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SAGE Education, together with Learning Matters, offers guidance and resources for every stage of an educator's career. Our established list includes course textbooks for school and university-based teacher training, postgraduate studies and further education programmes, to world-class reference works and practical teaching and CPD resources for education professionals. We also offer a range of outstanding journals and electronic products to support teaching and learning for students, lecturers and practitioners.

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Review of the Month

Provision and Progress for Two Year Olds
First by Chris DukesMaggie Smith
‘Favourite text this year to recommend for anyone working in a nursery with two-year-olds.’ - Early Years Educator

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Our selection of new and forthcoming titles

Rita Cheminais' Handbook for SENCOs
Second Edition
by Rita Cheminais

By breaking down the detailed information into manageable chunks, this book sets out the responsibilities of the SENCO and helps you make sure you are meeting the government requirements of the most recent reforms to SEN provision and regulations. 
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Teaching Number in the Classroom with 4-8 Year Olds
Second Edition
by Robert J WrightGarry StangerAnn K. StaffordJames Martland

Part of the best-selling series, this book brings the principles and practice of the acclaimed Mathematics Recovery Programme to whole-class teaching. Central to the text is the concept of an inquiry-based approach to classroom instruction, and topics covered range from beginning number and early counting strategies to multi-digit addition and subtraction right through to multiplication and division.
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Understanding Working Memory
Second Edition
by Tracy Packiam AllowayRoss G. Alloway

Working memory is how your brain stores information for a short period of time and how much you can fit on this 'post-it note' hugely influences how well you do at school and beyond. Understanding working memory means you will be able to better support children's learning and concentration.
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Observing Young Children
First Edition
by Tina BruceStella LouisGeorgie McCall

Observation in the early years is an essential part of working with young children and their families to help them get the most out of childhood. This practical and highly readable book shows students to look with insight at how young children learn and gives the confidence to share and act on their observations.
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Creative Teaching in Primary Science
by Roger CuttingOrla Kelly

Creative teaching has the potential to inspire deep learning, using inventive activities and stimulating contexts that can capture the imagination of children. This book enables you to adopt a creative approach to the methods and content of your primary science teaching practice and confidently develop as a science educator.
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Research Methods in Early Childhood
An Introductory Guide, Second Edition
by Penny MukherjiDeborah Albon

Packed full of even more examples of research methods in practice, this second edition now comes with a fantastic website giving you all you need to understand research methods in early childhood.
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Introduction to Research Methods in Education
Second Edition
by Keith F PunchAlis Oancea

Based on Keith Punch’s bestselling Introduction to Social Research Methods, this book introduces the research process in a range of educational contexts.  In this updated second edition, you’ll find guidance on every stage of research, with chapters on developing research questions, doing a literature review, collecting data, analysing your findings and writing it all up.
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A Critical Companion to Early Childhood
by Michael ReedRosie Walker

Early childhood is a complex and important area of study where it is important to develop your critical thinking and reflect upon key issues. This book will help do both.
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Understanding Reading Comprehension
Processes and Practices
by Wayne Tennent

Drawing from educational and psychological research, this book supports the development of student teachers’ subject knowledge by providing a detailed analysis of the reading comprehension process.  This is combined with practical strategies and techniques for use in the classroom.
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Primary Mathematics for Trainee Teachers
by Marcus Witt

With chapter sequencing following the new Curriculum, this book supports trainee Primary school teachers to make use of the opportunities presented in the new National Curriculum for effective and engaging Mathematics teaching. 
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Introduction to Comparative and International Education
by Jennifer Marshall

Comparative and international education is an increasingly important area of study. This book introduces major themes surrounding globalisation and education, giving you a nuanced understanding of key debates, thinkers and sources of information.  
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Bestsellers

Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers
Fifth Edition
Derek Haylock, Ralph Manning

Derek Haylock's much loved textbook, Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers, helps you gain the skills to confidently teach mathematics by increasing your own understanding of mathematical concepts, and how children learn them. This fifth edition also includes free access to an interactive online textbook which gives the flexibility and support to study how and where you want.
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Primary English: Knowledge and Understanding
Seventh Edition
Jane Medwell, David Wray, George Moore, Vivienne Griffiths

New edition of the essential English subject knowledge text helps trainee primary teachers develop and consolidate their knowledge of English. With research summaries reflecting the latest thinking, interactive tasks and a self assessment section, this edition is updated in line with the new National Curriculum.
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Primary Science: Knowledge and Understanding
Seventh Edition
Graham Peacock, John Sharp, Rob Johnsey, Debbie Wright

New edition of the essential science subject knowledge text for primary trainees. Updated in line with the new National Curriculum.
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Primary Computing and ICT: Knowledge, Understanding and Practice
Sixth Edition
Keith Turvey, John Potter, Jonathan Allen, Jane Sharp

New edition of the popular ICT subject knowledge text for primary trainees, now updated in line with the new National Curriculum.
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Teaching Number in the Classroom with 4-8 Year Olds
Second Edition
Robert J Wright, Garry Stanger, Ann K. Stafford, James Martland

Revised and updated to a full colour, easy-to-navigate layout, and a companion website this new edition is part of the best-selling series that brings the principles and practice of the acclaimed Mathematics Recovery Programme to whole-class teaching.
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The Dyscalculia Toolkit
Supporting Learning Difficulties in Maths, Second Edition
Ronit Bird

This book meets the needs of busy, non-specialist teachers who are working with learners with difficulties in maths in mainstream settings
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Assessment of Learners with Dyslexic-Type Difficulties

Sylvia Phillips, Kathleen Kelly, Liz Symes

Comprehensive guide exploring a range of approaches to the assessment of children with dyslexic-type difficulties.
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Introduction to Education Studies
Third Edition
Steve Bartlett, Diana Burton

