The third edition of this impressive text has been updated to become more PGCE focused. In particular, it now includes signposting for coverage of the FENTO standards and further coverage of key areas such as interactive whiteboard training.
The edition hss been updated to become more PGCE focused. In particular, it now includes signposting for coverage of the FENTO standards and further coverage of key areas such as interactive whiteboard training.
Containing new sections on course organization, independent learning and whole-class interactive teaching, this is the second edition of a text covering issues of importance to the classroom teacher. It is intended for those involved in school, college or university education, as well as in vocational education and training in industry, commerce or the public sector. Examples, anecdotes, check-lists and exercises are used to reinforce the principles of good practice, and the material on computers and humanistic ideas in education have been updated.
A revision of a standard resource for classes and seminary courses in Christian education. A revised edition of the best-selling Teaching Teachers to Teach (1974), this book is a basic, comprehensive manual offering practical guidance that helps teachers learn the art and practice of teaching. Throughout the book, Griggs identifies the basic elements of the teaching process and outlines the essential ingredients needed for effective teaching.
English Language Teaching Today: Linking Theory and Practice provides an up-to-date account of current principles and practices for teaching English in the world today. The chapters, written by internationally recognized language teacher educators and TESOL specialists, introduce the reader to key language skill areas (i.e., listening, speaking, reading, writing, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary) and explain how each skill area can be taught in a principled manner in diverse language learning contexts. Throughout the book, the link between theory and practice is explicitly highlighted and exemplified. This reader-friendly book is suitable for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in TESOL and other second language education programmes as well as for TESOL professionals who wish to stay current with recent developments in ELT.
This popular text helps future teachers develop a broad understanding of the complex world of education. With an emphasis on topics that are relevant to the classrooms students will enter as educators, the authors provide basic information and alternative perspectives on the issues. Students see how to develop their own personal perspectives, and track their growth toward becoming professional educators. The focus is on developing a broad understanding of the complex world of education, and producing quality teachers who have a clear grasp of the basic issues, coupled with a strong does of the realities of teaching today. Teaching Today is organized to help students concentrate on three major areas of importance to today’s teachers: The Changing Profession, Working with Students, and Forces Shaping Educational Policies and Practices. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. 0134531752 / 9780134531755 Teaching Today: An Introduction to Education with Enhanced Pearson eText, Loose-Leaf Version with Video Analysis Tool -- Access Card Package 9/e Package consists of: 0133584313 / 9780133584318 Teaching Today: An Introduction to Education, Loose-Leaf Version 0133827690 / 9780133827699 Teaching Today: An Introduction to Education, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card 0134550412 / 9780134550411 Video Analysis Tool for Introduction to Teaching in MediaShare -- ValuePack Access Card
Primary Teaching Today takes the reader ‘behind the scenes’ and alerts them to the fundamental attitudes and practices that every new primary teacher must acquire to make a success of their work and, crucially, to get maximum enjoyment while doing so. With a friendly narrative style and refreshing candour, the book focuses as much on what primary teachers should aspire to be as it does on what teachers are meant to do. Thus, the early chapters orientate towards the attributes for which teachers should persevere; the later chapters are more heavily weighted towards the implications for classroom practice and work in school. The final chapter offers a variety of exercises and tasks to deepen thinking and enhance professional learning, linked to the QTS Standards. Throughout the book there are ‘Extend your thinking’ prompts containing statements and questions to stimulate the reader in facing challenging issues, a ‘Terminology check’ to clarify meanings of terms, plus ‘Strengthening practice’ boxes with practical suggestions about implementation. The book is also unusual in that it provides relevant information about key issues under ‘Professional learning perspectives’ at the end of each chapter.
In a world changing faster than ever, many teachers and parents have wondered how to prepare their students and children for tomorrow’s demands. Now, the answer is here. Ranjani Indrajith’s Teaching Today for Tomorrow provides a vital breakdown of the nine essential skills India must introduce into its classrooms to keep pace with the global economy. From communication to nutrition, Ranjani draws on her years of hands-on experience to provide practical classroom and home exercises to train today’s students to become the leaders of tomorrow.
