Dramatically improve student writing by teaching with mentor texts in Grades K-5. A foundational guide to finding, analyzing, and teaching with mentor texts.
Ellin Oliver Keene
Easy-to-follow teaching directions for compelling, engaging lessons!
From “Look, Quick!” to “Mystery Sums,” the twenty classroom-tested lessons in this resource provide friendly, meaningful support for using ten-frames. Ten-frames are one of the most important models that teachers can use to help students anchor to the landmark number ten and develop all aspects of number sense. They help students develop the skills they need to become flexible and fluent problem solvers.
Melissa Conklin, Ann Carlyle
Strengthen teaching and deepen learning of number skills and concepts
From “Mystery Number” to “Hot Lava Bridge,” the forty classroom-tested lessons in this resource promote the flexible use of number paths and number lines to solve problems and scaffold or document students’ thinking.
Peter Sullivan, Nancy C. Anderson, et al.
Good Questions for Math Teaching, K-5 is a powerful resource that provides more than 300 examples of open-ended questions for creating dynamic learning environments and helping students make sense of math.
Designed as a supplement to your mathematics curriculum, the questions can be seamlessly embedded within lessons and units of study, used for warm-up routines and review, incorporated into assessments, and used to support intervention and small group instruction.
Lainie Schuster, Nancy C. Anderson
Good Questions for Math Teaching, 5-8 is a powerful resource that provides more than 375 examples of open-ended questions for creating dynamic learning environments and helping students make sense of math.
Designed as a supplement to your mathematics curriculum, the questions can be seamlessly embedded within lessons and units of study, used for warm-up routines and review, incorporated into assessments, and used to support intervention or small group instruction.
Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell
Help your students find poetry inspiration
If your students cringe at the word poetry, Whispering in the Wind is for you!
In this book, master educator Linda Rief provides a cure for poetry agony. She introduces “Heart Books,” a project inspired by the Heart Maps of Georgia Heard. Linda has used Heart Books throughout her career to help students read more poetry, connect with it, and see how they, too, could write poetically. She also shows how to easily weave poetry into your already busy schedule.
Julie McNamara, Meghan Shaughnessy
Patrick Harris II
Donalyn Miller, Teri Lesesne
Debbie Miller, Emily Callahan
A framework for introducing choice making in the classroom, through “invitations” that encourage students to find out who they are, how they learn, and what they need to thrive.
Nell K Duke, Antero Garcia, et al.
In Tuned-In Teaching, Antero Garcia and Ernest Morrell offer a road map for creating a classroom that is transformative for your students and revitalizing for you.
They explain why students play an integral role in turning classrooms into spaces for greater engagement and innovation.
The authors examine critical research and discuss the connection to specific aspects of teaching. They also offer six important considerations for teachers who want to build more active, just, and tuned-in learning environments.
Math Workshop is an essential resource for any teacher, school, or district looking to shift or enhance how math is taught. It includes lesson plan examples and templates that will help you visualize and implement a math workshop model in any classroom.
Math workshop supports student engagement and growth in the math classroom. It is structured around accessible mathematical tasks, open-ended problem solving, small-group instruction, student choice, and time for practicing important concepts throughout the year.