Education: Primary/Elementary Education

  • The Confident Teacher: Developing successful habits of mind, body and pedagogy book cover

    The Confident Teacher

    Developing successful habits of mind, body and pedagogy, 1st Edition

    By Alex Quigley

    The Confident Teacher offers a practical, step-by-step guide to developing the habits, characteristics and pedagogy that will enable you to do the best job possible. It unveils the tacit knowledge of great teachers and combines it with respected research and popular psychology. Covering topics such…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge

  • Descriptosaurus: Fantasy book cover

    Descriptosaurus: Fantasy

    1st Edition

    By Alison Wilcox

    Descriptosaurus: Fantasy builds on the vocabulary and descriptive phrases introduced in the original bestselling Descriptosaurus and within the context of fantasy develops the structure and use of the words and phrases to promote colourful, cinematic writing. This essential guide will enable…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge

  • Working Scientifically: A guide for primary science teachers book cover

    Working Scientifically

    A guide for primary science teachers, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Smith

    With the changes that have taken place to the National Curriculum for science, the investigations that children should experience have broadened and become a key part of the curriculum necessary for the development of knowledge and understanding. Working Scientifically is a comprehensive guide that…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Playgrounds: Planning an outside learning environment book cover

    Early Childhood Playgrounds

    Planning an outside learning environment, 1st Edition

    By Prue Walsh

    The outdoor play environment has an integral role to play in a child’s learning across the pivotal early childhood years. An outside space that is well designed allows for enriching, stimulating and challenging play experiences that meet children’s ongoing developmental needs. Early Childhood…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Critical Reflection and Action for Teacher Researchers book cover

    Introduction to Critical Reflection and Action for Teacher Researchers

    1st Edition

    By Bernie Sullivan, Máirín Glenn, Mary Roche, Caitriona McDonagh

    Introduction to Critical Reflection and Action for Teacher Researchers provides crucial direction for educators looking to improve their teaching and maximise learning. While many students can grasp the basic elements of researching their practice and can write about practitioner research,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-28
    Routledge

  • The Really Useful Primary Design and Technology Book: Subject knowledge and lesson ideas book cover

    The Really Useful Primary Design and Technology Book

    Subject knowledge and lesson ideas, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Flinn, Sarah Patel

    The Really Useful Primary Design and Technology Book brings together essential subject knowledge and pedagogy to support and inspire those planning to teach D&T in the primary school. Offering comprehensive coverage of the 2014 National Curriculum, as well as exciting ideas to extend beyond it,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-14
    Routledge
    The Really Useful

  • Learning to be Literate: Insights from research for policy and practice book cover

    Learning to be Literate

    Insights from research for policy and practice, 1st Edition

    By Margaret M Clark

    Winner of the prestigious UK Literacy Association Academic Book Award for 2015 in its original edition, this fully revised edition of Learning to be Literate uniquely analyses research into literacy from the 1960s through to 2015 with some surprising conclusions. Margaret Clark explores the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-08
    Routledge

  • Planning to Teach Writing: A practical guide for primary school teachers book cover

    Planning to Teach Writing

    A practical guide for primary school teachers, 1st Edition

    By Emma Caulfield

    Written by an experienced teacher and literacy consultant, Planning to Teach Writing offers an easy-to-use, tried-and-tested framework that will reduce teachers’ planning time while raising standards in writing. Using the circles planning approach, it provides fresh inspiration for teachers who…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Jumpstart! Science Outdoors: Cross-curricular games and activities for ages 5-12 book cover

    Jumpstart! Science Outdoors

    Cross-curricular games and activities for ages 5-12, 1st Edition

    By Janet Barnett, Rosemary Feasey

    This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will jumpstart students’ understanding of science by taking teaching and learning outdoors and linking it to a specific area of the curriculum. A wealth of practical activities in the book cover all areas from identifying, classifying and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01
    Routledge
    Jumpstart

  • Observation, Assessment and Planning in Inclusive Autism Education: Supporting learning and development book cover

    Observation, Assessment and Planning in Inclusive Autism Education

    Supporting learning and development, 1st Edition

    By Carmel Conn

    This practical resource takes a holistic view of the learning and development of children with autism, taking into account the nature of their social-emotional learning and the transactional nature of difficulty. Using an interdisciplinary approach, this accessible and practical text invites…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge

  • Play and Friendship in Inclusive Autism Education: Supporting learning and development book cover

    Play and Friendship in Inclusive Autism Education

    Supporting learning and development, 1st Edition

    By Carmel Conn

     Taking an innovative approach to autism and play, this practical text focuses on the particular form play and friendship takes for children with autism and their peers. Autistic children have clear preferences for play, with sensory-perceptual experience remaining a strong feature as they…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge

  • Inspiring Ideas to Support Early Maths and Literacy: Stories, rhymes and everyday materials book cover

    Inspiring Ideas to Support Early Maths and Literacy

    Stories, rhymes and everyday materials, 1st Edition

    By Janet Rees

    Inspiring Ideas to Support Early Maths and Literacy takes a play-based approach and draws on popular stories and rhymes to cover the key areas of mathematics and literacy. Full of practical, tried and tested ideas for developing understanding in mathematics and literacy, this book aims to help…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge

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