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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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Learning Teaching

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.

Inclusive Primary Teaching

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.

How do expert primary classteachers really work?

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 .

Teaching and Learning Early Years Mathematics

Subject and Pedagogic Knowledge

Essential reading for all those teaching or training to teach Early Years mathematics, providing comprehensive subject and pedagogic knowledge for those responsible for the youngest children in school and their vital first experiences of learning mathematics.

Beyond Early Reading

Edited by David Waugh and Sally Neaum

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.

Understanding and Enriching Problem Solving in Primary Mathematics

Essential reading for all those teaching or training to teach primary mathematics, tackling the knowledge and skills required to successfully teach the tricky area of problem solving.

Getting into Primary Teaching

Edited by David Owen and Cathy Burnett Series edited by Andrew J Hobson

Essential reading if you are considering making an application for primary initial teacher education or preparing to begin your programme.

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. 

Enriching Primary English

This essential text provides ideas for trainees and teachers to extend both their own teaching and their pupils’ learning in primary English through creative approaches and enrichment strategies to promote best practice and outstanding teaching.

Digital Literacy for Primary Teachers

A new text on digital literacy for primary trainees and teachers, completely up to date for the new primary curriculum and computing programmes of study.

Supporting Primary Teaching and Learning

A key text for all those studying on Foundation Degrees in supporting primary and early years teaching and learning, and particularly those working at levels 4 and 5

Beyond Early Writing

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.

 

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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. 

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.

If you can’t reach them you can’t teach them

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. 

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. 

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Nurturing Creativity in the Classroom

An exploration of consensus across theory and practice

An essential and user-friendly guide to exploring the nature of creativity with ideas and practical strategies for nurturing pupils’ creative skills in primary and secondary schools.

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Using Cognitive Science in the Classroom

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read outlining the benefits and applications of cognitive science for the early career teacher and their pupils.

 

Good Autism Practice for Teachers

Embracing Neurodiversity and Supporting Inclusion

An accessible guide for primary and secondary trainees and teachers, providing practical, evidence-informed ways to support neurodivergent learners that will also benefit all pupils.