The Stenhouse Blog

What Folks Are Saying About . . . Layers of Learning

PODCAST: Redefining Reading and Writing Instruction Through Art and Inquiry

It’s Okay to Not Share Your Thinking (One Thing You Might Try . . .)

PODCAST: Expressing Gratitude in 2020: 5 Perspectives

What Folks Are Saying About . . . Teacher's Toolkit for Independent Reading

Stenhouse Authors at NCTE Digital

VIDEO: Behind the Book with JoEllen McCarthy: Charles R. Smith, Jr.

Yeah, We're Living in a Pandemic: But We Can Still Stay Connected (One Thing You Might Try . . .)

PODCAST: Streamline Your Literacy Instruction with The Literacy Workshop

Helping Students Think Aloud Through Poetry

What Folks Are Saying About . . . Joyful Math

Rethinking Reading at Home (One Thing You Might Try . . .)

Introducing One Thing You Might Try . . . from Stenhouse

PODCAST: Building a Curious and Playful Early Childhood Math Community

Celebrate Writing with Stenhouse!

Stenhouse Authors at Literacy for All 2020

Books to Inspire Teachers and Engage Students

VIDEO: Behind the Book with JoEllen McCarthy: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Bringing Math Learning Outdoors

PODCAST: Responding Instead of Reacting, Self-Care for Teachers

Remote Learning Tips from the Authors of Patterns of Power

Five Ways to Support Independent Reading at Home

Benefits of Virtual Professional Development

What Folks Are Saying About: The Literacy Workshop

Supplemental Resources Ideal for Remote and Hybrid Learning

Ideas for Outdoor Learning Opportunities

Deepen Number Sense with Number Talks

PODCAST: Graham Fletcher on Building Fact Fluency

Get the Choral Counting Tool

VIDEO: How to use Who's Doing the Work? Lesson Sets Remotely

New Fall Titles from Stenhouse

What Folks Are Saying About . . . Writing Redefined

Do your students identify as readers?

Richard Gentry on Brain Words

Turn up the Volume… Let the Power of Read-Alouds Transcend Our Physical Spaces and Places

Start with Joy Virtually or Face-to-Face

What Folks Are Saying About... Hands Down, Speak Out

PODCAST: Math Instruction in the Age of COVID-19

To Maintain Your Spirit, You'll Need More Than Your Back-to-School Plan

Mathematical Imagining: A Routine for Secondary Classrooms

Who Should Use Building Fact Fluency?

Four Ways to Fund Your Professional Learning

Literacy Resources for New Elementary Teachers

PODCAST: Listening and Talking Across Literacy and Math

How to help your students navigate a complex world

Teacher as Decision-Maker vs. Teacher as Curriculum Implementer

PODCAST: Using Book Choice to Build a Caring Classroom Community

Hands Down, Speak Out: Teaching to Maximize Development (and Possibly Save the World)

Must-Have Secondary Math Resources for the Fall

Podcasts for Summer Professional Learning

The Math Resource Every K-8 Teacher Should Have

Podcast: Equity, Access, Book Choice, and Student Connection

Sometimes You've Just Gotta Step Over Them

Four Classroom Resources to Enhance Instruction and Save Valuable Prep Time

PODCAST: Building Skills to Navigate a Complex World

Why Fluency?

Unpacking the Meaning of Racism

Un-muting Students' Virtual Voices: A Reflection on Distance Learning

5 Ways to Support Independent Reading at Home

Blurring the Lines Between Social-Emotional Learning and Literacy

Revising Mathematics Thinking Through Multiple Drafts

21st Century Reading: Books and Beyond

The Importance of Thinking Like a Generalist

Teacher's Corner Podcast: What Does Teacher Appreciation Look Like?

Is It Fair? - A Math Routine for Young Children

The Classroom Kettle

Reducing Instruction, Increasing Engagement by Peter Johnston

Teacher's Corner Podcast: A Read-Aloud from The CAFE Book

Teacher Appreciation Week Goodies from Stenhouse

Teacher's Corner Podcast: Responding Instead of Reacting with Lisa Lucas

Ideas for Outdoor Learning Opportunities

Resources for Nature-Based Learning

Teacher's Corner Podcast: Making the Shift to Online Teaching

Simple Self-Care Strategies for Teachers

Authentic Tasks to Help Teen Students Beat Boredom

Academic Safety and Math

Infusing Literacy Learning and Student Happiness

Teacher's Corner: Rick Wormeli on Assessment in Your Online Classroom

Rough Drafts in Online Math Class

Teacher's Corner: A conversation with Whitney La Rocca

Professional Resources for Remote Learning

Family Friendly Resources to Support Reading Comprehension

Practice Self-Care by Practicing Presence

Teacher's Corner Podcast: Matthew R. Kay

Math Routines to Engage Young Minds

Using conferences to support students learning English

New-Teacher Book Bag: Elementary Literacy

VIDEO: Amanda Jansen on Rough Draft Math

Teacher's Corner Podcast: Shawna Coppola and Trevor Bryan

A Comprehensive, Unscripted Guide to Writing Workshop

How a single word can change everything

Teacher as Decision-Maker vs. Teacher as Curriculum Implementer

Teacher's Corner Podcast: A Reading from Amy Stewart

#StenhouseMath Twitter Chat with Amanda Jansen

Get Ready for the #StenhouseMath Chat with Amanda Jansen

Why Should We Revise Our Mathematical Thinking?

