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Sep
2015
 Getting Started with Blended Learning: How do I integrate online and face-to-face instruction? (ASCD Arias)
Coming Soon

Getting Started with Blended Learning: How do I integrate online and face-to-face instruction? (ASCD Arias)

by William Kist

Here's the perfect introductory guide to incorporating purposeful and effective online learning into your classes—complete with lesson ideas, technical tips, and formative assessment strategies.

The Motivated Brain: Improving Student Attention, Engagement, and Perseverance
Coming Soon

The Motivated Brain: Improving Student Attention, Engagement, and Perseverance

by Gayle Gregory and Martha Kaufeldt

Learn how teaching strategies that tap into the brain's natural drive to seek can motivate students and help them be more successful and inquisitive learners.

This Member Book mails to ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus members and is available as a download for Online Premium and Select members in September 2015; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on August 14, when the mailing labels are compiled.

 Leading for Differentiation: Growing Teachers Who Grow Kids
Coming Soon

Leading for Differentiation: Growing Teachers Who Grow Kids

by Carol Ann Tomlinson and Michael Murphy

Expert guidance for leading whole-school adoption of differentiated instruction and helping every teacher grow as a differentiator so that all students will thrive as learners.

Aug
2015
 Unlocking Student Potential: How do I identify and activate student strengths? (ASCD Arias)

Unlocking Student Potential: How do I identify and activate student strengths? (ASCD Arias)

by Yvette Jackson and Veronica McDermott

Jackson and McDermott provide educators with field-tested, no-cost strategies to build students' belief in their abilities and reverse persistent underachievement.

 Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning: Tools for Achieving Success in Your School

Balanced Leadership for Powerful Learning: Tools for Achieving Success in Your School

by Bryan Goodwin, Greg Cameron and Heather Hein

Field-tested research, tools, and advice that can help every school leader become a great school leader.

 Ten Steps to Managing Change in Schools: How do we take initiatives from goals to actions? (ASCD Arias)

Ten Steps to Managing Change in Schools: How do we take initiatives from goals to actions? (ASCD Arias)

by Jeffrey Benson

Jeffrey Benson provides educators with a proven, practical, and broadly applicable system for implementing change initiatives methodically and effectively in schools.

 Complex Text Decoded: How to Design Lessons and Use Strategies That Target Authentic Texts

Complex Text Decoded: How to Design Lessons and Use Strategies That Target Authentic Texts

by Kathy T. Glass

Kathy T. Glass presents strategies, activities, and assessments that target students' ability to comprehend complex text—both traditional written text and multimedia—in grades 5–10.

 Better Than Carrots or Sticks: Restorative Practices for Positive Classroom Management

Better Than Carrots or Sticks: Restorative Practices for Positive Classroom Management

by Dominique Smith, Douglas B. Fisher and Nancy E. Frey

A comprehensive guide to replacing rewards-and-punishments-based discipline practices with a more effective 'restorative practices' approach.

This Member Book mails to ASCD premium members and is available as a download for online premium members in August 2015; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on July 15, when the mailing labels are compiled.

Jul
2015
 Rethinking Grading: Meaningful Assessment for Standards-Based Learning

Rethinking Grading: Meaningful Assessment for Standards-Based Learning

by Cathy Vatterott

Cathy Vatterott, the "Homework Lady," shows educators how standards-based grading can more authentically reflect student progress-and also significantly improve both teaching and learning.

This Editor's Selection Member Book mails to ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus members and is available as a download for Premium Online and Select Online members in July 2015 who chose this Editor's Selection by the deadline of April 30, 2015; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on June 15, when the mailing labels are compiled.

 STEM Leadership: How do I create a STEM culture in my school? (ASCD Arias)

STEM Leadership: How do I create a STEM culture in my school? (ASCD Arias)

by Traci Buckner and Brian Boyd

This hands-on guide provides school leaders with practical strategies to develop STEM programs that prepare students to succeed in college and career.

The Power of Extreme Writing: How do I help my students become eager and fluent writers? (ASCD Arias)

The Power of Extreme Writing: How do I help my students become eager and fluent writers? (ASCD Arias)

by Diana Cruchley

Diana Cruchley presents Extreme Writing, a writing strategy to help students in grades 4–8 write quickly and fluently on any topic.

This Featured Selection Member Book mails to ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus members and is available as a download for Online Premium and Select members in July 2015 who chose this Featured Selection by the deadline of April 30, 2015; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on June 15, when the mailing labels are compiled.

