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For educational leaders serious about ending student outcome disparities, Culturally Courageous Leadership can empower all school ...stakeholders to ensure that equity initiatives are successful. read more

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Best-selling authors Carolyn Chapman and Rita King provide specific strategies for differentiating writing instruction to help stu...dents learn content and develop as writers. read more

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Ants in His Pants offers a whimsical, thought-provoking glimpse into real-life situations frequently encountered by those within t...he special education system-With wit, humor, and profound one-liners, this extraordinary, carefully crafted collection of cartoons will inspire and entertain while providing a scrupulous look into the absurdities and realities of virtually all areas of special education-Features- Sub-Title - Absurdities and Realities of Special Education- Authored - Michael Giangreco- Author Affiliation - University of Vermont- Other Authors - Kevin Ruelle- Binding - Paperback- Pages - 128- Publication Date - 011098- Primary Subject Code - Training Strategies Resources - C8C- Item Weight - 13 oz- Copyright year - 1998-About The AuthorAdditional books in this series by Michael Giangreco and Kevin Ruelle available from Amazon-com Teaching Old Logs New Tricks Flying by the Seat of your Pants Absurdities and Realities of Special Education - Full color edition SKU: CRWN3240 read more

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In this overview of educational research, the authors provide guiding principles for developing a learner-centered approach that e...nables all students to learn at high levels. read more

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Includes 99 ready-to-use tips to build early skills in literacy, math, science, social studies, creativity, music, and movement. F...or teachers of children ages 2-5. read more

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Focuses on one of the most widely debated topics in the field, addressing the challenges educators face in attempting to accuratel...y identify gifted and talented students. read more

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Using a simple-to-follow matrix aligned with NCTM standards, this essential handbook for Grades PreK-5 provides detailed guidance ...and ready-to-use sample activities, problems, assessments, and more. read more

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$27.06

Resilience Education: Help Your Students Turn Crisis Into Opportunity!

Corwin Press
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Finally, a step-by-step guide to maximize your efforts and create the kinds of learning experiences participants will rave about- ...Designed for first-time as well as veteran event planners, this practical hands-on guide is full of concrete strategies, tips, and suggestions for creating dynamic events- Highlights include- Nine principles of effective meeting designers- Key issues in site and date selection- Strategies for designing audience-centered programs- Marketing for optimal participation- Managing the conference for effectiveness- Collecting data and evaluating resultsFeatures- Sub-Title - Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation- Authored - Susan Mundry- Author Affiliation - WestEd- Other Authors - Senta A- Raizen- Binding - Hardcover- Pages - 104- Language - English- Publication Date - 15-Aug-00- Primary Subject Code - Designing Evaluating Staff Development - C84- Item Weight - 13 oz-About the AuthorSusan Mundry is currently deputy director of Learning Innovations at WestEd and the associate director of WestEds Mathematics, Science, and Technology Program- She directs several national or regional projects focused on improving educational practice and oversees the research and evaluation projects of Learning Innovations SKU: CRWN381 read more

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Nearly half of beginning secondary school teachers leave teaching within three years and many cite frustration over classroom mana...gement problems as the major issue- This practical book illustrates how new teachers can benefit from the experiences of their peers to successfully resolve common classroom challenges- Filling the gap between what is taught in teacher preparation programs and what actually happens in the classroom, the author presents authentic stories from novice secondary school teachers in urban, suburban and rural districts with diverse students- Each chapter contains instructional and disciplinary cases, plus the authors expert analysis of each teachers successful strategies- This reference guide includes- A table of contents with specific instructionaldiscipline topics- Ways to identify when problems are related to lesson delivery or discipline- A glossary of terms and a resource list for detailed information-Like a personal mentor, this invaluable resource gives new teachers the critical support for creating positive learning environments and developing thriving careers-Features- Sub-Title - Classroom Management Strategies for New Teachers- Edited - June Trop Zuckerman- Binding - Paperback- Pages - 232- Publication Date - 03-Aug-09- Primary Subject Code - Classroom Discipline - C24- Copyright Year - 2009- Item Weight - 13 oz-About the AuthorJune Trop Zuckerman has had over 40 years of experience as an award-winning teacher and educator, approximately half of those years as a middle and high school science teacher and half as a professor of secondary education- Over the years, she has conducted countless classes and seminars for and about novice teachers and coached scores of them in their own classroom to improve their management skills- SKU: CRWN2513 read more

