ASCD Bundle Five, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1416614583
  • ISBN-13: 9781416614586
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 4079 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released June 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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ASCD is one of the largest professional development organizations for educators. It provides world-class education information services and cutting-edge professional development, and supports activities designed to foster educational equity for all students.

eBooks from the ASCD span a wide range of popular titles and new favorites that address the ongoing professional development needs of today's educators. Titles in this bundle include: Create Success! Unlocking the Potential of Urban Students; How to Teach Now: Five Keys to Personalized Learning in the Global Classroom; and Where Great Teaching Begins: Planning for Student Thinking and Learning.

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Table of Contents

Create Success! Unlocking the Potential of Urban Students.
Creating the Opportunity to Learn: Moving From Research to Practice to Close the Achievement Gap.
Effective Supervision: Supporting the Art and Science of Teaching.
Everyday Engagement: Making Students and Parents Your Partners in Learning.
Focus: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning.
Great Performances: Creating Classroom-Based Performance Tasks, 2nd ed.
How to Motivate Reluctant Learners.
How to Plan Rigorous Instruction.
How to Teach Now: Five Keys to Personalized Learning in the Global Classroom.
Insights into Action: Successful School Leaders Share What Works.
Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners.
Simply Better: Doing What Matters Most to Change the Odds for Student Success.
Teaching Boys Who Struggle in School: Strategies That Turn Underachievers into Successful Learners.
Teaching in Tandem: Effective Co-Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom.
The Formative Assessment Action Plan: Practical Steps to More Successful Teaching and Learning.
The Purposeful Classroom: How to Structure Lessons with Learning Goals in Mind.
The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units.
Total Participation Techniques: Making Every Student an Active Learner.
Transformational Teaching in an Informational Age: Making Why and How We Teach Relevant to Students.
Transformative Assessment in Action: An Inside Look at Applying the Process.
Understanding Common Core State Standards.
Wasting Minds: Why Our Education System Is Failing and What We Can Do About It.
Where Great Teaching Begins: Planning for Student Thinking and Learning.

Products Included

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Create Success!: Unlocking The Potential Of Urban Students  (ISBN-10: 1416613110 | ISBN-13: 9781416613114)

Inspired by his ability to teach algebra to low-income and mostly African American and Latino urban students--and have them outscore the state averages 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.

Price: $27.45

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Creating The Opportunity To Learn: Moving From Research To Practice To Close The Achievement Gap: Moving From Research To Practice To Close The Achievement Gap  (ISBN-10: 1416614060 | ISBN-13: 9781416614067)

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. Here's your opportunity to understand why some school districts are making more progress than others, to make sure you're focused on what really works, and to build the capacity of high-performance, high-poverty schools.

Price: $30.75

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Effective Supervision: Supporting The Art And Science Of Teaching  (ISBN-10: 1416613188 | ISBN-13: 9781416613183)

EFFECTIVE SUPERVISION: SUPPORTING THE ART AND SCIENCE OF TEACHING shows school and district-level administrators how to set the priorities and support the practices that will help all teachers become expert teachers. The focus is on developing a collegial atmosphere in which teachers can freely share effective practices with each other, observe one another's classrooms, and receive focused feedback on their teaching strategies.

Price: $30.75

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Everyday Engagement: Making Students And Parents Your Partners In Learning: Making Students And Parents Your Partners In Learning  (ISBN-10: 1416612858 | ISBN-13: 9781416612858)

Author and teacher Katy Ridnouer provides specific strategies to address the potentially overwhelming, sometimes puzzling, and often delicate work of engaging both students and parents in the pursuit of learning and achievement.

Price: $29.65

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Focus: Elevating The Essentials To Radically Improve Student Learning  (ISBN-10: 1416612920 | ISBN-13: 9781416612926)

The introduction states: "The only reason our schools haven't made astonishing progress in the last 30 years of "reform" is quite simple: very few schools ever implemented 'what is essential'--the most powerful, simple actions and structures that would dramatically increase the proportion of students prepared for college or careers. What is 'essential' for schools? Three simple things: reasonably coherent curriculum (what we teach); sound lessons (how we teach); and far more purposeful reading and writing in every discipline, or authentic literacy (integral to both what and how we teach).

