Overview of Publications


Achieving Student Growth:
the Powerful IMPACT of Micro-feedback Assessment

The Micro-feedback Formative Assessment process (MFA) described within this book integrates effective formative feedback, assessment, action research and professional learning communities at their highest impact levels. The pivotal elements of IMPACT within each endeavor are carefully orchestrated to shift from a data emphasis that ascertains “what” a student is able to do (raw score, performance level, percentile, etc.) to a discrete learning target within a standard or progression.

Price  $25
Order Book Now

Memory, Recall, the Brain & Learning: Improve Student Learning Outcomes

Memory, Recall, the Brain & Learning invites all educators to explore ways of incorporating brain-based instruction in the classroom. The power of combining verbal and visual representations into powerful bi-modal memory packets. Over 40 teacher and student generated activities, organizers, templates, and strategies. Improve student performance!

Price  $25
Order Book Now
Brain Based Teaching: Making Connections for Long-Term Memory & Recall

Brain Based Teaching explores teaching and learning through three overarching instructional lenses: How can I “frame” (design) the learning circumstance or activity to INVITE ALL learners, to participate? How can I design the learning experience to CAUSE learner processing ~ the work required for sustained learning and recall? How do I engineer tasks that create opportunities for multiple PATHWAYS (connections) to be formed for integration, application, & recall?

Price  $25
Order Book Now


Creating & Changing Mindsets, Movies of the Mind: Strategies for Long-Term Impact

If rational behavior was the basis for human interaction and the mysteries of learning and development were well understood ~ this book wouldn’t be needed. Creating & Changing Mindsets offers clear strategies to assist “shifts” in attitude and behavior are included. The question, “will this change last?” plagues us every year. Here’s how to impact changes within a month's time... for long-term, sustained differences!

Price  $25
Order Book Now
Engaging Today’s Students: What All Teachers Need to Know and Be Able to Do

In the book, Engaging Today's Students, we have examined the research around grades 5-12 learners of today, the brain sciences (with respect to learning), and effective teaching practices that link to long-term memory and recall. We have observed hundreds of classroom lessons and activities, developed by an array of practicing school teachers. A strong indicator for how we organized this book was our deep commitment to learners—students as learners AND faculty as learners—and how we all can learn in significant ways that are also sustainable.

Price  $25
Order Book Now
A Mastery Toolkit, Coaching Students to Become “Can Do” Learners: Empowering Learners to Succeed

Speaking directly to the student, A Mastery Toolkit, explores the foundations of understanding, essential strategies, and learning tools to become motivated, independently engaged in the learning process, responsible for learning, and accountable for making good choices. The goal is to become a "Can Do" Student—a student who takes charge of their learning and empowers themselves in ways to be successful.

Price  $25
Order Book Now
Coaching Reluctant Learners, A Practical Framework for Classroom Success: Engaging the Brain & Heart of Today’s Students

Coaching Reluctant Learners provides today's middle and high school teachers with the tools they need to ensure classroom success for today's students in a practical framework—unit-by-unit, where both teacher and student can feel more successful. Embedded in this book are proven strategies, activities, examples, and a framework for units that will improve student motivation and performance.

Price  $25
Order Book Now