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Learning to Teach in the Secondary School [NOOK Book]

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A sound and practical introduction to the knowledge and skills needed to qualify as a teacher, the 5th edition of Learning to Teach in the Secondary School is designed to help you develop the qualities that lead to good practice and a successful future in education. It retains its focus on evidence-based practice and supporting theory which provide a framework for student teachers to critically reflect on ...

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Learning to Teach in the Secondary School

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Overview

A sound and practical introduction to the knowledge and skills needed to qualify as a teacher, the 5th edition of Learning to Teach in the Secondary School is designed to help you develop the qualities that lead to good practice and a successful future in education. It retains its focus on evidence-based practice and supporting theory which provide a framework for student teachers to critically reflect on their own learning and performance.



Written by experienced practitioners, this book addresses many of the situations and potential challenges faced by the student teacher today and inspires the confidence needed to respond effectively to dynamic classroom situations. A unit on personalised learning and another on the relationship between the brain and learning are new to this edition and all other units have been updated to reflect recent developments in professional knowledge and practice.



The textbook features include:




Tasks throughout, including those supporting M Level study





Annotated further reading at the end of units





A glossary including abbreviations





A guide to writing successful assignments





The companion website resources, available at http://www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415478724, include:




Additional units that independently focus on education in Wales and Northern Ireland





Appendices explaining theimplications of Every Child Matters and Safe Working Practice initiatives





Unit summaries, key topics and further reading, highlighted in PowerPoint slides for lecturers





Weblinks to useful resources for each unit





Editable tables and figures from some units





Sample units from this and Starting to Teach in the Secondary School 2nd edition





This core text accompanies the subject-specific Learning to Teach in the Secondary School Series and is an essential purchase for every aspiring secondary school teacher.

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Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of tasks
Notes on contributors
Foreword
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Becoming a Teacher 6
1.1 What do teachers do? 8
1.2 The student teacher's role and responsibilities 18
1.3 Managing your time and preventing stress 29
1.4 Teaching and learning with ICT: an introduction 37
Ch. 2 Beginning to Teach 49
2.1 Reading classrooms 50
2.2 Schemes of work and lesson planning 65
2.3 Taking responsibility for whole lessons 77
Ch. 3 Classroom Interactions and Managing Pupils 88
3.1 Communicating with pupils 89
3.2 Motivating pupils 103
3.3 Managing classroom behaviour 116
Ch. 4 Pupil Differences 128
4.1 Pupil grouping, progression and differentiation 130
4.2 Growth, development and diet 147
4.3 Cognitive development 160
4.4 Responding to diversity 178
4.5 Moral development and values 203
4.6 An introduction to inclusion and special educational needs 218
Ch. 5 Helping Pupils Learn 234
5.1 Ways pupils learn 235
5.2 Active learning 250
5.3 Teaching styles 268
5.4 Improving your teaching: an introduction to action research and reflective practice 278
Ch. 6 Assessment 286
6.1 Assessment and accountability 287
6.2 External assessment and examinations 313
Ch. 7 The School, Curriculum and Society 326
7.1 Aims of education 327
7.2 The school curriculum 338
7.3 The National Curriculum 347
Ch. 8 Your Professional Development 362
8.1 Getting your first post 363
8.2 Developing further as a teacher 381
8.3 Accountability, contractual and statutory duties 395
Ch. 9 And Finally 402
App. 1: Glossary of terms 404
App. 2 Guidance for writing 418
App. 3 Discipline in schools (The Elton Report) 427
App. 4: Useful addresses 431
Bibliography 435
Name index 448
Subject index 453
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