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Top 25 Titles for 2014

These are the top selling titles for 2014

1. Quickstudy: Latin Grammar (Grades 7 – 12)
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by BarCharts Publishing

Looking to learn Latin? Learn the grammar principles with this QuickStudy Latin Grammar guide. This 4 page guide includes information on: the Latin alphabet, numerals, ordinals, capitalization, case system, word order, nouns, pronouns, articles, adjectives, comparatives and much more!

•Retail: $4.95  Our price: $4.70

2. Winter Olympics by Ruth Solski (Grades 4-8)
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by S & S Learning

This updated version includes Russia. Spark student patriotism and enthusiasm with a Winter Olympic celebration in you classroom. Stimulate interest and awareness in the history of the Winter Olympic Games and how they evolved. Study the traditions and the ceremonies hel before and after the Games. Develop an awareness of the types fo sporting events and the Canadian athletes participating in them. The Winter Olympics contains the following: Reproducible Information Sheets on Olympic History, Reproducible Follow up Activities for Olympic History, Winter Olympic and Paralympic Sports Information Sheets with Follow up Activities, 12 Biographies of Former Canadian Olympians with Follow up Activities, Winter Olympic Word Search, Olympic Crossword Puzzle, and Olympic Medal and Sporting Event Tracking Sheets. This updated version includes Sochi, Russia.

•Regular eBook: Retail $18.99 Our price $18.04
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3. Destiny Quest: A Guide for Educators (Grades 3-12)
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by ED-ucation Publishing

This educator’s guide is a comprehensive tool for your classroom or learning community to help get the most out of your Destiny Quest experience. This guide includes: a simple step-by-step guide to understand the components of Destiny Quest, sample lesson plans that follow the U.S. Common Core State Standards, a complementary website complete with extension activities, printable worksheets, assessments and how-to videos.

Retail: $9.99 Our Price: $9.49

4. Constitution Mini Booklet (Grades 3-7)
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by Engaging Lessons 

After discussing the Preamble, have your students complete this engaging activity in which they create a booklet by illustrating each line of the preamble to the constitution. Included is a teacher information page, as well as student pages to help the students better understand some of the harder vocabulary included in the preamble. This activity is the perfect way for students to gain a better understanding of the constitution in a very Creative Context!

Retail: $1.99 Our price: $1.89

5. Quickstudy: Statistics Equations & Answers (Grades 8 – 12)
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by BarCharts Publishing

Statistics problems can make the best students shudder as they near the classroom, but they need not worry any longer – QuickStudy is here to help! A comprehensive, up-to-date collection of tips and tricks for understanding statistics/probability. This 6 page guide includes information on: Descriptive Statistics, Probability Rules, Probability Distributions and much more! See more in this series

Retail: $5.95 Our price: $5.65

6. Systematic Sequential Phonics They Use for Beginning Readers of All Ages (Grades K – 5)
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by Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Help beginning readers of any age learn phonics through Word Wall and Making Words activities! Supports the Four-Blocks Literacy Model.

Retail: $14.99 Our Price: $14.24

7. Common Core 4 Today (Grades K – 5)
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by Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Build a foundation and focus on what matters most for math readiness with Common Core Math 4 Today: Daily Skill Practice for fourth grade. This 96-page comprehensive supplement contains standards-aligned reproducible activities designed to focus on critical math skills and concepts that meet the Common Core State Standards. Each page includes 16 problems to be completed during a four-day period. The exercises are arranged in a continuous spiral so that concepts are repeated weekly. An assessment for the fifth day is provided for evaluating students’ understanding of the math concepts practiced throughout the week.

Retail: $6.99 Our price: $6.64

8. Using Google Docs in the Classroom (Grades 6-8)
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by Teacher Created Resources

Google Docs is a free online software suite of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, forms, and drawing programs. All files are stored by Google and are accessible from any computer that has Internet access. The format allows students to create, edit, share, and collaborate on documents with their peers-in the classroom or at home. Every activity has been used in the classroom (successfully!) and can be done in a 45 minute computer lab session. The activities are ready to use-or they can be adapted to fit your specific lessons plans. Discover how fun collaborative learning can be as you and your students participate in this innovative style of learning using the latest in technology. Bonus for e-book buyers: Although the book is printed in black and white, you can print the e-book pages in either black and white or full color!

