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  1. July 2014 EOE Author of the Month: Amy Benjamin

    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!

  2. Summer Reading Season with Routledge Eye On Education

    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!

  3. Jessica Bennett is our Routledge Eye On Education Author of the Month for May!

    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!

  4. We Want to Hear What You Think!

    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!

  5. Routledge EOE Author of the Month, April: Heather Wolpert-Gawron

    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!

  6. Browse our new catalog for 2014!

    Our recently updated online catalog is divided by subject area, grade level, and more. Click through to start browsing now!

  7. Leadership for Instructional Rigor: Free Webinar with Barbara Blackburn

    Don't miss Barbara Blackburn's free LIVE webinar, this Friday, 3/14 at 2PM EST!

  8. Routledge EOE Authors of the Month! Jeremy Hyler & Troy Hicks

    We are pleased to announce Jeremy Hyler and Troy Hicks, co-authors of Create, Compose, Connect!, as our inaugural Routledge Eye On Education authors of the month! Read on for more information about their careers and a special Q&A!

  9. ASCD 69th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

    Routledge Eye On Education is heading to sunny Los Angeles for this year's ASCD conference! Stop by booth #333 for 20% off all titles, special giveaways, and our special author sigings! Victoria Bernhardt, Pete Hall, PJ Caposey, and Todd Whitaker will all be there at certain times! This is your chance to buy a copy of their latest title and get it signed!

    Read on to find out when our authors will be at our booth and for a selection of titles we'll have on display!

  10. Using Classroom Technology with Common Core Standards!

    Check out "Using Classroom Technology with Common Core Standards" featuring Jeremy Hyler and Troy Hicks, authors of Create, Compose, Connect!, presented by Incare 1:1 Technology. The interview aired on Thursday 2/27 and is now available for you to watch online!

    And don't forget to follow the authors on Twitter:
    Jeremy Hyler - @jeremybballer
    Troy Hicks - @HicksTro

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New and Recently Published Books

  1. Seven Simple Secrets

    What the BEST Teachers Know and Do!, 2nd Edition

    By Annette Breaux, Todd Whitaker

    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

  2. Nonfiction Strategies That Work

    Do This--Not That!

    By Lori G. Wilfong

    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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Common Core Grammar Toolkit

    Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Language Standards in Grades 6-8

    By Sean Ruday

    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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Can Pop Culture and Shakespeare Exist in the Same Classroom?

    Using Student Interest to Bring Complex Texts to Life

    By Kristine Gritter, Kathryn Schoon-Tanis, Matthew Althoff

    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

  5. Rigor in Your Classroom

    A Toolkit for Teachers

    By Barbara R. Blackburn

    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

  6. Close Reading in Elementary School

    Bringing Readers and Texts Together

    By Diana Sisson, Betsy Sisson

    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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Common Core in the Content Areas

    Balancing Content and Literacy

    By Jessica Bennett

    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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Writing Behind Every Door

    Teaching Common Core Writing in the Content Areas

    By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

    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

  9. Bringing the Common Core Math Standards to Life

    Exemplary Practices from Middle Schools, 2nd Edition

    By Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy

    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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Creating Safe Schools

    A Guide for School Leaders, Teachers, Counselors, and Parents

    By Franklin P. Schargel

    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 1st 2014 by Routledge

  11. Teaching With Text-Based Questions

    Helping Students Analyze Nonfiction and Visual Texts

    By Kevin Thomas Smith

    Help your students navigate complex texts in social studies and across the curriculum! 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 questions about...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  12. Tech Tools for Improving Student Literacy

    By Bradford T. Davey, Hilarie B. Davis

    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 4th 2014 by Routledge