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The Art Teacher’s Book of Lists (2nd Edition) – Hume
art-book-lists-120The Art Teacher’s Survival Guide for Elementary and Middle Schools – Hume
The Art Teacher’s Survival Guide for Secondary Schools, 2nd Edition – Hume
The Arts Go to School: Classroom-based activities that focus on music, painting, drama, movement, media, and more  –  Booth & Hachiya


Assessing 21st Century Skills – Greenstein
► Assessment and Student Success in a Differentiated Classroom – Tomlinson & Moon
► Assessment in Perspective: Focusing on the Reader Behind the Numbers – Landrigan & Mulligan
► Authentic Assessment: Active, Engaging Product and Performance Measures – Schorr
elementsofgrading-110► Elements of Grading: A Guide to Effective Practice – Reeves
Formative Assessment Leadership: Identify, Plan, Apply, Assess, Refine – Sanzo et al.
FAST Grading: A Guide to Implementing Best Practices – Reeves
Grading From the Inside Out: Bringing Accuracy to Student Assessment Through a Standards-Based Mindset – Schimmer
Grading Smarter, Not Harder: Assessment Strategies That Motivate Kids and Help Them Learn – Dueck
► Grading and Group Work: How Do I Assess Individual Learning When Students Work Together? – Brookhart
Hacking Assessment: 10 Ways to Go Gradeless in a Traditional Grades School – [1] Sackstein
Hacking Assessment: 10 Ways to Go Gradeless in a Traditional Grades School – [2] Sackstein
► How to Create and Use Rubrics for Formative Assessment and Grading – Brookhart
► Integrating Test Prep into Reading and Writing Workshops – Jennison
Leaders of Their Own Learning: Transforming Schools Through Student-Engaged Assessment – Berger et al.
Rethinking Grading: Meaningful Assessment for Standards-Based Learning – Vatterott
The School Leader’s Guide to Formative Assessment: Using Data to Improve Student and Teacher Achievement – Stanley & Alig
Teacher-Made Assessments: How to Connect Curriculum, Instruction, and Student Learning – Gareis & Grant
Teaching Students to Self-Assess: How do I help students reflect and grow as learners? – Sackstein

Classroom Management & Discipline     

Better Than Carrots or Sticks: Restorative Practices for Positive Classroom Management – Smith, Fisher, Frey
Causes & Cures in the Classroom: Getting to the Root of Academic and Behavior Problems  –  Searle
Classroom Management Q&As: Expert Strategies for Teaching  –  Ferlazzo
Designing Effective Classroom Management – Harlacher
Management in the Active Classroom – Berger et al.
Managing the Madness: A Practical Guide to Middle Grade Classrooms –  Berckemeyer
9781118138212_cover.inddOrganization Made Easy – Buck
Sammy and His Behavior Problems Crowe
The Together Teacher: Plan Ahead, Get Organized, and Save Time [1] – Heyck-Merlin
The Together Teacher: Plan Ahead, Get Organized, and Save Time [2] – Heyck-Merlin

Common Core  

20 Literacy Strategies to Meet the Common Core – McEwan-Adkins & Burnett
► 50 Common Core Reading Response Activities: Easy Mini-Lessons and Engaging Activities to Help Students Explore and Analyze Literature and Informational Texts – Pryle
bringingcommoncorelife-110► Bringing the Common Core to Life in K-8 Classrooms – Jensen & Nickelsen
Challenging Common Core Language Arts Lessons: Activities and Extensions for Gifted and Advanced Learners in Grade 4 – Kasten
Challenging Common Core Language Arts Lessons: Activities and Extensions for Gifted and Advanced Learners in Grade 5 – Fitzsimmons
► The Common Core Companion: The Standards Decoded, Grades 6-8  –  Burke
► The Common Core Companion: The Standards Decoded Gr 3-5 – Blauman with Burke
► Common Core English Language Arts in a PLC at Work: Grades 6-8 – Fisher & Frey
► Common Core Grammar Toolkit: Using Mentor ► Texts to Teach the Language Standards in Grades 6-8  – Ruday
The Common Core Reading Book, 6-8: Lessons for Increasingly Complex Literature, Informational Texts, and Content-Area Reading – Owocki
Core in the Content Areas: Balancing Content and Literacy  – Bennett
Common Core Literacy for ELA, History/Social Studies and the Humanities: Strategies to Deepen Content Knowledge – McKnight

Common Core Literacy Lesson Plans: Ready-to-Use Resources, 6-8 – Davis
Layout 1► Common Core Reading Lessons: Pairing Literary and Nonfiction Texts to Promote Deeper Understanding  –  O’Reilly &  Stooksbury
► The Common Core Writing Book: Lessons for a Range of Tasks, Purposes, and Audiences (K-5) – Owocki
Cultural Literacy for the Common Core: 6 Steps to Powerful, Practical Instruction for All Learners – Davis
Differentiating Instruction with Menus: Language Arts Grades 6-8, 2nd Ed – Westphal
Focus on Text: Tackling the Common Core Reading Standards 4-8 – Benjamin
Hacking the Common Core: 10 Strategies for Amazing Learning in a Standardized World – Fisher
► How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core: Seven Student Proficiencies of the New National Standards – Ballanca et al.
Mapping Comprehensive Units to the ELA Common Core Standards, 6–12 – Glass
The New Balanced Literacy School: Implementing Common Core – Policastro & McTague
The Next Digital Scholar: A Fresh Approach to the Common Core State Standards in Research and Writing   –  Purdy & McClure
A Non-Freaked Out Guide to Teaching the Common Core – Stuart
Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement – Calkins et al.
Putting the Practices into Action: Implementing the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice K-8 –  O’Connell & SanGiovanni
Teaching Students to Dig Deeper: The Common Core in Action – Johnson
Teaching the Critical Vocabulary of the Common Core: 55 Words That Make or Break Student Understanding – Sprenger
Teaching the Common Core Literature Standards in Grades 2-5: Strategies, Mentor Texts, and Units of Study – Morris
Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands on Activities: Grades 3-5  – Muschla et al
Teaching the Core Skills of Listening and Speaking – Palmer
writing-behind-door-110Ten Differentiation Strategies for Building Common Core Literacy – Spencer
Self-Regulation and the Common Core: Application to the ELA Standards – White & DiBenedetto
Uncommon Core: Where the Authors of the Standards Go Wrong About Instruction–and How You Can Get It Right  – Smith et al.
The Visual Edge: Graphic Organizers For Standards Based Learning – Letchy
Writing Behind Every Door: Teaching Common Core Writing in the Content Areas – Wolpert-Gawron

