Effective Teaching: Evidence and Practice

Effective Teaching: Evidence and Practice

by Daniel Muijs, David Reynolds
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761968814

ISBN-13: 9780761968818

Pub. Date: 05/23/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Research into student learning and achievement shows that classroom teaching is at the heart of the process of schooling. What teachers do in the classroom is the factor which most strongly affects pupils' progress in school. There is now a large body of evidence about effective teaching and learning. This book provides an accessible introduction to this international…  See more details below

Overview

Research into student learning and achievement shows that classroom teaching is at the heart of the process of schooling. What teachers do in the classroom is the factor which most strongly affects pupils' progress in school. There is now a large body of evidence about effective teaching and learning. This book provides an accessible introduction to this international research base, drawing on quantitative and qualitative research in education, psychology, sociology and other related areas. With clear and accessible presentation, and a non-technical approach, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the evidence-base for effective teaching and learning in schools. It is essential reading for students of education, teachers and educational researchers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761968818
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/23/2001
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsvi
Introduction: the importance of teacher effectivenessvii
Part 1Generic Teaching Skills
1Direct instruction3
2Interactive teaching17
3Review and practice27
4Classroom management36
5Behaviour management47
6Classroom climate57
7Effective use of homework68
8Problem-solving and higher-order thinking skills77
Part 2Teaching Specific Skills and Students
9Developing students' social skills93
10Enhancing students' self-esteem102
11Teaching students with special educational needs111
12Teaching gifted students124
13Teaching in the early years133
14Taking account of individual differences142
Part 3Teaching Specific Subjects and Assessment
15Literacy157
16Mathematics168
17Information and communication technology skills176
18Assessment185
19Professional development and peer classroom observation197
Conclusion: teacher effectiveness in the future211
References223
Index239

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