The Essential Guide To Secondary Mathematics

Author: Colin Foster
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415527708
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"Combining research-based theory with fresh, practical guidance for the classroom, The Essential Guide to Secondary Mathematics is a stimulating new resource for all student and practising teachers looking for new ideas and inspiration. With an emphasis on exciting your mathematical and pedagogical passions, it focuses on the dynamics of the classroom and the process of designing and using rich mathematical tasks. Written by a highly experienced mathematics teacher who understands the realities of the secondary classroom, this book combines insights from the latest research into mathematical learning with useful strategies and ideas for engaging teaching. The text is punctuated by frequent tasks, some mathematical and others more reflective, which are designed to encourage independent thinking. Key topics covered include: - Preparing yourself: thinking about mathematics and pedagogy, taking care of your health and dealing with stress - Different styles of learning and teaching mathematics - Ideas for lessons: what does it take to turn an idea into a lesson? - Tasks, timings and resources - Equality and dealing positively with difference - Mathematical starters, fillers and finishers: achieving variety - The mathematical classroom community: seating layouts, displays and practical considerations - Assessment: effective strategies for responding to learners' mathematics and writing reports. The Essential Guide to Secondary Mathematics will be a valuable resource both for beginning teachers interested in developing their understanding, and for experienced teachers looking to re-evaluate their practice. Aiming to develop all aspects of your mathematics teaching, this book will help you to devise, adapt and implement ideas for successful and enjoyable teaching and learning"--

Learning To Teach Mathematics In The Secondary School

Author: Sue Johnston-Wilder
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317372360
Size: 40.48 MB
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Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School combines theory and practice to present a broad introduction to the opportunities and challenges of teaching mathematics in the secondary school classroom. This fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest changes to the curriculum and research in the field, taking into account key developments in teacher training and education, including examinations and assessment. Written specifically with the new and student teacher in mind, the book covers a wide range of issues related to the teaching of mathematics, such as: why we teach mathematics??????? the place of mathematics in the National Curriculum ???? planning, teaching and assessing for mathematics learning?????????? how to communicate mathematically???? using digital technology to advance mathematical learning working with students with special educational needs post-16 teaching the importance of professional development the affective dimension when learning mathematics, including motivation, confidence and resilience Already a major text for many university teaching courses, this revised edition features a glossary of useful terms and carefully designed tasks to prompt critical reflection and support thinking and writing up to Masters Level. Issues of professional development are also examined, as well as a range of teaching approaches and styles from whole-class strategies to personalised learning, helping you to make the most of school experience, during your training and beyond. Designed for use as a core textbook, Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School provides essential guidance and advice for all those who aspire to be effective mathematics teachers.

Cross Curricular Teaching And Learning In The Secondary School Science

Author: Eleanor Byrne
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136731237
Size: 40.91 MB
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This book brings together ongoing debates about personalised learning, creativity and ICT in education, with a cross-curricular focus, and establishes a principled framework for cross-curricular teaching and learning in Science.

Secondary School Teaching

Author: Richard Dean Kellough
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780136180593
Size: 69.46 MB
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Focusing specifically on teaching in grades 7-12, this comprehensive resource guide/workbook involves readers interactively -- through discussions, exercises, vignettes, and case studies -- with the why, what, how, and how well of a performance-based, competency-based, criterion-referenced approach to teaching. Explores instructional planning, strategy implementation, discipline, legal issues, and both student and teacher evaluation. Reflects the latest developments in cognitive learning theory, the constructivist approach to learning, social/interactive learning, the current school funding environment, and the growing diversity of the student population. Emphasizes an eclectic model of teaching which encourages readers to choose effective approaches from a variety of possible teaching models. Connects strategies rather than teaching them as separate entities. For prospective secondary school teachers (grades 7-12).

Essential Motivation In The Classroom

Author: Ian Gilbert
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415643546
Size: 55.52 MB
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Praise for the 1st edition: 'This is now one of my top five education books. .I was absorbed and uplifted by it and my own practice as a teacher will undoubtedly change as a result. Surely there can be no higher recommendation.' - Geoff Barton, Times Educational Supplement Essential Motivation in the Classroom is the definitive one-stop guide for teachers who want to know how to motivate children - and how children learn to motivate themselves. In the ten years since this book was first published, it has proven to be a best selling text that informs, inspires and amuses educationalist around the world. This fully updated and revised tenth anniversary edition continues to take the reader on a rollercoaster ride through the theories of teaching, learning and thinking. Ian Gilbert highlights the 'seven keys' of motivation, offering a range of strategies, ideas and insights to help learners become motivated from within. An entertaining and inspiring read, this book is full of useful, practical advice, ranging from motivational research from leading theorists to philosophical gems from Homer Simpson. Teachers in all sectors of education will find this book indispensable, helping them to change the culture of their classrooms and improve the effectiveness of their teaching.

Breaking Ranks

Author: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Publisher:
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Instructor

Author: Frederick A. Owen
Publisher:
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Size: 80.46 MB
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