Initial Teacher Training Products

  • Teacher Preparation as an Inspirational Practice

    Building Capacities for Responsiveness, 1st Edition

    By Shelley C. Sherman

    Winner of the 2015 AERA Division K Award for Exemplary Research in Teaching and Teacher Education Amid the chorus of demands for change in teacher education, Teacher Preparation as an Inspirational Practice focuses on an equally important but seldom discussed question: What should stay constant?…

    Paperback – 2013-05-14
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Critical Literacies with Teachers

    Theoretical Foundations and Pedagogical Resources for Pre-Service and In-Service Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Vivian Maria Vasquez, Stacie L. Tate, Jerome C. Harste

    How can teacher educators engage pre-service and in-service teachers in learning about and framing their teaching from a critical literacy perspective? What does this mean? Why is it important? To address these questions, this book offers a theoretical framework and detailed examples, pedagogical…

    Paperback – 2013-03-07
    Routledge

  • What if it happens in my classroom?

    Developing skills for expert behaviour management, 1st Edition

    By Kate Sida-Nicholls

    Why can’t I stop my students from being noisy as they leave my classroom? What can I do when a student is texting on their phone in my lesson? How can I stop a student from constantly tapping their pen while I am talking? Sound familiar? Chewing gum, dropping litter, swearing, late homework and…

    Paperback – 2012-06-14
    Routledge

  • Inspiring Children to Read and Write for Pleasure

    Using Literature to Inspire Literacy learning for Ages 8-12, 1st Edition

    By Fred Sedgwick

    "A marvellous book of great practical value" – James Carter The lack of interest in reading for pleasure amongst large numbers of primary age pupils, put off by ‘mechanical’ worksheet-driven approaches, is a cause for major concern amongst education professionals and parents. However, Inspiring…

    Paperback – 2010-09-17
    Routledge

  • Tackling Controversial Issues in the Primary School

    Facing Life's Challenges with Your Learners, 1st Edition

    By Richard Woolley

    How do you broach family values with seven year olds? Can you help young children understand racism? Can you avoid bringing your own prejudices into the classroom? Talking effectively about controversial issues with young children is a challenge facing every primary school teacher. Tackling…

    Paperback – 2010-06-24
    Routledge

  • Towards Excellence in Early Years Education

    Exploring narratives of experience, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Goouch

    This book uniquely describes the work of two Early Years Professionals, drawing on their narrative accounts as they robustly describe and analyse their work with young children. Against a backcloth of increasing regulation and inspection of early years care and education, Kathy Gooch emphasizes the…

    Paperback – 2010-06-17
    Routledge

  • The Insider's Guide for New Teachers

    Succeed in Training and Induction, 2nd Edition

    By Sara Bubb

    This accessible, engaging guide contains all the advice you need to get you through your teacher training and the first year of the job. Written by Sara Bubb, new teacher ‘agony aunt’ for the Times Educational Supplement, it’s peppered with illuminating anecdotes and authoritative advice that will…

    Paperback – 2009-07-24
    Routledge

  • Improving Primary Mathematics

    Linking Home and School, 1st Edition

    By Jan Winter, Jane Andrews, Pamela Greenhough, Martin Hughes, Leida Salway, Wan Ching Yee

    Improving Primary Mathematics provides primary teachers with practical ideas about how to bring these two worlds closer to improve children’s mathematics learning. Using a number of fascinating case studies focusing on children’s experiences of mathematics both inside and outside the classroom,…

    Paperback – 2009-02-27
    Routledge
    Improving Practice (TLRP)

  • Teaching Problem-Solving and Thinking Skills through Science

    Exciting Cross-Curricular Challenges for Foundation Phase, Key Stage One and Key Stage Two, 1st Edition

    By Belle Wallace, Andrew Berry, Diana Cave

    This highly practical resource book presents ways in which teachers can help to develop children's problem-solving and thinking skills through a range of exciting science topics. The book contains classroom-based activities which have been trialled and evaluated by teachers and children, and…

    Paperback – 2008-10-23
    Routledge

  • Using Talk Effectively in the Primary Classroom

    1st Edition

    By Richard Eke, John Lee

    Drawing on their research into the quality, quantity and type of talk that happens in the everyday primary classroom, the authors offer insights into the most effective ways of using talk to improve teaching and learning. They consider broad classroom-based issues, such as: what is important about…

    Paperback – 2008-08-29
    Routledge

  • Creative Approaches to Physical Education

    Helping Children to Achieve their True Potential, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Lavin

    Creative Approaches to Physical Education provides guidance on how to develop innovative new approaches to the delivery of each area of the National Curriculum for PE at Key Stages 2 and 3. The ideas have all been successfully developed in schools where every child has been encouraged to find…

    Paperback – 2008-04-18
    Routledge

  • Improving Learning How to Learn

    Classrooms, Schools and Networks, 1st Edition

    By Mary James, Robert McCormick, Paul Black, Patrick Carmichael, Mary-Jane Drummond, Alison Fox, John MacBeath, Bethan Marshall, David Pedder, Richard Procter, Sue Swaffield, Joanna Swann, Dylan Wiliam

    Learning how to learn is an essential preparation for lifelong learning. Whilst this is widely acknowledged by teachers, they have lacked a rich professional knowledge base from which they can teach their pupils how to learn. This book makes a major contribution to the creation of such a…

    Paperback – 2007-10-11
    Routledge
    Improving Learning

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