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PRO ALE10Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow : Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.The rebirth of caste -- The lockdown -- The color of justice -- The cruel hand -- The new Jim Crow -- The fire this time. Argues that mass incarceration of African- and Latino Americans in the United States is a form of social control, and contends the civil rights community needs to become more active in protecting the rights of criminals.2010
PRO AND6Anderson, Jeff,Mechanically inclined : building grammar, usage, and style into writer's workshopPlaces grammar theory in context with practical instruction strategies, explains why students often don't understand or apply grammar correctly, and demonstrates how to create a workshop environment that supports grammar and mechanics concepts.2005
PRO ART2Arter, Judith Creating & recognizing quality rubrics.A guide to rubrics that defines what they are, provides advice on effective rubrics and their development, and discusses quality performance tasks, converting scores to grades, assessment for learning, and communicating with parents. Includes samples and professional development CD-ROM.2007
PRO ATW5Atwell, Nancie.The reading zone : how to help kids become skilled, passionate, habitual, critical readers.Provides strategies for strengthening reading skills in students; discussing choice, ease, comprehension, booktalking, one-to-one, practicalities, and more.2007
PRO BAI7Bailey, Rebecca Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline : The Seven Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation.Presents a seven-week program for changing one's disciplinary style, describing the development of child misbehavior and discussing assertiveness, choices, encouragement, positive intent, empathy, and consequences.2002
PRO BEA1Beane, Allan L.The bully free classroom : over 100 tips and strategies for teachers K-8.Contains several suggestions for teachers on creating a positive classroom atmosphere, identifying and stopping bullies, and involving parents and students in the process. Also includes worksheets for students and parents that educate them on the problems of bullying.2005
PRO BEA.5Bear, DonaldWords their way : word study for phonics, vocabulary, and spelling instruction.Presents descriptions of the five stages of spelling or orthographic development, each with related word study, games, and activities, and includes an overview of how words are learned, a discussion of development, methods for assessment, and advice on organizing word study in a classroom curriculum.2000
PRO BEA.2Bear, DonaldWords their way : word study for phonics, vocabulary, and spelling instruction.Describes the five stages of spelling or orthographic development, each with related word study, games, and activities, and includes an overview of how words are learned, a discussion of development, assessment methods, and tips on organizing word study in a classroom curriculum. Includes word sorts and games, a Spanish word study program, and chapter notes on CD.2004
PRO BEE4Beers, G. KyleneReading nonfiction : notice & note stances, signposts, and strategies.Addresses questions that develop the stance needed for attentive reading, examines signposts that help readers analyze and evaluate the author's craft, and offers strategies that develop relevance and fix up confusions.2016
PRO BEE12Beers, KYLEEN and Robert E. ProbstNotice & Note : Strategies for Close Reading.2013
PRO BEN5Bender, WilliamProject-based learning : differentiating instruction for the 21st century.Explains how students can improve their learning skills through Applied Learning projects in which they connect their school work to the real world.2012
PRO BER16Bernabei, PaulTop 20 teens : discovering the best-kept thinking, learning & communicating secrets of successful teenagers.2006
PRO BER4Bernhardt, Victoria Using data to improve student learning in school districts2006
PRO BLU1Bluestein, Jane. 21st century discipline : teaching students responsibility and self-management.1999
PRO BOU23Boushey, GailThe CAFE book : engaging all students in daily literacy assessment and instructionIntroduction: the beginnings of the CAFE menu system -- The CAFE notebook and recordkeeping forms -- CAFE step by step: the first days of school -- Conferring with children: principles and examples -- Whole-class instruction -- Strategy groups.2009
PRO BOU15Boushey, GailThe daily five : fostering literacy independence in the elementary grades.2006
PRO BOY5Boykin, CraigMy Life, YOUR Inspiration : How to Turn Minor Setbacks, Into a Major Comeback!
PRO BRO6Brookhouser, KevinThe 20time Project : How Educators can Launch Google's Formula for Future-Ready Innovation.
