Middle School Education Products

  • The Classes They Remember

    Using Role-Plays and Mock Trials to Bring Social Studies and English to Life

    By David Sherrin

    Learn how to use role-plays and mock trials 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…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Better Lesson Plans, Better Lessons

    Practical Strategies for Planning from Standards

    By Ben Curran

    In today’s high stakes world, using ready-made lessons and teacher’s guides are no longer enough to guarantee achievement. The best way to help students succeed is through deliberate and careful lesson planning focused on the end result of increasing student achievement. Whether you are a new…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge

  • Creating a Language-Rich Math Class

    Strategies and Activities for Building Conceptual Understanding

    By Sandra L. Atkins

    What meanings do your students have for key mathematics concepts? What meanings do you wish them to have? Creating a Language-Rich Math Class offers practical approaches for developing conceptual understandings by connecting concrete, pictorial, verbal, and symbolic representations. The focus is on…

    Paperback – 2015-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Class Size

    Eastern and Western perspectives on its effects

    By Peter Blatchford, Kam Wing Chan, Galton Maurice, Kwok Chan Lai, John Chi Kin Lee

    This book captures the range of views and evidence on class size across the world; seeks to clarify these deeply held views and move toward a clearer view of what we know and do not know about class size effects; and identify future steps in terms of policy and research. Of all the issues in…

    Hardback – 2015-09-30 
    Routledge
    Asia-Europe Education Dialogue

  • Re-envisioning the Literacy Block

    A Guide to Maximizing Instruction in Grades K-8

    By Diana Sisson, Betsy Sisson

    How do you ensure you’re using literacy instruction effectively to meet the needs of all of your students? In this book from Diana and Betsy Sisson, you’ll learn an innovative approach to using the literacy block in a gradual release model that allows you to provide grade-appropriate teaching as…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge

  • Passionate Learners

    How to Engage and Empower Your Students, 2nd Edition

    By Pernille Ripp

    Would you want to be a student in your own classroom? In Passionate Learners: How to Engage and Empower Your Students, author Pernille Ripp challenges both novice and seasoned teachers to create a positive, interactive learning environment where students drive their own academic achievement. You’ll…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Classroom Instruction from A to Z

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara R. Blackburn

    Learn the most effective ways to promote student learning. This second edition of bestselling author Barbara Blackburn’s Classroom Instruction from A to Z covers a broad range of key instructional strategies to help you create more meaningful, engaging learning experiences for your students. Each…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10 
    Routledge
    A to Z Series

  • Argue with Me

    Argument as a Path to Developing Students' Thinking and Writing, 2nd Edition

    By Deanna Kuhn, Laura Hemberger, Valerie Khait

    It is essential that middle and high school students develop argument skills. This rich resource provides a clear, step-by-step approach that achieves this goal. The method is rooted in peer dialog and makes use of readily available technology. The authors document impressive gains in students’…

    Paperback – 2015-08-23 
    Routledge

  • DIY Project Based Learning for ELA and History

    By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

    Are you interested in using Project Based Learning to revamp your lessons, but aren’t sure how to get started? In DIY Project Based Learning in ELA and History, award-winning teacher and Edutopia blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron makes it fun and easy! Project Based Learning encourages students and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-30 
    Routledge

  • The Argument Writing Toolkit

    Using Mentor Texts in Grades 6-8

    By Sean Ruday

    In order for students to write effective arguments, they need to read good arguments. In this practical book, you’ll find out how to use mentor texts to make writing instruction more meaningful, authentic, and successful. Author Sean Ruday demonstrates how you can teach middle school students to…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Relationships That Work

    Four Ways to Connect (and Set Boundaries) with Colleagues, Students, and Parents

    By Adam Sáenz, Jeremy Dew

    Teaching is an extremely gratifying profession, but it can also be draining if you don’t have fulfilling relationships and the ability to avoid toxic, negative people. This unique book, written by bestselling author and psychologist Adam Sáenz and child/adolescent therapist Jeremy Dew, shows you…

    Paperback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge

  • Writing Strategies That Work

    Do This--Not That!

    By Lori G. Wilfong

    Learn the ten keys to effective writing instruction! In this dynamic book, bestselling author Lori G. Wilfong takes you through today’s best practices for teaching writing and how to implement them in the classroom. She also points out practices that should be avoided, helping you figure out how to…

    Paperback – 2015-05-03
    Routledge

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