Create a Classroom Ideal for Deeper Engagement

Teacher's Corner Podcast: Start with Joy

Stenhouse at CCIRA 2020

How to Use Your Patterns of Power Student Notebook

Core Beliefs That Impact Independent Reading

Teacher's Corner Podcast: Teaching Literature Rhetorically with Jennifer Fletcher

Before Your Writing Workshop, Take Quiet 5

Start Planning Your Summer PD!

Engaging Literate Minds: A Foundation

Build Your Stack with Stenhouse

Teacher's Corner: Get to Know The New CAFE Book with Gail Boushey & Allison Behne

Help your students connect to their writing

Who's Doing the Work? in the Classroom

Choral Counting Tool Available

How to Modify Common Classroom Activities to Build Conversation Skills

How to Choose a Text for Close Reading

Equity with Regie Routman on the Teach Me, Teacher Podcast

Teacher's Corner Podcast: Jeff Anderson & Whitney La Rocca

Between Reading and Writing You'll Find Patterns of Power

#StenhouseMath Chat Recap with Chris Luzniak

The Benefits of Book Studies

Meet the Authors of Engaging Literate Minds

#StenhouseMath Twitter Chat Questions for Up for Debate! with Chris Luzniak

Teacher's Corner Podcast: Listening with Kassia Wedekind and Allison Hintz

Toward a Math Pedagogy

Make Classroom Conversations Meaningful

Resources for teaching happiness, empathy, and tolerance

Webinar Recap with Marian Small

Bridge Reading and Writing Through Authentic Grammar Instruction

Stenhouse at NCTE, Baltimore 2019!

#StenhouseMath Chat RECAP with Robert Kaplinsky, Open Middle Math

Teacher's Corner Podcast with Gravity Goldberg and Renée Houser

Writing Is Home, a foreword by Barry Lane

#OpenMiddle Math Twitter Chat with Robert Kaplinsky

Webinar: Teach the Students in Front of You with Gail Boushey and Allison Behne

What does small-group instruction mean in mathematics?

Open Middle Math: Q&A with Robert Kaplinsky

Conferring Confidence Comes from Preparation

Teacher's Corner Podcast: Graham Fletcher and Tracy Zager

The Importance of Teaching Both Spanish and English in the Bilingual Classroom

How to Recognize and Conquer Fatigue

Upcoming Stenhouse Author Events

How the Brain Makes Sense of Words as It Learns to Read

3 Quick Tips to Boost Your Writing Instruction

In Memorium: Chandra Lowe

Stenhouse at Literacy for All 2019!

Teacher's Corner Podcast: Trevor Bryan Read Aloud

#StenhouseMath Chat with Mike Flynn RECAP

Are You Having Fire Conversations?

The One Book Every Math Teacher Should Have

Teacher's Corner Podcast: Number Talks with Cathy Humphreys and Ruth Parker

Tips on How to Get to Know Your Students and What Makes Them Happy

Stenhouse is Heading to ILA, NOLA 2019!

How to Monitor Individual Learning in a Group Setting

Increase Engagement in Math Class by Incorporating Debate

In Memorium: Stenhouse author Linda Dorn

Use The Art of Comprehension to Create Equity Across Grade Levels

What Does an Open Middle Classroom Look Like?

Stenhouse Authors at NCTM, Boston

Use Movement to Benefit Test-Taking

#StenhouseMath Twitter Chat Recap - Intentional Talk

Mentoring New Teachers Podcast with Shawna Coppola

How to Use SEL Quick Writes to SPARK a Supportive Classroom

Conferring with Courage and Commitment

What If We Made Joy the Focus This Year?

Writing, Redefined in a Nutshell, a comic strip by Shawna Coppola

Taking Time to Plan the Routines of Writing Workshop by Stacey Shubitz

Why Debate in Math Class with Chris Luzniak

From Assessment to Instruction with The CAFE System

Back to School with Stenhouse!

6 Benefits of Academic Conversations

The Magic of Open Middle Math with Robert Kaplinsky

Real and Genuine Learning Through Digital Inquiry

Merging Literacy Instruction and the Science of Happiness with Katie Egan Cunningham

Teach Writing Well Using Student-Guided Assessments

Refreshing Your Classroom Library with Amy Stewart

The CAFE Book—What’s Different?

Building Confidence in Your Math Instruction

A Tool for Choral Counting

Next Steps with Jeff Zwiers

Don't Miss Out on These Free Resources

Feed Students’ Curiosities with Personal Digital Inquiry

Why Write in Math Class?

Math and Academic Safety

3 Types of Mentor Texts for Writing Workshop

The Writing Wallet

#StenhouseMath Twitter Chat with Marian Small RECAP

Rethinking the Physical Space in Your Classroom

Fostering Independent Writers in Grades 3–8

What Was Jeff Anderson Like as a Teacher?

9 Ways to Fit More Poetry into Your Instruction 

Make Learning Transferable with Jennifer Fletcher

Deepen Number Sense with Number Talks

REVIEW: Teaching Literature Rhetorically by Jennifer Fletcher

Amy Stewart is Helping Kids and Helping Teachers

REVIEW of Brain Words by J. Richard Gentry and Gene Ouellette

Incorporate Nature-Based Learning into Everyday Instruction

7 Ingredients to a Successful Writing Community

Stenhouse Recommends: MATH

Flipping the I Do, We Do, You Do Approach with Mike Flynn

Spelling Centers Support Strategies

Keep Classroom Practices Current

The Counting Book Re-imagined

Stenhouse Recommends: Reading Professional Resources