The National Curriculum in England - Handbook for Primary Teachers

Author: Scholastic

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781407128627

Category: Curriculum planning

Page: 176

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Get ready for the biggest curriculum change in more than a decade! To help teachers to deliver the new Curriculum, Scholastic has published the first complete printed version for Key Stages 1 and 2. Full programmes of study for all 11 primary subjects are included along with practical advice on how to implement the curriculum using Scholastic's time-saving resources - including the 1 million best-selling 100s series.

The National Curriculum

handbook for secondary teachers in England : key stages 3 and 4

Author: N.A

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 1858385903

Category: Education, Secondary

Page: 222

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The National Curriculum handbooks are the official National Curriculum documents for secondary and primary schools. They are the revised blue-print for what every child will be required to learn in school from 2004.

The National Curriculum

Handbook for Primary Teachers in England : Key Stages 1 and 2

Author: Great Britain. Dept. for Education and Employment,Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (Great Britain)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780113700677

Category: Education

Page: 247

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The National Curriculum handbooks are the official National Curriculum documents for secondary and primary schools. They are the revised blue-print for what every child will be required to learn in school from September 2000.

An Introduction to Teaching

A Handbook for Primary and Secondary School Teachers

Author: Gill Nicholls

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134310064

Category: Education

Page: 272

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The expectations of what it is to be a teacher are as high as ever. An Introduction to Teaching, which is the second edition of the well-established textbook Learning to Teach, provides a fully up-to-date introduction to the process and practice of teaching, and the personal and professional skills that successful teaching requires. This comprehensive update of the first edition is written in accordance with the Teacher Training Association and DfES guidelines, and provides in-depth coverage of all the modules included in the teacher training programme. Taking into account recent developments in policy and practice, contributors have incorporated new material covering teaching and classroom management, new approaches to planning, targeting effective learning, introduction to professional requirements and continuing professional development. The book also includes key chapters on the following: the National Curriculum children's learning the use of IT planning and preparation teaching and classroom management special educational needs working with parents.

Teaching Physical Education

A Handbook for Primary and Secondary School Teachers

Author: Richard Bailey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113538066X

Category: Education

Page: 222

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Designed for all trainee and newly qualified teachers, teacher trainers and mentors, this volume provides a contemporary handbook for the teaching of physical education, covering Key Stages 2, 3 and 4 in line with current DfEE and TTA guidelines.

Special Educational Needs

A Resource for Practitioners

Author: Michael Farrell

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761942382

Category: Education

Page: 160

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By examining related disciplines, Farrell provides a road map for special education and considers how special education can be better understood.

Citizenship for Primary Schools

Author: Stephanie Turner

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 0748756663

Category: Citizenship

Page: 56

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The Teacher?s Resource Books help teachers address citizenship education confidently and in a structured way Content is clearly linked to the non-statutory Framework for PSHE and Citizenship in the National Curriculum, and in Wales the community aspect of the PSE framework (ACCAC 2000) Provides themed lesson plans, photocopiable resource sheets and ideas for discussion and extension work Also gives detailed guidance on using the lesson plans, Flipover Books and Photopacks

Debates in Music Teaching

Author: Chris Philpott,Gary Spruce

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136303529

Category: Education

Page: 272

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Debates in Music Teaching encourages student and practising teachers to engage with contemporary issues and developments in music education. It aims to introduce a critical approach to the central concepts and practices that have influenced major interventions and initiatives in music teaching, and supports the development of new ways of looking at ideas around teaching and learning in music. Accessible and comprehensive chapters will stimulate thinking and creativity in relation to theory and practice, and will facilitate readers in reaching their own informed judgements and rationalising their position with deep theoretical knowledge and understanding. Throughout the book, international experts in the field consider key issues including: the justification for music in the school curriculum partnerships in music education and the identity of the music teacher technology and conceptions of musicianship social justice and music education the place of diverse musical genres and traditions in the music curriculum critical thinking and music education autonomy and integrity for music in cross-curricular work the politics, sociology and philosophy of music education. Debates in Music Teaching is for all student and practising teachers interested in furthering their understanding of the subject. Including carefully annotated further reading and reflective questions to help shape research and writing, this collection stimulates critical and creative thinking in relation to contemporary debates within music education.