Connected Learning & Tech Integration                 

connected-educator-snbThe Connected Educator [1] – Nussbaum-Beach & Hall
The Connected Educator [2] – Nussbaum-Beach &  Hall
The Connected Teacher: Powering Up   – Norton & Nussbaum-Beach
Connecting Your Students with the World: Tools and Projects to Make Global Collaboration Come Alive, K-8 – Krakower et al.
Content Curation: How to Avoid Information Overload – Anderson
Crafting Digital Writing: Composing Texts Across Media and Genres  – Hicks
Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times  – Sheninger
Digital Storytelling: Guide for Educators – Frazel
flip-your-classroom-110Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day – Bergmann & Sams
From Notepad to iPad: Using Apps and Web Tools to Engage a New Generation of Students –Gillispie
Game Believes in You: How Games Can Make Our Kids Smarter – Toppo
The Global School: Connecting Classroom and Students Around the World – William Kist
Invent to Learn Guide to 3D Printing in the Classroom – Recipes for Success – Thornburg et al.

iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know about Selfies, Sexting, Gaming, and Growing up  – Hofman
Literacy Lessons for a Digital World: Using Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and More to Meet the Demands of the Common Core – Diamond & Gaier
Overcoming Textbook Fatigue: 21st Century Tools – Lent
Power Up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning – Neebe & Roberts [1]
Power Up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning – Neebe & Roberts [2]
Reading Amplified: Digital Tools That Engage Students in Words, Books and Ideas – Spillane
Reinventing Learning for the Always-On Generation: Strategies and Apps That Work – Jukes et al.
Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World – Devorah Heitner
scomix-110 Serious Comix: Engaging Students with Digital Storyboards – Wilson
Standing in the Gap: Empowering New Teachers Through Connected Resources – Dabbs & Howard
Teach Like a Techie with Apps: 20 Powerful iPad Apps You’ll Use Every Day –  Elliott
The Teacher’s Guide to Tech 2015 – Gonzalez
Teaching with Tablets: How do I integrate tablets with effective instruction? – Frey et al.
Transformational Teaching in the Information Age – Rosebrough & Leverett
Using Technology with Classwork Instruction that Works – Pitler et al.
What Connected Educators Do Differently – Whitaker et al.
What Connected Educators Do Differently – Whitaker et al.
Worlds of Making: Best Practices for Establishing a Makerspace in Your School [1] – Fleming
Worlds of Making: Best Practices for Establishing a Makerspace in Your School [2] – Fleming

Education Policy


The Educator and the Oligarch: A Teacher Challenges The Gates Foundation – Cody
► This Is Not a Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and the Future of Education  – Vilson
Wasting Minds: Why Our Education System is Failing and What We Can Do About It – Wolk
Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? – Zhao

ELA & Literacies                

10 Differentiation Strategies for Building Prior Knowledge – Spencer
10 Performance-Based Projects for the Language Arts Classroom: Grades 3-5 – Stanley
59 Reasons to Write : Mini-lessons, Prompts and Inspiration for Teachers [1] – Messner
59 Reasons to Write: Mini-Lessons, Prompts and Inspirations for Teachers  [2] –  Messner
► The Author’s Apprentice: Developing Writing Fluency, Stamina, and Motivation Through Authentic Publication – Meigs-Kahlenberg
Awakening the Middle School Voice: Engineering Language Arts to Excite Adolescents – Scott
Background Knowledge: The Missing Piece of the Comprehension Puzzle – Fisher & Frey
Ban the Book Report – Foster
big-skills-for-cc-110Beyond the Five Paragraph Essay – Campbell & Latimer
The Big Book of Details: 46 Moves for Teaching Writers to Elaborate – Linder
Big Skills for the Common Core: Literacy Strategies for 6-12 Classroom – Benjamin & Hugelmeyer
Book Love: Developing Depth, Stamina and Passion in Adolescent Readers – Kittle
The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child – Miller
Building Academic Language, Second Edition: Meeting Common Core Standards Across Disciplines – Zwiers
Building Adolescent Literacy in Today’s English Classroom – Bomer
But I’m Not a Reading Teacher! Strategies for Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas – Benjamin
Can Pop Culture and Shakespeare Exist in the Same Classroom? Using Student Interest to Bring Complex Texts to Life   – Gritter et al.
Caught in the Middle: Reading and Writing in the Transition Years – Booth
but-im-not-110Celebrating Writers: From Possibilities through Publication –  Ayres & Overman
Close Reading for the Whole Class (Grades 2-6) – Althans & Devine
Close Reading in Elementary School: Bringing Readers and Texts Together – Diana & Betsy Sisson
Closer Reading Grades 3-6: Better Prep, Smarter Lessons, Deeper Comprehension – Boyles
Close Writing: Developing Purposeful Writers in Grades 2-6 – Bourque
► Compare & Contrast: Teaching Comparative Thinking – Silver
Connected Reading: Teaching Adolescent Readers in a Digital World – Hawley Turner & Hicks
Craft Moves: Lesson Sets for Teaching Writing with Mentor Texts – Shubitz
Create Compose Connect!  – Hyler & Hicks
Creating a Classroom Culture That Supports the Common Core: Teaching Questioning, Conversation Techniques, and Other Essential Skills – Harris
The Daily Five: Fostering Literacy Independence – Boushey & Moser
Deepening Comprehension with Action Strategies (2nd Edition) – Wilhelm
Discovering Voice: Lessons to Teach Reading and Writing of Complex Text – Dean
Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters – Beers & Probst
Dramathemes, 4th edition: Classroom literacy that will excite, surprise, and stimulate learning – Swartz
Dream Wakers: Mentor Texts That Celebrate Latino Culture – Culham
Empowering Families: Practical Ways to Involve Parents in Boosting Literacy, Grades Pre-K-5 – Bradbury & Busch
The Educator’s Guide to Writing a Book: Practical Advice for Teachers and Leaders – West
The End of School as We Know It – Dixon
Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms: The Surprising Power of Joy  – Fresch
Energizing Research Reading & Writing – Lehman
get-it-done-110 Enriching Comprehension with Visualization Strategies –  Wilhelm
Exploding the Reading: Building a world of responses from one small story; 50 interactive strategies for increasing comprehension – Booth
Falling in Love with Close Reading: Lessons for Analyzing Texts and Life [1] – Lehman & Roberts
Falling in Love with Close Reading: Lessons for Analyzing Texts and Life  [2] – Lehman & Roberts
Family Reading Night, 2nd Edition   –  Hutchins et al.
Flip Your Writing Workshop – Johansen & Cherry-Paul
Flipping Your English Class to Reach All Learners –  Cockrum
Finding Voice: Introductory Lessons to Teach Reading and Writing of Complex Text – Dean
Formative Assessment in the New Balanced Literacy Classroom – Policastro et al.
Fresh Takes on Teaching Literary Elements: How to Teach What Really Matters About Character, Setting, Point of View and Theme – Smith & Wilhelm
Genre Connections: Lessons to Launch Literary and Nonfiction Texts  – McGregor

