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Metacognitive Conversation: An Excerpt from Reading for Understanding

Published in partnership with WestEd, this significantly updated second edition of the bestselling book by Ruth Schoenbach et al. contains strategies for helping students in middle school through community college gain the reading independence to master subject area textbooks and … Read more.

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Making School a Magical Place: An Excerpt from Mission Possible

“What makes for a great school? How do you deliver a world-class education to thousands of children—not children who are handpicked or sorted by test scores,but rather ordinary kids who walk through your doors?” With these questions, Eva Moskowitz and … Read more.

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Sneak Peek of Teaching the Common Core Math Standards by Judith, Gary, and Erin Muschla

The new Common Core State Standards for Mathematics have been formulated to provide students with instruction that will help them acquire a thorough knowledge of math at their grade level, which will in turn enable them to move on to … Read more.

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Leading Change Step-by-Step: An Excerpt from Jody Spiro’s New Book

Leading Change Step-By-Step by Jody Spiro Leading Change Step-by-Step offers a comprehensive and tactical guide for change leaders. Spiro’s approach has been field-tested for more than a decade and proven effective in a wide variety of public sector organizations including … Read more.

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Excerpt from Because Digital Writing Matters

Because Digital Writing Matters: Improving Student Writing in Online and Multimedia Environments By National Writing Project As many teachers know, students may be adept at text messaging and communicating online but do not know how to craft a basic essay. … Read more.

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Excerpt from Bullying Prevention for Schools

In Bullying Prevention for Schools, Allan Beane offers a 19-Step initiative for reducing, and hopefully erasing, incidents of bullying throughout a school, or school system. With the recent and unfortunate suicides committed primarily by LGBT youth who struggled with school bullies … Read more.

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