Questioning in the Secondary School

Author: Dr George A Brown,Prof E C Wragg

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780203164174

Category: Education

Page: 96

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The ability to ask intelligent and searching questions, to use questioning for different purposes and to know what to do with the answers is crucial to teachers of all subjects and age groups. Sometimes a whole lesson can be built around one or two key questions. Ted Wragg and George Brown explore the wide range of questions that teachers can ask, from those requiring simple recall of information right up to those that stimulate complex reasoning, imagination and speculation. The book explores the various strategies open to teachers and, through a combination of activities and discussion points, helps them to: * reflect upon their use of questions * develop their approaches to preparing, using and evaluating questions * explore ways to encourage pupils to ask questions. This book is one of a set of eight innovative yet practical resource books for teachers, focussing on the classroom and covering vital skills for primary and secondary teachers. The books are strongly influenced by the findings of numerous research projects during which hundreds of teachers were observed at work. The first editions of the series were bestsellers and these revised second editions will be equally welcomed by teachers eager to improve their teaching skills.
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Questioning in the Primary School

Author: E. C. Wragg,George A. Brown

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0203420071

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 8983

This book is one of a set of eight innovative yet practical resource books for teachers, focussing on the classroom and covering vital skills for primary and secondary teachers. The books are strongly influenced by the findings of numerous research projects during which hundreds of teachers were observed at work. The first editions of the series were bestsellers, and these revised second editions will be equally welcomed by teachers eager to improve their teaching skills. The ability to ask intelligent and searching questions, to use questioning for different purposes and to know what to do with the answers is crucial to teachers of all subjects and age groups. Sometimes a whole lesson can be built around one or two key questions. In Questioning in the Primary School, esteemed authors Ted Wragg and George Brown explore the wide range of questions that teachers can ask, from those requiring simple recall of information right up to those that stimulate complex reasoning, imagination and speculation. The book explores the various strategies open to teachers and, through a combination of activities and discussion points, helps pupils to: *reflect upon their use of questions *develop their approaches to preparing, using and evaluating questions *explore ways to encourage pupils to ask questions.
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Questioning in the Primary School

Author: Edward Conrad Wragg,George Brown

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415249511

Category: Education

Page: 70

View: 8288

"Children's own thinking and learning can be improved significantly if they have the opportunity to respond to teachers' questions and to enjoy the process of interaction with them. This book concentrates on everyday use of questions in the classroom, whether in organised groups, for individual learning or for whole class activities."--BOOK JACKET.
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Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School

Author: Paul Chambers,Robert Timlin

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446280942

Category: Education

Page: 296

View: 2374

'Chambers and Timlin write with clarity and purpose. The authors link the theory of teaching mathematics with simple reflective questions and interesting maths tasks. There is practical advice on planning, assessment and differentiations, amongst other pertinent themes' -Jacqueline Oldham, PGCE Secondary Mathematics Course Tutor, St Mary's University College 'This is a very practical guide for learning to teach mathematics for student teachers on all training routes. Chapters are focused and readable but succeed in tackling issues in depth giving the reader strong academic support' -Anne Haworth, PGCE Secondary Mathematics Course Tutor, University of Manchester This book is an essential companion for anyone training to teach mathematics in secondary education. It offers clear and engaging coverage of all major aspects of mathematics teaching that you will need to engage with in order to successfully train for the classroom. This Second Edition includes: a new chapter exploring different teaching approaches including active learning, effective group work and creative mathematics teaching expanded coverage of assessment, using resources in the classroom and metacognition and learning updated coverage of recent developments in education policy and the 2012 Teachers' Standards This is essential reading for anyone training to teach secondary mathematics including postgraduate (PGCE, SCITT) and school-based routes into teaching. Free digital resources for extra support is available in the book's companion website. It includes: Web links and further reading for each chapter A video series of a sample classroom lesson filmed in a real-life setting Visit www.sagepub.co.uk/chamberstimlin
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A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching

Author: Robert J. Marzano,John L. Brown

Publisher: ASCD

ISBN: 1416608184

Category: Education

Page: 319

View: 5797

An in-depth resource for workshops, professional learning communities, teacher training, and self-help. Topics include how to establish good classroom management and effective relationships with students.
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What Successful Teachers Do

91 Research-Based Classroom Strategies for New and Veteran Teachers

Author: Neal A. Glasgow,Cathy D. Hicks

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9780761945741

Category: Education

Page: 210

View: 6345

Presents a variety of methodologies meant to strengthen and support classroom theory and practice for teachers, derived from practical educational research.
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Explaining in the Secondary School

