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When Kids Can't Read, What Teachers Can Do: a Guide for Teachers, 6-12 (03 Edition)
When Kids Can't Read, What Teachers Can Do: a Guide for Teachers, 6-12 (03 Edition)
by G. Kylene Beers
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For Kylene Beers, the question of what to do when kids can't read surfaced abruptly in 1979 when she began teaching. That year, she discovered that some of the students in her seventh-grade language arts classes could pronounce all the words, but couldn'... (read more)

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Writing Essentials: Raising Expectations and Results While Simplifying Teaching with DVD
Writing Essentials: Raising Expectations and Results While Simplifying Teaching with DVD
by Regie Routman
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What does great writing instruction look like and sound like? How do successful teachers of writing get great writers who enjoy writing? Where do they find the time for instruction, assessment, and test prep? In Writing Essentials Regie Routman... (read more)

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There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America
There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America
by Alex Kotlowitz
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Mark Zuckerberg, Chris Christie, and Cory Booker were ready to reform our failing schools. What they got instead was an education. When Mark Zuckerberg announced in front of a cheering Oprah audience his $100 million pledge to transform... (read more)

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Research-based Strategies To Ignite Student Learning (06 Edition)
Research-based Strategies To Ignite Student Learning (06 Edition)
by Judy Willis
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In this book, written by an author who is both a neurologist and a classroom teacher, Judy Willis combs through brain research and pulls out the information that is most valid and relevant to classroom teaching. Find out how to enhance your students... (read more)

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Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation (00 Edition)
Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation (00 Edition)
by Parker J. Palmer
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"Is the life I am living the same as the life that wants to live in me?" With this searching question, Parker Palmer begins an insightful and moving meditation on finding one's true calling. Let Your Life Speak is an openhearted gift to anyone who seeks... (read more)

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Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12
Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12
by Cris Tovani
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Do I really have to teach reading? This is the question many teachers of adolescents are asking, wondering how they can possibly add a new element to an already overloaded curriculum. And most are finding that the answer is yes. If they want their... (read more)

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The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way
The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way
by Amanda Ripley
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Finally! The book on education has been written. Check your assumptions at the door because only hard data earn respect as Ripley cuts through myths and unsupported opinions. Follow the engrossing story of three American students studying in Finland... (read more)

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What Every Middle School Teacher Should Know, Second Edition
What Every Middle School Teacher Should Know, Second Edition
by Dave F Brown
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There is a world of difference between seeing the promise in young adolescents and seeing them as problematic. Seeing the “promise” is at the center of What Every Middle School Teacher Should Know. From start to finish young adolescents are... (read more)

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Writing Workshop: The Essential Guide From the Authors of Craft Lessons
Writing Workshop: The Essential Guide From the Authors of Craft Lessons
by Ralph J Fletcher
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Is the writing workshop the only way to teach writing? No. There are a variety of approaches or programs, but none of them matches the writing workshop when it comes to growing strong writers. That's why, despite the pressures of testing, the writing... (read more)

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Classroom Assessment for Student Learning
Classroom Assessment for Student Learning
by Richard J Stiggins
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Classroom Assessment FOR Student Learning: Doing It Right–Using It Well is a combination textbook and workbook grounded in research shown to increase student motivation and learning through improved classroom assessment. This user-friendly... (read more)

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Best Practice (4TH 12 Edition)
Best Practice (4TH 12 Edition)
by Steven Zemelman
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"The single most powerful variable in student achievement is the quality of teaching. But what does quality mean? What does it look like in real classrooms? It looks like the teaching in this book." -Steven Zemelman, Harvey "Smokey" Daniels, and Arthur... (read more)

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The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America
The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America
by Jonathan Kozol
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Since the early 1980s, when the federal courts began dismantling the landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, segregation of black children has reverted to its highest level since 1968. In many inner-city schools, a stick-and-carrot method of... (read more)

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Reading, Writing, and Rising Up: Teaching about Social Justice and the Power of the Written Word
Reading, Writing, and Rising Up: Teaching about Social Justice and the Power of the Written Word
by Linda Christensen
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"My students walk out the school door into a social emergency, " Linda Christensen writes. "They are in the center of it. I believe that writing is a basic skill that will help them both understand that emergency and work to change it." This practical... (read more)

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The Art of Teaching Reading
The Art of Teaching Reading
by Lucy Mccorm Calkins
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Written in Calkins' graceful and passionate style, The Art of Teaching Reading serves as an eloquent and desperately needed reminder of what matters most in teaching. Incredibly valuable resource for current and future teachers and educators. Offers a... (read more)

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6 + 1 Traits of Writing : Grades 3 and Up (03 Edition)
6 + 1 Traits of Writing : Grades 3 and Up (03 Edition)
by Ruth Culham
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Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions, and Presentation. Look at good writing in any genre, and you'll find these traits. Think of them as the fuel that stokes the engine of writing. With this book, teachers will learn... (read more)

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Mechanically Inclined
Mechanically Inclined
by Jeff Anderson
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Some teachers love grammar and some hate it, but nearly all struggle to find ways of making the mechanics of English meaningful to kids. As a middle school teacher, Jeff Anderson also discovered that his students were not grasping the basics, and that it... (read more)

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How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way
How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way
by Tim Seldin
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The president of The Montessori Foundation offers an inspirational handbook designed to help parents enhance a child's physical and intellectual growth from birth to six years of age, furnishing insights into each development stage; proven strategies for... (read more)

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Building Academic Vocabulary : Teacher's Manual (05 Edition)
Building Academic Vocabulary : Teacher's Manual (05 Edition)
by Robert J. Marzano
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Provides information for teachers on ways to promote vocabulary development.... (read more)

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Fast Minds: How to Thrive If You Have ADHD (or Think You Might)
Fast Minds: How to Thrive If You Have ADHD (or Think You Might)
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Why ADHD could be the key to your success For decades physicians delivered the diagnosis of ADHD to patients as bad news and warned them about a lifelong struggle of managing symptoms. But The ADHD Advantage explodes this outlook, showing that some of... (read more)

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I Read It, But I Don't Get It
I Read It, But I Don't Get It
by Cris Tovani
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I Read It, but I Don't Get It is a practical, engaging account of how teachers can help adolescents develop new reading comprehension skills. Cris Tovani is an accomplished teacher and staff developer who writes with verve and humor about the challenges... (read more)

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