This is a guide to getting the most out of a teacher training course in the United Kingdom. It covers both primary and secondary teaching and is suitable for students following undergraduate, postgraduate or alternative routes.
This practical guide explains how to prepare materials that can be utilised either by the teacher or by others without further guidance. Based on theoretical foundations, the systematic approach in this text should help both new and established teachers.
What is it that Inspirational teachers do differently? In short, they plan for their pupils to be inspirational. This book offers an examination of what our most inspirational teachers do in order to get creative and inspirational responses from children. It aims to put fun back into teaching, provide a framework for creativity.
How can a teacher make sure, in the brief time that an inspector (or other assessor) spends in their classroom, that the lesson ticks enough boxes to impress - AND gain that outstanding grade? The author leads the teacher through the criteria to search for the 'x-factor' - the magic ingredients that will elevate lessons to outstanding.
100 Lessons is Scholastic's best-selling series to support primary teachers with curriculum change. This new planning guide will support teachers with their planning in preparation to deliver thenew curriculum for design & technology to be taught in schools from 2014. This title covers Years 1 to 6 including long and medium-term planning.
A theoretically robust guide to coaching and mentoring which integrates theory and practice suitable for students on mentorship programmes in business & management, education, health, social care and nursing.
Many commentators feared that the Education Reform Act of 1988 sounded the death knell for teacher professionalism. This text explores the issue by setting the debates in their historical context and by drawing on detailed research findings.
Teachers work between 50 - 60 hours per week, which can result in tremendous strain on an individual. This "Classmate" offers advice on how teachers can reduce their workload through managing their time effectively.
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.
Most students are only in school for a number of weeks, which means that they aren't able to appreciate the full 'assessment' picture. This guide to assessment in the primary school seeks to redress this, providing students and teacher trainers with an overview of how assessment works. It is useful for those involved in primary education.
This book is about the use of evidence in the leadership and management of universities and colleges. The role of institutional self-study in establishing strategy and measuring progress is examined across the full range of institutional activities, with many worked examples.
Written in accordance with the Teacher Training Association and DfES guidelines, this edition covers the Labour Government's plans for teachers, and examines all the modules that need to be studied in teacher training programmes.
A guide that covers the various aspects of your first crucial teaching months and years, and sets your teaching career off on the right track. It draws on the Induction Regulations for NQTs for September 2008 onwards. It gives the information you need to know, from induction to inspection, from getting your first job to continuing development.
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.
As the number of children for whom English is an Additional Language in schools increases, how do teachers and trainees prepare to support them to succeed? This is a guide to understanding, learning from and teaching bilingual and EAL children in schools.
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 guide to planning for and teaching critical thinking in schools, whether for discrete assessment or to improve analytical skills across the curriculum. With an introduction to what critical thinking skills are, it is suitable for the teachers wanting to improve their students reasoning and problem-solving skills.
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.
Supply teaching can be very difficult - if it's not the students that are being difficult it's the permanent members of staff. The author provides one hundred ideas on how to handle the pitfalls of being a supply teacher. It includes ideas such as warm up activities and how to carry on the topic if faced with more than one lesson with a class.
Training to become a teacher is one of the most gruelling aspects of a teacher's career. A part of the second group of "Continuum One Hundred" titles, this book provides helpful advice on how to survive this tough initiation into teaching.
Providing one hundred ideas on how to survive the first year of teaching, the author deals with a range of tricky issues - from coping with the long working hours and managing difficult classes to lesson planning and writing reports for the first time.
Focuses on how to teach the core curriculum subjects effectively to the 5-11 age group. This book covers various manners of good practice including: planning, assessment and evaluation along with cross-curricular links and guidance on teaching beyond the classroom.
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.
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.
This book sets out the facts about three still largely unknown factors of the future: climate change, peak oil and the limits to growth. It examines the feelings and attitudes the coming changes engender. It offers teachers ways to engage with vital but too often avoided issues, and to share success stories and sources of hope for the future.
Provides ideas and tactics to: tackle difficult situations in the classroom; deal with stress and manage time more efficiently; build and sustain successful relationships with colleagues; create positive learning environments; and, develop or change careers, and more.
Using real scenarios and real issues, this is a self-help book for teachers - giving ideas, tips and strategies for the classroom. Split into three sections, it looks at: The Teacher - the variety of stressful/difficult scenarios teachers face; The Woman - outside of the classroom; and, The Skills - coaching skills for teachers.
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.