The Stenhouse Blog

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

NCSM San Diego Stenhouse Author Lineup!

The Electric Slide Effect: Explaining Why Students’ Reading Plateaus

Recommendations for Summer Book Studies - Literacy

Stenhouse Authors at the 50th Annual MRA Conference           

Stenhouse Authors at NCTM

10 Reasons to Add Welcome to Writing Workshop to Your College Course List

RECAP! #StenhouseMath Chat with Geoff Krall, 3/19

Stenhouse Author Updates for March!

Pricing for Patterns of Power Plus Now Available!

Introducing #StenhouseMath Twitter Chats!

Stenhouse Authors at VSRA 52nd Annual Conference!

Opportunities to Enhance Your Writing Instruction

What's Happening at TALE 2019 in Waco, TX!

Opening Minds and Enlivening Classrooms

Welcome to Writing Workshop: An Invitation from Stacey Shubitz & Lynne Dorfman

Seven Steps to Super Spelling

Creating a Space for Writing Success

REVIEW of Geoff Krall's Necessary Conditions

Sparking Freer Thinking

Number Sense Routines Tips from Jessica Shumway

Digging into Literacy and Math

Don’t Miss Stenhouse Authors at RRCNA in Columbus, OH!  

Stenhouse Literacy Authors at SDE's National Conference

Getting to know Amy Stewart, author of Little Readers, Big Thinkers

What Are Number Sense Routines?

Getting Started in Action Research

Stenhouse Authors at TCTELA, 2019

New Ideas for Art, Math, and Student Support

Choosing a Text for Close Reading

Don’t Miss Out on These Pembroke Titles!

Using Art to Deepen Comprehension

Close Reading in the Primary Grades

In Memoriam: Stenhouse Author David Booth

A New Year for Professional Development

Provide More Writing Opportunities with Quick Writes

VIDEO: Explore New Ways to Deepen Comprehension Through Art

NEW Titles Coming in January!

Teach Grammar Authentically with Authentic Literature

Patterns of Power Plus. By Texas Teachers, for Texas Teachers

Digging in and Opening Minds

Engage Students with the Choral Counting Tool!

Top 15 Stenhouse Titles of 2018

Better Teaching Practice That Leads to Student Agency

Turn Reluctant Readers Into Independent Readers

Rethinking How Students Do Research

Develop Number Sense with Number Talks

Review of Not Light, But Fire by Matthew R. Kay

In the Mood for Reading and Thinking

In the Mood for Reading and Thinking

Here’s What’s Happening at NCTM, 2018 in Seattle, WA!