Routledge Eye On Education is proud to provide preservice and inservice K-12 educators with free, practical, professional development resources available across a range of content areas and grade levels to help you inspire the best in your students and in yourself.
Explore FreeBooks, toolkits, resource packs, and free book chapters curated from Routledge Eye On Education books to help you solve classroom challenges, learn new skills, and more! Read on to explore our full selection of free resources for school teachers and leaders, or click the following to jump directly to your area of interest:
- Resources for Instructional Strategies and Assessment
- Resources for School Leadership
- Resources for SEL and Wellness
- Resources for Literacy, ELA, and World Languages
- Resources for Math and Science
- Resources for New Teachers and Teacher Training
- Resources for Educational Technology and Remote Learning
- Resources for Students with Special Needs
- Resources for Social Justice and Anti-Racism Education
This complimentary handout features excerpts from our bestselling books on passion-driven, student-centered learning. Whether or not you are formally implementing Genius Hour, passion projects, or PBL, you can help your students find their passions and voice, and empower them so they’re more prepared for their futures.
Teaching Practices from America's Best Urban Schools is a valuable tool for any educator in both urban and non urban schools that serve diverse student populations, including English language learners and children from low-income families.
In this free sample chapter from 20 Formative Assessment Strategies That Work, learn a formative assessment activity that works both as a pre-assessment and throughout the lesson itself to determine incoming student misconceptions and tailor the lesson to meet them.
Learn a foundation for creating personalized learning pathways for each student that recognize their unique abilities and challenges. The Teach ME model can help you design your curriculum outcomes to address the whole child with a holistic approach to design student development, learning and assessment.
Formative assessment is one of the hottest topics in education today, and also one of the most powerful tools we have to impact student learning. However, formative assessment isn't necessarily rigorous.
What does the term “star teacher” mean to you? What kinds of dispositions do star teachers embody? And, what makes a star teacher successful in the classroom? From the authors of of Star Teacher of Children in Poverty.
Motivating struggling learners is a critical skill teachers need but it’s also an area educators struggle with. What can teachers do? Motivating Struggling Learners: Three Keys to Success is here to help you motivate your students!
Leaders, start the school year off right with this reading pack featuring chapters from books by Todd Whitaker! In this pack, you’ll learn why people are the determining factor in significantly improving your school and how to figure out which of your employees are essential to leading school change.
Read about embracing the three Cs: communication, collaboration and community, and about taking your classroom social. In this pack, you will learn what it means to communicate with purpose, collaborate passionately, and use technology to tell your school's story.
A set of worksheets and practical tools to equip you in approaching a wide range of issues – building trust with your staff, increasing rigor in your school, establishing teacher leadership, advocacy, and implementing programs and policies that foster equitable learning environments for English Language Learners.
This Snapshot features advice from Data Analysis for Continuous School Improvement, 4th Edition by Victoria L. Bernhardt. Explore these tips to get started using a framework for continous school improvement and comprehensive data analysis.
This chapter provides leaders with activities designed to help you reflect on the kinds of changes needed to achieve equitable change and to begin to implement them, including an outline for developing a data-driven school profile to identify key areas of inequity.
Have you been struggling with today’s conversations around mental health, and how best to support your students’ overall well-being? Are you seeking to incorporate learning activities that instill social and emotional literacy? If you’re interested in this and more, this Toolkit is for you!
How to Look Out for Yourself, Avoid Toxic Colleagues, and Spread Positive Energy through Your School and Classroom!" with excerpts from top titles on teacher burnout, self care, and more.
From the brand new edition of Carla Tantillo Philibert's bestseller Everyday SEL in Elementary School, this chapter outlines three steps for moving forward with an intentional SEL approach for your classroom. Perfect for elementary school educators at any level of experience!
This FreeBook includes chapters from 5 Routledge Eye On Education books, covering topics from evaluating your literacy curriculum to using mentor texts and more. Featuring tools and tips from our expert authors, Improving Literacy will help your students grow into confident, lifelong readers and writers.
