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Effective Teaching in Schools Theory and Practice

Paperback, 23/03/2009, £28.50
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, £42.50
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.

Essential Teaching Skills 4ed

Paperback, 04/09/2014, £25.99
In this classic introduction to professional and pedagogic skills, Chris Kyriacou provides expert guidance on the nitty-gritty of teaching. Compact and concise, it's ideal for students or experienced teachers wishing to explore their own practice, as well as teacher mentors helping others to develop their teaching skills.

Reflective Practice for Teachers 2ed

Paperback, 06/06/2017, £30.99
Exploring key issues in teaching through the lens of reflective practice, in order to deepen understanding of teaching practice.

Info Tasks for Successful Learning

Paperback, 15/01/2001, £19.50

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.

Teaching and learning through critical reflective practice

Paperback, 01/10/1998, £22.99
Maps out the professional, political and theoretical landscape of reflective practice, its nature and purposes and the claims being made for it. The authors centre their text on a model of the teacher as a reflective learner, with enlightenment and empowerment as central themes.

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.

Creativity: Getting it Right in a Week

Paperback, 18/09/2017, £9.99
An accessible and practical guide on creative teaching, teaching for creativity and creative learning for all busy teachers.

Teaching Creative Thinking: Developing learners who generate ideas and can think critically

Paperback, 26/09/2017, £18.99
Teaching Creative Thinking: Developing Learners Who Generate Ideas and Can Think Critically defines and demystifies the essence of creative thinking, and offers action-oriented and research-informed suggestions as to how it can best be developed in learners.

A-Z of learning: Techniques & Tips for teachers

Paperback, 11/11/2004, £20.99
A handy compendium packed with facts and techniques that teachers need to have at their fingertips. It provides 1000+ answers, definitions and practical tips for the many questions that teachers need to answer.

Trouble Shooting Your Teaching: A Step-by-step Guide to Analysing and Improving Your Practice

Paperback, 01/11/2002, £24.99
Quick, simple and effective, this book is an essential resource for anyone who lectures or teaches.

Successful Subject Co-ordination

Paperback, 25/03/2004, £12.99
This "Classmate" deals with a key topic for teachers wishing to develop their skills as a subject co-ordinator. Famery gives detailed advice from developing your skills and researching the subject to practising the role and developing it further.

Grey's Essential Miscellany for Teachers

Hardback, 01/03/2005, £14.99
Designed as a perfect gift for teachers (there are hundreds of thousands of qualified staff currently teaching at all levels). Grey's Essential Miscellany for Teachers will amuse, entertain and educate in equal measure.

Subject Leadership and School Improvement

Paperback, 17/11/2000, £37.99

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

Paperback, 28/11/2017, £19.99
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.


Paperback, 25/03/2004, £13.99
The word 'homework' causes despair in both pupils and teachers. Pupils because they have to do it and teachers because they have to prepare it, enforce it, collect it and mark it. This practical guide covers all areas of homework from reasons for setting it, to motivational techniques and how to support pupils of all standards.

101 essential lists for Primary teachers

7, 21/03/2006, £13.99
Features lists ranging from the practical, such as preparing for an interview, organising your classroom and dealing with difficulties, to the fun, such as how the children perceive you and what not to wear.

Lesson Planning for Primary School Teachers

Paperback, 25/08/2016, £16.99

Understanding and Applying Assessment in Education

Paperback, 18/04/2017, £25.99
A `one-stop shop' for assessment for student teachers covering all major assessment types carefully balancing theory with practical case studies and classroom activities.

Learning Challenge: How to Guide Your Students Through the Learning Pit to Achieve Deeper Understanding

Paperback, 16/05/2017, £21.99
Known by many as the Learning Pit, the Learning Challenge is used around the world to promote challenge, dialogue, and a growth mindset. It encourages a depth of inquiry from students and nurtures a love of learning.

Ingredients for Great Teaching

Paperback, 14/04/2018, £22.99
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, £22.99
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, £28.99
Looking at the educational research behind a wide range of teaching topics, this book explores what the evidence shows about effectiveness of different approaches.

Pedagogical Tact: Knowing What to Do When You Don't Know What to Do

Paperback, 15/10/2015, £29.99
Describes how teacher-student relations possess an improvisational and ethical character. Internationally known educator Max van Manen shows through recognizable examples and evocative stories how good teaching is driven by the phenomenology of pedagogy.

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, £13.99
The only book full of ideas for lesson plenaries you'll ever need.

Independent Thinking

Paperback, 12/12/2013, £16.99
Think for yourself - before someone does it for you.

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.

Thrive: In your first three years in teaching

Paperback, 11/05/2018, £16.99
Martha Boyne, Emily Clements and Ben Wright's Thrive: In your first three years in teaching equips trainee secondary school teachers with the know-how to lay the foundations for a successful career in teaching, long after the challenging first few years are over.

Communicating with Learners in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Paperback, 01/12/2010, £26.99
An accessible guide to effective communication with learners for trainee teachers in the Lifelong Learning Sector.

Wise Social Studies Teaching in an Age of High-stakes Testing: Essays on Classroom Practices and Possibilities

Paperback, 30/10/2005, £54.00
The chapters in this volume illustrate how teachers are bringing creativity, higher-order thinking, and meaningful learning activities into particular school settings despite pressures of standards and testing. The word wise has been chosen for the title of the book, and is frequently used to describe the pedagogical practices that are identified.

Social Media and Mental Health in Schools

Paperback, 22/10/2018, £15.99
Supports both primary and secondary trainees and teachers with understanding the links between social media use and children and young people's mental health.

Learning Power Approach: Teaching Learners to Teach Themselves

Paperback, 16/01/2018, £18.99
In The Learning Power Approach: Teaching learners to teach themselves Guy Claxton sets out the design principles of a pedagogical formula that aims to strengthen students' learning muscles and develop their independence, initiative, determination, and love of learning.

Making Every Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Teaching and Learning

Hardback, 12/06/2015, £20.00
Packed with practical teaching strategies, Making Every Lesson Count bridges the gap between research findings and classroom practice.

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

Paperback, 13/11/2018, £17.99
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.

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Learners 11-18 Years

Paperback, 22/10/2018, £15.99
Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support young people with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools.

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, £15.99
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.

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Children 4-11 Years

Paperback, 10/09/2018, £15.99
Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support primary-aged children with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools.
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