Project findings and publications
The content of the SPRinG handbook and the findings from the project have been published in a range of ways and with different audiences in mind.
HANDBOOK FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL PRACTITIONERS
New updated edition - Promoting Effective Group Work in the Primary Classroom: A handbook for teachers and practitioners (second edition - 2016) – Ed. Baines, Peter Blatchford, & Peter Kutnick. Published by Routledge and available HERE.
Promoting Effective Group Work in the Primary Classroom: A handbook for teachers and practitioners (first edition - 2008) – Ed. Baines, Peter Blatchford, Peter Kutnick, Anne Chowne, Cathy Ota, & Lucia Berdondini. Published by Routledge and available HERE.
SPRING PROJECT IN PRIMARY CLASSROOMS BOOK
Effective Group Work in Primary School Classrooms: The SPRinG Approach (2014) – Peter Kutnick & Peter Blatchford (with chapters by Ed. Baines and Andrew Tolmie). Published by Springer and available HERE.
SPRING PROJECT IN SECONDARY CLASSROOMS BOOK
Motivating your secondary class (2009) – Maurice Galton, Susan Steward, Linda Hargreaves, Charlotte Page, & Anthony Pell. Published by Sage and available HERE.
RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS
FREE downloadable! - science materials for KS2 teachers on Evaporation & Condensation and Forces (motion down a slope) - These are a taste of some of the activities developed for use in the SPRinG project. More exciting activities are available in the SPRinG handbook. Each download includes a set of lesson outlines with group activities and group work booklets (Note we have not included the individual thinking booklets or the post-test booklets. These are not essential for use of the lesson outlines).