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Hernandez, Katherine Mills – Stenhouse Publishers, 2018
Discover what happens when your students step out of their daily routines and activate their engagement. Author Katherine Mills Hernandez argues that movement, talk, and the physical environment of the classroom all contribute and influence students' learning. The ideas in "Activate" will help you create a classroom optimized for deeper…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Movement Education, Classroom Communication, Physical Environment
Percoco, James A. – Stenhouse Publishers, 2017
In "Take the Journey," author, historian, and educator James Percoco invites you and your students to the places where many events in American history happened. The Journey Through Hallowed Ground is a 180-mile National Heritage area encompassing such historic sites as the Gettysburg battlefield and Thomas Jefferson's home, Monticello.…
Descriptors: History Instruction, United States History, Place Based Education, Teaching Methods
Harvey, Stephanie; Goudvis, Anne – Stenhouse Publishers, 2017
In this new edition of their groundbreaking book "Strategies That Work," Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis share the work and thinking they've done since the second edition came out a decade ago and offer new perspectives on how to explicitly teach thinking strategies so that students become engaged, thoughtful, independent readers.…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Learner Engagement, Elementary School Students
Buehl, Doug – Stenhouse Publishers, 2017
Being literate in an academic discipline means more than simply being able to read and comprehend text; it means you can think, speak, and write as a historian, scientist, mathematician, or artist. Doug Buehl strips away the one-size-fits-all approach to content-area literacy and presents a much-needed instructional model for disciplinary…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Reading Instruction, Middle School Students, High School Students
Short, Kathy, Ed.; Day, Deanna, Ed.; Schroeder, Jean, Ed. – Stenhouse Publishers, 2016
In today's globally connected world, it is essential for students to have an understanding of multiple cultures and perspectives. In this edited collection, Kathy Short, Deanna Day, and Jean Schroeder bring together fourteen educators who use global children's literature to help students explore their own cultural identities. The book lays out why…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness, Childrens Literature, Global Approach
Gear, Adrienne – Stenhouse Publishers, 2015
Since "Reading Power" was launched ten years ago in an elementary school in Vancouver, it has evolved into a recognized approach to comprehension instruction being implemented across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and China. This groundbreaking approach shows teachers how to help students think while they…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Methods
Moynihan, Christine – Stenhouse Publishers, 2015
The Standards for Mathematical Practice provide an excellent foundation for encouraging students to think, reason, and persevere like mathematicians. Many elementary school teachers, however, face a challenge unpacking these practices and figuring out how to implement them in their classrooms. Christine Moynihan wrote "Common Core Sense:…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Mathematics, Program Implementation
Boushey, Gail; Moser, Joan – Stenhouse Publishers, 2014
"The Daily 5, Second Edition" retains the core literacy components that made the first edition one of the most widely read books in education and enhances these practices based on years of further experience in classrooms and compelling new brain research. The Daily 5 system provides a way for any teacher to structure literacy (and now…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Reading Instruction, Literacy Education, Time Factors (Learning)
Johnston, Peter H. – Stenhouse Publishers, 2012
Sometimes a single word changes everything. In his groundbreaking book "Choice Words", Peter Johnston demonstrated how the things teachers say (and don't say) have surprising consequences for the literate lives of students. Now, in "Opening Minds: Using Language to Change Lives", Peter shows how the words teachers choose affect the worlds students…
Descriptors: Moral Development, Intellectual Development, Self Concept, Emotional Development
Shagoury, Ruth; Power, Brenda Miller – Stenhouse Publishers, 2012
Teacher research is an extension of good teaching, observing students closely, analyzing their needs, and adjusting the curriculum to fit the needs of all. In this completely updated second edition of their definitive work, Ruth Shagoury and Brenda Miller Power present a framework for teacher research along with an extensive collection of…
Descriptors: Teacher Researchers, Research Methodology, Guides, Personal Narratives
Silvers, Penny; Shorey, Mary C. – Stenhouse Publishers, 2012
On any given day, a visitor to Mary Shorey's classroom will find elementary students using a variety of learning tools, from books to wikis and blogs, to pose critical questions about the world and take action to make a difference in the lives of others. Whether sponsoring a book drive for victims of Hurricane Katrina, using a multimedia…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Instructional Materials, Teaching Methods, Communication Skills
Gallagher, Kelly – Stenhouse Publishers, 2012
"Read-i-cide" n: The systematic killing of the love of reading, often exacerbated by the inane, mind-numbing practices found in schools. Reading is dying in our schools. Educators are familiar with many of the factors that have contributed to the decline--poverty, second-language issues, and the ever-expanding choices of electronic entertainment.…
Descriptors: Reading, Reader Text Relationship, Recreational Reading, Drills (Practice)
Miller, Debbie – Stenhouse Publishers, 2012
In the second edition of "Reading with Meaning," Debbie Miller shares her new thinking about comprehension strategy instruction, the gradual release of responsibility instructional model, and planning for student engagement and independence. It has been ten years since the first edition, in which Debbie chronicled a year in her own classroom.…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Teaching Methods, Reading Comprehension, Picture Books
Moynihan, Christine – Stenhouse Publishers, 2012
How is that you can walk into a classroom and gain an overall sense of the quality of math instruction taking place there? What contributes to getting that sense? In "Math Sense," Chris Moynihan explores some of the components that comprise the look, sound, and feel of effective teaching and learning. Does the landscape of the classroom feature…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Classroom Environment, Feedback (Response), Mathematics Instruction
Donohue, Lisa – Stenhouse Publishers, 2012
It is possible to create a literacy block where teachers meet with students for guided reading and writing conferences, and provide daily explicit instruction in both reading and writing. A comprehensive look at literacy and learning, "100 Minutes" shows teachers how to fit balanced literacy into a daily 100-minute literacy block using a framework…
Descriptors: Literacy, Teaching Methods, Reading Instruction, Time Management
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