Planning the Primary National Curriculum

A Complete Guide for Trainees and Teachers

Author: Keira Sewell

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1526447932

Category: Education

Page: 304

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This book explores assessment opportunities, how the teaching of each subject can be organised, key and essential resources in each subject, and how ICT can best be used in each subject to enhance teaching.

Primary English: Teaching Theory and Practice

Author: Jane Medwell,David Wray,Hilary Minns,Vivienne Griffiths,Liz Coates

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473906148

Category: Education

Page: 216

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The essential teaching theory and practice text for primary English. Covering the skills of planning, monitoring and assessment and class management, it relates these specifically to primary English. With full coverage of the theory and practice required for effective and creative English teaching, this text is an essential guide for all trainees working towards QTS. Practical guidance and features support trainees throughout to translate this learning to the classroom, embed ICT in their lessons and to understand the wider context of their teaching. This 7th edition is updated in line with the new National Curriculum.

Primary English Across the Curriculum

Author: N.A

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857257811

Category: Education

Page: 200

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This book supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS in teaching primary English across all areas of the curriculum. Focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, this text draws out meaningful cross curriculur links and explores how the teaching of English can take place across the whole curriculum. It examines how a teacher's effective use of English is essential in supporting learning in all subjects and considers the role of the teacher in promoting English. Chapters cover topics such as language, literature, EAL and thinking skills. Incorporating the latest thinking in primary English and including exemplars of current good practice, this practical guide encourages trainee teachers to explore learning and teachig in new ways. About the Transforming QTS Series This series reflects the new creative way schools are begining to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards primary QTS. Titles provide full up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.

Inclusive Educational Practice

Author: Teresa Grainger,Janet Tod

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136624945

Category: Education

Page: 144

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First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Becoming a Teacher of Reading

Author: Margaret Perkins

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473918553

Category: Education

Page: 264

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Learning to read is one of the most important life skills teachers can help a child develop. Teaching reading is a vital part of a career in the classroom and engaging with the range of different learning styles children have is a real challenge. Trainee teachers need to learn how to address this variety of learning needs, and also meet the wider demands of the curriculum. Margaret Perkins helps students meet these challenges to become a confident, reflective teacher of reading by providing: * An in-depth explanation of phonics teaching alongside other teaching approaches, empowering trainees to choose the right approach for each individual child *Key research findings so students can apply the latest thinking to their teaching practice *School-based activities and independent learning tasks to help apply theory to practice, and develop teaching skills through self-reflection *Classroom scenarios of teacher-child interactions that demonstrate how children learn and respond to different teaching strategies.

Early Childhood Studies

Principles and Practice

Author: Jane Johnston,Lindy Nahmad-Williams

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317865545

Category: Education

Page: 476

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This core introductory textbook offers an accessible yet rigorous approach to Early Childhood issues, addressing both Care and Education in the Early Years. It presents a multi-disciplinary perspective and will add value to any Early Childhood Studies course at both foundation and degree level. This text engages the reader by providing real-world examples that underpin theoretical perspectives and bring examples to life, whilst providing the student with an opportunity to reflect on their own similar experiences. The book is supported with a range of useful supplementary materials including an exciting companion website package.

Creating Literacy Instruction for All Students

Author: Thomas G. Gunning

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 646

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With its sweeping, inclusive view of literacy,Creating Literacy Instruction for All Studentsemphasizes methods that have been validated by research and practice while delivering the basics of all major aspects of reading and writing. Unlike comparable texts, the Fifth edition stresses effective steps for closing the gap between achieving and struggling readers as mandated by theNo Child Left Behind legislation and Reading First. In addition, special emphasis has been given to adapting instruction for English language learners, struggling readers and writers and special needs students throughout the book.Take a Peek Inside the Fifth Edition The chapter on diversityhas been thoroughly revised to focus on ESL methods and the relationship between first- and second-language literacy. Increased emphasis onfluencyin Chapter 4. Case Studiesprovide even more real life examples of teaching techniques and procedures for teachers, and learning strategies for students. IRA Positions on Issuesfocus on the specific relevance to each chapter of statements from the International Reading Association. Tools for the Classroomreorganizes features from the 4th edition to sharpen the focus on their immediate usefulness to teachers. Action Plan provides steps for applying the key concepts in each chapter, serving as both an additional summary of the chapter and a call to action. Help for Struggling Readers and Writers. Essential Standards. Checkup! Boxesprovide opportunities for reflection, self-evaluation, and in some cases,solid preparation for PRAXISand other licensure tests. Reviewer Buzz"I can hardly wait to teach from this text. It is so well written and organized that it will be a pleasure to use." Dr. Sharon Y. Cowan,East Central University"The side notes, boldface vocabulary, and Summary sections are very useful for students who will need a quick way to review for Praxis tests after the course is over." Professor Donna Topping,Millersville University"The content in the Evaluation chapter is extremely comprehensive; including the standards movement and high stakes testing, placement materials (IRI, running records), norm and criterion referenced tests, portfolios, etc." Professor Patricia Shaw,University of Wisconsin WhitewaterMeet the AuthorThomas G. Gunninghas taught courses in methods of teaching reading and writing for 20 years and was the director of the Reading Clinic at Southern Connecticut State University. Before that, as a secondary English teacher, secondary reading specialist, and an elementary school reading consultant, he worked extensively with achieving and struggling readers. He now teaches a variety of reading methods courses at Central Connecticut State University. Dr. Gunning is a well-known and highly regarded textbook author, having written and revised such titles asAssessing and Correcting Reading and Writing Difficulties(2002) andBuilding Literacy in the Content Areas(2003).

Observing Primary Literacy

Author: Margaret Perkins

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526413159

Category: Education

Page: 264

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A detailed, accessible and literacy-focused textbook for those training to teach in primary education using real life classroom scenarios to explore aspects of good teaching practice.

Learning in the Early Years

A Guide for Teachers of Children 3-7

Author: Jeni Riley

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761941064

Category: Education

Page: 225

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This book will help early years educators understand the nature, form, and content of the curriculum for children aged 3 to 7 and the most appropriate ways of presenting it.

History 3-11

A Guide for Teachers

Author: Hilary Cooper

Publisher: David Fulton Publishers

ISBN: 9781843124597

Category: Education

Page: 224

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Replacing the best-selling The Teaching of History in Primary Schools, acclaimed author Hilary Cooper returns with this invaluable resource, showing how to sustain a dynamic history curriculum in the classroom. Up-to-date, accessible and reflecting the challenges of Excellence and Enjoyment, this comprehensive book: addresses planning for the early years, KS1 and KS2 links history across all of the curriculum, including ICT, literacy and numeracy integrates history with key areas such as citizenship, PSE, thinking skills and communication skills includes references to NC key learning objectives and QCA schemes. Designed as a core textbook for all trainee teachers, as well as practicing teachers wanting to keep up-to-date with the latest developments and research, this book is essential reading for all those interested in the teaching of history at primary level in an informed and inspiring way.

Teachers and Research

Language Learning in the Classroom

Author: Gay Su Pinnell,Myrna L. Matlin

Publisher: International Reading Assn

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 177

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This book provides information culled from classroom research, including some from teacher researchers, for those engaged in creating educational settings that support children's development of language and literacy. The book contains the following chapters: (1) "Observing Carlos: One Day of Language Use in School" (Mary M. Kitagawa); (2) "What Teachers and Children Do in a Language Rich Classroom" (Nancy G. Platt); (3) "Comments from a Teacher Researcher" (Vera E. Milz); (4) "Involving Teachers in Classroom Research" (Marie M. Clay); (5) "Observing Readers and Writers: A Teacher and a Researcher Learn Together" (Myna L. Matlin and Robert C. Wortman); (6) "A Teacher's Experience with Change" (Vida Louise Welsh); (7) "Teacher as Learner: Implications for Staff Development" (Angela M. Jaggar); (8) "Integrating the Curriculum for Teacher Preparation" (Charlotte S. Huck); (9) "Teacher Research and Decision Making: An Administrator's View" (Donald S. Monroe); (10) "Using Research to Create a Supportive Literacy Climate" (Gay Su Pinnell); (11) "Teacher Support Groups: Why and How" (Dorothy J. Watson and Margaret T. Stevenson); and (12) "Language Development: Issues, Insights, and Implementation" (Kenneth S. Goodman). A 25-page suggested reading list, "Whole Language Theory, Practice, and Assessment" (Angela M. Jaggar and Kathy T. Harwood) is appended. (MS)

Teaching and Learning in the Early Years

Author: David Whitebread,Penny Coltman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317936116

Category: Education

Page: 368

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This best-selling text book provides a broad-ranging and up-to-date review of thinking and best practice within nursery and infant education. Written around the basic truth that an effective early years curriculum must start with the children, their needs and their potential, the contributors to this classic text acknowledge that learning must have a strong element of fun, wonder and excitement. Fully revised and updated in light of recent changes to the Early Years curriculum, with brand new chapters on assessment, communication, writing, creativity and diversity, the contributors address a range of fundamental issues and principles, including: an analysis of research into how children learn; discussions of issues such as classroom organisation, curriculum management, and assessment; a detailed section on play and language; chapters covering individual curriculum areas, including new chapters on music and PSHE. Each chapter combines a review of important principles with practical and inspiring classroom examples throughout. It is essential reading for all Foundations Stage and KS1 trainee teachers, their tutors and mentors, and serving teachers working in the 3-7 age range who wish to reflect upon and develop their practice.

Issues and trends in literacy education

Author: Richard David Robinson,Michael C. McKenna,Judy M. Wedman

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205296514

Category: Education

Page: 342

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Issues and Trends in Literacy Education, Second Edition, is a unique, friendly reference designed to provide necessary information needed by both pre-service and in-service educators to better understand the various viewpoints in the ever-changing field of literacy education. Current topics of interest are identified with articles, related references, discussion questions, application ideas and an annotated bibliography of related resources. After using this book, students will be well versed in reading education and will be able to decide upon and articulate their own informed approach to reading education. For readers interested in literacy education.

Der Brabbelback

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783794150069

Category: Children's poetry, English

Page: 32

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