Sonja Cherry-Paul, Dana Johansen
Nell K Duke, Heidi Anne Mesmer
Nell K Duke, Linda Ruiz Davenport, et al.
Math fact instruction is often ineffective: lots of worksheets, drills, and rote memorization. This kind of instruction doesn’t serve students well.
No More Math Fact Frenzy addresses this by examining current research about how to effectively build students' math fact knowledge. The authors then share a new set of best-practices: classroom activities that build students’ number sense and strategies that lead to flexible thinking.
Lester L. Laminack, Katie Kelly
Katie Wood Ray, Jennifer Serravallo
Lucy Calkins, Mary Ehrenworth, et al.
In Leading Well: Building Schoolwide Excellence in Reading and Writing, Lucy Calkins draws on the transformative work that she and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project have done in partnership with school leaders over the last thirty years. This book, like the work of the TCRWP itself, is deeply research-based and principled, while also absolutely practical and real-world tested.
While challenging the teacher as hero trope, We Got This shows how authentically listening to kids is the closest thing to a superpower that we have. Cornelius Minor identifies tools, attributes, and strategies that can augment our listening, allowing us to make powerful moves toward equity by broadening access to learning for all children.
Katie Wood Ray, Lisa B Cleaveland
A Teacher’s Guide to Getting Started with Beginning Writers will help you establish a routine for writing in your classroom and help your youngest students become writers.
Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell
This curricular resource provides a common vision of what primary-age, Spanish-speaking children need to be able to do as competent readers, writers, and language users by providing a framework for planning, links from assessment to instruction, and tools for evaluation.
The Children You Teach is a book of stories about students and teachers. But it is also a book about children’s development. Each chapter tells the true story of a child or teacher facing a dilemma. Weaving in research from psychological science, Susan Engel shows how to look at children through a developmental lens, which can change what happens in the classroom, and transform the craft of teaching.
Talking to students about their work, while they work, is a powerful way of supporting learning.
In the Moment offers research-based guidance for conferring with your students in math, supported with online videos showing math conferences in action. Jen Munson explains how, in just a few minutes, a math conference provides opportunities for supporting productive struggle, helping students grow their ideas, and differentiating instruction.
Carl Anderson, Katie Wood Ray
Andrea McCarrier, Irene Fountas, et al.
Interactive Writing offers powerful first teaching designed to accelerate and support children’s critical understanding of the writing process. In a clear, step-by-step format, the authors show how teachers can use interactive writing to teach a range of foundational literacy skills.