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Open: How we’ll work, live and learn in the future Kindle Edition – David Price

“From every perspective OPEN will open your mind to some of the real implications of digital technologies for how we live and learn in the 21st century.” Sir Ken Robinson, world-leading expert on education and creativity “OPEN is a tour de force that is by turns inspiring, shocking, highly entertaining, but above all practical.” Mark Stevenson, author of ‘An Optimist’s Tour…

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Open: How we’ll work, live and learn in the future – David Price

“From every perspective OPEN will open your mind to some of the real implications of digital technologies for how we live and learn in the 21st century.” Sir Ken Robinson, world-leading expert on education and creativity “OPEN is a tour de force that is by turns inspiring, shocking, highly entertaining, but above all practical.” Mark Stevenson, author of ‘An Optimist’s Tour…

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Flip The System UK: A Teachers’ Manifesto Kindle Edition – Lucy Rycroft-Smith and Jean-Louis Dutaut

How did we let teacher burn-out happen, and what can we do about it – before it’s too late? This brave and disruptive book accurately defines the problems of low teacher morale and offers systemic, future-proof and realistic solutions to bringing hope, energy and joy back to the profession. The simple answer is staring us…

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Flip The System UK: A Teachers’ Manifesto – Lucy Rycroft-Smith and Jean-Louis Dutaut

How did we let teacher burn-out happen, and what can we do about it – before it’s too late? This brave and disruptive book accurately defines the problems of low teacher morale and offers systemic, future-proof and realistic solutions to bringing hope, energy and joy back to the profession. The simple answer is staring us…

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Change: Learn to Love It, Learn to Lead It Kindle Edition – Richard Gerver

Change by Richard Gerver will give you all you need to understand change, to adapt to change, and to inspire others to do the same. ‘To be successful, you have to be able to adapt to change’ – Sir Alex Ferguson The pace of change is greater than ever. We all face new challenges every day…

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Change: Learn to Love It, Learn to Lead It – Richard Gerver

Change by Richard Gerver will give you all you need to understand change, to adapt to change, and to inspire others to do the same. ‘To be successful, you have to be able to adapt to change’ – Sir Alex Ferguson The pace of change is greater than ever. We all face new challenges every day…

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Teaching: Notes From the Front Line Kindle Edition – Debra Kidd

Our current education system is overloaded with amendments, additions and adjustments which have been designed to keep an outdated model in the air. But it is crashing. And as it comes down, we see the battle of blame begin. It is time to take our vocation back, to learn to trust ourselves and each other…

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Teaching: Notes from the Front Line – Dr Debra Kidd

Our current education system is overloaded with amendments, additions and adjustments which have been designed to keep an outdated model in the air. But it is crashing. And as it comes down, we see the battle of blame begin. It is time to take our vocation back, to learn to trust ourselves and each other…

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The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact Kindle Edition – Chip Heath and‎ Dan Heath

From the internationally bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick. What if a teacher could design a lesson that he knew students would remember twenty years later? What if a manager knew how to create an experience that would delight customers? What if you had a better sense of how to create memories that…

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The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact – Chip Heath and Dan Heath

From the internationally bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick. What if a teacher could design a lesson that he knew students would remember twenty years later? What if a manager knew how to create an experience that would delight customers? What if you had a better sense of how to create memories that…

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Leverage Leadership: A Practical Guide to Building Exceptional Schools Kindle Edition – Paul Bambrick-Santoyo and Brett Peiser

Paul Bambrick–Santoyo (Managing Director of Uncommon Schools) shows leaders how they can raise their schools to greatness by following a core set of principles. These seven principles, or “levers,” allow for consistent, transformational, and replicable growth. With intentional focus on these areas, leaders will leverage much more learning from the same amount of time investment….

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Leverage Leadership: A Practical Guide to Building Exceptional Schools – Paul Bambrick-Santoyo and‎ Brett Peiser

Paul Bambrick–Santoyo (Managing Director of Uncommon Schools) shows leaders how they can raise their schools to greatness by following a core set of principles. These seven principles, or “levers,” allow for consistent, transformational, and replicable growth. With intentional focus on these areas, leaders will leverage much more learning from the same amount of time investment….

