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New Textbooks - November 2011

Routledge & David Fulton publish a number of new textbooks every month. Why not take a moment to browse through all the books publishing in November? Read more.

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  1. Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach

    Early Years Education in Practice

    By Jane Williams-Siegfredsen

    Series: Understanding the… Approach

    Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Forest School Approach in Denmark and how it is used in the teaching and learning of young children. It will enable the reader to analyse the...

    Published November 24th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Young Children’s Learning through Play

    Building playful pedagogies

    By Pat Broadhead, Andy Burt

    This timely and accessible text introduces, theorises and practically applies two important concepts which now underpin early years practice: those of ‘playful learning' and 'playful pedagogies'. Pat Broadhead and Andy Burt draw upon filmed material, conversations with children, reflection,...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Here Comes the Bogeyman

    Exploring contemporary issues in writing for children

    By Andrew Melrose

    Here Comes the Bogeyman is an essential text focussing on critical and contemporary issues surrounding writing for children. Containing a critically creative and a creatively critical investigation of the cult and culture of the child and childhood in fiction and non-fictional writing, it also...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Storytelling across the Primary Curriculum

    By Alastair K Daniel

    Starting from the question ‘what is a story?’ Storytelling Across the Primary Curriculum leads the reader through the theory and practise of storytelling as an educational method – a method taught by the author over the last ten years through Primary English teaching programmes. This practical...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Using New Web Tools in the Primary Classroom

    A practical guide for enhancing teaching and learning

    By David Barber, Linda Cooper

    How can we ensure we use technology effectively with young children? Using New Web Tools in the Primary Classroom is for all teachers interested in the application of new web-based ICTs to primary teaching. It offers a justification for using Web 2.0 tools and explores tangible ways in which...

    Published November 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Assessing Learning in the Primary Classroom

    By Sandra Johnson

    Series: Understanding Primary Education Series

    Why is assessment so important in the teaching-learning process? How should we assess pupils in the primary classroom? Assessing Learning in the Primary Classroom is an accessible introduction to the concepts critical to a professional understanding of this vital aspect of a teacher’s role. It...

    Published November 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Theorising Teaching in Secondary Classrooms

    Understanding our practice from a sociocultural perspective

    By Beverley Bell

    Theorising Teaching in Secondary Classrooms is for all teachers who wish to fully understand and improve upon their own practice. It encourages you to reflect on and conceptualise your teaching, and helps you understand how your practice is connected to the social, cultural, political and...

    Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Media Teacher's Handbook

    Edited by Elaine Scarratt, Jon Davison

    The Media Teacher’s Handbook is an indispensible guide for all teachers, both specialist and non-specialist, delivering Media Studies and media education in secondary schools and colleges. It is the first text to draw together the three key elements of secondary sector teaching in relation to...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  9. Debates in Citizenship Education

    Edited by James Arthur, Hilary Cremin

    Series: Debates in Subject Teaching

    What are the key issues in Citizenship Education today? Debates in Citizenship Education encourages student and practising teachers to engage with and reflect on some of the key topics, concepts and debates that they will have to address throughout their career. It places the specialist field of...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Education, Equality and Human Rights

    Issues of gender, 'race', sexuality, disability and social class, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Mike Cole

    ‘Addressing issues that include the challenge of disability discrimination in schooling, gender and equality, ‘race’ and racism, sexuality and social justice, and class analysis and knowledge formation, Education, Equality and Human Rights is an urgent and important contribution to the social...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  11. Reassessing the Impact of Teaching Assistants

    How research challenges practice and policy

    By Peter Blatchford, Anthony Russell, Rob Webster

    Over the last decade, teaching assistants (TAs) have become an established part of everyday classroom life. TAs are often used by schools to help low-attaining pupils and those with special educational needs. Yet despite the huge rise in the number of TAs working in UK classrooms, very little is...

    Published November 21st 2011 by Routledge

  12. Enhancing Practice through Classroom Research

    A teacher's guide to professional development

    By Caitriona McDonagh, Mary Roche, Bernie Sullivan, Mairin Glenn

    Enhancing Practice through Classroom Research is an accessible introduction to understanding and improving teaching and learning through a process of reflection, research and action. Written by teachers for teachers, it offers a straightforward guide to classroom research and considers issues...

    Published November 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  13. Teaching and Learning Second Language Listening

    Metacognition in Action

    By Larry Vandergrift, Christine C.M. Goh

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    This reader-friendly text, firmly grounded in listening theories and supported by recent research findings, offers a comprehensive treatment of concepts and knowledge related to teaching second language (L2) listening, with a particular emphasis on metacognition. The metacognitive approach, aimed...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge