2012 Spring Catalog

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Improving Teaching Practice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Helping Struggling Students. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Differentiating Instruction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
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Assessing Student Achievement. . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Supporting Top-Quality Teaching . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Developing Leadership Capacity. . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Educating the Whole Child. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

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Standards

John Kendall

Here’s the ideal tool to introduce the Common Core to everyone in
your school community—teachers, parents, and other stakeholders.
Circulating multiple copies throughout your school will provide an overview of the new standards in English language arts/literacy and mathematics, highlighting their key aspects. Plus,
there are numerous suggestions on transition activities for teachers and districts to consider.
(ASCD booklet copublished with McREL, 2011) 6" x 9", 72 pages.

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NEW! Unpacking the Common Core Standards Using the UbD
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• Common Core and Literacy Strategies:
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• Common Core and Literacy Strategies:
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In this video, explore how to design units of study around the Common Core Standards using
the Understanding by Design® (UbD™) framework. Interviews with experts and examples of the
concepts in practice help bring the Common Core and UbD framework to life. The video includes
material related to the English language arts and literacy standards and content and practice standards for mathematics.

Ensure your school’s instruction in literacy
aligns with Common Core State Standards
by enrolling teachers in these professional development courses. Each course
introduces the most relevant topics facing
teachers implementing the Common Core
and provides robust content you can use
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NEW! Simply Better: Doing What
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B r ya n G o o d w i n

Drawing from the research base that informed the
ASCD's best-selling series of What Works In Schools
titles, this book identifies key principles at the heart of
what it takes to help all students become successful
learners. Education research expert Bryan Goodwin
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focuses your school on how to change the odds for underserved children. To guide your implementation of these principles, Simply
Better describes lots of strategic touchstones to keep in mind.
(ASCD Premium Member book, copublished with McREL, August 2011)
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G r a n t W i gg i n s a n d
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NEW! Insights into Action:

Successful School Leaders Share
What Works
William Sterret t

What does it take to be a great school leader? An
award-winning former principal poses this question to
renowned school leaders and experts in the field to
provide you with insight into the actions that lead to
success. These giants in the field of educational leadership—including Baruti Kafele, Rick DuFour, Carol Ann
Tomlinson, and James Popham—explain how to lead more effectively, strengthen
your learning community, and meet today’s most difficult challenges.
(ASCD Premium Member book, December 2011) 6" x 9", 131 pages.

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This suite of courses focuses on helping teachers design units of study around
the Common Core State Standards using the Understanding by Design framework.
The course modules stress the importance of understanding the Common Core
Standards and provide support for building units of study that help students
reach the English language arts and Literacy standards and the Standards for
Mathematics and Mathematical Practices.

Regardless of your stage at implementing
the design tools and using the improved
template for Understanding by Design®
(UbD™) framework, this companion to The
Understanding by Design Guide to Creating
High-Quality Units is essential for taking your
work to a higher plane. This volume features
a set of hands-on modules containing worksheets, models, and self-assessments that are
essential for building more polished and
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• Unpack standards.
• Identify valid criteria and build great
rubrics.
• Sharpen essential questions and understandings.
• Differentiate the learning plan.
• Self-assess and obtain and use feedback
from peers.
UbD authors Grant Wiggins and Jay
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tips that have helped designers all over
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courses. Plus, to make it as easy as possible
to create curriculum that leads to deep,
meaningful learning, additional online
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forms—including worksheets, examples,
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(ASCD book, 2012) 8 1/2" x 11", 134 pages.

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New ways to

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Explore new ways to close achievement gaps
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NEW! Turning High-Poverty Schools into HighPerforming Schools
W i l l i a m H . P a r r e t t a n d K at h l e e n M . B u d g e

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If some schools can overcome the effects of poverty to become high
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and learning, the authors synthesize real-world practices to provide you with a Framework for Action
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(ASCD book, 2012) 8" x 10", 220 pages.

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NEW! Teaching in Tandem: Effective Coteaching

in the Inclusive Classroom

G l o r i a L o d at o W i l s o n a n d J o a n B l e d n i c k

Learn what’s critical to the effectiveness of curriculum, assessment, and
instruction in a coteaching program. And discover what teachers, administrators, and parents do to create effective partnerships, design powerful learning
environments, and solve day-to-day challenges inherent to coteaching.
(ASCD book, 2011) 7" x 9", 200 pages.

$19.95 (ASCD Members) $26.95 (Nonmembers) Stock #110029N81

NEW! Creating the Opportunity to Learn:
Moving from Research to Practice to Close the
Achievement Gap

NEW! Where Great

Teaching Begins:
Planning for Student
Thinking and
Learning
Anne R. Ree ves

This book provides you with
a step-by-step process for
designing instruction that is
centered on student outcomes.
Explore can’t-miss strategies
that help you plan lessons with
learning-focused objectives,
authentic assessments, and
engaging activities.
(ASCD Premium, Select, and
Institutional Plus Member book,
November 2011)
7" x 9", 215 pages.

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A . Wa d e B oy k i n a n d P e d r o N o gu e r a

Two giants in the fields of education, psychology, and equity—A. Wade
Boykin and Pedro Noguera—reveal bold truths about the achievement gap
and provide you with a promising framework focused on key factors drawn
from successful schools.
(ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus Member book, September 2011)
6" x 9", 235 pages.

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NEW! Classroom Instruction That Works Wall Chart
Here's an essential tool for institutionalizing the framework for instructional planning from the landmark book Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd Edition. Put this colorful wall chart in every classroom,
so that teachers and students have a constant reminder of the nine research-based teaching strategies
that are more apt to increase achievement.
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NEW! Classroom Instruction

That Works: Research-Based
Strategies for Increasing
Student Achievement, 2nd
Edition
C e r i B . D e a n, E l i z a b e t h R o ss H u bb e l l ,
H o wa r d P i t l e r, a n d B j Sto n e

First published in 2001, Classroom Instruction That Works revolutionized
teaching by linking classroom strategies to evidence of increased student
learning. Now this landmark guide has been reenergized and reorganized for today’s classroom with new evidence-based insights and a new
Instructional Planning Guide that makes it easier for you to know when to
emphasize each of the nine research-based teaching strategies.

Classroom: How to
Structure Lessons with
Learning Goals in Mind

Dougl as Fisher and Nancy Frey

Discover how purposeful learning
engages your students more
meaningfully and increases their
understanding of subject matter. And
learn how to embed purpose into every aspect of your instructional plans.
(ASCD book, 2011) 6" x 9", 170 pages.

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(ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus Member book, copublished with McREL, January 2012) 8" x 10", 210 pages.

NEW! The Purposeful

NEW! Total Participation Techniques:

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Making Every Student an Active Learner

PÉrsida Himmele and William
Himmele

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Here’s your opportunity to explore
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Walkthrough® Software

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(ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus Member book, July 2011)
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An effective teacher enhances student learning
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New ways to attend to

the Whole Child
Sure, achievement in math and reading
are important. But that shouldn’t come
at the expense of children’s other needs.
Use these resources to support them.

NEW! Creating a Healthy

School Using the Healthy
School Report Card:
An ASCD Action Tool,
Canadian 2nd Edition

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D av i d K . L o h r m a n n, S a n d r a Va m o s, a n d
Pa u l Y e u n g

This ASCD Action Tool, and accompanying online scoring
and analysis tool, offers a practical strategy for structuring
your school environment to support the development of
students who have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to
make healthy choices. Updated to reflect current research,
new standards, and best practices, the second edition of the
Action Tool guides you through the four steps of the Healthy
School Report Card, Canadian Edition process with rationale, tips from successful participants, and easy-to-use tools.

NEW! A World-Class Education:
Learning from International Models
of Excellence and Innovation
V i v i e n St e wa r t

Typical comparisons of schools in the United States
to those in other countries ignore critical factors and
overlook potential lessons learned. But here’s a book
that reveals what the best schools from around the
world are doing to educate students for a rapidly
changing innovation-based world. Find out that
American education has not “gotten worse,” how other countries are rapidly
improving, and what all educators can learn from these breakthrough educational approaches. Surveying the policies and assessment results from multiple
countries around the globe,Vivien Stewart brings you up-to-date on
• How the U.S. education system fares against emerging international standards of excellence.
• Major global trends that are transforming the skills students need and
changing the shape of the global talent pool.
• The policies and practices of the world’s best-performing education systems.
• Common success factors that cut across these high-performing systems.
• Lessons that these high-performing systems hold for the United States.
Find out how careful policy choice and effective implementation are
advancing best practices in critical areas, such as 21st century teaching, leadership, and technology, and are successfully modernizing curriculum, instruction,
and assessment. What the world’s best school systems show is that substantial
improvement is possible, that excellence and equity are attainable, and that
there are lots more evidence-based options than you’ve been told.

(ASCD Action Tool, 2011) 8 1/2" x 11", 220 pages.

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NEW! How to Teach

Now: Five Keys to
Personalized Learning
in the Global Classroom

William Powell and
Ochan Kusuma-Powell

Based on the wisdom of teachers
at international schools, this book
outfits you with ideas and strategies
for embracing the paradox of personalized learning in the global classroom. Explore ways to
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frame, personalize curriculum, and help students learn how
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your students’ diversity into the classroom, connects them
to a globalized perspective of the world, and prepares them
for the new world they are facing and its many challenges.
(ASCD book, 2011) 7" x 9", 178 pages.

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• Opportunities for social networking activities during and after the
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The Art and
Science of
Teaching: A
Comprehensive
Framework
for Effective
Instruction
Robert J. Marz ano

Robert J. Marzano provides you with a comprehensive framework for effective teaching that
combines the science of research-based instruction with the art of great lesson planning and
formative assessment. Discover how to make
sure every lesson and unit establishes learning
goals, engages students, keeps the classroom
focused, and responds to your students’ progress.
(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, July 2007)
7" x 9", 220 pages.

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Robert J. Marz ano
and John L. Brown

Implementing the action
steps from The Art and Science of Teaching is
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workshops, professional learning communities, teacher training, and self-help. Hundreds
of samples, guidelines, checklists, and activities
help teachers in all grades and subjects become
instant experts on Robert Marzano’s breakthrough framework.

The framework of action steps from The
Art and Science of Teaching comes to life
in this series of DVDs, so educators can see
exactly how to implement this comprehensive approach to promoting high levels of
student achievement. Robert J. Marzano
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that significantly influence student achievement, and the relationship between
teaching as an art and as a science.
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A Handbook
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The Art and Science of
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Effective Supervision: Supporting the
Art and Science of Teaching
R o b e r t J . M a r z a n o, T o n y F r o n t i e r , a n d
D av i d L i v i n gs t o n

Find out how to create a teacher supervision and evaluation system that’s reflective of The Art and Science of
Teaching. Going way beyond scripted observation routines
and typical value-added measurements of teacher effectiveness, the authors open your eyes to broad principles of
effective supervision that apply to all kinds of schools.
(ASCD Premium Member book, May 2011) 8" x 10", 185 pages.

