Initial Teacher Training Products

  • Onwards and Upwards

    Supporting the transition to Key Stage One, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Orlandi

    How can teachers ensure that the transition from the Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage One is a positive experience for children? What are the issues for children, parents and teachers and how should teachers respond to these? This book introduces the concept of transition and…

    Paperback – 2011-09-28

  • Teaching Foreign Languages in the Primary School

    1st Edition

    By Sally Maynard

    Teaching Foreign Languages in the Primary School is for every teacher –whether generalist or specialist, trainee or experienced – wanting to confidently introduce foreign language teaching into their classroom. Based on the author’s extensive experience of teaching across Key Stages 1-2, this book…

    Paperback – 2011-09-22

  • Teaching in a Nutshell

    Navigating Your Teacher Education Program as a Student Teacher, 1st Edition

    By Clare Kosnik, Clive Beck

    Designed to help student teachers develop an approach to teaching that is both theoretical and practical, this text focuses on key aspects of teaching rather than trying to "cover the waterfront." Based on extensive research on teachers’ views, their own long experience as teacher educators, and…

    Paperback – 2011-02-02

  • Making Music in the Primary School

    Whole Class Instrumental and Vocal Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Beach, Julie Evans, Gary Spruce

    Making Music in the Primary School is an essential guide for all student and practising primary school teachers, instrumental teachers and community musicians involved in music with children. It explores teaching and learning music with the whole class and provides a framework for successful…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13

  • Debates in English Teaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jon Davison, Caroline Daly

    What are the key debates in English teaching today? Debates in English Teaching explores the major issues all English teachers encounter in their daily professional lives. It engages with established and contemporary debates, promotes and supports critical reflection and aims to stimulate both…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13
    Debates in Subject Teaching

  • 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

  • Small-Scale Research in Primary Schools

    A Reader for Learning and Professional Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly Safford, Mary Stacey, Roger Hancock

    Small-scale Research in Primary Schools provides guidance and inspiration for students and practitioners undertaking practical investigations and workplace enquiry in the primary school. The 30 chapters are carefully selected to illustrate a range of approaches to educational enquiry, and are…

    Paperback – 2010-07-21

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Guide to Teaching Practice

    5th Edition, 5th Edition

    By Louis Cohen, Lawrence Manion, Keith Morrison, Dominic Wyse

    A Guide to Teaching Practice is the major standard text for all students on initial teacher training courses in the UK.Authoritative yet accessible, it covers the important basic skills and issues that students need to consider during their practice, such as planning, classroom organization,…

    Paperback – 2010-06-11

  • Developing Professional Practice 7-14

    1st Edition

    By Viv Wilson, Sue Kendall-Seatter

    Developing Professional Practice 7-14 provides a thoroughly comprehensive and cutting edge guide to developing the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding for teaching within the 7-14 age range.  This book is designed to guide you through your initial teacher training programme, and on…

    Paperback – 2010-06-10

  • Creative Approaches to Teaching Primary RE

    1st Edition

    By Maggie Webster

    As an increasingly significant  aspect of primary teaching, Creative Approaches to Teaching Primary RE is the essential companion to help bring creativity to life in the classroom. The text begins with a discussion of creative education and the value of Religious Education, moving on to…

    Paperback – 2009-12-04

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