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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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Smart But Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD — an excerpt

Smart But Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD by Thomas E. Brown Chapter One: ADHD and the emotional brain Emotions, and struggles with and between various emotions, play a central role in the daily life of all children, … Read more.

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Preparing for Co-Teaching

In this excerpt from her book The Co-Teaching Book of Lists, Katherine Perez offers advice on how to make preparations with your co-teacher on a number of topics, from teaching responsibilities to classroom management. Preparing for Co-Teaching (Excerpt from The … Read more.

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Daily Instruction for Beginning ELLs: An Excerpt from Larry Ferlazzo’s The ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide

The ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide by Larry Ferlazzo offers educators practical strategies for setting up an ESL-friendly classroom, motivating and interacting with students, communicating with parents of English learners, and navigating the challenges inherent in teaching ESL students. In this excerpt from … Read more.

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Make Models Believable: An Excerpt from Practice Perfect

We’re pleased to announce the publication of a new book from Doug Lemov (bestselling author of Teach Like a Champion) and his coauthors, Erica Woolway and Katie Yezzi. Practice Perfect: 42 Rules for Getting Better at Getting Better is a … Read more.

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Recycled Elves and Teen Ink: Excerpts from 826 National’s Don’t Forget to Write

Are your students having a hard time engaging with writing assignments after the summer break?  Take a look at these unique writing assignments from the imaginative and highly acclaimed 826 National writing labs.  We think that even your most resistant … Read more.

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