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Heinemann Professional Books Publishing in 2024

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As the year winds down and we prepare for the new one, look forward to revitalizing with the Heinemann professional books publishing in 2024. Check back regularly for updates on cover photos!

Last updated on Thursday, February 15, 2024.

Spring

Teaching Beyond the Timeline: Engaging Students in Thematic History, by China Harvey and Lisa Herzig with Foreword by Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn

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A more fundamental shift in the way we teach history needs to occur for our students to be truly engaged and see how U.S. history is relevant to their own lives. When students engage and see the relevance of events in the past, they think critically and learn to make meaningful connections, and create a more inclusive classroom. NewChina Harvey_Lisa Herzig Heinemann authors China Harvey and Lisa Herzig provide the theoretical framework, fundamentals of the approach, and an explicit curriculum development structure for designing and teaching history thematically in middle and high school. There are practical tools to guide teachers to design a thematic history course for their students that addresses student interests, teaches essential history content, and meets state standards. 


Awakening the Heart, Second Edition: Exploring Poetry in Elementary and Middle School, by Georgia Heard

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Heard_Awakening the Heart_2ed_FrCov_r3_finHow do we infuse poetry into our classrooms? This new edition of Awakening the Heart stands on the shoulders of the original edition as a roadmap for answering this question. It aims to keep the heart in teaching poetry and to help us realize that poems are so much more than a genre student or a way to analyze text for a reading test. Throughout the text, Georgia Heard threads the voices of young and well-known poets together to illustrate the power and joy of poetry. It offers useful tools, examples, and stories for teachers and instructors to translate into their own communities.

Georgia recently joined the Heinemann podcast to talk about the importance of poetry and the upcoming new edition.

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Humans Who Teach: A Guide for Centering Love, Justice, and Liberation in Schoolsby Shamari Reid with Foreword by Bettina Love, Gholdy Muhammad, and Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz 

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Reid_HumansWhoTeach_FrCov_Selection_FinalShamari Reid of the beloved Water for Teachers podcast series is back with his debut Heinemann novel. Humans Who Teach invites us to explore the complicated humanity of those who teach, with a focus on how we have been socialized as humans to accept the status quo, our very real human fears in disrupting the status quo, and how we can rely on our human capacity to love to engage in teachingReidCroppedHeadshot for social justice even in the presence of fear. The book begins with guided personal explorations for readers and, over the course of the four main chapters, builds up to guidance for readers in disrupting the status quo in schools and centering love, justice, and equity.

Shamari recently spoke about this beautiful, anecdotal exploration of self-compassion in a demanding profession on the Heinemann podcast

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Growing Language and Literacy: Strategies for Secondary Multilingual Learners, Grades 6-12, by Andrea Honigsfeld

Honigsfeld_GrowingLangLit_6_12_FrCov_FPOThis secondary-level edition of Growing Language and Literacy (K-8) is a practical, ready-to-use, accessible, richly illustrated guide that offers evidence-based and research-informed guidance and concrete examples of what works with adolescent multilingual learners.

Andrea offers guidance for working with students at each level of language acquisition (starting, emerging, developing, expanding, and bridging) in ways that support their success in U. S. schools and honor their cultural and linguistic competencies.

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The Writing Strategies Book Companion Charts, by Jennifer Serravallo

Serravallo WSB CompanionChart_cover_NoPunchHoles (1)Jennifer Serravallo has created this clear and simple flip chart resource to use alongside The Writing Strategies Book based on the knowledge that visuals help learners remember what you teach and support their independence as they practice. In the companion charts, you'll find enlarged replicas of those in The Writing Strategies, a variety of types of charts, and fifty new visuals not in the book. This resource is meant to save you valuable planning and preparation time, make your demonstration of strategies easier, and become an important visual anchor students can refer to as they practice. 

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Fall

Teach Like an MC: Practical Strategies for Incorporating Hip-Hop in Your Classroom, by Edmund Adjapong

Cover Coming soon! (2)In his debut Heinemann novel, Edmund Adjapong makes the argument for the need and use of innovative teaching strategies that are anchored in youth culture. It provides content, historical background, and cultural understanding of hip-hop and provide approaches of how educators can leverage hip-hop culture and sensibilities as a culturally responsive approach to teaching to increase engagement, center and empower youth voice. Further, this book will provide reflection questions and racial literacy prompts along with the historical significance of hip-hop to prepare educators to effectively engage in implementing hip-hop as an approach to teaching. Through understanding that hip-hop culture is anchored in community and privileges the voice of historically marginalized groups, Edmund makes an argument for hip-hop as popular culture and for its intentional use within classrooms. Finally, this book will explore Hip-Hop Pedagogy as a research-based framework for teaching and learning and provide lesson strategies that align and illuminate each of the five creative elements of hip-hop culture.

