Provides teachers with a range of strategies for motivating pupils of various ages in modern foreign languages. Containing material for primary teachers, as well as teaching tips, lesson ideas, and a directory, this book shows how learning a language can be fun.
The Irregular School explores the foundations of the current controversies and argues that continuing to think in terms of the regular school or the special school obstructs progress towards inclusive education.
A guide for primary and secondary teachers offers a variety of strategies to develop students' learning skills, covering traditional appraches as well as innovative methods featuring technology and media.
Like other fields of study, teacher education defines itself both by what it includes and by what it excludes. Teacher educators and researchers have spent a great deal of time seeking and attempting to eradicate the flaws in existing structures and practices, but significantly less time learning to perceive the absences.
This book is the ultimate guide to differentiation in early years, schools and further education settings by Sue Cowley, bestselling author of Getting the Buggers to Behave. It offers over 90 practical and time-saving strategies for effective differentiation in every classroom. The Ultimate Guide to Differentiation demonstrates how teachers already differentiate much of the time, in subtle and creative ways. Sue Cowley shows that we need to understand, acknowledge and celebrate the variety of approaches that teachers already use to differentiate, as well as helping them to develop additional strategies. The book takes the reader through the different methods and approaches to differentiation, providing a step-by-step guide to each. It is broken down into five core areas - planning, resources, learners, teaching and assessment - and readers can dip in and out to find strategies as and when they need them. Written in Sue's much loved realistic, honest and practical style, The Ultimate Guide to Differentiation will help teachers, practitioners and support staff to feel confident that they are meeting the needs of every learner.
Smart Thinking helps primary school teachers to develop their pupil's capacities to become deep thinkers and independent learners. Supporting the creation of a thoughtful classroom that provides opportunities for pupil's negotiation, goal setting and decision making, this book encourages the teaching of reflection and metacognition, providing pupils the tools they need to be able to evaluate and regulate their own thinking. Packed with ideas, planning tools and photocopiable proformas, this book will help teachers work with their pupils to help develop skills and dispositions which are beneficial and transferable to pupils of all ages and abilities. Key aspects of teaching and learning covered include: planning for learning by setting individual goals selecting, using and monitoring appropriate strategies identifying own thinking processes making reasoned judgements asking powerful questions being careful observers. This comprehensive resource is essential for all teachers who wish to empower their pupils to take responsibility for their learning and their interpersonal relationships.
Equips teachers with a number of strategies for improving pupils' mathematics and problem-solving skills in the classroom. This book attempts to show how active learning, equipment-based and surprise perspectives can bring mathematics alive. Offering tips and advice on various aspects of teaching mathematics, it is of interest to maths teachers.