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Research and Professional Development Library


The Scarborough Teaching Alliance is pleased to offer it's members a Research and Professional Development Library giving local colleagues access to a variety of texts that can be borrowed from the Alliance Training Hub at Newby and Scalby Primary School. 


Author(s) A- Z by Surname

Hairdresser or Footballer? Bridging the gender gap in schools

Anderton, Holly with McGill, Ross Morrison

How I Wish I'd Taught Maths: Lessons Learned for Research, Conversations with Experts, and 12 Years of Mistakes

Barton, Craig

Bringing Words to Life: Robust Vocabulary Instruction

Beck, Isabel L., McKeown, Margaret G., and Kucan, Linda

Raising Boys in the Twenty-First Century

Biddulph, Steve

Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students' Potential Through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching

Boaler, Jo

Inside I'm Hurting - Practical Strategies for Supporting Children with Attachment Difficulties in Schools

Bomber, Louise Michelle

Can I Go & Play Now? Rethinking the Early Years

Bottrill, Greg

Modelling Exciting Writing: A Guide for Primary Teaching

Bushnell, Adam, Smith, Rob and Waugh David

Teacher-Led Research: Designing and implementing randomised controlled trials and other forms of experimental research

Churches, Richard and Dommett, Eleanor

Hooked on Books: Transforming the Teaching of Reading

Considine, Jane

The Write Stuff: Transforming the Teaching of Writing

Considine, Jane

The Seven T's of Practical Differentiation

Cowley, Sue

When the Adults Change: Everything Changes: Seismic Shifts in School Behaviour

Dix, Paul

Mixed Ability Teaching

Dudley, Edmund and Osvath, Erika

Mindset: Changing the way you think to fulfil your potential

Dweck, Dr Carol S.

Change Your Thinking with CBT: Overcome Stress, Combat Anxiety and Improve Your Life

Edleman, Dr Sarah

Pedagogical Documentation in Early Years Practice: Seeing Through Multiple Perspectives

Fleet, Alma, Patterson, Catherine, Patterson, Janet

The Brain at School: Educational Neuroscience in the Classroom

Geake, John G.

The Teacher's Toolkit: Raise Classroom Achievement with Strategies for Every Learner

Ginnis, Paul

What Does This Look Like in the Classroom? Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice

Henrick, Carl and Macpherson, Robin

Visible Learning for Teachers: Maximizing Impact of Learning

Hattie, John

The Magic Weaving Business

Jones, Sir John


McGill, Ross Morrison

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Lessons

McGill, Ross Morrison

Your Education Research Project Companion (Second Edition)

McGrath, Jim & Coles, Anthony

High Challenge, Low Threat: Finding the Balance

Myatt, Mary

Hopeful Schools: Building Humane Communities

Myatt, Mary

The Curriculum: Gallimaufry to Coherence

Myatt, Mary

The Hidden Lives of Learners

Nuthall, Graham

Fifty Major Thinkers on Education: From Confucius to Dewey

Palmer, Joy. A

The Silent Guides: Understanding and Developing the Mind Throughout Life

Peters, Steve

Closing the Vocabulary Gap

Quigley, Alex

The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers

Seagull, Bobby

Success with your Education Research Project (Second Edition)

Sharp, John

Rosenshine's Principles in Action

Sherrington, Tom

The Learning Rainforest

Sherrington, Tom

Yes, But Why? Teaching for Understanding in Mathematics

Southall, Ed

The Coaching Manual: The Definitive Guide to the Process, Principles and Skills of Personal Coaching

Starr, Julie

Guiding Readers - Layers of Meaning

Tennet, Wayne, Reedy, David, Hobsbaum, Angela, Gamble, Nikkie

What to Do When It's Not Fair: A Kid's Guide to Handling Envy and Jealousy

Toner, Jacqueline B. and Freeland, Claire A. B

Understanding How We Learn: A Visual Guide

Weinstein, Yana, Sumeracki, Megan with Caviglioli

Embedded Formative Assessment: Second Edition

William, Dylan

Why Don't Students Like School?

Willingham, Daniel T.,

Coaching for Performance

Whitmore, Josh

Research and Policy in Education

Whitty, Geoff Et Al

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Questioning

Worley, Peter