Instructional Strategies and Assessment Products

  • Strategies for Common Core Mathematics

    Implementing the Standards for Mathematical Practice, K-5, 1st Edition

    By Leslie Texas, Tammy Jones

    This new, practical book provides an explanation of each of the eight mathematical practices and gives elementary school educators specific instructional strategies that align with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.Math teachers, curriculum coordinators, and district math supervisors…

    Paperback – 2013-04-30
    Routledge

  • Common Core Grammar Toolkit, The

    Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Language Standards in Grades 3-5, 1st Edition

    By Sean Ruday

    The Common Core’s language standards can seem overwhelming—students need to learn specific, complex grammar rules at each grade level. The Common Core Grammar Toolkit to the rescue! This comprehensive guide makes grammar instruction fun and meaningful. You will learn how to… Teach the Common Core’…

    Paperback – 2013-04-30
    Routledge

  • Authentic Learning Experiences

    A Real-World Approach to Project-Based Learning, 1st Edition

    By Dayna Laur

    Learn how to implement a real-world approach to project-based learning. Authentic learning experiences are created around genuine, outside audiences and meaningful purposes. They meet the Common Core, engage students in critical thinking and 21st Century learning, teach important skills such as…

    Paperback – 2013-04-30
    Routledge

  • Assessing Critical Thinking in Elementary Schools

    Meeting the Common Core, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Stobaugh

    This practical, very effective resource helps elementary school teachers and curriculum leaders develop the skills to design instructional tasks and assessments that engage students in higher-level critical thinking, as recommended by the Common Core State Standards. Real examples of formative and…

    Paperback – 2013-02-18
    Routledge

  • Guided Math in Action

    Building Each Student's Mathematical Proficiency with Small-Group Instruction, 1st Edition

    By Nicki Newton

    Teachers, coaches, and supervisors will learn how to help elementary school students build mathematical proficiency with standards-based, differentiated, small-group instruction with the strategies in this book. Both novice and veteran educators will gain in-depth knowledge for conducting effective…

    Paperback – 2013-02-08
    Routledge

  • Assessing Critical Thinking in Middle and High Schools

    Meeting the Common Core, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Stobaugh

    This practical, very effective resource helps middle and high school teachers and curriculum leaders develop the skills to design instructional tasks and assessments that engage students in higher-level critical thinking, as recommended by the Common Core State Standards. Real examples of formative…

    Paperback – 2012-12-19
    Routledge

  • Vocabulary Strategies That Work

    Do This—Not That!, 1st Edition

    By Lori G. Wilfong

    Update your vocabulary practices to meet the Common Core and improve students' word knowledge! This new, clearly-structured guide shows you how. It's packed with engaging, research-based, classroom-ready strategies for teaching vocabulary.  Topics include... Selecting meaningful words for…

    Paperback – 2012-10-29
    Routledge

  • Vocabulary at the Core

    Teaching the Common Core Standards, 2nd Edition

    By Amy Benjamin, John T. Crow

    Vocabulary at the Core, the expanded and updated edition of Vocabulary at the Center (© 2009), is the definitive guide for every teacher engaged in helping students learn essential academic vocabulary.  In clear, precise language, Benjamin and Crow explain why vocabulary is at the core of all…

    Paperback – 2012-08-15
    Routledge

  • Reaching English Language Learners in Every Classroom

    Energizers for Teaching and Learning, 1st Edition

    By Debbie Arechiga

    Reach all of your English language learners with the effective and engaging approaches in this book. It's filled with practical tools, strategies, and real-world vignettes that will help you teach reading and writing to a diverse student population. The book features Mental Energizers, aptitudes…

    Paperback – 2012-04-25
    Routledge

  • Rigor Made Easy

    Getting Started, 1st Edition

    By Barbara R. Blackburn

    Bestselling author and noted rigor expert Barbara Blackburn shares the secrets to getting started, maintaining momentum, and reaching your goals. Learn what rigor looks like in the classroom, understand what it means for your students, and get the keys to successful implementation. Learn how to use…

    Paperback – 2012-03-01
    Routledge

  • Writer's Workshop for the Common Core

    A Step-by-Step Guide, 1st Edition

    By Warren Combs

    Writing instruction expert Warren Combs presents a step-by-step plan for teaching writing workshops that are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. The book is filled with practical mini-lessons, strategies, and tools for every stage of the writing process, from prewriting through publication.…

    Paperback – 2011-11-14
    Routledge

  • Teaching Critical Thinking

    Using Seminars for 21st Century Literacy, 1st Edition

    By Laura Billings, Terry Roberts

    Help students meet today’s literacy demands with this new book from Terry Roberts and Laura Billings. The authors show how a seminar approach can lead students deeper into a text and improve their speaking, listening, and writing skills, as recommended by the Common Core State Standards. Roberts…

    Paperback – 2011-11-14
    Routledge

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