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Welcome to the

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How to Give Effective
Feedback to Your Students
S u s a n M. B r o o k h a r t

Here is a guide that helps you always
know how to give the right feedback for
all kinds of assignments, in every grade
level and subject area. Susan M. Brookhart
covers every possible aspect of the topic, from what kinds of feedback
work best, to when and how often to give feedback, to how to use oral,
written, and visual feedback.
(ASCD Premium and Select Member book September 2008) 7 7/8" x 9 7/8",
121 pages.

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Transformational Teaching in the Information
Age: Making Why and How We Teach
Relevant to Students
Thomas R. Rosebrough and
R a l p h G. L e v e r e t t

Yes, it’s true that today’s students have tons of
distractions that take their attention away from
the hard work of learning. That’s why it’s more
important than ever to establish a teaching
relationship with students that makes academic
learning relevant to their lives. Here’s a book that
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approach on a Transformational Pedagogy
Model. Discover why and how to establish a
classroom paradigm that starts with the learner and turns content
coverage and higher test scores into the by-products of teaching that is
attuned to the academic, social, and spiritual needs of learners.
(ASCD book, 2011) 6" x 9", 175 pages.

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Giving Effective Feedback to Your
Students DVD Series
Drawing from How to Give Effective Feedback to Your Students,
this DVD series is the ideal tool to use in workshops and professional learning community meetings to convey to teachers the
fundamental principles of good feedback. Throughout the series,
teachers demonstrate lots of written and oral feedback strategies that put students at the center of the learning and help them
improve their own performance. An embedded professional development program on each DVD includes PowerPoint presentations
and handouts.
(ASCD DVD, 2009) Three 30-minute DVDs, each with a professional
development program.

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Giving Effective Feedback to Your Students: The Impact on Student
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Productive Group Work:
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Promote Understanding

Dougl as Fisher and
Nancy Frey

Our best-selling book that introduces you
to Structured Teaching, a tried-and-true
method for gradually enabling students to
take on more of the “work” of classroom learning. Two experienced
teachers describe a purposeful classroom structure that relies on
focused lessons, guided instruction, collaborative learning and
feedback at every stage.
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Dougl as Fisher and
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You know that telling students things
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Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey explain why a combination of
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Bob Sullo

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Teaching with the Brain in Mind, 2nd Edition
Eric Jensen

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Here’s a book that explains how negative
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Brain-Based Teaching in the Digital Age
Marilee Sprenger

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Although every educator knows firsthand about the effects
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stressors that undermine school behavior and performance. Then learn how the effects
of poverty can be reversed when educators employ the practices of turnaround schools
and schools that have a history of high performance among students raised in poverty.
Drawing from research, experience, and real school success stories, Jensen explains what
educators everywhere can do to improve the achievement of economically disadvantaged students:
• How to recognize the signs of chronic stress caused by poverty.
• Why to assess low performing students for core skills that are affected by poverty, such
as attention, focus, and problem solving.
• How to change school and classroom environments to alleviate the stress caused by
chronic poverty.
• Ways to empower students and increase their perception of control over their environments.
• Which schoolwide factors lead to success and which are always achievement killers.
• How enriching learning environments that include the arts and highly engaging
instruction can change students’ brains and improve their lives.
(ASCD book, 2009) 6" x 9", 184 pages.

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The author of the ASCD
classic Discipline with Dignity
explains what every educator
needs to know to succeed
with students in an urban environment. Understand
why urban youth is more difficult to motivate and how
you can replace ineffective approaches with methods
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Explore quick strategies and can’t-miss approaches for
improving engagement, increasing effort, and turning
around even the most uncaring students.
(ASCD book, 2010) 7" x 9", 192 pages.

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Create Success!
Unlocking the
Potential of Urban
Students

Detracking for Excellence
and Equity
Carol Corbett Burris and
D e l i a T. G a r r i t y

K a d h i r R a j a go pa l

While almost any educator would agree
that students deserve access to equal
educational opportunities, many schools
still sort students based on test scores or
other criteria. There’s a better way: one
built on offering all students access to
the best curriculum. In this first-ever practical book that shows how educators can
make detracking work, two authors from
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high achievement and diminish racial and socioeconomic gaps. Based
on what’s worked in actual elementary, middle, and high schools, the
book lays out a clear argument against tracking and provides you with
proven strategies for launching, sustaining, and monitoring a successful
detracking reform.
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Meeting Students
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Motivation in Urban
Schools

Inspired by his ability
to teach algebra to lowincome and mostly African
American and Latino urban
students—and have them
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for high-income and Caucasian students on standardized tests—Kadhir "Raja" Rajagopal provides you with
a model for teaching that unleashes the potential of
students who may have failed or struggled throughout
their school careers. Rajagopal’s CREATE model for
closing achievement gaps uses culturally responsive
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How to teach

the students we have
Research overwhelmingly shows
that the factors outside of
school—such as poverty and
home life—are the strongest
determiners of student
achievement. But because our
jobs are in schools, it’s up to us to
ensure schools do all they can to

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create a better life for every child.

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Motivating Black Males to Achieve in
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Baruti K. Kafele

If you’ve ever been uncertain about what to do about the chronic
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explains why lack of proficiency in reading, writing, and math
among black males is a symptom of deeper problems that can be
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Raising Black Students’ Achievement
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Johnnie McKinley

Here’s a book with a whole-school plan for raising the achievement of chronically underserved black students. Drawing from
her work with teachers and school leaders who have narrowed
achievement gaps in their schools, Johnnie McKinley explains
the tenets of Culturally Responsive Teaching and provides you
with a leadership plan that includes instructional strategies, classroom contexts, and assessment practices that make you far more
effective at educating black students.
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The author of the ASCD blockbuster
Motivating Black Males to Succeed in
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issues threatening so many young black
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Connecting with Students
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Learn how to use simple gestures, daily routines, and easy classroom activities
to stay engaged with students without taking away from valuable class time.
Dozens of practical strategies help you create an atmosphere of trust, encourage
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Teaching Boys Who
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Underachievers into
Successful Learners
K at h l e e n P a l m e r C l e v e l a n d

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C a r r i e R ot h st e i n - F i sc h a n d
Elise Trumbull

This book will help you understand some
of the most powerful cultural differences
that can lead to classroom conflict for many
students and how you can actually capitalize
on these differences to make your classroom
a harmonious, productive environment. Drawing from a seven-year
action research study of elementary classrooms with high percentages
of immigrant students, the authors describe a two-part framework that
makes many cultural differences understandable and easier to bridge.

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Why do some boys struggle in school,
and how can you effectively intervene
without jeopardizing the achievements of other, more successful,
learners (boys and girls)? Drawing from large-scale studies, recent
insights on social and learning-style factors, and lesson plans and
anecdotes from real teachers, Kathleen Cleveland answers these
questions and equips you with a flexible and practical framework
for addressing the needs of underachieving male students. Instead of
resorting to a one-size-fits-all-boys solution, explore ways to identify
and respond to specific reasons for underachievement among boys
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boys you just never seem to reach.

Managing Diverse
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Students’ Cultural Strengths

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Discipline with Dignity: New Challenges, New
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How To Use Students’
Diverse Cultural
Backgrounds to
Enhance Academic
Achievement DVD

Since 1988, this landmark publication has given thousands of teachers
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that promotes respect for self and others. Now this expanded 20th
Anniversary Edition extends the authors’ wisdom to new principles for
coping with the reality of your world, including

Part of your students’ background
knowledge is the diverse cultural
experiences that they bring to your
classroom every day. Now you can
connect to those experiences and
understand their influences on
achievement using the techniques and ideas in this 15-minute DVD.
Explore ways to use personal stories, writing projects, and classroom
activities to get to know your students and their prior knowledge
of subject material. Learn how to pick instructional strategies and
teaching resources that are most appropriate for your students’
backgrounds. And get ideas for how to put a program in place that
encourages cultural responsiveness and positive attitudes about
diversity in your classroom, school, and community.
(ASCD DVD, 2007) One 15-minute DVD.

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• How to address in-school and out-of-school causes of discipline
problems.
• Why to emphasize to students the reasons for
your rules.
• How three internal forces—connection, competence, and control—motivate students to act
inappropriately.
• The importance of conveying that you respect
students’ ideas and opinions.
• The power you have to reframe problems as
positive opportunities.
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How everyone can support

English language learners
Schools used to think that the English as a second
language teacher would take care of teaching English
language learners (ELL). But just as educators need
to include special education students in mainstream
classrooms, they’re integrating ELLs. Our resources help

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all school faculty take responsibility for these students.

Getting Started with English
Language Learners: How
Educators Can Meet the Challenge
J u d i e H ay n e s

Whether you’re new to teaching English language
learners (ELL) or a seasoned veteran, here’s a guide
that provides you with a firm baseline and can’t-miss
strategies for boosting the achievement of these
students. A teacher with 26 years of experience explains key concepts of second
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main challenges that ELL students face in learning reading, writing, math, science,
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How To Get Started with English
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Based on the book Getting Started with English
Language Learners, this 15-minute DVD explains the
key concepts of English language learning and how
to be successful with these students at all the stages of
their language acquisition. In scenes from an elementary school, see how teachers make newcomers feel
welcome, organize the classroom for teaching English
language students, and teach appropriately for the
various stages of second language acquisition.
(ASCD DVD, 2007) One 15-minute DVD.

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Reaching Out to Latino
Families of English Language
Learners
D av i d C a m p o s, R o c i o D e l g a d o, a n d M a r y
Es t h e r S o t o H u e r ta

Here’s a book that will inspire you to proceed
with confidence in developing successful
home-to-school partnerships with the families
of Latino English language learners. Relying
on an asset-based approach that draws on
the strengths of diversity, the authors guide
you through the many steps of starting and
furthering the partnering process with Latino
families, including how to find out their
expectations for their children, get information about their family backgrounds, conduct
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Classroom Instruction
That Works with
English Language
Learners

Strategies for Success with
English Language Learners:
An ASCD Action Tool
V i r g i n i a Pa u l i n e R o j a s

J a n e D. H i l l a n d
K at h l e e n M. F ly n n

At last, the research-based strategies from ASCD’s best-selling book
Classroom Instruction That Works
are applied to teaching English language learners (ELL) to help
you boost the achievement levels of these students to new heights.
Find out how nine types of instructional strategies that maximize
learning can be applied to ELL students in every grade level. And
get specific steps and guidance you need to keep your practice
up-to-date with the rapidly growing population of ELL students.
(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, 2006) 8" x 10", 137 pages.

