Recommended Books in Math
by Cathy Humphreys and Ruth Parker Year Published: 2015 Teacher Resource
In the book, Making Number Talks Matter, authors Cathy Humphreys and Ruth Parker offer practical ideas for using Number Talks to help students learn to reason numerically and build a solid foundation for the study of mathematics.
by Sherry Parrish Year Published: 2016 Teacher Resource
In this essential resource, Sherry and Ann tackle one of the most important content areas in all of the school mathematics--fractions. Building on the proven effectiveness of number talks, they show teachers a clear picture of what classrooms can look like and offer concrete steps to stimulate the king of rich discourse that helps students make sense of numbers, gain confidence, and develop the critical skills they need for the future.
-Cathy L. Seeley, NCTM Past President, author of Faster Isn't Smarter and Smarter Then We Think, and educational speaker.
by Sherry Parrish Year Published: 2014 Teacher Resource
This dynamic multimedia resource was created in response to the requests of teachers—those who want to implement number talks but are unsure of how to begin and those with experience who want more guidance in crafting purposeful problems.
Recommended Books in English Language Arts
by Tanny McGregor Year Published: 2007
Comprehension Connections: Bridges to Strategic Reading is a guide to developing children's ability to fully understand texts by making the comprehension process achievable, accessible, and incremental.
Recommended Books for Instructional Coaches
by Jim Knight Year Published: 2018 Instructional Coaches' Resource
"Jim Knight is one of the wise men of coaching. His well is deep; he draws from it the best tools from practitioners, the wisdom of experience, and research-based insights. And he never loses sight of the bigger picture: the point of all this is to have more impact in this life we′re lucky enough to live."
―MICHAEL BUNGAY STANIER, Author of The Coaching Habit
by Elena Aguilar Year Published: 2013 Instructional Coaches' Resource
This practical resource offers the foundational skills and tools needed by new coaching educators, as well as presenting an overview of the knowledge and theory base behind the practice. Established coaches will find numerous ways to deepen and refine their coaching practice.
by Jim Knight Year Published: 2007 Instructional Coaches' Resource
The experienced trainer and researcher Jim Knight describes the "nuts and bolts" of instructional coaching and explains the essential skills that instructional coaches need, including getting teachers on board, providing model lessons, and engaging in reflective conversations.