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Finding the Tools for Powerful Teaching

In a world marked by histories, doctrines, policies, and beliefs that can sometimes drive us apart, what we do is vital. Mathematics, history, arts, sciences, writing, and reading matter immensely. But these disciplines are not the entirety of our work. They cannot be.  (continue reading)
Steph George Nov 20, 2018 7:04:00 AM

A Mindset for Culturally Relevant Teaching

You've decided to engage in culturally relevant teaching, but you're probably wondering what that will look like in your classroom. If you're like most teachers, you want some clarity. But before identifying strategies and tools, it's important to develop mindsets that allow you to do the work.  (continue reading)
Steph George Nov 19, 2018 7:47:00 AM

Online Discount for NCTE 2018 Now Through November 25th

During the convention, all professional books on sale in the booth come with a 30% discount and free shipping. Even if you can't be at NCTE, you can still use the discount!  (continue reading)
Steph George Nov 16, 2018 12:01:00 AM

On the Podcast: Building Better Heroes with Cornelius Minor

Today on the Heinemann Podcast, author Cornelius Minor on how the teacher as superhero narrative can be misleading if we don’t spend time with the imperfections that allow us to be human.  (continue reading)
Steph George Nov 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM

What We Have Learned (so far) from Teaching the Phonics Units of Study

The TCRWP phonics team has been observing and collecting data as teachers have gotten the phonics units off and going. This feedback will inform the ongoing phonics work, including the development of the second grade series.  (continue reading)
Anna Cockerille Nov 13, 2018 7:13:00 AM

Using a Strategy Group to Support Writers

One of the hardest things about writing is—getting started! For many of our students, drawing and talking about their drawings is just what they need to cross the barrier from a blank page to page filled with their words.  (continue reading)
HeinemannPD Nov 13, 2018 12:01:00 AM

Your Guide to NCTE 2018: Raising Student Voice!

From November 15 to 18, Heinemann will be at the National Council of Teachers of English’s 2018 conference in Houston, TX! Below is everything you need to know about Heinemann's presence at #NCTE18, including where to find our booth, and author signings!  (continue reading)
Steph George Nov 12, 2018 5:24:00 AM

Building a Foundation of Literacy Through Poetry

Beginning with poems, we can teach students to recognize craft and deepen their understanding of it across genres and beyond specific assignments.  (continue reading)
Steph George Nov 9, 2018 7:33:00 AM

Inking as Thinking

Design adds a dimension to our thinking that might seem expendable, but when embraced becomes increasingly valued. Design decisions that involve color, font, and style matter here because they help make our thinking more memorable.  (continue reading)
Steph George Nov 8, 2018 9:43:28 AM

On The Podcast: Making Books with Lisa Cleaveland and Katie Wood Ray

What does it mean to be a writer? And how do we establish routines for our beginning writers? Today on The Heinemann Podcast, co-authors Katie Wood Ray and Lisa Cleaveland on their new book: A Teacher’s Guide to Getting Started with Beginning Writers.  (continue reading)
Steph George Nov 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM

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