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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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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.

Social Media and Mental Health in Schools

Supports both primary and secondary trainees and teachers with understanding the links between social media use and children and young people’s mental health. 

Shifting Sands

Contemporary issues in primary schools

A practical guide to a range of key contemporary issues in primary schools, with summaries of legislation and policy, and workable strategies to embed them in the classroom.

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. 

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Reflective Primary Teaching

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. 

A Quick Guide to Meeting the Teachers' Standards Part 1

A quick and handy guide to evidencing and meeting Part 1 of the Teachers’ Standards for trainee teachers.

Primary Subject Knowledge and the Core Curriculum

Compiled by NASBTT

A bespoke ebook compilation focused on primary subject knowledge and in particular the core curriculum areas of English and mathematics.

Primary Inclusion and the National Priorities

Key Extracts from Inclusive Primary Teaching

This Critical Focus contains key extracts from Inclusive Primary Teaching: A Critical Approach to Equality and Sepecial Educational Neeeds with a focus on the national priority areas for schools.

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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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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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.

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. 

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Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Workload

Taking Ownership of your Teaching

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on managing workload and productivity for all early career teachers. 

 

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. 

 

An Ambitious Primary School Curriculum

Comprehensive guidance to support those involved in primary education in developing the curriculum to meet the requirements of the new Ofsted (2019) framework. 

All Change!

Best practice for educational transitions

This text examines transitions within education – between year groups, key stages and schools – and how they can be managed and supported for the maximum benefit of the pupil.