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.
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 bespoke ebook compilation focused on important themes and issues in primary education, including assessment, planning, behaviour management, and inclusion.
A bespoke ebook compilation focused on primary subject knowledge and in particular the core curriculum areas of English and mathematics.
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.
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.
Lessons from Primary Practice
Covers the full range of topics and teaching strategies to support all practitioners in an international school context.
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.
Essential reading if you are considering making an application for primary initial teacher education or preparing to begin your programme.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
What everyone working in education should know about closing the attainment gap for all pupils
An essential guide for trainees and teachers providing an in-depth understanding of the complex issues related to the attainment of key groups of disadvantaged pupils, and practical strategies for addressing these gaps.
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 accessible, carefully researched, quick-read outlining the benefits and applications of cognitive science for the early career teacher and their pupils.