Aspects of Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools

Perspectives on Practice

Author: Hilary Bourdillon,Anne Storey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136416056

Category: Education

Page: 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.

Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Schools

A Reader

Author: Linda Haggarty

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415260695

Category: Education

Page: 279

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A companion to Aspects of Teaching Secondary Mathematics, this book introduces and explores the contemporary issues and key ideas entailed in the teaching and learning of this subject. This book is concerned with exploring the bigger picture of mathematics education, and is aimed particularly at those learning to teach mathematics; teachers in the classroom who want to continue thinking and developing as mathematics teachers; and those concerned with education who would like to be better informed about mathematics education. Divided into seven sections to help structure reading, this book offers a completely up-to-date, comprehensive overview, written by the most-known, well-respected experts in the field.

Teaching Design and Technology in Secondary Schools

A Reader

Author: Gwyneth Owen-Jackson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136415491

Category: ART

Page: 344

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Teaching Design and Technology in Secondary Schools begins by providing information on the nature, purpose and development of design and technology in schools. An aptitude for design and technology combines practical skills and theoretical knowledge, and the book addresses what this means in practice. Design and technology takes in work with such diversity as resistant materials, textiles, food and systems and control, so attention is given to connections between these areas and what makes them 'design and technology'. Together, these articles comprise a stimulating and comprehensive overview of the issues and ideas surrounding this new, popular and exciting element of the secondary school curriculum. This book is the companion to Aspects of Teaching Secondary Design and Technology.

Aspects of Teaching Secondary Science

Perspectives on Practice

Author: Sandra Amos,Richard Boohan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134508794

Category: Education

Page: 320

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This book's structure reflects the different dimensions to learning science. The first section focuses on the importance of talk in the science classroom, while the second explores the key role of practical work. The third section is concerned with the creative, theoretical aspect of science. Section four follows this by considering the communication of ideas and how pupils learn to participate in the discourse of the scientific community. Section five emphasizes the place of science in the broader context, considering its moral and ethical dimensions and its place in a cultural context. Finally, section six explores the complexity of the task faced by science teachers, highlighting the knowledge and skills science teachers must acquire in order to create an environment in which students are motivated to learn science.

Aspects of Teaching Secondary Mathematics

Perspectives on Practice

Author: Linda Haggarty

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134500955

Category: Education

Page: 312

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If learners in the classroom are to be excited by mathematics, teachers need to be both well informed about current initiatives and able to see how what is expected of them can be translated into rich and stimulating classroom strategies. The book examines current initiatives that affect teaching mathematics and identifies pointers for action in the classroom. Divided into three major sections, it looks at: the changing mathematics classroom at primary, secondary and tertiary level major components of the secondary curriculum practical pedagogical issues of particular concern to mathematics teachers. Each issue is explores in terms of major underpinnings and research in that area, and practical ideas can be drawn from the text and implemented in the reader's classroom practice. Each chapter has been written by a well-respected writer, researcher and practitioner in their field and all share a common goal: to look thoughtfully and intelligently at some of the practical issues facing mathematics teachers and offer their perspectives on those issues.

Aspects of Teaching Secondary Music

Perspectives on Practice

Author: Gary Spruce

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134508654

Category: Education

Page: 264

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Aspects of Teaching Secondary Music provides a practical illustration of the skills, knowledge and understanding required to teach music in the secondary classroom. Musical concepts and ideas are discussed and a critical examination of key issues is given. This encourages the reader to engage with these thoughts and consider their views and beliefs in terms of how they will influence their potential to teach music in an inspired and effective manner.

Aspects of Teaching Secondary Design and Technology

Perspectives on Practice

Author: Gwyneth Owen-Jackson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780203166079

Category: Education

Page: 320

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Beginning by outlining the national curriculum for design and technology, Aspects of Teaching Secondary Design and Technology goes on to look at what design and technology is in the primary school, at examination level and post-16. Vocational qualifications relevant to design and technology are also discussed. There are chapters looking at the relationship between design and technology and the wider social and cultural context. The development of cross-curricular skills and value judgements are discussed as are sustainability and the role of the community in the teaching and learning of design and technology. Together, these articles comprise a sound guide to good classroom practice, related to the requirements of the curriculum, and rooted in the professional perspectives of experienced teachers.

