the RTI Model, ed. , v.

This detailed guide to tier 3 of the RTI model provides school psychologists and RTI teams with a case study approach to conducting intensive, comprehensive student evaluations. With step-by-step guidelines for Grades K–12, this resource demonstrates how to develop a specific case study for students who are struggling in the general classroom.

Time for Learning, ed. , v.
Time for Learning, ed. , v.

Time for Learning, ed. , v.

This book makes a persuasive case to leaders for the potential benefits of flipping. It covers data on positive student outcomes in terms of achievement and motivation.

Time to Teach, ed. , v.
Time to Teach, ed. , v.

Time to Teach, ed. , v.

This text provides more than a dozen strategies for teachers to break down tasks into doable pieces, touch each paper or e-mail communication only once, learn when to say no, and use time-management apps to zip through reams of paperwork. Using these strategies, teachers will be able to drastically reduce the time spent planning lessons, assessing students, keeping records, and communicating with parents.

Tools for Teaching in the Block, ed. , v.
Tools for Teaching in the Block, ed. , v.

Tools for Teaching in the Block, ed. , v.

This book offers an alternative to the usual lecture format to help teachers create coherent, effective lessons for extended blocks of instructional time. It enables educators to take advantage of block scheduling to promote reading, writing, and critical thinking in adolescents.

Total Literacy Techniques, ed. , v.
Total Literacy Techniques, ed. , v.

Total Literacy Techniques, ed. , v.

This book provides 3rd through 12th grade teachers with more than 50 teacher-tested tools and techniques for helping their students read independently and critically. It offers practical and effective ways for teachers to help students develop the critical reading habits that open up new ways of understanding and contributing to their worlds.

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.

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.

U-Turn Teaching, ed. , v.
U-Turn Teaching, ed. , v.

U-Turn Teaching, ed. , v.

This book builds on what researchers have discovered about how the adolescent brain learns best, and shows how those discoveries directly relate to effective classroom teaching. Now teachers can engage all students and help them make a U-turn by applying these four principles of brain-based learning: building and maintaining trust, creating a collaborative community, taking a TEAMing approach, and priming the positive environment.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

Unleashing Student Superpowers, ed. , v.
Unleashing Student Superpowers, ed. , v.

Unleashing Student Superpowers, ed. , v.

Provides ready-to-use instructional 'journeys' designed to foster an inquiry-based, student-driven learning environment. Each research-based journey supports one of the six student superpowers (Wondering, Curating, Designing, Digital Inking, Gaming, and Connecting); encourages students to think deeply, as required by the CCSS and NGSS; and includes step-by-step lesson frameworks aligned with the Common Core that fit into a teacher’s regular day.

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

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

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

Unlocking Student Potential, ed. , v.
Unlocking Student Potential, ed. , v.

Unlocking Student Potential, ed. , v.

This book offers concrete ways to identify student strengths and then build on them in your classroom or school throughout the year.

Untangling the Web, ed. , v.
Untangling the Web, ed. , v.

Untangling the Web, ed. , v.

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

Using Equity Audits to Create Equitable and Excellent Schools, ed. , v.
Using Equity Audits to Create Equitable and Excellent Schools, ed. , v.

Using Equity Audits to Create Equitable and Excellent Schools, ed. , v.

This resource expands school leaders' understanding of how to interpret data in order to execute successful equity audits. It demonstrates how audits can help not only in developing fair programs that provide all students with the opportunity to reach their potential, but also for hiring, training, and retaining good teachers. A joint publication with the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National Staff Development Council.

Using RTI for School Improvement, ed. , v.
Using RTI for School Improvement, ed. , v.

Using RTI for School Improvement, ed. , v.

This book helps educators identify students at risk, pinpoint effective strategies that address students' individual needs, and use assessment to monitor progress and adjust instruction. It offers an overview of Response to Intervention (RTI) and takes readers through each level of a three-tiered RTI pyramid geared to provide effective teaching practices for all learners. A joint publication with the Council for Exceptional Children.

