Language Play and Children’s Literacy

  • Roger Beard
  • Andrew Burrell
Language Play and Children’s Literacy celebrates the contribution of language play to children’s understanding of how language can be used for play and impact. It reveals how language play is used for many different purposes, and includes an invaluable resource bank of activities for teachers and parents.
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  • Roger Beard
  • Andrew Burrell
Language Play and Children’s Literacy celebrates the contribution of language play to children’s understanding of how language can be used for play and impact. It reveals how language play is used for many different purposes, and includes an invaluable resource bank of activities for teachers and parents.

Price: £24.95

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Education for Survival

The pedagogy of compassion

  • Maurice Irfan Coles
The book offers a holistic and complete world view and envisions an education system that encourages love for all and service to many. Classroom practitioners, educationalists, mental health professionals, environmentalists and policymakers will find this an essential resource for their work to ensure that our children have a future.
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The pedagogy of compassion

  • Maurice Irfan Coles
The book offers a holistic and complete world view and envisions an education system that encourages love for all and service to many. Classroom practitioners, educationalists, mental health professionals, environmentalists and policymakers will find this an essential resource for their work to ensure that our children have a future.

Price: £24.99

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Social Justice Re-Examined

Dilemmas and solutions for the classroom teacher

  • Rowena Arshad
  • Terry Wrigley
  • Lynne Pratt
UPDATED AND EXPANDED EDITION Teachers want to do their best for every child, but worry about causing offence and often shy away from troublesome issues. The classroom situations and strategies presented here will help teachers negotiate their way through complex situations and bring about constructive change. This book clarifies concepts and value differences and the subtle ways in which inequality often works. Theoretical as well as practical, these chapters look from inside out from the perspective of the teacher. They cover a wide range of issues: race, gender, poverty and class, sexuality, religion, English as an Additional Language, Islamophobia, Traveller children and ADHD. The book is essential reading for student teachers, early career teachers and teacher educators, but will also be invaluable for experienced teachers as they navigate their work in an increasingly diverse society.
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Dilemmas and solutions for the classroom teacher

  • Rowena Arshad
  • Terry Wrigley
  • Lynne Pratt
UPDATED AND EXPANDED EDITION Teachers want to do their best for every child, but worry about causing offence and often shy away from troublesome issues. The classroom situations and strategies presented here will help teachers negotiate their way through complex situations and bring about constructive change. This book clarifies concepts and value differences and the subtle ways in which inequality often works. Theoretical as well as practical, these chapters look from inside out from the perspective of the teacher. They cover a wide range of issues: race, gender, poverty and class, sexuality, religion, English as an Additional Language, Islamophobia, Traveller children and ADHD. The book is essential reading for student teachers, early career teachers and teacher educators, but will also be invaluable for experienced teachers as they navigate their work in an increasingly diverse society.

Price: £22.99

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Diversity in Teacher Education

Perspectives on a school-led system

  • Nick Sorensen
Informed by large-scale quantitative research and smaller-scale qualitative studies, Diversity in Teacher Education reveals a growing complexity in the system of teacher education in England. It finds that responsibility for educating teachers has moved away from universities, while schools have become major players.
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Perspectives on a school-led system

  • Nick Sorensen
Informed by large-scale quantitative research and smaller-scale qualitative studies, Diversity in Teacher Education reveals a growing complexity in the system of teacher education in England. It finds that responsibility for educating teachers has moved away from universities, while schools have become major players.

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Personalizing Education

A person-centred approach for children with special educational needs

  • Nick Hammond
  • Nicola Palmer
This book is about enabling children in school who have special needs to be equal partners in the team that determines their education plan, even very young children. Based on empirical research, it shows how person-centred reviews (PCRs) can, with careful and inclusive planning, secure the optimal outcomes for the child.
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A person-centred approach for children with special educational needs

  • Nick Hammond
  • Nicola Palmer
This book is about enabling children in school who have special needs to be equal partners in the team that determines their education plan, even very young children. Based on empirical research, it shows how person-centred reviews (PCRs) can, with careful and inclusive planning, secure the optimal outcomes for the child.

Price: £21.99

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Faith and Experience in Education

Essays from Quaker perspectives

  • Don Rowe
  • Anne Watson
Twelve Quakers describe how the values of love, truth, justice, equality, peace and community can wholly guide educational practice. Their counter-blast to the reduction of teaching to technical skills, and of child development to a series of tests, shows how these values can inspire all British school sectors, Early Years and HE. For all teachers.
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Essays from Quaker perspectives

  • Don Rowe
  • Anne Watson
Twelve Quakers describe how the values of love, truth, justice, equality, peace and community can wholly guide educational practice. Their counter-blast to the reduction of teaching to technical skills, and of child development to a series of tests, shows how these values can inspire all British school sectors, Early Years and HE. For all teachers.

Price: £24.99

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Putting the Test in its Place

Teaching well and keeping the number crunchers quiet

  • Jon Berry
Schools visited by Jon Berry demonstrate that in schools which collectively abide by the principles of teaching and learning, and not marketization, students achieve well. His research shows that we can still teach with creativity, energy and innovation, and that resistance to a regime of teaching to the test is both possible and rewarding.
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Teaching well and keeping the number crunchers quiet

  • Jon Berry
Schools visited by Jon Berry demonstrate that in schools which collectively abide by the principles of teaching and learning, and not marketization, students achieve well. His research shows that we can still teach with creativity, energy and innovation, and that resistance to a regime of teaching to the test is both possible and rewarding.

Price: £12.99

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Trust and Verify

The real keys to school improvement

  • Dean Fink
This book argues that nations with higher degrees of trust in their professional educators achieve better results for all students. But trust needs a verification system to remain robust. This compelling book provides a unique, research-based look at trust and distrust and compares their impact on school improvement across seven nations.
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The real keys to school improvement

  • Dean Fink
This book argues that nations with higher degrees of trust in their professional educators achieve better results for all students. But trust needs a verification system to remain robust. This compelling book provides a unique, research-based look at trust and distrust and compares their impact on school improvement across seven nations.

Price: £24.99

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Teachers Undefeated

How global education reform has failed to crush the spirit of educators

  • Jon Berry
Teachers continue to do their best for students despite clumsy government intervention fed by forty years of political and economic circumstance. Filled with the testimony of those who still teach with energy, creativity and commitment, this is a book for both serving and trainee teachers, and anyone interested in preserving a rounded education.
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How global education reform has failed to crush the spirit of educators

  • Jon Berry
Teachers continue to do their best for students despite clumsy government intervention fed by forty years of political and economic circumstance. Filled with the testimony of those who still teach with energy, creativity and commitment, this is a book for both serving and trainee teachers, and anyone interested in preserving a rounded education.

Price: £12.99

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