Author: Dr George A Brown,Prof E C Wragg

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134534345

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 5426

This book is one of a set of eight innovative yet practical resource books for teachers, focussing on the classroom and covering vital skills for primary and secondary teachers. The books are strongly influenced by the findings of numerous research projects during which hundreds of teachers were observed at work. The first editions of the series were best sellers, and these revised second editions will be equally welcomed by teachers eager to improve their teaching skills. Ted Wragg and George Brown show what explanation is and what it aims to do. The book explores the various strategies open to teachers and, through a combination of activities and discussion points, helps them to build up a repertoire of ideas, approaches and techniques which are suitable for various situations, as well as evaluate the effectiveness of their explanations in the classroom. Along the way it covers such issues as the: *the use of an appropriate language register *the place of analogies *building on children's questions *strategies for effective explanation The ability to explain something clearly is a skill which effective teachers use every day and is the foundation on which the success or failure of a great deal of other forms of teaching can rest. Well done, it saves time and provides motivation. badly done, it produces uncertainty, or even puts children off their studies.
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Outstanding Differentiation for Learning in the Classroom

Author: Jayne Bartlett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317558626

Category: Education

Page: 146

View: 468

One of the key features of an outstanding lesson is that all learners make progress. All learners are different and teachers must differentiate according to the individual pupil and their individual learning needs to achieve outstanding progress. Outstanding Differentiation for Learning in the Classroom is written with the class teacher in mind and demonstrates how differentiation can be used to enhance and support all aspects of the learning process. Including chapters on embedding differentiation during each phase of the lesson, assessment and questioning techniques, this book will help you to use differentiation effectively to produce outstanding results. With a strong focus on practical strategies to help you meaningfully apply differentiation in the classroom, this book covers: what differentiation actually means and why it should be applied in the classroom; sequencing and planning for learning with an overview of the learning cycle; practical teaching strategies and effective techniques to use in the classroom; how to structure and apply differentiation practices in your classroom, department and school. A vital starting point and effective guide for outstanding differentiation, this timely new book is packed full of practical exercises that are easy to implement in the classroom and it is essential reading for newly qualified and experienced teachers alike.
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Effective Strategies in the Teaching of Mathematics

A Light from Mathematics to Technology

Author: Velta Clarke

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 9780761826026

Category: Education

Page: 360

View: 8367

Effective Strategies in the Teaching of Mathematics is essential reading for candidates intending to be teachers of middle and high school mathematics. It provides a standard-based approach to the teaching of mathematics in realistic situations and should be part of the library collection of all those who with to teach well.
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Teaching of Social Studies

Author: R. P. Pathak

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 8131776328

Category:

Page: 232

View: 3357

Teaching of Social Studies is a textbook that will help the students of B. Ed understand the meaning and concept of social studies. The teacher educators will also get an overview of the challenges and issues in teaching Social studies in India and will get a sound knowledge of the role of social science in national integration.
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Religious Education in the Secondary School

An introduction to teaching, learning and the World Religions

Author: James D. Holt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317698738

Category: Education

Page: 244

View: 9477

Religious Education in the Secondary School is a comprehensive, straightforward introduction to the effective teaching of Religious Education in the secondary classroom. Acknowledging the highly valuable yet often misunderstood contribution of RE, this text shows how the subject can be taught in a way that explores the impact of religion on the lives of people and society, engaging pupils and preparing them to become individuals who celebrate and respect diversity. It is illustrated throughout with ideas for teaching at different key stages and offers expert chapters introducing you to both the World Religions and the core aspects of effective teaching and learning. With an emphasis on developing an understanding of the importance - and different ways - of meeting the learning needs of all pupils, key chapters cover: -Understanding different pedagogies of RE -Spirituality and RE -Tips on effective planning and assessment -An approach to teaching across the Key Stages -Core subject knowledge in Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism Written by an experienced teacher, teacher educator and examiner, Religious Education in the Secondary School is a succinct compendium and has a real classroom applicability offering all trainee RE teachers, as well as those teaching Religious Education as specialists or non-specialists a wealth of support and inspiration.
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Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School

A Companion to School Experience

Author: Sue Johnston-Wilder,Peter Johnston-Wilder,David Pimm

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134291868

Category: Education

Page: 360

View: 8306

Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School covers a wide range of issues in the teaching of mathematics and gives supporting activities to students to enable them to translate theory into practice. Topics covered include: mathematics in the National Curriculum different teaching approaches using ICT mathematics education for pupils with special needs in mathematics assessment and public examinations teaching mathematics post-16 professional development.
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Wie kleine Kinder schlau werden

selbständiges Lernen im Alltag

Author: John Caldwell Holt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783407228550

