In the pipeline

June 20th, 2011

It’s time to start teasing you about all of the great books coming your way later this summer and fall. If you just can’t wait for our catalog to appear in your mailbox, here is a quick rundown of the coming attractions:

So What Do They Really Know? Assessment That Informs Teaching and Learning
Cris Tovani
Cris explores the complex issue of monitoring, assessing, and grading students’ thinking and performance with fairness and fidelity. This book is already posted on our website for full preview and will arrive in our warehouse in mid-July.

Math Exchanges: Guiding Young Mathematicians in Small-Group Meetings
Kassia Omohundro Wedekind
Kassia, a math coach, uses small-group instruction as the centerpiece of her math workshop approach, engaging all students in rigorous “math exchanges.” Available in August.

Academic Conversations: Classroom Talk that Fosters Critical Thinking and Content Understandings
Jeff Zwiers and Marie Crawford
Jeff and Marie have identified five core communication skills to help students hold productive academic conversations across content areas. Available in September.

The Xs and Whys of Algebra: Key Ideas and Common Misconceptions
Anne Collins and Linda Dacey
Designed for use in seventh- to ninth-grade courses focused on an introduction to formal algebra, this flipchart emphasizes five essential algebraic concepts: using variables meaningfully; using multiple representations for expressions; connecting algebra with number; connecting algebra with geometry; and manipulating symbols with understanding. Available in October.

10 Things Every Writers Needs to Know
Jeff Anderson
Jeff focuses on developing concepts and application of ten essential aspects of good writing—motion, models, focus, detail, form, frames, cohesion, energy, words, and clutter. Available in October.

Write Like This: Preparing Students for Writing in the Real World
Kelly Gallagher
Kelly emphasizes real-world writing purposes, the kind of writing he wants his students to be doing twenty years from now. Available in mid-October.

To receive notifications when these books become available, go to the Stenhouse website and select which titles you would like to hear about. To find out more, check back often — we will be updating the blog and website in late August with the latest information about these books.

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