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The book is divided into three parts. The first explores the history of the community of philosophical enquiry and the development of identity among adolescents. Part two focuses on hearing and responding to Book review : Preparing to teach in the lifelong learning sector 3rd ed. This is a book review of Preparing to teach in the lifelong learning sector 3rd ed. It is a good introduction for level 3 candidates.
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There are lots of helpful referrals that would allow the busy new teacher to access the relevant Book review : Primary school teacher deployment : a comparative study This is a book review of Primary school teacher deployment : a comparative study edited by Fatimah Kelleher and published by the Commonwealth Secretariat in , ISBN This book is intended to provide for non-scientists a good grounding in the knowledge required to teach the KS2 science curriculum. That is a tall order, but the book squares up Book review : Primary science : teaching theory and practice, 4th ed This is a book review of Primary science : teaching theory and practice, 4th ed.
Book review : Reflective teaching 3rd ed. This is a book review of Reflective teaching 3rd ed. It is fair to say that Reflective Teaching contains something interesting and useful on most topics that you can think of in relation to teaching: from accountability to values. Book review : Reflective teaching and learning : a guide to professional issues for beginning secondary teachers This is a book review of Reflective teaching and learning : a guide to professional issues for beginning secondary teachers edited by Sue Dymoke and Jennifer Harrison, published by Sage in , ISBN The book aims to support teachers in developing their theoretical knowledge of reflective teaching and to relate this to the context of the classroom This edited collection originated in an Oxford conference, - Why English?
This book aims to provide a comprehensive review of student concerns and provide tasks, case studies and further reading that will help them through their placement. Beginning with preparation for Book review : Teachers' legal rights and responsibilities : a guide for trainee teachers and those new to the profession This a book review of Teachers' legal rights and responsibilities : a guide for trainee teachers and those new to the profession by Jon Berry, published by University of Hertfordshire Press in , ISBN Topics covered include: Professional duties; Out-of-school activities; Health and Safety; Physical contact with pupils; Discipline; Protecting Book review : Teaching for quality learning at university 3rd ed.
This is a book review of Teaching for quality learning at university 3rd ed. This book is now in its third edition and Catherine Tang previously noted as an inspiration has now become a co-author. The book continues to focus on constructive alignment and outcomes based The book has a number of key textual features that are present throughout the book. Chapters have specific aims and are mapped to relevant parts of the QTLS framework; extracts from reflective journals provided Teaching Religious Education offers a matter-of-fact approach to teaching Religious Education to children in Chapter 3: Principles into practice.
In Chapters 5 and 7, authors McCreery, Palmer Teaching Synthetic Phonics provides a useful guide to the whole field of synthetic phonics in that it provides knowledge of the principles behind what is meant by synthetic phonics in a succinct and easy-to-understand Book review : The Bristol guide : professional responsibilities and statutory frameworks for teachers and others in schools This is a book review of The Bristol guide : professional responsibilities and statutory frameworks for teachers and others in schools produced by the University of Bristol, Graduate School of Education and edited by Malcolm Lewis.
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It is divided into three distinct parts Overview and policy However, in fact what one Book Review: A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Enhancing Academic Practice, 2nd Edition This book is intended primarily for those in higher education who are relatively inexperienced teachers, but I would suggest that it is extremely valuable for all those working in higher education and supporting adult learners.
It is a guide to best practice and process and the most recent developments in teaching, learning and assessment, drawing on a large number of expert authors for chapters and case study materials.
The book addresses rapid It is written with the needs in mind of all primary trainees on all courses of initial teacher training in England and other parts of the UK. As well as the newly qualified, and given the new guidelines on guidance for NQTs, this book will be useful for mentors and curriculum coordinators in mathematics in the Book Review: Achieving QTS: Teaching Arts in Primary Schools This book, part of a series providing course material specifically for trainee teachers, presents itself as an introduction to the teaching of "four core arts subjects: art and design, design and technology, music and physical education Book review: Achieving your Masters in teaching and learning This is a book review of Achieving your Masters in teaching and learning by Mary McAteer et al.