Unless you’ve been trained to be an ELL specialist
or happen to have one on hand, it’s tough to always
know what to do to support the English learners
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learners in lessons, build their literacy skills, and maintain an inclusive classroom. By keeping multiple copies of this binder on hand throughout your
school, teachers have quick access to winning solutions, including scaffolds
for helping English learners, coteaching strategies, and vocabulary tools.
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Content-Area Conversations: How to Plan
Discussion-Based Lessons for Diverse Language
Learners

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Classroom Instruction
That Works with
English Language
Learners Facilitator’s
Guide

D o u g l a s F i s h e r , N a n c y F r e y, a n d
C a r o l R ot h e n b e r g

J a n e D. H i l l a n d
Cynthia L. Bjork

It’s much easier to spread the
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school when you have this guide for conducting a workshop
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academic performance of English language learners. Field-tested
and research-based, this guide has everything you need, including
agendas, questions, activities, and over 100 PowerPoint presentation slides, available online and printed in the guide.
(ASCD/McREL book, 2008) 8 1/2" x 11", 220 pages.

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Classroom Instruction
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J a n e D. H i l l a n d
Cynthia L. Bjork

Everyone who participates in your
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with ELL students.
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Make sure classroom conversations lead to
genuine academic goals and increase learning
opportunities for all students—even those who
struggle with English. This book introduces you
to a four-component framework for discussionbased lessons and presents strategies and
guidelines to ensure that you give students the
right things to talk about and manage classroom discussions effectively.
(ASCD book, 2008) 6" x 9", 168 pages.

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The Language-Rich Classroom:
A Research-Based Framework
for Teaching English Language
Learners
PÉrsida Himmele and
William Himmele

Discover how to empower all teachers—even
those with no formal training in English as
a second language—with a way to raise the
academic achievement of English language
learners. The authors provide a research-based framework that includes content
reading strategies, teaching approaches, and informal assessments. And to help
teachers use the framework in all grades and subjects, field-tested unit and lesson
planning worksheets, assessment logs, and instructional steps are included.
(ASCD book, 2009) 7 7/8" x 9 7/8", 197 pages.

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Improve the results of

YOUR RTI efforts

Whenever assessments alert you to student learning problems,
you have to be able to intervene quickly with a proven approach
that is research-based. That’s where ASCD resources come in with
interventions that will work for your learning community.

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What Every School
Leader Needs to Know
About RTI
Margaret Searle

Cut through the confusion about
Response to Intervention (RTI) and
ensure that your approach to RTI represents the very best of successful school
and district implementations. Written
by a seasoned expert on standards and
intervention, this book gives you an RTI framework that ensures
no students fall through the cracks.
(ASCD book, 2010) 7" x 9", 200 pages.

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Enhancing RTI: How to
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Effective Classroom
Instruction and
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Dougl as Fisher and
Nancy Frey

Here’s a book that adds to the effectiveness of the Response to Intervention
(RTI) plan that your school already
has in place or gets you started in the right direction. While
guiding you through the steps of creating and implementing this
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approaches to RTI and how your RTI effort can lead to improved
curriculum and instruction for all students.

Implementing RTI in Secondary Schools DVD
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Go way beyond the theory of Response to Intervention (RTI) to see
exactly what schools do to help struggling students and close achievement gaps. This powerful DVD set follows an entering high school
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Diagnostic Assessment, and a Three-Tiered Instructional Intervention.
In Program One of the two-disc set, learn how teachers, administrators,
and specialists use the results of universal screening and diagnostic tests
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how a collaborative team designs specific interventions targeting to the
root causes of low achievement. And delve into a three-tiered instructional intervention that features research-based strategies that increase
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Leading and
Managing a
Differentiated
Classroom
C a r o l A n n To m l i n so n a n d
M a r c i a B. I m b e a u

While most books on classroom management focus on
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keeping kids in their seats and
giving good directions, here is
a breakthrough guide that explains how to lead a class that
is differentiated to individual students’ needs. The authors
outfit you with everything you need to deal with time, space,
materials, groups, and strategies in ways that balance content
requirements with multiple pathways for learning.
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Perfect for professional development meetings, study groups, and individual teacher
viewing, this video field trip to a differentiated classroom provides an opportunity
to observe a teacher who effectively
addresses the learning needs of her students.
Experience significant segments of a day
in a teacher’s 3rd/4th grade multiage classBEST-SELLER!
room to understand how a differentiated
classroom works. Classroom sequences reveal many ways that teachers in every
grade level can create and manage an active and involved learning environment
where instructional decisions are based on students’ varied needs and interests.
Providing an up-close-and-personal view of one classroom turns the theory of
differentiation into a reality that is practical and rewarding for every classroom.
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Use this handy guide to get your
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your PLC is included: agendas,
schedules, handouts, and background readings. With enough
materials for ten sessions total, you can focus your PLC on all
of the critical issues related to differentiated instruction. And
easy-to-use charts, checklists, and templates support every step
of getting started and keeping your PLC on track.

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Exploring
Differentiated
Instruction

(ASCD PLC Series book, 2009) 8 1/2" x 11", 65 pages.

A Visit to a Differentiated
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Differentiated Instruction: The Curriculum Connection
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Differentiated Instruction: Using Ongoing Assessment to Inform Instruction
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Differentiated Instruction: Leading and Managing a Differentiated
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What is

differentiated instruction?
Differentiated instruction is a systematic approach to helping teachers ensure that every student is learning,
regardless of interests, learning styles, or readiness for school. It’s meeting students where they are and
providing appropriate challenge and support so each of them can move forward. Use these resources to
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How do teachers

differentiate?

Instructional Strategies for the Differentiated
Classroom DVD Series

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Building on ASCD’s other resources on differentiated instruction, this
seven-program series, on two DVDs, helps teachers who already have some
experience with differentiation learn how to plan and use proven strategies
that support a differentiated classroom:
• Learning Contracts shows how to give students different tasks based on
their readiness and interest, allowing students to take responsibility for
planning and monitoring their work.
• Intelligence Preferences demonstrates how to address students’
learning preferences by offering several avenues (analytical, practical,
creative) to the same learning goals, so students can be more successful
at reaching the goals.
• Tiered Assignments shows how to respond to students’ varied readiness levels by offering tasks at different levels of difficulty so all students
are appropriately challenged and supported.
• Complex Instruction explains how to engage groups of students
working collaboratively on a challenging, real-world task that demands
the unique intellectual strengths and talents of each student for the
group to succeed.
• RAFT Assignments shows how offering different writing assignments
designed for students’ varied readiness levels and interests helps students
to focus on writing and reasoning while coming to understand ideas
essential to a topic.
• Centers demonstrates how to address students’ different needs by
offering multiple tasks, addressing learning standards at varied levels
of difficulty, and designing learning activities around students’ varied
interests.
• WebQuests models how to guide students on an inquiry-based activity
where they investigate resources on the Internet and produce a product.
Scenes from elementary, middle, and high school classes demonstrate how
and why the strategies are used. Support the implementation of differentiated instruction in your school by showing these videotapes in your
upcoming professional development workshops.
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On the basis of
Readiness—the student’s
current knowledge,
understanding, and skill
level in relation to what is
being studied.

Interest—what
catches the imagination and curiosity
of a student.

Tools for
High-Quality
Differentiated
Instruction: An
ASCD Action Tool
C i n dy A . St r i c k l a n d

As teachers undertake the
transition to differentiating
BEST-SELLER!
instruction (DI), they’re going
to have lots of questions about
how to discover their students’ learning needs and plan
appropriate instruction. That’s why every successful implementation of DI needs this practical resource. Inside the
three-ring binder are 60 tools that can be used in every
grade and subject, designed to help teachers reach higher
levels of expertise with differentiation. By using the tools in
teacher workshops and team meetings, and making them
available for teachers to refer to in their classrooms, you
support teachers throughout the critical stages of implementing DI. Tools are organized around the key principles
of effective differentiation:
• Creating a safe learning environment and organizing the
classroom to support multiple ways of working.
• Focusing differentiation on the essential knowledge,
understandings, and skills in the curriculum.
• Using ongoing assessment of readiness, interest, and
learning profile to identify every student’s learning needs
and monitor their progress.
• Designing respectful learning activities that incorporate
student variation and provide appropriate challenge
while addressing common learning goals.
• Using a variety of instructional strategies that support flexible grouping so students experience learning in a wide
range of contexts.
Included with the tools are more than 40 samples that
show teachers how to use the tools in various grade levels
(primary through high school) and subject areas, so they
get a clear idea of how to make DI an everyday reality in
their classrooms.
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Learning profile—the characteristics of a student’s preferred mode
of learning, including such traits
as style, intelligence preference,
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title index

title index
21st Century Skills: Promoting Creativity and
Innovation in the Classroom DVD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Accountability for Learning: How Teachers and School
Leaders Can Take Charge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Activating the Desire to Learn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Advancing Formative Assessment in Every Classroom:
A Guide for Instructional Leaders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Align the Design: A Blueprint for School
Improvement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
The Art and Science of Teaching DVD Series. . . . . . . . . . . 7
The Art and Science of Teaching: A Comprehensive
Framework for Effective Instruction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
The Art of School Leadership. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Assessment for 21st Century Learning DVD Series . . . . 35
Becoming a Greater High School: 6 Strategies
and 1 Attitude That Make a Difference. . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
The Best Schools: How Human Development
Research Should Inform Educational Practice. . . . . . 56
Better Learning Through Structured Teaching:
A Framework for the Gradual Release of
Responsibility. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Brain-Based Teaching in the Digital Age . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion
Classroom. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Breaking Free from Myths About Teaching and
Learning: Innovation as an Engine for Student
Success. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Building Academic Background Knowledge DVD. . . . . . . 40
Building Academic Vocabulary Student Notebook,
Revised Edition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Building Academic Vocabulary: Teacher’s Manual. . . . . . 40
Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement: Research on What Works in Schools. . . . . . . . . 40
Building Background Knowledge through Wide Reading:
A Five-Step Process DVD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Building Teachers’ Capacity for Success: A
Collaborative Approach for Coaches and School
Leaders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education
in the Age of Globalization. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Changing the Way You Teach, Improving the Way
Students Learn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment
Techniques for Your Classroom. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Classroom Assessment and Grading That Work. . . . . . . 43
Classroom Instruction That Works with English
Language Learners. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Classroom Instruction That Works with English
Language Learners Facilitator’s Guide. . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Classroom Instruction That Works with English
Language Learners Participant’s Workbook. . . . . . . . 23
Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based
Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement,
2nd Edition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based
Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement
Wall Chart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Classroom Management That Works: ResearchBased Strategies for Every Teacher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
The Classroom of Choice: Giving Students What They
Need and Getting What You Want . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
The Common Sense of Differentiation: Meeting Specific
Learner Needs in the Regular Classroom DVD. . . . . . 29
Compare & Contrast: Teaching Comparative Thinking
to Strengthen Student Learning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Connecting Leadership with Learning: A Framework
for Reflection, Planning and Action. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Connecting Teachers, Students, and Standards:
Strategies for Success in Diverse and Inclusive
Classrooms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

