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Secondary Starters and Plenaries

Secondary Starters and Plenaries Author Kate Brown
ISBN-10 9781408193570
Release 2013-11-13
Pages 152
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Looking for time saving, creative, ready-to-use activities to kick-start and round up your lessons? Look no further!



Secondary Starters and Plenaries History

Secondary Starters and Plenaries  History Author Mike Gershon
ISBN-10 9781441118639
Release 2013-11-24
Pages 160
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Looking for time saving, creative, ready-to-use activities to kick-start and round up your history lessons? Look no further! Starters and plenaries are now an essential part of all lessons and this highly practical book provides busy History teachers with creative activities to use in the classroom. The starter ideas will ensure the first five minutes of any secondary History lesson are a time for motivation, energy and forward thinking, and the plenaries will help students to reflect on and embed their learning at the end Step-by-step instructions, teacher's tips and topic-specific examples make these 25 starters and 25 plenaries easy to adapt for any History lesson, whether you are teaching World War Two, Henry VII or Ancient Egypt. The activities will help students to develop their skills in assessment and interpretation of sources and evidence, as well as reasoning, enquiry and comparison. This versatile book is also accompanied by online resources providing everything you need not just for planning starters and plenaries, but also delivering them to your class.



Secondary Starters and Plenaries English

Secondary Starters and Plenaries  English Author Johnnie Young
ISBN-10 9781441144508
Release 2013-04-14
Pages 152
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This book provides English teachers with 50 cohesive suggestions for embedding and extending learning in the classroom: from individual to whole-class activities, and from the energetic to the sedate, all with realistic timings for each. Even better, every starter and plenary contains an 'ideas generator', making it easily-adaptable for the whole ability range of your class and keeping it fresh for you to use, and there are PowerPoints, task sheets and other time-saving resources online. The book covers the whole spectrum of topics that every English teacher needs to cover, and makes use of music, drama, maps, charts and practical props. Some ideas involve students managing and monitoring each other; some use all the senses; others involve creative thinking and where practical and appropriate, the content is embedded in the real world so that students can immediately see the wider application of their efforts. The 'teacher tips' section offers guidance on how to deliver the idea to get the best results based on years of trial and error by the author.



More Secondary Starters and Plenaries

More Secondary Starters and Plenaries Author Mike Gershon
ISBN-10 9781441190918
Release 2013-04-14
Pages 144
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All New Classroom Starters and Plenaries provides busy teachers with a set of flexible, easy-to-implement activity ideas that can be used in any subject. The 50 starters and 50 plenaries have been crafted to fit with the structure of teaching, rather than specific content, so you can dip into the book when you are in search of a new idea for engaging your class and adapt the activity to suit your own needs. The activities have been organised into useful divisions, such as Assessment for Learning, Concepts, and Learning Objectives, and each includes a brief rationale for the activity. Many of the activities offer several examples of how it could be used, and there are online resources too, giving you everything you need not just in planning your starters and plenaries, but also in delivering them to your class.



Secondary Starters and Plenaries Geography

Secondary Starters and Plenaries  Geography Author Brin Best
ISBN-10 9781441175489
Release 2014-03-13
Pages 160
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This book provides geography teachers with 50 cohesive suggestions for embedding and extending learning in the classroom: from individual to whole-class activities, and from the energetic to the sedate. Even better, every starter and plenary is easily-adaptable for the whole ability range of your class and ideas for extension and development keep each activity fresh. There are also PowerPoints, task sheets and other time-saving resources online. The book covers the whole spectrum of topics that every geography teacher needs to cover. Some ideas involve students managing and monitoring each other; others involve creative thinking and where practical and appropriate, the content is embedded in the real world so that students can immediately see the wider application of their efforts. In the 'teacher's tips' section, the author offers guidance on how to deliver the idea to get the best results based on years of trial and error.



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.



