Instructional Strategies and Assessment Products

  • Creating Citizens

    Teaching Civics and Current Events in the History Classroom, Grades 6–9

    By Sarah Cooper

    Engage students in meaningful civic learning and encourage them to become active and informed citizens. With this essential book, co-published by Routledge and MiddleWeb, you will gain a variety of practical strategies for teaching civics and current events to your middle school students. Author…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Star Teachers of Children in Poverty

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Haberman, Maureen Gillette, Djanna Hill

    In his groundbreaking work, Martin Haberman identified key dispositions of "star" teachers that help them work successfully with students in poverty. More than two decades later, Maureen Gillette and Djanna Hill build on Haberman’s seminal work, considering contemporary issues such as social…

    Paperback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Close Reading the Media

    Literacy Lessons and Activities for Every Month of the School Year

    By Frank Baker

    Teach middle school students to become savvy consumers of the TV, print, and online media bombarding them every day. In this practical book copublished by Routledge and MiddleWeb, media literacy expert Frank Baker offers thematic, timely lessons for every month of the school year, so you can engage…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Write, Think, Learn

    Tapping the Power of Daily Student Writing Across the Content Areas

    By Mary K. Tedrow

    Find out how to create the climate and space for everyday student writing. In this new co-publication with MiddleWeb, award-winning teacher Mary Tedrow shows you how to encourage students to integrate daily writing into their lives, leading to improved critical thinking skills, increased knowledge…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Engaging Students Using Cooperative Learning

    2nd Edition

    By John D. Strebe

    Motivate your students and create an engaging classroom environment with the time-tested strategies in this book. Drawing on over 35 years of experience, author and consultant John D. Strebe offers a wealth of advice for teachers who want to encourage collaboration and team learning among students…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Group Work that Works

    Student Collaboration for 21st Century Success

    By Paul J. Vermette, Cynthia L. Kline

    Promote cooperative learning more effectively by transforming your classroom into a learning community. Experienced K–12 educators Paul J. Vermette and Cynthia L. Kline offer their Dual Objective Model as a tool for improving your students’ academic achievement and problem-solving skills,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-20
    Routledge

  • Common Mistakes in Teaching Elementary Math—And How to Avoid Them

    By Fuchang Liu

    Learn the most effective ways to teach elementary math, no matter how much experience you have with the subject. In this book, Fuchang Liu takes you through many common mistakes in math instruction and explains the misunderstandings behind them. He points out practices that should be avoided,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge

  • Developing Natural Curiosity through Project-Based Learning

    Five Strategies for the PreK–3 Classroom

    By Dayna Laur, Jill Ackers

    Developing Natural Curiosity through Project-Based Learning is a practical guide that provides step-by-step instructions for PreK–3 teachers interested in embedding project-based learning (PBL) into their daily classroom routine. The book spells out the five steps teachers can use to create…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Nurturing Young Thinkers Across the Standards

    K–2

    By Wynne A. Shilling, Sydney L. Schwartz

    Nurturing Young Thinkers Across the Standards: K–2 provides multiple practical resources to assist teachers in working with standards across subject areas in ways that bring critical thinking into the everyday process of learning content and skills. The authors provide suggestions for engaging and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge

  • Rigor and Assessment in the Classroom

    By Barbara R. Blackburn

    Learn how to assess students in a way that truly impacts learning. In Rigor and Assessment in the Classroom, bestselling author Barbara R. Blackburn provides a broad range of practical strategies for increasing the rigor and usefulness of your formative and summative assessments. You’ll discover…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Math Problem Solving in Action

    Getting Students to Love Word Problems, Grades 3-5

    By Nicki Newton

    In this new book from popular math consultant and bestselling author Dr. Nicki Newton, you’ll learn how to help students become more effective and confident problem solvers. Problem solving is a necessary skill for the 21st century but can be overwhelming for both teachers and students. Dr. Newton…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge

  • 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) for…

    Paperback – 2017-01-25
    Routledge

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