Secondary Starters And Plenaries

Author: Kate Brown
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408193574
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Looking for time saving, creative, ready-to-use activities to kick-start and round up your lessons? Look no further!

Arts And Humanities Academics In Schools

Author: Geoff Baker
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441174109
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In recent years interest in schools outreach and academic enrichment has increased dramatically, reflecting a greater social conscience and awareness of the impact that universities can have on the wider community. The transferable skills that academics bring to schools need to be honed for this new learning environment, as delivery methods and success benchmarks are radically different in a schools context. This collection addresses the numerous issues raised when arts and humanities academics become involved with schools, bringing together practitioners from a broad range of fields within the arts and humanities to share experiences and insights.

Secondary Starters And Plenaries Geography

Author: Brin Best
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441175482
Size: 13.28 MB
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This book provides geography teachers with 50 cohesive suggestions for embedding and extending learning in the classroom: from individual to whole-class activities, and from the energetic to the sedate. Even better, every starter and plenary is easily-adaptable for the whole ability range of your class and ideas for extension and development keep each activity fresh. There are also PowerPoints, task sheets and other time-saving resources online. The book covers the whole spectrum of topics that every geography teacher needs to cover. Some ideas involve students managing and monitoring each other; others involve creative thinking and where practical and appropriate, the content is embedded in the real world so that students can immediately see the wider application of their efforts. In the 'teacher's tips' section, the author offers guidance on how to deliver the idea to get the best results based on years of trial and error.

Improving Classroom Performance

Author: Stephen Chapman
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
ISBN: 1845907396
Size: 17.38 MB
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A Long awaited first book from one of the biggest teacher training companies in the UK. Dragonfly Training was founded in 1999 and has established an excellent reputation internationally for providing inspiring, realistic and practical training courses for teachers. In this, their first book, three of their top trainers provide some of the very best hands-on approaches to teaching. Dragonfly's six key principles are: Promote effective starters and plenaries; Provide constant reinforcement as a means of embedding knowledge and provide on-going revision; Introduce a variety of ideas; Do first, teach after - whenever possible; Encourage students to create teaching materials themselves; Demonstrate and articulate success by modelling the desired outcomes.

The Geography Teacher S Handbook

Author: Brin Best
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441154795
Size: 37.29 MB
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Containing everything a new or improving geography teacher could wish to know, this book provides step-by-step guidance on creating outstanding learning opportunities that prepare students for life, as well as for success in their examinations. Award-winning author and former head of geography Brin Best brings a wealth of experience and a unique blend of rigour and practicality to the subject, presenting fresh, exciting and creative ideas on how to get the most from your geography lessons. The book contains advice on everything from planning schemes of work and lessons, making the most of opportunities for learning outside the classroom and available ICT to cross-curricular links, thinking skills and examples of best practice. With reflective questions and activities, scores of lesson stimuli and a host of useful links, this book is an essential addition to every geography teacher's toolkit.

