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.
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Reviewer Sr. Geralyn Schmidt say Elisa MacDonald’s The Skillful Team Leader is a powerful resource through which we can actually understand how, with insightful leadership, teams can overcome barriers to collaboration and change the entire school learning environment for the better.
Kathy Tuchman Glass has created an intensive, in-depth study that will help teachers in understanding and mapping out the ELA standards, with excellent support and numerous examples, says reviewer and ELA consultant Anne Anderson.
Authors Yeap Ban Har & Lorraine Walker show how teachers can apply Singapore concepts to help students develop mathematical thinking. “A goldmine!” says reviewer Sandy Wisneski, who found the book to be the perfect resource to engage and challenge students.
The authors help teachers assist students in developing a mathematical mindset and becoming active problems solvers, says reviewer Linda Biondi. Included are connections to other practice standards, rubrics, student dialogue and lesson examples, and more.
For the 2013 EduBlog Awards we’re defining “best” as among the “especially interesting & attention-worthy.”
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.
Our bloggers share a unit that helps students understand the American Revolution from the perspective of characters who had to choose sides.
Literacy expert Sarah Tantillo shares an essential strategy in helping students become close readers, with help from Percy Jackson and the Olympians.
It’s report card time. Mary Tarashuk puzzles over the disconnect between calls for authentic assessment & a culture mired in traditional A’s & F’s.