From current certainties to new visions
Education has become dominated by testing, standards, interventions, strategies and political policy. Yet while elements such as these are important, Exploring Education and Childhood contends it is childhood - including its sociology and psychology - that is the vital holistic context for teaching...
To Be Published June 4th 2015 by Routledge
Are you striving to establish a more creative and imaginative classroom? Are you interested in: the generosity of creativity; creative conjecture; being an advocate for creativity; welcoming the unexpected, the unpredictable and the unconventional; taking risks; learning which...
Published January 11th 2013 by Routledge
‘This book is comprehensive, up-to-date, critical and authoritative. It is also, above all, well written. It will undoubtedly become standard reading for the next generation of teachers in training and practising teachers will also learn a great deal from dipping into its contents.' - David Wray,...
Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge
Is there an ‘ideal’ primary school curriculum? Who should decide what the curriculum is? Should teachers have autonomy over how they teach? The curriculum is the heart of what teachers teach and learners learn: effective teaching is only possible with an effective curriculum. Yet in spite of its...
Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge
Edited by three authorities in the field, this Handbook presents contributions from experts across the world who report the cutting-edge of international research. It is ground-breaking in its holistic, evidence-informed account that aims to synthesize key messages for policy and practice in...
Published February 12th 2010 by Routledge
Series: The Really Useful
What is creativity and how do we teach it? The Really Useful Creativity Book provides approaches and ideas that will enable children to develop their creativity. Written for the primary school teacher, student or trainee teacher, the book shows you how creativity can flourish in your classroom....
Published October 14th 2008 by Routledge
This book is essential reading for students just beginning a career in primary school teaching. Written with the needs and questions of the new student teacher in mind, it covers the fundamental aspects of the job of the primary school teacher in an inspiring yet down-to-earth way. Each...
Published April 25th 2002 by Routledge