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We Got This.

Cornelius Minor

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.

Engaging Children

Ellin Oliver Keene

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?

No More Culturally Irrelevant Teaching

Nell K Duke, Mariana Souto-Manning, et al.

Culturally relevant teaching is essential, now more than ever. If we want children to develop as successful learners, we must communicate that they belong in our classrooms. They need to see themselves, their cultures, their families, and their communities reflected in the materials and resources they find there.
Schooling Beyond Measure and Other Unorthodox Essays About Education

Alfie Kohn

Renowned education author Alfie Kohn looks carefully at research about topics such as homework, parent involvement in education, and summer learning loss—discovering in each case that what we’ve been led to believe doesn’t always match what the studies actually say.

Harvey "Smokey" Daniels, Sara K. Ahmed

Welcome to Sara Ahmed’s classroom. With Smokey as your guide you’ll see how she uses inquiry to turn required curriculum into amazingly engaging units that provide the complexity the standards demand while turning students from bystanders into Upstanders.
Innovative Educators

Gretchen Morgan

In a culture that demands change and innovation, how can the individual teacher effect change that’s both meaningful and achievable? Innovative Educators shows teachers how to adapt existing practices and how to invent new ones that foster the proactive mindset needed to face an uncertain future. 
Imagine It Better

Luke Reynolds

Imagine It Better features 18 provocative invitations from some of the most brilliant and creative minds in education today that focus on the present tense of school reform: what you can do to improve the instruction in your classroom and school today. 
Closer Readings of the Common Core

Patrick Shannon

Join a conversation respected members of our field that examines the history and content of the CCSS, critiquing its assumptions about students and learning and looking at their portent for American education.
Leaving to Learn

Elliot Washor, Charles Mojkowski

Leaving to Learn helps us understand the real reasons kids drop out and the essential conditions for productive learning that today’s adolescents require.  The authors then make a compelling argument: in order to retain students through to graduation, schools must offer experiences where students do some of their learning outside of school.
Bullying Hurts

Lester L. Laminack, Reba M. Wadsworth

Lester and Reba show how the read-aloud, a familiar and proven instructional technique, can be used as a powerful way to neutralize bullying behaviors, create community in the classroom, and help you meet national and state standards at the same time.
Pathways to the Common Core

Lucy Calkins, Mary Ehrenworth, et al.

Liberty and Learning

David Moshman

On matters ranging from evolution to sex education to the literary canon, David Moshman's principles address the concerns of teachers, administrators, students, parents, and their communities alike, providing tools that promote real student learning and thinking.
Holding On to Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Ones

Thomas Newkirk

Tom defends teaching—especially of writing—against the “cult of efficiency” that turns classrooms into assembly lines. He shares 6 principles worth fighting for as a starting point for teachers defining their own core professional beliefs.
Rereading Fluency

Bess Altwerger, Nancy Jordan, et al.

Rereading Fluency dismantles the arguments for considering fluency a key component of reading, offering better ways to assess reading (effective and efficient, not just fluent) that can improve instruction, assessment, and the success of young readers.
Democratic Schools, Second Edition

Michael Apple, James Beane

Democratic Schools shows in detail how educators can make a lasting difference by combining authentic, important lessons and a consistent, building- or system-wide focus on a critical and democratic education.
Reclaiming Assessment

Chris W Gallagher

The Truth About DIBELS

Ken Goodman

Find out why teachers, administrators, and reading researchers nationwide are emphatically resisting the insidious influence of DIBELS. In The Truth About DIBELS you’ll find out how DIBELS hurts students and teachers and why impairs learning and teaching.
Girls, Social Class, and Literacy

Stephanie R Jones

Reading Educational Research

Gerald W Bracey

You don't need to be a math whiz to follow Bracey as he walks you through the process of figuring out the meaning behind the figures, covering themes every teacher will find helpful as they read research and talk about it with colleagues, parents, or administrators
Reading for Profit

Bess Altwerger

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