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Teaching Resources General
English as an additional language
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Special needs Teaching Young Children with Autism
Autistic Spectrum Disorders in the Foundation Stage
A straight forward, easy to use guide to explain the major characteristics associated with autism and help teachers understand the ways children with autism relate to the world. Each chapter offers specific strategies for teachers to use, including setting up a proactive pre-school environment, managing behaviour and working with families.
The aim of the Including Children with... series is to equip practitioners and carers with the basic information they require in order to understand particular special needs and respond appropriately to the child and his or her parents. The emphasis is on helping the child to participate as fully as possible in the curriculum.
Available now • 246 x 170mm • Paperback • 9781408139721 • AU$39.99
100+ Ideas for Supporting Children with Dyslexia Gavin Reid
This practical guide offers strategies for supporting children with dyslexia in everything from improving literacy and numeracy to ideas for differentiation in a busy classroom.
Available now • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408195031 • AU$35.00
Words Get Knotted
This charming, beautifully designed picture book aims to empower children with dyslexia to recognise and understand their own difficulties and by sharing it with friends and family help them to understand too.
A complete assessment tool for investigating maths difficulties in children, this book also provides advice for implementing the findings into teaching plans.
Available now • 216 x 138mm • Paperback • 9781441140852 • AU$79.99 Available now • 210 x 210mm • Hardback • 9781408175897 • AU$22.99
Available now • 198 x 129mm • Paperback • 9780826434166 • AU$24.99
Behaviour Management Getting the Buggers to Behave Sue Cowley
The fourth edition of this bestselling book includes new material for early years and further education practitioners, and those working in the toughest schools. There’s also a companion website offering extra material, links and ideas. There are many great books available in the ‘Buggers’ series. Visit www.bloomsbury.com for more! Available now • 216 x 138mm • Paperback • 9781441173140 • AU$35.00
100 Completely New Ideas for Managing Behaviour Johnnie Young
This book is a treasure trove of advice is brimming with tried-and-tested strategies for managing behaviour in the secondary classroom, containing 100 completely new ideas including: suggested scripts and keywords designed to pacify even the most aggressive situation, short-term and longer term strategies, advice on pre-empting and avoiding challenging behaviour, ideas for thinking on your feet in extreme circumstances. Available now • 198 x 129mm • Paperback • 9781441169082 • AU$24.99
Managing Behaviour in Challenging Schools: The 7 Keys to Success Phil Beadle and John Murphy
7 keys to successful behaviour management, through innovative approaches to teaching and learning. A structured, tried-and-tested approach to managing behaviour in challenging environments, for anyone who refuses to accept students’ backgrounds as an excuse for underachievement. March 2013 • 216 x 138mm • Paperback • 9781441185150 • AU$35.00
Xxxxx Teaching Resources General
How to Survive Your First Year in Teaching 2nd Edition Sue Cowley
For anyone who is new to the teaching profession their first year can be notoriously difficult. This book offers practical advice with tried-and-tested strategies and solutions on how to cope. With real case studies, this will not only help the reader to survive but also enjoy their first year in teaching.
9 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Jacquie Turnbull
An inspirational and practical guide to personal and professional development for teachers. June 2013 • 216 x 138mm • Paperback • 9781441169044 • AU$36.99
Available now • 216 x 138mm • Paperback • 9781847064714 • AU$36.99
Breaking Through Barriers to Boys’ Achievement
Building Classroom Success: Eliminating Academic Fear and Failure
A ground-breaking book that examines why boys underachieve at school and what can be done about it. Using research findings and strategies, the emphasis is not simply on increasing academic achievement but developing a ‘caring masculinity’, developing boys’ emotional intelligence and self-esteem.
This book examines ways in which students respond to academic failure and provides practical strategies that educators can use to build classroom confidence and success.
Available now • 198 x 129mm • Paperback • 9781847065605 • AU$36.99 March 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408193549 • AU$24.99
Teaching Resources General
100 Ideas for Lesson Planning Anthony Haynes
Lesson planning and preparation is one of the most important aspects of teaching however it is also one of the hardest aspects to learn. This book provides easily understood practical ideas but also sets them in a coherent overall framework based on the ideas that planning and preparation are part of a total cyclical process involving pedagogy, curriculum, learning and assessment.
Pimp your Lesson! Isabella Wallace & Leah Kirkman
Pimp Your Lesson! reveals, in detail, the secrets to impressing the pants off your observer, whether it be your Head of Department, Headteacher, Mentor. This new edition contains guidance on addressing and incorporating current government initiatives and strategies, and lots of additional innovative ideas to enhance your lessons, helping you to meet the outstanding mark, both in observed lessons and your daily teaching.
