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In support of Pride Month, this week's K-12Talk by Kasey Short recommends 20 books to broaden your students' understandi...
06/25/2021
20 Books to Celebrate Pride Month

In support of Pride Month, this week's K-12Talk by Kasey Short recommends 20 books to broaden your students' understanding of LGBTQ+ experiences.

by Kasey Short All educators help shape their students’ worldview–and self-image–with the narratives they hold space for in their curriculum. As an English teacher, I am especially awar…

FREE FOR EDUCATORS!Download a sampling of strategies from Dr. Nancy Boyles' WRITING AWESOME ANSWERS TO COMPREHENSION QUE...
06/24/2021
Download "Digging Deeper into Complex Texts"

FREE FOR EDUCATORS!
Download a sampling of strategies from Dr. Nancy Boyles' WRITING AWESOME ANSWERS TO COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS (EVEN THE HARD ONES) and learn how to help your students respond quickly and concisely to comprehension questions while also citing evidence to support their ideas.

We're excited to introduce the first book in our Inclusive Education for Students with Disabilities series, INCLUSIVE ED...
06/24/2021
Inclusive Education in a Strengths-Based Era

We're excited to introduce the first book in our Inclusive Education for Students with Disabilities series, INCLUSIVE EDUCATION IN A STRENGTHS-BASED ERA by Michael Wehmeyer, PhD, and Jennifer Kurth, PhD!

This book explores central, defining questions for the field of special and inclusive education: who, what, and where do we teach; what works in inclusive education; and where does inclusive education go now? Learn more at the link below!

Join Sara Rimm-Kaufman and a panel of educators TODAY at 4pm EST as they reflect on the journey educators have taken in ...
06/24/2021
It’s Time to Celebrate What We’ve Accomplished and Be Inspired for the School Year Ahead! - Harmony

Join Sara Rimm-Kaufman and a panel of educators TODAY at 4pm EST as they reflect on the journey educators have taken in the 2020-2021 school year and celebrate all that has been accomplished in PreK-12th education during a once in a lifetime pandemic.

Hosted by Inspire Teaching & Learning and Harmony SEL, this conversation will center around Sara's new book, SEL FROM THE START: Building Skills in K-5 (WWNorton.com/rd/Ay62L). Register at the link below!

We're thrilled to announce the September 21 publication of Dr. Temple Grandin and Dr. Debra Moore's (Autism Spectrum: "N...
06/22/2021

We're thrilled to announce the September 21 publication of Dr. Temple Grandin and Dr. Debra Moore's (Autism Spectrum: "Navigating Autism" and "The Loving Push") new book, NAVIGATING AUTISM: 9 Mindsets for Helping Kids on the Spectrum.

So many people support the lives of kids on the spectrum, and this book is for all of them: parents, teachers; special education staff; mental health clinicians; physical, occupational, and speech therapists; and anyone interacting with autistic children or teens. Learn more at http://wwnorton.com/rd/autism.

We're thrilled to announce the September 21 publication of Dr. Temple Grandin and Dr. Debra Moore's (Autism Spectrum: "Navigating Autism" and "The Loving Push") new book, NAVIGATING AUTISM: 9 Mindsets for Helping Kids on the Spectrum.

So many people support the lives of kids on the spectrum, and this book is for all of them: parents, teachers; special education staff; mental health clinicians; physical, occupational, and speech therapists; and anyone interacting with autistic children or teens. Learn more at http://wwnorton.com/rd/autism.

In this week's K-12Talk post, Laura Milligan shares seven reasons to promote summer reading as a way for both students a...
06/17/2021
Use Summer Reading to Recharge After a Stressful Year

In this week's K-12Talk post, Laura Milligan shares seven reasons to promote summer reading as a way for both students and teachers to recharge after a stressful year.

by Laura Milligan Teaching children to prioritize their well-being is an essential part of an education, and is now more important than ever as children continue to process the traumas and stressor…

Alex Shevrin Venet's EQUITY-CENTERED TRAUMA-INFORMED EDUCATION (WWNorton.com/rd/equity21) book launch webinar with Antio...
06/16/2021
Antioch University Zoom

Alex Shevrin Venet's EQUITY-CENTERED TRAUMA-INFORMED EDUCATION (WWNorton.com/rd/equity21) book launch webinar with Antioch University New England is now available! In it, Alex discusses various things that can cause trauma in school such as discrimination, seclusion, and even subtle events like high stakes standardized testing.

"Educators and schools are responsible for not only addressing the impact of trauma that has already happened, but for preventing trauma inside our schools, and disrupting the causes of future trauma."