Teaching Young Adult Literature Today introduces the reader to what is current and relevant in the plethora of good books available for adolescents. More importantly, literary experts illustrate how teachers everywhere can help their students become lifelong readers by simply introducing them to great reads—smart, insightful, and engaging books that are specifically written for adolescents. Hayn, Kaplan, and their contributors address a wide range of topics: how to avoid common obstacles to using YAL; selecting quality YAL for classrooms while balancing these with curriculum requirements; engaging disenfranchised readers; pairing YAL with technology as an innovative way to teach curriculum standards across all content areas. Contributors also discuss more theoretical subjects, such as the absence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young adult literature in secondary classrooms; and contemporary YAL that responds to the changing expectations of digital generation readers who want to blur the boundaries between page and screen. This book has been updated to reflect the wealth of new YA literature that has been published since the first edition appeared in March 2012, and to reflect new trends in technology that influences how adolescents are reading and responding to literature.
N.E.S.C.O. has published an outstanding book designed especially to help candidates seeking teaching positions. "Teaching Today: Becoming the Candidate of Choice" outlines the skills and knowledge expected of qualified teacher candidates. "Teaching Today" explains the way candidates need to present themselves in order to open doors and attract school administrators seeking candidates to fill teaching positions.
Reference and Information Services, if it may still be referred to by this term, is an evolving outreach service in libraries. This is not only due to Google and the Internet, but also other technological advances afford users online access to a plethora of content, free and proprietary. This evolution has also caused a shift in the theories and practices (especially, core functions and values) of reference and information services as library schools seek greater alignment with practitioners and libraries on the forefront of these changes. As academics and practitioners work together to educate library students on the kinds of changes happening in reference and information services, they are rethinking their curriculum and assignments to incorporate real-world challenges adaptive to user needs. Likewise, libraries may work through their regional library consortia to plan professional development workshops or training sessions to teach new skills and methods of approach required for such changing services. Here’s a tool for library school instructors, library students, professional development instructors, and current librarians poised to change, which specifically addresses the pedagogy of reference and information services in flux. It will help answer questions such as: How may we better educate a new and current generation of reference and information service professionals, given the challenges they will likely encounter? What kinds of assignments could be devised to better promote active learning in a transformative field like reference and information services? What new approaches or theories could be applied to assist library professionals in meeting the informational needs of users?
Teaching Math, Science, and Technology in Schools Today: Guidelines for Engaging Both Eager and Reluctant Learners offers unique, engaging, and thought-provoking ideas. It surveys today’s most important trends and dilemmas while explaining how collaboration and critical thinking can be translated into fresh classroom practices.
A successful, everyday teacher shares real life stories that you can use to validate and energize your love of teaching today's kids. This collection of poems and stories is meant to be enjoyed and shared with others. The warm, funny and heartfelt experiences of Cheryl Kaye and her students will bring a smile or a tear to your eyes, regardless of your age. Whether you are a student, a parent, an educator or a person who would like to teach students, this collection will invite you to read, reflect and embrace the profession of teaching today's kids. website: http://www.cherylgkaye.com
TEACHING IN TODAY'S INCLUSIVE CLASSROOMS: A UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING APPROACH, 3rd Edition is a concise, accessible, and current text for the Introduction to Inclusive Teaching course. It is the only inclusion textbook available with a consistent, integrated emphasis on Universal Design for Learning (UDL)—an important, contemporary educational philosophy focused on using strategies and tools to help ALL students by accommodating their differences. Aligned with InTASC and CEC standards, this text also provides foundational information about children with disabilities who are included in today's classrooms, and the most effective strategies for teaching them alongside their typically developing peers. Featuring new material on Common Core State Standards, case studies, and sound research-based teaching and learning strategies, this hands-on text offers pre-service and in-service teachers a practical, flexible framework for effective instruction, classroom management, assessment, and collaboration in today's diverse classrooms. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
In this new book from Routledge and MiddleWeb, author Angie Miller shows how you can turn your students into informed citizens by teaching them how to research effectively. In today’s information-saturated world research skills have moved beyond fact-finding, into fact-sifting, fact-sorting, and fact-assessing. Miller shows you how to help students check sources, take good notes, make use of information, and synthesize and present information across the subject areas. She also shows how to make research a daily practice, not a one-time essay or project. With examples and online handouts you can use immediately, this practical book is a valuable resource for educators seeking to engage students in their work and encourage them toward higher level thinking.
This is the inspiring story of a group of teachers that engaged in inquiry about their own practice in order to support inquiry learning in their students. The Supporting Knowledge Integration for Inquiry Practice (SKIIP) is an exciting new professional development program that brings together the strengths and benefits of several existing models: participant-directed inquiry, school/university partnerships, and the shared pedagogical improvement model of Japanese lesson study. Based on the work of urban, public school teachers over the course of three years, the SKIIP approach was developed to assist teachers in the daunting task of integrating new pedagogies, curricula, and technologies into their practice.