Corwin books represent the latest thinking from some of the most respected experts in PreK-12 education. Corwin aims to help educators enhance professional development and learning by providing a library of professional development books.
Helping educators make the greatest impact
Corwin resources are not only authored by world-renowned subject experts, they are research-based and peer reviewed for quality. Whether you are a leader looking to inspire school reform or a teacher in needs of solutions to daily challenges and high quality professional development. Corwin resources can help you reach your full potential so your students can research theirs.
Please find the below are the bestselling titles of Corwin:
Concept-Based Literacy Lessons:
Designing Learning to Ignite Understanding and Transfer, Grades 4-10
By Lois A. Lanning and Tiffanee Brown
For literacy teachers looking for practical ways to implement a Curriculum and Instruction Model that’s more inquiry-driven and idea-centered, look no further than this book. This resource helps bridge the divide between conceptual curriculum and actionable practice, and provides practical support for teachers implementing Concept-Based literacy lessons.
Concept-Based Inquiry in Action: Strategies to Promote Transferable Understanding
By Carla Marschall and Rachel French
Concept-Based Inquiry is a framework for inquiry that promotes deep understanding. The key is using guiding questions to help students inquire into concepts and the relationships between them. Concept-Based Inquiry in Action provides teachers with the tools and resources necessary to organize and focus student learning around concepts and conceptual relationships that support the transfer of understanding. Step by step, the authors lead both new and experienced educators to implement teaching strategies that support the realization of inquiry-based learning for understanding in any K–12 classroom.
Tools for Teaching Conceptual Understanding, Elementary:
Harnessing Natural Curiosity for Learning That Transfers
By Julie Stern, Nathalie Lauriault and Krista Ferraro
Nurture young learners’ innate curiosity about the world and bring intellectual rigor throughout the developmental stages of childhood. Concept-based teaching helps students uncover conceptual relationships and transfer them to new problems. Written for elementary educators, this is a must-have road map for implementing concept-based teaching.
Tools for Teaching Conceptual Understanding, Secondary:
Designing Lessons and Assessments for Deep Learning
By Julie Stern, Krista Ferraro and Juliet Mohnkern
In order for students to become experts and innovators, they need a strong understanding of how the world works. This book helps learners uncover conceptual relationships and how to transfer them to new situations.
Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom
By H. Lynn Erickson, Lois A. Lanning and Rachel French
Teachers can take learning beyond the facts with an approach that develops conceptual thinking and problem-solving skills. This book advances a Concept-Based curriculum to recapture students’ innate curiosity about the world and provide the thrilling feeling of using one’s mind well.
Concept-Based Mathematics: Teaching for Deep Understanding in Secondary Classrooms
By Jennifer T.H. Wathall
The books shows teachers how to engage with students, assess understanding and incorporate technology into teaching. It also teaches the connections between what students learn and how they do maths. Tools include inquiry tasks across all levels: unit planners, templates, activities, sample assessments, vignettes from educators, and a dedicated website with additional resources.