Cross-curricular teaching and learning are the new buzz-words in primary classrooms. This book focuses on history and geography to explore different contexts and strategies for making links between the full range of primary subjects, so that learning can be more integrated and relevant to learners.
Offers a fresh approach to professional development that focuses on building an individual teaching personality, rather than following a rule book. This book includes case studies and anecdotes, summaries and humorous illustrations to help teachers reflect on what it means to be a teacher, and why it is the most rewarding profession there is.
Preparing to work in a tough school can be a nerve-wracking experience. Will there be gangs? What if none of the students do their homework? How will you know what to do if faced with a physical threat? In this book, the authors set out the 7 keys to successful behaviour management, through innovative approaches to teaching and learning.
Looks at how the reader can become emotionally intelligent and teach in a way which encourages students to develop their own emotional intelligence. This book explains what emotional intelligence is and how it is an essential intelligence for people who work with people and who want to make a real difference in their communities.
Packed with ready-to-use activities to get you started, this fully updated book provides a pocket-sized selection of ideas that will help you to infuse Multiple Intelligences into everyday teaching. The practical teaching strategies covered have been tailored to encourage awareness and use of MI in the classroom at both primary and secondary level.
How would you cope with a wasp in the classroom, organising a field trip or difficult relationships with colleagues? This book looks at what it can be like to be a teacher as a person, not just another cog in the education machine. It looks to the personal side, and asks real teachers how they feel about their profession.
A practical guide for those who need advice of managing behaviour. Containing advice on various aspects of behaviour management, it covers problems such as managing 'problem' pupils and dealing with a classroom 'riot'. It also covers avoiding confrontation and the use of humour, empathy and common sense.
More money and more respect are commonly shared goals. This pithy guide shows the teacher how to shine at work, how to write CVs and perform well in interviews, in order to gain their well-deserved promotion.
In this thorough, enlightening and comprehensive book, Carl Hendrick and Robin Macpherson ask 18 of today's leading educational thinkers to distill the most up-to-date research into effective classroom practice in 10 of the most important areas of teaching.
Setting a practical vision for how education can be transformed to enable all young people to flourish and succeed, this book argues for an end of the industrial systems of mass schooling and proposes an organic approach that draws on unprecedented and professional resources to engage all students and develop their individual abilities and more.
What is a Chartered Teacher? What special attributes and capabilities does that new title denote? This book answers these questions. It also provides background to the introduction of the chartered teacher; and analyses the development of the Standard for Chartered Teacher, a different way of recognising the accomplishments of classroom teachers.
The Code of Practice (2001) makes it clear that pupils should be involved in planning their targets from an early age. This book gives practical tips and guidance for writing the IEPs with examples and case histories.
Covers preferred and predicted futures in terms of the personal and the global futures imagined by children and young people. It draws on research into futures studies with children aged 7, 11, 14 and 18, and finds significant differences in terms of the children's age and gender.
In A Mindset for Success: In Your Classroom and School, Tony Swainston analyses how the ways in which schools currently conceptualise and measure success could be limiting students' potential to achieve it.
A practical guide to the essential practice that builds better teachers. Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher is the landmark guide to critical reflection, providing expert insight and practical tools to facilitate a journey of constructive self-critique.
Mike Fairclough, renowned headmaster at West Rise Junior School, TES Primary School of the Year, demonstrates how teachers and leaders can cultivate a culture of risk-taking and danger within their students - and themselves.
Mary Myatt's standout book shines an uncompromising light on the things that wise school leaders do. Informed through thousands of conversations over a 20-year career in schools, it argues that the best leaders do not shy away from the tough stuff and shows how to create conditions for productive work which transcend day-to-day difficulties.
Aimed at primary school and trainee teachers, this book gives a comprehensive and field-tested plan for employing a tactical games approach to teaching games and sports in primary schools. This is intended to increase students' motivation, enhance tactical awareness and improve skill development.
Chart your next steps in teaching from finishing your teacher training programme, your probationary year, and then into the settled routine of the second and third years of teaching. Suitable for newly trained teachers and those in their first year.
Taking a broad contemporary view of higher education, this book includes: connecting research and teaching in practice; promoting critical approaches to the curriculum; teaching for employability and understanding graduate identity; responding to the internationalisation agenda; engaging with the demands of the digital university; and more.
A guide to a key area of Education Studies BA courses offering an introduction to the emergence of modern and post-modern childhoods. It considers the social construction of childhood through the institutions of education. It is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students on education studies and related courses.
'The New Middle Leader's Handbook' is the definitive go-to guide for all educators looking to take the leap into middle leadership, those wanting to become better middle leaders, or senior leaders seeking an authoritative manual for their school's middle leadership.
The Art of Standing Out is the culmination of 18 years' experience as a headteacher for Andrew Morrish. He has a proven record for transforming challenging schools - one that few can match. The founder of a successful MAT, Andrew shares the journey from special measures to outstanding - showing clearly how to create a standout school.
This manual provides advice on dealing with stress in teaching. It seeks to combine self-help guidance with a core of professional reality to provide solutions that are effective and tailored to the demands of the educational sector. There are case studies from both the UK and abroad.
Transforming Play: Teaching Tactics and Game Sense helps you teach general tactics and gross motor skills that students can apply to many sports. The book offers great tools for teaching attack and defense games. Kids learn attack and defense tactics, team formations, and man-to-man and zone defenses.