From the author of I Wish My Teacher Knew, how grownups can empower children to stand up for what they believe in
Third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz often tells her students: "You are not here so you can make money in a decade. You are here so you can made a difference now."
Reveals the diversity crisis in children's and young adult media as not only a lack of representation, but a lack of imagination Stories provide portals into other worlds, both real and imagined. The promise of escape draws people from all backgrounds to speculative fiction, but when people of color seek passageways into the fantastic, the doors are often barred.
From an elementary school principal and popular YouTube personality, inspiration and humor for educators to tackle the challenges they face day-in and day-out
Not every school has the time, resources, capacity, or conditions to implement a schoolwide SEL program. But prioritizing SEL need not take time from instruction. This book draws on the latest research and resources to offer individual teachers and teacher teams an accessible guide to incorporating SEL into everyday teaching in middle- and high- school classrooms.
An essential book for parents to help their children get the education they need to live happy, productive lives from The New York Times bestselling author of The Element and Creative Schools
Teachers often see repetitive behaviors in toddler and preschool classrooms, such as building and knocking down block towers or dumping out toys.
A wide variety of ready-to-use number talks that help kindergarten through second-grade students learn math concepts in fun and easy waysBringing the exciting teaching method of number talks into your classroom has never been easier. Simply choose from the hundreds of great ideas in this book and get going, with no extra time wasted
From the Disney Teacher of the Year and New York Times bestselling author comes the classic guide to bringing out the best in your students, revised and updated for today's teachers and parents.
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Over 25,000 copies sold -- promote optimal well-being and social justice through 170+ games and activities for all ages
At this critical point of human evolution, we want our children to have the ability to resolve conflict, communicate positively, build social skills, and increase self-esteem so that they may actualize their potential and live in well-being.
Guided by NAEYC's 6 Principles for Effective Family Engagement, Families + Educators is a practical guide for early childhood educators on how to build partnerships with families and develop partnerships with the community. Encourages programs to move away from one-size-fits-all approaches to one of reciprocal family engagement practices.
If we want girls to succeed, we need to teach them the audacity to transgress. Through the lives of students at three very different schools, an award-winning scholar-activist makes the case for "feminist schools" that orient girls toward a lifetime of achievement.
"The best book on high school dynamics I have ever read."--Jay Mathews, Washington Post
An award-winning professor and an accomplished educator take us beyond the hype of reform and inside some of America's most innovative classrooms to show what is working--and what isn't--in our schools.