The History Teacher s Handbook

Author: Neil Smith
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781441155092
Release Date: 2010-09-02
Genre: Education

This comprehensive handbook combines up-to-date research - including Ofsted reports and pupil surveys - with road-tested classroom techniques to suggest how you can make your classroom a dynamic and productive learning environment. Advice is given on all aspects of history teaching, from how to plan for successful outcomes and maximise meaningful assessment, through to exciting ways to examine evidence and develop pupil interest outside of the classroom. The chapter on making effective use of ICT to teach history tackles one of the biggest challenges for teachers today: how to ensure new technologies are utilised to improve learning, without allowing the technology to detract from the history being taught. This book is perfect for trainee teachers and NQTs, but will also help experienced history teachers to make lessons inspiring and accessible to pupils with a range of specific educational needs, including pupils for whom English is not their first language, and those who are regarded as being gifted and talented.

The Geography Teacher s Handbook

Author: Brin Best
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781441154798
Release Date: 2011-08-30
Genre: Education

Containing everything a new or improving geography teacher could wish to know, this book provides step-by-step guidance on creating outstanding learning opportunities that prepare students for life, as well as for success in their examinations. Award-winning author and former head of geography Brin Best brings a wealth of experience and a unique blend of rigour and practicality to the subject, presenting fresh, exciting and creative ideas on how to get the most from your geography lessons. The book contains advice on everything from planning schemes of work and lessons, making the most of opportunities for learning outside the classroom and available ICT to cross-curricular links, thinking skills and examples of best practice. With reflective questions and activities, scores of lesson stimuli and a host of useful links, this book is an essential addition to every geography teacher's toolkit.

The Art and Design Teacher s Handbook

Author: Susie Hodge
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781441159212
Release Date: 2010-07-01
Genre: Education

This comprehensive handbook provides art teachers with practical advice on -planning effective lessons -developing imaginative ideas for teaching art across the age ranges -developing students' creative, technical and critical skills -preparing students for coursework and exams This book is a must for all secondary art and design teachers, whether still in training, newly qualified or experienced.

The English Teacher s Handbook

Author: Helena Ceranic
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781847060723
Release Date: 2009-06-10
Genre: Education

Offers practical advice on key areas of the English curriculum, such as planning and teaching outstanding English lessons, developing effective assessment practices and preparing a toolkit for teaching speaking and listening.

The Mathematics Teacher s Handbook

Author: Mike Ollerton
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781847060112
Release Date: 2009-06-10
Genre: Education

A comprehensive handbook for mathematics teachers with practical advice on all aspects of the maths curriculum including developing an effective classroom culture, assessment and progressing mathematical concept development.

The RE Teacher s Handbook

Author: Cavan Wood
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781847063854
Release Date: 2009-06-10
Genre: Religion

A comprehensive handbook providing RE teachers with practical advice on effective lesson planning. >

The Modern Languages Teacher s Handbook

Author: Gill Ramage
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781441177971
Release Date: 2012-06-28
Genre: Education

This user-friendly handbook for busy teachers contains up-to-date advice on a range of topics including: • Planning outstanding lessons • Teaching the four key language skills• Stretching able and talented students• Including and engaging students with weaker skills• Using ICT to advance language skills and build international links• Teaching modern languages at post 16 There is also a companion website containing links to useful resources and websites. This book is invaluable for trainees, newly qualified teachers and more experienced practitioners looking for practical ideas and strategies to motivate and engage learners in modern languages.

Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education

Author: Carol E. Kasworm
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483305400
Release Date: 2010-05-27
Genre: Education

An authoritative overview of the current state of the field of adult and continuing education Drawing on the contributions of 75 leading authors in the field, this 2010 Edition of the respected Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education provides adult education scholars, program administrators, and teachers with a solid foundation for understanding the current guiding beliefs, practices, and tensions faced in the field, as well as a basis for developing and refining their own approaches to their work and scholarship. Offering expanded discussions in the areas of social justice, technology, and the global dimensions of adult and continuing education, the Handbook continues the tradition of previous volumes with discussions of contemporary theories, current forms and contexts of practice, and core processes and functions. Insightful chapters examine adult and continuing education as it relates to gender and sexuality, race, our aging society, class and place, and disability. Key Features Expanded coverage of social justice, the impact of technology, and the global dimensions of adult and continuing education provides a useful update on theories and practices in the field as they have evolved during the last decade. An invaluable introductory overview and synthesis of key aspects of the field of practice and scholarship acquaints new readers to the field The centrality of social justice in adult and continuing education is addressed in a new section. The broader global context of contemporary adult and continuing education is covered in a final section.

Handbook of Research on Teaching

Author: Drew Gitomer
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780935302554
Release Date: 2016-05-19
Genre: Education

The Fifth Edition of the Handbook of Research on Teachingis an essential resource for students and scholars dedicated to the study of teaching and learning. This volume offers a vast array of topics ranging from the history of teaching to technological and literacy issues. In each authoritative chapter, the authors summarize the state of the field while providing conceptual overviews of critical topics related to research on teaching. Each of the volume's 23 chapters is a canonical piece that will serve as a reference tool for the field. The Handbook provides readers with an unaparalleled view of the current state of research on teaching across its multiple facets and related fields.

