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Transforming Education for Every Child: A Practical Handbook

7, 13/04/2006, £42.99
Including guidelines and information on the key components of personalizing learning, this book offers activities to support personal, team and whole school understanding. It provides a range of diagnostic and developmental activities that can be used to support planning and implementation. It focuses on learning and teaching strategies; and more.

Improving Learning in a Professional Context

Paperback, 28/09/2009, £35.99
Based on empirical research, including interviews with new teachers, by teachers themselves, this book reveals the complexity of learning in a professional context and gives some basic truths about what really matters in teaching.

Teacher Training Essentials : Workshops for Professional Development

Bound, 21/10/2010, £45.99
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.

Transformative Coaching: Learning Theory For Practice

Paperback, 15/06/2011, £22.99
While there are numerous books covering coaching tools and techniques, most share a common focus on goal-setting and goal achievement. This book offers a rare alternative perspective that focuses on reflective learning as the starting point for professional growth, and illustrates how coaches can apply this approach in coaching meetings.

Instant Lessons for Supply Teachers 9-11

21/09/2009, £24.99
This series provides a bank of cross-curricular lesson plans for teachers providing emergency cover. Each lesson is differentiated for age and ability, and supported by editable, photocopiable resource sheets and PowerPoint activities on CD-ROM.

Essential Guide To Coaching And Mentoring 2ed

Paperback, 14/10/2010, £16.99
Rev. ed. of: Coaching for schools: New York: Pearson Education, c2006.

We're Born To Learn

Paperback, 04/05/2011, £29.99
This updated book on the brain's natural learning process offers practical methods for teaching all students to take responsibility for their own success.

Online Teaching In The Digital Age

Paperback, 15/01/2012, £31.99
A manual for instructors whose classroom resides online

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.

Assessment for Learning: Why, What and How?

Paperback, 28/05/2009, £5.00
Wiliam argues that if we are to be successful in raising student achievement, as well as clear about what we want teachers to do differently, we have to understand why changing teachers' practice is so difficult, and this will require radical changes in the way we treat teachers' professional development.

Critical Practice in Teacher Education

Paperback, 01/09/2010, £18.99
Written by experienced teacher educators, this book shows what critical practice is and how it can be used to facilitate a deeper understanding of practice that draws upon personal experience and knowledge of theory, research and policy.

Introduction To Classroom Observatiion

Paperback, 18/11/2011, £33.99

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.

Nurturing Emotional Literacy

7, 18/05/2001, £32.99
This handbook provides advice, guidance and support to help people become more successful by managing their emotions effectively. Specific ideas for working with children, teachers, parents and carers make this book suitable for all concerned with developing the "whole child".

Expert Teaching

Paperback, 13/07/2001, £32.99
Aimed at teachers who wish to improve their professional practice, this work helps the reader to think about current practice, not only in terms of skills and competences to be developed, but also in areas of knowledge to be enriched.

Monitoring Assessment Recording etc(MARRA) 2ed

Paperback, 01/01/2003, £31.99
This comprehensive, practical second edition has been updated in line with the new standards for qualified teacher status, in particular the competence in monitoring and assessment.

New teacher

Paperback, 01/02/1996, £30.99
An introduction to the responsibilities and requirements of working as a teacher in comprehensive education. The objectives of the work are to: relate teacher competencies to professionalism; bring the teacher face to face with professional realities; and set expectations in context.

e-Schooling: Global Messages from a Small Island

Paperback, 02/08/2007, £25.99
Based on evaluation of ICT work in a range of schools in Northern Ireland, asking what it takes to change learning through technology in what we call 'e-schooling', this book asks some hard-hitting questions of those involved in educating young people in schools at the start of the 21st century.

Beginning Teachers' Learning: Making Experience Count

Paperback, 27/04/2015, £20.00
Draws on individual case studies and up to date research to explains how teacher educators can equip beginning teachers to learn much more effectively in school.

Classroom Confidential

7, 08/12/2005, £14.99
Louisa Leaman shares her practical 'secrets for success' with teachers. She provides advice on every aspect of teaching, from the structure and content of lessons, right through to setting boundaries, dealing with bullies, and collaborating with other staff.

SAS guide to teaching

Paperback, 15/06/2006, £15.99
Teaching is often perceived by the public as being one of the hardest jobs of all. This book looks at this area.

Get Ready to Teach: A Guide for the Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT)

Paperback, 09/07/2009, £12.99
With a down-to-earth writing style, this text provides NQTs with the practical advice that they need to help quell those September nerves. It tackles the real-life issues that worry new teachers, with a focus on the period before starting the first job.