June 2013 • 198 x 129mm • Paperback • 9781408193655 • AU$24.99
Complete Guide to Lesson Planning and Preparation Anthony Haynes
This book covers everything needed to plan and prepare for lessons effectively, and encourages teachers to reflect on their strengths and weaknesses, priorities and needs. Packed with anecdotes, reflective questions and exercises. Available now • 216 x 138mm • Paperback • 9781847060709 • AU$36.99
Available now • 216 x 138mm • Paperback • 9781441169051 • AU$36.99
English as an additional language
Teaching Children to Listen
Teaching Thinking 3rd Edition
100 Ideas for Supporting Learners with Eal
A complete, practical guide to improving the listening skills of children of a range of abilities aged 3-11. Includes a quick, photocopiable assessment to rate children and 40 activities including games and exercises.
A fully updated third edition of the highly successful guide to using discussion in the classroom to develop children’s thinking, learning and literacy skills. This new edition includes material on the latest trends in teaching thinking, including dialogic teaching, creativity and personalised learning.
100 inspirational, tried-and-tested ideas that can be used straight away by a range of practitioners supporting learners with English as an additional language (EAL).
Liz Spooner & Jacqui Woodcock
Available now • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781441174765 • AU$19.99
Available now • 198 x 129mm • Paperback • 9781441193568 • AU$24.99
Available now • 234 x 156mm • Paperback • 9781847061492 • AU$45.00
Early Years & Primary Xxxxx English for Early Years & Primary
Foundations of Literacy
Get them talking - get them writing
The third edition of the best-selling Foundations of Literacy offers fully updated material including a revised phonics and Early Years goals chapter. The book draws upon research and advice from many early years specialists associated with the age group to provide the most current findings and approaches to teaching the foundation years.
An inspirational book that studies the development of mark making skills in relation to ‘talk’ and provides age appropriate activities to use with young children that will have a significant impact on their learning.
Sue Palmer & Ros Bayley
January 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408163924 • AU$39.99
Available now • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781847060891 • AU$39.99
A series of photocopiable books to use both as a tool for extending vocabulary and as a stimulus for speaking and listening activities. Each book features sets of illustration cards together with matching word cards, becoming increasingly complex throughout the series.
January 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408174029 • AU$39.99
January 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408174036 • AU$39.99
February 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408174043 • AU$39.99
February 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408174050 • AU$39.99
February 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408174067 • AU$39.99
February 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408174074 • AU$39.99
Early Years & Primary: Maths & Science Science - Early years and primary The Little Book of Science through Art
50 fantastic ideas for Science Outdoors
Simple, practical activities linking scientific exploration and creativity.
The 50 Fantastic Things series is ideal for the busy practitioner, offering a ‘dip in’ approach to accessing ideas that they may not have thought of.
January 2013 • 210 x 148mm • Paperback • 9781408194157 • AU$22.99
June 2013 • 245 x 170 mm • Paperback • 9781408186800 • AU$22.99
Maths - Early Years & Primary Foundations of Mathematics
50 Fantastic Ideas for Maths Outdoors
Carole Skinner & Judith Stevens
Filled with fun, multi-sensory ideas to trigger chiclren’s curiosity, this is a practical guide to developing children’s early mathematical development, written by leading early years numeracy experts. For ages 3–7.
The 50 Fantastic Things series is ideal for the busy practitioner, offering a ‘dip in’ approach to accessing ideas that they may not have thought of. June 2013 • 245 x 170 mm • Paperback • 9781408186794 • AU$22.99
January 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781855394360 • AU$39.99
Brilliant Ideas for Times Tables Practice
The perpetual problem of encouraging children to learn their tables can be a difficult one for parents (and teachers) to solve. These books aim to make times tables learning fun by including a wide variety of methods tackling the same sums.
February 2013 • 210 x 297mm • Paperback • 9781408181300 • AU$35.00
February 2013 • 210 x 297mm • Paperback • 9781408181317 • AU$35.00
February 2013 • 210 x 297mm • Paperback • 9781408181966 • AU$35.00
Xxxxx Early Years & Primary: General Teaching Resources Get them talking - get them learning
Getting ready to write Alistair Bryce-Clegg
Talk not only plays a pivotal role in helping children to understand the world around them, it also enables them to learn how to make sense of the role that they play within in it. The range of language and experience that a child is exposed to, early in their development, the significantly higher the potential for success in both academic and social attainment. This practical book full of real examples, ideas and activities, will show teachers the huge impact that quality talk experiences can have on children’s lifelong attainment.
