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An Interview with Katie McKnight, Author of Common Core Literacy

Katie McKnight is a former classroom teacher and nationally recognized expert in literacy, inclusive classrooms, Common Core State Standards, and integrating technology in the 21st century classroom. She is currently a professor of secondary education at National Louis University and … Read more.

Dancing Mitosis and Designing a Fish: A Sneak Peek at Future Wise by David Perkins

David Perkins is a senior professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a co-director with Howard Gardner of Project Zero. Below is an excerpt from Perkins’ new book, Future Wise: Educating Our Children for a Changing … Read more.

An Interview with Michael Fullan, Author of The Principal [VIDEO]

Michael Fullan is professor emeritus of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. He currently serves as special advisor in education to the premier of Ontario. Recognized as a worldwide authority on organizational change, he … Read more.

Cultivating Trust: An Excerpt from Trust Matters by Megan Tschannen-Moran

Trust Matters: Leadership for Successful Schools, 2nd Edition by Megan Tschannen-Moran From Chapter 7: Cultivating Trust with Students Classrooms are inherently social contexts, and thus teaching and learning in them involve risk, vulnerability, and interpersonal engagement on the part of … Read more.

An Interview with Todd Whitaker, Author of The Ten-Minute Inservice [VIDEO]

Todd Whitaker is professor of educational leadership at Indiana State University. A leading presenter in the field of education, he has devoted his career to researching effective school teachers and principals. He is the author of numerous successful books, including … Read more.

Exit Tickets: A Sneak Peek at Literacy and the Common Core by Sarah Tantillo

Below is an excerpt from Sarah Tantillo’s new book, Literacy and the Common Core: Recipes for Action, which will be released at the end of this month. If you’re interested in learning more about Tantillo’s work, check out her website … Read more.

Want to win a free Jossey-Bass book of your choice?

This week only, enter our Jossey-Bass Educationcontest to win a free book of your choice! How to enter: 1. Follow us on Pinterest 2. Repin at least one book you want to win from this board or from our K-12 … Read more.

An Interview with Sarah Tantillo, Author of The Literacy Cookbook [VIDEO]

Sarah Tantillo is a literacy consultant who has taught high school English and Humanities in both suburban and urban public schools for over fifteen years. Below, hear her discuss The Literacy Cookbook, a guide to teaching reading comprehension, writing, and oral … Read more.

World Cup Stars – They’re Just Like Us!

Photo by ecpelotas. Cosmo and US Weekly love to deliver the following message: “Stars are just like us!” Magazines are flooded with images of actors performing quotidian tasks—Kate Hudson walking her dog, or George Clooney shopping for groceries. These photos … Read more.

On the Rocketship: How Top Charter Schools Are Pushing the Envelope — an excerpt

  On the Rocketship: How Top Charter Schools are Pushing the Envelope by Richard Whitmire Introduction The “Fibonacci sequence” certainly sounds intriguing, possibly because of the mystery-cracking role it played in The Da Vinci Code. In truth, it is more … Read more.