Primary Professional Studies

Author: Alice Hansen

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1526448750

Category: Education

Page: 408

View: 9547

Primary teacher training is challenging. Trainees must be prepared to consider teaching in innovative ways, while remaining focused on the unchanging requirements of children’s learning. The fourth edition of this popular core book supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS who need to take account of the diverse aspects of primary professional studies. This is a comprehensive, core text for the primary professional studies module. It begins with an exploration of the curriculum and reviews the current curriculum. The text moves on to look at 'The Developing Child' encouraging students to focus on child-centred teaching and learning and explores the needs and learning journeys of all children. The fourth edition includes new chapters on technology and learning, mindfulness in the classroom, reflective practice and completing research and writing assignments for primary teacher training.
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Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics in Primary Schools

Author: Wendy Jolliffe,David Waugh,Angela Carss

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473927013

Category: Education

Page: 232

View: 378

Systematic synthetic phonics is a key strategy in the teaching of reading. This text supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS in how to use phonics effectively. It explores what works in phonics teaching, and why. It begins with the subject knowledge that underpins effective teaching and goes on to explore pedagogy from the early years to Key Stage 2. The book includes a review of different popular phonics programmes, set against the DfE (2011) criteria for high-quality phonics teaching. This second edition has been updated in line with the new National Curriculum, includes new guidance on the Year 1 phonics screening check and new lessons ideas and practical guidance for teaching phonics.
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Professional Studies in Primary Education

Author: Hilary Cooper,Sally Elton-Chalcraft

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526447797

Category: Education

Page: 496

View: 3701

This textbook provides a wide-ranging overview of everything you will need to know to prepare you for initial teacher training and your early career in the primary classroom. Covering practical issues including planning, assessment and classroom organisation, and thought-provoking topics such as reflecting on your own teaching practice and developing critical thinking skills, this textbook gives you a pragmatic and insightful understanding of teaching in primary schools. This third edition has been comprehensively revised to include new chapters on: Personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) Safeguarding and your responsibilities Teaching EAL learners Behaviour management and encouraging behaviour for learning Inclusion and special educational needs, including the 2015 SEND Code of Practice Critical perspectives on fundamental British values Moving on to Master’s level study This is essential reading for all students on primary initial teacher education courses including university-based (PGCE, BEd, BA with QTS), and schools-based (School Direct, SCITT, Teach First) routes into teaching.
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Teaching Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling in Primary Schools

Author: David Waugh,Claire Warner,Rosemary Waugh

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473967694

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 1785

Trainee and beginning teachers often find the teaching of grammar, punctuation and spelling especially challenging as they are not confident in their own knowledge. This popular text explores and provides the subject knowledge you will need to teach grammar, punctuation and spelling and gives guidance on how to teach it. The text is really accessible and includes lots of examples and teaching ideas, enabling you to approach teaching with ease. Detailed examples of effective lessons show you how to engage children’s interest in some of the more formal aspects of writing and throughout, activities and practical examples demonstrate how you can translate this learning into the classroom. This second edition has been updated in line with the new National Curriculum for Key Stages 1 and 2. A new chapter is included to explore the national SPAG tests in primary schools. The tests are explained and advice on how to approach them is included. The text will enable you to teach grammar, punctuation and spelling effectively supporting your class in all their writing, across the primary curriculum.
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The EAL Teaching book

Promoting success for multilingual learners

Author: Jean Conteh

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473957524

Category: Education

Page: 216

View: 3535

As the number of children for whom English is an Additional Language in schools increases, how do teachers and trainees prepare to support them to succeed? This text is their toolkit. A complete guide to understanding, learning from and teaching bilingual and EAL children in schools. The text begins by asking 'who are EAL learners' and challenges some of the misconceptions about this group. It goes on to examine language in depth, providing focused theory to help teachers and trainees better understand the wider context of children's needs. This theory is supported by a wealth of information on practical teaching strategies and resources in the promoting learning section. The text covers planning across the curriculum for EAL, assessing EAL and bilingual learners and classroom organisation, offering day-to-day practical support for teachers. New to this second edition is a chapter on Using home languages and cultures in learning as well many new case studies from practising teachers offering insight and knowledge on teaching this particular group.
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Children's Errors in Mathematics

Author: Alice Hansen,Doreen Drews,John Dudgeon,Fiona Lawton,Liz Surtees

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1526422808

Category: Education

Page: 272

View: 5103

This practical and popular guide to children’s common errors and misconceptions in primary mathematics is an essential tool for teachers and trainees. It supports them in planning for and tackling potential errors and enhances their understanding of the difficulties encountered in mathematical development. This fourth edition explores how a Growth Mindset approach works alongside an awareness of children's errors and how mistakes themselves are powerful learning tools. This edition includes 50 new identifiable misconceptions children have of mathematics. The text also considers the role of the teacher in understanding and addressing children’s common mathematical misconceptions. Key features: Linked to the new National Curriculum and covers every objective Provides an essential tool for planning primary mathematics lessons Explores how common misconceptions can be anticipated and addressed
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Reflective Learning and Teaching in Primary Schools

