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Teach the 2014 Citizenship curriculum with confidence using Citizenship Education for KS3, a single-book course that matches the revised Programme of Study and was awarded the Association for Citizenship Teaching Quality Mark in 2015. With a clear structure mapped against the Programme of Study and a range of accessible, developmental activities, you can ensure continual progression in your pupils' knowledge and skills across the key stage. The expert author team have designed the activities to be flexible, for use on their own or as part of your scheme of work. This book: - Allows you to teach new topics covered in the revised Programme of Study with confidence - Promotes knowledge and understanding of the content through active learning - Provides activities that are accessible to all abilities and are easy to prepare and use - Works perfectly in combination with Dynamic Learning Teaching and Learning Resources to offer you a complete package of print and digital support Key Citizenship topics covered include the functions and uses of money and how the political system of the UK has evolved.
Guided Revision Workbook Even more guided support for those students who feel they need it. Our revision resources are the smart choice for those revising for Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) English Language. This book will help you to: Organise your revision with the one-topic-per page format Prepare for your GCSE exam with a book full of exam-style practice questions and even more guided solutions to boost confidence on every page Simplify your revision by writing straight into the book just as you would in an exam Improve your understanding, and exam technique, with more hints and partial answers than the traditional Workbook.
Deliver an ambitious, knowledge-rich philosophy and ethics curriculum at KS3 with 18 ready-made, flexible and high quality KS3 lessons. The first unit 'Philosophy of religion' explores the ideas of influential Western philosophers focusing on questions surrounding human knowledge and the existence of God. The second unit 'Ethics' explores questions about right and wrong, human nature and artificial intelligence. * Ignite pupils' interest with engaging content and questions that spark discussion and help pupils think critically about philosophy and ethics * Give pupils a firm foundation that will help them excel at GCSE 9-1 Religious Studies * Assess pupils' understanding with questions for each lesson, including discursive questions to provide extended writing and essay practice * Aid pupils' long-term memory with a knowledge organiser and quiz at the end of each unit covering key ideas, vocabulary and people * Ease teacher workload by providing expert subject knowledge and tried and tested lessons that make it easy to implement a carefully sequenced, broad and balanced curriculum at KS3
During the 1970s, the South African Department of Information attempted to manipulate and neutralize the international media treatment of South Africa. This programme was later exposed in what became known as the Information scandal. Meanwhile in Europe and North America, anti-apartheid campaigners increased pressure on the South African regime.
Visible Learning Insights presents a fascinating 'inside view' of the ground-breaking research of John Hattie. Together, the authors John Hattie and Klaus Zierer embark on a mission to build on the internationally renowned work and combine the power and authority of the research with the real 'coal face' experience of schools. Offering a concise introduction into the 'Visible Learning Story', the book provides busy teachers with a guide to why the Visible Learning research is so vital and the difference it can make to learning outcomes. It includes: An in-depth dialogue between John Hattie and Klaus Zierer. Clearly structured chapters that focus on the core messages of 'Visible Learning' and infer practical consequences for the everyday job of teaching. FAQs to Visible Learning that provide an invaluable introduction to the language of learning and success in schools. An overview of the current data set with over 1,400 meta-analyses. Intended for teachers, teacher students, education researchers, parents, and all who are interested in successful learning, teaching, and schooling, this short and elegant introduction outlines just what is required to translate Hattie's research into improved school performance.
Teaching Technology: Intermediate to Senior Phase covers both the conceptual and practical components of the subject of technology, as outlined in the CAPS. This involves the teaching of discipline-specific skills, such as problem solving using the design process, and also broader life skills, such as needs identification. The book explores teaching methods for technology education, covering lesson planning, classroom management, assessment and the use of resources and information and communications technology (ICT). Because science is integrated with technology in the intermediate phase, there is a special section on how teachers should approach this. For the senior phase, the book examines how particular knowledge strands should be dealt with. A unique aspect is the focus on integrating indigenous knowledge and technologies. It is also written with an awareness of the issues of sustainability. The book is appropriate for student teachers in BEd and PGCE programmes as well as in-service teachers and those enrolled in ACE/ADE programmes.
