Education: Classroom Practice

  • Cineliteracy: Learning Languages Through Short Films book cover


    Learning Languages Through Short Films

    By Carmen Herrero, Ana Valbuena, Isabelle Vanderschelden, Jessica Frye, Yanmei Wu

    Cineliteracy: Language Learning Through Short Films is a much needed guide for language teachers seeking to integrate multimedia into the language classroom. Divided into two parts, the first part offers an extensive introduction to a number of strategies for using moving images in the language…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 

  • Engaging Families, Educators, and Communities as Educational Advocates book cover

    Engaging Families, Educators, and Communities as Educational Advocates

    Edited by Sue Winton, Lauri Johnson

    This edited collection broadens understanding of family–school–community partnerships by focusing on how community groups, educators, and university professors engage with public education to achieve their own goals rather than goals defined by schools, school systems, and governments. Authors…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 

  • Talking to Learn book cover

    Talking to Learn

    Edited by Pauline Jones, Jennifer Hammond

    This book examines the place of talk in learning and the role of such talk in literacy education. It builds on a strong tradition of research into the role of talk in constructing curriculum knowledge, the relationship between talking and thinking, and the significance of extended, in-depth…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 

  • Everyday Schooling in the Digital Age: High School, High Tech? book cover

    Everyday Schooling in the Digital Age

    High School, High Tech?

    By Neil Selwyn, Selena Nemorin, Scott Bulfin, Nicola F. Johnson

    Today’s high schools are increasingly based around the use of digital technologies. Students and teachers are encouraged to ‘Bring Your Own Device’, teaching takes place through ‘learning management systems’ and educators are rushing to implement innovations such as flipped classrooms, personalized…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29 

  • Mobilising Teacher Researchers: Challenging Educational Inequality book cover

    Mobilising Teacher Researchers

    Challenging Educational Inequality

    Edited by Ann Childs, Ian Menter

    "[a] really important book […] the growth of interest in teachers in England taking part in educational research is significant." John Furlong, Emeritus Professor of Education, Oxford University Mobilising Teacher Researchers in England brings together the results of a research project carried out…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 

  • Teaching Children's Literature: It's Critical! book cover

    Teaching Children's Literature

    It's Critical!

    By Christine H. Leland, Mitzi Lewison, Jerome C. Harste

    Inviting multiple ways of critically engaging with literature, this text offers a fresh perspective on how to integrate children’s literature into and across the curriculum in effective, purposeful ways. Structured around three "mantras" that build on each other—Enjoy; Dig deeper; Take action—the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 

  • Integrating SEL into Your Curriculum: Practical Lesson Plans for Grades 3–5 book cover

    Integrating SEL into Your Curriculum

    Practical Lesson Plans for Grades 3–5

    By John Dacey, Gian Criscitiello, Maureen Devlin

    In this helpful new book, John Dacey, Gian Criscitiello, and Maureen Devlin show you how to seamlessly infuse social and emotional learning into your curriculum. With the growing emphasis on student assessment and learning outcomes, many teachers find they lack the time and the encouragement to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24 

  • Social Media and Education: Now the Dust Has Settled book cover

    Social Media and Education

    Now the Dust Has Settled

    Edited by Neil Selwyn, Eve Stirling

    Social media are now established as an important aspect of contemporary education. We live in times where social media applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Snapchat are mainstream educational tools; where most new educational technologies claim to have a ‘social’ element; and it…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 

  • Contemporary Challenges for Religious and Spiritual Education book cover

    Contemporary Challenges for Religious and Spiritual Education

    Edited by Arniika Kuusisto, Terry Lovat

    From being on the margins of scholarly debate for much of the past century and a half, religion is being recognized once again as an area of concern for scholars, politicians, and public policy makers, and thus, the role of religious and spiritual education has taken on a new importance. Apart from…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 

  • Literacy, Storytelling and Bilingualism in Asian Classrooms book cover

    Literacy, Storytelling and Bilingualism in Asian Classrooms

    Edited by Alice Sterling Honig

    Contrary to previously held beliefs that bilingualism wonder hinder cognitive and language development in children, research has shown that bilingual children show enhanced cognitive flexibility and an ability to better focus their attention. This book explores both emergent literacy and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 

  • Wordtamer: Activities to Inspire Creative Thinking and Writing book cover


    Activities to Inspire Creative Thinking and Writing

    By Judy Waite

    Imagine a funfair in the classroom... invite dragons to school…let pupils travel through time! Written by award-winning children’s author Judy Waite, Wordtamer offers over fifty exciting, innovative writing activities and creative workshop ideas. It explores how authors actually work and what they…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 

  • Teacher Learning Through Teacher Teams book cover

    Teacher Learning Through Teacher Teams

    Edited by Joke Voogt, Jules Pieters

    Teacher collaboration helps to facilitate meaningful and effective learning and enables sustainable development of schools. Teacher teams who collaboratively investigate a shared problem, or design curriculum materials together, significantly contribute to the professional development of teachers…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 

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