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KM 12966KM 12966 16 Habits of Mind: First Grade
Grade Lvl: P Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

The 16 Habits of Mind by Wonder Grove Learn includes Teacher Notebook and DVD of Animations to teach young children critical thinking and problem solving skills using engaging videos and activities. Designed for students in Grade One and includes: 16 Instructional Animations, 128 Printable Extension Lessons. IL Grade 1. The 16 Habits of Mind include: Persisting Managing Impulsivity Listening with Understanding and Empathy Thinking Flexibly Thinking about your Thinking (Metacognition) Striving for Accuracy Questioning and Problem Posing Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and Precision Gathering Data through All Senses Creating, Imagining, and Innovating Responding with Wonderment and Awe Taking Responsible Risks Finding Humor Thinking Interdependently Remaining Open to Continuous Learning
16 Habits of Mind: First Grade P  
KM 12965KM 12965 16 Habits of Mind: PreK-Kindergarten
Grade Lvl: K Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

The 16 Habits of Mind by Wonder Grove Learn includes Teacher Notebook and DVD of Animations to teach young children critical thinking and problem solving skills using engaging videos and activities. Designed for students in Pre-K and Kindergarten and includes: 16 Instructional Animations, 128 Printable Extension Lessons. IL Pres-K. The 16 Habits of Mind include: Persisting Managing Impulsivity Listening with Understanding and Empathy Thinking Flexibly Thinking about your Thinking (Metacognition) Striving for Accuracy Questioning and Problem Posing Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and Precision Gathering Data through All Senses Creating, Imagining, and Innovating Responding with Wonderment and Awe Taking Responsible Risks Finding Humor Thinking Interdependently Remaining Open to Continuous Learning
16 Habits of Mind: PreK-Kindergarten K  
KM 12967KM 12967 16 Habits of Mind: Second Grade
Grade Lvl: P Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

The 16 Habits of Mind by Wonder Grove Learn includes Teacher Notebook and DVD of Animations to teach young children critical thinking and problem solving skills using engaging videos and activities. Designed for students in Grade Two and includes: 16 Instructional Animations, 128 Printable Extension Lessons. IL Grade 2. The 16 Habits of Mind include: Persisting Managing Impulsivity Listening with Understanding and Empathy Thinking Flexibly Thinking about your Thinking (Metacognition) Striving for Accuracy Questioning and Problem Posing Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and Precision Gathering Data through All Senses Creating, Imagining, and Innovating Responding with Wonderment and Awe Taking Responsible Risks Finding Humor Thinking Interdependently Remaining Open to Continuous Learning
16 Habits of Mind: Second Grade P  
B 97169B 97169 180 DAYS: Two Teachers and the Quest to Engage and Empower Adolescents
Grade Lvl: T Author: Gallagher, Kelly / Kittle, Penny
Length: 233 Copyright: 2018

Kelly Gallagher and Penny Kittle mapped out a year of engaging literacy practices aligned to their core beliefs about what matters most. They share their insights on managing time tasks and offer teaching strategies for engaging students in both whole class and independent work. Two teachers. Two classrooms. One school year. 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. Inspired by a teacher's question, "How do you fit it all in?" they identified and prioritized the daily, essential, belief-based practices that are worth spending time on. They asked, "Who will these students be as readers and writers after a year under our care?" What we make time for matters: what we plan, how we revise our plans while teaching, and how we reflect and decide what's next. The decision-making in the moment is the most essential work of teaching, and it's the ongoing study of the adolescents in front of us that has the greatest impact on our thinking. With both the demands of time and the complexity of diverse students in mind, Kelly and Penny mapped out a year of engaging literacy practices aligned to their core beliefs about what matters most. They share their insights on managing time and tasks and offer teaching strategies for engaging students in both whole class and independent work. Video clips of Kelly and Penny teaching in each other's classrooms bring this year to life and show you what a steadfast commitment to belief-based instruction looks like in action. 180 Days. Make every moment matter. Teach fearlessly. Empower all students to live literate lives.
180 DAYS: Two Teachers and the Quest to Engage and Empower Adolescents T  
B 97064B 97064 Algebra Teacher's Activities Kit: 150 Activities that Support Algebra in the Common Core Math Standards, Grades 6-12 2nd Edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Muschla, Judith A / Muschla, Gary Robert
Length: 310 Copyright: 2016

Helps you bring the standards into your algebra classroom with a range of engaging activities that reinforce fundamental algebra skills. This second second edition is formatted for easy implementation, with teaching notes and answers followed by reproducibles for activities covering the algebra standards for grades 6 through 12. Coverage includes whole numbers, variables, equations, inequalities, graphing, polynomials, factoring, logarithmic functions, statistics, and more, and gives you the material you need to reach students of various abilities and learning styles. Many of these activities are self-correcting, adding interest for students and saving you time. This book provides dozens of activities that: Directly address each Common Core algebra standards Engage students and get them excited about math Are tailored to a diverse range of levels and abilities Reinforce fundamental skills and demonstrate everyday relevance
Algebra Teacher's Activities Kit: 150 Activities that Support Algebra in th T  
B 96949B 96949 Argument-Driven Inquiry in Biology: Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12
Grade Lvl: T Author: Sampson, Victor / Enderle, Patrick
Length: 418 Copyright: 2014

This book will provide you with both the information and instructional materials you need to start using this method right away. Argument-Driven Inquiry in Biology is a one-stop source of expertise, advice, and investigations. The book is broken into two basic parts: 1. An introduction to the stages of argument-driven inquiry from question identification, data analysis, and argument development and evaluation to double-blind peer review and report revision. 2. A well-organized series of 27 field-tested labs that cover molecules and organisms, ecosystems, heredity, and biological evolution.
Argument-Driven Inquiry in Biology: Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12 T  
B 96948B 96948 Argument-Driven Inquiry in Chemistry: Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12
Grade Lvl: T Author: Sampson, Victor / Carafano, Peter
Length: 530 Copyright: 2014

Investigations in this book give high school students the opportunity to work the way scientists do. They learn to identify questions, develop models, collect and analyze data, generate arguments, and critique and revise their reports. Thirty field-tested labs cover a broad range of topics related to chemical reactions and matter's structure and properties.
Argument-Driven Inquiry in Chemistry: Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12 T  
B 96974B 96974 Argument-Driven Inquiry in Earth and Space Science: Lab Investigations for Grades 6-10
Grade Lvl: T Author: Sampson, Victor / Murphy, Ashley
Length: 600 Copyright: 2018

Provides 23 field-tested science labs that cover the universe, Earth, and weather. It also helps you make the instructional shift to ADI. This innovative approach to inquiry prompts students to use argument to construct, support, and evaluate scientific claims. The book starts with guidance on how to use ADI. Then it provides labs that cover five disciplinary core ideas in Earth and space science: Earth's place in the universe, the history of Earth, Earth s systems, weather and climate, and Earth and human activity. Ideas will encourage students to explore important content and discover scientific practices. They can investigate everything from how the seasons work to what causes geological formations and even consider where NASA should send a space probe next to look for signs of life. Professional resource. NGSS.
Argument-Driven Inquiry in Earth and Space Science: Lab Investigations for T  
B 96947B 96947 Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physics, Volume 1: Mechanics Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12
Grade Lvl: T Author: Sampson, Victor / Hutner, Todd L
Length: 564 Copyright: 2017

This book helps you build your students science proficiency. It makes labs more authentic by teaching physics students to work the way scientists do by identifying questions, developing models, collecting and analyzing data, generating arguments, and critiquing and revising reports. Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physics, Volume 1 focuses on mechanics and has two parts. The first part describes the ADI instructional model and the components of ADI lab investigations. The second part provides 23 field-tested labs covering a wide variety of topics related to forces and interactions, energy, work, and power.
Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physics, Volume 1: Mechanics Lab Investigations T  
B 97017B 97017 Autism in the School-Aged Child: Expanding Behavioral Strategies and Promoting Success
Grade Lvl: T Author: Schmidt, Carol / Heybryrne, Beth
Length: 174 Copyright: 2004

Autism in the School-Aged Child is a practical book of strategies designed for both parents and educators. It brings the established principles of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) to the natural settings of the classroom and the home. In this book you will find specific guidelines for the common struggles that affect high-functioning children with autism, such as: Improving attention Developing participation Enhancing socialization Managing negative behaviors Teaching frustration tolerance Addressing eating and sleep issues Developing useful interests Structuring the home environment Maximizing sibling interactions In addition, you will find instruction on the development and use of expanded behavioral intervention, including: Creating target behavior checklists Addressing discipline issues Implementing a token economy Reading comprehension strategies Coaching the teacher Developing independence *This easy-to-use instructional manual is filled with practical examples and reproducible checklists that provide immediate access to the tools to develop self-regulation and independence.
Autism in the School-Aged Child: Expanding Behavioral Strategies and Promot T  
B 97014B 97014 Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Inclusive Classroom: How to Reach & Teach Students with ASD 2nd Edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Boroson, Barbara L
Length: 240 Copyright: 2016

With 1 in 68 children now being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, every teacher needs to be ready to teach children with ASD. This engaging and informative book―now completely revised and updated to reflect the latest statistics and research―will both help you understand your students on the autism spectrum and provide strategies to help them succeed in school. Drawing on 25 years of experience working with students with ASD, Barbara Boroson guides you to create a classroom community that is attuned to the needs of children with ASD and allows all of your students to learn and grow.
Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Inclusive Classroom: How to Reach & Teach S T  
B 97179B 97179 Autonomous Learner Model Resource Book
Grade Lvl: T Author: Betts, George / Carey, Robin
Length: 288 Copyright: 2017

The Autonomous Learner Model Resource Book includes activities and strategies to support the development of autonomous learners. More than 80 activities are included, all geared to the emotional, social, cognitive, and physical development of students. Teachers may use these activities and strategies with the entire class, small groups, or with individuals who are ready to be independent, self-directed, lifelong learners. These learners have the passions, abilities, skills, and attitudes to go beyond the regular curriculum and take control of their own educational pathways. Field-tested strategies and activities in the book include Find Someone Who, Teacher and Learner Questionnaires, Lifelong Notebook, Time Capsule, and Night of the Notables. Teaching methods and materials. Curricula.
Autonomous Learner Model Resource Book T  
B 97151B 97151 Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had: Ideas and Strategies from Vibrant Classrooms
Grade Lvl: T Author: Zager, Tracy
Length: 376 Copyright: 2017

