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Ensure that all school decisions are made in the best interest of children and their success with this first-ever published field ...guide promoting child development and learning.   read more

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Provides differentiated instructional techniques, lesson examples, and assessment rubrics across core subject areas to nurture a l...ove for learning in socially, culturally, and academically diverse learners. read more

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This resource offers teachers strategies for helping children create photo essays as a way to communicate their ideas, experiences..., and emotions in an authentic and personal way. read more

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This easy-to-use guide to curriculum mapping and instructional planning for K–8 student-centered classrooms blends standards, rubr...ics, interdisciplinary units, and a "Teacher′s Tool Chest" for successful learning. read more

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Integrate the power of media for a cutting-edge curriculum This book by a leading authority on media literacy education shows seco...ndary teachers how to use media to help students access, analyze, evaluate, and communicate messages in a wide variety of forms. The author demonstrates how to incorporate media literacy into the secondary classroom, providing the tools teachers need to: Effectively foster students’ critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills Integrate media literacy into every subject Select meaningful media texts for use in the classroom A companion website offers video demonstrations and sample lesson plans. read more

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A secret weapon for engaging adolescents Could you use a superhero to teach reading, writing, critical thinking, and problem-solvi...ng? While seeking the answer, secondary language arts teacher Maureen Bakis discovered a powerful pedagogy that teaches those skills and more. The amazingly successful results prompted her to write this practical guide that shows how to use graphic novels to: Teach 21st-century skills, including interpretation of content and form Promote authentic literacy learning Grow learners’ competency in writing and visual comprehension Motivate students to create in multiple formats, including images Engage struggling as well as proficient students in reading read more

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With examples, checklists, and more, this instructional model helps educators address language development in a regular classroom ...while supporting ELLs in learning academic content. read more

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Educate the whole child by building a culture of collaboration in your school! This book for K–12 general and special education te...achers, administrators, and student support specialists explores how to make collaboration and coordination work, who takes responsibility for the process, and why collaboration is central to improving outcomes for students with complex learning needs. The author: Discusses the roles, responsibilities, and relationships between school professionals, community agencies, and service providers Offers case examples as real-world illustrations of collaboration Emphasizes important developmental transitions from the elementary years through high school and after read more

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Increase student learning in the inquiry-based science classroom! Interactive notebooks allow students to record observations, ref...lect on learning, and self-assess their work. Packed with student examples, this detailed guide explains the unique features that make interactive notebooks more effective tools than conventional notebooks for science classrooms. This resource: Describes the nuts and bolts of implementing interactive notebooks, including execution, time management, and grading Uses the 5E Learning Cycle as the framework for science instruction Emphasizes the importance of writing in science and provides strategies for modeling effective writing Explores strategies to encourage collaborative student inquiry and foster whole-class discussions read more

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Synthesizing information from neuroscience, cognitive psychology, and child development, this reader-friendly guide explains the b...asics of early brain development and provides brain-compatible teaching practices. read more

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** Consider using the Robert Marzano and RoseAnn Vojtek quote instead of marketing copy.**This ideal book enables educators to hel...p students attain self-efficacy and the ability to achieve new ways of learning. It examines national and state standards and shows how to attain them through mastery learning. read more

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  Teach respect and help students achieve their full potential STAND TALL is a video-based educational program that educates teach...ers and students in Grades 4–6 about how to respond to disrespectful behavior. With seven quick chapters and four evocative videos, the STAND TALL training results in three core competencies: RESPECT for individual differences DISCUSSION to further understanding ACTION that transforms behavior One module, which includes commentary from educators, legal experts, and counselors, is designed for teachers and provides guidance on using the student-oriented materials. The program also provides advice on preventing harassment, clarification of relevant laws, DOE guidelines, and a compendium of resources and classroom activities. Individual STAND TALL Teacher’s Manuals can be ordered as needed to accommodate your group.  read more

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Formerly published by Zephyr Press Explore more than 120 user-friendly, field-tested learning strategies for brain-based teaching ...that optimizes learning, taps into students′ creativity, boosts teachers′ instructional effectiveness, and raises student achievement. read more

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Bridging the gap between gifted children′s cognitive and social-emotional development, this book offers strategies to expand their... talents with consideration for their unique needs. read more

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Offering a child-centered approach for teaching 8- to 12-year-olds, this detailed resource discusses child development, instructio...n and assessment, and professional growth and advocacy. read more

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Effectively use the extended class period to enhance student achievement! Take advantage of block scheduling with this book′s four...-phase lesson planning framework and numerous instructional strategies to build higher-level thinking skills and increase student learning. Teachers in any subject area can use practical, research-based methods and tools such as cooperative learning, quality questioning, and graphic organizers to reach adolescents. Each chapter includes reproducible blackline masters for classroom use, plus activities for: Preparing students for learning by focusing on prior knowledge, reading, writing, and critical thinking Helping students actively interact with and process what they have learned  Clarifying, reinforcing, and extending learning read more

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Adopt a teaching approach aligned with the brain′s natural way of learning! An expert in brain research and brain-based teaching s...trategies, Eric Jensen offers an easy-to-understand explanation of the relationship between learning and the brain. Updated and streamlined, this second edition features in-depth information about the impact of physiological effects, sensory stimuli, and emotions on student learning and includes: A set of brain-based principles for informed decision making Low-cost teaching strategies that teachers can implement immediately Reader-friendly language accessible for both novice and veteran educators Easy-to-follow chapter outlines and helpful text boxes to emphasize key points read more

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This book presents a model for delivery of a lifetime of reflection, renewal, and growth--from preservice through retirement.