Aspects of Teaching Secondary Geography

Perspectives on Practice

Author: Maggie Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415260868

Category: Education

Page: 361

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This book provides a practical illustration of the skills, knowledge and understanding required to teach in the secondary classroom. As well as discussing concepts and ideas, the book gives 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. It is an invaluable resource for those who are learning to teach or for those teachers who wish to reflect on their teaching practice.

Teaching Geography in Secondary Schools

A Reader

Author: Margaret Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134508875

Category: Education

Page: 352

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A companion to Aspects of Teaching Secondary Geography, Teaching Geography in the Secondary School: A Reader brings together a wide range of key writings that look at central issues, debates and ideas surrounding geography education today. It encourages students to reflect critically upon the issues in order to develop their understanding of these issues and to consider the implications for their classroom practice.

Teaching, Learning and the Curriculum in Secondary Schools

A Reader

Author: Bob Moon,Ann Shelton Mayes,Steven Hutchinson

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415260664

Category: Education

Page: 309

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The articles which make up this reader provide both overview and analysis of the central issues in secondary education. Focused closely upon what it means to teach and learn in the modern secondary classroom, this book provides invaluable insight into the development of secondary education today. It is an ideal introduction to the task of teachers in secondary schools. Issues covered in the book include: the new agenda around teaching and learning effective pedagogy the teacher-student relationship teaching, learning and the digital age grouping by ability managing the curriculum change assessment equal opportunities and educational change This is the lead book in a series which bring together collections of articles by highly experienced educators which introduce, explore and illuminate the issues surrounding teaching in secondary schools. They are invaluable resources for those training to become teachers, newly qualified teachers and more experienced practioners, particularly those mentoring NQTs.

Teaching Music in Secondary Schools

A Reader

Author: Gary Spruce

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415262347

Category: Education

Page: 233

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This series brings together a range of articles, extracts from books and reports that inform an understanding of secondary schools in today's educational climate.

Iris Grace

Bilder malen tausend Worte. Die Geschichte meiner autistischen Tochter

Author: Arabella Carter-Johnson

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732533417

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 400

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Wenn Iris malt, verliert sie sich ganz in den Farben und Formen. Doch bevor sie zu einem Wunderkind wurde, war sie vor allem ein Kind, das ein Wunder brauchte. Denn Iris Grace hat Autismus. In den ersten Lebensjahren war sie unerreichbar, lebte in ihrer eigenen Welt, die Familie verzweifelte. Dann entdeckte ihre Mutter, wie fasziniert Iris mit Pinsel und Farbe umging. Und schließlich war es die kleine Katze Thula, die die Verbindung zwischen Iris und der Außenwelt herstellte. Eine zauberhafte, wahre Geschichte.

Developing Writing Skills in German

Author: Uwe Baumann,Annette Duensing

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415397469

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 264

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"Presenting a wide range of authentic written materials, the book aims to develop reading strategies and the ability to write texts of various types while imparting an understanding of important aspects of German society. This course is suitable for classroom use and independent study."--Publisher.

Wie kleine Kinder schlau werden

selbständiges Lernen im Alltag

Author: John Caldwell Holt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783407228550

Category:

Page: 232

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Ausgehend von der Beobachtung des kindlichen Spielens erläutert der Autor, wie Kinder denken und lernen.

Stärkere Professionalisierung des Lehrerberufs Wie gute Lehrer gewonnen, gefördert und gehalten werden können

Wie gute Lehrer gewonnen, gefördert und gehalten werden können

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9264023674

Category:

Page: 264

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Viele OECD-Länder stehen vor großen Schwierigkeiten, wenn es darum geht, die vielen in den nächsten fünf bis zehn Jahren ausscheidenden Lehrerinnen und Lehrer durch die Einstellung einer ausreichenden Zahl qualifizierter Nachwuchskräfte zu ersetzen ...