Written in a clear and accessible way, this practical guide will help teachers to develop their understanding of psychology and its application in enhancing the quality classroom teaching. As both a practising teacher and chartered psychologist, Matt Jarvis identifies a range of ideas that can be used in the real world of the classroom.
This book is for anyone interested in teaching children how to think, to reason, and solve problems. Robert Fisher reviews the main concepts, methods and research in the teaching of thinking skills developed in recent years. The second edition provides practical ideas to develop the thinking and learning in children of all ages and abilities.
Written by best-selling author of Essential Teaching Skills, this research-informed guide is the perfect introduction to what defines good teaching. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, it enables trainees and new teachers to build on theoretical work where it matters in the classroom.
Focusing on practical methods, techniques and strategies, Teaching Today has been one of the best-selling teacher training textbooks for the past 20 years. Retaining its practical and user-friendly approach, the fifth edition has been fully updated with new chapters on differentiation, equality, inclusion and working with stake-holders.
In this classic introduction to professional and pedagogic skills, Chris Kyriacou provides expert guidance on the nitty-gritty of teaching. Compact and concise, it's ideal for students or experienced teachers wishing to explore their own practice, as well as teacher mentors helping others to develop their teaching skills.
Bond is the number one series for 11 plus practice, with over 45 years of experience. Written by expert authors Bond Assessment Papers offer continuous comprehensive support for all 11 plus subjects from ages 5 to 13. Tried and trusted, Bond has helped millions of children achieve 11 plus success.
The book views the contemporary economy as an economy of persuasion where firms and institutions assign resources to rhetoric, image and reputation rather than production of goods and services. It examines critically phenomena such as the knowledge society, consumption, higher education, organizational change, professionalization and leadership
Covering Geoffrey Chaucer's life and work, David Wallace considers the influence and enduring appeal of his body of writing, exploring the wide ranging geography and iconic characters in his stories, and discusses how Chaucer's own experiences contributed to his literature.