For Students, Parents, and TeachersPart of McGrawHill's Practice Makes Perfect series, the books below are written in a workbook format. The exercises enable students, working in class, at home, or with the help of their parents, to supplement their learning of essential academic skills. The books are designed to make learning easy and enjoyable. • Practice Makes Perfect: Exploring Vocabulary, for ages 812 (McGrawHill, 2012) • Practice Makes Perfect: Mastering Vocabulary, for ages 1014 (McGrawHill, 2012) • Practice Makes Perfect: Exploring Grammar, for ages 812 (McGrawHill, 2011) • Practice Makes Perfect: Mastering Grammar, for ages 1014 (McGrawHill, 2011) • Practice Makes Perfect: Exploring Writing, for ages 812 (McGrawHill, 2011) • Practice Makes Perfect: Mastering Writing, for ages 1014 (McGrawHill, 2011) • Practice Makes Perfect: Multiplication and Division, for ages 914 (McGrawHill, 2012) 
Selected Works for Teachers
Algebra Teacher's Activities Kit, Second Edition, Grades 612
This resource provides 150 reproducible activities to help students master prealgebra and algebra skills identified in the Common Core. Major topics include whole numbers, variables, equations, inequalities, graphing, polynomials, factoring, logarithmic functions, and statistics. Many of the activities are selfcorrecting, which adds interest for your students and saves time for you. The activities can be used to supplement your instructional program, to reinforce skills and concepts, for extra credit assignments, or to assist substitute teachers. (Published by JosseyBass, 2016)
Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with HandsOn Activities, Grades 35
Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with HandsOn Activities, Grades 35 contains information, teaching strategies, and activities that support instruction for the Common Core Math Standards for these grade levels. The activities in this book focus on application of concepts or skills, demonstration of mathematical understanding, and critical thinking. They provide students with opportunities to collaborate with other students, utilize technology, and share ideas about math orally and in writing. (Published by JosseyBass, 2014)
Math Starters! 5 to 10Minute Activities Aligned with the Common Core Math Standards, Second Edition, Grades 612
Math Starters! 5 to 10Minute Activities Aligned with the Common Core Math Standards, Second Edition, for grades 612, follows the same general structure as the first edition. The material is thoroughly updated. Many problems have been revised, some have been retired, and new problems have been added. Many of the 662 problems are aligned with the Common Core Math Standards. Every standard for grades 612 is supported by at least one problem, and many standards are supported by two or more. Many of the other problems address skills related to specific standards. Each problem aligned with the standards is identified in the contents and in the text, and a Standards and Problems Chart at the beginning of the book makes selecting problems for your students easy. (Published by JosseyBass, 2013)
Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with HandsOn Activities, Grades 68
Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Handson Activities contains information, teaching strategies, and activities that directly support instruction for the Common Core Math Standards for grades 68. Over 100 activities in this book are designed to encourage students to apply their understanding of math concepts and skills, develop proficiency in computation, and think critically. The activities in this book also provide students with opportunities to collaborate with other students about mathematics, utilize technology, share ideas about math orally and in writing, and gain an appreciation of the importance of math to real life. (Published by JosseyBass, 2012)
Handson Math Projects with RealLife Applications, Second Edition, Grades 612
The second edition of Handson Math Projects with RealLife Applications for grades 612 contains 60 projects that will help your students apply math concepts, strategies, and skills to solve reallife, everyday problems. Each project promotes problemsolving, critical thinking, and decisionmaking and helps students to realize the relevance of math in their lives. The projects, which may be used with students of various grades and abilities, are organized in six sections: 1) Math and Science, 2) Math and Social Studies, 3) Math and Language, 4) Math and Art and Music, 5) Math and Sports and Recreation, and 6) Math and Life Skills. (Published by JosseyBass, 2006)
Handson Math Projects with RealLife Applications, Grades 35
Handson Math Projects with RealLife Applications for grades 35 contains 40 projects that emphasize problem solving, critical thinking, and cooperative learning, as well as the application of math skills and concepts. The projects can be used with students of various grades and abilities, are easily implemented, and link math to other disciplines, including science, social studies, language arts, art, recreation, and life skills. (Published by JosseyBass, 2009)
The Writing Teacher's Book of Lists, Second Edition
The Writing Teacher's Book of Lists, Second Edition is designed to help you teach writing more effectively. The book contains 90 lists and reproducible worksheets that provide students with information, ideas, and activities that can help them improve their writing skills. It will enable you to enhance your writing program and spark your students' interest in writing. (Published by JosseyBass, 2004)
Writing Workshop Survival Kit, Second Edition, Grades 512
A comprehensive, stepbystep resource, the Writing Workshop Survival Kit, Second Edition can help teachers create a dynamic writing classroom. Based on the writing process, the book includes activities, numerous reproducibles, and 100 minilessons that focus on different kinds of writing, writing techniques, and the mechanics of writing. Through an effective writing workshop, your students will learn to express themselves with clarity and competence. (Published by JosseyBass, 2006) 
