You Boost Student Literacy: Here’s Your Proof!

Working on strategies to support this year’s literacy goals? Need concrete evidence and a conversation starter for your evaluation? TeachingBooks.net’s newly revised, self-guided Professional Development module provides opportunities and evidence to support your literacy goals. A fundamental aspect of an effective teacher evaluation is having a constructive, reflective process for gathering evidence. Tangible evidence provides concrete […]

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Original Author Resources Provide Insights

A customer from Eau Claire, Wisconsin recently asked us to create original multimedia resources with author Deborah Jiang-Stein. In this original Meet-the-Author Book Reading Deborah talks about how emotionally challenging it was to write her memoir, Prison Baby (Beacon 2014). Share a Book Reading with students as a way for them to connect to the book and […]

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Guest Blogger: Duncan Tonatiuh

After creating three nonfiction books—Diego Rivera (2011), Separate Is Never Equal (2014), and Funny Bones (2015, all Abrams)—my editor and I both thought a fiction project might be interesting. We brainstormed and a suggestion that bubbled up was to take a well-known story, such as a fairy tale, and give it a twist.

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Contests and Giveaways | September 2016

Each month we feature free and enjoyable book contests and giveaways! We hope you will enjoy the following opportunities as well as the author and book resources available via TeachingBooks.net. Enter to win a copy of The Curse of the Were-Hyena plus an advance reading copy of the next book in the Monstertown Mystery series (Elementary) […]

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Guest Blogger: Jenny Han

I want my readers to see that they can be all kinds of people and that they aren’t limited to a version of themselves that someone else decided for them. They can be the popular girl, the smart girl, the mean girl, or the screw-up. “Asian American girl” doesn’t denote any one type of person.

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Contests and Giveaways | August 2016

Each month we feature free and enjoyable book contests and giveaways! We hope you will enjoy the following opportunities as well as the author and book resources available via TeachingBooks.net. Win a free copy of Awesome America (Elementary) An accessible and comprehensive timeline and photographic overview of American history for readers ages 8-12 from TIME for […]

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Contests and Giveaways | June 2016

Each month we feature free and enjoyable book contests and giveaways! We hope you will enjoy the following opportunities as well as the author and book resources available via TeachingBooks.net. Enter to win a copy of Animal Planet Animal Atlas (Elementary) This definitive atlas of animal life from Animal Planet gives students a continent-by-continent and habitat-by-habitat passport […]

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Guest Blogger: Lesa Cline-Ransome

My family listened to music in the morning as we prepared for the day, and at night as we cleaned the dinner dishes. I grew up on a steady diet of the R&B and soul music of the Jackson 5, Bobby Womack, and James Brown. Of Soul Train Saturday mornings and church service choir stands […]

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