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Looking at Literacy

7, 05/02/1995, £12.99
Good teachers are always looking for ways to help beginning readers and writers to understand what literacy is, how it works, who uses it, and what it is used for. This work offers useful means of helping children appreciate literacy through pictures, postcards and posters.

Developing Effective 16-19 Teaching Skills

Paperback, 25/11/2004, £35.99
This book aims to enhance the competence of trainee teachers in secondary schools and FE colleges as they confront 16-19 teaching for the first time.

I get by with a little help...

Paperback, 18/06/2006, £29.99
This book highlights the personal and relational aspects of colleague support, and uses the voices of teachers and case studies to illustrate the moral, structural, and professional dimensions.

Helping Teachers Develop

7, 20/09/2005, £29.99
In this practical guide, the author defines professional development, uses examples from current practice, and discusses supporting and monitoring staff in your school.

Whose Childhood Is It?

Paperback, 02/06/2009, £33.99
A textbook that promotes thoughtful engagement with key issues and theories that inform an understanding of childhood development. It intends to turn readers away from our collective tendency to simplify the experiences of young children and replace this with an understanding of the social dynamic that constitutes childhood.

Inclusive Educational Practice - Literacy

Paperback, 17/11/2000, £32.99
This work outlines key principles for target setting in the context of the National Literacy Strategy. It seeks to support teachers in developing inclusive practices by offering a range of practical strategies for groups and individuals.

Leading & Managing In The Early Years

Paperback, 16/05/2011, £29.99
This new edition integrates leadership and management practice with a real understanding of early years settings.

Thinking Through Pedagogy For Primary and Early Years

Paperback, 10/01/2011, £26.99
A practical and accessible text on pedagogy for primary teacher trainees and Education Studies students. Features exercises designed to develop specific critical thinking skills.

Team Approach to Behaviour Management

Paperback, 17/02/2004, £30.99
The emphasis is on planning for a team approach to problem solving within the context of whole-school improvement.

First Steps to Emotional Literacy

7, 12/07/2007, £40.99
Children must first learn to discriminate and label their own emotions before they can focus on understanding other people's. This comprehensive programme is designed to assist early years practitioners to help children to achieve these first important steps.

Thinking Skills and Early Childhood Education

7, 05/02/2000, £32.99
This text offers a rationale for the popular idea among teachers and researchers that young children should be taught critical thinking and argument in the early years of their education.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Creativity Outdoors

Paperback, 23/05/2013, £10.99
The 50 Fantastic Things series is a no nonsense, ideas bank frills, just 50 examples of great ideas already in practice! Ideal for the busy practitioner they offer a 'dip in' approach to accessing ideas that they may not have thought of. Simple inspiring ideas is just what they need to reignite their enthusiasm.

Parent Partnership in the Early Years

Paperback, 25/03/2004, £11.99
This "Classmate" gives practical advice on how working alongside parents can positively encourage learning, rewarding not only you and the parents but most importantly your pupils as well.

Young children learning

Paperback, 10/03/1999, £36.99
Young Children Learning

Be a better nursery nurse

Paperback, 28/02/2006, £5.99
Contains ideas and advice to develop professional practice: how to work with the children, how to relate to colleagues as well as to parents and carers, how to improve daily delivery of care and education, and as to protect one's own wellbeing at work. There are systems and structures to use in order to provide professional competency.

Be a better foundation stage coordinator

Paperback, 30/04/2006, £5.99

Young children parents & professionals

Paperback, 03/10/1996, £44.99
As early education and child care increase, parents and professionals face many questions. This book proposes three dimensions of care giving behaviour, by which parents and professionals can help themselves, and young children, to develop.

Mindstorms: Children, Computers and Powerful ideas

Paperback, 14/07/1993, £14.99
Mindstorms is an insightful observation about children, computers and computer cultures and the role technology plays in learning.

Supporting teachers supporting pupils

Paperback, 01/04/2004, £36.99
Teacher support is a much-used but little-defined concept. It is often used with little explanation the nature of the support required. This title draws from the real-life experiences and perceptions of primary and secondary school teachers and documents their ideas on how they define their job, the difficulties they face and the support they need.

