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Key Issues For Primary Schools

Author : Michael Farrell
ISBN : 9781134672875
Genre : Education
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Key Issues for Primary Schools is a concise comprehensive guide to the main issues in primary education and the implications for schools. Presented in a convenient A-Z format, the book includes coverage of: * special educational needs * attendance, truancy and exclusion * bullying and behavioural problems * management and administration * safety and security. There is also a review of up-to-date DfEE requirements and suggestions for further action and reading. The addresses of useful contacts help to make it a reference book no primary school should be without.

Key Issues For Secondary Schools

Author : Michael Farrell
ISBN : 9781134572076
Genre : Education
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Michael Farrell presents an examination of the main issues affecting secondary schools and the implications for secondary education. The resource includes information on accreditation of pupils, careers education and guidance, discipline, leadership and management and transition from primary to secondary school. By using the A-Z format, he tackles the issues in an easy to follow way. Each section ends with a series of points for action, selective suggestions for further reading and addresses of useful contacts. Michael Farrell's book is intended for a wide range of people professionally concerned with education, from Headteachers and governors to BEd and PGCE students. It is a reference book that no secondary school should be without.

Issues In Teaching Numeracy In Primary Schools

Author : Thompson, Ian
ISBN : 9780335241538
Genre : Education
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The new edition of this bestselling book provides an accessible guide to a wide range of research evidence about teaching and learning mathematics. --

Professional Issues For Primary Teachers

Author : Ann Browne
ISBN : 9781848604919
Genre : Education
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This book deals with the key professional issues faced by students on teacher training courses and practising primary teachers. The authors set out the nature of primary education in England and the professional demands made on primary school teachers by parents, the children themselves, government agencies, society and the profession. Written by Primary PGCE tutors, practising primary teachers, headteachers, and practitioners doing educational research, each chapter offers practical suggestions and in-depth discussion of essential topics including: } the school environment } teachers' values and professional practice in primary schools } primary School Teachers and the Law } parents' rights and roles in primary education } special educational needs in mainstream schools } provision in primary schools for gifted and talented pupils } education for a multi-cultural society } spiritual and moral development, and Citizenship Education This book is important reading for trainee primary teachers following any initial training route; for NQTs and for practising teachers.

Primary School Physical Education

Author : Anne Williams
ISBN : 9781136369834
Genre : Education
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This book aims to put right the fact that there is a dearth of texts written specifically for primary school teachers, which provides information about key issues and current research evidence in ways which are comprehensible to a non-specialist and which guide practice. The ability to use research evidence to improve and inform practice is now a requirement for the award of QTS.

Teaching Controversial Issues In The Classroom

Author : Paula Cowan
ISBN : 9781441136930
Genre : Education
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Paula Cowan and Henry Maitles provide a thorough exploration of current debates and controversies relating to teaching controversial issues in primary and secondary schools. They also investigate the changing nature of this type of learning experience and explore its contribution to the curriculum, particularly history and citizenship education. Topics covered include:- What is the 'right' age to discuss controversial issues?- The Citizenship Agenda- Discussing Iraq with school students- Teaching the Holocaust in the multicultural classroom- IslamophobiaInternational case studies provide fresh insights and valuable student and teacher feedback into the teaching of what many perceive as sensitive and difficult areas. Reflective questions and activities encourage readers to really engage with the issues and annotated further reading suggestions provide links to useful resources. The supporting companion website provides more detailed additional information along with practical teaching resources for those looking to explore controversial issues in their own classroom.Essential reading for beginning teachers and teachers of citizenship and history, and education studies students exploring the teaching of controversial issues in the classroom.

Mobile Learning In Schools

Author : Jocelyn Wishart
ISBN : 1138690716
Genre : Education
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"Mobile Learning in Schools explores the potential for using mobile devices in diverse school and college settings around the globe. It evaluates the exciting opportunities mobile initiatives bring and shares experience of where things can go wrong, in order to ensure that those embarking on new projects are fully informed.Drawing on a wide range of international perspectives, it unpicks knotty sociocultural issues, including lack of sustainability, behavioural and ethical concerns, and explores successful student learning. Key issues considered include:mobile learning in primary schoolsteaching and learning with mobile devices in secondary schoolsopportunities inside and outside schoolpedagogical principles and sustainabilitymobile learning for initial teacher training and CPDethical considerationsbehaviour matters--disruption, plagiarism, cheating, cyberbullyingassessing mobile learning.With annotated further reading and questions to trigger reflection and further discussion amongst readers, this thought-provoking text provides a detailed survey of this often controversial topic. It is essential reading for all those engaged in understanding the potential for using mobile devices to support students' learning."--Provided by publisher.

Assessment In Action In The Primary School

Author : Colin Conner
ISBN : 9781135700577
Genre : Education
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Assessment has become one of the key issues in primary education over the past 10 years. This edited volume of essays brings together perspectives from all the significant participants involved in assessment in the primary school: teachers, headteachers, LEA advisors, inspectors, pupils, academics and researchers. The contributions illustrate effective assessment, and examine how it is, and can be, achieved. It will be of interest to school assessment co-ordinators, deputies and heads following NPQH courses, and lecturers on IE courses.

Primary Education The Key Concepts

Author : Denis Hayes
ISBN : 9781134256808
Genre : Education
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Presenting a balance of theoretical insight and practical advice, this text is a clear and accessible guide to the key issues relating to primary education. Alphabetically arranged and fully cross-referenced to ensure ease of use, entries include both curriculum specific terms, as well as those that are more generic, such as: assessment objectives coping strategies differentiation behaviour special needs time management. Written by an experienced teacher and lecturer, this is a concise yet comprehensive text that takes into account the everyday realities of teaching. Readable and user-friendly, it is a first-class resource for the primary practitioner at all levels.

Education And Technology

Author : Neil Selwyn
ISBN : 9781441108890
Genre : Education
File Size : 56. 2 MB
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Digital technology lies at the heart of contemporary education provision. This book considers the key issues in the field and addresses some fundamental but often unvoiced questions about the ever-growing use of technologies in education. It focuses on the social as well as the technical aspects of these issues, giving careful thought to the people, practices, processes and structures behind the use of technologies in education. The book considers a range of current debates and controversies. Will technology replace the school or university? Will technology replace the teacher? What do we really know about learning and technology? Does technology make learning fairer? Can technology address the many educational problems and inequalities faced by people around the world? What does the future hold for technology and education? What can be learnt from the history of technology use? Neil Selwyn takes a critical look at some of the major debates concerning digital technologies and education. Study questions and annotated further reading are included to support readers, along with a companion website linking to online sources and resources.

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