This new edition of the market-leading education studies core textbook gives students the grounding they need to understand educational process and practice, with new content and features to engage students.
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Primary Professional Studies
Second Edition
Alice Hansen

An essential text for trainee teachers, covering all aspects of primary professional studies. Updated to link to the 2012 Teachers' Standards.
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Classroom Behaviour
A Practical Guide to Effective Teaching, Behaviour Management and Colleague Support, Third Edition
Bill Rogers

Behaviour Management Guru Bill Rogers relates theory to practice, using real examples that actually work for students, in this Third Edition of the behaviour bible! Topics covered include: bullying; teaching pupils on the autistic spectrum; and working with the most challenging pupils.
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Featured Titles

Initial Teacher Education in Schools
A Guide for Practitioners
Carey Philpott, Helen Scott, Carrie Mercier

With examples from existing primary and secondary settings, this book provides guidance on how to overcome challenges to developing School Direct courses and deliver an effective school-based teacher training programme.
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School-based Teacher Training
A Handbook for Tutors and Mentors
Elizabeth White, Joy Jarvis

For those working in a professional development capacity this book identifies best practice in the field and links to current developments in ITT e.g. Teaching Schools and the new Teachers' Standards.
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Effective Medium-term Planning for Teachers

Lee Jerome, Marcus Bhargava

The 'holy grail' of planning, this book explains why medium term plans are important and how to actually go about constructing them.
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School Direct Starter Kits
Each Starter Kit features a catalogue of essential books carefully handpicked by us with the School Direct teacher trainee in mind. From pedagogy to lesson planning, and managing classroom behaviour, this Starter Kit ensures student teachers are well-equipped to meet the demands of their School Direct year with confidence.


    

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Featured Titles

The Award in Education and Training
Revised edition
Ann Gravells

A comprehensive course book for the Award in Education and Training.
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Achieving Your Award in Education and Training
A Practical Guide to Successful Teaching in the Further Education and Skills Sector, Third Edition
Mary Francis, Jim Gould

Essential support to achieve the new Level 3 Award in Education and Training, which replaces PTLLS, this edition is updated to include more case studies so students can engage more closely with what it means to be a professional in the further education and skills sector.
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Achieving your Diploma in Education and Training
Jim Gould, Jodi Roffey-Barentsen

A guide to the Level 5 Diploma in Education Training qualification (previously DTLLS) for anyone training to teach in the further education and skills sector.
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The Certificate in Education and Training
Ann Gravells, Susan Simpson

A complete guide to the mandatory units of the new Certificate in Education and Training.
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Achieving your Assessment and Quality Assurance Units (TAQA)
Second Edition
Ann Gravells

The comprehensive complete guide to the TAQA Award covering all units, written accessibly to support learners from all contexts with differing experience of training and assessments settings.
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How to Manage Behaviour in Further Education
Second Edition
Dave Vizard

New edition providing staff development activities and covers how to manage student behaviour in Further Education.
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Digital Literacy Skills for FE Teachers
Jonathan White

This practical guide for teachers and tutors in the further education and skills sector will help them develop their digital literacy skills in order to enhance teaching and support student learning.
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Learning, Teaching and Development
Strategies for Action
Lyn Ashmore, Denise Robinson

A best-practice guide to teaching in the further education and skills sector, and in professional organizational learning contexts, this volume examines the key concepts underpinning effective teaching and learning.
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Making Learning Happen
A Guide for Post-Compulsory Education, Third Edition
Phil Race

Focusing on Phil Race's 'ripples on a pond' model, this text explores successful teaching and learning in further and higher education, enabling teachers and students to examine and apply effective learning techniques.
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Teaching Higher Education Courses in Further Education Colleges
Jonathan Tummons, Kevin Orr, Liz Atkins

An accessible guide for all teachers and trainee teachers in FE. It considers what is means to teach Higher Education courses in Further Education and how an HE environment can be created in an FE setting.
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Corwin Press, our partner imprint based in the US, offers practical, hands-on resources to support education professionals with their classroom teaching, school management CPD. Below are some of their key new and forthcoming resources:

Featured Titles

Student Voice
The Instrument of Change
Russell J. Quaglia, Michael J. Corso

Incorporating data from over one million students, this book is designed to share the truth of what students think about school with educators who want to make a difference.
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Flipping Leadership Doesn't Mean Reinventing the Wheel
Peter M. DeWitt

Much has been written about flipping the classroom, but this book shows how administrators can apply the same principles of connectedness and flipped learning to enhance the learning experience for their staff and strengthen a school's relationship with the community.
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Good to Great to Innovate
Recalculating the Route to Career Readiness, K-12+
Lyn Sharratt, Gale Harild

Through survey collection and shared experiences this book captures the problem-solving, creativity and innovation that is currently occurring in classrooms, supported by reflections and conclusion by leading thinkers in Leadership.
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Science Formative Assessment, Volume 1
75 Practical Strategies for Linking Assessment, Instruction, and Learning, Second Edition
Page Keeley

In this essential resource, science educator Page Keeley provides teachers with guidance, suggestions and techniques for using formative assessment to improve teaching and learning in the science classroom.
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Teaching Number in the Classroom with 4-8 Year Olds
Second Edition
Robert J Wright, Garry Stanger, Ann K. Stafford, James Martland

Revised and updated to a full colour, easy-to-navigate layout, and a companion website this new edition is part of the best-selling series that brings the principles and practice of the acclaimed Mathematics Recovery Programme to whole-class teaching.
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Science Formative Assessment, Volume 2
50 More Strategies for Linking Assessment, Instruction, and Learning
Page D. Keeley

This bestselling book offers new strategies on how to use assessment to inform instruction and learning in the science classroom.
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