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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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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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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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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Which Book and Why

Using Book Bands and book levels for guided reading in Key Stage 1

  • Sue Bodman
  • Glen Franklin
This book will be valuable not only to professionals in schools, but also to trainee teachers at the very start of their journey into teaching.
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Using Book Bands and book levels for guided reading in Key Stage 1

  • Sue Bodman
  • Glen Franklin
This book will be valuable not only to professionals in schools, but also to trainee teachers at the very start of their journey into teaching.

Price: £30.99

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A Pedagogy of Poetry

through the poems of W.B. Yeats

  • John Gordon
Using eleven of Yeats’s poems, John Gordon explores ways of thinking about and teaching poetry in secondary schools and at undergraduate level. He draws together commentary, research, and his own professional experience, to enable his readers to apply the key principles he identifies to teaching a broad range of poems effectively and memorably.
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through the poems of W.B. Yeats

  • John Gordon
Using eleven of Yeats’s poems, John Gordon explores ways of thinking about and teaching poetry in secondary schools and at undergraduate level. He draws together commentary, research, and his own professional experience, to enable his readers to apply the key principles he identifies to teaching a broad range of poems effectively and memorably.

Price: £20.99

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Reading Recovery and Every Child a Reader

History, policy, and practice

  • Sue Burroughs-Lange
  • Amanda Ince
This book describes the operation, training, and infrastructure of the early literacy interventions Reading Recovery and Every Child a Reader.The story is a model of how effective interventions need to be supported to ensure that their effectiveness is not jeopardized as they expand in scale and scope.
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History, policy, and practice

  • Sue Burroughs-Lange
  • Amanda Ince
This book describes the operation, training, and infrastructure of the early literacy interventions Reading Recovery and Every Child a Reader.The story is a model of how effective interventions need to be supported to ensure that their effectiveness is not jeopardized as they expand in scale and scope.

Price: £23.99

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