PRO BRO9Brooks, David, 1961-. The road to characterArgues that our hunger for wealth and status is eroding our ability to create meaningful inner lives. To show us how to live better, ... [examines] people whose sense of humility was fundamental to their success. What they all understood was a simple but counterintuitive truth: in order to fulfill yourself, you must learn how to forget yourself."--Provided by publisher.2016
PRO BRO5Brown, Brené.
Daring greatly : how the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, love, parent, and lead. What it means to dare greatly -- Introduction: my adventures in the arena -- Scarcity : looking inside our culture of "never enough" -- Debunking the vulnerability myths -- Understanding and combating shame -- The vulnerability armory -- Mind the gap : cultivating change and closing the disengagement divide -- Disruptive engagement : daring to re-humanize education and work -- Wholehearted parenting : daring to be the adults we want our children to be -- Final thoughts -- Appendix-trust in emergence. Drawing upon extensive research, the author presents an alternative to the pressure to conform, and explores being strong by embracing vulnerability and being who one really is.2015
PRO BUE4Buehl, Doug. . Classroom strategies for interactive learning.Describes forty-five literacy skill-building strategies that may be used to help students from elementary through high school learn in all curricular areas, each including a list of resources.2009
PRO BUF1Buffum, Austin G. Simplifying response to intervention : four essential guiding principles2012
PRO BUR11Burgess, DaveTeach Like Pirate2012
PRO BUR14Burke Harris, NadineThe deepest well : healing the long-term effects of childhood adversity.Reveals how childhood stress leads to lifelong health problems and what we can do to break the cycle2019
PRO BUR1Burns, MatthewImplementing response-to-intervention in elementary and secondary schools : procedures to assure scientific-based practices.Presents a guidebook for implementing best practices for the Response-to-Intervention (RTI) approach in schools, which is designed to improve academic, social, behavioral, and emotional needs, and includes assessment and decision-making to Tiers I, II, and III interventions and a CD with examples of forms, reports, and other materials.2008
PRO BUR55Burton, Valorie, 1973-. Start here, start now.2015
PRO CAR4Carlisle, Joanne. Improving reading comprehension : research-based principles and practices.2002
PRO CAU1Caus-Gleason, SoniaGrowing into equity : professional learning and personalization in high-achieving schools.Describes how four schools are using equity-driven practices that personalize learning for every student.2013
PRO CHA1Cha, Dia, 1962-.Teaching with folk stories of the Hmong : an activity book.Discusses the Hmong people's history, farming and food, stories, and folk arts such as music, jewelry, and textiles, providing numerous activities to help students understand and appreciate Hmong culture.2000
PRO CHA3Chappuis, StephenAssessment for learning : an action guide for school leaders.2005
PRO CLA2Claggett, Fran.Daybook of Critical Reading and Writing.1999
PRO CLE1Cleveland, Kathleen PalmerTeaching boys who struggle in school : strategies that turn underachievers into successful learners.Presents strategies for teaching boys who struggle in school, covering attitudes about learning, self-confidence, learning skills, and distracting behaviors as a means of self-protection; and provides lesson plans and anecdotes from numerous teachers.2011
PRO COA13Coates, Ta-Nehisi.Between the world and meFor Ta-Nehisi Coates, history has always been personal. At every stage of his life, he's sought in his explorations of history answers to the mysteries that surrounded him--most urgently, why he, and other black people he knew, seemed to live in fear. What were they afraid of? ... Coates takes readers along on his journey through America's history of race and its contemporary resonances through a series of awakenings--moments when he discovered some new truth about our long, tangled history of race, whether through his myth-busting professors at Howard University, a trip to a Civil War battlefield with a rogue historian, a journey to Chicago's South Side to visit aging survivors of 20th century America's 'long war on black people,' or a visit with the mother of a beloved friend who was shot down by the police2015
PRO COH2Cohen, Elizabeth GDesigning groupwork : strategies for the heterogeneous classroomExamines groupwork as a strategy for classrooms, presenting a rationale for using the groupwork technique, and offering advice on how to deal with some of the problems that arise when mixing children with a range of academic abilities and linguistic differences.1994
