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Resources that provide real solutions for teachers in today's classrooms.

Our research- and standards-based professional development and classroom resources equip teachers with the tools and strategies that they need to be successful in the classroom. Designed to save valuable time, they include best classroom practices, evidence-based strategies that support rigorous educational standards, and the latest research by experts in their respective fields. Created for grades K-12 and across all content areas, our selection of resources offers solutions for every teacher and every classroom.

Professional Resources

Managing an Early Childhood Classroom

Grade: PK-2

$24.99
Managing an Early Childhood Classroom

Grade: PK-2

  • Interest Level: PK-4
  • Item Number: 50635
  • ISBN: 9781425806354

Price: $24.99

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.

You Can't Just Say It Louder! Differentiated…

Grade: PK-12

$29.99
You Can't Just Say It Louder! Differentiated Strat. for Comprehending Nonfiction

Grade: PK-12

  • Interest Level: PK-12
  • Item Number: 50519
  • ISBN: 9781425805197

Price: $29.99

This dynamic book provides the foundation you need to confidently and successfully teach comprehension to a diverse population of students.

Teaching with Text Sets

Grade: K-8

$45.99
Teaching with Text Sets

Grade: K-8

  • Interest Level: PK-10
  • Item Number: 50688
  • ISBN: 9781425806880

Price: $45.99

Increase student engagement, differentiate instruction, and integrate more informational texts into the curriculum. This product provides sample text sets and models as well as provides guidance in how to teach with text sets and put them into action.

Just the Facts: Close Reading and…

Grade: K-8

$45.99
Just the Facts: Close Reading and Comprehension of Informational Text

Grade: K-8

  • Interest Level: PK-10
  • Item Number: 51316
  • ISBN: 9781425813161

Price: $45.99

Effectively use informational text in the classroom! This resource provides a clear explanation of engaging strategies for instruction with informational text and includes practical tips, suggestions, lesson ideas, and digital resources.

Strategies for Effective Balanced Literacy

Grade: K-8

$45.99
Strategies for Effective Balanced Literacy

Grade: K-8

  • Interest Level: PK-10
  • Item Number: 51519
  • ISBN: 9781425815196

Price: $45.99

This easy-to-follow guide is filled with practical approaches to help teachers transition towards a balanced literacy framework. It offers simple techniques to nurture reading and writing skills through reading and writing activities.

Vocabulary Instruction for Academic Success

Grade: K-12

$29.99
Vocabulary Instruction for Academic Success

Grade: K-12

  • Interest Level: PK-12
  • Item Number: 50266
  • ISBN: 9781425802660

Price: $29.99

Based on current research, this user-friendly resource provides vocabulary development strategies that are grouped together according to purpose.

Professional Learning Communities: Using…

Grade: K-12

$29.99
Professional Learning Communities: Using Data in Decision Making

Grade: K-12

  • Interest Level: PK-12
  • Item Number: 50518
  • ISBN: 9781425805180

Price: $29.99

This practical resource demonstrates how to use data in decision making to improve student learning by promoting a school-wide learning community.

The 5Es of Inquiry-Based Science

Grade: K-12

$29.99
The 5Es of Inquiry-Based Science

Grade: K-12

  • Interest Level: PK-12
  • Item Number: 50689
  • ISBN: 9781425806897

Price: $29.99

Create an active learning environment in grades K-12 using the 5E inquiry-based science model! Featuring a practical guide to implementing the 5E model of instruction, this resource clearly explains each "E" in the 5E model of inquiry-based science.

What's Your Math Problem!?! Getting to the…

Grade: K-12

$24.99
What's Your Math Problem!?! Getting to the Heart of Teaching Problem Solving

Grade: K-12

  • Interest Level: PK-12
  • Item Number: 50788
  • ISBN: 9781425807887

Price: $24.99

Dig into problem solving and reflect on current teaching practices with this exceptional resource. Meaningful instructional tools and methods are provided to help teachers understand each problem solving strategy and how to use it with their students.

Science for English Language Learners

Grade: K-12

$29.99
Science for English Language Learners

Grade: K-12

  • Interest Level: PK-12
  • Item Number: 50859
  • ISBN: 9781425808594

Price: $29.99

Effectively build students' language skills while developing their scientific understanding. Using the inquiry-based 5E model of instruction, this product offers valuable strategies for developing students' scientific content knowledge.

