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Our Books

FIRST Education Publishing focuses on practical publications designed to help educators improve all aspects of teaching, learning and leading. Please click on the books below to learn more about each book.

Cale Birk and Garth Larson

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PLC 2.0 - Collaborating for Observable Impact in Today's Schools

Shelly Daun and Amanda Ironside


Math Workshop Guide

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Katie Budrow and Garnet Hillman

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Moving Beyond Classroom Management - Leading a Culture of Learning

Jenni Donohoo


Five Enabling Conditions for Collective Teacher Efficacy

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Will Dwyer and Chuck Hiscock

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Rethinking The American High School - Finding your Focus and Using Your Strengths

James Goldberg and
Julie Wright

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The Limitless Classroom

Garth Larson and Gabe Hackett

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Building PLCs from the Ground Up

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Garth Larson and Becky Peppler


Moving from Theory to Action within Assessment and Grading Reform

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Garth Larson, Ken O'Connor, Becky Peppler


STAGR Process Roadmap

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Garth Larson, Becky Peppler, Don Smith, and Matt Townsley

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Extinguishing the Fires Within Assessment and Grading Reform

Danica Lewis

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Learning- and Growth-Focused Coaching Cycles

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Danica Lewis and Don Smith

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Leveraging the Block Schedule for Student Learning Growth  

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Nicole Mashock


Improve Executive Functioning Skills in All Classrooms

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Michael McDowell

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The Busy Teacher - Differentiation for Every Classroom

Michael McDowell and Cale Birk

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Navigating Leadership Drift - Observable Impact on Rigorous Learning

Ken O'Connor

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A Repair Kit for Grading

Todd Stanley

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How the Hell Do We Motivate These Kids?

Greg Wolcott

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Significant 72: Unleashing the Power of Relationships in Today's Schools

Julie Wright


What's Our Response? Creating Systems and Structures to Support Students

Jennifer C. Townsend

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Think Differently: An Educator’s Approach to Appreciate What Works

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