Week-by-week, step-by-step skill progressions and model lesson plans for teaching phonics in K–3 classrooms. This blueprint to effective reading instruction includes tools for easy classroom use: high-impact activities, word lists, phoneme-grapheme grids, word ladders, and more.
Teaching can be a highly satisfying profession, but it can also be overwhelming. Through stories by diverse educators, this professional resource invites you to try different wellness strategies, explore varying perspectives, and consider new ideas of what it means to “be well.”
This 40th anniversary edition of the beloved bestseller has the same compact and easy-to-use format thousands of educators know and love! Teach spelling easily and efficiently in grades 1–3 using the McCrackens’ original spelling instruction program, reproducibles, and detailed instructions for visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning.
This guidebook for educators—whether professional teachers or home-school parents—focuses on the importance of including mindfulness as part of the curriculum. Mindfulness helps children understand the power of choice, encourages them to recognize their feelings, and increases their ability to stay focused.
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.
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.
This collection of contemporary poetry, art, and narrative supports K–12 teachers in connecting with Indigenous voices and perspectives, bringing Indigenous works in their classrooms, and creating equitable teaching practices.
The Medicine Wheel represents unity and balance between all things, including living a healthy life mentally, spiritually, emotionally, and physically. By understanding the teachings of the Medicine Wheel, we can gain a deeper understanding of our holistic health.
A grab-bag of joyful activities teachers can use to involve students in digital learning as they encourage interaction and inclusion. Simple ways to easily align student learning objectives and skills to the virtual environment.
All students can become active, independent, thoughtful readers. The structures and strategies in this book are proven to help students develop confidence and competence in their reading. Student engagement with text soars through participation in grand conversations with peers and reflecting on reading with thoughtful, written responses.