There are so many ways practitioners can get children ready for writing and Alistair explores these in this step by step practical guide. Starting with the theory this book takes practitioners through the developmental stages, looks at gender differences in mark making and then provides some innovative ideas for intervention. May 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408193181 • AU$35.00
January 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408163931 • AU$39.99
Parent’s Survival Guide to Starting School
Kirstine Beeley Aimed at helping parents prepare their child for the huge milestone of starting ‘big school’, this easy to read, jargon-free guide features practical, professional and personal experience as well as answering all those questions that parents frequently ask about the transition process and handy tips on how to make sure your child settles in. January 2013 • 210 x 148mm • Paperback • 9781408159880 • AU$22.99
Getting Ready for Phonics
Helen Bilton, Janet Evans, Jennie Lindon, Judith Harries, Kym Scott, Linda Pound, Lynn Broadbent, Margaret Edgington, Marion Dowling & Ros Bayley Everyone agrees that an understanding of phonics is essential to cracking the code for reading. Getting Ready for Phonics discusses early language development. It focuses on the phonics debate; and provides activities to support multi-sensory learning environments for the teaching of phonological development. April 2013 • 244 x 169mm • Paperback • 9781408189139 • AU$39.99
Understanding schemas in young children
This book provides an accessible introduction to schemas. Schemas are a vitally important element in young children’s learning, and this book has been designed to help practioners recognise them, value them and help children use them as they build their understanding of the world.
February 2013 • 234 x 156mm • Paperback • 9781441172655 • AU$45.00
An insightful guide to the philosophy of Montessori education, covering its origins, features and practices today.
Stella Louis, Clare Beswick & Sally Featherstone
April 2013 • 244 x 169mm • Paperback • 9781408189146 • AU$39.99
Creative Planning in the Early Year
Fun, practical activities for 3-5 year olds. Through the topic-based approach children will be involved in playing and exploring, active learning and creating and thinking critically. Each book contains six weeks of highly detailed planning with an activity for each specific area of learning. A unique feature of the series is the differentiation - activities are pitched at expected, emerging and exceeding levels so the practitioner can meet the needs of all children.
January 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408173923 • AU$29.99
January 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408173930 • AU$29.99
January 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408173954 • AU$29.99
January 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408173947 • AU$29.99
Early Years & Primary: The Little Book series The Little Book of Fine Motor Skills
The Little Book of Sequencing Skills
Developing fine motor skills is a key feature in learning to read and write. Many children need additional help to develop these skills in the early years. This little book gives you lots of ideas for interesting activities focused on hand/eye coordination.
The ability to sequence events and objects is essential for children’s learning and the ability to put thoughts and actions into sequence is important for development. many competencies. This book offers many practical and creative ways to help young children develop sequencing skills.
January 2013 • 210 x 148mm • Paperback • 9781408194126 • AU$22.99
February 2013 • 210 x 148mm • Paperback • 9781408180297 • AU$22.99
The Little Book of Storybuilding
The Little Book of Multi-sensory stories
Clare Lewis and Victoria Millward
Storybuilding is a cooperative story making technique - with a group of children the practitioner builds an original story e.g. using a range of objects to prompt the people, places and storyline. It is an ideal activity to develop speaking, listening and understanding skills in a fun and imaginative way.
The Little Book of Multi-Sensory Stories brings to life popular stories through a wide range of multi-sensory activities. Traditional and classic stories are safe, inclusive and fun platforms to launch into exciting explorations and investigations. April 2013 • 210 x 148mm • Paperback • 9781408192160 • AU$20.99
June 2013 • 210 x 148mm • Paperback • 9781408194164 • AU$22.99
The Little Book of Role Play
The Little Book of Opposites
Hundreds of ideas for role play, grouped so you and the children can incorporate linked themes into your setting and develop role play in more than one place. Resources, vocabulary lists, literacy and numeracy links are provided for each situation.
Opposites are a great way to introduce lots of simple concepts to children about the world around them. Learning about things which are opposite challenges and encourages problem-solving, creativity and imagination.
January 2013 • 210 x 148mm • Paperback • 9781408194140 • AU$22.99
Opposites are explored through stories, games, roleplay, investigations and explorations and include looking at very simple to more complex opposites.
The Little Book of Woodwork Terry Gould & Linda Mort
This book provides ideas and inspiration for basic woodwork skills for children aged 3-6. Organised into 3 levels of competence. Children’s physical development as well as knowledge of the world, and mathematical development will all benefit from these activities. January 2013 • 210 x 148mm • Paperback • 9781408173961 • AU$29.99
January 2013 • 210 x 148mm • Paperback • 9781408188163 • AU$22.99
XxxxxYears & Primary: General Teaching Resources Early Child-initiated Learning
Supporting Childinitiated Learning
Independent learning and child-initiated activities are at the heart of early learning. With these principles in mind, practitioners are working hard to support independence and a ‘can do’ attitude and this book aims to support that work. Hundreds of ideas and case studies to help you to develop an environment where independent learning is celebrated and where children take responsibility for planning and organising their own activities.
