5 New Things to Try During the 2016-17 Year!

Shake things up this school year! Here are five powerful ideas to try in your classroom this school year - and the resources to get you started!

Books featured in the infosheet

  • Let's Get Real

    Exploring Race, Class, and Gender Identities in the Classroom

    By Martha Caldwell, Oman Frame

    This new book is a vital resource for any teacher or administrator to help students tackle issues of race, class, gender, religion, and cultural background. Authors Martha Caldwell and Oman Frame, both lifelong educators, offer a series of teaching strategies designed to encourage conversation and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Routledge

  • Everyday SEL in Elementary School

    Integrating Social-Emotional Learning and Mindfulness Into Your Classroom

    By Carla Tantillo Philibert

    In this new book from educational consultant Carla Tantillo Philibert, you’ll gain practical strategies for teaching social-emotional learning (SEL), mindfulness, and movement to help your elementary students maintain positive relationships, assume responsibility, become bodily aware, and grow into…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01
    Routledge

  • Everyday SEL in Middle School

    Integrating Social-Emotional Learning and Mindfulness Into Your Classroom

    By Carla Tantillo Philibert

    In this new book from educational consultant Carla Tantillo Philibert, you’ll gain practical strategies for teaching social-emotional learning (SEL), mindfulness, and movement to help your middle school students maintain positive relationships, assume responsibility, become bodily aware, and grow…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01
    Routledge

  • Your First Year

    How to Survive and Thrive as a New Teacher

    By Todd Whitaker, Madeline Whitaker, Katherine Whitaker

    Learn all the essentials for making your first year of teaching a success! In this exciting new book, internationally renowned educator Todd Whitaker teams up with his daughters--Madeline, an elementary teacher, and Katherine, a secondary teacher--to share advice and inspiration. They offer…

    Paperback – 2016-05-02
    Routledge

  • Learning on Your Feet

    Incorporating Physical Activity into the K–8 Classroom

    By Brad Johnson, Melody Jones

    In this much-needed book, you’ll learn how incorporating physical activity into the classroom can improve students’ engagement, achievement, and overall wellness. Students typically spend most of the day sitting at their desks, and many don’t have recess or PE, yet research shows that regular…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20
    Routledge

  • Getting Parents on Board

    Partnering to Increase Math and Literacy Achievement, K–5

    By Alisa Hindin, Mary Mueller

    Learn how to work more effectively with K–5 parents to increase student achievement in math and literacy. Research shows that parent involvement in schools leads to higher test scores and more engaged and enthusiastic students, but it isn’t always easy for teachers to bridge the gap between the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-12
    Routledge

  • The Genius Hour Guidebook

    Fostering Passion, Wonder, and Inquiry in the Classroom

    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