The following books are all published by the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development. Happy reading!
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Achieve dramatic academic improvement by entwining successful practices of literacy and leadership in your school.
Learning From Coaching: How do I work with an instructional coach to grow as a teacher? (ASCD Arias)by Nina Morel
Through working with a coach, teachers can find support as they think deeply about their work, set goals, and develop plans to meet those goals.
This book shows how to design an effective assessment system that accurately reflects student learning and motivates students to meet learning objectives.
This book provides 3rd through 12th grade teachers with more than 50 tools and techniques for helping their students read independently and critically.
Explore practical ways to foster humor, mindfulness, resilience, curiosity, and gratitude for a positive classroom that engages students and enhances their learning.
Handling Student Frustrations: How do I help students manage emotions in the classroom? (ASCD Arias)by Renate Caine and Carol McClintic
With grade-specific examples throughout, Handling Student Frustrations offers strategies that educators at all levels can immediately apply to foster classrooms where students can overcome stress to focus on learning.
The updated second edition of the best-selling classic explains differentiated instruction, provides proven instructional strategies, and illustrates how real teachers are applying differentiation principles and practices.
Engineering Essentials for STEM Instruction: How Do I Infuse Real-world Problem Solving Into Science, Technology, and Math? (ASCD Arias)by Pamela Truesdell
A straightforward look at how to begin addressing the "E" in STEM instruction in a way that's engaging, motivating, and linked to key content, standards, and 21st century skills.
A seasoned educator presents eight high-impact instructional practices to close achievement gaps and get all students—whether struggling or excelling—in the academic fast lane.
The authors compare and contrast the practices, beliefs, and strategies of award-winning teachers in the United States and China.
This publication offers more than a dozen time management strategies for teachers.
This book offers fresh insights into your students' learning difficulties and moves you to explore classroom practices that align with the functioning of memory and the ways students learn.
Erik Palmer presents an approach to teaching long-neglected but essential language arts that is aligned with the Common Core but focused on preparing K–12 students in all subject areas for 21st century communication inside and beyond the classroom.
With easy-to-use templates and teacher-friendly protocols, this book provides a systematic process for translating data into classroom practice in cycles of two to nine weeks.
Tomorrow's world-class citizens are in our schools today. Explore these unique research-based ideas to bring learning and joy into your social studies classroom.
Managing 21st Century Classrooms: How Do I Avoid Ineffective Classroom Management Practices? (ASCD Arias)by Jane Bluestein
Education expert Jane Bluestein identifies seven outdated classroom management practices and recommends effective, alternative strategies that take into account how students learn today.
This book is brimming with ideas and activities that are aligned with standards and high expectations to engage and motivate all learners in STEM classrooms.
This book uses real-life examples to show how educators can marshal empathy and patience to support the learning of students who challenge us in many ways.
Learn how to use research-based practices in your classroom that can truly engage students and help them be joyful, confident learners.
College and career readiness standards demand reading, writing, and speaking proficiency from students. Learn research-based strategies that engage students in all facets of English Language Arts.
A collection of engaging 10-minute strategies for teaching content vocabulary across content areas.
Unlock the potential for lasting improvements in teaching and learning by understanding how five critical "levers" work to move your efforts in the right direction.
Affirmative Classroom Management: How Do I Develop Effective Rules and Consequences in My School? (ASCD Arias)by Richard L. Curwin
This publication offers clear and positive strategies that empower teachers and administrators to develop effective rules and consequences.
Better Learning Through Structured Teaching: A Framework for the Gradual Release of Responsibility, 2nd Editionby Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey
In the updated 2nd edition of this ASCD best-seller, Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey dig deeper into the hows and whys of the gradual release of responsibility instructional framework, an approach that helps students develop into engaged, self-directed learners. Along with tips and tools for classroom implementation, you’ll find new examples and lesson advice aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
Self-Regulated Learning for Academic Success: How Do I Help Students Manage Their Thoughts, Behaviors, and Emotions? (ASCD Arias)by Carrie Germeroth and Crystal Day-Hess
Specific instructional strategies to help teachers at all grade levels foster self-regulation—the critical fourth "R" of education that students need in order to set and achieve academic goals and interact appropriately in the classroom.
Strategies and resources for using technology to teach students 21st century skills.