Learning to Teach Science in the Secondary School

A Companion to School Experience

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Author: Jenny Frost,Rob Toplis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136981020

Category: Education

Page: 336

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The third edition of this popular student textbook presents an up-to-date and comprehensive introduction to the process and practice of delivering science education in the secondary classroom.

Learning to Teach Science in the Secondary School

A companion to school experience

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Author: Rob Toplis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317551516

Category: Education

Page: 342

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Learning to Teach Science in the Secondary School is an indispensable guide with a fresh approach to the process, practice and reality of teaching and learning science in a busy secondary school. This fourth edition has been fully updated in the light of changes to professional knowledge and practice and revisions to the national curriculum. Written by experienced practitioners, this popular textbook comprehensively covers the opportunities and challenges of teaching science in the secondary school. It provides guidance on: • the knowledge and skills you need, and understanding the science department at your school • development of the science curriculum • the nature of science and how science works, biology, chemistry, physics and astronomy, earth science • planning for progression, using schemes of work to support planning , and evaluating lessons • language in science, practical work, using ICT , science for citizenship, Sex and Health Education and learning outside the classroom • assessment for learning and external assessment and examinations Every unit includes a clear chapter introduction, learning objectives, further reading, lists of useful resources and specially designed tasks – including those to support Masters Level work – as well as cross-referencing to essential advice in the core text Learning to Teach in the Secondary School, sixth edition. Learning to Teach Science in the Secondary School is designed to support student teachers through the transition from graduate scientist to practising science teacher, while achieving the highest level of personal and professional development.

Learning to Teach ICT in the Secondary School

A Companion to School Experience

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Author: Steve Kennewell,John Parkinson,Howard Tanner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134474636

Category: Education

Page: 232

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This book is designed specifically for students training to teach ICT as a curriculum subject at secondary level. It develops the key ideas of teaching and learning ICT in a structured, accessible way, and provides a wealth of ideas and inspiration for the learning teacher. Key areas covered are: the place and nature of ICT as a curriculum subject analyzing and developing subject knowledge planning schemes of work, individual lessons, activities and resources monitoring, assessment and exams ICT across the curriculum differentiation and special educational needs professional development. Throughout the book there are useful tasks and activities to help student-teachers analyze their own teaching and explore the knowledge and skills needed to become a successful teacher of ICT. Rooted in best practice and up-to-the-minute research, this book is also the ideal refresher for more experienced ICT teachers.

Learning to Teach History in the Secondary School

A Companion to School Experience

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Author: Terry Haydn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415437857

Category: Education

Page: 290

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In some hands, history can be an inspirational and rewarding subject, yet in others it can seem dry and of little relevance. The aim of this textbook is to enable student teachers to learn to teach history in a way that pupils will find interesting, enjoyable and purposeful. It incorporates a wide range of ideas about the teaching of history with practical suggestions for classroom practice. This is the third edition of a textbook that has established itself as the leading text for student teachers of history. It has been thoroughly updated, with a revised chapter on the use of ICT in history teaching and major new sections in the areas of inclusion, resources, assessment and professional development. It provides an array of references and materials that give a sound theoretical foundation for the teaching of history, including weblinks to further resources. A range of tasks enable students to put their learning into practice in the classroom. The book also provides reference and access to a wide range of recent and relevant research in the field of history education, which will be of use to student teachers pursuing courses that have a Masters Level component. In all, it is an invaluable resource for student and beginning history teachers.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Science in the Secondary School

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Author: Douglas P. Newton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134052618

Category: Education

Page: 120

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This practical and accessible workbook is designed to support student teachers as they develop their basic teaching skills and increase their broader knowledge and understanding for teaching science. Newly qualified and beginning teachers should also find it useful. It contains all the advice, guidance and resources new and student science teachers need to reflect on and develop their teaching practice, helping them to plan lessons across the subject in a variety of teaching situations. Helpful features include: case studies examples of pupils’ work examples of existing good practice a range of tried-and-tested teaching strategies photocopiable resources and training materials activities in each chapter to help student history teachers analyse their learning and performance web links for further reading on evidence-based practice.

Learning to Teach RE in the Secondary School

A Companion to School Experience

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Author: Anne-Marie Brandom,Andrew Wright

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134649215

Category: Education

Page: 336

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Learning to Teach Religious Education in the Secondary School draws together insights from current educational theory and the best contemporary classroom teaching and learning, and suggests tasks, activities, and further reading designed to enhance the quality of initial school experience for the student teacher. It aims to support teachers in developing levels of religious and theological literacy, both of individual pupils and the society as a whole. Practising teachers and students will appreciate this comprehensive and accessible introduction to the craft of teaching Religious Education in the secondary school.

