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2015 ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

70th ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

March 21–23, 2015, Houston, Tex.

Discover new ideas and practical strategies that deliver real results for students.

 

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Jan
2015
 Research in a Digital World: How do I teach my students to conduct quality online research? (ASCD Arias)
Coming Soon

Research in a Digital World: How do I teach my students to conduct quality online research? (ASCD Arias)

by Erik Palmer

A step-by-step guide for teaching students at all grade levels to conduct deeper, smarter, and more responsible research in an online environment.

 Formative Classroom Walkthroughs: How Principals and Teachers Collaborate to Raise Student Achievement
Coming Soon

Formative Classroom Walkthroughs: How Principals and Teachers Collaborate to Raise Student Achievement

by Connie M. Moss and Susan M. Brookhart

Learn how schools use formative walkthroughs to reveal evidence of student learning and enable teachers to make informed adjustments that help students succeed.

This Featured Selection Member Book mails to ASCD Premium, Select members and is available as a download for Online Premium and Select members in January 2015 who chose this Featured Selection by the deadline of October 31, 2014; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on December 15, when the mailing labels are compiled.

A Close Look at Close Reading: Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Texts, Grades K–5
Coming Soon

A Close Look at Close Reading: Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Texts, Grades K–5

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

Find out how to teach young learners to be close readers and how to make close reading a habit of practice in the elementary classroom.

 Real-World Projects: How do I design relevant and engaging learning experiences? (ASCD Arias)
Coming Soon

Real-World Projects: How do I design relevant and engaging learning experiences? (ASCD Arias)

by Suzie Boss

Project-based learning expert Suzie Boss explains how educators can plan rigorous, authentic projects that align with standards and prepare students for active citizenship.

 School Culture Rewired: How to Define, Assess, and Transform It
Coming Soon

School Culture Rewired: How to Define, Assess, and Transform It

by Steve Gruenert and Todd Whitaker

Discover tools, strategies, and advice for defining, assessing, and transforming your school's culture into one that is positive, forward-looking, and working to enrich students' lives.

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 January 2015 who chose this Editor's Selection by the deadline of October 31, 2014; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on December 15, when the mailing labels are compiled.

Dec
2014
The Tech-Savvy Administrator: How do I use technology to be a better school leader? (ASCD Arias)

The Tech-Savvy Administrator: How do I use technology to be a better school leader? (ASCD Arias)

by Steven W. Anderson

Educational technology expert Steven W. Anderson explains how and why leaders should use technology and outlines what should be in every leader's digital toolkit.

 Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom, 2nd Edition

Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom, 2nd Edition

by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey

Fisher and Frey explore a variety of engaging formative assessments that enable every teacher to determine what students know and what they still need to learn.

This Member Book mails to ASCD Premium members and is available as a download for Online Premium members in December 2014; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on November 14, when the mailing labels are compiled.

Nov
2014
 Authentic Learning in the Digital Age: Engaging Students Through Inquiry

Authentic Learning in the Digital Age: Engaging Students Through Inquiry

by Larissa Pahomov

A clear framework for teachers who want to facilitate personalized, authentic, student-driven learning in a technology-rich classroom.

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 November 2014; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on October 15, when the mailing labels are compiled.

Oct
2014
 Effective Teacher Interviews: How do I hire good teachers? (ASCD Arias)

Effective Teacher Interviews: How do I hire good teachers? (ASCD Arias)

by Jennifer L. Hindman

The key to hiring and teacher selection is the candidate interview, and Effective Teacher Interviews can help school leaders more reliably select good teachers.

Sep
2014
 Sparking Student Creativity: Practical Ways to Promote Innovative Thinking and Problem Solving

Sparking Student Creativity: Practical Ways to Promote Innovative Thinking and Problem Solving

by Patti Drapeau

Author and researcher Patti Drapeau explores and explains research related to creativity and its relevance in today's standards-based, critical thinking–focused classroom.

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 2014; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on August 15, when the mailing labels are compiled.

