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Improving Teaching and Learning Through Instructional Rounds
Improving Teaching and Learning Through Instructional Rounds

This article outlines the Four-Step process for implementing successful classroom observations, proposed in the book: Instructional Rounds in Education: A Network Approach to Improving Teaching and Learning (Harvard Education Press, 2009).

LDC Core Tools
LDC Core Tools

LDC CoreTools is a guided online experience that supports a teacher in planning, creating, and thinking through each of the four LDC module sections.

Literacy Matters—Gates Foundation
Literacy Matters—Gates Foundation

Watching Literacy Matters is like being a fly on the wall in Sara Ballute's classroom, or at least, looking on from the back of the room to see her Industrial Revolution LDC module and its impact on students.

Introduction to Student Achievement Partners
Introduction to Student Achievement Partners

ASCD is proud to collaborate with Student Achievement Partners to provide educators with elementary literacy resources through EduCore.

What is the Basal Alignment Project?
What is the Basal Alignment Project?

Are you an elementary school teacher who uses basal readers? Learn how the work of the Basal Alignment Project can provide you with Common Core State Standards-aligned resources to help you in your classroom.

Vocab Rehab Arias
Vocab Rehab Arias

Find out how to make time every day to teach vocabulary through direct, explicit instruction that is also creative, interesting, and fun for students. Teacher and author Marilee Sprenger explains a new and effective approach to teaching vocabulary that calls for exploration, discovery, and playing with words -- all in just 10 minutes per class.

Standards for High School English Language Arts: A Quick-Start Guide
Standards for High School English Language Arts: A Quick-Start Guide

High school teachers and leaders with responsibility for English language arts (ELA) need this handy guide to successfully implement the Common Core in their respective grade levels.

Common Core Standards for Middle School English Language Arts: A Quick-Start Guide
Common Core Standards for Middle School English Language Arts: A Quick-Start Guide

This Quick-Start Guide provides a succinct, all-in-one look at the content, structure, terminology, and emphases of the Common Core standards for English language arts at the middle school level.

Teaching Reading in the Content Areas: If Not Me, Then Who?, 3rd edition
Teaching Reading in the Content Areas: If Not Me, Then Who?, 3rd edition

You can help students in your subject area be more effective readers with the principles and strategies from this book. This all-new edition draws from new research on the impact of new technologies, the population boom of English language learners, and the influence of the Common Core State Standards.

Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms: The Surprising Power of Joy
Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms: The Surprising Power of Joy

Take the joyful learning framework you discovered in Engaging Minds in the Classroom and use it to keep students attentive, thoughtful, and inquisitive about learning in language arts.

Teaching the Brain to Read: Strategies for Improving Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension
Teaching the Brain to Read: Strategies for Improving Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension

Neurologist Judy Willis connects classroom practice to the neurology of reading and provides whole-class and individualized activities, lessons, and units that you can use in every grade and subject to help all students become better readers.

Content-Area Conversations: How to Plan Discussion-Based Lessons for Diverse Language Learners
Content-Area Conversations: How to Plan Discussion-Based Lessons for Diverse Language Learners

Read this book to find out why and how discussion-based lessons help students—especially English language learners—to process and remember information, develop higher-order thinking, and advance their literacy skills.

Implementing the Common Core State Standards: English
Implementing the Common Core State Standards: English

Through close examination of the English Language Arts (ELA) and Literacy standards, this one-day institute engages you in activities to understand the instructional shifts of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the resources and processes available to support their implementation. The presenter explains key concepts essential to a successful adoption.

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