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Title Understanding learning and teaching in secondary schools / edited by Alison Hramiak and Terry Hudson
Published London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013
©2011
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Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Brief contents; Contents; Preface; Guided tour; About the authors; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; Overview; Theme 1 -- You as a learner; Theme 2 -- Learning and teaching; Theme 3 -- How schools are organised; How to use this book effectively; Part 1 You as a learner; 2 Becoming a reflective practitioner; Learning outcomes; Introduction; What is reflective practice?; Why review/reflect on your teaching?; Ideas about reflective practice; Who can help with reflective practice?; Some techniques to consider; Summary; References; 3 Academic writing and reading
Gifted and talented studentsStudents for whom English is a second language; Differentiation; Personalised learning; Reflecting on progress; Awareness of cultural issues; Gender issues; Study skills; Using new technologies; Hints and tips; Summary; References; Further reading; Web resources; 7 Raising achievement; Learning outcomes; Introduction; Self-discipline and achievement; Motivational theories and ideas; Motivation and why we want to learn; How testing and performance have affected teaching and learning; Summary; References; 8 Planning and preparation; Learning outcomes; Introduction
Learning outcomesIntroduction; What academic writing is not; What academic writing is; Some key advice to support effective writing; How to use feedback from assignments; Understanding and writing assignments at Master''s level; Practical tips for writing assignments; Referencing; Plagiarism and how to avoid it; The buddying system; Summary; References; Web resources; Part 2 LEARNING AND TEACHING; 4 Every Child Matters: a holistic view of the school; Learning outcomes; Introduction; Why is the Every Child Matters agenda important?; More than just a subiect teacher?; Friend or friendly?
Long-and medium-term planningWhat should be included?; Examples of teaching and learning activities; Assessment; Short-term Planning; Objectives; What are aims?; What are objectives?; Rephrasing objectives; What is an outcome?; Pedagogic approaches; Engaging students in learning; Literacy, numeracy and ICT; Prior knowledge of students; The lesson; Timing; Transitions; Ending the lesson -- the plenary; Differentiation; Homework; Professional development targets; Evaluating the lesson; A final note; Summary; References; Web resources; Appendix I Planning pro-forma for schemes of work
The pastoral system -- being a form tutorEvery Child Matters; The team that is a school; Every Child Matters and inclusion; Summary; References; Web resources; 5 Engaging learners; Learning outcomes; Introduction; Audit of your learning experiences; Classification of learning approaches; Some theory; How children learn -- some underpinning theories; Piaget and stages; Active learning; Some active learning strategies; Summary; References; 6 individual needs; Learning outcomes; Introduction; The curriculum; How to identify individual needs in your students; Students with special needs
Summary Understanding Learning and Teaching in Secondary Schools has been specifically researched, written and developed to inform, support and guide anyone training to become a secondary teacher today. This comprehensive new text strikes a balance between the depth of theory covered in the book and its practical application in the classroom. The authors introduce and explore key ideas and issues in an accessible, highly readable way, inviting you to reflect on your own practice and challenge both your own and others'' thinking
Notes Appendix II Alternative scheme of work planning sheet with examplar
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
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Subject High school teachers -- Certification -- Great Britain -- Textbooks.
High school teachers -- Training of -- Great Britain -- Textbooks
High school teaching -- Great Britain -- Textbooks.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Textbooks.
Form Electronic book
Author Hramiak, Alison, editor
Hudson, Terry, editor
ISBN 1315833999 (e-book)
1317863534 (ePub ebook)
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