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Risk. Fail. Rise.

M. Colleen Cruz


Mistakes are part of learning. Every educator knows this. But what happens before and after a mistake that facilitates that learning is rarely explored practically. In Risk. Fail. Rise. teachers will learn how  to address their own teaching mistakes, model with their own mistake-making, and improve their responses to others’ mistakes.
The Civically Engaged Classroom

Mary Ehrenworth, Pablo Wolfe, et al.


Create more alert, thoughtful, engaged, inquisitive, and active citizens by reframing teaching so that it’s not just about content and standards, but also civic virtues. The Civically Engaged Classroom is packed with practical guidance designed to support teachers in giving students the skills, knowledge, and tools to be active participants in society.  
A Teacher’s Guide to Vocabulary Development Across the Day

Katie Wood Ray, Tanya S. Wright


How to plan vocabulary instruction that seamlessly blends with content instruction across the whole school day.
Play Attention!

Stephanie Parsons


In Play Attention! you’ll learn how play can add value to what you are already doing in your classroom and can even help you do it better. Stephanie shows you and your students how to make space for possibilities you hadn’t even imagined before. “I think we can all agree more joy in school is a good thing.”
Every Kid a Writer

Kelly Boswell


Sometimes the hardest part about teaching writing is getting students to write at all. Kelly Boswell reminds us that every  writer is reluctant to write at some point. It’s the conditions––not the kids––that determine success. In Every Kid A Writer, Kelly provides six field-tested strategies to get everyone in the classroom writing with energy and enthusiasm.
Connecting with Students Online

Jennifer Serravallo


The professional development for online teaching and learning that you’ve been asking for

An unprecedented pandemic may change the definition of classroom, but it doesn't have to change your definition of good teaching. Jennifer Serravallo’s Connecting with Students Online gives you concise, doable suggestions based on her own experiences and those of the teachers, administrators, and coaches she has communicated with during the pandemic.

Watch Jen's webinar about the book! 

No More Random Acts of Literacy Coaching

Erin Brown, Susan L'Allier


Improving teacher-coach collaboration with intentional, carefully planned coaching cycles.
Social Justice Talk

Chris Hass


In Social Justice Talk, Chris Hass, along with his colleagues Nozsa Tinsley, and Tiffany Palmatier, detail how to facilitate rich discussions that disrupt the harmful social beliefs and practices we and our students are immersed in every day. Each chapter is filled with vignettes, transcripts, and video clips from real classrooms and families that offer realistic expectations and models of what we can expect and hope for when we take on this work.
The Joyful Teacher

Berit Gordon


The Joyful Teacher provides a structure to help K–12 teachers across all content areas reflect on their professional development needs, set goals that work, and access practical strategies that will help them meet those goals. You can take charge of your teacher growth and craft your own professional learning journey!
Getting Started with Elementary School Sentence Composing

Donald Killgallon, Jenny Killgallon


Struggles with writing don’t have to last a lifetime. Not when Don and Jenny Killgallon's Getting Started with Elementary School Sentence Composing is here to help. It's especially helpful to students who find language arts especially difficult or who are encountering the Sentence-Composing approach for the first time.
Classroom Management

Nancy Steineke


Reduce the stress of classroom management and improve student achievement by threading community-building activities throughout the semester.
Point-Less

Sarah M. Zerwin


How a single teacher can “go gradeless” in ways that lead students to becoming better readers, writers, and thinkers.
Phenomenal Teaching

Wendy Ward Hoffer


Phenomenal Teaching is a professional development workshop in a book. The text charts a pathway for teachers to cultivate agency and foster understanding for every learner. It provides research, classroom examples, planning tools, and opportunities to use your background knowledge and talk back to the text. This book is interactive and intentionally designed with lots of open space to be your personal thought playground as you navigate this journey. Graphic organizers invite you to think and plan, and each chapter closes with an invitation for reflection.

 

A Teacher's Guide to Writing Workshop Essentials: Time, Choice, Response

Katie Wood Ray, Katherine Bomer, et al.


A foundational guide to the principles, practices, structure, and daily routines of Writing Workshop.
No More Teaching Without Positive Relationships

Jaleel R. Howard, M. Colleen Cruz, et al.


Teachers know the importance of strong relationships with their students, but sometimes connecting with them feels challenging. No More Teaching Without Positive Relationships reviews the teacher-student relationship research and provides practices for building relationships that make a difference.
Integrating Technology

Sarah Gilmore, Katierose Deos


There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to technology integration. Wherever you are in the world and whatever your role is, you can harness the power of technology to make teaching and learning more meaningful, relevant, and effective. Let Integrating Technology be your guide and start making effective technology integration a reality in your school community.
 
En Comunidad

Carla España, Luz Yadira Herrera


En Comunidad brings bilingual Latinx students' perspectives to the center of our classrooms, and offers classroom-ready lessons that amplify the varied stories and identities of Latinx children.
Teaching Writing

Lucy Calkins


In Teaching Writing, Lucy Calkins shares the depth and breadth of her knowledge, from the initial research that launched some of the biggest ideas still foundational to the teaching of writing today, to her newest insights gleaned from decades of work and study in thousands of classrooms across the globe.

Strategic Classroom Design

Jessica Martin


This book explores how carefully designed classrooms lead to greater engagement and learning. Photographs from a range of classroom environments are used to examine the different design choices teachers make. You'll also find sample lessons detailing how to introduce your students to different areas of your classroom, a look at challenges many teachers face in a series of if/then questions throughout the book, and a photo essay of one teacher's journey with strategic classroom design.
Elevating Equity and Justice

Robert Kim


Elevating Equity and Justice takes you on a journey through ten U.S. Supreme Court opinions involving public schools. Why these ten? Because they delve into some of the most important topics and situations educators face every day. Covering the landscape of both civil rights (discrimination) and civil liberties (individual freedom and privacy), Bob Kim provides insight into how educators might be able to support students who are at risk or face unique challenges or needs, as well as a sense of how each case impacts schools and education today, including more recent legal developments.
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