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Visible Learning: Feedback

£19.75

Feedback is arguably the most critical and powerful aspect of teaching and learning. Yet, there remains a paradox: why is feedback so powerful and why is it so variable? It is this paradox which Visible Learning: Feedback aims to unravel and resolve. Combining research excellence, theory and vast teaching expertise, this book covers the principles and practicalities of feedback, including: the variability of feedback, the importance of surface, deep and transfer contexts, student to teacher feedback, peer to peer feedback, the power of within lesson feedback and manageable post-lesson feedback. With numerous case-studies, examples and engaging anecdotes woven throughout, the authors also shed light on what creates an effective feedback culture and provide the teaching and learning structures which give the best possible framework for feedback. Visible Learning: Feedback brings together two internationally known educators and merges Hattie’s world-famous research expertise with Clarke’s vast experience of classroom practice and application, making this book an essential resource for teachers in any setting, phase or country.

Learning without Fear

£17.27

In ‘Learning without Fear: A practical toolkit for developing growth mindset in the early years and primary classroom’, Julia Stead and Ruchi Sabharwal provide teachers of this age group with a colourful collection of strategies and resources designed to nurture young learners resilience and learning capabilities. Having a growth mindset can really empower young learners to take risks to extend and deepen their learning. There is, however, more to it than simply adding yet to I can’t do this . In ‘Learning without Fear’ Julia and Ruchi tackle this misconception head-on, combining bite-sized theory with the practical tools and techniques that will enable teachers to map out their pupils growth mindset journey from the early years up to their departure for the challenges of secondary school. Together they share tried-and-tested lesson ideas, questionnaires and examples of outstanding practice taken from their own very successful classrooms all colourfully packaged into a complete toolkit that illustrates both the why and the how of successfully embedding growth mindset in early years and primary settings. The book begins with a discussion of the benefits of instilling the traits and attitudes of a growth mindset early on in a learner’s life, and presents a selection of mini stories that serve as simple springboards into exploring the mindset of young learners. The full-colour illustrations that accompany the stories are also available as free downloads for teachers own use in the classroom. To help educators boost their pupils engagement and empower them to visualise a route to success, Julia and Ruchi advocate employing the analogy of a learning journey from Stuck Island to Got-It City. This involves navigating Challenge Ocean, and the authors make this voyage more achievable by providing a survival kit of learning techniques designed to encourage pupils to take ownership in the face of struggle and to use metacognitive devices when tackling tricky tasks. The book’s comprehensive series of 39 lesson ideas one for every week of the school year are tagged with symbols to help teachers seek out activities suitable for their desired lesson focus, pupil groupings, time allocation and age range, and there is also a chapter dedicated to the ways in which the children’s progress can be assessed. Suitable for both newly qualified and experienced teachers of learners aged 3-11.

Thinking Classrooms

£31.48

Teaching children metacognitive skills (an understanding of how they learn) can help raise attainment by an average of seven months according to research carried out by the Education Endowment Fund. Rising Stars’ Thinking Classrooms handbook offers engaging lesson plans and activities to introduce and teach metacognition throughout a primary school, from Reception through KS1 and KS2.With Rising Stars’ Thinking Classrooms you can encourage transferrable learning skills such as planning and checking, boost children’s independence, resilience and approach to learning, and develop teacher confidence with embedded CPD. This comprehensive handbook also includes a clear introduction to metacognition and its benefits, pupil self-evaluation at the end of each activity, downloadable worksheets and templates, original and fun assembly ideas and fun assembly ideas and accompanying videos.

Growth Mindset Lessons

£26.99

Practising teacher and mindset expert Katherine Muncaster has combined with best-selling author Shirley Clarke to produce this ‘must-have’ handbook for anyone looking to embed a growth mindset culture across their primary school. With practical strategies, lesson plans and extensive examples and realia in full colour, this comprehensive resource takes the concept of growth mindset and turns it into a powerful reality. · A comprehensive and practical scheme of work which will develop a powerful learning culture throughout your school· A tangible way to put growth mindset into action which has been developed, tested and trialled by Katherine Muncaster· Co-authored by leading professional development expert Shirley Clarke· Supported by easy-to-access classroom video clips that provide demonstrations of the impact of this approach in lessons.