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Our teaching techniques books are ideal for both new and experienced teachers. They will help you hone your skills and learn how to help your students to success.

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Teaching Skills & Techniques Books

Our teaching techniques books are ideal for both new and experienced teachers. They will help you hone your skills and learn how to help your students to success.

  • AGIPC

    KS2 Comprehension Teacher's Guide (Paperback)

    Celia Warren

    This Teacher's Guide provides you with all you need to use Key Stage 2 Comprehension to its full potential, including: full teaching notes for every text including an introduction and answers, further activities which may be adapted for individual or group work, at least one speaking and listening activity for each text, cross-curricular contents charts which also indicate the level of each text, a photocopiable group record sheet for each activity book and a handy summary of the comprehension objectives listed in the Primary Framework.
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  • BXGHN

    Can You See Me? (Paperback)

    Libby Scott

    Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott's Can You See Me? is an endearing, insightful and uplifting book about autism, empathy and kindness.

    It reveals how people don't seem to realise what Tally's thinking, but actually she sees, hears and notices everything...
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  • BOJOJ

    There's a Boy in the Girl's Bathroom (Paperback)

    Jillian Powell

    Read & Respond has been fully updated with new content. Itprovi teachers with a wealth of resources to teach There'sa Boy in the Girl's Bathroom. Notes and activities reflect the Curriculum and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance.
    • £12.00
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  • AQFBX

    50 Fantastic Ideas for Maths Outdoors (Paperback)

    Kirstine Beeley

    Outdoor learning is not just about taking what we do indoors and moving it out through the door of our setting. It involves equipment and experiences which are both unique and exciting. When planning for maths provision practitioners need to make sure they offer access to these amazing opportunities for learning and integrate them into children's ongoing play and exploration of their natural world. Designed to be used as a dip in dip out collection of easy to use ideas the author has tried to show how exciting outdoor learning can be developed on even the very smallest of budgets. As with all areas of early learning the author acknowledges the way that maths is integrated within play based exploration and linked to many other areas of learning. Offering ways to develop your existing provision as well as building new resources you will enjoy exploring all areas of early maths including number, pattern,shape and measuring.
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  • BUUVH

    Street Child (Paperback)

    Jillian Powell

    Read & Respond has been fully updated with new content. Itprovides teachers with a wealth of resources to teach Street Child. Notes and activities reflect the Curriculum and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance.
    • £14.99
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  • AWNKS

    Varjak Paw (Other)

    Sarah Ellen Burt

    Read & Respond has been fully updated with new content. Itprovi teachers with a wealth of resources to teach Varjak Paw. Notes and activities reflect the changes in the new Curriculum and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and
    • £16.00
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  • AQFCQ

    100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Outstanding Teaching (Paperback)

    Stephen Lockyer

    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.
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    Rosenshine's Principles in Action (Paperback)

    Tom Sherrington

    Barack Rosenshine's Principles of Instruction are widely recognised for their clarity and simplicity and their potential to support teachers seeking to engage with cognitive science and the wider world of education research. In this concise new guide, Rosenshine fan Tom Sherrington amplifies and augments the principles and further demonstrates how they can be put into practice in everyday classrooms.The second half of the book contain Rosenshine's original paper Principles of Instruction, as published in 2010 by the International Academy of Education (IAE) - a paper with a superb worldwide reputation for relating research findings to classroom practice.
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  • BVOOY

    Let's do Multiplication and Division 7-8 (Paperback)

    Andrew Brodie

    This new series provides all the practice a child needs to build confidence in multiplication and division. More than 400 questions offer great revision of essential multiplication tables facts and guide every child through the processes of short and long multiplication and short and long division.
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  • BVJAO

    Mental Arithmetic 2 Answers (Paperback)

    J. W. Adams,JW Adams

    Mental Arithmetic provides rich and varied practice to develop pupils' essential maths skills and prepare them for all aspects of the Key Stage 2 national tests. It may also be used as preparation for the 11+, and with older students for consolidation and recovery. Tailored to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum for primary mathematics, each book contains 36 one-page tests. Each test is presented in a unique three-part format comprising: questions where use of language is kept to a minimum; questions using number vocabulary; questions focusing on one- and two-step word problems. Structured according to ability rather than age, the series allows children to work at their own pace, building confidence and fluency. Two Entry Tests are available in the Mental Arithmetic Teacher's Guide and on the Schofield & Sims website, enabling teachers, parents and tutors to select the appropriate book for each child. All the books can be used flexibly for individual, paired, group or whole-class maths practice, as well as for homework and one-to-one intervention.Mental Arithmetic 2 Answers contains answers to all the questions included in the Mental Arithmetic 2 pupil book, as well as guidance on how to use the series and measure progress. Answers are clearly laid out in the format of a correctly completed pupil book making marking quick and easy, while a card cover ensures durability.
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  • BQBTN