Category:

Page: 232

View: 7035

Ausgehend von der Beobachtung des kindlichen Spielens erläutert der Autor, wie Kinder denken und lernen.
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Learning to Teach Using ICT in the Secondary School

A companion to school experience

Author: Marilyn Leask,Norbert Pachler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136343970

Category: Education

Page: 262

View: 6141

Learning to Teach Using ICT in the Secondary School offers teachers of all subjects a comprehensive, practical introduction to the extensive possibilities that ICT offers pupils, teachers and schools. Under-pinned by the latest theory and research, it provides practical advice and guidance, tried-and-tested examples, and covers a range of issues and topics essential for teachers using ICT to improve teaching and learning in their subject. The third edition has been fully updated in light of rapid changes in the field of both ICT and education and includes six brand new chapters. Key topics covered include: Theories of learning and ICT Effective pedagogy for effective ICT Using the interactive whiteboard to support whole class dialogue Special needs and e-inclusion Literacy and new literaciesNEW Multi-play digital games and on-line virtual worldsNEW Mobile learningNEW e-Safety Supporting international citizenship through ICTNEW Linking home and school ICT tools for administration and monitoring pupil progressNEW Tools for professional development. Including case studies and tasks to support your own learning, as well as ideas and activities to use with all your students, Learning to Teach Using ICT in the Secondary School is a vital source of support and inspiration for all training teachers as well those looking to improve their knowledge. If you need a guide to using ICT in the classroom or for professional support, start with this book.
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Secondary school teaching

a guide to methods and resources

Author: Richard Dean Kellough,Noreen G. Kellough

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 419

View: 4665

Now revised to align with the INTASC standards,Secondary School Teachingis a comprehensive guide to instructional methods and contains many practical exercises for active learning.This book provides a sound introduction to the challenges of today's secondary schools, teachers'professional responsibilities, thinking and questioning, classroom environment, curriculum, planning instruction, assessment using inquiry, teacher talk, and games, learning alone and in groups, and professional development.Grades 7-12 Inservice Teachers.
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Explaining and Questioning

Author: Trevor Kerry

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748768592

Category: Education

Page: 142

View: 8684

Offering practical support, this invaluable series of books combine background theory with realistic advice, with links to the government based standards framework. Activities, taken from real-life examples, help users to implement and develop practical skills.
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Teaching in Tension

International Pedagogies, National Policies, and Teachers’ Practices in Tanzania

Author: Frances Vavrus,Lesley Bartlett

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9462092249

Category: Education

Page: 202

View: 7590

In recent years, international efforts to improve educational quality in sub-Saharan Africa have focused on promoting learner-centered pedagogy. However, it has not fl ourished for cultural, economic, and political reasons that often go unrecognized by development organizations and policymakers. This edited volume draws on a long-term collaboration between African and American educational researchers in addressing critical questions regarding how teachers in one African country—Tanzania—conceptualize learner-centered pedagogy and struggle to implement it under challenging material conditions. One chapter considers how international support for learner-centered pedagogy has infl uenced national policies. Subsequent chapters utilize qualitative data from classroom observations, interviews, and focus group discussions across six Tanzanian secondary schools to examine how such policies shape local practices of professional development, inclusion, gender, and classroom discourse. In addition, the volume presents an analysis of the benefi ts and challenges of international research between Tanzanian and U.S. scholars, illuminating the complexity of collaboration as it simultaneously presents the outcome of joint research on teachers’ beliefs and practices. The chapters conclude with questions for discussion that can be used in courses on international development, social policy, and teacher education. “This volume, written by a multi-national team of scholar-practitioners, makes an important contribution to our understanding of learner-centered teaching and collaborative educational research. Based on an intensive investigation in Tanzania of a professional development program and teachers’ efforts to conceptualize and implement a globally-promoted pedagogical approach, the authors illustrate – and critically analyze – how these practices are enabled and constrained by cultural lenses, power relations, and material conditions. Importantly, they also examine refl exively how cultural, power, and resource issues shaped their struggle to engage in a collective praxis of qualitative inquiry. The tensions referenced in the title sparked valuable insights, which will be useful to educators, researchers, and policy makers.” — Mark Ginsburg, FHI 360 and Teachers College, Columbia University.
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Teaching Adolescents in Secondary Schools

The Principles of Effective Teaching in Junior and Senior High Schools

Author: Harry Nathaniel Rivlin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education, Secondary

Page: 479

View: 1324

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