Corwin Press
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Leading experts Allan G- Osborne, Jr, and Charles J- Russo illustrate how existing legislation affects the rights of students with... disabilities and provides educators with clear guidelines for taking suitable disciplinary actions under the reauthorization of IDEA 2004Ideal for school principals, assistant principals, guidance counselors, school board members, and special education faculty, this resource includes frequently asked questions, a glossary of terms, acronyms, and abbreviations for easy reference- In language that is current and reader friendly, this book also- Analyzes case law, including Honig v- Doe, the primary court decision concerned with disciplining students with disabilities- Offers a thorough overview of IDEAs many detailed disciplinary mandates and provides suggestions for implementing each of the mandates- Clarifies the IDEA provisions that protect students to help ensure they are not being disciplined for actions that stem from their disabilitiesDiscipline in Special Education helps school personnel gain a solid foundation for making disciplinary decisions that are fair and legal-Features- Title - Discipline in Special Education- Editor - Allan G- Osborne, Jr- Primary Author Affiliation - Snug Harbor Community School Retired, Quincy, Massachusetts- Other Author - Charles J- Russo- Binding - Paperback- Pages - 192- Publication Date - 13-May-09- Primary Subject Code - Special Education - CC0- Item Weight - 14 oz- Copyright Year - 2009About the AuthorAllan G- Osborne has also written a chapter now titled Students With Disabilities for the Yearbook of Education Law, published by ELA, since 1990- He is on the editorial advisory committee of Wests Education Law Reporter and is coeditor of the Education Law Into Practice section of that journal, which is sponsored by ELA- He is also on the editorial boards of several other education journals- Charles J- Russo, JD, EdD, is the Joseph Panzer Chair in Education in the School of Education and Allied P read more

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"Research-based strategies for turning around low-performing schools "This valuable text combines the latest research with a natio...nal study of diverse schools that dramatically increased student achievement by implementing key strategies and reallocating resources. read more

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44 Smart Strategies for Avoiding Classroom Mistakes, Orange provides insight into underlying causes of common classroom problems s...uch as hurt feelings, power struggles, boring instruction, and low motivation- Rather than explain how to solve problems after they have occurred, Orange offers preventative, proactive strategies to help educators avoid the mistakes associated with classroom problems- This book is a theoretically sound, fresh approach to classroom success- Based on the observations of more than 200 instructors, this dynamic, hands-on text presents finely honed strategies for creating flexible lesson plans, maintaining enjoyable classrooms that run like well-oiled machines, tips for motivating students, managing paperwork effectively, and much more to help teachers create an environment that is conducive to better teaching and learning- 44 Smart Strategies for Avoiding Classroom Mistakes includes- Practical methods to plan for foreseen and unforeseen classroom circumstances- Tips to inspire and motivate your students- Useful techniques for maximizing students strengths and minimizing their weaknesses- Advice on how to project a professional image- Steps for developing exciting, energetic instructionFeaturing expert advice from state Teachers of the Year, enlightening vignettes, activities and observations, this terrific resource will help you create the best classroom possible-Features- Title - 44 Smart Strategies for Avoiding Classroom Mistakes- Authored - Carolyn Orange- Primary Author Affiliation - University of Texas at San Antonio- Binding - Paperback- Pages - 240- Publication Date - 07-Dec-04- Primary Subject Code - Student Engagement Motivation - C27- Copy Right Year - 2005- Item Weight - 15 oz-About the AuthorCarolyn orange is professor of educational psychology at the university of texas at san antonio- She teaches psychological basis of learning, learning and development of the school age child, human growth and development, and psychology of hu read more

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For Sale is a brand new version of Differentiation For Gifted And Talented Students by Carol Tomlinson and this book is ready for ...immediate shipment. read more

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$25.58

Many of todays schools suffer from stress fractures as they struggle with challenges of achievement gaps, class sizes, differentia...ting instruction for diverse students, and responding to ever greater demands for accountability- Longtime facilitator R- Bruce Williams gets to the heart of the matter, emphasizing that change is not just external, but also comes from within through revitalized individuals and strong culture- Williams provides administrators with essential tools to nurture the spirits of hard-working professionals and raise morale in school communities- Each chapter ends with step-by-step activities that build on featured concepts and speed the transition from theory to practice, from struggle to success- The book focuses on seven important aspects of underlying structure that can leverage new patterns of confidence and achievement- Participative processes such as mentoring- Visible achievements- Common understandings- Guided reflections- Inspiring success stories- Community-building rituals- Powerful symbols-In powerful, well-formed cultures, common spirit is strong- This book provides everything educators need to work together to transform their learning community into a culture of vitality, energy, vision, and purpose-Features- Authored - R- Bruce Williams- Author Affiliation - Educational Consultant, Texas- Binding - Paperback- Pages - 192- Publication Date - 28-Apr-06- Language - English- Primary Subject Code - Professional Learning Communities - C89- Copyright Year - 2006- Item Weight - 20 oz-About the AuthorBruce Williams has more than thirty five years of international consulting experience, and is noted for his expertise in group facilitation and in planning and team building methodologies- Williams specialty is facilitating participative, interactive group workshops whether they are focused on strategic planning and consensus building or instructional methodologies for the classroom- SKU: CRWN1149 read more

