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Effective Teaching in Schools Theory and Practice

Paperback, 23/03/2009, £25.99
Written by best-selling author of Essential Teaching Skills, this research-informed guide is the perfect introduction to what defines good teaching. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, it enables trainees and new teachers to build on theoretical work where it matters in the classroom.

Teaching Today A Practical Guide 5ed

Paperback, 20/11/2014, £37.50
Focusing on practical methods, techniques and strategies, Teaching Today has been one of the best-selling teacher training textbooks for the past 20 years. Retaining its practical and user-friendly approach, the fifth edition has been fully updated with new chapters on differentiation, equality, inclusion and working with stake-holders.

Action Research for New Teachers: Evidence-Based Evaluation of Practice

Paperback, 21/03/2017, £21.99
This book breaks the Action Research process down into smaller steps giving you concise, jargon-free guidance on all the issues and key considerations that you will need to tackle when carrying out this type of research.

Research Methods and Methodologies in Education 2nd revised ed.

Paperback, 27/03/2017, £27.99
Best-selling, all-encompassing textbook for research methods in education.

Dictionary of Education

Paperback, 22/01/2015, £13.99
Education is of relevance to everyone, but it involves specialized terminology which may be unfamiliar or opaque. The second edition of this UK-focused dictionary - with around 1,100 authoritative entries - provides clear and accessible definitions of the terms, organizations, qualifications, statutes, and much more, involved in education today.

Best of the Best: Feedback

Paperback, 06/06/2017, £9.99
In Feedback, Isabella Wallace and Leah Kirkman explore our understanding of what is often cited as one of the most powerful tools for enhancing learning, drawing together ideas from leading international thinkers and practical strategies for busy teachers.

Mentoring-Coaching: A Guide for Education Professionals: A Handbook for Education Professionals

Paperback, 01/12/2007, £27.99
The book features a model which helps to create successful mentoring-coaching activity in education and sets out a clear path along which to proceed. It describes appropriate behaviours and includes examples of questions that might be used.

Assessment: Getting it Right in a Week

Paperback, 18/09/2017, £9.99
An accessible and practical guide to informed assessment in the classroom for all busy teachers.

Phonics: Getting it Right in a Week

Paperback, 18/09/2017, £9.99
An accessible and practical guide offering tried and tested strategies for developing an understanding of phonics and the development of effective pedagogy for all busy teachers.

GCSE Mindset: 40 Activities for transforming student commitment, motivation and productivity

Paperback, 28/11/2017, £18.99
The GCSE Mindset: 40 activities for transforming student commitment, motivation and productivity, written by Steve Oakes and Martin Griffin, offers a wealth of concrete, practical and applicable tools designed to supercharge GCSE students' resilience, positivity, organisation and determination.

Understanding and Applying Assessment in Education

Paperback, 18/04/2017, £22.99
A `one-stop shop' for assessment for student teachers covering all major assessment types carefully balancing theory with practical case studies and classroom activities.

Ingredients for Great Teaching

Paperback, 14/04/2018, £19.99
Shows you how to understand and use 10 key educational ingredients to become a better and more effective teacher.

50 Ways to Use Technology Enhanced Learning in the Classroom: Practical strategies for teaching

Paperback, 10/02/2018, £19.99
Using case studies and real life teaching examples, this book explores how to use technology in teaching. Examples include gamified learning, social media, apps, video streaming and the flipped classroom approach.

Effective Teaching: Evidence and Practice 4ed

Paperback, 19/10/2017, £24.99
Looking at the educational research behind a wide range of teaching topics, this book explores what the evidence shows about effectiveness of different approaches.

Oops!: Helping Children Learn Accidentally

Paperback, 26/04/2012, £18.99
Helping children to learn despite their best intentions to the contrary.

Book of Plenary: Here Endeth the Lesson ...

Paperback, 28/08/2013, £12.99
The only book full of ideas for lesson plenaries you'll ever need.

How to Teach: A Handbook for NQTs : The Ultimate, (and Ultimately Irrelevant) Look at What You Should be Doing in Your Classroom If You Want to be the Best Teacher You Can Possibly be

Paperback, 11/06/2010, £16.99
Outlines what a newly qualified teacher needs to know in order to be an immediate success in the classroom. The book includes a substantial section on every new teacher's biggest concern: behaviour management, as well as giving tips on: various teaching methods; lesson planning; assessment; and ways of organising the classroom.

Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom

Hardback, 25/02/2015, £21.99
Energize your classrooms with these key techniques for college teaching Students say the best teachers get them excited about learning, stretch their thinking, and keep them actively involved in class.

How to Explain Absolutely Anything to Absolutely Anyone: The art and science of teacher explanation

Paperback, 13/11/2018, £16.99
In How to Explain Absolutely Anything to Absolutely Anyone: The art and science of teacher explanation, Andy Tharby talks teachers through a set of remarkably simple techniques that will help revolutionise the precision and clarity of their message.

English for Academic Purposes: A Handbook for Students

Paperback, 01/10/2018, £24.99
Essential reading for all international students studying for a British qualification at university, providing a clear guide to researching and producing a well presented and cohesive piece of academic writing.

Communication Skills for your Education Degree

Paperback, 28/06/2019, £14.99
For those undertaking an education or teaching degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of education and teaching.

Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teaching: A Guide for Faculty

Hardback, 11/04/2014, £31.99
A guide to developing productive student-faculty partnerships in higher education Student-faculty partnerships is an innovation that is gaining traction on campuses across the country. There are few established models in this new endeavor, however.

Powering Up Students: The Learning Power Approach to high school teaching

Paperback, 31/05/2019, £16.99
The Learning Power Approach (LPA) is a pedagogical formula which aims to develop all students as confident and capable learners - ready, willing, and able to choose, design, research, pursue, troubleshoot, and evaluate learning for themselves, alone and with others, in school and out.

English Grammar and Teaching Strategies: Lifeline to Literacy

Paperback, 07/09/2018, £25.99
"First edition published by David Fulton 1999"--T.p. verso.

Teach Like Nobody's Watching: The essential guide to effective and efficient teaching

Paperback, 21/08/2019, £16.99
In Teach Like Nobody's Watching: The essential guide to effective and efficient teaching, Mark Enser sets out a time-efficient approach to teaching that will reduce teachers' workload and enhance their pupils' levels of engagement and attainment.

Tin of Thunks

08/11/2019, £9.98
Can a robot be kind? Can you touch the wind? Is there more future than past?

Zest for Learning: Developing curious learners who relish real-world challenges

Paperback, 12/03/2020, £16.99
Explores the ways in which teachers can fuel their pupils' curiosity and help them find their passions, develop independence and challenge themselves to become more expansive learners.

Robots are Here

Paperback, 01/11/2019, £19.99

Professional Learning Communities and Teacher Enquiry

Paperback, 07/02/2020, £15.99
Written for teachers, this concise guide takes an evidence-based approach to professional learning communities and teacher enquiry, with practical advice on how to engage with and evaluate various models.

RISK: Signposting better choices to more adventurous teaching

Paperback, 20/04/2020, £14.99
Go on! You can do it! This book follows on from David Gumbrell's text LIFT!, arguing that when you are feeling more resilient you have the courage and confidence to take more risks. You can also calculate that risk more rationally, thereby making it less risky and more likely to result in success.

In the Zone: Helping children rise to the challenge of learning

Paperback, 13/03/2020, £15.99
In the Zone argues that challenge is an essential element of true learning, without which there can be no progress. It brings together supportive materials to encourage teachers to reflect on their present practice, take sensible risks with their teaching, and understand the importance of enjoyment and engagement for both teachers and pupils.

Independent Thinking on Teaching and Learning: Developing independence and resilience in all teachers and learners

Paperback, 09/03/2020, £9.99
Jackie Beere's Independent Thinking on Teaching and Learning: Developing independence and resilience in all teachers and learners is a practical guide full of educational wisdom to help teachers make a genuine difference to the lives of every young person in their classroom.

