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.
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.
This work offers guidance on effective induction and mentoring to teachers and managers faced with the task of providing newly qualified teachers with structured support and training. It examines the roles and responsibilities of induction and mentoring and the management of support and training.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ever wondered what would happen if you stopped teaching in your lessons? You might be surprised. This book provides you with the arguments and evidence you need to become a lazy, but outstanding teacher. It shifts the emphasis away from the teaching and onto the learning.
Intended for teacher trainers, or teachers wishing to become teacher trainers. Practical activities for training sessions, case studies, discussion of training principles, resources for teacher trainers.
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.
With more and more PGCE Students required to produce masters' level work, this book guides students through the process of thinking about their study, their practice, and undertaking research, all at masters level.
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.