Regular eBook Retail: $14.99 Our Price: $14.24
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9. Language Arts: Common Core 4 Today (Grades K – 5)
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by Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Build a foundation and focus on what matters most for language arts and reading readiness with Language Arts 4 Today: The Common Core Edition for fifth grade. This 96-page comprehensive supplement contains standards-aligned reproducible activities designed to focus on critical language arts skills and concepts that meet the Common Core State Standards. Each page includes 16 questions to be completed during a four-day period. The exercises are arranged in a continuous spiral so that concepts are repeated weekly. An assessment for the fifth day is provided for evaluating students’ understanding of the language arts concepts practiced throughout the week.

Retail: $6.99 Our price: $6.64

10. Student Workbook/Study Guide: Chains
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by BMI Educational Services 

Containing numerous literary activities such as worksheets and vocabulary games, this Student Workbook/Study Guide is integral to benefiting students with the skills they need to prepare for state standardized tests. Lesson plans can easily be organized from an array of reproducible exercises shaped to enhance critical thinking skills and analytical competency.

This eBook is an entry in the BMI Level 1 Literature Guides series, comprised of the following titles: Al Capone Does My Shirts; The Cay; Chains; Copper Sun; The Giver; Holes; The Lightning Thief; The Watsons Go to Birmingham; Rules; No Talking; Flush; Diary of a Wimpy Kid; Graveyard Book; Al Capone Shines My Shoes; Three Cups of Tea; Esperanza Rising. All aforementioned eBook Literature Guides can be viewed by clicking on the ‘View All In Series’ button to the left.

Regular eBook Retail: $16.95 Our Price: $16.10
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 11. All About the Winter Olympics by Ruth Solski (Grades 2-3)
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by S & S Learning

Develop reading comprehension and expressive speaking skills during the reading and reciting of enjoyable and pleasurable fun-filled rhymes. During the process of reading the rhymes other phonetic and language skills can be taught or reviewed. Includes 17 illustrated Nursery Rhymes, 17 lesson plans, 34 half page lessons. This updated version includes Sochi, Russia.

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Regular eBook Retail: $16.99 Our Price: $16.14
Enhanced eBook  Retail: $21.99 Our Price: $20.89

12. Math-Tutor: Mastering Algebra Skills – Mark Twain Media (Grades 4 – 12)
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by Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Written for students who are struggling in math, Math Tutor: Mastering Algebra Skills is an excellent tool for providing additional concept reinforcement. Each lesson in this book contains an section to instruct and simplify math concepts, as well as an section to help students grasp concepts on their own. Topics covered include fractions, order of operations, expressions and equations with variables, solving linear equations, polynomials, and more! It is great for use in the classroom or at home and fully supports NCTM standards! Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character. Mark Twain Media also provides innovative classroom solutions for bulletin boards and interactive whiteboards. Since 1977, Mark Twain Media has remained a reliable source for a wide variety of engaging classroom resources.

Retail: $5.99 Our price: $5.69

13. Sight Words Sentences: Cut and Paste (Grades K-1)
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by Creative Teaching Press

Over 100 Sight Words Featured
Help beginning readers master over 100 sight words using the unique, hands-on approach in this resource. Step-by-step directions tell how to use the sight words on each reproducible to teach an entire lesson reinforcing sight word recognition, sentence structure, vocabulary development, and higher level comprehension skills.

Retail: $9.99 Our price: $9.49

14. Reading Comprehension and Skills, Kelley Wingate Series (Grades 1 – 6)
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by Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Reading Comprehension and Skills for second grade is designed to help students develop a strong foundation of reading basics so that they will become competent readers who can advance to more challenging texts. It includes engaging passages and stories about a variety of subjects to appeal to al readers. The book also encourages vocabulary development and reinforces reading comprehension through leveled activity pages that target each student’s individual needs for support. Kelley Wingate ‘s Reading Comprehension and Skills series is the perfect choice for both teachers and parents. This valuable reading and comprehension skills practice book provides nearly 100 reproducible pages of exciting activities, 96 durable flash cards, and a motivating award certificate. The differentiated activity pages give students the practice they need at a level that is perfect to help them master basic reading comprehension skills necessary to succeed and are great for use at both school and home.

