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  • A School of Our Ownby Samuel Levin; Susan Engel

    The New Press 2016; US$ 25.99

    A School of Our Own tells the remarkable story of the Independent Project, the first student-run high school in America. Founder Samuel Levin, a high school junior who had already achieved international fame for creating Project Sproutthe first farm-to-school lunch program in the United Stateswas frustrated with his own education and saw disaffection... more...

  • 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Raising Boys' Achievementby Gary Wilson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99

    The educational underachievement of boys is a concern for educational professionals throughout the UK, and so is consistently at the top of most schools' agendas. There is no quick fix to tackle this issue and absolve it completely. There are, however, countless way of addressing the issue which will help teachers support the boys in their class to... more...

  • Lesson Planning for Primary School Teachersby Stephen Lockyer

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99

    Being prepared to teach every subject in the curriculum is an essential skill for all primary school teachers, and good lesson planning is a critical tool for coping with the workload, as well as for wowing your pupils, your colleagues, and Ofsted inspectors. In his new book, Stephen Lockyer provides a breakdown of lesson planning strategies, plus... more...

  • Family Engagement in the Digital Ageby Chip Donohue

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95

    Family Engagement in the Digital Age: Early Childhood Educators as Media Mentors explores how technology can empower and engage parents, caregivers and families, and the emerging role of media mentors who guide young children and their families in the 21 st century. This thought-provoking guide to innovative approaches to family engagement includes... more...

  • Creative Approach to Teaching Spelling: The what, why and how of teaching spelling, starting with phonicsby Kate Robinson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99

    A Creative Approach to Teaching Spelling will help teachers address the spelling targets of the new English curriculum and can also be used to support and enhance the growing range of phonic based spelling programmes currently used within schools. It provides a basic summary of the major developments in the teaching of spelling over the last 40 years... more...

  • Bloomsbury Curriculum Basics: Teaching Primary Computingby Martin Burrett

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 18.99

    Computers are just for playing games, right? Many of your pupils will think so. It may be a cultural shift for both the pupils and their parents to change that perception of computing. However, the learning gained from the 'games' played on computers in the primary classroom is paramount. The teaching ideas in this book use mostly free tools, which... more...

  • Teaching Science Creativelyby Dan Davies; Deb McGregor

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    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? This second edition of Teaching Science Creatively has been fully updated to reflect new research, initiatives and developments in the field. It offers... more...

  • Promoting Effective Group Work in the Primary Classroomby Ed Baines; Peter Blatchford; Peter Kutnick

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Promoting Effective Group Work in the Primary Classroom, 2 nd ed . is designed to enhance teachers? and teaching assistants? confidence in engaging their children in effective group work, allowing for more active participation, more on-task focus and higher levels of achievement. This accessible second edition is packed full of valuable strategies... more...

  • Practical Strategies for Applied Budgeting and Fiscal Administrationby Spencer C. Weiler; Gabriel R. Serna

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 29.99

    This book takes an applied approach to budgeting and fiscal administration in P-12 public education. It presents new and aspiring P-12 educational leaders with the fundamental knowledge and skills to supervise, analyze, and implement budgets that make the best and most effective use of limited resources. By exploring the foundational elements of... more...

  • Children's Literature in Primary Schoolsby David Waugh; Sally Neaum; Rosemary Waugh

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 27.00

    Updated in line with the new National Curriculum and content on supporting EAL students, this new edition guides trainee teachers on the range of and scope of children's literature for the primary classroom with case studies that model good practice. more...