Going Google: powerful tools for 21st century learning [second edition]

By Jared J. Covili. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin, 2017

“New chapters... include teacher vignettes, screencasts, step-by-step project tutorials, and classroom management and technology tips. Beginning and veteran K-12 teachers can quickly scan to any section for detailed guidance and practical implementation strategies.You’ll learn: which tools help you teach 21st century skills and meet the new ITSE Standards for Students; the latest versions of Google Classroom, Google Drive, Google Chrome, Google Earth, YouTube, and more; five major points to consider before using each tool; how to create quizzes, parent contact forms, student writing groups, and more; how to use technology-related activities to facilitate creativity, promote innovation, and enhance communication skills. Includes a handy glossary of tech terms” (back cover).

Students at the center: personalized learning with habits of mind

By Bena Kallick, Allison Zmuda. Alexandria, VA: ASCD, 2017

“Educators’ most important work is to help students develop the intellectual and social strength of character necessary to live well in the world. The way to do this, argue authors Bena Kallick and Allison Zmuda, is to increase the say students have in their own learning and prepare them to navigate the complexities they face both inside and beyond school. This means rethinking traditional teacher and student roles and reexamining goal setting, lesson planning, assessment, and feedback practices” (back cover).

Behavior solutions for the home and community: a handy reference guide for parents and caregivers

By Beth Aune. Arlington,TX: Future Horizons, 2014

“[A] tool for parents who have children whose behaviors are impeding their daily life. Once they see a particular behavior they can quickly look up an in-the-moment solution and then read more about what could be causing that behavior, and how to overcome it .... A must have for every home with a child with autism!”

The teamworking pocketbook [third edition]

By Ian Fleming. Alresford, Hants: Management Pocketbooks, 2017

This book “looks at the differences between groups and teams and between teambuilding and teamworking, the types of problems preventing teams from being effective, and offers plenty of practical advice for countering such difficulties" (publisher website).

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