Amplifying Student Voice
  • Bullying and Harassment: A Legal Guide for Educators

    by Kathleen Conn Year Published:

    A student creates a Web site that contains fake obituaries of fellow students. The school suspends him. The parents then sue and win in court.

    Incidents of bullying, harassment, and threats in schools are growing, but the line between students’ rights to expression and the school’s rights to protect children and faculty is increasingly blurred. To create effective disciplinary and management polices, educators need to understand the legal ramifications of their actions. Bullying and Harassment: A Legal Guide for Educators provides the practical information that they need to help students while avoiding litigation pitfalls.

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  • Your Students, My Students, Our Students: Rethinking Equitable and Inclusive Classrooms

    by Lee Ann Jung, Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher, and Julie Kroener Year Published: 2019

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    Your Students, My Students, Our Students explores the hard truths of current special education practice and outlines five essential disruptions to the status quo. Authors Lee Ann Jung, Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher, and Julie Kroener show you how to

    • Establish a school culture that champions equity and inclusion.
    • Rethink the long-standing structure of least restrictive environment and the resulting service delivery.
    • Leverage the strengths of all educators to provide appropriate support and challenge.
    • Collaborate on the delivery of instruction and intervention.
    • Honor the aspirations of each student and plan accordingly.
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  • Becoming the Educator They Need: Strategies, Mindsets, and Beliefs for Supporting Male Black and Lat

    by Robert Jackson Year Published: 2019

    Becoming the Educator They Need: Strategies, Mindsets, and Beliefs for Supporting Male Black and Latino Students - ASCD

    "They don't care about their education." "They are not capable of learning." "I can't work with them." "I can't get through to them." Just as you may have thought these things about your students, they, too, may have similar thoughts about you: "She doesn't care about my education." "He is not capable of understanding me." "I can't work with her." "I can't get through to him."

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  • Adventures in Teacher Leadership: Pathways, Strategies, and Inspiration for Every Teacher

    by Rebecca Mieliwocki and Joseph Fatheree Year Published: April 2019

    Have you ever imagined yourself as a teacher leader but weren't quite sure whether you really had—or could develop—the necessary skills? Have you wondered what the first steps toward becoming a teacher leader might be, what kinds of approaches work best, and how you could overcome the inevitable challenges that come with leading your colleagues on a journey toward improvement as professionals?

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  • What Makes a Star Teacher: 7 Dispositions That Support Student Learning

    by by Valerie Hill-Jackson, Nicholas D. Hartlep and Delia Stafford Year Published: March 2019

    Educators learn to assess, develop, and reflect on Martin Haberman's key dispositions of Star Teachers, which enable teachers and students to truly thrive in the classroom.

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  • The Burnout Cure: Learning to Love Teaching Again

    by Chase Mielke Year Published:

    How can you energize yourself to maintain or regain a positive outlook and love of teaching? What specific, immediate actions can you take to enhance your well-being and thrive both on and off the job?

    Award-winning teacher Chase Mielke draws from his own research, lesson plans, and experiences with burnout to help you change your outlook, strengthen your determination to be a terrific teacher, and reignite your core passion for teaching.

    Often lighthearted, yet thoroughly grounded in research on social-emotional learning and positive psychology, The Burnout Cure explains how shifts in awareness, attitudes, and actions can be transformational for you and for your students. The book describes specific steps related to mindfulness, empathy, gratitude, and altruism that you can use on your own and with students via classroom lessons and activities. Equipped with these tools, teachers can be their best, so they can givetheir best to the learners in their care.

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