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A Guided Reader for Secondary English

A Guided Reader for Secondary English Author David Stevens
ISBN-10 9781136305009
Release 2012-08-21
Pages 160
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The Guided Reader for Secondary English draws on extracts from the published work of some of the most influential education writers to provide insight, guidance and clarity about key issues affecting Secondary English teachers. The book brings together key extracts from classic and contemporary writing and contextualises these in both theoretical and practical terms. The extracts are accompanied by a summary of the key ideas and issues raised, questions to promote discussion and reflective practice, and annotated further reading lists to extend thinking. Taking a thematic approach and including a short introduction to each theme, the chapters cover: Theoretical models of curricular English The nature and structure of the Secondary School English curriculum Historical perspectives Texts and intertextuality The arts context for secondary English Assessment and evaluation Linguistic and cultural contexts Future possibilities and tensions Aimed at trainee and newly qualified teachers including those working towards Masters level qualifications, as well as existing teachers, this accessible, but critically provocative text will be an essential resource for those that wish to deepen their understanding of Secondary English Education.



English Teaching in the Secondary School

English Teaching in the Secondary School Author Mike Fleming
ISBN-10 9781317441281
Release 2015-05-15
Pages 278
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English Teaching in the Secondary School is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of teaching English. This updated 4th edition has been revised to take into consideration changes in national policy, drawing on the most recent research and theory to produce engaging, practical ideas for use in the classroom. It challenges mechanistic and formulaic approaches to teaching, instead placing an emphasis on reflection, understanding and informed practice. Guiding students and new teachers through the whole process of English teaching in the secondary school, this edition has been fully updated to include: • a report of the most recent developments in national policy • discussion of multiple literacies and critical literacy • a new chapter on English as an additional language • a new chapter on cross curricular themes • new sections on approaches to the teaching of grammar • reflections on international developments in language teaching and their relevance • a guide to further reading on resources and research Written in an accessible style, with a wealth of advice and ideas, English Teaching in the Secondary School forms essential reading for all those training to become secondary English teachers.



The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning Music

The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning Music Author Jonathan Savage
ISBN-10 9781136740367
Release 2013-06-26
Pages 240
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The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning Music draws on extracts from the published work of some of the most influential education writers to provide insight, guidance and clarity about key issues affecting Music teachers. The book brings together key extracts from classic and contemporary writing and contextualises these in both theoretical and practical terms. The extracts are accompanied by a summary of the key ideas and issues raised, questions to promote discussion and reflective practice, and annotated further reading lists to extend thinking. Taking a thematic approach and including a short introduction to each theme, the chapters cover: Analysing your own work as a music teacher; Concepts of musicality; Notions of musical development and progression; Pedagogies for teaching music musically; Music inside and outside the school; Formal, informal and non-formal approaches to music education; Productive methods of assessment and transition for music education; Creativity and music education; Supporting the gifted and talented in music; Using ICT within music education. Aimed at trainee and newly qualified teachers including those working towards Masters-level qualifications, as well practicing teachers, this accessible, but critically provocative text will be an essential resource for all teachers that wish to deepen their understanding of Music Education.



Secondary Science Teaching for English Learners

Secondary Science Teaching for English Learners Author Edward G. Lyon
ISBN-10 9781442231276
Release 2016-06-13
Pages 250
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Secondary Science Teaching for English Learners: Developing Supportive and Responsive Learning Context for Sense-making and Language Development provides a resource for multiple audiences, including pre- and in-service secondary science teachers, science teacher educators, instructional coaches, curriculum specialists, and administrators, to learn about a research-based approach to teaching science that responds to the growing population of English learners in the United States. The book offers clear definitions of pedagogical practices supported by classroom examples and a cohesive framework for teaching science in linguistically diverse classrooms. The Secondary Science Teaching with English Language and Literacy Acquisition (or SSTELLA) Framework addresses how learning science is enhanced through meaningful and relevant learning experiences that integrate discipline-specific literacy. In particular, four core science teaching practices are described: (1) contextualized science activity, (2) scientific sense-making through scientific and engineering practices, (3) scientific discourse, and (4) English language and disciplinary literacy development. These four core practices are supported by sound theory and research based on unscripted guidelines and flexible modifications of science lessons. Moreover, the four interrelated practices promote students’ use of core science ideas while reading, writing, talking, and doing science, thus reflecting principles from Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, and English language proficiency standards. Secondary Science Teaching provides readers with a historical and theoretical basis for integrating language, literacy, and science in multilingual science classrooms, and well as explicit models and guided support teachers in enacting effective teaching practices in the classroom, including comparative vignettes to distinguish between different types of classroom practice.



