Teaching & Learning

Teacher Ambassador Book Club Q&A with Ron Ritchhart

  As a part of the Jossey-Bass Teacher Ambassador Program, our cohort of engaged educators gain advanced access to our newly published books! In return, our ambassadors provide detailed feedback on the book to our editors and authors. Our ambassadors … Read more.

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Register for a Summer of Learning Webinar!

Register for a Summer of Learning Webinar! Share My Lesson provides a space online where teachers can access free high-quality teaching resources and be part of an online community that encourages collaboration between teachers. In order to continue to inspire … Read more.

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The Power of Culture in Blended-Learning Implementations: An Excerpt from Blended

MICHAEL B. HORN  is co-founder and executive director of Education at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation and co-author of Disrupting Class with Clayton Christensen and Curtis Johnson. HEATHER STAKER is senior research fellow in Education at the Clayton Christensen Institute … Read more.

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Announcing a New Book on America’s Largest College Readiness Program

In Question Everything, award-winning education writer Jay Mathews presents the stories and winning strategies behind the Advancement Via Individual Determination program (AVID). With the goal of preparing students for the future – whether that future includes college or not – … Read more.

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How to Grade Papers Quickly

Julia Thompson has taught hundreds of teachers how to how to create student-centered classrooms, thrive during that important first year, motivate reluctant learners, prevent discipline problems, integrate technology, and sustain high expectations for themselves and for their students. Below is … Read more.

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20 Tips for Developing Positive Relationships with Parents

Elena Aguilar is an instructional and leadership coach in the Oakland Unified School District. Elena writes about education for Edutopia and for Education Week’s Teacher Magazine, and she is a member of the Teacher Leaders Network (www.teacherleaders.org). In addition, Elena … Read more.

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Making Professional Learning Meaningful

Cheryl Dobbertin is the director of the Teacher Potential Project for Expeditionary Learning, a research project which aims to increase student achievement and teacher efficacy.  She is the co-author of Expeditionary Learning’s Transformational Literacy: Making the Common Core Shift with … Read more.

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Become a Jossey-Bass Teacher Ambassador!

We are excited to be launching a Teacher Ambassador program to get our books into the hands of the most eager learners out there. As a teacher ambassador, you will be our feet on the ground: trying out techniques put … Read more.

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Telling Without Tattling: How Teachers Can Share Bad News with Parents

In our New Teachers Series, we share tricks and tips from Robyn Jackson, an expert on professional development for educators. All of these tips and more can be found in Jackson’s latest book, You Can Do This: Hope and Help … Read more.

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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World

Yong Zhao holds the first Presidential Chair at the University of Oregon, where he also serves as Associate Dean for Global Education and professor in the Department of Educational Measurement, Policy, and Leadership (EMPL). Born in China’s Sichuan Province, Zhao … Read more.

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