Teaching Puzzle: Your Guide To Transforming Learning

Paperback, 01/07/2013, £20.00
The Teaching Puzzle is for teachers as well as the wider school community. The book offers a range of ideas and strategies - some of the puzzle pieces - to help your work be as effective, rewarding and enjoyable as possible. Putting the pieces together will promote emotional wellbeing, relationship skills and positive behaviour in children.

Captivating Your Class

Paperback, 02/02/2009, £24.99
Offers teachers with strategies and techniques they can use to develop their confidence in teaching A Level students. This book contains strategies that allow teachers to develop their teaching style so that the students can have a purposeful, inspired and enjoyable learning experience.

Digital Storytelling in the Classroom

Paperback, 14/05/2013, £33.99
Harness digital storytelling as a powerful tool to teach traditional and 21st-century literacy skills to help students reach deeper understandings in all areas of the curriculum!

Teacher Training Essentials : Workshops for Professional Development

Bound, 21/10/2010, £47.99
Ready-to-go activities for teacher trainers running pre- and in-service training courses. For busy teacher trainers who practise what they preach: trainees will benefit from learning about methodology in training sessions which are in themselves models of good teaching practice.

Discussion As A Way Of Teaching

Hardback, 15/09/2005, £30.99
Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of the landmark book Discussion as a Way of Teaching shows how to plan, conduct, and assess classroom discussions. Stephen D. Brookfield and Stephen Preskill suggest exercises for starting discussions, strategies for maintaining their momentum, and ways to elicit diverse views and voices.

Visible Learning for Teachers: Maximizing Impact on Learning

Paperback, 13/12/2011, £29.99
Takes the next step and explains how to apply the principles from Visible Learning in your classroom. This book offers: concise and user-friendly summaries of the most successful practices and interventions; and practical, step-by-step guidance for successfully implementing visible learning and visible teaching.

Expert Learner: Challenging the Myth of Ability

Paperback, 01/01/2014, £25.99
This book looks at what we know about becoming a skilled performer or practitioner and how this relates to classroom teaching and learning.

Preparing for Blended e-learning

Paperback, 01/10/2006, £32.99
Provides teachers and lecturers with an introduction to e-learning. This book explores the meaning of 'e-learning' and supports tutors in identifying how they plan to use technology to support courses that blend online and face-to-face interactions. It is illustrated by various case of studies. It is useful for teachers in HE and FE.

Teaching Character in the Primary Classroom

Paperback, 10/03/2016, £23.99
A practical guide on how to to teach Character in primary schools, exploring why character matters. Coverage includes the implications of character beyond the classroom and how outdoor learning and education can contribute.

Little Book of Thunks: 260 Questions to Make Your Brain Go Ouch!

Hardback, 16/03/2007, £10.99
A Thunk is a beguiling question about everyday things that stops you in your tracks. This book includes the thunks which cover areas of human existence including truth, justice, reality, beliefs, the natural world, the human condition, art, beauty, existence, right and wrong, good and bad, life and death, war, religion, love, and friendship.

NLP Toolkit: For Teachers, Trainers and School Leaders

Paperback, 30/10/2009, £24.99
Gives you practical 'how to' ways to develop your own emotional resilience as well as ways to work with children in the area of emotional and social skills. This book includes practical worksheets on stagecraft for teachers, leadership, classroom activities, personal development and developing emotional and social literacy with children.

Curriculum ; Theory and practice 6ed

Paperback, 18/01/2009, £34.99
A V Kelly's bestselling and classic text is now brought up to date with the latest curriculum changes and current thinking in education. It's great on general principles and the philosophical background to education, making it core reading on all types of education courses.

Attachment in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Schools

Paperback, 02/01/2006, £24.99
Every day, teachers and other school staff have to deal with children who present challenging behaviour during their learning process at school. This book combines the fundamental principles of attachment theory with teacher-based case studies, and practical 'how to' interventions.

Developing Creative and Critical Educational Practitioners

Paperback, 20/10/2014, £20.00
Encourages teacher educators to promote flexible and sustainable practice in their students, enabling them to flourish within an ever-changing educational environment.

Early Years Placements: A Critical Guide to Outstanding Work-Based Learning

Paperback, 09/02/2015, £18.99
A key text for all those undertaking placements or work-based learning in early years settings.
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