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Learning to Teach in the Secondary School

A Companion to School Experience, 6th Edition

Edited by Susan Capel, Marilyn Leask, Tony Turner

Routledge – 2013 – 634 pages

Series: Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series

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    978-0-415-51836-9
    March 7th 2013
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    March 19th 2013

Description

Learning to teach involves hard work and careful preparation. To become an effective teacher requires subject knowledge, an understanding of your pupils and how they learn and the confidence to respond to dynamic classroom situations. Learning to Teach in the Secondary School 6th edition offers a comprehensive, in-depth and practical introduction to the skills needed to qualify as a teacher, and is designed to help you to develop those qualities that lead to good practice and a successful future in education.

With a focus on evidence-based practice and written by expert practitioners, 35 units cover key concepts and skills, including:

• Managing behaviour to support learning • Ways pupils learn

• Planning lessons and schemes of work • Motivating pupils

• Assessment • Inclusion and special educational needs

• Using ICT and digital technologies • Pupil grouping, progression and differentiation

• Managing time, workload and stress • Getting your first teaching post

This fully updated 6th edition includes five new units:

• Primary-secondary transition • Developing critical thinking

• Creating a language rich classroom • Education across the four home countries of the UK

• UK education in an international context

The book contains many examples of how to analyse practice to ensure pupil learning is maximised. Activities and tasks in each unit offer opportunities for you to analyse your own learning and performance. Masters level tasks and annotated further readings respond to the requirements for teachers to engage in M level work.

Learning to Teach in the Secondary School provides practical help and support for many of the situations and potential challenges you are faced with in school. Supported by the Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series by the same editors, it is an essential purchase for every aspiring secondary school teacher.

Contents

Introduction 1. Becoming a Teacher 2. Beginning to Teach 3. Classroom Interactions and Managing Pupils 4. Pupil Differences 5. Helping Pupils Learn 6.Assessment 7. The School, Curriculum and Society 8. Your Professional Development 9. And Finally Appenidices

Author Bio

Susan Capel is a Professor and Head of the School of Sport and Education at Brunel University, UK.

Marilyn Leask is Dean, Faculty of Education and Sport, University of Bedfordshire, UK.

Tony Turner was Senior Lecturer in Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.

Name: Learning to Teach in the Secondary School: A Companion to School Experience, 6th Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Susan Capel, Marilyn Leask, Tony Turner. Learning to teach involves hard work and careful preparation. To become an effective teacher requires subject knowledge, an understanding of your pupils and how they learn and the confidence to respond to dynamic classroom situations. Learning to Teach...
Categories: Secondary Education, Teacher Training