Using RTI in Secondary Schools, ed. , v.
Using RTI in Secondary Schools, ed. , v.

Using RTI in Secondary Schools, ed. , v.

This manual offers a step-by-step Response to Intervention (RTI) program, including helpful templates and tools. It covers such tools as research-based RTI approaches (Standard Protocol and Problem-Solving), a universal screening process that identifies at-risk students, a student intervention plan (iPlan) for each student with a focus on skill-building, curriculum-based measurement and progress-monitoring techniques, and how to adapt RTI to Special Education programs.

Using RTI to Teach Literacy to Diverse Learners, K-8, ed. , v.
Using RTI to Teach Literacy to Diverse Learners, K-8, ed. , v.

Using RTI to Teach Literacy to Diverse Learners, K-8, ed. , v.

This book shows K–8 teachers how to build the literacy skills of diverse learners, including those with disabilities and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, in inclusive classrooms.

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.

Vocab Rehab, ed. , v.
Vocab Rehab, ed. , v.

Vocab Rehab, ed. , v.

This book explains a new and effective approach to teaching vocabulary that calls for exploration, discovery, and playing with words. Ten-minute exercises include advice on how to focus short lessons so that students are fully engaged, teaching tips that help ensure new words stick, and a varied selection of novel strategies for teaching new words to students.

Walking the Equity Talk, ed. , v.
Walking the Equity Talk, ed. , v.

Walking the Equity Talk, ed. , v.

This practical guide shows how to develop realistic plans for putting equity initiatives into action; provides concrete examples of what it takes to empower staff and stakeholders through collaborative leadership; and offers tips on how to navigate the politics when addressing the interface between identity, race, culture, poverty, primary language, and achievement.

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.

Web 2.0, ed. 2, v.
Web 2.0, ed. 2, v.

Web 2.0, ed. 2, v.

From Google tools and virtual environments to apps such as SoundCloud, this edition introduces an expanded list of Web 2.0 tools for the classroom. It leads educators through classroom and professional applications that help improve student and teacher learning.

West Meets East, ed. , v.
West Meets East, ed. , v.

West Meets East, ed. , v.

This book explores the fundamental premise that strong teaching is at the heart of educational quality and that we all benefit from understanding the practices and professional thinking of exemplary teachers. The authors set out to discover which beliefs and strategies of effective teachers can cross the cultural divide and help students in each nation make breakthrough advances.

What Every Teacher Should Know About Diverse Learners, ed. 2, v.
What Every Teacher Should Know About Diverse Learners, ed. 2, v.

What Every Teacher Should Know About Diverse Learners, ed. 2, v.

This book provides information about teaching learners from diverse racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, language, ability, and special needs backgrounds. It assimilates new data about how the brain processes information and provides tools for understanding and working with diverse students, including a cultural proficiency checklist, a vocabulary pretest and posttest, and a vocabulary summary.

What Successful Teachers Do, ed. 2, v.
What Successful Teachers Do, ed. 2, v.

What Successful Teachers Do, ed. 2, v.

Written for novice and seasoned professionals alike, this book provides research-based best practices and practical applications that promote strong instruction and classroom management. The authors translate the latest research into 101 effective strategies for new and veteran K–12 teachers. Updated throughout, and with an entirely new chapter on supporting reading and literacy, this edition presents the strategies in a user-friendly format.

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.

What to Do with the Kid Who...Developing Cooperation, Self-Discipline, and Responsibility in the Classroom, ed. 3, v.
What to Do with the Kid Who...Developing Cooperation, Self-Discipline, and Responsibility in the Classroom, ed. 3, v.

What to Do with the Kid Who...Developing Cooperation, Self-Discipline, and Responsibility in the Classroom, ed. 3, v.

This book offers strategies and interventions to help K-12 teachers tackle the critical challenges of today's differentiated classroom and diverse student body. It uncovers current theories and research on classroom management and provides a wide range of user-friendly methods to help teachers proactively address common disciplinary issues before they become major problems.

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.