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Inner Story: Understand your mind. Change your world – Dr Tim O’Brien

Written by award-winning psychologist Dr Tim O’Brien, “wholeheartedly” recommended by Sir Elton John and endorsed by Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal Football Club in the English Premier League, this is a book about you. There are two stories inside your head. One is about your life. The other is controlling your life – that story…

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Cleverlands: The Secrets Behind the Success of the World’s Education Superpower Kindle Edition – Lucy Crehan

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 resolved to find out what was really going on in the classrooms of countries whose teenagers ranked top in the world in reading, maths and science. Cleverlands documents Crehan’s journey…

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Cleverlands: The Secrets Behind the Success of the World’s Education Superpowers – Lucy Crehan

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 resolved to find out what was really going on in the classrooms of countries whose teenagers ranked top in the world in reading, maths and science. Cleverlands documents Crehan’s journey…

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100 Social Innovations from Finland – Ilkka Taipale

One might wonder what a single-chamber parliament, dish drying cabinets and text messaging have in common. Or what the link is between maternity packs, xylitol, the sauna and free school meals. The answer is simple: they are all Finnish social innovations. In Finland, as elsewhere, technical inventions have hogged all the economic limelight, but it…

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The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed – Jessica Lahey

In the tradition of Paul Tough’s How Children Succeed and Wendy Mogel’s The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, this groundbreaking manifesto focuses on the critical school years when parents must learn to allow their children to experience the disappointment and frustration that occur from life’s inevitable problems so that they can grow up to be successful, resilient, and self-reliant…

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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change Kindle Edition – Charles Duhigg

In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. With penetrating intelligence and an ability to distill vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives, Duhigg brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature…

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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change – Charles Duhigg

In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. With penetrating intelligence and an ability to distill vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives, Duhigg brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature…

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Interviewing Children and Young People for Research Kindle Edition – Michelle O’Reilly & Nisha Dogra

This book provides a practical, pedagogical perspective on conducting qualitative interviews with children and young people. From designing and choosing the type of interview through to planning, structuring, conducting, and analysing them this book is a complete toolkit. Drawing upon real-world examples and researchers’ anecdotes, the authors combine both theoretical background and practical advice to…

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Interviewing Children and Young People for Research – Michelle O’Reilly & Nisha Dogra

This book provides a practical, pedagogical perspective on conducting qualitative interviews with children and young people. From designing and choosing the type of interview through to planning, structuring, conducting, and analysing them this book is a complete toolkit. Drawing upon real-world examples and researchers’ anecdotes, the authors combine both theoretical background and practical advice to…

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The Development of Children’s Thinking: Its Social and Communicative Foundations Kindle Edition

by Jeremy Carpendale,‎ Charlie Lewis &Ulrich Müller  The Development of Children’s Thinking offers undergraduate and graduate students in psychology and other disciplines an introduction to several core areas of developmental psychology. It examines recent empirical research within the context of longstanding theoretical debates. In particular, it shows how a grasp of classic theories within developmental psychology is vital for…

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The Development of Children’s Thinking: Its Social and Communicative Foundations

by Jeremy Carpendale (Author),‎ Charlie Lewis (Contributor),‎ Ulrich Muller (Contributor) The Development of Children’s Thinking offers undergraduate and graduate students in psychology and other disciplines an introduction to several core areas of developmental psychology. It examines recent empirical research within the context of longstanding theoretical debates. In particular, it shows how a grasp of classic theories…

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Understanding and Teaching Holocaust Education Kindle Edition – Paula Cowan and Henry Maitles

The Holocaust is a controversial and difficult teaching topic that needs to be approached sensitively and with an awareness of the complex and emotive issues involved. This book offers pragmatic pedagogical and classroom-based guidance for teachers and trainee teachers on how to intelligently teach holocaust education in a meaningful and age-appropriate way. Key coverage includes:…

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Understanding and Teaching Holocaust Education – Paula Cowan and Henry Maitles

The Holocaust is a controversial and difficult teaching topic that needs to be approached sensitively and with an awareness of the complex and emotive issues involved. This book offers pragmatic pedagogical and classroom-based guidance for teachers and trainee teachers on how to intelligently teach holocaust education in a meaningful and age-appropriate way. Key coverage includes:…

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Successful Early Years Ofsted Inspections: Thriving Children, Confident Staff Kindle Edition – Julian Grenier