Primary Languages In Practice: A Guide To Teaching And Learning

A Guide to Teaching and Learning

Author: Jones, Jane,McLachlan, Angela

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335235328

Category: Education

Page: 160

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Presents a framework of professional development for primary languages teachers. The book is aimed principally at trainee teachers on specialist primary languages training programmes, but also provides guidance for those on general Primary PGCE programmes.

The Essential Guide for New Teaching Assistants

Assisting Learning and Supporting Teaching in the Classroom

Author: Anne Watkinson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135176620

Category: Education

Page: 144

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The Essential Guide for New Teaching Assistants provides an introduction for teaching assistants who have recently been inducted, or are going through the process of induction, and are working in schools with children or young people. Giving teaching assistants an insight into the theories of teaching and learning and providing a background for understanding school processes and procedures, this new edition is fully updated to incorporate recent initiatives and changes in the National Curriculum. With an emphasis on personal responsibility and professionalism, the role of a teaching assistant and their relationship with qualified teachers is fully outlined. Providing a comprehensive overview, chapters include practical guidance on: getting started in a teaching assistant role developing a reflective approach to personal and professional development the Every Child Matters initiative working in partnership with qualified teachers being part of a whole school team working with individual children to progress their learning and development further training and professional development. Fully updated in line with National Occupational Standards, changes in the primary and secondary National Curricula and revised induction materials from the TDA, this book forms essential reading for teaching assistants seeking to understand the basic principles of education, teaching and learning.

Teaching Assistant's Handbook for Level 2

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Author: Teena Kamen

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444170406

Category: Education

Page: 238

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This textbook will be the perfect companion to you if you are taking a qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools at level 2, whether that is the Award in Support Work in Schools, Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, or Certificate in Supporting the Wider Curriculum. Teaching Assistant's Handbook for Level 2, offers you a comprehensive and practical guide to supporting the development of children and young people in a variety of educational settings, including primary, secondary and special schools as well as extended schools. The tasks included will develop your personal and professional skill as well as key tasks which will contribute to your assesment. This new edition in updated in line with the revisions made to the specification following the implementation of the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework in 2010, and now mirrors the structure of the units that make up the various Level 2 qualifications.

Managing International Schools

Author: Sonia Blandford,Marian Shaw

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134584679

Category: Education

Page: 216

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It is estimated that there are some 12 000 international schools world-wide, with over 25 000 middle managers and head teachers. Within this there are several different types of international school including British schools abroad, English-speaking schools overseas, European English-speaking schools and forces schools - in spite of some differences they and their managers share certain needs for administrative efficiency. This practice-based management book for international schools provides support and development for middle and senior managers and teachers. The book concentrates on school improvement and effectiveness by drawing on best practice from international schools around the world using school-based research. It is written by a team from the Oxford Brookes Centre for Educational Management (OXCEM), the UK's most active International Schools' consultancy service. Issues discussed include teaching, learning and the curriculum, primary and secondary curriculum development, recording and reporting assessment, English as a second language, school management and staff development.

Key Issues In Special Education

Author: Michael Farrell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113425833X

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Considerable challenges can face all those involved in teaching children with special educational needs. Complex policy and legislation, bureaucracy, inspection and limited resources can all appear difficult obstacles to those seeking to provide effective tuition. In this highly practical book, Michael Farrell unpicks and clarifies the role of educational standards in today's schools. Drawing extensively on detailed, real-life case studies, he closely explores such issues as: the definition of standards, identifying and providing for special educational needs, assessment and benchmarking, curriculum provision and target-setting, the role of the Code of Practice. Special educational needs coordinators, senior managers in schools and students completing initial training courses will find this an invaluable resource, which effortlessly simplifies an often complicated process.

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.

New Perspectives in Philosophy of Education

Ethics, Politics and Religion

Author: David Lewin,Alexandre Guilherme,Morgan White

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472513363

Category: Education

Page: 256

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New Perspectives in Philosophy of Education seeks to build a bridge between philosophical reflection and socio-political action by developing a range of critical discussions in the areas of ethics, politics and religion. This volume brings together established authorities and a new generation of scholars to ask whether philosophy of education can contribute to political and social discourse, or whether it is destined to remain the marginal gadfly of mainstream ideology. The philosophy of education stands in danger of becoming a neglected field at precisely the moment we need to be able to reflect upon the increasingly apparent costs of the technocratic attitude to education. While many of the educational policy discussions of recent years seem far-reaching and radical, critical debate surrounding these initiatives remain largely at a populist level. New Perspectives in Philosophy of Education provides contemporary responses to philosophical issues that bear upon educational studies, policies and practices, contributing to the debate on the role of philosophy of education in an increasingly fractured intellectual milieu.

