Education: Collections

​Bestsellers

  • Your First Year

    How to Survive and Thrive as a New Teacher

    By Todd Whitaker, Madeline Whitaker, Katherine Whitaker

    Learn all the essentials for making your first year of teaching a success! In this exciting new book, internationally renowned educator Todd Whitaker teams up with his daughters--Madeline, an elementary teacher, and Katherine, a secondary teacher--to share advice and inspiration. They offer…

    Paperback – 2016-05-02
    Routledge

  • Dealing with Difficult Parents

    2nd Edition

    By Todd Whitaker, Douglas J. Fiore

    Communicating with parents is one of the most challenging and potentially stressful tasks that teachers face on a daily basis. Whether trying to resolve a heated argument or delivering bad news, it is essential to know how to handle difficult situations and establish positive relationships with…

    Paperback – 2015-11-06
    Routledge

  • Get Organized!

    Time Management for School Leaders, 2nd Edition

    By Frank Buck

    In today’s world, we’re often overwhelmed by our digital devices, stacks of paper, and constant interruptions. Get Organized! outlines a complete organizational system for the busy school leader. Providing you with simple tools and techniques to bring order and control to your personal and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

  • Data, Data Everywhere

    Bringing All the Data Together for Continuous School Improvement, 2nd Edition

    By Victoria L. Bernhardt

    The latest book from best-selling author Victoria L. Bernhardt is an easy-to-read primer that describes what it takes to achieve student learning growth at every grade level, in every subject area, and with every student group. In this new edition, readers will learn how to use data to inform their…

    Paperback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge

  • Math Workshop in Action

    Strategies for Grades K-5

    By Nicki Newton

    Find out how Math Workshops engage students and increase learning. This practical book from bestselling author Dr. Nicki Newton explains why Math Workshops are effective and gives you step-by-step instructions for implementing and managing your own workshop. You’ll find out how to... create a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge

  • It's Not What You Teach But How

    7 Insights to Making the CCSS Work for You

    By Nancy Sulla

    How do we prepare students to become problem-finders, innovators, and entrepreneurs who can thrive in a global society? The Common Core charts a pathway to success, yet we know that checking off each standard one by one will not achieve the kind of results we want. This powerful book by bestselling…

    Paperback – 2015-05-26
    Routledge

  • 101 Answers for New Teachers and Their Mentors

    Effective Teaching Tips for Daily Classroom Use, 3rd Edition

    By Annette Breaux

    Now in its third edition, this bestseller has remained popular, relevant, and a must-read for new teachers, mentors, administrators, and staff development professionals. Appropriate for individual or collaborative study, this book provides simple, practical solutions to the challenges experienced…

    Paperback – 2015-04-24
    Routledge

  • Teacher-Made Assessments

    How to Connect Curriculum, Instruction, and Student Learning, 2nd Edition

    By Christopher R. Gareis, Leslie W. Grant

    Assessment is not only a measure of student learning, but a means to student learning. This bestselling book guides you in constructing and using your own classroom assessments, including tests, quizzes, essays, and rubrics to improve student achievement. You will learn how to weave together…

    Paperback – 2015-04-01
    Routledge

  • What Connected Educators Do Differently

    By Todd Whitaker, Jeffrey Zoul, Jimmy Casas

    Todd Whitaker, Jeffrey Zoul, and Jimmy Casas are widely acclaimed experts on teaching and leading and are pioneers in the education twitterverse, and now they are sharing their best practices! In What Connected Educators Do Differently, they show how being a connected educator—by using social media…

    Paperback – 2015-02-18
    Routledge

  • Dealing with Difficult Teachers, Third Edition

    By Todd Whitaker

    This book provides tips and strategies to help school leaders improve, neutralize, or eliminate resistant and negative teachers. Learn how to handle staff members who gossip in the teacher's lounge, consistently say "it won't work" when any new idea is suggested, send an excessive number of student…

    Paperback – 2014-07-09
    Routledge

  • Inquiry and Innovation in the Classroom

    Using 20% Time, Genius Hour, and PBL to Drive Student Success

    By A.J. Juliani

    Careers in the 21st century are changing, but traditional education methods are not preparing students for these new jobs and demands. In this thought-provoking book, esteemed educator A.J. Juliani describes how we need to modify our classrooms to instill in students the drive for inquiry and…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2014-06-02
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2014-05-01
    Routledge