In this article from MiddleWeb Resources, Dr. Nancy Boyles highlights some reading comprehension and instructional strat...
06/10/2021
How to Accelerate Reading Comprehension for All Our Students

In this article from MiddleWeb Resources, Dr. Nancy Boyles highlights some reading comprehension and instructional strategies from her new book, WRITING AWESOME ANSWERS TO COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS (Even the Hard Ones) (WWNorton.com/rd/awesome21)!

"With a focus on the comprehension priorities that matter most, and the right tools to support readers, we can accelerate reading achievement for our students who need it most."

In this week's K-12Talk post, Christine Boatman shares strategies to reengage and support students as schools return to ...
06/10/2021
Supportive Strategies for Post-Pandemic Classrooms

In this week's K-12Talk post, Christine Boatman shares strategies to reengage and support students as schools return to in-person instruction.

by Christine Boatman Over the past year, my students have experienced loss and trauma caused by the COVID-19 pandemic—including health crises, financial hardships, and limited access to education—a…

Norton Books in Education is proud to celebrate Pride Month with 20% OFF  Dr. Elijah C. Nealy's TRANS KIDS AND TEENS: Pr...
06/09/2021
Trans Kids and Teens

Norton Books in Education is proud to celebrate Pride Month with 20% OFF Dr. Elijah C. Nealy's TRANS KIDS AND TEENS: Pride, Joy, and Families in Transition!

An essential resource for educators and parents, this first-ever comprehensive guide to understanding, supporting, and welcoming trans kids covers everything from family life to school and mental health issues, as well as the physical, social, and emotional aspects of transition. Learn more at the link below.

"As schools set out to become trauma-informed or implement social-emotional learning, some teachers may feel concerned t...
06/08/2021
Student Trauma: Setting Boundaries and Building Bridges

"As schools set out to become trauma-informed or implement social-emotional learning, some teachers may feel concerned that their role is becoming fuzzy."

Read Alex Shevrin Venet's new article on MiddleWeb Resources, "Trauma and Teaching: Boundaries and Bridges," in which she discusses the complexity of building and navigating relationships with students while maintaining a strong support system. Learn more in Alex's new book, EQUITY-CENTERED TRAUMA-INFORMED EDUCATION (WWNorton.com/rd/equity21).

In this week's K-12Talk, Nina Parrish (Parrish Learning Zone) suggests ways to help students with ADHD end the school ye...
06/03/2021
Helping Students with ADHD Readjust to In-Person Schooling

In this week's K-12Talk, Nina Parrish (Parrish Learning Zone) suggests ways to help students with ADHD end the school year successfully and prepare for in-person schooling this fall.

by Nina Parrish According to survey data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2016, about 6.1 million (or 9.4 percent) of children in the United States were diagnosed, at …

Read an excerpt from Alex Shevrin Venet's important new book, EQUITY-CENTERED TRAUMA-INFORMED EDUCATION (WWNorton.com/rd...
06/02/2021
Setting Priorities in Trauma-Informed Education

Read an excerpt from Alex Shevrin Venet's important new book, EQUITY-CENTERED TRAUMA-INFORMED EDUCATION (WWNorton.com/rd/equity21), on Edutopia!

In this excerpt, Alex talks about two priorities when planning and making decisions for students who have experienced trauma.

In this excerpt from her new book, Alex Shevrin Venet explains how she makes decisions that support students who have experienced trauma.

Renee Hobbs' (Media Education Lab) MIND OVER MEDIA: Propaganda Education for a Digital Age (WWNorton.com/rd/Yj5i9), was ...
06/01/2021
Summer 2021 Reads for Teachers

Renee Hobbs' (Media Education Lab) MIND OVER MEDIA: Propaganda Education for a Digital Age (WWNorton.com/rd/Yj5i9), was featured as one of Edutopia's Summer 2021 Reads for Teachers! Read the full review and list of resources at the link below.

"Author Renee Hobbs is on a mission to help schools tackle modern propaganda education head-on. Mind Over Media details how propaganda influences everyday life from social media to advertising to education (and it’s not just the internet)."

Read an excerpt from Alex Shevrin Venet's inspiring new book, EQUITY-CENTERED TRAUMA-INFORMED EDUCATION (WWNorton.com/rd...
05/28/2021
How Unconditional Positive Regard Can Help Students Feel Cared For - MindShift

Read an excerpt from Alex Shevrin Venet's inspiring new book, EQUITY-CENTERED TRAUMA-INFORMED EDUCATION (WWNorton.com/rd/equity21), at MindShift!

"Unconditional positive regard is a stance I take in relationship to my students. The message of unconditional positive regard is, 'I care about you. You have value. You don’t have to do anything to prove it to me, and nothing’s going to change my mind.'"

