Reviewer Linda Biondi says Teaching Matters (2nd Edition): How to Keep Your Passion and Thrive in Today’s Classroom by Todd & Beth Whitaker will help you weather the education storms & create sunnier days in your school and classroom.
Teaching and learning in grades 4-8
MiddleWeb’s STEM Imagineering blogger Anne Jolly applies her expert knowledge about effective professional learning teams to STEM PD.
A powerful insight by John Dewey can unite teachers across the past, present and future and continues to inspire and energize special educator Elizabeth Stein.
Jill Spencer’s conversational, resource filled book,Teaming Rocks! Collaborate in Powerful Ways to Ensure Student Success, makes a compelling case for high functioning teacher teams says reviewer Susan Shaver.
Reviewer Anne Anderson finds You Don’t Have to Be Bad to Get Better: A Leader’s Guide to Improving Teacher Quality by Candi McKay a practical, easy-to-read handbook for school leaders who want to bolster student learning by helping teachers grow professionally.
How can busy history teachers incorporate current events into their lesson planning? Our new Future of History bloggers share their 4-part approach.
The authors of “Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom” share an exciting guest post at Anne Jolly’s STEM Imagineering blog. The tools and ethos of the maker revolution offer insight and hope for middle schools and for science and math studies, they say. “The breadth of options and the ‘can-do’ attitude is exactly what students need.”
Reviewer Laura Von Staden finds the sessions in The Ten-Minute Inservice: 40 Quick Training Sessions that Build Teacher Effectiveness succinct & informative, useful to teachers as well as administrators.
Through research and counseling, professor & author Lisa Hinkelman has learned what girls really want adults to know about their lives and how to help them thrive.
“Having this book in my bag is like having my own coach nearby,” says reviewer & elementary coach Katie Gordon. Elena Aguilar has “laid it out from beginning to end” in The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation.