Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

“Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain” explores the neuroscience of the teenage mind and experience, without unfairly criticising them.

Huh Mary Myatt & John Tomsett

Mary Myatt and John Tomsett delve into each national curriculum subject, offering unique insights into the process of curriculum design and the challenges it entails.

Motivated Teaching by Peps Mccrea

Peps Mccrea explores the science behind motivation, why it matters in the classroom and how understanding it can help teachers improve their practices.

Cleverlands by Lucy Crehan

In this book, Crehan explores the different attitudes and approaches to education within high-achieving countries across the globe.

Based on his popular podcast, Craig Barton presents 400+ ideas for enhancing teaching practice and maximising student learning.

An online platform of free resources and lesson materials, helping to inform students about early brain development.

An extensive guide to creating and using graphic organisers in your teaching, based on research and other educators’ experience.

Providing teachers with both theoretical understanding of learning, and how to apply these findings in their classroom, “The ‘BrainCanDo’ Handbook” is a welcome addition to any classroom.

This eye-opening documentary delves into the dangers of modern technology and communication – but also how we can make it humane again.

Drawing from scientific evidence and the real-life experience of educators, Oliver Caviglioli’s book makes using Dual Coding easier.

Combining an extensive search of the literature and his own experience through years of teaching, Michael Chiles provides his manifesto for enhancing feedback in education.

Carousel Learning is an online platform allowing teachers to create quizzes or online question banks and students to use it for revision, through retrieval practice and spaced learning.

Kirschner and Hendrick’s “How Learning Happens” is the perfect tool for educators to engage with and utilise some of the most important research finds out there. From clear concise summaries of the research to clear research driven advice, this book has it all.

With “Unleashing Great Teaching”, David Weston and Bridget Clay team up to create the ultimate handbook of effective teacher development, based on research and years of experience.

Kate Jones’s “Retrieval Practice: Research and Resources for Every Classroom” is possibly the most comprehensive overview of the research in this area that we have come across – the definitive one-stop shop for all things Retrieval Practice.

The Blob Tree helps students articulate their feelings and emotions by having them select which of various blobs characters best represents them at that moment.

The C-Pen is a pocket-sized, lightweight device that reads printed words aloud to users as they scan over them, offering those with dyslexia or other reading difficulties the independence to read text alone.

roseshine principles

Tom Sherrington’s book “Rosenshine’s Principles in Action”, a quick and helpful read based on Rosenshine’s 10 Principles of Instruction for every teacher looking for applicable classroom strategies.

ClassDojo is an online tool that looks to improve behaviour by offering students points in return for good classroom conduct.

A well written and beautifully illustrated book, which offers young children a first insight into the brain and its functions.