Get Graphic! Using Storyboards to Write and Draw Picture Books, Graphic Novels or Comic Strips – Thurman & Hearn
Get It Done: Writing and Analyzing Informational Texts to Make Things Happen – Wilhelm et al.
Grammar for Middle School: A Sentence-Composing Approach  –  Killgallon
Grammar Matters: Lessons, Tips and Conversations Using Mentor Texts, K-6 – Dorfman & Dougherty
Hacking Literacy: 5 Ways To Turn Any Classroom Into a Culture Of Readers – Dawson
Holding On To Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Ones: Six Literary Principles Worth Fighting For  –  Newkirk
I See What You Mean: Visual Literacy K-8 (2nd Ed.) – Moline   
Improving Comprehension with Think-aloud Strategies: Doing What Good Readers Do (2nd Edition) –  Wilhelm
In the Best Interest of Students: Staying True to What Works in the ELA Classroom – Gallagher
In the Middle: A Lifetime of Learning About Writing, Reading and Adolescents (3rd Edition) – Atwell
Independent Reading in the Age of Common Core: An Effective Approach to Taking Notes During Independent Reading – Cannone-Galick & Henley
It’s Not Complicated: What I Know For Sure About Helping Our Students of Color Become Successful Readers –  Hunter
Interactive Writing Across Grades: A Small Practice With Big Results, PreK-5 – Roth & Dabrowski
► The Language of Learning: Teaching Students Core Thinking, Listening, and Speaking Skills  – Wilson
The Journey is Everything: Teaching Essays that Students Want to Write for People Who Want to Read Them – Bomer
Learning for Real: Teaching Content and Literacy Across the Curriculum – Mills
Lessons and Units for Closer Reading: Ready-to-Go Resources and Planning Tools Galore – Boyles
Let’s Talk: One-on-One, Peer, and Small-Group Writing Conferences – Overmeyer
Literacy and the Common Core: Recipes for Action –  Tantillo
The Literacy Cookbook – Tantillo
Living Literacy at Home: A Parent’s Guide – Policastro
Make Writing: 5 Teaching Strategies That Turn Writers Workshop Into a Maker Space – Stockman
Making Nonfiction from Scratch – Fletcher
Making the Journey: Being and Becoming a Teacher of English Language Arts – Christenbury & Lindblom
Making Words Real: Proven Strategies for Building Academic Vocabulary Fast – Billingsley
Mastering Digital Literacy: Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy – Jacobs et al.
Mastering Global Literacy – Jacobs, editor
Mastering Short-Response Writing: Claim It! Cite It! Cement It! – Sitomer
Minds Made for Stories: How We Really Read and Write Informational and Persuasive Texts  – Newkirk
Media Literacy in the K-12 Classroom – Baker
Narrative Writing Toolkit: Using Mentor Texts in Grades 3-8 – Ruday
Next Step Forward in Guided Reading: An Assess-Decide-Guide Framework – Richardson
The Next Step in Vocabulary Instruction: Practical Strategies and engaging Activities That Help All Learners Build Vocabulary and Deepen Instruction –Bromley
No More Independent Reading Without Support  –  Miller & Moss
The Nonfiction NOW Lesson Bank (Grades 4-8): Strategies and Routines for Higher-Level Comprehension in the Content Areas  [1] – Akhavan

The Nonfiction NOW Lesson Bank (Grades 4-8): Strategies and Routines for Higher-Level Comprehension in the Content Areas  [2]– Akhavan
Nonfiction Strategies That Work: Do This – Not That – Wilfong
pyrotechnics-on-the-page-110Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading  – Beers & Probst
Page-to-Stage Writing Workshop: Awakening the Writer, Publisher, and Presenter in Every Student – Alexander
Paragraphs for Middle School: A Sentence-Composing Approach –  Killgallon
Playing with Stories: Story Crafting for Storytellers, Writers, Teachers and Other Imaginative Thinkers – Cordi
Poem Central: Word Journeys with Readers and Writers  – McPhillips
Poetry Lessons to Meet the Common Core State Standards: Exemplar Poems With Engaging Lessons and Response Activities That Help Students Read, Understand, and Appreciate Poetry   – Heard
Poetry Mentor Texts: Making Reading and Writing Connections, K-8 – Dorfman & Cappelli
Pyrotechnics on the Page: Playful Craft that Sparks Writing – Fletcher
Raising Kids Who READ: What Parents and Teachers Can Do – Willingham
Read Talk Write: 35 Lessons That Teach Students to Analyze Fiction and Nonfiction – Robb
Read, Write, Lead: Breakthrough Strategies for Schoolwide Literacy Success – Routman
Read Write Teach: Choice and Challenge in the Reading-Writing Workshop – Rief
Readers Front & Center: Helping All Students Engage with Complex Texts –  Barnhouse 
Reading Ladders: Leading Students from Where They Are to Where We’d Like Them to Be – Lesesne
Reading Nonfiction: Notice & Note Stances, Signposts, and Strategies – Beers & Probst [1]
Reading Nonfiction: Notice & Note Stances, Signposts, and Strategies – Beers & Probst [2]
Reading Projects Reimagined: Student-Driven Conferences to Deepen Critical Thinking – Feigelson
The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers – Serravallo
Reading Unbound: Why Kids Need to Read What They Want – and  Why We Should Let Them  [1] – Wilhelm & Smith
Reading Unbound: Why Kids Need to Read What They Want and Why We Should Let Them  [2] – Wilhelm & Smith
Reading Wellness: Lessons in Independence and Proficiency – Burkins & Yaris
Reading with Pictures: Comics That Make Kids Smarter – Elder
Reading Without Limits: Teaching Strategies to Build Independent Reading for Life – Witter
Reading Workshop 2.0: Supporting Readers in the Digital Age – Serafini
The Reading Zone: How to Help Kids Become Passionate, Skilled, Habitual, Critical Readers, 2nd Ed – Atwell & Merkel  
Research and Rhetoric: Language arts units for gifted students in grade 5 – Missett et al.
Smuggling Writing: Strategies that get students to write every day in every content area – Wood et al.
Still Learning to Read: Teaching Students in Grade 3-6 (2nd Ed) – Sibberson & Szymusiak
Story by Story: Creating a student storytelling troupe and making the Common Core exciting – Chace
Story: Still the Heart of Literacy Learning [1] – Cunningham
Story: Still the Heart of Literacy Learning [2] – Cunningham
Strategic Writing Mini-Lessons for All Students, Grades 4-8 – Richards & Lassonde
Stretching Beyond The Textbook: Reading and Succeeding with Complex Texts in the Content Areas – Francese & Marsick
Tools for Teaching Academic Vocabulary [1]– Allen
Tools for Teaching Academic Vocabulary [2]- Allen
► Teaching Argument Writing, Grades 6-12 – Hillocks
Teaching Interpretation: Using Text-Based Evidence to Construct Meaning – Cherry-Paul & Johansen
Teaching Reading in the Content Areas:  If Not Me, Then Who? – Urquhart & Frazee

