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. Starting a Movement

    Starting a Movement

    Building Culture From the Inside Out in Professional Learning Communities

    By: Kenneth C. Williams, Tom Hierck

    eviews

    Explore a four-stage authentic alignment model, which will take you through the Why, Eye, How, and Now of transforming your school's culture.

    USD$29.95

    Paperback


  2. Leadership

    Leadership

    Key Competencies for Whole-System Change

    By: Lyle Kirtman, Michael Fullan

    Discover seven core leadership competencies for systemic change in schools, districts, and state education systems.

    USD$24.95

    Paperback


  3. Proficiency Scales for the New Science Standards

    Proficiency Scales for the New Science Standards

    A Framework for Science Instruction and Assessment

    By: Robert J. Marzano, David C. Yanoski, Diane E. Paynter

    Align instruction and assessment with the new science standards, and create proficiency scales to plan all types of lessons.

    USD$24.95

    Paperback


  4. Kid by Kid, Skill by Skill

    Kid by Kid, Skill by Skill

    Teaching in a Professional Learning Community at Work™

    By: Robert Eaker, Janel Keating

    This book explores PLCs from a teacher's perspective, focusing on best instructional practices, collaborative team actions, and lasting commitment to success.

    USD$34.95

    Paperback


  5. In Praise of American Educators

    In Praise of American Educators

    And How They Can Become Even Better

    By: Richard DuFour

    Foreword by: Robert Eaker

    eviews

    Explore the state of education today, and discover the steps that policymakers, administrators, and teachers must take to transform schools.

    USD$34.95

    Paperback


  6. Designing Effective Classroom Management

    Designing Effective Classroom Management

    By: Jason E. Harlacher

    Foreword by: Robert J. Marzano

    With this practical, step-by-step guide, teachers and school administrators will uncover five components that help improve student achievement and decrease classroom problems.

    USD$24.95

    Paperback


  7. Strategies for Mathematics Instruction and Intervention, 6-8

    Strategies for Mathematics Instruction and Intervention, 6-8

    By: Chris Weber, Darlene Crane, Tom Hierck

    Prepare students to move forward in mathematics learning, and ensure their continued growth in critical thinking and problem solving.

    USD$29.95

    Paperback


  8. How to Coach Leadership in a PLC

    How to Coach Leadership in a PLC

    By: Marc Johnson

    Through this how-to guide, you'll discover how to expand your leadership capacity in order to drive sustainable progress on your PLC journey.

    USD$17.95

    Paperback


  9. How to Develop PLCs for Singletons and Small Schools

    How to Develop PLCs for Singletons and Small Schools

    By: Aaron Hansen

    eviews

    Discover how small schools, full of singleton teachers who are the only ones in their schools teaching their subject areas, can build successful PLCs.

    USD$17.95

    Paperback


  10. How to Cultivate Collaboration in a PLC

    How to Cultivate Collaboration in a PLC

    By: Susan K. Sparks, Thomas W. Many

    Discover practical, research-based strategies for committing to districtwide PLC implementation and ensuring sustainable practices are in place for lasting results.

    USD$17.95

    Paperback


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