Unlocking Research offers support and ideas for students and practising teachers, enriching their knowledge of research and its application in primary school contexts. Packed with imaginative ideas and practical suggestions, the series aims to empower teachers, teaching assistants and school leaders to take research-informed and principled approaches to making necessary changes in schools so that teaching and learning ignites the social imagination for 21st century educators and learners.
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Expanding Possibilities for Inclusive Learning
Sculpting New Creativities in Primary Education
Reimagining Professional Development in Schools
Inspiring Primary Curriculum Design
By Kristine Black-Hawkins, Ashley Grinham-Smith
October 12, 2022
While many teachers articulate a strong commitment to the values of equity and excellence underpinning inclusive education, they are often anxious about teaching increasingly diverse classes of children. This book, co-authored by researchers and practitioners, offers a strong foundation in the key ...
By James Biddulph, Luke Rolls, Julia Flutter
September 30, 2022
As the world begins to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and grapples to find ways to respond to climate change, there is growing recognition of the need to give space and time in primary schools to hear children’s experiences, ideas and perspectives on these matters and to promote their active ...
By Pam Burnard, Michelle Loughrey
October 11, 2021
This book introduces the new term ‘creativities’ with cutting-edge examples of creativities research that has influenced the thinking and work of teachers and school leaders in their practice. Co-edited by one of the leading international experts in creativity and the arts, this book is packed with...
By Eleanore Hargreaves, Luke Rolls
September 10, 2020
This fascinating and vital book seeks to challenge the effectiveness of current practices in professional development by urging educators to rethink professional learning for teachers and teaching assistants. It importantly brings together ideas about teacher professionalism and how to build ...
By James Biddulph, Julia Flutter
June 15, 2020
This new book from the only university-run primary school in the UK helps schools design their own curricula by providing access to the latest education research along with supporting ideas and questions for how this can be applied successfully. Co-written by practising teachers and research ...