In this free chapter from Vocabulary Strategies That Work , learn two word study strategies to empower students to attack new words. Also included are suggested instruction routines for teaching and practicing both strategies to help teachers across all grade levels and content areas assist students in becoming independent readers.
This chapter focuses on the superhero genre, including lessons for 2 different novels, creator profiles, assignments, ways to incorporate different media in connection with each book, chapter summaries, discussion questions, and essay topics suitable for grades 7-12.
This chapter outlines quick, fun, and simple games designed to scaffold learners to communicative and improvisational success! The interactive theatre games and techniques in this book are specifically designed for use in Second, Foreign, and World Language classrooms.
This chapter from Daily Math Thinking Routines in Action outlines ten meaningful, engaging and rigorous routines teachers can implement in their classroom to teach students specialized vocabulary. Suitable for grades K-5.
In this free chapter, explore one week of ongoing daily review of the foundational ideas in math, with a focus on general thinking routines, vocabulary, place value, fluency, and problem solving.
Adapted from the new title Leveling Math Workstations in Grades K-2: Strategies for Differentiated Practice by Nicki Newton, you'll get started on the basics of what math workstations are, why workstations should be leveled, and how to begin leveling workstations in your classroom, with example activities included!
Are you searching for your fist teaching job and curious about methods for interview practice that will lead to conﬁdence and success? Are you wondering how you can find the best people to support you and help you build confidence in your new position? These free chapters will help you through the interview process, into your first year of teaching, and beyond!
In this free chapter, you will explore quick and timely advice on classroom setup and management— including behavior management, relationship and community building, physical organization, and more— straight from experienced educators. Don't face these challenges alone, learn practical tips and strategies from those who have been there!
From the founders of #kinderchat, this chapter outlines how to actively build and facilitate relationships with and among your class and help kids be independent in following routines. Focusing on the first six weeks of teaching, explore topics such as nonverbal communication of expectations, earning trust, classroom activities, and more.
This chapter provides a survey of the online learning world and many of the tools available, the current state of online learning, and suggested projects for online 21st-century learning environments.
This FreeBook provides tools and strategies for student engagement in both synchronous and asynchronous learning environments, how to make your assessments more rigorous and considerations for remote learning classrooms, an introduction to a framework for K–12 computer science designed to help teachers embed computationality into their classroom practice across grades and content areas, and more!
In this free chapter, you will explore a step-by-step plan for how to get things off the ground in a way that allows you to be nimble, strategic, and sustainable in making computationality a part of your classroom or school, from forming an implementation team to evaluating your program's performance.
This toolkit includes a free chapter from Leadership for Remote Learning outlining solutions for 4 common challenges for leading in a remote or hybrid learning environment, and features new, exclusive templates and organizers from author Barbara Blackburn designed to provide a structure for leaders to take action on the four issues outlined in the included book chapter.
This chapter outlines helpful home strategies for parents of students with IEPs, how to implement these strategies into a daily schedule, and resources for caregiver support.
Are you searching for strategies on how to advocate for your students? If you’re interested in the value of relationship-building techniques in early childhood, how to make difficult choices on tight budgets and limited resources, and tips for establishing a climate of shared advocacy in your school community, this FreeBook is for you.
Recognizing the huge variety of ways in which children’s perceptions, feelings and behaviors may be affected by autism, this Snapshot will supply you with strategies for supporting children with autism in the classroom.
In this chapter, explore advice and practical tips from expert educators on culturally responsive teaching across a variety of areas including assessing personal biases, developing a student-centered learning environment, working with families, incorporating global perspectives into your curriculum, and much more.
Download your complimentary FreeBook with chapters from Eye On Education titles: Implicit Bias In Schools, Reaching the Wounded Student, Teaching Practices from America's Best Urban Schools, Let's Get Real, Mindful Practice for Social Justice, and Black Appetite. White Food.