Working With and Evaluating Difficult School Employees, ed. , v.
Working With and Evaluating Difficult School Employees, ed. , v.

Working With and Evaluating Difficult School Employees, ed. , v.

This book provides essential information for understanding and dealing with employees who may have negative attitudes, lack awareness of their behavior, blame others for problems, or are marginal performers.

Writing the Playbook, ed. , v.
Writing the Playbook, ed. , v.

Writing the Playbook, ed. , v.

This step-by-step, research-based leadership plan for jump-starting boys' achievement, provides critical insight into the brain-based differences between boys and girls, first-hand leadership and classroom experiences, and ready-to-use activities and resources for leading a successful gap-closing initiative.

Education

10 Steps to Managing Change in Schools, ed. , v.
10 Steps to Managing Change in Schools, ed. , v.

10 Steps to Managing Change in Schools, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with a proven, practical, and broadly applicable system for implementing new practices methodically and effectively.

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

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

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

17,000 Classroom Visits Can’t Be Wrong, ed. , v.
17,000 Classroom Visits Can’t Be Wrong, ed. , v.

17,000 Classroom Visits Can’t Be Wrong, ed. , v.

This text will help teachers transition from simply planning instruction to designing high-quality student work. The authors share stories of successful practice and practical tools ready for immediate classroom application, and also provide opportunities for reflection and closure designed to help teachers consider (or reconsider) their current beliefs and practices.

5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.
5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.

5 Myths About Classroom Technology, ed. , v.

This book explains how you can assess and answer your students’ technology needs in terms of access, purpose, and audience--and why you and your school cannot afford to keep students from using technology in their education.

50 Ways to Close the Achievement Gap, ed. 3, v.
50 Ways to Close the Achievement Gap, ed. 3, v.

50 Ways to Close the Achievement Gap, ed. 3, v.

This guide provides clear, updated guidelines for increasing academic performance and providing educational equity for all students. It outlines 50 strategies for developing high-performing schools.

A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.
A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.

A Better Approach to Mobile Devices, ed. , v.

This book offers school and district leaders concise, practical advice on how to set up a hybrid mobile technology program or shift an existing 1:1 or BYOD program to the more flexible, cost-effective, equitable, and learning-focused hybrid approach.

A Close Look at Close Reading, ed. , v.
A Close Look at Close Reading, ed. , v.

A Close Look at Close Reading, ed. , v.

This book explains how to teach young learners to be close readers and how to make close reading a habit of practice in the elementary classroom. It explores text complexity and how to determine if a particular text is right for your learning purposes and your students.

A Close Look at Close Reading, ed. , v.
A Close Look at Close Reading, ed. , v.

A Close Look at Close Reading, ed. , v.

This book explains how to teach middle and high school students to be close readers, how to make close reading a habit of practice across the content areas, and why doing so will build content knowledge. It explores text complexity and how to determine if a particular text is right for your learning purposes and your students.

A Comprehensive RTI Model, ed. , v.
A Comprehensive RTI Model, ed. , v.

A Comprehensive RTI Model, ed. , v.

This guide helps educators leverage resources and build teams to improve student behavior and academic achievement school wide.

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

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

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

A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.
A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.

A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.

Combining the goals of the Common Core State Standards with the principles of differentiation, the authors present an eight-step process to help teachers make intellectually rigorous curriculum accessible to a broad range of students. With examples across grade levels and content areas and a checklist for reflection on the steps, this text demonstrates how to meet high expectations with responsive instruction and help students grow as thinkers and problem solvers.

Accelerating Student and Staff Learning, ed. , v.
Accelerating Student and Staff Learning, ed. , v.

Accelerating Student and Staff Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides a powerful process whereby teachers work together in teams to examine standards, gain a deep understanding of content, create curriculum maps, and design common formative assessments.

Action Science, ed. , v.
Action Science, ed. , v.

Action Science, ed. , v.

This book provides detailed instructional methods on momentum, center of gravity, inertia, and centrifugal and centripetal forces, including hands-on classroom activities and experiments, some utilizing common household materials.

