K-12: Products

  • Becoming a Social Justice Leader: Using Head, Heart, and Hands to Dismantle Oppression book cover

    Becoming a Social Justice Leader

    Using Head, Heart, and Hands to Dismantle Oppression, 1st Edition

    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

  • Hiring the Best Staff for Your School: How to Use Narrative to Improve Your Recruiting Process book cover

    Hiring the Best Staff for Your School

    How to Use Narrative to Improve Your Recruiting Process, 1st Edition

    By Rick Jetter

    Hiring the Best Staff for Your School moves beyond typical hiring tools—résumés, applications, transcripts, portfolios, and artifacts—and adds effective strategies to the educational leader’s recruiting and hiring toolbox. Jetter hones in on the most crucial but often neglected element of talent…

    Paperback – 2016-02-16
    Routledge

  • Getting Parents on Board: Partnering to Increase Math and Literacy Achievement, K–5 book cover

    Getting Parents on Board

    Partnering to Increase Math and Literacy Achievement, K–5, 1st Edition

    By Alisa Hindin, Mary Mueller

    Learn how to work more effectively with K–5 parents to increase student achievement in math and literacy. Research shows that parent involvement in schools leads to higher test scores and more engaged and enthusiastic students, but it isn’t always easy for teachers to bridge the gap between the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-12
    Routledge

  • How to Make Data Work: A Guide for Educational Leaders book cover

    How to Make Data Work

    A Guide for Educational Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Grant Rankin

    Educators are increasingly responsible for using data to improve teaching and learning in their schools. This helpful guide provides leaders with simple steps for facilitating accurate analysis and interpretation of data, while avoiding common errors and pitfalls. How to Make Data Work provides…

    Paperback – 2016-02-02
    Routledge

  • Five Critical Leadership Practices: The Secret to High-Performing Schools book cover

    Five Critical Leadership Practices

    The Secret to High-Performing Schools, 1st Edition

    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

  • Mentoring is a Verb: Strategies for Improving College and Career Readiness book cover

    Mentoring is a Verb

    Strategies for Improving College and Career Readiness, 1st Edition

    By Russ Olwell

    This accessible guide offers school leaders a wealth of strategies to foster a culture where educators engage with young people to encourage college readiness and career success. Based in research and best practices, Mentoring is a Verb explains how to build effective mentoring programs as well as…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Lead Like the Legends: Advice and Inspiration for Teachers and Administrators book cover

    Lead Like the Legends

    Advice and Inspiration for Teachers and Administrators, 1st Edition

    By David I. Steinberg

    Based on the popular presentation of the same name, Lead Like the Legends uses the inspiring words of musical legends to help teachers and administrators learn the principles of effective leadership. The book is organized around 14 musical greats, including Ray Charles, Duke Ellington, Marian…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Making Words REAL: Proven Strategies for Building Academic Vocabulary Fast book cover

    Making Words REAL

    Proven Strategies for Building Academic Vocabulary Fast, 1st Edition

    By Joanne Billingsley

    Learn how to tap into the power of imagery, communication, and collaboration to make vocabulary building fun and meaningful! Research has proven that students with a larger, more nuanced vocabulary become more proficient readers, writers, critical thinkers, and learners, making them more likely to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11
    Routledge

  • The Classes They Remember: Using Role-Plays to Bring Social Studies and English to Life book cover

    The Classes They Remember

    Using Role-Plays to Bring Social Studies and English to Life, 1st Edition

    By David Sherrin

    Learn how to use role-plays to bring history and literature to life! When students take on the roles of historical or literary figures, they develop a greater understanding of characters’ identities and motivations, and are able to more deeply explore and reflect upon key issues and themes. In this…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge

  • Over-Tested and Under-Prepared: Using Competency Based Learning to Transform Our Schools book cover

    Over-Tested and Under-Prepared

    Using Competency Based Learning to Transform Our Schools, 1st Edition

    By Bob Sornson

    The curriculum-driven instructional model has been the standard method of teaching for more than a century, but it is consistently failing to produce well-educated citizens and lifelong learners. Pressured by standardized testing and rigid pacing guidelines, teachers are forced to cover too much…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Genius Hour Guidebook: Fostering Passion, Wonder, and Inquiry in the Classroom book cover

    The Genius Hour Guidebook

    Fostering Passion, Wonder, and Inquiry in the Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Denise Krebs, Gallit Zvi

    Promote your students’ creativity and get them excited about learning! In this practical new book, authors Denise Krebs and Gallit Zvi show you how to implement Genius Hour, a time when students can develop their own inquiry-based projects around their passions and take ownership of their work.…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge

  • Study Guide to Dealing with Difficult Parents book cover

    Study Guide to Dealing with Difficult Parents

    1st Edition

    By Todd Whitaker, Douglas J. Fiore

    This Study Guide provides a variety of thought-provoking questions and activities to help you implement the concepts in the bestselling book, Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition. For each chapter of the book, the Study Guide offers discussion questions, journal prompts, and group activities…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge

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