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.
You Can't Just Say It Louder! Differentiated Strat. for Comprehending Nonfiction
This dynamic book provides the foundation you need to confidently and successfully teach comprehension to a diverse population of students.
Dive into Close Reading: Strategies for Your K-2 Classroom
Give grades K-2 students the tools they need to be successful using this must-have guide. It includes sample lessons showing the key elements of a close reading lesson as well as strategies for analyzing and selecting a text and how to support students.
My View, My Voice, Levels K-2
Equip teachers with the strategies needed to teach persuasive writing. This essential classroom resource teaches K-2 students how to evaluate arguments, form opinions, and support and present their ideas with logic, reason, and evidence.
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.
Teaching with Text Sets
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 Comprehension of Informational Text
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
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
Based on current research, this user-friendly resource provides vocabulary development strategies that are grouped together according to purpose.
Professional Learning Communities: Using Data in Decision Making
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
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 Heart of Teaching Problem Solving
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
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.
Orchestrating School Change: Transforming Your Leadership
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.
The Synergy of Inquiry
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.
TDQs: Strategies for Building Text-Dependent Questions
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.
Analyzing and Writing with Primary Sources
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 and Writing
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 Writing from Sources
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.
The Reading Makeover
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.
Strategies for Implementing Writer's Workshop
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.
Mathematical Discourse: Let the Kids Talk!
This resource provides teachers with the tools they need to facilitate mathematical discourse in the 21st century classroom and create opportunities for students to think constructively, communicate effectively, and increase mathematics proficiency.
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.
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.
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.
Building Academic Language through Content-Area Text: Strategies to Support ELLs
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.
Dive into Close Reading: Strategies for Your 3-5 Classroom
Give grades 3-5 students the tools they need to be successful using this must-have guide. It includes sample lessons showing the key elements of a close reading lesson as well as strategies for analyzing and selecting a text and how to support students.
My View, My Voice, Levels 3-5
Equip teachers with the strategies needed to teach persuasive writing. This essential classroom resource teaches grades 3-5 students how to evaluate arguments, form opinions, and support and present their ideas with logic, reason, and evidence.
Information Literacy: Separating Fact from Fiction
Help students achieve digital literacy and become 21st century thinkers in a world of information overload! This resource provides educators with the tools they need to help students actively analyze and assess information from multiple online sources.
Content Area Writing that Rocks (and Works!)
Create an innovative classroom where students develop writing skills by learning strategies based on their interests in technology, social media, and other topics. Students apply these tools and strategies to build college and career readiness skills.
The Reading Intervention Toolkit
This practical resource contains classroom-tested interventions for struggling readers provided in 5-, 10 to 15-, and 30 to 40-minute settings.
My View, My Voice, Levels 6-8
Equip teachers with the strategies needed to teach persuasive writing. This essential classroom resource teaches grades 6-8 students how to evaluate arguments, form opinions, and support and present their ideas with logic, reason, and evidence.