Behaviour for Learning in the Primary School

Author: Kate Adams
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1844455483
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Children's behaviour is a key concern for trainees and teachers. This book explores the concept of behaviour for learning which is very much driven by the Every Child Matters agenda. It examines the roles of relationships and children's social knowledge in depth. In particular, it explores relationship with self, relationship with others and relationships with the curriculum. It also considers the importance of self-reflection and other additional factors affecting behaviour for learning such as children's learning difficulties. It highlights the complexities and wider social factors involved in attaining positive behaviour, in a way which recognises the whole child.

Learning and Teaching in Primary Schools

Author: Denis Hayes
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1844458237
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is an essential text for all primary trainees, covering the fundamental issues for learning and teaching in primary schools today. It motivates and challenges trainees at the same time as guiding them through the Standards for the Award of QTS. Chapters explore the major themes in teacher education, such as behaviour, communication and creativity, encouraging reflection on key questions and professional dilemmas. In addition, two key chapters provide specific advice to help trainees interpret and fully understand the standards, with strategies for successfully implementing them and demonstrating how each of the standards can be met.

Supporting Every Child

Author: Anita Walton
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857258214
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A practical and accessible new edition of this essential text for support staff and those involved in teaching and supporting learning.

Developing Advanced Primary Teaching Skills

Author: Denis Hayes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415516536
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Do you believe that continuous improvement in teaching is essential? Do you wish to enhance your understanding of how children learn? Are you eager to become a well-informed professional? From the author of the hugely respected Foundations of Primary Teaching, this advanced textbook explores the essential elements of teaching and learning and the process of becoming a caring and competent teacher. It introduces a wide range of education issues, challenges and requirements with the intention of promoting advanced classroom practice, both for individuals and within teams. The book offers insights, ideas, hints and thought-provoking education topics for individual reflection and team discussion. With a focus on understanding the teaching and learning processes and the factors that impact upon providing a high quality education for every pupil, this book discusses in detail key learning skills, dilemmas and challenges for primary teachers and themes in continuing professional development. It covers issues in teaching and learning including: The nature/nurture debate Motivation Emotional and moral development Raising boys' achievement levels Gender and teachers Accelerated learning Reflective practice. Including action points, hints and challenges, this book will be of interest to trainee teachers, postgraduates, experienced qualified teachers, deputy head teachers and head teachers who wish to be more consistently effective and make a positive impact on the lives of children in their primary classroom.

Primary Special Educational Needs

Author: Sue Soan
Publisher: Learning Matters Limited
ISBN: 9781844450381
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The extracts contained in this Reflective Reader will help students work through some of the challenging aspects of teaching children with special educational needs. By reading some of the key writing on the subject, trainees are encouraged to think about the links between theory and classroom practice, and to develop critical thinking skills which will strengthen their development as reflective practitioners.

Successful Teaching Placement

Author: Jane Medwell
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857252488
Format: PDF, Kindle
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School placements can be anxious and uncertain experiences for trainee teachers, and even for those with previous classroom experience a new school environment can be intimidating. This book is full of invaluable advice and practical suggestions that will help trainees prepare for, enjoy and make the most of this experience. It deals with the full range of issues, from finding out about the placement school to managing difficult behaviour on placement. This second edition is linked to the 2007 Standards for QTS and reflects recent documents and initiatives.

Teaching Primary Special Educational Needs

Author: Jonathan Glazzard
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 184445682X
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Today, there is increased emphasis on the coverage of special educational needs in initial teacher training. This comprehensive introduction begins by looking at inclusion policy and how barriers to achievement can be removed. The SEN Code of Conduct is explained and detailed guidance on Individual Education Plans (IEPs) is included. The book then goes on to give practical advice on the teaching of children with special educational needs in reading, speech and language, the autistic spectrum and behavioural, social and emotional difficulties. Finally, the book considers the wider context looking at partnerships with parents, carers and professionals in other agencies.

Learning to Teach in the Primary School

Author: James Arthur
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415359287
Format: PDF, ePub
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Presents strategies for effective elementary school teaching, covering such topics as managing classroom behavior, lesson plans, and understanding how students learn.

Successful Teaching Placements in Secondary Schools

Author: Kate Shilvock
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857253441
Format: PDF, Docs
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Professional teaching placements are an essential part of secondary teacher training, with trainees spending around two thirds of their time in schools. This practical handbook helps trainees fully prepare for their school experience, offering the guidance and reassurance to ensure they are confident and successful during placement. It is full of invaluable advice and practical suggestions, with clear links to the Professional Standards for QTS throughout.