Creative, Connected
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Learning through Movement in the Early Years

A concise and up to date text for students and practitioners that looks specifically at children’s learning through movement and the implications of this understanding for practice in early years settings. 

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.

Observing Children and Families

Beyond the Surface

This book explains the unique insights that child observation can bring to practice with children and families and helps the reader develop their own skills in this approach.

 

Embedding English and Maths

Practical Strategies for FE and Post-16 Tutors

Practical strategies for post-16 tutors to embed and develop English and maths skills in their teaching while engaging and motivating learners.

Language, Literacy and Communication in the Early Years:

A critical foundation

An essential text for students and practitioners on the development and acquisition of language and literacy in the early years. 

Ability-grouping in Primary Schools

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.

Teacher Status and Professional Learning

The Place Model

A key text for teacher educators exploring the concepts of status and professionalism and in particular how they can encourage their trainees to consider their place within the current environment.

Getting into Secondary Teaching

Series edited by Andrew J Hobson Edited by Andy Davies and Melanie Norman

Essential reading if you are considering making an application for secondary initial teacher education or preparing to begin your programme. Introduces you to a range of perspectives on teaching and teacher education and guides you through the application process to ensure you choose the training route that’s right for you.

Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

A Social Work Perspective

The book examines the experiences of people with mental health problems across all stages of the Criminal Justice System. 

Key Concepts in Primary Science

Audit and Subject Knowledge

Essential reading for all primary science trainee and beginning teachers who want to strengthen their science subject knowledge. 

Surviving and Thriving as a Primary NQT

Essential reading for your year as a primary newly qualified teacher (NQT), providing support through advice, reassurance and practical strategies, and encouraging you to critically reflect on your experiences to get the most from your induction period.

 

A Concise Guide to the Level 3 Award in Education and Training

A concise one stop, pick up/put down book providing both pre and in-service trainees with comprehensive coverage of the Level 3 Award in Education and Training, including the Learning and Development units.

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Teaching and Learning in International Schools

Lessons from Primary Practice

Covers the full range of topics and teaching strategies to support all practitioners in an international school context.

Tackling Anxiety in Primary Mathematics Teachers

By Karen Wicks Edited by Ian Menter

Provides teacher educators with an understanding of the issues around mathematics anxiety and a framework of teaching strategies to support trainees and teachers in primary settings in developing confidence in learning and teaching mathematics.

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. 

Self-Neglect: Learning from Life

A practice-based perspective on working with people who self-neglect.

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The Social Worker's Guide to the Care Act 2014

New edition of best-selling book which helps social workers gain a comprehensive understanding of how to achieve best practice in applying the Care Act 2014.

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.