Understanding Teaching and Learning in Primary Education (2nd ed.)

by Mike Carroll, Margaret McCulloch

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  • 9781526421173
  • 9781526452412
  • 9781526452399

This textbook gives you guidance and insights into the knowledge, values and commitments necessary to succeed in the primary classroom, supported by links to theory and research literature and realistic scenarios you may encounter as a new teacher.

Fully updated throughout, key features of this second edition include:

·         A new chapter on inclusive education

·         Newly expanded coverage of digital learning, engaging with educational research and the role of the primary teacher

·         New ‘View from Practice’ examples

·         Cross-referenced links to the Teachers’ Standards in England and the GTCS Professional Standards in Scotland and where they are covered within the book

This is essential reading for professional studies modules on primary initial teacher education courses, including university-based (PGCE, PGDE, BA QTS, BEd), school-based (SCITT, School Direct) and employment-based routes into teaching. 


  • SAGE Publications; August 2018
  • ISBN: 9781526452412
  • Edition: 2
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Understanding Teaching and Learning in Primary Education
  • Author: Mike Carroll (ed.); Margaret McCulloch (ed.)
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781526421173
  • 9781526452412
  • 9781526452399

In The Press

'Understanding Teaching and Learning in Primary Education covers all the key issues for beginning or developing teachers. The writing style is clear and accessible with ‘Thinking points’ providing opportunities for reflection. The inclusion of links to relevant theory allow the reader to explore areas of interest in greater depth.'