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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 125 new and published books in the subject of Teaching & Learning — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Essential Theory for Primary Teachers

    An introduction for busy trainees

    By Lynne Graham-Matheson

    Essential Theory for Primary Teachers is a succinct, accessible introduction to the key theories, concepts and policies that have shaped primary education as we know it, and underpin our practice in the classroom. Written with the ever busy training and practising teacher in mind, this...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Researching Literacy Lives

    Building communities between home and school

    By Teresa Cremin, Marilyn Mottram, Fiona M. Collins, Sacha Powell, Rose Drury

    ‘A ground-breaking book. For years educationists have sought evidence of genuine partnerships between schools and homes – reciprocal partnerships where schools are as keen to foster home practices relating to literacy and learning as they are to tell families ‘this is what we do’ and ask that...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Place-based Curriculum Design

    Exceeding Standards through Local Investigations

    By Amy B. Demarest

    Place-based Curriculum Design provides pre-service and practicing teachers both the rationale and tools to create and integrate meaningful, place-based learning experiences for students. Practical, classroom-based curricular examples illustrate how teachers can engage the local and still be...

    Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Reframing the Emotional Worlds of the Early Childhood Classroom

    Edited by Samara Madrid, David Fernie, Rebecca Kantor

    This volume examines the emotional world of the early childhood classroom as it affects young children (whose emotional wellbeing is crucial to successful learning), educators (for whom teaching is never a solely cognitive act), parents, and administrators. In a culture where issues such as...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Characteristics of Effective Learning

    Creating and capturing the possibilities in the early years

    Edited by Annie Woods

    The characteristics of effective learning – playing and exploring, active learning and creating and thinking critically – underpin young children’s learning and development and are central to the revised Early Years Foundation Stage. Practitioners need to be confident of planning, observing and...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Jumpstart! Maths

    Maths activities and games for ages 5–14, 2nd Edition

    By John Taylor

    Series: Jumpstart!

    To celebrate the return of the title "Mathematics" to the National Curriculum, Jumpstart! Maths is a completely updated, revised and re-named edition of ‘Jumpstart Numeracy’ reorganised to reflect the new 2014 curriculum and programmes of study. Jumpstart! Maths presents a collection of simple to...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Learning and Teaching Early Math

    The Learning Trajectories Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Douglas H. Clements, Julie Sarama

    Series: Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

    In this important book for pre- and in-service teachers, early math experts Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama show how "learning trajectories" help diagnose a child’s level of mathematical understanding and provide guidance for teaching. By focusing on the inherent delight and curiosity behind...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Multimodal Approaches to Research and Pedagogy

    Recognition, Resources, and Access

    Edited by Arlene Archer, Denise Newfield

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This book brings together social semiotics, cultural studies, multiliteracies, and other approaches in order to theorize very different learning environments, giving visibility to the modal effect in a range of disciplines. It highlights the ideological nature of discursive practices, examines...

    Published March 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Ways of Learning

    Learning theories and learning styles in the classroom, 3rd Edition

    By Alan Pritchard, Alan Pritchard

    Whilst most teachers are skilled in providing opportunities for the progression of children’s learning, it is often without fully understanding the theory behind it. With greater insight into what is currently known about the processes of learning and about individual learning preferences, teachers...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Playing and Learning Outdoors

    Making provision for high quality experiences in the outdoor environment with children 3–7, 2nd Edition

    By Jan White

    Playing and Learning Outdoors shows early years practitioners how to get the very best from outdoor playing and learning for the enjoyment, health and education of all children from ages three to five years.Fully updated to reflect the current status and understandings regarding outdoor provision...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge