2021 FINALISTS - EDUCATION
See below for the list of 2021 finalists in the EDUCATION category, for books with a copyright date of 2020. Register to attend the virtual award ceremony (May 11-14, 2021) to learn which book wins Gold.
Antiracism and Universal Design for Learning: Building Expressways to Success
Author: Andratesha Fritzgerald
Publisher: CAST Professional Publishing
Drawing vivid lessons from her urban classrooms, Andratesha Fritzgerald shows teachers how to open new avenues of communication and skill-building to help Black and Brown students become expert learners who also feel honored and loved. The key? Blending antiracist principles with a science-based framework for inclusive teaching and learning.
Intern Talk: A Guide to Walking the Walk
Author: Anthony Louis
Publisher: City of Light Publishing
From navigating interviews and crafting résumés to effective networking and personal branding, Intern Talk is a career coach and adviser disguised as a book. It not only guides students in the pursuit of professional opportunities, but also offers a somewhat novel approach to achieving a lifetime of career success.
Sing Like Never Before: A Creative Look at Vocal Technique & Pedagogy for Singers & Voice Teachers
Author: Justin Stoney, illustrated by Mark Pate
Publisher: Mission Point Press
Sing Like Never Before was created to help Singers and Voice Teachers understand complex ideas and concepts while still keeping the fun and the Joy throughout the process. With its colorful artwork and entertaining style, Sing Like Never Before is making vocal technique practical and accessible for vocalists and pedagogues everywhere.
2020 WINNERS - EDUCATION
See below for the list of 2020 winners in the EDUCATION category, for books with a copyright date of 2019.
Raising Will: Surviving the Brilliance and Blues of ADHD
2020 Gold Winner
Author: Katherine Quie, PhD, LP
Publisher: Wise Ink Creative Publishing
"This memoir is the real deal. Read it. Laugh, cry, learn, fly, and discover the superpower embedded in the condition so misleadingly and inaccurately called ADHD." --Dr. Edward Hallowell, national ADHD expert and New York Times bestselling author
It's Okay to Say "They": Tips for Educator Allies of Transgender and Nonbinary Students
2020 Silver Winner
Author: Christy Whittlesey , PhD
Publisher: Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc.
This guide helps educators become better allies to transgender and nonbinary students by avoiding gendered language practices, designing inclusive curricula, and shaping conscientious school policies for students.
Step In, Step Up: Empowering Women for the School Leadership Journey
2020 Silver Winner
Author: Jane A.G. Kise and Barbara K. Watterston
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
This book guides women leaders through a twelve-week development journey to discover their personal leadership identity and overcome the gender barriers to leadership in education.
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