Preparing Teachers

Preparing Teachers Author Committee on the Study of Teacher Preparation Programs in the United States
ISBN-10 9780309128056
Release 2010-06-25
Pages 234
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Teachers make a difference. The success of any plan for improving educational outcomes depends on the teachers who carry it out and thus on the abilities of those attracted to the field and their preparation. Yet there are many questions about how teachers are being prepared and how they ought to be prepared. Yet, teacher preparation is often treated as an afterthought in discussions of improving the public education system. Preparing Teachers addresses the issue of teacher preparation with specific attention to reading, mathematics, and science. The book evaluates the characteristics of the candidates who enter teacher preparation programs, the sorts of instruction and experiences teacher candidates receive in preparation programs, and the extent that the required instruction and experiences are consistent with converging scientific evidence. Preparing Teachers also identifies a need for a data collection model to provide valid and reliable information about the content knowledge, pedagogical competence, and effectiveness of graduates from the various kinds of teacher preparation programs. Federal and state policy makers need reliable, outcomes-based information to make sound decisions, and teacher educators need to know how best to contribute to the development of effective teachers. Clearer understanding of the content and character of effective teacher preparation is critical to improving it and to ensuring that the same critiques and questions are not being repeated 10 years from now.



Secondary English

Secondary English Author Nicholas McGuinn
ISBN-10 9781441143136
Release 2011-02-03
Pages 160
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The complete guide to planning for learning English in the secondary classroom.



Teaching History

Teaching History Author Ian Phillips
ISBN-10 9781446245385
Release 2008-05-19
Pages 288
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Reflective practice is at the heart of effective teaching, and this book will help you develop into a reflective teacher of history. Everything you need is here: guidance on developing your analysis and self-evaluation skills, the knowledge of what you are trying to achieve and why, and examples of how experienced teachers deliver successful lessons. The book shows you how to plan lessons, how to make the best use of resources and how to assess pupils' progress effectively. Each chapter contains points for reflection, which encourage you to break off from your reading and think about the challenging questions that you face as a history teacher. The book comes with access to a companion website, where you will find: - Videos of real lessons so you can see the skills discussed in the text in action - Transcripts from teachers and students that you can use as tools for reflection - Links to a range of sites that provide useful additional support - Extra planning and resource materials. If you are training to teach history, citizenship or social sciences this book will help you to improve your classroom performance by providing you with practical advice, and also by helping you to think in depth about the key issues. It provides examples of the research evidence that is needed in academic work at Masters level, essential for anyone undertaking an M-level PGCE. Ian Phillips is course leader for PGCE History (and Teaching and Learning Fellow) at Edge Hill University.



Teaching English

Teaching English Author Carol Evans
ISBN-10 9781412948180
Release 2009-04-08
Pages 218
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These subject-specific core texts are for beginning secondary teachers following postgraduate certificate in education, graduate teacher programme or undergraduate routes into teaching.



The Learning and Teaching of Geometry in Secondary Schools

The Learning and Teaching of Geometry in Secondary Schools Author Pat Herbst
ISBN-10 9781351973526
Release 2017-03-16
Pages 250
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IMPACT (Interweaving Mathematics Pedagogy and Content for Teaching) is an exciting new series of texts for teacher education which aims to advance the learning and teaching of mathematics by integrating mathematics content with the broader research and theoretical base of mathematics education. The Learning and Teaching of Geometry in Secondary Schools reviews past and present research on the teaching and learning of geometry in secondary schools and proposes an approach for design research on secondary geometry instruction. Areas covered include: teaching and learning secondary geometry through history; the representations of geometric figures; students’ cognition in geometry; teacher knowledge, practice and, beliefs; teaching strategies, instructional improvement, and classroom interventions; research designs and problems for secondary geometry. Drawing on a team of international authors, this new text will be essential reading for experienced teachers of mathematics, graduate students, curriculum developers, researchers, and all those interested in exploring students’ study of geometry in secondary schools.



