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Book: Teaching On A Shoestring by @RussellGrigg & Helen Lewis via @CrownHousePub

In their new ‘Teaching on a Shoestring’ book, Russell Grigg and Helen Lewis focus upon 4 C’s (communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity) for the early years of schooling, but they also acknowledge that some of the resource ideas can also support mathematical development and knowledge and understanding of the world. […]

Book: 15-Minute STEM by @howtostem via @CrownHousePub

Quick, creative science, technology, engineering and mathematics activities for 5–11-year-olds offers an exciting collection of 40 tried-and-tested, easy-to-resource STEM activities designed to engage and inspire young learners. […]

Book: The Decisive Element by @PositiveWeather @DecisiveChris & Mick Malton via @CrownHouse

An abundant array of tools and techniques to help schools nurture a more positive, praise based culture in which everyone can thrive. […]

Book: Exam Literacy by @JakeHuntonMFL via @CrownHouse

In Exam Literacy: A guide to doing what works (and not what doesn’t) to better prepare students for exams, Jake Hunton focuses on the latest cognitive research into revision techniques and delivers proven strategies which actually work. […]

Book: Thrive in Your First 3 Years in Teaching by @thrive_teach

Martha, Emily and Ben are thriving teachers. In Thrive they share their personal experiences and demonstrate how you too can thrive during the tricky training year, the daunting NQT year and the crucial RQT year. […]

Book: Developing Tenacity by @LucasLearn & @DrEllenSpencer

Bill Lucas and Ellen Spencer’s Developing Tenacity: Teaching learners how to persevere in the face of difficulty is a powerful call to action and a practical handbook for all teachers who want to stimulate and strengthen their pupils’ learning tenacity. […]

Book: #BOTB Engagement by @WallaceIsabella & @LeahKirkman

Isabella Wallace and Leah Kirkman’s Engagement is a carefully curated collection of experts’ insights on the theme of teacher and learner engagement, which – as they ably demonstrate – can be facilitated and encouraged in a number of ways. […]

Book: The Working Class: Poverty, education and alternative voices by @ITLWorldwide

In The Working Class: Poverty, education and alternative voices, Ian Gilbert unites educators from across the UK and further afield to call on all those working in schools to adopt a more enlightened and empathetic approach to supporting children in challenging circumstances. […]

Book: Leadership Dialogues II by John West-Burnham and @bravehead

Dave Harris and John West-Burnham’s Leadership Dialogues II: Leadership in times of change examines eight more themes crucial to the effective education of our young people in schools. […]

Book: Uncharted Territories by @Hywel_Roberts & @DebraKidd

Hywel Roberts and Debra Kidd’s Uncharted Territories: Adventures in learning is a book of prompts, provocations and possibilities designed to nourish creativity and generate ideas that will get teachers and pupils excited about learning. […]

Book: Dare to be different by @WillRyan3

Working within schools, it is easy to be scared, follow the crowd, and dance along […]

Book Review: The Learning Power Approach by @GuyClaxton

In The Learning Power Approach: Teaching learners to teach themselves Guy Claxton sets out the design principles of a pedagogical formula that aims to strengthen students’ learning muscles and develop their independence, initiative, determination, and love of learning. […]

Book Review: The GCSE Mindset by @VESPAmindset

With so much pressure placed upon teachers and pupils to produce good results by the […]

Book Review: Neuroscience for Teachers by @teacherled_RCTs @EllieJane1980 & @idevonshire

A Promoted UKEdChat Review Gradually, an important and growing evidence of the impact of understanding […]

Book Review: Living Contradiction by @Sean_S_Warren & @StephenBigger

A Promoted UKEdChat Review Although many teachers will embark on their career with the best […]

Book: Release your @inner_drive

A Promoted UKEdChat Review Every now and then, life has a knack for throwing a […]

Book review- When the adults change, everything changes by @pivotalpaul

A Promoted UKEdChat Review Even with ‘expert’ advice from consultants, self-proclaimed gurus, or politicians, managing […]

Book: Really Lazy Teacher’s Handbook (New Edition) by @thelazyteacher

A Promoted UKEdChat Review The amount of effort and energy used up in the role […]

Book: Teaching Creative Thinking by @LucasLearn & @DrEllenSpencer

Teaching Creative Thinking Developing Learners Who Generate Ideas And Can Think Critically A UKEdChat Book […]

Book: Making every English lesson count by @atharby

For English teachers, getting the key and critical nuances of the English Language over to […]

Book: Clean Language in the Classroom by @JulieMcC

You can sometimes get the feeling of ‘banging your head against the wall’ when trying […]

Book: This Much I Know About Mind Over Matter by @JohnTomsett

The subject of Mental Health continues to be given attention across society, yet the topic […]

Book: Making every Science lesson count by @shaun_allison

I love science. It’s just fascinating but allows for practical exploration, demands our attention, and […]