This professional book presents instructional techniques to dispel the common misconception of mathematics as a black-and-white discipline and of being good at math as entailing ease, speed, and correctness. The text provides teachers with strategies to stimulate students to connect ideas; rich tasks that encourage students to wonder, generalize, conjecture, and persevere; and routines to teach students how to collaborate. Chapters: Breaking the cycle -- What do mathematicians do? -- Mathematicians take risks -- Mathematicians make mistakes -- Mathematicians are precise -- Mathematicians rise to a challenge -- Mathematicians ask questions -- Mathematicians connect ideas -- Mathematicians use intuition -- Mathematicians reason -- Mathematicians prove -- Mathematicians work together and alone -- "Favorable conditions" for all math students.
Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had: Ideas and Strategies from Vib T  
B 96941B 96941 Best Class You Never Taught: How Spider Web Discussion Can Turn Students into Learning Leaders
Grade Lvl: T Author: Wiggins, Alexis
Length: 160 Copyright: 2017

The Spider Web Discussion is a simple technique that puts this kind of class within every teacher's reach. The name comes from the weblike diagram the observer makes to record interactions as students actively participate in the discussion, lead and support one another's learning, and build community. It's proven to work across all subject areas and with all ages, and you only need a little know-how, a rubric, and paper and pencil to get started. As students practice Spider Web Discussion, they become stronger communicators, more empathetic teammates, better problem solvers, and more independent learners—college and career ready skills that serve them well in the classroom and beyond.
Best Class You Never Taught: How Spider Web Discussion Can Turn Students in T  
KM 12841KM 12841 Big Ideas of Early Mathematics: What Teachers of Young Children Need to Know
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 196 Copyright: 2014

Get a practical look at the foundational concepts and skills of early mathematics, and see how to implement them in their early childhood classrooms. Presents the skills educators need to organize for mathematics teaching and learning during the early years. For teachers of children ages three through six, the book provides foundations for further mathematics learning and helps facilitate long-term mathematical understanding. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video. Contains software DVD.
Big Ideas of Early Mathematics: What Teachers of Young Children Need to Kno T  
KM 12975KM 12975 Box of Facts Addition and Subtraction
Grade Lvl: KPI Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2015

The Box of Facts is a collection of ready-made visual aids to assist teachers in helping students to develop mathematics thinking strategies for basic facts in addition and subtraction. The use of these visual aids reinforces student practice of the basic facts with larger numbers. For use with grades K-5. Each kit includes:200+ laminated cards packaged by strategy and step-by-step instructions on how to use the cards.
Box of Facts Addition and Subtraction KPI  
KM 12976KM 12976 Box of Facts Multiplication and Division
Grade Lvl: PI Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2017

The Box of Facts is a collection of ready-made visual aids to assist teachers in helping students to develop mathematics thinking strategies for basic facts in multiplication and division. The use of these visual aids reinforces student practice of the basic facts with larger numbers. Kit includes 200+ laminated cards packaged by strategy and step-by-step instructions on how to use the cards. For use with Grades 3-6.
Box of Facts Multiplication and Division PI  
B 96982B 96982 Building Mathematical Comprehension: Using Literacy Strategies to Make Meaning
Grade Lvl: T Author: Sammons, Laney
Length: 304 Copyright: 2011

Apply familiar reading comprehension strategies and relevant research to mathematics instruction to aid in building students' comprehension in mathematics. This resource demonstrates how to facilitate student learning to build schema and make connections among concepts. In addition, it provides clear strategies to help students ask good questions, visualize mathematics, and synthesize their understanding. This resource is aligned to College and Career Readiness Standards.
Building Mathematical Comprehension: Using Literacy Strategies to Make Mean T  
B 97140B 97140 But What Do I DO?: Strategies From A to W for Multi-Tier Systems of Support
Grade Lvl: T Author: Collier, Catherine C
Length: 424 Copyright: 2016

Select individualized and evidence-based interventions for struggling students with this comprehensive guide. Organized around an alphabetized and cross-referenced list and a fold-out selection grid featuring more than 150 PBIS, RTI and MTSS interventions, you’ll quickly find the tools to resolve specific learning and behavioral challenges. The text addresses ideas to: Meet the needs of all your struggling students including at-risk, culturally and linguistically diverse, as well as those with IEPs. Progress monitor, document, and modify instructional strategies. Identify specific interventions for distinct learning and behavior problems. Implement in variety of settings, including special education, learning assistance programs, and full-inclusion.
But What Do I DO?: Strategies From A to W for Multi-Tier Systems of Support T  
B 97138B 97138 Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom, 2nd edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Fisher, Doug / Frey, Nancy
Length: 157 Copyright: 2014

Shows how to increase students understanding with the help of creative formative assessments. When used regularly, formative assessments enable every teacher to determine what students know and what they still need to learn. Fisher and Frey explore a variety of engaging activities that check for and increase understanding, including interactive writing, portfolios, multimedia presentations, audience response systems, and much more. This new 2nd edition of Checking for Understanding has been updated to reflect the latest thinking in formative assessment and to show how the concepts apply in the context of Fisher and Frey s work on gradual release of responsibility, guided instruction, formative assessment systems, data analysis, and quality instruction.
Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classr T  
B 97142B 97142 Close Reading for the Whole Class
Grade Lvl: T Author: Athans, Sandra / Devine, Denise
Length: 128 Copyright: 2015

Easy Strategies for: Choosing Complex Texts, Creating Text-Dependent Questions, Teaching Close Reading Lessons. Close reading is a key strategy for comprehending the complex texts required by the Common Core. Sandra Athans and Denise Devine unpack this strategy, breaking it down into manageable components and sharing their classroom-tested lessons and teaching tools that guide students step-by-step through close reading grade-level texts. Athans and Devine demonstrate how to • select appropriate text for instruction • develop high-level questions to guide student thinking • teach students to use evidence to support their responses • facilitate discussion to further deepen student comprehension • scaffold struggling readers Intended for use with Grades 2-6.
Close Reading for the Whole Class T  
B 96933B 96933 Coding as a Playground: Programming and Computational Thinking in the Early Childhood Classroom
Grade Lvl: T Author: Bers, Marina Umaschi
Length: 196 Copyright: 2017

Coding as a Playground is the first book to focus on how young children (ages 7 and under) can engage in computational thinking and be taught to become computer programmers, a process that can increase both their cognitive and social-emotional skills. Readers will learn how coding can engage children as producers―and not merely consumers―of technology in a playful way. You will come away from this groundbreaking work with an understanding of how coding promotes developmentally appropriate experiences such as problem solving, imagination, cognitive challenges, social interactions, motor skills development, emotional exploration, and making different choices. You will also learn how to integrate coding into different curricular areas to promote literacy, math, science, engineering and the arts through a project-based approach.
Coding as a Playground: Programming and Computational Thinking in the Early T  
B 97148B 97148 Connected Reading: Teaching Adolescent Readers in a Digital World
Grade Lvl: T Author: Turner, Kristen Hawley / Hicks, Troy
Length: 179 Copyright: 2015

As readers of all ages increasingly turn to the Internet and a variety of electronic devices for both informational and leisure reading, teachers need to reconsider not just who and what teens read but where and how they read as well. Having ready access to digital tools and texts doesn't mean that middle and high school students are automatically thoughtful, adept readers. So how can we help adolescents become critical readers in a digital age? Using NCTE's policy research brief Reading Instruction for All Students as both guide and sounding board, experienced teacher-researchers Kristen Hawley Turner and Troy Hicks took their questions about adolescent reading practices to a dozen middle and high school classrooms. In this book, they report on their interviews and survey data from visits with hundreds of teens, which led to the development of their model of Connected Reading: "Digital tools, used mindfully, enable connections. Digital reading is connected reading." They argue that we must teach adolescents how to read digital texts effectively, not simply expect that teens can read them because they know how to use digital tools. Turner and Hicks offer practical tips by highlighting classroom practices that engage students in reading and thinking with both print and digital texts, thus encouraging reading instruction that reaches all students.
Connected Reading: Teaching Adolescent Readers in a Digital World T  
B 97150B 97150 Create, Compose, Connect! Reading, Writing and Learning with Digital Tools
Grade Lvl: T Author: Hyler, Jeremy / Hicks, Troy
Length: 200 Copyright: 2014

Find out how to incorporate digital tools into your English language arts class to improve students’ reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Authors Jeremy Hyler and Troy Hicks show you that technology is not just about making a lesson engaging; it’s about helping students become effective creators and consumers of information in today’s fast-paced world. You’ll learn how to use mobile technologies to teach narrative, informational, and argument writing as well as visual literacy and multimodal research. Each chapter is filled with exciting lesson plans and tech tool suggestions that you can take back to your own classroom immediately.
Create, Compose, Connect! Reading, Writing and Learning with Digital Tools T  
KM 12812KM 12812 DBQs in American History
Grade Lvl: IJST Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

The DBQ Project Method provides a framework of best practices that guides teachers and students to read smart, think straight, and write clearly. The DBQ Project utilizes a 6-Step Method and delivers this methodology in all DBQs and Mini-Qs. Each step builds on students’ curiosity and increases motivation and confidence to answer a compelling, authentic question. Teachers across the country are using the DBQ Project with elementary, middle school, and high school students. Teacher scaffolding to serve the social studies learning experience and to meet the students' skill level will be key for successful implementation. DBQ - Document Based Questions. Ten High-Interest Units of Study What Caused the Salem Witch Trial Hysteria in 1692? How Revolutionary Was the American Revolution? How Democratic Was Andrew Jackson? The California Gold Rush: A Personal Journal What Caused the Civil War? How Violent Was the Old West? Was Andrew Carnegie a Hero? What Caused the Great Depression? Martin Luther King and Malcolm X: Whose Philosophy Made the Most Sense for America in the 1960s? Why Was the Equal Rights Amendment Defeated?
DBQs in American History IJST  
KM 12825KM 12825 DBQs in World History
Grade Lvl: IJST Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

