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, November 18, 2012

November Must-Reads

Check out these latest education books hot off the ASCD press!

1. Overcoming Textbookm Fatigue: 21st Century Tools to Revitalize Teaching and Learning
By ReLeah Cossett Lent

2. 100+ Ways to Recognize and Reward Your School Staff
By Emily E. Houck

3. Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Learning, 2nd edition
By Charlotte Danielson

4. A Handbook for Classroom Instruction that Works, 2nd edition
By Howard Pitler and BJ Stone

5. Classroom Instruction that Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement, 2nd edition
By Ceri B. Dean, Elizabeth Ross Hubbell, Howard Pitler, and BJ Stone

6. Wall Chart for Classroom Instruction that Works, 2nd edition

7. Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works, 2nd edition -- LOVE this title!
By Howard Pitler, Elizabeth R. Hubbell, and Matt Kuhn

8. Aim High, Achieve More: How to Transform Urban Schools through Fearless Leadership
By Yvette Jackson and Veronica McDermott

9. School Leadership that Works: From Research to Results
By Robert J. Marzano, Timothy Waters, and Brian A. McNulty

10. Insights into Action: Successful School Leaders Share What Works
By William Sterrett

11. Simply Better: Doing What Matters Most to Change the Odds for Student Success
By Bryan Goodwin

12. Improving Teaching with Collaborative Action Research: An ASCD Action Tool
By Diane Cunningham

13. Strengthening and Enriching Your Professional Learning Community: The Art of Learning Together
By Geoffrey Caine and Renate N. Caine

14. Collaborative Analysis of Student Work: Improving Teaching and Learning
By Georgea M. Langer, Amy B. Colton, and Loretta S. Goff

15. How to Support Struggling Students
By Robyn R. Jackson and Claire Lambert

16. Teaching Boys Who Struggle in School: Strategies that Turn Underachievers into Successful Learners
By Kathleen Palmer Cleveland

17. Classroom Instruction that Works with English Language Learners
By Jane D. Hill and Kathleen M. Flynn

18. Inference: Teaching Students to Develop Hypotheses, Evaluate Evidence, and Draw Logical Conclusions
By Harvey F. Silver, R. Thomas Dewing, and Matthew J. Perini

19. Learning for Keeps: Teaching the Strategies Essential for Creating Independent Learners
By Rhonda Koenig

20. How to Assess Higher-Order Thinking Skills in Your Classroom
By Susan M. Brookhart

Happy reading, all! :)

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