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How do you become an outstanding primary teacher?

That is the question that every trainee, teacher and teacher educator tries to answer.

Becoming an effective teacher involves developing an identity and an excellent understanding of both theory and practice. Our books discuss theory in context, include case studies and encourage discussion to help you achieve outstanding results in school.

 

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Ability-grouping in Primary Schools

Case Studies and Critical Debates

This book links theory, policy and practice in a critical examination of ability-grouping practices and their implications in primary schools, with particular reference to primary mathematics.

Assessment: Getting it Right in a Week

An accessible and practical guide to informed assessment in the classroom for all busy teachers. 

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Behaviour Management: Getting it Right in a Week

Workable strategies, tips and advice for busy teachers who want to address low level disruption and improve behaviour in their classroom. 

Beyond Early Reading

Edited by David Waugh and Sally Neaum

An essential text for primary trainees and teachers focusing on a range of issues to develop children who can read into children who do read.

Beyond Early Writing

Teaching Writing in Primary Schools

This essential text for primary trainees and teachers examines the key skill of writing beyond the earliest school years, including issues of children’s writing attainment, boys’ relative lack of success and teachers’ lack of confidence in modelling writing.

 

A Concise Guide to Education Studies

Explores key contemporary issues in education, featuring the latest theoretical perspectives and policies, aimed at supporting the professional development and understanding of those working or intending to work in the education sector.

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Creativity: Getting it Right in a Week

An accessible and practical guide on creative teaching, teaching for creativity and creative learning for all busy teachers. 

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Digital Literacy for Primary Teachers

A new text on digital literacy for primary trainees and teachers, completely up to date for the new primary curriculum and computing programmes of study.

Enriching Primary English

This essential text provides ideas for trainees and teachers to extend both their own teaching and their pupils’ learning in primary English through creative approaches and enrichment strategies to promote best practice and outstanding teaching.

Evidence-based Teaching

A Critical Overview for Enquiring Teachers

A critical overview of evidence-based teaching, offering practical advice on how to approach and implement it, and help with reflectively evaluating its success.

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Getting into Primary Teaching

Edited by David Owen and Cathy Burnett Series edited by Andrew J Hobson

Essential reading if you are considering making an application for primary initial teacher education or preparing to begin your programme.

How do expert primary classteachers really work?

A critical guide for teachers, headteachers and teacher educators

An essential text for anyone interested in teaching primary school children, including teacher educators, classteachers and headteachers, critically examining what constitutes outstanding or good teaching of children in the primary years .

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Technology-enhanced Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage

An up to date and informed exploration of technology-enhanced learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, suitable for all trainee and in-service teachers.

Behaviour Management: Getting it Right in a Week

Workable strategies, tips and advice for busy teachers who want to address low level disruption and improve behaviour in their classroom. 

Mentoring: Getting it Right in a Week

By Jonathan Gravells Series edited by Susan Wallace

An accessible guide to effective mentoring for all busy teachers and school leaders. 

Lesson Planning: Getting it Right in a Week

An accessible guide to effective lesson planning for all busy teachers. 

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Creativity: Getting it Right in a Week

An accessible and practical guide on creative teaching, teaching for creativity and creative learning for all busy teachers. 

Phonics: Getting it Right in a Week

By Angela Gill and David Waugh Series edited by Susan Wallace

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. 

Assessment: Getting it Right in a Week

An accessible and practical guide to informed assessment in the classroom for all busy teachers. 

A Concise Guide to Education Studies

Explores key contemporary issues in education, featuring the latest theoretical perspectives and policies, aimed at supporting the professional development and understanding of those working or intending to work in the education sector.