Connecting with Students. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Content-Area Conversations: How to Plan DiscussionBased Lessons for Diverse Language Learners. . . . . 23
Create Success! Unlocking the Potential of Urban
Students. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Creating a Healthy School Using the Healthy School
Report Card: An ASCD Action Tool, Canadian
2nd Edition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Creating a Healthy School Using the Healthy School
Report Card: An ASCD Action Tool, 2nd Edition. . . . . 57
Creating an Inclusive School, 2nd Edition. . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Creating the Opportunity to Learn: Moving from
Research to Practice to Close the Achievement
Gap. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Curriculum 21: Essential Education for a Changing
World. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
The Curriculum Mapping Planner: Templates,
Tools, and Resources for Effective Professional
Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Designing Personalized Learning for Every Student. . . . 60
Detracking for Excellence and Equity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Developing Habits of Mind in Elementary Schools:
An ASCD Action Tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Developing Habits of Mind in Secondary Schools:
An ASCD Action Tool. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the
Needs of All Learners. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
The Differentiated School: Making Revolutionary
Changes in Teaching and Learning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
The Differentiated School: Making Revolutionary
Changes in Teaching and Learning DVD. . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Differentiated Instruction in Action DVD Series. . . . . . . 27
Discipline with Dignity, 3rd Edition: New
Challenges, New Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Educating Everybody’s Children: Diverse Teaching
Strategies for Diverse Learners, Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Educating the Whole Child: An ASCD Action Tool . . . . . . 56
Education and Public Health: Natural Partners in
Learning for Life. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Education Unbound: The Promise and Practice of
Greenfield Schooling. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
The Educator’s Guide to Preventing and Solving
Discipline Problems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
The Educator’s Guide to Assessing and Improving
School Discipline Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Effective Supervision: Supporting the Art and Science
of Teaching. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Enhancing Professional Practice DVD Series. . . . . . . . . . 46
Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for
Teaching, 2nd Edition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Enhancing RTI: How to Ensure Success with Effective
Classroom Instruction and Intervention . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Everyday Engagement: Making Students and Parents
Your Partners in Learning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Exploring Differentiated Instruction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Exploring Formative Assessment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Focus: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve
Student Learning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
The Formative Assessment Action Plan: Practical Steps
to More Successful Teaching and Learning. . . . . . . . . 44
Formative Assessment in Content Areas
DVD Series. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Formative Assessment Strategies for Every
Classroom: An ASCD Action Tool, 2nd Edition. . . . . . . 44
From Standards to Success: A Guide for School
Leaders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Fulfilling the Promise of the Differentiated Classroom:
Strategies and Tools for Responsive Teaching. . . . . . 28
The Fundamentals of Literacy Coaching. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

Future-Focused Leadership: Preparing Schools,
Students, and Communities for Tomorrow’s
Realities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping. . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping DVD. . . . . . . . 38
Getting Started with English Language Learners: How
Educators Can Meet the Challenge. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Getting to “Got It!” Helping Struggling Students Learn
How to Learn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Giving Effective Feedback to Your Students DVD
Series. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Great Performances: Creating Classroom-Based
Assessment Tasks, 2nd Edition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Guided Instruction: How to Develop Confident and
Successful Learners. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum: Practical and
Creative Strategies for Teachers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Habits of Mind Poster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching. . . . . . . . 7
The Handbook for Enhancing Professional Practice:
Using the Framework for Teaching in Your School. . 47
Handbook for Qualities of Effective Teachers. . . . . . . . . 50
How to Assess Higher-Order Thinking Skills in Your
Classroom. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
How to Conduct Effective High School Walkthroughs
DVD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
How to Conduct Effective Walkthroughs DVD . . . . . . . . . 54
How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability
Classrooms, 2nd Edition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
How To Get Started with English Language
Learners DVD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
How to Give Effective Feedback to Your Students . . . . . . 8
How to Help Your School Thrive Without Breaking
the Bank. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
How to Informally Assess Student Learning DVD . . . . . . 45
How to Motivate Reluctant Learners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
How to Plan Rigorous Instruction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
How to Support Struggling Students. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
How to Teach So Students Remember. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
How to Thrive as a Teacher Leader. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
How To Use Students’ Diverse Cultural Backgrounds
to Enhance Academic Achievement DVD. . . . . . . . . . . 21
Implementing RTI in Secondary Schools DVD Series. . . 24
Implementing the Framework for Teaching in
Enhancing Professional Practice: An ASCD
Action Tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Improving Teaching with Collaborative Action
Research: An ASCD Action Tool. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
In Search of Understanding: The Case for Constructivist
Classrooms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
The Inspired Teacher: How to Know One, Grow One,
or Be One . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Insights into Action: Successful School Leaders Share
What Works. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Inspiring Active Learning: A Complete Handbook for
Today’s Teachers, Expanded 2nd Edition. . . . . . . . . . . 59
Inspiring the Best in Students. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Instruction That Measures Up: Successful Teaching
in the Age of Accountability. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Instructional Strategies for the Differentiated
Classroom DVD Series. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Integrating Differentiated Instruction and Understanding by Design®: Connecting Content and Kids. . . . . . 29
The Interactive Lecture: How to Engage Students,
Build Memory, and Deepen Comprehension. . . . . . . 11
Inviting Students to Learn: 100 Tips for Talking
Effectively with Your Students. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
The Key Elements of Classroom Management: Managing
Time and Space, Student Behavior, and Instructional
Strategies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

title index
The Purposeful Classroom: How to Structure Lessons
with Learning Goals in Mind. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Qualities of Effective Principals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Qualities of Effective Teachers, 2nd Edition . . . . . . . . . . 50
Raising Black Students’ Achievement Through
Culturally Responsive Teaching. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language
Learners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Reading for Meaning: How to Build Students’ Comprehension, Reasoning, and Problem-Solving Skills . . . . 11
Reframing Teacher Leadership to Improve Your
School. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student
Learning: Insights from a Neurologist and
Classroom Teacher. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Resilient School Leaders: Strategies for Turning
Adversity into Achievement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
The Results Fieldbook: Practical Strategies from
Dramatically Improved Schools. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Results Now: How We Can Achieve Unprecedented
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Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support
Diverse Needs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
School Leadership That Works: From Research to
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Schooling by Design: An ASCD Action Tool . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Schooling by Design: Mission, Action, and
Achievement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
The Sights and Sounds of Equitable Practices DVD . . . . 18
Simply Better: Doing What Matters Most to Change the
Odds for Student Success. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
A Six-Step Process for Teaching Vocabulary DVD. . . . . . 40
Strategies for Designing, Implementing, and
Evaluating Professional Development: An ASCD
Action Tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
The Strategic Teacher DVD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
The Strategic Teacher: Selecting the Right ResearchBased Strategy for Every Lesson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Strategies for Success with English Language Learners:
An ASCD Action Tool. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Strengthening and Enriching Your Professional
Learning Community: The Art of Learning
Together . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Succeeding with Standards: Linking Curriculum,
Assessment, and Action Planning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Summarization in Any Subject: 50 Techniques to
Improve Student Learning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Sustaining Change in Schools: How to Overcome
Differences and Focus on Quality. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Task Rotation: Strategies for Differentiating Activities
and Assessments by Learning Style. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Teacher Evaluation to Enhance Professional
Practice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Teacher Leadership That Strengthens Professional
Practice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
The Teacher Quality Index: A Protocol for Teacher
Selection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Teachers as Classroom Coaches: How to Motivate
Students Across the Content Areas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
A Teacher’s Guide to Multisensory Learning:
Improving Literacy by Engaging the Senses. . . . . . . . . 61
Teaching 21st Century Skills: An ASCD Action Tool. . . . . 35
Teaching Basic and Advanced Vocabulary: A Framework
for Direct Instruction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Teaching Boys Who Struggle in School: Strategies That
Turn Underachievers into Successful Learners. . . . . 21
Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age: Universal
Design for Learning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60

Teaching in Tandem: Effective Co-Teaching in the
Inclusive Classroom. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Teaching the Brain to Read: Strategies for Improving
Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension. . . . . . . . . . 17
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for Raising Student Achievement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Teaching with Poverty in Mind DVD Series. . . . . . . . . . . . 19
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About It . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Teaching with the Brain in Mind, 2nd Edition. . . . . . . . . . 16
Tools for High-Quality Differentiated Instruction: An
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Transformative Assessment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Transformative Assessment in Action: An Inside Look
at Applying the Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
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Stay Sane Inside the Classroom and Out. . . . . . . . . . . 48
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A World-Class Education: Learning from International
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The Language-Rich Classroom: A Research-Based
Framework for Teaching English Language
Learners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Leadership for Differentiating Instruction DVD . . . . . . . 30
Leadership for Differentiating Schools and
Classrooms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Leadership Strategies for Principals DVD. . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Leading and Managing a Differentiated Classroom. . . . . 25
Leading Change in Your School: How to Conquer
Myths, Build Commitment, and Get Results. . . . . . . . 55
Leading Effective Meetings, Teams, and Work Groups
in Districts and Schools. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind: 16 Essential
Characteristics for Success . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Learning for Keeps: Teaching the Strategies Essential
for Creating Independent Learners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Learning from Lincoln: Leadership Practices for
School Success . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
The Learning Leader: How to Focus School Improvement
for Better Results. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Learning on Display: Student-Created Museums That
Build Understanding. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Learning to Love Math: Teaching Strategies That
Change Student Attitudes and Get Results. . . . . . . . . 17
Learning-Driven Schools: A Practical Guide for
Teachers and Principals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Linking Teacher Evaluation and Student Learning. . . . . . 50
Making Standards Useful in the Classroom . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Managing Diverse Classrooms: How to Build on
Students’ Cultural Strengths. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Mapping the Big Picture: Integrating Curriculum and
Assessment K–12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
McREL’s Power Walkthrough Software. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Meeting Students Where They Live: Motivation in
Urban Schools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed. . 56
The Motivated Student: Unlocking the Enthusiasm
for Learning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School and in
Life. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School and in
Life DVD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Moving Forward with Understanding by Design
DVD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom, 2nd
Edition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Never Work Harder Than Your Students and Other
Principles of Great Teaching. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Never Work Harder Than Your Students: The Journey
to Great Teaching DVD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
The New Principal’s Fieldbook: Strategies for
Success. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
The New Teacher’s Companion: Practical Wisdom for
Succeeding in the Classroom. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Other Duties as Assigned: Tips, Tools, and Techniques
for Expert Teacher Leadership. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Personalizing the High School Experience for Each
Student. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
The Power of Formative Assessment to Advance
Learning DVD Series. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Principal Compass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Principals Who Learn: Asking the Right Questions,
Seeking the Best Solutions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Problem-Based Learning for the 21st Century
Classroom DVD Series. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Productive Group Work: How to Engage Students, Build
Teamwork, and Promote Understanding. . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Professional Development for Differentiating Instruction: An ASCD Action Tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Protocols for Professional Learning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

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• Included is a sample Accountability System that describes data indicators and tools for developing and implementing your plan.
(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, 2004) 6" x 9", 160 pages.

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Results: The Key to
Continuous School
Improvement, 2nd Edition
M i k e Sc h m o k e r

In this expanded second edition of an ASCD
best-seller, Schmoker describes the conditions
that lead to increased student learning and
continuous school improvement. Included
with the author’s proven strategies are new
research findings on effective practice, new
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insights on effective staff development initiatives, and dozens of up-to-date examples from real schools and districts.
(ASCD book, 1999) 6" x 9", 135 pages.

