Publications

Books

Almarode, J. T., Fisher, D., & Frey, N. (In preparation). The new PLC. Better decisions, by design. 

Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. 


Almarode, J. T., Fisher, D., Thunder, K., Moore, S. D., Frey, N., & Hattie, J. A. C. (In preparation). Teaching 

Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 3 – 5. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.


Almarode, J. T., Fisher, D., Thunder, K., Frey, N., & Hattie, J. A. C. (In preparation). Teaching 

Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades K – 2. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.


Almarode, J. T., Fisher, D., Moore, S. D., Assof, J., Frey, N., & Hattie, J. A. C. (In Press). Teaching 

Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 6 - 8. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.


Almarode, J. T., Fisher, D., Assof, J., Frey, N., & Hattie, J. A. C. (In Press). Teaching Mathematics in the 

Visible Learning Classroom, Grades 9 – 12. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.


Almarode, J. T., Vandas, K. (In Press). Clarity for learning: Five essentials practices for empowering students  and teachers. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.  


Almarode, J., Fisher, D., Frey, N., & Hattie, J. A. (2018). Visible learning for science. What works best to optimize student learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.   


Almarode, J. T., & Miller, A. (2018). From snorkelers to scuba divers: Making the   elementary science classroom a place of engagement and deep learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

   

Almarode, J. T., & Miller, A. (2013). Captivate, activate, and invigorate the Student Brain is Science and Mathematics, Grades 6 – 12. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.   


Almarode, J., & Norcross, J. D. (2010). Dylan discovers his brain. Bloomington, IN: Author House.  

Articles

Almarode, J. T., Subotnik, R. F., & Lee, G. M. (In Review). Surface versus deep learning in STEM classrooms and the association between specialized STEM high schools and talent search program graduates reported level of college readiness. Research in the Schools. 

  

Tai, R. H., Maltese, A. V., Almarode, J. T., & Sadler, P. M. (In Review). The effect of high school chemistry  laboratories on performance in introductory college chemistry. International Journal of Science Education


Subotnik, R. F., Almarode, J. T., & Lee. G. M. (2016). STEM schools as incubators of talent development. Gifted Child Today, 39(4), 236-241.   


Almarode, J. T., Subotnik, R. F., & Lee, G. M. (2016). Specialized STEM high schools. Gifted Child Today Gifted Child Today, 39(4), 181-182.   


Almarode, J. T., Subotnik, R. F., & Lee, G. M. (2016). What works in specialized science high schools. Gifted Child Today, 39(4), 185-190.   


Almarode, J. T. (2016). Fishing without bait. The Children’s Engineering Journal. 

  

Almarode, J. T., Subotnik, R. F., Crowe, E., Tai, R. H., Lee, G. M., & Nowlin, F. (2014). Specialized high schools and talent search programs: Incubators for adolescents with high ability in STEM disciplines. Journal of Advanced Academics, 25(3), 307-331.   


Almarode, J. T. (2014). Engineering better brains in STEM. The Children’s Engineering Journal.   


Almarode, J. T. (2014). Engaged or not engaged…that is the question. Journal of the Association of   Teachers of Exceptional Children, 1, 27-32.   


Oh, K., Almarode, J. T., & Tai, R. H., (2013). An exploration of think-aloud protocols linked with eye-gaze tracking: are they talking about what they are looking at? Procedia – Social and Behavioral  Sciences 93, 184-198.  

 

Subotnik, R. F., Tai, R. H., Almarode, J. T., & Crowe, E. (2013). What are the value added contributions  of selective secondary schools of mathematics, science and technology to the preparation of scientists? Talent Development and Excellence, 5(1), 87-97. 


Loehr, J. F., Almarode, J. T., Tai, R. H., & Sadler, P. (2012). High school and college biology: A multi-level  model of the effects of high school courses on introductory course performance. Journal of  Biological Education, 1-8. 


Hazari, Z., Potvin, G., Tai, R. H. & Almarode, J. T. (2012). Motivation towards a graduate career in the  physical sciences: Gender differences and the impact on science career productivity. Journal of  College Science Teaching 41(4), 90-98. 


Dabney, K. P., Almarode, J. T., Tai, R. H., Sonnert, G., & Sadler, P. (2012). Out of school time science  activities and their association with career interest in STEM. International Journal of Science Education Part B, 1-17. 


Hazari, Z., Potvin, G., Tai, R. H. & Almarode, J. T. (2010). For the love of learning science: Connecting  learning orientation and career productivity in physics and chemistry. Physics Review Special  Topics – Physics Education Research, 6, 010107. 


Almarode, J. T., Hazari, Z., & Tai, R. H. (March, 2010). Gender differences in the timeline of career events  for physical scientists. Proceedings of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching,  USA. 


Subotnik, R., Tai, R. H., Rickoff, R., & Almarode, J. T. (2010). Specialized public high schools of science,  mathematics, and technology and the STEM pipeline: What do we know now and what will we know in five years? Roeper Review, 32, 7-16. 


Hazari, Z., Potvin, G., Tai, R. H. & Almarode, J. T. (2010). For the love of science: Learning orientation and physical science success. American Physical Society, APS April Meeting, February 13-16, Abstract #Z11.005.  


Almarode, J., & Almarode, D. (2008). Energizing students. Maximizing student attention and  engagement in the science classroom. The Science Teacher, 75, 32-35.   

