Teacher training

  1. Curriculum Revolutions: A practical guide to enhancing what you teach

    Curriculum Revolutions: A practical guide to enhancing what you teach

    Curriculum Revolutions is a tool to assist schools in creating, building and maintaining a joined-up curriculum that is cohesive and coherent. Martin Robinson's unique curriculum wheel leads you through a continuous cycle of planning, designing, delivering, reflecting upon and reviewing your curriculum.

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    £15.00
  2. Year One: Lighting the path on your first year in teaching

    Year One: Lighting the path on your first year in teaching

    Michael Chiles and David Goodwin team up to present a comprehensive guide for all new teachers as they begin their journey, summarising a range of essential techniques. This book will be a key resource for all practitioners training to teach across subjects and phases.

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    £15.00
  3. Lessons learned from maths lessons: Things we have learned from watching trainee teachers of secondary mathematics

    Lessons learned from maths lessons: Things we have learned from watching trainee teachers of secondary mathematics

    Lessons learned from maths lessons is based on observations in secondary schools, and many sections are relevant to primary school mathematics. The authors are a husband-and-wife team of practising mathematicians, with a wealth of experience in supporting trainee teachers. They have learned something new and/or interesting from every mathematics lesson they have observed.

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    £16.00
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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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    £16.00
  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. 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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    £15.00
  10. 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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    £15.00
  11. 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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    £15.00
  12. 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
  13. 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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    £15.00
  14. 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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    £15.00
  15. 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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    £15.00
  16. 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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    £15.00
  17. 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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    £15.00
  18. 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
    £15.00
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. The researchED Guide to Special Educational Needs

    The researchED Guide to Special Educational Needs

    ORDER NOW FOR DELIVERY ON PUBLICATION

    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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. Teaching WalkThrus 2: Five-step guides to instructional coaching

    Teaching WalkThrus 2: Five-step guides to instructional coaching

    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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. Learning Behaviours: A Practical Guide to Self-Regulation in the Early Years

    Learning Behaviours: A Practical Guide to Self-Regulation in the Early Years

    Sue Cowley looks at the way that behaviour develops during the earliest years of a child's life, exploring how babies and young children learn behaviours and move from co-regulation to self-regulation. Learn More
    £15.00
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. Disciplinary Literacy and Explicit Vocabulary Teaching

    Disciplinary Literacy and Explicit Vocabulary Teaching

    Firmly rooted in research evidence of what works within the classroom for our most disadvantaged students, Disciplinary Literacy and Explicit Vocabulary Teaching offers teachers and school leaders practical ways in which those students who are behind in their literacy capabilities can make excellent progress.

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    £15.00
  49. Teacher Resilience: Managing stress and anxiety to thrive in the classroom

    Teacher Resilience: Managing stress and anxiety to thrive in the classroom

    AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

    Teacher Resilience explores how we can build a more resilient mindset, and what practical actions we can take to be the best version of ourselves in the classroom.

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    £15.00
  50. Speedy Reading: Fast Strategies for Teaching GCSE English Literature Post-Lockdown

    Speedy Reading: Fast Strategies for Teaching GCSE English Literature Post-Lockdown

    We’re often told that there are no quick fixes in teaching. This isn’t entirely true… And post-lockdown, we need speedy fixes more than ever to get our students of English back on track. This book will show you how set texts can be reduced in a way that makes them richer. It will reveal how seemingly obscure literary theory can help learners of all abilities achieve rapidly. And it will help us prepare and revise for dreaded unseen texts, using the precious days we have with students in the most efficient way. Learn More
    £12.00