Primary/Elementary Education Products

  • Jumpstart Spelling and Vocabulary

    Engaging activities for ages 5-12

    By Pie Corbett, Carol Satterthwaite

    Concerned about the range of vocabulary used by your pupils? Worried about spelling? Jumpstart! Spelling and Vocabulary could be the perfect book for you. This collection of simple to use games and activities will jumpstart pupils’ use of spelling and vocabulary into action. If you are looking for…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01 

  • The Primary English Encyclopedia

    The heart of the curriculum, 5th Edition

    By Margaret Mallett

    This newly updated, user friendly Primary English Encyclopedia addresses all aspects of the primary English curriculum and is an invaluable reference for all training and practising teachers. Now in its fifth edition, entries have been revised to take account of new research and thinking. The…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27 

  • Infusing Vocabulary Into the Reading-Writing Workshop

    A Guide for Teachers in Grades K-8

    By Amy Benjamin

    Learn how to make vocabulary instruction more effective by making better use of mini-lessons and word study time to achieve durable learning about words and how they work. In this essential new book, literacy expert Amy Benjamin presents her "4E" model (Exposure, Exploration, Engagement, Energy)…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 

  • The Really Useful Science Book, 4th edition

    A framework of knowledge for primary teachers

    By Steve Farrow, Amy Strachan

    This book provides an accessible and indispensable framework of subject knowledge for trainee and practising primary science teachers, with essential guidance on how to make direct links to the new National Curriculum. Divided into three parts, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, and with an extra…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20 

  • Education Studies

    The key concepts

    By Dave Trotman, Roger Willoughby, Helen E. Lees

    This essential compendium offers accessible, detailed definitions of the core concepts explored on Education Studies courses. Including over fifty interdisciplinary entries, it clarifies topics at an introductory, intermediate and advanced level, supporting students across the three years of their…

    Paperback – 2017-01-15 
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Jumpstart! Literacy: Second Edition

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-14

    By Pie Corbett

    Paperback – 2017-01-15 

  • Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Education

    A utopian dream

    By M. Andrew Holowchak

    Thomas Jefferson had a profoundly advanced educational vision that went hand in hand with his political philosophy - each of which served the goal of human flourishing. His republicanism marked a break with the conservatism of traditional non-representative governments, characterized by birth and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-15 
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Child-Centred Education

    By Sue Rogers

    What is child-centred education? Where do its core ideas stem from? What do these ideas mean for children and teachers today? Child-centred education is central to contemporary debates about what constitutes effective teaching and learning. Frequently pitched against formal approaches to education…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Understanding Primary Education Series

  • Developing Media Literacy in Young Adults

    Culture, creativity and critique

    By David Buckingham, Andrew Burn, Becky Parry, Mandy Powell

    What are children of different ages capable of understanding about media? How does their learning develop over time? How can their learning about one aspect of media impact upon their learning about other areas? Developing Media Literacy is a succinct introduction to contemporary approaches to…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 

  • Teacher Socialization in Physical Education

    New Perspectives

    Edited by K. Andrew R. Richards, Karen Lux Gaudreault

    Socialization is a complex process which has a profound effect on how we experience teaching and learning. The study of teachers’ lives and careers through the lens of occupational socialization theory has a rich history in physical education. However, as the social and political climates…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Using Characters and Themes to Inspire Early Learning

    A practical guide

    By Jo Ayers, Louise Robson

    Offering an approach that is tried, tested and proven to work, this book supports practitioners in planning and resourcing a series of topics based around popular themes and interests in the early years. Each topic is open-ended and introduced in the form of a problem which the children have to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 

  • Teaching Overweight Students in Physical Education

    Comprehensive Strategies for Inclusion

    By Weidong Li

    Overweight students often suffer negative consequences with regard to low physical ability, skills, and fitness; obesity-related health implications; teasing and exclusion from physical education by their peers; and psychosocial and emotional suffering as a result of weight stigma. Widespread…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Psychology Press

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