The 50 Fantastic Things series is a no nonsense, ideas bank ...no frills, just 50 examples of great ideas already in practice! Ideal for the busy practitioner they offer a 'dip in' approach to accessi..
"500 Activities for the Primary Classroom" is the answer to that perennial question of "What on earth am I going to do with my class tomorrow?" Aimed at teachers of children between the ages of 3-12, ..
An explosive growth in research on how people learn has revealed many ways to improve teaching and catalyse learning at all ages. The purpose of this book is to present this new science of learning so..
All kids with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) want to manage their symptoms in order to get along better with others, build confidence, and succeed in school, but most don't have the s..
We constantly hear cries from politicians for teachers to have high expectations. But what this means in practical terms is never spelled out. Simply deciding that as a teacher you will expect all you..
Following on from The Big Book of Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children and Teens, this book provides EVEN MORE imaginative and fun activity ideas, lessons, and projects for use with difficult and c..
Donalyn Miller says she has yet to meet a child she couldn't turn into a reader. No matter how far behind Miller's students might be when they reach her 6th grade classroom, they end up reading an ave..
If the Harding family can do it, your family can too! Having six out of ten kids go to college is no small feat on its own, but having six kids in college by the age of twelve-- that's nothing short o..
Do you find yourself constantly asking your child to "pick up the pace"? Does he or she seem to take longer than others to get stuff done--whether completing homework, responding when spoken to, or ge..
We've all had great teachers who opened new worlds, maybe even changed our lives. What made them so great? Everyone agrees that a great teacher can have an enormous impact. Yet we still don't know wha..
Everyone agrees that a great teacher can have an enormous impact. Yet we still don't know what, precisely, makes a teacher great. Is it a matter of natural-born charisma? Or does exceptional teaching ..
This book focuses on the behind-the-scenes planning and decision-making which are important when there are concerns for students' moderate to severe behaviour or learning difficulties. From referral t..
This is a powerful critique of two decades of educational reform in New Zealand, from an educator who was deeply involved. It is also a provocative call for action. Bali Haque has been both a secondar..
How Computers Put Our Children's Education at RiskIn Los Angeles, the Kittridge Street Elementary School eliminated its music program to hire a technology coordinator. A Virginia school turned its art..
This practical two-in-one classroom resource has everything you need to introduce action research in your own educational setting and will help you strengthen pupil voice in your school. You can famil..
Provides a repertoire of strategies designed to aid teachers in implementing an integrated curriculum. This repetoire can then be drawn on and continually refined as units are planned and carried out...
Making the most of the digital age in education just got easier. With cloud computing, students can connect with teachers, educators can connect with colleagues, and opportunities for meaningful colla..
As a teacher in an inner-city school, Lucy Crehan was exasperated with ever-changing government policy claiming to be based on lessons from 'top-performing' education systems. She became curious about..
This text promotes the view that the clinical education process offers both clinical educators and students opportunities for personal and professional development. It guides the reader through the cl..
This book provides school leaders and policy makers with a clear picture on the how and what of capacity building, looking at the concepts of 'right' and 'wrong' policy drivers to identify the policie..
What might a future-oriented school science curriculum look like in Years 1-8? This handbook shares ideas to help you design a coherent, school-based science curriculum that will meet the needs of you..
"This book is for teachers who have good days and bad - and whose bad days bring the suffering that comes only from something one loves. It is for teachers who refuse to harden their hearts, because t..
From the international bestselling author of The Element Ken Robinson is one of the world's most influential voices in education. In this inspiring, empowering book, he sets out a new vision for how e..
The second edition of this leading guide helps students to develop reflective thinking skills, improve their critical analysis and construct arguments more effectively. Written by Stella Cottrell, lea..
Do you love teaching but feel exhausted from the energy you expend cajoling, disciplining, and directing students on a daily basis? If so, you'll want to meet "The Sisters," Gail Boushey and Joan Mose..
Proposes a new key for interpreting Reggio Emilia in international contexts by exploring 'local values' that emerged through observation of life in Nido Arcobaleno and Scuola Pablo Neruda & relating t..