New books and videos for fall

August 6th, 2012

Stenhouse catalogs will be arriving in mailboxes over the next few weeks, but you don’t have to wait to get details on our new fall titles—3 books and 5 DVDs. Follow the links below to pre-order.

And for the first time you can also browse a digital version of our print catalog, with links to book previews, video clips, and other details on the Web site:

Talk to Me (DVD)
Conferring to Engage, Differentiate, and Assess, 6-12
Cris Tovani • 115-minute DVD + Viewing Guide
Grades 6-12 • $195.00 • Available mid-August
Cris Tovani invites teachers into her classroom to observe
14 individual and 5 group conferences where she differentiates instruction by listening to, learning about, and connecting with her students. Complements her latest book, So What Do They Really Know?

School Play: A Professional Development Package (DVD)
Knowing and Nurturing Children
Eyepop Productions • 72-minute DVD + 44-page Study Guide
Grades K-12 • $99.00 • Available mid-August
Stage a memorable staff development experience with this award-winning documentary film that reveals the profound impact of knowing and nurturing students, both at school and at home. The extensive Study Guide provides options for both full- and half-day workshops, discussion questions, handouts, and more.

Apprenticeship in Literacy
Transitions Across Reading and Writing, K-4
Second Edition • Linda Dorn and Tammy Jones
240 pp • Grades K-4 • $25.00 • Available late September
Updated with research, new classroom examples, and connections to the Common Core State Standards, this best-selling and widely adopted book on balanced literacy guides teachers as they demonstrate, engage, monitor, support, and ultimately help students achieve literacy independence.

Math Tools in Action (Series of 3 DVDs)
Chris Confer and Marco Ramirez
Each: 45 min. + Viewing Guide • Grades 1-5 • $75.00
Available November
Anchor ChartsJournalsManipulatives
Make your good lessons great. The authors of Small Steps, Big Changes model lessons with three of the most powerful math tools for helping teachers implement the Common Core Standards while encouraging students to become critical mathematical thinkers.

Poetry Mentor Texts
Making Reading and Writing Connections, K-8
Lynne Dorfman and Rose Cappelli
200 pp • Grades K-8 • $21.00 • Available early November
See how to use poems to help students learn to better address complex texts, dig deeper, and use higher-order thinking skills. Five versatile poetic forms are each taught through five model poems. Includes student samples and lessons.

Math Sense
The Look, Sound, and Feel of Effective Instruction
Christine Moynihan
136 pp • Grades K-5 • $19.00 • Available early December
What are the earmarks of a vibrant mathematics community? This practical guide provides a series of self-assessment rubrics that will inform and refine your practice.

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