Books in the Improving Practice series present tried-and-tested advice to encourage and support teachers in exploring new ways of enhancing learning experiences and improving educational outcomes of all sorts. Each book is eminently practical yet underpinned by research from the Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP), the UK’s largest ever coordinated education enquiry.
By Jan Winter, Jane Andrews, Pamela Greenhough, Martin Hughes, Leida Salway, Wan Ching Yee
April 20, 2009
Improving Primary Mathematics provides primary teachers with practical ideas about how to bring these two worlds closer to improve children’s mathematics learning. Using a number of fascinating case studies focusing on children’s experiences of mathematics both inside and outside the classroom, ...
By Ed Baines, Peter Blatchford, Peter Kutnick
July 29, 2016
Promoting Effective Group Work in the Primary Classroom, 2nd ed. is designed to enhance teachers’ and teaching assistants’ confidence in engaging their children in effective group work, allowing for more active participation, more on-task focus and higher levels of achievement. This accessible ...
By Mary James, Paul Black, Patrick Carmichael, Colin Conner, Peter Dudley, Alison Fox, David Frost, Leslie Honour, John MacBeath, Bethan Marshall, Robert McCormick, David Pedder, Richard Procter, Sue Swaffield, DYLAN WILIAM
November 30, 2006
Learning how to learn is an essential preparation for lifelong learning. This book offers a set of in-service resources to help teachers develop new classroom practices informed by sound research. It builds on previous work associated with ‘formative assessment’ or ‘assessment for learning’. ...
By Anthony Feiler, Jane Andrews, Pamela Greenhough, Martin Hughes, David Johnson, Mary Scanlan, Wan Ching Yee
May 16, 2007
Parents can play an immensely important role in supporting their children's literacy learning at home, but how can primary teachers enlist the support of parents in helping children learn literacy? With a focus on improving children's literacy skills, this book provides practical answers to key ...