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  • Lead Like the Legends: Advice and Inspiration for Teachers and Administrators book cover

    Lead Like the Legends

    Advice and Inspiration for Teachers and Administrators, 1st Edition

    By David I. Steinberg

    Based on the popular presentation of the same name, Lead Like the Legends uses the inspiring words of musical legends to help teachers and administrators learn the principles of effective leadership. The book is organized around 14 musical greats, including Ray Charles, Duke Ellington, Marian…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Making Words REAL: Proven Strategies for Building Academic Vocabulary Fast book cover

    Making Words REAL

    Proven Strategies for Building Academic Vocabulary Fast, 1st Edition

    By Joanne Billingsley

    Learn how to tap into the power of imagery, communication, and collaboration to make vocabulary building fun and meaningful! Research has proven that students with a larger, more nuanced vocabulary become more proficient readers, writers, critical thinkers, and learners, making them more likely to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11
    Routledge

  • The Classes They Remember: Using Role-Plays to Bring Social Studies and English to Life book cover

    The Classes They Remember

    Using Role-Plays to Bring Social Studies and English to Life, 1st Edition

    By David Sherrin

    Learn how to use role-plays to bring history and literature to life! When students take on the roles of historical or literary figures, they develop a greater understanding of characters’ identities and motivations, and are able to more deeply explore and reflect upon key issues and themes. In this…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge

  • Over-Tested and Under-Prepared: Using Competency Based Learning to Transform Our Schools book cover

    Over-Tested and Under-Prepared

    Using Competency Based Learning to Transform Our Schools, 1st Edition

    By Bob Sornson

    The curriculum-driven instructional model has been the standard method of teaching for more than a century, but it is consistently failing to produce well-educated citizens and lifelong learners. Pressured by standardized testing and rigid pacing guidelines, teachers are forced to cover too much…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Genius Hour Guidebook: Fostering Passion, Wonder, and Inquiry in the Classroom book cover

    The Genius Hour Guidebook

    Fostering Passion, Wonder, and Inquiry in the Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Denise Krebs, Gallit Zvi

    Promote your students’ creativity and get them excited about learning! In this practical new book, authors Denise Krebs and Gallit Zvi show you how to implement Genius Hour, a time when students can develop their own inquiry-based projects around their passions and take ownership of their work.…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge

  • Study Guide to Dealing with Difficult Parents book cover

    Study Guide to Dealing with Difficult Parents

    1st Edition

    By Todd Whitaker, Douglas J. Fiore

    This Study Guide provides a variety of thought-provoking questions and activities to help you implement the concepts in the bestselling book, Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition. For each chapter of the book, the Study Guide offers discussion questions, journal prompts, and group activities…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge

  • A School Leader's Guide to Dealing with Difficult Parents book cover

    A School Leader's Guide to Dealing with Difficult Parents

    1st Edition

    By Todd Whitaker, Douglas J. Fiore

    This new supplement to the bestselling Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition is designed to help you with the specific challenges you face as a school leader when dealing with parents. The main book, Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition, shows how your teachers and other educators can…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10
    Routledge

  • Leading Learning for Digital Natives: Combining Data and Technology in the Classroom book cover

    Leading Learning for Digital Natives

    Combining Data and Technology in the Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca J. Blink

    In light of rapid advances in technology and changes in students’ learning styles, Leading Learning for Digital Natives offers much-needed new tools for guiding effective instruction in the classroom. By offering practical strategies for gathering data with technology tools, this book helps school…

    Paperback – 2015-11-06
    Routledge

  • Dealing with Difficult Parents book cover

    Dealing with Difficult Parents

    2nd Edition

    By Todd Whitaker, Douglas J. Fiore

    Communicating with parents is one of the most challenging and potentially stressful tasks that teachers face on a daily basis. Whether trying to resolve a heated argument or delivering bad news, it is essential to know how to handle difficult situations and establish positive relationships with…

    Paperback – 2015-11-06
    Routledge

  • Visible Learning into Action: International Case Studies of Impact book cover

    Visible Learning into Action

    International Case Studies of Impact, 1st Edition

    By John Hattie, Deb Masters, Kate Birch

    Recently at the Visible Learning Conference, Professor John Hattie stood up in his opening address and said, "I’m looking at you all and thinking ‘What if I got this wrong?’" I feel the same way when educators ask to visit and I always end up in the same place – that Keilor Views is a living,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22
    Routledge

  • Better Lesson Plans, Better Lessons: Practical Strategies for Planning from Standards book cover

    Better Lesson Plans, Better Lessons

    Practical Strategies for Planning from Standards, 1st Edition

    By Ben Curran

    In today’s high-stakes world, ready-made lessons and teacher’s guides are no longer enough to guarantee achievement. The best way to help students succeed is through deliberate and careful lesson planning focused on the end result of increasing student achievement. Whether you are a new teacher or…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge

  • Creating a Language-Rich Math Class: Strategies and Activities for Building Conceptual Understanding book cover

    Creating a Language-Rich Math Class

    Strategies and Activities for Building Conceptual Understanding, 1st Edition

    By Sandra L. Atkins

    What meanings do your students have for key mathematics concepts? What meanings do you wish them to have? Creating a Language-Rich Math Class offers practical approaches for developing conceptual understandings by connecting concrete, pictorial, verbal, and symbolic representations. The focus is on…

    Paperback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge

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