Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Middle School Book Study List

Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Middle School principal Bo Ryan, literacy coach Sarah Henry, and assistant principal Brendan Hines read and discussed dozens of Solution Tree books that were used for learning, sharing, creating, and research. Learn how book studies helped the school make significant progress toward closing the achievement gap and improving overall student performance by viewing their success story.
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  1. From Leading to Succeeding

    From Leading to Succeeding

    The Seven Elements of Effective Leadership in Education

    By: Douglas Reeves

    Utilizing the elements of effective leadership—purpose, trust, focus, leverage, feedback, change, and sustainability—education leaders can overcome any challenge.

    USD$29.95

    Paperback


  2. Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Grades 6–8

    Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Grades 6–8

    By: Edward C. Nolan, Juli K. Dixon, George J. Roy, Janet Andreasen

    Explore strategies and techniques to effectively learn and teach mathematics concepts for grades 68 and provide all students with the precise, accurate information they need to achieve success.

    USD$29.95

    Paperback


  3. Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Grades 3–5

    Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching Grades 3–5

    By: Juli K. Dixon, Edward C. Nolan, Thomasenia Lott Adams, Jennifer Tobias, Guy Barmoha

    Explore strategies and techniques to effectively learn and teach mathematics concepts for grades 3–5 and provide all students with the precise, accurate information they need to achieve success.

    USD$34.95

    Paperback


  4. Yes We Can!

    Yes We Can!

    General and Special Educators Collaborating in a Professional Learning Community

    By: Heather Friziellie, Julie A. Schmidt, Jeanne Spiller

    Utilizing PLC practices, general and special educators must develop collaborative partnerships to close the achievement gap and maximize learning for all.

    USD$29.95

    Paperback


  5. Collaborative Teams That Transform Schools

    Collaborative Teams That Transform Schools

    The Next Step in PLCs

    By: Robert J. Marzano, Tammy Heflebower, Jan K. Hoegh, Philip B. Warrick, Gavin Grift

    With: Laurel Hecker, Janelle Wills

    Explore research-based steps and strategies you can use to increase the effectiveness of collaborative teams and enhance professional learning communities.

    USD$29.95

    Paperback


  6. Collaborative Common Assessments

    Collaborative Common Assessments

    Teamwork. Instruction. Results.

    By: Cassandra Erkens

    Foreword by: Richard DuFour

    Explore the practical steps teacher teams must take to establish clear, comprehensive assessment systems that guide instruction and strengthen PLCs.

    USD$34.95

    Paperback


  7. Instructional Planning for Effective Teaching

    Instructional Planning for Effective Teaching

    By: James H. Stronge, Xianxuan Xu

    Explore research-based instructional planning tools teachers, leaders, and administrators can use in everyday practice to cultivate meaningful learning schoolwide.

    USD$29.95

    Paperback


  8. Best Practices at Tier 1

    Best Practices at Tier 1

    Daily Differentiation for Effective Instruction, Secondary

    By: Gayle Gregory, Martha Kaufeldt, Mike Mattos

    Discover proven response to intervention strategies to enhance core instruction in grades 6–12, including differentiating instruction, engaging students, increasing success, and avoiding additional interventions.

    USD$34.95

    Paperback


  9. Best Practices at Tier 1

    Best Practices at Tier 1

    Daily Differentiation for Effective Instruction, Elementary

    By: Gayle Gregory, Martha Kaufeldt, Mike Mattos

    Discover proven response to intervention strategies to enhance core instruction in grades K–5, including differentiating instruction, engaging students, increasing success, and avoiding additional interventions.

    USD$34.95

    Paperback


  10. Instructional Strategies for Effective Teaching

    Instructional Strategies for Effective Teaching

    By: James H. Stronge, Xianxuan Xu

    Discover research-based instructional methods teachers, coaches, and administrators can use to enhance their everyday practices.

    USD$24.95

    Paperback


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