The DBQ Project Method provides a framework of best practices that guides teachers and students to read smart, think straight, and write clearly. The DBQ Project utilizes a 6-Step Method and delivers this methodology in all DBQs and Mini-Qs. Each step builds on students’ curiosity and increases motivation and confidence to answer a compelling, authentic question. Teachers across the country are using the DBQ Project with elementary, middle school, and high school students. Teacher scaffolding to serve the social studies learning experience and to meet the students' skill level will be key for successful implementation. DBQ - Document Based Questions. Ten High-Interest Units of Study Classical Greece and China: How Great Were the Differences? The Mongols: How Barbaric Were the “Barbarians”? The Black Death: How Different Were Christian and Muslim Responses? The Aztecs: What Should History Say? What Was the Most Important Consequence of the Printing Press? What Drove the Sugar Trade? How Did Colonialism Affect Kenya? Female Mill Workers in England and Japan: How Similar Were Their Experiences? What Were the Underlying Causes of World War I? Gandhi, King and Mandela: What Made Non-Violence Work?
DBQs in World History IJST  
B 96935B 96935 Digital Writing for English Learners
Grade Lvl: T Author: Alrubail,Rusul
Length: 67 Copyright: 2017

Digital Writing for English Language Learners provides practical ways to use technology in the English/Language Arts classroom for ELL students. Classroom activities and assignments are provided for use with social media and other digital writing tools, as well as how to create a culture for fostering conditions for student voice.
Digital Writing for English Learners T  
B 97177B 97177 Disciplinary Literacy in Action: How to Create and Sustain a School-Wide Culture of Deep Reading, Writing, and Thinking
Grade Lvl: T Author: Lent, ReLeah Cossett / Voigt, Marsha McCracken
Length: 346 Copyright: 2019

Aimed at middle and high school teachers, authors provide educators with a framework that keeps their subjects at the center and shows them how to pool strengths with colleagues in ongoing communities of professional learning (PL) around content-specific literacy. Professional book.
Disciplinary Literacy in Action: How to Create and Sustain a School-Wide Cu T  
B 96963B 96963 Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters
Grade Lvl: T Author: Beers, Kylene / Probst, Robert E
Length: 176 Copyright: 2017

Discusses an on-going problem: lack of engagement with reading. Presents a vision of what reading and what education across all the grades could be. Hands-on-strategies make it applicable right away for the classroom teacher, and turn-and-talk discussion points make it a guidebook for school-wide conversations. Shares new strategies and ideas for helping classroom teachers: Create engagement and relevance; Encourage responsive and responsible reading; Deepen comprehension; and Develop lifelong reading habits.
Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters T  
B 97026B 97026 Drones in Education: Let Your Students' Imaginations Soar
Grade Lvl: T Author: Carnahan, Christopher / Zeiger, Laura
Length: 120 Copyright: 2016

This book was written for educators who want to incorporate drones into their curriculum but have no idea where to start. It will cover all that you need to need to know to get off of the ground with a drone program in your school. It covers such basic but important information as which drones need to be registered and where you can fly them. It also provides recommendations as to the drones that are best for specific students' age levels and subject areas. Complete with lesson plans, real-world applications, and tips on securing funding for drones, the information provided here will offer you everything you need to know to start using drones in the classroom.
Drones in Education: Let Your Students' Imaginations Soar T  
KM 13054KM 13054 Early Childhood Coaching Handbook (11 books)
Grade Lvl: T Author: Rush, Dathan D / Shelden, M'Lisa L
Length: 220 Copyright: 2011

Evidence-based and highly effective, coaching helps early childhood practitioners support other professionals and families as they enhance existing knowledge, develop new skills, and promote healthy development of young children. This hands-on guide shows professionals how to conduct skillful coaching in any setting—home, school, or community. This guidebook walks professionals step by step through the coaching process and shows them explicitly what best practices look like. Developed by authorities on coaching and informed by the authors' staff development and technical assistance activities with other professionals, this book directly addresses the real-world challenges of coaching and gives readers concrete guidance on successful strategies and interactions. Pre-service and in-service early childhood professionals will: •Master the five characteristics of coaching practices—observation, action, reflection, feedback, and joint planning •See exactly how to conduct a positive coaching session, with transcripts of successful coaching in action •Learn about the qualities of effective coaches, including openness to experiences, adaptability, empathy, and honesty •Adjust coaching techniques to meet the specific needs of early childhood educators, parents, and caregivers •Incorporate coaching into professional development programs to ensure immediate use of the latest best practices •Understand how coaching differs from other collaborative models, such as consultation, direct teaching, and counseling *Discover cutting-edge early childhood research that demonstrates the effectiveness of a coaching approach To keep their skills sharp and ensure adherence to best coaching practices, readers will get easy-to-use, photocopiable tools that help them implement coaching consistently and effectively. They'll also have samples so they can see how to use the tools to evaluate and improve their interactions. With this coaching guidebook, every early childhood professional including developmental specialists, Early Head Start and Head Start staff, early literacy specialists, infant mental health specialists, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, psychologists, social workers, service coordinators, speech-language pathologists, and teachers will provide effective support to families and other professionals to enhance developmental outcomes for all young children. Kit includes 11 books for professional use. Restricted to Keystone AEA Admin Staff.
Early Childhood Coaching Handbook (11 books) T  
KM 12822KM 12822 Early Start Denver Model for Young Children with Autism: Promoting Language, Learning, and Engagement
Grade Lvl: T Author: Rogers, Sally J / Dawson, Geraldine
Length: 297 Copyright: 2010

Manual presents the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), the first comprehensive, empirically tested intervention approach specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers with autism. Supported by the principles of developmental psychology and applied behavior analysis, ESDM's intensive teaching interventions are delivered within play-based, relationship-focused routines. The manual provides structured, hands-on strategies for working with very young children in individual and group settings to promote development in such key domains as imitation; communication; social, cognitive, and motor skills; adaptive behavior; and play. Includes copies of "Early Start Model Curriculum Checklist for Young Children with Autism". There is a Professional Book in the Keystone collection that would be helpful with this kit #95699.
Early Start Denver Model for Young Children with Autism: Promoting Language T  
B 97139B 97139 Effective Universal Instruction: An Action-Oriented Approach to Improving Tier 1 (The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series)
Grade Lvl: T Author: Gibbons, Kimberly / Brown, Sarah
Length: 220 Copyright: 2019

This accessible volume helps school leadership teams accomplish the crucial yet often overlooked task of improving universal instruction--Tier 1 within a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS). Strong universal instruction reduces the numbers of PreK–12 students who may need additional services and supports. Providing clear action steps and encouraging guidance, the expert authors present a roadmap for evaluating the effectiveness of Tier 1, identifying barriers to successful implementation, and making and sustaining instructional improvements. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book includes 27 reproducible checklists, worksheets, and forms. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.
Effective Universal Instruction: An Action-Oriented Approach to Improving T T  
B 97136B 97136 Embedded Formative Assessment (Strategies for Classroom Formative Assessment That Drives Student Engagement and Learning) 2nd Edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: William, Dylan
Length: 225 Copyright: 2018

By integrating classroom formative assessment practices into daily activities, educators can substantially increase student engagement and the rate of student learning. The second edition presents new research, insights, and formative assessment strategies teachers can immediately apply in their classrooms. Updated examples and templates are included to help teachers elicit evidence of learning, provide meaningful feedback, and empower students to take ownership of their education. Through new research, insights, examples and formative assessment techniques this professional teaching resources shows K-12 teachers and administrators how to positively impact student achievement. Contents: Chapter 1: Discovering Why Educational Achievement Matters Chapter 2: Making the Case for Formative Assessment Chapter 3: Clarifying, Sharing, and Understanding Learning Intentions and Success Criteria Chapter 4: Eliciting Evidence of Learners' Achievement Chapter 5: Providing Feedback That Moves Learning Forward Chapter 6: Activating Students as Instructional Resources for One Another Chapter 7: Activating Students as Owners of Their Own Learning
Embedded Formative Assessment (Strategies for Classroom Formative Assessmen T  
B 96922B 96922 Excellence Through Equity: Five Principles of Courageous Leadership to Guide Achievement for Every Student
Grade Lvl: T Author: Blankstein, Alan M / Noguera, Pedro
Length: 304 Copyright: 2015

Looks at how real-world educators are creating schools where all students are able to thrive. In these schools, educators understand that equity is not about treating all children the same. They are deeply committed to ensuring that each student receives what he or she individually needs to develop their full potential and succeed.
Excellence Through Equity: Five Principles of Courageous Leadership to Guid T  
B 97167B 97167 Fact Vs. Fiction: Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in the Age of Fake News
Grade Lvl: T Author: LaGarde, Jennifer / Hudgins, Darren
Length: 147 Copyright: 2018

The advent of the 24-hour news cycle, citizen journalism and an increased reliance on social media as a trusted news source have had a profound effect not only on how we get our news, but also on how we evaluate sources of information, share that information and interact with others in online communities. When these issues are coupled with the “fake news” industry that intentionally spreads false stories designed to go viral, educators are left facing a new and challenging landscape. This book will help them address these new realities. Fact vs. Fiction provides educators with tools and resources to help students discern fact from fiction in the information they access not only at school, but on the devices they carry in their pockets and backpacks.
Fact Vs. Fiction: Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in the Age of Fake News T  
B 97141B 97141 Falling in Love with Close Reading: Lessons for Analyzing Texts--and Life
Grade Lvl: T Author: Lehman, Christopher / Roberts, Kathleen
Length: 152 Copyright: 2013