    Target Ladders: Sensory Processing (Paperback)

    Ines Lawlor

    An addition to this powerful series of practical books which fully support the SENCo and class teacher in implementing the SEN Code of Practice and closing the gap between children with SEN and their peers. The Target Ladders books provide an overview of the range of difficulties experienced by children with a particular SEN, enabling the busy teacher to get a better understanding of the child's learning priorities. Photocopiable materials include checklists to help you identify children who may be in need of extra help, and templates for records of progress and monitoring sheets. The Target Ladders range focuses on what a child can do, rather than what they cannot do, in order to identify next steps, presenting `small steps' targets for children and suggested strategies for achieving these targets. They provide the structure and flexibility to recognise that every child is different and will follow their own pathway through the targets. Target Ladders: Sensory Processing provides targets and strategies based on seven key aspects of challenge for children with difficulties in these areas: 1. Visual (sight) 2. Auditory (hearing) 3. Tactile (touch) 4. Vestibular (movement and balance) 5. Proprioception (body awareness) 6. Taste and smell 7. Interoception
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  • AYVXQ

    The Iron Man (Other)

    Jillian Powell

    Read & Respond has been fully updated with new content. Itprovi teachers with a wealth of resources to teach The Iron Man. Notes and activities reflect the changes in the new Curriculum and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance. The CD-ROM contains interactive activities. When the terrible Space-Bat-Angel-Dragon sets the world ablaze, can the hated, feared Iron Man save humankind? A riveting modern fairy tale, sizzling with genius.
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    Target Ladders: Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties (Other)

    Rachel Foulger

    Every class includes a number of pupils whose learning needs are greater than, or different from, those of the rest of the class. All teachers should be able to identify targets to use as the baseline for intervention and to help those children to make appropriate progress in small steps so as to feel a sense of achievement. However, many teachers in mainstream primary schools don't know what the next 'target' should be. They know what the child can't do, but they often don't know how to express that as a target. This second title in a powerful new series of practical books will support SENCos and mainstream primary school teachers in thinking about what their SEN pupils can do and deciding on the next steps. It offers a system for setting and monitoring targets which can replace or complement IEPs. Suggestions for strategies and activities for achieving targets are included throughout. * Each book comes with a CD with photocopiable material, including targets pages and Records of Progress templates. Target Ladders: Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties addresses six key aspects of BESD: Coping in the classroom; Unstructured times; Controlling emotions; Taking responsibility; Social interactions; Transitions. Helpful checklists and practical advice for creating BESD-friendly classrooms make this an ideal practical resource for the busy primary teacher. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Differentiating for Inclusion series is designed to narrow the gap between children with SEN and their peers. Books in this series offer teachers helpful guidance in identifying both what children can already do and what specific targets they need support in achieving. The positive approach of structured small-steps targets, together with activities for teaching these, will ensure that children with SEN make accelerated progress. The books are all written by experienced practitioners.
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  • BYNSO

    100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Supporting Pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (Paperback)

    Roy Howarth

    Research has found that any one class might contain two to six children with profound social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. Without effective intervention and response, this can have a profound impact on the progress of these children, as well as the delivery of the curriculum to all pupils. Roy Howarth uses his extensive experience and expertise in this field to present practical solutions for supporting pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties, as well as alleviating pressures on whole-class teaching and management. Suitable for all mainstream and specialist teachers, 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Supporting Pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties considers techniques for observation, intervention and differentiation, as well as preventing and dealing with significant difficulties. This fully updated edition will help teachers ensure all pupils can participate fully in lessons, learn more constructively and make better progress.
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  • BYMMA

    Anxiety Management for Kids on the Autism Spectrum (Paperback)

