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Books for FE and HE education-related courses

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Lesson Planning: Getting it Right in a Week

Time-saving and effective lesson planning guide for all busy teachers. 

LIFT!

Going up if teaching gets you down

This could be just the LIFT you need in your teaching career! This practical, strategy-led book is suitable for trainees, teachers and school leaders, and can be used to promote both individual reflection or a wider staff discussion around the themes of resilience and well-being.

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Children 4-11 Years

Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support primary-aged children with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools. 

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Learners 11-18 Years

Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support young people with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools. 

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Young Children 0-5 Years

Essential support for all trainees and practitioners working in early years contexts, helping them to understand  and mitigate against the risk factors of mental health needs in children from birth to 5. 

Mentoring: Getting it Right in a Week

By Jonathan Gravells Series edited by Susan Wallace

Compact guide to effective mentoring for busy teachers and school leaders. 

Non-directive Coaching

Attitudes, Approaches and Applications

Helps coaches develop their practice by assimilating ideas from a range of approaches, and applying their non-directive coaching skills in a number of other fields. Perfect for practitioners and those on coaching courses.

Phonics: Getting it Right in a Week

By Angela Gill and David Waugh Series edited by Susan Wallace

Tried and tested ideas for understanding phonics and developing effective pedagogy for busy teachers

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Positive Mental Health for School Leaders

Comprehensive guidance and workable, evidence-informed strategies to support the mental well-being of those with leadership roles in schools and colleges.

Positive Mental Health: A Whole School Approach

Targeted strategies for developing a whole school approach to mental health provision, emphasising the importance of creating a whole school culture which promotes a positive attitude towards mental health. 

A Practical Guide to Classroom Research

An accessible and practical guide to qualitative classroom research, suitable for any teacher, beginning or experienced, engaged in practitioner-based classroom enquiry. 

Practical Ideas for Teaching Primary Science

Aimed at trainees and teachers, this up to date text addresses primary science teaching in light of the new primary National Curriculum and the latest Teachers’ Standards, providing creative, inspiring and practical ideas and approaches for teaching the full range of science topics. 

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Showing 9-10 of 10 items.

Re-examining Success

Raising pupils’ examination performance at secondary school: systems, techniques, processes and partners

Provides the research and practical insights required for secondary schools to radically review and remodel exam preparation provision with a view to ensuring more pupils, particularly those that are vulnerable, can perform to their potential.

Staying Mentally Healthy During Your Teaching Career

Comprehensive guidance and workable, evidence-informed strategies to support the mental well-being of all those teaching in schools and colleges.

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Tackling Anxiety in Primary Mathematics Teachers

By Karen Wicks Edited by Ian Menter

Provides teacher educators with an understanding of the issues around mathematics anxiety and a framework of teaching strategies to support trainees and teachers in primary settings in developing confidence in learning and teaching mathematics.

Understanding and Developing Positive Behaviour in Schools

A key guide on behaviour, the number one concern for most early career teachers, providing a range of research informed and road-tested strategies to support the development of positive classroom systems and structures. 

What Every Parent Should Know About Education

How knowing the facts can help your child succeed

A walk through all the most important issues in education, comparing commonly-held beliefs with simple summaries of the evidence, providing you with clear, jargon-free information.