Teaching and learning

  1. Essays for Excellence: A collection of GCSE essays to support students and teachers in achieving success

    Essays for Excellence: A collection of GCSE essays to support students and teachers in achieving success

    AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER: PUBLISHED AUGUST 22, 2022

    Have you ever marked a set of student essays and been left with little time to develop a resource which pushes your students further? This collection will offer you a time-saving resource to alleviate that workload, alongside developing your subject knowledge and raising the academic aspirations of your students.

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  2. The researchED Guide to English as an Additional Language: An evidence-informed guide for teachers

    The researchED Guide to English as an Additional Language: An evidence-informed guide for teachers

    In this latest addition to the researchED series, editor Hamish Chalmers provides a primer on the key questions teachers and researchers have about the education of children learning English as an Additional Language (EAL).

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    £12.00
  3. The Power of Professional Learning Networks: Traversing the present; transforming the future

    The Power of Professional Learning Networks: Traversing the present; transforming the future

    This book provides a stimulating insight into the current state of the art of professional learning networks and the transformative difference they are poised to make to our educational future. Drawing on a wealth of expertise, each chapter is written by leading thinkers and doers in the field, and covers a range of topics and emerging areas.

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    £15.00
  4. Primary Huh 2: Primary curriculum leadership conversations

    Primary Huh 2: Primary curriculum leadership conversations

    In this companion book to Primary Huh, Mary and John give a platform to practitioners who lead on the broader issues of primary curriculum design, including, amongst other things: shaping the curriculum for mixed-age classes; designing and implementing a cross-MAT curriculum; building the “cradle to career” curriculum.

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    £12.00
  5. Retrieval Practice: Primary

    Retrieval Practice: Primary

    After extensive reading, engaging with research and working with schools, Kate Jones has written a guide that explores how retrieval practice can work in a primary school context. The book begins with research then focuses on classroom application, covering curriculum design, task and question design with retrieval practice

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    £10.00
  6. Pupil Book Study: Reading

    Pupil Book Study: Reading

    AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER: PUBLISHED JUNE 27, 2022

    'Pupil Book Study: Reading' provides evidence-led structures to shine a light on the true impact of a school’s reading provision. Building on the global success of the original Pupil Book Study frameworks, this guide translates these principles into practice to support leaders and teachers to evaluate their reading curriculum.

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  7. So What Now? Time for learning in your school to face the future

    So What Now? Time for learning in your school to face the future

    This meticulously researched and carefully argued book will serve as a stimulus and resource for educationalists to support their personal and team understanding of the nature of learning, their grasp of the future they are preparing young people for, and their understanding of what leadership is needed for their school to truly face the future.

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    £15.00
  8. Ready to Teach: A Christmas Carol

    Ready to Teach: A Christmas Carol

    Ready to Teach: A Christmas Carol brings together the deep subject knowledge, resources and classroom strategies needed to teach Dickens’s most famous Christmas story, as well as the pedagogical theory behind why these ideas work, helping teachers to deliver a knowledge-rich curriculum with impact. Learn More
    £18.00
  9. Dunlosky's Strengthening the Student Toolbox in Action

    Dunlosky's Strengthening the Student Toolbox in Action

    Building on the hugely influential paper by John Dunlosky, Amarbeer Singh Gill looks at ways teachers can use recommendations from 'Strengthening the Student Toolbox' to consolidate knowledge and enhance the learning that takes place in their classrooms. Learn More
    £10.00
  10. The Behaviour Manual – An Educator's Guidebook

    The Behaviour Manual – An Educator's Guidebook

    AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER: PUBLISHED MAY 17, 2022

    The Behaviour Manual – An Educator's Guidebook offers over 100 strategies, approaches and teaching methods that will help any school, leader, middle leader, teacher, ECT or ITT to pro-actively lead on behaviour. It has been designed to help the entire profession and anyone at any level and all ranges of experience.

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  11. Annie Murphy Paul's The Extended Mind in Action

    Annie Murphy Paul's The Extended Mind in Action

    In the latest book in John Catt's In Action series, Emma Turner, David Goodwin and Oliver Caviglioli use Annie Murphy Paul's The Extended Mind to demonstrate how teachers can help their students augment their thinking with their bodies (embodied cognition), external tools (situated cognition) and the people around them (distributed cognition).

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  12. Futureproof: A comprehensive framework for teaching digital citizenship in schools

    Futureproof: A comprehensive framework for teaching digital citizenship in schools

    Futureproof shows school leaders and teachers how they can educate for digital citizenship through the adoption of a new, comprehensive and coherent framework. The book addresses a gap as there are currently no well-known frameworks that provide a comprehensive approach to teaching digital citizenship education in UK school

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  13. Primary Huh: Curriculum conversations with subject leaders in primary schools

    Primary Huh: Curriculum conversations with subject leaders in primary schools

    Following the success of the secondary-focused ‘Huh: Curriculum conversations between subject and senior leaders’, Mary Myatt and John Tomsett have teamed up with primary specialists to have conversations with primary teachers and key stage co-ordinators who are doing great curriculum development work.

