Teaching and learning

  1. 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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    £15.00
  2. 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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    £15.00
  3. 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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    £15.00
  4. 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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    £15.00
  5. 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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    £15.00
  6. 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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    £15.00
  7. 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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    £15.00
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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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    £15.00
  12. 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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    £15.00
  13. 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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    £15.00
  14. Digital Children: A Guide for Adults

    Digital Children: A Guide for Adults

    AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER: PUBLISHED OCTOBER 15,2021

    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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    £15.00
  15. 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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    £15.00
  16. 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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  17. 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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    £15.00
  18. 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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    £15.00
  19. 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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    £15.00
  20. 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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    £15.00
  21. 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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    £15.00
  22. 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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    £15.00
  23. 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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    £15.00
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Organise Ideas: Thinking by Hand, Extending the Mind

    Organise Ideas: Thinking by Hand, Extending the Mind

    The purpose of this book is to help teachers organise ideas through the use of graphic organisers.

    Over 50 teachers reveal how they use graphic organisers in their teaching, across the full age range and curriculum. A further section demonstrates how to use these word-diagrams most effectively by partnering them with other teaching strategies.

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    £18.00
  27. The Good Parent Educator: What every parent should know about their children's education

    The Good Parent Educator: What every parent should know about their children's education

    The Good Parent Educator provides the tools that will turn excessive parenting into effective learning. Whether it is helping children learn to read or revise, engaging with teachers, paying for private tutors, choosing a school, or deciding which degree or apprenticeship to apply for, this is the must-have expert guide.

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    £12.00
  28. A Pedagogy of Purpose: Classical Wisdom for the Modern Classroom

    A Pedagogy of Purpose: Classical Wisdom for the Modern Classroom

    Gary Keogh argues that the education system has lost its way. Using many real classroom examples, Keogh provides a new way forward, demonstrating how insights from classical philosophy can have a positive influence on crucial issues in education.

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    £15.00
  29. The Research-informed Teaching Revolution – Early Years

    The Research-informed Teaching Revolution – Early Years

    Drawing on the wisdom of those at the top of their game, this book intends to provide a practical handbook for EYs practitioner and leaders that can help make the research use revolution a reality.

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    £15.00
  30. How to Teach Computer Science: Parable, practice and pedagogy

    How to Teach Computer Science: Parable, practice and pedagogy

    Novice teachers and those wishing to improve their practice will find in this book valuable conceptual insights that illuminate the subject, and research-informed pedagogy that really works. Organised around the English GCSE specification, this is essential reading for the Computer Science teacher.

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    £15.00
  31. The Path of The Mindful Teacher: How to choose calm over chaos and serenity over stress, one step at a time

    The Path of The Mindful Teacher: How to choose calm over chaos and serenity over stress, one step at a time

    In The Path of the Mindful Teacher, Danielle A. Nuhfer introduces educators to a process that will help them positively manage stress, find work-life balance, lessen symptoms of burnout, and increase classroom job satisfaction.

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    £15.00
  32. Shimamura’s MARGE Model of Learning in Action

    Shimamura’s MARGE Model of Learning in Action

    This book, the latest in the In Action series, aims to bring Shimamura's MARGE model to life with case studies written by practising teachers, and examples taken from classrooms. Taking each of the principles of MARGE in turn, this practical guide helps all teachers better understand how they can develop their practice and improve the impact they have with the students they teach.

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    £10.00
  33. My Secret #EdTech Diary: Looking at Educational Technology through a wider lens

    My Secret #EdTech Diary: Looking at Educational Technology through a wider lens

    With 30+ years’ experience developing and using EdTech products, distilled down into an easy-to-read format, My Secret EdTech Diary aims to get you thinking about the past, present and future role of educational technology and how it influences and shapes our education system.

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    £15.00
  34. Rekenrek 101: Pushing Mathematical Understanding

    Rekenrek 101: Pushing Mathematical Understanding

    The rekenrek is an exciting and innovative classroom tool that enhances and supports the natural development of number sense in children. Amy How's brilliant book is full of practical examples of how to get the most out of this simple but powerful tool. Learn More
    £12.00
  35. Irresistible Learning: Embedding a culture of research in schools

    Irresistible Learning: Embedding a culture of research in schools

    This book will strengthen your research practice and help build a culture of research across your school. Whether you are a class teacher or school leader, you will be guided to use the power of research to strengthen practice in yourself and others.

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    £15.00
  36. The Metacognition Handbook: A Practical Guide for Teachers and School Leaders

    The Metacognition Handbook: A Practical Guide for Teachers and School Leaders

    The Metacognition Handbook will provide a clear, practical guide for teachers and school leaders to embed metacognition into classroom practice and school culture to enhance student outcomes.

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    £15.00
  37. The Goldilocks Map: A classroom teacher's quest to evaluate 'brain-based' teaching advice

    The Goldilocks Map: A classroom teacher's quest to evaluate 'brain-based' teaching advice

    Written by a teacher with 18 years in the classroom – and 13 years studying neuroscience and psychology – The Goldilocks Map transforms brain research from a daunting monologue into an approachable, exciting, and lively conversation. Learn More
    £15.00
  38. Retrieval Practice: Resource Guide: Ideas & activities for the classroom

    Retrieval Practice: Resource Guide: Ideas & activities for the classroom

    As part of the successful and popular Retrieval Practice collection by Kate Jones, this practical resource guide is the go-to guide for a wide range of retrieval practice tasks that teachers can use in their classrooms.