9780857257697

Author: Alice Hansen,Adrian Copping,Nick Clough,Mike Pezet,Peter Dudley,Lisa Murtagh,Elizabeth Gowing,Helen Davenport,Emma McVittie

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857257714

Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 3821

Trainee teachers are expected to demonstrate reflective practice in many ways throughout their course. Unlike other texts, this book takes a focused look at what primary trainees need to know and offers specific and details guidance on how to be meaningfully reflective in learning and teaching. Examining reflection as a tool for both teachers and children, this text considers how teachers can encourage the children they teach to be reflective in their own learning and how this can improve learning and teaching. Chapters on lesson study and reflective journals offer practical guidance, and a chapter on using children's voice as a tool for reflection explores this popular topical theme. Case studies and activities are included to help the reader relate theory to practice and all chapters are linked to the 2012 Teachers' Standards. About the Transforming Primary 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 fully up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.
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Primary English Across the Curriculum

Author: Karen Tulloch,Judith Cullen,Enid Jones,Linda Saunders,Gillian Turner

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857257838

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 9381

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.
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Primary English for Trainee Teachers

Author: David Waugh,Wendy Jolliffe,Kate Allott

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1526413698

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 2610

What do trainee teachers need to know about English to teach it effectively in primary schools? How do children learn English and how can students teach it? What does a good primary English lesson look like? Answering these important questions and more, this new edition covers all areas of the new National Curriculum for primary English. By offering insight into effective teaching, it helps students connect what they need to teach to how it can be taught. This book opens up opportunities in the new curriculum for creative and imaginative teaching and covers all areas of children's literacy from poetry and literature to SPAG. Case studies of teaching are used as a starting point for learning, and guidance on practical teaching strategies is included throughout. Now comes with: A new chapter on Multi-modal texts A new chapter on Mastery in English
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Primary Mathematics Across the Curriculum

Author: Alice Hansen,Diane Vaukins

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857259687

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 2158

This book supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS in teaching primary mathematics across all areas of the curriculum. This Second Edition is linked to the 2012 Teachers' Standards. Focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, the text draws out meaningful cross curricular links and embraces the latest thinking and current good practice in mathematics teaching. It begins with a section on teaching mathematics, covering all strands of the curriculum, and goes on to offer guidance on the use and application of mathematics more generally across subjects. A chapter on using mathematics to enahnce learning highlights the importance of being able to use mathematics effectively in other aspects of the teacher's role. Interactive activities and case studies link theory to practice and encourage the reader to rethink how mathematics is taught in primary schools. About the Transforming Primary 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 fully up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.
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Primary ICT Across the Curriculum

Author: Debbie Simpson,Mike Toyn

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857259644

Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 8057

The changing landscape of primary teaching requires trainees to consider learning and teaching in new ways. This book supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS in teaching primary ICT across all areas of the curriculum. Taking a truly cross-curricular approach, the text highlights meaningful links across the curriculum, while embracing the latest thinking and current good practice. A chapter on social networking and e-safety is included, giving essential guidance on this topical issue. This is followed by a section aimed at strengthening trainees' own skills and subject knowledge in ICT. Interactive activities and case studies link theory to practice and encourage the reader to rethink how ICT is taught in primary schools. This Second Edition is linked to the 2012 Teachers' Standards. About the Transforming Primary 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 prmary QTS. Titles provide fully up tp date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.
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Professional Studies: Primary and Early Years

Author: Kate Jacques,Rob Hyland

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1844454282

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 309

This key resource for trainee primary teachers helps them to understand and fulfil the new professional requirements for QTS. It focuses on a range of professional issues – including management of pupils' work, individual needs and equal opportunities, behaviour for learning and professional responsibilities outside teaching. Each chapter includes tasks, examples and further reading to highlight important concepts and key issues. New and revised chapters mean this third edition is up to date with the QTS Standards, latest documents and initiatives. Further, new reflective tasks and "Moving On" sections help trainees to build on the information in each chapter.
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The Eal Teaching Book

Promoting Success for Multilingual Learners

Author: Jean Conteh

Publisher: Learning Matters Limited

ISBN: 9781473957497

Category: Education

Page: 216

View: 6279

A complete guide to understanding, learning from and teaching bilingual and EAL children in schools.
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Primary Mathematics for Trainee Teachers

Author: Marcus Witt

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473908299

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 8317

With chapter sequencing following the new Curriculum, this book supports trainee Primary school teachers to make use of the opportunities presented in the new National Curriculum for effective and engaging Mathematics teaching. Covering all of the areas of the new Curriculum for primary mathematics and offering insight into effective teaching, this book helps students connect what they need to teach with how it can be taught. Exploring opportunities in the new curriculum for creative and imaginative teaching, it shows readers how to capitalize on opportunities to develop children's reasoning and problem solving skills. It explores how to make links between mathematics and children's lived experiences to enhance their learning and enables trainees to develop an ability to plan with discernment, making the most of existing thinking and research as well as building confidence in adapting and customizing ideas. Includes the full National Curriculum Programme of Study for Maths, key stages 1 and 2 as a useful reference for trainee teachers. Other books in this series include: Primary Science for Trainee Teachers and Primary English for Trainee Teachers
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Primary Science for Trainee Teachers

