Teaching

Enrichment Clusters
Enrichment clusters engage students and facilitators in student-driven, real-world learning experiences. Grouped by interest, students working like practicing professionals apply advanced content and methods to develop products and services for...

31.10.2012

The Next Step in Guided Reading
Teachers facing the challenge of meeting the diverse reading needs of students will find the structure and tools they need in Jan Richardson's powerful approach to guided reading. Richardson has identified the essential components of an effective...

24.04.2018

Chicken Soup for the Teacher's Soul
Most people recall a teacher or two who had a significant impact on their future. In fact, outside the family unit, teachers have more influence on our lives than anyone else. Good teachers help students believe in themselves with a glimpse of...

08.09.2013

Joining the Literacy Club
"The Literacy Club," Frank Smith's metaphor describing the social nature of literacy learning, has become widely used in recent years. The essays in this collection reflect Smith's belief that we learn from other people, not so much through...

24.04.2016

That Workshop Book
For teachers who feel alone with the challenges they face, this is the book for you. For instructional coaches who are stuck and unsure where to lead, this book will show the way. It will help you work through the tricky parts, negotiate the...

26.01.2014

Advice for Teachers by Teachers Publisher
Other than a couple of instances, I found this to be a very practical, grounded (and funny) book. I have read very few that were so authentic and realistic. I knew this book was different right from the dedication page.So much of it is...

28.09.2017

Rhyme, Meter, and Other Word Music
Discussion of the rhythm of poetry, how it is achieved and why it can be effective. Well-known poems are included throughout, with specific explanation as to how varying rhythm, rhyme and meter were utilised.

25.01.2015

The Portfolio Organizer
The Portfolio Organizer stands out as a superb contribution to the vital field of accountability for learning. This book is distinguished by the presence and integration of a conceptual framework and a superb array of practical examples. Nearly...

10.01.2018

Literacy Work Stations
This book will help teachers solve the dilemma: What does the rest of my class do while I'm working with a small reading group? Debbie Diller offers practical suggestions for over a dozen literacy work stations that link to instruction and make...

20.10.2012

Assessment for Learning Assessment for Learning
""This is a surprising and welcome book... a heartening read that shows the power of assessment for learning and the potential for academics and teachers jointly to put into practice ideas that can improve classroom learning and teaching." TES"...

26.12.2013

Teaching That Changes Lives
Igniting the Love of LearningIn response to educators who are already fans of her bestseller Change Your Questions, Change Your Life, Marilee Adams, the originator of Question Thinking, presents a compelling model for...

23.04.2013

Reading and Learning to Read
This text promotes a comprehensive approach to teaching reading and writing with an emphasis on research-based best practices, integrating technology, and accommodating the needs of diverse and struggling learners.

29.04.2018

Teaching Cross-Culturally
I've been teaching cross-culturally for a bit more than 30 years. I've also done quite a bit of graduate work in anthropology but this is the first thing I've read specifically focused on teaching in a cross-cultural context. This is a brief,...

25.03.2017

Writing Reminders
Like "Reading Reminders," its best-selling companion, "Writing Reminders" is designed to be read on the run-between periods, while planning, even while teaching-to make every minute count in your classroom, to help you work smarter and more...

27.02.2013

A Quick Guide to Reviving Disengaged Writers, 5-8
Middle schoolers can be the masters of disengagement. Recognizing that all students, adept and struggling writers alike, lose steam at times and need a revitalizing jump start, Christopher Lehman offers effective, developmentally-appropriate fixes...

15.09.2014

Of Primary Importance
From the first chapter of Ann Marie Corgill's Of Primary Importance you experience the swirling energy, the sights, and the sounds of a primary classroom. "Step inside" she says, "and breathe the writing workshop air with me. Take a look at...

29.10.2014

Inside Writing
Learn more about the Heinemann Seminar based on this book: Inside the Teaching of WritingYour curriculum is packed, and you have barely enough instructional time to teach students essential writing skills, let alone how to combine those...

03.05.2017

A Short Guide to Action Research
This user-friendly text provides students with everything a pre-service or in-service teacher needs to know to conduct an action research project in a clear, step-by-step presentation. A Short Guide in Action Research, Third Edition, guides the...

08.10.2014

The Fluent Reader (2nd Edition)
Tim Rasinski’s groundbreaking book has been updated to include coverage of the latest research on fluency, teaching strategies based on that research, new classroom vignettes, and suggestions for using a variety of texts to teach fluency such as...

30.05.2013

What Really Matters in Fluency
What Really Matters in Fluency presents a teacher-friendly framework for how fluency typically develops. Fluency has risen to the top of today's instructional agenda and yet it is a process that is still unfamiliar terrain for many teachers. To help...

