School-Based Research: A guide for Education Students, edited by Elaine Wilson. Published by Sage, 2013. This is a text-book for students undertaking a Masters in Education degree.
Research Methods in Education, Louis Cohen, Lawrence Manion and Keith Morrisson. Published by RoutledgeFarmer, 2000. This is a comprehensive guide to educational research, covering a range of different approaches and has a detailed consideration of strategies for collecting data.
The Good Research Guide: for small scale social research projects, Martyn Denscombe. Published by The Open University Press, 2004. This provides a basic introduction to all aspects of research in social settings. Of particular interest to classroom researchers are summaries of the advantages and disadvantages of the different approaches.