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What Makes A Good Primary School Teacher

Author : Caroline Gipps
ISBN : 9781317301899
Genre : Education
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We know that successful teachers need to use a range of teaching strategies, but what are they? Bringing together fascinating, first-hand accounts of teaching, assessment and feedback strategies used by 'expert' teachers, this Routledge Classic Edition is an indispensable guide for teachers and trainee teachers looking to extend their skills and improve their practice. With a brand new foreword from Margaret Brown to contextualise the book within the field today, this accessible and concise text illustrates good teaching practice, offering a range of rich case studies and first-hand narratives. Chapters investigate a number of key areas, including the most common lesson patterns and when to use them, how teaching strategies are varied according to subject, and how assessment and feedback can encourage pupils to learn. Based on extensive fieldwork by highly respected researchers and authors, What Makes a Good Primary School Teacher? is essential reading for trainee and practising teachers, and will be particularly useful for those seeking fresh inspiration for successful approaches to assessment.

How To Be An Outstanding Primary School Teacher 2nd Edition

Author : David Dunn
ISBN : 9781472946256
Genre : Education
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The 2nd edition of David Dunn's best-selling How to be an Outstanding Primary School Teacher, now updated to reflect changes in teaching initiatives and educational policy, including valuable new content on using technology in the primary classroom. This book features lots of easy-to-introduce activities and techniques that will propel satisfactory and good lessons into the outstanding category - not just when being observed, but all the time. And the best news? This book tells you how to do it without spending lots more time planning, researching and preparing 'out of this world' lessons. There are dozens of starters and plenaries and useful websites, and the author's own website offers resources to save you even more time. A must for all primary school teachers who want to become outstanding, not just for the inspectors but for every child they teach.

Becoming An Outstanding Primary School Teacher

Author : Russell Grigg
ISBN : 9781317644149
Genre : Education
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What is meant by outstanding teaching? What makes the best teachers stand out from the rest? How can I develop my own practice to become an outstanding teacher myself? Whether you are training to become a primary school teacher or you are newly qualified and striving to improve your practice, this fully updated second edition of Becoming an Outstanding Primary School Teacher will support, inform and inspire you on your quest for excellence. Throughout, Russell Grigg draws on theory, research and case studies of real classroom practice to discuss what it takes to become an outstanding primary teacher today. This bestselling guide has been comprehensively revised to reflect the latest changes to the curriculum, including the National Curriculum in England for 2014 and Scotland’s Building Curriculum for Excellence. It has also widened its scope to appeal to trainee and serving teachers, reflecting the new Teachers’ Standards. Key topics include: defining and measuring outstanding teaching; understanding the theory, nature and scope of the curriculum; developing thinking skills in the classroom; understanding and meeting individual learning needs; using ICT to improve pedagogy; behaviour management; monitoring, assessment, recording and reporting. Becoming an Outstanding Primary Teacher will appeal to undergraduate and postgraduate students, including those on school-based programmes such as Teach First, as well as more experienced teachers seeking inspiration.

Subject Teaching In Primary Education

Author : Patrick Smith
ISBN : 9781473904217
Genre : Education
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'An essential read for trainee and newly qualified teachers covering all key areas of the primary curriculum. There is a real sense of experienced and enthusiastic practitioners writing about "what makes good" and why, with lots of clear practical examples of how to put ideas into practice.' - Jackie Keith, Deputy Head and Programme Leader for School Direct, London East Teacher Training Alliance To be a successful teacher in primary schools you need to have an informed understanding of a wide range of subjects. This book provides clear guidance of good practice teaching different subjects in primary education, informed by current curriculum directions, and full of practical advice for the classroom. Key features: Clear links to the 2014 National Curriculum in England 'In the classroom' examples from schools demonstrate intelligent and engaging ways to teach different subjects Reflective questions challenge you to critically engage with what you have read and apply it to your own teaching This is essential reading for students on primary initial teacher education courses, including university-based (PGCE, BA QTS, BEd), school-based (SCITT, School Direct) and employment-based routes into teaching.

