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.
An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read outlining the benefits and applications of cognitive science for the early career teacher and their pupils.
Taking Ownership of your Teaching
An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on managing workload and productivity for all early career teachers.
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.
Essential reading if you are considering making an application for primary initial teacher education or preparing to begin your programme.
Embracing Neurodiversity and Supporting Inclusion
Designed for primary and secondary trainees and teachers, this accessible book provides practical, evidence-informed ways to support neurodivergent learners that will also benefit all pupils.
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 .
Building effective learning relationships
A book about putting learning relationships at the heart of your teaching; then everything else will fall into place including positive behaviour management, stress reduction, student engagement and pupil progress.
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 approach to equality and special educational needs and disability
A fully updated equality- and child-centred approach to inclusive teaching, essential for all primary trainees.
Audit and Subject Knowledge
Essential reading for all primary science trainee and beginning teachers who want to strengthen their science subject knowledge.
Becoming an inspirational teacher
An essential and aspirational read for all beginning teachers, with a clear focus on learning in order to help you become an OUTSTANDING TEACHER who makes a difference to learners, colleagues, schools and policy.
Core Knowledge and Understanding
This fully revised essential guide gives all primary trainees and early career teachers the key knowledge, understanding and skills they need to succeed.
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.
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.