Becoming an Outstanding Geography Teacher

Becoming an Outstanding Geography Teacher Author Mark Harris
ISBN-10 9781315522357
Release 2017-11-23
Pages 216
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Becoming an Outstanding Geography Teacher supports all geography teachers in offering a wide range of approaches to teaching and learning that will stimulate and engage students. Providing a variety of techniques for planning inspiring geography lessons, the book shows teachers how they can use current resources in a more innovative way to produce outstanding results. Chapters include sample lesson plans which demonstrate each technique with a step-by-step discussion of the development of the lessons, and have a strong focus on activating learning and supporting pupils on their individual learning journeys. The book covers all aspects of geography teaching, including: designing programmes of study differentiation questioning literacy and numeracy teaching A Level enquiry geography feedback and assessment. Packed full of strategies and activities that are easy to implement, Becoming an Outstanding Geography Teacher is essential reading for newly qualified and experienced geography teachers who want to ensure outstanding teaching and learning in their classrooms.



The Geography Teacher s Handbook

The Geography Teacher s Handbook Author Brin Best
ISBN-10 9781441154798
Release 2011-08-30
Pages 192
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Containing everything a new or improving geography teacher could wish to know, this book provides step-by-step guidance on creating outstanding learning opportunities that prepare students for life, as well as for success in their examinations. Award-winning author and former head of geography Brin Best brings a wealth of experience and a unique blend of rigour and practicality to the subject, presenting fresh, exciting and creative ideas on how to get the most from your geography lessons. The book contains advice on everything from planning schemes of work and lessons, making the most of opportunities for learning outside the classroom and available ICT to cross-curricular links, thinking skills and examples of best practice. With reflective questions and activities, scores of lesson stimuli and a host of useful links, this book is an essential addition to every geography teacher's toolkit.



100 Ideas for Teaching Geography

100 Ideas for Teaching Geography Author Andy Leeder
ISBN-10 9781441121806
Release 2006-10-09
Pages 142
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This title takes a skills-based approach, with each section suggesting general ideas to use in everyday classroom teaching, including specific examples of how these can be used with a variety of modules from elementary school through to high school.



100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers Outstanding History Lessons

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers  Outstanding History Lessons Author Emily Thomas
ISBN-10 9781472940933
Release 2017-05-18
Pages 192
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100 IDEAS: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING A new addition to the best-selling 100 Ideas series, offering teachers quick and easy ways to engage students, convey complex knowledge, and build students' history-specific thinking skills. The activities in this book aim to embrace what is mind-boggling, bizarre and extraordinary about history and tap into students' innate curiosity and wonder, while still catering to the twin pressures of exam results and observation. With this criteria in mind, there are plenty of tips on demonstrating progress, ways of differentiating, preparing students for history assessments and examinations – while still having fun.



The History Teacher s Handbook

The History Teacher s Handbook Author Neil Smith
ISBN-10 9781441145345
Release 2010-11-04
Pages 177
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This handbook provides secondary school history teachers with a broad range of strategies to keep active learning approaches at the forefront of their teaching. >



Attention Grabbing Starters and Plenaries for Teachers

Attention Grabbing Starters and Plenaries for Teachers Author Rob Plevin
ISBN-10 1549618881
Release 2017-09-08
Pages 136
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In line with Rob Plevin's hugely popular "Needs-Focused Classroom Management System" for teachers, this book offers a huge range of ready-to-use activities, resources and ideas to start your lessons with a BANG and end them on a HIGH. Adaptable for any subject area, the ideas and suggestions in this book will enable you to capture students' interest and attention from the outset, increase engagement and encourage participation among even the most reluctant learners. You'll learn how to... - hook ALL your students from the moment your lesson begins, - set up exciting reviews to cement learning in a fun, memorable way, - minimise classroom management issues related to boredom and low engagement and turn your lessons into an enjoyable, positive learning experience for all concerned. Once you learn the Needs-Focused Classroom Management System, your classroom, your teaching and your students will be TRANSFORMED. Includes downloadable BONUS material and printable resources.



Pimp Your Lesson

Pimp Your Lesson Author Isabella Wallace
ISBN-10 9781472905154
Release 2014-03-17
Pages 168
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From Satisfactory to Outstanding: a hands-on guide to unashamedly pimping lessons for observation.



