This new edition of the popular textbook digs into the research behind different aspects of teaching in order to give students an informed understanding of what underpins high quality teaching. It explores what the evidence shows about the effectiveness of different approaches, drawing from a variety of educational schools of thought.
New to this edition:
enhanced discussion of what we can learn from cognitive science researchnew chapters on metacognition and thinking skills, teacher subject knowledge, evaluating teacher performance, and international comparisons on teachingnew Further Reading and Think Point features encouraging critical engagement with key research findings.
This is essential reading for all students on initial teacher education courses including undergraduate, postgraduate, School Direct, Teach First and employment-based routes into teaching, and also qualified teachers wanting to deepen their understanding of educational research.