Initial Teacher Training Products

  • Understanding Primary Education

    Developing Professional Attributes, Knowledge and Skills, 1st Edition

    Edited by Penelope Harnett

    Understanding Primary Education will help trainees and newly qualified teachers reflect on the professional decisions they need to make within their planning and classroom practice. The authors analyse key issues and policies within contemporary education through reference to research and…

    Paperback – 2007-12-20

  • The Concepts and Practices of Lifelong Learning

    1st Edition

    By Brenda Morgan-Klein, Michael Osborne

    This textbook gives a wide-ranging, research-informed introduction to issues in lifelong learning across a variety of educational settings and practices. Its very accessible approach is multi-disciplinary drawing on sociology and psychology in particular. In addition, issues are discussed within an…

    Paperback – 2007-12-13

  • 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
    Improving Learning

  • Improving Primary Literacy

    Linking Home and School, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Feiler, Jane Andrews, Pamela Greenhough, Martin Hughes, David Johnson, Mary Scanlan, Wan Ching Yee

    Parents can play an immensely important role in supporting their children's literacy learning at home, but how can primary teachers enlist the support of parents in helping children learn literacy? With a focus on improving children's literacy skills, this book provides practical answers to key…

    Paperback – 2007-04-05
    Improving Practice (TLRP)

  • Getting Science

    The Teacher's Guide to Exciting and Painless Primary School Science, 1st Edition

    By Brian Clegg

    Science is rightly a fundamental part of primary school education, but that doesn’t make it easy to teach - especially for teachers without a science background. This straight talking book from an experienced science writer and communicator looks at how to make the most of it and give primary…

    Paperback – 2007-04-05

  • FAQs for NQTs

    Practical Advice and Working Solutions for Newly Qualified Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Holmes

    This useful reference book offers authoritative yet accessible answers to common questions posed by new and trainee teachers as they face the practical everyday questions that arise from entering the classroom for the first time. Organized into sections the book covers issues such as: job…

    Paperback – 2006-05-04

  • Meeting the Learning Needs of All Children

    Personalised Learning in the Primary School, 1st Edition

    By Joan Dean

    Personalized learning involves helping each child to reach his or her full potential - intellectually, personally and socially. To achieve this, teachers need to match learning opportunities to the learning styles and experiences of the children, taking into account individual differences in…

    Paperback – 2006-05-04

  • In Search of Pedagogy Volume II

    The Selected Works of Jerome Bruner, 1979-2006, 1st Edition

    By Jerome S. Bruner

    Jerome Bruner is one of the best-known and most influential psychologists of the twentieth century. His theories about cognitive development dominate psychology around the world today, but it is in the field of education where his influence has been especially felt. In this two volume…

    Paperback – 2006-03-30
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Teaching Mathematics

    A Handbook for Primary and Secondary School Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Cowan

    A practical introduction to Maths teaching designed specifically for beginning teachers in primary and secondary schools. It brings together the latest DfES and TTA guidelines and requirements with authoritative guidance, ensuring that readers feel confident about how to approach their role as a…

    Paperback – 2006-02-09
    Teaching Series

  • Primary Education: The Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    By Denis Hayes

    Presenting a balance of theoretical insight and practical advice, this text is a clear and accessible guide to the key issues relating to primary education. Alphabetically arranged and fully cross-referenced to ensure ease of use, entries include both curriculum specific terms, as well as…

    Paperback – 2005-12-22
    Routledge Key Guides

  • The Art and Science of Teaching and Learning

    The Selected Works of Ted Wragg, 1st Edition

    By E. C. Wragg

    Ted Wragg is well-known for his writing on all the essential issues in education and over the last thirty years contributed over forty books and a thousand articles to the field. This book offers a personal selection of his key writings in one volume for the first time. With a specially written…

    Paperback – 2005-09-15
    World Library of Educationalists

  • A Teaching Assistant's Guide to Primary Education

    1st Edition

    By Joan Dean

    This jargon-free book has been specially written for teaching assistants taking up posts in primary schools working at NVQ Level 2 and 3 of the National Occupational Standards of Teaching Assistants. It covers every area of primary education, including: an overview of primary education the…

    Paperback – 2005-07-14

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