The stakes have never been higher: Ofsted have a new, tougher inspection framework for the early years. If you are judged to be less than good, you risk losing funding for places. A reputation that took years to build can vanish overnight. But instead of hiding behind the “Ofsted monster” to get things done, Early…

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Successful Early Years Ofsted Inspections: Thriving Children, Confident Staff – Julian Grenier

The stakes have never been higher: Ofsted have a new, tougher inspection framework for the early years. If you are judged to be less than good, you risk losing funding for places. A reputation that took years to build can vanish overnight. But instead of hiding behind the “Ofsted monster” to get things done, Early…

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Developing School Readiness Kindle Edition – Kathryn Peckham

We’ve all heard of the term school readiness but how many of us understand what is meant by it? What does it mean in the context of child development and wellbeing and what implications does it have for creating enthusiastic lifelong learners? How can we really give our children the best start in their most…

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Developing School Readiness – Kathryn Peckham

We’ve all heard of the term school readiness but how many of us understand what is meant by it? What does it mean in the context of child development and wellbeing and what implications does it have for creating enthusiastic lifelong learners? How can we really give our children the best start in their most…

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Betraying a Generation: How Education is Failing Young People Kindle Edition – Patrick Ainley

Education has betrayed its promises to deliver upward social mobility and a brighter future. Young people study harder but learn less, running up a down-escalator of devalued qualifications to become overqualified but underemployed, unable to move forward with their lives. From primary to post-graduate schools – funny phonics through endless testing to phoney apprenticeships and…

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Betraying a Generation: How Education is Failing Young People – Patrick Ainley

Education has betrayed its promises to deliver upward social mobility and a brighter future. Young people study harder but learn less, running up a down-escalator of devalued qualifications to become overqualified but underemployed, unable to move forward with their lives. From primary to post-graduate schools – funny phonics through endless testing to phoney apprenticeships and…

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Education, Work and Social Change: Young People and Marginalization in Post-Industrial Britain Kindle Edition – Robin Simmons,‎ Ron Thompson and Lisa Russell

The number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) is rising to alarming levels across the globe and costing the economy billions. Current government attempts at diminishing NEET levels have failed to take effect, and the NEET category remains a continuing source of hotly contested public and media interest. This book is…

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Education, Work and Social Change: Young People and Marginalization in Post-Industrial Britain – Robin Simmons,‎ Ron Thompson and Lisa Russell

The number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) is rising to alarming levels across the globe and costing the economy billions. Current government attempts at diminishing NEET levels have failed to take effect, and the NEET category remains a continuing source of hotly contested public and media interest. This book is…

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NEET Young People and Training for Work: Learning on the Margins – Robin Simmons and Ron Thompson

The number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) is rising to alarming levels. Being NEET seriously affects the life chances of many of these young people as they face the possibility of long-term unemployment, isolation and social exclusion. Re-engaging them in training is therefore a priority for policy-makers and practitioners. This…

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TALIS Supporting Teacher Professionalism: Insights from TALIS 2013 – OECD

This report examines the nature and extent of support for teacher professionalism using the Teaching and Learning International Survey (Talis) 2013, a survey of teachers and principals in 34 countries and economies around the world. Teacher professionalism is defined as the knowledge, skills, and practices that teachers must have in order to be effective educators.The…

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Unleashing Great Teaching: The Secrets to the Most Effective Teacher Development – David Weston and Bridget Clay

This practical guide for leaders of all levels in schools will inspire you to implement the most effective professional learning in your staff. David Weston and Bridget Clay showcase how the very best schools in the UK are engineering spectacular but achievable cultures of continuous improvement and professional learning and highlight how other schools can…

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How to Survive in Teaching: Without imploding, exploding or walking away – Dr Emma Kell

Drawing on years of research and first-hand experience, How to Survive in Teaching offers support, advice and practical suggestions to help you and your colleagues stay flourishing, positive and most importantly, stay teaching! Recent statistics show that not enough teachers are entering the profession and that too many are leaving. Teaching is facing a genuine…

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How to Survive in Teaching: Without imploding, exploding or walking away – Kindle Edition – Dr Emma Kell

Drawing on years of research and first-hand experience, How to Survive in Teaching offers support, advice and practical suggestions to help you and your colleagues stay flourishing, positive and most importantly, stay teaching! Recent statistics show that not enough teachers are entering the profession and that too many are leaving. Teaching is facing a genuine…

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Perfect Teacher-Led CPD – Kindle Edition – Shaun Allison

All successful schools have one thing in common – they are full of brilliant teachers. This doesn’t happen by chance. If schools are to develop their teachers into first rate reflective and high performing practitioners, they need a varied and personalised CPD programme – based on collaboration and sharing best practice. This book looks at…

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Perfect Teacher-Led CPD – Shaun Allison

All successful schools have one thing in common they are full of brilliant teachers. This doesn`t happen by chance. If schools are to develop their teachers into first rate reflective and high performing practitioners, they need a varied and personalised CPD programme based on collaboration and sharing best practice. This book looks at how schools…

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A University Education – Kindle Edition – David Willetts

Universities have a crucial role in the modern world. In England entrance to universities is by nation-wide competition which means English universities have an exceptional influence on schools – a striking theme of the book. This important book first investigates the university as an institution and then tracks the individual on their journey to and…

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A University Education – David Willetts

Universities have a crucial role in the modern world. In England entrance to universities is by nation-wide competition which means English universities have an exceptional influence on schools – a striking theme of the book. This important book first investigates the university as an institution and then tracks the individual on their journey to and…

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Coaching: Learning Made Simple Kindle Edition – David Pardey

Learning Made Simple books give you skills without frills. They are matched to the main qualifications and written by experienced teachers and authors to make often tricky subjects simple to learn. Every book is designed carefully to provide bite-sized lessons matched to readers’ needs.Using full colour thoughout and written by leading teachers and writers, Learning…

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Coaching: Learning Made Simple – David Pardey

Learning Made Simple books give you skills without frills. They are matched to the main qualifications and written by experienced teachers and authors to make often tricky subjects simple to learn. Every book is designed carefully to provide bite-sized lessons matched to readers’ needs.Using full colour thoughout and written by leading teachers and writers, Learning…

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Building and Leading Teams – David Pardey

Building and Leading Teams is written for current and aspiring team leaders, to help them to develop their capability and build high performing teams. It’s the long-awaited, completely up-to-date, fully revised and extended replacement for the best-selling Leading Teams. Building and Leading Teams explains complex ideas in every-day language and offers a critical perspective on…

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Introducing Leadership Kindle Edition – David Pardey

Introducing Leadership is a highly practical textbook which draws on robust research to present a clear picture of what leadership actually involves. It explores why leadership has become so important in recent years; the role leadership plays in achieving organisational success; the skills that effective leaders need; and the steps that anyone can take to become…

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Introducing Leadership – David Pardey

Introducing Leadership is a highly practical textbook which draws on robust research to present a clear picture of what leadership actually involves. It explores why leadership has become so important in recent years; the role leadership plays in achieving organisational success; the skills that effective leaders need; and the steps that anyone can take to become…

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Mark. Plan. Teach.: Save Time. Reduce Workload. Impact Learning. Kindle Edition – Ross Morrison McGill

There are three things that every teacher must do: mark work, plan lessons and teach students well. This brand new book from Ross Morrison McGill, bestselling author of 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Lessons and Teacher Toolkit, is packed full of practical ideas that will help teachers refine the key elements of their profession….

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Mark. Plan. Teach.: Save Time. Reduce Workload. Impact Learning. – Ross Morrison McGill

There are three things that every teacher must do: mark work, plan lessons and teach students well. This brand new book from Ross Morrison McGill, bestselling author of 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Lessons and Teacher Toolkit, is packed full of practical ideas that will help teachers refine the key elements of their profession….

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Hopeful Schools – Mary Myatt

Hopeful Schools’ is a breath of fresh air and reminds you ‘why’ we do ‘what’ we do, whilst making you think ‘how’ we go about it. Mary encourages us to consider what soulful schools; heart-based education and courageous leadership could and should look like. This book will nourish you and restore your faith in the…

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Making every English lesson count: Six principles for supporting great reading and writing (Making every lesson count) Kindle Edition – Andy Tharby

Making Every English Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Reading and Writing goes in search of answers to the fundamental question that all English teachers must ask: ‘What can I do to help my students to become confident and competent readers and writers?’ Writing in the practical, engaging style of the award-winning Making Every…

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Making Every English Lesson Count: Six principles to support great reading and writing (Making Every Lesson Count) – Andy Tharby