readlikedetectives-110Teaching Students to Read Like Detectives – Fisher, Frey, Lapp
Teaching with Text-Based Questions: Helping Students Analyze Nonfiction and Visual Texts – Smith
Teaching with Heart: Poetry That Speaks To the Courage To Teach – Intrator & Scribner
Teaching Writing in the Middle School: Common Core and More – Roseboro
Text Complexity: Stretching Readers with Texts and Tasks, Second Edition – Fisher et al.
Text Structures From the Masters: 50 Lessons and Nonfiction Mentor Texts to Help Students Write Their Way In & Read Their Way Out of Every Single Imaginable Genre – Bernabei & Koppe
Texts and Lessons for Content Area Writing – Steineke & Daniels  
Texts and Lessons for Teaching Literature – Daniels & Steineke
Total Literacy Techniques: Tools to Help Students Analyze Literature and Informational Texts –  Himmele et al.
Unlocking Complex Texts: A Systematic Framework for Building Adolescents’ Comprehension – Robb
The Unstoppable Writing Teacher: Real Strategies for the Real Classroom – Cruz
Using Reading to Teach a World Language – Spangler & Mazzante
► Vocab Rehab: How Do I Teach Vocabulary Effectively With Limited Time [1] –  Sprenger
► Vocab Rehab: How Do I Teach Vocabulary Effectively With Limited Time [2] –  Sprenger
Vocabularians: Integrated Word Study in the Middle Grades – Overturf
Vocabulary Is Comprehension: Getting to the Root of Text Complexity – Robb
Vocabulary Strategies that Work – Wilfong
► What a Writer Needs 2nd Edition – Fletcher
► What Every Middle School Teacher Needs to Know About Reading Tests – Fuhrken
► Whole Novels for the Whole Class: A Student-Centered Approach [1] – Sacks
Whole Novels for the Whole Class: A Student-Centered Approach [2] – Sacks
Who’s Doing the Work? How to Say Less So Readers Can Do More – Burkins & Yaris
writing-to-explore-110► Word Nerds: Teaching All Students to Learn and Love Vocabulary – Overturf et al.
Worth Writing About: Exploring Memoir with Adolescents – [1] Wizner
Worth Writing About: Exploring Memoir with Adolescents – [2] Wizner
Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling & Mentor Texts [1] – Gallagher
► Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling & Mentor Texts [2] – Gallagher
Write This Way: How Modeling Transforms The Writing Classroom – Boswell
► Writer’s Workshop for the Common Core: A Step-by-Step Guide – Combs
► Writing to Explore: Discovering Adventure in the Research Paper – Somoza & Lourie
Writing Pathways: Performance Assessments and Learning Progressions –  Calkins et al.
Writing Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers – [1] Serravallo
Writing Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers – [2] Seravallo
Writing Strategies That Work: Do This–Not That – Wilfong
► Writing Workshop in Middle School: What You Need to Really Make It Work in the Time You’ve Got – Pryle

English Language Learners            

Classroom Instruction that Works with English Language Learners  – Hill & Miller
Confident Voices: Digital Tools for Language Acquisition – Spencer
ELL-interactive-notebks-110► Interactive Notebooks & English Language Learners – Carter et al.
► The Invent to Learn Guide to Fun – Josh Burker
► Helping English Language Learners Meet the Common Core – Boyd-Batstone
► Minding the Achievement Gap One Classroom at a Time – Pollock et al.
Moving from the Spoken to Written Language with ELLs – Soto
Navigating the Common Core with English Language Learners: Practical Strategies to Develop Higher-Order Thinking Skills – Ferlazzo & Hull-Sypnieski
► Reaching English Language Learners in Every Classroom – Arechiga
Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding Learning: Teaching English Language Learners in the Mainstream Classroom – Gibbons

