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2015 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence

2015 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence

June 2628, 2015
Nashville, Tenn.

Invest in the power of great instruction and learn how to leverage it in classrooms and school districts.

 

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

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.

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

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.

Jul
2015
The Power of Extreme Writing: How do I help my students become eager and fluent writers? (ASCD Arias)
Coming Soon

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.

Apr
2015
 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.

 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' 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.

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.

Feb
2015
 Seventeen Thousand Classroom Visits Can't Be Wrong: Strategies That Engage Students, Promote Active Learning, and Boost Achievement

Seventeen Thousand Classroom Visits Can't Be Wrong: Strategies That Engage Students, Promote Active Learning, and Boost Achievement

by John V. Antonetti and James R. Garver

The authors report on lessons learned from more than 17,000 classroom walkthroughs and distill these insights into strategies teachers can use to improve instruction and learning.

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

Jan
2015
 Real-World Projects: How do I design relevant and engaging learning experiences? (ASCD Arias)

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.

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

Researching 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.