Brings the teaching of conceptual knowledge, vocabulary and challenging literature to the foreground and shows teachers how to develop students reading and writing proficiency over time. Making Every English Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Reading and Writing goes in search of answers to the fundamental question that all English teachers must ask: What…

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Making every science lesson count: Six principles to support great science teaching (Making every lesson count) Kindle Edition – Shaun Allison

Making Every Science Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Science Teaching goes in search of answers to the fundamental question that all science teachers must ask: ‘What can I do to help my students become the scientists of the future?’ Writing in the practical, engaging style of the award-winning Making Every Lesson Count, Shaun…

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Making Every Science Lesson Count: Six principles to support great science teaching (Making Every Lesson Count Series) – Shaun Allison

Making Every Science Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Science Teaching goes in search of answers to the fundamental question that all science teachers must ask: What can I do to help my students become the scientists of the future? Writing in the practical, engaging style of the award-winning Making Every Lesson Count, Shaun…

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Making Every Maths Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Teaching and Learning – Kate Blight

Provides practical solutions to perennial problems and inspires a rich, challenging and evidence-informed approach to secondary school maths teaching. Maths lessons benefit from the Making Every Lesson Count approach. Written in an engaging style, full-time teacher Kate Blight offers practical strategies to support the maths teacher in the secondary school. The book offers gimmick-free ideas…

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Reading Reconsidered: A Practical Guide to Rigorous Literacy Instruction Kindle Edition – Doug Lemov

The world we are preparing our students to succeed in is one bound together by words and phrases. Our students learn their literature, history, math, science, or art via a firm foundation of strong reading skills. When we teach students to read with precision, rigor, and insight, we are truly handing over the key to…

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Reading Reconsidered: A Practical Guide to Rigorous Literacy Instruction – Doug Lemov

The world we are preparing our students to succeed in is one bound together by words and phrases. Our students learn their literature, history, math, science, or art via a firm foundation of strong reading skills. When we teach students to read with precision, rigor, and insight, we are truly handing over the key to…

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Making Every Lesson Count: Six principles to support great teaching and learning – Shaun Allison and Andy Tharby

This award-winning title has now inspired a whole series of books. Each of the books in the series are held together by six pedagogical principles challenge, explanation, modelling, practice, feedback and questioning and provide simple, realistic strategies that teachers can use to develop the teaching and learning in their classroom. Packed with practical teaching strategies,…

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Making every primary lesson count: Six principles to support great teaching and learning (Making every lesson count) Kindle Edition – Jo Payne and Mel Scott

In Making Every Primary Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Teaching and Learning, full-time primary teachers Jo Payne and Mel Scott share evidence-informed practice and gimmick-free advice for ensuring that every lesson makes a difference for young learners. Writing in the engaging style of Shaun Allison and Andy Tharby’s award-winning Making Every Lesson Count, the…

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Making Every Primary Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Teaching and Learning (Making Every Lesson Count Series) – Jo Payne and Mel Scott

Advocates an approach designed to cultivate a classroom culture of growth and excellence enabling pupils to leave primary school as confident, successful learners. Takes the principles detailed in the bestselling and award-winning Making Every Lesson Count and applies them specifically to the primary school. In Making Every Primary Lesson Count, full-time primary teachers Mel Scott…

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What Does This Look Like In The Classroom?: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice Kindle Edition – Carl Hendrick and Robin Macpherson

Educators around the world are uniting behind the need for the profession to have access to more high-quality research and evidence to do their job more effectively. But every year thousands of research papers are published, some of which contradict each other. How can busy teachers know which research is worth investing time in reading…

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What Does This Look Like In The Classroom: Bridging The Gap Between Research And Practice – Carl Hendrick and Robin Macpherson

Educators around the world are uniting behind the need for the profession to have access to more high-quality research and evidence to do their job more effectively. But every year thousands of research papers are published, some of which contradict each other. How can busy teachers know which research is worth investing time in reading…

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Principles and Practices of Teaching and Training: A guide for teachers and trainers in the FE and skills sector (Further Education and Skills) Kindle Edition – Ann Gravells

Written by bestselling author Ann Gravells, this is the complete go-to guide for anyone wanting to be (or working as) a teacher or trainer in the further education and skills sector, in the UK and beyond. It has all the information you need to work towards a qualification such as the Award, Certificate or Diploma…

