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8 Takeaways on Project-Based Learning from Catch a Fire

While project-based learning, or PBL, isn’t exactly a new concept in education, it also isn’t mainstream. Catch a Fire: Fuelling Inquiry and Passion Through Project-Based Learning, is a collection of insights edited by Matt Henderson. The book combines the perspectives of fourteen educators on the power of PBL. In every chapter, each writer presents a […]

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Spring Break! Tips for Recharging from Ensouling Our Schools

Spring break is right around the corner, and is a time for both you and your students to recharge. After the break, what can you and your students do to stay recharged during the rest of the school year? In Ensouling Our Schools: A Universally Designed Framework for Mental Health, Well Being, and Reconciliation (Ensouling […]

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Inquiry – the teaching method where mistakes matter!

Coming soon – Bold School: An Inquiry Model to Transform Teaching for all teachers Did you know your brain rewires and makes new connections whenever you notice you have made a mistake and again when you correct a mistake? Each time you fail you provide feedback to your brain. Knowing this about the brain, we […]

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Multimedia Text Sets

Now Available for Grade 7–12 Teachers Multimedia Text Sets Changing the Shape of Engagement and Learning by Janice Marcuccilli Strop and Jennifer Carlson Foreword by P. David Pearson Today’s multimedia, multimodal world necessitates literacy instruction that includes a variety of text forms (such as film, print, music, Internet, photographs). Strop and Carlson provide all types […]

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Noteworthy Article

Student Brings Hope to Homeless Youth by Brittney Deering Found in the latest issue of Teacher: Newsmagazine of the BC Teacher’s Federation, is a noteworthy article about youth homelessness. Brittney Deering writes, I want to tell you about some of the feelings, stresses, and the hardships of being a homeless young person. Just sharing my […]

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Your Spring Catalog 2010

Your 2010 Spring Catalog* is in the mail. Find it in your school sometime this week or view it online by clicking on the link: Spring2010Catalog. The catalog includes our new, bestselling, and upcoming titles. For more information on these titles or to view our entire book selection, visit www.pandmpress.com. The 2010 Fall Catalog is […]

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The More-Than-Just-Surviving Handbook

Now Available For All Teachers This revised and expanded edition of the 1990 bestseller includes the latest research in language acquisition: how to teach reading and writing and how to develop listening and speaking skills. It is filled with the authors’ trademark anecdotes and practical advice, based on their many years of experience working with […]

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Hands-On Mathematics Listed as an Approved Resource

P&M Press is pleased to announce that Hands-On Mathematics (WNCP edition) for grades 1–4 is approved for teachers by School District #36 (Surrey, BC). The resources were evaluated through a formalized school district learning resource local approval process. The process is based on specific criteria developed by the British Columbia Ministry of Education and includes […]

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Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach

Now Available For Grades 7–12 Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach has been designed for busy middle-school and secondary teachers seeking another learning strategy in their classrooms. Teachers, faced with different styles of learning, will find activities and skills to give students a sense of accomplishment and improve their standards of oral expression, self-confidence, self-image, and […]

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Tips for Writing Readers Theatre Scripts

From Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach by Neill Dixon In Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach, author Neill Dixon urges teachers to get their students writing scripts. While ready-made scripts can be purchased, Neill suggests that teachers encourage their students to write their own scripts – either from scratch or by adapting the writings of others. […]

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