Online

Blog featured on CorwinConnect, Know Thy Impact in the Science Classroom, http://corwin-connect.com/2018/03/change-your-thinking-change-your-classroom/


Blog featured on The Learning Exchange, Keeping the Focus on What Matters Most, https://thelearningexchange.ca/keeping-focus-on-what-matters-most-the-learning/


Blog featured on CorwinConnect, Change Your Thinking, Change Your Classroom, http://corwin-connect.com/2018/03/change-your-thinking-change-your-classroom/


Blog featured on CorwinConnect, 8 Ways to Increase the Engagement in Your Classroom, http://corwin-connect.com/2018/02/8-ways-increase-engagement-classroom/


Corwin Connect, Teacher Clarity is to Collective Effiacy as..., http://corwin-connect.com/2017/10/teacher-clarity-collective-teacher-efficacy/


CorwinConnect, Three Lessons from the Science of Learning, http://corwin-connect.com/2017/05/three-lessons-science-learning/ 


MindShift, How We Will Learn. https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/12/09/how-to-ensure-students-are-actively-engaged-and-not-just-compliant/


CorwinConnect, 5 Steps to Making Teaching Practice Visible, http://corwin-connect.com/2016/07/6702/  


CorwinConnect, 3 Decisions to Make 2016-17 Your Best School Year Yet, http://corwin-connect.com/2016/06/3-decisions-make-2016-17-best-school-year-yet/    


CorwinConnect with Newton, J. R., Using the SOLO Taxonomy with Diverse Learners, http://corwin-connect.com/2016/05/using-solo-taxonomy-diverse-learners/   


CorwinConnect, You Can Lead the Students to Class, but Can You Make Them Think?, http://corwin-connect.com/2015/06/you-can-lead-the-students-to-class-but-can-you-make-them-think/ 

Book Chapters

Almarode, J. T., & Daniel. D. B. (In Press). Neuroscience and education: Are we there yet? International Handbook on Teaching and Learning. New York, NY: Wiley.   


Almarode, J. T., Subotnik, R. F., Crowe, E., Tai, R. H., & Kolar, C. (In Press). Parent or guardian   characteristics and talented students’ persistence in STEM. In M. Sumida & K. Taber (Eds.), STEM for Gifted Learners. New York, NY: Routledge.   


Almarode, J. T. (2013). Student Engagement. In Instruction Anthology. Englewood, CO: Lead + Learn Press, Inc.

   

Tai, R. H., Fan, X., & Almarode, J. T. (2012). Levers of change case study: Teacher-based “value-  added” to the educational experiences of IMSA students. In R. Subotnik & E. Crowe (Eds.), Impacts of Teacher Evaluation and Professional Development on Student Outcomes. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.   


Subotnik, R. F., Edmiston, A., Lee, G. M., Almarode, J. T., Tai, R. H. (2012). Exploring intensive educational experiences for adolescents talented in science. In A. Ziegler & C. Perleth (Eds.), Excellence. Essays in Honour of Kurt A. Heller. Zurich, Switzerland: Lit Verlag Gmbh & Co.   


Subotnik, R. F., Tai, R. H., & Almarode, J. T. (2011). Study of the impact of selective SMT high schools:   Reflections on learners gifted and motivated in science and mathematics. In report published by the National Research Council on the Study of the Impact of Selective SMT High Schools.   


Tai, R. H., Fan, X., & Almarode, J. T. (2010). Advanced placement course enrollment and long-range   educational outcomes. In P.M Sadler, G. Sonnert, R.H. Tai, & K. Klopfenstein (Eds.), AP. A critical examination of the advanced placement program. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.  


Book Reviews: 


Almarode, J. (2009). The collaborative administrator: Working together as a professional learning community. Solution Tree, Inc. American School Board Journal, September, 2009. 


Invited Reviews: 


Almarode, J. T., & Tai, R. H. (2009). Inquiry-based learning: Questions posed and left unanswered. Science Education Review.  

Reports and Invited Articles

Almarode, J. T., Bradburn, I., Downer, J., Ruzek, E., & Jonas, D. (2015). Predicting on-time promotion to and literacy achievement in eighth grade in relation to public prekindergarten in Virginia. Submitted to the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation.  

 

Almarode, J. (2015). Activity-dependent plasticity of the brain. In Dorothy Justus Sluss, Supporting Play   in Early Childhood (2nd ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning.   


Harris, T., Barnes, S. K., Almarode, J., Kraenzle, H., & Grays, M. (2013). Virginia early childhood needs   assessment and fiscal mapping project. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Department of Social Services.  

 

Almarode, J. (2013). Keeping them engaged. A seminar training manual. Englewood, CO: Lead + Learn   Press, Inc.


Almarode, J. (January, 2013). Engaging the student mind, body, and heart. January Newsletter for the Central Valley Counseling Association.   


Almarode, J., Bosch, C. R., Desportes, L., Kretlow, A. G., Newton, J., Thunder, K., Showker, C., & Sproul,   J. (2012). Virginia college/university partnership laboratory planning grant. Final report.   Submitted to the Virginia Secretary of Education.   


Almarode, J. (2012). Helping young children decide what to be when they grow up starts early. The TTAC   Telegram, XVII(1), 3 – 5.