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An in-depth resource for designing and implementing effective professional development! Identifying the major models of profession...al development, this comprehensive resource shows educational leaders how to design and implement professional development to meet the needs of any school. The authors analyze types and variations of models and provide concrete guidelines for implementing and evaluating a program. Based on the belief that all models can succeed if properly implemented, the book examines:  Models to support individuals Collaborative direct service models such as mentoring and coaching Collaborative and cooperative models Models designed to achieve curricular and instructional change read more

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How to ensure your ELA teaching sticks How can you teach for understanding and meet Common Core standards at the same time? The an...swer: with a concept-based curriculum. Fusing Lynn Erickson′s groundbreaking curriculum model with implementation guidelines and sample units, this book puts you on the fast track to using concept-based curriculum in your school or district. Lanning shows you how to design a curriculum that: Functions as a framework for lesson plans Unites the efforts of ELA teachers district-wide Addresses core standards while focusing on student understanding Creates a ripple effect helping to align curriculum, assessments, and instruction read more

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This comprehensive guide covers typical emotional and behavioral disorder (EBD) behaviors, effective instructional interventions, ...positive reinforcement techniques, federal regulations, promoting healthy social interactions, and classroom management strategies. read more

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Summarizing research from theorists such as Robert J. Marzano and Daniel Goleman, this revised volume helps educators understand a...nd utilize brain research to build high-achievement classrooms. read more

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Everything teachers need to know about education law Do you know what you can and can’t say and do in your school? Most teacher ed...ucation programs offer little, if any, instruction on education law. When teachers need advice regarding employment or instructional issues, they may find the search frustrating, time-consuming, or costly. Teachers will find the answers to their most frequently asked legal questions in this easy-to-read book. Key topics include: Certification, tenure, evaluation, and dismissal Collective bargaining and teacher contracts Constitutional rights of teachers Discrimination and harassment Teachers’ responsibility regarding student bullying Academic freedom Copyright law Safety read more

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Stay a step ahead of technological change so that every student can flourish! Students and classrooms are growing more technologic...ally savvy every semester, and falling behind is not an option. This new edition of an essential text shows educational leaders how to equip their students for the future, with updates such as: Digital developments of the past decade that school leaders must address New content covering the Common Core, distributed leadership, adult learning theory, digital citizenship, cybersecurity, cloud computing, and more A new chapter on creating a "culture of technology" that goes beyond mere user manuals to create responsible, tech-savvy students read more

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Featuring real-world examples, practical strategies, and interviews with successful leaders, this resource helps educational leade...rs implement actions that drive second-order change and increase student achievement! read more

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[header tag]Research-based strategies for turning around low-performing schools!With case studies and tools, this companion book t...o Doubling Student Performance expands on ten research-based strategies for driving significant, measurable gains in student achievement. read more

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Improve all students’ reading skills with this research-based book packed with practical tools for implementing RTI quickly, effic...iently, and successfully. Downloadable forms are available online. read more

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Transform your mathematics instruction with this rich collection of formative assessment techniques Award-winning author Page Keel...ey and mathematics expert Cheryl Rose Tobey apply the successful format of Keeley’s best-selling Science Formative Assessment to mathematics. They provide 75 formative assessment strategies and show teachers how to use them to inform instructional planning and better meet the needs of all students. Research shows that formative assessment has the power to significantly improve learning, and its many benefits include: Stimulation of metacognitive thinking Increased student engagement Insights into student thinking Development of a discourse community read more

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Demonstrates practical ways to integrate assessments and instruction, and offers specific multiple assessment formats illustrated ...with rich examples, dialogues, scenarios, checklists, and student samples. read more

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Illustrating their work with vignettes of the activities of such leaders, the authors of this book create a clear picture of const...ructivist teaching and leadership. read more

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Seeing is believing with this interactive approach to math instruction Do you ever wish your students could read each other’s thou...ghts? Now they can―and so can you! This newest book by veteran mathematics educators provides instructional strategies for maximizing students’ mathematics comprehension by integrating visual thinking into the classroom. Included are numerous grade-specific sample problems for teaching essential concepts such as number sense, fractions, and estimation. Among the many benefits of visible thinking are: Interactive student-to-student learning Increased class participation Development of metacognitive thinking and problem-solving skills read more

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Educators across grade levels and content areas can apply the concepts of Marzano′s New Taxonomy to turn standards into concrete o...bjectives and assessments to measure student learning. read more

