Primary/Elementary Education Products

  • Crime, Violence, and Global Warming

    1st Edition

    By John P. Crank, Linda S. Jacoby

    Crime, Violence, and Global Warming introduces the many connections between climate change and criminal activity. Conflict over natural resources can escalate to state and non-state actors, resulting in wars, asymmetrical warfare, and terrorism. Crank and Jacoby apply criminological theory to each…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • Promoting Behaviour for Learning in the Classroom

    Effective strategies, personal style and professionalism, 1st Edition

    By Simon Ellis, Janet Tod

    Promoting Behaviour for Learning in the Classroom offers essential support to help you develop capacity and confidence in managing behaviour in the group setting of the classroom. It provides a concise analysis of established behaviour management strategies, recognising that no single approach will…

    Paperback – 2014-10-20
    Routledge

  • Critical Literacies and Young Learners

    Connecting Classroom Practice to the Common Core, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Winograd

    Many pre-service and beginning early childhood teachers question if critical literacy is do-able with young children, particularly in the current top-down educational climate. Critical Literacies and Young Learners shows how it is possible, even in the context of the mandates and pressures so many…

    Paperback – 2014-09-25
    Routledge

  • An ABC of Early Childhood Education

    A guide to some of the key issues, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Smidt

    This unique and engaging resource describes, critiques and analyses the significance of a wide range of contemporary and classic ideas about how young children learn. Organised in a handy A – Z format, best-selling author and early years expert Sandra Smidt: Traces back each idea to the roots of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-25
    Routledge

  • Creative Teaching: Mathematics in the Primary Classroom

    2nd Edition

    By Mary Briggs, Sue Davis

    This stimulating text shows how primary mathematics can be creative, exciting and enjoyable. Offering teachers a dynamic and different perspective, it enables them to see and teach in creative ways that will develop their pupil’s mathematical thinking potential. Creative Teaching: Mathematics in…

    Paperback – 2014-09-24
    Routledge

  • Teaching and Learning with ICT in the Primary School

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Sarah Younie, Marilyn Leask, Kevin Burden

    The new edition of Teaching and Learning with ICT in the Primary School introduces practising and student teachers to the range of ways in which ICT can be used to support and extend teaching and learning opportunities in their classrooms. Fully updated and expanded with brand new chapters…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge

  • The Characteristics of Effective Learning

    Creating and capturing the possibilities in the early years, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annie Woods

    The characteristics of effective learning – playing and exploring, active learning and creating and thinking critically – underpin young children’s learning and development and are central to the revised Early Years Foundation Stage. Practitioners need to be confident of planning, observing and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-02
    Routledge

  • Becoming an Outstanding Primary School Teacher

    2nd Edition

    By Russell Grigg

    What is meant by outstanding teaching?What makes the best teachers stand out from the rest?How can I develop my own practice to become an outstanding teacher myself? Whether you are training to become a primary school teacher or you are newly qualified and striving to improve your practice, this…

    Paperback – 2014-08-28
    Routledge

  • Creating Critical Classrooms

    Reading and Writing with an Edge, 2nd Edition

    By Mitzi Lewison, Christine Leland, Jerome C. Harste

    This popular text articulates a powerful theory of critical literacy—in all its complexity. Critical literacy practices encourage students to use language to question the everyday world, interrogate the relationship between language and power, analyze popular culture and media, understand how power…

    Paperback – 2014-08-22
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Teaching Reading Comprehension

    A handbook, 1st Edition

    By Jane Oakhill, Kate Cain, Carsten Elbro

    The ultimate aim of reading is not the process but to understand what we read and comprehension can take place at many different levels. There has been an increasing emphasis on the importance of reading comprehension in recent years but despite this there is very little written on this vital topic…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge

  • Using Music to Enhance Student Learning

    A Practical Guide for Elementary Classroom Teachers, 2nd Edition

    By Jana R. Fallin, Mollie Gregory Tower

    Integrating musical activities in the elementary school classroom can assist in effectively teaching and engaging students in Language Arts, Science, Math, and Social Studies, while also boosting mental, emotional and social development. However, many elementary education majors fear they lack the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-19
    Routledge

  • Engaging Students in Academic Literacies

    Genre-based Pedagogy for K-5 Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By María Estela Brisk

    The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas.…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge

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