1st Edition

Primary Education: The Key Concepts

By Denis Hayes Copyright 2006
    224 Pages
    by Routledge

    224 Pages
    by Routledge

    Presenting a balance of theoretical insight and practical advice, this text is a clear and accessible guide to the key issues relating to primary education. Alphabetically arranged and fully cross-referenced to ensure ease of use, entries include both curriculum specific terms, as well as those that are more generic, such as:

    • assessment
    • objectives
    • coping strategies
    • differentiation
    • behaviour
    • special needs
    • time management.

    Written by an experienced teacher and lecturer, this is a concise yet comprehensive text that takes into account the everyday realities of teaching. Readable and user-friendly, it is a first-class resource for the primary practitioner at all levels.

    List of Key Concepts, Introduction, KEY CONCEPTS, Web sites, Index


    Denis Hayes is a lecturer in teacher education at the University of Plymouth, and has seventeen years experience of teaching primary school age children. His recent publications include A Student Teacher’s Guide to Primary School Placement (Routledge Falmer, 2003).