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Good to Great Teaching
Focusing on the Literacy Work that Matters
Mary Howard
Grade: K - 6th
Pub Date: 8/29/2012

We often talk about the importance of, and benefits of focused intentional teaching. Mary Howard is not only the champion of such instruction, but she coaches the rest of us, breaking it down so we can all do great work that truly matters.Gail Boushey and Joan Moser (the Sisters),
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Take Charge of Your Teaching Evaluation
How to Grow Professionally and Get a Good Evaluation
Jennifer Ansbach
Grade: 5th - 12th
Pub Date: 10/3/2017

“Evaluations can be seen as someone else’s judgment. Or they can be seen as a way for us to show what we can do and how amazing our students are.”

—Jennifer Ansbach

This year's evaluation can be different 

Evaluation can be scary, unproductive, and even unfair. But this year it doesn’t have to be. Not if... more

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Phenomenal Teaching
A Guide for Reflection and Growth
Wendy Ward Hoffer
Grade: K - 8th
Pub Date: 3/27/2020

“Teaching for agency and understanding works for everyone. So, start where you are, use what you have, teach whoever comes through your door.” - 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,... more

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10 Lessons Teachers Taught Me About Good to Great Teaching

10 Lessons Teachers Taught Me About Good to Great Teaching... more
Social Justice Talk
Strategies for Teaching Critical Awareness
Chris Hass
Grade: K - 5th
Pub Date: 9/21/2020

We all have the intention of using our classroom to envision a better world, but what gets in our way? Our uncertainty about how to discuss implicit and systemic bias in our classrooms is one of the reasons we avoid this necessary work. In Social Justice Talk, Chris Hass, along with his colleagues Nozsa Tinsley, and Tiffany Palmatier, detail how to facilitate rich... more

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Teaching Writing
Lucy Calkins
Grade: K - 8th
Pub Date: 1/17/2020

“Writing allows each of us to live with that special wide-awakeness that comes from knowing that our lives and our ideas are worth writing about.”

—Lucy Calkins

Teaching Writing is Lucy Calkins at her best—a distillation of the work that’s placed Lucy and her colleagues at the forefront of the teaching of... more

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Teaching Talk
A Practical Guide to Fostering Student Thinking and Conversation
Kara Pranikoff
Grade: 2nd - 6th
Pub Date: 4/5/2017

Talk is part of every classroom, regardless of grade, content area, or school location. So how can teachers harness the energy of talk to spark discussion, strengthen student dialogue, and deepen comprehension?

Teaching Talk is a practical resource that will help you focus your lens on classroom talk, making the most of the student voices... more

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Teaching English by Design, Second Edition
How to Create and Carry Out Instructional Units
Peter Smagorinsky
Grade: 9th - 12th
Pub Date: 10/30/2018

Teaching English by Design has become a classic resource for preservice teachers as well as in-service teachers who consider it their go-to guide to creating lessons and units organized around key concepts. In the Second Edition, Peter Smagorinsky updates the content for today’s teachers with discussions of New Literacies, using technology in the classroom, LGBTQ issues, and... more
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No More Teaching Without Positive Relationships
Jaleel R. HowardTanya Milner-McCallTyrone C. HowardEdited By: M. Colleen CruzNell K Duke
Grade: K - 12th
Pub Date: 3/13/2020

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.

To learn, students need positive relationships with their... more

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