Bold Moves for Schools: How We Create Remarkable Learning Environments
-- Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Marie Hubley Alcock

How can educators transform old schools into remarkable learning environments? Packed with fresh ideas and action strategies for teachers, leaders, and policy makers, this courageous book offers a compelling vision from the research and hands-on work of two internationally recognized educators, authors, and thought leaders. The authors propose a new approach to pedagogy as the basis for the bold moves teachers and leaders need to make to engage all learners and prepare them for now and into the future.

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The Quest for Learning: How to Maximize Student Engagement (Strategies to Engage Students in the Classroom Using Guided Inquiry)

-- Marie Alcock, Michael L. Fisher, Allison Zmuda


It's crucial for 21st century teachers and students to determine together what a student will learn and at what pace. This book dives deep into quest learning, a customizable inquiry model tailored to a student's interests, needs, and abilities. Learn how to use questing to engross students in emotionally gripping learning experiences, engage them with actionable goals, build 21st century skills, and promote collaboration in online and physical spaces.


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Dr. Alcock is a co‐author, with Allison Zmuda and Michael Fisher, of the new book, The Quest for Learning: How to Maximize Student Engagement, published by Solution Tree in Oct. 2017. She is also co-author, with Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs, of a new book: Bold Moves for Schools, How We Create Remarkable Learning Environments published by ASCD in Feb. 2017. She has coauthored with Dr. Bena Kallick, A Virtual Continuum for Thinking Interdependently in Costa, A and O'Leary, P (Eds.) The Power of the Social Brain: Teaching, Learning and Using Interdependent Thinking, published by Teachers College Press in 2013. She is also a co-author with Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Dr. Debbie Sullivan, and Dr. Ann Johnson, of the Live Planner Book, Mapping to the CORE: Integrating the Common Core Standards with Your Local School Curriculum, published by Solution Tree in 2012.