Books for teachers and senior leaders in schools, written by those who know what's it's like! The Practical Teaching series covers a diverse range of topics from change management to humourous anecdotal tales about the small problems you encounter everyday - brought together with a common purpose of making your job easier and more satisfying, whatever stage you are at in your teaching career.
Helping children rise to the challenge of learning
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.
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.
Signposting better choices to more adventurous teaching
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.
Building effective learning relationships
A book about putting learning relationships at the heart of your teaching; then everything else will fall into place including positive behaviour management, stress reduction, student engagement and pupil progress.
A Practical Toolkit for Teachers
Enables and supports teachers to deliver the content of the new statutory guidance for relationships and sex education in secondary schools, operational from 2020.