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  • Teaching Design and Technology in the Primary School

    By Tina Jarvis

    Originally published in 1993. The appearance of design and technology in the National Curriculum has offered primary teachers opportunities for imaginative and stimulating work which is directly related to the lives of their pupils. Its sheer scope can, however, be daunting for the teacher already…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 

  • Alienation From Schooling (1986)

    By Peter Fensham

    Originally published in 1986, this book presents three full case studies of secondary school communities in Australia: one city school in a working-class area, one community school serving a wide, more rural area, and a school with an academic tradition in the suburbs of a large city. The…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 

  • A First Book on Teaching (1929)

    By Nancy Catty

    First published in 1929, this book is a beginner's guide to the practice of teaching. The preparation and giving of lessons, the function of class teaching, sectionizing and individual work, the art of happy relations between class and teacher, the foundations of school tone, and the tests of a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 

  • The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools

    Lessons from England and China

    By Zhenzhen Miao, David Reynolds

    The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools: Lessons from England and China provides a unique insight into the mathematics classrooms of these two countries and arrives at a time when the world is eager to know how Chinese learners consistently excel at learning mathematics and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Self-Efficacy and Future Goals in Education

    By Barbara A. Greene

    As the inner resource that drives us to pursue activities, to put forth effort, and to avoid failure, motivation is key to overall well-being. Self-efficacy and future goals are key to understanding and reinforcing the motivation to learn, especially for students in classroom settings. Written by a…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Ed Psych Insights

  • Battling Boredom, Part 2

    Even More Strategies to Spark Student Engagement, 2nd Edition

    By Lisa Bradshaw

    Drive boredom out of your classroom—and keep it out—with the student engagement strategies in this book. In the first Battling Boredom, bestselling author Bryan Harris offered strategies on beginning a lesson, ending a lesson, small group work, and large group work. Now in Battling Boredom Part 2,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 

  • Assessment of Student Achievement

    By Gavin T. L. Brown

    Assessment is a concept familiar across the field of education and is inherent to the work of professors, administrators, teachers, researchers, journalists, and scholars. A multi-faceted and politically charged topic, assessment ranges from informal interactions with learners in classrooms to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Ed Psych Insights

  • Re-Framing Religious Education

    A toolkit for teaching about beliefs and practices in schools

    By Mary Earl

    What makes learning about beliefs and practices relevant to young people, and how can teachers, of faith or not, teach it well? This rich resource offers a positive framework for teaching about beliefs and practices in schools. Using three key lenses - cultural understanding, identity formation,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 

  • Talkabout for Teenagers (second edition)

    Developing Social and Emotional Communication Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly, Brian Sains

    Talkabout for Teenagers is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for older children and young adults with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Resources include an assessment framework, planning and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28 

  • Evaluating Language Assessments

    By Antony John Kunnan

    Evaluating Language Assessments offers a comprehensive overview of the theoretical bases and research methodologies for the evaluation of language assessments and demonstrates the importance of a fuller understanding of this widely-used evaluative tool. The volume explores language assessment…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    New Perspectives on Language Assessment Series

  • School Bullying and Mental Health

    Risks, intervention and prevention

    Edited by Helen Cowie, Carrie-Anne Myers

    Bullying amongst young people is a serious and pervasive problem, and recent rapid advances in electronic communication technologies have provided even more tools for bullies to exploit. School Bullying and Mental Health collates current research evidence and theoretical perspectives about school…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26 
    The Mental Health and Well-being of Children and Adolescents

  • The Really Useful Book of Secondary Science Experiments

    100 essential activities to support teaching and learning

    By Tracy-ann Aston

    How can a potato be a battery? How quickly will a shark find you? What food should you take with you when climbing a mountain? The Really Useful Book of Secondary Science Experiments presents 100 exciting, ‘real-world’ science experiments that can be confidently carried out by any KS3 science…

    Paperback – 2017-07-20 
    The Really Useful

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