Engagement, Motivation & Ownership                  

50 Activities for the First Day of School – Burns
17,000 Classroom Visits Can’t Be Wrong – Strategies That Engage Students, Promote Active Learning, and Boost Achievement – Antonetti & Garver
Active Learning in the Middle Grades Classroom – Edwards
 Activators: Classroom Strategies for Engaging Middle and High School Students – Frazier & Mehle
► Better Learning Through Structured Teaching: A Framework for the Gradual Release of Responsibility – Fisher & Frey
► Boredom – Harris
Building a Community of Self-Motivated Learners [1] – Ferlazzo
Building a Community of Self-Motivated Learners [2] – Ferlazzo
Eight Myths of Student Disengagement: Creating Classrooms of Deep Learning – Fredricks
Everyday Engagement: Making Students and Parents Your Partners in Learning – Ridnouer
Engage Every Family: Five Simple Principles – Constantino
everyone-invited-115► Everyone’s Invited! Interactive Strategies That Engage Young Adolescents – Spencer
► Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8: Teaching Kids to Succeed [1] – Silver
► Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8: Teaching Kids to Succeed [2] – Silver
The Flexible ELA Classroom: Practical Tools for Differentiated Instruction in Grades 4—8 – Chandler
From Inquiry to Action: Civic Engagement with Project Based Learning in All Content Areas – Zemelman
► Fostering Student Accountability Through Student Led Conferences – Kinney
From Seatwork to Feetwork: Engaging Students in Their Own Learning, 2nd Edition – Nash
► From the Campfire to the Holodeck: Creating Engaging and Powerful 21st Century Learning Environments – Thornburg
The Genius Hour Guidebook: Fostering Passion, Wonder, and Inquiry in the Classroom – [1] Krebs & Zvi
The Genius Hour Guidebook: Fostering Passion, Wonder, and Inquiry in the Classroom – [2] Krebs & Zvi
Genius Hour: Passion Projects That Ignite Innovation and Student Inquiry – McNair
Hacking Engagement: 50 Tips and Tools to Engage Teachers and Learners – Sturtevant
Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers to Classroom Challenges – Ferlazzo
High Expectations Teaching: How We Persuade Students to Believe and Act on ‘Smart Is Something You Can Get’ – Saphier
► Improving Comprehension with Think-aloud Strategies: Doing What Good Readers Do – Wilhelm
In It Together: How Students, Family, and Community Partnerships Advance Engagement and Achievement in Diverse Classrooms – Zacarian & Silverstone

The Inspirational Teacher – McGuey & Moore
Judging For Themselves: Using Mock Trials to Bring Social Studies and English to Life – Sherrin
► Kick-Start Your Class — Academic Icebreakers to Engage Students – Johnson
► Kidding Around: connecting kids to happiness, laughter and humor  –  Sue Stephenson
Learn Like a Pirate: Empower Your Students to Collaborate, Lead and Succeed – Solarz
Learning Personalized: The Evolution of the Contemporary Classroom – Zmuda et al.
Mentoring is a Verb: Strategies for Improving College and Career Readiness – Olwell
Mindsets for Parents: Strategies to Encourage Growth Mindsets in Kids – Ricci & Lee
Middle School Motivators! 22 Interactive Learning Structures – Responsive Classroom
Motivating Struggling Learners: 10 Ways to Build Student Success [1] – Blackburn
Motivating Struggling Learners: 10 Ways to Build Student Success [2] – Blackburn
► Motivation to Learn: Transforming Classroom Culture to Support Student Achievement  –  Middleton & Perks
Passionate Learners: How to Engage and Empower Your Students, 2nd edition – Ripp
Recharge & Refocus: 50 Brain Breaks for Middle Schoolers – Responsive Classroom
Rigor and Assessment in the Classroom – Blackburn
Rigor in Your School: A Toolkit for Leaders – Williamson & Blackburn
Self-Driven-Lrng-110► Role Reversal: Achieving Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom – Barnes
► Self-Driven Learning: Teaching Strategies for Student Motivation – Ferlazzo
► Serious Fun: Practical Strategies to Motivate and Engage Students  – Hirst-Loucks & Loucks
► Teaching in High Gear: My Shift Toward a Student-Driven, Inquiry-Based Science Classroom – Ratzel
Teaching Outside the Lines: Developing Creativity in Every Learner
– Johnson
Upstanders: How to Engage Middle School Hearts and Minds with Inquiry   – Daniels & Ahmed
World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements – Hunter

Exceptional Students & Special Needs   


Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Inclusive Classroom: How to Reach & Teach Students with ASD, 2nd ed [1] – Boroson
Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Inclusive Classroom: How to Reach & Teach Students with ASD, 2nd ed [2] – Boroson
Best Practices at Tier 1: How to Engage and Empower Your Students, 2nd edition [1] – Gregory et al.
Best Practices at Tier 1: Daily Differentiation for Effective Instruction, Secondary  [2]  – Gregory et al.
College @ 13 – Solow & Rhodes
► Comprehension Lessons for RTI, Grades 3-5: Reach and Teach Tier 2 Students – Stein
► Co-Teaching That Works – Beninghof
Differentiated Lessons for Every Learner: Standards-Based Activities and Extensions for Middle School – Brulles et al.
Differentiation in Middle & High School: Strategies to Engage All Learners – Doubet & Hockett
► The Energetic Brain: Understanding and Managing ADHD – Reynolds et al.
► Enhancing RTI: How to Ensure Success with Effective Classroom Instruction & Intervention – Fisher & Frey
► Fostering Grit  – Hoerr
► A Guide to Co-Teaching: New Lessons and Strategies to Facilitate Student Learning (3rd Ed.)  Villa et al.
► Inspiring Middle School Minds: Gifted, Creative & Challenging – Willis
Parenting Gifted Children 101: An Introduction to Gifted Kids and Their Needs – Inman & Kirchner
rigor-sp-needs-110► Planning and Organizing Standards-Based Differentiated Instruction (2nd Edition)  – Chapman & King
Proven Strategies That Work for Teaching Gifted and Advanced Learners – Ryser & McConnell
Rigor for Students with Special Needs – Blackburn & Witzel
RTI in Middle and High Schools – Bender
► RTI Is a Verb  – Hierck & Weber
► RTI Strategies that Work in the 3-6 Classroom – Johnson & Karns
The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know? – Neihart et al.
► What Every School Leader Needs to Know about RTI – Searle

History & Social Studies

American Revolution and Constitution: Short Nonfiction for American History – Goodvis & Harvey
The Classes They Remember: Using Role-Plays to Bring Social Studies and English to Life – Sherrin
making-history-mine-110Colonial Times: Short Nonfiction for American History  –  Harvey & Goudvis
Essentials of Middle and Secondary Social Studies   –  Smith
Examining the Evidence: Seven Strategies for Teaching with Primary Sources – Thompson & Austin
History Class Revisited: Tools and Projects to Engage Middle School Students in Social Studies – Passanisi
Inquiry-Based Lessons in U.S. History: Decoding the Past – Kirchner & McMichael
► The Line Between Us: Teaching about the Border and Mexican Immigration – Bigelow
► Making History Mine: Meaningful Connections for Grades 5-9  – Cooper
The Writing on the Walls: Discovering Medieval and Ancient Graffiti for Middle School Social Studies – Rhodes


