Developing Professional Practice 7-14 provides a thoroughly comprehensive and cutting edge guide to developing the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding for teaching within the 7-14 age range. This book is designed to guide you through your initial teacher training programme, and on into the early stages of your career, with the aim of stimulating and supporting you in the process of developing your practice.
A range of pedagogical features are provided in each chapter to encourage reflection, interaction and debate.
- Over to you features pose questions that will encourage you to examine your own knowledge, understanding and practical skills.
- Working in the Classroom features will help you to envisage how the material covered might impact on your classroom practice
- Case studies offer extended examples that help illustrate core concepts and theories in action.
- Controversy features provide in-depth discussion of issues that are ongoing causes for debate
- Research briefing boxes explore recent research studies, and explain their bearing on day to day practice
Additional resources and support are provided via the Developing Professional Practice companion website, where you can access additional self-study questions, case studies, interactive chapter-by-chapter tutorials, interviews with practitioners and students, and a glossary of key terms.
Developing Professional Practice 7-14 is essential reading for anyone training to teach in primary or secondary schools, as well as those specialising in the middle years specifically. It will also prove an invaluable resource for all those already in the early stages of their careers.
Table of Contents
Part 1 - Influences on Teaching and Learning
Chapter 1 - Contexts of Learning
Chapter 2 - Values to Promote Learning
Chapter 3 - Communities of Learners
Chapter 4 - Development and Learning
Chapter 5 - Learners as Individuals
Part 2 - Teaching for Learning
Chapter 6 - Teachers’ Knowledge and Learning
Chapter 7 - The Learning Environment
Chapter 8 - Learning Styles and Teaching Repertoires
Chapter 9 - Behaviour for Learning
Chapter 10 - Assessment for Learning
Chapter 11 - Including All Learners: Developing Independence
Part 3 - Enhancing Teaching for Learning
Chapter 12 - Reflecting on Learning
Chapter 13 - Investigating Learning
Chapter 14 - Collaborating to Promote Learning
Chapter 15 - Pupil Participation
Part 4 - Learning Futures
Chapter 16 - Extending Partnerships
Chapter 17 - Internationalising Learning: Global and Local
Chapter 18 - Future Schools: New Learning Environments
Chapter 19 - The Teacher of the Future: 'Floating in the Wind or Rooted to Flourish?'
Please visit our companion website for additional support materials.