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.
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.
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.
This book explores assessment opportunities, how the teaching of each subject can be organised, key and essential resources in each subject, and how ICT can best be used in each subject to enhance teaching.
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.
How do we know what works in primary schools? The answer lies in research. In understanding, conducting, disseminating and learning from research. This book is your guide to research in primary education.
The Reception year is a transitional or bridging time for children. This text will guide trainee and beginning teachers to perform the multiple roles and responsibilities of a reception teacher and support children through this transition.
This follow-up to Shirley Clarke's hugely popular Unlocking Formative Assessment focuses on bringing it all together in the primary classroom - how to weave all the elements of formative assessment, coherently and manageably, into everyday teaching.
This book is grounded in the best of current practice and theories surrounding thinking and learning skills. It provides a highly effective method for introducing a comprehensive set of thinking and learning skills to children aged five to 11 years, as well as for integrating these skills through the curriculum.
Every child loves playing traditional card games such as Snap. Suitable for young children, this work contains cards that are illustrated with the author's hand-made model characters and features everyday objects such as apples and balloons.
Intended for Key Stage Level 1, this book features many exercises that help build children's confidence in their mental maths skills. These exercises cover a range a key areas from the National Curriculum such as Number Bonds, Ordinal Numbers, Time, Fractions, and more.
Addresses the question - "What on earth am I going to do with my class tomorrow?" Aimed at teachers of children between the ages of 3-12, this is compendium of ideas and classroom activities. It includes activities and adopts an approach that covers various approaches in teaching children including content-based learning.
100 Lessons is Scholastic's best-selling series to support primary teachers with curriculum change. This new planning guide will support teachers with their planning in preparation to deliver the new curriculum for maths to be taught in schools from 2014. This title covers Years 1 to 6 including long and medium-term planning.
100 Lessons is Scholastic's best-selling series to support primary teachers with curriculum change. This new planning guide will support teachers with their planning in preparation to deliver the new curriculum for science to be taught in schools from 2014. This title covers Years 1 to 6 including long and medium-term planning.
100 Lessons is Scholastic's best-selling series to support primary teachers with curriculum change. This new planning guide will support teachers with their planning in preparation to deliver the new curriculum for history to be taught in schools from 2014. This title covers Years 1 to 6 including long and medium-term planning.
A new addition to the "See Inside" series about ships throughout history from Viking longboats to Spanish galleons, ironclads to aircraft carriers. Lifting the flaps reveals the insides of ships from across the ages, explaining in simple, clear language what they were used for, how the crew and passengers lived and how they sailed the oceans.
Provides a reference point for students studying for their SATs and GCSE's. This title covers various aspects of the curriculum, such as acids and alkalines, reaction rates and the periodic, and includes essential charts and tables.
Useful for primary teaching professionals, this work offers coverage of the major themes in teacher education. It emphasises interactive teaching skills, and focuses on the many human interactions in classrooms, taking account of the realities facing teachers. It also treats the issues and dilemmas which pose questions for educators.
With guidance on adapting to work in school, teaching on placement, securing the first teaching job, and succeeding in the NQT year, this book is a must-have for primary trainees on school experience, whether they are in a school-based or university-based teacher training programme.