Teaching History

Author: Ian Phillips
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446245385
Release Date: 2008-05-19
Genre: Education

Reflective practice is at the heart of effective teaching, and this book will help you develop into a reflective teacher of history. Everything you need is here: guidance on developing your analysis and self-evaluation skills, the knowledge of what you are trying to achieve and why, and examples of how experienced teachers deliver successful lessons. The book shows you how to plan lessons, how to make the best use of resources and how to assess pupils' progress effectively. Each chapter contains points for reflection, which encourage you to break off from your reading and think about the challenging questions that you face as a history teacher. The book comes with access to a companion website, where you will find: - Videos of real lessons so you can see the skills discussed in the text in action - Transcripts from teachers and students that you can use as tools for reflection - Links to a range of sites that provide useful additional support - Extra planning and resource materials. If you are training to teach history, citizenship or social sciences this book will help you to improve your classroom performance by providing you with practical advice, and also by helping you to think in depth about the key issues. It provides examples of the research evidence that is needed in academic work at Masters level, essential for anyone undertaking an M-level PGCE. Ian Phillips is course leader for PGCE History (and Teaching and Learning Fellow) at Edge Hill University.

The Trainee Secondary Teacher s Handbook

Author: Gererd Dixie
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781847063090
Release Date: 2009-06-10
Genre: Education

A comprehenisve handbook that has been written specifically for all those interested in becoming a secondary school teacher. >

Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education

Author: Arthur L. Wilson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470545980
Release Date: 2009-04-27
Genre: Education

Sponsored by the American Association of Adult & Continuing Education "This monumental work is a testimony to the science of adult education and the skills of Wilson and Hayes. It is a veritable feast for nourishing our understanding of the current field of adult education. The editors and their well-chosen colleagues consistently question how we know and upon what grounds we act. They invite us to consider not only how we can design effective adult education, but also why we practice in a particular socio-economic context." —Jane Vella, author of Taking Learning to Task and Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach "This new handbook captures the exciting intellectual and professional development of our field in the last decade. It is an indispensable resource for faculty, students, and professionals." —Jack Mezirow, emeritus professor, Adult and Continuing Education, Teachers College, Columbia University For nearly seventy years, the handbooks of adult and continuing education have been definitive references on the best practices, programs, and institutions in the field. In this new edition, over sixty leading authorities share their diverse perspectives in a single volume--exploring a wealth of topics, including: learning from experience, adult learning for self-development, race and culture in adult learning, technology and distance learning, learning in the workplace, adult education for community action and development, and much more. Much more than a catalogue of theory and historical facts, this handbook strongly reflects the values of adult educators and instructors who are dedicated to promoting social and educational opportunity for learners and to sustaining fair and ethical practices.

The Oxford Handbook of Music Education

Author: Gary McPherson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199928019
Release Date: 2012-09-06
Genre: Education

This volume offers a comprehensive overview of the many facets of musical experience, behaviour and development in relation to the diverse variety of educational contexts in which they occur.

Routledge Handbook of Physical Education Pedagogies

Author: Catherine D. Ennis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317589501
Release Date: 2016-08-05
Genre: Education

The first fully comprehensive review of theory, research and practice in physical education to be published in over a decade, this handbook represents an essential, evidence-based guide for all students, researchers and practitioners working in PE. Showcasing the latest research and theoretical work, it offers important insights into effective curriculum management, student learning, teaching and teacher development across a variety of learning environments. This handbook not only examines the methods, influences and contexts of physical education in schools, but also discusses the implications for professional practice. It includes both the traditional and the transformative, spanning physical education pedagogies from the local to the international. It also explores key questions and analysis techniques used in PE research, illuminating the links between theory and practice. Its nine sections cover a wide range of topics including: curriculum theory, development, policy and reform transformative pedagogies and adapted physical activity educating teachers and analysing teaching the role of student and teacher cognition achievement motivation. Offering an unprecedented wealth of material, the Routledge Handbook of Physical Education Pedagogies is an essential reference for any undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme in physical education or sports coaching, and any teacher training course with a physical education element.

Handbook of Mobile Learning

Author: Zane L. Berge
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136311529
Release Date: 2013-06-19
Genre: Education

Winner of the AECT Division of Distance Learning (DDL) Distance Education Book Award! This handbook provides a comprehensive compendium of research in all aspects of mobile learning, one of the most significant ongoing global developments in the entire field of education. Rather than focus on specific technologies, expert authors discuss how best to utilize technology in the service of improving teaching and learning. For more than a decade, researchers and practitioners have been exploring this area of study as the growing popularity of smartphones, tablets, and other such devices, as well as the increasingly sophisticated applications for these devices, has allowed educators to accommodate and support an increasingly mobile society. This handbook provides the first authoritative account of the theory and research that underlies mobile learning, while also exemplifying models of current and future practice.