This books describes itself as 'a core text for all those taking the new Masters level qualification in Teaching and Learning MTL. The central theme is the depiction and analysis of the responses that education has been required to make to social forces Book Review: Adults Learning 4th edition The fourth edition of this book provides well-argued, up-to-date discussion in lively prose on what you need to know about adult learners, learning styles, getting started, and handling small groups, as well as sound advice on teaching methods, such as lectures and demonstrations, role play, discussion and facilitation.
New chapters deal with tutoring open learners, coaching and mentoring; and a final chapter provides that now essential section The book is designed for students on flexible PGCE routes. Clearly, it will also meet the needs of those on conventional and GTP routes as well Book Review: Aspects of Teaching Secondary Geography - perspectives on practice This book, which reflects a wide range of perspectives and discusses the complex issues that surround teaching and learning of Geography will appeal to a wide audience but in particular to beginning teachers or those returning to the secondary classroom.
This perspective on practice book is published alongside a reader Teaching Geography in Secondary Schools-a Reader and provides classroom illustrations of issues that face all Geography Book Review: Becoming a Primary School Teacher The author is clear that it was his intention to write a book that gives a broad overview of the primary school teacher's role and with that in mind, this short, accessible book is an ideal introduction for anyone about to embark upon a teacher training programme. It should stimulate in readers an attitude of reflection, as well as providing a clear outline of the issues, challenges and rewards inherent in the teaching profession today Book review: Becoming a professional tutor in the lifelong learning sector This is a book review of Becoming a professional tutor in the lifelong learning sector by Jonathan Tummons, published by Learning Matters in , ISBN The book begins with clear explanations of what the reader can expect and will gain from either reading the book all the way through or simply dipping in to each themed chapter.
The intention of the Book Review: Becoming a Teacher 'If you are learning how to be a teacher, then this book has been written for you. New chapters, including citizenship, literacy and inspection, bring the book up to date without diluting either the quality or accessibility of the read. The book is aimed at the trainee and newly qualified teacher, though it is Book Review: Becoming an Evidence Based Practitioner: A framework for teachers-researchers A lucid and readable account of how a 'vision' of a community of researchers and teachers in a particular geographical area was translated into reality through addressing genuine classroom issues ranging from helping weaker readers through researching the teaching of mental arithmetic and primary science.
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The reader will find the grounding of this work firmly set in government initiatives supporting evidence-based practice EBP , through a clear Book Review: Being a Teacher in Higher Education This book provides both some useful insights and recommendations for teachers, managers and HE institutions, and a good source of theoretical and empirical references to help readers to think more deeply about their role in the Higher education system Book review: Building classroom success: eliminating academic fear and failure This is a book review of Building classroom success: eliminating academic fear and failure by Andrew Martin, published by Continuum in , ISBN The book focuses on success, fear and failure in the classroom, and what teachers can do about them.
The book is divided into 4 parts and 21 chapters. The author discusses achievement evolution, academic Book Review: Child Sexual Abuse: Disclosure, Delay, and Denial A compelling and enlightening combination of scientific research and practitioner perspectives on the subjects of disclosure, delay and denial. Research methodologies are clearly explained throughout and, for the statistically minded, there are a number of highly informative tables and graphs Book review: Children, their world, their education: final report and recommendations of the Cambridge Primary Review This is a book review of Children, their world, their education: final report and recommendations of the Cambridge Primary Review edited by Robin Alexander and published by Routledge in , ISBN This Report might, in other times or circumstances, have been described as a 'landmark' but with the government-sponsored Rose report and the statutory New This book is for NQTs and has an unusual format, covering first policy, then learning context, and finally the professional practice of teaching.
It is wide-ranging, and considers globalisation, ideology and conflict, learning and practice. The reviewer found it of great value and would recommend it for new teachers Book Review: Developing Your Teaching - Ideas, Insight and Action Key guides for effective teaching in Higher Education Developing Your Teaching is another entry in the growing canon of literature relating to the development of learning and teaching in higher education.
With a renewed impetus provided by the new Professional Standards Framework for teaching and supporting learning in higher education, published by the Higher Education Academy HEA earlier this year, this book is a timely addition to the literature of learning and teaching in higher education. Book Review: Discourse, Power, Resistance: Challenging the Rhetoric of Contemporary Education This group of essays was produced by staff in the University of Plymouth around the three themes given in the title.
