The original Visible Learning research concluded that one of the most important influences on student achievement is how teachers think about learning and their own role. In 10 Mindframes for Visible ..
The development of mindfulness in the classroom arms children with life-long skills that support their current and future mental health and well-being. However, with an ever-growing curriculum, planni..
Amongst many popular activities, listening to and telling stories is fundamental to every early years setting. Apart from being fun and exciting, storytelling has many functions in children's developm..
"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, ..
This is GOOD. Really, really extraordinary stuff. I don't think I've ever seen a similar book on education. - Seth Godin Tim writes with flair ...A book you can read, dip into, come back to, and I can..
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..
-ta Kitea te Pae Ã» Scanning the Horizon, edited by Beverley Clark and Anne Grey, outlines the many diverse perspectives on early childhood teaching and learning in Aotearoa New Zealand and provides a..
Underpinned by substantive research on meeting the developmental and attachment needs of infants, this book offers constructive advice on how to encourage curiosity, confidence and emotional security ..
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..
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 ..
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..
A clear, systematic road map to effective campus leadership development Building Academic Leadership Capacity gives institutions the knowledge they need to invest in the next generation of academic le..
Written specifically for the new CACHE Level 3 in Childcare and Education qualification, this indispensable book covers all of the mandatory and five optional units. The vibrant, colourful text design..
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..
Good teachers know that positive relationships with students and school connectedness lead to both improved learning and better behaviour for all students, and this is backed up by research. This book..
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..
A best-selling, topically organized child development text, Berk'sChild Development is relied on in classrooms worldwide for its clear, engaging writing style, exceptional cross-cultural and multi-cul..
Children are citizens with autonomy and rights identified by international agencies and United Nations conventions, but these rights are not readily enforceable. Some of the worst levels of child pove..
Children growing up today are confronted by four difficult and intersecting challenges: dangerous environmental change, weakening democracies, growing social inequality, and a global economy marked by..
This Australian text is about children's voices - their minds, feelings, souls. It's about how children's voices are liberated through the arts, and how children make and communicate meaning through s..
Supporting students to be confident, enthusiastic and effective learners is a central purpose of education. We want students who have high expectations of themselves as learners - students who set goa..
This exciting new edition of the best-selling and beloved teacher's companion looks at the everyday behaviour issues facing teachers working in today's classrooms. Describing real situations and dilem..
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...
Classroom discipline remains the single most common problem educators face in their day-to-day teaching. Because discipline problems are so prevalent and difficult to solve, many educators and special..
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..