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Talk Less Teaching

Talk Less Teaching Author Isabella Wallace
ISBN-10 9781845909314
Release 2014-05-15
Pages 200
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Teacher-talk is a powerful tool. But whilst we must embrace teacher-talk as vital, we must also bear in mind that not all teacher-talk is created equally... Long periods of talk will not always keep a class spellbound. We need other techniques on which we can draw to help pupils embed learning and make progress. After all, how can we be effectively checking progress and understanding when it is we who are doing all the talking? How can we be certain that the sea of 'attentive' faces before us is not simply contemplating lunch? The solution is here: a vast bank of exciting, engaging, practical ways to allow learners to access and understand complex topics and skills without relentlessly bending their ears. Strategies which not only prevent pupils from being passengers in lessons, but which also make progress visible to both teacher and learner. In an entertaining and practical way, Talk-Less Teaching shows you how to encourage learners' responsibility for their own progress without compromising test results or overall achievement. Discover hundreds of tried and tested practical tips for helping pupils understand difficult concepts and learn new skills without developing lecture-laryngitis.

Teach Now Physical Education

Teach Now  Physical Education Author Daniel Burton
ISBN-10 9781351625289
Release 2018-05-04
Pages 226
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Being taught by a great teacher is one of the great privileges of life. Teach Now! is an exciting series that opens up the secrets of great teachers and, step by step, helps trainees, or teachers new to the profession, to build the skills and confidence they need to become first-rate classroom practitioners. Written by a highly-skilled practitioner, this accessible guide contains all the support you need to become a great Physical Education teacher. Combining a grounded, modern rationale for teaching with highly practical training approaches, the book offers clear, straightforward advice on effective practice which will develop students' physical literacy, knowledge and inter-personal skills. Enhanced by carefully chosen examples to demonstrate good practice, and with key definitions and ready-to-use activities included throughout, the book examines the aims and value of teaching PE, and outlines the essential components of providing a good Physical Education to students of all ages and abilities. Planning, assessment and behaviour management are all covered in detail, alongside chapters which focus upon the criteria and objectives of an effective PE curriculum, how to support students with special educational needs and physical disabilities, and how to create practical and effective ways to cater for the most-able students within PE. Teach Now! Physical Education contains all the support required by trainee or newly qualified PE teachers. With advice on job applications, interviews, and your very first term, this book is your essential guide as you start your exciting career as an outstanding Physical Education teacher.

Perspectives on Legal Education

Perspectives on Legal Education Author Chris Ashford
ISBN-10 9781317606963
Release 2015-11-19
Pages 262
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This edited collection offers a critical overview of the major debates in legal education set in the context of the Lord Upjohn Lectures, the annual event that draws together legal educators and professionals in the United Kingdom to consider the major debates and changes in the field. Presented in a unique format that reproduces classic lectures alongside contemporary responses from legal education experts, this book offers both an historical overview of how these debates have developed and an up-to-date critical commentary on the state of legal education today. As the full impact of the introduction of university fees, the Legal Education and Training Review and the regulators’ responses are felt in law departments across England and Wales, this collection offers a timely reflection on legal education’s legacy, as well as critical debate on how it will develop in the future.

Learner Centered Teaching

Learner Centered Teaching Author Terry Doyle
ISBN-10 9781579227456
Release 2012-07-27
Pages 224
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This book presents the research-based case that Learner Centered Teaching (LCT) offers the best means to optimize student learning in college, and offers examples and ideas for putting it into practice, as well the underlying rationale. It also starts from the premise that many faculty are much closer to being learner centered teachers than they think, but don’t have the full conceptual understanding of the process to achieve its full impact. There is sometimes a gap between what we would like to achieve in our teaching and the knowledge and strategies needed to make it happen. LCT keeps all of the good features of a teacher-centered approach and applies them in ways that are in better harmony with how our brains learn. It, for instance, embraces the teacher as expert as well as the appropriate use of lecture, while also offering new, effective ways to replace practices that don’t optimizing student learning. Neuroscience, biology and cognitive science research have made it clear that it is the one who does the work who does the learning. Many faculty do too much of the work for their students, which results in diminished student learning. To enable faculty to navigate this shift, Terry Doyle presents an LCT-based approach to course design that draws on current brain research on cognition and learning; on addressing the affective concerns of students; on proven approaches to improve student’s comprehension and recall; on transitioning from “teller of knowledge” to a “facilitator of learning”; on the design of authentic assessment strategies – such as engaging students in learning experiences that model the real world work they will be asked to do when they graduate; and on successful communication techniques. The presentation is informed by the questions and concerns raised by faculty from over sixty colleges with whom Terry Doyle has worked; and on the response from an equal number of regional, national and international conferences at which he has presented on topics related to LCT.

