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Deliberate Optimism

Debbie Silver, Jack Berckemeyer, Judith Baenen

Beat burnout and bring joy back to teaching—and learning.
Recharge the optimism that made you an educator in the first place! School is where students and staff should feel safe, engaged, and productive—and choosing optimism is the first step toward restoring healthy interactions necessary for enacting real change.
In this book, learn to implement the Five Principles of Deliberate Optimism.

Published by AMLE
P6014 $29.95

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This We Believe in Action:
Implementing Successful Middle Level Schools:
2nd Edition

AMLE

In today s world, getting the attention of educators, parents, and policymakers can be difficult, and without buy-in from everyone involved, successfully implementing the middle school concept can seem impossible. This resource shows you not only that it can be done, but also demonstrates exactly how to do it in your school!

Read and watch as eight schools from around the country show you how their schools have implemented the 16 characteristics of successful middle level schools identified in This We Believe: Keys to Educating Young Adolescents.

Published by AMLE
P6005 $34.99

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From Research to I-Search:
Creating Lifelong Learners for the 21st Century

Lynn Bruno

The ability to conduct research with fidelity is undeniably a life skill that not only benefits students when working for an academic grade, but in everyday decisions of varying degrees of importance. From something minor like choosing a new recipe for the evening s meal to more critical and life determining decisions such as committing to a lifelong relationship, the ability to conduct reliable and purposeful research is an essential life skill upon which happiness is closely linked.

Published by AMLE
P6007 $16.99

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If You Can't Manage Them, You Can't Teach Them

Kim Campbell & Kay Herting Wahl

This is a must-have book for anyone who works with young adolescents! A practicing middle school teacher gives straight-talking advice and can-do strategies that really work! With Kim Campbell's help, every teacher can succeed at building the relationships, mutual respect, routines, and expectations for running a classroom without distress and chaos! Look forward to a sane, enjoyable classroom where students really learn!

Published by Incentive Publications
P6004 $22.99

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Handbook for Closing the Achievement Gap-SOAR

Kim Campbell & Kay Herting Wahl

The SOAR program works in any school or classroom to help disadvantaged or at-risk students cross the achievement gap to school success. It goes far beyond the usual after school academic tutoring concept by building relationships, community connections, leadership skills, social skills, and cultural experiences.

 

Published by Incentive Publications
P6003 $19.99

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The Collected Writings (so far) of Rick Wormeli

Rick Wormeli

Rick Wormeli's new book is sure to inspire readers to take radical responsibility for challenging conventional methods and rules that surround students in schools.
Topics include:

  • Professional issues
  • Motivating and connecting to students
  • Differentiation
  • Literacy
  • Teaching techniques
  • Assessment
  • Grading

And more!

One of Rick's many fans shared: "Rick Wormeli has the singular power to motivate me and make me want to better myself. Thank you."

Published by AMLE
P5902 $32.00

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Secrets of the Teenage Brain

Sheryl G. Feinstein

Teenagers can be mystifying to educators and parents, exhibiting a daunting array of characteristics: emotional, forgetful, and fond of risk-taking. What are they thinking? What’s the best way to reach them? The revised and expanded edition of this hands-on guide helps unlock these secrets by explaining the biological and neurological changes happening in the teenage brain. Educators can use these insights from current research to help students achieve their full academic potential.

Published by Corwin
P5894 $33.95

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Relationships Are Powerful: Fact Cube

NELMS Professional Resources Committee

A practical research based reminder that Relationships Are Powerful! Designed by the NELMS Professional Resources Comm., this handy cube can be placed on a desk to remind teachers and administrators of the power of relationships.

Published by NELMS
P5843 $1.99

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Help Students Build Powerful Relationships by Suggesting…: Fact Cube

NELMS Professional Resources Committee

A practical research based aid that helps teach students the power of relationships! Designed by the NELMS Professional Resources Comm., this handy cube can be placed on a desk to remind teachers and students of the power of relationships.

Published by NELMS
P5852 $1.99

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Color Is Powerful: Fact Cube

NELMS Professional Resources Committee

A practical research based reminder of the Color Is Powerful can really help! Designed by the NELMS Professional Resources Comm., this handy cube can be placed on a desk to remind teachers and administrators that the power of color can and should be used effectively. Colors evoke a variety of emotions, behaviors and ideas and though it might sound a bit “hooky”, when taken seriously, it really works!

Published by NELMS
P5730 $1.99

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Bloom Is Powerful: Fact Cube

NELMS Professional Resources Committee

"Bloom's" cube is the second in the NELMS cube series design by the NELMS Professional Resources Committee. Fold it up and place it on your desk with the "Color is Powerful" companion as a reminder of these six levels that help all students learn to high levels. Look this over as you plan lessons, ask questions, and assign student work.

Published by NELMS
P5795 $1.99

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Multiple Intelligence Is Powerful: Fact Cube

NELMS Professional Resources Committee

Multiple Intelligence Cube is the thrid in the NELMS Cube Series designed by NELMS Professional Resource Committee. Place it on the desk, along with the others, and this cube will be a daily reminder of your student's unique individual intelligences.

Published by NELMS
P5825 $1.99

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'Tween Crayons and Curfews:
Tips for Middle School Teachers

Heather Wolpert-Gawron

Teach well. Be happy. In this book, Heather Wolpert-Gawron, author of the popular education blog "Tweenteacher" shares ideas for teaching an age group that too often presents a challenge for educators. With sparkling humor and a unique, fundamental understanding of the middle children of education, the award-winning teacher offers tried-and-true strategies for:

  • Creating a tween-centric classroom environment
  • Building community in the middle school classroom
  • Encouraging deeper thinking and curiosity among tweens
  • Understanding and informing tweens about how they learn

Conversational and practical, this book aims to motivate and inspire middle school teachers as they work to engage their students, instruct with rigor, and improve their own experiences as Tweenteachers!

Published by Eye on Education
P5753 $29.95

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