February 8th, 2016
Our lineup of new titles for Spring 2016 includes everything you need to update your professional development library. Browse books online—we post them in their entirety as they become available. Want a chance to win all of our new titles? Scroll down to find out how.
Growing Independent Learners
From Literacy Standards to Stations, K-3
308 pages • Available now
$39.00 print • $34.99 e-book • $49.00 print/e-book bundle
Debbie Diller’s new book provides a comprehensive guide to help you plan instruction focused on literacy standards, organize your classroom for maximum benefit, and lead your students to independence through whole-group lessons, small-group focus, and partner learning at literacy stations.
Follow Debbie on Twitter: @debbiediller
To Tweet about the book: #growinglearners
Making Nonfiction from Scratch
144 pages • Available now
$18.50 print • $16.99 e-book • $28.50 print/e-book bundle
Ralph offers a candid critique of how nonfiction writing is often taught in schools, then presents strategies and inspiration to help students create authentic, engaging nonfiction.
Follow Ralph on Twitter: @FletcherRalph
To Tweet about the book: #makingnonfiction
Developing Purposeful Writers in Grades 2-6
304 pages • Available now
$26.00 print • $22.99 e-book • $36.00 print/e-book bundle
The strategies in Close Writing will help you nurture writers in your classroom who are aware of what effective writing looks like, who care about what they write, and who take ownership for their growth as writers.
Follow Paula on Twitter: @LitCoachLady
To Tweet about the book: #closewriting
Interactive Writing Across Grades
A Small Practice with Big Results, PreK-5
Kate Roth and Joan Dabrowski
208 pages • E-book available now • Print available late February
$27.95 print • $24.99 e-book • $37.90 print/e-book bundle
Interactive Writing Across Grades is your how-to guide, unpacking this powerful method step by step—and grade by grade. The authors help you figure out where and how interactive writing fits within your literacy framework, regardless of the grade you teach.
Follow Joan on Twitter: @joandabrowski
To Tweet about the book: #interactivewriting
Well Played, K-2
Building Mathematical Thinking Through Number Games and Puzzles
224 pages • Available now
Linda Dacey, Karen Gartland, and Jayne Bamford Lynch
Foreword by Kassia Omohundro Wedekind
$25.00 print • $22.99 e-book • $35.00 print/e-book bundle
The Well Played series of books (already available for grades 3-5), will help you tap the power of games and puzzles to engage students in sustained and productive mathematical thinking.
Follow the authors on Twitter: @LindaSDacey, @JayneJlynch, @KarenGGartland
To Tweet about the books: #wellplayedmath
Adding Talk to the Equation (A Talk Toolkit: Video + Companion Guide)
Discussion and Discovery in Mathematics
112 minutes + 100-page Companion Guide • Available early April
DVD + Companion Guide or 1-year Streaming: $150 • 3-year Streaming: $350
Companion Guide: $10 each or 10-pack for $75
This video features five case studies filmed in grades 1-6 and shows teachers at various stages in their practice of generating and managing rich mathematics conversations. The companion guide includes transcripts, detailed commentary, and reflections from Lucy.
Follow Lucy on Twitter: @LucyWestTLC
To Tweet about the book: #addingtalk
Teaching Argument, Persuasion, and Reasoning
136 pages • Available in April
$18.00 print • $15.99 e-book • $28.00 print/e-book bundle
Blending theory with practice, Erik shares a wide range of classroom-tested lessons on how to help students develop sophisticated reasoning skills that will improve their oral and written communications.
Follow Erik on Twitter: @erik_palmer
To Tweet about the book: #goodthinkingbook
Who’s Doing the Work?
How to Say Less So Readers Can Do More
Jan Burkins and Kim Yaris
182 pages • Available in April
$23.00 print • $20.99 e-book • $33.00 print/e-book bundle
In their follow-up to Reading Wellness, Jan and Kim show how instructional mainstays such as read-aloud, shared reading, guided reading, and independent reading look in classrooms where students do more of the work.
Follow the authors on Twitter: @BurkinsandYaris
To Tweet about the book: #whosdoingthework
Here’s what you have to do for a chance to win a copy of each of our new titles from the Spring 2016 catalog:
- Follow @stenhousepub on Twitter.
- Take a picture of something in your classroom that was inspired by a Stenhouse book. It could be an anchor chart or a piece of student work or the way you set up your library.
- Post it on Twitter—make sure you tag @stenhousepub. Not on Twitter? E-mail the picture to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- That’s it. The winner will be picked March 1st, 2016.
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