Pasi Sahlberg and Tim Walker's (Taught by Finland) IN TEACHERS WE TRUST (WWNorton.com/rd/w5KCb) was featured as one of E...
05/28/2021
Summer 2021 Reads for Teachers

Pasi Sahlberg and Tim Walker's (Taught by Finland) IN TEACHERS WE TRUST (WWNorton.com/rd/w5KCb) was featured as one of Edutopia's Summer 2021 Reads for Teachers! Read the full review and list of resources at the link below.

"If you’re looking for a hopeful peek into the ways that immense public and administrative trust can lead to excellent schools, reach for IN TEACHERS WE TRUST: THE FINNISH WAY TO WORLD-CLASS SCHOOLS."

Watch Geraldine Woods, author of the new book SENTENCE. A Period-to-Period Guide to Building Better Readers and Writers ...
05/27/2021
Books in Common NW: Geraldine Woods & JP Kemmick

Watch Geraldine Woods, author of the new book SENTENCE. A Period-to-Period Guide to Building Better Readers and Writers (WWNorton.com/rd/sentence), talk with Books in Common NW (Country Bookshelf) and JP Kemmick from Hugo House about poetry vs. prose and the essence of a well-crafted sentence.

Sometimes it's better to start small, with a Sentence. Geraldine Woods takes the Books in Common NW screen again to share her latest book Sentence.: A Period...

In this week's K-12Talk, Dr. Carolyn Curtis shares the warning signs of compassion fatigue and ways educators can nurtur...
05/27/2021
Strategies to Prevent Compassion Fatigue

In this week's K-12Talk, Dr. Carolyn Curtis shares the warning signs of compassion fatigue and ways educators can nurture their own mental health.

by Carolyn Curtis The past year has been exceptionally challenging for educators, who have been dealing with multiple COVID-19-related stressors, including navigating remote, hybrid, or in-person l…

EQUITY-CENTERED TRAUMA-INFORMED EDUCATION by Alex Shevrin Venet is NOW AVAILABLE from retailers everywhere, including Bo...
05/25/2021
Equity-Centered Trauma-Informed Education

EQUITY-CENTERED TRAUMA-INFORMED EDUCATION by Alex Shevrin Venet is NOW AVAILABLE from retailers everywhere, including Bookshop (https://bit.ly/3fH2xMt), Amazon (https://amzn.to/3oPGUxq), and Barnes & Noble (https://bit.ly/2RJ6PLj).

Using a framework of six principles, Venet offers practical action steps that teachers and school leaders can take from any starting point, making shifts in practice, pedagogy, and policy to address underlying inequities that can cause or heighten trauma.

In today's K-12Talk, author and consultant Vernita Mayfield urges all educators to recognize and address systemic racism...
05/21/2021
A Fight Worth Fighting: Use Your Skills to Address Systemic Racism

In today's K-12Talk, author and consultant Vernita Mayfield urges all educators to recognize and address systemic racism in their schools.

by Vernita Mayfield “There’s a fight in the girl’s bathroom!” As a middle school administrator, I knew all too well the urgency of this frantic call.  I dropped the basketball mid-game and rac…

Celebrate #StudentVoiceDay 2021 with some sample essays from Katherine Schulten and The New York Times - The Learning Ne...
05/20/2021
Student Voice

Celebrate #StudentVoiceDay 2021 with some sample essays from Katherine Schulten and The New York Times - The Learning Network's STUDENT VOICE: 100 Argument Essays by Teens on Issues That Matter to Them, a collection of essays written by teens on a wide range of topics that matter to them, including social media, race, lockdown drills, immigration, and the #MeToo movement. Visit https://bit.ly/3j35Zke!

Today, May 20th, is #StudentVoiceDay 2021—a day for students to come together and express their voices with the world in...
05/20/2021
Student Voices Breathing Fire - School Library Journal Culture Shift Panel 2020

Today, May 20th, is #StudentVoiceDay 2021—a day for students to come together and express their voices with the world in creative ways!

In the following webinar with School Library Journal, Katherine Schulten, contributing editor for The New York Times - The Learning Network, talks with students who contributed their powerful, inspirational essays to STUDENT VOICE: 100 Argument Essays by Teens on Issues That Matter to Them (WWNorton.com/rd/c7X9Y)!

Whether they have been flung into the spotlight, like the Parkland students, or have stepped into it willingly, like Greta Thunberg and the Black Lives Matte...

Don't forget to register for Alex Shevrin Venet's FREE 1-Hour Live Webinar on Thursday, May 20th, 7:00 pm EDT with Antio...
05/19/2021
Course – Antioch University Continuing Education

Don't forget to register for Alex Shevrin Venet's FREE 1-Hour Live Webinar on Thursday, May 20th, 7:00 pm EDT with Antioch University New England!