Dyslexia in the early years

Paperback, 01/12/2005, £27.99
This informative book equips early years teachers with the kind of practical knowledge needed to effectively teach young children with dyslexia . The author tackles the topic accessibly and realistically, addressing a variety of classroom scenarios.

Understanding Primary Education [Developing Professional Attributes, K

Paperback, 20/12/2007, £31.99
Helps trainees and newly qualified teachers reflect on the professional decisions they need to make within their planning and classroom practice. This book analyses issues and policies within contemporary education through reference to research and pedagogical practice.

Interactive Teaching in the Primary School, digging deeper into meanin

Paperback, 01/04/2003, £26.99
What is 'interactive teaching' in primary classrooms? What do primary teachers and children do to interact effectively? Answering these questions, this book examines the practical and theoretical aspects that are key to understanding and undertaking interactive teaching in primary classrooms. It is for academics, researchers, and others.

Supporting mathematical development in the early years

Paperback, 01/05/2006, £26.99
Offers practical guidance for parents, teachers and other early years workers who want to give children a good start in mathematical development. Showing how competent children are as mathematicians from an early age, this book offers an overview of young children's mathematical behaviour at home and in early years settings.

Continuing Professional Development

Paperback, 26/10/2000, £39.99
The second edition of this popular text meets the continued and increasing demand of teachers to apply professional development techniques from other areas of work to their own profession.

Child Migration In Africa

Paperback, 10/02/2011, £26.99
Drawing on the experiences of children from rural Burkina Faso and Ghana, this book looks at the circumstances of children's voluntary migration and their experiences of it.

Supporting Communication Disorders

Paperback, 01/01/2003, £27.99
This practical handbook provides SENCOs, class teachers and teaching assistants with a step-by-step guide to the identification of speech and language disorders, a basic knowledge of the underlying causes and guidance for developing strategies for support and intervention in the classroom.

Supporting Young People Coping with Grief, Loss and Death

Paperback, 15/06/2006, £30.99
This book provides students aged 11 to 18 the opportunity to recognize, manage, and express feelings associated with grief, loss and death.

Learning to be honest kind & friendly

Paperback, 28/06/2006, £32.99
Provides a whole-school value based programme for young people from five to twelve years of age. Including a CD-ROM, this book helps young people to: have a sense of belonging; identify their talents; develop proactive problem solving; enhance positive social orientation; and encourage an optimistic sense of fun.

Online Teaching In The Digital Age

Paperback, 15/01/2012, £32.99
A manual for instructors whose classroom resides online

Picture This For Families

Paperback, 04/08/2004, £12.99

Activity assemblies to promote peace

Paperback, 30/06/2008, £36.99
A resource to dip into for one-off assemblies or follow as a programme of themed assemblies for a term. This book contains topic areas on peace which include: Cooperation; Children's writing; Places and challenges; Assembly plays; and, Environment Stories.

Beyond A Levels Curriculum 2000 and the Reform of 14-19 Qualifications

Paperback, 01/05/2003, £41.99
Based on primary research by two of the leading commentators on the qualifications, this book is a wide-ranging and critical view of the fundamental approaches of the education system in Britain today.

Coordinating English at Key Stage 1

Paperback, 01/10/1998, £34.99
Specifically designed for busy teachers who have responsibility for co-ordinating a subject area within their primary school. Each volume in the series conforms to a concise style, while providing a wealth of tips, case studies and photocopiable material that teachers can use immediately.

Reorganising Primary Classroom Learning

Paperback, 01/09/2002, £25.99
Suggests that the way in which children are asked to work in primary classrooms has a significant and generally unrecognized influence on their attention and learning. This book looks at the practice of seating young children in groups around tables, and shows that this accepted practice makes learning unnecessarily difficult.

Critical issues in early childhood education

7, 01/04/2005, £25.99
This book challenges long-established beliefs about early childhood education. It offers readers the opportunity to think about the aspects of their profession that are fundamental to providing effective and equitable educational opportunities for young children in the 21st century.

Change Forces

Hardback, 10/06/1999, £125.00
A follow-up to the best-selling Change Forces, will appeal to a wide range of classroom teachers, school administrators, student teachers and academics.


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