Secondary Stages

Secondary Stages Author Jeff Bennett
ISBN-10 0325003130
Release 2001
Pages 192
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Secondary Stages combines in one volume everything a high school teacher needs to organize and implement a sucessful, dynamic theatre program. Bennett's approach is based on a simple premise: that exposure to theatre can be an utterly transforming experience for students-one that enables them to reach unimagined levels of personal, emotional, and intellectual growth. His book delivers hands-on techniques to make it all happen, illustrating how to: draw interested students into the program inspire students to act with truth and conviction establish the connection between good improvisation and good scene work carry passion for theatre outside the classroom and into the mainstream of school life choose material that's stimulating enough to attract a sizable student audience without creating unwanted controversy structure activities and lessons so that they encourage maximum sensitivity and awareness lay the basis for mounting memorable productions. With these goals in mind and with more than three decades of experience, Bennett presents strategies that have consistently proven effective for the broadest possible range of students.



Reading for Pleasure

Reading for Pleasure Author Kenny Pieper
ISBN-10 9781781352700
Release 2017-01-26
Pages 160
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In Reading for Pleasure, Kenny Pieper has gathered a range of tried-and-tested strategies to get kids reading, and enjoying it. We hear too often that kids don’t read any more: Kenny thinks it should be every teacher’s mission to prove this isn’t true. In a squeezed curriculum it can be tempting to accept pupils’ lack of reading and make excuses that there is not enough time to give to the ‘luxury’ of personal reading. Teachers do this at our peril. Reading is the essential building block of further literacy development as well as a skill, hobby and habit that we can take with us forever. Kenny Pieper takes the act of reading for granted, as many – but sadly not all – adults do. You’re reading this right now. However, this isn’t the case for everyone. Kenny teaches kids whose lives are terrifying obstacle courses of reading-related problems. They know they struggle with reading so they try to avoid reading at all costs. They leave school, not merely unaffected by this strange reading thing, but saddled with a great deal of emotional baggage about being an outsider, even more entrenched in a belief that reading is for others more intelligent than them. Then there are the children who can read perfectly well, but chose not to, unconvinced of the importance of reading in their lives. What difference does it make to them? We have to answer that question in school. We have a duty to put an end to illiteracy and aliteracy. Kids need reading role models and, as a teacher, that role model is you. You may be the only adult who that reluctant reader will ever see reading. Teachers are critical in giving all children the gift of being able to read well and to value reading. Topics covered include: the author’s personal reading journey, how reading enabled him to become the first person in his family to go to university and convinced him that fostering a love of reading is his moral duty as an educator, illiteracy and aliteracy, reluctant readers, book reviews, prioritising personal reading by devoting ten minutes each lesson to it, habitual reading, the reading environment, interest inventories, technology, e-readers, Accelerated Reader programmes, recommended reading, building a class library, bookmarks, book tweets, book speed-dating, libraries, librarians, literacy and class inequality, parental involvement, podcasting, reading records, reading dialogue journals, the rights of the reader, reading aloud, silent reading and literacy and gender, amongst others. The benefits we can all reap when kids become confident readers who read for pleasure are obvious. Discover strategies which will: get kids talking about books, get them thinking about books, get them reading books, encourage independent reading, develop literacy skills and establish a classroom culture where reading is expected and celebrated. Suitable for primary and secondary teachers, leaders and SENCOs, or just anyone with an interest in or responsibility for getting kids to read.



Reading Academic English

Reading Academic English Author Judy Rapoport
ISBN-10 9655300137
Release 2010
Pages 212
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Reading Academic English has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Reading Academic English also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Reading Academic English book for free.



Literacy in the Secondary English Classroom

Literacy in the Secondary English Classroom Author Lynn Langer Meeks
ISBN-10 UVA:X004637502
Release 2003
Pages 192
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Literacy in the Secondary English Classroom encourages secondary English language arts teachers to develop classrooms that are student-centered, literature-focused, and writing-enriched. In today's literacy learning environment students take responsibility for their own learning as well as collaborate to help each other make meaning, while reflecting on their learning process in systematic ways. This books proposes a cohesive and unique learning theory that provides a fresh approach to what teaching strategies teachers should use, why teachers should use them, and how these strategies promote students' literacy. Literacy in the Secondary English Classroom also addresses the needs of students with a diverse range of language competencies, such as gifted and talented learners, English language learners, and at-risk students who are typically disengaged in learning. Multiple examples and scenarios lead both in-service and pre-service teachers through each strategy. Designed for teachers of language arts and reading/writing methods at the secondary level. Incorporate these unique learning theories and teaching strategies in to your classroom! "Classroom scenarios" provide concrete, practical examples of teaching strategies. Illustrations further clarify and define each teaching strategy and learning theory "Focus Questions" at the beginning of every chapter guide readers through important components of the chapter and stimulate further thinking about the topics. "NCTE/IRA Standards" appear as margin notes in each chapter connecting teaching strategies to national learning standards for reading, writing, speaking, listening, observing, technology, and second language learning



