Supporting Teachers Supporting Pupils

Author: Diana Fox Wilson
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415335225
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book draws from the real-life experiences and perceptions of teachers in secondary and primary schools, and documents their ideas on how they define their job, the difficulties they face in the classroom and the support they need. Different approaches to teacher support are considered and the book includes an in-depth case study of a school that tried to implement some of these approaches. Key issues covered include: the motivations and needs of teachers and pupils the gaps between theory and practice in the professional role and performance of the teacher the behaviour of pupils and their views on the classroom working with support staff the assertive discipline system. Drawing on her own experience and the experiences of others, Diana Fox Wilson recommends that teachers are supported by a classroom environment that fosters insight and understanding between pupils and teachers, and urges a culture of change that recognises teachers as a crucial influence on young people's lives. Supporting Teachers Supporting Pupils is packed with helpful and practical advice for all teachers. It will be a reassuring read for any teacher finding themselves feeling stranded in the classroom.

Emotional Intelligence in the Classroom

Author: Coetzee & Jansen
Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd
ISBN: 9780702172649
Format: PDF
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The role of the teacher is not limited to providing cognitive and intellectual support to learners. In working towards a holistic approach to education, the authors of this book highlight the importance of an emotionally supportive environment in the classroom. This ensures that learners are able to become fully integrated and functioning members of the society. This book introduces educators and students in the education field to the concept of emotional intelligence as it relates to the classroom. Emotional intelligence forms a critical part of the curriculum for the development of educators. It entails the intelligence that ail successful educators bring to their daily interactions with learners. Student teachers, educators and education managers can use this book as a hands-on guide to more effective and satisfactory learner interaction to enhance their teaching practice. Parents and others who interact with children of all ages will be fascinated by the insights shared in this book.

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers Supporting Pupils with Social Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties

Author: Roy Howarth
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472961595
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Research has found that any one class might contain two to six children with profound social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. Without effective intervention and response, this can have a profound impact on the progress of these children, as well as the delivery of the curriculum to all pupils. Roy Howarth uses his extensive experience and expertise in this field to present practical solutions for supporting pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties, as well as alleviating pressures on whole-class teaching and management. Suitable for all mainstream and specialist teachers, 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Supporting Pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties considers techniques for observation, intervention and differentiation, as well as preventing and dealing with significant difficulties. This fully updated edition will help teachers ensure all pupils can participate fully in lessons, learn more constructively and make better progress.

The Effective Teacher s Guide to Behavioural Emotional and Social Difficulties

Author: Michael Farrell
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415360388
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Teaching and supporting pupils with emotional, social and behavioral difficulties is arguably the most challenging aspect of teaching in today's classroom. The Effective Teachers' Guide to Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficultiesprovides busy teachers with an easily digestible yet thorough overview of the basic theories surrounding behavior. The book also looks at the range of strategies that can be used in the classroom, and how their effectiveness can be assessed. The range of different strategies presented and explained include Cognitive approach Systems-based approach Behavioral approach Psychodynamic approach Also included is a chapter devoted to supporting pupils with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder. The chapter contains new information on identifying and assessing the condition and suggests effective intervention strategies, such as developing self-esteem and interpersonal skills. Highly accessible and authoritative, andtaking into account the very latest developments in the field of Special Educational Needs, this book will prove invaluable reading for the busy practitioner eager to develop their knowledge and understanding.

Foundations of Primary Teaching

Author: Denis Hayes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136675167
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Now in its fifth edition, Foundations of Primary Teaching will be an essential resource for any trainee or practicing primary teacher. Written in a friendly and accessible manner, this book has been updated in line with the new curriculum and provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of teaching within the primary school. It blends theory and practice to foster and develop effective pedagogy and, in so doing, to stimulate your thinking, expand your horizons and motivate you to relish one of the most thrilling, frustrating, exhausting, exciting and important jobs in the world. Written specifically for student teachers on BA, BEd and PGCE courses, as well as students taking Education Studies, this text will encourage you to develop a fuller understanding and appreciation of teaching as professional practice through an emphasis on: Reflective thinking and action Relationships and motivation in the classroom A full range of tried and tested teaching and assessment strategies Creativity and transferable teaching skills Personalised learning. Also incorporating new material on changes and innovations that have taken place in education; childhood; the process of, and context for, learning; and issues teachers face, as well as updated further reading lists, this wholly revised fifth edition should be on the bookshelf of all student teachers on initial teacher training courses at the primary level, newly qualified teachers and more experienced teachers wishing to enhance their practice.

New Understandings of Teacher s Work

Author: Christopher Day
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789400705456
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Within educational research that seeks to understand the quality and effectiveness of teachers and school, the role emotions play in educational change and school improvement has become a subject of increasing importance. In this book, scholars from around the world explore the connections between teaching, teacher education, teacher emotions, educational change and school leadership. (For this text, “teacher” encompasses pre-service teachers, in-service teachers and headteachers, or principals). New Understandings of Teacher’s Work: Emotions and Educational Change is divided into four themes: educational change; teachers and teaching; teacher education; and emotions in leadership. The chapters address the key basic and substantive issues relative to the central emotional themes of the following: teachers’ lives and careers in teaching; the role emotions play in teachers’ work; lives and leadership roles in the context of educational reform; the working conditions; the context-specific dynamics of reform work; school/teacher cultures; individual biographies that affect teachers’ emotional well-being; and the implications for the management and leadership of educational change, and for development, of teacher education.

Promoting Social and Emotional Learning

Author: Maurice J. Elias
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 0871202883
Format: PDF, Docs
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A guide to establishing high-quality social and emotional education programs describes approaches to social and emotional learning for all levels and includes thirty-nine guidelines and field-inspired examples for classrooms, schools, and districts.