Aspects of Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools

Author: Hilary Bourdillon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136416057
Release Date: 2013-07-04
Genre: Education

This textbook heads the Open University's flexible PGCE Perspectives on Practice series, which provides a practical illustration of skills, knowledge and understanding required to teach in the secondary classroom. As well as describing concepts and ideas, the book provides a critical examination of some of the key issues, and will encourage the reader to engage with the ideas and consider their views and beliefs. This book accompanies each of the subject-specific books in the series, providing a valuable link between disciplines. The series complements our other OU series, Teaching in the Secondary School which addresses theoretical issues relating to teaching. Together these to series provide a complete resource for students.

Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Schools

Author: Linda Haggarty
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136414930
Release Date: 2013-09-13
Genre: Education

A companion to Aspects of Teaching Secondary Mathematics, this book introduces and explores the contemporary issues and key ideas entailed in the teaching and learning of this subject. This book is concerned with exploring the bigger picture of mathematics education, and is aimed particularly at those learning to teach mathematics; teachers in the classroom who want to continue thinking and developing as mathematics teachers; and those concerned with education who would like to be better informed about mathematics education. Divided into seven sections to help structure reading, this book offers a completely up-to-date, comprehensive overview, written by the most-known, well-respected experts in the field.

Teaching Modern Foreign Languages in Secondary Schools

Author: Ann Swarbrick
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415260744
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Education

A companion to Aspects of Teaching Secondary Modern Foreign Languages, this book charts developments during the past few decades of reform in MFL teaching, considering the origins of these reforms and analysing their impact on the classroom. The reader is divided into four sections: 'Controversies and disagreements' is an overview of changes to MFL teaching and learning during the last thirty years; 'MFL, schools and society' looks at the role of MFL in a wider social and educational context; 'Developing strategy' looks at how more effective MFL teaching might be achieved; 'Research and the MFL teacher' looks at the implications for classroom practice of recent research into MFL teaching and Learning.

Teaching Learning and the Curriculum in Secondary Schools

Author: Steven Hutchinson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134508938
Release Date: 2005-07-08
Genre: Education

The articles which make up this reader provide both overview and analysis of the central issues in secondary education. Focused closely upon what it means to teach and learn in the modern secondary classroom, this book provides invaluable insight into the development of secondary education today. It is an ideal introduction to the task of teachers in secondary schools. Issues covered in the book include: the new agenda around teaching and learning effective pedagogy the teacher-student relationship teaching, learning and the digital age grouping by ability managing the curriculum change assessment equal opportunities and educational change This is the lead book in a series which bring together collections of articles by highly experienced educators which introduce, explore and illuminate the issues surrounding teaching in secondary schools. They are invaluable resources for those training to become teachers, newly qualified teachers and more experienced practioners, particularly those mentoring NQTs.

Teaching Music in Secondary Schools

Author: Gary Spruce
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415262348
Release Date: 2002-01
Genre: Education

This series brings together a range of articles, extracts from books and reports that inform an understanding of secondary schools in today's educational climate.

Teaching Design and Technology in Secondary Schools

Author: Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136415494
Release Date: 2013-09-13
Genre: ART

Teaching Design and Technology in Secondary Schools begins by providing information on the nature, purpose and development of design and technology in schools. An aptitude for design and technology combines practical skills and theoretical knowledge, and the book addresses what this means in practice. Design and technology takes in work with such diversity as resistant materials, textiles, food and systems and control, so attention is given to connections between these areas and what makes them 'design and technology'. Together, these articles comprise a stimulating and comprehensive overview of the issues and ideas surrounding this new, popular and exciting element of the secondary school curriculum. This book is the companion to Aspects of Teaching Secondary Design and Technology.

Aspects of Teaching Secondary Geography

Author: Maggie Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415260862
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Education

This book provides a practical illustration of the skills, knowledge and understanding required to teach in the secondary classroom. As well as discussing concepts and ideas, the book gives a critical examination of some of the key issues, and will encourage the reader to engage with the ideas and consider their views and beliefs. It is an invaluable resource for those who are learning to teach or for those teachers who wish to reflect on their teaching practice.

Aspects of Teaching Secondary Mathematics

Author: Linda Haggarty
Publisher: Falmer Press
ISBN: 0415260817
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Education

"Aspects of Teaching Secondary Mathematics" is a book that meets the needs of those teaching and training to teach in this subject. The text examines current initiatives that affect teaching mathematics and identifies pointers for action in the classroom. Each chapter has been written by a well-respected writer, researcher and practitioner in their field and all share a common goal: to look thoughtfully and intelligently at some of the practical issues facing mathematics teachers and offer their perspectives on those issues.

Aspects of Teaching Secondary Science

Author: Sandra Amos
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415260824
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Education

This series provides a practical illustration of the skills, knowledge and understanding required to teach in the secondary classroom.

Aspects of Teaching Secondary Music

Author: Gary Spruce
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134508662
Release Date: 2003-08-27
Genre: Education

Aspects of Teaching Secondary Music provides a practical illustration of the skills, knowledge and understanding required to teach music in the secondary classroom. Musical concepts and ideas are discussed and a critical examination of key issues is given. This encourages the reader to engage with these thoughts and consider their views and beliefs in terms of how they will influence their potential to teach music in an inspired and effective manner.

Teaching Geography in Secondary Schools

Author: Margaret Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134508877
Release Date: 2005-06-29
Genre: Education

A companion to Aspects of Teaching Secondary Geography, Teaching Geography in the Secondary School: A Reader brings together a wide range of key writings that look at central issues, debates and ideas surrounding geography education today. It encourages students to reflect critically upon the issues in order to develop their understanding of these issues and to consider the implications for their classroom practice.

Aspects of Teaching Secondary Design and Technology

Author: Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0203166078
Release Date: 2004-01-14
Genre: Education

Beginning by outlining the national curriculum for design and technology, Aspects of Teaching Secondary Design and Technology goes on to look at what design and technology is in the primary school, at examination level and post-16. Vocational qualifications relevant to design and technology are also discussed. There are chapters looking at the relationship between design and technology and the wider social and cultural context. The development of cross-curricular skills and value judgements are discussed as are sustainability and the role of the community in the teaching and learning of design and technology. Together, these articles comprise a sound guide to good classroom practice, related to the requirements of the curriculum, and rooted in the professional perspectives of experienced teachers.

Aspects of Teaching Secondary Modern Foreign Languages

Author: Ann Swarbrick
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136416330
Release Date: 2013-07-04
Genre: Education

This lively and inspiring collection of readings is divided into three sections: 'Developing teaching strategies and effective classroom management' covers all major aspects of classroom practice; 'Planning, evaluating and assessing MFL learning' is a guide to the day to day requirements and practicalities of MFL teaching; 'In search of a wider perspective' considers how MFL teaching might develop and expand, and its place outside the classroom. Fully engaged with teaching and learning MFL at a practical level, it illustrates concepts and good practice through a braod range of classroom-based examples and case studies. Issues covered in this book include: maximising potential engaging pupils in their learning developing listening, reading and oral skills use of information communication technology assessment and differentiation broadening the content of MFL lessons role play in the language class MFL beyond the classroom.

Issues in Mathematics Teaching

Author: Peter Gates
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134555765
Release Date: 2002-09-11
Genre: Education

This book presents the key debates that the mathematics teacher will need to understand, reflect on and engage in as part of their professional development. Issues in Mathematics Teaching is suitable for those at initial training level right through to practising mathematics teachers. Its accessible structure enables the reader to pursue the issues raised as each chapter includes suggestions for further reading and questions for reflection or debate.