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Principles and Practices of Teaching and Training: A guide for teachers and trainers in the FE and skills sector (Further Education) – Ann Gravells

Written by bestselling author Ann Gravells, this is the complete go-to guide for anyone wanting to be (or working as) a teacher or trainer in the further education and skills sector, in the UK and beyond. It has all the information you need to work towards a qualification such as the Award, Certificate or Diploma…

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Dyslexia is My Superpower (Most of the Time) Kindle Edition – Margaret Rooke

n more than 100 interviews, children and young adults reveal their personal tips and tactics for honing the creative benefits of dyslexia, enabling them to thrive in school and beyond. Strategies include ways to develop confidence and self-belief. The contributors have outlined specific approaches they feel have helped them, and others that haven’t. The book…

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Dyslexia is My Superpower (Most of the Time) – Margaret Rooke

In more than 100 interviews, children and young adults reveal their personal tips and tactics for honing the creative benefits of dyslexia, enabling them to thrive in school and beyond. Strategies include ways to develop confidence and self-belief. The contributors have outlined specific approaches they feel have helped them, and others that haven’t. The book…

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Bringing Knowledge Back In: From Social Constructivism to Social Realism in the Sociology of Education Kindle Edition – Michael Young

What is it in the twenty-first century that we want young people, and adults returning to study, to know? What is it about the kind of knowledge that people can acquire at school, college or university that distinguishes it from the knowledge that people acquire in their everyday lives everyday lives, at work, and in their…

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Bringing Knowledge Back In: From Social Constructivism to Social Realism in the Sociology of Education – Michael Young

Bringing Knowledge Back in Drawing on various developments in the sociology of knowledge, this book provides conceptual tools for people to think and debate about knowledge and education in different ways. It provides expositions of difficult ideas at the interface of epistemology and the sociology of knowledge, and links theoretical issues and practical/policy questions.

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Naming of Adult Autism – Dr. James McGrath

Naming Adult Autism is one of the first critiques of cultural and medical narratives of Autism to be authored by an adult diagnosed with this condition. Autism is a ‘social disorder’, defined by interactions and lifestyle. Yet, the expectations of normalcy against which Autism is defined have too rarely been questioned. This book demonstrates the…

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Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know – E. D Hirsch

In this forceful manifesto Professor E. D. Hirsch, Jr., argues that children in the United States are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society. They lack cultural literacy: a grasp of background information that writers and speakers assume their audience already has. Even if a student has…

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Who Owns the Learning?: Preparing Students for Success in the Digital Age Kindle Edition – Alan November

Learn how to harness students’ natural curiosity to develop self-directed learners. Discover how technology allows students to take ownership of their learning, create and share learning tools, and participate in work that is meaningful to them and others. Real-life examples illustrate how every student can become a teacher and a global publisher. The embedded QR…

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Who Owns the Learning?: Preparing Students for Success in the Digital Age – Alan November

Learn how to harness students’ natural curiosity to develop self-directed learners. Discover how technology allows students to take ownership of their learning, create and share learning tools, and participate in work that is meaningful to them and others. Real-life examples illustrate how every student can become a teacher and a global publisher. The embedded QR…

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Children and Learning: for Parents – Michael Griffin Kindle Edition

A guide for parents wishing to support their children in becoming self-determined, life-long learners. Children and Learning presents effective strategies for reaching excellence based on the quality and quantity of effort.

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Learning Strategies For Musical Success – Michael Griffin Kindle Edition

When it comes to musical skill, why is it that some people achieve so much more than others? We are frequently led to believe this is because of a talent hardwired into their DNA. Now, music educator Michael Griffin dismisses that age-old notion in favour of another known factor: practice. His new book, Learning Strategies…

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Learning Strategies For Musical Success – Michael Griffin

When it comes to musical skill, why is it that some people achieve so much more than others? We are frequently led to believe this is because of a talent hardwired into their DNA. Now, music educator Michael Griffin dismisses that age-old notion in favour of another known factor: practice. His new book, Learning Strategies…

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Children and Learning: for Parents – Michael Griffin

For parents seeking guidance on how to support their child’s development. Children and Learning provides clear explanations on the most effective and important strategies for cultivating self-determined, life-long learners.