Price: $30.75

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Great Performances: Creating Classroom-Based Assessment Tasks: Creating Classroom-Based Assessment Tasks  (ISBN-10: 141661351X | ISBN-13: 9781416613510)

Lewin and Shoemaker show you how to teach rich, integrated, thematic units of instruction where students grapple with meaty conceptual ideas and use the processes of reading, writing, problem solving, and investigation. The authors share what they've learned about developing and assessing powerful performance tasks--ranging from short and specific to lengthy and substantive

Price: $31.85

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: How To Motivate Reluctant Learners  (ISBN-10: 1416613544 | ISBN-13: 9781416613541)

In this latest addition to the Mastering the Principles of Great Teaching series, Robyn R. Jackson explains how to engage even the most resistant students by identifying and shaping the key investments you want them to make in your classroom.

Price: $25.25

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Teaching In Tandem: Effective Co-Teaching In The Inclusive Classroom  (ISBN-10: 1416612882 | ISBN-13: 9781416612889)

In this new guide in the Mastering the Principles of Great Teaching series, Robyn R. Jackson takes you step by step through the process of planning rigorous instruction--what great teachers do to ensure students not only pass big tests but also become engaged learners, effective problem solvers, and critical thinkers.

Price: $25.25

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: How To Teach Now: Five Keys To Personalized Learning In The Global Classroom  (ISBN-10: 1416613609 | ISBN-13: 9781416613602)

Learn the five things every teacher can do to design and deliver effective instruction for the culturally, linguistically, and academically diverse 21st century classroom.

Price: $27.45

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Insights Into Action  (ISBN-10: 1416613722 | ISBN-13: 9781416613725)

Do you ever wonder whether researchers and professional developers really know what it’s like to be a school leader? Do you sometimes struggle to connect articles and conference presentations with the challenges you face day to day? For award-winning educator William Sterrett, the answer to those questions was a resounding yes. So he made it his mission to identify the most important issues facing today’s school leaders and offer practical, effective strategies for success. Drawing on his own experience as a teacher and principal and on interviews with nine distinguished practitioners. Insights into Action carefully examines a particular topic of relevance, translating research and experience into replicable, sustainable practices and offering ways to overcome barriers to success. You’ll learn: How to be a more effective leader, including ways to turn your school vision into reality, become a learning leader, make professional development more meaningful, and achieve the elusive work-life balance; How to strengthen your learning community by differentiating instruction and leadership, fostering a positive school climate, and incorporating learning experiences outside the classroom; and; How to face the challenges of today, including ways to infuse technology into your school community, gather and apply useful data, and turn crises both big and small into success for all.Each chapter includes Action Items and In-the-Field Activities to extend the discussion, help you apply the book’s insights and strategies, and enable you to realize actual growth in your school.In a job filled with constant stressors and challenges, it’s important to have a solid, well-grounded perspective. Insights into Action offers both practical lessons and inspiration to handle whatever comes your way.

Price: $25.25

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Reaching Out To Latino Families Of English Language Learners  (ISBN-10: 1416613889 | ISBN-13: 9781416613886)

How can teachers of Latino English language learners actively engage their students' families in helping ELLs succeed in school? In this powerful book, David Campos, Rocio Delgado, and Mary Esther Soto Huerta provide guidance and resources to help teachers communicate and collaborate with the families of Latino ELLs. REACHING OUT TO LATINO FAMILIES OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS includes practical tips and tools, including reproducible form letters in English and Spanish, that can help teachers solicit valuable information about students from their families, extend families' knowledge of how U.S. schools operate, and provide families with ideas for helping students with their schoolwork at home. In addition, the authors offer information on aspects of Latino culture relevant to student learning; provide lists of websites and books on Latino culture and of Latino-themed children's books for use with students; and outline a framework that educators can use to create a "campus task force" for engaging Latino families in student learning.The more families of Latino ELLs learn about the curriculum, policies, and procedures of their children's schools, the more comfortable they will be collaborating with teachers. Likewise, the more educators learn about their students' backgrounds, the better able they will be to help them in the classroom.

Price: $34.05

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Simply Better: Doing What Matters Most To Change The Odds For Student Success: Doing What Matters Most To Change The Odds For Student Success  (ISBN-10: 141661401X | ISBN-13: 9781416614012)

This book offers a practical framework for improving student achievement centered on the five essential practices that decades of research have shown work best in schools.

Price: $29.65

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Teaching Boys Who Struggle In School: Strategies That Turn Underachievers Into Successful Learners  (ISBN-10: 1416613269 | ISBN-13: 9781416613268)

Learn how you can move underachieving boys from a position of weakness to one of strength using the Pathways to Re-Engagement model, which incorporates research findings and insights from the author's own experience.