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This hands-on resource offers a wealth of strategies aligned with national science education standards, including sample lessons f...or integrating reading instruction into inquiry-based science classrooms. read more

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Effective ways to help ELLs excel The key to successfully teaching English learners is focusing on literacy. Adapted from the high...ly successful Differentiated Literacy Strategies for Student Growth and Achievement in Grades K-6, this book provides a wealth of practical literacy strategies tailored for students who have had interrupted formal education or come from newly arrived immigrant populations. Teachers will find an instructional and assessment framework designed to promote these critical competencies: Functional literacy in phonics, spelling, and reading Content-area literacy for vocabulary, concept attainment, and comprehension Technological literacy for information searching, evaluation, and synthesis Innovative literacy for creativity, growth, and lifelong learning read more

Corwin Press
$48.29

This book offers educators tools to break the cycle of failure for students who are unsuccessful in school, including alternative ...instructional strategies, practices for vulnerable children, and more. read more

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$28.15

When a student is inattentive, extremely anxious, or has an outright tantrum in the classroom, ascertaining the exact cause may be... difficult, but it is a critical step in reaching and teaching the students who exhibit these behaviors- In Teaching Students With Emotional Disturbance, Ysseldyke and Algozzine show readers how to recognize the cognitive, academic, physical, communicational and behavioral characteristics of several forms of emotional disturbance and offer specific strategies for responding to anxiety issues, opposition and noncompliance, tantrums, disruptiveness, inattention, task avoidance and more- Highlights include- A pretest and posttest to help readers assess their understanding about the origins of social and emotional difficulties and how they are best addressed- Effective interventions and instructional adaptations for students who have emotional problems- Trends and issues currently influencing how students with social and emotional problems are taught- Key vocabulary termsFeatures- Title - Teaching Students With Emotional Disturbance- Sub Title - A Practical Guide for Every Teacher- Authored - Bob Algozzine- Primary Author Affiliation - University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA- Other Author - Jim Ysseldyke- Binding, Paperback- Pages - 112- Primary Subject Code - Emotional Behavioral Disorders - CCC- Year - 2006- Publication Date - 21-Mar-06- Item Weight - 7 oz-About the AuthorBob Algozzine is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina and project codirector of the U-S- Department of Education-supported Behavior and Reading Improvement Center- With 25 years of research experience and extensive firsthand knowledge of teaching students classified as seriously emotionally disturbed, Algozzine is a uniquely qualified staff developer, conference speaker and teacher of behavior management and effective teaching courses-Jim Ysseldyke, Ph-D, is Birkmaier Professor in the Department of Education read more

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Conclusive evidence shows that students in schools that emphasize parental and community participation outperform students in othe...r schools- Everybodys House - The Schoolhouse provides principals and other educators with practical techniques - based on case studies of successful programs - on how to reach out to parents, families, and other community members and keep them involved- Learn how to- Design at-home and in-school involvement programs that work- Provide purposeful opportunities for parents and other volunteers- Include parents in decision making- Engage community stakeholders and high-tech resources- Create businessschool partnerships, including school-to-work programs- Reach diverse families and unreachable parents-Involved families and community members benefit the entire school and district- Bridge the gap between home, school, and community, and build this essential foundation of support at your school- Features- Title - Everybodys House - The Schoolhouse- Sub Title - Best Techniques for Connecting Home, School, and Community- Authored - Carolyn Warner- Primary Author Affiliation - Corporate Education Consulting, Inc- Other Authors - Marilyn Curry- Binding - Paperback- Pages - 168- Publication Date - 521997- Primary Subject Code - Parent Family Involvement - C33- Copyright Year - 1997- Item Weight - 17 oz-About the AuthorCarolyn Warner has gained national stature as one of Americas most articulate educational and public policy leaders- A product of pioneering Oklahoma stock, her father was an Oklahoma State Senator, teacher, and newspaper publisher in whose honor the first public school in Oklahomas Indian Territory was named- Her mother, also a teacher, served as a school principal in both Oklahoma and California- Carolyn Warner is nationally known as a speaker of uncommon skills, giving over 30 keynote and seminar presentations per year- Her public speaking expertise is reflected in her bestseller, The Last Word A Treasury of Womens Qu read more