PRO CON3Confer, Chris. Small steps, big changes : eight essential practices for transforming schools through mathematicsPresents eight principles to improve mathematics instruction.2012
PRO CON7Connell, GillA moving child is a learning child : how the body teaches the brain to think (birth to age 7).This book explains the learning link between the body and the brain and what early childhood educators and caregivers can do to guide it. The authors discuss children's movement and introduce the Kinetic Scale: a visual map of the active learning needs of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and primary graders.2014
PRO COS1Costa, Arthur L. Cognitive Coaching : a foundation for renaissance schools.Describes the sources and benefits of Cognitive Coaching, a model for the enhancement of professional performance and school renewal, looks at three key sources of teaching excellence, examines the coaching map of pacing and leading, and provides examples of how the ideals of Cognitive Coaching can be embedded in school curriculum, culture, policies, and practices.2002
PRO CUN7Cunningham, Patricia Phonics they use : words for reading and writing. 2005
PRO CUR1Curwin, RichardDiscipline with dignity : new challenges, new solutions.Offers specific ways to involve students in defining classroom procedures, rules, and consequences based on values or principles compatible with learning; including prevention, action and resolution of conflicts.2008
PRO DAN8Danielson, CharlotteEnhancing professional practice : a framework for teaching.Describes a framework for teaching based on the PRAXIS III criteria which identifies those aspects of a teacher's responsibilities that promote improved student learning; exploring twenty-two components, grouped into the four domains of planning and preparation, classroom environment, instruction, and professional responsibilities.1996
PRO DAN5Danielson, Charlotte
The Framework for Teaching : Evaluation InstrumentDescribes a framework for teaching based on the PRAXIS III criteria which identifies those aspects of a teacher's responsibilities that promote improved student learning; exploring twenty-two components, grouped into the four domains of planning and preparation, classroom environment, instruction, and professional responsibilities.2013
PRO DAV1Davidson, Simon and Carber, Steven.Taking the PYP Forward.2012
PRO DEN4Denton, PaulaThe Power of Our Words : Teacher Language that Helps Children Learn.2017
PRO DIL7Diller, DebbieMaking the most of small groups : differentiation for allExplains the role teachers play in small-group instruction and offers practical strategies to help teachers structure better small-group activities in the classroom.2007
PRO DON6Donohoo, Jenni.The transformative power of collaborative inquiry : realizing change in schools and classrooms. Teachers are powerful change agents in the on-going process of school improvement. This ... companion guide to Donohoo's ... Collaborative Inquiry for Educators helps school leaders develop a sustainable professional learning culture. Practical suggestions and in-depth research shed light on your path as you explore the benefits and challenges of adopting authentic teacher collaboration across schools and districts. Learn valuable lessons from leaders in the field and discover: A rationale and framework for engaging in inquiry; the vital conditions needed to ensure systemwide collaboration; Common pitfalls and the four stages of school improvement2016
PRO DON19Donohoo, Jenni. Collaborative Inquiry for Educators : a Facilitator's Guide to School Improvement.2014
PRO DOU1Dougherty, EleanorAssignments matter : making the connections that help students meet standards.Explains how teachers can use assignments to improve classroom teaching, and offers tips on how to create better assignments.2012
PRO DOW8Dowd, HeatherClassroom management in the digital age : effective practices for technology-rich learning spacesProvides guidance to teachers to enable them to transfer their classroom management strategies to a technology-equipped classroom where every student is connected and able to learn in a positive and productive way.2016
PRO DRA1Drake, Susan MCreating standards-based integrated curriculum : the common core state standards edition.A practical guide that provides a new approach to standards-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment, with discussion questions and activities.2012
PRO DRA1Drapeau, Patti. Sparking student creativity : practical ways to promote innovative thinking and problem solving.
