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.
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.
Audit and Subject Knowledge
Essential reading for all primary science trainee and beginning teachers who want to strengthen their science subject knowledge.
Essential reading for your year as a primary newly qualified teacher (NQT), providing support through advice, reassurance and practical strategies, and encouraging you to critically reflect on your experiences to get the most from your induction period.
Core Knowledge and Understanding
This essential guide gives all primary trainees and beginning teachers the key knowledge, understanding and skills new teachers need to succeed.
A Guide to Outstanding Placements
An essential companion for all primary trainee teachers, whatever their training route,focusing on the school-based experience. It provides both practical strategies and opportunities for reflection, so trainees are challenged to critically evaluate their learning in order to improve attainment.
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.
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.
A Critical Overview for Enquiring Teachers
A concise guide to evidence-based teaching, offering practical advice on how to implement it and evaluate its success.
Meeting the Teachers’ Standards throughout your professional career
Fully revised and updated, this text helps trainees and teachers develop their effectiveness by reflecting on, analysing and improving their practice in the light of a deeper understanding of the professional Teachers' Standards.
An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on assessment for early career teachers, linked to the new ECF.
An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on mental well-being and self-care for all early career teachers.
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.