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Our mission is to save the sanity of all teachers by producing user-friendly guides to classroom practice in books packed with ideas, templates and exemplars.


Do Less. Do it Better

Written by two practising high school teachers, Do Less. Do it Better is a practical introduction to teaching in 2016. Now in its second revised edition and fourth printing, this classic teacher textbook is constructed around the competencies and skills identified as essential for developing young people to become adaptable, creative, critical, and relational citizens of the future. Read what other teachers are saying about this book.  Read an extract. Look at the table of contentsORDER IT HERE!



The follow up to Do Less. Do it Better, this book is jam packed with ideas, models, templates and exemplars to support you in introducing inquiry based learning into your classroom.  Now in its second edition, Inquiry! is one of the few teacher books designed for both secondary and primary classrooms. Read an extract (you will need to scroll down). Look at the table of contents ( scroll down).  ORDER IT HERE!



Do Less. Do it Better - USA Version

This is the international version of our best selling book for 21st century teachers. It has a distinctly North American flavour.   ORDER IT HERE!



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