Welcome to the new home of Eye On Education on Routledge.com
The Taylor & Francis Group is excited to have Eye On Education as part of our Education publishing program. We thank you for your patience as we migrate EyeOnEducation.com over to the Routledge Website.
Dr. Sally J. Zepeda, professor and former K–12 administrator and teacher, is our Routledge Eye On Education Author of the Month for August! Dr. Zepeda is currently a professor at the University of Georgia in the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy and in the Program in Educational Administration and Policy.
Sally's latest book with Routledge, Job-Embedded Professional Development, publishes in early September!
The new school year is here! Be prepared and stock up on the latest Routledge Eye On Education titles!
We're offering 20% off all titles* through September 15th.
"All in all this is a must have resource for teachers at all grade levels. If you are a building-level leader do yourself a favor an purchase a copy for your school." Click through to read the full review!
Barbara Blackburn's latest has just received a glowing review from Middleweb. Click through to read the full review of the book that will give you "the keys to a rigorous classroom!"
Amy Benjamin, author June's Focus on Text, is our Eye On Education author of the month for July! Amy is the author of 14 different titles for Eye On Education and is an expert on integrating Common Core practices into the classroom. Read on for our special questionnaire with Amy!
The long days of summer are finally upon us, but they don't have to be lazy anymore! We've got a bunch of great new books to help you further your professional development while school's out for summer. See below for a small selection and visit our online catalog for a full listing of our titles!
Jessica Bennett, author of the recently published Common Core in the Content Areas: Balancing Content and Literacy, is our May author of the month! Read on to learn more about Jessica, her new book, and to find out how she'll be spending her summer vacation!
In our continuing efforts to bring you the best books, we'd like to know what matters most to you. Click through to learn more about our survey and your chance to win FREE books!
Heather Wolpert-Gawron, author of the recently published Writing Behind Every Door: Teaching Common Core Writing in the Content Areas and 2011's Tween Crayons and Curfews: Tips for Middle School Teachers, is our April author of the month! Read on to learn more about Heather, her new book, and to find out how she answered our Author of the Month Q&A!
New and Recently Published Books
What the BEST Teachers Know and Do!, 2nd Edition
Want to know a secret? Regardless of what classroom challenges, standards or initiatives you’re faced with from year to year, there are seven keys to great teaching that never change—and that are often overlooked! In this bestselling book, internationally-acclaimed authors Annette Breaux and Todd...
Published June 1st 2014 by Routledge
Do This--Not That!
Teachers are being bombarded with ideas for teaching nonfiction, but what really works? In this essential book, dynamic author Lori G. Wilfong describes ten best practices for teaching nonfiction and how to implement them in the classroom. She also points out practices that should be avoided,...
Published May 12th 2014 by Routledge
Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Language Standards in Grades 6-8
The Common Core’s language standards can seem overwhelming—students need to learn specific, complex grammar rules at each grade level. The Common Core Grammar Toolkit to the rescue! This comprehensive guide makes grammar instruction fun and meaningful. You will learn how to… • Teach the Common...
Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge
Using Student Interest to Bring Complex Texts to Life
Expecting students to jump right into a rigorous literature discussion is not always realistic. Students need scaffolding so that they will be more engaged and motivated to read the text and think about it on a deeper level. This book shows English language arts teachers a very effective way to...
Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge
A Toolkit for Teachers
Teachers are required to increase the rigor for students, but how? This book by bestselling author and rigor expert Barbara Blackburn has the answer! It is a treasure chest of more than 200 practical and highly-effective tools that can be used across grade levels and subject areas to increase...
Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge
Bringing Readers and Texts Together
The Common Core State Standards encourage teachers to use close reading as a means to help students access complex text. Many literacy experts believe close reading has the power to create strong, independent readers. But what does that really mean, and how does it work in the classroom?This book...
Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge
Balancing Content and Literacy
The Common Core is requiring literacy across the curriculum, but what does that mean for teachers of subjects like math, science, and social studies who have a lot of content to cover? In this essential book, author Jessica Bennett reassures you that you don’t have to abandon all of your great...
Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge
Teaching Common Core Writing in the Content Areas
For students to become college-ready writers, they must be exposed to writing throughout the school day, not just in English class. This practical book shows teachers in all subject areas how to meet the Common Core State Standards and make writing come alive in the classroom. Award-winning...
Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge
Exemplary Practices from Middle Schools, 2nd Edition
As middle school math teachers shift to the Common Core State Standards, the question remains: What do the standards actually look like in the classroom? This book answers that question by taking you inside of real, Common Core classrooms across the country. You’ll see how exemplary teachers are...
Published April 25th 2014 by Routledge
A Guide for School Leaders, Teachers, Counselors, and Parents
Students, parents, and school staff deserve a safe learning environment. Yet recent headlines of violence, bullying, and drug abuse have shown the vulnerability of schools. In this timely and important resource, leading expert Franklin Schargel provides leaders, teachers, counselors, parents, and...
Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge
Helping Students Analyze Nonfiction and Visual Texts
Help your students navigate complex texts in history/social studies and English language arts! This book shows you how to use a key tool—text-based questions—to build students’ literacy and critical thinking skills and meet the Common Core State Standards. You’ll learn how to ask text-based...
Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge
Technology isn’t just fun to use in the classroom, it can also make real improvements in students’ literacy development. In this book, authors Hilarie Davis and Bradford Davey show you how and why to use tech tools to help enhance the teaching of reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing....
Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge