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

Sunday, July 15, 2012

New great books to check out!

Let the awesome summer reading continue with these titles!

1. Learning Targets: Helping Students Aim for Understanding in Today's Lesson
By Connie M. Moss and Susan M. Brookhart

2. The Core Six: Essential Strategies for Achieving Excellence with the Common Core
By Harvey F. Silver, R. Thomas Dewing, and Matthew J. Perini

3. Using Technology with Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd Edition
By Howard Pitler, Elizabeth Ross Hubbell, and Matt Kuhn

4. Teaching Reading in the Content Areas: If Not Me, Then Who?, 3rd Edition -- A great find!
By Vicki Urquhart and Dana Frazee

5. Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction, Grades K-3
By Sharon Vaughn and Sylvia Linan-Thompson

6. Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction for English Language Learners, Grades K-4
By Sharon Vaughn and Sylvia Linan-Thompson

7. Taking Action on Adolescent Literacy: An Implementation Guide for School Leaders
By Judith L. Irvin, Julie Meltzer, and Melinda Dukes

8. Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day -- Highly recommend this!
By Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams

9. Brain-Based Teaching in the Digital Age
By Marilee Sprenger

10. Curriculum 21: Essential Education for a Changing World
Edited by Heidi Hayes Jacobs

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