100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Lessons

Author: Ross Morrison McGill

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1472906314

Category: Education

Page: 144

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Conflicting government diktat and changeable Ofsted frameworks means that navigating the path to outstanding can be challenging. However, the integrity of an outstanding lesson will always be the same and this book attempts to bottle that formula so that you can recreate it time and time again. In his first book, Twitter phenomenon and outstanding teacher, Ross Morrison McGill provides a bank of inspirational ideas that can be picked up five minutes before your lesson starts and put into practice just as they are, or embedded into your day-to-day teaching to make every lesson an outstanding lesson! In his light-hearted and enthusiastic manner Ross guides you through the ideas he uses on a daily basis for managing behaviour, lesson planning, homework, assessment and all round outstanding teaching. Whether you are an experienced teacher or someone who has little practical teaching experience, there are ideas in this book that will change the way you think about your lessons. Ideas include: Snappy starters, Open classroom, Smiley faces, Student-led homework, Monday morning mantra and the popular five minute lesson plan. The 100 ideas series offers busy secondary teachers easy to implement, practical strategies and activities to improve and inspire their classroom practice. The bestselling series has been relaunched with a brand new look, including a new accessible dip in and out layout. Features include: Teachers tips, Taking it further tips, Quotes from the Ofsted framework and teachers, Bonus ideas, Hashtags and online resouces.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Lessons

Author: Ross Morrison McGill

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1472906306

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 6335

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Conflicting government diktat and changeable Ofsted frameworks means that navigating the path to outstanding can be challenging. However, the integrity of an outstanding lesson will always be the same and this book attempts to bottle that formula so that you can recreate it time and time again. In his first book, Twitter phenomenon and outstanding teacher, Ross Morrison McGill provides a bank of inspirational ideas that can be picked up five minutes before your lesson starts and put into practice just as they are, or embedded into your day-to-day teaching to make every lesson an outstanding lesson! In his light-hearted and enthusiastic manner Ross guides you through the ideas he uses on a daily basis for managing behaviour, lesson planning, homework, assessment and all round outstanding teaching. Whether you are an experienced teacher or someone who has little practical teaching experience, there are ideas in this book that will change the way you think about your lessons. Ideas include: Snappy starters, Open classroom, Smiley faces, Student-led homework, Monday morning mantra and the popular five minute lesson plan. The 100 ideas series offers busy secondary teachers easy to implement, practical strategies and activities to improve and inspire their classroom practice. The bestselling series has been relaunched with a brand new look, including a new accessible dip in and out layout. Features include: Teachers tips, Taking it further tips, Quotes from the Ofsted framework and teachers, Bonus ideas, Hashtags and online resouces.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding History Lessons

Author: Emily Thomas

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472940938

Category: Education

Page: 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.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Science Lessons

Author: Ian McDaid

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472918207

Category: Education

Page: 144

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This is a brand new title in the successful 100 ideas series which provides secondary science teachers with practical ideas and activities to use in their lessons as well as teaching and planning strategies to help make practice outstanding every day. The author is a science teacher and winner of the Wellcome Trust Enthusse award for Science. He has a growing Twitter following and the book will be full of his really original and engaging science ideas. The book will include ideas on integrating literacy into science lessons, safety in the lab and ideas for challenging the more able.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding English Lessons

Author: Angella Cooze

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408194953

Category: Education

Page: 160

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100 IDEAS: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING No notice inspections are something every teacher now has to be prepared for. This accessible new book provides strategies to embed into your everyday teaching to ensure your English lessons are consistently outstanding every day, whether you are being observed or not. Dip in and pick an idea to use as a starter or develop a whole lesson plan from the practical, step-by-step activities included. The ideas will help your students develop strong foundation skills in spelling, punctuation, reading and writing as well as learning how to work together, listen to each other, give great presentations and tackle and analyse different types of text. But it's not all about work! There are strategies for inspiring in your class a love of literature and English by delving into a wide variety of texts – poetry, plays, novels, journalism and Shakespeare. There are also ideas to help you improve your teaching practice, tips on how to create the best learning environment for studying English and specific advice on how to cope with those dreaded Ofsted inspections.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Mathematics Lessons

