Literacy Instruction Matters

Many teachers feel ill-prepared to teach their students to read and write. This book empowers teachers with its overall approach and countless specific strategies, all grounded in research and strong pedagogy.

Assessment in Action

This book provides an active and engaging approach to student-centred teaching and learning. Instruction and assessment are woven together seamlessly to inform planning and motivate learning.

I Can Do Math

I Can Do Math shows teachers how to inspire confidence in students as they learn math concepts in a creative, playful way. Reproducible single pages involve students in coloring and solving puzzles and exercises as they cut, fold, and create 90 unique minibooks.

Bridging the Reading Gap

A comprehensive series of lessons that address phonics, morphology, and vocabulary for teachers working with students in grades 4–8. With a wide range of learners in every classroom, engaging activities and carefully curated lists scaffold instruction for emergent to competent readers.

Powerful Thinking

Ready-to-use thinking strategies that helps student connect, question, visualize, inform, and transform their learning across the curriculum. Explicit, targeted lessons to foster literacy development and nudge student learning as students construct meaning, build knowledge, and think more deeply about content-area learning.

Messing Around with Math

Provides a wide range of ready-to-use problems around key concepts in math: numeracy, mental math, fractions, addition/subtraction/multiplication/division, measurement, spatial sense, financial literacy, equations, and graphing.

Literacy Leadership Matters

The literacy fundamentals school leaders need to understand and support teachers and students. This book empowers principals to inspire and lead schools where reading, writing, and literacy flourish.

Write to Read

60 practical lessons that guide students to write in a variety of forms. Organized alphabetically, they give students opportunities to read books that can inspire their writing and to write for a variety of purposes.

Finding a Place for Every Student

With the increasing stressors in today’s classrooms, inclusivity and belonging can feel like impossible goals. Finding a Place for Every Student makes it simple, with tried-and-tested strategies, real-life case studies, insights into relationships with parents and caregivers, and a wealth of hands-on reproducibles.

Mathematizing Student Thinking

Mathematizing Student Thinking outlines an approach to mathematics instruction that emphasizes making connections to the lived experiences of students. It supports teachers in providing students with problems that are meaningful, engaging, and purposeful and support students as independent, critical thinkers.

Managing Student Behavior

This practical book provides an in-depth understanding of student behavior, along with many effective, evidence-based strategies that support positive change. Although there is no one-size-fits-all answer, when these strategies are applied consistently they will have a profound effect on classroom behavior that will last.

Powerful Poetry

Adrienne Gear continues the journey of effective literacy instruction with a focus on poetry. Combining writing, reading and oral language skills, this book will provide teachers with a wealth of engaging lessons to bring the power of poetry into their classrooms.