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Brain-compatible learning techniques to help you motivate and challenge your students! Boldly take hold of the new Common Core exp...ectations with this fresh, innovative resource full of practical tips from international educational expert Pamela Nevills. Discover the connection between neuroscience and deep learning that is key to Common Core success. Learn to: Integrate the standards with current educational practices Understand the science behind Common Core requirements Master teacher-lead, student-centered 21st Century Learning activities   Includes school vignettes, sample lessons, K–12 links, and vivid brain imagery. Revolutionize your teaching and prepare students for success in school and beyond with this encouraging, easy-to-read guide! read more

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The authors discuss four elements of change and outline five essential practices for leading dynamic, innovative educational syste...ms that prepare students for a changing world. read more

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Brain-based strategies to give your students the green light for learning success! How can teachers develop lessons that will igni...te the desire to learn? This teacher-friendly guide is organized into nine proven strategies for creating new memory pathways, making content relevant for students, and increasing their learning. Teachers will learn techniques for tapping into students′ emotions and be able to increase participation in group discussions and activities. The book offers contributions from real classrooms and includes:  Sample lesson plans for different grade levels in each chapter  A variety of practical, brain-compatible teaching strategies Building blocks for effective instruction, illustrated through descriptions, analogies, and metaphors read more

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Aligned with national science curriculum standards, this resource provides tools for differentiating science instruction, includin...g sample lessons, assessment methods, rubrics, and a CD-ROM with reproducibles. read more

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Practical guidelines for selecting the right type of coaching for your teachers and students! This resource brings together the vo...ices of recognized experts in the field―including Joellen Killion, Cathy Toll, Jane Ellison, Randy Sprick, Jane Kise, Karla Reiss, Lucy West, and Jim Knight―to present unique approaches for coaching teachers and leaders. Chapters review the roles of coaches in schools, examine the research base on coaching, and provide in-depth discussions of specific models, including: Literacy coaching  Cognitive coaching  Instructional coaching  Content-focused coaching  Classroom management coaching  Leadership coaching read more

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An innovative guide to procedures, resources, and tools for closing the gap between the learning supports students need and what t...hey are receiving now. read more

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Developed for teaching learners of all abilities, this guide presents a powerful approach to literacy development for elementary s...tudents based on individual coaching, classwide discussions, and assessment. read more

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Educational assessment in a nutshell for busy school leaders! A leading expert in educational assessment, W. James Popham discusse...s the key principles that educational leaders need to know about educational assessment to do their work effectively. Readers will come away with crucial understandings that allow them to lead assessment of learning, meet accountability requirements, and communicate with various stakeholders. Using plain language, a witty writing style, and practical examples, Popham covers: Validity, reliability, and assessment bias The importance of formative assessment Assessing students with disabilities and English language learners Interpreting results of large-scale assessments Instructional sensitivity of accountability tests read more

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Help a culture of equity grow and thrive in your school! This second book in the groundbreaking Equity 101 series takes on the cul...tures we come from and the culture we foster in our schools. When diversity is the norm, how do we create an equitable culture where everyone succeeds? Your path starts with increasing educators’ cultural competency, overcoming institutionalized factors that limit achievement, and implementing equitable practices that ensure individualized support for all students. Resources include: Real-life success stories to use as models Chapter-specific implementation exercises that take you from ideas to action A dedicated online community for professional support 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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The author offers exercises, examples, handouts, and basic tips to help both learners and educators find and evaluate information ...on the Web for quality and validity. read more

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With contributions from top leadership figures, this innovative and inspirational collection combines research and thought-provoki...ng ideas for applying spiritual principles to administrative roles and responsibilities. read more

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Help your English learning students achieve academic success! Designed to empower educators to become agents of change in their cl...assrooms, schools, and communities, this guide introduces the principles of Cultural Proficiency and how they can help improve educators’ ability to effectively teach English language learners. This book features: Activities that build core Cultural Proficiency skills and promote personal transformation A chapter-by-chapter rubric for working effectively with English learning students A conversation-starting case story featuring the River View School District Strategies for using action research to improve the success of English learning students read more

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((Teachers Catalog, Series Description, C Copy))These ready-to-use, brain-compatible activities help teachers reinforce student le...arning through graphic organizers and other visual strategies such as semantic maps, charts, models, graphs, webs, and more.((Dealers Catalog, Series Description, C Copy))These essential resources help teachers inspire active student learning with brain-compatible, standards-based activities; graphic organizers; and other visual strategies. read more

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Discover the excellent writing your students can produce when provided with a rubric and challenged to do their best.

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Discover how a coaching model based on teachers’ learning styles can impact student success!  Help teachers understand how their s...trengths and beliefs may lock them into practices that can limit student success. The author uses research of personality, multiple intelligences, experiential learning models, and mind styles models to create a differentiated approach for staff development. Key elements include: Understanding teachers’ strengths and beliefs Providing information that can influence beliefs Meeting teachers’ needs during change Relating what is being learned to an existing problem read more

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Presents 50 fun, creative, and cost-effective fundraising strategies from schools across the country and includes savvy organizing... tips, guidance on ethical issues, and advice for avoiding mishaps. read more

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Packed with proven strategies and ready-to-use worksheets, this practical guide leads teachers through the process of designing an...d presenting a successful workshop. read more