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On Wednesday, December 5, the New Jersey State Board of Education honored Dumar Burgess, principal of Hawthorne Elementary School in Willingboro, [...]
The Joint Committee on the Public Schools, comprised of legislators from both the NJ General Assembly and NJ State Senate, heard public testimony on December 4 on the issue of New Jersey’s accountability system [...]
Even though the month of October has come and gone, events and activities celebrating New Jersey’s principals and school leaders continue on! NJPSA is proudly facilitating a Principal Shadowing Experience with the New Jersey [...]
The State Board of Education met on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018. Vice President Kathy Goldenberg of Moorestown ran the meeting in President Areclio Aponte’s absence. The meeting began with a report by the 2018-2019 [...]
The Securing Our Children’s Future bond referendum, Public Question #1 on the November 6 ballot, is strongly supported by both Democrat and Republican lawmakers, and statewide business, education and labor organizations. The ballot [...]
This peer-reviewed scholarly journal is full of educational articles on many varied subjects written by NJPSA members. All administrators will find something helpful in this publication.
The Main Idea
Through our partnership with The Main Idea, NJPSA is happy to provide our members with this free benefit that gives you unlimited access to the comprehensive educational information you want in the time-saving, manageable format that you need. In short, you now have access to professionally condensed summaries of the most important educational books available today.
To read these summaries, go to themainidea.net, click on Past Book Titles, and login using reading as the password:
Click on the image of each book to download the pdf.
Be sure to check back every month to see the new book summaries that have been added to The Main Idea.
Check out these awesome books written by NJPSA members Judith Brendel, Dennis Fare, James Pedersen, Brad Currie, and Spike Cook.
PARCC ELA/Literacy Assessments
Common Core: PARCC ELA/Literacy Assessments Grades 3 and 4. Created by a team of curriculum experts, these books feature step-by-step standards-aligned instruction, full-length practice tests for all question types — Interactive Reading, Literary Analysis, Narrative Writing, and Research Simulation, expert guidance for dealing with authentic texts, including tips, strategies, and graphic organizers, and easy-to-navigate lessons equip students with the research and writing skills needed to ensure success on the PARCC® ELA Assessments.