Fabulous new books – outside the box!

March 9, 2015 at 1:00 pm Leave a comment

Here are some new-for-us books, with a funky twist:

  1. 3-D art lab for kids: 32 hands-on adventures in sculpture and mixed media (Susan Schwake, 2103 .. elementary level, not 3D digital printers)
  2. Big ideas for expanding minds: Teaching English language learners across the curriculum (Cummins & Early, 2015, Canadian authors)
  3. Creating cultures of thinking: the 8 forces we must master to truly transform our schools (Ron Ritchhart, 2015)
  4. Gamify your classroom: A field guide to game-based learning (Matthew Farber, 2014)
  5. Examining reasoning: Classroom techniques to help students produce and defend claims (Ocasio, & Marzano, 2015, from the Essentials for Achieving Rigor series from  the Marzano Centre)
  6. Jumpstart!: Thinking skills and problem solving: Games and activities for ages 7-14 (Steve Bowkett, 2015)
  7. Recording & representing knowledge: Classroom techniques to help students accurately organize and summarize content (Schmidt & Marzano, 2015, from the Essentials for Achieving Rigor series from  the Marzano Centre)
  8. Teaching civic literacy projects: Student engagement with social problems (Shira Eve Epstein, 2014)
  9. Teaching financial literacy through play (Harris & Harris, 2015)
  10. Yoga therapy for children with Autism and special needs (Louise Goldberg, 2013)

TDSB  teachers may reserve book via the catalogue (http://bit.ly/PLbookcat) or phone (416) 395-8289 or email professionnallibrary@tdsb.on.ca or TEXT (647) 556-6333.

Check ’em out!


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