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My Professional Summer Reading Stack

It’s so good to be back with all of you. The year was odd and many days I spent taking it one day at a time. Next year, I am moving grade levels and buildings. I will be opening a brand new school in our district and teaching third grade again. This was just what I needed to move past teaching during a pandemic and reboot. I thought I would share the title of each book.

Some of the books I have the primary version of. Some of the books are recommended with our new math workshop framework for our district. Some of them will help me refresh my thinking for reading instruction and some of them will anchor my thinking about the environment and play. As I type this list, I realize it’s lofty.

The Common Core Companion: The Standards Decoded – What They Say, What They Mean, How to Teach Them for Literacy Grades 3-5 by Blauman and Burke

Math Workshop Essentials – Developing Number Sense Through Routines, Focus Lesson, and Learning Stations for Grades 3-5 by Bresser and Holtzman

Mindset Mathematics Grade 3 by Boaler, Munson, and Williams

Breathing New Life into Book Clubs by Cherry-Paul and Johansen

Well Played – Building Mathematical Thinking Through Number Games and Puzzles by Dacey, Gartland, and Bamford Lynch

What’s Your Math Problem!?! Getting to the Heart of Teaching Problem Solving by Gojak

The Common Core Companion: The Standards Decoded – What They Say, What They Mean, How to Teach Them for Mathematics Grades 3-5 by Gojak and Harbin Miles

Story Workshop New Possibilities for Young Writers by Harris MacKay

Routines for Reasoning – Fostering the Mathematical Practices in All Students by Kelemanik, Lucenta, Creighton

Strategic Classroom Design – Creating an Environment for Flexible Learning by Martin

Cultivating Genius by Muhammad

Math in Practice – Teaching Third Grade Math by Akers, O’Connell, and San Giovanni

Play Attention! A playful Mindset Meets Academic Content by Parsons

Powerful Problem Solving – Activities for Sense Making with Mathematical Practices by Ray

Passionate Learners How to Engage and Empower Your Students by Ripp

The Literacy Teacher’s Playbook grades 3-6 by Serravallo

Number Sense Routines Building Mathematical Understanding Every Day in Grades 3 – 5 by Shumway

Catching Readers grade 3 by Taylor

A Teacher’s Guide to Vocabulary Development Across the Day by Wright

1 thought on “My Professional Summer Reading Stack”

  1. Thanks for the reminder to go back to some older book friends. I can’t wait to dig into books

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