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  14. Tools for Teachers: How to teach, lead, and learn like the world’s best educators

    Tools for Teachers: How to teach, lead, and learn like the world’s best educators

    Over the past five years, Ollie Lovell has spoken to 60 of the world’s most prominent teachers, leaders, and education researchers. This book summarises the most useful techniques, tactics and mental models from these conversations, and presents them in a clear, practical, and actionable form for you to start improving your teaching and learning.

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  15. Teaching WalkThrus 3: Five-step guides to instructional coaching

    Teaching WalkThrus 3: Five-step guides to instructional coaching

    Following the break-out success of Teaching WalkThrus Volume 1 (2020) and Volume 2 (2021), Tom Sherrington and Oliver Caviglioli present the third instalment of their five-step instructional coaching techniques.

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    £12.00
  16. Simplicitus: The Interconnected Primary Curriculum & Effective Subject Leadership

    Simplicitus: The Interconnected Primary Curriculum & Effective Subject Leadership

    Emma Turner outlines the unique considerations needed for designing and implementing a rich, high-quality primary curriculum which serves our youngest learners – a blend of academic thinking, educational research, the wisdom of decades of primary experience and a true love of the unique nature of primary.

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  17. Support Not Surveillance: How to solve the teacher retention crisis

    Support Not Surveillance: How to solve the teacher retention crisis

    Dr Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the National Education Union, draws on her years of expertise and access to decision-makers to expose the gap between ministerial rhetoric and the daily reality encountered by teachers, and outlines a set of proposals to move beyond the seemingly perennial crisis in teacher recruitment and retention.

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  18. How to be a Transformative Principal

    How to be a Transformative Principal

    With insight from some of the greatest minds in education and some of the best principals that nobody has ever heard of, Jethro Jones distils the secrets to success into small action steps you can take to make your school amazing. Jones relates stories of great success, horrific failures, and everything in between.

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  19. How to Teach Economics

    How to Teach Economics

    This book is packed with practical examples of how research can be implemented in Economics lessons looking at explanations, misconceptions, assessment, curriculum and much more. While the book summarises what the research tells us about pupil learning, this is fundamentally a ‘doing’ book.

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  20. Follow the Science to School: Evidence-based Practices for Elementary Education

    Follow the Science to School: Evidence-based Practices for Elementary Education

    In this book, the editors share high-quality syntheses of evidence and insights from leading educators, academics, and other experts. And they communicate those findings in user-friendly language, with an understanding of the real-world complexities of schools and classrooms.

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  21. The Complete Guide to Pastoral Leadership

    The Complete Guide to Pastoral Leadership

    This isn’t your average book about pastoral care – it is a no-nonsense exploration of the knowledge base that excellent pastoral practitioners, be they aspiring, new or experienced, need to excel in their roles. It combines theory, evidence, and research with best practice and on the job experience.

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  22. The Excludables: From mainstream classroom to prison education – understanding the children we exclude and why

    The Excludables: From mainstream classroom to prison education – understanding the children we exclude and why

    This book steps away from the worn-out discourse that surrounds behaviour in schools, and away from the notion that educators are the only relevant experts.  Get ready to explore genetics, bias, epistemic trust, and the human stress-response system; all examined through the lens of the realities of behavioural challenge faced by educators.

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  23. The Early Career Framework: Origins, outcomes and opportunities

    The Early Career Framework: Origins, outcomes and opportunities

    Tanya Ovenden-Hope (Editor) brings together insights from those most closely connected to the ECF; the training providers, school leaders and academics involved in understanding the efficacy of professional development and learning in schools.

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  24. Berger's An Ethic of Excellence in Action

    Berger's An Ethic of Excellence in Action

    Headteacher Sonia Thompson examines the principles and themes of Ron Berger's An Ethic of Excellence. Each chapter exemplifies the active ingredients for each of the key principles of the book and underpins them with evidence-informed practice and practical examples, from across the curriculum. The book is the latest in the In Action series.

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    £10.00
  25. Tried and tested: The ultimate guide to teaching primary languages

    Tried and tested: The ultimate guide to teaching primary languages

    This book provides you with practical, easy-to-implement classroom ideas and strategies for teaching and leading MFL in a primary school and will support you to prepare for MFL Ofsted ‘deep dives’. Includes practical ideas provided, from curriculum design, long, medium and short term planning with real examples in French and Spanish. Learn More
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  26. The Revision Revolution: How to build a culture of effective study in your school

    The Revision Revolution: How to build a culture of effective study in your school

    Have you ever wondered why your students don’t revise? Or why they revise ineffectively? Often, they simply don’t know how. This is where The Revision Revolution comes in. This book guides you step by step through how to start and sustain a revision revolution in your school, building a culture of effective study.

