“With a heavy emphasis on STEM and engaging trivia, this well-designed title is a quality introduction to the basics of electricity . . . Circuits, electromagnetism, batteries, and lightning are all topics explored in informational text with embedded experimental projects . . .”
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Nomad Press books fit perfectly into classrooms and homeschools!
Our books align with Common Core State Standards and almost all of them incorporate STEM/STEAM material that makes for an inspiring reading experience! Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measures are calculated for each book so you know exactly what level to expect. Primary sources and essential questions foster independent study, while Teachers’ Resource Guides offer even more support in the classroom. Inquiry-based projects strengthen connections between learning and real-life application.
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Using King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech in Your Classroom
August 25, 2016
Martin Luther King Jr. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on the day of the March What does race mean to you? Do you discuss race in your classroom or library? Do you make sure that the materials you use with your students are reflective of a diverse range of people? The anniversary of […]
11 Morning Meeting Ideas for Happy Classrooms!
August 23, 2016
Morning meetings are terrific opportunities to connect with your students, have them connect with each other, and set the tone for a day of enthusiastic learning! That’s a lot of benefits packed into 15-30 minutes a day! Do you need some morning meeting ideas to start your own? Maybe you’re looking for ideas to refresh […]
We Need Diverse NONFiction Books, Too!
August 18, 2016
If you’ve been paying any attention to the publishing business for the past several years, you’ll know that publishers, writers, illustrators, teachers, librarians, and parents are calling (and answering the call) for more diversity in the books we give to our children. The grassroots organization We Need Diverse Books has been instrumental in getting #WeNeedDiverseBooks […]
Five Fun Back-to-school Activities for Your Classroom!
August 16, 2016
All across the country, kids are folding themselves into new outfits, packing new backpacks, and crossing their fingers that they’ll find a friend or two in their new classroom. It’s the start of another year of school!
You’re Invited to a Free Webinar on Hooking Reluctant Readers!
August 11, 2016
You are invited to a free webinar all about reluctant readers! Tips on identifying reluctant readers, how to encourage them to read, and how to spot a book that a reluctant reader will love (hint: a lot of Nomad books qualify!)
Everything You Need To Know About the Perseid Meteor Shower!
August 9, 2016
Are you ready for the Perseid meteor shower? Many people look forward to this yearly exhibit of meteors, and this year has been predicted to be even better than ever. The Perseid meteor showers are supposed to peak between the night of August 11 and the early morning of August 12.