Professional Studies Primary And Early Years

Author: Kate Jacques
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1844454282
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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.

Primary Professional Studies

Author: Alice Hansen
Editor: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526448750
Size: 15,51 MB
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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.

Professional Studies In Primary Education

Author: Hilary Cooper
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1526447797
Size: 20,46 MB
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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.

Challenging Perceptions In Primary Education

Author: Margaret Sangster
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472578392
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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?

Early Childhood And Primary Education Readings And Reflections

Author: Johnston, Jane
Editor: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335236561
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Early years and primary are often seen as very separate stages of development, although children are expected to progress from one key stage to another in a seamless way and the historical and philosophical ideas underpinning practice at the different stages are often the same or similar. To be fully effective professionals need to understand and reflect on both children’s experiences before and after the stage they are currently working in and the historical and current ideas and practice. The current drive is to equip professionals working with young children with higher level understandings and skills and this involves consideration of the key historical and current theories and the development of the conceptual and philosophical frameworks which positively impact on current practice. The strengths of this book are that it develops the necessary understandings and skills and closes the gap between professionals working together to support children holistic development. It also provides opportunities to engage in critical debate on current issues in professional practice, as identified in national and international reports and develop their skills through this engagement. It will be of benefit to a range of students on Initial Teacher Education, Education Studies and Early Childhood Studies programmes, as well as professionals working with children from birth to 11 years of age (from early career to leaders) and lecturers teaching HE courses.

Achieving Outstanding On Your Teaching Placement

Author: Jonathan Glazzard
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 0857025279
Size: 10,21 MB
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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, this book provides essential guidance on how to translate the ‘outstanding’ criteria into practice. Packed with case studies, practical tasks and links to the (QTS) standards, the authors break down the OfSTED criteria so that you can identify the skills and knowledge you need to make the most of your placements.

Primary Teaching

Author: Catherine Carden
Editor: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526454785
Size: 18,98 MB
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When learning to teach, practical experience in the classroom is essential as is learning from others and being able to reflect on your own learning and performance. Equally important is the ability to critically evaluate learning and teaching. In fact, in teacher training, the questions are just as important as the answers: What drives schools and what challenges them? What can we learn from other countries? Does curriculum really matter? How do teachers manage behaviour? How do I prove that my children are learning? What does mastery really look like? This new, extensive, core text from Learning Matters tackles these questions and more. It includes full coverage of the content of professional studies modules and goes beyond to support trainees on placements and in their learning on the course.

Teaching The Arts

Author: David Roy
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107636205
Size: 17,41 MB
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Provides a comprehensive introduction to Arts education in Australia and New Zealand - dance, drama, media arts, music and visual arts.

Early Childhood Studies Reflective Reader

Author: Helena Mitchell
Editor: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781844451197
Size: 18,82 MB
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In an increasingly significant and complex multi-agency field, this is an accessible and stimulating text which brings together essential readings and allows students to actively engage with the key themes in the study of early childhood. The book offers key readings which address the essential topics, while reflective exercises and questions enable students to explore their own learning. Core themes run throughout the book, and are highlighted by the introductory and final chapters. Readers will learn to relate their understanding to the new EYP standards, and to reflect on their own philosophy and beliefs as an Early Years professional.

Successful Teaching Placement In Scotland Primary And Early Years

Author: Jane Medwell
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 0857252496
Size: 12,65 MB
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The majority of ITE students in Scotland are postgraduates with only one year to grasp the vast skills and knowledge required to become a primary teacher. Therefore, for many, school placement is a source of stress and worry. This book combines the information and support that students need to help them prepare for, enjoy and maximise the benefits of teaching placements for their professional development. It has been specifically written for the education system in Scotland, taking full account of the differences in practice and terminology that make English books of little use to trainees in Scotland.