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The Artful Approach to Exploring Identity and Fostering Belonging: Leaning into Literacy and the Arts to Transform Community, by Rebecca Bellingham and Veronica Scott

Cover Coming soon! (3)The Artful Approach gives educators the tools to integrate DEIB using the arts and literacy-rich experiences. Author duo Rebecca Bellingham and Veronica Scott aim to provide a unique way into conversations about diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) through experiences with the arts and with literature in school. As Rebecca’s first book, The Artful Read Aloud, took an art-based approach to read aloud work, so does this book aim to approach DEIB work through her partnership with Veronica. Throughout the book, they share their passion for creating communities of belonging and believe strongly in the power of the arts and literacy to build, transform, and heal communities.

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Owning Knowledge: Why Students Can't Read Deeply and What You Can Do About It, by Kelly Gallagher

Cover Coming soon! (4)Reading is not an all-purpose muscle for any task—we do better when we have "prior knowledge" concerning what we are reading. Even "good" readers falter if they know little in advance about what they are reading. Even comprehension strategies—like making inference—work better if the reader knows something about the topic. In this book, Kelly Gallagher takes on the challenge of describing how ELA teachers can help students build this prior knowledge. Gallagher is already well-known for his "article of the week" strategy that has been used widely across the country. In this book he will describe various types of prior knowledge, how they can be enhanced, and how students can become more aware of how prior knowledge works in their reading processes. In short—"To Read Stuff, You Have to Know Stuff."

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Math Workshop: Steps to Implementing Guided Math, Learning Stations, Reflection, and More, by Jennifer Lempp

Cover Coming soon! (8)Math Workshop: Steps to Implementing Guided Math, Learning Stations, Reflection, and More is an essential resource for any teacher, school, or district looking to shift or enhance how math is taught. During math workshop, supporting all levels of student thinking is purposeful and plentiful. In this book, Jennifer Lempp provides accessible steps--including lesson plan examples and templates--to successfully implement a math workshop model in any classroom for grades 6-12.

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Supporting Multilingual Learners: 50 Strategies for Language and Literacy Instruction K-5, by Lindsey Moses

Cover Coming soon! (9)This book will introduce ten research-based instructional scaffolds to support multilingual learners’ language and literacy development. Lindsey Moses shares strategies from her research and collaboration with exemplary teachers that focuses on inclusive and supportive practice for multilingual learners. The book shares five instructional strategies for each research-based scaffold so that teachers have plenty of options. This book is grounded in three core principles: assets-based approaches to teaching and learning; language-oriented planning, instruction, and assessment; and meaningful interactive opportunities for authentic language use.

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Critical Reading in the Age of Disinformation: 5 Questions for Any Text, by Marilyn Pryle

Cover Coming soon! (6)This book lays out a flexible, student-centered method for building students’ critical reading skills in grades 6-12. Marilyn Pryle gives teachers a daily routine to guide students to critically navigate the texts they encounter in class and beyond. Using five specific, transferrable questions, students learn to look beyond a text itself to see the influences around it—the voices and sponsors, the craft and rhetoric, the intent and message—and the text’s effect on them. With constant, low-stakes practice, and with space to take risks, students develop the habits of critical questioning, of weighing other perspectives, and of building their own informed opinions. 

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Youth Scribes: Teaching a Love of Writing Now, by R. Joseph Rodríguez

Cover Coming soon! (7)Students just want to write if they are invited and permitted to do so—by and with their teacher in conversation. In Youth Scribes: Teaching a Love of Writing Now, R. Joseph Rodríguez guides teachers to see students as scribes with diverse abilities, backgrounds, and interests, and then dialogue with adolescents to build their scribal identities and move them toward the process of writing as invitation to create, become, and belong.

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Topics: History, Math Workshop, The Writing Strategies Book, Andrea Honigsfeld, Georgia Heard, Jennifer Serravallo, Lindsey Moses, Poetry, Kelly Gallagher, Marilyn Pryle, Growing Language and Literacy, Shamari Reid, Rebecca Bellingham, Water for Teachers, Jennifer Lempp, multilingual learners, Awakening the Heart, Teaching Beyond the Timeline, Youth Scribes, China Harvey, Lisa Herzig, Edmund Adjapong, Veronica Scott, Artful Approach to Exploring Identity, Owning Knowledge, Supporting Multilingual Learners, R Joseph Rodriguez

Date Published: 12/13/23

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