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The Learning Rainforest –
Great teaching in real classrooms

by Tom Sherrington

Published in October 2017 by John Catt Ltd, The Learning Rainforest captures my thinking about the elements of an exciting, rounded curriculum, effective assessment and great teaching.  Part One explores all the key debates we have in our system and sets out the main features of the Rainforest metaphor.  Part Two consists of 60 practical strategies for putting all the ideas into action.

Dylan Wiliam described is as ‘an extraordinarily good book. Impressive and highly recommended’. April 2018.

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Teach Now! Science –
The Joy of Teaching Science

by Tom Sherrington

Published in 2014 by Routledge as part of the Teach Now! series edited by Geoff Barton, this was my first book.  It is aimed at newer teachers of Science but has been widely read by teachers at every career stage.  It covers the key elements of a good science curriculum including key practicals, key debates and some practical advice about behaviour management, explaining and questioning.