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ASCD CATALOG SPRING 2020

ASCD CATALOG SPRING 2020

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you need guidance with classroom management or assistance in teaching in a way that is culturally competent, you’ll find resources to help you in your classroom, school, and district. As always, you’ll find many new titles in this catalog, including releases from influential writers like Kristin Sours, Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey, and from new voices like Vernita Mayfield. Wherever you may be in your education leadership journey, you can be confident that these materials will take you to the next level. ASCD is proud to be your partner and we look forward to helping ensure your year ends successfully. On behalf of all of us at ASCD, we salute your commitment and success, and remain steadfast in support of your efforts! Sincerely, Ranjit Sidhu CEO and Executive Director, ASCD

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TABLE of Contents ABOUT ASCD ASCD empowers educators to achieve excellence in learning, teaching, and leading so that every child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. For more information on programs and membership, go to www.ascd.org.

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Principal Leadership

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Instructional Leadership

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Professional Learning

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Effective Teaching

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Brain and Learning

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Curriculum Design and Lesson Planning

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Instructional Strategies

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Differentiated Instruction

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Classroom Management

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English Language Learners

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Student Engagement and Motivation

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Social-Emotional Learning

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Special Education and Inclusion

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FOUR WAYS TO IMPROVE PROJECTBASED LEARNING EDUCATORS MUST PLAY AN ACTIVE ROLE IN SUPPORTING AND ENCOURAGING STUDENT AGENCY IN PROJECT WORK. Bob Lenz and John Larmer

W

hen imagining project-based

end, designing appropriate

coping with depression. High school students

learning (PBL), people often picture

challenges and providing scaffolding that

in San Antonio, Texas, who partook in a proj-

prepares students to swim on their own.

ect to explore and share their knowledge on

teams of students working smoothly and productively, with a high degree of auton-

Here are four key ways teachers can build

omy, as people do in a high-functioning

agency and support students as they take on

workplace. This is a worthy goal, and it’s

collaborative, creative projects:

possible to achieve with older students, given enough time to build their skills in a culture that emphasizes collaboration and high-quality PBL. But it sets a very high standard for student agency. Most projects cannot be expected to match this ideal. This stereotype—along with the belief

immigration saw that they could take action locally on a significant national issue. For even greater student agency and meaningfulness, teachers can guide

1. DESIGN PROJECTS THAT MAKE AN IMPACT ON THE SCHOOL, COMMUNITY, OR WIDER WORLD.

students to identify the real-world problems that students most want to tackle, then co-design a project with them that addresses those problems.

One of main criteria for good project-based learning is authenticity. Projects can be

2. USE STUDENT QUESTIONS TO GUIDE INQUIRY.

that PBL must be entirely driven by student

authentic in several ways and are especially

choice—reflects a misunderstanding about

powerful when students see real-world

the role the teacher plays in developing

results of their work. These results could be

Another key practice in project-based

agency in project-based learning. In our work

seen on the school grounds—as in a campus

learning is generating student questions

with teachers and schools, we’ve seen that

environmental project for young students—

about the topic at hand, which then guide

agency is built over time, with teachers taking

or on fellow students struggling with some

the inquiry process. Generating questions

an active role. Rather than throwing students

challenge, such as when 5th graders at an ele-

into the deep end of the pool, we recom-

mentary school in South Philadelphia wrote

mend teachers start them in the shallow

and published a book of poetry to help peers

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NEW VOICES

VERNITA Mayfield

Vernita Mayfield hails originally from Los Angeles, California, where she began her career teaching elementary school. As a teacher, Mayfield found her first love serving and supporting students who have been historically marginalized. Since then, she has continued to do so through numerous positions of service, including secondary school principal, researcher and lecturer, and educational consultant at state and national levels. In 2012, she founded Leadervation Learning to support organizations seeking to build leadership capacity, particularly in marginalized communities. The company evolved into a vehicle supporting leaders at all levels to understand and

To learn more, go to page 7.

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Learning That Sticks: A Brain-Based Model for K–12 Instructional Design and Delivery Bryan Goodwin with Tonia Gibson and Kristin Rouleau Learn about a six-part model to help teachers design learning that engages students and promotes curiosity. Copublication with McREL. Stock #: 120032S48 | ISBN: 978-1-4166-2910-8 | Copublication with McREL.

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Using Brain Science to Make Learning Stick Quick Reference Guide Bryan Goodwin and Tonia Gibson Learn about a six-phase model that fosters student engagement and meaningful application of learning by mapping instructional process to the phases of memory. Stock #: QRG120087S48 | ISBN: 978-1-4166-2942-9 | Copublication with McREL.

The Assistant Principal 50: Critical Questions for Meaningful Leadership and Professional Growth Baruti K. Kafele You, assistant principal, play a crucial role in your school’s success. The questions that Baruti Kafele asks you to consider will aid you as you hone your leadership skills toward becoming an effective leader. Stock #: 121018S48 | ISBN: 978-1-4166-2944-3

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Developing Growth Mindsets: Principles and Practices for Maximizing Students’ Potential Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers

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The Power of Voice in Schools: Listening, Learning, and Leading Together Russ Quaglia, Kristine Fox, Lisa Lande, and Deborah Young This book is based on decades of research and includes survey data, reflection questions, and strategies to help educators take action by cultivating voices of students, teachers, parents, and other members of the school community. Stock #: 120021S48 | ISBN: 978-1-4166-2899-6

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Forces of Influence: How Educators Can Leverage Relationships to Improve Practice

Teaching to Empower: Taking Action to Foster Student Agency, Self-Confidence, and Collaboration

Fred Ende and Meghan Everette

Debbie Zacarian and Michael Silverstone

Schoolwide success starts with relationships—not

We want our students to master academic stan-

only between students and adults, but also among

dards, and we want them to find meaning in their

all adults up and down the education hierarchy. It’s

lives. Achieving these goals requires a concerted

by leveraging these relationships that educators

focus on the social-emotional skills that empower

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The Power of Place: Authentic Learning Through Place-Based Education

Design Thinking in Play: An Action Guide for Educators

Tom Vander Ark, Emily Liebtag, and Nate McClennen

Design thinking is a person-centered, problem-

The Power of Place offers a compelling case for

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Cultural Competence Now: 56 Exercises to Help Educators Understand and Challenge Bias, Racism, and Privilege

Today’s school principals face unprecedented challenges that can

Vernita Mayfield

overwhelm even the most dedicated among them. What can they

Learn how to begin meaningful conversations about race, culture,

do when their initial enthusiasm for the job begins to deflate, when

bias, privilege, and power within the time constraints of any school.

the demands of the job seem to outnumber the rewards? How can

The 56 exercises include activities, discussions, and readings in

they regain the energy that propelled them early in their career?

which to engage during each of the four quarters of the school

Sharing the wisdom gained from colleagues and her own experi-

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ence as a principal, author Jen Schwanke answers these questions

awaken and assess; apply and act; analyze and align; advocate and

with specific advice on how to reignite passion in addressing the

lead. Mayfield offers advice on establishing a safe environment for

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