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Maia Heyck-Merlin

Maia Heyck-Merlin serves as founder and CEO of The Together Group LLC, which trains teachers, principals, and corporate and non-profit managers to better organize their work environment. Prior to this she was Chief Talent Officer for Achievement First, a high-performing … Read more.

Conduct a Communications Audit: An Excerpt from The Together Leader

Maia Heyck-Merlin, founder and CEO of The Together Group, is a consultant focused on training school, district, and nonprofit leaders on topics including time management and organization. Her previous book The Together Teacher was published by Jossey-Bass in 2012. This … Read more.

How to Create a Culture Supportive of Teaching and Learning: An Excerpt from High-Payoff Strategies

JODY SPIRO, EdD, Director of Education Leadership at The Wallace Foundation, is the author of Leading Change Step-by-Step: Tactics, Tools, and Tales (Jossey-Bass, 2011). In this excerpt from High-Payoff Strategies: How Education Leaders Get Results, Jody Spiro suggests ways that … Read more.

Fixed vs. Growth Mindsets–And How They Impact Student Performance (Excerpt from Mathematical Mindsets)

DR. JO BOALER is a professor of mathematics education at Stanford University. The author of seven books and numerous research articles, she serves as an advisor to several Silicon Valley companies and is a White House presenter on girls and STEM. … Read more.

Guest Post: ‘Changing the Conversation’ by Teacher Ambassador Lisa Coates

This guest post from Jossey-Bass Teacher Ambassador Lisa Coates tells the story of Albert Hill Middle School, a Title I turnaround in Richmond City, Virginia. Currently in the midst of major transition, Albert Hill has implemented school-wide use of Doug … Read more.

Using The Google Year in Search to Create Lesson Plans in 2016!

A lot happens in a year. In December, with 2015 coming to a close, Google Trends released their fifteenth annual “Year In Search,” a report that aggregates a year’s worth of information about what people around the globe have been … Read more.

Congratulations to Our Jossey-Bass Teacher Ambassadors!

  We would like to issue a warm congratulations to all of our Jossey-Bass Teacher Ambassadors at the close of the ambassador program’s inaugural year! Our ambassadors come from all corners of the country and represent a wide range of … Read more.

Secrets for Answering the Supplemental Questions on College Applications

LYNN F. JACOBS is a professor of Art History at the University of Arkansas. JEREMY S. HYMAN is founder and chief architect of Professors’ Guide™ content products, (www.professorsguide.com) and lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Arkansas. JEFFREY DURSO-FINLEY has … Read more.

Don’t Miss Our Authors’ Keynotes at Learning Forward!

We’re setting off to Washington, DC to attend the Learning Forward conference. We will be selling books at our Wiley booth, and we’d love to see you! Stop by our booth to say hello, browse through our books, and take … Read more.

Proverbs in Disguise: An Excerpt from The Reading Teacher’s Book of Lists, 6th Edition

EDWARD B. FRYE PH.D. (1925–2010), was Professor Emeritus of Education at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Internationally known for his Readability Graph, Fry was the author of more than 30 books. JACQUELINE E. KRESS is a tenured Professor … Read more.