What makes this book so valuable to teachers? The layout! It makes excellent use of the 2-page spread, allowing teachers a “big picture” view of the Common Core standards, says reviewer Anne Anderson. Best of all, it explains “what the standards say, what they mean, and how to teach them.”
Reviewer Elisa Waingort highly recommends Student-Driven Learning to those who want to move toward a classroom where students are in the driver’s seat. The authors show how teachers can analyze current practice and begin leading students on hops, drives, and journeys toward ownership of learning.
Too many manic, even eruptive meetings? Reviewer Lyn Hilt recommends the preventatives and interventions crafted by these authors to promote productivity.
This is a must-read book for teacher leaders, says our reviewer, offering the stories of 8 educators who seek a new kind of teacher role in America’s schools.
Bringing iPads and apps into your classes? Having author Lori Elliott along is like having a technology mentor in the room, says Laura Von Staden.
Review: The authors deftly connect the ideas behind the close reading of text to the lives of young readers and their non-traditional reading materials.
For the right audience, this detailed game plan for moving face-to-face PD to virtual learning communities will smooth the transition, says Nicole Miller.
This brief, useful guide from Frey, Fisher & Gonzalez tells how to tie teaching with tablets to best instructional practices, says reviewer Joy Kirr.
Starting out in STEM? The authors provide practical and engaging activities to help novice & experienced teachers along the path.