As children grow and learn, they acquire skills through play and practical activities. It is now evident that where children are able to select resources, play companions and activities for themselves, they can practise emerging skills and concepts by selecting the resources they need and using them in ways which are unique to them. This book, written by a group of experts in early years practice, explores the place and purpose of child-intitiated learning in high quality early years practice.
Ros Bayley & Sally Featherstone
February 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408194119 • AU$39.99 April 2013 • 244 x 169mm • Paperback • 9781408189160 • AU$36.99
Learning and Playing Indoors
Treasure baskets and heuristic play Sally Featherstone & Ros Bayley
Continuous Provision in the Early Years
This lively book will guide you in planning, stimulating and organising role play inside and out. Part 1 discussed why role play is important. Part 2 presents activities suitable for a range of role play situations. There are ideas for materials, equipment and locations, including advice on making the most of limited resources.
Heuristic Play is a tightly described, but freely accessed activity, using a specific range of ‘found’ or everyday objects. Collections of objects, carefully selected and offered in both adult-led and child-initiated sessions, indoors and outside, can build on the experience of treasure baskets. You will also find chapters which explore the benefits of heuristic play with objects for children throughout the early years from six months to seven years.
Based on Alistair’s extensive experience in school, this book brings together his knowledge of Continuous Provision and the high level impact and engagement that it can bring. He explains what Continuous Provision is, how to link it to assessment and provides numerous case studies and illustrations of how this works in practice.
January 2013 • 297 x 210mm • Paperback • 9781408155493 • AU$45.00
May 2013 • 244 x 169mm • Paperback • 9781408175835 • AU$35.00
Terry Gould, Kathy Coates-Mohammed, Judith Brierley
June 2013 • 245 x 170 mm • Paperback • 9781408175828 • AU$35.00
The 50 Fantastic Things series is a no nonsense, ideas bank ...no frills, just 50 examples of great ideas already in practice! Ideal for the busy practitioner they offer a ‘dip in’ approach to accessing simple, inpsiring ideas that they may not have thought of. Each page gives step-by-step instructions, tips and plenty of further ideas for children ready for more.
June 2013 • 245 x 170 mm • Paperback • 9781408186770 • AU$22.99
June 2013 • 245 x 170 mm • Paperback • 9781408186787 • AU$22.99
January 2013 • 245 x 170 mm • Paperback • 9781408159866 • AU$22.99
January 2013 • 245 x 170 mm • Paperback • 9781408159835 • AU$22.99
January 2013 • 245 x 170 mm • Paperback • 9781408159842 • AU$22.99
January 2013 • 245 x 170 mm • Paperback • 9781408159859 • AU$22.99
High School Teaching Resources Highschool English
History - High School
Secondary Starters and Plenaries: English
Secondary Starters and Plenaries: History
This book contains creative and imaginative tried-and-tested starters and plenaries for engaging students in all areas of an English Lesson and includes PowerPoints, task sheets and other time-saving resources online.
This book provides history teachers with 50 cohesive suggestions for embedding and extending learning in the classroom, every starter and plenary is easily-adaptable for the whole ability range of your class and ideas for extension and development keep each activity fresh, plus there are also PowerPoints, task sheets and other time-saving resources online.
April 2013 • 234 x 156mm • Paperback • 9781441199782 • AU$29.99
March 2013 • 234 x 156mm • Paperback • 9781441171931 • AU$29.99
General high school teacher resources Classroom Starters and Plenaries
More Secondary Starters and Plenaries
Starters and plenaries are now established elements of all good lesson planning. A good starter gets a class engaged right from the word go, challenges and motivates students, and sets a positive tone fro the rest of the lesson. A good plenary allows students to focus on the key objectives of the lesson, and to reflect on the progress they have made.
All New Classroom Starters and Plenaries provides busy teachers with a set of flexible, easy-to-implement activity ideas that can be used in any subject for teaching ages 11–19.
April 2013 • 234 x 156mm • Paperback • 9781441177186 • AU$26.99
April 2013 • 234 x 156mm • Paperback • 9781408193570 • AU$24.99
Think Positively! A course for developing coping skills in adolescents Erica Frydenberg
Using photocopiable and electronic resources, Erica Frydenberg provides teachers with strategies that will enable students to combat stress and depression in the classroom. The program Erica has devised is universally applicable and can be taught in any group setting. Available now • 246 x 189mm • Paperback • 9781441124814 • AU$49.99
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