Education: Primary/Elementary Education

  • Functional Grammatics: Re-conceptualizing Knowledge about Language and Image for School English book cover

    Functional Grammatics

    Re-conceptualizing Knowledge about Language and Image for School English

    By Mary Macken-Horarik, Kristina Love, Carmel Sandiford, Len Unsworth

    This book provides a re-conceptualization of grammar in a period of change in the communication landscape and widening disciplinary knowledge. Drawing on resources in systemic functional linguistics, the book envisions a ‘functional grammatics’ relevant to disciplinary domains such as literary…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Transitions in the Early Years: Supporting Change through Attachment and Resilience book cover

    Understanding Transitions in the Early Years

    Supporting Change through Attachment and Resilience, 2nd Edition

    By Anne O'Connor

    There are many transitions that children experience before they are five, including the first major transition from home to an early years setting. Successive changes can have a serious impact on young children and stress, separation and insecure attachments can affect not only a child’s emotional…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Ways of Learning: Learning Theories for the Classroom book cover

    Ways of Learning

    Learning Theories for the Classroom, 4th Edition

    By Alan Pritchard

    While most teachers are skilled in providing opportunities for the progression of children’s learning, it is sometimes without fully understanding the theory behind it. With greater insight into what is currently known about the processes of learning, and about individual learning learners,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Building Executive Function: The Missing Link to Student Achievement book cover

    Building Executive Function

    The Missing Link to Student Achievement

    By Nancy Sulla

    Educators clamor to provide top-notch lessons and resources for students, but if students lack executive function, even the best materials won't produce the desired results. If students haven’t developed the brain-based skills to focus, catch and correct errors, identify cause-and-effect…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Media and Moral Education: A Philosophy of Critical Engagement book cover

    Media and Moral Education

    A Philosophy of Critical Engagement

    By Laura D'Olimpio

    Media and Moral Education demonstrates that the study of philosophy can be used to enhance critical thinking skills, which are sorely needed in today’s technological age. It addresses the current oversight of the educational environment not keeping pace with rapid advances in technology, despite…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Math Problem Solving in Action: Getting Students to Love Word Problems, Grades K-2 book cover

    Math Problem Solving in Action

    Getting Students to Love Word Problems, Grades K-2

    By Nicki Newton

    In this new book from popular math consultant and bestselling author Dr. Nicki Newton, you’ll learn how to help students in grades K-2 become more effective and confident problem solvers. Problem solving is a necessary skill for the 21st century but can be overwhelming for both teachers and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Home schooling and home education: Race, class and inequality book cover

    Home schooling and home education

    Race, class and inequality

    By Kalwant Bhopal, Martin Myers

    Home schooling and Home Education provides an original account of home education and examines ways in which the discourses of home education are understood and contextualised in different countries such as the UK and USA. There are considerable variations across Europe and North America in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools book cover

    The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools

    7th Edition

    By Wynne Harlen OBE, Anne Qualter

    This fully updated edition of The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools provides essential information for students, trainee and practising teachers about the ‘why, what and how’ of teaching primary science. It gives the latest information about the rationale and use of inquiry-based methodology…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Teaching in the Primary School (1989) book cover

    Teaching in the Primary School (1989)

    By Maurice Galton

    Originally published in 1989, this book reviews teaching methods and curriculum practice against the reality of classroom practice and educational objective and policies. In some ways a re-appraisal of progressive individual and group teaching and learning methods, together with practical…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Teaching History from Primary Evidence (1993) book cover

    Teaching History from Primary Evidence (1993)

    By Keith Andreetti

    Originally published in 1993, this volume will be of particular interest to primary school teachers who may never have taught history as a discreet subject before and who are worried by their negative memories of school history and lack confidence as to their own knowledge of the subject. The…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Development, Experience and Curriculum in Primary Education (1984) book cover

    Development, Experience and Curriculum in Primary Education (1984)

    By W.A.L. Blyth

    Originally published in 1984, this book considers the ever-increasing pressure that teachers are under both to demonstrate and maintain their professional understanding and competence. Curriculum development has long been the subject of scrutiny, with some authorities arguing that the primary…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • The Development of Children's Imaginative Writing (1984) book cover

    The Development of Children's Imaginative Writing (1984)

    Edited by Helen Cowie

    Published in 1984. The more we know about young writers, the more we observe them as they write, discuss the composing process with them, talk to them about the sources of their ideas and the difficulties which they encounter as they try to captures thoughts and feelings in words, the greater will…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

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