Primary/Elementary Education Products

  • Working with Children and Young People

    Supporting learning

    By Jane Bates

    Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text provides an introduction to the various ways in which adults can work with children to support learning in both formal educational settings and informal contexts. Linking theory directly to practice and drawing on research…

    Paperback – 2016-01-01 
    Foundations of Education Studies

  • Handbook of Contemporary Learning Theories

    Edited by Robert R. Mowrer, Stephen B. Klein

    Mowrer and Klein have long been making contributions to the field of contemporary learning theories. Their first two-volume set included chapters authored by many of the leading researchers in the field of animal learning and focused primarily on Pavlovian theory and instrumental conditioning.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Charter Schools

    Lessons in School Reform

    By Liane Brouillette

    This book takes the reader inside the charter school movement, answering such questions as: *What is a charter school? *How are charter schools different from other public schools? *What does it take to create a charter school? *What motivates the people who initiate such schools? *What…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Learning Primary Geography

    Ideas and inspiration from classrooms

    By Susan Pike

    Learning Primary Geography: Ideas and inspiration from classrooms celebrates children’s learning in primary geography. It is a book for all student and practising teachers who would like children to learn about their world in an enjoyable and stimulating way. Every page presents inspiring examples…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • Drama and Theatre with Children

    International perspectives

    Edited by Charru Sharma

    Drama as a process-centred form is a popular and valued methodology used to develop thinking and learning in children, while theatre provides a greater focus on the element of performance. In recent years, offering drama and theatre as a shared experience is increasingly used to engage children and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Creative Approaches to Teaching Grammar

    Developing your students as writers and readers

    By Martin Illingworth, Nick Hall

    Creative Approaches to Teaching Grammar is an easily accessible, practical guide full of ideas to support teachers in making the learning of grammar a natural part of developing their students as writers and as readers. Written for those teaching years 5,6,7 and 8, the authors’ approach…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 
    National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

  • Team Teaching and Team Learning in the Language Classroom

    Collaboration for innovation in ELT

    Edited by Akira Tajino, Tim Stewart, David Dalsky

    This book reignites discussion on the importance of collaboration and innovation in language education. The pivotal difference highlighted in this volume is the concept of team learning through collaborative relationships such as team teaching. It explores ways in which team learning happens in ELT…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Jumpstart! Talk for Learning

    Games and activities for ages 7-12

    By Lyn Dawes, John Foster

    Jumpstart! Talk for Learning presents a collection of multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart children’s use of effective talk in the classroom. This book offers practical and engaging ideas ranging from brief games to extended lesson suggestions. It offers a basis for creating your…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 

  • The Mathematics Coaching Handbook

    Working with K-8 Teachers to Improve Instruction, 2nd Edition

    By Pia M. Hansen

    Learn how you can work more effectively with teachers in your role as a math coach or department chair. Coaching can be a rewarding experience both personally and professionally, but it also requires taking risks, being up-to-date on the latest research, implementing best practices, and managing…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 

  • Mental Computation and Estimation

    Implications for maths research, teaching and learning

    By Charalampos Lemonidis

    Mental calculations and estimations are basic, everyday skills that are essential for real-life arithmetic operations and number sense. This book presents a much needed overview and analysis of mental computation and estimation, drawing on contemporary research and empirical studies that were…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 

  • Transforming Primary Mathematics

    Understanding classroom tasks, tools and talk, 2nd Edition

    By Mike Askew

    Fully updated to reflect the new curriculum, the revised edition of Transforming Primary Mathematics sets out key theories and cutting-edge research in the field to enable teachers to take a fresh look at how they teach mathematics. The book encourages teachers to reflect on their own beliefs and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 

  • Reading in a Second Language

    Cognitive and Psycholinguistic Perspectives

    By Xi Chen, Vedran Dronjic, Rena Helms-Park

    Reading in a Second Language offers a comprehensive survey of the phenomenon and process of reading in a second language, with graduate and upper-level undergraduate students in second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and applied psychology as its primary audience. The book explores reading…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04 

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