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  1. The Child at School

    Interactions with peers and teachers

    By Peter Blatchford, Anthony D Pellegrini, Ed Baines

    Series: International Texts in Developmental Psychology

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants

    Guidance for school leaders and teachers

    By Anthony Russell, Rob Webster, Peter Blatchford

    Teaching assistants have become an integral part of classroom life, yet pioneering research by the authors has shown that school leaders and teachers are not making the most of this valued resource. Results from the Deployment and Impact of Support Staff (DISS) project showed that the more support...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 20th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Promoting Effective Group Work in the Primary Classroom

    A Handbook for Teachers and Practitioners

    By Ed Baines, Peter Blatchford, Peter Kutnick, with Anne Chowne, Cathy Ota, Lucia Berdondini

    Series: Improving Practice (TLRP)

    Packed with valuable strategies for teachers and fun activities for children, this book is a must for any school wishing to make group work a more effective and successful way of learning. Teachers who have become more confident with the approaches developed for this book find that their classes...

    Published July 21st 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Child at School

    Interactions with Peers and Teachers

    By Anthony Pellegrini, Peter Blatchford

    Series: International Texts in Developmental Psychology

    School is an institution through which all children in modern industrial societies must pass, and it also has an important effect on their later lives. The authors present children's social interactive processes as a key dimension of their lives in school. The school provides a milieu for social...

    Published July 27th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Social Life in School

    Pupils' experiences of breaktime and recess from 7 to 16

    By Peter Blatchford

    Are breaktimes really just a time of violence and bullying that could be better used for working? Based on a unique and fascinating longitudinal study of a group of pupils from primary to secondary school, the author of this timely new book proposes an alternative view. He believes that breaktime...

    Published March 30th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Breaktime and the School

    Understanding and Changing Playground Behaviour

    Edited by Peter Blatchford, Sonia Sharp

    Breaktime in the school is a period when pupils learn social skills they will need in the world outside. But it can also be an occasion for aggression, harassment and bullying. Breaktime and the School gives an accessible account of the latest research into children's play and behaviour. The...

    Published March 9th 1994 by Routledge

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