Author: Ross Morrison McGill
Publisher: A&C Black
Release Date: 2013-10-26
Conflicting government diktat and changeable Ofsted frameworks means that navigating the path to outstanding can be challenging. However, the integrity of an outstanding lesson will always be the same and this book attempts to bottle that formula so that you can recreate it time and time again. In his first book, Twitter phenomenon and outstanding teacher, Ross Morrison McGill provides a bank of inspirational ideas that can be picked up five minutes before your lesson starts and put into practice just as they are, or embedded into your day-to-day teaching to make every lesson an outstanding lesson! In his light-hearted and enthusiastic manner Ross guides you through the ideas he uses on a daily basis for managing behaviour, lesson planning, homework, assessment and all round outstanding teaching. Whether you are an experienced teacher or someone who has little practical teaching experience, there are ideas in this book that will change the way you think about your lessons. Ideas include: Snappy starters, Open classroom, Smiley faces, Student-led homework, Monday morning mantra and the popular five minute lesson plan. The 100 ideas series offers busy secondary teachers easy to implement, practical strategies and activities to improve and inspire their classroom practice. The bestselling series has been relaunched with a brand new look, including a new accessible dip in and out layout. Features include: Teachers tips, Taking it further tips, Quotes from the Ofsted framework and teachers, Bonus ideas, Hashtags and online resouces.
This is a brand new title in the successful 100 ideas series which provides secondary science teachers with practical ideas and activities to use in their lessons as well as teaching and planning strategies to help make practice outstanding every day. The author is a science teacher and winner of the Wellcome Trust Enthusse award for Science. He has a growing Twitter following and the book will be full of his really original and engaging science ideas. The book will include ideas on integrating literacy into science lessons, safety in the lab and ideas for challenging the more able.
100 IDEAS: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING Teaching mathematics in the secondary school can be very demanding especially with the extra pressure of 'no notice' Ofsted inspections. In this fully updated book Mike Ollerton offers strategies and activities for you to integrate into your everyday teaching to ensure your lessons are consistently outstanding and include all the mathematics skills secondary students need to study. Topics include algebra, fractions, geometry and measurement, as well as domino and dice games and an exciting study of Fibonacci. Many of the ideas start from a very simple concept that can be developed into more challenging mathematics, allowing you to differentiate your teaching to inspire, challenge and motivate every student in your class. The book includes step-by-step instructions, diagrams to exemplify the techniques and teaching tips for the best ways to put the activities into practice. Your biggest problem will be deciding which idea to use first! Mike Ollerton has taught for 25 years in secondary schools and is now working as a teacher trainer.
100 IDEAS: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING A new addition to the best-selling 100 Ideas series, offering teachers quick and easy ways to engage students, convey complex knowledge, and build students' history-specific thinking skills. The activities in this book aim to embrace what is mind-boggling, bizarre and extraordinary about history and tap into students' innate curiosity and wonder, while still catering to the twin pressures of exam results and observation. With this criteria in mind, there are plenty of tips on demonstrating progress, ways of differentiating, preparing students for history assessments and examinations – while still having fun.
100 Ideas: Quick - Easy - Inspired - Outstanding A new addition to the best-selling 100 Ideas series, offering teachers quick and easy ways to engage students, convey complex knowledge, and build solid foundations for students' understanding and learning in geography. From 'doorstop geography' in around the school and local area, to 'migration and controversy' covering hot-topic global issues, each section and idea in this book provides effective, fun and memorable strategies for creating an outstanding learning experience for your students.
100 IDEAS: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING No notice inspections are something every teacher now has to be prepared for. This accessible new book provides strategies to embed into your everyday teaching to ensure your English lessons are consistently outstanding every day, whether you are being observed or not. Dip in and pick an idea to use as a starter or develop a whole lesson plan from the practical, step-by-step activities included. The ideas will help your students develop strong foundation skills in spelling, punctuation, reading and writing as well as learning how to work together, listen to each other, give great presentations and tackle and analyse different types of text. But it's not all about work! There are strategies for inspiring in your class a love of literature and English by delving into a wide variety of texts – poetry, plays, novels, journalism and Shakespeare. There are also ideas to help you improve your teaching practice, tips on how to create the best learning environment for studying English and specific advice on how to cope with those dreaded Ofsted inspections.
