Looking for something to read over the holidays? Try these.

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Inside teaching

How to make a difference for every learner and teacher

‘Inside teaching aims to provide a broad overview of being a teacher today … I recommend it to those a couple of years into teaching who are looking to broaden their horizons beyond the day-to-day.’
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Using students’ assessment mistakes and learning deficits to enhance motivation and learning

How to make the most of mistakes

‘I recommend the book to experienced teachers who want a fresh look at how they teach and assess their students, as well as trainee teachers or master’s students interested in researching alternative classroom assessment practices.’
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Making every science lesson count

Six principles to support great science teaching

‘Although only 118 pages long, it is packed with advice, tips and suggestions, many of which I will seek to implement in my own classroom.’
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More effective practical work

‘This is a useful book that has, in the few months I’ve owned it, had a positive effect on my practice and the learning of my students.’
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Strange chemistry

The stories your chemistry teacher wouldn’t tell you

’This is an excellent book, thoroughly recommended to teachers and lecturers. Put it on your bookshelf and consult it often.’
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Find more on our list of summer books

  • Implementing departmental change
  • Teaching energy across the sciences
  • Botanical miracles
  • Flipped learning
  • Developing literacy in science
  • Molecules that amaze us
  • … and more