Retail: $11.99 Our price: $11.39

15. Spectrum Math Word Problems (Grades 2 – 8)
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by Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Spectrum Word Problems for grade 4 includes practice for essential math skills, such as real world applications, multi-step word problems, fractions, decimals, geometry, preparing for algebra and much more. Spectrum¬Æ Word Problems supplement to classroom work and proficiency test preparation. The series provides examples of how the math skills students learn in school apply to everyday life with challenging, multi-step word problems. It features practice with word problems that are an essential part of the Common Core State Standards. Word problem practice is provided for essential math skills, such as fractions, decimals, percents, metric and customary measurement, graphs and probability, and preparing for algebra and more.Place description here (where tip is)

Retail: $6.99 Our price: $6.64

16. Revisit, Reflect, Retell, Updated Edition: Time-Tested Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension (Grades K-8)
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by Heinemann Publishing

Linda Hoyt’s updated edition of Revisit, Reflect, Retell is loaded with new features and several new strategies. A new first chapter shows how to deepen students’ engagement and reviews the research thoroughly. New correlation tables link Linda’s strategies to the comprehension strands and to Robert Marzano’s Classifications of Thinking. This product includes an eBook (PDF) and a Zip file which includes full-color, customizable learning tools from the text.

Retail: $35.63 Our price: $33.84

17. Mathematics: Drill and Practice (Grade 1 – 6)
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by Hayes School Publishing

Skill and problem solving activities with equal emphasis on skill and concept development. Ideal supplement for any current text. Adding and subtracting large numbers, multiplying, dividing, decimals, measurements, fractions, time, finding areas, finding volumes, multiplying and dividing fractions, solid shapes, and more.

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18. Common Core Math Workouts, by Karice Mace (Grades 7 – 8)
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by Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Each page in the Common Core Math Workouts for grade 6 contains two “workouts” – one for skills practice and one for applying those skills to solve a problem. These workouts make great warm-up or assessment exercises. They can be used to set the stage and teach the content covered by the standards. They can also be used to assess what students have learned after the content has been taught. Content is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and includes Geometry, Ratio and Proportional Relationships, The Number System, Expressions and Equations, and Statistics and Probability. The workbooks in the Common Core Math Workouts series are designed to help teachers and parents meet the challenges set forth by the Common Core State Standards. They are filled with skills practice and problem-solving practice exercises that correspond to each standard. With a little time each day, your students will become better problem solvers and will acquire the skills they need to meet the mathematical expectations for their grade level.

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19. Multiplication: Timed Facts for Grades 4-6
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by On The Mark Press

Strengthen students’ speed and accuracy on their multiplication facts. Each drill page concentrates on a specific area. Each level has a daily practice page, a home practice page, an extra practice page and a review test page. 40+ reproducible drill worksheets. The extra practice drill sheet is to be used with students still having difficulty recalling facts quickly and accurately. It is a different approach to the timed drill method. This requires the student to complete the fact with its missing number. This different approach helps the students remember the facts more quickly. Supports Common Core Standards for Mathematics Gr. 3. See more in this series.

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20. Quickstudy: Microeconomics (Grades 8 – 12)
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by BarCharts Publishing

This 4 page guide outlines concepts and principles of microeconomics in an easy to understand format. It contains information on: supply and demand, elasticity and production costs, perfect competition and monopoly, resource markets, wage determination and externalities, labor supply and much more. More in this series

Retail: $4.95 Our price: $4.70

21. Student Workbook/Study Guide: The Book Thief (Grades 7 – 12)
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by BMI Educational Services

This Student Workbook/Study Guide consists of a variety of reproducible literary activities, such as vocabulary games and worksheets, in anticipation of state standardized tests. This collection of exercises will help amplify students’ analytical aptitude and critical thinking skills, and are easily incorporated into your pre-existing lesson plans.

This eBook is an entry in the BMI Level 3 Literature Guides series, comprised of the following titles: The Great Gatsby; Of Mice and Men; Speak; Tears of a Tiger; To Kill a Mockingbird; Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl; The Book Thief; The Pearl; Sunrise Over Fallujah; The Crucible; Hoops; Stargirl; Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night; Hunger Games; I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; Miracle Boys; Kite Runner. All aforementioned eBook Literature Guides can be viewed by clicking on the ‘View All In Series’ button to the left.

