K-12 Teachers Products

  • Moving From What to What If?

    Teaching Critical Thinking with Authentic Inquiry and Assessments, 1st Edition

    By John Barell

    This practical book outlines how you can challenge students to grapple with complex problems and engage more meaningfully with information across the content areas, rather than rely solely on rote memorization and standardized testing to measure academic success. Author John Barell shares vignettes…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10

  • 7 Ways to Transform the Lives of Wounded Students

    1st Edition

    By Joe Hendershott

    7 Ways to Transform the Lives of Wounded Students provides a wealth of strategies and ideas for teachers and principals who work with wounded students—those who are beyond the point of "at-risk" and have experienced trauma in their lives. Sharing stories and examples from real schools and students,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07

  • Differentiated Instruction

    A Guide for World Language Teachers, 2nd Edition

    By Deborah Blaz

    In this new edition of a bestseller, author Deborah Blaz helps you differentiate lessons for your world language students based on their learning styles, interests, prior knowledge, and comfort zones. This practical book uses brain-based teaching strategies to help students of all ability levels…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01

  • Constructed Responses for Learning

    1st Edition

    By Warren Combs

    Teaching students to write constructed responses does not have to become a test-prep chore. An intentional routine of constructed responses provides powerful opportunities to teach strategic thinking through writing that also deepens students’ knowledge about core subjects. In this clear guide from…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01

  • DIY Project Based Learning for Math and Science

    1st Edition

    By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

    Are you interested in using Project Based Learning to revamp your lessons, but aren’t sure how to get started? In DIY Project Based Learning for Math and Science, award-winning teacher and Edutopia blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron makes it fun and easy! Project Based Learning encourages students and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19

  • A School Leader's Guide to Implementing the Common Core

    Inclusive Practices for All Students, 1st Edition

    By Gloria D. Campbell-Whatley, David M. Dunaway, Dawson R. Hancock

    This accessible resource addresses the problems, challenges, and issues that general and special education leaders frequently face on a day-to-day basis in implementing the Common Core standards in their schools. Grounded in best practices from current literature, this text provides leaders with…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18

  • Getting Parents on Board

    Partnering to Increase Math and Literacy Achievement, K–5, 1st Edition

    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

  • Promoting a Successful Transition to Middle School

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Akos, Christopher Lineberry, J. Allen Queen

    With detailed examples of best practices from middle schools across the country, this book features research-based strategies and suggestions for transition programs. It covers the roles of school principals, counselors, classroom teachers, and the central office.…

    Hardback – 2016-01-29

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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