Author: Mike Ollerton

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408194880

Category: Education

Page: 136

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100 IDEAS: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING Teaching mathematics in the secondary school can be very demanding especially with the extra pressure of 'no notice' Ofsted inspections. In this fully updated book Mike Ollerton offers strategies and activities for you to integrate into your everyday teaching to ensure your lessons are consistently outstanding and include all the mathematics skills secondary students need to study. Topics include algebra, fractions, geometry and measurement, as well as domino and dice games and an exciting study of Fibonacci. Many of the ideas start from a very simple concept that can be developed into more challenging mathematics, allowing you to differentiate your teaching to inspire, challenge and motivate every student in your class. The book includes step-by-step instructions, diagrams to exemplify the techniques and teaching tips for the best ways to put the activities into practice. Your biggest problem will be deciding which idea to use first! Mike Ollerton has taught for 25 years in secondary schools and is now working as a teacher trainer.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Geography Lessons

Author: David Rogers

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472940970

Category: Education

Page: 176

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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 solid foundations for students' understanding and learning in geography. From 'doorstop geography' in around the school and local area, to 'migration and controversy' covering hot-topic global issues, each section and idea in this book provides effective, fun and memorable strategies for creating an outstanding learning experience for your students.

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Outstanding Teaching

Author: Stephen Lockyer

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472915976

Category: Education

Page: 144

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Haunted by the fear of teaching the same lesson twice, Stephen Lockyer always makes sure he has lots of ideas up his sleeve! In this exciting debut book, this highly regarded primary teacher shares 100 of this very best. The pressure to teach outstanding lessons and to be prepared for no noticed inspections can sometimes be a little overwhelming, but in this book Stephen's creativity and experience in the primary classroom shine through and he provides primary teachers with quick, practical and easy to implement ideas to help achieve outstanding teaching. His highly creative approach will also help you to create a positive, inspiring and exciting learning environment for every child. Every idea includes step by step instructions, teaching tips for putting activities into practice and links to online resources and useful websites. From literacy initiatives like 'DEAR' ('Drop Everything And Read') and marking motivators like 'Microticks' to essential playground survival tips, this book is a compendium of originality that will consistently take your lessons that extra mile.

100 Ideas for Teaching English

Author: Angella Cooze

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441197273

Category: Education

Page: 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.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Literacy Across the Curriculum

Author: Graham Tyrer

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472950224

Category: Education

Page: 128

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As Ofsted says, Literacy is a shared responsibility across the curriculum in secondary schools. But for subject teachers and school leaders outside of the English department, this can seem a daunting task. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Literacy Across the Curriculum contains all sorts of strategies and ideas for ensuring that pupils are developing competency in reading and writing in every subject, from maths to PE, without putting pressure on teachers' time and resources. The perfect quick-reference pocket book, this collection of creative and original ideas from English expert Graham Tyrer has something for everyone, ensuring all teachers and school staff are able to support students in gaining confidence in literacy. By picking and choosing relevant ideas, busy teachers can develop both short and long term strategies for cross-curricular teaching that really work, have an impact on whole school learning, and help every pupil reach their potential.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Assessment for Learning

Author: David Spendlove

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472911016

Category: Education

Page: 120

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100 Ideas: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING This brand new book develops a broader understanding of the impact and reasons for using Assessment for Learning in order to help teachers become outstanding teachers whilst their pupils also become outstanding learners. Emphasis is placed on helping pupils become autonomous and reflective learners rather than passive receivers in the learning process. Central to this is the development of strategies for ensuring progress in lessons is being maintained by all learners. By using the assessment for learning strategies within this book you will sharpen your teaching, increase pupil autonomy and ownership and ensure rapid and sustained progress in learning is taking place. It covers questioning and dialogue, using feedback to monitor progress in learning and improving teaching through focusing on AfL.

Mark. Plan. Teach.

Save time. Reduce workload. Impact learning.

Author: Ross Morrison McGill

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472910893

Category: Education

Page: 208

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There are three things that every teacher must do: mark work, plan lessons and teach students well. This brand new book from Ross Morrison McGill, bestselling author of 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Lessons and Teacher Toolkit, is packed full of practical ideas that will help teachers refine the key elements of their profession. Mark. Plan. Teach. shows how each stage of the teaching process informs the next, building a cyclical framework that underpins everything that teachers do. With teachers' workload at record levels and teacher recruitment and retention the number one issue in education, ideas that really work and will help teachers not only survive but thrive in the classroom are in demand. Every idea in Mark. Plan. Teach. can be implemented by all primary and secondary teachers at any stage of their career and will genuinely improve practice. The ideas have been tried and tested and are supported by evidence that explains why they work, including current educational research and psychological insights from Dr Tim O'Brien, leading psychologist and Visiting Fellow at UCL Institute of Education. Mark. Plan. Teach. will enable all teachers to maximise the impact of their teaching and, in doing so, save time, reduce workload and take back control of the classroom.

