'Is action research easy? No! Is it achievable? Based on the strength of this text, the answer is an unqualified 'yes'. The book is an accessible, thorough and comprehensive guide to both the processes and heavyweight issues involved in action research' - Learning & Teaching Update. `Both the style and the content of this book would seem to make it an excellent core text for PGCE or undergraduate level courses in teacher or student teacher research..It offers an easy-to-follow research approach that allows true reflection on practice' - ESCalate. Action Research in the Classroom is an essential guide for any teacher or student-teacher interested in doing research in the classroom. The authors map out an easy-to-follow action research approach that will help teachers improve on their professional practice and evaluate the needs of their pupils and schools for themselves. The process of professional enquiry is an approach that helps teachers to respond to challenges and actively engage with the complexity of their working lives. This book sets out to enhance teachers' problem-solving skills and locate their own activity in a wider context, leading to opportunities to develop practice. Numerous practical tips and examples of real-life action research projects from a range of types of schools make Action Research in the Classroom a must-have text for all teachers and students of education.