Effective Teaching: Evidence and Practice / Edition 3

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Overview

This new edition updates the successful 2005 edition with the latest research on effective teaching and learning. Appropriate for primary and secondary education, the authors continue to provide a broad and comprehensive overview of what is now a large body of knowledge on effective teaching. The authors maintain their user-friendly style and the structure which takes in generic teaching skills; teaching for specific goals; subject specific strategies and other classroom issues. Each chapter is built around opening learning objectives.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849200769
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/17/2010
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 361
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor Daniel Muijs is Chair of Education. Previously he worked at the University of Manchester as Chair of Pedagogy and Teacher Development at the University of Manchester, School of Education, as Chair of School Leadership and Management at the University of Newcastle and as senior at Warwick Institute of Education. He is an acknowledged expert in the field of Educational and Teacher Effectiveness and is co-editor of the journal ‘School Effectiveness and School Improvement’. He has published widely in the areas of educational effectiveness, leadership and research methods, and has conducted research for government agencies (DCSF, NCSL, QCA), Charitable Trusts (Gatsby) and Research Councils (ESRC).

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Effective Teaching - the British Research Reviewed
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING AND LEARNING
Theories of Learning and Intelligence
Direct Instruction
Interactive Teaching
Collaborative Small Group Work and Peer Tutoring
Constructivist Teaching
Teacher Beliefs, Values and Knowledge
PART TWO: CREATING A FRAMEWORK FOR LEARNING
Classroom Management
Behaviour Management
Classroom Climate
Effective Use of Homework
Problem-Solving and Higher-Order Thinking Skills
PART THREE: TEACHING FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES
Developing Pupils' Social Skills
Enhancing Pupils' Self-Esteem and Self-Concept
Teaching Pupils with Special Educational Needs
Teaching Gifted Pupils
Teaching in the Early Years
Personalized Learning
PART FOUR: TEACHING SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, ASSESSMENT AND OBSERVATION
Literacy
Mathematics
Assessment for Learning
Cross-Curricular Teaching
Peer Classroom Observation
Conclusion: Teaching and Teachers in the 21st Century School

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