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22. Think and Draw: Math Solutions You Can See (Grades K-2)
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by Primary Concepts

These carefully sequenced, creative, and often humorous math exercises will give your students important math, reading, and reasoning practice – and they are lots of fun. Each page contains one developmentally appropriate math problem, written with easy-to-read phonetic words, along with age-appropriate high frequency words. A child reads the problem, illustrates it on the page, and then fills in the answer. One teacher we know tells her students that when they draw their solutions, they are giving her a “postcard to their brains!” Did a student get the wrong answer because he could not read the words, or because he could not do the math? A look at his illustration will tell you.

Retail: $14.95 Our price: $14.20

23. Daily Paragraph Editing (Grades 2 – 8)
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by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

Evan-Moor Common Core Top Pick

Evan-Moor’s “Daily Paragraph Editing” series contains engaging student practice in language arts skills. Contained in each individual eBook are 36 lessons, each including 4 relevant paragraphs with errors in punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and language, as well as a writing prompt. Also contains reproducible teacher and student resources, including an editing checklist, language handbook and editing key. Aligned to Common Core State Standards. Get E-Lessons (smaller segments) for this product

Retail: $23.99 Our price: $22.79

24. Building Skills (Grade 1 – 6)
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by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

Easily build spelling skills! Evan-Moor’s popular series is a teacher favorite and perfect for developing your students’ spelling competencies. Each individual digital resource contains 30 spelling units – each individual unit a comprehensive compilation of grade-level word lists, reproducible practice activities, targeted skills, and dictation sentences. Also included are spelling strategies, teaching ideas, an answer key and even more reproducible forms, including forms for record keeping and weekly testing. Get E-Lessons (smaller segments) for this product

Retail: $21.99 Our price: $20.89

25. Daily Math (Canadian Edition) (Grades 1 – 8)
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by Chalkboard Publishing

Chalkboard Publishing “Daily Math” series is a great asset to any Canadian classroom! Develop and strengthen crucial math skills with consistent daily practice. This eBook contains reproducible math activities – each week day is dedicated to a specific math strand, such as measurement, geometry, number sense, patterning and algebra or data management. The “Daily Math” series is perfect for use with a small or whole group, and is also an ideal supplement when you are working individually with students.

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Top Selling Titles -December 2014

These are the top selling titles for December 2014

1. Discovering Ancient Civilizations (Grade 4-6)
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by Educational Impressions

The open-ended exercises in this book were designed to extend the imagination and creativity of your students. There are 57 reproducible activities to stimulate your study of Ancient History.

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2. Mathematics: Drill and Practice (Series: Grades 1-6)
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by Hayes School Publishing

Skill and problem solving activities with equal emphasis on skill and concept development. Ideal supplement for any current text. Place value, rounding numbers, addition, subtraction, problem solving, measurements, multiplying, dividing, averages, money, fractions, decimals and more.

 

3. Math: Common Core 4 Today (Series: Grades K – 5)
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by Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Build a foundation and focus on what matters most for math readiness with Common Core Math 4 Today: Daily Skill Practice for kindergarten. This 96-page comprehensive supplement contains standards-aligned reproducible activities designed to focus on critical math skills and concepts that meet the Common Core State Standards. Each page includes 16 problems to be completed during a four-day period. The exercises are arranged in a continuous spiral so that concepts are repeated weekly. An assessment for the fifth day is provided for evaluating students’ understanding of the math concepts practiced throughout the week.

4. Essential Skills And Practice (Series: Grades Pre – 2)
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by Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Essential Skills and Practice for your second grade student supports Common Core State Standards and provides essential practice in language arts, math, science and social studies. Fun and educational pages include important second grade topics such as plural words, nouns and verbs, addition and subtraction, graphing and geography. You will find all the skill and practice you second grader needs for school success! Essential Skills and Practice is your all-in-one source for school success! A variety of learning activities support Common Core State Standards and provide academic enrichment for young children in pre-kindergarten through grade 2. Black-and-white pages include high-interest reading passages, math challenge questions, science experiments, crossword puzzles, word searches, and more. Essential Skills and Practice will please parents and children alike with plenty of fun and educational activities.