Close reading can be rigorous, meaningful, and joyous. You'll empower students to not only analyze texts but to admire the craft of a beloved book, study favorite songs and videogames, and challenge peers in evidence-based discussions. Chris and Kate start with a powerful three-step close-reading ritual that students can apply to any text. Then they lay out practical, engaging lessons that not only guide students to independence in reading texts closely but also help them transfer this critical, analytical skill to media and even the lives they lead. Responsive to students' needs and field-tested in classrooms, these lessons include: strategies for close reading narratives, informational texts, and arguments suggestions for differentiation sample charts and student work from real classrooms connections to the Common Core State Standards a focus on viewing media and life in this same careful way. "We see the ritual of close reading not just as a method of doing the academic work of looking closely at text-evidence, word choice, and structure," write Chris and Kate, "but as an opportunity to bring those practices together to empower our students to see the subtle messages in texts and in their lives."
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B 96954B 96954 From Striving to Thriving: How to Grow Confident, Capable Readers
Grade Lvl: T Author: Harvey, Stephanie / Ward, Annie
Length: 320 Copyright: 2017

Demonstrates how to “table the labels” and use detailed formative assessments to craft targeted, personalized instruction that enable striving readers to do what they need above all - to find books they love and engage in voluminous reading. Loaded with ready-to-go lessons, routines, and “actions,” as well as the latest research.
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B 96925B 96925 Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum: Practical and Creative Strategies for Teachers
Grade Lvl: T Author: Costa, Arthur L / Kallick, Bena
Length: 237 Copyright: 2009

Presents a collection of stories by educators around the world who have successfully implemented the habits in their day-to-day teaching in K 12 classrooms. The collective wisdom and experience of these thoughtful practitioners provide readers with insight into the transdisciplinary nature of the 16 Habits of Mind--intelligent behaviors that lead to success in school and the larger world--as well as model lessons and suggestions for weaving the habits into daily instruction in language arts, music, physical education, social studies, math, foreign language, and other content areas. Readers will come to understand that, far from an add-on to the curriculum, the habits are an essential element for helping students at all grade levels successfully deal with the challenges they face in school and beyond. Practical examples are included in the text.
Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum: Practical and Creative Strategies for T  
B 96993B 96993 Hands-On Activities for Exceptional Students: Educational and Pre-Vocational Activities for Students with Cognitive Delays
Grade Lvl: T Author: Thorne, Beverly
Length: 106 Copyright: 2001

Presents creative ideas for practical activities will help pre-vocational students sustain attention, stay on task, and work independently and productively while meeting their IEP goals.
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KM 12809KM 12809 Help for Billy: A Beyond Consequences Approach to Helping Challenging Children in the Classroom
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Manual to help guide families and educators who are struggling with traumatized children. Based on the concept of the neuroscience of emotions and behavior, Heather Forbes provides detailed, comprehensive, and logical strategies for teachers and parents. This easy to read book, with tables, outlines and lists, clears the way for a better understanding of the true nature regarding traumatic experiences affecting the brain and learning. Book and study guide included.
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B 96945B 96945 Helping Students Make Sense of the World Using Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices
Grade Lvl: KP Author: Schwarz, Christina V / Passmore, Cindy
Length: 381 Copyright: 2017

Provides a play-by-play understanding of the practices strand of A Framework for K 12 Science Education (Framework) and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Written in clear, nontechnical language, this book provides a wealth of real-world examples to show you what s different about practice-centered teaching and learning at all grade levels. The book addresses three important questions: 1. How will engaging students in science and engineering practices help improve science education? 2. What do the eight practices look like in the classroom? 3. How can educators teach the practices to support the NGSS? Helping Students Make Sense of the World Using Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices was developed for K 12 science teachers, curriculum developers, teacher educators, and administrators.
Helping Students Make Sense of the World Using Next Generation Science and KP  
B 96919B 96919 How to Reach the Hard to Teach: Excellent Instruction for Those Who Need It Most
Grade Lvl: T Author: Echevarria, Jana / Frey, Nancy
Length: 178 Copyright: 2016

Strategies informed by principles of effective instruction, the SIOP® Model and the FIT Teaching® approach for breakthrough success with students who struggle in school.
How to Reach the Hard to Teach: Excellent Instruction for Those Who Need It T  
B 96927B 96927 Inspiring Early Childhood Leadership: Eight Strategies to Ignite Passion and Transform Program Quality
Grade Lvl: T Author: MacDonald, Susan
Length: 144 Copyright: 2016

A positive, strengths-based leadership system is the key to transforming the quality of early childhood programs. Inspiring Early Childhood Leadership lays out strategies designed to support program leaders in finding new ways to reduce the levels of stress on themselves and their staff, and move into a unified, engaging system for leading with passion, intention, and purpose. Grounded in current research, the book incorporates decades-old best practices, making the strategies appropriate for leaders of all backgrounds. The book addresses common dilemmas: How do I motivate and inspire teachers? How can I be the most effective in observing and giving nonjudgmental feedback? How can I be more confident in my role as a leader? How can I manage my time more effectively?
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B 97144B 97144 Integrated Multi-Tiered Systems of Support: Blending RTI and PBIS (The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series)
Grade Lvl: T Author: McIntosh, Kent / Goodman, Steve
Length: 356 Copyright: 2016

Many schools have implemented academic response to intervention (RTI) and schoolwide positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) as separate initiatives. This book provides keys to making these programs more effective, seamless, efficient, and sustainable by combining them into a single multi-tiered system of support (MTSS). Steps and strategies are outlined for integrating data structures, practices, teams, and district systems. Contributing authors present detailed case examples of successful MTSS implementation in three states. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding, the book features 27 reproducible checklists and evaluation tools. Purchasers get access to a companion website where they can download and print the reproducible materials plus other helpful resources.
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B 97028B 97028 Integrating Transition Planning into the IEP Process
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 160 Copyright: 2010

Written for the educator new to transition, this edition provides critical information including a thorough introduction to transition planning in a user-friendly question-and-answer format. Chapters include: legislation; self-determination; transition assessments; curriculum decision-making; support services; interagency planning; program evaluation; and resources.
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KM 13087KM 13087 Kagan Structures
Grade Lvl: T Author: Kagan, Spencer / Kagan, Miguel
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Kagan Structures are revolutionary teaching strategies. Why? Because they create an unparalleled level of student engagement. Kagan Structures create a cooperative and caring class tone by putting students on the same side as they interact in pairs, small teams, and with classmates. Structures ensure every student is individually accountable so no one can hide and take a free ride. Structures create equal participation, which means all students are engaged a much greater percent of the time. In this must-have Kagan reference guide, you get 59 step-by-step Kagan Structures you'll use time and time again. More structures means more tools in your teaching toolbox to create more student engagement, more student learning, and more success! Flip chart also included. Professional kit.
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KM 13088KM 13088 Kagan Win Win Discipline
Grade Lvl: T Author: Kagan, Spencer / Kyle, Patricia
Length: 0 Copyright: 2007

Win-Win Discipline is the single most comprehensive and effective classroom discipline program available. Period. Never before has there been a more practical and powerful step-by-step approach to discipline. Win-Win seeks a higher goal than other discipline programs: The goal is not merely to end disruptions; the goal is to teach students to meet their unmet needs so they no longer need to be disruptive. Watch disruptive behavior disappear as Win-Win... • Turns Anger into Rational Decision-Making • Replaces Boredom with Active Engagement • Channels Excess Energy into Productive Learning • Transforms Attention-Seeking into Self-Validation • Ends Control-Seeking via Learned Self-Efficacy • Converts Avoidance of Failure into Self-Confidence Book and Flip Chart. Professional kit.
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B 96973B 96973 Kids First from Day One: A Teacher's Guide to Today's Classroom
Grade Lvl: T Author: Hertz, Christine / Mraz, Kristine
Length: 184 Copyright: 2018

Strengthen and deepen the connections between your love of working with kids, your desire to impact their lives, and your teaching practice. Kids First shares: plans for designing beautiful classroom spaces filled with fun, learning positive language and classroom routines that reduce disruptive behavior-without rewards and consequences, and suggestions for matching students' needs to high-impact teaching structures. Included in the pages are the authors' favorite "teacher stuff" like quick guides for challenging behavior, small-group planning grids, and parent letters as well as links to videos that model teaching practices explored in the text.
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B 96928B 96928 Ladders to Literacy: A Preschool Curriculum, 2nd Edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Notari-Syverson, Angela / O'Connor, Rollanda E
Length: 486 Copyright: 2007

Help the children in your preschool become successful early readers with this field-tested, activity-based curriculum, an effective way to supplement children's instruction without giving up current language arts programming. In this second edition, early childhood educators will get well-defined links between the activities and Head Start Recommended Outcomes, so teachers can be sure they're giving children the best start in literacy a scope-and-sequence chart that helps educators choose which activities to do each month more than 60 creative, field-tested games, crafts, role plays, and other activities that improve children's basic preliteracy skills such as writing words, recognizing letter sounds, and breaking words into syllables and phonemes fresh Tips for Teachers The book also includes developmentally appropriate, ecologically valid assessment procedures, ideal for evaluating children's skills and ensuring that they're making progress. Start using Ladders to Literacy today, and you'll equip children with the emergent literacy skills they'll need to succeed in kindergarten and beyond.
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B 97178B 97178 Learning First, Technology Second: The Educator's Guide to Designing Authentic Lessons
Grade Lvl: T Author: Kolb, Liz
Length: 220 Copyright: 2017

Learning with technology does not happen because a specific tool “revolutionizes” education. It happens when proven teaching strategies intersect with technology tools, and yet it is not uncommon for teachers to use a tool because it is “fun” or because the developer promises it will help students learn. Learning First, Technology Second offers teachers the professional learning they need to move from arbitrary uses of technology in their classrooms to thoughtful ways of adding value to student learning. This book includes: an introduction to the Triple E Framework that helps teachers engage students in time-on-task learning, enhance learning experiences beyond traditional means and extend learning opportunities to bridge classroom learning with students’ everyday lives; effective strategies for using technology to create authentic learning experiences for their students; case studies to guide appropriate tech integration; and a lesson planning template to show teachers how to effectively frame technology choices and apply them in instruction. Educational technology. Technology integration. Methods and materials. Professional book.
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KM 12850KM 12850 Living On Your Own Lesson Plans
Grade Lvl: T Author: Bastian, Don / Kinney, Tom
Length: 76 Copyright: 2015

