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Whole-Brain Child: 12 Proven Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

Paperback, 01/08/2012, £13.99
£12.59
A pioneering and practical book for parents that explains the new science of how a child's brain is wired and how it matures.

Teaching Happiness and Well-Being in Schools: Learning To Ride Elephants

Paperback, 22/10/2015, £24.99
£22.49
This updated edition is a theoretical and practical guide to implementing a well-being programme in your school. The book covers three areas: well-being as a philosophy of education, the teaching approach to well-being and the content that might form a well-being programme in a school. It is also a manifesto for a meaningful aim to education. There has recently been an explosion of interest in positive psychology and the teaching of well-being and 'happiness' in the PSHE world in schools and many teachers are looking for clear information on how to implement these potentially life-changing ideas in the classroom. This book provides an introduction to the theory of positive psychology and a practical guide on how to implement the theory in (primarily secondary) schools. It is written by Ian Morris who worked under Anthony Seldon at Wellington College which is well-known for its well-being and happiness curriculum.

Lazy Teacher's Handbook: How Your Students Learn More When You Teach Less

Paperback, 21/02/2017, £18.99
£17.09
It's more than six years since the bestselling Lazy Teacher's Handbook was first published and Jim Smith's Lazy Teaching philosophy has developed significantly in that time

Teaching Children to Think

Paperback, 12/07/2005, £26.99
£24.29
This book is for anyone interested in teaching children how to think, to reason, and solve problems. Robert Fisher reviews the main concepts, methods and research in the teaching of thinking skills developed in recent years. The second edition provides practical ideas to develop the thinking and learning in children of all ages and abilities.

Understanding and Using Challenging Educational Theories

Paperback, 21/03/2017, £22.99
£20.69
Takes students to the next level in educational theories by giving a clear overview of a selection of thinkers who have offered challenging perspectives on education.

Attachment and Emotional Development in the Classroom: Theory and Practice

Paperback, 21/08/2017, £19.99
£17.99
As part of preparation for the classroom, it's key for trainee teachers to understand the emotional needs of students. This book provides a clear introduction to emotional development and attachment, offering advice and guidance from a diverse range of professional perspectives including psychology, health and education.

Helping Children to Improve Their Gross Motor Skills: The Stepping Stones Curriculum

Paperback, 21/08/2017, £24.99
£22.49
This step-by-step programme enables children and young people with motor coordination difficulties to master basic skills and develop their sporting ability. Activity worksheets provide instruction on how to complete incremental exercises building up to the achievement of a specific activity, such as climbing, riding a bike and playing football.

Rediscovery of Teaching

Paperback, 23/05/2017, £32.99
£29.69

Education Debate 3ed

Paperback, 17/07/2017, £13.99
£12.59
Education policy is hard to keep track of... a problem that this book solves. In this updated edition, Ball examines new areas of focus, including the increased interest of business in education and the impact of austerity and precarity.

How Children Succeed

Paperback, 10/01/2013, £12.99
£11.69
Introduces us to a generation of researchers and educators who are using the tools of science to peel back the mysteries of character. In this title, the author uncovers the surprising ways in which parents prepare - or fail to prepare - their children for adulthood. It provides insights into the best ways to help children growing up in poverty.

Peace Education: International Perspectives

Paperback, 28/01/2016, £28.99
£26.09

Power of Mindful Learning

7, 24/02/1998, £11.99
£10.79
Ellen Langer uses her innovative theory of mindulness, introduced in her influential earlier book, to dramatically enhance the way we learn.

Education, Entertainment, and Learning in the Home

Paperback, 01/11/2002, £22.99
£20.69
Deals with learning in the home, specifically about the role that 'educational' media such as books, magazines and software can play in that process. This book traces the political and commercial context of the market for educational commodities government initiatives, and the production of educational media by publishers and distribution.

Encounter with Reggio Emilia

Paperback, 29/11/2007, £23.99
£21.59
Based upon a documentary approach implemented by Stirling Council in Scotland, this book examines how its pre-school educators experienced improvements in their understanding of how young children learn.

Learning Theories for Early Years Practice

Paperback, 29/03/2018, £21.99
£19.79
Divided into three main sections, this book identifies the key theorists and links them to the main issues and developments that face teachers of early years education today. This is aided by photographs, examples and clear explanations.

Herbert Marcuse: A Critical Reader

Paperback, 09/10/2003, £27.99
£25.19
"The Legacy of Herbert Marcuse: A Critical Reader" is a collection of papers by 17 Marcuse scholars, which provides a comprehensive reassessment of the relevance of Marcuse's critical theory at the beginning of the 21st century.

Marcuse's Challenge to Education

Hardback, 16/01/2009, £60.00
£54.00

Theory and Resistance in Education: Towards a Pedagogy for the Opposition, 2nd Edition

Paperback, 30/09/2001, £27.00
£24.30
This volume provides theoretical and political tools for addressing how pedagogy, knowledge, resistance and power can be analyzed within and across a variety of cultural spheres, including but not limited to the schools. This second edition features a new introduction.

Educated

Hardback, £13.99
£12.59

INTELLIGENT PERSON'S GUIDE TO EDUCATION

Paperback, 11/08/2016, £12.99
£11.69
'A hugely reassuring, common-sense guide no parent of teenage boys should be without.' - Sunday Times In his bestselling An Intelligent Person's Guide to Education, Tony Little, former Head Master of Eton College, asks the fundamental questions about how we should make our schools and schoolchildren fit for the modern world. Published with a new preface by the author, this book will enlighten teachers, students and anxious parents alike, providing advice from the author's many years as a teacher, headmaster and governor in both independent schools and academies, in answer to the key issues concerning education. Tony Little explains the research behind how teenagers' brains function and how they act accordingly, discusses how to deal with sex, drugs and poor discipline, reassesses the meaning of 'character' in a child's education, and provides his own list of books every bright 16-year-old should read. In addition, he offers tips for parents on dealing with adolescents and communicating with their child's school. Drawing on a lifetime's work in schools, An Intelligent Person's Guide to Education is a refreshing, rational and original take on the most important stage in a child's development. An entertaining and essential book for teachers, parents and students interested in how education should serve our young people, now and in future.

