Readings for Learning to Teach in the Secondary School: A Companion to M Level Study, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Readings for Learning to Teach in the Secondary School

A Companion to M Level Study, 1st Edition

Edited by Susan Capel, Marilyn Leask, Tony Turner


380 pages | 17 B/W Illus.

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Readings for Learning to Teach in the Secondary School brings together key articles to develop and support student teachers' understanding of the theory, research and evidence base that underpins effective practice.

Designed for all students engaging with M Level study, each reading is contextualised and includes questions to encourage reflection and help you engage with material critically. Annotated further reading for every section supports your own research and writing.

Readings are structured to make links with the practical guidance in the accompanying core textbook, Learning to Teach in the Secondary School. Topics covered include:

  • motivation
  • troublesome classroom behaviour
  • ability grouping
  • inclusive education
  • personalised learning
  • testing
  • achievement and underachievement.

Edited by the team that brings us Learning to Teach in the Secondary School, this Reader is an indispensible 'one-stop' resource that will support all students studying, researching and writing at M level on PGCE courses, as well as those on all other secondary education courses and masters degrees.

Table of Contents


Section 1 Becoming a Teacher

Section 2 Beginning to Teach

Section 3 Classroom Interactions and Managing Pupils

Section 4 Meeting Individual Differences

Section 5 Helping Pupils Learn

Section 6 Assessment

Section 7 The School, Curriculum and Society

Section 8 Your Professional Development

About the Series

Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series

Designed for all students learning to teach in secondary schools, and particularly those on school-based initial teacher education courses, the books in this series complement Learning to Teach in the Secondary School and its companion, Starting to Teach in the Secondary School.  Each book in the series applies underpinning theory and addresses practical issues to support students in school and in the training institution in learning how to teach a particular subject.

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