Book: Messy Maths by @CreativeSTAR

Messy Maths: A playful, outdoor approach for early years. One of the greatest joys of […]

Book: Feedback by @WallaceIsabella & @LeahKirkman

What we think…: Getting feedback right, as a teacher, is a skill that is refined […]

Book: Stretch and Challenge for All by Torsten Payne

Ensuring pupils receive the appropriate challenge within their learning is often an important factor when […]

Book: The Artful Educator by @Sue_Cowley

In our recent UKEdChat session on Creativity in Schools, I alluded to creativity being a […]

Book: Progress by @WallaceIsabella & @LeahKirkman

Measuring progress within educational circles is one of those constants that just continues throughout teaching […]

Book – How to teach: Reading for Pleasure by @KennyPieper

One of the biggest claims against pupils in contemporary society is that they don’t read […]

UKEdMag: Book shelf – Making the leap: Moving from Deputy to Head by @jillberry102

Applying to be a Headteacher! It’s a daunting task, and a decision that must not […]

Book: Opening Doors to Quality Writing by @BobCox_SFE

We all can understand the challenge involved in getting all our students to produce quality […]

Review: Don’t Send Him In Tomorrow by @JarlathOBrien

The general population is an eclectic mix of individuals. No two people are the same, […]

Review: The College Collection (Set 1) by @MsGeorginaJonas

For every teacher teaching literacy and reading to pupils who are less than enthused about […]

Review: How to teach Secondary Science by @CatrinGreen

We all remember science lessons from our school days. Whether the lessons were with the […]

Book: Big Ideas in Education: What every teacher should know by @russellgrigg

There are so many aspects involved in education, but at the core is one important element […]

Book: Understanding Leadership by Libby Nicholas & John West-Burnham

Are current leadership roles and relationships appropriate in a rapidly changing world? Do we need […]

Book: Amazing Assemblies for Primary Schools by Mike Kent

Primary school assemblies should be exciting and interesting. They should allow children to share in […]

UKEdMag: Book review – Take Control of the Noisy Class by @RobPlevin

The humble classroom door. Often neglected. Often abused. Rarely utilised. But the classroom door holds […]

Book Review: The Art of Being a Brilliant Classroom Assistant by @beingbrilliant

The Art of Being a Brilliant Classroom Assistant is another new addition to the successful […]

Book: Teacher-Led Research by Richard Churches and Eleanor Dommett

With knowledge of scientific method teachers can conduct their own research into areas of particular […]

Book: There is Another Way by Ian Gilbert @ITLWorldwide

Following on from the resounding success of Ian Gilbert’s Independent Thinking book (see our review […]

UKEdMag: Book Review – The Buzz by @davidhitl (via @Ezzy_Moon)

The Buzz is an interesting and topical self-help style book aimed at building the confidence […]

Book: Games for Teaching Primary French by @FrenchMatters & Sue Finnie

Teaching modern foreign languages can be challenging, and a daunting prospect for teachers who are […]

UKEdMag: Book Shelf – Of Teaching, Learning and Sherbet Lemons by @MusicMind

As any teacher will tell you, day to day teaching has many sour and sweet […]

Book Considerations via @tim_jumpclarke: @EducatingRuby by @GuyClaxton & @LucasLearn

A thought-provoking and empassioned book from Guy Claxton and Bill Lucas about what our children […]

UKEdMag: Bookshelf – By @JohnTomsett This much I know about love over fear…

I’ve delayed writing my review of this book because I wanted to find the right […]

UKEdMag: Book Shelf – Teacher Geek by @rlj1981

As a teacher, I’m usually a bit wary of books written by other teachers suggesting […]

UKEdMag: Book Shelf – By @LearningSpy – What if everything you knew about education was wrong?

Didau’s book has created quite a storm on social media, gaining both a hashtag and […]

UKEdMag Book Shelf: By @martinillingwor – Think Before You Teach: Questions to challenge why and how you want to teach

As a teacher, it is easy to go throughout a school year in ‘auto-pilot’ mode: […]

Book: Making Every Lesson Count by @shaun_allison & @Atharby

It is difficult to judge what makes a great teacher. It can be all very […]

UKEdMag: Good Ideas for Good Teachers who want Good Jobs by Gerald Haigh

It is very easy to get complacent and comfortable at your current school, working with […]

UKEdMag: Book Review – Learning with ‘e’s by @timbuckteeth

It’s all around us. There is little escape. Technology is embedded into our everyday lives, […]

Book Review: @JakeHuntonMfL Fun Learning Activities for Modern Foreign Languages

Sometimes, pupils just ‘don’t see the point’ of learning a foreign language, being very self-conscious […]

The Art of Being a Brilliant Teacher by Gary Toward, Chris Henley & Andy Cope

Ask yourself: How many times have you been asked to think ‘outside the box’? Such requests usually […]