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    £8.00
  39. Letter to My NQT Self

    Letter to My NQT Self

    Written by the Academy Transformation Trust family and friends, this book is a collection of letters by teachers to their ‘NQT self.’ In their letters, teachers recount tales of successes and challenges in their first year of teaching, offering practical tips to support new teachers to thrive in your early years of teaching.

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    £14.00
  40. Teaching WalkThrus VOLUME 2

    Teaching WalkThrus VOLUME 2

    OUT MARCH 29 2021: ORDER NOW AND WE WILL DISPATCH WHEN AVAILABLE

    Tom Sherrington and Oliver Caviglioli team up again in the follow up to the bestselling Teaching WalkThrus, to present 50 more essential teaching techniques, each with five clear and concise illustrations and explanations. 

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    £12.00
  41. Pupil Book Study: An evidence-informed guide to help quality assure the curriculum

    Pupil Book Study: An evidence-informed guide to help quality assure the curriculum

    Pupil Book Study is a window into the lived experience of pupils, as opposed to just the observed experience. It is also a mirror in which to reflect professional practice and identify what helps learning, and what hinders it by outlining clear and coherent structures in which to talk with pupils and look at their books.

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    £16.00
  42. Collins et al's Cognitive Apprenticeship in Action

    Collins et al's Cognitive Apprenticeship in Action

    The 1991 paper 'Cognitive Apprenticeship: Making Thinking Visible' greatly influenced the teaching of John Tomsett, headteacher at Huntington School in York. In this book, a number of teachers at Huntington School discuss what they consider to be the expert thought processes specific to their individual subject domains. Learn More
    £10.00
  43. Teaching Math With Examples

    Teaching Math With Examples

    Maths teacher Michael Pershan presents a selection of practical ideas for effective mathematics teaching. The ideas are presented with examples and backed up by research. Learn More
    £14.00
  44. Addressing Educational Disadvantage in Schools and Colleges: The Essex Way

    Addressing Educational Disadvantage in Schools and Colleges: The Essex Way

    The genesis for this book, and the strategy within it, is a longstanding commitment from Essex County Council to improve the life chances and life choices of disadvantaged pupils being educated in Essex.

    The purpose of the book is to set out a strategic, evidence-informed approach with pupils, families, teachers, leaders, system leaders and wider agencies which puts learners first.

    This approach is rooted in best practice. It centres on improving the day to day learning experiences of disadvantaged pupils, leading to better long term choice and opportunity.

    Unity Schools Partnership and Essex County Council hope it will support efforts to address the impact of socio-economic disadvantage on learning in schools and colleges nationally.

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    £12.00
  45. Retrieval Practice 2: Implementing, embedding & reflecting

    Retrieval Practice 2: Implementing, embedding & reflecting

    After the success of Retrieval Practice: Research & Resources for every classroom, Kate Jones takes the discussion further, going beyond the background, basics, and benefits of this strategy. This book focuses on the effective implementation of retrieval practice to support both teachers and leaders. Learn More
    £10.00
  46. The Running the Room Companion: Issues in classroom management and strategies to deal with them

    The Running the Room Companion: Issues in classroom management and strategies to deal with them

    In Running the Room: The Teacher's Guide to Behaviour, Tom Bennett rewrote the book on behaviour management, and outlined the psychology and dynamics underpinning student habits. In this companion, he goes into more detail about how to apply those principles to the classroom. Learn More
    £12.00
  47. The Feedback Pendulum: A manifesto for enhancing feedback in education

    The Feedback Pendulum: A manifesto for enhancing feedback in education

    In The Feedback Pendulum, Michael Chiles aims to explore how the use of feedback has evolved over time, drawing on a combination of research and sharing experiences, and examples of best practices across the different phases of education to establish a culture of efficient and effective feedback that supports the teaching and learning cycle.

    This book will unpick the research, the experience of expert practitioners, and practical strategies in the different phases of education, including: the evolution of feedback over time; pre-school feedback; primary and secondary school feedback; specialist education feedback; parental feedback; and CPD feedback.

    Includes a foreword by Chris Moyse and closing thoughts from John Hattie.

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    £14.00
  48. Journey to Outstanding (Second Edition)

    Journey to Outstanding (Second Edition)

    Every school can be outstanding. This book will show you what is really holding your school back and the three culture strategies you need to put in place to create a genuinely outstanding school.

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    £14.00
  49. The Coach's Guide to Teaching

    The Coach's Guide to Teaching

    The best-selling author of Teach Like a Champion and Reading Reconsidered brings his considerable knowledge about the science of classroom teaching to the sports coaching world, with the aim of creating championship caliber coaches on the court and field.

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    £18.00
  50. Talking about Oracy: Developing communication beyond the classroom

    Talking about Oracy: Developing communication beyond the classroom

    Whether considering the art of debate; understanding dialogic teaching methods; the necessity of questioning; or the ability to assess and develop these skills, this book has been written by a classroom teacher, for classroom teachers, in the hope that oracy is recognised for its significance to improving students’ life skills and aspirations.

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    £14.00