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Understanding Learning and Teaching in Secondary Schools

1st Edition

Edited by Alison Hramiak, Terry Hudson

Routledge

440 pages

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Understanding Learning and Teaching in Secondary Schools has been specifically researched, written and developed to inform, support and guide anyone training to become a secondary teacher today.

This comprehensive new text strikes a balance between the depth of theory covered in the book and its practical application in the classroom. The authors introduce and explore key ideas and issues in an accessible, highly readable way, inviting you to reflect on your own practice and challenge both your own and others’ thinking.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

Part 1 YOU AS A LEARNER

2 Becoming a reflective practitioner

3 Academic writing and reading

Part 2 LEARNING AND TEACHING

4 Every Child Matters: a holistic view of the school

5 Engaging learners

6 Individual needs

7 Raising achievement

8 Planning and preparation

9 Assessment and feedback

10 Behaviour management in the classroom

Part 3 HOW SCHOOLS ARE ORGANISED

11 The mentoring process

12 School structures, leadership and management

13 Collaborative working

14 Personal, Social, Health and Economic education and Citizenship

15 Vocational and work-based learning in the school environment

16 Pastoral care and the role of the form tutor

17 Learning from others

18 Getting a job and keeping it

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General