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The School Principals' Guide to Successful Daily Practices: Practical Ideas and Strategies for Beginning and Seasoned Educators

by Barbara L. Brock & Marilyn L. Grady

While many books outline the attributes of successful school leaders, few describe how those traits manifest in daily practice. The Daily Practices of Successful Principals goes beyond the outward picture of...


Transitions in American Education: A Social History of Teaching

by Donald Parkerson & Jo Ann Pakerson

This book is a concise social history of teaching from the colonial period to the present. By revealing the words of teachers themselves, it brings their stories to life. Synthesizing decades of research on...


The Organized Teacher's Lesson Planner

by Steve Springer & Kimberly Persiani

Get more out of your lesson planner than just a place to record grades and attendance!

A new school year means a new "grade book"--a place to put everything that you need to keep your classroom running smoothly....


The Organized Teacher's Guide to Classroom Management

by Kimberly Persiani & Steve Springer

Get straight-forward, no-nonsense advice covering everything from attendance to discipline to motivation and more!

Classroom management is possibly the most difficult aspect of the job of teaching. Written...


The Ph.D. Trap Revisited

by Wilfred Cude

This book lays bare the faults of the Ph.D. program, showing that in most disciplines it is savage, mechanical, and cruel.


The Handbook of Canadian Boarding Schools

by Ashley Thomson & Sylvie Lafortune

A comparison of boarding schools with information on the educational environment of each province.


The CDA Prep Guide: The Complete Review Manual

by Debra Pierce

Navigating the new Child Development Associate (CDA) process doesn’t have to be difficult. This guide provides step-by-step expert advice.


The Daily Telegraph Style Guide

by Simon Heffer

The Telegraph newspapers maintain their high standards of accuracy, literacy and grammar thanks to a comprehensive style book used by all their journalists, covering everything from the correct title of a baron...


Testing for Learning

by Ruth Mitchell

Arguing that traditional, test-based evaluation has a negative effect on many students, this book describes new methods of assessing student performance.


An Introduction to the Study of Education

by David Matheson

What is education? This core textbook will help students in pursuit of this question by providing a comprehensive, gentle and reflective introduction to the initial study of education. Updated in line with the...


The Essential Guide for Competent Teaching Assistants: Meeting the National Occupational Standards at Level 2

by Anne Watkinson

This indispensable textbook provides the underpinning knowledge to support all teaching assistants working towards Level 2 of the National Occupational Standards.

This new edition is fully revised and extended...


We Must Take Charge!

by Chester E. Finn, Jr.

According to leading education analyst Chester Finn, a paradox lies at the heart of our educational trouble. While Americans commonly acknowledge that public schools in general are a disaster, polls consistently...


The Play of Words

by Richard Lederer

Do you know the connection between the expression A HARROWING EXPERIENCE and agriculture, between BY AND LARGE and sailing, between GET YOUR GOAT and horses, or between STEAL YOUR THUNDER and show business?...


Ethics and Research in Inclusive Education: Values into practice

by Melanie Nind, Jonathan Rix & Kieron Sheehy

The recent move towards inclusive education has radically influenced the way educational research is conducted. Students need to become aware of the critical legal and ethical responsibilities that arise from...


The Etiquette Book for Ladies

by Florence Hartley

Etiquette exists in some form in all countries, has existed and will exist in all ages. This book offers a complete guide and insight into norms of polite society. It is a practical reference book including...


A Newly Qualified Teacher's Manual: How to Meet the Induction Standards

by Sara Bubb

This latest edition offers practical and up-to-date guidance to newly-qualified teachers (NQTs) who are in their statutory induction period, with specific help in how to meet the Standards. Based on over two...


Location Writing: Taking Literacy into the Environment

by Caroline Davey & Brian Moses

Presenting a powerful and stimulating approach to writing, "Location Writing" allows children to escape the confines of the classroom and develop written responses to their environment. The book features: activities...


The Routledge Encyclopaedia of UK Education, Training and Employment: From the Earliest Statutes to the Present Day

by John P. Wilson

A comprehensive guide to all the main labour market initiatives and agencies combining education and employment in the UK, this encyclopaedia presents an historical progression from the Guilds and Statute of...


Your First Year as Principal: Everything You Need to Know that They Don't Teach You in School

by Tena Green

With the help of this extensively researched 2nd edition book, first-year principals will learn how to step out from behind the previous principal's shadow, how to make changes without changing too much too...


101 Ways to Score Higher on Your NCLEX: What You Need to Know About the National Council Licensure Examination Explained Simply

by J Lucy Boyd

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing reports that approximately 99, candidates sit for the NCLEX-RN (National Council Licensure Examination Registered Nurse) in a six month period, with a 73.7 percent...