Learning to Teach Modern Languages in the Secondary School

A Companion to School Experience

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Author: Norbert Pachler,Ann Barnes,Kit Field

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317761413

Category: Education

Page: 416

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Learning to Teach Modern Foreign Languages in the Secondary School has established itself as the leading textbook for student teachers of modern foreign languages in the UK. The practical focus of the book is underpinned by a theoretical perspective, and students are encouraged to develop a personal approach to modern foreign language teaching. An account is also taken of relevant statutory frameworks. This fully revised, third edition has been thoroughly updated to take account of recent policy and curriculum changes. And, with the recent increased emphasis on teachers as researchers, and the alignment of many PGCE courses, with Masters Level criteria, reference to important concepts and theoretical positions have been strengthened with strong reference to their relevance in the context of professional practice and a new chapter discussing the findings of research on Second Language Acquisition and Foreign Language Learning has been added. Other chapters cover a wide range of relevant topics, including: teaching methods and learning strategies teaching in the target language and developing cultural awareness the teaching of grammar differentiation and assessment the use of ICT in modern foreign language teaching.

Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School

A companion to school experience

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Author: Liam Gearon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317596390

Category: Education

Page: 358

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Praise for previous editions... 'A comprehensive and illuminating resource on both citizenship and citizenship education.' – David Hicks, Times Educational Supplement What is the role of citizenship? How can it be taught effectively? Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School is an essential resource for students training to teach citizenship in the secondary school as well as teachers of citizenship looking for fresh ideas and guidance. Written by leading experts in the field, the book is underpinned by the latest research and theory and explores a variety of inspirational approaches to teaching and learning in a subject which provides a critical underpinning to the whole school curriculum. This new, third edition has been comprehensively updated and restructured to emphasise the role of citizenship across the curriculum, exploring a wider range of subjects including geography, modern foreign languages, mathematics and science. Key topics include: historical origins and contemporary contexts developing subject knowledge and skills of enquiry effective lesson plans, schemes of work and assessment citizenship beyond the classroom: community-based work and learning outdoors citizenship across the curriculum: English, drama and media; history, geography and religious education; modern foreign languages; mathematics and science; and RE research in citizenship. Including key objectives and chapter summaries, together with carefully developed tasks to support your own professional development, Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School is designed to develop theoretically informed good practice in citizenship education. It is a source of support, guidance and creative ideas for all training citizenship teachers and those teaching the subject as non-specialists, and offers specialists new insight into this crucial subject.

Learning to Teach Science in the Secondary School

A Companion to School Experience

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Author: Tony Turner,Wendy DiMarco

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415153027

Category: Education

Page: 325

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This handbook presents a comprehensive introduction to teaching science in secondary school: it is designed to guide student teachers through the transition from graduate scientist to practising science teacher and includes classroom management.

Learning to Teach Design and Technology in the Secondary School

A companion to school experience

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Author: Gwyneth Owen-Jackson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317664981

Category: Education

Page: 356

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Learning to Teach Design and Technology in the Secondary School is established as a core text for all those training to teach Design and Technology in the secondary school. It helps you develop subject knowledge, acquire a deeper understanding of the role, purpose and potential of Design and Technology within the secondary curriculum, and provides the practical skills needed to plan, teach and evaluate stimulating and creative lessons. This third edition has been fully updated in light of the latest curriculum, policy and theory, as well as exciting changes in the field of design and technology. Designed to be read as a course or dipped into to for support and advice, it covers: Developing areas of subject knowledge Health and safety Planning lessons Organising and managing the classroom Teaching and learning with digital technologies Teaching wider issues through design and technology Assessment issues Your own professional development. Bringing together insights from current educational theory and the best contemporary classroom teaching and learning, this book will prove an invaluable resource for all student and newly qualified teachers – as well as their mentors - who aspire to become effective, reflective teachers.

School Subject Teaching

The History and Future of the Curriculum

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Author: Ashley Kent

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317844939

Category: Education

Page: 287

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Covering each of the core curriculum areas in turn, this is a reference on school subject teaching. The authors assess the development of teaching within each subject area since the 1944 Education Act up to the year 2000. Future challenges are also explored.

Learning to Teach in the Secondary School

A Companion to School Experience

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Author: Susan Capel,Marilyn Leask

