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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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Primary EAL Provision: Getting it Right in a Week

By Kirsty Anderson Series edited by Susan Wallace

Proven strategies for getting to grips with EAL provision in primary schools and developing effective pedagogy for busy teachers. 

Assessment

By Chris Atherton Series edited by Val Poultney

Written for teachers, this concise guide takes an evidence-based approach to Assessment, packed with practical advice on how to implement and evaluate various models.

Creativity: Getting it Right in a Week

Practical guidance on creative teaching, teaching for creativity and creative learning for all busy teachers. 

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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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Assessment: Getting it Right in a Week

A straightforward toolkit of ideas for effective assessment in the classroom for all busy teachers. 

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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.

Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics and Early English

This is an essential guide to teaching primary English, with a focus on systematic synthetic phonics. The new edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the structure, content and requirements of the national curriculum, and to include the latest policy context.

 

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.

Success! Passing the Numeracy Skills Test for Teachers

A fully up-to-date guide to the Numeracy Skills Test for Teachers, providing support and guidance plus hundreds of sample questions and full practice papers to ensure success.

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

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

Lesson Planning: Getting it Right in a Week

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

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Relationships Education for Primary Schools (2020)

A Practical Toolkit for Teachers

Enables and supports teachers to deliver the content of the new statutory guidance for relationships education in primary schools, operational from 2020. 

In the Zone

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.

A Critical Guide to the SEND Code of Practice 0-25 Years (2015)

A practical guide to the SEND CoP for trainees, teachers and other health and social care professionals working with children and young people who present with special educational needs or disability. 

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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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. 

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Special Educational Needs and Disability

By Anita Devi Edited by Emma Hollis

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on special educational needs and disability for all early career teachers. 

 

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.