The pace of technological change has made the immediate and long-term future difficult, if not impossible, to predict. Teachers are forced to imagine the world they are preparing their students to live in. In this situation creativity becomes a vital resource to enable uncertain futures to be...
To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge
Using your locality as a stimulus for curriculum development
How can your local area become a source of inspiration for curriculum development? How can it enhance the teaching and learning at your school? This book explores how your local area and its resources can be used as a stimulus and inspiration for curriculum development. It argues that the...
To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge
Key concepts and skills for teachers
Lesson planning is an essential component of every teacher’s practice. It is part of a three-tiered, integrated pedagogy: planning, teaching and evaluation. Drawing on the work of skilful teachers and the latest research, this book provides a rationale for lesson planning as an integral part of a...
Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge
The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning Music draws on extracts from the published work of some of the most influential education writers to provide insight, guidance and clarity about key issues affecting Music teachers. The book brings together key extracts from classic and contemporary...
Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge
The media has a huge impact on how we view society and the world, and new technologies continue to transform the way in which we work and learn. It is therefore essential that young people can engage critically in their consumption of media and the internet and are able to make informed decisions...
Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge
Drama, Visual Art, Music and Design
The school curriculum is a contested arena. There are competing pressures from those who advocate that it should be constructed on a subject specific basis, whereas at the other end of the continuum is the stance taken by this book, that learning, and especially learning in the arts, can transcend...
Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge
What is the role of the individual school 'subject' and 'subject teacher' within school? Is it to teach a set of core subject knowledge, skills and understanding in way that remains faithful to long-standing subject cultures and pedagogies? Or is there another way to consider how the curriculum,...
Published September 14th 2010 by Routledge
Series: The Gifted and Talented Series
Meeting the Needs of Your Most Able Pupils in Music covers the areas that all music teachers need to be aware of: recent government legislation, national initiatives and departmental policy. Individual titles then provide subject specific guidance, illustrated with case studies, on the...
Published May 30th 2006 by David Fulton Publishers