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On this page we will post books that we think teachers will find useful in their professional reading!


Great by Choice by Jim Collins 


Brain Rules by John Medina


The Reading Teacher’s Book of Lists by Edward B.Fry, Jacqueline K. Polk, & Dona Fountoukidis


Write Like This, Kelly Gallager


Permanent Present Tense, The Unforgettable Life of the Amnesic Patient, H.M., Suzanne Corkin


Reading in the Wild by Donalyn Miller,


Readicide – How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It by Kelly Gallagher;


 Book Love: Developing Depth, Stamina, and Passion in Adolescent Readersby Penny Kittle,


Write Beside Them: Risk, Voice, and Clarity in High School Writing, by Penny Kittle 


Marvellous Mini Lessons for Teaching Beginning Writing, K-3 by Lori Jamison Rog


Michelle J. Kelley and Nicki Clausen-Grace 


Reading a Whole Page: Teaching and Assessing Text Features to Meet K-5 Common Core Standards, Michelle J. Kelley and Nicki Clausen-Grace


Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School, by Andy Hargreaves & Michael Fullan


Essential Questions, by Jay McTighe & Grant Wiggins


Grand Conversations,Thoughtful Responses: A Unique Approach to Literature Circles, by Faye Brownlie


Finnish Lessons, by Pasi Sahlberg and Paul Michael Garcia


Book Love, by Penny Kittle


Wiring the Brain for Reading: Brain-Based Strategies for Teaching LiteracyMarilee Sprenger


Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina 


Teaching Reading to Children with Down Syndrome, A Guide for Parents and Teachers, Patricia Logan Oelwein;


Pauline Clarke, Creating Independent Student Learners, A Practical Guide to Assessment for Learning;


Peter Block, The Answer to How is Yes;


Peter Block, Community, the Structure of Belonging;


Peter Senge et al, Presence


 Louise Duncan & Kimberly Mackey - “Increasing School Safety in Prairie Rose School Division”, MASS Journal Fall 2012


Persida & William Himmele- The Language-Rich Classroom


Persida Himmele & William Himmele – Total Participation Techniques 


Jennifer Katz -Teaching to Diversity


The Developing Brain by Marilee Sprenger


Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Marc Weissbluth


Fluency by Jerry Johns & Roberta Berglund


The Data Toolkit: Ten Practical Tools for Increasing Data Fluency and School Improvement  by


Notebook Know How (Strategies for the Writer’s Notebook) Aimee Buckner


 It’s All About the ThinkingFaye Brownlee and Leyton Schnellert


To Be a Boy, To Be a Reader William Brozo


Start Where They Are: Differentiating for Success with the Young Adolescent (with CD-ROM) by Karen Hume


Kids In The Syndrome Mix Of Adhd Ld As  by Martin Kutscher


Drumming to the Beat of Different Marchers: Finding the Rhythm for Differentiated Instruction by Debbie Silver and Peter H. Reynolds


Thinking at Every Desk


Tips from the Sisters, May 2011 


Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink


Words Their Way  by Donald Bear, Marcia Invernizzi, Shane Templeton, Francine Johnston


Teaching with Intention, by Debbie Millar


Effective Teacher Hiring by Kenneth D. Peterson


I can have fun on a school night! by Dr. Daniel Rosin, PhD


Yardsticks: Children in the Classroom Ages 4-14  by Chip Wood


Reading With Meaning by Debbie Miller


Adolescence Literacy Summit - Engaging Middle Years - Research Soldier and Projects




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