Middle School Education Products

  • Infusing Vocabulary Into the Reading-Writing Workshop

    A Guide for Teachers in Grades K-8

    By Amy Benjamin

    Learn how to make vocabulary instruction more effective by making better use of mini-lessons and word study time to achieve durable learning about words and how they work. In this essential new book, literacy expert Amy Benjamin presents her "4E" model (Exposure, Exploration, Engagement, Energy)…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 

  • The Multimedia Writing Toolkit

    Helping Students Incorporate Graphics and Videos for Authentic Purposes, Grades 3–8

    By Sean Ruday

    The Multimedia Writing Toolkit demonstrates how, by drawing on students’ interest in and familiarity with technology, you can integrate multimedia to maximize the potential of writing instruction. In eight concise chapters, author Sean Ruday identifies and describes simple, common forms of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06 

  • Academic Literacies in the Middle Years

    A Framework for Enhancing Teacher Knowledge and Student Achievement

    By Sally Humphrey

    The professional learning framework this book presents is designed to support teachers’ understandings of how language functions in their academic disciplines. This framework—a 4 x 4 metalinguistic toolkit—is informed by systemic functional linguistic theory and international educational research…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29 

  • Class Size

    Eastern and Western perspectives

    Edited by Peter Blatchford, Kam Wing Chan, Maurice Galton, Kwok Chan Lai, John Chi-Kin Lee

    Much debate, research and commentary about class sizes in schools is limited because of an exclusive concern with class size and pupil academic attainment, and a neglect of classroom processes, which might help explain class size effects (or lack of them). Very little is known about the central…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24 
    Asia-Europe Education Dialogue

  • Textual Analysis Made Easy

    Ready-to-Use Tools for Teachers, Grades 5-8

    By C. Brian Taylor

    In this new book, you’ll learn how to teach evidence-based writing using a variety of tools, activities, and sample literary texts. Showing elementary and middle school students how to think critically about what they’re reading can be a challenge, but author C. Brian Taylor makes it easy by…

    Paperback – 2016-10-20

  • The STEM Coaching Handbook

    Working with Teachers to Improve Instruction

    By Terry Talley

    Learn how to promote STEM integration in your school district and increase student achievement. In this helpful, easy-to-read book, author Terry Talley sheds light on the key responsibilities and accountabilities of a successful STEM coach and offers a wealth of practical advice for those new to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-07

  • Acting It Out

    Using Drama in the Classroom to Improve Student Engagement, Reading, and Critical Thinking

    By Juliet Hart, Mark Onuscheck, Mary T. Christel

    In Acting It Out, you’ll discover how to use drama in your ELA and social studies classrooms to boost student participation and foster critical thinking. With years of experience supervising arts integration programs in Chicago Public Schools, authors Juliet Hart, Mark Onuscheck, and Mary T.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-04

  • The Flexible ELA Classroom

    Practical Tools for Differentiated Instruction in Grades 4-8

    By Amber Chandler

    Find out how to differentiate your middle school ELA instruction so that all students can become better readers, writers, and critical thinkers. Author Amber Chandler invites you into her classroom and shows how you can adjust your lessons to suit different learning needs while still meeting state…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03

  • From Me to We

    Using Narrative Nonfiction to Broaden Student Perspectives

    By Jason Griffith

    With this practical book, you’ll learn effective ways to engage students in reading and writing by teaching them narrative nonfiction. By engaging adolescents in narrative, literary, or creative nonfiction, they can cultivate a greater understanding of themselves, the world around them, and what it…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12

  • Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Noel Entwistle

    First published in 1990, the Handbook of Educational Ideas and Practices was written for practitioners and students in the field of education and its related services and was designed to appeal to educationists no matter what their nationality. Focusing mainly on compulsory schooling, it…

    Paperback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge Revivals

  • Instructional Strategies for Middle and High School Social Studies

    Methods, Assessment, and Classroom Management, 2nd Edition

    By Bruce E. Larson

    Instructional Strategies for Middle and High School Social Studies: Methods, Assessment, and Classroom Management is an exciting methods-based text that integrates appropriate management and assessment techniques with seven distinct teaching strategies. Writing explicitly for pre-service social…

    Paperback – 2016-08-10

  • Adolescents’ Self-Discovery in Groups

    By Theresa A. Thorkildsen

    Grounded in investigations conducted over the past 25 years, Adolescents’ Self-Discovery in Groups demonstrates how adolescents can become more active in society based on how they form, maintain, and evaluate groups. By collaborating with youth in a wide range of communities, Thorkildsen details…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09

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