Inclusion and How to Do It

Meeting SEN in Primary Classrooms

Author: Sue Briggs

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136609377

Category: Education

Page: 128

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There are greater numbers of children with SEN now attending mainstream schools - some of them with quite significant difficulties such as Down's Syndrome and autism. This book explains the challenges these children face and how teachers and support staff can ease their way. Differentiation is covered in detail, with practical guidance on how to make the curriculum accessible to the "hard to teach" children.

Understanding Mathematics for Young Children

A Guide for Foundation Stage and Lower Primary Teachers

Author: Derek Haylock,Anne D Cockburn

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446204979

Category: Education

Page: 272

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'This book is the ideal way to dispel some of the fears which surround the subject area of mathematics and should be an essential part of the professional development library of every early years setting provider for children aged three and over' - Early Years Update 'A book that is both readable and rigorous. [Its] guidance will help teachers to make mathematics meaningful to young children. Throughout the book connections are made which relate language, symbols, concrete materials and pictures to the key ideas that are central to effective learning for the 21st century. This book will help teachers gain a depth of understanding that will make them confident in engaging children with real mathematical thinking' - Dr J.E. Anghileri, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Mathematics Education, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge 'This is an updated version of a classic text which has been a best -seller among teachers and student teachers for many years. Being always strongly grounded in the classroom, it develops in a non-intimidating way teachers' own understanding of the mathematics they are teaching. Many insightful examples of children's thinking and appropriate activities help to illustrate the points. This is an essential book for teachers of Early Years and Key Stage 1' - Margaret Brown, Professor of Mathematics Education, King's College London, UK This is a fully revised version of the authors' successful and much-used book, Understanding Mathematics in the Lower Primary Years, updated to include the current Foundation Stage Curriculum and the new Primary Framework in England. The authors empower the reader to have a clearer understanding of the mathematical ideas behind the material they use in the classroom. They also show how children can be helped to develop an understanding of mathematics for themselves, rather than just learning recipes and routines with little meaning. Major themes are: - Understanding through making connections - Equivalence and transformation - Using and applying mathematics It is written for teachers and teacher trainees engaged in teaching mathematics to children aged 3 to 8 years. It is an essential student text and professional reference work for all teachers of children aged 3 to 8 years. Dr Derek Haylock is an education consultant and author, working in the field of mathematics education. His book Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers has been a leader in the field for many years, with a third edition published in 2006. Dr Anne Cockburn is a Reader in the School of Education and Lifelong Learning at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. Watch the authors talking about their book here: YouTube

Teaching History 3-11

Author: Lucy O'Hara,Mark O'Hara

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826451125

Category: Education

Page: 206

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These books provide a constructive, highly accessible and, above all, practical introduction to the teaching of Geography and History in early years and primary settings. In particular, they prepare initial teacher training students to meet government requirements for entry into the teaching profession. These are comprehensive guides to: o Geographical and historical knowledge and understandingo Planning, teaching and class managemento Monitoring, assessment, recording, reporting and accountabilityo General professional requirements>

Science and ICT in the Primary School

A Creative Approach to Big Ideas

Author: John Meadows

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135397619

Category: Education

Page: 172

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With a strong focus on helping children to learn the 'big ideas' in science, this book provides detailed and practical guidance on how to use ICT to support creative science teaching. Emphasizing learning science 'through' the technology rather than 'from' it, the book strikes a good balance between practical and academic dimensions through: practical suggestions on how to plan schemes of work and lessons case studies that highlight how ICT can be incorporated into cross-curricular themes of study examples of real science lessons advice on organizing learning in 'out of school' settings' Written with the standards for achieving qualified teacher status in mind, this user-friendly text is a vital resource for all students on initial teacher training courses and newly qualified teachers at primary level.