Education: Events

30th Annual High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference

2016Jul. 13th16th

Location: Louisville, KY

Come visit Routledge Eye On Education for the 30th Annual HSTW Staff Development Conference! Stop by booth 203 for 20% off all our books, including new and bestselling titles by Joe Hendershott, Barbara Blackburn, Todd Whitaker, and many more! Learn more about this conference!

HSTW Sessions by Routledge Authors

Joe Hendershott, Friday at 10:30am, 1pm, and 3:30pm

Jeremy Koselak and Brad Lyall, Thursday at 1pm

Carla Tantillo Philibert, Friday at 1pm, Saturday at 8am

Martha Caldwell, Thursday at 2:15pm

Tammy Jones and Leslie Texas, Thursday at 8am, 1pm, Friday at 8am, 1pm, 2:15pm, 3:30pm and Saturday at 8am

If you can't make it to this year's HSTW conference, you can still take advantage of the 20% discount valid through August 15! You can view the entire booklist here and some key titles are highlighted below.

  • The Revitalized Tutoring Center

    A Guide to Transforming School Culture

    By Jeremy Koselak, Brad Lyall

    Tapping into the existing resources and staff available within your school, The Revitalized Tutoring Center provides an effective strategy to improve instruction and student performance. This practical guide shares the blueprint, best practices, and resources necessary to create and implement a…

    Paperback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge

  • Strategic Journeys for Building Logical Reasoning, K–5

    Activities Across the Content Areas

    By Tammy Jones, Leslie Texas

    Help your students develop logical reasoning and critical thinking skills. This new book from bestselling authors and popular consultants Tammy Jones and Leslie Texas offers authentic logic-building activities and writing strategies that can be used across all subject areas in grades K–5. Filled…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Strategic Journeys Series

  • Everyday SEL in Elementary School

    Integrating Social-Emotional Learning and Mindfulness Into Your Classroom

    By Carla Tantillo Philibert

    In this new book from educational consultant Carla Tantillo Philibert, you’ll gain practical strategies for teaching social-emotional learning (SEL), mindfulness, and movement to help your elementary students maintain positive relationships, assume responsibility, become bodily aware, and grow into…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01
    Routledge

  • Everyday SEL in Middle School

    Integrating Social-Emotional Learning and Mindfulness Into Your Classroom

    By Carla Tantillo Philibert

    In this new book from educational consultant Carla Tantillo Philibert, you’ll gain practical strategies for teaching social-emotional learning (SEL), mindfulness, and movement to help your middle school students maintain positive relationships, assume responsibility, become bodily aware, and grow…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Principalship from A to Z

    2nd Edition

    By Ronald Williamson, Barbara R. Blackburn

    The second edition of The Principalship from A to Z provides a set of tools that can be used immediately to improve your leadership practice. Organized into 26 chapters—one for each letter of the alphabet—this book covers the most important and prevalent issues and skills for leaders in today’s…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01
    Routledge
    A to Z Series

  • Performance Tasks and Rubrics for Middle School Mathematics

    Meeting Rigorous Standards and Assessments, 2nd Edition

    By Charlotte Danielson, Elizabeth Marquez

    Performance tasks are highly effective tools to assist you in implementing rigorous standards. But how do you create, evaluate, and use such tools? In this bestselling book, educational experts Charlotte Danielson and Elizabeth Marquez explain how to construct and apply performance tasks to gauge…

    Paperback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Math Performance Tasks

  • Performance Tasks and Rubrics for High School Mathematics

    Meeting Rigorous Standards and Assessments, 2nd Edition

    By Charlotte Danielson, Elizabeth Marquez

    Performance tasks are highly effective tools to assist you in implementing rigorous standards. But how do you create, evaluate, and use such tools? In this bestselling book, educational experts Charlotte Danielson and Elizabeth Marquez explain how to construct and apply performance tasks to gauge…

    Paperback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Math Performance Tasks