PRO DUB6DuBose, MarcelineNo Stone Unturned : A Journal for Antiracist Equitable Pedagogy. 2021
PRO DUF3DuFour, Richard, Professional learning communities at work : best practices for enhancing student achievementProvides specific information on how to transform schools into results-oriented professional learning communities, describing the best practices that have been used by schools nationwide.1998
PRO DUF6DuFour, Richard, Learning by doing : a handbook for professional learning communities at work.Provides information and advice on developing a professional learning community in schools, and contains case studies, assessments, and strategies for implementing PLC concepts.2010
PRO DWE13Dweck, Carol S.,
Mindset : the new psychology of success.The mindsets -- Inside the mindsets -- The truth about ability and accomplishment -- The mindset of a champion -- Mindset and leadership -- Mindsets in love (or not) -- Parents, teachers, and coaches : where do mindsets come from? -- Changing mindsets. Reveals how personal mindsets affect and control every aspect of one's life and offers advice on how to promote success and personal fulfillment.2008
PRO DWE8Dweck, Carol S.,
Self-theories : their role in motivation, personality, and development.Carol Dweck presents her research on adaptive and maladaptive cognitive-motivational patterns, explaining how the patterns originate in people's self-theories, what their consequences are for the person and society, and how they are created.2000
PRO EIS1Eisenberg, MichaelThe New Improved BIG6 workshop HandbookA handbook designed to help teachers, librarians, administrators, students, parents, and community members learn about the Big6 approach to information and technology skills instruction, use the Big6 process in activities, and implement a Big6 program in classrooms, libraries, schools, and labs.1999
PRO ERI6Erickson, H. LynnTransitioning to concept-based curriculum and instruction : how to bring content and process together.Presents a concept-based curriculum and instruction model.2014
PRO ERI1Erickson, H. Lynn. Concept-based curriculum and instruction for the thinking classroom.A guide to combining curriculum design with teaching methods that encourage students to learn concepts and well as content and skills in all subject areas that offers teachers practical tips for designing curriculum and instruction that foster the continuous growth and development of students' key skills.2007
PRO FEL9Feldman, Jean R., Ready, set, read! : hundreds of exciting, skill-appropriate, ready-to-use reading readiness activities.Presents hundreds of activities designed to help preschoolers, kindergarteners, and first graders build a solid foundation for reading.1999
PRO FER2Ferlazzo, LarryThe ESL/ELL teacher's survival guide : ready-to-use strategies, tools, and activities for teaching English language learners of all levels. Offers thematic units complete with reproducible forms and worksheets, sample lesson plans, and sample student assignments. The book's ESL lessons connect to core standards and technology applications2012
PRO FER2Ferlazzo, Larry.The ELL teacher's toolbox : hundreds of practical ideas to support your students.Provides instructional strategies to support all levels of English language learners.2018
PRO FIS1Fisher, DouglasChecking for understanding : formative assessment techniques for your classroom.Why check for understanding? -- Using oral language to check for understanding -- Using questions to check for understanding -- Using writing to check for understanding -- Using projects and performances to check for understanding -- Using tests to check for understanding -- Using common assessments and consensus scoring to check for understanding.2007
PRO FIS32Fisher, DouglasThe distance learning playbook grades K-12 : teaching engagement & impact in any setting.applies the wisdom of Visible Learning research to demonstrate what really works with distance learning. Spanning topics from teacher-student relationships, teacher credibility and clarity, instructional design, assessments, and grading, this comprehensive playbook details the research - and evidence - based strategies teachers can mobilize to deliver high-impact learning in an online, virtual, and distributed environment2021
PRO FIS10Fisher, Douglas,Text-dependent questions, grades K-5 : pathways to close and critical reading.
