Crown House is an award-winning independent publisher, with a key specialism in education. Within education, Crown House focus on producing leading professional development books for teachers and school leaders designed to improve teaching and learning and promote independent thinking.
A number of Crown House’s acclaimed Education titles have been nominated for leading industry awards – with two titles winning the top award in their categories. You can find more details of these titles below:
Puffed Out: The Three Little Pigs’ Guide To A Growth Mindset
Will Hussey & Barry Hymer
Puffed Out has been named the winner of the Educational Book Award in the 2018 Education Resources Awards.
The judges said: “Using a novel approach and a well-known story, Puffed Out by Will Hussey and Barry Hymer, introduces pupils to ethics, philosophy and critical thinking. It is exceedingly witty and will help create fun lessons while introducing pupils to new ways of approaching difficult concepts. It made us laugh and think throughout the judging process.”
Messy Maths: A Playful, Outdoor Approach For Early Years
Messy Maths has been named a ‘Gold Winner’ in the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™ 2018 in the Education category. Messy Maths was also a finalist in the 2018 Education Resources Awards in the Educational Book Award category.
In Messy Maths: A Playful, Outdoor Approach for Early Years, Juliet Robertson offers a rich resource of ideas that will inspire you to tap into the endless supply of patterns, textures, colours and quantities of the outdoors and deepen children’s understanding of maths through hands-on experience.
The Teacher’s Guide To SEN
The Teacher’s Guide to SEN was a finalist in the 2018 Education Resources Awards in the Educational Book Award category.
In The Teacher’s Guide to SEN Natalie Packer outlines what all teachers need to know about SEN, and provides a range of practical tips and ideas that can be applied in the classroom. Relevant to all primary and secondary practitioners, this is an essential point of reference for busy teachers, including trainees, NQTs or indeed any practitioner who would like to refresh their knowledge or gather some new ideas to try in the classroom.
The Lazy Teacher’s Handbook: How Your Students Learn More When You Teach Less
The Lazy Teacher’s Handbook – New Edition is a finalist in the 2018 Education Resources Awards in the Educational Book Award category.
It’s more than six years since the bestselling Lazy Teacher’s Handbook was first published and Jim Smith’s Lazy Teaching philosophy has developed significantly in that time. This new revised edition details Jim’s latest thinking on how to be the best lazy, but outstanding, teacher you can be.