Lesson Plans provide topic narratives, student objectives, teacher scripts, plus a PDF CD that includes the Survival Guide, Reader, and Activity Assessment Forms. Living on Your Own teaches a wide range of housekeeping activities and related interpersonal skills. Activities include the basics like setting the table and mopping the floor, outdoor maintenance, and living with roommates.
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B 97137B 97137 Mastering Formative Assessment Moves: 7 High-Leverage Practices to Advance Student Learning
Grade Lvl: T Author: Duckor, Brent / Holmberg, Carrie
Length: 360 Copyright: 2017

Educators Brent Duckor and Carrie Holmberg invite you on the journey to becoming a formative assessor. Authors encourage educators to focus on these seven research-based, high-leverage formative assessment moves: Priming—building on background knowledge and creating a formative assessment rich, equitable classroom culture. Posing—asking questions in relation to learning targets across the curriculum that elicit Habits of Mind. Pausing—waiting after powerful questions and rich tasks to encourage more student responses by supporting them to think aloud and use speaking and listening skills related to academic language. Probing—deepening discussions, asking for elaborations, and making connections using sentence frames and starters. Bouncing—sampling student responses systematically to broaden participation, manage flow of conversation, and gather more "soft data" for instructional use. Tagging—describing and recording student responses without judgment and making public how students with different styles and needs approach learning in real-time. Binning—interpreting student responses with a wide range of tools, categorizing misconceptions and "p-prims," and using classroom generated data to make more valid and reliable instructional decisions on next steps in the lesson and unit. Each chapter explores a classroom-tested move, including foundational research, explaining how and when to best use it, and describing what it looks like in practice. Highlights include case studies, try-now tasks and tips, and advice from beginning and seasoned teachers who use these formative assessment moves in their classrooms.
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B 97183B 97183 Megabook of Fluency
Grade Lvl: T Author: Rasinski, Timothy V / Smith, Melissa Cheesman
Length: 320 Copyright: 2018

Fluency expert Timothy V. Rasinski teams up with Melissa Cheesman Smith, a veteran fifth grade teacher, to help teachers effectively weave fluency work into their daily reading instruction. The book is packed with engaging text and tools, an assessment scale, and high quality ready-to-use lessons including text phrasing and tonality, echo reading, word ladders, and more! Given the importance of fluency— and its pivotal relationship to comprehension and word recognition—the potential is high for improving students’ overall reading achievement, and their performance in other content areas.
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B 96956B 96956 Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness: A Guide for Anyone Who Teaches Anything
Grade Lvl: T Author: Schoeberlein David, Deborah / Sheth, Suki
Length: 224 Copyright: 2009

Emphasizes how the teacher's personal familiarity with mindfulness plants the seed for an education infused with attention, awareness, kindness, empathy, compassion, and gratitude.
Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness: A Guide for Anyone Who Teaches A T  
B 96972B 96972 Mindset for Learning: Teaching the Traits of Joyful, Independent Growth
Grade Lvl: T Author: Mraz, Kristine / Hertz, Christine
Length: 192 Copyright: 2015

We want our students to take on challenges with zeal, to see themselves not as static test scores but as agents of change. Shows us how to lead students to a growth mindset for school-and life-by focusing on five crucial, research-driven attitudes: optimism-putting aside fear and resistance to learn something new persistence-keeping at it, even when a task is hard flexibility-trying different ways to find a solution resilience-bouncing back from setbacks and learning from failure empathy-learning by putting oneself in another person's shoes. A Mindset for Learning pairs research-psychological, neurological, and pedagogical-with practical classroom help, including instructional language, charts and visuals, teaching tips, classroom vignettes, and more.
Mindset for Learning: Teaching the Traits of Joyful, Independent Growth T  
B 97108B 97108 Mindset Mathematics: Visualizing and Investigating Big Ideas, Grade 3
Grade Lvl: T Author: Boaler, Jo / Munson, Jen
Length: 250 Copyright: 2018

Engage students in mathematics using growth mindset techniques. The most challenging parts of teaching mathematics are engaging students and helping them understand the connections between mathematics concepts. In this volume, teachers will find a collection of low floor, high ceiling tasks that will help engage students in math by looking at the big ideas at the third-grade level through visualization, play, and investigation. During their work with tens of thousands of teachers, authors Jo Boaler, Jen Munson, and Cathy Williams heard the same message—that they want to incorporate more brain science into their math instruction, but they need guidance in the techniques that work best to get across the concepts they needed to teach. So the authors designed Mindset Mathematics around the principle of active student engagement, with tasks that reflect the latest brain science on learning. Open, creative, and visual math tasks have been shown to improve student test scores, and more importantly change their relationship with mathematics and start believing in their own potential. The tasks in Mindset Mathematics reflect the lessons from brain science that: There is no such thing as a math person - anyone can learn mathematics to high levels. Mistakes, struggle and challenge are the most important times for brain growth. Speed is unimportant in mathematics. Mathematics is a visual and beautiful subject, and our brains want to think visually about mathematics. With engaging questions, open-ended tasks, and four-color visuals that will help kids get excited about mathematics, Mindset Mathematics is organized around nine big ideas which emphasize the connections within the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and can be used with any current curriculum.
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B 96936B 96936 Mindset Mathematics: Visualizing and Investigating Big Ideas, Grade 4
Grade Lvl: T Author: Boaler, Jo / Munson, Jen
Length: 288 Copyright: 2017

A collection of low floor, high ceiling tasks that will help you teach mathematics, engage students and help them understand the connections between mathematics concepts by looking at the big ideas at the fourth-grade level through visualization, play, and investigation.
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B 97109B 97109 Mindset Mathematics: Visualizing and Investigating Big Ideas, Grade 5
Grade Lvl: T Author: Boaler, Jo / Munson, Jen
Length: 295 Copyright: 2018

Engage students in mathematics using growth mindset techniques. The most challenging parts of teaching mathematics are engaging students and helping them understand the connections between mathematics concepts. In this volume, teachers will find a collection of low floor, high ceiling tasks that will help students engage in mathematics by looking at the big ideas at the fifth-grade level through visualization, play, and investigation. During their work with tens of thousands of teachers, authors Jo Boaler, Jen Munson, and Cathy Williams heard the same message—that they want to incorporate more brain science into their math instruction, but they need guidance in the techniques that work best to get across the concepts they needed to teach. So the authors designed Mindset Mathematics around the principle of active student engagement, with tasks that reflect the latest brain science on learning. Open, creative, and visual mathematics tasks have been shown to improve student test scores, and more importantly change their relationship with mathematics and start believing in their own potential. The tasks in Mindset Mathematics reflect the lessons from brain science that: There is no such thing as a math person - anyone can learn mathematics to high levels. Mistakes, struggle and challenge are the most important times for brain growth. Speed is unimportant in mathematics. Mathematics is a visual and beautiful subject, and our brains want to think visually about mathematics. With engaging questions, open-ended tasks, and four-color visuals that will help kids get excited about mathematics, Mindset Mathematics is organized around nine big ideas which emphasize the connections within the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and can be used with any current curriculum.
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B 97134B 97134 Mindset Mathematics: Visualizing and Investigating Big Ideas, Grade 6
Grade Lvl: T Author: Boaler, Jo / Munson, Jen
Length: 272 Copyright: 2019

Engage students in mathematics using growth mindset techniques. The most challenging parts of teaching mathematics is helping students understand the connections between mathematics concepts. In this text teachers will find a collection of low floor, high ceiling tasks that will help students make math connections, by looking at the big ideas at the grade level through visualization, play, and investigation. With engaging questions, open-ended tasks, and four-color visuals that will help kids get excited about mathematics, Mindset Mathematics is organized around nine big ideas which emphasize the connections within the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and can be used with any current curriculum. Intended for use with Grade 6.
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KM 13056KM 13056 Mini-Qs Elementary (Volume 1)
Grade Lvl: PI Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2019

Elementary Mini-Qs: Volume 1. IL 3-6. Ten High-Interest Units of Study What Does the Longhouse Teach Us about the Iroquois? Why Should We Protect the Wolf? Valley Forge: Would You Have Quit? Why Does Our Hindu-Arabic Number System Work So Well? Why Is Freedom of the Press Essential to a Democracy? An Early American Diary Grimms’ Fairy Tales: Was Grimm Too Grim? Why Are Hurricanes So Dangerous? Life on the Plains: A Letter Home Should Your Town Ban the Sale of Plastic Water Bottles?
Mini-Qs Elementary (Volume 1) PI  
KM 12826KM 12826 Mini-Qs in American History, Vol. 1
Grade Lvl: IJST Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

The DBQ Project Method provides a framework of best practices that guides teachers and students to read smart, think straight, and write clearly. The DBQ Project utilizes a 6-Step Method and delivers this methodology in all DBQs and Mini-Qs. Each step builds on students’ curiosity and increases motivation and confidence to answer a compelling, authentic question. Teachers across the country are using the DBQ Project with elementary, middle school, and high school students. Teacher scaffolding to serve the social studies learning experience and to meet the students' skill level will be key for successful implementation. DBQ - Document Based Questions. Mini-Qs in American History Volume 1 Twelve High-Interest Units of Study Cabeza de Vaca: How Did He Survive? Early Jamestown: Why Did So Many Colonists Die? What Caused the Salem Witch Trial Hystereia of 1692? Valley Forge: Would You Have Quit? How Did the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny? How Free Were Free Blacks in the North? Remembering the Alamo: A Personal Journal Was the United States Justified in Going to War With Mexico? The California Gold Rush: A Personal Journal What Was Harriet Tubman’s Greatest Achievement? The Battle of Gettysburg: Why Was It a Turning Point? North or South: Who Killed Reconstruction?
Mini-Qs in American History, Vol. 1 IJST  
KM 12813KM 12813 Mini-Qs in American History, Vol. 2
Grade Lvl: IJST Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

