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Creating a Learner-centred Primary Classroom

Learner-centered Strategic Teaching, 1st Edition

By Kath Murdoch, Jeni Wilson

David Fulton Publishers

120 pages

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Description

Creating a Learner-centred Primary Classroom is an essential resource to improve teaching practice, examining the key elements that contribute to a learner-centred classroom and offering strategies to encourage children to take a shared role in their learning.

Including case studies describing teachers’ methods for linking theory to practice, this user-friendly, photocopiable resource demonstrates how to:

  • construct a learning community
  • encourage collaborative learning
  • share strategies for engaging individual learners
  • provide a scaffold for strategic thinking in the classroom
  • link assessment procedures to learning
  • showcase the practice and outcomes of purposeful curriculum planning.

Any teacher who wants to practically tailor their teaching practice to meet the needs of individual learners will find this an invaluable resource.

Table of Contents

  • Construct a learning community
  • Encourage collaborative learning
  • Share strategies for engaging individual learners
  • Provide a scaffold for strategic thinking in the classroom
  • Link assessment procedures to learning
  • About the Authors

    Kath Murdoch is an experienced teacher who lectured at the University of Melbourne, Australia for over a decade.

    Jeni Wilson is an associate of the Faculty of Education at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    EDU000000
    EDUCATION / General
    EDU010000
    EDUCATION / Elementary
    EDU029000
    EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / General
    EDU044000
    EDUCATION / Classroom Management