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The Award in Education and Training by
The Award in Education and Training is the threshold qualification for anyone wanting to teach in a wide range of contexts including the further education and skills sector, workplace learning, offender learning and adult and community settings. This user-friendly text is your guide to all the units of the Award and is a key text for the course. Structured around the teaching, learning and assessment cycle, it includes full coverage of all units as well as information relevant to the Learning and Development units.
The Games Teachers Play by
A collection of activities and resources ranging from low to high level learning for the busy teacher. From simple starter and plenary activities to complex group strategies to add the 'wow factor' to any classroom or workshop.
The Teaching Assistant's Guide to Effective Interaction by
The Teaching Assistant's Guide to Effective Interaction is the definitive guide to teaching assistant-pupil interaction and an invaluable professional development tool for classroom support staff and the teachers who work with them.
The Teaching Assistant's Guide to Managing Behaviour by
This practical guide gives useful advice on: understanding your role in managing behaviour in the classroom; developing effective strategies for dealing with problem behaviour; using rewards and sanctions; and helping pupils to understand why their behaviour is unacceptable and what they can do to improve.This is essential reading for all teaching assistants.
Childcare and Education by
Child Care and Education offers the opportunity to analyse and explore theories and practice at a high level of detail. It provides post level 3 material in clearly marked 'Moving On' sections at the end of each chapter. - Focuses on the practicalities of working within a real-life setting using case studies and observation tasks. - Suitable for level 3 qualifications and courses that bridge the gap between levels 3 and 4.
Professionalism in the early years By Linda Miller
Covers a wide range of issues including: routes to professionalism; policy developments; multi-professional collaboration and multi-agency working.
Teaching and learning in the early years By David Whitebread
Provides a broad-ranging and up-to-date review of thinking and best practice within nursery and infant education. Written around the basic truth that an effective early years curriculum must start with the children, their needs and their potential, the contributors to this classic text acknowledge that learning must have a strong element of fun, wonder and excitement.
Practical Ideas, Games and Activities for the Primary Classroom by
A collection of 150 unique games and activities to help support teaching in the primary classroom. Designed with busy teachers in mind, the Classroom Gems series draws together an extensive selection of practical, tried-and-tested, off-the-shelf ideas, games and activities guaranteed to transform any lesson or classroom in an instant.
Teaching Assistant's Handbook for Level 3
The ideal support for those taking a qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools at Level 3. Support the development of children and young people with this hands-on and practical guide, used in a variety of settings including primary, secondary, special and extended schools.
Numeracy and Learning Difficulties by
Numeracy and Learning Difficulties provides guidance on how to develop flexible teaching methods and strategies to improve mathematical skills of students. It discusses common areas of learning difficulty in mathematics, and it looks at ways teachers can determine gaps in students' knowledge, as well as how to develop curricula and problem-solving strategies to address these gaps.
Growing up in a Digital Age
Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age by
Considers the impact of emerging digital technologies on teaching and learning, and explores the concept of a digital age and perspectives of knowledge, pedagogy and practice within a digital context.
Effective teaching with internet technologies by
All schools now have internet access, but the potential of internet technology as a teaching and learning tool is still far from fully realised. This timely book helps teachers develop pedagogical skills in using the internet through a series of case studies of good practice, all of which are based on extensive classroom research.
Where to find a book
Need to find a book? Below are the main class numbers where you can locate Childcare books and resources in our libraries. If you are unsure where to find a specific title you can always ask a librarian or check on the library catalogue.
Teaching assistants 371.14124
Early childhood education
Learning through play
Leadership in the early years