Take a Classroom U-Turn
Reviewer Chelsea Leann Collins finds this book’s turn-around strategies work in her seventh grade classroom.
Getting Text into Action
Get It Done is "a treasure trove of helpful insights about why we need to care about the teaching of informational text," says reviewer & flowchart maker Kevin Hodgson.
Fall Book Review Festival 2
In October we posted our Fall Book Review Festival, featuring 15 looks at professional books. Our reviewers won't stop reading - so here are a dozen more!
The Why & How of Tech Tools
Kevin Hodgson says this ASCD/McREL book offers abundant help for educators to integrate technology with effective & engaging instructional practices.
Becoming a Connected Educator
Review: "A detailed description of how to create my own learning community, expand my own connectedness, and involve others in sharing and learning as well."
This fun book is full of adaptable ideas for student engagement that will inspire creativity and problem solving in your classroom, says reviewer Sandy Wisneski.
Safe and Happy Classrooms
This excellent resource has lesson plans that include objectives, materials needed, step-by-step directions and follow-up activities, says Linda Biondi.
Real World Writing Strategies
Kelly Gallagher's real-world approach to writing instruction - featuring modeling & mentor texts - is practical, relevant and doable by any teacher, says Rhonda Leduc.
Reviewer Jenni Miller found this book to be a practical guide written by educators who understand how we must teach students in the age of information overload.