Children’s Literature in a Multiliterate World

  • Nicola Daly
  • Libby Limbrick
  • Pam Dix
The International Board on Books for Young People, IBBY, presents a collection by 12 scholars of children’s literature about outstanding stories and picture books that explore issues of identity, belonging and empathy in many parts of the world.
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  • Nicola Daly
  • Libby Limbrick
  • Pam Dix
The International Board on Books for Young People, IBBY, presents a collection by 12 scholars of children’s literature about outstanding stories and picture books that explore issues of identity, belonging and empathy in many parts of the world.

Price: £24.99

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Mandarin Chinese Teacher Education

Issues and solutions

  • Fotini Diamantidaki
  • Lin Pan
  • Katharine Carruthers
This groundbreaking collection draws on classroom-based research to investigate the impact of varied approaches to teaching Mandarin in English-speaking schools. It will be useful for PGCE Mandarin students, teacher trainers and those involved in the development of Mandarin Chinese in schools across the UK and further afield.
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Issues and solutions

  • Fotini Diamantidaki
  • Lin Pan
  • Katharine Carruthers
This groundbreaking collection draws on classroom-based research to investigate the impact of varied approaches to teaching Mandarin in English-speaking schools. It will be useful for PGCE Mandarin students, teacher trainers and those involved in the development of Mandarin Chinese in schools across the UK and further afield.

Price: £21.99

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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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Guiding Readers – Layers of Meaning

A handbook for teaching reading comprehension to 7-11-year-olds

  • Wayne Tennent
  • David Reedy
  • Angela Hobsbaum
  • Nikki Gamble
Reading comprehension is so much more than just reading words, and this book explains how to develop all aspects of it for pupils aged 7–11. Written by top experts in the field, it includes eleven in-depth case studies – taken from real-life classrooms – of lessons on fiction and non-fiction, poetry and picture books, advertising and film.
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A handbook for teaching reading comprehension to 7-11-year-olds

  • Wayne Tennent
  • David Reedy
  • Angela Hobsbaum
  • Nikki Gamble
Reading comprehension is so much more than just reading words, and this book explains how to develop all aspects of it for pupils aged 7–11. Written by top experts in the field, it includes eleven in-depth case studies – taken from real-life classrooms – of lessons on fiction and non-fiction, poetry and picture books, advertising and film.

Price: £24.99

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Success Stories from Secondary Foreign Languages Classrooms

Models from London school partnerships with universities

  • Colin Christie
  • Caroline Conlon
Six case studies describe best practice from Initial Teacher Education partnerships between universities and schools across London. They show how learning foreign languages succeeds in secondary schools when underpinned by a strong theoretical framework and offer practical approaches that will keep students learning languages after the age of 14.
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Models from London school partnerships with universities

  • Colin Christie
  • Caroline Conlon
Six case studies describe best practice from Initial Teacher Education partnerships between universities and schools across London. They show how learning foreign languages succeeds in secondary schools when underpinned by a strong theoretical framework and offer practical approaches that will keep students learning languages after the age of 14.

Price: £22.99

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EAL pupils in London schools

A success story against the odds

  • Catherine Wallace
In this lecture Professor Catherine Wallace explores the literacy and language development of two groups of EAL (English as an Additional Language) pupils in London schools: Year 5 pupils in a primary school and Year 8 new arrivals in a secondary school.
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A success story against the odds

  • Catherine Wallace
In this lecture Professor Catherine Wallace explores the literacy and language development of two groups of EAL (English as an Additional Language) pupils in London schools: Year 5 pupils in a primary school and Year 8 new arrivals in a secondary school.

Price: £5.99

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Verse to Reverse the Classroom Blues

  • Mike Kivi
The author of Potent poems for Pole-Axed Pedagogues, has done it again. From the gloom and despond of media reportage he was woven a bright tapestry of characters cavorting in conceit and hypocrisy. All the old favourites are here: teachers on the beach, end of term parties, fractious children, the sad discredited politicians of the past and the saga of Maastricht. And who else but Mike Kivi could bring Coronation Street into the great debate on English teaching? Illuminatingly illustrated once more by Bill Stott, this attractive collection is the gift for every teacher.
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  • Mike Kivi
The author of Potent poems for Pole-Axed Pedagogues, has done it again. From the gloom and despond of media reportage he was woven a bright tapestry of characters cavorting in conceit and hypocrisy. All the old favourites are here: teachers on the beach, end of term parties, fractious children, the sad discredited politicians of the past and the saga of Maastricht. And who else but Mike Kivi could bring Coronation Street into the great debate on English teaching? Illuminatingly illustrated once more by Bill Stott, this attractive collection is the gift for every teacher.

Price: £8.99

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Teaching English in Primary Classrooms

  • Mina Drever
  • Susan Moule
  • Keith Peterson
Drawing on the latest research on how children learn both first and subsequent languages, this book demonstrates how exploring language and the ways it works can be stimulating and fun for children and satisfying for teachers, as they see grammar come to life.
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  • Mina Drever
  • Susan Moule
  • Keith Peterson
Drawing on the latest research on how children learn both first and subsequent languages, this book demonstrates how exploring language and the ways it works can be stimulating and fun for children and satisfying for teachers, as they see grammar come to life.

Price: £20.99

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A Story to Tell

  • George Murphy
  • Maggie Power
Shows how narrative and particularly oral storytelling can be used to bring literacy to life for primary school children. This title relates how teachers develop their own storytelling skills and the abilities of children to share and retell personal and traditional tales.
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  • George Murphy
  • Maggie Power
Shows how narrative and particularly oral storytelling can be used to bring literacy to life for primary school children. This title relates how teachers develop their own storytelling skills and the abilities of children to share and retell personal and traditional tales.

Price: £16.99

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