This follow-up to Shirley Clarke's hugely popular Unlocking Formative Assessment focuses on bringing it all together in the primary classroom - how to weave all the elements of formative assessment, coherently and manageably, into everyday teaching.
Addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform and shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences. The author argues that a carefully planned, knowledge-based elementary curriculum is essential to providing the foundations for children's life success.
Details the strengths, weaknesses and controversies around the concepts in curriculum, including curriculum planning and development, curriculum management, teaching perspectives, collaborative involvement in curriculum, and curriculum ideology. This book is of interest to those involved in curriculum planning and students training to be teachers.
Explores the key global drivers of policy change in education. This book argues that globalization has transformed the terrain within which educational policies are developed and, informed by a range of neo-liberal precepts, affect the ways we think about educational governance. It provides an overview of critical issues in educational policy.
Making Good Progress? is a research-informed examination of formative assessment practices outlining practical recommendations for teachers at every level and phase. Written by Daisy Christodoulou, Making Good Progress?' offers clear, up-to-date advice to develop best practice for teachers assessing pupils in the wake of life beyond levels.
Pulls together an amazing array of scientific findings and practical guidelines that will be invaluable for academic leaders looking to improve themselves and their institutions. It brings hope for leadership in higher education by emphasizing the importance of a positive approach that empowers and inspires others.
What does it really take to become a brilliant headteacher? Take the next step in your career with confidence as Iain Erskine explores the qualities and skills required to shine in the role of headteacher.
Practising teacher and mindset expert Katherine Muncaster has combined with best-selling author Shirley Clarke to produce this 'must-have' handbook for anyone looking to embed a growth mindset culture across their primary school.
This is a book about teaching, but it is not a manual on how to teach. It is a book about ideas, but not ideological. It is a book about thinking and questioning and challenging, but it also attempts some possible answers.
In this practical handbook Hopkins presents a whole school approach to repairing harm using a variety of means including peer mediation, healing circles and conference circles. She provides clear, practical guidance for group sessions and examines issues and ideas relating to practical skill development for facilitators.