The 6 Keys to Teacher Engagement: Unlocking the Doors to Top Teacher Performance – West
10 Steps to Manage Change in Schools: How Do We Take Initiatives From Goals To Actions? – Benson
Blending Leadership: Six Simple Beliefs for Leading Online and Off – Valentine & Richards
BRAVO Principal! Building Relationships with Actions that Value Others – Harris
Building a Culture of Support: Strategies for School Leaders – Caposey
Creating Safe Schools: A Guide for School Leaders, Teachers, Counselors, and Parents – Schargel
Data, Data Everywhere: Bringing All the Data Together for Continuous School Improvement – Bernhardt
Dealing with Difficult Teachers, Third Edition  – Whitaker
Excellence through Equity: Five Principles of Courageous Leadership to Guide Achievement for Every Student – Blankstein et al.
Formative Classroom Walkthroughs: How principals and teachers collaborate to raise student achievement – Moss & Brookhart
From Leading to Succeeding: The Seven Elements of Effective Leadership in Education – Reeves
From School Administrator to School Leader: 15 Ways to Maximize Your Leadership Potential – Johnson & Sessions
Get Organized! Time Management for School Leaders – Buck
Hiring the Best Staff for your School: How to Use Narrative to Improve your Recruiting Process – Jetter
Insights: How Expert Principals Make Difficult Decisions – McLaughlin
Leading with Focus: Elevating the Essentials for School and District Improvement – Schmoker
Lemons to Lemonade: Resolving Problems in Meetings, Workshops, and PLCs –  Garmston & Zimmerman
9781118575239.pdf Linking Leadership to Student Learning  – Leithwood & Seashore Louis
Making Teamwork Meaningful: Leading Progress-Driven Collaboration in a PLC at Work – Ferriter et al.
The Power of Teacher Leaders: Their Roles, Influence, and Impact – Bond
The Principal 50: Critical Leadership Questions for Inspiring Schoolwide Excellence – Kafele
The Principal: Three Keys to Maximizing Impact  [1] – Fullan
The Principal: Three Keys to Maximizing Impact  [2] – Fullan
Principal Voice: Listen, Learn, Lead – Quaglia
The Principalship from A to Z, 2nd Edition [1] – Williamson & Blackburn
► The Principalship from A to Z, 2nd edition [2] – Williamson & Blackburn
School Culture Rewired: How to Define, Assess, and Transform It – Gruenert & Whitaker
A School Leader’s Guide to Excellence: Collaborating Our Way to Better Schools – Farina & Kotch
School Leadership through the Seasons – Mausbach & Morrison
Short on Time: How do I make time to lead and learn as a principal? – Sterrett
9781118456194.pdf The Skillful Team Leader:  A Resource for Overcoming Hurdles to Professional Learning for Student Achievement  –  MacDonald
Start. Right. Now. Teach and Lead for Excellence – Whitaker et al.
Stop Leading Like It’s Yesterday: Key Concepts for Shaping Today’s Culture – Reason
Strategies for Developing and Supporting School Leaders: Stepping Stones to Great Leadership – Sanzo
Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead But Don’t Leave –  Berry et al.
Tapping the Power of Personalized Learning: A Roadmap for School Leaders – Rickbaugh

The Together Leader: Get Organized for Your Success – and Sanity! – Heyck-Merlin
Transforming Schools: Using Project-Based Learning, Performance Assessment, and Common Core Standards – Lenz et al.
The Trust Factor: Strategies for School Leaders – Combs et al.
You Don’t Have to Be Bad to Get Better: A Leader’s Guide to Improving Teacher Quality – McKay


Accessible Algebra: 30 Modules to Promote Algebraic Reasoning – Collins & Benson
Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Fractions Grades 5-8 – Burkhart
► Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Numbers and Operations (5-8) – Burkhart
Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Ratios, Proportions, & Similarity, Grades 5-8 – Burkhart
Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You’d Had: Ideas and Strategies from Vibrant Classrooms – Zager
Bringing Math Students into the Formative Assessment Equation – Creighton et al.
Children’s Mathematics: Cognitively Guided Instruction 2nd Edition – Carpenter et al.
Common Core Sense: Tapping the Power of the Mathematical Practices – Moynihan
Common Core Standards For Middle School Mathematics: A Quick-Start Guide [1] – Schwols & Dempsey
Common Core Standards For Middle School Mathematics: A Quick-Start Guide [2] – Schwols & Dempsey
► The Essentials of Mathematics K-6: Effective Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment  – Kathy Checkley
► Every Child Can Do Math: Deceptively Simple Activities to Develop Mathematical Thinking  –  Yeap & Walker
5 Principles of the Modern Mathematics Classroom: Creating a Culture of Innovative Thinking – Aungst
Get Organized! Time Management for School Leaders – Buck
Getting Parents on Board: Partnering To Increase Math and Literacy Achievement – Hindin & Mueller
intentional-talk-110Intentional Talk: How to Structure and Lead Productive Mathematical Discussions – Kazemi & Hintz
It’s All Relative: Key Ideas and Common Misconceptions about Ratio and Proportion, Grades 6-7 – Collins & Dacey
It’s TIME: Themes and Imperatives for Mathematics Education – NCSM
► Learning to Love Math: Teaching Strategies That Change Student Attitudes and Get Results – Willis
Lessons and Activities for Building Powerful Numeracy – Weber Harris
Making Number Talks Matter: Developing Mathematical Practices and Deepening Understanding – Humphreys & Parker [1]
Making Number Talks Matter: Developing Mathematical Practices and Deepening Understanding Grades 4-10 – Humphreys & Parker [2]
Math Dictionary for Kids: The Essential Guide to Math Terms, Strategies, and Tables (4th Ed.)  –  Fitzgerald
► Math in Plain English: Literacy Strategies for the Mathematics Classroom – Benjamin
► Math Know-How: Answers to Your Most Persistent Teaching Issues, Grades 3-5  – Adams & LaFramenta
Math on the Move: Engaging Students in Whole Body Learning – Rosenfeld

