K-12 Teachers Products

  • Rigor in Your Classroom

    A Toolkit for Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Barbara R. Blackburn

    Teachers are required to increase the rigor for students, but how? This book by bestselling author and rigor expert Barbara Blackburn has the answer! It is a treasure chest of more than 200 practical and highly-effective tools that can be used across grade levels and subject areas to increase…

    Paperback – 2014-05-01
    Routledge

  • The Common Core Grammar Toolkit

    Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Language Standards in Grades 6-8, 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…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge

  • Bringing the Common Core Math Standards to Life

    Exemplary Practices from Middle Schools, 2nd Edition

    By Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy

    As middle school math teachers shift to the Common Core State Standards, the question remains: What do the standards actually look like in the classroom? This book answers that question by taking you inside of real, Common Core classrooms across the country. You’ll see how exemplary teachers are…

    Paperback – 2014-04-25
    Routledge

  • Can Pop Culture and Shakespeare Exist in the Same Classroom?

    Using Student Interest to Bring Complex Texts to Life, 1st Edition

    By Kristine Gritter, Kathryn Schoon-Tanis, Matthew Althoff

    Expecting students to jump right into a rigorous literature discussion is not always realistic. Students need scaffolding so that they will be more engaged and motivated to read the text and think about it on a deeper level. This book shows English language arts teachers a very effective way to…

    Paperback – 2014-04-23
    Routledge

  • Creating Safe Schools

    A Guide for School Leaders, Teachers, Counselors, and Parents, 1st Edition

    By Franklin P. Schargel

    Students, parents, and school staff deserve a safe learning environment. Yet recent headlines of violence, bullying, and drug abuse have shown the vulnerability of schools. In this timely and important resource, leading expert Franklin Schargel provides leaders, teachers, counselors, parents, and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-02
    Routledge

  • Writing Behind Every Door

    Teaching Common Core Writing in the Content Areas, 1st Edition

    By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

    For students to become college-ready writers, they must be exposed to writing throughout the school day, not just in English class. This practical book shows teachers in all subject areas how to meet the Common Core State Standards and make writing come alive in the classroom. Award-winning…

    Paperback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge

  • Common Core in the Content Areas

    Balancing Content and Literacy, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Bennett

    The Common Core is requiring literacy across the curriculum, but what does that mean for teachers of subjects like math, science, and social studies who have a lot of content to cover? In this essential book, author Jessica Bennett reassures you that you don’t have to abandon all of your great…

    Paperback – 2014-03-24
    Routledge

  • Teaching With Text-Based Questions

    Helping Students Analyze Nonfiction and Visual Texts, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Thomas Smith

    Help your students navigate complex texts in history/social studies and English language arts! This book shows you how to use a key tool—text-based questions—to build students’ literacy and critical thinking skills and meet the Common Core State Standards. You’ll learn how to ask text-based…

    Paperback – 2014-03-18
    Routledge

  • Tech Tools for Improving Student Literacy

    1st Edition

    By Bradford T. Davey, Hilarie B. Davis

    Technology isn’t just fun to use in the classroom, it can also make real improvements in students’ literacy development. In this book, authors Hilarie Davis and Bradford Davey show you how and why to use tech tools to help enhance the teaching of reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing.…

    Paperback – 2014-03-05
    Routledge

  • Create, Compose, Connect!

    Reading, Writing, and Learning with Digital Tools, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Hyler, Troy Hicks

    Find out how to incorporate digital tools into your English language arts class to improve students’ reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Authors Jeremy Hyler and Troy Hicks show you that technology is not just about making a lesson engaging; it’s about helping students become…

    Paperback – 2014-03-04
    Routledge

  • Rebuilding Research Writing

    Strategies for Sparking Informational Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Nanci Werner-Burke, Karin Knaus, Amy Helt DeCamp

    Our students must become skilled at finding answers and using information to succeed in college, careers, and daily life. Using inquiry, writing, and technology to infuse passion into the classroom research paper motivates students and results in deeper learning. In this practical, research-based…

    Paperback – 2014-02-20
    Routledge

  • Flipping Your English Class to Reach All Learners

    Strategies and Lesson Plans, 1st Edition

    By Troy Cockrum

    Learn how flipping your English language arts classroom can help you reach students of different abilities, improve classroom management, and give you more time to interact with each student. This practical book shows why flipped classrooms are effective and how they work. You will find out how to…

    Paperback – 2013-12-20
    Routledge

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