Initial Teacher Training Products

  • Teaching without Disruption in the Primary School

    A model for managing pupil behaviour, 2nd Edition

    By Roland Chaplain

      The issue of behaviour has, and always will be, a main dilemma facing schools. Encouraging positive relationships whilst preventing disruption, and motivating students to learn, raises concerns for any teacher. This fully updated second edition of Teaching without Disruption in the Primary…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03 

  • Metacognition in the Primary Classroom

    A practical guide to helping children understand how they learn best

    By Peter Tarrant, Deborah Holt

    Current trends in education suggest that pupils should have more responsibility for their own learning, but how can they if they don’t understand the what, the why and the how? This practical guide explores the idea that a metacognitive approach enables pupils to develop skills for lifelong…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29 

  • 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 – 2015-11-16

  • 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 – 2015-11-12
    Routledge Education Classic Edition

  • 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 – 2015-11-06
    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 – 2015-10-20

  • 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 – 2015-09-18

  • 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 – 2015-08-27

  • 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

  • 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

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