A Guide to Teaching Practice

A Guide to Teaching Practice Author Louis Cohen
ISBN-10 9781136949661
Release 2010-06-17
Pages 480
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A Guide to Teaching Practice is the major standard text for all students on initial teacher training courses in the UK. Authoritative yet accessible, it covers the important basic skills and issues that students need to consider during their practice, such as planning, classroom organization, behaviour management and assessment. The book's focus on the quality of teaching and learning and consideration of the latest regulations and guidelines ensures that it fits comfortably within TTA and OfSTED frameworks. In addition, comprehensively revised and fully updated, this fifth edition features brand new chapters on the foundation stage, legal issues, learning and teaching and using ICT in the classroom, as well as new material on numeracy, literacy, children's rights, progress files and gifted and talented children. This book is the most respected and widely used textbook for initial teacher training courses and will be an essential resource for any student teacher.

Aspects of Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools

Aspects of Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools Author Hilary Bourdillon
ISBN-10 9781136416125
Release 2013-07-04
Pages 336
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This textbook heads the Open University's flexible PGCE Perspectives on Practice series, which provides a practical illustration of skills, knowledge and understanding required to teach in the secondary classroom. As well as describing concepts and ideas, the book provides a critical examination of some of the key issues, and will encourage the reader to engage with the ideas and consider their views and beliefs. This book accompanies each of the subject-specific books in the series, providing a valuable link between disciplines. The series complements our other OU series, Teaching in the Secondary School which addresses theoretical issues relating to teaching. Together these to series provide a complete resource for students.

Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants

Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants Author Rob Webster
ISBN-10 9781135086046
Release 2012-12-12
Pages 120
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Teaching assistants have become an integral part of classroom life, yet pioneering research by the authors has shown that school leaders and teachers are not making the most of this valued resource. Results from the Deployment and Impact of Support Staff (DISS) project showed that the more support pupils received from teaching assistants, the less academic progress they made. Yet it is not decisions made by the teaching assistants themselves, but decisions made by school leaders and teachers about how their support staff are used and prepared, which explains these provocative results. Prompted by the wake-up call the DISS project findings provided, this timely book of guidance will help school leaders and teachers in primary and secondary schools improve the way they use teaching assistants, and will add real value to what can be achieved in the classroom. Based on the authors’ collaborative work with schools in the Effective Deployment of Teaching Assistants (EDTA) project, this book provides essential, practical tools and classroom-tested strategies that will allow schools to conduct a fundamental review of current practice and provides a framework for reforming teaching assistant deployment and preparation, and the way they interact with pupils. Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants provides much-needed and well-informed guidance on how to unleash the huge potential of teaching assistants working in schools and is essential reading for all school leaders.

Alternative American Schools

Alternative American Schools Author Claire V. Korn
ISBN-10 9781438409528
Release 1991
Pages 170
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Alternative American Schools: Ideals in Action is a book for parents and teachers, for education professors, researchers, and students—indeed, for everyone who wants to understand the daily practices and philosophies of schools where awakening interests and learning how to learn is more important than content mastery. Drawing upon years of research and personal experiences, Korn clearly discusses fundamental contemporary educational issues through an analysis of seven long-lived, open, alternative schools, preschool through high school, public and private. This clearly written book explores the cooperative (and sometimes confusing) roles of teachers, students, and parents in these schools of choice; it also discusses their philosophical, financial, and physical survival needs. Once popularly dismissed as failed dreams, today these open learning environments continue to flourish and provide educational options to many enthusiastic learners.

The Practice of Assessment in Music Education

The Practice of Assessment in Music Education Author Timothy S. Brophy
ISBN-10 1579997961
Release 2010
Pages 538
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The Practice of Assessment in Music Education has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Practice of Assessment in Music Education also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Practice of Assessment in Music Education book for free.

Evaluating Progress and Charting the Future of Teacher Education

Evaluating Progress and Charting the Future of Teacher Education Author National Education Association. National Commission on Teacher Education and Professional Standards
ISBN-10 WISC:89090364951
Release 1952
Pages 108
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Evaluating Progress and Charting the Future of Teacher Education has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Evaluating Progress and Charting the Future of Teacher Education also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Evaluating Progress and Charting the Future of Teacher Education book for free.

Equal Rights to the Curriculum

Equal Rights to the Curriculum Author Eithne Gallagher
ISBN-10 1847695698
Release 2008-05-21
Pages 200
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The parents of second language children are often seen but not heard in schools. This book is unique in addressing the many issues facing parents of children whose first language is different from that of the school classroom. Drawing on teaching theory, the book provides these parents with a wealth of practical information, guidelines and checklists, enabling them to ask schools intelligent and challenging questions to test whether their children’s linguistic diversity is really being properly catered for. The theory review and best practice guidelines should be of value also to teacher trainers, teachers, administrators and policy makers. They provide an accurate analysis of important issues together with pragmatic pointers towards improving educational practice so that all children growing up in a school’s multicultural society will be guaranteed what they deserve: Equal Rights to the Curriculum.

School Progress

School Progress Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015035576225
Release 1970
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ERIC Resources in Education

ERIC Resources in Education Author
ISBN-10 PSU:000068697563
Release 1993-07
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ERIC Resources in Education has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from ERIC Resources in Education also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full ERIC Resources in Education book for free.

The Child Psychotherapy Progress Notes Planner

The Child Psychotherapy Progress Notes Planner Author Arthur E. Jongsma
ISBN-10 0471459801
Release 2003-01
Pages 384
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This new edition is updated with critical information on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines, which greatly impact the privacy status of patient progress notes. The revision covers an eclectic array of treatment approaches, and corresponds with the 33 behavioral problems and DSM-IV-TR® diagnostic categories found in The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Third Edition.

Environmental Education in the 21st Century

Environmental Education in the 21st Century Author Joy Palmer
ISBN-10 9781134788378
Release 2002-09-11
Pages 304
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Environmental education is a field characterised by a paradox. Few would doubt the urgency and importance of learning to live in sustainable ways, but environmental education holds nowhere near the priority position in formal schooling around the world that this would suggest. This text sets out to find out why this is so. It is divided into six parts: Part 1 is a concise history of the development of environmental education from an international perspective; Part 2 is an overview of the 'global agenda', or subject knowledge of environmental education; Part 3 introduces perspectives on theory and research in environmental education; Part 4 moves on to practice, and presents an integrated model for planning environmental education programmes; Part 5 brings together invited contributors who talk about environmental education in their own countries - from 15 countries including China, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the USA; Part 6 returns to the core questions of how progress can be made, and how we can maximise the potential of environmental education for the twenty first century.

Early Childhood Curriculum for All Learners

Early Childhood Curriculum for All Learners Author Ann M. Selmi
ISBN-10 9781483322551
Release 2014-08-12
Pages 504
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Early Childhood Curriculum for All Learners: Integrating Play and Literacy Activities is designed to teach early childhood professionals about the latest research on play and early literacy and then to show them practical methods for adapting this research to everyday classroom practices that will encourage the development of learning skills. The authors link solid, play-based research to specific developmentally appropriate practices. By combining these two areas, the text demonstrates that academic learning and play activities are highly compatible, and that children can and do develop academic skills through play. In addition, the text focuses on socio-dramatic play, a recently acknowledged, essential aspect of child-initiated play interactions. It provides specific strategies that link these interactive behaviors with the early academic skills needed for the initial primary grades. Implementation of the information presented in this book will enable children to experience a richer transition into primary education classrooms.

What Do the Experts Say

What Do the Experts Say Author
ISBN-10 0325000441
Release 1999
Pages 129
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In What Do the Experts Say?, anyone who has been affected by the phonics versus whole language debates, which means all of us, will find a thorough and well-balanced presentation of the basic arguments that have fired the controversy.