Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!

Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!
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Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions. ~ Author Unknown

My goal is to reveal one teacher's humble journey of self-reflection, critical analysis, and endless questioning about my craft of teaching and learning alongside my middle school students.

"The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'." ~ Dan Rather

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Great new education books to check out!

These are 10 new education titles I have come across recently that are definitely worth checking out:

1. The Purposeful Classroom: How to Structure Lessons with Learning Goals in Mind
By Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey

2. Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners
By David Campos, Rocio Delgado, and Mary Esther Soto Huerta

3. Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids' Brains and What Schools Can Do About It
By Eric Jensen

4. Creating the Opportunity to Learn: Moving from Research to Practice to Close the Achievement Gap
By A. Wade Boykin and Pedro Noguera

5. Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School and Life
By Baruti K. Kafele

6. Raising Black Students' Achievement Through Culturally Responsive Teaching
By Johnnie McKinley

7. Detracking for Excellence and Equity
By Carol Corbett Burris and Delia T. Garrity

8. Leading and Managing a Differentiated Classroom
By Carol Ann Tomlinson and Marcia B. Imbeau

9. Building Academic Vocabulary Student Notebook, Revised Edition
By Robert J. Marzano and Debra J. Pickering

10. How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms, 2nd Edition
By Carol Ann Tomlinson

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