It is a welcome backlash, or should we say, counter-voice, to the official rhetoric in teacher education of compliance and enhancing effectiveness. It describes itself as "a call…to resist"; it is in addition and more importantly a call to promote empowerment of teachers, teacher educators and learners Book Review: Effective Teaching : evidence and practice In this update of their publication, Muijs and Reynolds provide an overview or survey approach to the issues surrounding teaching and learning.
An entry level publication, the book fully engages with its subject, is informative, and provides an ideal starting point for those wishing to understand the research foundation of modern teaching Book Review: Effective Teaching: Evidence and Practice This is a very useful book for anyone requiring a concise summary of research into teaching effectiveness. The book provides a very readable review of research, broken down into a series of relatively short chapters.
The authors begin by discussing general issues in teaching, starting with the case for direct instruction whole class teaching as an important component of lessons, and considering themes such as managing the classroom and pupil Book Review: Greener by Degrees: Exploring Sustainability through Higher Education Curricula A resource for both educational developers within higher education institutions and higher education practitioners in general. It is a demonstration of the complexity of the theme education for sustainable development ESD as well as an attempt to apply perspectives of it to specific learning and teaching units in degree programmes.
It uses a predominantly action learning approach as a means of developing literacy in sustainability amongst Book review: How to be a successful teacher : strategies for personal and professional development This is a book review of How to be a successful teacher : strategies for personal and professional development by Paul Castle and Scott Buckler, published by Sage in , ISBN The book is aimed at teachers in post-compulsory education, and is a day-to-day survival guide from a generic welcome to PCE to mastery Book Review: Inclusive Mathematics This book is from a series on Special Needs in Ordinary Schools, and considers how mathematics can be taught effectively in secondary inclusive classrooms Book Review: Innovating in Higher Education: Teaching, Learning and Institutional Cultures Innovation is, by definition, novel and challenging — not always positive but forcing entities to reconsider ways and means of achieving their goals.
It is to be hoped that an investigation of any phenomenon takes account, if not taking on, at least some of the characteristics of the matter under investigation. Sadly, in the present case, the somewhat leaden prose style reflects none of the energy and, indeed, enterprise, shown by innovators in Book Review: Interculturalism, Education and Inclusion This is a most interesting, accessible and useful book, which deserves to be read by a wide range of education practitioners from school, further education, and university, and not least the policy makers in these sectors.
Intercultural Education is an EU term; it is important to say that 'Inclusion' in the title refers to policies that inhibit the exclusion of various minorities, particularly those with low levels of participation and Book Review: International Perspectives on Citizenship, Education and Religious Diversity Throughout the book there emerge clear reflections and theory about citizenship, education and religious diversity, taken from studies in four countries: Germany, Norway, South Africa and the UK, These are the results of a seminar of the International Network for Inter-religious and Inter-cultural Education, held in at the University of Warwick, where the editor, Robert Jackson, is Professor of Education and director of the Warwick Religions Book Review: Introduction to Education Studies Aimed largely at the burgeoning student community studying Education as part of single, joint and combined Honours courses, Introduction to Education Studies proceeds to fill a noticeable gap in the literature base for this sphere of study at undergraduate level; namely a contemporary generic course reader.
Structured through nine chapters, the authors explore a range of pertinent educational themes that embrace; research in education, knowledge Book Review: Key Concepts in Adult Education and Training 2nd Edition For those of us intimately involved in the education and development of educational professionals at all levels engaged in adult education and training, what tools or resources are available to us in enabling our students to develop their own senses of translation competence?
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This new edition presents sections and chapters Book Review: Key Debates in Education Key Debates in Education is a most welcome book for the study of education and for teacher training in that it starts from the principle that all aspects are matters for debate, not merely discovering and applying 'best practice' Book Review: Learning and Teaching in Secondary Schools Learning and Teaching in Secondary Schools is the latest addition to the well-established Achieving QTS series.
