Teaching & Learning

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Free On-Demand Workshop! 3 Keys to Building Powerful Academic Language

We recently partnered with PCG Education to bring you an on-demand workshop that focuses on the three important components of a robust academic language program: complex texts, independent reading, and text-based vocabulary instruction. In this 45-minute workshop, English Language Arts … Read more.

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Say More, Talk Less: An Excerpt from Building School 2.0

CHRIS LEHMANN is the founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy, a progressive science and technology high school in Philadelphia, PA. ZAC CHASE is a former teacher, an instructional technology coordinator, a consultant, and a writer who blogs at www.autodizactic.com. This … Read more.

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The Benefits of Dialogic Reading: An Excerpt from Tap, Click, Read

LISA GUERNSEY is a journalist and director of the Early Education Initiative and the Learning Technologies Project at New America. MICHAEL LEVINE, PHD, is a child development and policy expert and founding director of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop. … Read more.

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Check out our new fall releases!

Fall has arrived–and so have several of our new books! As you settle into the rhythm of another new school year, take some time to enjoy a new book. We’ve got a little something for everyone. Tap, Click, Read shows … Read more.

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How to Define Your Discipline Policy: An Excerpt from Teaching Outside the Box, 3rd Edition

LOUANNE JOHNSON is the author of nine books about education and the YA novel Muchacho. She is the author of The New York Times bestseller Dangerous Minds (originally My Posse Don’t Do Homework). At present, she teaches high school full-time … Read more.

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