Author: Judith Roden,James Archer

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473907276

Category: Education

Page: 264

View: 8186

With chapter sequencing following the new Curriculum, this book supports trainee Primary school teachers to make use of the opportunities presented in the new National Curriculum for effective and engaging Science teaching. Covering all of the areas of the new National Curriculum for primary science and offering insight into effective teaching, it helps you connect what you need to teach to how it can be taught. This comprehensive guide to teaching Primary Science will help you secure your subject knowledge, understand how children learn about science and know how to plan and teach effective and inspiring science lessons. Exploring opportunities in the new curriculum for creative and imaginative teaching, it shows you how to capitalize on opportunities to teach Science in a way that sparks children's interest. Includes the full National Curriculum Programme of Study for Science, key stages 1 and 2 as a useful reference for trainee teachers. Other books in this series include: Primary Mathematics for Trainee Teachers and Primary English for Trainee Teachers
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Teaching Arithmetic in Primary Schools

Audit and Test

Author: Richard English

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857257269

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 7478

There is a new and increasing emphasis on the importance of teaching arithmetical skills in primary schools. This text outlines what is meant by arithmetic and enables trainee teachers to build their own confidence in teaching arithmetic. It covers all aspects of arithmetic including recall of number facts and traditional pen and paper methods. Each arithmetical approach is illustrated with detailed examples and readers can access their own learning in each area. Guidance on when and where to use different approaches to enhance children's learning is included and interactive activities highlight essential links between theory and practice. Abouth the Transforming Primary 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 fully up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts to draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.
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Primary Mathematics Audit and Test

Author: Mike Fletcher,Claire Mooney

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1446298140

Category: Education

Page: 80

View: 5612

If you are a primary trainee, you must demonstrate a knowledge of mathematics to be recommended for QTS. This popular, widely recommended text helps you audit your knowledge of mathematics and understand what learning you need to pass your course. A rigorous test helps you identify your strengths and weaknesses and can be revisited at key stages in your course as a tool to monitor and evaluate progress. The fourth edition has been updated in line with the new National Curriculum, includes more information on expanding and developing your knowledge of mathematics and is linked to the newest Teachers’ Standards.
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Understanding British Values in Primary Schools

Policy and practice

Author: Joy Carroll,Colin Howard,Bridget Knight

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1526416360

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 5873

Schools must actively promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs. The Teachers' Standards make it clear that teachers themselves must do nothing to undermine these fundamental British Values. So how do schools and teachers provide educational experiences for primary aged children that explore and promote these values? This text provides trainees, teachers and schools with practice-based advice, informed by current practitioners, relating to the delivery of ‘British Values. The content covers many topical themes and provides a unique insight into delivering ‘British Values’ in schools. It supports educational professionals to understand their duties around the PREVENT agenda and goes further to explore why this is important. It helps trainees and teachers to see how these 'values' fit within the wider context of education and what we value as educators.
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Challenging Perceptions in Primary Education

Exploring Issues in Practice

Author: Margaret Sangster

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472578392

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 6043

What are the beliefs that influence your professional practice? Have you ever thought about why you make the decisions you make as a teacher? What influences your teaching style? Beyond the technical skills and knowledge aspects of education, teachers and student teachers face questions which challenge their beliefs and approaches to their teaching and learning. This book contains a series of short articles which not only offer guidance on key topics but encourage the reader to engage in reflecting on their own practice. Questions explored include: - Is learning through practical work worth the effort? - What can we learn from comparisons with education in other countries? - Is there a smarter way to use digital imagery in your teaching? - What's the point of theory? Isn't teaching just a craft?
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Creativity in Primary Education

Author: Anthony Wilson

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473907179

Category: Education

Page: 272

View: 8238

“An alien spaceship crash landed in my playground today” For one primary school in England, this was not an ordinary day. It was a fabulous day of inspiration, writing, drawing, discovering and learning for the pupils, the staff and the parents. But the best thing of all? The only truly out of the ordinary thing was the alien spaceship. So how do you make creativity a more everyday part of primary teaching? Teachers and trainees agree that creativity is a fabulous thing. But to get creative approaches into everyday teaching, you need to tackle the question - what is creativity? This book explores this question in an accessible and practical way. It helps trainees to do more than ‘know it when they see it’, by helping them to understand the separate and very diverse elements of creativity. The third edition of this popular text retains key material, but it has been updated and revised to include two new chapters on the creative curriculum, along with links throughout to the Standards and the new National Curriculum. This book will help you enhance your teaching so you and the children in your class can be: fellow explorers, adventurous discoverers and spontaneous investigators!
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