The Synergy of Inquiry

Grade: K-12

$39.99
The Synergy of Inquiry

Grade: K-12

  • Interest Level: PK-12
  • Item Number: 51212
  • ISBN: 9781425812126

Price: $39.99

Discover and implement effective ways for students to develop conceptual understandings, complex thinking skills, and habits of mind using an inquiry-based approach. Teachers learn how to embed the inquiry process into instruction across content areas.

Orchestrating School Change: Transforming…

Grade: K-12

$29.99
Orchestrating School Change: Transforming Your Leadership

Grade: K-12

  • Interest Level: PK-12
  • Item Number: 51315
  • ISBN: 9781425813154

Price: $29.99

This resource provides concrete examples and strong research models as well as practical applications that school leaders and administrators at any level can use to support implementation of any strategic initiative.

TDQs: Strategies for Building Text-Dependent…

Grade: K-12

$45.99
TDQs: Strategies for Building Text-Dependent Questions

Grade: K-12

  • Interest Level: PK-12
  • Item Number: 51449
  • ISBN: 9781425814496

Price: $45.99

Use effective questions across all grade levels to improve comprehension. This innovative resource provides teachers with the tools needed to effectively instruct using text-dependent questions.

The Reading Makeover

Grade: K-12

$31.99
The Reading Makeover

Grade: K-12

  • Interest Level: PK-12
  • Item Number: 51476
  • ISBN: 9781425814762

Price: $31.99

Make over your reading routine with fun activities that will engage even the most reluctant readers. This action plan offers techniques to ignite a passion for readers of all levels.

Analyzing and Writing with Primary Sources

Grade: K-12

$45.99
Analyzing and Writing with Primary Sources

Grade: K-12

  • Interest Level: PK-12
  • Item Number: 51478
  • ISBN: 9781425814786

Price: $45.99

Winner of the 2017 Golden Lamp Award for Classroom Professional Resources, this practical, standards-based resource dives deeply into the use of primary sources to support the development of students' close reading and writing skills.

Connect to Text: Strategies for Close Reading…

Grade: K-12

$45.99
Connect to Text: Strategies for Close Reading and Writing

Grade: K-12

  • Interest Level: PK-12
  • Item Number: 51505
  • ISBN: 9781425815059

Price: $45.99

Dive into the use of close reading in classroom instruction with this practical, standards-based resource featuring easy-to-use lessons that focus on informational/explanatory, argumentative, or narrative text samples to improve students' reading skills.

Strategies for Implementing Writer's…

Grade: K-12

$45.99
Strategies for Implementing Writer's Workshop

Grade: K-12

  • Interest Level: PK-12
  • Item Number: 51517
  • ISBN: 9781425815172

Price: $45.99

This comprehensive guide provides teachers with techniques to engage students as they strengthen their writing skills. Whether working with small groups or the entire classroom, this workbook gives lesson plans geared to students of various ages.

Strategies for Writing from Sources

Grade: K-12

$45.99
Strategies for Writing from Sources

Grade: K-12

  • Interest Level: PK-12
  • Item Number: 51546
  • ISBN: 9781425815462

Price: $45.99

This how-to guide provides teachers with all of the information they need to help their students write from sources. This book is divided into sections based on five different types of sources that students are expected to use in their writing.

Building Academic Language through…

Grade: 1-8

$31.99
Building Academic Language through Content-Area Text: Strategies to Support ELLs

Grade: 1-8

  • Interest Level: K-10
  • Item Number: 50631
  • ISBN: 9781425806316

Price: $31.99

Set the stage for effective academic language instruction with strategies that are designed specifically for English language learners and support content-area literacy using informational text.

The Reading Intervention Toolkit

Grade: 4-8

$45.99
The Reading Intervention Toolkit

Grade: 4-8

  • Interest Level: 3-10
  • Item Number: 51513
  • ISBN: 9781425815134

Price: $45.99

This practical resource contains classroom-tested interventions for struggling readers provided in 5-, 10 to 15-, and 30 to 40-minute settings.