Offers teachers with strategies and techniques they can use to develop their confidence in teaching A Level students. This book contains strategies that allow teachers to develop their teaching style so that the students can have a purposeful, inspired and enjoyable learning experience.
Ready-to-go activities for teacher trainers running pre- and in-service training courses. For busy teacher trainers who practise what they preach: trainees will benefit from learning about methodology in training sessions which are in themselves models of good teaching practice.
Provides teachers and lecturers with an introduction to e-learning. This book explores the meaning of 'e-learning' and supports tutors in identifying how they plan to use technology to support courses that blend online and face-to-face interactions. It is illustrated by various case of studies. It is useful for teachers in HE and FE.
Suitable for students on initial teacher training courses across different phases in the UK, this book covers the important basic skills and issues that students need to consider during their practice, such as planning, classroom organisation, behaviour management and assessment.
Takes the next step and explains how to apply the principles from Visible Learning in your classroom. This book offers: concise and user-friendly summaries of the most successful practices and interventions; and practical, step-by-step guidance for successfully implementing visible learning and visible teaching.
Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of the landmark book Discussion as a Way of Teaching shows how to plan, conduct, and assess classroom discussions. Stephen D. Brookfield and Stephen Preskill suggest exercises for starting discussions, strategies for maintaining their momentum, and ways to elicit diverse views and voices.
A practical guide on how to to teach Character in primary schools, exploring why character matters. Coverage includes the implications of character beyond the classroom and how outdoor learning and education can contribute.
Every day, teachers and other school staff have to deal with children who present challenging behaviour during their learning process at school. This book combines the fundamental principles of attachment theory with teacher-based case studies, and practical 'how to' interventions.
An essential and aspirational text for all beginning teachers, with a clear focus on learning in order to support you becoming an outstanding teacher who makes a difference to learners, colleagues, schools and policy.
A V Kelly's bestselling and classic text is now brought up to date with the latest curriculum changes and current thinking in education. It's great on general principles and the philosophical background to education, making it core reading on all types of education courses.
A guide to practical and effective communication with your children. This book shows you how to cope with your child's negative feelings, such as frustration, disappointment and anger; express your anger without being hurtful; engage your child's co-operation; set clear limits and still maintain goodwill; use alternatives to punishment; and more.
From Ancient Greece to the present day, Trivium 21c explores whether a contemporary trivium (Grammar, Dialectic, and Rhetoric) can unite progressive and traditionalist institutions, teachers, politicians and parents in the common pursuit of providing a great education for our children in 21st Century.
A Thunk is a beguiling question about everyday things that stops you in your tracks. This book includes the thunks which cover areas of human existence including truth, justice, reality, beliefs, the natural world, the human condition, art, beauty, existence, right and wrong, good and bad, life and death, war, religion, love, and friendship.
Gives you practical 'how to' ways to develop your own emotional resilience as well as ways to work with children in the area of emotional and social skills. This book includes practical worksheets on stagecraft for teachers, leadership, classroom activities, personal development and developing emotional and social literacy with children.
Lesson planning and preparation is one of the important aspects of teaching. It is also one of the hardest aspects to learn. Student teachers, for example, often find it difficult to gauge how to pitch or pace a lesson. This book provides solutions. It covers areas such as the affective curriculum, language across the curriculum, and homework.
This new edition provides a comprehensive overview of assessment that is used to support learning, practice-based theory on assessment for learning, and formative assessment to support individual development and motivate learners.
One of the most influential teaching guides ever updated! Teach Like a Champion 2. 0 is a complete update to the international bestseller. This teaching guide is a must-have for new and experienced teachers alike.
Teaching Practice is an essential reference for both EFL teachers and trainers on pre-service training courses. Chapters systematically cover the main challenges for new teachers. It takes account of current methodology and is suitable for use on Cambridge CELTA courses.
'The Essential Guide to Lesson Planning' is intended to help trainee and newly qualified teachers come to grips with the daily lesson planning required from them. It shows how the time spent planning good lessons can help to ensure that time in the classroom is effective, productive and enjoyable.
Demystifying current theories and debates about assessment, 'The Essential Guide to Assessment' is a practical guide showing trainees and teachers how to put certain strategies and models into practice in the classroom right away.
Being a "good teacher" is a difficult goal to achieve, being largely dependent on a huge variety of skills outside of the main curriculum. Teaching Skills For Dummies focuses on these 'soft' skills of teaching, from maintaining discipline to creating engaging lesson plans and monitoring performance.
Maps out the professional and theoretical landscape of reflective practice, its nature and purposes and the claims being made for it. This book takes readers through a systematic process where the initial focus on learning, developing and growing, starts from an understanding of one's strengths, not weaknesses and problems.
Builds a story about the power of teachers, feedback, and a model of learning and understanding. This book covers areas such as the influence of the student, home, school, curricula, teacher, and teaching strategies. It develops a model of teaching and learning based on the notion of visible teaching and visible learning.