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Education books and study guides feature in our hand-picked selection. We have books for students and teachers that will inspire success.

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Education Books

Education books and study guides feature in our hand-picked selection. We have books for students and teachers that will inspire success.

  • Singing Spelling

    Helen MacGregor

    Product Code: APYIN
    Other 7 years +
    Singing Spelling is a user-friendly songbook and CD designed to support spelling teaching and enrich young children's experience of language in a fun and engaging way. The songs and activities introduce key spelling and grammar rules and are written in a exciting, modern style on subjects that interest children. Each song or chant is accompanied by a set of activities and ideas for further development. No music reading is required and the pack includes a CD with sample performances.
    • £19.99
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  • A Creative Approach to Teaching Calculation

    Josh Lury

    Product Code: AQFDC
    Paperback
    Calculations are the gateway to outstanding learning in mathematics, but many people struggle with the step-by-step procedures of calculation methods. This book motivates learners by using pattern, practical hands-on and real-world activities that engage the curiosity, and the innate mathematical ability, of pupils and teachers. The material is addressed to teachers, and takes into account recent developments in teaching and the new Primary curriculum. It is based around practical classroom activities, with clear and concise explanations of the power of different calculation methods and images. It is designed to be quickly accessible to teachers who want to find engaging activities for their pupils.
    • £14.99
    • RRP £16.99
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  • 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Computing

    Steve Bunce

    Product Code: AQFCR
    Paperback
    Are you looking for exciting ways to get your students interested in computing? Do you need a break down of the basics to get your confidence up before teaching it? Don't worry - help is at hand in this brand new book written by computing whizz Steve Bunce. All areas of the curriculum are introduced, and easy to implement and engaging activities are provided to get you and your students started! Steve covers all the major elements: algorithms, programming, data management, e-safety and more. He answers questions like 'How do computers work?' and introduces ways for you to develop computational thinking and digital literacy in your students. Really accessible 'ways in' which may or may not use a computer make this book something that can be picked up and used in the classroom tomorrow, whatever your level and whatever resources you have to hand. 'Tablet tips' throughout the book provide extra ideas for how to use tablets in the classroom. This book is a must-read for all primary teachers who want to implement a full, engaging computing curriculum in their classroom. Get debugging and coding today!
    • £14.99
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  • 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Outstanding Teaching

    Stephen Lockyer

    Product Code: AQFCQ
    Paperback
    Haunted by the fear of teaching the same lesson twice, Stephen Lockyer always makes sure he has lots of ideas up his sleeve! In this exciting debut book, this highly regarded primary teacher shares 100 of this very best. The pressure to teach outstanding lessons and to be prepared for no noticed inspections can sometimes be a little overwhelming, but in this book Stephen's creativity and experience in the primary classroom shine through and he provides primary teachers with quick, practical and easy to implement ideas to help achieve outstanding teaching. His highly creative approach will also help you to create a positive, inspiring and exciting learning environment for every child. Every idea includes step by step instructions, teaching tips for putting activities into practice and links to online resources and useful websites. From literacy initiatives like 'DEAR' ('Drop Everything And Read') and marking motivators like 'Microticks' to essential playground survival tips, this book is a compendium of originality that will consistently take your lessons that extra mile.
    • £14.99
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  • A Creative Approach to Teaching Rhythm and Rhyme

    Andy Croft

    Product Code: AQFCM
    Paperback
    Andy Croft strongly believes that you don't have to be 'good at English' to be able to enjoy the music of ordinary speech. Using rhythm and rhyme is a democratic creative act that is equally hard and equally easy for everyone. It has special rules which won't let you reach for the first word that comes into your head. Your words have to fit the pattern. You don't have to write anything down, but you do have to become a writer. And once you have become a writer, you might become a reader...A Creative Approach to Teaching Rhythm and Rhyme is a guide for primary teachers to develop pupils' speaking and listening skills - their use of anticipation and memory and their ability to enjoy language and participate in its common music. It is a book about celebrating the music of ordinary speech. It features practical warm-up sessions, games, models and examples to help pupils to become readers, writers and confident speakers through the lively practice of rhythm and rhyme.
    • £14.99
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  • Easy Peasy Chinese Workbook

