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Start Here, Start Now
Start Here, Start Now
Start Here, Start Now addresses many of the questions and challenges educators have about getting started with antibias and antiracist work, using a framework for tackling perceived barriers from a proactive stance. Liz answers the questions with personal stories, sample lessons, anchor charts, resources, conversation starters, extensive teacher and activist accounts, and more.
Technology with Intention
Technology with Intention
While there are books that show you how to include tech, Technology with Intention also addresses how to decide whether to use tech at all. Intentional is the key word for integrating technology into instruction, and you will find helpful guidelines and prompts to help you decide when, how, and why to use technology with your students.
Risk. Fail. Rise.
Risk. Fail. Rise.
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.
Play Attention!
Play Attention!
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.”
The Joyful Teacher
The Joyful Teacher
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!
Classroom Management
Classroom Management
Reduce the stress of classroom management and improve student achievement by threading community-building activities throughout the semester.
No More Teaching Without Positive Relationships
No More Teaching Without Positive Relationships
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.
Strategic Classroom Design
Strategic Classroom Design
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.
Unlocking the Power of Classroom Talk
Unlocking the Power of Classroom Talk
Practical strategies for teaching talk across the school day and in every subject.  Classroom video shows the work in action!
The Caring Teacher
The Caring Teacher
With a clear eye on the realities of teaching, The Caring Teacher lays out specific strategies to build and improve even our most challenging relationships with students.
 
Breathing New Life into Book Clubs
Breathing New Life into Book Clubs
Essential strategies for creating, sustaining, and improving classroom book clubs.
The Right Tools
The Right Tools
In The Right Tools, Towanda Harris lays out a path that teachers and administrators can use to make informed decisions about what resources and practices they need for the students they teach. Rather than telling you what to buy or use, Towanda offers tools and guidance to help you to make that decision.
Building Bigger Ideas
Building Bigger Ideas
Strategies and moves to teach elementary students how to have meaningful conversations, about books and beyond.
We Got This.
We Got This.

While challenging the teacher as hero trope, We Got This shows how authentically listening to kids is the closest thing to a superpower that we have. Cornelius Minor identifies tools, attributes, and strategies that can augment our listening, allowing us to make powerful moves toward equity by broadening access to learning for all children.

The Children You Teach
The Children You Teach

The Children You Teach is a book of stories about students and teachers. But it is also a book about children’s development. Each chapter tells the true story of a child or teacher facing a dilemma. Weaving in research from psychological science, Susan Engel shows how to look at children through a developmental lens, which can change what happens in the classroom, and transform the craft of teaching.

A Quick Guide to Getting Started with Units of Study, K-8
A Quick Guide to Getting Started with Units of Study, K-8

This new addition to the Workshop Help Desk Series includes information to support new users of the Units of Study with advice and help on topics such as:

  • Getting your bearings
  • Planning before you launch
  • Setting up classroom spaces and routines to support workshop instruction
  • Provisioning reading and writing workshops
  • Priorities for beginning workshop teachers
  • Launching reading and writing workshops
  • and more!
Engaging Children
Engaging Children

What motivates us to learn? We all want to promote student engagement, but we often struggle with getting our students excited about and responsible for their own learning. In Engaging Children, Ellin Oliver Keene explores the question: What can we do to encourage motivation for students or, better yet, their engagement?

180 Days
180 Days
180 Days represents the collaboration of two master teachers—Kelly Gallagher and Penny Kittle—over an entire school year: planning, teaching, and reflecting within their own and each other’s classrooms in California and New Hampshire.
It’s All About the Books
It’s All About the Books
It’s All About the Books is a practical yet detailed guide to creating a system where classroom libraries and bookrooms work seamlessly together to make it easy for teachers to find books to engage and scaffold all students in a school community.
Being the Change
Being the Change
Being the Change is based on the idea that people can develop skills and habits to serve them in the comprehension of social issues. Sara K. Ahmed identifies and unpacks the skills of social comprehension, providing teachers with tools and activities that help students make sense of themselves and the world as they navigate relevant topics in today’s society.
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