Invisibly Blighted

The digital erosion of childhood

  • Sandra Leaton Gray
  • Andy Phippen
This book is a manifesto for a different digital future for children, in which their rights are respected and their identities are free. Aimed at anyone who has sensed the cultural shift in childhood currently taking place, this book helps readers think more deeply about what it means to be a child in the digital world today.
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The digital erosion of childhood

  • Sandra Leaton Gray
  • Andy Phippen
This book is a manifesto for a different digital future for children, in which their rights are respected and their identities are free. Aimed at anyone who has sensed the cultural shift in childhood currently taking place, this book helps readers think more deeply about what it means to be a child in the digital world today.

Price: £19.99

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Somali Parents and Schooling in Britain

  • Mohamed Kahin
  • Catherine Wallace
Somalis have settled in the UK in significant numbers, yet the schooling needs of Somali children have gone mostly unrecognized. This book suggests how to maximize the educational outcomes of Somalis in British schools.
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  • Mohamed Kahin
  • Catherine Wallace
Somalis have settled in the UK in significant numbers, yet the schooling needs of Somali children have gone mostly unrecognized. This book suggests how to maximize the educational outcomes of Somalis in British schools.

Price: £19.99

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Sites of Resistance

Gypsies, Roma and Travellers in school, community and the academy

  • Andrew Ryder
This account of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller policy and practice in education, social policy and politics is enriched by biographical narratives, theoretical analysis and the author’s quest for agency for these marginalized groups. It draws on his 25 years’ working as an activist, educationalist and researcher for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller rights.
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Gypsies, Roma and Travellers in school, community and the academy

  • Andrew Ryder
This account of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller policy and practice in education, social policy and politics is enriched by biographical narratives, theoretical analysis and the author’s quest for agency for these marginalized groups. It draws on his 25 years’ working as an activist, educationalist and researcher for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller rights.

Price: £19.99

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Children’s Literature about Refugees

A catalyst in the classroom

  • Julia Hope
Julia Hope describes her study on how primary school teachers use certain picturebooks and storybooks that relate refugee children’s experiences, so that young refugees feel validated and their classmates can understand something of what they’ve been through. It gives teachers both pedagogical support and the resources to tackle this urgent topic. 
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A catalyst in the classroom

  • Julia Hope
Julia Hope describes her study on how primary school teachers use certain picturebooks and storybooks that relate refugee children’s experiences, so that young refugees feel validated and their classmates can understand something of what they’ve been through. It gives teachers both pedagogical support and the resources to tackle this urgent topic. 

Price: £19.99

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Harold Rosen

Writings on life, language and learning, 1958–2008

  • John Richmond
Harold Rosen was a leader of thought in the world of English teaching in the second half of the twentieth century. He and his colleagues forged and sustained a new understanding of the purpose and possibilities of the subject English within the school curriculum. This tribute to Rosen’s life and work contains over 50 pieces of his writing.
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Writings on life, language and learning, 1958–2008

  • John Richmond
Harold Rosen was a leader of thought in the world of English teaching in the second half of the twentieth century. He and his colleagues forged and sustained a new understanding of the purpose and possibilities of the subject English within the school curriculum. This tribute to Rosen’s life and work contains over 50 pieces of his writing.

Price: £24.99

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Movement Environment Rating Scale (MOVERS) for 2–6-year-olds provision

Improving physical development through movement and physical activity

  • Carol Archer
  • Iram Siraj
Physical development is a key component of the curriculum but so far there has been no valid means of assessing the pedagogical or environmental quality of the child’s physical experience. The Movement Environment Rating Scale (MOVERS) does so, using the methodology established by the popular ECERS-E and SSTEW rating scales.
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Improving physical development through movement and physical activity

  • Carol Archer
  • Iram Siraj
Physical development is a key component of the curriculum but so far there has been no valid means of assessing the pedagogical or environmental quality of the child’s physical experience. The Movement Environment Rating Scale (MOVERS) does so, using the methodology established by the popular ECERS-E and SSTEW rating scales.

Price: £14.99

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Muslim Mothers and their Children’s Schooling

  • Suma Din
This book brings the voices of Muslim mothers into the discourse on parent–school relations. Over 50 women from a wide range of backgrounds and social class speak about their identities, experiences and challenges as they choose state schools and support their children through their education in Britain. Essential reading for teachers.
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  • Suma Din
This book brings the voices of Muslim mothers into the discourse on parent–school relations. Over 50 women from a wide range of backgrounds and social class speak about their identities, experiences and challenges as they choose state schools and support their children through their education in Britain. Essential reading for teachers.

Price: £24.99

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Taking Action for Looked After Children in School

A knowledge exchange programme

  • Catherine Carroll
  • Claire Cameron
Promoting the Achievement of Looked After Children (PALAC) is a knowledge exchange programme to support the development of practice in schools and expand the evidence base, with the aim of improving outcomes for children in care. Here PALAC’s leading researchers summarize the evidence, with numerous case studies, and reflect on its implications.
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A knowledge exchange programme

  • Catherine Carroll
  • Claire Cameron
Promoting the Achievement of Looked After Children (PALAC) is a knowledge exchange programme to support the development of practice in schools and expand the evidence base, with the aim of improving outcomes for children in care. Here PALAC’s leading researchers summarize the evidence, with numerous case studies, and reflect on its implications.

Price: £12.99

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A Chemical Passion

The forgotten story of chemistry at British independent girls’ schools, 1820s–1930s

  • Marelene Rayner-Canham
  • Geoff Rayner-Canham
In this groundbreaking work the authors reveal that from the 1820s to the 1930s chemistry teaching flourished in girls’ independent schools in Britain. The fruit of years of research in the archives of dozens of schools, this rich and multifaceted account reveals the hidden history of a landmark achievement in the education of women.
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The forgotten story of chemistry at British independent girls’ schools, 1820s–1930s

  • Marelene Rayner-Canham
  • Geoff Rayner-Canham
In this groundbreaking work the authors reveal that from the 1820s to the 1930s chemistry teaching flourished in girls’ independent schools in Britain. The fruit of years of research in the archives of dozens of schools, this rich and multifaceted account reveals the hidden history of a landmark achievement in the education of women.

Price: £26.99

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Developing Young Children’s Creativity

Possibility Thinking in the Early Years

  • Linda McConnon
This book shows how using Possibility Thinking (PT) is at the heart of young children’s creativity. It traces the verbal and non-verbal communication, collaboration and identity development of a girl and two boys as they use PT in their art and crafts practice during their first three years in school.
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Possibility Thinking in the Early Years

  • Linda McConnon
This book shows how using Possibility Thinking (PT) is at the heart of young children’s creativity. It traces the verbal and non-verbal communication, collaboration and identity development of a girl and two boys as they use PT in their art and crafts practice during their first three years in school.

Price: £24.99

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