Math Running Records in Action: A Framework for Assessing Basic Math Fact Fluency – Newton
Math Workshop in Action: Strategies for Grades K-5 – Newton
Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students’ Potential Through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching – Boaler
The Mathematics Coaching Handbook: Working with K-8 teachers to improve instruction 2nd Edition – Hansen
Performance Tasks and Rubrics for Middle School Mathematics: Meeting Rigorous Standards and Assessments, 2nd ed. – Danielson & Marquez
Performance Tasks and Rubrics for Upper Elementary Mathematics: Meeting Rigorous Standards and Assessments, 2nd Ed. – Danielson & Dragoon
Probability for Kids: Using Model-Eliciting Activities to Investigate Probability Concepts – Chamberlin
► Realizing Rigor in the Mathematics Classroom  – Hull et al.
► RTI in Math: Evidence-Based Interventions for Struggling Students – Forbringer & Fuchs
Routines for Reasoning: Fostering the Mathematical Practices in All Students – Kelemanik et al.
► Small Steps, Big Changes: 8 Essential Practices for Transforming Schools Through Mathematics  –  Confer & Ramirez
Strategies for Mathematics Instruction and Intervention Grades 6-8 – Weber et al. 
Well Played: Building Mathematical Thinking through Number Games and Puzzles (Grades 3—5) – Dacey et al.
Why Before How: Singapore Math Computation Strategies  –  Hazekamp

Professional Learning & Coaching             

The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation – Aguilar
Cooperating Teacher Series – Henry & Weber
Designing and Implementing Effective Professional Learning – Murray
Easy and Effective Professional Development: the Power of Peer Observation to Improve Teaching  – Beck et al.
► Energize Your Meetings! 35 Interactive Learning Structures for Educators – NE Foundation for Children
First Aid for Teacher Burnout: How You Can Find Peace and Success – Rankin
► The First-Year Teacher’s Survival Guide: Ready-to-Use Strategies, Tools & Activities for Meeting the Challenges of Each School Day (3rd ed.) [1] – Thompson
► The First-Year Teacher’s Survival Guide: Ready-to-Use Strategies, Tools & Activities for Meeting the Challenges of Each School Day  [2] – Thompson
First Years Matter: Becoming an Effective Teacher: A Mentoring Guide for Novice Teachers – Radford
Guiding, Sharing, and Reflecting With Novice Teachers: A Month-by-Month Curriculum for Teacher Effectiveness – Radford
Handbook on Teacher Portfolios for Evaluation and Professional Development – Tucker et al.
► High-Impact Instruction: A Framework for Great Teaching – Knight
► Mentoring and Coaching Tips: How Educators Can Help Each Other – Waterman
Peer Coaching to Enrich Professional Practice, School Culture, and Student Learning – Robbins
► Personal Learning Networks: Using the Power of Connections to Transform Education – Richardson & Mancabelli
► Practice Perfect: 42 Rules for Getting Better at Getting Better – Lemov et al.
► Professional Learning in the Digital Age: The Educator’s Guide to User-Generated Learning  –  Swanson
teaming-rocks-110► Strengthening & Enriching Your Professional Learning Community: The Art of Learning Together – Caine
► Teach Like a Champion Field Guide: A Practical Resource to Make the 49 Techniques Your Own – Doug Lemov
Teacher Teamwork: How do we make it work? – Searle & Swartz
► Teaming Rocks! Collaborate in Powerful Ways to Ensure Student Success – Spencer
► Technology Together: Whole-School Professional Development for Capability and Confidence  – Phelps & Graham
► The Ten-Minute Inservice: 40 Quick Training Sessions that Build Teacher Effectiveness – Whitaker & Breaux
Unmistakable Impact: A Partnership Approach for Dramatically Improving Instruction  –  Knight
► U-Turn Teaching: Strategies to Accelerate Learning & Transform Middle School Achievement – Allen & Currie

Project & Cross-Subject Learning

► Cemeteries: Alive with Learning – Kissling
Creating Purpose-Driven Learning Experiences – Ferriter
DIY: Project Based Learning for Math and Science – Wolpert-Gawron

Sladkey_Energizing_Brain_110Science of Learning         

Awaken the Learner: Finding the Source of Effective Education – Scott & Marzano
► Energizing Brain Breaks – Sladkey
The Motivated Brain: Improving Student Attention, Engagement, and Perseverance – Gregory & Kaufeldt
► Wiring the Brain for Reading – Sprenger
► Why Don’t Students Like School? – Willingham
Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies that Engage the Brain – Tate

Science & STEM

► Action Science: Relevant Teaching and Active Learning – Robertson
Climate Change: Discover How it Impacts Spaceship Earth with 25 Projects – Sneiderman & Twamley
► Doing Science in Morning Meeting: 150 Quick Activities that Connect to Your Curriculum – Webb & Wilson
Invent-to-Learn-120► Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms – Brunsell & Fleming
► The Essentials of Science, Grades 7-12: Effective Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment  – Allen
► Family Science Night: Fun Tips, Activities, and Ideas – Connell
► Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering & Engineering in the Classroom – Martinez & Stager
► Negotiating Science: The Critical Role of Argument in Student Inquiry – Hand et al.
Perfect Pairs: Using Fiction and Nonfiction Picture Books to Teach Life Science, Grade 3-5 – [1] Stewart & Chesley
Perfect Pairs: Using Fiction and Nonfiction Picture Books to Teach Life Science, Grade 3-5 – [2] Stewart & Chesley
Reading Science: Practical Strategies for Integrating Instruction – [1] Altieri
Reading Science: Practical Strategies for Integrating Instruction – [2] Altieri
Renewable Energy: Discover the Fuel of the Future – Sneideman & Twamley
► Science Notebooks: Writing about Inquiry – Fulton & Campbell
STEM by Design: Strategies & Activities for Grades 4-8 – Jolly
► STEM Lesson Essentials, Grades 3 – 8: Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics –  Vasquez et al.
► Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists: Strategies Aligned with Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards –Grant et al.
► To Look Closely: Science and Literacy in the Natural World – Laurie Rubin

