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Stenhouse Publishers  produce professional development books and videos by teachers and for teachers.  They promise that all of their titles are grounded in a philosophy of education that respects both teacher and learner.  And all are designed to integrate theory, research and practice in an accessible manner.

But they also offer The Stenhouse Blog, a site for discussions about what books are being prepared,  book reviews, podcasts, videos, and updates about authors.

Quick Tip Tuesdays

A new project is “Quick Tip Tuesday,” where each week a teaching technique or strategy will be offered by one of the authors.  Already posted: “How to write a good ending;” “Independent reading with ELLs;”  “Strategies for responding to student work;” “Creating a writing routine;” and “Find your storytelling voice.”

Poetry Fridays, and More

Most recent posts include:

  • Poetry Friday: Mary Oliver’s “At the Pond” which takes us to www.orionmagazine.org
  • Questions & Authors: Motivating students to read in the New Year
  • Poetry Friday: Proud Son of an Honor Roll Student
  • Poetry Friday: You Can’t Have It All
  • Study group discussion: Of Primary Importance


  • Assessment
  • Author News
  • Classroom Practice
  • English Language Learners
  • Leadership
  • Literacy
  • Poetry Friday
  • Quick Tip Tuesday
  • Reading
  • Reviews
  • Teaching in the Content Areas
  • Word Work
  • Writing

In addition there are author sites and a blogroll.  This appears to be a valuable site. Visit http://blog.stenhouse.com

tutoring in Columbus OH:   Adrienne Edwards   614-579-6021   or email   aedwardstutor@columbus.rr.com.


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