  • Descriptosaurus

    Supporting Creative Writing for Ages 8–14, 2nd Edition

    By Alison Wilcox

    Reviews of the first edition "This book is a treasure trove of descriptive language... Highly recommended for both teachers and parents. I wish I’d had a copy of this book when I was a full time English teacher! Invest in a copy today; you’ll be glad you did." Sue Cowley, bestselling author,…

    Hardback – 2013-03-05
    Routledge

  • Guided Math in Action

    Building Each Student's Mathematical Proficiency with Small-Group Instruction

    By Nicki Newton

    Teachers, coaches, and supervisors will learn how to help elementary school students build mathematical proficiency with standards-based, differentiated, small-group instruction with the strategies in this book. Both novice and veteran educators will gain in-depth knowledge for conducting effective…

    Paperback – 2013-02-08
    Routledge

  • Teaching Practices from America's Best Urban Schools

    A Guide for School and Classroom Leaders

    Discover the teaching practices that make the biggest difference in student performance! This practical, research-based book gives principals, teachers, and school administrators a direct, inside look at instructional practices from top award-winning urban schools. The authors provide detailed…

    Paperback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge

  • Rigor Is NOT a Four-Letter Word

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara R. Blackburn

    Learn how to increase rigor so that all students can reach higher levels of learning! With this new edition of a teacher-tested best seller, you get practical ideas for increasing text complexity, providing scaffolding during reading instruction, creating open-ended projects, and much more. The…

    Paperback – 2012-11-02
    Routledge

  • Vocabulary Strategies That Work

    Do This—Not That!

    By Lori G. Wilfong

    Update your vocabulary practices to meet the Common Core and improve students' word knowledge! This new, clearly-structured guide shows you how. It's packed with engaging, research-based, classroom-ready strategies for teaching vocabulary.  Topics include... Selecting meaningful words for…

    Paperback – 2012-10-29
    Routledge

  • Rigor Made Easy

    Getting Started

    By Barbara R. Blackburn

    Bestselling author and noted rigor expert Barbara Blackburn shares the secrets to getting started, maintaining momentum, and reaching your goals. Learn what rigor looks like in the classroom, understand what it means for your students, and get the keys to successful implementation. Learn how to use…

    Paperback – 2012-03-01
    Routledge

  • What Great Principals Do Differently

    Eighteen Things That Matter Most, 2nd Edition

    By Todd Whitaker

    Inspire yourself and others with the second edition of this best-selling book. With heartfelt advice, practical wisdom, and examples from the field, Todd Whitaker explains the qualities and practices that distinguish great principals. New features include: Developing an accurate sense of self…

    Paperback – 2011-11-01
    Routledge

  • What Great Teachers Do Differently

    17 Things That Matter Most, 2nd Edition

    By Todd Whitaker

    Book In the second edition of this renowned book, you will find pearls of wisdom, heartfelt advice, and inspiration from one of the nation’s leading authorities on staff motivation, teacher leadership, and principal effectiveness. With wit and understanding, Todd Whitaker describes the beliefs,…

    Paperback – 2011-11-01
    Routledge

  • Study Guide: What Great Teachers Do Differently, 2nd Edition

    17 Things That Matter Most

    By Todd Whitaker

    Written to accompany the second edition of Todd Whitaker's best-selling title, What Great Teachers Do Differently, this study guide can be used by facilitators and participants in seminars, book study groups, or other professional development events. The variety of activities and strategies in this…

    Paperback – 2011-11-01
    Routledge

  • Professional Development

    What Works, 2nd Edition

    By Sally J. Zepeda

    This top-selling book will serve as the compass and road map to your school’s professional development journey. A comprehensive and authoritative resource you will go to again and again, this book helps guide principals, directors of professional development, school/district committees, and other…

    Paperback – 2011-09-01
    Routledge

  • Students Taking Charge

    Inside the Learner-Active, Technology-Infused Classroom

    By Nancy Sulla

    Students Taking Charge: Inside the Learner-Active, Technology-Infused Classroom focuses on increasing academic rigor, fostering student engagement, and increasing student responsibility for learning. Teachers and administrators who recognize the needs of today's society and students, and their…

    Paperback – 2011-05-25
    Routledge