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.
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.
Establishing an effective learning environment in the classroom requires a clear understanding of different teaching strategies that make children active participants in their own learning. This book explores a range of philosophies and strategies to develop active learning in primary education. It balances theory with practice to provide evidence-based guidance and suggestions for use in the classroom. Key topics include: Creating a supportive learning environment Developing the questioning skills of teachers and children Learning through assessment Developing thinking skills through curriculum subjects Active learning in early years education Philosophy for Children (P4C) Frameworks to promote thinking This is essential reading for professional studies modules on primary initial teacher education courses, including university-based (PGCE, PGDE, BA QTS, BEd), school-based (SCITT, School Direct) and employment-based routes into teaching. It also serves as a handbook for schools that are developing their approaches to active learning. Anitra Vickery works as senior lecturer in primary mathematics education and the Professional Studies Coordinator at Bath Spa University.
Backpacking Light is for both beginner and advanced backpackers who want to pack more efficiently, carry less weight, still be fully prepared for contingencies, and have more fun in the backcountry. It will benefit instructors and guides by giving them methods to teach their clients, and it will help them refine their risk assessment and trip planning techniques. This book presents field-tested, proven methodologies including gear organization, modular packing systems, and creating gear lists that work. Assessing conventional gear currently owned and understanding the mindsets of both conventional and ultralight backpacking. Navigating the mindset shift required to seriously lighten up and redefining each gear system to meet your needs. Dealing with winter conditions and packing to minimize frustration. Assessing risk, effective trip planning and much more.
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
Gives an insider's perspective into the work of being a teacher in its various aspects - planning, teaching, assessment, technology, management, and career progression, and includes checklists, real-life documents, and sound bites from teachers.