Storytelling In The Classroom

Author: Alison Davies
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1848605226
Size: 33.14 MB
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`Too afraid to have a go at oral storytelling in the classroom? This is the book for you!...The book guides you through choosing a tale you really enjoy, knowing your audience and not being afraid to adapt a tried and tested fairy tale' - Literacy Time `This book is ideal for all adults working with children (mainly at primary level) and would be especially useful for those less confident or who are new to their role. It provides a great opportunity to practise an inspirational and creative approach to teaching and learning...I really enjoyed this book and took away much to think about' - Ruth Underwood, primary inclusion co-ordinator `The ability level for this book is aimed at teachers teaching ages 5-11 and I'd say the author has it spot on. As an educational resource I rate this book highly and think it is a valuable read for all primary teachers. It helps you to think of how you can use storytelling as a tool in ways you won't have thought of before. It's a very enjoyable read and if you're pushed for time you can just dip into the parts you want. I definitely recommend it' - TES website Drawing on her experience as a professional storyteller, in this book, Alison Davies show teachers how to develop storytelling skills as part of a new engaging approach to creative teaching and learning. Packed with hands on, practical advice, the book also includes a range of stories for teachers to use in different class situations. The stories are in an easy to learn format, with pointers and tips on how to tell them and how to involve the class. Topics covered include: - bullying - disabilities - computer games - friendship - greed There are also lots of lesson plans with ideas for starters, mains and plenary sessions, and tips on developing creativity and presentation of ideas in an engaging manner to suit any topic or situation across the curriculum. As well as giving the reader the opportunity to practice their new skills and giving them the confidence to develop their own stories, the activities help them to develop these skills in young people. The book is ideal for teachers, teaching assistants, youth club workers-anyone in a primary level setting who has the opportunity to develop storytelling as a creative and inspirational experience. Alison Davies has also edited Shrouded in Darkness: Tales of Terror to raise money for DebRA, a national charity working on behalf of people with the genetic skin blistering condition, Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). The book features contributions from from Neil Gaiman, Clive Barker, Christopher Fowler, Simon Clark and Graham Masterton. All royalties from this book will go to the charity to help them continue their good work. Please click on this link to view details of this book.

100 Ideas For Secondary Teachers Teaching Drama

Author: Johnnie Young
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441160264
Size: 27.18 MB
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Bring your drama lessons to life and engage the most unlikely of thespians using ideas from this pdated title in the popular 100 ideas series! Drama is a key subject for getting students to express themselves creatively as well as helping them to improve communication skills across the curriculum. Using his weatlth of experience teaching drama in secondary schools, Johnnie Young has out together 100 tried and tested activities and strategies for implementing a full drama teaching programme in your school. Suggestions for bringing Shakespeare's plays to life, advice on improving storytelling and engaging cross-curricular activities are just a few of the areas covered. Each idea includes the learning aim of the activity so you can assess progress and map the ideas to your schemes of work, and there are practical teaching tips and taking it further ideas throughout the book. Johnnie also offers drama-specific behaviour management tips - another area he specialises in - to help you ensure you stay in control of even the most rambunctious class! The book is a must for all secondary drama teachers - and indeed anyone wanting to inject some drama into their lessons!

Games For Teaching Primary French

Author: Danièle Bourdais
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
ISBN: 1785830341
Size: 54.12 MB
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Games for Teaching Primary French by Danièle Bourdais and Sue Finnie is a practical toolkit containing a wide variety of fun and engaging games for all abilities, from complete beginners to more competent learners. It includes a wide range of games, from 5-minute starters or plenaries to longer, more challenging games where learners can make substantial progress. It has been devised specifically for busy teachers with limited resources, budget and planning time, who want simple and effective ideas to use in the classroom. The games in this book cover all core aspects of the primary French curriculum and are organised into the key skills areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing, with additional parts on grammar, number games and sounds. These games allow learners to absorb and explore language in a variety of mediums, building up skills, knowledge and confidence in the process. The book is packed with techniques and games to support existing schemes of work and offers plenty of inspiration and ideas for teaching primary French. The straightforward, reliable, no-tech suggestions are based on sound pedagogy and years of classroom experience, and will help deliver great learning outcomes lesson after lesson. Teaching modern foreign languages can be challenging, and can be a daunting prospect for teachers who are not language experts themselves. Games for teaching primary French is designed to support teachers with easy to follow, ready to use ideas. These flexible games can be adapted to suit any topic and any ability level. For more experienced French teachers, there are plenty of new, imaginative and fun ideas to refresh your practice. The book is perfect for Key Stage 2 teachers who want ideas for teaching French and don’t have unlimited resources and planning time.

Secondary Starters And Plenaries History

Author: Mike Gershon
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441171932
Size: 21.37 MB
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This book contains creative and imaginative tried-and-tested starters and plenaries for engaging students in all areas of a history lesson.