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1st Edition

The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Teaching and Learning

Edited By

Ted Wragg

ISBN 9780415333764
Published June 28, 2004 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

In this new Reader, Ted Wragg has carefully selected contributions to reflect enduring and contemporary trends in the field of Teaching and Learning. Focusing on the major issues confronting education today, this lively and informative Reader provides a rich hand-picked resource of some of the most influential writing from leading books and journals within education today. Topics include:
* Early learning
* Teaching and learning strategies
* Teaching the wider curriculum
* Education for all
* Managing teaching and learning
* Teaching and teacher education
With a specially written introduction from the editor, providing a much-needed context to the current education climate, students of education will find this Reader an important route map to further reading and understanding.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Early Learning  1. Passion, Paradox and Professionalism in Early Years Education  2. Scaffolding Learning through Meaningful Tasks and Adult Interaction  3. Rhetoric and Reality in Developing Language and Mathematics Skill  Part 2: Teaching and Learning Strategies  4. Investigating Pupils' Questions in the Primary Classroom  5. The Two Rs - Rules and Relationships  6. Learning and Teaching Styles  Part 3: Teaching the Wider Curriculum  7. The Potential Impact of the Literacy Hour on the Teaching of Science for Text Material  8. Thinking Skills: The Question of Generality  9. On the Concept of Manner and its Visibility in Teaching Practice  Part 4: Education for All 10. Shaun's Story: Troubling Discources of White Working Class Masculinities  11. School Trouble: A Mother's Burden  12. Pupil Participation and Pupil Perspective: Carving a New Order of Experience  Part 5: Managing Teaching and Learning  13. Performance-related Pay and the Teaching Profession: A Review of the Literature  14. Effective Leadership and Departmental Improvement  15. The Female Secondary Headteacher in England and Wales: Leadership and Management Styles  Part 6: Teaching and Teacher Education  16. Student Teachers and Attitudes towards Race  17. Mentors' Perceptions of their Roles in School-Based Teacher Training in England and Germany  18. Teacher Stress: Directions for Future Research

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'There's something for everyone here whether you are interested in effective questioning techniques. And which teacher isn't? Behaviour management or managing the curriculum.' - Tim Brighouse, TES