100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Mindfulness in the Classroom

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Mindfulness in the Classroom

The development of mindfulness in the classroom arms children with life-long skills that support their current and future mental health and well-being. However, with an ever-growing curriculum, planning for yet another aspect within a school day can feel like an overwhelming task. This book provides teachers with quick, easy and simple ideas to support the development of mindfulness as an integrated part of the school day without compromising the everyday demands of the primary curriculum and the classroom. 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Mindfulness in the Classroom is filled with simple tried and tested activities that, when used in conjunction with each other in everyday practice, develop positive mental health skills for all children, including those with ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Coding

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Coding

Coding comprises half of the National Curriculum strands for computing, and 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Coding is packed with resources that will give every teacher the confidence to deliver it. The easy-to-follow and practical activities in this book will be invaluable for all teachers, whether they are new to coding and just getting to grips with the basics, or are more experienced and wish to expand their repertoire. All the ideas have been carefully selected and written to be appropriate for the widest range of pupils' ages and abilities, and to be used with most coding platforms and devices – making them compatible with any existing scheme. Readers can also access and download additional free resources and templates online – 100 ideas is just the start!

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Outdoor Learning

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Outdoor Learning

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Outdoor Learning is packed with inspiring ideas to generate enthusiasm and engage pupils in learning through positive outdoor experiences. These can then be used as a stimulus for further learning back in the primary classroom. Suitable for any outdoor environment, Adam Bushnell and Sc.out.ed present tried-and-tested ideas that are not only learner-led but also promote hands-on, real-life learning. Covering a range of National Curriculum areas including literacy, design and technology, maths, science, history, art and geography, the activities involve learning through experimentation and problem solving. All ideas can be used as standalone lessons as well as to complement topic-based work. The activities ensure that pupils can experience a variety of practical learning lessons, helping them to build relationships with peers, reduce behaviour problems and encourage independence.

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Engaging Parents

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Engaging Parents

Parental engagement with children's learning is the best lever we have to raise achievement in schools. However, there is a gap between what is known from the research and actual practice at the chalkface in schools. Parents are still often seen as 'helping' the school, rather than having a direct role in their children's learning. Bringing together one of the main researchers in the field and an educational consultant, this book utilises their experience to present 100 evidence-based ideas to help primary teachers engage parents in their children's learning. 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Engaging Parents presents ideas for supporting the most effective forms of parental engagement, which are grounded in both the literature in the field and practical experience of working with schools and families. This book offers a clear, concise and easy-to-use format that takes into account how busy schools and teachers truly are!

Mindful of Words

Spelling and Vocabulary Explorations 4-8

Mindful of Words

Presents games and sorting activities that teachers can use to help students learn vocabulary, spelling, vowel patterns, compound words, and syllable structure.

Molecular and Quantitative Animal Genetics

Molecular and Quantitative Animal Genetics

Animal genetics is a foundational discipline in the fields of animal science, animal breeding, and veterinary sciences. While genetics underpins the healthy development and breeding of all living organisms, this is especially true in domestic animals, specifically with respect to breeding for key traits. Molecular and Quantitative Animal Genetics is a new textbook that takes an innovative approach, looking at both quantitative and molecular breeding approaches. The bookprovides a comprehensive introduction to genetic principles and their applications in animal breeding. This text provides a useful overview for those new to the field of animal genetics and breeding, covering a diverse array of topics ranging from population and quantitative genetics to epigenetics and biotechnology. Molecular and Quantitative Animal Genetics will be an important and invaluable educational resource for undergraduate and graduate students and animal agriculture professionals. Divided into six sections pairing fundamental principles with useful applications, the book's comprehensive coverage will make it an ideal fit for students studying animal breeding and genetics at any level.

Teaching & Learning in the Elementary School

Teaching & Learning in the Elementary School

& Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School is built on the most current research and "best" practice.&& thoroughly examines all of the fundamental teaching skill categories - planning for instruction, assessing student learning, grouping for instruction, and creating a safe and effective learning environment - while constantly reinforcing the idea that effective elementary school teaching requires continual, thoughtful, and reflective decision-making. In this popular volume, three well-known authors paint a realistic portrait of elementary school teaching as a call to motivate, to encourage, to simulate, to build self-esteem, and to care for elementary school children. For General Elementary Methods courses.