Primary/Elementary Education Products

  • Unlocking Mathematics Teaching

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Valsa Koshy, Jean Murray

    Now in a fully updated second edition, Unlocking Mathematics Teaching is a comprehensive guide to teaching mathematics in the primary school. Combining theory and practice, selected experts outline the current context of mathematics education. They suggest strategies, activities and examples to…

    Paperback – 2011-03-16

  • Parallel Learning of Reading and Writing in Early Childhood

    1st Edition

    By Mary Shea

    Parallel Learning of Reading and Writing in Early Childhood explores why it’s important to provide a balanced language learning environment for young children and offers approaches for children to practice and explore language. Writing – a different but parallel process – can open the…

    Paperback – 2011-03-14

  • Language Knowledge for Primary Teachers

    4th Edition

    By Angela Wilson, Julie Scanlon

    Teaching children to develop as language users is one of the most important tasks of a primary school teacher. However, many trainee teachers begin their careers with a low knowledge base. Language Knowledge for Primary Teachers is the reader friendly guide designed to address this. This book…

    Paperback – 2011-02-02

  • 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

  • The Primary Science and Technology Encyclopedia

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Collier, Dan Davies, Alan Howe, Kendra McMahon

    Unique in its field, The Primary Science Encyclopedia brings together in one indispensable reference volume over 250 entries covering a wide range of topics and ideas. The book provides clear descriptions, definitions and explanations of difficult scientific concepts, carefully chosen to reflect…

    Paperback – 2010-12-14

  • 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

  • The Coaching Process

    A Practical Guide to Becoming an Effective Sports Coach, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Kidman, Stephanie J. Hanrahan

    In this fresh and engaging introduction to sports coaching, Lynn Kidman and Stephanie Hanrahan guide students through the coaching process. Focusing on the practical aspects of sports coaching, the book helps students to develop their basic technical skills as well as strategies for working with…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13

  • Teaching Science Creatively

    1st Edition

    By Dan Davies, Deb McGregor

    How can you unlock your own creativity to help children learn science creatively? How do you bring the world of ‘real science’ into the classroom? Where does science fit in a creative curriculum? Teaching Science Creatively explores how creative teaching can harness primary-aged children’s sense of…

    Paperback – 2010-12-08
    Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series

  • Teaching and Learning through Reflective Practice

    A Practical Guide for Positive Action, 2nd Edition

    By Tony Ghaye

    Now in its second edition, Teaching and Learning through Reflective Practice is a practical guide to enable all those involved in educational activities to learn through the practices of reflection. The book highlights the power that those responsible for teaching and learning have to appraise,…

    Paperback – 2010-12-07

  • Rethinking the Way We Teach Science

    The Interplay of Content, Pedagogy, and the Nature of Science, 1st Edition

    By Louis Rosenblatt

    Offering a fresh take on inquiry, this book draws on current research and theory in science education, literacy, and educational psychology, as well as the history and philosophy of science, to make its case for transforming the way science is taught. Re-thinking the Way We Teach Science addresses…

    Paperback – 2010-11-08
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning

    1st Edition

    By Denis Hayes

    Featuring extracts from some of the most influential education writers in recent times The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning is an essential compendium providing insight, guidance and clarity about key issues affecting practitioners at every level. All extracts have been carefully chosen…

    Paperback – 2010-09-23

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