Initial Teacher Training 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

  • What Makes a Good Primary School Teacher?

    Expert classroom strategies, 2nd Edition

    By Caroline Gipps, Eleanore Hargreaves, Bet McCallum

    We know that successful teachers need to use a range of teaching strategies, but what are they? Bringing together fascinating, first-hand accounts of teaching, assessment and feedback strategies used by 'expert' teachers, this Routledge Classic Edition is an indispensable guide for teachers and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26 
    Routledge Education Classic Edition

  • Formative Assessments and Teacher Professional Learning

    Edited by Dineke E.H. Tigelaar, Douwe Beijaard

    How can formative assessment be used as a means to support teacher professional learning? This book presents several studies, from different countries, on approaches to formative assessment of teachers, both before they start working, and during their careers. These approaches draw on insights from…

    Hardback – 2015-11-20 

  • Special Educational Needs and Disability: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Janice Wearmouth

    Special Educational Needs and Disability: The Basics has been fully updated in light of the 2014 Children and Families Act in England and now also includes a focus and discussion of legislation across the whole UK. Providing an engaging and complete overview, it examines the fundamental principles…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    The Basics

  • Using Peer Tutoring to Improve Reading Skills

    A practical guide for teachers

    By Keith Topping, David Duran, Hilde Van Keer

    Using Peer Tutoring to Improve Reading Skills is a very practical guide, offering a straightforward framework and easy-to-implement strategies to help teachers help pupils progress in reading. A succinct introduction, it shows how schools can make positive use of differences between pupils and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 

  • Outstanding Differentiation for Learning in the Classroom

    By Jayne Bartlett

    One of the key features of an outstanding lesson is that all learners make progress. All learners are different and teachers must differentiate according to the individual pupil and their individual learning needs to achieve outstanding progress. Outstanding Differentiation for Learning in the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21

  • Evaluating Literacy Instruction

    Principles and Promising Practices

    Edited by Rachael E. Gabriel, Richard L. Allington

    This must-read book for all literacy educators illuminates the intersection of research on literacy instruction and teacher evaluation. Since 2009, 46 states have changed or revised policies related to evaluating teachers and school leaders. In order for these new policies to be used to support and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27

  • Your Teacher Training Companion

    Essential skills and knowledge for very busy trainees, 2nd Edition

    By Jim McGrath, Anthony Coles

    The second edition of Your Teacher Training Companion is your one-stop-shop for the essential knowledge and skills you need to pass your course with confidence. Guiding you through your time in school and your studies, it will ensure you develop both the practical teaching skills and academic…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26

  • Pass the QTS Skills Tests with Confidence

    And ace your interview

    By Tony Cotton, Dave Klemm

    Pass the QTS Skills Test with Confidence is the must-have guide for all prospective trainee teachers. It will provide you with the skills guidance, subject knowledge and confidence you need to pass the Literacy and Numeracy QTS Skills Tests, make an application that stands out and sail through…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28

  • The ICT Handbook for Primary Teachers

    A guide for students and professionals, 2nd Edition

    By David Hall

    The ICT Handbook for Primary Teachers will help all those involved in primary education, whether in training, teaching or leadership roles, to develop the ICT knowledge, understanding and skills required to enhance children’s learning in the classroom. This new edition reflects the changes to…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12

  • Exploring Education and Childhood

    From current certainties to new visions

    Edited by Dominic Wyse, Rosemary Davis, Phil Jones, Sue Rogers

    Education has become dominated by testing, standards, interventions, strategies and political policy. Yet while elements such as these are important, Exploring Education and Childhood contends it is childhood - including its sociology and psychology - that is the vital holistic context for teaching…

    Paperback – 2015-06-10

  • Teaching English Creatively

    2nd Edition

    By Teresa Cremin

    What does it mean to teach English creatively to primary school children? Teaching English Creatively encourages and enables teachers to adopt a more creative approach to the teaching of English in the primary school. Fully updated to reflect the changing UK curricula, the second edition of this…

    Paperback – 2015-04-29
    Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series

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