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Lifestyle Elementary: Teacher's book
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Lifestyle Elementary: Teacher's book

Informed by speech act research, conversational analysis and intercultural research, Lifestyle teaches useful ‘people skills language’. This language will help students avoid misunderstanding and communication breakdown enabling them to develop good work and social relationships in their everyday lives.

The Lifestyle Elementary Teacher’s Book provides all the support teachers need. It includes detailed teaching notes, cultural, functional and background notes and extra photocopiable activities. 
 
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Next Generation Assessment: Moving Beyond the Bubble Test to Support 21st Century Learning
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Next Generation Assessment: Moving Beyond the Bubble Test to Support 21st Century LearningNext Generation Assessment examines performance assessment as an alternative to the current high-stakes standardized testing system. This important resource provides a thorough analysis of the prospects and challenges of sustaining performance assessments on a large scale. Linda Darling-Hammond, with a team of leading scholars, describes the history and current uses of performance assessments in the United States and abroad and summarizes the latest findings in the field.
 
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Changing Life Chances: Practical Projects and Endeavours in Schools
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Changing Life Chances: Practical Projects and Endeavours in SchoolsChanging Life Chances: Practical Projects and Endeavours in Schools

This book is a follow-up to the best-selling Trentham handbooks by Robin Richardson: "Here, There and Everywhere" (2005) and "Holding Together" (2009). It has the same engaging layout, with much use of case-studies, stories and pithy quotations. Most though not all of the practical examples are drawn from one local authority, Derbyshire, but are of wide relevance and interest, both nationally and internationally.
 
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The Globalisation Challenge for European Higher Education: Convergence and Diversity, Centres and Peripheries
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The Globalisation Challenge for European Higher Education: Convergence and Diversity, Centres and PeripheriesThe Globalisation Challenge for European Higher Education: Convergence and Diversity, Centres and Peripheries

The last decade has marked the European higher education with a particular dynamics. Today, after a decade of a «concerted» policy, national systems look much more convergent but new questions and dilemmas are emerging: about its nature and quality, about real impact of recent reforms in different countries as well as about its future.

 
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Reading Stories with Young Children
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Reading Stories with Young ChildrenIt should be obvious that reading stories with young children greatly assists their literacy development, yet this often appears to be forgotten in the rush to add still more new activities to the curriculum. Reading Stories With Young Children redresses the balance, focusing on what remains the most important basic requirement for learning.
The book explores the ways in which reading stories with young children can best enhance their literacy skills.
 
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Handbook of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Research
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Handbook of Technical and Vocational Education and Training ResearchHandbook of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Research

Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) research has become a recognized and well-defined area of interdisciplinary research. This is the first handbook of its kind that specifically concentrates on research and research methods in TVET.
 
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Rigor for Students with Special Needs
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Rigor for Students with Special NeedsRigor for Students with Special Needs

This practical, easy-to-read guide explains how to raise the rigor for students with special needs so they can achieve higher levels of learning.
Learn how to
• set clear goals and expectations
• establish a climate of success
• scaffold and model lessons
• use graphic organizers and "think-alouds"
• apply modifications and accommodations
• use rigorous questioning strategies
• differentiate instruction
• increase family involvement
 
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