Educators in the Teacher Leaders Network regularly review new and classic professional books on topics ranging from leadership and education policy to effective classroom practice. In our latest reviews, Cossondra George and Janna Vega critique three recent books published by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).
Building Literacy in Social Studies: Strategies for Improving Comprehension and Critical Thinking
by Donna Ogle, Ron Klemp and Bill McBride (reviewed by Cossondra George)
“Its ideas are easy to implement and cover a wide range of strategies and tools any social studies teacher can start using tomorrow in class.”
Principals Who Learn: Asking the Right Questions
By Barbara Kohm & Beverly Nance (reviewed by Janna Vega)
“This book, distilled to its important and enlightening points, would have been a fantastic chapter in a more comprehensive collection of wisdom and experience.”
Exemplary Practices for Secondary Math Teachers
by Alfred S Posamentier, Daniel Jaye and Stephen Krulik (reviewed by Cossondra George)
“I found this book to be practical and applicable. It is not an exciting read, but it’s a book that reminds us of what best practices in math are. I’ll keep my copy close by on my desk.”
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