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Reading Reconsidered: A Practical Guide to Rigorous Literacy Instruction

The Must-Have Resource for Teachers to Rethink How They Teach Reading The world we are preparing our students to succeed in is one bound together by words and phrases. Our students learn their literature, history, math, science, or art via a firm foundation of strong reading skills. When we teach students to read with precision, rigor, and insight, we are truly handing ove

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Teach Like a Pirate: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life As an Educator

Based on Dave Burgesss popular Outrageous Teaching and TeachLike a PIRATE seminars, this book offers inspiration, practicaltechniques, and innovative ideas that will help you to increasestudent engagement, boost your creativity, and transform your lifeas an educator. Youll learn how to: ? Tap into and dramaticallyincrease your passion as a teacher ? Develop outrageou

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Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, As, Praise and Other Bribes

The basic strategy we use for raising children, teaching students, and managing workers can be summarized in six words: Do this and youll get that. We dangle goodies (from candy bars to sales commissions) in front of people in much the same way we train the family pet. Drawing on a wealth of psychological research, Alfie Kohn points the way to a more successful strategy b

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The Art of Teaching Reading

Written in Calkins graceful and passionate style, The Art of Teaching Reading serves as an eloquent and desperately needed reminder of what matters most in teaching.Incredibly valuable resource for current and future teachers and educators.Offers a wealth of practical classroom examples to demonstrate principles and methods in practice.In The Art of Teaching Reading, nati

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Sexy Summer Collection

AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED TIME! The hottest nine-book romance collection at a special price, including some of the most sexy and romantic love stories from Tule Publishing, to heat up your summer.Get 9 stories in 1 in this Sexy Summer boxed set, featuring alpha heroes falling for, and winning over, the women they love. Brought to you by NYTimes, USA Today and national bests

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The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

The Element is the point at which natural talent meets personal passion. When people arrive at the Element, they feel most themselves and most inspired and achieve at their highest levels. With a wry sense of humor, Ken Robinson looks at the conditions that enable us to find ourselves in the Element and those that stifle that possibility. Drawing on the stories of a wide

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Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students Potential Through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching

Banish math anxiety and give students of all ages a clear roadmap to success Mathematical Mindsets provides practical strategies and activities to help teachers and parents show all children, even those who are convinced that they are bad at math, that they can enjoy and succeed in math. Jo Boaler--Stanford researcher, professor of math education, and expert on math learni

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Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone)

Everyone agrees that a great teacher can have an enormous impact. Yet we still dont know what, precisely, makes a teacher great. Is it a matter of natural-born charisma? Or does exceptional teaching require something more?Building a Better Teacher introduces a new generation of educators exploring the intricate science underlying their art. A former principal studies the

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College Unbound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students

What is the value of a college degree if it leaves you with few job prospects in a tough economy and buried in debt? College (Un)bound asks the burning question on every prospective student, parent, and new grad�s mind. Student-loan debt in the United States crossed the $1 trillion mark in 2011. To say that the cost of a four-year college education is inflated on many camp

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Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the New Innovation Era

From two leading experts in education and entrepreneurship, an urgent call for the radical re-imagining of American education so that we better equip students for the realities of the twenty-first century economy.Today more than ever, we prize academic achievement, pressuring our children to get into the �right� colleges, have the highest GPAs, and pursue advanced degrees.

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