The amount of information out there right now for educators can be a little overwhelming. Hopefully, by providing one place to find meaningful resources by trusted experts, it will make navigating these uncharted waters a little easier.
Here is a list of resources from our dedicated authors who have been very busy creating all types of useful ways to provide educators with anything they might need. This list will be updated frequently, so bookmark it and keep checking in to see what's new!
Free, Downloadable Samples and Video of Building Fact Fluency
WEBINAR: The Power of Remote Grammar Instruction with Whitney La Rocca
Resources for Nature-Based Learning
Free SPANISH Virtual Patterns of Power Lessons
Simple Self-Care Strategies for Teachers
Making the Shift to Online Teaching
Free Video Lesson for 3rd-Grade Readers from Trevor Bryan
Authentic Tasks to Help Students Beat Boredom
The Power of Independent Reading
Ideas for Outdoor Learning Activities
Schooled in Debate by Matthew R. Kay
Debate and deliberation skills can help students build both confidence and "fearless humility." In this Educational Leadership article, author and educator, Matthew R. Kay explains how his father's approach to "verbal sparring" informed his own teaching strategies.
Finding the Joy
Having trouble finding the joy? Listen to this Read, Write, Think (and Listen) with Renee podcast with Stenhouse authors, Renee Houser and Katie Egan Cunningham and discover tips on how to find the joy.
Assessment in the Online Classroom with Rick Wormeli
NEW Teacher's Corner Podcast! Hear from Stenhouse author, Rick Wormeli talk about his thoughts on grading and assessment in the virtual classroom.
Regie Routman, author of Literacy Essentials, and her two granddaughters created these blank writing notebooks via our friends at The Daily CAFE—a simple idea to promote equity, choice, & real-world writing for ALL your students. Open-ended guidelines included.
A Master Class in How to Teach K-8 Math
Learn why this MiddleWeb Resources reviewer called Marian Small's Understanding the Math We Teach and How to Teach It a "career-long resource."
Free Webinar with Graham Fletcher
Sign up today for this free webinar with Graham Fletcher on 4/22 at 4 p.m. ET and learn ways to facilitate 3-Act Math Tasks remotely. These rich tasks will help you connect with your students, create spaces for sharing ideas, and engage in productive math thinking from home. All registrants will receive a recording.
Infusing Literacy Learning and Joy
Here is chapter one from Start with Joy, in which Katie Egan Cunningham provides practical ideas and insights into how to infuse your literacy instruction with the science of happiness. Hopefully, you will find it helpful in giving your students—and you—some much-needed joy.
Free Webinar with Matthew R. Kay
Join Stenhouse author of Not Light, But Fire, Matthew R. Kay on April 15th at 4pm EST for a 90-minute FREE webinar. Discover the methods and strategies for initiating and facilitating meaningful, productive, and respectful dialogues about race.
We Are Here to Help
Looking for some guidance during these confusing times? Gravity Goldberg, author of the Teacher’s Toolkit for Independent Reading, and her colleagues are here to help. Read to learn about what they're planning over the next few weeks to support their fellow educators.
Join the Book Study
Head over to the Literacy Teacher Book Club Facebook Group and join in a discussion on the new Peter Johnston, et al. book, Engaging Literate Minds, which is about developing children's social, emotional, and intellectual lives.
Family Friendly Resources to Support Reading Comprehension
Stenhouse author, Trevor Bryan created these family friendly resources to support reading comprehension at home and virtually based on the ideas from his popular book, The Art of Comprehension. Check it out here!
Teacher's Corner Podcast with Matthew R. Kay
Listen to this Teacher's Corner podcast on how to initiate and facilitate meaningful discussions about race in your classroom with author of Not Light, But Fire, Matthew R. Kay.
Connect on writing
Stenhouse author of Welcome to Writing Workshop, Stacey Shubitz and her colleagues over at the Two Writing Teachers have an active blog and they're always looking to connect educators around writing. Find out what they're up to.
The Professor and the Principal Podcast
More resources for you to access from home from Stenhouse author of the new book Start with Joy, Katie Egan Cunningham and her husband. Check out their podcast!
Coronavirus Teaching Support from The Classroom Bookshelf
Stenhouse author, Erika Dawes and her colleagues have been curating some of the amazing resources that schools, libraries, companies, and organizations have been making available during this time of crisis. Check them out here!
Talking Math with Kids
Looking for some ways to keep your kids thinking about math while they're home? Check out this website from Stenhouse author, Christopher Danielson, Talking Math with Your Kids!
Free Online Teaching Support Group
100 Days of Free Professional Learning
Virtual Patterns of Power
Get Online Learning Tips from the Pros
Stenhouse author, Mike Flynn and his colleagues at Mount Holyoke College have created an innovative and highly regarded online-learning system for graduate students in math education. He has also trained K-12 teachers and higher education faculty in best practices for online instruction. FInd out what guidance he has to offer in this blogpost from ASCD, Transitioning to Online Learning: Pro Tips on What You Need to Know.
Open Middle Math at Home
Math Games Online
Here’s an engaging online game from author of the new Stenhouse book Early Childhood Math Routines, Toni Cameron and her colleagues over at Metamorphosis Teaching Learning Communities that will help you support the development of student reasoning in grades K-2 and beyond!