100 Ideas: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING This brand new book develops a broader understanding of the impact and reasons for using Assessment for Learning in order to help teachers become outstanding teachers whilst their pupils also become outstanding learners. Emphasis is placed on helping pupils become autonomous and reflective learners rather than passive receivers in the learning process. Central to this is the development of strategies for ensuring progress in lessons is being maintained by all learners. By using the assessment for learning strategies within this book you will sharpen your teaching, increase pupil autonomy and ownership and ensure rapid and sustained progress in learning is taking place. It covers questioning and dialogue, using feedback to monitor progress in learning and improving teaching through focusing on AfL.
Author: My-Hanh Doan
Publisher: A&C Black Childrens & Educational
Release Date: 2016-05-19
The 100 Ideas for Teachers series offers early years, primary and secondary practitioners/teachers quick and practical ideas, tips, advice and/or activities to improve specific areas of their teaching in an accessible, dip in and out format. In making this relevant for a Secondary Music Department, My-Hanh Doan and Dave Guinane have focussed on four main areas: the classroom, extra-curricular activities, the department and the wider school. Their ideas cover Key Stage 3 to A-level, and cover areas from behaviour, homework, kick-starting orchestras through to ensembles, trips and tours, social media strategies and much more. An invaluable resource for every secondary teacher.
There are three things that every teacher must do: mark work, plan lessons and teach students well. This brand new book from Ross Morrison McGill, bestselling author of 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Lessons and Teacher Toolkit, is packed full of practical ideas that will help teachers refine the key elements of their profession. Mark. Plan. Teach. shows how each stage of the teaching process informs the next, building a cyclical framework that underpins everything that teachers do. With teachers' workload at record levels and teacher recruitment and retention the number one issue in education, ideas that really work and will help teachers not only survive but thrive in the classroom are in demand. Every idea in Mark. Plan. Teach. can be implemented by all primary and secondary teachers at any stage of their career and will genuinely improve practice. The ideas have been tried and tested and are supported by evidence that explains why they work, including current educational research and psychological insights from Dr Tim O'Brien, leading psychologist and Visiting Fellow at UCL Institute of Education. Mark. Plan. Teach. will enable all teachers to maximise the impact of their teaching and, in doing so, save time, reduce workload and take back control of the classroom.
Author: John Senior
Publisher: A&C Black
Release Date: 2015-09-10
100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Gifted and Talented will provide a rich package of materials and ideas at an economically attractive price with the added attraction that for the time challenged teacher, little or no work needs to be done in preparing and presenting the enrichment activities within the book
Author: John L. Taylor
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date: 2014-11-20
100 Ideas: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING How do you teach a subject that has no 'right' answers? Philosophical and ethical concepts can be overwhelming to students who have not encountered them before, and complex arguments can be difficult to navigate. John L. Taylor's brand new book will help you to engage your class and have them reading, writing, talking and thinking philosophically. Starting with introductory ideas such as 'a guided tour of philosophy land', the book moves on to: ideas for stimulating and managing student discussions and debates; guidance for effective research; and methods to support students with their essays, presentations and projects. There are also tips for getting the best out of quieter students, and ideas for taking philosophy beyond the classroom. Hashtags and websites providing resources to enliven your classes are included throughout the book.
As Ofsted says, Literacy is a shared responsibility across the curriculum in secondary schools. But for subject teachers and school leaders outside of the English department, this can seem a daunting task. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Literacy Across the Curriculum contains all sorts of strategies and ideas for ensuring that pupils are developing competency in reading and writing in every subject, from maths to PE, without putting pressure on teachers' time and resources. The perfect quick-reference pocket book, this collection of creative and original ideas from English expert Graham Tyrer has something for everyone, ensuring all teachers and school staff are able to support students in gaining confidence in literacy. By picking and choosing relevant ideas, busy teachers can develop both short and long term strategies for cross-curricular teaching that really work, have an impact on whole school learning, and help every pupil reach their potential.
100 IDEAS: Quick - Easy - Inspired - Outstanding Managing behaviour in the primary classroom can be a challenge, but in this brand new book, Molly Potter offers 100 practical ideas and strategies for managing the range of difficult behaviours that you might face as a primary teacher. Whether you are new to the profession or an experienced teacher, there will be ideas in this book for you, including strategies for solving individual pupil behaviour problems as well as whole- class approaches. The ideas are creative, tried-and-tested and easy to implement. The book includes tips on how to create a positive learning and advice on ensuring your attitude and teaching approaches encourage good behaviour. It introduces a variety of procedures to put in place in your classroom, strategies for dealing with disruptive behaviour and also touches on the causes of extreme behaviour. Molly Potter's ideas are full of examples and subtle changes you can make to your practice straight away to help your successfully manage all types of behaviour in the primary classroom.