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guiding school improvement

Results Now: How We Can Achieve Unprecedented
Improvements in Teaching and Learning
M i k e Sc h m o k e r

School improvement expert Mike Schmoker describes a sure and fast route to
immensely better schools in any kind of community. Using research evidence,
case studies, and anecdotes from all kinds of schools, this book identifies the
most pervasive obstacles to school improvement and the quickest ways to
overcome them.
(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, 2006) 6" x 9", 194 pages.

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from our website!
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The Results Fieldbook: Practical Strategies from
Dramatically Improved Schools
M i k e Sc h m o k e r

guiding school improvement

Based on the proven core concepts from the ASCD’s best-seller Results: The
Key to Continuous School Improvement, 2nd Edition, Mike Schmoker takes you
deeper into the educational practices that are most apt to make an immediate
and profound difference in student learning. This up-close look at winning
school systems reveals how to use goal-oriented, data-driven teacher collaboration to make immediate, unprecedented improvements in any school setting.
(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, 2001) 8 1/2" x 11", 150 pages.

$20.95 (ASCD Members) $24.95 (Nonmembers) Stock #101001N81

Align the Design: A Blueprint for School
Improvement
Nancy Mooney and Ann Mausbach

Regardless of where you are in your school improvement process, here’s a
book that helps you make sure you have all the right elements working for
you in the right way. The authors take you through the core processes that are
essential for all school improvement efforts—-from establishing your mission
to differentiating your supervision based on measures of success. To assist your
improvement effort, the book equips you with a set of “power tools” that every
school leader should have for curriculum planning, data analysis, and powerful professional development
programming.
(ASCD book, 2008) 8" x 10", 204 pages.

Transforming Schools: Creating a Culture of
Continuous Improvement
A l l i s o n Z m u d a , R o b e r t K u k l i s, a n d E v e r e tt K l i n e

(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, 2004) 7" x 9", 195 pages.

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Gary Marx

What every school leader
needs: a guide that helps you
anticipate what is just around
the corner so you can steer
your organization confidently
into the future. Author Gary
Marx outfits you with a living
strategy that includes techniques for staying in touch
with the world around you,
plans for managing issues, and
communication strategies for
future-focused schools.

$21.95 (ASCD Members) $27.95 (Nonmembers) Stock #108005N81

Whether your school improvement effort is just starting out or well underway,
this book sheds light on how to ensure your plans lead to continuous
improvement that gets all staff members involved. Using a fictional school
setting with representative characters, the authors reveal essential principles
of continuous improvement, systems thinking, collective accountability, and
the change process.

Future-Focused
Leadership:
Preparing Schools,
Students, and
Communities
for Tomorrow’s
Realities

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(ASCD book, 2006) 6" x 9",
200 pages.

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Start by

understanding standards

Just because most states have adopted Common Core Standards doesn’t mean that all
those schools are going to be teaching the same curriculum. Standards and curriculum
are not the same things. So what can you do to help you and your colleagues take on the
new challenge of turning Common Core Standards into coherent, content-rich curriculum?

Succeeding with Standards: Linking Curriculum,
Assessment, and Action Planning

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J u d y F. C a r r a n d D o u g l a s E . H a r r i s

Making Standards
Useful in the
Classroom
Robert J. Marz ano and
M a r k W. H ay s t e a d

It’s true that state standards often
have way too much content
and aren’t written in a way that
enhances classroom instruction
and formative assessment. That’s
why this guide is invaluable
for any educator who wants to
ensure that standards actually
lead to higher student achievement. The authors give you good
reasons for why some content
standards should be dropped
and explain how benchmark
statements in standards should
be rewritten. Learn how to
sequence content and set up
grading scales that help facilitate formative assessment and
effective instruction. And get
clear steps for unpacking and
converting standards into guidelines that are much more useful
to classroom teachers.

Explore the 11 components involved in linking state and national standards to
teachers’ everyday practice. Avoid the fragmentation that results from isolated
curriculum committees and separate guides. And ensure your approach
relates to established assessments, instructional guidelines, and professional
development programs. Sample standards, planning guides and tools, and a
detailed action plan ensure you get started and stay on track.
(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, 2001) 7" x 9", 204 pages.

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Connecting Teachers, Students, and Standards:
Strategies for Success in Diverse and Inclusive
Classrooms
D e b o r a h L . V o ltz , M i c h e l e J e a n S i m s, a n d B e tt y N e l s o n

Discover a field-tested framework for teaching that ensures that inclusion
and differentiated instruction are in harmony with standard-based education. This book introduces you to the six critical elements of instruction
that respond to student diversity in the standards-based classroom. Get the
steps you need to teach a standards-based curriculum in a classroom with
English language learners, students from culturally diverse backgrounds, or
students with disabilities.
(ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus Member book, July 2010) 7" x 9", 160 pages.

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(ASCD book, 2008) 8 1/2" x 11",
318 pages.

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From Standards to Success: A Guide for School
Leaders

M a r k R. O’S h e a

From lesson planning to professional development programming, Mark R.
O’Shea provides you with an A–Z guide to realizing the promise of standardsbased education. Explore processes and structures that help you integrate
standards into teaching and raise expectations about achievement.
(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, 2005) 6" x 9", 162 pages.

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Curriculum 21: Essential Education
for a Changing World
H e i d i H ay e s J a c o b s

Here is a must-read book that makes a powerful case
for why and how schools must overhaul, update,
and breathe new life into the K–12 curriculum.
Curriculum expert Heidi Hayes Jacobs leads an allstar cast of education thought leaders who explain
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breakthrough ideas for teaching students the 21st
century skills they need for a globalized and digital world.

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Assessment for 21st
Century Learning DVD
Series

Teaching 21st Century Skills: An ASCD
Action Tool
Use this Action Tool to support teachers in engaging their students in
learning the essential 21st century skills of critical thinking, problem
solving, creativity, and collaboration. A set of instructional planning
tools makes it much easier and faster to design learning opportunities that integrate these 21st century literacies into lessons in any
subject. And 45 ready-to-use classroom tools help students learn and
practice 21st century skills in daily instruction.
(ASCD Action Tool, 2011) 224 pages.

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21st Century Skills: Promoting Creativity
and Innovation in the Classroom DVD
Drawing from what innovative Fortune 500 companies do to
promote creativity and innovation in the workplace, this video
fieldtrip takes you to dynamic classrooms to show real-world
strategies for your classroom curriculum and instruction.
(ASCD Download/DVD, 2009) One 15-minute video and accompanying
professional development tools.

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Any school that wants to prepare students
for success in the 21st century and teach
them skills that are relevant to a more
globalized, digital world has to consider
how to assess for those skills. Here’s a
DVD series that helps you explain to
everyone in your school exactly how
to do that. Use all three DVDs in workshops, team meetings, and professional
learning communities to take you and
your colleagues to 21st century initiatives
in rural and urban school areas, in the
U.S. and abroad. Discover what effective
assessment looks like when it promotes
true 21st century learning for all students.
An embedded professional development program on each DVD gives you
PowerPoint presentations and handouts.

Sue Z. Beers

(ASCD DVD, 2010) Three 30-minute DVDs, each
with a professional development program.

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Aim teaching and learning

toward 21st century skills

Here is your opportunity to get out in front of breakthrough ideas for educating a
generation that you’ve been charged to nurture. Use these resources to determine
what to keep, what to cut, and what to create to reflect 21st century learning skills.
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The acclaimed

Understanding by Design framework
®

Thousands of educators across the country use Understanding by Design as a
framework to get a handle on standards, align programs to assessments, and
guide teachers in implementing a standards-based curriculum that leads to student
understanding and achievement. Learn more online at www.ascd.org/ubd

designing better curriculum

Understanding by Design,
Expanded 2nd Edition
G r a n t W i g g i n s a n d J ay Mc T i g h e

Since 1998, thousands of educators have
used Understanding by Design® framework
to create more rigorous and engaging curriculums. Two renowned authorities describe
how to design more rigorous and engaging
curriculums that lead to increased student
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understanding and mastery of subject matter.
Lots of examples, across all grade levels and subjects, show how schools
and districts have used this popular framework.

The Understanding by
Design Guide to Creating
High-Quality Units
G r a n t W i g g i n s a n d J ay Mc T i g h e

(ASCD book, 2005) 8 1/2" x 11", 370 pages.

Whether you are an experienced curriculum designer or new to Understanding
by Design® (UbD™) framework, you
will benefit from the latest design tools and the updated UbD unit
Template 2.0. UbD authors Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe share
their insights and the practical tips that have helped thousands of
educators design curriculum based on the UbD framework. The
Guide features a set of modules containing guiding worksheets and
exercises that take you through the three-stage unit design process.

$25.95 (ASCD Members) $32.95 (Nonmembers)
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(ASCD book, 2011) 8 1/2” x 11,” 119 pages with over 100 more downloadable
pages available online.

Understanding by Design DVD
Give educators and other audiences an overview of the Understanding by Design®
(UbD™) framework and take
teachers step-by-step through the
three-stage process for designing
curricular units that promote deep
understanding of content. This
DVD gives you the most cost-effecBEST-SELLER!
tive way to reach the most people and
deliver the theory and practice of UbD in a
compelling format. Experts Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe explain the
six facets of understanding. Classroom scenes show examples of tasks
that address each of the six facets and take you step-by-step through
the process for designing curricular units that promote students’ deep
content understanding. Learn design standards and key questions that
will help ensure the quality of your curriculum. And explore how to
shorten design time.

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Understanding by Design
Professional Development
Workbook

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J ay Mc T i g h e a n d G r a n t W i g g i n s

Implementing the popular Understanding
by Design® (UbD™) framework is much
easier when you use this in-depth resource
for workshops, curriculum teams, and
teacher training. This collection of templates, design tools, examples,
and exercises helps you give staff members at all levels a firm grasp
of key UbD framework principles and clear action steps they need in
every stage of the UbD process.
(ASCD book, 2004) 8 1/2" x 11", 295 pages.

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(ASCD DVD, 2000) One 90-minute DVD.

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Schooling by Design: An ASCD
Action Tool

Schooling by Design:
Mission, Action, and
Achievement
G r a n t W i g g i n s a n d J ay Mc T i g h e

Here’s an essential toolkit for anyone who wants to
apply the principles of the Understanding by Design®
framework to systemwide school improvement. Inside
the three-ring binder is a comprehensive collection of
proven tools for accomplishing the tasks identified in
the ASCD best-selling book Schooling by Design. Each tool gives you concrete strategies and
tactics to further key areas of your school improvement plan—from clarifying the mission to
analyzing your results. Included with the tools are why and how to use each and examples to
ease implementation. An accompanying CD-ROM contains all of the tools
plus additional bonus tools not included in the binder.

