TLN reviews of professional books

Members of the Teacher Leaders Network regularly review professional books we believe may be of interest to other teachers and leaders. Here’s our latest crop, just in time for a new school year!

Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher by Judy Willis, MD (reviewed by Laurie Wasserman)

Eyewitness to the Past: Strategies for Teaching American History in Grades 5-12 by Joan Brodsky Schur (reviewed by Michelle B. Ivy)

Ignite Student Intellect and Imagination in Language Arts by Sandra L. Schurr and Kathy L. LaMorte (reviewed by Kathie Marshall)

Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement (Second Edition) by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis (reviewed by Beverly Maddox)

Teaching to the Top: Understanding and Meeting the Needs of Gifted Middle Schoolers by Susan Rakow (reviewed by Ginny White)

Schooling by Design: Mission, Action and Achievement by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe (reviewed by Ellen Holmes)

Improving Student Learning: One Teacher at a Time by Jane E. Pollock (reviewed by Gail V. Ritchie)

Professional Development Kit: Launching a Successful Advisory Program by John M. Niska and Sue C. Thompson (reviewed by Marjorie Larner)

Our thanks to publishers who provide these review copies. If you’d like to have your book reviewed by our Network members, please contact us!