The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Teaching and Learning

Edited by Ted Wragg

© 2004 – Routledge

288 pages

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Paperback: 9780415333764
pub: 2004-04-29
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About the Book

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.

Reviews

'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

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

About the Series

RoutledgeFalmer Readers in Education

This authoritative series of Readers provides a rich resource of some of the most influential chapters and articles from leading books and journals within education. Each Reader offers undergraduate and postgraduate students the opportunity to review and reflect upon the key issues they face in their studies. Introduced and edited by some of the leading figures in their fields, these Readers are a lively and informative route map to further reading and understanding, making them an ideal course companion.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General