An essential part of moving forward with
the Understanding by Design® (UbD™)
framework is to make sure its principles
and strategies are reflected in all aspects
of your school improvement efforts,
including curriculum planning, leadership,
teacher professional development, and
action research. Here’s a book designed
to help you. From creating your mission
and goals to identifying desired results,
UbD framework authors Grant Wiggins and
Jay McTighe describe how to focus your
school on the goals of understanding and
accomplishment-based learning. Dozens of
action ideas, curriculum frameworks, and
assessment rubrics help you use backward
design and other UbD processes to determine the evidence for your success and to
plan improvement steps in instruction and
leadership roles.

(ASCD Action Tool, 2007) Three-ring binder with 450 pages and a CD-ROM

(ASCD book, 2007) 8" x 10", 285 pages.

PLUS: ONLINE COURSE!

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A l l i s o n Z m u d a , J ay Mc T i g h e , G r a n t W i g g i n s,
and John Brown

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Moving Forward with Understanding by Design
DVD
Now that thousands of educators use the Understanding by Design®
(UbD™) framework to create results-oriented curricula, here’s your opportunity to see examples of best practice in implementing this breakthrough
approach. Use the DVD in workshops, team meetings, and professional
development events to take audiences to the frontlines of schools that
are implementing UbD framework systemwide. Throughout the program,
UbD experts Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe and practitioners describe the critical elements of
getting started and succeeding with UbD. Interviews with educators who have implemented UbD
framework district- and statewide illuminate keys to success.
(ASCD DVD, 2007) One 75-minute DVD with an online Facilitator’s Guide.

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Understanding by Design: An Introduction with Grant Wiggins
and Jay McTighe
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Use Curriculum Mapping
Curriculum Mapping engages individual classroom teachers in
creating maps of the curriculum that is actually taught in your
school, so you can get a true picture of what students experience.

Mapping the Big Picture: Integrating
Curriculum and Assessment K–12
H e i d i H ay e s J a c o b s

designing better curriculum

Discover how to use curriculum maps to identify repetitions in
the curriculum, integrate subjects, and match assessments to
content and performance standards. Learn how to map all types
of curriculum, from traditional disciplines to theme- and inquirybased programs in a single classroom or an entire district.

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(ASCD Premium Member book, 1997) 8 1/2" x 11", 108 pages.

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The Curriculum Mapping Planner:
Templates, Tools, and Resources for
Effective Professional Development

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H e i d i H ay e s J a c o b s a n d A n n J o h n s o n

Creating and using curriculum maps is a lot faster and easier
when you use this in-depth resource in workshops, curriculum
teams, and professional learning communities. Whether you’re
introducing curriculum mapping for the first time or working with
teachers and administrators who are well into the process, the
manual’s collection of templates, samples, and tools provides you
with everything you need for differentiated professional development.
(ASCD book, 2009) 8 3/8" x 10 7/8", 124 pages.

$22.95 (ASCD Members) $29.95 (Nonmembers)
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Getting Results with
Curriculum Mapping DVD
This DVD helps you and your school
or district successfully implement
comprehensive curriculum mapping.
Use the DVD with the workshop outlines
in the Facilitator’s Guide to show how
quality maps are developed and used
to improve the quality of education for
every student.Video scenes take you to
mapping efforts that are underway in an
entire district and a single school. And
mapping expert Heidi Hayes Jacobs
explains the best reasons for systemwide
mapping and the importance of clarity
and flexibility in curriculum planning.
(ASCD DVD, 2006) One 30-minute DVD with
a comprehensive online Facilitator’s Guide.
(Downloadable PDF file.)

$195 (ASCD Members)
$234 (Nonmembers)
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Getting Results with Curriculum Mapping
E d i t e d b y H e i d i H ay e s J a c o b s

Following the processes outlined in the ASCD best-seller Mapping
the Big Picture: Integrating Curriculum and Assessment K–12,
teachers and administrators offer concrete advice on how to implement mapping in districts and schools. Discover tools, software, and
proven strategies to speed your mapping effort along and apply
curriculum mapping to special situations.
(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, 2004) 8" x 10", 182 pages.

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Developing
Habits of Mind
in Elementary
Schools: An
ASCD Action
Tool
K a r e n B oy e s a n d
G r a h a m W att s

Based on our groundbreaking Habits of Mind
series, this collection of 42 tools helps elementary
school teachers plan lessons and classroom activities that teach students 16 thoughtful behaviors
that promote successful learning in the classroom
and beyond. Each tool includes a brief explanation, step-by-step instructions, worksheets, samples,
and resource pages. Interactive versions of all
the tools are available for download at the ASCD
website.
(ASCD Action Tool, 2009) 390 pages.

$49 (ASCD Members) $69 (Nonmembers)
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A r t h u r L . C o s ta a n d B e n a K a l l i c k

Explore 16 habits of mind and the significance of developing
these habits as part of everyday success and lifelong learning.
Drawing on their research and experience in applying the
habits of mind in all kinds of schools, the authors guide you
through every step of making intelligent behavior a practical
outcome in any school.
(ASCD book, 2008) 6" x 9", 420 pages.

$23.95 (ASCD Members) $30.95 (Nonmembers)
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Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum:
Practical and Creative Strategies for
Teachers
A r t h u r L . C o s ta a n d B e n a K a l l i c k

Teaching students the intelligent behaviors they need to
succeed in school and later in life is much easier when you
have this collection of stories and observations from teachers
who have used the principles of Learning and Leading with
Habits of Mind. Discover lots of model lessons and teaching
strategies that weave the habits of mind into daily instruction.

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Developing
Habits of Mind
in Secondary
Schools: An
ASCD Action
Tool

Learning and Leading with Habits of
Mind: 16 Essential Characteristics for
Success

(ASCD book, 2009) 6" x 9", 236 pages.

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K a r e n B oy e s a n d
G r a h a m W att s

Habits of Mind Poster

This series of more than 50 more Habits of Mind
tools helps secondary school teachers plan
lessons and classroom activities for successful lifelong learning.

A r t h u r L . C o s ta a n d B e n a K a l l i c k

This colorful poster reminds students all year long of the
importance of using 16 habits of mind throughout their
academic work.

(ASCD Action Tool 2009) 390 pages.

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Teach students good

habits of mind

Teachers can’t teach everything listed in state standards.
And they don’t have to. Instead, here’s a way to focus on the
outputs—the habits of mind—you want students to achieve.
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Building Background
Knowledge for Academic
Achievement: Research on
What Works in Schools

BEST-SELLER!

Robert J. Marz ano

Learn why insufficient background knowledge
is a key contributor to low achievement And
discover how a carefully structured approach
using vocabulary instruction and wide reading
can teach academic background knowledge
and help rescue low achievers, close achievement gaps, and boost the
academic performance of all students.
(ASCD Premium Member book, 2004) 7" x 9", 217 pages.

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Building Academic Background Knowledge DVD
Based on our best-selling book, Building Background Knowledge for
Academic Achievement, this program introduces your school to researchbased strategies for overcoming the deficiencies that hamper the
achievement of so many students. Research expert Robert J. Marzano
explains the importance of building background knowledge for all
learners. And classroom scenes illustrate how to build students’ background knowledge and help them
overcome obstacles to learning. Workshop
outlines and learning activities in the
accompanying Facilitator’s Guide get
everyone in your school focused on implementing practices that research shows
result in greater student achievement.
(ASCD DVD, 2005) One 90-minute DVD with a
comprehensive online Facilitator’s Guide (PDF).

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$545 (Nonmembers)
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A Six-Step Process for Teaching
Vocabulary DVD
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Use this DVD to introduce teachers
to the most effective way for
teaching academic vocabulary.
Demonstrations from elementary
and secondary classrooms show
examples of a research-based, sixstep vocabulary teaching process.
Your workshop audience sees
actual classroom teachers use the
ASCD student and teacher materials to build students’ academic
vocabulary.
(ASCD DVD, 2005) Two 30-minute programs on one DVD.

$123 (ASCD Members) $165 (Nonmembers)
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Building Academic
Vocabulary: Teacher’s
Manual
Robert J. Marz ano and
Debra J. P ickering

Supply each teacher in your program
with this manual to implement a comprehensive approach to teaching academic
vocabulary at the classroom, school, and
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district levels. Using the manual’s list
of terms, school and district teams can choose the vocabulary
terms they want to teach. All vocabulary terms are extracted from
national standards’ documents, across 11 subject areas, and are
organized into four grade-level intervals: K–2, 3–5, 6–8, and 9–12.
(ASCD book, 2005) 8 1/2" x 11", 170 pages.

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Why

background knowledge is so important
What students already know about a subject—their background knowledge—
is one of the strongest indicators of how well they will learn new information
about that subject. And students with a disadvantaged background knowledge
have a harder time in school. We give you ways to build your students’
background knowledge to overcome the obstacles to higher achievement.

Learn more online at www.ascd.org/academicvocabulary

Teaching Basic
and Advanced
Vocabulary:
A Framework
for Direct
Instruction
After 30 years of research and successful
school implementations, here is the definitive guide for staff developers, principals, lead
teachers, and everyone else who is leading an
effort to implement ASCD’s popular Building
Academic Vocabulary program. Using a
framework for direct instruction and a list of
over 8,000 basic and advance terms, Robert
Marzano explains how to maximize students’
understanding of new vocabulary.

Teachers have always known that reading
is one of the best ways for students to
develop their background knowledge.
But a truly effective reading program
uses a five-step, research-based process
demonstrated on this DVD. Use the DVD
in your next workshop or teacher meeting
to introduce teachers to wide reading
and demonstrate the five-step method.
Classroom scenes show how teachers
build excitement around reading by using
literary circles, quick
reads, interest forms,
and stickies.

(Copublished by Heinle, part of Cengage Learning, and
ASCD, 2009) 272 pages.

(ASCD DVD, 2006) One
30-minute DVD.

Robert J. Marz ano
Robert J. Marz ano and
debra l. pickering

We’ve changed our Building Academic
Vocabulary student materials to a sturdy
bound notebook to give you a lower price
and a more durable format. Teachers give
each student this colorful notebook that
follows the six-step method for teaching
academic vocabulary. There’s lots of space for
more terms, and students can add new information as their understanding of the terms
deepens and matures throughout the year.
Plus, teachers have the flexibility to assign
each of the five color-coded sections of the
notebook to a different subject area.

Building Background
Knowledge Through Wide
Reading: A Five-Step
Process DVD

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$28.00 (Nonmembers)
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Building
Academic
Vocabulary
Student
Notebook,
Revised
Edition

$123 (ASCD Members)
$165 (Nonmembers)
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(ASCD book, 2008) 8 1/2" x 11", 160 pages, drilled
with holes for three-ring binder insertion (optional).

