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The Literacy Studio
Redesigning the Workshop for Readers and Writers

Ellin Oliver Keene
Pub Date: 10/04/2022

Workshop teachers struggle with time—building in two teaching sessions, one for reading and another for writing.  There is just too much to do, too many transitions, and very little integration of reading and writing.  To compound the frustration, we find that our students don’t have nearly enough time to read and write independently. Enter the Literacy Studio, an alternative workshop model... more

Strategies to Go One-Year Site License
The Jennifer Serravallo Digital Companion

Jennifer Serravallo
Pub Date: 08/16/2022

Take advantage of this one-year Strategies to Go site license for preferred pricing and unlimited users. All the convenience, efficiency, and data features that Strategies to Go gives teachers for anyone and everyone in your building that supports the literacy growth of your students. Site licenses, each with unlimited users, are also offered for three and six years with better yearly... more

Strategies to Go Six-Year Site License
The Jennifer Serravallo Digital Companion

Jennifer Serravallo
Pub Date: 08/16/2022

Take advantage of this six-year Strategies to Go site license for preferred pricing and unlimited users. All the convenience, efficiency, and data features that Strategies to Go gives teachers for anyone and everyone in your building that supports the literacy growth of your students. Site licenses, each with unlimited users, are also offered for one, three, and six years with better yearly... more

Strategies to Go Three-Year Site License
The Jennifer Serravallo Digital Companion

Jennifer Serravallo
Pub Date: 08/16/2022

Take advantage of this three-year Strategies to Go site license for preferred pricing and unlimited users. All the convenience, efficiency, and data features that Strategies to Go gives teachers for anyone and everyone in your building that supports the literacy growth of your students. 

Site licenses, each with unlimited users, are offered for one, three, and six years with better... more

Strategies to Go Trial Subscription

Jennifer Serravallo
Pub Date: 08/16/2022

“Love it! It gives me a wonderful way to organize my notes about my students and their reading as well as great lessons at my fingertips. And all online. No papers to lose! Information all in one place!” Try Strategies to Go free for two weeks and see why this user loves it so much! Your trial subscription unlocks all of Strategies to Go's powerful features. You'll discover how this browser-based app

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Good Questions for Math Teaching, High School
Why Ask Them and What to Ask

Nancy C. Anderson, Gregg Reilly, Leslie Dietiker
Pub Date: 07/27/2022

What is a good question? How do I create a good question? How might I use a good question in my mathematics classroom? Good Questions for Math Teaching, High School is a powerful resource that answers these questions. It also provides more than 375 examples of open-ended questions for creating dynamic learning environments and helping students make sense of math. Designed... more

Good Questions for Math Teaching, 5-8
Why Ask Them and What to Ask

Lainie Schuster, Nancy C. Anderson
Pub Date: 07/25/2022

What is a good question? How do I create a good question? How might I use a good question in my mathematics classroom? Good Questions for Math Teaching, 5-8 is a powerful resource that answers these questions. It also provides more than 375 examples of open-ended questions for creating dynamic learning environments and helping students make sense of math. Designed... more

Good Questions for Math Teaching, K-5
Why Ask Them and What to Ask

Peter Sullivan, Pat Lilburn, Edited By Nancy C. Anderson
Pub Date: 07/25/2022

What is a good question? How do I create a good question? How might I use a good question in my mathematics classroom? Good Questions for Math Teaching, K-5 is a powerful resource that answers these questions. It also provides more than 300 examples of open-ended questions for creating dynamic learning environments and helping students make sense of math. Designed... more

4 Essential Studies (Audiobook)
Beliefs and Practices to Reclaim Student Agency

Penny Kittle, Kelly Gallagher
Pub Date: 06/21/2022

Essay. Poetry. Book Clubs. Digital Composition.  Penny Kittle and Kelly Gallagher extend their work in 180 Days: Two Teachers and the Quest to Engage and Empower Adolescents by taking a deep dive into  four essential studies. Their aim is to move beyond compliance and formula, and to develop students’ agency, independence, and decision-making skills. These four practices, they argue, have the power to  transform students’ relationship... more

Whispering in the Wind
A Guide to Deeper Reading and Writing Through Poetry

Linda Rief
Pub Date: 06/21/2022

The cure for "I hate poetry!" Your students (and maybe even you) might cringe at the word poetry. For many, poetry feels like finding the hidden meaning the poet worked so hard to hide from the reader. If poetry confuses your students, they’re likely to avoid it altogether. In Whispering in the Wind, master educator Linda Rief provides a cure for poetry agony. She introduces “Heart Books,” a project inspired... more

About Teaching Mathematics, Fourth Edition
A K-8 Resource

Marilyn Burns
Pub Date: 05/27/2022

"About Teaching Mathematics is the most important resource in my teaching library."