The DBQ Project Method provides a framework of best practices that guides teachers and students to read smart, think straight, and write clearly. The DBQ Project utilizes a 6-Step Method and delivers this methodology in all DBQs and Mini-Qs. Each step builds on students’ curiosity and increases motivation and confidence to answer a compelling, authentic question. Teachers across the country are using the DBQ Project with elementary, middle school, and high school students. Teacher scaffolding to serve the social studies learning experience and to meet the students' skill level will be key for successful implementation. DBQ - Document Based Questions. Mini-Qs in American History Volume 2 Twelve High-Interest Units of Study North or South: Who Killed Reconstruction? The Long Drive: Will You Re-Up Next Year? The Philanthropy of Andrew Carnegie: Did It Make Him a Hero? Should the United States Have Annexed the Philippines? Progressivism: Where Will You Put Your Million Dollars? Prohibition: Why Did America Change its Mind? What Caused the Dust Bowl? Why Did Japan Bomb Pearl Harbor? Berlin, Korea, Cuba: How Did the US Contain Communism? Politics or Principle: Why Did L.B.J. Sign the Civil Rights Act of 1964? What Made Cesar Chavez an Effective Leader? Should the US Drill for Oil in Alaska’s Wilderness?
Mini-Qs in American History, Vol. 2 IJST  
KM 12814KM 12814 Mini-Qs in Civics
Grade Lvl: IJST Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

The DBQ Project Method provides a framework of best practices that guides teachers and students to read smart, think straight, and write clearly. The DBQ Project utilizes a 6-Step Method and delivers this methodology in all DBQs and Mini-Qs. Each step builds on students’ curiosity and increases motivation and confidence to answer a compelling, authentic question. Teachers across the country are using the DBQ Project with elementary, middle school, and high school students. Teacher scaffolding to serve the social studies learning experience and to meet the students' skill level will be key for successful implementation. DBQ - Document Based Questions. Mini-Qs in Civics Ten High-Interest Units of Study What Types of Citizen Does a Democracy Need? The Ideals of the Declaration: Which is the Most Important? The Preamble and the Federal Budget: Are We Slicing the Pie Correctly? How Did the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny? Should Schools Be Allowed to Limit Students’ Online Speech? Search and Seizure: Did the Government Go Too Far? Is the American Jury System Still a Good Idea? Should Americans be Required to Vote? Campaign Propaganda: Which Strategies Would You Use? Should the Electoral College Be Abolished?
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KM 12815KM 12815 Mini-Qs in Economics
Grade Lvl: IJST Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2017

The DBQ Project Method provides a framework of best practices that guides teachers and students to read smart, think straight, and write clearly. The DBQ Project utilizes a 6-Step Method and delivers this methodology in all DBQs and Mini-Qs. Each step builds on students’ curiosity and increases motivation and confidence to answer a compelling, authentic question. Teachers across the country are using the DBQ Project with elementary, middle school, and high school students. Teacher scaffolding to serve the social studies learning experience and to meet the students' skill level will be key for successful implementation. DBQ - Document Based Questions. Mini-Qs in Economics Ten High-Interest Units of Study Does GDP Tell the Right Story? Is College Worth It? Are Corn Subsidies a Good Idea? How Should the U.S. Reduce Economic Inequality? Fixing a Broken Economy: Did Reagan Get It Right? Fixing a Broken Economy: Did Obama Get It Right? Businesses and Food Waste: What Story Should Be Told? Stopping Food Waste: What Works for Our School? Is the Fed Good for America? How Much Should We Worry about the National Debt?
Mini-Qs in Economics IJST  
KM 12816KM 12816 Mini-Qs in Geography
Grade Lvl: IJST Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

The DBQ Project Method provides a framework of best practices that guides teachers and students to read smart, think straight, and write clearly. The DBQ Project utilizes a 6-Step Method and delivers this methodology in all DBQs and Mini-Qs. Each step builds on students’ curiosity and increases motivation and confidence to answer a compelling, authentic question. Teachers across the country are using the DBQ Project with elementary, middle school, and high school students. Teacher scaffolding to serve the social studies learning experience and to meet the students' skill level will be key for successful implementation. DBQ - Document Based Questions. Mini-Qs in Geography Eleven High-Interest Units of Study A Question of Scale: How Wealthy Is Brazil? China’s One-Child Policy: Was It a Good Idea? What Is the Most Important Consequence of Climate Change? Is Gentrification Good for Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside? The Great Migration: A Personal Journal Globalization at the Border: Has NAFTA Kept Its Promises to Mexican Workers? What Is Driving China’s Water-Scarcity Crisis? The European Union: Do the Benefits of Membership Outweigh the Costs? Famine in Ethiopia: How Did the Government Make It Worse? Is Chocolate Good for Cote d’Ivoire? The Syrian Civil War: What Is Fueling the Violence?
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KM 12817KM 12817 Mini-Qs in Literature, Volume 2
Grade Lvl: IJST Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

The DBQ Project Method provides a framework of best practices that guides teachers and students to read smart, think straight, and write clearly. The DBQ Project utilizes a 6-Step Method and delivers this methodology in all DBQs and Mini-Qs. Each step builds on students’ curiosity and increases motivation and confidence to answer a compelling, authentic question. Teachers across the country are using the DBQ Project with elementary, middle school, and high school students. Teacher scaffolding to serve the social studies learning experience and to meet the students' skill level will be key for successful implementation. DBQ - Document Based Questions. Ten High-Interest Units of Study How Does The Great Gatsby Reflect America in the Twenties? How Did Abolitionists Make the Case Against Slavery? Lord of the Flies: What Is the “Beast”? Immigration: Was It Worth It? The Relationship Between Huckleberry Finn and Jim: How Does Huck See Jim? Holocaust Writings: How Does One Say the Unspeakable? The Crucible and McCarthyism: What Are the Parallels? Meaning and Metaphor: What is Frost Saying? Their Eyes Were Watching God: Was Wright Right? Are Hamlet’s Actions Justified?
Mini-Qs in Literature, Volume 2 IJST  
KM 12818KM 12818 Mini-Qs in World History Vol. 3
Grade Lvl: IJST Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

The DBQ Project Method provides a framework of best practices that guides teachers and students to read smart, think straight, and write clearly. The DBQ Project utilizes a 6-Step Method and delivers this methodology in all DBQs and Mini-Qs. Each step builds on students’ curiosity and increases motivation and confidence to answer a compelling, authentic question. Teachers across the country are using the DBQ Project with elementary, middle school, and high school students. Teacher scaffolding to serve the social studies learning experience and to meet the students' skill level will be key for successful implementation. DBQ - Document Based Questions. Mini-Qs in World History Volume 3 Eleven High-Interest Units of Study The Enlightenment Philosophers: What Was Their Main Idea? The Reign of Terror: Was It Justified? How Should We Remember Toussaint Louvertoure? Latin American Independence: Why Did the Creoles Lead the Fight? Female Workers in Japanese Silk Factories: Did the Costs Outweigh the Benefits? What Was the Driving Force Behind European Imperialism in Africa? What Was the Underlying Cause of World War I? How Did the Versailles Treaty Help Cause World War II? The Soviet Union: What Should Textbooks Emphasize? What Made Gandhi’s Nonviolent Movement Work? China’s One Child Policy: Was It a Good Idea?
Mini-Qs in World History Vol. 3 IJST  
B 96946B 96946 Models-Based Science Teaching
Grade Lvl: T Author: Gilbert, Steven W
Length: 204 Copyright: 2011

Explores the concept of mental models in relation to the learning of science and how we can apply this understanding when we teach science. Practicing science teachers at all levels who want to explore new and better ways to frame and model science will find value in this book. Models-Based Science Teaching is concerned with building models of learning that help students of all ages understand four basic ideas: •Learning involves constructing mental models that are by nature simplified and subject to change. •These models are adopted because they work and not necessarily because they are the only true and most effective ways of understanding the world. •No one has a complete grasp of any model, and most of the time we are working with approximations of a situation. •What we create when we communicate are expressions of our inner mental models.
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KM 13055KM 13055 Next Step Forward in Guided Reading & Intervention
Grade Lvl: T Author: Richardson, Jan / Lewis, Ellen
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

In this resource-rich book and teacher’s prompting guide, you’ll find: - All the planning and instructional tools you need to teach guided reading well, from pre-A to fluent, organized around Richardson’s proven Assess-Decide-Guide framework. - Prompts, discussion starters, teaching points, word lists, intervention suggestions, and more to support all students, including dual language learners and struggling readers. - 29 comprehension modules that cover essential strategies―monitoring, retelling, inferring, summarizing, and many others. - A handy flip-chart guide with prompts, discussion starters, and teaching points for use during guided reading to inform your next step forward. The Next Step Forward in Reading Intervention offers intensive, short-term, targeted instruction in reading, writing, word study, and comprehension for a K-8 classroom. It’s a step-by-step handbook for literacy teachers, literacy coaches, and reading specialists based on the RISE Framework. Replaces professional title #94384. An updated edition.
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B 97143B 97143 Notice & Note: Strategies for Close Reading
Grade Lvl: T Author: Beers, Kylene / Probst, Robert E
Length: 274 Copyright: 2013

Introduction to 6 "signposts" that alert readers to significant moments in a work of literature and encourage students to read closely. Learning first to spot these signposts and then to question them, enables readers to explore the text, any text, finding evidence to support their interpretations. In short, these close reading strategies will help your students to notice and note. In this timely and practical guide Kylene and Bob: examine the new emphasis on text-dependent questions, rigor, text complexity, and what it means to be literate in the 21st century identify 6 signposts that help readers understand and respond to character development, conflict, point of view, and theme provide 6 text-dependent anchor questions that help readers take note and read more closely offer 6 Notice and Note model lessons, including text selections and teaching tools, that help you introduce each signpost to your students. Notice and Note will help create attentive readers who look closely at a text, interpret it responsibly, and reflect on what it means in their lives. It should help them become the responsive, rigorous, independent readers we not only want students to be but know our democracy demands.
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B 97060B 97060 Novel Approach: Whole-Class Novels, Student-Centered Teaching, and Choice
Grade Lvl: T Author: Roberts, Kate
Length: 184 Copyright: 2018

