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Primary & middle schools books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Primary & middle schools category. Presented with a red border are the Primary & middle schools books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Primary & middle schools books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

Social Education and Personal Development by Eva Tattum Social Education and Personal Development

The National Curriculum had placed personal and social education on the agenda of every primary school. This book, originally published in 1992, examines the quality and nature of relationships which contribute to a child's personal development and social awareness, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Teaching in the Primary School (1989) by Maurice Galton Teaching in the Primary School (1989)

Originally published in 1989, this book reviews teaching methods and curriculum practice against the reality of classroom practice and educational objective and policies. In some ways a re-appraisal of progressive individual and group teaching and learning methods, together with practical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/09/2017

The Teacher Paradox Why great teachers matter and how to get the best out of them by Sam Sims, Rebecca Allen The Teacher Paradox Why great teachers matter and how to get the best out of them
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Teachers are the most important determinant of the quality of schooling yet we seem to be demoralising and deskilling our teaching profession. This is the teacher paradox. This book aims to resolve the paradox by fundamentally rethinking the way we...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

The Teacher Paradox Why Great Teachers Matter and How to Get the Best Out of Them by Sam Sims, Rebecca Allen The Teacher Paradox Why Great Teachers Matter and How to Get the Best Out of Them
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Teachers are the most important determinant of the quality of schooling yet we seem to be demoralising and deskilling our teaching profession. This is the teacher paradox. This book aims to resolve the paradox by fundamentally rethinking the way we...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

Teaching History from Primary Evidence (1993) by Keith Andreetti Teaching History from Primary Evidence (1993)

Originally published in 1993, this volume will be of particular interest to primary school teachers who may never have taught history as a discreet subject before and who are worried by their negative memories of school history and lack confidence...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Current Issues in School Leadership by Larry W. Hughes Current Issues in School Leadership

Current Issues in School Leadership examines controversies about, and affecting, school practices. Focusing on two essential questions--what is important to today's school leaders? and what is interfering with schooling processes?--it includes chapters by a broad range of authors, with expertise...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Optimise A2 (Elementary) Teacher's Book Premium Pack by Malcolm Mann Optimise A2 (Elementary) Teacher's Book Premium Pack

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Format: Mixed media product - Released: 20/07/2017

Teaching of Drama in the Primary School, The by Brian George Woolland Teaching of Drama in the Primary School, The

The importance of drama in primary school has been elevated in recent years, with many teachers continuing to make it high priority in their teaching. They recognise that it can enrich children's understanding of the world and motivate and encourage...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Coming Soon

How to be an Outstanding Primary Teaching Assistant by Emma Davie How to be an Outstanding Primary Teaching Assistant

How to be an Outstanding Primary Teaching Assistant is packed full of advice, tips and strategies to help teaching assistants deliver outstanding support in the primary classroom. Written by an experienced teaching assistant, this book explores the diverse range of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Practical Behaviour Management for Primary School Teachers by Tracey Lawrence Practical Behaviour Management for Primary School Teachers

Practical Behaviour Management for Primary School Teachers will provide you with practical strategies at every part of your teaching journey, enabling you to create an inclusive environment in your own classroom. By giving you step-by-step guidance on different strategies that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

How to be an Outstanding Primary School Teacher 2nd edition by David Dunn How to be an Outstanding Primary School Teacher 2nd edition

The 2nd edition of David Dunn's best-selling How to be an Outstanding Primary School Teacher, now updated to reflect changes in teaching initiatives and educational policy, including valuable new content on using technology in the primary classroom. This book features...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Datafication of Primary and Early Years Education Playing with numbers by Alice (UCL Institute of Education, UK) Bradbury, Guy (UCL Institute of Education, UK) Roberts-Holmes The Datafication of Primary and Early Years Education Playing with numbers
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The Datafication of Primary and Early Years Education explores and critically analyses the growing dominance of data in schools and early childhood education settings. Recognising the shift in practice and priorities towards the production and analysis of attainment data that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

The Datafication of Primary and Early Years Education Playing with numbers by Alice (UCL Institute of Education, UK) Bradbury, Guy (UCL Institute of Education, UK) Roberts-Holmes The Datafication of Primary and Early Years Education Playing with numbers
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The Datafication of Primary and Early Years Education explores and critically analyses the growing dominance of data in schools and early childhood education settings. Recognising the shift in practice and priorities towards the production and analysis of attainment data that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2017

Teaching Gymnastics by Elizabeth Mauldon Teaching Gymnastics

This practical book is designed to help not only the specialist, but also the primary and middle school teacher, whose responsibility it is to provide gymnastic education. Opening chapters discuss the historical context of gymnastics and provide a discussion of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Investigating Participant Structures in the Context of Science Instruction A Special Issue of Cognition and Instruction by Richard Lehrer Investigating Participant Structures in the Context of Science Instruction A Special Issue of Cognition and Instruction

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Learn and Play Out How to develop your primary school's outside space by Learning through Landscapes Learn and Play Out How to develop your primary school's outside space

Do your children know how to grow potatoes, where to see a dragon-fly or how to fire a rocket? Are you one of the 82% of teachers who thinks their school isn?t making as much use of their grounds as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Learn to Think Basic Exercises in the Core Thinking Skills for Ages 6-11 by John Langrehr Learn to Think Basic Exercises in the Core Thinking Skills for Ages 6-11

