Quality Circle Time in the Secondary School

Author: Jenny Mosley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317962419
Format: PDF, Docs
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Jenny Mosley's quality circle time model involves establishing an on-going, timetabled process of circle-meetings for adults and children. As a basis for teaching relationship skills, enhancing self-esteem and building a positive behaviour management and anti-bullying policy, circle time should not only increase confidence and "emotional intelligence" in pupils, but should also contribute towards a positive whole-school ethos. This classic text provides a rationale, framework and whole-school model for quality circle time specifically for secondary schools and further education colleges. Fully revised and updated, the authors offer over 100 activities and practical strategies to help build teachers' confidence and circle time skills. The book aims to enable teachers to sustain this approach within their SEAL syllabus, tutorial time, subject teaching, or as part of their work with pupils with special educational needs.

Quality Circle Time in the Primary Classroom

Author: Jenny Mosley
Publisher: Learning Development AIDS
ISBN: 9781855032293
Format: PDF, Docs
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Circle time is an approach to school management which helps teachers to initiate their own school policy on self-esteem and positive behaviour. This book is a practical guide for the primary classroom contains teachers' notes as well as circle time activities.

Creative Circle Time Lessons for the Early Years

Author: Yvonne Weatherhead
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446202712
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Includes CD-rom! This creative book uses music, song, poetry and a host of practical ideas to engage children in Circle Time Activities. The publication stems from Yvonne's own work in schools where 26 alphabetical themes have been centralised around a lovable bear character. There are four strands in the book which are linked to the Social Skills curriculum. - Self esteem - Relationships - Communications - Spiritual and Moral Development These strands are developed through the 26 themes from 'Adorable' bear to 'Zig Zag' bear with a weekly introduction of a new rhythm to accompany the poem. For each theme there are comprehensive notes for teachers with lots of ideas on the content of each theme. The DVD- ROM contains all 26 poems and songs, recited or sung by the children. The DVD-Rom also includes printable posters and positive thought sheets. As an experienced teacher Yvonne offers not only a comprehensive practical resource that all teachers will find useful and time saving, but she also provides links to Citizenship, planning sheets for PSHE, lesson objectives and full lesson notes, providing all the support busy teachers need. A very exciting practical resource, easy to use and built on a very solid foundation of many years of expertise and practice. Visit the author's website here and you can contact her to book INSET training

The Most Important Year

Author: Suzanne Bouffard
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399184945
Format: PDF, ePub
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Featuring compelling, detailed narratives, this is the first book to provide an eye-opening look at why pre-K matters for children and society, what it should look like and do, and what it takes to create good pre-K programs.

Socratic Circles

Author: Matt Copeland
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571103945
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Matt Copeland has created a coaching guide for both the teacher new to Socratic seminars and the experienced teacher seeking to optimize the benefits of this powerful strategy. Socratic Circles also shows teachers who are familiar with literature circles the many ways in which these two practices complement and extend each other. Filled with examples to help readers visualize the application of these concepts in practice, Socratic Circles includes transcripts of student dialogue and work samples of preparation and follow-up activities. The helpful appendices offer ready-to-copy handouts and examples, and suggested selections of text that connect to major literary works.

The RoutledgeFalmer Guide to Key Debates in Education

Author: Dennis Hayes
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415332439
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Debating is out of fashion. No one raises the question of what has gone wrong when the entire political project of a society is seemingly reduced to 'education, education, education'. The aim of this lively and challenging book is to provide the stimulus for further thinking about key educational issues by exposing and explaining the assumptions behind this obsession. Over forty contributors, all experts in their fields, have written short, accessible, informed and lively articles for students, teachers and others involved in education. They address broad questions that are central to any understanding of what is really going on in the education system. Topics covered include: the new relationship of the state to education; the changed nature of schools; whether teachers are afraid to teach; the problems with circle time, anti-bullying strategies, citizenship education, and multiple intelligences; the retreat from truth and the demise of theory in teacher training, and much more. Everyone learning to teach in primary and secondary schools and further education colleges will find this book relevant to their programmes. In particular the book would be useful for students on Education Studies courses.

We are Kind and Helpful

Author: Donna Luck
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780954541170
Format: PDF, ePub
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There's a big surprise in store for the whole class - except for Elsa Elephant who has behaved very badly and thought only of herself. Because she has not been kind and helpful, Miss Beanie chooses Gino Giraffe and Zelda Zebra to look after the wonderful surprise she brings in for the class.

What Works in Girls Education

Author: Gene B Sperling
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815728611
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Hard-headed evidence on why the returns from investing in girls are so high that no nation or family can afford not to educate their girls. Gene Sperling, author of the seminal 2004 report published by the Council on Foreign Relations, and Rebecca Winthrop, director of the Center for Universal Education, have written this definitive book on the importance of girls’ education. As Malala Yousafzai expresses in her foreword, the idea that any child could be denied an education due to poverty, custom, the law, or terrorist threats is just wrong and unimaginable. More than 1,000 studies have provided evidence that high-quality girls’ education around the world leads to wide-ranging returns: Better outcomes in economic areas of growth and incomes Reduced rates of infant and maternal mortality Reduced rates of child marriage Reduced rates of the incidence of HIV/AIDS and malaria Increased agricultural productivity Increased resilience to natural disasters Women’s empowerment What Works in Girls’ Education is a compelling work for both concerned global citizens, and any academic, expert, nongovernmental organization (NGO) staff member, policymaker, or journalist seeking to dive into the evidence and policies on girls’ education.