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November 20, 2015 09:26 ET

Educators Reveal Targeted Strategies for Long-Term Student Success

BLOOMINGTON, IN--(Marketwired - November 20, 2015) - Solution Tree, a premier educational publisher and professional development provider, has announced a powerful new title that brings together the most effective strategies for teaching diverse learners.

In Transformative Teaching, authors Kathleen Kryza, MaryAnn Brittingham, and Alicia Duncan share instructional tactics for guiding students to become lifelong learners, techniques to better cope with challenging students, and vital information on common misconceptions surrounding students with special needs. The book offers educators six learning foundations to reach all learners and urges educators to cultivate a culturally, academically, and emotionally responsive learning community.

This user-friendly resource has been enthusiastically praised by both educators and experts alike. "This book made me think, reflect, and grow," said Crystal Bratton, a special education teacher at Bloomington High School North in Indiana. "The authors have given the reader clear-cut information and then provided specific strategies. A must-read resource."

Patti Drapeau, a consultant for the Maine Department of Education added, "Transformative Teaching is an extremely practical book with valuable information and tools to help teachers transform their teaching practice. It is an excellent resource that I highly recommend."

By taking the specific measures outlined in Transformative Teaching, educators will be able to uncover the unique abilities of every student and ensure they develop the skills needed to thrive inside and outside the classroom.

Transformative Teaching is now available to order at

About the Authors

Kathleen Kryza, a former teacher, is a consultant and coach who has presented highly practical, brain-based, and inspirational workshops internationally for more than 20 years.

MaryAnn Brittingham helps educators working with students at risk. She is an instructor and supervisor of student teachers at the State University of New York at New Paltz.

Alicia Duncan is a program coordinator and consultant for Waterford School District in Michigan. She specializes in planning and implementing programming for English language learners and providing leadership support to instructors.

About Solution Tree

Solution Tree delivers comprehensive professional development to schools and districts around the world. Solution Tree has empowered K-12 educators to raise student achievement through a wide range of services and products including educator conferences, customized district solutions for long-term professional development, books, videos, online courses, and more.

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