In case you missed it, here is a roundup of what our authors have been up to this month!
Learn how to create a space for writing workshop with this recent blog inspired by Jennifer Jacobson’s new book, No More, “How Long Does It Have to Be?” Fostering Independent Writers in Grades 3-8, a resource that offers inspiration and tools to shift from teacher-directed writing program to student-propelled workshop model.
Paths to Authentic Revising
Watch this webinar that previews the exciting new upcoming resource, Patterns of Power Plus! 60 ALL NEW grade-specific grammar lessons by Jeff Anderson and Whitney La Rocca. In it Jeff and Whitney take us on a walkthrough of the resource components and explore strategies for authentic revising and editing.
Seven Steps to Super Spelling
Read this excerpt from Mark Weakland’s Super Spellers: Seven Steps to Transforming Your Spelling Instruction to learn the Seven Steps to Spelling Instruction! Looking for additional ideas? Check out Super Spellers Starter Sets for more of Weakland’s research-based lessons, pointers, spelling centers, and more.
NEW BOOK! Welcome to Writing Workshop
Preview now available for the new book by Stacey Shubitz and Lynne R. Dorfman, Welcome to the Writing Workshop: Engaging Today’s Students with a Model That Works—a resource-rich how-to guide that offers an overview of the workshop approach, numerous reproducibles, video clips, and mini-lessons. Preview a sample chapter HERE and read this recent Q&A with the authors to learn more about this exciting new book!
Save the Date for Twitter Chats!
#StenhouseMath Twitter Chats are starting in March! Check out the full schedule HERE!
How Many? – Not Your Typical Counting Book
Enhance Your Secondary Math Instruction!
Learn about the Three Elements of a Successful Secondary Math Classroom in this blog post inspired by Geoff Krall’s Necessary Conditions!
“I paused my reading long enough to go order a dozen copies for my math department.” That’s math teacher and author Chris Luzniak’s comment on Geoff Krall’s Necessary Conditions: Teaching Secondary Math with Academic Safety, Quality Tasks, and Effective Facilitation. Luzniak is the author of the upcoming Stenhouse book, Up for Debate! Exploring Math Through Argument, Grades 6–12. Read more of his thoughts about Geoff’s book here.
Kim Yaris – Who’s Doing the Work? One-Day Workshop
Jeff Anderson – Patterns of Power One-Day Workshop
REGISTER for SDE’s Annual National Conference on July 8–12 in Las Vegas, Nevada and be a part of the educator’s conference of CHOICE!