Publications

Dr. Silver has written for several educational blogs and websites. Here are just a few of her current writings.

Silver, Debbie (2017). The Worst Teaching Mistake I Ever Made   Education Week Teacher, Oct. 10.

Silver, Debbie (2017). Gratitude – A Double Gift.. Teaching and Living Using Spirituality, Oct.

Silver, Debbie (2017). Using Thrive Skills to Encourage Self-Motivation and Engagement. Corwin Connect, Sept. 20.

Silver, Debbie (2017). Plan to Take Care of Yourself in the New School Year, MiddleWeb, August 20.

Silver, Debbie (2017).  Is Social Emotional Learning Another “Self-Esteem Hoax?..”  Education Week, July 9.

Silver, Debbie (2017). Using Summer Break to Heal.  MiddleWeb,  July, 2017.

Silver, Debbie (2017). Why We Need to Move Beyond Grit to Thrive. Corwin Connect, May 30.

Silver, Debbie (2017). 4 Tips to Teaching Students SEL Skills.  MiddleWeb. April 16.

Silver, Debbie (2015). Goal of Classroom Management is to Have Power “With,” not “Over,” Kids.  January 24, Education Week Teacher, January 24.

Silver, Debbie (2015). A Beginner’s Look at Mindfulness.  Corwin Connect, April 29.

Silver, Debbie (2014). Stop Applauding: Essential Feedback Components for Fostering Growth Mindsets in Students. Corwin Connect, June 27.

Silver, Debbie (2014). Dealing With Toxic Teachers. Corwin Connect, September 25,

Silver, Debbie (2014). Freedom to Fall (And Get Up Again and Succeed.) Principal Leadership, January, 14. NASSP, pp. 48 -51.

Silver, Debbie (2012). Fostering Performance Character in the Classroom. Guest commenter for Larry Ferlazzo. Education Teachers Week. September 11.

Silver, Debbie (2012). Raising the Bar to Keep Students Motivated. The Journal of the Hawaii Association of Middle Schools, 24(2), pp. 1-3.

Silver, Debbie (2012). Helping Kids Learn to Succeed. Finding Common Ground Blog in Education Week, February 4.

Silver, Debbie (2012). “You’re Not the Boss of Me!” – Helping Kids Find a Healthy Sense of Self. The Growth Mindset Newsletter (9) February.

Silver, Debbie (2011).  Failure, There’s an “App” for that. ATPE Journal. Spring. P. 4.

Silver, Debbie (2011). Using the “Zone” to Help Reach Every Learner. Kappa Delta Pi Record, Fall, pp. 28-31.

Silver, Debbie (2011). Be Careful With the Praise: Teaching Kids to Be Successful.  NASSP online Journal. October 30.

Silver, Debbie (2004). Summer Institute National Consultant Perspectives. Association of Illinois Middle-Level Schools Newsletter, 28 (1). pp. 5 & 10.

Silver, Debbie (2004). More to Teaching Than Tests Can Tell. The Illinois School Board Journal, 72, (12). pp 37-38.

Silver, Debbie. (2003).  How to Deal With Angry Parents. New York State School Boards Association 4, (10), p.12.

Silver, Debbie (2002). Thinking “Outside the Lines.” Journal of the Massachusetts Computer Using Education 12,(3). pp 9-11,24-25.

Silver, Debbie (2001). Lighting Fire in the Middle. AIMS Journal for the Association of Illinois Middle Schools.

Silver, Debbie. (2001). Science Teaching: Beyond the Standards.  OnCUE Magazine 23. (7), pp 14-15.

Silver, Debbie (2001). Thinking “Outside the Lines.” PBS Tapped In (Online). Series 6/21/01.

Silver, Debbie (1999). Providing Meaningful, Positive Learning Experiences for All Students Through the Learning Cycle. A Bridge in the Middle: The Journal of the European League for Middle Level Education 9. December. pp 7-9.

Silver, Debbie. (1998). Engaging Students in the Learning Cycle. Principal, 77.(4). pp 62-63.

Silver, Debbie (1995).  We Make a Difference. Learning 24, (1). p 1.

Silver, Debbie. (1994). Science Fairs: Tired of the Same Old, Same Old? Science Scope 17, (5). pp. 12-16.

Books:

Silver, Debbie (2012). Fall Down 7 times, Get Up 8: Teaching Kids to Succeed. Corwin Press, Thousand Oaks, CA.

Silver, Debbie (2005). Drumming to the Beat of a Different Marcer: Finding the Rhythm for Teaching a Differentiated Classroom. .Incentive Publications: Nashville, TN.

Dissertation:

Silver, Debbie (1999). A Study of Teachers’ Perceptions About Staff Development Factors and Their Classroom Implementation of Reform-Based Science Instruction. Dissertation. College of Education, Louisiana Tech University. UMI Dissertation Information Service.