Study Guides

Our study guides focus on a specific book and contain the discussion points and activities that form the foundation for workshops and study groups built around the book. And if you haven't read a particular book, the study guides may help you decide if it is applicable to your teaching situation.

Below is a list of the study guides currently available for FREE online:

10 Things Every Writer Needs to Know by Jeff Anderson

Are They Really Reading? by Jodi Crum Marshall

Assessment in Perspective by Claire Landrigan and Tammy Mulligan

Balancing Reading and Language Learning by Mary Cappellini

Becoming a Literacy Leader by Jennifer Allen

Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had by Tracy Johnston Zager

Beyond Leveled Books, Second Ed. by Franki Sibberson, Karen Szymusiak and Lisa Koch

Catching Readers Before They Fall by Pat Johnson and Katie Keier

Close Writing by Paula Bourque

Craft Moves by Stacey Shubitz

Do I Really Have to Teach Reading? by Cris Tovani

Good Thinking by Erik Palmer

In Defense of Read Aloud by Steven L. Layne

In the Best Interest of Students by Kelly Gallagher

Living the Questions (Second Edition) by Ruth Shagoury and Brenda Miller Power

Knowing How by Mary C. McMackin and Barbara S. Siegel

Making Problems, Creating Solutions by Jill Ostrow

No More "I'm Done!" by Jennifer Jacobson

Nonfiction Matters by Stephanie Harvey

On the Same Page by Janet Allen

Power Up by Diana Neebe and Jen Roberts

Reading with Meaning (Second Edition) by Debbie Miller

Reconsidering Read-Aloud by Mary Lee Hahn

Sharing the Blue Crayon by Mary Anne Buckley

Still Learning to Read by Franki Sibberson and Karen Szymusiak

Starting Strong by Katrin Blamey and Katherine Beauchat

Strategies That Work (First Edition) by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis

Strategies That Work (Second Edition) by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis

TeamWork by Amanda Mayeaux, Monique Wild and Kathryn Edmonds

The Author's Apprentice by Vicki Meigs-Kahlenberg

Think Nonfiction! by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis

Thinking Through Genre by Heather Lattimer

What Every Elementary Teachers Needs to Know About Reading Tests by Charles Fuhrken

Who's Doing the Work? by Jan Burkins and Kim Yaris

Word Nerds by Brenda Overturf, Leslie Montgomery, and Margot Holmes Smith

Write Like This by Kelly Gallagher

Zeroing In on Number and Operations series by Linda Dacey and Anne Collins

The guides are in PDF format so you'll need Adobe's Acrobat Reader to open and print the files.