With my mind-set of citizenship education, international citizenship and sources of competing views of the world, I saw a space in 'worldviews' - between the "d" and the "v" - where none exists, and was startled to be wafted from citizenship reflections to Weberian weltanschauung. This book takes the reader on more disparate, wider and wilder journeys - from Princess Diana's death through rural poverty in Book Review: Learning to Teach Adults: An Introduction 'Learning to Teach Adults' has been specified as an introductory guide, suitable for those making a first foray into the world of adult education.
Written in a style that is easily accessible and colloquial, this book aims to give sensible advice on how to teach and train adults irrespective of the subject area that is being taught Book Review: Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School This is a fine introduction for trainee teachers looking into this curriculum area. There are links to the NQT standards throughout the chapters, whilst the book has good advice about securing a first appointment as a citizenship teacher and includes information about continuing professional development, including modular masters-level degrees Book Review: Learning To Teach Drama The target audience for this book ranges from young people considering training to become a drama teacher or students in training.
The book provides guidance about applying for initial teacher training courses, the type of information to seek when exploring different higher education programmes and guidance for interview preparation. Readers also learn how to As an enthusiast who has taught drama in a variety of situations including secondary, Recently updated to include coverage of the National Literacy Strategy, Media and ICT, this volume does justice to the complexities of teaching everything from general disciplines Book Review: Lecturing: Case Studies, Experience And Practice For those new to teaching, the book fills a gap that is often left unfilled given the weak inductions to learning and teaching in HE that seem to be the norm in Teacher Education departments.
There is also a chapter for teachers on background information on six religions, which contains helpful resource lists as It is written around the professional standards for the award of qualified teacher status QTS. It deals confidently with spoken and written English, with Standard English and dialects, with words and their morphology, with the grammar of sentences and their punctuation, with textual cohesion and the particular linguistic qualities of stories, poetry, drama and informational texts.
To make this knowledge real and relevant, there are Book Review: Primary English: Teaching Theory and Practice: 2nd edition This book codifies and exemplifies approaches to the teaching of reading, writing, speaking and listening, and the assessment of these, that beginning teachers can use to continue the work of more experienced colleagues.
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It offers overviews of current thinking, research briefings, practical and collaborative tasks that explore the key issues from a different angle, chapter summaries and quick guides to further reading Book Review: Principles and Practice in the Foundation Stage This text is a practical workbook aimed at students pursuing Childhood Studies or Early Years foundation degrees, and trainee teachers, for whom there is explicit, helpful, cross-referencing to the Professional Standards for Qualifying to Teach.
Its fundamental tenet is that it sets the scene-by introducing core issues affecting early years practice-and then guides the reader to identify and develop their individual knowledge. The needs analysis It is written by five academics from different disciplines researching an aspect of teaching and by Melanie Walker, an educational developer and researcher who convened and supported the group.
In general, the six action research cases and the commentary by Walker are a critique of the predominance of the discourses and practices of 'quality culture' and 'managerialism'; and alternatives are promoted in the forms of Theory, policy and practice are related throughout to the issues and concerns present in further and adult education today, so that the book presents an up-to-date, detailed description of these sectors of educational provision. The book includes examples of realistic teaching and learning situations and the resolution of the challenges within them.
Book Review: Reflective teaching of history The book has been written as a core text for those beginning the profession of history teacher in England and Wales and is certainly a useful contribution to the education of new history teachers. It ought nonetheless to be of interest and use both to history teacher educators and teachers of history who wish to develop their reflection-on-practice and further their understanding of the research evidence for much of what they do in the classroom Book Review: Reshaping Teaching in Higher Education - Linking Teaching with Research In the first of a series of linked chapters we first gain insights into the basic tenet of the whole book, which is: - that to produce quality learning for the students we need to reshape our teaching by linking teaching and research in many new ways.
Next we examine the proofs that such links really do relate to a quality student experience. In Ch 3 the student perspective is examined as to whether they are motivated or not by these links. Book Review: Returning to Teach in Primary Schools This is a very helpful book, which provides a useful update on, and background to primary education. Yes, but why? Teaching for understanding in mathematics. Ed Southall. Jo Boaler. Colin Foster. Mike Ollerton. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number. See all free Kindle reading apps. Tell the Publisher!
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