Price: $30.75

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Total Participation Techniques: Making Every Student An Active Learner  (ISBN-10: 1416614346 | ISBN-13: 9781416614340)

This practical guide for teachers and administrators shows how general and special education teachers work together to boost student achievement. The authors anticipate and answer questions, offer useful tools, and supply thought-provoking scenarios that capture the realities and successes of inclusive classrooms.

Price: $29.65

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Where Great Teaching Begins: Planning For Student Thinking And Learning  (ISBN-10: 1416613374 | ISBN-13: 9781416613374)

Two of ASCD's most popular authors, Nancy Frey and Douglas Fisher, reveal how to create a failsafe assessment system that leads to purposeful lessons, clear indicators of student understanding, and forms of feedback that improve student performance. Embedded throughout the entire book is an instructional plan that ensures this formative assessment system helps you make better decisions about what types of teaching approaches to use in your classroom.

Price: $26.35

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: The Purposeful Classroom: How To Structure Lessons With Learning Goals In Mind: How To Structure Lessons With Learning Goals In Mind  (ISBN-10: 1416614176 | ISBN-13: 9781416614173)

In this practical guide, authors Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey offer a variety of strategies that K-12 teachers can use to craft effective, standards-based purpose statements, assignments, and tests across grade levels and content areas.

Price: $27.45

The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units  (ISBN-10: 1416613307 | ISBN-13: 9781416613305)

Price: $29.65

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: The Formative Assessment Action Plan: Practical Steps To More Successful Teaching And Learning  (ISBN-10: 1416613838 | ISBN-13: 9781416613831)

TOTAL PARTICIPATION TECHNIQUES: MAKING EVERY STUDENT AN ACTIVE LEARNER presents dozens of ways to engage K-12 students in active learning and allow them to demonstrate the depth of their knowledge and understanding. The authors, Pérsida Himmele and William Himmele, explain both the why and the how of TOTAL PARTICIPATION TECHNIQUES (TPTs) as they explore the high cost of student disengagement, place TPTs in the context of higher-order thinking and formative assessments, and demonstrate how to create a "TPT-conducive classroom." Readers will learn how to implement field-tested techniques they can use on the spot, with Hold-Up cards, with movement, and to guide note-taking and concept analysis.

Price: $27.45

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Transformational Teaching In The Information Age: Making Why And How We Teach Relevant To Students: Making Why And How We Teach Relevant To Students  (ISBN-10: 1416612815 | ISBN-13: 9781416612810)

When the world is changing as rapidly as it is today, education has to mean more than just covering static content. TRANSFORMATIONAL TEACHING IN THE INFORMATION AGE explores how teachers can truly engage and inspire students to be independent, imaginative, and responsible learners who are prepared to handle the challenges of tomorrow.

Price: $27.45

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Transformative Assessment In Action: An Inside Look At Applying The Process  (ISBN-10: 1416612998 | ISBN-13: 9781416612995)

In this follow-up to the best-selling TRANSFORMATIVE ASSESSMENT, W. James Popham focuses on the decisions involved in the planning and implementation of formative assessment, providing the practical guidance and models you need to turn "formative assessment talk" into "formative assessment action.

Price: $29.65

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: How To Teach Now: Five Keys To Personalized Learning In The Global Classroom: Five Keys To Personalized Learning In The Global Classroom  (ISBN-10: 1416613943 | ISBN-13: 9781416613947)

This essential guide to the Common Core State Standards provides an overview of the new standards in English language arts and mathematics, explains how everyone in your school community can make the transition to this new paradigm, and invites you to think about the possibilities that the standards offer for strengthening teaching and learning across the United States.

Price: $15.35

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Wasting Minds: Why Our Education System Is Failing And What We Can Do About It  (ISBN-10: 1416613048 | ISBN-13: 9781416613046)

The founding editor of Education Week and Teacher Magazine explains how the flawed assumptions that have shaped the debate on school reform for decades have hampered progress and proposes alternative assumptions as the basis for a whole new system of schooling.

Price: $29.65

ASCD Education Bundle No. 5: Digital Literacy: Tools And Methodologies For Information Society  (ISBN-10: 1416614265 | ISBN-13: 9781416614265)

Anne R. Reeves presents a streamlined approach to instructional design that empowers every teacher to plan engaging, objective-based lessons that will help students master essential content, develop valuable thinking skills, and learn deeply and meaningfully.

Price: $29.65