Strategic Writing Mini-Lessons
SpEd teacher Danielle McIntosh recommends these 22 mini-lessons with adaptations for struggling and advanced writers & English learners.
Young, Gifted & Accelerated
This story of 14 extremely gifted teenage girls who enter a Virginia early college program is a valuable read for teachers, parents & other gifted teens, says Linda Rummell.
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Getting Past the Textbook
This book will benefit teachers who feel urgency to abandon textbook dependency and create more relevant and engaging lessons, says our reviewer Susan Shaver.
Literacy Strategies that Work
Randy Bomer’s passion for literacy for all students is evident throughout. Linda Biondi suggests close reading of this research & experience based book.
Better Teaching through Practice
Many teachers do not see skills development as an ongoing part of their job. Doug Lemov's book offers a framework for better teaching through deliberate practice.
Insider Secrets for New Teachers
See Me After Class offers novice teachers a valuable insider’s look into navigating both the classroom environment and school politics, says reviewer Kevin Hodgson.
Language Arts Fireworks!
In an era when imaginative exploration of language is missing from many ELA classrooms, Ralph Fletcher's wonderful book celebrates playful writing.
Better Than Book Reports
Teachers will find creative alternatives to the traditional book report that tap into student interests & creative writing opportunities, says reviewer Nicole Warchol.