PRO FOR5Forsten, CharThe more ways you teach the more students you reach : 86 strategies for differentiating instruction.2006
PRO FOS10Foster, Chad.Financial literacy for teensDesigned to help young people develop good financial habits at an early age- habits that will enable them to successfully make, manage, multiply, and protect their hard-earned money.2005
PRO FOU1Fountas, Irene The Fountas & Pinnell prompting guide, part 2, for comprehension : thinking, talking, and writing.2012
PRO FOU1Fountas, Irene Genre prompting guide for nonfiction, poetry, and test taking.A teacher's guide to helping students develop shared understandings and language related to a variety of nonfiction, poetry, and test taking skills.2012
PRO FOU7Fountas, Irene Guided reading : responsive teaching across the grades.Discusses the essential elements of guided reading, covering steps in implementation, extending student learning, managed independent learning, responsive teaching, and more.2017
PRO FOU1Fountas, Irene Teaching for comprehending and fluency : thinking, talking, and writing about reading, K-8.A practical guide for teaching comprehension and fluency in the kindergarten through eighth-grade classroom with instruction on reading levels, writing about reading, and interactive read-aloud and literature study; and contains a DVD with over 100 blackline masters, forms, and checklists.2006
PRO FOU2Fountas, Irene Guided reading : good first teaching for all children.Explains how to create a balanced literacy program for students in grades kindergarten through three based on guided reading and supported by a variety of approaches including shared reading, interactive writing, and reading aloud, and includes reproducible resources and a book list of over 2,500 titles.1996
PRO FOU1Fountas, Irene The Fountas and Pinnell leveled book list K-8+.An alphabetical listing, from A through L, of recommended books for students in kindergarten through eighth grade, each with notations on level, genre, word count, author/series, and publisher/distributor.2013
PRO FOU1Fountas, Irene Guiding readers and writers, grades 3-6 : teaching comprehension, genre, and content literacy.Explores the elements of a quality literacy program for grades three through six, describing a three-block framework for language and word study, reading, and writing; and discussing independent and guided reading, literature study, comprehension and word analysis, and the reading and writing connection.2001
PRO FOU1Fountas, Irene Prompting guide for oral reading and early writing.A flip-chart tool for educators to help guide reading and writing lessons.2012
PRO FOU1Fountas, Irene Genre study : teaching with fiction and nonfiction books : grades K-8+.Provides lesson plans for teaching literature to Kindergarten through eight grade students using fiction and nonfiction books.2012
PRO FOU1Fountas, Irene C.& Gay Su Pinnell.Leveled Literacy Intervention : Green System, Levels A-J.2009
PRO FOU3Irving, Debby. Waking up white : and finding myself in the story of raceDebbie Irving tells the story of growing up sensing racial tensions, and why her diversity efforts never gained traction, until adulthood, when she realizedinsights into her own identity that shifted her worldview and upended her life.2014
PRO FRA12Franke, Meghan LChoral counting & counting collections : transforming the preK-5 math classroomA professional development book aimed at PreK-5 teachers, math supervisors, and administrators to help them understand and implement two classroom counting activities; the activities' goals are to deepen students' number sense, increase their flexibility with number, and bring joy into the doing of mathematics2018
PRO FRE2Freedom Writers. The Freedom Writers diary : how a teacher and 150 teens used writing to change themselves and the world around them.Collection of "at risk" students' and their teacher's diary entries examining the parallels between their lives and the lives of Anne Frank and the children of Sarajevo.2009
PRO FRE1Freeman, David E. .Teaching reading in multilingual classrooms.Explains the core principles of effective reading practice and offers teachers advice on the best ways to teach reading in multilingual classrooms.2000
PRO FRE8Freeman, YvonneAcademic language for English language learners and struggling readers : how to help students succeed across content areas2009
PRO GAL5Gallagher, KellyDeeper reading : comprehending challenging texts, 4-12.Identifies the elements of an effective reading lesson, and presents strategies teachers may use to help secondary students read and understand challenging fiction and nonfiction books.2004
