Primary/Elementary Education Products

  • Developing Writing Teachers

    Practical Ways for Teacher-Writers to Transform their Classroom Practice, 1st Edition

    By Terry Locke

    The premise of Developing Writing Teachers is this: When teachers of writing identify as writers, it adds a special dimension to their writing pedagogy. Practical and accessible while drawing on a range of relevant research and theory, this text is distinguished by its dual focus—on teachers as…

    Paperback – 2014-08-01
    Routledge

  • Lesson Planning

    Key concepts and skills for teachers, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Savage

    Lesson planning is an essential component of every teacher’s practice. It is part of a three-tiered, integrated pedagogy: planning, teaching and evaluation. Drawing on the work of skilful teachers and the latest research, this book provides a rationale for lesson planning as an integral part of a…

    Paperback – 2014-07-18
    Routledge

  • Developing Children's Critical Thinking through Picturebooks

    A guide for primary and early years students and teachers, 1st Edition

    By Mary Roche

    This accessible text will show students and class teachers how they can enable their pupils to become critical thinkers through the medium of picturebooks. By introducing children to the notion of making-meaning together through thinking and discussion, Roche focuses on carefully chosen…

    Paperback – 2014-06-22
    Routledge

  • Building Communities of Engaged Readers

    Reading for pleasure, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Cremin, Marilyn Mottram, Fiona M. Collins, Sacha Powell, Kimberly Safford

    Reading for pleasure urgently requires a higher profile to raise attainment and increase children’s engagement as self-motivated and socially interactive readers. Building Communities of Engaged Readers highlights the concept of ‘Reading Teachers’ who are not only knowledgeable about texts for…

    Paperback – 2014-06-20
    Routledge

  • Writing History 7-11

    Historical writing in different genres, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilary Cooper

    Writing History 7-11 supports students and primary teachers helping them to explore ways in which activities involving the talk that underpins historical enquiry can be developed into reading and exciting, extended, reflective writing. The step that teachers and pupils take from ‘talk for learning’…

    Paperback – 2014-05-23
    Routledge

  • Sustained Shared Thinking in the Early Years

    Linking theory to practice, 1st Edition

    By Kathy Brodie

    Used as a measure of quality in the ground-breaking Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) project, Sustained Shared Thinking is fundamental to good early years practice. It costs nothing, yet research has shown that it improves outcomes for children by supporting their holistic…

    Paperback – 2014-05-23
    Routledge

  • Young Children as Artists

    Art and Design in the Early Years and Key Stage 1, 1st Edition

    By Suzy Tutchell

    From the moment a child is born, they interact with the sensory world, looking at colours, feeling textures; constructing mental and physical images of what they see and experience. Within all early years settings and into primary school, the aim for the practitioner, is to provide as many…

    Paperback – 2014-04-23
    Routledge

  • Teaching Physical Education Creatively

    1st Edition

    By Angela Pickard, Patricia Maude

    Teaching Physical Education Creatively provides knowledge and understanding in order to engage creatively with the primary Physical Education curriculum for both trainee teachers and qualified teachers. It is full of ideas for developing the teaching of dance, games, gymnastics and outdoor and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-23
    Routledge
    Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series

  • Teaching Science and Technology in the Early Years (3-7)

    2nd Edition

    By Dan Davies, Alan Howe, Christopher Collier, Rebecca Digby, Sarah Earle, Kendra McMahon

    Teaching Science and Technology in the Early Years (3-7) celebrates young children’s amazing capabilities as scientists, designers and technologists. Research-based yet practical and accessible, it demonstrates how scientific, designing and making activities are natural to young children, and have…

    Paperback – 2014-04-16
    Routledge

  • Literacy in Grades 4-8

    Best Practices for a Comprehensive Program, 3rd Edition

    By Nancy L. Cecil, Joan P. Gipe, Merrill E. Marcy

    Comprehensive yet succinct and readable, Literacy in Grades 4-8, Third Edition offers a wealth of practical ideas to help preservice and practicing teachers create a balanced and comprehensive literacy program while exploring the core topics and issues of literacy in grades 4 through 8. It…

    Paperback – 2014-03-15
    Routledge

  • Elementary Social Studies

    Constructing a Powerful Approach to Teaching and Learning, 3rd Edition

    By S.G. Grant, Bruce A. VanSledright

    Organized around four commonplaces of education—learners and learning, subject matter, teachers and teaching, and classroom environment—Elementary Social Studies provides a rich and ambitious framework to help social studies teachers achieve powerful teaching and learning results. By blending the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-05
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Critical Literacies with Young Children

    10th Anniversary Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Vivian Maria Vasquez

    In this innovative and engaging text, Vivian Maria Vasquez draws on her own classroom experience to demonstrate how issues raised from everyday conversations with pre-kindergarten children can be used to create an integrated critical literacy curriculum over the course of one school year. The…

    Paperback – 2014-02-25
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

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