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 the 3-Minute Walk-Through, ed. , v.
Advancing the 3-Minute Walk-Through, ed. , v.

Advancing the 3-Minute Walk-Through, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors illustrate how leaders can use observations from the walk-through to engage in professional conversations and encourage teachers to reflect on and improve their practice.

Advocacy and Educational Technology, ed. , v.
Advocacy and Educational Technology, ed. , v.

Advocacy and Educational Technology, ed. , v.

This guide will help develop a better understanding of the issues facing educational technology. Learn about the programs that transform education in the digital age.

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.

Aligning Your Curriculum to the Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.
Aligning Your Curriculum to the Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.

Aligning Your Curriculum to the Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.

This book outlines the process for building a guaranteed and viable local curriculum based on the CCSS, and includes a system for creating local standards from the CCS, methods for connecting the common, formative assessments to quarterly instructional objectives, and ways to scaffold learning expectations.

All Hands on Deck, ed. , v.
All Hands on Deck, ed. , v.

All Hands on Deck, ed. , v.

This book shows how educators can engage with parents and community members using social media and web tools. Readers will learn how smartphones and tablets can help achieve goals goals, the secret to getting parents involved, and how tools like Skype can connect the community at large.

All Systems Go, ed. , v.
All Systems Go, ed. , v.

All Systems Go, ed. , v.

This resource lays out a comprehensive action plan for achieving whole system reform. Topics covered include successful reform initiatives in the United States and abroad; actions and conditions that have ensured traction and sustainability; ways to avoid common errors in action, funding, and policy; and new reforms at the national level that can impact learning right now.

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

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

This book bridges the gap between educational psychology and peer and student-teacher management from the perspectives of student engagement, classroom relationships, and teacher self-regulation. Both current and prospective teachers will find helpful tools for engaging difficult students, managing challenging relationships, and handling conflict.

Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

The author offers insightful answers based on her experience as a classroom teacher at the Science Leadership Academy, a public high school in Philadelphia that offers a rigorous college-prep curriculum and boasts a 99 percent graduation rate. Outlined is a framework for learning structured around five core values: inquiry, research, collaboration, presentation, and reflection.

Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning, ed. , v.
Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning, ed. , v.

Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning, ed. , v.

This book identifies the 21 responsibilities associated with student achievement and shows how they relate to three key elements of effective leadership; establishing a clear focus, managing change, and developing a purposeful community.

Be a Changemaster, ed. , v.
Be a Changemaster, ed. , v.

Be a Changemaster, ed. , v.

This is a practical guide for school and district leaders that provides 12 strategies for overcoming resistance to change. Unlike more theoretical books, this text shows how to adopt a coaching style of leadership as a systemic change strategy.

Begin with the Brain, ed. 2, v.
Begin with the Brain, ed. 2, v.

Begin with the Brain, ed. 2, v.

Using what we know about how the brain learns optimally, this resource provides practical guidance to new and experienced teachers on how to create a learner-centered classroom. Topics covered include setting up a classroom; establishing routines and procedures; fostering students' intellectual curiosity; reducing learned helplessness in students; developing students' respect for one another's cultural and educational backgrounds; and building a classroom community.

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.

Better Than Carrots or Sticks, ed. , v.
Better Than Carrots or Sticks, ed. , v.

Better Than Carrots or Sticks, ed. , v.

This book provide a practical blueprint for creating a cooperative and respectful classroom climate in which students and teachers work through behavioral issues together.

Beyond Differentiated Instruction, ed. , v.
Beyond Differentiated Instruction, ed. , v.

Beyond Differentiated Instruction, ed. , v.

This resource provides a guided, step-by-step framework for creating an effective differentiated instruction program. Included are case studies illustrating the how-to's of differentiated instruction, from planning through implementation and assessment; recommendations for appropriately structuring the pace and flow of instruction; guidance on when to use tiered instruction and accommodations; and classroom-ready templates, resources, and tools for each step of the process.

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.

