Professional Books and Resources
By Lucy Calkins and Colleagues
from the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project
A New Classic from the Leading Authority on Writing Workshop
In Teaching Writing, Lucy Calkins shares the depth and breadth of her knowledge, from the initial research that launched some of the biggest ideas still foundational to the teaching of writing today, to her newest insights gleaned from decades of work and study in thousands of classrooms across the globe.
New for School Leaders
In Leading Well: Building Schoolwide Excellence in Reading and Writing, Lucy Calkins draws on the transformative work that she and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project have done in partnership with school leaders over the last thirty years. This book, like the work of the TCRWP itself, is deeply research-based and principled, while also absolutely practical and real-world tested.
Additional Professional Books
The Workshop Help Desk Series
If you've wondered how to tweak your workshop teaching to make it more effective and lasting, if you've needed to adapt your teaching for English learners, if you've struggled to teach grammar or nonfiction writing or test prep—if you've faced these and other specific, pressing challenges, then this series is for you. Provided in a compact format, the Workshop Help Desk series offers pocket-sized professional development.