Teaching School Subjects 11-19
Routledge – 2013 – 240 pages
Series: Teaching School Subjects 11-19
Covering the official TTA training standards for NQTs and the Induction Standards, this authoritative textbook goes further by exploring issues relating to subject knowledge in learning to teach. It provides stimulating assistance to subject specialists by helping them find ways of thinking about their specialism, how to teach with it and how to engage with what pupils learn through it. It also features orientation questions, lists for further reading, useful web links and case-in-point examples.
Ideal for new teachers of English in the years of their early professional development, including those on PGCE courses, those in their induction year, and those in years two and three of their teaching career. This book is also suitable for subject leaders with mentor responsibilities and Advanced Skills Teachers undertaking specialist inset and teaching support.
Section 1: Framing the Subject. Introduction. Where English Comes from: A Short History of the School Subject. Teaching the Subject: Making the Transition from Higher Education to School. Section 2: Teaching the Subject. Starting Out: Rethinking in the Light of New Priorities. Making Progress: Tales from the Classroom. Assessment and Support for Learning. Added Dimensions: Media and ICT in English. Section 3: Professional Values and Practice in English. What is English For? High Ambitions: Continued Professional Learning and the Development of the Subject