Dive into the troubles and triumphs of both whole-class novels and independent reading and arrive at a persuasive conclusion: we can find a student-centered, balanced approach to teaching reading. Offers a practical framework for creating units that join both teaching methods together and helps you: - Identify the skills your students need to learn - Choose whole-class texts that will be most relevant to your kids - Map out the timing of a unit and the strategies you'll teach - Meet individual needs while teaching whole novels - Guide students to choice books and book clubs that build on the skills being taught.
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B 97063B 97063 Number Sense Routines: Building Mathematical Understanding Every Day in Grades 3-5
Grade Lvl: T Author: Shumway, Jessica F
Length: 140 Copyright: 2018

Tap into every child's innate number sense and providing daily, connected experiences that are responsive to children’s learning needs. Through familiar five-, ten-, or fifteen-minute warm-up routines, this offers both beginner and veteran teachers easy and effective ways to build and solidify students’ number sense foundations. No matter how familiar the routine, Jessica infuses each with new joy, depth, and life. She reveals the careful thinking and planning that goes into each routine and provides detailed vignettes and dialogues of how they unfold in real classrooms. She gives teachers a clear view into her nuanced facilitation. Each routine becomes an exciting opportunity to understand where students are in their understanding and to help students articulate and extend their mathematical thinking.
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B 97149B 97149 Personalized Reading: Digital Strategies and Tools to Support All Learners
Grade Lvl: T Author: Haiken, Michele / Furman, Robert
Length: 176 Copyright: 2018

Due to the diversity of readers in today’s classrooms, teachers are called upon to teach not reading, but readers. Personalized Reading highlights four different types of readers -- the struggling reader, the reluctant reader, English learners and advanced readers -- and presents ways to use technology tools to accommodate their different reading styles. With this book, teachers will develop the skills they need to help students select their own texts, conduct reading workshops and teach students to read both print and visual texts, while identifying what works best for each student to maximize learning and potential. The strategies and classroom-ready ideas presented here will help educators incorporate technology to promote reading, critical thinking and digital literacy, and will answer questions like: How can teachers meet the needs of all learners to help them think critically and communicate effectively? How can teachers approach reading of visual, print and digital text? This book will: help teachers empower students with the skills and strategies they need for reading success, and to find joy in reading; inspire teachers to think beyond the text to help meet students where they are and raise the level of thinking about teaching readers; and provide activities and lessons to help support the diverse learners that enter the classroom, highlighting a variety of technology tools to tap into the multifaceted texts students can access.
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KM 126KM 126 Phonics Blitz Lessons 1-25 (Grades 4-12)
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2010

Contains 1 Phonics Blitz, 2nd Edition Lesson Plans 1-25; 2 copies of Student Lessons 1-25; Form A instruction book; and 9 posters. Intended for use: grades 4-12.
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KM 12837KM 12837 Phonics Boost 1
Grade Lvl: PIJST Author: Farrell, Linda / Hunter, Michael
Length: 0 Copyright: 2008

Phonics Boost is designed for students in grades 2 and 3 with mild, moderate or significant decoding skills weaknesses, and for students in grades 4 -12 with significant decoding skills weaknesses. The vocabulary spans from easy to challenging words. The recommended group size is 6-12 in grades 2-3 , and 4-6 in 4th grade and higher. Contains 1 Phonics Boost, Lesson Plans/Teacher Materials for Lessons 1-20, Passages Book: Oral Reading Practice Lessons 1-40 (2 copies), Phonics Boost Book: Student Materials Lessons 1-20 9 posters.
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B 97120B 97120 Picture Science: Using Digital Photography to Teach Young Children
Grade Lvl: T Author: Neumann-Hinds, Carla
Length: 100 Copyright: 2007

Young children love to investigate the natural world, and they love to take photographs. Picture Science will help you go beyond just documenting class projects. It will show you how to use digital photography to make each step in the scientific process—from posing a question, to gathering data, to showing your findings—concrete and fun for children. Keyed throughout to early learning standards, Picture Science provides inspiring examples that will stimulate you to design your own lesson plans. Technical advice and tips for buying a camera for your center or family child care business are included as well.
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B 96914B 96914 Power of the Adolescent Brain: Strategies for Teaching Middle and High School Students
Grade Lvl: T Author: Armstrong, Thomas
Length: 207 Copyright: 2016

Looks at the teenage brain from an empathetic, strength-based perspective—and describes how educators can make the most of their students’ potential. Grounded in current neurological research, this book explains how the adolescent brain works and proposes eight instructional elements to: Help students develop the ability to think; Make healthy choices; Regulate their emotions; Handle social conflict; Consolidate their identities; Learn enough about the world to move into adulthood with dignity and grace.
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B 96977B 96977 Problem-Based Learning in the Earth and Space Science Classroom, K-12
Grade Lvl: T Author: McConnell, Tom J / Parker, Joyce
Length: 262 Copyright: 2017

This is an all-in-one guide will help you engage your students in scenarios that represent real-world science in all its messy, thought-provoking glory. The scenarios will prompt K–12 students to work collaboratively on analyzing problems, asking questions, posing hypotheses, and constructing solutions. This book is both informative and practical. In addition to complete lesson plans that support the Next Generation Science Standards, the book offers extensive examples, instructions, and tips. The lessons cover four categories: Earth’s landforms and water, the rock cycle and plate tectonics, weather, and astronomy. Professional resource. NGSS.
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B 96978B 96978 Problem-Based Learning in the Life Science Classroom, K-12
Grade Lvl: T Author: McConnell, Tom J / Parker, Joyce
Length: 200 Copyright: 2016

Engage students with scenarios that represent real-world science in all its messy, thought-provoking glory. The scenarios prompt K- 12 learners to immerse themselves in analyzing problems, asking questions, posing hypotheses, finding needed information, and then constructing a proposed solution. In addition to complete lesson plans supporting the Next Generation Science Standards, the book offers extensive examples, instructions, and tips. The lessons cover four categories: life cycles, ecology, genetics, and cellular metabolism. But Problem-Based Learning in the Life Science Classroom, K 12 doesn't just explain why, how, and when to implement problem-based learning (PBL). It also provides you with rich, authentic problems. Professional resource. K-12. NGSS.
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B 96976B 96976 Problem-Based Learning in the Physical Science Classroom, K-12
Grade Lvl: T Author: McConnell, Tom J / Parker, Joyce
Length: 265 Copyright: 2018

Help students understand concepts such as motion, energy, and magnetism in true-to-life contexts. The book offers a comprehensive description of why, how, and when to implement problem-based learning (PBL) in your curriculum. Its 14 developmentally appropriate lessons cover forces and motion, energy transformation, and electricity and magnetism. This professional resources demonstrates to teachers how to use scenarios in creative ways to represent real-world science in all its messy, thought-provoking glory. The scenarios will prompt K–12 learners to work collaboratively, the way scientists do through problem analysis, inquiry, pose hypotheses, research, and then construct solutions. Offers extensive examples, instructions, and tips for implementing open-ended inquiry. It also provides rich, authentic problems you can use as is or adapt. NTSA resource. NGSS.
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B 96971B 96971 Read-Aloud Handbook: Seventh Edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Trelease, Jim
Length: 384 Copyright: 2013

Helps children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Discusses the benefits, the rewards, and the importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research (including the good and bad news on digital learning), The Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.
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B 96968B 96968 Resilient Classrooms: Creating Healthy Environments for Learning Second Edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Doll, Beth / Brehm, Katherine
Length: 179 Copyright: 2014

Presents classroom-based strategies for supporting all students' success and psychological wellness in grades K-9. The authors clearly explain what makes a classroom a healthy place to learn. They describe effective procedures for recognizing when a classroom is lacking essential supports, intervening to put missing supports into place, and evaluating the effects on learning and development. Rich case studies show how the strategies have been used by actual educators. Reproducible worksheets and planning tools are included; the large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman. New to This Edition *Incorporates a substantial new research base. *Expanded K-9 grade range. *Discussions of timely topics: English language learners, cultural diversity, response to intervention, and positive behavior supports. *Most case studies are new. *Seven additional reproducibles (intervention strategy sheets).
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B 97087B 97087 Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom: Practical Tools and Strategies
Grade Lvl: T Author: Blackburn, Barbara R / Witzel, Bradley S
Length: 175 Copyright: 2018

Shows how to develop rigorous RTI and MTSS programs that will support students and lead them to lasting success. Written in a clear, engaging style, Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom combines an in-depth discussion of the issues facing at-risk and learning-disabled students with practical strategies for all teachers. You’ll discover how to: Improve academic and social-emotional performance with scaffolding and demonstration of learning techniques; Establish and teach class rules, expectations, and consequences; Use evidence-based activities to spark student discussion; Implement rigorous, research-based strategies for math, literacy, reading, and writing development; Assess student growth and encourage self-reflection. Form an MTSS leadership team to ensure that student needs are met across building and district levels. Each chapter contains anecdotes from schools across the country as well as a variety of ready-to-use tools and activities. Many of the tools are offered as free eResources at www.routledge.com/9781138193383, so you can easily print and distribute them for classroom use.
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B 96926B 96926 Saving Play: Addressing Standards through Play-Based Learning in Preschool and Kindergarten
Grade Lvl: T Author: Gronlund, Gaye / Rendon, Thomas
Length: 288 Copyright: 2017

Play, academics, and standards can work together with the right strategies and support from educators. Take an active role in child-directed play to guide learning. Become a strong advocate for saving play in early childhood education by empowering teachers to join play and standards, and learn how child-led, open-ended play addresses the seven domains and Common Core Standards.
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B 97172B 97172 Shake Up Learning: Practical Ideas to Move Learning from Static to Dynamic
Grade Lvl: T Author: Bell, Kasey
Length: 169 Copyright: 2018