A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School

A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School Author Andrew Green
ISBN-10 9780415675055
Release 2012
Pages 104
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"A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice, inspiration and support for all training and newly qualified secondary English teachers. Based on the best research and practice available, it offers a wide range of tried and tested strategies and practical activities to ensure success in the secondary classroom. Packed with photocopiable resources and illustrated throughout with examples of good practice and samples of pupils' work, the Practical Guide covers key aspects of English teaching, including: - Effective lesson planning and pupil progress - Getting started with drama - Teaching poetry successfully and enjoyably - Media education and media studies - an introduction to the curriculum and designing schemes of work - Teaching English language - Choosing and using fiction for all ages - English literature at A Level - Opportunities for ICT in English - Planning meaningful assessment. A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School is an essential companion to the best selling Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School. Written by expert professionals, it provides detailed examples of theory in practice, enabling you to analyse and reflect on your own teaching in order to ensure pupil learning is maximised. Providing a combination of practical ideas, educational rationales and activities to stimulate personal thought and development, this book explores a wide range of issues pertinent to the teaching and learning of English in the 21st century"--



Growing Readers

Growing Readers Author Kathy Collins
ISBN-10 9781571103734
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 278
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Primary-grade teachers face an important challenge: teaching children how to read while enabling them to build good habits so they fall in love with reading. Many teachers find the independent reading workshop to be the component of reading instruction that meets this challenge because it makes it possible to teach the reading skills and strategies children need and guides them toward independence, intention, and joy as readers. In Growing Readers, Kathy Collins helps teachers plan for independent reading workshops in their own classrooms. She describes the structure of the independent reading workshop and other components of a balanced literacy program that work together to ensure young students grow into strong, well-rounded readers. Kathy outlines a sequence of possible units of study for a yearlong curriculum. Chapters are devoted to the individual units of study and include a sample curriculum as well as examples of mini-lessons and reading conferences. There are also four “Getting Ready” sections that suggest some behind-the-scenes work teachers can do to prepare for the units. Topics explored in these units include: print and comprehension strategies; reading in genres such as poetry and nonfiction; connecting in-school reading and out-of-school reading; developing the strategies and habits of lifelong readers. A series of planning sheets and management tips are presented throughout to help ensure smooth implementation. We want our students to learn to read, and we want them to love to read. To do this we need to lay a foundation on which children build rich and purposeful reading lives that extend beyond the school day. The ideas found in Growing Readers create the kind of primary classrooms where that happens.



The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning

The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning Author Denis Hayes
ISBN-10 9781136907616
Release 2010-10-04
Pages 288
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Featuring extracts from some of the most influential education writers in recent times The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning is an essential compendium providing insight, guidance and clarity about key issues affecting practitioners at every level. All extracts have been carefully chosen to represent education issues that affect every practising teacher. Each extract is accompanied by an introduction to the passage, key words and phrases and a summary of key points. In addition, there are questions to prompt discussion, suggestions about areas for possible investigation and references to other key readings to extend thinking. Uniquely, the book provides cross-referencing between extracts to facilitate a more complete understanding of how different issues overlap and how competing arguments have to be evaluated. Combining both theoretical and practical dimensions into one handy and engaging volume, The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning includes extracts, summaries and discussions about the following: the teacher effective teachers and teaching motivating learners teaching approaches teaching younger children managing teaching and learning other adults in the school child development ways that pupils learn learning climate learning styles thinking and learning assessment and learning. The book will be of considerable interest to trainee and newly qualified teachers who are seeking to gain a higher qualification, notably at Masters degree level. More experienced teachers and teaching assistants wishing to upgrade their qualifications will also find the book an invaluable source of information and guidance.



Readicide

Readicide Author Kelly Gallagher
ISBN-10 9781571107800
Release 2009
Pages 150
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Argues that the decline in reading by children in the United States is furthered by schools by focusing on test-taking and focusing solely on academic texts with guidance for educators on how to conteract this trend.