 School Climate Change: How do I build a positive environment for learning? (ASCD Arias)

School Climate Change: How do I build a positive environment for learning? (ASCD Arias)

by Peter DeWitt and Sean Slade

School Climate Change presents steps and advice to foster a welcoming, safe, and inclusive school environment that can overcome obstacles to student achievement and success.

Aug
2014
A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core: How do I help a broad range of learners succeed with challenging curriculum? (ASCD Arias)

A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core: How do I help a broad range of learners succeed with challenging curriculum? (ASCD Arias)

by Carol Ann Tomlinson and Marcia B. Imbeau

Leading authorities on differentiation explain how to apply the principles of differentiated instruction to help academically diverse students achieve the goals of the Common Core.

 Tools for Teaching Writing: Strategies and Interventions for Diverse Learners in Grades 3–8

Tools for Teaching Writing: Strategies and Interventions for Diverse Learners in Grades 3–8

by David Campos and Kathleen Fad

Strategies and tools that target struggling writers in grades 3–8 (in any classroom around the world) and teachers with limited time.

 Student-Led Discussions: How do I promote rich conversations about books, videos, and other media? (ASCD Arias)

Student-Led Discussions: How do I promote rich conversations about books, videos, and other media? (ASCD Arias)

by Sandi Novak

Student-Led Discussions offers teachers the resources they need to develop meaningful student-led conversations about text and media across the content areas.

 How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking

How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking

by Susan M. Brookhart

Assessment expert Susan M. Brookhart explains how teachers can design targeted questions and tasks that align with standards and assess students' higher-order thinking skills.

This Member Book mails to ASCD Premium members and is available as a download for Online Premium members in August 2014; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on July 15, when the mailing labels are compiled.

The Data-Driven Classroom: How do I use student data to improve my instruction? (ASCD Arias)

The Data-Driven Classroom: How do I use student data to improve my instruction? (ASCD Arias)

by Craig A. Mertler

Explore a comprehensive process that guides educators of all grade levels and subject areas in making strong instructional decisions based on student assessment data.

Jul
2014
 Total Literacy Techniques: Tools to Help Students Analyze Literature and Informational Texts

Total Literacy Techniques: Tools to Help Students Analyze Literature and Informational Texts

by Pérsida Himmele, William Himmele and Keely Potter

This book provides 3rd through 12th grade teachers with more than 50 tools and techniques for helping their students read independently and critically.

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 July 2014 to those who chose this Featured Selection by the deadline of April 30, 2014; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on June 13, when the mailing labels are compiled

The Resilient Teacher: How do I stay positive and effective when dealing with difficult people and policies? (ASCD Arias)

The Resilient Teacher: How do I stay positive and effective when dealing with difficult people and policies? (ASCD Arias)

by Allen N. Mendler

A collection of strategies for resolving common problems that teachers face in school and for communicating more effectively with colleagues, parents, and students.

 Grading Smarter, Not Harder: Assessment Strategies That Motivate Kids and Help Them Learn

Grading Smarter, Not Harder: Assessment Strategies That Motivate Kids and Help Them Learn

by Myron Dueck

This book shows how to design an effective assessment system that accurately reflects student learning and motivates students to meet learning objectives.

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 July 2014; to receive it as a member benefit, your membership in these categories must be active on June 13, when the mailing labels are compiled.

 Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers: How do I manage the pressures of teaching? (ASCD Arias)

Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers: How do I manage the pressures of teaching? (ASCD Arias)

by M. Nora Mazzone and Barbara J. Miglionico

If stress is weighing you down or you "never have enough time" at school or home, use these stress-busters to regain balance.

Jun
2014
 Read, Write, Lead: Breakthrough Strategies for Schoolwide Literacy Success

Read, Write, Lead: Breakthrough Strategies for Schoolwide Literacy Success

by Regie Routman

Achieve dramatic academic improvement by entwining successful practices of literacy and leadership in your school.

 Learning From Coaching: How do I work with an instructional coach to grow as a teacher? (ASCD Arias)

Learning From Coaching: How do I work with an instructional coach to grow as a teacher? (ASCD Arias)

by Nina Morel

Through working with a coach, teachers can find support as they think deeply about their work, set goals, and develop plans to meet those goals.