Becoming an Outstanding Languages Teacher explores the skills that it takes to deliver exceptional language teaching and produce outstanding results. Offering support to all language teachers, this book offers a wide range of approaches to teaching and learning that will help to keep students stimulated and engaged when studying languages. Focusing on the nuts and bolts of lessons and teaching sequences, this guide looks at the methods used by teachers to interact with their students and offers practical strategies and ideas on how to incorporate skilled questioning and other interactions into the classroom. Drawing on a range of activities, case studies and tech tips to maximise engagement and learning, this book covers: running a room; dissecting a lesson: written texts, visuals and task-based approaches; enjoying sounds; dissecting a lesson: speaking and writing; purposeful games; getting grammatical; words and chunks; teaching all abilities; pace, questioning and other interactions; moving them forwards. Packed full of strategies that are easy to implement, this timely new book is essential reading for both trainee and practising language teachers.
A Practical Guide to Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice, inspiration and a wide range of tried and tested approaches to help you find success in the secondary mathematics classroom. Illustrated throughout, this fully updated second edition includes new chapters on using ICT in the classroom and promoting a positive learning environment, as well as fresh and easy to use ideas that can help you engage your pupils and inspire mathematical thinking. Covering all key aspects of mathematics teaching, it is an essential companion for all training and newly qualified mathematics teachers. Combining ideas and practical insights from experienced teachers with important lessons from educational research, this book covers key aspects of mathematics teaching, including: planning effective lessons using assessment to support learning encouraging mathematical activity integrating ICT into your teaching making lessons engaging building resilient learners. A Practical Guide to Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School is an essential companion to the core textbook Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School. Written by expert practitioners, it will support you in developing imaginative and effective mathematics lessons for your pupils.
Each pack includes access to a FREE online edition of the REVISE Edexcel GCSE (9-1) French Revision Guide and contains: 100 Revision Cards and three organising dividers (with a handy 'how to use' guide) Multiple choice questions and answers Worked examples Topic summaries and key facts to remember
This concise and up-to-date guide to 14-19 education aims to demystify recent policy initiatives in the sector to help teachers and practitioners understand the rationale for the qualifications on offer and support them in their daily practice. Offering lots of additional guidance, it will help teachers to access the ongoing support that is available and develop their own professionalism. A Teacher's Guide to 14-19 Policy and Practice considers the types of knowledge needed to teach vocational education and offers a wealth of strategies for effective learning, teaching and assessment to ensure that all students achieve and progress. It also explores the ways that teachers can follow the Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) standards to develop employability in the classroom and help students gain the skills they will need to manage their personal lives and careers in the future. The four sections cover: * The Political Environment in 14-19 Education * Teaching and Learning in the 14-19 Sector * Making 14-19 Work * Going Further in 14-19 Education Featuring case studies, practical tasks and reflective questions, this timely new text will be essential reading for all trainee and practising teachers and practitioners in the 14-19 sector.
The last 'Indian War' was fought against Native American children in the dormitories and classrooms of government boarding schools. Only by removing Indian children from their homes for extended periods of time, policymakers reasoned, could white "civilization" take root while childhood memories of 'savagism' gradually faded to the point of extinction. In the words of one official: 'Kill the Indian and save the man.' This fully revised edition of Education for Extinction offers the only comprehensive account of this dispiriting effort, and incorporates the last twenty-five years of scholarship. Much more than a study of federal Indian policy, this book vividly details the day-to-day experiences of Indian youth living in a 'total institution' designed to reconstruct them both psychologically and culturally. The assault on identity came in many forms: the shearing off of braids, the assignment of new names, uniformed drill routines, humiliating punishments, relentless attacks on native religious beliefs, patriotic indoctrinations, suppression of tribal languages, Victorian gender rituals, football contests, and industrial training. Especially poignant is Adams's description of the ways in which students resisted or accommodated themselves to forced assimilation. Many converted to varying degrees, but others plotted escapes, committed arson, and devised ingenious strategies of passive resistance. Adams also argues that many of those who seemingly cooperated with the system were more than passive players in this drama, that the response of accommodation was not synonymous with cultural surrender. This is especially apparent in his analysis of students who returned to the reservation. He reveals the various ways in which graduates struggled to make sense of their lives and selectively drew upon their school experience in negotiating personal and tribal survival in a world increasingly dominated by white men. The discussion comes full circle when Adams reviews the government's gradual retreat from the assimilationist vision. Partly because of persistent student resistance, but also partly because of a complex and sometimes contradictory set of progressive, humanitarian, and racist motivations, policymakers did eventually come to view boarding schools less enthusiastically. Based upon extensive use of government archives, Indian and teacher autobiographies, and school newspapers, Adams's moving account is essential reading for scholars and general readers alike interested in Western history, Native American studies, American race relations, education history, and multiculturalism.