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Designing & Teaching Learning Goals & Objectives (Solutions) – Robert Marzano – Kindle Edition

Design and teach effective learning goals and objectives by following strategies based on the strongest research available. This book includes a summary of key research behind these classroom practices and shows how to implement them using step-by-step hands-on strategies. Short quizzes help readers assess their understanding of the instructional best practices explained in each section.

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The Highly Engaged Classroom (Classroom Strategies) – Robert Marzano – Kindle Edition

Student engagement happens as a result of a teacher’s careful planning and execution of specific strategies. This self-study text provides in-depth understanding of how to generate high levels of student attention and engagement. Using the suggestions in this book, every teacher can create a classroom environment where engagement is the norm, not the exception.

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Formative Assessment & Standards-Based Grading (Classroom Strategies) – Robert Marzano_ Kindle Edition

Learn everything you need to know to implement an integrated system of assessment and grading. The author details the specific benefits of formative assessment and explains how to design and interpret three different types of formative assessments, how to track student progress, and how to assign meaningful grades. Detailed examples bring each concept to life,…

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Classroom Management That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Every Teacher – Robert Marzano – Kindle Edition

How does classroom management affect student achievement? What techniques do teachers find most effective? How important are schoolwide policies and practices in setting the tone for individual classroom management? In this follow-up to What Works in Schools, Robert J. Marzano analyzes research from more than 100 studies on classroom management to discover the answers to these…

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How to Create Kind Schools: 12 extraordinary projects making schools happier and helping every child fit in – Jenny Hulme – Kindle Edition

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Kidscape, the national charity that works to challenge and prevent bullying, this book offers readers an insight into a collection of innovative projects currently running in schools to promote inclusion, tolerance and kindness. From a gay role model to a peer mentor, a dance workshop to a gardening club, an…

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How to Create Kind Schools: 12 extraordinary projects making schools happier and helping every child fit in – Jenny Hulme

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Kidscape, the national charity that works to challenge and prevent bullying, this book offers readers an insight into a collection of innovative projects currently running in schools to promote inclusion, tolerance and kindness. From a gay role model to a peer mentor, a dance workshop to a gardening club, an…

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The Highly Engaged Classroom (Classroom Strategies) – Robert J Marzano

Student engagement happens as a result of a teacher s careful planning and execution of specific strategies. This self-study text provides in-depth understanding of how to generate high levels of student attention and engagement. Using the suggestions in this book, every teacher can create a classroom environment where engagement is the norm, not the exception.

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Formative Assessment & Standards-Based Grading (Classroom Strategies That Work) – Robert J. Marzano

Learn everything you need to know to implement an integrated system of assessment and grading. The author details the specific benefits of formative assessment and explains how to design and interpret three different types of formative assessments, how to track student progress, and how to assign meaningful grades. Detailed examples bring each concept to life,…

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Designing & Teaching Learning Goals & Objectives: Classroom Strategies That Work – Robert J Marzano

Design and teach effective learning goals and objectives by following strategies based on the strongest research available. This book includes a summary of key research behind these classroom practices and shows how to implement them using step-by-step hands-on strategies. Short quizzes help readers assess their understanding of the instructional best practices explained in each section.

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Classroom Management That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Every Teacher – Robert J. Marzano

This text analyzes research from more than 100 studies on classroom management to discover the answers to these questions: How does classroom management affect student achievement? What techniques do teachers find most effective? How important are schoolwide policies and practices in setting the tone for individual classroom management? With student behavior and effective discipline a…

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The Elephant in the Staffroom: How to reduce stress and improve teacher wellbeing – Chris Eyre – Kindle Edition

The Elephant in the Staffroom is the survival guide that every busy teacher needs for practical advice on teacher wellbeing. Written in an informal, conversational style, the book is divided into 40 bite-size chunks, covering a range of essential topics from understanding and avoiding burnout, to successful working patterns, and even surviving the school holidays!

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The Elephant in the Staffroom: How to reduce stress and improve teacher wellbeing – Chris Eyre

The Elephant in the Staffroom is the survival guide that every busy teacher needs for practical advice on teacher wellbeing. Written in an informal, conversational style, the book is divided into 40 bite-size chunks, covering a range of essential topics from understanding and avoiding burnout, to successful working patterns, and even surviving the school holidays!