Teaching Geography Third Edition

Teaching Geography  Third Edition Author Phil Gersmehl
ISBN-10 9781462516414
Release 2014-07-01
Pages 332
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"Keywords: assessments, CCSS, CD-ROM, Common Core standards, Common Core State Standards, children, classrooms, content areas, curriculum, education, elementary, geography, instruction, learning, methods, middle, pedagogy, schools, science, secondary, social studies, spatial-thinking skills, standards, students, teachers, teaching This widely adopted teacher resource and course text explains basic geographic principles and demonstrates how to bring them to life in engaging, challenging instruction for grades K/n-/12. Accessibly written, the book is packed with instructional materials, teaching tips, and more than 100 maps and other graphics. Together with the companion CD-ROM, it presents effective ways to promote students' spatial-thinking skills while teaching them about the land, climate, economy, and cultures of places around the world. The Companion CD-ROM The CD-ROM features more than 225 reproducible student activities; a Model Curriculum; PowerPoint slides of the book's figures and discussion guides that focus on important concepts in each chapter; specially designed K-2 resources; teaching notes with links to Common Core State Standards and Geography Standards; and more. New to This Edition *Chapter on geography in the curriculum. *Chapter appendix on the neuroscience of spatial reasoning. *CD-ROM features additional graphics, many new activities, and a Model Curriculum. *Discusses ways to align instruction with the Common Core State Standards. "--



The Creative Teaching Learning Resource Book

The Creative Teaching   Learning Resource Book Author Brin Best
ISBN-10 9781441188199
Release 2008-10-09
Pages 240
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An exciting mixed product of print and downloadalbe resources, this book presents over 200 tips, tools and practical strategies for more effective teaching and learning that can be used in your classroom tomorrow. The emphasis is on exciting, inclusive learning experiences which genuinely engage learners and raise motivation. The book is a follow up to the ground-breaking Creative Teaching and Learning Toolkit which sets out the key principles of effective teaching and learning. Using their pioneering Creative Teaching Framework as a scaffold for the book, award-winning authors Brin Best and Will Thomas guide you through strategies that deal with each component of effective teaching. As well as dealing comprehensively with actual teaching techniques you can use, the authors also tackle the key areas of vision, climate and reflection, showing you how a range of practical approaches can also benefit your learners. A special section deals with things you can do on a personal and professional level to improve your teaching skills too. All the strategies included in the book are highly practical and represent tried and tested approaches from successful classrooms. Each is presented concisely, showing how you can embed the learning activities into your day to day lessons. Special emphasis is placed on creative ways of producing successful learning outcomes for students of all abilities. This resource book presents a rich compendium of teaching and learning strategies that can be used by teachers of all subjects. It will help you to become more creative in your teaching and for learners to be more creative in their approaches. It will widen your repertoire of teaching approaches, to the benefit of all your learners. Whether you are a teacher early in your career looking to gain new skills, or an experienced practitioner wishing to expand your toolkit and freshen up your teaching, then the Creative Teaching and Learning Resource Book has something for you.



Improving Classroom Performance

Improving Classroom Performance Author Stephen Chapman
ISBN-10 9781845907396
Release 2011-04-28
Pages 200
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A Long awaited first book from one of the biggest teacher training companies in the UK. Dragonfly Training was founded in 1999 and has established an excellent reputation internationally for providing inspiring, realistic and practical training courses for teachers. In this, their first book, three of their top trainers provide some of the very best hands-on approaches to teaching. Dragonfly's six key principles are: Promote effective starters and plenaries; Provide constant reinforcement as a means of embedding knowledge and provide on-going revision; Introduce a variety of ideas; Do first, teach after - whenever possible; Encourage students to create teaching materials themselves; Demonstrate and articulate success by modelling the desired outcomes.



100 Ideas for Teaching English

100 Ideas for Teaching English Author Angella Cooze
ISBN-10 9781441197276
Release 2006-01-31
Pages 138
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100 Ideas for Teaching English contains 100 creative and innovative ideas for getting students engaged in all aspects of the English curriculum. Ideas range from understanding basic grammar and punctuation to studying plays, poetry and core texts.