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“Formative assessment is a planned process in which assessmentelicited evidence of students’ status is used by teachers to adjust their
ongoing instructional procedures or by students to adjust their current
learning tactics.” —W. James Popham

Transformative Assessment

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L aura Greenstein

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Robert J. Marz ano

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Use these tools to help you make
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The Formative Assessment
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Formative Assessment
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Great Performances:
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Mike Anderson

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Diane Cunningham

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affect student achievement and by how much. Discover how to focus
on the work that’s going to improve student performance, and get clear
action steps that strong leadership teams can take to improve schools.
(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, 2005, copublished with McREL)
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The Learning Leader: How to
Focus School Improvement for
Better Results

In fascinating highlights of Abraham
Lincoln’s life and work this book explores
how Lincoln’s ability to persevere
and lead despite adversity provides a
compelling and inspirational model for
educators struggling with today’s challenges. By studying Lincoln’s example, his behaviors, and the
10 leadership qualities embodied in his beliefs and actions,
you can revitalize your vision, lead others more effectively, and
realize your goals for success.
(ASCD Premium Member book, August 2010) 7" x 9", 192 pages.

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Resilient School Leaders: Strategies for
Turning Adversity into Achievement
J e r r y L . P att e r s o n a n d P a u l K e l l e h e r

Do u g l a s B. R e e v e s

Acclaimed author and consultant Douglas B.
Reeves debunks many common myths about
school leadership and equips you with better
strategies and tools for leading your organization
to higher student achievement. Understand why
focusing on results only can lead to misperceptions about your school’s true performance.
Discover how to use a Leadership for Learning Framework to relate
leadership actions to school success. And explore ways to use leadership maps.
(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, 2006) 6" x 9", 225 pages.

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What’s the difference between educators who triumph over adversity verses
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that answers this question and shores
up your personal strengths with sage
wisdom, research, and real stories from
educators. Discover the three dimensions of resilience and the six traits that
enable resilient leaders to powerfully
influence organizational culture.
(ASCD book, 2005) 6" x 9", 170 pages.

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Recent research shows that school leaders don’t feel adequately prepared for many
issues related to student achievement, including curriculum, instruction, teaching
methods, and assessment. So we put together these leadership guides from the top
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Why principal leadership can

make all the difference
Research studies on the relationship between school leadership and
school effectiveness have shown that a highly effective principal can
have a dramatic influence on the overall academic achievement of
students. Here’s your opportunity to discover and explore the researchbased leadership competencies and actions that help principals increase
student achievement.

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Leadership Strategies
for Principals DVD
While there are lots of books and
courses on school leadership
strategies, it’s a whole other thing
to actually see what effective
principals do and hear them, in
their own words, explain what
works in their schools. Here’s a
DVD that brings that extra dimension to your workshop, education
course, principal academy, or
self-help learning. Experienced
elementary and secondary
school leaders join experts
Richard DuFour and Karen Dyer
in relating strategies for setting
the direction of the school,
shaping the culture, leading
instruction, and managing operations and resources.

Qualities of Effective Principals
J a m e s H . St r o n g e , H o l ly B . R i c h a r d, a n d
N a n c y C ata n o

Following on the results-based approach from the ASCD best-seller
Qualities of Effective Teachers (see page 50), James Stronge and his
coauthors explain how the research-based qualities of effective principals can be applied to training, hiring, mentoring, and supervising of
school leaders everywhere.
(ASCD book, 2008) 7" x 9", 260 pages.

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The New Principal’s
Fieldbook: Strategies
for Success by
Pam Robbins
and Harvey
Alvy

The New Principal’s Fieldbook: Strategies for
Success
P a m R o b b i n s a n d H a r v e y A lv y

Any principal starting at a new school or taking a leadership position for
the first time needs this book to help focus on the issues that are most
critical to success. Drawing from research data and advice from experienced principals, the authors reveal secrets that can make or break a new
school leader’s career.
(ASCD book, 2004) 6" x 9", 305 pages.

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Principals Who Learn: Asking the Right
Questions, Seeking the Best Solutions
B a r b a r a K o h m a n d B e v e r ly N a n c e

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When you’re a school principal dealing with multiple tasks at every
moment, you’re continuously at risk of getting blindsided by unspoken
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risks by applying the ideas and strategies from this book. Two experienced principals describe how school leaders can establish structures
and cultural norms that encourage people to speak directly to one
another about important issues.
(ASCD book, 2007) 6" x 9", 300 pages.

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Strengthening and Enriching Your
Professional Learning Community:
The Art of Learning Together

Strategies for
Designing,
Implementing,
and Evaluating
Professional
Development: An
ASCD Action Tool

G e o ff r e y C a i n e a n d R e n at e N. C a i n e

Drawing from their 20-plus years of research and collaborations with schools of all kinds, this book explains how
to use the Process Learning Circle method to ensure
your professional learning community (PLC) advances
the type of teacher learning that is essential to improving
student achievement.
(ASCD book, 2010) 6" x 9", 208 pages.

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Transforming Professional
Development into Student Results
Do u g l a s B. R e e v e s

Whether you’re already an expert staff developer or you’re
taking on this role for the first time, here’s a reliable toolbox
that helps you plan, implement, and evaluate professional
development, from stand-alone workshops to comprehensive
systemwide programs. The binder guides you through the
process of identifying the need for professional development, determining the components to include in your plan,
and selecting the best tools to accomplish your goals. More
than 90 tools are included in the binder to help you develop
a customized plan that leads to a successful and effective
professional development program.
(ASCD Action Tool, 2007) Three-ring binder, 210 pages and a CD-ROM.

(ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus Member book, April 2010) 7" x 9", 160 pages.

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Protocols for Professional Learning

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Taking Charge
of Professional
Development: A
Practical Model for
Your School
J os e p h H. S e m a d e n i

Once you understand the rationale for a professional
learning community (PLC) and know the steps to setting
one up, you still need some really good plans for how to
use your PLC to explore topics and solve problems. That’s
where this handy guide comes in with 16 different protocols for facilitating PLC conversations and activities.

Make your professional development program more motivational
and convenient for teachers and
less costly for your school by
using this book’s take-charge approach. Joseph H. Semadeni
describes how professional learning communities can
foster positive interpersonal relationships among staff
members, increase academic rigor, and make learning more
relevant to students.

(ASCD PLC Series book, 2009) 8 1/2" x 11", 70 pages.

(ASCD book, 2009) 6" x 9", 172 pages.

Lo i s B r o w n E a sto n

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Focusing on the evidence of student learning, feedback on teacher and principal decisions, and depth of
implementation, Douglas B. Reeves provides you with a
blueprint for how to ensure professional development
improves student learning. Learn how educators at all
levels can improve results by taking a course of action
that includes clear priorities for student learning, formative assessments for
teachers and administrators, and continuous monitoring of progress.

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How to build a

professional learning community
The best schools are professional communities committed to ongoing study,
constant practice, and mutual cooperation. These resources help you sustain a
professional learning community through collaborative focus on effective practice.
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Hone your

leadership skill set
Here’s helpful tools for boning up on the many
varied things you’re constantly having to juggle.

developing leadership capacity

How to Conduct Effective
Walkthroughs DVD
If you’re a principal, staff developer, or teacher
coach, here’s a 15-minute video that shows you an
effective tool to help improve student achievement.
See how the walkthrough technique uses nonevaluative classroom visits to
• Q 
uickly monitor teaching and learning in a
school
• Determine professional development needs
• Build unity of purpose in the school

Leading Effective Meetings, Teams,
and Work Groups in Districts and
Schools
M att h e w J e n n i n g s

Whether you’re setting up a complex district-level task
force or a simple school faculty meeting, this A to Z
guide gives you all the advice and ideas you need to
accomplish your goals and come off like a pro. Packed
with field-proven activities, checklists, and metrics, this
book has all of the content that is rarely included in school administrator preparation programs. Don’t settle for generic books on meeting planning when you can
have this education-specific guide.
(ASCD book, 2007) 7" x 9", 188 pages.

Follow an elementary school principal through all
the necessary steps of an effective walkthrough,
including planning
and executing walkthroughs, discussing
observations with
teachers, and
engaging in postwalkthrough reviews.
(ASCD DVD, 2006)
One 15-minute DVD.

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How to Conduct Effective High
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Use this 15-minute DVD to demonstrate the best ways
to use brief walkthroughs to quickly help high school
teachers improve student achievement. Learn how
different kinds of walkthroughs—district, team, and
individual principal—conducted throughout the year
help build a professional learning community.
(ASCD DVD, 2007) One 15-minute DVD.

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The Art of School Leadership
Thomas R. Hoerr

Here’s a book that goes beyond dry statistics and data to focus on the reality that much
of school leadership is about how you handle personal relationships. Using concrete
examples from his nearly 30 years of leadership experience, Thomas Hoerr explains
effective ways to lead students, faculty, and parents in a productive and accountable
school. Learn successful strategies—from managing meetings to assisting struggling
teachers—that every experienced and aspiring principal should know.

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Becoming a
Great High
School: 6
Strategies
and 1 Attitude
That Make a
Difference
Tim R. Westerberg

(ASCD book, 2009) 7" x 9", 130 pages.

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How to Help
Your School
Thrive Without
Breaking the
Bank
J o h n G. G a b r i e l a n d
P a u l C . Fa r m e r

Every teacher who chairs
a department, leads a
committee, manages a
team, coordinates a program, or mentors
other teachers needs this hands-on
resource to accomplish basic leadership tasks with speed and precision. The
guide covers formal and informal tasks
that teacher leaders at every grade level
are expected to know—from assembling
effective teams, to running successful
meetings, to mediating conflicts, to motivating fellow faculty members. Sample
agendas, letters, surveys, tip sheets, and
other readymade tools make it easy to
use this book’s strategies and guidelines
right away.
(ASCD book, 2009) 6" x 9", 320 pages.

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Do u g l a s B. R e e v e s

Using real examples of elementary and secondary schools that have
moved change from rhetoric to reality, a giant in the field of school
leadership explains how teachers and administrators everywhere
can make sure change efforts lead to better results. The lessons learned from Douglas Reeves’
work with thousands of schools around the world make it much easier for you to ensure change
efforts bridge the gap from good intentions to sustained action.
(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, April 2009) 6" x 9", 192 pages.

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Sustaining Change in Schools: How to
Overcome Differences and Focus on Quality
D a n i e l P. J o h n s o n

When educators, parents, and diverse groups in your community have
different views of what makes a quality school, here’s a book that will
help you overcome these differences and form partnerships for ensuring
all students succeed. Based on a proven change process used by school
districts for more than 25 years, this leadership guide introduces you to
management concepts, school structures, decision-making strategies, and
administrative practices that sustain quality schools over time and across groups and communities.

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Take your high school’s performance to
the next level with this book’s comprehensive, practical, and research-based
model for schoolwide improvement.
Drawing from his 26 years of experience,
award-winning former principal Tim
R. Westerberg explains how to enable
more students to reach their potential
by changing curriculum, instruction, and
assessment practices that have been
proven to work in high schools of all
kinds.

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Leading Change in Your School: How to
Conquer Myths, Build Commitment, and Get
Results

(ASCD Premium Member book, 2005) 7" x 9", 181 pages.