20.12.2016

Reading for Real
Take two to four kids, give them a basket of books that go together in some way, and then provide time for them to read, think, and talk together about their ideas, their questions, their wonderings. That's the simple recipe for a reading club, and...

05.04.2015

Teaching Reading Skills in a Foreign Language
A revised edition of Christine Nuttall's established text on the teaching of reading skills in a foreign language. It examines the skills required to read effectively and suggests classroom strategies for developing them. A new chapter on testing...

12.02.2014

Teaching English as an International Language
An introduction to the role of English as an international language and its implications for language teaching.This book shows how the current spread of English as a means of communication throughout the world gives rise to many questions...

03.01.2013

Texts and Lessons for Content-Area Reading
"To have any hope of kids investing fully in the subject matter, we have to start by evoking their curiosity and get them interested in the topic. Engaging the students can't wait. If we wait for the fun stuff that might pop up later, the kids will...

20.01.2016

Reading Ladders
“I finished the Twilight Series—now what?” With Reading Ladders, the answer can become the first rung on a student’s climb to greater engagement with books, to full independence, and beyond to a lifetime of passionate reading. “The goal of reading...

24.05.2014

Self-Selected Reading the Four-Blocks® Way, Grades 1 - 5
This book provides strategies to build intrinsic motivation for reading! It introduces children to all types of literature, encourages their reading interest, and provides instructional-level reading.

12.03.2016

Using Functional Grammar
This practical Linguistics book was one that I studied as a Teacher training to teach Speakers of Languages other than English, at Masters Level. To many it was a headache. However, it is actually a brilliant manual that is very precise in its...

03.01.2015

The Boy on the Beach
Four-year-old Eli plays alone at the shore, inventing dramas out of sand and water. He is Builder, Fireman, Protector, and Scout, overcoming waves and conquering monsters. Enter Marianne and doll, Mother and Baby, eager to redefine Eli as a good...

09.10.2017

Teaching What You Don't Know
Your graduate work was on bacterial evolution, but now you're lecturing to 200 freshmen on primate social life. You've taught Kant for twenty years, but now you're team-teaching a new course on “Ethics and the Internet.” The personality theorist...

23.02.2013

What You Know by Heart
No one can say it better than Lucy Calkins-Katie Ray has written a wise, comforting, intimate book. It goes to the heart of where good ideas for teaching of good writing originate: from yourself and your own experience.As Katie shows, the...

02.04.2017

Get It Done!
Informational texts aren't just for school""Even if the CCSS are not adopted in your state, the theory and instruction we present is devoted to developing not only competence in literacy, but competence in life."" -Jeffrey Wilhelm, Michael...

16.10.2013

The Literacy Coach's Handbook, First Edition
This comprehensive guide addresses the fundamentals of designing and directing a high-quality elementary reading program. Step by step, the book provides the knowledge needed to ensure that teachers and students benefit from scientifically based...

19.05.2017

Positive Discipline in the Classroom,
The Acclaimed Bestseller That Can Improve Your Classroom Experience Forever!Over the years, millions of parents have come to trust the classic Positive Discipline series for its consistent, commmonsense approach...

06.02.2016

Vocabulary Myths
In Vocabulary Myths, Keith S. Folse breaks down the teaching of second language vocabulary into eight commonly held myths. In debunking each myth, he introduces the myth with a story based on his 25 years of teaching experience (in the...

01.04.2013

Writing Workshop
Is the writing workshop the only way to teach writing? No. There are a variety of approaches or programs, but none of them matches the writing workshop when it comes to growing strong writers. That’s why, despite the pressures of testing, the...

04.11.2017

Fires in the Middle School Bathroom
The highly anticipated sequel to the bestselling Fires in the Bathroom—filled with practical, honest advice from middle school students to their teachers.Following on the heels of the bestselling Fires in the...

17.06.2018

Keep Talking
My boss recommended me this book to help me with my speaking class that I had. Since the text book that I was using was repetitive, I needed some new ideas to help prevent the class from falling into a rut. I did learn about a lot of different...

28.04.2014

Write Like This
If you want to learn how to shoot a basketball, you begin by carefully observing someone who knows how to shoot a basketball. If you want to be a writer, you begin by carefully observing the work of accomplished writers. Recognizing...

01.02.2013

Assessing Comprehension Thinking Strategies
Developed by renowned author Ellin Keene, Assessing Comprehension Thinking Strategies is an ideal tool for assessing students' reading comprehension. This book offers a unique way of assessing how students use thinking strategies to comprehend text....

