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In When the Adults Change, Everything Changes: Seismic Shifts in School Behaviour, Paul Dix upends the debate on behaviour management in schools and offers effective tips and strategies that serve to end the search for change in children and turn the focus back on the adults.
The Brain Box is your students' indispensable guide not only to powering through the stress, hard work and brain-ache of school or college, but also to establishing good learning habits and self-motivation which will be invaluable throughout the next stage of their life, whether that be at university or in a career.
Values-based Education is the philosophy and practice that inspires both children and adults to be the best that they can be. After all, we are all growing, and it is not only our children that can benefit from education and development, but adults too.
Shares informed insights and a range of practical approaches to help school leaders play their part in making their schools more environmentally friendly and thus better places to learn for all.
Paints a vivid picture of life in a primary school classroom and shares top tips on how to enrich young pupils' learning at no extra cost to teachers' time or the school budget.
Shares practical solutions relating to school-parent engagement and communication based on insights gathered from some of the hardest-to-reach parents.
Explains how schools can establish and sustain a behaviour management approach rooted in values, acceptance and a genuine understanding of children's behaviour.
In this follow-up to his bestselling book When the Adults Change, Everything Changes, Paul Dix explains how teachers and school leaders can move beyond the behaviour management revolution and maintain a school culture rooted in relational practice.
This handbook contains everything educators need to know in order to be effective advocates for young people and their future aspirations, pathways and career aims.
Written by Richard Evans, Independent Thinking on Emotional Literacy: A passport to increased confidence, engagement and learning shares an approach that will help educators boost their pupils' emotional literacy, with the broader aim of nurturing a more grounded, engaged and intrinsically motivated child.
A refreshing and invigorating exploration of what really matters and what really works in higher education teaching.
Be prepared to experience wonder, wondering and wonderful learning. !
Written from the personal experience of a parent and his three children, Independent Thinking on Loss: A little book about bereavement for schools details the ways in which schools can help their pupils come to terms with the death of a parent.
Can a robot be kind? Can you touch the wind? Is there more future than past?
Written by Jackie Beere, The Complete Learner's Toolkit: Metacognition and mindset - equipping the modern learner with the thinking, social and self-regulation skills to succeed at school and in life will empower teachers to transform their pupils' learning.
Written by Chris Curtis, How to Teach: English: Novels, non-fiction and their artful navigation is jam-packed with enlivening ideas to help teachers make the subject of English more intellectually challenging for students - and to make it fun too!
In The Expert Teacher: Using pedagogical content knowledge to plan superb lessons, Darren Mead presents an engaging, research-informed view on which teaching strategies work best to induce long-term learning in students.
Written by Jonathan Lear, The Monkey-Proof Box: Curriculum design for building knowledge, developing creative thinking and promoting independence is a manifesto on how to dismantle the curriculum we're told to deliver and construct in its place the curriculum we need to deliver.
A practical and inspiring introduction to the use of restorative practice in schools to improve behaviour, foster a more caring culture and forge relationships that work.
Crista Hazell's Independent Thinking on MFL: How to make modern foreign language teaching exciting, inclusive and relevant takes teachers on a tour of how to get the teaching of a new language right.
Written by Martin Illingworth, Forget School: Why young people are succeeding on their own terms and what schools can do to avoid being left behind is a wide-reaching, engaging enquiry into the things that young people actually need from their education.
Written by Debra Kidd, A Curriculum of Hope: As rich in humanity as in knowledge explores how good curriculum design can empower schools to build bridges between their pupils' learning and the world around them.
Dave Keeling's Independent Thinking on Laughter: Using humour as a tool to engage and motivate all learners is an uplifting manifesto packed with tips and techniques to help educators unleash the power of humour and laughter in the learning environment.
Written by Dave Harris, Independent Thinking on Transition: Fostering better collaboration between primary and secondary schools is an inspirational compendium of practical strategies to empower primary and secondary school leaders to work together to get transition right.
Jackie Beere's Independent Thinking on Teaching and Learning: Developing independence and resilience in all teachers and learners is a practical guide full of educational wisdom to help teachers make a genuine difference to the lives of every young person in their classroom.
Building on the success of The Perfect (Ofsted) Lesson, this book demonstrates through exemplary case studies how to get the very best from your Ofsted inspection. Heads and middle leaders who have managed to show their school off in the best possible light share their top tips for making your inspection an opportunity rather than a
Iesha Small's The Unexpected Leader: Exploring the real nature of values, authenticity and moral purpose in education is for school leaders who want to make a difference but feel they aren't obvious leadership material.
In Teacher in the Cupboard: Self-reflective, solution-focused teaching and learning, Lisa Jane Ashes takes educators on a self-reflective journey that will inspire them to challenge the 'how to', tick-box approach to teaching.
In Dynamically Different Classrooms: Create spaces that spark learning, Claire Gadsby and Jan Evans provide teachers with a visually striking masterclass on how to maximise the potential of every cubic inch of the learning environment.
Ian Gilbert's There is Another Way: The second big book of independent thinking shares inspirational ideas from a number of contributors intended to inspire educators to do what they know is right regardless of the pressures from above.