  • The Leader’s Guide to Working with Underperforming Teachers

    Overcoming Marginal Teaching and Getting Results

    By Sally J Zepeda

    Under increasing pressure in the face of teacher evaluation systems and accountability measures, schools must focus on those teachers that exhibit marginal to incompetent teaching behaviors in their classrooms. This book is a vital resource for educational leaders who are responsible for…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14
    Routledge

  • 7 Ways to Transform the Lives of Wounded Students

    By Joe Hendershott

    7 Ways to Transform the Lives of Wounded Students provides a wealth of strategies and ideas for teachers and principals who work with wounded students—those who are beyond the point of "at-risk" and have experienced trauma in their lives. Sharing stories and examples from real schools and students,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07
    Routledge

  • Becoming a Social Justice Leader

    Using Head, Heart, and Hands to Dismantle Oppression

    By Phil Hunsberger, Billie Mayo, Anthony Neal

    This important book helps school leaders let go of a "comfortable" mindset and enter a world of courageous conversations that examine and challenge the impact of racism and other forms of oppression on disciplinary patterns, instructional practices, and school policies. Authors Hunsberger, Mayo,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18
    Routledge

  • Five Critical Leadership Practices

    The Secret to High-Performing Schools

    By Ruth C. Ash, Pat H. Hodge

    What are the critical practices of leaders in high-performing schools? Based on extensive observations, interviews, and in-depth case studies of principals and superintendents who significantly increase student learning and achievement, this exciting new book provides novice and veteran school…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • A School Leader's Guide to Dealing with Difficult Parents

    By Todd Whitaker, Douglas J. Fiore

    This new supplement to the bestselling Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition is designed to help you with the specific challenges you face as a school leader when dealing with parents. The main book, Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition, shows how your teachers and other educators can…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10
    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

  • Motivating Struggling Learners

    10 Ways to Build Student Success

    By Barbara R. Blackburn

    Every day, teachers face the challenge of motivating struggling learners. In this must-have book, Barbara R. Blackburn, author of the bestseller Rigor Is Not a Four-Letter Word, shares how you can finally solve this problem and make your classroom a rigorous place where all students want to…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge

  • Math Lesson Starters for the Common Core, Grades 6-8

    Activities Aligned to the Standards and Assessments

    By Paige Graiser

    The best way to prepare students for the Common Core State Standards in Math is through daily practice. This book provides engaging, practical lesson starters you can use each day to help middle school students become proficient in the complex mathematical thinking required by the Common Core.…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    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

  • Rigor for Students with Special Needs

    By Barbara R. Blackburn, Bradley S. Witzel

    This practical, easy-to-read guide explains how to raise the rigor for students with special needs so they can achieve higher levels of learning. Learn how to set clear goals and expectations establish a climate of success scaffold and model lessons use graphic organizers and "…

    Paperback – 2013-05-26
    Routledge

  • Strategies for Common Core Mathematics

    Implementing the Standards for Mathematical Practice, K-5

    By Leslie Texas, Tammy Jones

    This new, practical book provides an explanation of each of the eight mathematical practices and gives elementary school educators specific instructional strategies that align with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.Math teachers, curriculum coordinators, and district math supervisors…

    Paperback – 2013-04-30
    Routledge

  • Strategies for Common Core Mathematics

    Implementing the Standards for Mathematical Practice, 9-12

    By Leslie Texas, Tammy Jones

    This new, practical book provides an explanation of each of the eight mathematical practices and gives high school educators specific instructional strategies that align with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Math teachers, curriculum coordinators, and district math supervisors get…

    Paperback – 2013-04-30
    Routledge

  • Strategies for Common Core Mathematics

    Implementing the Standards for Mathematical Practice, 6-8

    By Leslie Texas, Tammy Jones

    This new, practical book provides an explanation of each of the eight mathematical practices and gives middle school educators specific instructional strategies that align with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Math teachers, curriculum coordinators, and district math supervisors get…

    Paperback – 2013-04-30
    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

  • 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

    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