Successfully implement learning centers in early childhood classrooms! This easy-to-use professional resource uses current research to help teachers create, implement, and manage learning centers. Each center has suggestions for ways to differentiate implementation or instruction in order to meet the needs of all students. This resource aligns with College and Career Readiness standards and supports developmentally-appropriate standards-based instruction.
180 Days of First Grade Practice, 6-Book Set
180 Days of First Grade Practice 6-Book Set provides 180 days of daily practice activities to build students' reading, writing, mathematics, language, grammar, problem solving, and high-frequency word skills.
180 Days of Second Grade Practice, 6-Book Set
180 Days of Second Grade Practice 6-Book Set provides 180 days of daily practice activities to build students' reading, writing, mathematics, language, grammar, problem solving, and high-frequency word skills.
180 Days of Kindergarten Practice, 6-Book Set
180 Days of Kindergarten Practice 6-Book Set provides 180 days of daily practice activities to build students' math, reading, language, grammar, writing, problem solving, and high-frequency word skills.
Vocabulary Development Activities and Games for Early Learners
Phonemic Awareness Activities and Games for Early Learners
Activities for English Language Learners Across the Curriculum
Help students improve their English skills with this must-have resource! Easy-to-use lessons are provided in each content area and include step-by-step instructions, as well as suggestions for modifying based on students' language proficiency levels.
Using Biographies in Your Classroom
Teaching the Alphabet
Use these effective and practical approaches for teaching alphabet recognition to young children. The instructional activities follow a consistent pattern using materials that are readily available in early childhood classrooms.
Words Steps: Making and Writing Content-Area Words
Help build students' spelling and vocabulary skills with this fun, game-like approach! Each Word Steps activity is based on a crossword puzzle-type design and provides a focus on specific letters in words and meaning clues.
Environmental Print for Early Childhood Literacy
Bring the world into the classroom and boost beginning readers' phonemic awareness and phonics skills using engaging environmental print. This book includes teacher background information, lesson plans, and developmentally appropriate student activities.
Managing an Early Childhood Classroom
Create and manage an effective and developmentally-appropriate early childhood classroom! Filled with management suggestions and recommendations for young children's development, this guide provides ready-to-use lessons and templates to enhance learning.
Purposeful Play for Early Childhood Phonological Awareness
Provide students with purposeful practice and fun activities that focus on detecting, manipulating, and interacting with sounds of language. This resource offers 70 lessons that build phonological skills through games, song, and active play.
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.
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.
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
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.
Ultima parada de la calle Market (Last stop on Market Street): An Instructional Guide for
Analyze Last Stop on Market Street in-depth with this instructional guide that includes engaging activities and lessons in Spanish to build key comprehension and literacy skills for second language learners, with instructions for teachers in English.
Eres tu mi mama? (Are You My Mother?): An Instructional Guide for Literature
Analyze Are You My Mother in-depth with this instructional guide that includes engaging activities and lessons in Spanish to build key comprehension and literacy skills for second language learners, with instructions for teachers in English.
Get the Picture: Visual Literacy in Content-Area Instruction
This resource equips teachers with innovative strategies to develop students' visual literacy skills, teach students to analyze visual texts, comprehend both explicit and implicit messages, and engage in meaningful discussion.