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Primary education

  • 200 Jahre staatliche Lehrerbildung in Württembergby Thomas Wiedenhorn; Ursula Pfeiffer-Blattner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 26.79

    Anlässlich des 200-jährigen Jubiläums der Seminargründung in Esslingen wird die Geschichte der staatlichen Lehrerbildung in Württemberg historisch aufgearbeitet. Das Forschungsinteresse richtet sich dabei vorrangig auf das Innovationspotenzial, das von der Neuorganisation der Lehrerbildung in ihren Anfängen ausgeht. In- und ausländische FachexpertInnen... more...

  • The Art of Teaching Primary Scienceby Vaille Dawson; Grady Venville

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 28.63

    An innovative and practical introduction to teaching science to primary students. more...

  • Beginning to Spellby Rebecca Treiman

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 159.99

    This groundbreaking study on the psycholinguistics of spelling presents the author's original empirical research on spelling and supplies the theoretical framework necessary to understand how children's ability to write is related to their ability to speak a language. The author explores areas in a field dominated by work traditionally concerned with... more...

  • Being Creative Inside and Outside the Classroomby John Baer; James C. Kaufman

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 41.34

    This book has two primary goals - to show teachers how to teach their students to be more creative thinkers and to help them to develop their own creativity as teachers - and it shows teachers how to do these things in ways that don't conflict with skill development and knowledge acquisition.In fact, teachers will learn how to teach for creativity... more...

  • Bilingual Books - Biliterate Childrenby Raymonde Sneddon

    Institute of Education Press 2009; US$ 32.95

    Set in the context of research and practice in relation to multiliteracy, personal and learner identity, and issues in translation, this title explores dual language books and their use in England since the 1980s. It explores the nature and benefits of biliteracy and offers ideas and strategies for teaching young children languages. more...

  • Books on Wheels: Cooperative Learning Through Thematic Unitsby Janice McArthur; Barbara McGuire

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 30.00

    Get books moving off the library shelves and into the hands of children with this integrated package for thematic instruction. Sixteen chapters, based on such lively themes as Risky Reading (adventure stories), Horrendous Fun (monster stories), and Book, Line, and Sinker (ocean world) contain introductions to the themes, introductory activities, booktalks,... more...

  • Boredom Bustersby Caroline Fernandez

    Ryland Peters & Small 2015; US$ 12.99

    50+ activities to entertain kids at home, in the classroom and even on holiday! Let's get crafty! You will never be bored again with the brilliant things to make and do in Boredom Busters. The book is divided into five themed chapters: Art, Craft, Science, Food and Travel. Art Activities shows you how to create pretty pictures using homemade paint,... more...

  • The Castle in the Classroomby Ranu Bhattacharyya

    Stenhouse Publishers 2010; US$ 22.99

    “Here is my wish for all young children—that they too can experience a class as inspiring as Ranu’s. Here is my wish for all teachers—when you read  The Castle in the Classroom,  let Ranu’s wise teaching be your guide.”  — Georgia Heard   The Castle in the Classroom  describes a year in a kindergarten classroom as the children embark on literary... more...

  • Challenge and Change for the Early Years Workforceby Christine Ritchie

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The early years sector is going through a period of unprecedented change. This has resulted in significant challenges for the early years workforce and it is crucial that settings, teams, leaders and individual practitioners respond to these if they wish to continue to provide the best care and education for young children. This timely text identifies... more...

  • Children's Thinking About Cultural Universalsby Jere Brophy; Janet Alleman

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 67.95

    Drawing on interview data, the authors describe K-3 students' knowledge and thinking about basic aspects of the social world that are addressed in the elementary social studies curriculum. The interviews focused on human activities relating to nine cultural universals that are commonly addressed in the elementary social studies curriculum: food, clothing,... more...