Alex will introduce participants to the framework and key understandings from her new book, EQUITY-CENTERED TRAUMA-INFORMED EDUCATION (WWNorton.com/rd/equity), in stores May 25!

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"Use trauma as 'a lens, not a label' to understand students."Alex Shevrin Venet shares four core priorities for trauma-i...
05/17/2021
Four Core Priorities for Trauma-Informed Distance Learning | KQED

"Use trauma as 'a lens, not a label' to understand students."

Alex Shevrin Venet shares four core priorities for trauma-informed classrooms and how they can be applied for distance learning in this article from MindShift. Learn more about Alex's new book, EQUITY-CENTERED TRAUMA-INFORMED EDUCATION, at WWNorton.com/rd/equity. In stores May 25!

Not being able to see students face-to-face can create a huge challenge to educators who are teaching with a trauma informed lens. However, some of those in-person best practices can help inform what teachers do while distance learning.

In this week's K-12Talk, author Alex Shevrin Venet describes the urgency for schools to create equitable conditions for ...
05/14/2021
School Isn’t Equitable for Trauma-Affected Students

In this week's K-12Talk, author Alex Shevrin Venet describes the urgency for schools to create equitable conditions for trauma-affected students.

This post is an excerpt from Alex Shevrin Venet’s new book, Equity-Centered Trauma-Informed Education (W. W. Norton). Once students have experienced trauma, how is their access to and experie…

Register today for a FREE National Council of Teachers of English webinar with Geraldine Woods on Wednesday, May 19 at 4...
05/12/2021
Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Building Better Writers and Readers, One Great Sentence at a Time. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

Register today for a FREE National Council of Teachers of English webinar with Geraldine Woods on Wednesday, May 19 at 4:00pm ET - https://bit.ly/3vTc8pY. Geraldine will share strategies on how to teach writing and close reading using great sentences from fiction, nonfiction, poetry, song lyrics, and more!

Teaching writing and close reading via great sentences is a flexible approach appropriate for middle-school through adult ed, utilizing sentences from fiction, nonfiction, poetry, speeches, and song lyrics. In this webinar I share techniques to help students perceive the relationship between a sente...

Register to join Geraldine Woods' FREE author chat with Books in Common NW (Country Bookshelf) on Thursday, May 20, 6:30...
05/11/2021
Books in Common NW: Geraldine Woods & JP Kemmick

Register to join Geraldine Woods' FREE author chat with Books in Common NW (Country Bookshelf) on Thursday, May 20, 6:30pm PDT.

She'll be discussing her new book SENTENCE. A PERIOD-TO-PERIOD GUIDE FOR BUILDING BETTER READERS AND WRITERS. Learn more at WWNorton.com/rd/sentence!

Dive back into the fascinating world of the sentence with Geraldine Woods and JP Kemmick

In support of Mental Health Awareness Month, we're pleased to offer some free resources for schools to develop their stu...
05/10/2021
Books for Mental Health Awareness Month

In support of Mental Health Awareness Month, we're pleased to offer some free resources for schools to develop their student mental health plans and 20% OFF a selection of books focused on mindfulness, equity, advocacy, and social and emotional learning. Learn more at the link below!

Don't forget to register for Alex Shevrin Venet's FREE 1-Hour Live Webinar Thursday, May 20th at 7:00 pm (EDT) sponsored...
05/10/2021
Course – Antioch University Continuing Education

Don't forget to register for Alex Shevrin Venet's FREE 1-Hour Live Webinar Thursday, May 20th at 7:00 pm (EDT) sponsored by Antioch University New England!

Alex will be celebrating her new book, EQUITY-CENTERED TRAUMA-INFORMED EDUCATION (WWNorton.com/rd/equity), which provides trauma-informed practices for teachers, school leaders, and anyone else who is invested in making change in education. Register at the link below!

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Geraldine Woods joins Steven Miletto on the Teaching, Learning, Leading K-12 Podcast (Heart of Georgia RESA) to discuss ...
05/07/2021
Geraldine Woods - 25 Great Sentences and How They Got That Way & Sentence: A Period to Period Guide to Building Better Readers and Writers - 371

Geraldine Woods joins Steven Miletto on the Teaching, Learning, Leading K-12 Podcast (Heart of Georgia RESA) to discuss her two Norton books, 25 GREAT SENTENCES AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY (WWNorton.com/rd/25great) and SENTENCE. A PERIOD-TO-PERIOD GUIDE TO BUILDING BETTER READERS AND WRITERS (WWNorton.com/rd/sentence), and how they inspire creativity in both teachers and their students. Jump to 4:20 to start the interview.

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