Inclusion For Primary School Teachers

Author : Nancy Gedge
ISBN : 9781472921161
Genre : Education
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This book will help you to understand what inclusion is, what it means for teachers, parents and the wider community and how to create an inclusive environment in your own classroom. By busting some myths and looking beyond the labels, Nancy Gedge believes that every teacher can improve their practice for every child ? because what is good for special needs is good for everyone! That's what being an inclusive teacher means. Full of practical ideas and advice, this warm and inspiring book is an accessible introduction to inclusion for primary school teachers. It translates the SEND Code of Practice into practical classroom strategies covering topics such as: an inclusive classroom environment and what it looks like, the responsibilities of the teacher and how to set meaningful targets, plus lots of tips on how to get the best out of available support and intervention strategies. Nancy Gedge provides impassioned guidance in the form of real classroom anecdotes and tried-and-tested exercises together with a 'jargon buster' to help you decipher unfamiliar terms. NANCY GEDGE has been a primary school teacher for over 20 years, and is currently a SEND specialist in a mainstream school in Gloucestershire. Her knowledge in, and passion for, this area extends beyond the classroom ? her eldest child has Down's Syndrome, and Nancy's inspirational blog, 'The Diary of a Not So Ordinary Boy', won the first TES Teacher Blogger of the Year Award in 2015.

Lesson Planning For Primary School Teachers

Author : Stephen Lockyer
ISBN : 9781472921123
Genre : Education
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Being prepared to teach every subject in the curriculum is an essential skill for all primary school teachers, and good lesson planning is a critical tool for coping with the workload, as well as for wowing your pupils, your colleagues, and Ofsted inspectors. In his new book, Stephen Lockyer provides a breakdown of lesson planning strategies, plus a range of practical and original ideas to use with your class. Using real primary classroom anecdotes, as well as helpful diagrams, tick lists and tips on how to implement planning techniques day-to-day, Lesson Planning for Primary School Teachers is a complete toolbox for primary school teachers who want to develop their key skills and strategies for lesson planning.

100 Ideas For Primary Teachers Outstanding Teaching

Author : Stephen Lockyer
ISBN : 9781472915979
Genre : Education
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Haunted by the fear of teaching the same lesson twice, Stephen Lockyer always makes sure he has lots of ideas up his sleeve! In this exciting debut book, this highly regarded primary teacher shares 100 of this very best. The pressure to teach outstanding lessons and to be prepared for no noticed inspections can sometimes be a little overwhelming, but in this book Stephen's creativity and experience in the primary classroom shine through and he provides primary teachers with quick, practical and easy to implement ideas to help achieve outstanding teaching. His highly creative approach will also help you to create a positive, inspiring and exciting learning environment for every child. Every idea includes step by step instructions, teaching tips for putting activities into practice and links to online resources and useful websites. From literacy initiatives like 'DEAR' ('Drop Everything And Read') and marking motivators like 'Microticks' to essential playground survival tips, this book is a compendium of originality that will consistently take your lessons that extra mile.

Qualities Of Effective Teachers 3rd Edition

Author : James H. Stronge
ISBN : 9781416625896
Genre : Education
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This updated edition is packed with research-based advice and practical tools for any educator interested in improving teaching and ensuring positive outcomes for all students.

8 Qualities Of Successful School Leaders

Author : Jeremy Sutcliffe
ISBN : 9781441125255
Genre : Education
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"Imagine you were cast adrift on a desert island with a school full of children in desperate need of a great headteacher. What eight qualities would you take with you to run your desert island school??? In this inspirational book, some of the UK's most successful headteachers answer this question, talking openly about what it takes to effectively manage a school today. In candid and moving accounts we hear how they have both turned around failing schools and improved outstanding schools. Their thoughts, from vision, to courage and resilience, form the 8 key qualities which are examined in depth through the book. This is not a book about government-led initiatives, top-down models or politically-motivated attempts to change the way schools are managed. Instead, it focuses on the vital leadership ingredients that successful heads say work for them. It offers essential insights and advice into the challenges of running a school successfully and will be a source of inspiration for all school leaders and anyone thinking about moving into headship.

Achieving Outstanding On Your Teaching Placement

Author : Jonathan Glazzard
ISBN : 9781446253922
Genre : Education
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Making a success of your teaching placement is a vital part of achieving qualified teacher status (QTS). With a focus on practical strategies and closely referenced to OfSTED, this book provides essential guidance on how to translate the 'outstanding' criteria into practice. The authors break down the OfSTED criteria so that you can easily identify the skills and knowledge you need to make the most of your placements. Packed with case studies, practical tasks and links to the QTS standards, the book is structured around: " developing professional knowledge " planning " how to be an outstanding teacher " classroom management " teamwork " assessment " Continuing Professional Development (CPD) This book will help trainees make the difficult jump from 'good' to achieving a Grade 1 'outstanding' on their placements. Jonathan Glazzard is Course Leader BA (Hons) in Early Primary Education at the University of Huddersfield. Jane Stokoe is Foundation Stage and KS1 leader, SENCO and Assistant Headteacher at Hoyland Springwood Primary School, Barnsley.

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