Teaching Skills For Dummies

Teaching Skills For Dummies

by Sue Cowley
     
 

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Be the teacher that they remember

Are difficult pupils disrupting your lessons? Is paperwork taking up all your time? Are you looking for new ideas to keep your class interested? If so, you've come to the right place. This lively guide covers everything from delivering fantastic lessons to dealing with challenging situations and managing your time outside the

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Be the teacher that they remember

Are difficult pupils disrupting your lessons? Is paperwork taking up all your time? Are you looking for new ideas to keep your class interested? If so, you've come to the right place. This lively guide covers everything from delivering fantastic lessons to dealing with challenging situations and managing your time outside the classroom. Whether you're an experienced teacher or are just starting out, this friendly handbook will help you get the most from both your pupils and your career.

  • Develop a confident teaching style – improve your communication skills and find the techniques that work best for you
  • Prepare and present engaging lessons – structure effective lesson plans and get the most out of your students
  • Manage a class effectively – encourage good behaviour and create a positive classroom atmosphere
  • Deal with different types of people – build good relationships with your students, their parents and your colleagues
  • Succeed beyond the classroom – deal with the paperwork, get involved with extra-curricular activities and develop your career

'Don't let the title fool you; this is an essential guide for any aspiring teacher. Sue Cowley uses her experience and insight to provide a comprehensive and informative resource, packed with excellent advice and brilliant suggestions for making both teaching and learning effective. A must for any teacher's bookshelf!' – Peter Hadfield, Principal Lecturer in Education, University of Bedfordshire

Open the book and find:

  • Body language techniques for projecting authority
  • Advice on effective lesson planning
  • Ways to appeal to different learning styles
  • The best methods for assessing and grading your pupils
  • Helpful time-management techniques
  • Guidance on establishing discipline and dealing with confrontation
  • How to deal with parents' evenings
  • Ten top stress-busting tips

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781119996705
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/23/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,132,212
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Sue Cowley is an experienced teacher and behaviour management expert and is the best-selling author of Getting the Buggers to Behave. Sue writes regular articles for a range of teacher publications and parenting magazines. She also provides training and consultancy for schools around the UK.

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