PRO GIL4Gillen, LyneaYoga calm for children : educating heart, mind, and body.An illustrated guide to meeting the physical, mental, and emotional needs of children and their teachers and counselors through a series of yoga-based movement activities and games.2008
PRO GIN5Ginsburg, Kenneth R. with Martha M. Jablow.A Parent's Guide to Building Resilience in Children and Teens.Make wise decisions, recognize and build on their natural strengths, deal effectively with stress, foster hope and optimism, develop skills to navigate a complex world, avoid risky behaviors, take care of their emotions and bodies.2006
PRO GLA7Glasser, Howard.Notching up : the nurtured heart approach : the new inner wealth initiative for educators.2011
PRO GLA1Glasser, Howard.Transforming the Difficult Child : The Nurtured Heart Approach.1998
PRO GRE18Greene, Ross WLost at school : why our kids with behavioral challenges are falling through the cracks and how we can help them.Presents methods based on neuroscience for helping behaviorally challenged kids that explain why traditional disciplinary measures are ineffective, and argues that they lack the skills to adapt their behavior and overcome their frustration with parents, teachers, and peers, and includes dialogues, tools for identifying triggers, and more.2014
PRO GRE5Greene, Ross W.The explosive child : a new approach for understanding and parenting easily frustrated, chronically inflexible childrenAdvises parents on how to handle children with quick tempers, explaining how to anticipate and lessen the behavior by teaching the child the skills necessary to handle frustration adaptively to become more flexible, socially and emotionally.2010
PRO GRU1Gruenert, Steve. School culture rewired : how to define, assess, and transform it.
PRO GUR2Gurian, Michael.The wonder of boys : what parents, mentors, and educators can do to shape boys into exceptional men.A guide to raising boys, combining the best of past and present knowledge to answer questions about teaching boys healthy sexuality, discipline, values, respect, intimacy, and self-reliance.1997
PRO GUS3Guskey, ThomasDeveloping standards-based report cards.Describes an approach to increase grading consistency in American schools, detailing a framework to develop standards-based report cards, and offering suggestions on ways to communicate changes to parents, students, and others.2010
PRO HAE1Heacox, DianeDifferentiating instruction in the regular classroom : how to reach and teach all learners, grades 3-12Describes a variety of strategies educators can use to change the pace, level, or type of instruction in order to reach and teach all learners.2002
PRO HAN4Hanft, Barbara E. Coaching families and colleagues in early childhood2004
PRO HAR8Harris, Pamela WeberBuilding powerful numeracy for middle and high school students.2011
PRO HAR3Harvey, Stephanie.Strategies that work : teaching comprehension for understanding and engagement.Describes strategies teachers can use to promote reading comprehension in students from kindergarten through eighth grade; and includes examples of student work, illustrations, and other reference tools.2007
PRO HAR1Heritage, Margaret.Formative assessment in practice : a process of inquiry and action. addresses the students' own role in learning about themselves as learners and examines the classroom as a community of practice. The book also includes chapters on learning progressions and the policy contexts that support formative assessment.2013
PRO HAT3Hatch, TrishThe use of data in school counseling : hatching results for students, programs, and the profession.A guide for student counselors on how to collect and manage data, covering user-friendly tools, templates for data collection, action-planning, and reporting.2014
PRO HAT8Hattie, JohnVisible learning : a synthesis of over 800 meta-analyses relating to achievementDraws on fifteen years of research and more than eight hundred meta-analyses to examine the factors that influence achievement in school-aged students.2009
PRO HEA6Heath, Chip.Switch : how to change things when change is hard.Three surprises about change -- Find the bright spots -- Script the critical moves -- Point to the destination -- Find the feeling -- Shrink the change -- Grow your people -- Tweak the environment -- Build habits -- Rally the herd -- Keep the switch going. Argues that the wants of the rational mind are often at odds with the desires of the emotional mind and that this conflict is a leading obstacle in making lasting changes and explains how people can overcome those conflicts to change their personal, professional, and spiritual lives.2010