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Growth Mindset Lessons

Katherine Muncaster with Shirley Clarke

This essential handbook is for anyone looking to embed a growth mindset across their primary school.

With practical strategies, lesson plans and extensive examples this comprehensive resource takes the concept of growth mindset and turns it into a powerful reality.

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  Books For Young Learners (BYL):

  Our Books for Young Learners (BYL)
  PK-3 collection includes 174 titles in soft covers,
  82 of which are translated into Spanish

  • are leveled for shared, guided and independent reading, as well as by Fountas and Pinnell, Reading Recovery, & Descubriendo la lectura.

  • includes fiction and non-fiction, illustrations and photographs, multi-cultural themes, and a variety of trim sizes and formats across many genres of writing in 8,12,16 pages.

  • are appropriate for dual language instruction and assessment.

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Outstanding Formative Assessment:
Culture and Practice

Outstanding Formative Assessment: Culture and Practice

by Shirley Clarke

The most comprehensive of Shirley Clarke's titles includes updated key strategies and thinking, extensive full-color examples, and more focus on whole-school development and success than in her previous books.

Best-selling author Shirley Clarke provides a wealth of high quality ideas, practical strategies, classroom examples and whole-school case studies for teachers in primary and secondary schools.

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Books For Young Learners
 in Spanish

A collection of 82 fiction and nonfiction titles leveled by DLL

DLL has chosen BYL Spanish books for use in their assessment package.    

Ideal for ESL, LEP, Bilingual  classes, FLES, Partial Immersion, and Dual Language programs in the Primary grades.

Authentic adaptations by professional translators who are native speakers of Spanish.

Help students make the transition to English, or learn Spanish.

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Our Mission Statement

In 2017, we celebrated 35 years of
excellence in literacy education. 

Our publications include:

●High-quality classroom materials
  for grades PK-8

●Professional books for teachers
  and administrators.

The focus of Richard C. Owen Publishers, Inc. is literacy education with an emphasis on the teaching of reading and writing from a child-centered, meaning-centered perspective.

We believe that students become enthusiastic, independent,  life-long learners, and accomplished readers and writers, when supported and guided by skillful teachers. The books that we publish support these beliefs.

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