In the fourth edition of her signature resource, Marilyn Burns presents her current thinking and insights and includes ideas from her most recent teaching experiences.

Part 1, “Starting Points,” reflects the major overhaul of this book and addresses twenty-three issues important to thinking... more

Beyond Invert & Multiply
Making Sense of Fraction Computation

Julie McNamara
Pub Date: 05/27/2022

Beyond Invert & Multiply paves the way for success with fraction computation

This book builds on the foundational understandings that are described in Beyond Pizzas & Pies: 10 Essential Strategies for Supporting Fraction Sense and applies them to situations involving fraction computation.

You’ll find:

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Beyond Pizzas & Pies, Second Edition
10 Essential Strategies for Supporting Fraction Sense

Julie McNamara, Meghan Shaughnessy
Pub Date: 05/27/2022

Beyond Pizzas & Pies is all about building a foundational understanding of fractions

This book helps teachers and students understand fractions as numbers, including the use of equivalency and thinking about benchmark numbers, so that when students start to compute with fractions (see the companion volume, Beyond Invert & Multiply), they... more

Math Games for Geometry and Measurement
Games to Support Independent Practice in Math Workshop and More

Jamee Petersen
Pub Date: 05/27/2022

"The perfect match for math workshop and more!"

These twenty-three classroom-tested games can be played successfully by learners on their own or during math workshop. You’ll find all-time favorites like Connect Four and Compare. You’ll also discover games that you’ve likely not encountered before—as well as twists on some of your personal favorites!

Teaching Support The step-by-step... more

Math Games for Number and Operations and Algebraic Thinking
Games to Support Independent Practice in Math Workshop and More

Jamee Petersen
Pub Date: 05/27/2022

"My number one go-to resource!"

These thirty-three classroom-tested games can be played successfully by learners on their own, during math workshop, or at math stations. You’ll find all-time favorites like Circles and Stars, Leftovers, Cross Out Singles, and Tens Go Fish. You’ll also discover games that you’ve likely not encountered before—as well as twists on some of your personal favorites! Teaching... more

Welcome to Math Class
A Collection of Marilyn's Favorite Lessons

Marilyn Burns
Pub Date: 05/27/2022

Welcome to Math Class features 16 favorite lessons from Marilyn Burns, one of today’s most highly respected mathematics educators. In this specially compiled collection, Marilyn shares lessons that have weathered the test of time and become permanent parts of her teaching repertoire. The Lessons Presented as stories, Marilyn’s signature vignettes describe classroom-tested lessons and reveal both the preparing... more

The First Five
A Love Letter to Teachers

Patrick Harris II
Pub Date: 05/10/2022

We all have stories. We all have experiences to share. A memoir with a call-to-action, The First Five affirms the humanity of all teachers. Patrick inspires you to dream big about what you want for yourself, our students, our schools, and our educational system. In The First Five, Patrick brings to light the realities of teaching, especially in the first five years. He immerses you in his world with personal stories that... more

The First Five (Audiobook)
A Love Letter to Teachers

Patrick Harris II
Pub Date: 05/10/2022

We all have stories. We all have experiences to share. A memoir with a call-to-action, The First Five affirms the humanity of all teachers. Patrick inspires you to dream big about what you want for yourself, our students, our schools, and our educational system.

In The First Five, Patrick brings to light the realities of teaching, especially in the first five years. He immerses you in his world with personal stories... more

A Teacher's Guide to Writing Workshop Minilessons
The Classroom Essentials Series

Lisa Eickholdt, Patricia Vitale-Reilly
Pub Date: 05/06/2022

In writing workshop, the minilesson allows teachers to connect a lesson—often one that is mandated by a set of standards, a district curriculum, or a grade-level unit plan—to the specific objectives you have, as well as to the cultural knowledge and experiences of your students. Lisa Eickholdt and Patricia Vitale-Reilly explain the four-part structure of minilessons and share methodologies and tools, including charts, visuals, and materials that... more

Expanding Literacy
Bringing Digital Storytelling into Your Classroom

Brett Pierce
Pub Date: 04/29/2022

Storytelling is humanity’s most universal form of communication. It is also one of the hardest to master effectively. But there are powerful opportunities for students to command this vital form through digital storytelling, which offers new and deeply relevant pathways to communicate effectively and purposefully using text, sound, music, and imagery––still and moving.  How can we make meaningful, thoughtful digital storytelling a standard,... more