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Student Brains, School Issues A Collection of Articles is packed with information on how the brain learns, the nature of intellige...nce, and the vital role that emerging technology plays in how students process information-We are in the midst of the two most significant revolutions in the history of education brain research and computer technology- Learn what researchers are discovering about the biological aspects of learning and how this, along with growing technology, is changing the nature of the classroom- This resource, which helps you to understand and incorporate computer technology and the findings from brain research in teaching and learning, focuses on four significant areas- The nature of the cognitive science revolution- The importance of emotion in cognition- The biological substrate of intelligence- The relationship between brains and computers in computational thought processes-Take advantage of this wealth of information on brain research- It will help you to make the commitment and to take the challenge to become a leader in the transformation of our schools and our profession-Features- Sub-Title - A Collection of Articles- Authored - Robert Sylwester- Author Affiliation - University of Oregon, Eugene- Binding - Paperback- Pages - 184- Publication Date - 010699- Primary Subject Code - Brain-Friendly Teaching Learning - CF2- Item Weight - 0 oz- Copyright year - 1999-About The AuthorRobert Sylwester is an Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Oregon who focuses on the educational implications of new developments in science and technology- He has written 20 books and curricular programs and 200 journal articles- His most recent books areThe Adolescent Brain Reaching for Autonomy2007, Corwin Press andHow to Explain a Brain An Educators Handbook of Brain Terms and Cognitive Processes2005, Corwin Press- He received two Distinguished Achievement Awards from The Education Press Association of America for his syntheses of cognitive read more

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Professional learning communities have become a significant factor in improving instructional effectiveness and student achievemen...t- In the third volume of The Soul of Educational Leadership series, educators and leaders will discover key concepts and strategies for sustaining the critically important work of these communities- Contributions from Shirley M- Hord, Maurice J- Elias, Karen Seashore Louis, Andy Hargreaves, Stephanie A- Hirsh-Other nationally known educators highlight- Leadership teams and a collaborative culture- The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards- Multiple approaches for supporting social-emotional learning in schools- Leadership, real-world challenges, and moral choicesA thought-provoking collection from educational visionaries, Sustaining Professional Learning Communities is essential reading for all school leaders committed to strengthening learning environments-Features- Title - Sustaining Professional Learning Communities- Authored - Alan M- Blank stein- Primary Author Affiliation - The HOPE Foundation, Bloomington, IN- Other Authors - Paul D- Houston- Binding - Paperback- Pages - 224- Publication Date - 02-Nov-07- Volume Number - 3- Primary Subject Code - Professional Learning Communities - C89- Item Weight - The Soul of Educational Leadership Series97513 oz- Copyright Year - 2008About The AuthorAward-winning author and visionary educational leader Alan M- Blank stein is founder and president of the HOPE Foundation, a not-for-profit organization whose honorary chair is Nobel Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu- A former high-risk youth, Alan began his career in education as a music teacher- He has worked in youth-serving organizations since 1983, including the March of Dimes, Phi Delta Kappa, and the National Educational Service now Solution Tree, which he founded in 1987 and directed for 12 years- He has created award-winning publications and video staff development programs- He is the author of the best-selling book Failur read more

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Making Creative Schedules Work In Middle And High Schools: Making Creative Schedules Work In Middle And High Schools

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The authors help readers create well-planned projects and activities that capture children's interest and develop the critical soc...ial and pre-academic skills identified in state standards. read more

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Gain specific, simple techniques for recalling names, faces, facts, formulas, definitions, foreign language words, correct spellin...g, lists, and more- Share the lasting benefits of optimal memory with your students and colleagues today-Features- Authored - Karen Markowitz- Other Authors - Eric Jensen- Binding - Paperback- Pages - 208- Publication Date - 160299- Primary Subject Code - Teacher Resources - CE0- Item Weight - 16 oz- Copyright year - 1999-About The AuthorEric Jensen, author of the best-sellingDifferent Brains, Different Learners, has classroom experience teaching reading and study skills- Most of his experience is at the middle school level, but he has also taught demonstration classes at the elementary and senior high school level- Additionally he has taught for three universities as an adjunct professor in both education and business- Jensen co founded Super Camp, Turning Point, The Brain Store, The Learning Brain Expo, and Jensen Learning Corporation- He has been a trainer for both educators and businesses for over twenty-five years- His latest book is Introduction toBrain-Compatible Learning, Second Edition- SKU: CRWN3247 read more

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These exciting new resources offer fun, innovative games covering all the content areas. Based on the most recent brain research, ...the games engage students in becoming active, motivated learners. read more

Corwin Press
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These exciting new resources offer fun, innovative games covering all the content areas. Based on the most recent brain research, ...the games engage students in becoming active, motivated learners. read more

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These valuable, grade-leveled resources incorporate reading skills identified by the National Reading Panel as critical to reading... success. They provide standards-based, ready-to-use activities to improve spelling, phonological awareness, comprehension, and more! read more

Corwin Press
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These exciting new resources offer fun, innovative games covering all the content areas. Based on the most recent brain research, ...the games engage students in becoming active, motivated learners. read more