How to teach Primary Music presents 100 creative ideas to support anyone teaching music in primary schools. The ideas are inclusive, easy to implement and tackle everything from singing, creating tunes and using music technology through to classroom management, working with music hubs and putting on a performance.
Exploring research methods in the context of early childhood, this popular guide approaches complex ideas in a clear style linking directly to practice. It covers all students need to know about undertaking research in early childhood, including action research, ethics and carrying out a research project.
Introducing Research in Early Childhood explains exactly what `research' is, and provides a clear understanding of its importance to an early years or early childhood studies degree.
Understand what it means to think critically, and unpick childhood research. Appreciate the importance of ethics
. Get to know how research is designed and carried out
. Learn how to analyse, examine and understand the importance of others research
. Get to grips with translating research into real life in a classroom setting.
This title is co-authored with Jo Josephidou, Senior Lecturer in the
School of Childhood and Education Sciences at Canterbury Christ Church University
Teaching Primary English is a comprehensive, evidence-informed introduction designed to support and inspire teaching and learning in the primary school. Written in a clear and accessible way, it draws on the very latest research and theory to describe and exemplify a full and rich English curriculum.
Putting the Human Centre Stage focuses on the hidden skills within your teaching repertoire. This book will help you to develop, reflect on, and improve these skills, enriching your practice in the process.
Fully updated to reflect changes in teacher education and the curriculum, the fifth edition of Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School explores the background to debates about teaching the subject, alongside tasks, teaching ideas and further reading to expand upon issues and ideas raised in the book.
Understanding, Nurturing and Working Effectively with Vulnerable Children in Schools offers a comprehensive and accessible exploration of the difficulties faced by teachers and schools from at-risk and disaffected children, including repeated trauma and insecure attachment patterns.
This rewritten, expanded and updated 8th edition of the long-running bestseller Research Methods in Education is the most comprehensive and accessible introductory text in the field. Thoroughly updated with nine new chapters, this new edition offers rich practical advice underpinned by clear, theoretical foundations.