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  27. Successful Science Teaching: Improving achievement and learning engagement by using classroom assessment

    Successful Science Teaching: Improving achievement and learning engagement by using classroom assessment

    This book is full of simple, practical, formative assessment techniques and strategies, based on real classroom practices, repeated across the range of ages and abilities at secondary levels, in a variety of schools, that have been repeatedly shown to significantly improve examination results, and student involvement in lessons.

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  28. The Lone SENDCO: Questions and answers for the busy SENDCO

    The Lone SENDCO: Questions and answers for the busy SENDCO

    The SENDCO role can feel quite isolating. SENDCOs know more than anyone in their setting about SEND, so who do they go to when they need support? Especially when new to the role, who do you turn to when tackling a problem or looking for inspiration? The Lone SENDCO answers over 300 questions that SENDCOs grapple with, whether experienced or new.

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  29. Leadership: Being, Knowing, Doing

    Leadership: Being, Knowing, Doing

    Stephen Tierney seeks to help leaders explore their own capabilities and potential. Leadership can be learnt. The three Ways – Being, Knowing and Doing – represent a mirror to help leaders reflect upon and improve their practice. In turn, current leaders are called upon to accept the responsibility to grow the leaders of the future.

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  30. The Teaching Life: Professional Learning and Career Progression

    The Teaching Life: Professional Learning and Career Progression

    Education doesn’t stand still, so being a good teacher means being in a constant state of evolution. How do we achieve this? Covering the latest developments in professional learning, Kate Jones and Robin Macpherson explore the massive changes that the global pandemic has brought, seeing it as a paradigm shift with manifest opportunities.

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  31. The Writing Game: 50 Evidence-Informed Writing Activities for GCSE and A Level

    The Writing Game: 50 Evidence-Informed Writing Activities for GCSE and A Level

    The Writing Game provides a practical toolkit for teachers looking to help their pupils to write their way into the top grades, offering a menu of engaging lesson activities that can be modified to suit any subject context. Includes activities covering modelling, practice, and feedback.

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  32. The Caring Teacher: How to make a positive difference in the classroom

    The Caring Teacher: How to make a positive difference in the classroom

    Whether you’re new to the profession or an experienced practitioner, teaching can be the most rewarding career imaginable but it has never been more demanding. This book is filled with practical advice relating to pastoral care and classroom management, with a firm focus on building effective relationships.

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  33. The researchED Guide to Special Educational Needs

    The researchED Guide to Special Educational Needs

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    researchED is an educator-led organisation with the goal of bridging the gap between research and practice. This accessible and punchy series, overseen by founder Tom Bennett, tackles the most important topics in education, with a range of experienced contributors exploring the latest evidence and research and how it can apply in a variety of classroom settings. In this edition, Karen Wespieser examines the latest research surrounding pupils with special educational needs, editing contributions from writers including Richard Selfridge; Katherine Walsh; Oliver Caviglioli; Matthew Parker and Rob Webster; Kenny Wheeler; Nicole Dempsey; Cassie Young; Sabrina Hobbs; Barney Angliss; and Cath Murray.

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    £12.00
  34. The Digital Ecosystem: How to create a sustainable digital strategy for your school

    The Digital Ecosystem: How to create a sustainable digital strategy for your school

    The Digital Ecosystem will take you on a journey to develop your own sustainable digital strategy – one that is right for your school and yours alone, acknowledging that every school is different, just like every child.

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    £15.00
  35. Teaching Secondary Science: A Complete Guide

    Teaching Secondary Science: A Complete Guide

    In Teaching Secondary Science: A Complete Guide, Adam Boxer breaks down the complex art of teaching science into its component parts, providing a concrete and comprehensive set of evidence-informed steps to nurturing brilliant science students. Adam hopes that you find this book interesting, but his main aim is for you to find it useful.

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    £16.00
  36. The Juggling Act: How to juggle leadership and life

    The Juggling Act: How to juggle leadership and life

    Professor Toby Salt has worked in some of the hardest, most stress-inducing jobs in the wider education space, as well as juggling a large family. The Juggling Act gives leaders in education and the wider public sector clear advice about how to manage the constant juggling act of professional and personal life.

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  37. The 21st Century School Library: A Model for Innovative Teaching & Learning

    The 21st Century School Library: A Model for Innovative Teaching & Learning

    This book takes an in-depth look at the paradigm-shifting work that school libraries are doing to advance student learning, professional development, and school-wide engagement. It explains how library-led, forward-thinking initiatives can guide all educators – teachers and administrators alike – toward transformative educational practices.