Integrating Curricula with Multiple Intelligences

7, 02/04/2008, £28.99
The authors demonstrate how to develop higher-order thinking, mindful decision making, and productive problem-solving skills in all students and provide a six-step process for developing thematic learning units.

Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms

Paperback, 01/05/2010, £28.99
For educators of all disciplines, this third edition of a bestseller provides primary and secondary examples of how Web tools such as blogs, wikis, Facebook, and Twitter allow students to learn more, create more, and communicate better.

Emotional Literacy at the Heart of the School Ethos

Paperback, 16/08/2006, £30.99
Ideal for teachers, psychologists and lecturers wishing to implement a practical, whole-school training program to help practitioners nurture children's emotional development.

Reflective Teaching in Higher Education

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £25.99

Effective Medium-Term Planning for Teachers

Paperback, 21/01/2015, £22.99
The 'holy grail' of planning, this book explains why medium term plans are important and how to actually go about constructing them.

Initial Teacher Education in Schools

Paperback, 11/08/2014, £27.99
With examples from existing primary and secondary settings, this book provides guidance on how to overcome challenges to developing School Direct courses and deliver an effective school-based teacher training programme.

Successful Induction for New Teachers

Paperback, 22/04/2014, £25.99
This practical guide, linked to the Teaching Standards, not only helps NQTs pass the year, it also helps them to become happy and effective teachers.

Classroom Behaviour: A Practical Guide to Effective Teaching, Behaviour Management 4ed

Paperback, 17/03/2015, £24.99
Bill Rogers' much-loved book provides both teachers and trainee teachers with a complete behaviour management toolkit. Exploring real situations, offering practical advice and exploring best practice, this new edition looks at issues facing teachers working in today's classrooms.

Passing Assessments for the Certificate in Education and Training

Paperback, 26/04/2014, £19.99
An essential text on approaching assessment for all Certificate in Education and Training learners, no matter which awarding organisation they are registered with.

Social Media for Academics

Paperback, 10/03/2016, £22.99
Find out how to further your academic career by learning how to publicise your academic work, managing your online identity and demonstrating impact through social media.

Teaching Emotional Intelligence

7, 31/10/1999, £19.99

Training to Teach

Paperback, 11/09/2015, £24.99
Covering all the key professional issues, this book gives primary and secondary trainee teachers the confidence and guidance they need to succeed in the classroom.

Talking and Learning with Young Children

Paperback, 18/11/2015, £23.99
With real examples and case studies from the author's own experience, this book explores how children learn to communicate using language, how they use language to learn and the role of adults in the process.

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.

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.

Curriculum and Imagination: Process Theory, Pedagogy and Action Research

Paperback, 05/07/2007, £34.99
Describes a process model for designing developing, implementing and evaluating curriculum, suggesting that curriculum may be designed by specifying an educational process which contains key principles of procedure. This book offers a plan for curriculum-making without objectives.

Don't Touch!: The Educational Story of a Panic

Paperback, 01/10/2007, £29.99
Explores the problems involved in 'touching' children in an educational environment. This book uses real-life examples taken from research into the mentality of risk culture, and highlights a state of affairs in which ordinary well-meaning professionals feel they cannot offer even very young children basic levels of comforting or affection.

Technology, Literacy, Learning: A multimodal approach

7, 03/09/2008, £34.99
Sets out a framework for rethinking the three key areas of schooling that are most affected by technology's impact on education: knowledge as curriculum; learning and pedagogy; and, literacy across the curriculum. It analyses teaching and learning with materials such as CD-ROMs, websites, the Internet, and computer programming applications.

Guide to Teaching Practice 5red

Paperback, 11/06/2010, £30.99
Suitable for students on initial teacher training courses across different phases in the UK, this book covers the important basic skills and issues that students need to consider during their practice, such as planning, classroom organisation, behaviour management and assessment.

Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning

Paperback, 23/09/2010, £31.99
Draws on extracts from the published work of some of the most influential education writers to provide insight, guidance and clarity about key issues affecting practitioners at various levels.

Consuming Children

Paperback, 01/01/2001, £27.99
Argues that we are entering another stage in the construction of the young as the demarcations between education, entertainment and advertising collapse and as the lines between the generations both blur and harden. This book provokes us to ponder the role of the school in the 'age of desire'.

Whose learning?

Paperback, 01/08/2004, £25.99
Explores the concept of academic and personal tutoring and brings together theoretical arguments; activities in schools and classrooms; and observations gleaned from the authors' own research. This book recognises the important role of the personal tutor in working individually with his or her students.



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