Social Emotional Learning

► The Advisory Book: Building a Community of Learners, 2nd Ed – Crawford
► Dispositions: Reframing Teaching and Learning – Costa & Kallick
Everyday SEL in Elementary School: Integrating Social-Emotional Learning and Mindfulness Into Your Classroom – Philibert
► Fostering Grit  – Hoerr
The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed – Lahey
school-play-110► How to Bullyproof Your Classroom – Crowe
I’m Not Just Gifted: Social-Emotional Curriculum for Guiding Gifted Children – Fonseca
► Make Your Worrier A Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Child’s Fears – Peters
► Mindsets in the Classroom: Building a Culture of Success and Student Achievement in School  –  Mary Cay Ricci
► Opening Minds: Using Language to Change Lives – Johnston
Owning Up: Empowering Adolescents to Confront Social Cruelty, Bullying, and Injustice, 2nd ed. – Wiseman
Relationships That Work: Four Ways to Connect (and Set Boundaries) with Colleagues, Students and Parents [1] – Sáenz & Dew
Relationships That Work: Four Ways to Connect (and Set Boundaries) with Colleagues, Students and Parents [2] – Sáenz & Dew
► School Play: A Professional Development Package (DVD) – Rosenstein & Velleu
Teaching the Social Skills of Academic Interaction, Grades 4-12: Step-by-Step Lessons for Respect, Responsibility, and Results – Daniels & Steineke
UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World – Borba
What Schools Don’t Teach: 20 Ways to Help Students Excel in School and Life – Johnson & Sessions
► Wounded by School: Recapturing the Joy in Learning & Standing Up to Old School Culture – Olson

Teaching Strategies & Insights

The 12 Touchstones of Good Teaching – Goodwin & Hubbell
101 Answers for New Teachers and Their Mentors: Effective Teaching Tips for Daily Classroom Use, 3rd Edition – Breaux
► Achievement for All: Keys to Educating Middle Grades Students in Poverty – Payne
Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children – Golinkoff & Hirsh-Pasek
Better Conversations: Coaching Ourselves and Each Other to Be More Credible, Caring, and Connected – Knight
Better Lesson Plans, Better Lessons: Practical Strategies for Planning from Standards – Curran
Building School 2.0: How We Can Create the Schools We Need – Lehmann & Chase
The Cage-Busting Teacher – Hess
Called to the Middle – Eidson
Capturing the Spark: Inspired Teaching, Thriving Schools – Cohen
Classroom Instruction from A to Z – Blackburn
Courageous Edventures: Navigating Obstacles to Discover Classroom Innovation – Magiera
Creating Cultures of Thinking: The 8 Forces We Must Master to Truly Transform Our Schools – Ritchart
► Writings of Rick Wormeli: Crazy Good Stuff I’ve Learned About Teaching Along the Way – Wormeli
Dealing with Difficult Parents – Whitaker & Fiore
Ditch That Textbook: Free Your Teaching and Revolutionize Your Classroom – Miller
486788_cover.indd► Engaged, Connected, Empowered: Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century – Curran & Wetherbee
► An Ethic of Excellence: Building a Culture of Craftsmanship with Students – Berger
► Finding Mrs. Warnecke: The Difference Teachers Make – Rigsbee
► The First Six Weeks of School, 2nd Edition – Biondi
Future Wise: Educating Our Children for a Changing World  [1] – Perkins
Future Wise: Educating Our Children for a Changing World [2] – Perkins
The Global Education Toolkit for Elementary Learners – Tavangar & Mladic-Morales
High-Trust Classroom: Raising Achievement from the Inside Out, 2nd Ed – Moore
► How Teachers Can Turn Data into Action – Daniel R. Venables
In Praise of American Educators And How They Can Become Even Better
– DuFour
Innovative Educators: An Action Plan for Teachers – Morgan
Instructional Planning for Effective Teaching – Stronge & Xianxuan Xu
► Interactive Modeling: A Powerful Technique for Teaching Children – Wilson
Is It Working in Your Middle School? A personalized system to monitor progress of initiatives – Woodson & Frakes
► Learning in the Fast Lane: 8 Ways to Put All Students on the Road to Academic Success – Rollins
► Living the Questions: A Guide for Teacher-Researchers – Shagoury & Power
Loving Learning: How Progressive Education Can Save America’s Schools – Little & Ellison
Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions – Rothstein & Santana
Managing the Inner World of Teaching: Emotions, Interpretations, and Actions – Marzano & Marzano
► Metaphors & Analogies: Power Tools for Teaching Any Subject – Wormeli
New Teacher Revolution: Changing Education for a New Generation of Learners – Stumpenhorst
The Novice Advantage: Fearless Practice for Every Teacher – Eckert
Poor Students, Rich Teaching: Mindsets for Change – Jensen
► The Power of Our Words: Teacher Language That Helps Children Learn, 2nd Edition – Denton
Q Tasks: How to empower students to ask questions and care about answers – Koechlin & Zwaan
Quality Questioning Can Help Us Transform Our Classrooms – Walsh & Sattes
Quick Answers for Busy Teachers: Solutions to 60 Common Challenges – Breaux & Whitaker
Redesigning Learning Spaces – Dillon et al.
► Rigor in your Classroom: a Toolkit for Teachers – Blackburn

see-me-after-class-2d-110► See Me after Class: Advice for Teachers by Teachers – Elden
► Seven Simple Secrets: What the BEST Teachers Know and Do  [1] – Breaux & Whitaker
► Seven Simple Secrets: What the BEST Teachers Know and Do  [2]– Breaux & Whitaker
Strategic Journeys for Building Logical Reasoning 6-8: Activities Across the Content Areas – Jones & Texas
► Student-Driven Learning: Small, medium, and big steps to engage and empower students   – Harper &  O’Brien
► Teach Like a PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator  –Burgess
Teach Smart: 11 Learner Centered Strategies That Ensure Student Success – Caposey & Whitaker
► Teaching Matters (Second Edition): How to Keep Your Passion and Thrive in Today’s Classroom – Whitaker
thrive-rami-110► Thrive: 5 Ways to (Re)Invigorate Your Teaching – Rami
► Turning Best Practices into Daily Practices: Simple Strategies for the Busy Teacher – Beninghof
Tween Crayons and Curfews: Tips for Middle School Teachers – Wolpert-Gawron
► Unleashing Student Superpowers: Practical Teaching Strategies for 21st Century Students – Swanson & Ferguson
West Meets East: Best Practices from Expert Teachers in the U.S. and China  –  Grant et al.
What Every Middle School Teacher Should Know, Third Ed.  –   Brown & Knowles
What Teachers Can Learn from Sports Coaches – A Playbook of Instructional Strategies  – Barber
The Writing on the Classroom Wall – Wyborney
You Can Do This: Hope and Help for New Teachers – Jackson
Your First Year: How to Survive and Thrive as a New Teacher – [1] Whitaker et al.
Your First Year: How to Survive and Thrive as a New Teacher – [2] Whitaker et al.
The Zen Teacher: Creating Focus, Simplicity, and Tranquility in the Classroom – Tricarico