Boosting ALL Children's Social and Emotional Brain Power, ed. , v.
Boosting ALL Children's Social and Emotional Brain Power, ed. , v.

Boosting ALL Children's Social and Emotional Brain Power, ed. , v.

This text demonstrates how educators can positively influence the development of students’ social and emotional intelligence, including strengthening essential skills such as empathy, self-management and problem-solving. This research-based approach includes techniques such as classroom exercises that are grouped by age but adaptable for all grade levels, lively activities that keep students engaged, and valuable content for anti-bullying initiatives and counseling programs.

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.

Bring Your Own Learning, ed. , v.
Bring Your Own Learning, ed. , v.

Bring Your Own Learning, ed. , v.

This book tells Lenny Schad's story of leading his large Texas school district through a program of inclusion, where it no longer matters what technology is being used or who owns the device. What matters is that students learn in the ways that make sense to them and their teachers. Schad discusses what worked and what needed to be reworked in his district.

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 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 School-Community Partnerships, ed. , v.
Building School-Community Partnerships, ed. , v.

Building School-Community Partnerships, ed. , v.

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

Building and Connecting Learning Communities, ed. , v.
Building and Connecting Learning Communities, ed. , v.

Building and Connecting Learning Communities, ed. , v.

Ideal for school leaders and superintendents leading change efforts, this book describes how separate professional learning communities can be linked across schools by common instructional and learning issues to create dynamic networked learning communities (NLCs).

Bullying and Students With Disabilities, ed. , v.
Bullying and Students With Disabilities, ed. , v.

Bullying and Students With Disabilities, ed. , v.

Drawing on extensive studies on bullying in schools, this book provides a research-based overview to understand bullying. Additionally, this book shows how to identify bullies and victims and implement an effective and inclusive bullying prevention program.

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.

Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.
Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.

Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.

This book helps teachers understand why typical methods to check for understanding are usually ineffective and how to use techniques that work better. Now, this edition goes further with new tips and tools to support implementation of formative assessment techniques that work in any subject area and grade level, for individual students or across multiple classrooms.

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.

Complex Text Decoded, ed. , v.
Complex Text Decoded, ed. , v.

Complex Text Decoded, ed. , v.

This work presents strategies, activities, and assessments that target students’ ability to comprehend complex text, both traditional written text or multimedia formats. It covers the essential elements of unit design and models for lesson planning; instruction for teaching vocabulary; questioning techniques; strategies and activities designed for teaching complex text; and how to measure text complexity and select appropriate texts that are aligned with curricular goals.

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.

Connected Leadership, ed. , v.
Connected Leadership, ed. , v.

Connected Leadership, ed. , v.

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

Connecting the Dots Between Education, Interests, and Careers, Grades 7–10, ed. , v.
Connecting the Dots Between Education, Interests, and Careers, Grades 7–10, ed. , v.

Connecting the Dots Between Education, Interests, and Careers, Grades 7–10, ed. , v.

This book gives teachers, school counselors, and parents succinct lessons that generate discussion and inquiry about the real world of post-secondary education and work. Extensively researched topics provide data and advice on wages, cost-of-living realities, job market projections, and promising new careers to help students match their interests and abilities to suitable career paths.

Cool Tech Tools for Lower Tech Teachers, ed. , v.
Cool Tech Tools for Lower Tech Teachers, ed. , v.

Cool Tech Tools for Lower Tech Teachers, ed. , v.

This resource describes how exactly you can use tools like web quests, wikis, social networking apps, and podcasts to enhance your lessons and keep kids engaged.

Copyright Clarity, ed. , v.
Copyright Clarity, ed. , v.

Copyright Clarity, ed. , v.

This guide presents principles for applying copyright law and the doctrine of fair use to 21st-century teaching and learning. It explores what is permissible in the classroom; fair use of digital materials such as images, music, movies, and Internet elements found on sites such as YouTube; trends in intellectual property law and copyright practices; and classroom projects using copyrighted materials. Published jointly with the National Council of Teachers of English.

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 Culturally Considerate Schools, ed. , v.