The Joy of Reading

Donalyn Miller, Teri Lesesne
Pub Date: 04/29/2022

What reading experiences have entertained you, provoked you, taught you, inspired you, helped you to see your own life more clearly, or connected you with others?  As teachers, librarians, school administrators, and caregivers who love reading, we know what it feels like to fall into a book and let the world fall away. We have joyous reading memories, and we know how reading can sustain and inspire us. Now consider: When talking with children... more

The Joy of Reading (Audiobook)

Donalyn Miller, Teri Lesesne
Pub Date: 04/29/2022

What reading experiences have entertained you, provoked you, taught you, inspired you, helped you to see your own life more clearly, or connected you with others?  As teachers, librarians, school administrators, and caregivers who love reading, we know what it feels like to fall into a book and let the world fall away. We have joyous reading memories, and we know how reading can sustain and inspire us. Now consider: When talking with children... more

I’m the Kind of Kid Who . . .
Invitations That Support Learner Identity and Agency

Debbie Miller, Emily Callahan
Pub Date: 04/25/2022

“I’m the kind of kid who builds things,” reflects seven-year-old Jude. “I’m a builder, a doer, a maker of things.” How does Jude possess such a clear sense of self at this tender age? And what viable actions might teachers take to awaken, nurture, and develop learner identity and a sense of agency that lives within Jude and every child? Debbie Miller and Emily Callahan believe that it all begins with choice.  In “I’m the kind of kid... more

Tuned-In Teaching
Centering Youth Culture for an Active and Just Classroom

Antero Garcia, Ernest Morrell, Edited By Nell K Duke, M. Colleen Cruz
Pub Date: 04/25/2022

Does your classroom ever feel stuck, or out-of-tune? Meaningful teaching is something educators strive for each day. Educators also know that there is no such thing as a perfect classroom. Despite our best intentions, our classrooms sometimes feel like they’re stuck, or out of tune. In Tuned-in Teaching, Antero Garcia and Ernest Morrell offer a road map for creating a classroom that is transformative for... more

Math Workshop
Five Steps to Implementing Guided Math, Learning Stations, Reflection, and More

Jennifer Lempp
Pub Date: 04/22/2022

Math Workshop: Five Steps to Implementing Guided Math, Learning Stations, Reflection, and More 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. Successfully implement the transformational math workshop model of instruction through five accessible,... more

Get Focused

Ralph Fletcher
Pub Date: 04/11/2022

Your next writing lesson? It's already planned!

Teachers: having trouble finding the time to plan engaging new writing minilessons? Check out Get Focused, a digital writing resource unlike anything you’ve ever seen.

On-demand video lessons from Ralph Fletcher

Cue up one of 23 on-demand video lessons and watch Ralph Fletcher teach a minilesson about the craft... more

The Confidence to Write
A Guide for Overcoming Fear and Developing Identity as a Writer

Liz Prather
Pub Date: 03/29/2022

“I can’t write.” How often do we hear this every day from students at all different skill levels?  What is it about writing that causes such self-doubt, disabling procrastination, and fear of failure?  “So many students do not identify writing as a positive experience or identify themselves as writers,” Liz Prather says. “We rarely talk about the social-emotional resilience needed around the act of writing.”  In The... more

Number Talks: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages

Sherry D. Parrish, Ann Dominick
Pub Date: 03/22/2022

Number Talks

  1. A five- to fifteen-minute classroom conversation around purposefully crafted problems that are solved mentally.
  2. The best part of a teacher’s day.
Number Talks: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages is a dynamic multimedia resource created in response to the requests of teachers—those who want to implement number talks but are unsure of how to begin and those... more

The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum, Second Edition
A Tool for Assessment, Planning, and Teaching, PreK-8

Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell
Pub Date: 03/09/2022

There has never been a more comprehensive resource available to teachers that does what the continuum does - provide specific behaviors and understandings that are required at each level for students to demonstrate thinking within, beyond, and about the text. These behaviors and understandings describe what students will be expected to do in order to effectively read and understand the text.

More in-depth, more intuitive, and more
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Leading for Literacy
What Every School Leader Needs to Know

Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell
Pub Date: 03/07/2022

Leading for Literacy: What Every School Leader Needs to Know is an inspiring and practical resource for all school leaders—teacher leaders, literacy coaches, school administrators, and district-level leaders. Filled with useful “look-for” tools for observing literacy teaching and reflecting upon the culture and systems of your school, Leading

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Number Talks: Whole Number Computation

Sherry D. Parrish
Pub Date: 03/03/2022

Number Talks

  1. A five- to fifteen-minute classroom conversation around purposefully crafted problems that are solved mentally.
  2. The best part of a teacher’s day.
Number Talks: Whole Number Computation is a dynamic multimedia resource created in response to the requests of teachers—those who want to implement number talks but are unsure of how to begin and those with experience... more