Lead your students toward mastering content-specific knowledge and literacy skills with engaging activities such as creating raps, scripts, and discussion questions. Reading, Writing, and Rhythm: Engaging Content-Area Literacy Strategies uses innovative approaches to teaching content-area material by integrating the arts, rhythm, and rhyme into instruction.
By using rhythm and rhyme to teach specific materials, students will be more likely to retain information, master content, develop literacy skills, and meet standards goals. The strategies in this book will not only motivate teachers to use these innovative educational approaches, but they will help students begin to master content knowledge and literacy skills, thus building a new-found confidence and excitement of literacy learning.
Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning (Second Edition) Audiobook
Narrated by Dr. Sharroky Hollie, this abridged audiobook provides novice and experienced educators with a pedagogical framework for implementing culturally and linguistically responsive strategies in today's diverse classrooms.
Clothesline Math: The Master Number Sense Maker
Implement Clothesline Math and teach number sense in K-12 classrooms! This essential resource includes the materials that teachers need to conduct Clothesline Math lessons, and techniques for effectively facilitating the ensuing mathematical discourse.
Integrated English Language Development
This powerful resource defines and supports the implementation of Integrated English Language Development (I-ELD) and provides research-based instructional strategies to immerse students in content while promoting oral and written language development.
Creating Social and Emotional Learning Environments
This resource defines social and emotional learning and digs into the real work of incorporating SEL in K-12 schools. It makes the connection between research and practical application through real-life examples and testimonials of SEL in the classroom.
The Write Thing: Kwame Alexander Engages Students in Writing Workshop
Newbery Medal-winning author Kwame Alexander shows how to shake up the traditional writing workshop to make writing fun again. Using his techniques and strategies, you'll invigorate the writing workshop and motivate even the most reluctant writers.
Making and Writing Words: Grades K-1
Making and Writing Words: Grades 2-3
Guided Math: A Framework for Mathematics Instruction Second Edition
This 2nd edition takes an innovative approach to mathematics, using the same teaching philosophies as guided reading. This instructional framework provides an environment for math that fosters mathematical thinking and meets the needs of all students.
Assessing Comprehension Thinking Strategies
This book offers a unique way of assessing how students use thinking strategies to comprehend text and features four reading passages for each grade level (1-8) that offer high-interest fiction and nonfiction text.
Using Primary Sources in the Classroom, 2nd Edition
Turn your classrooms into primary source learning environments! With more than 100 digital primary sources, fun activities, and model lesson plans, this resource contains everything needed to successfully teach with primary sources.
Building Vocabulary with Greek and Latin Roots: A Professional Guide to Word Knowledge and Vocabulary Development
This teacher-friendly, 2nd edition resource provides the latest research on how to teach Greek and Latin roots. It includes strategies for improving comprehension, planning instructional routines, and building a word-rich learning environment.
Document-Based Assessment Activities, 2nd Edition
Today's students need opportunities to evaluate sources and use evidence to support their conclusions. This K-12 resource provides both instructional support for teachers as well as a myriad of differentiated learning opportunities for students.