5. Sight Words Sentences: Cut and Paste (Grades K-1)
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by Creative Teaching Press

Over 100 Sight Words Featured
Help beginning readers master over 100 sight words using the unique, hands-on approach in this resource. Step-by-step directions tell how to use the sight words on each reproducible to teach an entire lesson reinforcing sight word recognition, sentence structure, vocabulary development, and higher level comprehension skills.

6. PHYSICAL SCIENCE: Differentiated Critical Thinking Activities (Grades 5-8)
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by Educational Impressions

Students explore a variety of topics in the physical, earth or life sciences. Each area of study includes background information and a set of interdisciplinary activities: language arts, social studies, science, math, the arts, and contributors. Four sub-topics and enrichment activities are also provided for each area of study.  This title is also available in E-Lessons (smaller segments) for ease of use and cost effective pricing.

7. EARTH SCIENCE: Differentiated Critical-Thinking Activities  (Grades 5-8)
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by Educational Impressions

Students explore a variety of topics in the physical, earth or life sciences. Each area of study includes background information and a set of interdisciplinary activities: language arts, social studies, science, math, the arts, and contributors. Four sub-topics and enrichment activities are also provided for each area of study. This title is also available in  E-Lessons (smaller segments) for ease of use and cost effective pricing

8. LIFE SCIENCE: Differentiated Critical-Thinking Activities (Grades 5-8)
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by Educational Impressions

Students explore a variety of topics in the physical, earth or life sciences. Each area of study includes background information and a set of interdisciplinary activities: language arts, social studies, science, math, the arts, and contributors. Four sub-topics and enrichment activities are also provided for each area of study. This title is also available in  E-Lessons (smaller segments) for ease of use and cost effective pricing

9. Australia by Cheryl Striveildi (Continents series: Grades 3-4)
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by ABDO Publishing Company

These ebooks explore the characteristics that makes each continent unique. Going through countries, climate, animal life and much, much more.

10. How to be Brilliant at Christmas Time (Grades 3-6)
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by Brilliant Publications

Blackline masters written by a working primary teacher who appreciates the need for Christmas activities which are great fun, easily administered and also worthwhile and relevant within the curriculum. Many of the sheets are language and math based. Others deal with religious education, art and design, and other areas of the curriculum.  Be sure to check out all the titles in the series “How to be Brilliant”

Honorable mention goes to the following:
Daily Math Lessons by Chalkboard Publishing

Stay tuned for more top ten selling title for January AND 2014!

New Products for December 2014

Great to products added to our warehouse of Educational resources and titles.

Carson-Dellosa added 75 new and updated products to their line up.
Screen Shot 2015-02-03 at 1.18.30 PMThere are dozens of titles focused on elementary aged students, helping students develop those basic skills that will help them be successful.  Don’t miss these wonderful new titles!

Crabtree Publishing added 79 new and updated products to their line up.
Screen Shot 2015-02-03 at 12.49.20 PMYou will find nonfiction titles, Word Wizard titles and book all about animals, geared toward elementary ages.  Yet… there’s more with biographical, historical and much more for students middle through high school.  Check out these wonderful resources for your classroom.

Gallopade International added 25 new and updated products to their line up.
Screen Shot 2015-02-03 at 12.56.20 PMYou will find fun resources for all 50 states in the United States, geared toward elementary ages students.  Also there are wonderful new titles dedicated to Black History.  Don’t miss these wonderful titles while working with your lesson plans!
Ready-Ed Publications added 21 new and updated products to their line up.
Screen Shot 2015-02-03 at 1.02.13 PMDo you science lessons to plan? You should check out the wonderful new collection from Ready-Ed.  These titles are all geared for students ages 10-12 and will open their eyes to the wonder world around them.  Don’t miss these!

Also, the following publishers updated many of their titles in the month of December.

On The Mark Press

Remedia Publications 

Saddleback Educational Publishing

S&S Learning

Educational Impressions

Milliken Publishing

Teaching and Learning Company

Check back often for more news on the latest products from our top selling publishers!