An illustrated collection of poetry for children and young people from age nine upwards, structured around the verses beginning, 'There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven' - which have had universal appeal for more than two thousand years, and are presented in full as a Prologue to the anthology.
In Making Every Primary Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Teaching and Learning, full-time primary teachers Jo Payne and Mel Scott share evidence-informed practice and gimmick-free advice for ensuring that every lesson makes a difference for young learners.
The sixth edition of this bestselling textbook has been substantially revised and updated to provide a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education in the 21st century. Written in a compact and clear style, the book covers all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and societal levels.
An essential text for anyone interested in teaching primary school children, including teacher educators, classteachers and headteachers, critically examining what constitutes outstanding or good teaching of children in the primary years .
Based on the author's nine years of research and development, this text explains how to create a balanced literacy programme based on guided reading and supported by read aloud, shared reading, interactive writing, and other approaches. Teaching guidelines are included.
Wragg looks at topics including the principles and purposes of assessment, evaluation, the 'whole school' approach, and staff development and appraisal. He provides practical activities, discussion topics, and case examples.
This text provides trainees, teachers and schools with practice-based advice, informed by current practitioners, relating to the delivery of British Values. It covers many topical themes and supports educational professionals to understand their duties around the PREVENT agenda and goes further to explore why this is important.
A practical resource book for primary teachers. It covers various issues that matter to teachers on a day-to-day basis. It includes over eighty key words, ranging from assessment to behaviour, and planning to SEN.
In Powering Up Children: The Learning Power Approach to primary teaching, Guy Claxton and Becky Carlzon harness the design principles of the Learning Power Approach (LPA) to provide a rich resource of effective teaching strategies for use in the primary school classroom.
Written by Jonathan Lear, The Monkey-Proof Box: Curriculum design for building knowledge, developing creative thinking and promoting independence is a manifesto on how to dismantle the curriculum we're told to deliver and construct in its place the curriculum we need to deliver.
Fully revised and updated, this text helps trainees and teachers develop their effectiveness by reflecting on, analysing and improving their practice in the light of a deeper understanding of the professional Teachers' Standards.
This classic text revolutionized reading research and theory when the first edition appeared in 1971 and remains a leader in the field. It illuminates fundamental aspects of the complex human act of reading and on what is involved in learning to read.
An essential companion for all primary trainee teachers, whatever their training route,focusing on the school-based experience. It provides both practical strategies and opportunities for reflection, so trainees are challenged to critically evaluate their learning in order to improve attainment.
Guidance and insights into the knowledge, values and commitments necessary to succeed in the primary classroom, supported by links to theory and research literature and realistic scenarios you may encounter as a new teacher.
This text encourages both pre-service and established teachers to engage with contemporary debates in primary education. The chapters explore a wide range of key themes including the importance of values in primary education and the imperative for a curriculum which embraces the whole range of available subjects.
Presenting a practical and balanced introduction to the "teaching" of speaking and listening, this best-selling text will help teachers keep up-to-date with recent government initiatives and how to put these changes into a classroom context through: A concise overview of the DfES/ QCA "Speaking, Listening and Learning" guidelines; A focus.
This practical guide helps mentors of trainee and newly qualified primary school teachers in both developing their own mentoring skills and providing the essential guidance their beginning teachers need as they navigate the roller-coaster of the first years in the classroom.
Inspiring Primary Learners offers trainee and qualified teachers high-quality case studies of outstanding practice in contemporary classrooms across the country. Expert authors unravel the theory and evidence that underpins lessons, helping you make connections with your own practice and understand what 'excellent' looks like.
This book shows how to deliver a progressive and holistic embedded language curriculum. It provides guidance on inclusive approaches for students with English as an additional language, including native speakers in the target language as well as language awareness activities that maximise links with learning in English.
Drawing on long-term case studies of four primary schools located in these communities, this book describes the difference between what is commonly practiced and those practices that have a greater chance of supporting young people's literacy learning. This book aims to provide an explanatory account of these complex schooling contexts and the policy logics under which they operate.
Suitable for students, teachers, researchers, educational leaders and all who are interested in primary education, this book examines children's development and learning, their needs and aspirations, and their lives in a diverse society and fragile world. It explores what goes on in schools, from the early years to educational aims and values.
Defines good teaching and learning in the primary school and offers an overview of the primary curriculum. This book emphasizes on effective teaching and learning methodologies, the importance of quality interaction in the classroom, the role of the teacher in teaching and learning and the experience of the child.