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  38. The Next Big Thing in School Improvement

    The Next Big Thing in School Improvement

    The Next Big Thing in School Improvement brings together the unique perspectives of a policy analyst, a headteacher, and a classroom teacher, to explain why it is that the school system often resists our attempts to improve it. This is a book about educational fads, why they arise, and how we might learn to live with them.

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  39. Digital Children: A Guide for Adults

    Digital Children: A Guide for Adults

    Two leading experts on digital childhoods explore the realities of growing up online in the 21st century. They provide an informative and accessible guide to the issues young people face today, based on the latest research and scholarship. They also expose the many ways the child safeguarding industry means well, but often gets things very wrong.

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  40. From Camouflage to Classroom: What my Army career taught me about teaching

    From Camouflage to Classroom: What my Army career taught me about teaching

    From Camouflage to Classroom is about everything George Vlachonikolis learned with the Army in Afghanistan and has brought to his classroom teaching today. George aims to explore the role of the classroom teacher from an original perspective: one based on military principles and practice.

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  41. Dancing with Discomfort: A framework for noticing, naming, and navigating our in-between moments

    Dancing with Discomfort: A framework for noticing, naming, and navigating our in-between moments

    Based on sound research and data, this book offers names and faces for the feelings, thoughts, and reactions in the many transitions in our life. It includes a framework to learn to stay in these transitions, embrace dissonance, and leverage these moments of discovery. Learn More
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  42. The Amazing Power of Networks: A (research-informed) choose your own destiny book

    The Amazing Power of Networks: A (research-informed) choose your own destiny book

    The aim of the book is to show how we can take charge of our networks, in order to improve our chances of doing well in life, whatever our background. In particular, the book provides cutting-edge insights that readers can deploy to help make things better for themselves, their families and their wider communities.

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  43. The Sweet Spot: A guide to efficient and effective teaching

    The Sweet Spot: A guide to efficient and effective teaching

    In The Sweet Spot, Michael Chiles explores the art of teacher explanation and modelling in teaching students what they need to know. Delving into the research, Michael sets out the reasons why the art of telling and showing students underpin effective teaching and learning.

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  44. The Teaching Delusion 2: Teaching Strikes Back

    The Teaching Delusion 2: Teaching Strikes Back

    The Teaching Delusion 2: Teaching Strikes Back will give teachers and school leaders the supportive shake-up they need, helping them to abandon practices that aren’t making the difference they should be, and to focus on the things that will really make the biggest difference to students in our schools.

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  45. The Teaching Delusion 3: Power Up Your Pedagogy

    The Teaching Delusion 3: Power Up Your Pedagogy

    The Teaching Delusion 3: Power-up Your Pedagogy has been written to address the issue of teachers receiving poor feedback in our schools. As a self-improvement and coaching resource, it is essential reading for all teachers and school leaders.

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  46. Huh: Curriculum conversations between subject and senior leaders

    Huh: Curriculum conversations between subject and senior leaders

    Mary Myatt and John Tomsett discuss each of the national curriculum subjects with a subject leader, providing an insight into how they go about ensuring that knowledge, understanding and skills are developed over time, how they talk about the quality of the schemes in their departments and the support they would welcome from senior leaders.

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  47. Teach to the Top: Aiming High for Every Learner

    Teach to the Top: Aiming High for Every Learner

    Teach to the Top is a research-informed guide to aspirational teaching, focusing on how embedding higher-level knowledge in the classroom empowers students to succeed and to enjoy learning.

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  48. From Story to Judgment: The Four Question Method for Teaching and Learning Social Studies

    From Story to Judgment: The Four Question Method for Teaching and Learning Social Studies

    The Four Question Method helps teachers to plan more effectively and students to learn more effectively. It provides guidance for writing research essays. And it transfers: the skills our students practice will work for them when they encounter and make their own history.

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  49. Wiliam & Leahy's Five Formative Assessment Strategies in Action

    Wiliam & Leahy's Five Formative Assessment Strategies in Action

    Written under the guidance and with the support of Dylan Wiliam, Kate Jones writes about five formative assessment strategies in action in the classroom. Building on the highly successful work of Wiliam and Siobhan Leahy, ideas are shared and misconceptions with formative assessment are addressed with lots of practical advice.

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    £10.00
  50. Capstone: Inquiry & Action at School

    Capstone: Inquiry & Action at School

    AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER: PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER 20, 2021

    Written by teachers for teachers, Capstone contains ready-to-implement materials derived from decades of experience in the classroom. The authors share authentic narratives of failure and success to encourage teachers who are engaged in the risks and rewards of deep learning.

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    £16.00