It's Time to Shake Up Learning! This isn't a book about technology, Google, silver bullets, or pie-in-the-sky thinking. This is a book about LEARNING! Technology is not a magic solution for education. It is an opportunity! An opportunity to shake things up, to connect and grow, and to create dynamic learning experiences for our students! In this three-part book, you will explore WHY it's time to Shake Up Learning, WHAT changes we can make in our classrooms to support dynamic learning experiences, and HOW to plan meaningful lessons for your classroom. Rapidly evolving technology and the demands of the digital age are transforming not only the way we live but also the way we learn. The tools students are using are newer, sleeker, and faster than ever before. In some cases, the medium is even changing the message. One thing is certain: Educators cannot continue the status quo if they expect to equip young people for the world to come. Here's the good news: With digital tools that are available 24/7, learning doesn't have to stop when the bell rings. Learning can take on a life of its own! Even better, technology can help you connect with students and empower them to grow and develop a lifelong love for learning--and it doesn't have to be scary or complicated. Shake Up Learning is a guide and planning tool to help educators at all grade levels make the most of technology. Educator and blogger Kasey Bell guides you through the process of using technology and proven techniques to make learning dynamic. You'll discover . . . Practical strategies to help move from static teaching to dynamic learning Straightforward and easy-to-use templates for crafting engaging learning opportunities Tips and tricks for fearless implementation of powerful lesson plans
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KM 127KM 127 Sound Partners Phonics
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2005

Sound Partners: A Tutoring Program in Phonics-Based Early Reading. Contains 1 Tutor Handbook, and 1 Lesson Book. IL K-2.
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KM 12902KM 12902 Sticker Strategies: Practical Strategies to Encourage Social Thinking and Organization 2nd Edition
Grade Lvl: PIJST Author: Winner, Michelle Garcia
Length: 60 Copyright: 2010

By providing a CD and book now you can print as many strategies you want onto standard labels and flipbooks and save the formatted stickers in Word for your student. You can still print from formatted strategies in the included book. A popular tool, the previous book included actual stickers, making it expensive to print. This CD/book package is half the first version's price and more versatile! While originally developed for use with students with social cognitive learning challenges (Asperger's, high-functioning autism, ADHD, etc.), these strategies can easily be applied to any child who needs that strong visual reminder - a more powerful teacher than an adult's "nag." This CD/book package allows for a student to learn a strategy presented in the book, then the instructor sticks the strategy sticker in a flip notebook. The student carries the flipbook with him/her throughout the day. With the flipbook, the student can easily and discretely refer to the strategies s/he already learned to solve problems with independence. The result is fewer behavioral breakdowns and classroom disruptions, while teaching self-reliance and problem-solving anytime, anywhere. This is a great tool for a student who recognizes his/her weaknesses and is motivated to improve. This tool is not effective for students who either don't realize that they need improvement or who aren't motivated to help themselves. Enhanced strategies include those for: Asking for Help; Emotions and Problem Solving; Organization, Writing and Homework; Group Work; Social Thinking; Family Time - Home Strategies This innovative tool is best for 3rd grade to 12th grade students.
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B 97005B 97005 Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in Grades 6-8
Grade Lvl: T Author: Raith, Mary Lynn / Smith, Margaret
Length: 233 Copyright: 2017

Offers a coherent set of professional learning experiences designed to foster teachers understanding of the effective mathematics teaching practices and their ability to apply those practices in their own classrooms. The book examines in depth what each teaching practice would look like in a middle school classroom, with narrative cases, classroom videos, and real student work, presenting a rich array of experiences that bring the practices to life.
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B 97008B 97008 Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in Grades 9-12
Grade Lvl: T Author: Boston, Melissa / Dillon, Fredrick
Length: 250 Copyright: 2017

Offers a coherent set of professional learning experiences designed to foster teachers' understanding of the effective mathematics teaching practices and their ability to apply those practices in their own classrooms. The book examines in depth what each teaching practice would look like in a high school classroom, with narrative cases, classroom videos, and real student work, presenting a rich array of experiences that bring the practices to life.
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B 97007B 97007 Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in K-Grade 5
Grade Lvl: T Author: Huinker, DeAnn / Bill, Victoria
Length: 306 Copyright: 2017

Offers a coherent set of professional learning experiences designed to foster teachers’ understanding of the effective mathematics teaching practices and their ability to apply those practices in their own classrooms. The book examines in depth what each teaching practice would look like in an elementary school classroom, with narrative cases, classroom videos, and real student work, presenting a rich array of experiences that bring the practices to life.
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B 96959B 96959 Teaching Literacy in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 6-12
Grade Lvl: T Author: Fisher, Douglas / Frey, Nancy
Length: 232 Copyright: 2017

Whether through direct instruction, guided instruction, peer-led and independent learning―every student deserves a great teacher, not by chance, but by design. In this companion to Visible Learning for Literacy, Fisher, Frey, and Hattie show you how to use learning intentions, success criteria, formative assessment and feedback to achieve profound instructional clarity. Chapter by chapter, this acclaimed author team helps put a range of learning strategies into practice, depending upon whether your 6–12 students are ready for surface, deep, or transfer levels of understanding.
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B 96962B 96962 Teaching Literacy in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades K-5
Grade Lvl: T Author: Fisher, Douglas / Frey, Nancy
Length: 272 Copyright: 2017

Whether through direct instruction, guided instruction, peer-led and independent learning―every student deserves a great teacher, not by chance, but by design. In this companion to Visible Learning for Literacy, Fisher, Frey, and Hattie show you how to use learning intentions, success criteria, formative assessment and feedback to achieve profound instructional clarity. Chapter by chapter, this acclaimed author team helps put a range of learning strategies into practice, depending upon whether your K–5 students are ready for surface, deep, or transfer levels of understanding.
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B 96916B 96916 Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Grades Pre-K-2
Grade Lvl: T Author: Van de Walle, John A / Lovin, LouAnn H
Length: 496 Copyright: 2017

Third Edition subtitle: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades Pre-K - 2. Volume One from the Van de Walle Professional Mathematics Series offers practical guidance and proven strategies designed to help teachers of pre-kindergarten through second grade create student-centered mathematics units. Includes grade-appropriate activities. Part I: Establishing a Student-Centered Environment. Part II: Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics. Chapters cover developing early number concepts and number sense; operations; helping children master the basic facts; whole-number place-value concepts; whole-number computation; algebraic reasoning; early fraction concepts; measurement; geometry; data; and probability concepts.
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B 96969B 96969 Tools for Classroom Instruction That Works
Grade Lvl: T Author: Silver, Harvey F / Abla, Cheryl
Length: 248 Copyright: 2018

This book provides more than 50 classroom-ready tools that make it easy to implement the nine categories of effective teaching strategies across grade levels and content areas. By incorporating these tools into your daily practice, you can turn your classroom into a place where high levels of engagement and deep learning happen every day. The challenge for teachers has always been how to build these achievement-boosting strategies into their everyday instruction: • Setting objectives and providing feedback • Reinforcing effort and providing recognition • Cooperative learning • Cues, questions, and advance organizers • Nonlinguistic representations • Summarizing and note taking • Assigning homework and providing practice • Identifying similarities and differences • Generating and testing hypotheses Each of the 50+ tools in the book includes a summary of that tool’s research-based benefits, the 3-7 basic steps for using the tool, concrete examples that model how to use the tool in classrooms, and a “Teacher Talk” section that gives tips on lesson planning and implementation. The final chapter in the book walks educators through a process for combining tools with principles of effective instructional design and knowledge of how student learning works to design focused, learning-driven, effective instructional plans.
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B 97027B 97027 Transition Teaming: 26 Strategies for Interagency Collaboration
Grade Lvl: T Author: Noonan, Pattie
Length: 151 Copyright: 2014

Schools and community agencies must work together to provide transition services to secondary students with disabilities. Effective transition requires the resources and expertise of adult service agencies, community groups, employers, families, school transition specialists, teachers and other practitioners. This book provides a step-by-step process and concrete strategies by which secondary special educators can build collaborative relationships with service agencies and others in the community to provide transition services. 26 strategies are broken down into specific activities to bring the needed groups and individuals to the table and into transition teams, and communicate effectively to plan and deliver transition services that are collaborative, effective, and sustainable.
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B 97176B 97176 Word Study That Sticks: Best Practices, K-6
Grade Lvl: T Author: Koutrakos, Pamela A
Length: 263 Copyright: 2019

Hungry for lively and engaging ways to augment word study? This hands-on guide to word study instruction connects research with experience to make word learning fun. With the goal of instilling curiosity and a self-starting attitude in students, Word Study That Sticks delivers challenging, discovery-based instructional practices that support all learners in any subject area. Lesson ideas, routines, key practices, and special advice for beginning teachers make word study instruction accessible for educators working at every experience level. Professional book.
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B 97145B 97145 Writing Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers
Grade Lvl: T Author: Serravallo, Jennifer
Length: 410 Copyright: 2017

300 of the most effective strategies to share with writers, and grouping them beneath 10 crucial goals. The text supports developing skilled writers by: •supporting and developing individual goals for every writer •give students step-by-step strategies for writing with skill and craft •coach writers using prompts aligned to a strategy •present mentor texts that support a genre and strategy •adjust instruction to meet individual needs with Jen's Teaching Tips •demonstrate and explain a writing move with her Lesson Language •learn more with Hat Tips to the work of influential teacher-authors. •suggestions for stocking your writing center, planning units of study, celebrating student writing, and keeping records. Whether you use Writing Workshop, 6+1 Traits, Daily 5's "Work on Writing," a scripted writing program, the writing exercises in your basal, or any other approach, you'll discover a treasure chest of ways to work with whole classes, small groups, or individual writers. Designed for the K-8 classroom.
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B 96960B 96960 Writing Teacher's Companion: Embracing Choice, Voice, Purpose & Play
Grade Lvl: T Author: Fletcher, Ralph
Length: 176 Copyright: 2017

Provides a practical and illuminating guide to writing workshop for both new and veteran teachers that details the best ways to get started, the components that are vital, and what it takes to sustain a successful workshop across the school year. Fletcher, a wise and witty writing companion, shows us why encouraging choice, purpose, and play helps students find their voices and produce strong, effective writing.
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