In this book Mark Wheeller reflects on his ongoing career as a secondary school drama teacher after 30 years in the profession. The book is interspersed with some fascinating biographical detail which will make this an interesting read and a useful resource for both those already familiar with Mark Wheeller's output, and those discovering his work for the first time. Drama Schemes also features a section in which Mark discusses the crucial role of the much-maligned school production. Throught this chapter he shows how he developed many of his plays, which have become staple parts of the curriculum, both in the UK and overseas. Two of the schemes also focus on his use of drama across the curriculum, including his growing admiration for the Mantel of the Expert system of learning.
Each book contains three complete sets of practice papers with full worked solutions and hints and notes on the marks allocated directly alongside the relevant steps of the solution, so your students can make most sense of them and build their confidence. Designed to survive the rigours of the classroom and home, all the papers are bound into a durable book. Accessible write-in format allows students to take an active role in their revision.
Exam Board: AQA Academic Level: GCSE Subject: History: America, 1840-1895: Expansion and consolidation First teaching: September 2016 First Exams: Summer 2018 Designed for hassle-free, independent study and priced to meet both your and your students' budgets, this combined Revision Guide and Workbook is the smart choice for those revising for AQA GCSE (9-1) History and includes: A FREE online edition One-topic-per-page format 'Now Try This' practice questions on topic pages Exam skills pages including Worked examples with exemplar answers Exam-style practice pages with practice questions in the style of the exams Guided support and hints providing additional scaffolding, to help avoid common pitfalls Full set of practice papers written to match the specification exactly
British Pakistani children are the second largest ethnic group in UK schools, yet little of their education and wider needs have been researched. British Pakistani Boys, Education and the Role of Religion seeks to rectify this, by investigating the educational achievement of British Pakistani boys and the importance of education both in the Pakistani community and in the wider religion of Islam. The book draws on research undertaken by the author in three British state secondary schools, to respond to the national policy on the education of ethnic minority children. It considers the meaning of education for Pakistanis, where religion plays an integral role, the gaps in education as well as the issue of representation - in governance and in the teaching workforce. The author concludes by discussing the possibility of responsive education better meeting the needs of Pakistani children by integrating Islamic religious education and education of the world. British Pakistani Boys, Education and the Role of Religion will be vital reading for academics and both undergraduate and postgraduate students in the fields of Education and Sociology and specifically those studying inclusion, equality and diversity, or Asian, Muslim or Pakistani education. It would also appeal to education practitioners, policy makers and community activists.
From our series of Intervention workbooks to help students to catch up, keep up and make expected progress in Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Science
Educational Choices, Transitions and Aspirations in Europe analyses educational choices and transitions in eight different European countries/regions and provides an engaging means of considering issues of inequality through international comparisons. The book is underpinned by explorations of theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches, which share the common goal of highlighting and challenging educational inequalities in relation to political imaginings and discursive constructions of notions of aspirations and choice. Beginning with an overview of the theoretical landscape, the book posits ways of understanding transitional experiences through both a social and a political lens. Comprising of chapters that explore these issues within the context of specific countries and at different stages of young people's transitions, the collection examines the features of different European education systems and how they frame transitions and choices, before providing an overall analysis of systemic, institutional and subjective constraints on these processes. The book uniquely opens and develops an intellectual conversation about different education systems with similar educational challenges and outcomes. Assimilating key issues and solutions, this volume also makes general recommendations for policy and practice that would help to promote greater equity and social justice. The book covers a range of transition points and countries, which should make it essential reading for academics, researchers and postgraduate students with an interest in international perspectives on education. It will be particularly useful for those working in education, sociology, social policy, geography, and politics.
Everyone Succeeds is the story of Torquay Academy, where head Steve Margetts has employed the Leadership Matters principles to turn round a failing school into one of the most improved in SW England in just three years.
English teachers are always keen to explore new ways of motivating their pupils to engage with reading, both for learning and for pleasure. Literacy Activities for Classic and Contemporary Texts 7-14 is a practical, friendly book which uses the 'whoosh' to cover some of our best known classic and contemporary texts and offers a thoroughly enjoyable way for pupils to become part of the story, rather than just passive recipients of it. As an innovative and active learning strategy, the whoosh technique allows all students, regardless of gender, age, ability, learning need or command of language, to partake on an equal footing. For younger pupils, the activities in this book provide an ideal way to internalise structure and key elements in story telling through physical response. For older students, they provide an enjoyable way to engage with challenging texts as well as facilitating the analysis of themes, issues, characterisation and setting. Students themselves become the story as its characters, sounds and even objects - once they are familiar with whooshing, many students will want to write and produce a whoosh of their own. Classic authors and texts covered by this book include:- Aesop's fables, Greek myths and legends; Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Oscar Wilde; Shakespeare (The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream); Charlotte Bronte, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Robert Louis Stevenson, Mary Shelley; Andrew Norriss , Frank Cottrell Boyce, Nina Bawden, Michelle Magorian and much more... You can use a whoosh to introduce a new text, to examine conflict, dilemma, plot, setting or characterisation, whoosh a controversial section of text to provoke discussion, or overcome reluctance to engage with archaic language by whooshing key sections of a story. Discussion starters, lesson objectives and follow-up activities are included throughout the text alongside the whooshes, and scripts enabling pupils to deliver dialogue are provided on the book's eResource. This book is an invaluable resource, providing whooshes across a wide range of genres to meet the learning needs of children from 7 to 14, for both practising primary and lower secondary teachers.
