"A Guide to Teaching Practice" is the major standard text for all students on initial teacher training courses in the UK. Authoritative yet accessible, it covers the important basic skills and issues that students need to consider during their practice, such as planning, classroom organization, behaviour management and assessment. The book's focus on the quality of teaching and learning and consideration of the latest regulations and guidelines ensures that it fits comfortably within TTA and OfSTED frameworks. In addition, comprehensively revised and fully updated, this fifth edition features brand new chapters on the foundation stage, legal issues, learning and teaching and using ICT in the classroom, as well as new material on numeracy, literacy, children's rights, progress files and gifted and talented children. This book is the most respected and widely used textbook for initial teacher training courses and will be an essential resource for any student teacher.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Some Perspectives on Teaching and Learning 1. A Background to Current Developments in Education 2. Teacher Training Requirements 3. The Whole Curriculum and the National Curriculum 4. The Foundation Stage 5. Information and Communication Technology 6. Legal Issues Part 2: Preparation and Planning 7. The Preliminary Visit 8. Aims, Objectives and Intended Learning Outcomes 9. Beginning Curriculum Planning Part 3: Practising Teaching10. Learning and Teaching 11. Primary Teaching 12. Secondary Teaching 13. Language in Classrooms 14. Inclusion, Equal Opportunities and Diversity 15. Managing Behaviour in the Classroom Part 4: Assessment, Record Keeping and Progress Files 16. Assessment 17. Record Keeping and Report Writing 18. Progress Files
Louise Cohen is Emeritus Professor of Education at Loughborough University of Technoloy. Lawrence Manion was formerly Principal Lecturer in Music at the Manchester Metropolitan University. Keith Morrison was Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Durham before becoming Professor of Education and Dean of the School of Education at the Inter-University of Macau.