Expansive Learning in Professional Contexts: A Materialist Perspective

Hardback, 23/10/2016, £37.99
£19.99
The book critically reviews a range of approaches to expansive learning and organizational research, establishing the bases and limitations of an Expansive Learning Index whose aim is to support collaborative provision in the context of work-based research.

Introduction to Comparative and International Education

Paperback, 23/10/2014, £23.99
£21.59
Introducing key themes surrounding globalization and education, this volume provides students with a nuanced and critical examination of important debates, thinkers and sources of information, which includes a range of international case studies.

Experiencing Reggio Emilia

7, 01/07/2001, £20.99
£18.89
The most important consideration in early education is the way in which young children learn. Their transferable skills of communication, collaboration and investigation can underpin various aspects of learning. This book focuses on these elements in a group of pre-schools in an area of Northern Italy.

Creating Learning without Limits

Paperback, 01/04/2012, £22.99
£20.69
This book looks at The Wroxham School in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, which has embraced the' Learning without Limits' approach across the whole school.

Listening to Young Children: The Mosaic Approach 2ed

Paperback, 23/08/2011, £18.99
£17.09
At a time of shifting policy in early years, this second edition offers a timely reminder that listening to young children is still important for reviewing service provision

What If Everything You Knew About Education Was Wrong?

Hardback, 12/06/2015, £25.00
£14.99
If you feel a bit cross at the presumption of some oik daring to suggest everything you know about education might be wrong, please take it with a pinch of salt.

Brain at School: Educational Neuroscience in the Classroom

Paperback, 01/08/2009, £21.99
£19.79
This friendly book is jargon-free and no prior scientific knowledge is assumed of the reader. It is thought-provoking reading for practising teachers across all age ranges, trainee teachers, parents, head teachers, educational policymakers, academics and educational psychologists.

Learning without Limits

Paperback, 01/03/2004, £23.99
£21.59
Explores the different ways of teaching that are free from determinist beliefs about ability. Drawing on a research project at the University of Cambridge, this book features 9 case studies that describe how teachers have developed alternative practices despite considerable pressure on them and on their schools and classrooms.

Levinas, Subjectivity, Education: Towards an Ethics of Radical Responsibility

Paperback, 27/07/2012, £19.99
£17.99
Levinas, Subjectivity, Education explores how the philosophical writings of Emmanuel Levinas lead us to reassess education and reveals the possibilities of a radical new understanding of ethical and political responsibility.

Bringing the High Scope Approach to Your Early Years Practice

Paperback, 19/05/2010, £12.99
£11.69
Answers the question of what High/Scope is, where it came from, and how it can be used with young children in your setting.

Theories of Childhood: An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget & Vygotsky 2ed

Paperback, 15/02/2013, £27.95
£25.16
The classic guide for early childhood classrooms and professionals, now revised and updated.

How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £12.99
£11.69

Child Development: Theories and Critical Perspectives

Paperback, 20/05/2015, £29.99
£26.99
Slee's name appears first on the earlier edition.

Recurring Themes in Education

Paperback, 02/05/1995, £26.99
£24.29
This text explores six educational themes. Each theme begins with a quotation from Froebel's writing, and an introduction to articles selected from the Early Childhood Archive and the National Froebel Foundation Archive. The articles are followed by a contemporary commentary on the theme.

Learning Theories in Childhood 2ed

Paperback, 10/09/2015, £23.99
£21.59
This text presents the key learning theories and theoriests in children's learning with a balanced but critical review of each perspective.

Learning Power in Practice

Paperback, 24/08/2006, £18.99
£17.09
Learn how the Effective Lifelong Learning Inventory (ELLI) program and how the concept of learning power fits in with accelerated learning, thinking skills and learning styles.

Enriching the Brain

Paperback, 15/02/2008, £9.99
£8.99
Eric Jensen--a leading expert in the translation of brain research into education, argues in Enriching the Brain that we greatly underestimate students' achievement capacity. Drawing from a wide range of neuroscience research as well as related studies, Jensen reveals that the human brain is far more dynamic and malleable than we earlier believed.

Dialogic Enquiry : Toward a Sociocultural Practice and Theory of Education

7, 28/08/1999, £19.99
£17.99
A view of Vygotsky's unique vision of education.

Networks of Mind: Learning, Culture, Neuroscience

Paperback, 03/12/2013, £31.99
£28.79

Bad Education: Debunking Myths in Education

Paperback, 01/10/2012, £27.99
£25.19
We all know that small classes are better than large classes; that children are best taught in groups according to their ability; that some schools are much better than others and that we should teach children according to their individual learning styles ...or do we? This book asks awkward questions about these sacred cows of education.

Fifty Major Thinkers on Education from Confucius to Dewey

Paperback, 27/09/2001, £18.99
£17.09
In this unique work some of today's greatest educators present concise, accessible summaries of the great educators of the past.

Passion for Teaching

Paperback, 01/04/2004, £32.99
£29.69
This book concentrates on the 'heart' of teaching - teachers' moral purposes, the nature of care, emotional commitment and motivation that distinguishes the best teaching and the best teachers.

 

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