    Nelly Graham

    Product Code: AOMAJ
    Paperback
    This book includes a complete visual workbook for beginners learning Mandarin Chinese, the perfect companion to DK's Easy Peasy Chinese. Learning Mandarin will be easy peasy with this practical workbook. From ordering at a restaurant to buying a train ticket Easy Peasy Chinese Workbook helps you master the language through practical exercises and hands-on activities. Whether your child is learning Mandarin at school or you're learning the language for travel, Easy Peasy Chinese Workbook is ideal for beginners of all ages. Covering the basics of Mandarin such as writing characters and everyday words, and progressing to essential Chinese vocabulary and conversation practice, Easy Peasy Chinese Workbook makes mastering Chinese enjoyable and easy. This practical fill-in workbook helps you develop and perfect your Mandarin Chinese writing skills. Easy peasy!
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
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  • A Waldorf Song Book

    Brien Masters

    Product Code: AMSPN
    Other 7 years +
    This much-loved book is a collection of over one hundred songs, some well known, some less known, collected over the years by experienced Waldorf teacher Brien Masters. They are graded for different ages from Class 3 (age 8) to Class 8 (age 14) and grouped into festivals and seasons. They include rounds and four-part songs, and musical notation for recorders and other instruments. This is a wonderful resource for Steiner-Waldorf class teachers, and any teacher or parent looking to introduce music to their classroom or home.
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  • The Flying Pizza and Other Primary School Assemblies

    Alan M. Barker

    Product Code: AKSRT
    Paperback 7 years +
    A new and easy-to-use collection of primary school assemblies from the UK's favourite assembly writer. 45 assemblies: 30 brand new and 15 updated favourites. The new layout and format as well as assemblies needing minimal preparation are designed solely with the teacher's needs in mind. Features a revised version of 'The Flying Pizza', which is continually the most downloaded assembly on Assemblies.org. This new single-author collection features 45 assemblies from the ever-popular and well-known Revd Alan M. Barker. His assemblies are downloaded thousands of times a year and he is the most searched for author on Assemblies.org. This new volume is now in an updated, easy-to-use format. Inside the content is clearly laid out with icons indicating each assembly's aim, preparation and materials needed, step-by-step instructions for presenting the assembly, reflections, and a song or suggested piece of music. The content covers all major Christian festivals including assemblies for more difficult festivals to present to children such as Ascension Day.
    • £12.89
    • RRP £12.99
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  • How to Support Children Moving School

    Mike Fleetham

    Product Code: AFYYH
    Paperback
    This new addition to LDA's best selling 'How to...' series is a practical guide to supporting children and young people making transitions at all stages of their school lives, whether they are moving within or between schools, or to sixth-form college or away from home. When educational transitions are managed effectively, pupils can maximise the time and effort they put into the business of learning, rather than using that same energy in dealing with orientation, friendship and learning-style issues. With sections on understanding transitions, creating a Personal Learning Profile, and how to plan and run transition events, as well as a wide range of inclusive activities, this book will give you everything you need to give pupils the best possible chance of success.
    • £11.89
    • RRP £11.99
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In our impressive selection of education books, you will find study guides to help you through even the toughest of topics and a variety of books for those who are no longer at school but never want to stop learning.

Wide range of subjects

We have education guides across a range of subjects, including science, maths, literature, languages and more. We have books about specific works of literature commonly studied on A Level courses and revision guides to prepare all students for their GCSE exams.

For all ages

Whether you are seeking books on education for school pupils, university students or teachers, we have a book to help you out. Whatever your age, interest or education level, you’ll find plenty of things to learn and information to help you in our education books.

Teaching you all there is to know about the world

Whatever topics you love we have a book on the subject, whether you’re seeking to learn more about history or science, want to learn a new language or need tips to pass your driving test, there is something for everyone in our range.