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.
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.
Comprehensive guidance to support those involved in primary education in developing the curriculum to meet the requirements of the new Ofsted (2019) framework.
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.
A straightforward toolkit of ideas for effective assessment in the classroom for all busy teachers.
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.
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.
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.
Practical guidance on creative teaching, teaching for creativity and creative learning for all busy teachers.
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.
Focuses on using a strength-based approach when working with children and families; based on the belief that there are always strengths in the most challenging of situations.
Another essential guide for early career teachers that provides guidance and support in relation to building subject knowledge and confidence across primary foundation subjects.
Seen, Safe and Supported
This book provides teachers with a window into the minds of learners with anxiety, as well as practical strategies and advice that will empower them to adapt their practice to better meet the needs of these learners.