Classroom questions have traditionally focussed on testing the recall, understanding and application of content and methods. Research suggests that pupils require activities that encourage them to think flexibly about possibilities and to make independent judgements about information. Learn to Think...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Tricky Thinking Problems Advanced Activities in Applied Thinking Skills for Ages 6-11 by John Langrehr Tricky Thinking Problems Advanced Activities in Applied Thinking Skills for Ages 6-11

Classroom questions have traditionally focussed on testing the recall, understanding and application of content and methods. Research suggests that pupils require activities that encourage them to think flexibly about possibilities and to make independent judgements about information. Tricky Thinking Problems...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Really Useful ICT Book A practical guide to using technology across the primary curriculum by Jill Jesson The Really Useful ICT Book A practical guide to using technology across the primary curriculum

The Really Useful ICT Book is a practical and easy-to-use guide to give you all the confidence you need to use ICT really effectively inside and outside the primary classroom. It makes clear how ICT can be taught as a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Supporting Children's Reading A Complete Short Course for Teaching Assistants, Volunteer Helpers and Parents by Margaret Hughes Supporting Children's Reading A Complete Short Course for Teaching Assistants, Volunteer Helpers and Parents

Being able to read is one of the most important skills in life and something we all want our children to achieve ? for learning and for pleasure. Supporting Children?s Reading gives you the understanding you need of the reading...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Learning through Talk Developing Learning Dialogues in the Primary Classroom by Heather Luxford Learning through Talk Developing Learning Dialogues in the Primary Classroom

Learning through Talk is a practical handbook. It is designed to help teachers and others working with five to eleven year olds develop the key skills which will enable their pupils to use talk effectively for learning. The activities within...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

A Teacher's Guide to Science and Religion in the Classroom by Berry Billingsley A Teacher's Guide to Science and Religion in the Classroom

This practical text provides teachers with essential guidance on how to give children greater access to positive ways to think about the relationship between science and religion. Each chapter explores a key concept, from miracles to evolution, identifying gaps and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Creating Citizens Teaching Civics and Current Events in the History Classroom, Grades 6-9 by Sarah Cooper Creating Citizens Teaching Civics and Current Events in the History Classroom, Grades 6-9

Engage students in meaningful civic learning and encourage them to become active and informed citizens. With this essential book, co-published by Routledge and MiddleWeb, you will gain a variety of practical strategies for teaching civics and current events to your...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Other books in this genre

New Pop-Up Paper Projects Step-by-step paper engineering for all ages by Paul Johnson New Pop-Up Paper Projects Step-by-step paper engineering for all ages

New Pop-Up Paper Projects is an inspirational book for everyone who wants to learn and share the magic of pop-up paper engineering. Illustrated throughout with colour diagrams and photographs, this book guides you through basic techniques and foundation skills, offers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 5-9 by Michaela Morgan How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 5-9

Now in a fully revised and extended second edition, How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 5-9 is a practical, activity based resource of poetry writing workshops for teachers of primary age children. Each workshop provides enjoyable activities for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Play Out How to develop your outside space for learning and play by Learning through Landscapes Play Out How to develop your outside space for learning and play

Do you know how to manage physical risks and encourage children to go out and test their own boundaries without fear or failure? How can you create a stimulating outdoor area that offers irresistible learning opportunities for young children? Does...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Engaging Students Using Cooperative Learning by John D. Strebe Engaging Students Using Cooperative Learning

Motivate your students and create an engaging classroom environment with the time-tested strategies in this book. Drawing on over 35 years of experience, author and consultant John D. Strebe offers a wealth of advice for teachers who want to encourage...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2017

Engaging Students Using Cooperative Learning by John D. Strebe Engaging Students Using Cooperative Learning

Motivate your students and create an engaging classroom environment with the time-tested strategies in this book. Drawing on over 35 years of experience, author and consultant John D. Strebe offers a wealth of advice for teachers who want to encourage...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings by Shelly Newstead, Emma Isles-Buck Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings
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Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings by Shelly Newstead, Emma Isles-Buck Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings
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Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

Thinking through Primary Practice by Jill Bourne Thinking through Primary Practice

Offers a range of research into how primary classrooms actually work looking at the development of specific curriculum areas and how they can be taught and assessed across the ability range.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

School Leadership in Times of Urban Reform by Marilyn Bizar School Leadership in Times of Urban Reform

Developed in response to the growing interest in examining individual schools as they undergo change, this book features eight case studies of urban elementary and high schools as they face problems and attempt to find solutions in their quest to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

Literacy and ICT in the Primary School A Creative Approach to English by Andrew Rudd Literacy and ICT in the Primary School A Creative Approach to English

By clearly outlining how ICT can enhance and improve children?s learning, this book unlocks the full potential of ICT within the classroom. Stimulating, useful and free of jargon, the book provides many practical examples to show teachers where, when and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

Just Imagine Music, images and text to inspire creative writing by James Carter Just Imagine Music, images and text to inspire creative writing

Just Imagine is an exciting, unique and versatile resource that provides teachers with practical and stimulating creative writing activities for fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Taking three different, but interconnected media by which to generate and explore creative writing ? ?Text...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2017

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