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1st Edition

A Practical Guide to Teaching Citizenship in the Secondary School

Edited By

Liam Gearon

ISBN 9780415367417
Published December 4, 2006 by Routledge
128 Pages

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Book Description

Ideal for students and NQTs, this practical and accessible workbook is designed to develop basic teaching skills, and increase teachers’ knowledge and understanding of teaching citizenship. Filled with practical activities and materials to encourage users to analyze their own learning and performance and underpinned with research findings, this personal workbook can be written in directly to provide a useful record of progress. It also includes case studies, examples of current good practice and a range of tried-and-tested strategies for inspiration and guidance.

Complementing Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School, this workbook can be used as part of an integrated course or independently as a standalone self-study book.

Table of Contents

Section 1: What is Citizenship?  1. What is Citizenship?  2. How your Philosophies, Values and Beliefs Affect your View of, and Approaches to, Teaching Citizenship  3. Subject Knowledge  Section 2: Planning and Evaluating the Citizenship Curriculum  4. Lesson Planning I  5. Lesson Planning II  6. Lesson Planning III  7. Planning, Evaluation and Auditing the Curriculum  Section 3: Teaching and Assessment in Citizenship  8. Classroom Management  9. External Speakers, Visits and School-Community Links  10. Assessment in Citizenship  11. Working with Others within and beyond the Classroom  Section 4: Continuing Professional Development  12. Your Professional Development  13. How to Thrive in the Politics of a School and Department  14. Practical Steps to Networking and Research in Citizenship

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