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  1. Dorothy Heathcote on Education and Drama

    Essential writings

    Edited by Cecily O'Neill

    Dorothy Heathcote MBE was a unique educator whose practice had a vital influence on the international development of Drama in Education. For more than half a century she inspired generations of teachers and educators all over the world by her original and authentic approach to teaching and learning...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. What Teachers Can Learn From Sports Coaches

    A Playbook of Instructional Strategies

    By Nathan Barber

    The strategies used by winning coaches on the field can bring success to classrooms, too! In What Teachers Can Learn From Sports Coaches, you’ll uncover that the athletic arena and the classroom have more in common than you think. Author Nathan Barber demonstrates how many of the principles of...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Powers of Literacy (RLE Edu I)

    A Genre Approach to Teaching Writing

    Edited by Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Literacy remains a contentious and polarized educational, media and political issue. What has emerged from the continuing debate is a recognition that literacy in education is allied closely with matters of language and culture, ideology and discourse, knowledge and power. Drawing perspectives...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Learning to Teach Small Classes

    Lessons from East Asia

    By Maurice Galton, Kwok Chan Lai, Kam Wing Chan

    The justification for smaller classes has traditionally been that students can receive more individual attention and be provided with a curriculum that promotes student centred learning. However, in Asia where student engagement is generally over 90% in primary school classrooms, the focus of...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies

    Genre-based Pedagogy for K-5 Classrooms

    By María Estela Brisk

    The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas....

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Nature and Development of Decision-making

    A Self-regulation Model

    By James P. Byrnes

    Although everyone has goals, only some people successfully attain their respective goals on a regular basis. With this in mind, the author attempts to answer the question of why some people are more successful than others. He begins with the assumption that the key to personal success is effective...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Jumpstart! Geography

    Engaging activities for ages 7-12

    By Mark Jones, Sarah Whitehouse

    Series: Jumpstart!

    This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of the geographical skills of enquiry, outdoor learning, graphicacy and communication. Pupils will develop their knowledge and understanding of people, places and issues through being encouraged to ‘think...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Introducing Computing

    A guide for teachers

    Edited by Lawrence Williams

    This timely new text provides an accessible introduction to teaching Computing, and computer programming. Specifically designed for non-specialists who need to develop new skills in Computing in order to meet the new curriculum requirements, it offers a useful guide to the subject, alongside worked...

    Published August 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Developing Writing Teachers

    Practical Ways for Teacher-Writers to Transform their Classroom Practice

    By Terry Locke

    The premise of Developing Writing Teachers is this: When teachers of writing identify as writers, it adds a special dimension to their writing pedagogy. Practical and accessible while drawing on a range of relevant research and theory, this text is distinguished by its dual focus—on teachers as...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Authentic Learning for the Digital Generation

    Realising the potential of technology in the classroom

    By Angela McFarlane

    Why should we use technology to support learning? Where does the responsibility lie to prepare young people to be active and successful cybercitizens? Can we go on confiscating pupils’ smartphones indefinitely? Authentic Learning for the Digital Generation is a vital examination of young people’s...

    Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge