The Really Useful

The Really Useful

The Really Useful Series offers lively, stimulating and highly practical books, designed to support teachers' subject knowledge and understanding. The books in this series are essential companions for teachers at Key Stages 1 and 2 as well as students on initial teacher training courses.

  • The Really Useful Primary Languages Book

    Practical strategies and ideas for enjoyable lessons

    By Jayne Wright, Alison Taylor

    The Really Useful Primary Languages Book provides principles, approaches and ideas to enable those involved in the teaching of primary languages to teach enjoyable and engaging lessons. Written for the primary teacher, trainee teacher or Teaching Assistant, it shows you how to make teaching a…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
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  • The Really Useful Primary Design and Technology Book

    Subject knowledge and lesson ideas

    By Elizabeth Flinn, Sarah Burdett

    The Really Useful Primary Design and Technology Book brings together essential subject knowledge and pedagogy to support and inspire those planning to teach D&T in the primary school. It offers comprehensive coverage of the 2014 National Curriculum for primary D&T - including sections on…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
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  • The Really Useful Book of Science Experiments

    100 easy ideas for primary school teachers

    By Tracy-ann Aston

    The Really Useful Book of Science Experiments contains 100 simple-to-do science experiments that can be confidently carried out by any teacher in a primary school classroom with minimal (or no!) specialist equipment needed. The experiments in this book are broken down into easily manageable…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge
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  • The Really Useful Maths Book

    A guide to interactive teaching, 2nd Edition

    By Tony Brown, Henry Liebling

    The Really Useful Maths Book is for all those who want children to enjoy the challenge of learning mathematics. With suggestions about the best ways to use resources and equipment to support learning, it describes in detail how to make learning the easy option for children.An easy-to-follow,…

    Paperback – 2013-12-02
    Routledge
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  • The Really Useful Literacy Book

    Linking theory and practice in the primary classroom, 3rd Edition

    By Tony Martin, Chira Lovat, Glynis Purnell

    Now in its third edition, The Really Useful Literacy Book is the definitive guide to the high quality teaching of literacy in your primary classroom. Written specifically for primary school teachers and student trainee teachers, this book offers inventive ideas for the classroom together with an…

    Paperback – 2012-06-13
    Routledge
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  • The Really Useful ICT Book

    A practical guide to using technology across the primary curriculum

    By Jill Jesson, Graham Peacock

    The Really Useful ICT Book is a practical and easy-to-use guide to give you all the confidence you need to use ICT really effectively inside and outside the primary classroom. It makes clear how ICT can be taught as a standalone subject, and how it can be used easily and imaginatively to enhance…

    Paperback – 2011-07-14
    Routledge
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  • The Really Useful Physical Education Book

    Learning and Teaching Across the 7–14 Age Range

    Edited by Gary Stidder, Sid Hayes

    The Really Useful Physical Education Book provides training and practising teachers with guidance and ideas to teach physical education effectively and imaginatively across the seven to fourteen age range. It is underpinned by easy-to-understand theory and links to the curriculum and…

    Paperback – 2010-07-13
    Routledge
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  • The Really Useful Book of ICT in the Early Years

    Edited by Harriet Price

    Practitioners and students wishing to know how very young children develop an awareness of ICT will find this text invaluable. ICT has arguably one of the biggest impacts on every-day 21st century life, so its inclusion in the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum reflects the need to encourage…

    Paperback – 2008-12-11
    Routledge
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  • The Really Useful Creativity Book

    By Dominic Wyse, Pam Dowson

    What is creativity and how do we teach it? The Really Useful Creativity Book provides approaches and ideas that will enable children to develop their creativity. Written for the primary school teacher, student or trainee teacher, the book shows you how creativity can flourish in your classroom.…

    Paperback – 2008-10-13
    Routledge
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