To all those teachers working in learning support, if you only buy one book this year, make it this one. It is clear concise and to the point. Lyn Wright, Cluster Manager Inclusion, Failsworth School In this practical book for SENCOs lists range from the understanding the crucial role of the SENCO?' to detailed overviews of, and strategies to cope with, the common special educational needs.
'This book is practical, inspiring and, as all educational books should be, peppered with surprises. I shall feel less insecure in the next KS1 classroom I visit.' Fred Sedgwick is a poet, former headteacher and the author of numerous books in the areas of literature, expressive arts, education and creativity. Lists range from planning activities and dealing with special educational needs to working with parents, teaching assistants and other colleagues.
Based on our best-selling title 100 Essential Lists for Teachers, this title contains lists for secondary school teachers on how to manage behavior. Lists range from minor problems such as giving rewards and sanctions to how to deal with serious problems such as drugs, bullying and anger management.
This is an excellent book - it offers a comprehensive overview of the working lives of teaching assistants today and gives straightforward, sensible advice on issues that really matter. Sarah Humphries, Headteacher at Kettlefields Primary School, Dullingham, East Cambridgeshire Lists range from working with teachers and other practitioners to building a working relationship with the students.
Based on our best-selling title 100 Essential Lists for Teachers, this title contains lists for early years practitioners on how to manage behavior. Lists range from minor problems such giving rewards and sanctions to how to deal with serious problems such as special educational needs.
If you are interested in a career in teaching but not sure where to start, this book is the perfect guide. Written for anybody considering taking an initial teacher training course, this down-to-earth book is a straightforward and very helpful manual which will take you through all the stages of choosing a course, preparing for training and completing the course itself. It is a comprehensive and supportive guide to help you decide whether teaching is the career for you, and to what you can expect in the job. Chapters include: - What is a teacher? - The good news about teaching - working with children - Routes to qualified teacher status and how to choose the right one for you - Help with study skills, including essay writing, organisation and record-keeping - How to survive your teaching placements - Developing your professionalism - Coping with the bad news - teacher workload, bureaucracy and stress - How to get your first job Written in an engaging and humorous - but above all, supportive - style, the book is essential pre-course reading for prospective student teachers.
Now in its fifth edition, Foundations of Primary Teaching will be an essential resource for any trainee or practicing primary teacher. Written in a friendly and accessible manner, this book has been updated in line with the new curriculum and provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of teaching within the primary school. It blends theory and practice to foster and develop effective pedagogy and, in so doing, to stimulate your thinking, expand your horizons and motivate you to relish one of the most thrilling, frustrating, exhausting, exciting and important jobs in the world. Written specifically for student teachers on BA, BEd and PGCE courses, as well as students taking Education Studies, this text will encourage you to develop a fuller understanding and appreciation of teaching as professional practice through an emphasis on: Reflective thinking and action Relationships and motivation in the classroom A full range of tried and tested teaching and assessment strategies Creativity and transferable teaching skills Personalised learning. Also incorporating new material on changes and innovations that have taken place in education; childhood; the process of, and context for, learning; and issues teachers face, as well as updated further reading lists, this wholly revised fifth edition should be on the bookshelf of all student teachers on initial teacher training courses at the primary level, newly qualified teachers and more experienced teachers wishing to enhance their practice.