UKEdMag Book Review: How to Teach Literacy by @PhilBeadle

The English Language is a complex beast. There are so many rules, conventions and expectations […]

UKEdMag Book Review – Leadership Dialogues: Conversations & Activities for Leadership Teams

Creating a school culture that is built upon professional and positive dialogues takes time, trust […]

The UKEdMag Bookshelf: Freaked Out! By @Freaked_Out123

This review originally appeared in the January 2015 edition of UKEdMagazine Click Here to Freely […]

Book Review: The Perfect (Ofsted) Science Lesson by John Beasley

Science certainly is not a static subject. New discoveries are being unearthed on a daily […]

Book Review: Teaching Backwards by @OTeaching

Despite our feature image, Backwards Teaching does not literally mean standing with your back to […]

Book Review: The Brain Box Study Guide by @DavidHitl & @TimBenton

Helping students prepare for their upcoming exams can seem like an uphill struggle for educators, […]

Book Review: Teaching with Flowers for a Blooming Curriculum by @BloomingCurric

There is nothing quite like connecting with nature, but this can be quite a puzzle […]

Book Review: Provocations – Philosophy for Secondary School

Finding time in such a packed curriculum to explore more creative aspects of learning (and […]

Book Review: Teaching, Notes from the Front Line by @DebraKidd

Within many nations, there is a crises in what education should mean each one looking […]

Book Review: The Perfect Further Education Lesson by Jackie Rossa

The gulf between secondary school and further education experiences can be quite a shock to […]

Book Review: Opening Doors to Famous Poetry and Prose by @BobCox_SFE

When we are exposed to great writers and great writing, we’re all capable of discovering […]

Book Review: 365 Things to Make you go Hmmm… by @SparkyTeaching

Following from our UKEdChat Subject Special focusing on Philosophy for Children, it seems fitting to […]

UKEdMag: Book Review – Talk-Less Teaching by @WallaceIsabella & @LeahKirkman

Book review originally appeared in the July 2014 Edition of UKEdMagazine. Click here to read […]

Book Review: The Numberverse by @AndyDay3000

  Imagine there are some aliens on another planet, called Octies, who have four fingers […]

Book Review: The Perfect Totally Practical Maths Lesson by @IanLoynd

One of the greatest gifts for teaching maths is when your pupils ‘get it’ and […]

Book Review: Never Mind the Inspectors, Here’s Punk Learning by @Totallywired77

When you think about the term ‘punk’, you are usually faced with stereotypical images from […]

Book Review: Perfect (Teacher Led) CPD by @Shaun_Allison

When you were thrown off your university course, and expected to teach, there would have […]

UKEdMag: Book Review – The Best Job in the World by Vic Goddard

We know the face. Our television screens were filled with the emotional rollercoaster which balances […]

Book Review: The Secret of Literacy by @LearningSpy

Please be seated. What we are about to share will shock many, and we don’t […]

Book Review: Learning Through a Lens, by @JaneH271

Extract, from the April Edition of UKEdMagazine. Book Author: Jane Hewitt (@JaneH271) Easily share this […]

Book Review: Primary Heads – Exceptional Leadership in the Primary School, by Bill Laar.

Stepping up to the role of a head-teacher is not an easy decision. Many considerations […]

Book Review – The Little Book of Laughter by Dave Keeling

Sometimes you just have to laugh. The absurdities that life throws at us every now […]

Book Review: Thoughtings – Puzzles, Problems and Paradoxes in Poetry to Think With

With World Poetry Day on 21st March this year, We thought we’d review a book, […]

Book Review: UnHomework by @ep3577

Homework, homework, homework. As a teacher it can sometimes feel that you’re damned if you […]

Book Review: The Perfect SENCO by @NataliePacker

Being given the remit of Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) in a school can be […]

Book Review: The Little Book of Dyslexia

The focus of the UKEdChat Book Reviews currently is on aides which support teachers, leaders, […]

Book Review: The Little Book of The Autism Spectrum

Being placed on the Autistic Spectrum can be a very vague term, as so many […]

Book Review: Perfect ICT Every Lesson by @ICTEvangelist

  Many teachers lack confidence when using technology in the classroom because of their concerns […]

Book Review: Thinking Teacher by @OliverQuinlan

  As a teacher, it is sometimes difficult to stop, think and reflect. With the […]

UKEdMag: Oops! Helping Children Learn Accidentally by @Hywel_Roberts

–Book Author: Hywel Roberts Are you planning not to smile to your students until Christmas? […]

Book Review: Independent Thinking (Ian Gilbert)

Quite simply, the wisdom written on the back cover of this book speaks volumes about […]

Book Review: Book of Plenary (Phil Beadle)

The attention and detail given to plenaries in the classroom can be varied from setting […]

Book Review: The Practically Perfect Teacher (Jackie Beere)

–Author: Jackie Beere OBE (Twitter: @JackieBeere) The main aim of any teacher is to support […]

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