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Improving Practice (TLRP)

Series Editor: Andrew Pollard

Books in the Improving Practice series present tried-and-tested advice to encourage and support teachers in exploring new ways of enhancing learning experiences and improving educational outcomes of all sorts. Each book is eminently practical yet underpinned by research from the Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP), the UK’s largest ever coordinated education enquiry.

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  1. Improving Primary Mathematics

    Linking Home and School

    By Jan Winter, Jane Andrews, Pamela Greenhough, Martin Hughes, Leida Salway, Wan Ching Yee

    Series: Improving Practice (TLRP)

    Improving Primary Mathematics provides primary teachers with practical ideas about how to bring these two worlds closer to improve children’s mathematics learning. Using a number of fascinating case studies focusing on children’s experiences of mathematics both inside and outside the classroom,...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Improving Primary Literacy

    Linking Home and School

    By Anthony Feiler, Jane Andrews, Pamela Greenhough, Martin Hughes, David Johnson, Mary Scanlan, Wan Ching Yee

    Series: Improving Practice (TLRP)

    Parents can play an immensely important role in supporting their children's literacy learning at home, but how can primary teachers enlist the support of parents in helping children learn literacy? With a focus on improving children's literacy skills, this book provides practical answers to key...

    Published April 4th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Learning How to Learn

    Tools for Schools

    Edited by Mary James, Paul Black, Patrick Carmichael, Colin Conner, Peter Dudley, Alison Fox, David Frost, Leslie Honour, John MacBeath, Bethan Marshall, Robert McCormick, David Pedder, Richard Procter, Sue Swaffield, DYLAN WILIAM

    Series: Improving Practice (TLRP)

    Learning how to learn is an essential preparation for lifelong learning. This book offers a set of in-service resources to help teachers develop new classroom practices informed by sound research. It builds on previous work associated with ‘formative assessment’ or ‘assessment for learning’....

    Published October 11th 2006 by Routledge

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