Teacher Toolkit

Helping You Survive Your First Five Years

Author: Ross Morrison McGill

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472910869

Category: Education

Page: 208

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Ross Morrison McGill, aka @TeacherToolkit believes that becoming a teacher is one of the best decisions you will ever make, but after more than two decades in the classroom, he knows that it is not an easy journey! Packed with countless anecdotes, from disastrous observations to marking in the broom cupboard, [email protected] TOOLKIT is a compendium of teaching strategies and advice, which aims to motivate, comfort, amuse and above all reduce the workload of a new teacher. As anyone who has followed him on Twitter knows, Ross is not afraid to share the highs and lows of his own successes and failures. He strives to share great teaching practice, to save you time and to ensure you are the best teacher you can be, whatever the new policy or framework. His eagerly-awaited new book continues in this vein and is a must-read for all new teachers. Vitruvian teaching will help you survive your first five years: Year 1: Be resilient (surviving your NQT year) Year 2: Be intelligent (refining your teaching) Year 3: Be innovative (take risks) Year 4: Be collaborative (share and work with others now your classroom practice is secure) Year 5: Be aspirational (moving towards middle leadership) Start working towards Vitruvian today.

Teaching History

Developing as a Reflective Secondary Teacher

Author: Ian Phillips

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446245381

Category: Education

Page: 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.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Teaching Philosophy and Ethics

Author: John L. Taylor

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472910095

Category: Education

Page: 144

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100 Ideas: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING How do you teach a subject that has no 'right' answers? Philosophical and ethical concepts can be overwhelming to students who have not encountered them before, and complex arguments can be difficult to navigate. John L. Taylor's brand new book will help you to engage your class and have them reading, writing, talking and thinking philosophically. Starting with introductory ideas such as 'a guided tour of philosophy land', the book moves on to: ideas for stimulating and managing student discussions and debates; guidance for effective research; and methods to support students with their essays, presentations and projects. There are also tips for getting the best out of quieter students, and ideas for taking philosophy beyond the classroom. Hashtags and websites providing resources to enliven your classes are included throughout the book.

100+ Ideas for Teaching Mathematics

Author: Mike Ollerton

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0826493181

Category: Education

Page: 140

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The second edition of this book offers new and updated ideas for 11+, ranging from applying trigonometry to exploring the intrigues of 3D solids. >

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Teaching Drama

Author: Johnnie Young

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441160264

Category: Education

Page: 208

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Bring your drama lessons to life and engage the most unlikely of thespians using ideas from this pdated title in the popular 100 ideas series! Drama is a key subject for getting students to express themselves creatively as well as helping them to improve communication skills across the curriculum. Using his weatlth of experience teaching drama in secondary schools, Johnnie Young has out together 100 tried and tested activities and strategies for implementing a full drama teaching programme in your school. Suggestions for bringing Shakespeare's plays to life, advice on improving storytelling and engaging cross-curricular activities are just a few of the areas covered. Each idea includes the learning aim of the activity so you can assess progress and map the ideas to your schemes of work, and there are practical teaching tips and taking it further ideas throughout the book. Johnnie also offers drama-specific behaviour management tips - another area he specialises in - to help you ensure you stay in control of even the most rambunctious class! The book is a must for all secondary drama teachers - and indeed anyone wanting to inject some drama into their lessons!

Specific Learning Difficulties - What Teachers Need to Know

Author: Diana Hudson

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784500461

Category: Education

Page: 248

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This book clearly explains what Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) are, and describes the symptoms of conditions most commonly encountered in the mainstream classroom: dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and OCD. The author provides an overview of the strengths and weaknesses commonly associated with each of these conditions, as well as practical suggestions for modifying teaching materials and methods to make learning enjoyable, effective and accessible for students. There are also dedicated chapters on helping students with SpLDs to develop effective revision skills and exam techniques. This straight-talking and accessible guide is ideal for teachers, teaching assistants, and those in school management who want to know more about supporting students with Specific Learning Difficulties.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Engaging Learners

Author: Jon Tait

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472945336

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 8709

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Are your students really engaged in your teaching? Teachers everywhere are looking for quick and easy ways to liven up their lessons, try something new and exciting, or just tweak a strategy or practice that they have been doing for years. This is a 'recipe style' books that you can dip in and out of when you are looking for inspiration. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Engaging Learners contains techniques and activities to apply to every area of classroom teaching, from livening up displays to using technology effectively, and even includes advice on greeting students and providing motivational feedback. Put these ideas into practice to get your class engaged and ready to learn.