10.11.2017

Grammar Practice Activities
This book was full of good ideas that help turn regular, "traditional" grammar class into classes with production activities that use the grammar in a more practical situation. This helps prevent the class turning into nothing but cloze...

21.04.2014

Unwrapping the Read Aloud
With this book and DVD, Laminack invites you to join him in an effort to reclaim the read aloud for students as one of the most potent instructional moments of the school day. To get the most from our read alouds and make every aspect of reading...

21.04.2015

Genre Connections
"These lessons work. And not just for kids who read well. They also work for kids who struggle in reading, who don't respond to abstract concepts." -Tanny McGregorInside, every kid wants to love reading-sometimes they need our help to see...

24.03.2018

Teaching with the Brain in Mind, 2nd Edition
When the first edition of Teaching with the Brain in Mind was published in 1998, it quickly became an ASCD best-seller, and it has gone on to inspire thousands of educators to apply brain research in their classroom teaching. Now, author...

30.08.2013

Critical Encounters in High School English
This book challenges current paradigms of literature instruction by making a case for teaching critical theory in high school literature classrooms. It argues for the importance of multiple critical perspectives and urges teachers to expand their...

13.06.2015

Misreading Masculinity
Post-Columbine has been a time when the issues of popular culture and the behavior of boys have generated more heat than light. This complex, contested intersection has led to censorship and worse-alarm, irrationality, and a failure to examine our...

06.01.2018

Tools for Teaching Content Literacy
Reading and writing across content areas is emphasized in the standards and on high-stakes tests at the state and national level. As educators seek to incorporate content-area literacy into their teaching, they confront a maze of theories,...

24.12.2015

Free Voluntary Reading
Free voluntary reading looks better and more powerful than ever. Stephen D. Krashen, PhD, is an advocate for free voluntary reading in schools and has published many journal articles on the subject. Free Voluntary Reading: Power 2010...

01.03.2013

In the Middle
The best way to teach is to learn together with the students. One of the rare breed of teachers who do know this is Nancie Atwell. - The New York TimesReading this book can be revolutionary. . . . Atwell leads us to new...

10.11.2017

How to Teach Speaking
My name is Scott Thornbury. I'm a teacher and teacher educator, with over 30 years' experience in English language teaching, and an MA from the University of Reading. I am currently Associate Professor of English Language Studies at the New School...

09.08.2014

A Guide to the Reading Workshop, Grades 3-5 [With Workbook and Access Code]
""Workshops are deliberately kept simple and predictable, like an art studio or a researcher's laboratory, because it is the work itself that is ever changing and complex....Each day's teaching in a workshop does not set up a new hoop for the...

13.03.2014

The Teacher's Guide to Leading Student-Centered Discussions
The ideas presented in this book are incredibly important: The future of our society hinges on the ability of future adults to engage in rigorous, focused, evidence-based discourse. Fortunately for us, the book's authors also provide concrete...

21.02.2017

They Say/I Say
They Say / I Say demystifies academic writing by identifying its key rhetorical moves, the most important of which is to summarize what others have said ("they say") to set up one's own argument ("I say"). The book also provides templates to help...

15.02.2015

Solving Discipline and Classroom Management Problems
Build your own approach for solving discipline problems. Offering a wide range of methods and practical advice, this sixth edition equips teachers with tools they need to deal effectively with a range of discipline/management problems in the...

20.04.2015

Best Practice
Recognizing that the themes of American education have changed dramatically, Steven Zemelman, Harvey Daniels, and Arthur Hyde reconvened, and their new edition provides fresh, inspiring examples of state-of-the-art teaching methods in action.

14.09.2014

The If Machine
Peter Worley BA MA FRSA was born in the Midlands but grew up in the West Country. He failed at school the first time around and so had to do it all again later. He worked as a guitar teacher for many years before completing a philosophy degree in...

15.12.2012

Sound Foundations
Dealing with phonology, this is one of a series for teachers, trainers and academic managers which aims to promote development by dealing with professional topics in a personal way, in order to deepen understanding, raise self-awareness, and...

27.02.2014

How to Teach English with Technology
How to Teach English with Technology by Gavin Dudeney and Nicky Hockly offers a clear, comprehensive, confidence-building introduction to the use of technology in the language classroom.The complete How to... for making the most of using...

02.12.2013

Reading Rhetorically
Offering concise yet thorough treatment of academic reading and writing, Reading Rhetorically, 3rd ed., shows the reader how to analyze texts by recognizing rhetorical strategies and genre conventions, and how to incorporate other writers’...

26.04.2018