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Lessons and Activities for Building Powerful Numeracy
Pamela Weber Harris
Grade: 6th - 12th
Pub Date: 6/24/2014

Building Powerful Numeracy for Middle and High School Students brought the world of research on numeracy at the elementary level to the secondary level, helping teachers build numeracy in their students and showing how that work supports students in understanding higher math.  Now, Pam Harris continues her work by offering lessons and activities that promote her... more

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Building Powerful Numeracy for Middle and High School Students
Pamela Weber Harris
Grade: 6th - 10th
Pub Date: 8/26/2011

"I continue to be amazed at the power we can harness in our secondary students by teaching ourselves and our students real numeracy." Pamela Harris

As secondary math teachers, we’re often frustrated by the lack of true number sense in our students.  Solid research at the elementary level shows how to help all students become... more

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Cultivating Knowledge, Building Language
Literacy Instruction for English Learners in Elementary School
Nonie K. Lesaux , Julie Russ Harris , Edited By: Nell K Duke
Grade: K - 5th
Pub Date: 5/20/2015

“What is the very best instruction for English learners?  How do we capitalize on and further develop the linguistic knowledge and skill of this segment of society?  Nonie Lesaux and Julie Harris are exceedingly well qualified to address these questions.  On the cutting edge of EL instruction, their combination of research knowledge and practical experience makes for... more

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Powerful Problem Solving
Activities for Sense Making with the Mathematical Practices
Max Ray-Riek
Grade: 3rd - 8th
Pub Date: 9/24/2013

How can we break the cycle of frustrated students who “drop out of math” because the procedures just don’t make sense to them?  Or who memorize the procedures for the test but don’t really understand the mathematics?  Max Ray-Riek and his colleagues at the Math Forum @ Drexel University say “problem solved,” by offering their collective wisdom about how students become proficient... more

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Leading Well
Building Schoolwide Excellence in Reading and Writing
Lucy Calkins , Mary Ehrenworth , Laurie Pessah
Grade: K - 8th
Pub Date: 12/26/2018

"I'm convinced that Howard Gardner was right when he suggested that all leaders need chances to retreat to the mountains.  I hope this book gives you metaphorical mountains. I hope that Leading Well allows you to step back from the hurly burly of school leadership, to see far horizons, to breathe a new kind of air, and to return home with new energy and vision.... more

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Thinking Together
9 Beliefs for Building a Mathematical Community
Rozlynn Dance , Tessa Kaplan
Grade: K - 5th
Pub Date: 2/23/2018

Want students to understand—really understand—and retain the math they’re learning? Focus on building your classroom community first.

In Thinking Together, veteran teachers Rozlynn Dance and Tessa Kaplan explore nine beliefs that lead to a powerful community of learners. When students are part of a classroom where they feel valued and included,... more

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Building Adolescent Literacy in Today
Randy Bomer
Grade: 6th - 12th
Pub Date: 3/29/2011

“Today’s English classroom should not look like the English classes of the 1940s or even the 1980s. Students now engage in dozens of literacy activities that were unavailable just a generation ago.&rdquo

Randy Bomer
 

Deciding what to teach in English class is more complicated—and... more

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Cognition-Based Assessment & Teaching of Fractions
Building on Students' Reasoning
Michael Battista
Grade: K - 6th
Pub Date: 4/5/2012

“For many students, traditional instruction is so distant from their needs that each day they make little or no learning progress and fall farther and farther behind curriculum demands.  In contrast, Cognition-Based Assessment offers a framework to support teaching that enables ALL students to understand, make personal sense of, and become proficient with mathematics.”
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