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Connecting Leadership with Learning: A Framework for
Reflection, Planning, and Action
M i c h a e l A . C o p l a n d a n d M i c h a e l S . K n a pp

What specific leadership actions will ensure that learning occurs, and
where do they find the time to do this? Here’s a book that answers those
questions and provides you with a Leading for Learning Framework for
fostering student, teacher, and systemic learning. In-depth case studies
help you see exactly how to apply the Framework in elementary, middle,
and high schools and rural, suburban, and urban school districts. Use
this book to reflect on your own leadership, plan school improvement,
or guide training and education courses.
(ASCD book, 2006) 6" x 9", 300 pages.

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Join our campaign for
educating the whole child
ASCD calls on educators, communities, and
policymakers to work together for educating
the whole child. We’ve got a plan, we’ve got
a tool to assess your own school community,
and we’ve got resources to help implement a
complete and well-rounded education.

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Go to www.wholechildeducation.org

Educating the Whole Child:
An ASCD Action Tool
John L. Brown

While everyone wants students to be healthy,
safe, engaged, supported, and challenged, it’s
tough to work toward that vision when there
are so many other priorities and constraints.
That’s why we’ve developed this special tool
to help you lead and implement a school- or
districtwide initiative for the Whole Child. Using the tools and guidelines in this Action Tool, you can focus your school and community
on preparing 21st century students and put forward a plan to address
students’ health and safety issues. A school improvement planning
process gives you steps and strategies for leading a successful Whole
Child initiative.
(ASCD Action Tool, 2008) 300 pages.

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Mobilizing the Community to
Help Students Succeed

To develop a
whole child, it takes a

whole education
Teaching children the basics of reading, writing,
and math is essential, of course. But all children
also deserve a 21st century education that fully
prepares them for college, work, and citizenship.

The Best Schools: How
Human Development
Research Should Inform
Educational Practice
Thomas Armstrong

Explore learning settings, pedagogical
tools, and instructional approaches
that any school can use to ensure that
their education programs are academically engaging and developmentally
appropriate. The Best Schools looks at schools of all kinds—pre-K
through high school, rural, suburban, and urban—highlight how
educators help their students discover their passion for learning
and reach their true potential.
(ASCD book, 2006) 6" x 9", 182 pages.

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Learning-Driven Schools:
A Practical Guide for
Teachers and Principals

H u g h B. P r i c e

Find out how you can launch and sustain an
effective community-based effort to inspire and
honor academic excellence and help close
the achievement gap. Hugh B. Price shares the
lessons learned during his tenure as president
of the National Urban League and explains how
to work with the noneducators in your community to motivate students, reward their success,
and promote a culture of high achievement.

Barry Beers

A veteran teacher and principal
describes how teachers can ensure all
students reach their maximum potential
by basing teaching practices on how
students actually learn. Discover why
‘learner plans’ are better than lesson
plans, and find out which teaching and assessment strategies make
the best use of the research on how people learn.

(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, July 2008) 6" x 9", 141 pages.

(ASCD book, 2006) 6" x 9", 184 pages.

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Creating a
Healthy School
Using the
Healthy School
Report Card: An
ASCD Action
Tool, 2nd Edition

A Visit to One School’s Bullying
Prevention Program DVD
Use this DVD with school staff and parents to spark a schoolwide discussion on bullying and how your school can do
more to protect kids and lower risk factors. Scenes from a
successful middle school bullying prevention program show
how educators stay on top of real and potential bullying situations.

D av i d K . L o h r m a n n

(ASCD DVD, 2005) One 40-minute DVD with a Viewer’s Guide.

How well does your school support
the health and well-being of students and staff
members? Explore the answer with this ASCD
Action Tool and accompanying online scoring and
analysis tool. Updated to reflect current research,
new standards, and best practices, the second
edition of the Action Tool guides you through the
process for working with your community. Use the
scoring tools to assess your school’s current health
programming and create an evidence-based environment that supports learning and teaching.

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(ASCD Action Tool, 2010) 8 1/2" x 11", 150 pages.

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Jenny Smith

Learn how innovative schools
use community-based public
health partnership projects
to improve student achievement, behavior, and health.
(Bonus ASCD Member book for Premium and Select
Members, 2003) 6" x 9", 137 pages.

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M a r k B oy n to n a n d C h r i st i n e B oy n to n

This comprehensive reference on preventing and solving
discipline problems covers virtually every aspect of effective
discipline systems, including classroom components, techniques for teachers, and buildingwide philosophies. Discover
effective strategies for dealing with classroom disruptions, can’tmiss approaches for bullies, and best ways to handle students
with anger management issues or ADHD.

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Education and
Public Health:
Natural Partners in
Learning for Life

The Educator’s Guide to Preventing and
Solving Discipline Problems

(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, 2005) 6" x 9", 177 pages.

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The Educator’s Guide to Assessing and
Improving School Discipline Programs
M a r k B oy n to n a n d C h r i st i n e B oy n to n

Go beyond a one-class-at-a-time approach to discipline
problems with this book’s schoolwide solution. Using a
research-based, four component model, the authors give you
all the tools and ideas you need to assess your school’s discipline problems, create a shared vision for improvement, and
take action on dealing with routine issues and especially challenging situations.
(ASCD book, 2007) 6" x 9", 130 pages.

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Keep students

healthy and safe
These resources help you ensure your school supports
students’ health and creates an environment that is
physically and emotionally safe.
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Get students engaged in learning
These resources are loaded with tried and true ways to make sure each student
is actively engaged in learning and is connected to the school community.

The Classroom of Choice: Giving Students
What They Need and Getting What You Want

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J o n at h a n C . E r w i n

Here’s a book that helps you create the optimum learning environment by linking research-based teaching and classroom
management to the needs and interests of your students. Drawing
from the theories of renowned psychologist William Glasser and the
wisdom of teachers and education experts, Jonathan C. Erwin gives
you hundreds of effective teaching and management strategies for
every grade and subject area.
(ASCD Premium Member book, 2004) 6" x 9", 229 pages.

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Teaching What Matters Most: Standards and
Strategies for Raising Student Achievement
R i c h a r d W. St r o n g, H a r v e y F. S i lv e r , a n d
M att h e w J . P e r i n i

Get students more engaged in learning by honing your lessons to four
basic themes that help them meet standards in any content area. Based
on 10 years of research in over 300 schools, the authors lay out a blueprint for standards-based education that’s still meaningful to students’
individual interests.
(ASCD Premium Member book, 2001) 8” x 10”, 131 pages.

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Totally Positive Teaching: A Five-Stage
Approach to Energizing Students and
Teachers
J o s e p h C i a cc i o

Teachers as Classroom
Coaches: How to
Motivate Students Across
the Content Areas
A n d i St i x a n d F r a n k H r b e k

Here’s a book that that explains how
proven coaching strategies can help
you inspire students and boost their
performance in any subject and grade
level. Discover why a coaching environment creates more student motivation
and higher engagement. And learn the
strategies and techniques that winning
coaches use to help groups and individuals work more productively, overcome
difficulties, and achieve meaningful and
measurable goals.
(ASCD book, 2006) 7" x 9", 180 pages.

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Learn how to keep students engaged in learning by building trusting
partnerships and creating positive learning experiences that nurture
their achievement.
(ASCD book, 2004) 6" x 9", 185 pages.

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Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom,
2nd Edition
Thomas Armstrong

In this expanded second edition of an ASCD best-seller, Armstrong updates
you on multiple intelligences theory and its proven applications to schools
and classrooms. Using the breakthrough theories of Howard Gardner, the
author explains how your students’ diverse intelligences provide a great
opportunity to integrate subjects and increase opportunities for learning.
(ASCD book, 2000) 8" x 10", 154 pages.

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Inspiring Active
Learning: A Complete
Handbook for Today’s
Teachers, Expanded
2nd Edition

A new handbook for every teacher’s
desk. Years of research and experience distilled into practical options
for handling the teachers’ many
tasks: from beginning a class to
maintaining engagement, from
motivating slackers to managing
disrupters, from building efficient
routines to cushioning student
anxiety, from individualizing instruction to maintaining our own sanity.
Over 250 specific, workable strategies. A greatly expanded edition of
the ASCD best-seller.
(ASCD book, 2006) 8" x 10", 470 pages.

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Educating Everybody’s Children: Diverse
Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners,
Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition
R o b e r t W. C o l e , E d i t o r

Since its first publication in 1995, hundreds of thousands of teachers in
every grade and subject have benefited from this landmark guide on how
to teach students from economically, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse groups. Now, this expanded edition—nearly twice the size
of the original—explains how these universal teaching practices have
withstood the test of time and become key factors in bridging achievement gaps. Explore more than
100 research-backed, teacher-tested strategies that help you engage students based on their strengths
and needs.

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Merrill Harmin with Melanie
Tot h

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(ASCD book, 2008) 7 7/8" x 9 7/8", 320 pages.

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The Key Elements of Classroom Management:
Managing Time and Space, Student Behavior,
and Instructional Strategies
J o y c e McL e o d, J a n F i s h e r , a n d G i n n y H o o v e r

What all new and developing teachers need: the real basics of effective classroom management distilled in an easy-to-read guide they can quickly scan
for time-saving tips or read in-depth to improve long-term performance. Three
veteran teacher-authors explain the essentials of managing a classroom to
ensure maximum time and opportunity for learning.
(ASCD book, 2003) 8" x 10", 195 pages.

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Managing Your Classroom with Heart: A Guide for Nurturing
Adolescent Learners
K at y R i d n o u e r

Using stories and examples from her years of teaching at a large and diverse urban high school, Katy
Ridnouer explains how to set high expectations for adolescent learners, recognize what they need, and
connect with them through feelings and emotion. Learn why showing students that you care doesn’t
mean you give up control.
(ASCD Premium Member book, 2006) 6" x 9", 178 pages.

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Keep students

challenged
and supported
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These resources help you ensure that every
student is challenged to learn and supported with
a personalized and caring learning environment.

Designing Personalized
Learning for Every Student

Creating an Inclusive
School, 2nd Edition

D i a n n e L . F e r g u s o n, G i n e v r a R a l p h ,
Gw e n M e y e r , a n d o t h e r s

E d i t e d by R i c h a r d A . V i l l a a n d
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By taking what works for students with
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differences, the authors provide you with a
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In this guide to inclusion, experts share
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Teaching Every Student in
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D av i d H . R o s e a n d A n n e M e y e r

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(ASCD book, 2002) 8" x 10", 216 pages.

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Personalizing the High
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Joseph DiMartino and
J o h n H. C l a r k e

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Rick Wormeli

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(ASCD book, 2004) 8" x 10", 226 pages.

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Changing the Way You Teach, Improving the Way
Students Learn
G i s e l l e M a r t i n - K n i e p a n d J o a n n e P i c o n e- Z o cc h i a

(ASCD book, 2009) 8" x 10", 175 pages.

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How to Teach So Students Remember
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Learning on Display: Student-Created Museums That
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L i n d a D ’ Ac q u i s t o

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(ASCD book, 2006) 7 7/8" x 9 7/8", 192 pages.

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author Lawrence Baines
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learning more memorable and fun.
(ASCD book, 2008) 8" x 10",
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