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.
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
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.
Achieving Outstanding Classroom Support in Your Secondary School shows how secondary school teachers and other school staff can work with Teaching Assistants to ensure that classroom support is maximised and an optimum working relationship is developed. Based on research taken directly from the classroom, all recommendations and guidelines explored in this book are based on the findings of those who have consulted Teaching Assistants about their work, in order to better understand the dynamics of classrooms where at least one of the adults present is supporting the other, directly or indirectly. Topics studied include: Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the Teaching Assistant What the research tells us about Teaching Assistants How to plan before the lesson How to involve the Teaching Assistant in the lesson How to provide feedback and advocacy for the Teaching Assistant after the lesson This accessible text provides a highly supportive framework to prompt teachers to be proactive and plan ahead for effective use of their Teaching Assistants in the classroom and will be of interest to all secondary teachers, SENCOs, heads of departments and school managers.
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.