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Finding New Possibilities for Teachers and Readers

In What’s the Best That Could Happen?, Debbie Miller confronts a challenge all teachers face: the feeling of being stuck and the fear of trying something new. She explores how questions help us look beyond the limitations of what we’ve done and discover powerful new opportunities for teaching.  (continue reading)
Steph George Aug 16, 2018 3:26:07 PM

Debbie Miller asks "What's the Best That Could Happen?"

This week on the podcast we’re wondering, what’s the best that could happen? In her newest book; “What’s the Best That Could happen?” Debbie encourages us to tune into that “thing” that doesn’t feel right and then investigate it and see what kind of questions it leads us to.  (continue reading)
Steph George Aug 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM

Starting the School Year with Quickwrites

Writing in particular can be challenging for students early in the year. Quickwrites can be incorporated into your writing instruction at any time to spark students' creativity and energy, making them an accessible and readily available tool.  (continue reading)
Steph George Aug 15, 2018 12:16:01 PM

Taking What We Learned in Reading and Writing This Year to Reflect and Plan for Next Year

The final moments of summer break are upon us, and even for some, these moments are over and another school year is underway. The cusp of a new year can be an invaluable time to pause and consciously call up data and observations from last year as you plan for the year to come  (continue reading)
Anna Cockerille Aug 14, 2018 3:43:13 PM

Summer PD Minisode Three: Designing Informed and Responsive Curriculum

This week on the Heinemann Podcast, we're excited to bring you the final of three special minisodes to invite you all into the conversations of the Heinemann Summer Book Study, hosted in the Heinemann PD Teaching and Learning Facebook Group.  (continue reading)
Steph George Aug 13, 2018 4:50:29 PM

The Challenge of Teaching in Ways We Were Not Taught

There is an unacceptable chasm between traditional mathematics instruction, that rarely works for more than one-third on our students, and this kind of mathematics instruction, that truly empowers nearly all students.  (continue reading)
Steph George Aug 13, 2018 12:28:44 PM

Debbie Miller on Asking Questions for New Possibilities in Teaching

What if we joined the ranks of the change makers and committed the time and effort it would take to change the narrative about how schools work? Could teachers be the ones to begin real conversations with each other and those in power?  (continue reading)
Steph George Aug 9, 2018 12:05:51 PM

Understanding Texts and Readers Read Aloud Podcast with Jennifer Serravallo

Today on the Heinemann Podcast, how do we address the gaps between formal assessments and really knowing our students as readers? In her newest book, Understanding Texts and Readers, NYTimes best-selling author, Jennifer Serravallo, narrows the distance between assessment and instruction.  (continue reading)
Steph George Aug 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM

Remembering Thomas P. Carpenter

Tom's presence in the education world will be greatly missed. Several Heinemann authors shared their thoughts and condolences, which you are invited to read below.  (continue reading)
Steph George Aug 7, 2018 5:15:08 PM

Summer PD Podcast Minisode Two: Growing Socially Literate Citizens

This week on the Heinemann Podcast, we're excited to bring you the second of three special minisodes, and invite you all into the conversations of the Heinemann Summer Book Study, hosted in the Heinemann PD Teaching and Learning Facebook Group.  (continue reading)
Steph George Aug 7, 2018 9:40:00 AM

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