 Differentiation in Middle and High School: Strategies to Engage All Learners

Differentiation in Middle and High School: Strategies to Engage All Learners

by Kristina J. Doubet and Jessica A. Hockett

This comprehensive resource for middle and high school teachers explores how to use differentiated instruction to engage students and help them be more successful learners.

Jun
2015
 Freedom to Fail: How do I foster risk-taking and innovation in my classroom? (ASCD Arias)

Freedom to Fail: How do I foster risk-taking and innovation in my classroom? (ASCD Arias)

by Andrew K. Miller

Learn how to intentionally create learning experiences that give students the time and space to try new ideas, fail, learn from mistakes, and try again.

May
2015
 Teacher Teamwork: How do we make it work? (ASCD Arias)

Teacher Teamwork: How do we make it work? (ASCD Arias)

by Margaret Searle and Marilyn Swartz

Packed with strategies, tips, and activities, this book shows how to build productive teams and intentionally create an environment of professional engagement in your school.

 Peer Coaching to Enrich Professional Practice, School Culture, and Student Learning

Peer Coaching to Enrich Professional Practice, School Culture, and Student Learning

by Pam Robbins

Learn to use collaboration and peer coaching to help each teacher build professional knowledge and skills in a supportive community.

This Member Book mails to ASCD Premium members and is available as a download for Online Premium members in May 2015; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on April 15, when the mailing labels are compiled.

 Setting the Standard for Project-Based Learning: A Proven Approach to Rigorous Classroom Instruction

Setting the Standard for Project-Based Learning: A Proven Approach to Rigorous Classroom Instruction

by John Larmer, John Mergendoller and Suzie Boss

Learn how to create, implement, and assess PBL using a classroom-tested framework that's delivered impressive results at the Buck Institute for Education.

 Real Engagement: How do I help my students become motivated, confident, and self-directed learners? (ASCD Arias)

Real Engagement: How do I help my students become motivated, confident, and self-directed learners? (ASCD Arias)

by Allison Zmuda and Robyn R. Jackson

Allison Zmuda and Robyn R. Jackson present concrete strategies for providing the clarity, context, challenge, and culture necessary to transform dutiful, compliant students into highly motivated learners.

A Close Look at Close Reading: Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Texts, Grades 6–12

A Close Look at Close Reading: Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Texts, Grades 6–12

by Barbara Moss, Diane Lapp, Maria Grant and Kelly Johnson

Learn how to incorporate close reading in your secondary classroom to empower students' analysis of complex texts, increase their disciplinary literacy, and deepen their content area knowledge.

Apr
2015
 Teach, Reflect, Learn: Building Your Capacity for Success in the Classroom

Teach, Reflect, Learn: Building Your Capacity for Success in the Classroom

by Pete Hall and Alisa Simeral

The authors present the Continuum of Self-Reflection as a tool to help teachers take charge of their professional development and become more self-reflective—and effective—educators.

This Editor's Selection Member Book mails to ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus members and is available as a download for Online Premium and Select members in April 2015 who chose this Editor's Selection by the deadline of February 6, 2015; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on March 13, when the mailing labels are compiled.

 Solving 25 Problems in Unit Design: How do I refine my units to enhance student learning? (ASCD Arias)

Solving 25 Problems in Unit Design: How do I refine my units to enhance student learning? (ASCD Arias)

by Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins

Bestselling authors Wiggins and McTighe offer 25 ways to improve the design of units and avoid ineffective approaches.

This Featured Selection Member Book mails to ASCD Premium and Select members and is available as a download for Online Premium and Select members in April 2015 who chose this Featured Selection by the deadline of February 6, 2015; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on March 13, when the mailing labels are compiled.

 Retaining New Teachers: How do I support and develop novice teachers? (ASCD Arias)

Retaining New Teachers: How do I support and develop novice teachers? (ASCD Arias)

by Bryan Harris

A school leader's guide to the four crucial supports that will help novice teachers thrive: induction programs, supportive administrators, skilled mentors, and helpful colleagues.

Mar
2015
The Principal 50: Critical Leadership Questions for Inspiring Schoolwide Excellence

The Principal 50: Critical Leadership Questions for Inspiring Schoolwide Excellence

by Baruti K. Kafele

Baruti K. Kafele offers a powerful examination of what it takes to lead a school community to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.