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.
This book breaks the Action Research process down into smaller steps giving you concise, jargon-free guidance on all the issues and key considerations that you will need to tackle when carrying out this type of research.
Education is of relevance to everyone, but it involves specialized terminology which may be unfamiliar or opaque. The second edition of this UK-focused dictionary - with around 1,100 authoritative entries - provides clear and accessible definitions of the terms, organizations, qualifications, statutes, and much more, involved in education today.
In Feedback, Isabella Wallace and Leah Kirkman explore our understanding of what is often cited as one of the most powerful tools for enhancing learning, drawing together ideas from leading international thinkers and practical strategies for busy teachers.
The book features a model which helps to create successful mentoring-coaching activity in education and sets out a clear path along which to proceed. It describes appropriate behaviours and includes examples of questions that might be used.
Maps out the professional, political and theoretical landscape of reflective practice, its nature and purposes and the claims being made for it. The authors centre their text on a model of the teacher as a reflective learner, with enlightenment and empowerment as central themes.
Teaching Creative Thinking: Developing Learners Who Generate Ideas and Can Think Critically defines and demystifies the essence of creative thinking, and offers action-oriented and research-informed suggestions as to how it can best be developed in learners.
A handy compendium packed with facts and techniques that teachers need to have at their fingertips. It provides 1000+ answers, definitions and practical tips for the many questions that teachers need to answer.
This "Classmate" deals with a key topic for teachers wishing to develop their skills as a subject co-ordinator. Famery gives detailed advice from developing your skills and researching the subject to practising the role and developing it further.
Designed as a perfect gift for teachers (there are hundreds of thousands of qualified staff currently teaching at all levels). Grey's Essential Miscellany for Teachers will amuse, entertain and educate in equal measure.
The GCSE Mindset: 40 activities for transforming student commitment, motivation and productivity, written by Steve Oakes and Martin Griffin, offers a wealth of concrete, practical and applicable tools designed to supercharge GCSE students' resilience, positivity, organisation and determination.
The word 'homework' causes despair in both pupils and teachers. Pupils because they have to do it and teachers because they have to prepare it, enforce it, collect it and mark it. This practical guide covers all areas of homework from reasons for setting it, to motivational techniques and how to support pupils of all standards.
Features lists ranging from the practical, such as preparing for an interview, organising your classroom and dealing with difficulties, to the fun, such as how the children perceive you and what not to wear.
Known by many as the Learning Pit, the Learning Challenge is used around the world to promote challenge, dialogue, and a growth mindset. It encourages a depth of inquiry from students and nurtures a love of learning.
Using case studies and real life teaching examples, this book explores how to use technology in teaching. Examples include gamified learning, social media, apps, video streaming and the flipped classroom approach.
Describes how teacher-student relations possess an improvisational and ethical character. Internationally known educator Max van Manen shows through recognizable examples and evocative stories how good teaching is driven by the phenomenology of pedagogy.
Outlines what a newly qualified teacher needs to know in order to be an immediate success in the classroom. The book includes a substantial section on every new teacher's biggest concern: behaviour management, as well as giving tips on: various teaching methods; lesson planning; assessment; and ways of organising the classroom.
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Students say the best teachers get them excited about learning, stretch their thinking, and keep them actively involved in class.
Martha Boyne, Emily Clements and Ben Wright's Thrive: In your first three years in teaching equips trainee secondary school teachers with the know-how to lay the foundations for a successful career in teaching, long after the challenging first few years are over.
The chapters in this volume illustrate how teachers are bringing creativity, higher-order thinking, and meaningful learning activities into particular school settings despite pressures of standards and testing. The word wise has been chosen for the title of the book, and is frequently used to describe the pedagogical practices that are identified.
In The Learning Power Approach: Teaching learners to teach themselves Guy Claxton sets out the design principles of a pedagogical formula that aims to strengthen students' learning muscles and develop their independence, initiative, determination, and love of learning.
In How to Explain Absolutely Anything to Absolutely Anyone: The art and science of teacher explanation, Andy Tharby talks teachers through a set of remarkably simple techniques that will help revolutionise the precision and clarity of their message.