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136338934

Category: Education

Page: 656

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Learning to teach involves hard work and careful preparation. To become an effective teacher requires subject knowledge, an understanding of your pupils and how they learn and the confidence to respond to dynamic classroom situations. Learning to Teach in the Secondary School 6th edition offers a comprehensive, in-depth and practical introduction to the skills needed to qualify as a teacher, and is designed to help you to develop those qualities that lead to good practice and a successful future in education. With a focus on evidence-based practice and written by expert practitioners, 35 units cover key concepts and skills, including: • Managing behaviour to support learning • Ways pupils learn • Planning lessons and schemes of work • Motivating pupils • Assessment • Inclusion and special educational needs • Using ICT and digital technologies • Pupil grouping, progression and differentiation • Managing time, workload and stress • Getting your first teaching post This fully updated 6th edition includes five new units: • Primary-secondary transition • Developing critical thinking • Creating a language rich classroom • Education across the four home countries of the UK • UK education in an international context The book contains many examples of how to analyse practice to ensure pupil learning is maximised. Activities and tasks in each unit offer opportunities for you to analyse your own learning and performance. Masters level tasks and annotated further readings respond to the requirements for teachers to engage in M level work. Learning to Teach in the Secondary School provides practical help and support for many of the situations and potential challenges you are faced with in school. Supported by the Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series by the same editors, it is an essential purchase for every aspiring secondary school teacher.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Computing and ICT in the Secondary School

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Author: Andrew Connell,Anthony Edwards,Alison Hramiak,Gavin Rhoades,Neil Stanley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317614003

Category: Education

Page: 166

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Now in its second edition, A Practical Guide to Teaching ICT in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice, inspiration and support for all training and newly qualified ICT teachers. Based on the best research and practice available, it has been updated to reflect changes in the curriculum, Initial Teacher Training standards, classroom technologies, and the latest research in the field.

Cross-Curricular Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School... Mathematics

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Author: Robert Ward-Penny

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136857842

Category: Education

Page: 168

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Cross-curricular approaches have much to offer the modern mathematics classroom. They can help teachers to present mathematics as a growing, relevant discipline that is central to much of modern life, and help learners to make sense of what they are doing and why.

Issues in Science Teaching

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Author: John Sears,Pete Sorenson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134565569

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Issues in Science Teaching covers a wide range of important issues which will interest teachers at all phases in the education system. The issues discussed include: the nature and purposes of science education in a multicultural society, including the idea of science for all the role and purposes of investigational work in science education assessment, curriculum progression and pupil attitudes to their science experience supporting basic skills development in literacy, numeracy and ICT, through science teaching supporting cross-curricular work through science teaching taking account of individual differences including ability, special needs, learning style and the case for inclusion The articles are strongly based on current research and are intended to stimulate and broaden debate among the readers. Written by practising science educators and teachers, this book offers new and interesting ways of developing science education at all levels.

Teaching Science to English Language Learners

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Author: Joyce Nutta,Nazan U. Bautista,Malcolm B. Butler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136963308

Category: Education

Page: 208

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Books in the Teaching English Language Learners (ELLs) across the Curriculum Series are written specifically for pre- and in- service teachers who may not have been trained in ELL techniques, but still find themselves facing the realities and challenges of today's diverse classrooms and learners. Each book provides simple and straightforward advice on how to teach ELLs through a given subject area, and how to teach content to ELLs who are at different levels of English language proficiency than the rest of their class. Authored by both language and content area specialists, each volume arms readers with practical, teacher-friendly strategies, and subject-specific techniques. Teaching Science to English Language Learners offers science teachers and teacher educators a straightforward approach for engaging ELLs learning science, offering examples of easy ways to adapt existing lesson plans to be more inclusive. The practical, teacher-friendly strategies and techniques included here are proven effective with ELLs, and many are also effective with all students. The book provides context-specific strategies for the full range of the secondary sciences curriculum, including physical science, life science, earth and space science, science as inquiry, and history and nature of science and more. A fully annotated list of web and print resources completes the book, making this a one volume reference to help science teachers meet the challenges of including all learners in effective instruction. Special features: practical examples of science exercises make applying theory to practice simple when teaching science to ELLs an overview of the National Science Education Standards offers useful guidelines for effective instructional and assessment practices for ELLs in secondary grades graphs, tables, and illustrations provide additional access points to the text in clear, meaningful ways.

The Content Of Science: A Constructive Approach To Its Teaching And Learning

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Author: Peter J. Fensham; Richard F. Gunstone; Richard T. White all of Monash University, Australia.

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136364234

Category: Education

Page: 292

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A group of science educators with experience of being involoved in curriculum development, and in conducting extensive research on many aspects of teaching and learning science, have combined their findings in this volume.; Each author has conducted research into his or her own area of science education and presents the implications of this research for a specific area of science teaching. The experiences of members of the Monash Children's Science Group; specifically three primary teachers and one biology teacher, have also been included so as to present the voices of teachers for whom writing a personal account of their teaching is often an unappealing task.

Science

Teaching School Subjects 11-19

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Author: Vanessa Kind,Keith Taber

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415342834

Category: Education

Page: 277

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Discusses the training and induction standards for science teachers.

Cross Curricular Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School... Science

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Author: Eleanor Byrne,Marilyn Brodie

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136731237

Category: Education

Page: 264

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This book brings together ongoing debates about personalised learning, creativity and ICT in education, with a cross-curricular focus, and establishes a principled framework for cross-curricular teaching and learning in Science.