    Christopher Lynch

    This books serves as a clear and comprehensive anxiety management guide for those who live with and support children on the autism spectrum. Its central purpose is to highlight the reasons why children on the spectrum have so much anxiety and to directly tie this knowledge to practical and actionable recommendations. Those who live or work with kids on the spectrum are acutely aware of how prevalent anxiety is for those with autism and they can see first-hand how it causes distress and impedes progress. However, those who support kids with autism are rarely provided with clear guidance on how to manage this anxiety. This book changes that. Through his 20 plus years as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Lynch has devoted his career to relieving distress in kids with autism and related concerns. His award winning stress and anxiety management guide (Totally Chill: My Complete Guide to Staying Cool) provided children with effective and unique tools for coping and thriving. This book extends those tools to parents, teachers, and therapists. The book provides clear guidance on how to identify anxiety in children with autism and, most importantly, how to link this anxiety to specific factors. The book identifies 5 factors that are commonly known to elicit anxiety in children with autism. These are labeled as: Rigidity, Sensory Sensitivities, Social Challenges, Communication Barriers, and Task Frustration. These factors are covered extensively and specific suggestions are provided for addressing each of them. In addition to addressing the 5 factors, the book provides chapters in other important areas pertaining to anxiety and autism including: A chapter on how to teach stress and anxiety management strategies to children on the spectrum. A chapter devoted to applying strategies in the school environment. A chapter devoted to understanding and nurturing a child's strengths to build resilience. Anxiety can be overwhelming for children with autism. However, it doesn't need to be. With this clear and comprehensive guide, parents, teachers, and therapists can take a crucial step towards managing anxiety thereby relieving distress and unlocking potential.
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  • BXNDK

    Teaching for Mastery (Paperback)

    Mark McCourt

    There are many models of schooling; some work, some don't. Mastery is an entire model of schooling with over 100 years of provenance, its impact has been researched for decades, with many of the world's greatest education minds testing and refining the approach. It's one of the models of schooling that actually works.In this book, Mark McCourt examines the history of a teaching for mastery approach, from its early beginnings to the modern day when cognitive scientists have been able to bring further evidence to the debate, demonstrating why a model that was first proposed in the 1910s has the incredible impact on both pupil attainment and attitudes to learning that it has had all around the world over many decades.Drawing on examples from cross disciplines, the story of mastery is one that all educators can engage with. Mark also draws on his own subject, mathematics, to further exemplify the approach and to give practical examples of pedagogies and didactics that teachers can deploy immediately in their own classroom.
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  • BXIPG

    Celebrating Difference (Paperback)

    Shaun Dellenty

    Celebrating Difference is an inspiring handbook for LGBT+ inclusion, aimed at all primary and secondary teachers and leaders. Written by Shaun Dellenty, internationally celebrated lead in LGBT+ inclusion in education, it is filled with practical advice to enable schools to bring about organisational change to ensure the safety, success and wellbeing of all pupils and staff. This ground-breaking book examines the roots and impact of identity-based prejudice in schools, drawing on Shaun's own experiences of homophobic bullying and his subsequent career as a teacher and school leader. The core of the book is based on Shaun's award-winning training programme Inclusion for All, endorsed by the Department for Education, presenting an effective approach to LGBT+ inclusion at a whole-school level. This includes practical strategies to eradicate prejudice, prevent bullying, embrace diversity and improve whole-school outcomes such as attendance and attainment, as well as ideas for INSET training sessions and school assemblies. Case studies and interviews with pupils and teachers who have experienced the Inclusion for All process and unique research insights from Dr Joseph Hall, University of Leeds, demonstrate how the strategies work in practice. Clear guidance will also enable schools to comply with Ofsted and statutory equality legislation. Written with warmth, humour and compassion, this is a must-read guide for all teachers and school leaders who wish to promote inclusion, celebrate difference and ensure safer futures for all young people.
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  • BWUJT

    How Do I...Make Friends? (Other)

    Alison Roberts

    Many young people find making or keeping friends, or even understanding the purpose of having a friend a real struggle. Difficulties may arise in getting a friendship started, breaking into a popular group, or thinking of the most likely places to find people with similar interests. Help is needed to understand friendship, the advantages of having a friend and the responsibilities that go with that friendship. This card game offers assistance in the form of discussion and reflection, practice in saying the right words and a forum in which to consider friendship skills. The pack contains 77 cards, each posing a question, a point for discussion, or offering a suggestion for a brief role-play, which will promote reflection, and discussion in a light-hearted way. Players obtain valuable life skills and the confidence to acquire friends. Age: 11 + How do I ...Make Friends? Alison and Amy Roberts Many young people find making or keeping friends, or even understanding the purpose of having a friend, a real struggle. The pack contains 77 cards, each posing a question, a point for discussion, or brief role-play to promote reflection and a discussion on friendship skills. Players obtain valuable life skills and the confidence to acquire friends in a light-hearted way.
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  • BWHUJ

    Vocabulary Ninja (Paperback)

    Andrew Jennings

    Vocabulary has to be the single most important aspect of a modern curriculum. Explicit and engaging vocabulary teaching has the power to promote independence in learners, ignite imaginations, deliver understanding and raise education standards in schools. From the creator of the Vocabulary Ninja website and app comes an essential toolkit of strategies and resources to supercharge primary pupils and transform them into vocabulary ninjas! With a focus on English and rich language banks associated with genres and topics, the ideas for reading and writing can be applied to any National Curriculum area and are perfect for modelling and scaffolding writing. This practical guide also features theory, teaching approaches and photocopiable activities, as well as vocabulary, etymology and phrases to bring the primary curriculum to life. If you're searching for an exciting and captivating approach to bring vocabulary into the primary classroom and see a significant impact on pupil confidence, oracy and academic outcomes, look no further than Vocabulary Ninja.
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  • BWCQO

    When My Worries Get Too Big! (Paperback)

    Kari Dunn Buron

    Worry and anxiety are on an upswing. In fact, anxiety is the most frequent of all mental disorders in children. High levels of stress and big emotions related to social situations, sensory issues, or general frustration are common in children who live with anxiety. Such stress can lead to a loss of control, resulting in aggressive behaviour, such as screaming, throwing things or even hurting someone. Prolonged anxiety can also seriously impact success in academic achievement and cause children to avoid social and extracurricular activities. Now with a special section on evidence-based teaching activities for parents and teachers alike, this bestselling children s classic just became even better and more relevant. Engaging and easy to read, this illustrated children's book is filled with opportunities for children to participate in developing their own self-calming strategies. Children who use the simple strategies in this charming book, illustrated by the author, will find themselves relaxed and ready to focus on work or play!
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    Let's do Multiplication and Division 10-11 (Paperback)

    Andrew Brodie

    This new series provides all the practice a child needs to build confidence in multiplication and division. More than 400 questions offer great revision of essential multiplication tables facts and guide every child through the processes of short and long multiplication and short and long division.
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  • BVKMW

    Bloomsbury Curriculum Basics: Teaching Primary Spanish (Paperback)

    Amanda Barton

    Teaching Primary Spanish offers a jam-packed, practical and easy-to-apply programme to plan and deliver effective primary lessons that will inspire your class and extend their knowledge. Linked to the National Curriculum guidelines for KS1 and KS2, each chapter addresses a specific topic and includes extracts from the curriculum itself, alongside a helpful summary, relevant Spanish vocabulary lists, cross-curricular links, and three fully-formed lesson plans. If you are a primary practitioner, a language tutor, or a subject co-ordinator who wants to plan and deliver an engaging programme in your classroom, an after-school club, or across your whole school, this book is for you!
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    Holes (Paperback)

    Jillian Powell

    Read & Respond has been fully updated with new content. Itprovides teachers with a wealth of resources to teach Holes. Notes and activities reflect the changes in the new Curriculum and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance. The CD-ROM contains interactive activities. Digging a hole in the desert sun each day is the way to turn a bad boy into a good boy. But is that all there is to it - or must Stanley dig up the truth? This celebrated modern classic by Louis Sachar asks vital questions about fate, meaning, hope and survival. It's ideal for generating classroom discussion, and especially good for boys.
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    100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Supporting Pupils with Autism (Paperback)

    Francine Brower

    100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Supporting Pupils with Autism is an essential resource filled with tried-and-tested ideas to best support the learning and development of pupils on the autism spectrum, in both mainstream and special schools. The reported incidence of autism has risen dramatically in recent decades and the agenda for 'inclusion' has necessitated a greater understanding of autism in primary schools. However, already stretched school budgets mean that staff are often unable to access courses for further training in this area. Francine Brower uses her extensive experience and expertise to present 100 practical ideas to enhance learning and development by focusing on the needs of the individual pupil. This dip-in-and-out book offers ways to enable teachers to better understand autism and how they can create a more supportive learning environment. There are also strategies to help children develop their communication and social skills, and become more confident and independent as individuals.
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