Primary/Elementary Education Products

  • Thinking with Feeling

    Fostering productive thought in the classroom, 1st Edition

    By Douglas P. Newton

    Are emotions good or bad for thinking and learning? Have you ever wondered why a good lesson of one year falls flat in another? Why do students behave the way they do? Teachers are expected to foster productive thought yet the neglect of emotion in the classroom, in favour of intellect, means…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge

  • Emergent Science

    Teaching science from birth to 8, 1st Edition

    By Jane Johnston

    Emergent Science is essential reading for anyone involved in supporting scientific learning and development with young children aged between birth and 8. Drawing on theory, the book helps to develop the essential skills needed to understand and support science in this age range. The book is…

    Paperback – 2013-12-19
    Routledge

  • Better than Best Practice

    Developing teaching and learning through dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Adam Lefstein, Julia Snell

    Better than Best Practice offers a new way of thinking about classroom practice, professional development, and improving teaching and learning. This companion book and website together offer a selection of rich and realistic video-based case studies, context and narrative, step-by-step guidance…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Using the Visual Arts for Cross-curricular Teaching and Learning

    Imaginative ideas for the primary school, 1st Edition

    By Karen Hosack Janes

    As schools are being encouraged to develop more flexible and creative approaches to education, Using the Visual Arts for Cross-curricular Teaching and Learning provides practical guidance and ideas on using the visual arts as a starting point for imaginative, effective learning across a wide range…

    Paperback – 2013-12-13
    Routledge

  • Physical Education 5-11

    A guide for teachers, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Doherty, Peter Brennan

    Physical Education 5-11 is about lighting or relighting a fire in all those who have the privilege and the responsibility of teaching children physical education in Primary schools today. It is written at a time of great change: a revised Primary curriculum; an increased drive to raise achievement…

    Paperback – 2013-12-03
    Routledge
    Primary 5-11 Series

  • Bringing History Alive through Local People and Places

    A guide for primary school teachers, 1st Edition

    By Lynne Dixon, Alison Hales

    A much-needed and delightful book. It shows how history can be taught with the meaningful experiences of each child at its centre, making connections between the child, the locality and community, the national and global past and concepts of time. Throughout the authors empower teachers to…

    Paperback – 2013-11-28
    Routledge

  • Thought and Knowledge

    An Introduction to Critical Thinking, 5th Edition

    By Diane F. Halpern

    This best-selling textbook, written by award-winning educator and past president of the American Psychological Association, Diane F. Halpern, applies theory and research from the learning sciences to teach students the thinking skills they need to succeed in today's world. This new edition retains…

    Paperback – 2013-11-07
    Psychology Press

  • Classroom Observation

    A guide to the effective observation of teaching and learning, 1st Edition

    By Matt O'Leary

    Classroom Observation explores the pivotal role of lesson observation in the training, assessment and development of new and experienced teachers. Offering practical guidance and detailed insight on an aspect of training that is a source of anxiety for many teachers, this thought-provoking book…

    Paperback – 2013-09-26
    Routledge

  • Young Citizens of the World

    Teaching Elementary Social Studies through Civic Engagement, 2nd Edition

    By Marilynne Boyle-Baise, Jack Zevin

    Young Citizens of the World takes a clear stance: Social studies is about citizenship education that is informed, deliberative, and activist—citizenship not only as a noun, something one studies, but as a verb, something one DOES. Its holistic, multicultural approach is based on this clear…

    Paperback – 2013-09-26
    Routledge

  • Transforming Teaching and Learning with Active and Dramatic Approaches

    Engaging Students Across the Curriculum, 1st Edition

    By Brian Edmiston

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014! How can teachers transform classroom teaching and learning by making pedagogy more socially and culturally responsive, more relevant to students’ lives, and more collaborative? How can they engage disaffected students in learning and at the same time…

    Paperback – 2013-09-13
    Routledge

  • India Infrastructure Report 2012

    Private Sector in Education, 1st Edition

    By Idfc Foundation

    Today, India’s education sector remains a victim of poor policies, restrictive regulations and orthodoxy. Despite being enrolled in schools, children are not learning adequately. Increasingly, parents are seeking alternatives through private inputs in school and tuition. Students are dropping out…

    Paperback – 2013-08-13
    Routledge India

  • Doing Critical Literacy

    Texts and Activities for Students and Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Hilary Janks, Kerryn Dixon, Ana Ferreira, Stella Granville, Denise Newfield

    Compelling and highly engaging, this text shows teachers at all levels how to do critical literacy in the classroom and provides models for practice that can be adapted to any context. Integrating social theory and classroom practice, it brings critical literacy to life as a socio-cultural…

    Paperback – 2013-07-03
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

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