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Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms – Timothy D. Walker

Finland shocked the world when its fifteen-year-olds scored highest on the first Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a set of tests touted for evaluating critical-thinking skills in maths, science and reading. That was in 2001; but even today, this tiny Nordic nation continues to amaze. How does Finnish education with short school days, light…

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Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms – Timothy D. Walker – Kindle Edition

Finland shocked the world when its fifteen-year-olds scored highest on the first Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a set of tests touted for evaluating critical-thinking skills in maths, science and reading. That was in 2001; but even today, this tiny Nordic nation continues to amaze. How does Finnish education with short school days, light…

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The Best Initial Assessment Guide: Getting it Right – from the Start – Hilary Read

This practical guide is aimed at all those involved in initial assessment (IA) and recruitment of learners and makes the business case for getting it right – from the start! Contents include: information on what goes in to the design of an initial assessment system to help you design your own guidance on choosing and…

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The Best Vocational Trainer’s Guide: Essential Knowledge and Skills for Those Responsible for Workplace Learning (‘The Best …’ Series)  – Hilary Read

This comprehensive guide is for trainers and employers delivering vocational training in the further education and skills sector. Based on best practice in planning learning, training and coaching work-based learners, the guide draws on the knowledge and experience of experts and practitioners, with many real-life examples. It will help users gain the skills they need…

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The Best Quality Assurer’s Guide: For IQAs and EQAs of Vocational Qualifications (‘The Best …’ Series) – Hilary Read

This practical, engaging guide from Hilary Read is for everyone with responsibility for internal or external quality assurance, whether you are new to your role or experienced. The guide contains: – links to the new qualifications for IQAs and EQAs and the national occupational standards, to help you gain a qualification or meet CPD requirements…

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The Best Assessor’s Guide: Essential Knowledge and Skills for Vocational Assessors – Hilary Read

The second edition of this best-selling handbook is for everyone with responsibility for vocational assessment, whether new to the role, an experienced assessor or responsible for training assessors. Completely revised and updated to reflect recent changes in assessment practice, this guide explains the role of the assessor in apprenticeships (England), how to approach the different…

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Workplace Learning and Development: Delivering Competitive Advantage for Your Organization  – Jackie Clifford & Sara Thorpe 

Learning and development is essential to organizational success. Training courses were traditionally used as the key method of teaching, but increasingly the focus is shifting to individuals and managers adopting a more flexible approach to learning. Organizations are being held responsible for maximizing the skills, knowledge and behaviours available to them, ensuring that employees are…

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Understanding Emotional Intelligence: Strategies for Boosting Your EQ and Using it in the Workplace  –  Frances Kay & Neilson Kite – Kindle Edition

Emotional intelligence, more than IQ and technical know-how, gives a valuable competitive edge to organizations and is crucial to the success of individuals. Used to its full advantage, emotional intelligence can improve relationships with vital business contacts to achieve your desired outcomes, help you perform better at interview and job applications and improve your decision…

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Understanding Emotional Intelligence: Strategies for Boosting Your EQ and Using it in the Workplace – Frances Kay & Neilson Kite 

Emotional intelligence, more than IQ and technical know-how, gives a valuable competitive edge to organizations and is crucial to the success of individuals. Used to its full advantage, emotional intelligence can improve relationships with vital business contacts to achieve your desired outcomes, help you perform better at interview and job applications and improve your decision…

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Turning Learning into Action: A Proven Methodology for Effective Transfer of Learning – Emma Weber 

Learning transfer is the missing link in training. Using conventional approaches to training, an average of just 10-20% of learning makes it back into the workplace and contributes to better business outcomes. With the current increased emphasis on efficiency and cost-effectiveness, such a dismal record is no longer acceptable. To improve these statistics and to…

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The Training Design Manual: The Complete Practical Guide to Creating Effective and Successful Training Programmes – Tony Bray – Kindle Edition

This workbook and the accompanying online resources provide a one-stop reference manual to designing and delivering a successful training course. Written in a practical and user-friendly style, The Training Design Manual provides both theory and practical exercises; guiding the reader through the total design process from start to finish. Theory and concepts are followed by…

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The Training Design Manual: The Complete Practical Guide to Creating Effective and Successful Training Programmes – Tony Bray 

This workbook and the accompanying online resources provide a one-stop reference manual to designing and delivering a successful training course. Written in a practical and user-friendly style, The Training Design Manual provides both theory and practical exercises; guiding the reader through the total design process from start to finish. Theory and concepts are followed by…

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