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.
Coaching is an expensive development option and it isn't appropriate in every circumstance. This book aims to tell you when it's effective and when it's not. It tells you what the benefits are for the individual and what they are for the organisation. It also tells you what you need to do to make it work and what not to do.
To meet the needs of people with learning difficulties, programmes are required which extend beyond the typical school or college day, in time and content. This text provides a practical guide to help the reader develop, deliver and monitor an extended curriculum to help meet these student's needs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This book presents a new way for educators at all levels - from early years to university - to think about curriculum priorities. It focuses on the curriculum as a form of specialised knowledge, optimally designed to enable students to gain access to the best knowledge available in any field.
This second edition provides a contemporary overview of education and social justice, helping readers to understand and analyse the inequalities that exist in today's world, how they are manifested in education systems and how education can engage with and address these issues.
This book uses in-depth case studies to examines the relationship between advanced study on higher education courses and professional practice. It explores contributions made by research on practice to professional development.
Brings together sixteen of the author's key writings, drawn together to show the development of his important ideas and theories, and to celebrate his career. This book gives an overview of his career and contextualizes his selection. It is useful for researchers, academics and students who want a introduction to educational theory.
Tracing the development of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) since the large scale expansion of the teaching professional after the Second World War to the present day, this book explores the changing nature of teacher education.
Interested in the ethical and political responsibilities on those who care about education, The Struggle for Democracy in Education interrogates conflicting models of democratic education and asks us to confront both progressive and retrogressive forces to ask what we can do to ensure that education created is worthy of its name.
Generate multifaceted solutions to real-life classroom issues with this innovative, research-based approach to the design and delivery of sustained, collaborative, evidence-informed, and student-focused professional learning.
This book traces the development of a fully marketised higher education system in England over a 30-year period, and identifies five distinct stages of market reforms culminating in the Higher Education and Research Act. It employs a critical policy discourse analysis and addresses several key aspects of the current higher education landscape.