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The Power of Joyful Reading; Help Your Young Readers Soar to Success with Eric Litwin

Professional Development

Adventures in Teacher Leadership: Pathways, Strategies & Inspiration for Every Teacher

Professional Development

Have you ever imagined yourself as a teacher leader but weren't quite sure whether you really had-or could develop-the necessary skills? Have you wondered what the first steps toward becoming a teacher leader might be, what kinds of approaches work best, and how you could overcome the inevitable challenges that come with leading? Adventures in Teacher Leadership invites you to expand your professional reach, empower the profession, and make a big difference in the lives of students everywhere.

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Berkeley is a Rocket Bear

Children's Book

In this sequel to The Adventures of Berkeley the Bear, the beloved state animal of West Virginia takes flight! While on a field trip, Berkeley and his Sugar Maple Friends meet and befriend students who are visually impaired. After visiting their school, Berkeley travels with them to camp to learn about science! During camp, he learns about rockets, gravity, and the laws of motion. He also learns important lessons about friendship, teamwork, and perseverance along the way.

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The Adventures of Berkeley the Bear

Children's Book

Berkeley is a black bear living in the Monongahela Forest with his Sugar Maple Friends. He is content to represent his beloved state of West Virginia from his forest home, until the day his favorite park rangers ask him to be the state travel bear. Berkeley learns to have confidence in his abilities as he tries new things traveling the Mountain State, introducing children to the most beautiful and historic places in West Virginia.

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Teaching in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Standing at the Precipice

Professional Development

This book creates a positive and hope-filled template for the future of education. It addresses the hard moral, ethical, and pedagogical questions facing education today so that progress can serve society. T4IR shares a holistic, personalized approach to education that harnesses the disruptions of technology to better shape the future and ensure that every child can benefit.

A great read for anyone interested in educating in these uncertain times, highlighting why teachers will always matter.

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Flip the System US: How Teachers Can Transform Education ​and Save Democracy

Professional Development

This powerful book uncovers how we can build a more democratic, equitable, and cohesive society where teacher expertise drives solutions to education challenges. A team of diverse voices highlight solutions, spark positive change, and show us the path forward to a more civil and peaceful America. Inspiring educators describe how we can create meaningful change by elevating teacher expertise; educating the whole child; increasing teacher morale; and fighting for equitable quality schools.

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An Education for the 21st Century: A Handbook for Teachers

Professional Development

After teaching for 20 years in the secondary social studies classroom, I want to share my knowledge and experiences with other educators. I wrote An Education for the 21st Century: A Handbook for Teachers for experienced and novice teachers alike and anyone who wants to know more about effective teaching and learning in the 21st century.

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A Retrospective Study of a Dialogic Elementary Classroom

Professional Development

Giving urban children voice in the classroom has a positive impact on their long term academic and emotional outcomes. Read how this teacher of the year successfully educated urban students.

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Arts Integration in Education: Teachers as Agents of Change

Nonfiction

Arts Integration in Education is an inspiring investigation into the possibilities for change offered by arts integration in education. Presenting research from a range of settings, from preschool to university, and featuring contributions from scholars and theorists, educational psychologists, teachers and teaching artists, the book offers a comprehensive exploration and varying perspectives on theory, impact and practices for arts-integrated instruction across the curriculum.

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Reading With Presence

Professional Development

This book provides a clear framework for helping students find their voices and embark on a year long journey of literary criticism and intellectual growth through reading responses. The suggested categories for reading responses allow for plenty of student choice, and the writing examples throughout the book illustrate students' deep thinking about a rich variety of texts both old and new, in a range of genres, from both whole-class and independent reading.

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Powerful Partnerships: A Teacher’s Guide to Engaging Families for Student Success (Co-author with Karen Mapp and Ilene Carver)

Professional Development

Teachers and administrators will learn how to create the respectful, trusting relationships with families necessary to build the educational partnerships that best support children’s learning. The book will cover the mindset and core beliefs required to bond with families, and will provide guidance on how to plan engagement opportunities and events throughout the school year that undergird effective partnerships between families and schools.

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Driving Backwards

Nonfiction

Gilmanton was briefly the most famous town in America. Today the town, nestled amongst the hills of Central New Hampshire and along the curve of the Suncook River, is a microcosm of the changing ways and enduring values of rural life in the twenty-first century.

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Making Americans: Stories of Historic Struggles, New Ideas, and Inspiration in Immigrant Education

Nonfiction

A landmark work that weaves captivating stories about the past, present, and personal into an inspiring vision for how America can educate and nurture immigrant-origin students and reimagine immigrant education.

“An inspirational must-read for educators, policymakers, and parents.” —Publishers Weekly

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A Parent’s Guide to Powerful Teaching

Professional Development

A Parent's Guide to Powerful Teaching answers the age-old question: How can I best help my child study? Bain discusses the "Teaching Triangle"--that all important collaboration between student, parent, and teacher. Backed by research, this book empowers teachers to have conversations with parents about learning and includes tips and strategies that increase knowledge retention.

 

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Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning

Professional Development

Up until 2005, most U.S. research on learning was conducted in university labs with college students. In 2006, two cognitive scientists wanted to explore how children learn in an authentic classroom and Patrice Bain's classroom was chosen. Powerful Teaching reflects that 12+ year journey and shows us how to increase learning and knowledge retention. Not based on fads, but on robust research, this engaging book is filled with relatable stories and anecdotes from Bain's middle school experiences.

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Play?Yay!

Children's Book

Play? Yay! is a book my mom wrote for kids. I'm a toddler, and I like to read. I sit and look at pictures or point to my favorite pages. Do you like books like that? Then this book is for you too! The best part about this book is that you can read it with people like moms, dads, or grandparents. Get Play? Yay! today for fun, rhymes, and the gift of imagination.

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