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What Does “College- and Career-Ready” Actually Mean?

Dave Stuart Jr. teaches English and world history in Cedar Springs, Michigan. He also writes a popular blog on teaching the Common Core State Standards, called Teaching the Core (www.teachingthecore.com). With over ten thousand monthly readers, Dave’s blog has been … Read more.

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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.

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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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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 from Leverage Leadership by Paul Bambrick-Santoyo

For too long and for too many children our education system has not worked. Yet in the face of these struggles, there are principals, superintendents, and coaches who have built extraordinary schools—not just once, but multiple times. What sets these … Read more.

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Sneak Peek of The Together Teacher by Maia Heyck-Merlin

The Together Teacher by Maia Heyck-Merlin is ready to pre-order now and will ship in early June. It’s a great summer book pick for all–the new teachers and (ahem) the wiser teachers–who’d like to start off the new school year … Read more.

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Why is Autism So Misunderstood? Sneak Peek of Bright Not Broken

For Autism Awareness Month, we would like to share a free “sneak peek” chapter from the new book Bright Not Broken: Gifted Kids, ADHD, and Autism by Diane Kennedy and Rebecca Banks with Temple Grandin. This thought-provoking, positive book offers … Read more.

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