This collection offers an evidence-based approach to mentoring and supporting design and technology teachers and educators in the secondary school and provides tried and tested strategies to support this role. Contributors offer tasks and reflections to inspire and motivate mentors to get the best out of beginning teachers in the early stages of their career. Key topics explored include: * Helping new D&T teachers appreciate the fundamental nature of design and technology and how this informs both why it is taught and how it is taught. * Understanding yourself as a mentor - beliefs, values and attitudes, and how your experiences influence your approaches to teaching. * Observing design and technology teachers' lessons and offering tools for observation and analysis. * Risk taking in the classroom: moving teachers forward from pedestrian to innovative practice. Filled with practical guidance on lesson planning, risk taking, and learning conversation, Mentoring Design and Technology Teachers in the Secondary School offers advice and guidance to support mentors in developing inspirational D&T teachers of the future. This essential guide is perfect for mentors of beginning teachers, whether trainee, newly qualified, or those who find themselves teaching the subject for the first time.
Being an outstanding classroom teacher does not always translate into being an outstanding senior leader - the skill set can be very different. A senior leader's focus must shift from delivering high-quality classroom teaching, towards leading staff rather than children. Experienced Deputy Headteacher, Jon Tait, sets out to help with this transition by teaching aspiring senior leaders how to lead staff and gain vital knowledge and experience in their new role. This easy-to-follow title in the Bloomsbury CPD Library specifically focuses on the next stage in a teacher's career: senior leadership. It includes a full set of helpful, ready-to-use training plans for 20 hours of CPD sessions with your school and senior leadership team. All hand-outs and presentations are provided in the book or available as a free download from the companion website.
In schools across the world, there are large numbers of students who are not native speakers of the language of instruction in their classroom. This leads to challenges for the teachers, students and parents. Translanguaging enables students who are second language leaners to build on previous learning, access the curriculum more effectively, learn with greater depth of understanding, improve their ability to speak and write the academic language of instruction and continue to develop their mother tongue. This book describes the origin and development of translanguaging. It explains the present situation in many secondary schools and the challenges which are faced by teachers, students and their parents. It aligns the power of translanguaging with cognitive psychologists' theories of effective learning. Concrete suggestions are offered to support teaching and learning with real examples from practice given by classroom teachers.
This Tutor Delivery Pack for AQA GCSE (9-1) Mathematics Higher has a curriculum that matches tutor packs for a whole academic year and contains everything needed for a whole academic year of private tutoring: 38 complete lessons, complete with plans, activities and homework Detailed explanation on the use of the pack Information for parents Specification guidance Needs analysis for the parents and the students Mapping guide to the Revise GCSE Series Progress and End-of-Lesson Report templates Differentiation and extension ideas Customisable certificates in the digital version of the pack
Educational practice does not, for the most part, rely on research findings. Instead, there's a preference for relying on our intuitions about what's best for learning. But relying on intuition may be a bad idea for teachers and learners alike. This accessible guide helps teachers to integrate effective, research-backed strategies for learning into their classroom practice. The book explores exactly what constitutes good evidence for effective learning and teaching strategies, how to make evidence-based judgments instead of relying on intuition, and how to apply findings from cognitive psychology directly to the classroom. Including real-life examples and case studies, FAQs, and a wealth of engaging illustrations to explain complex concepts and emphasize key points, the book is divided into four parts: Evidence-based education and the science of learning Basics of human cognitive processes Strategies for effective learning Tips for students, teachers, and parents. Written by "The Learning Scientists" and fully illustrated by Oliver Caviglioli, Understanding How We Learn is a rejuvenating and fresh examination of cognitive psychology's application to education. This is an essential read for all teachers and educational practitioners, designed to convey the concepts of research to the reality of a teacher's classroom.
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