A Guide to Teaching Practice: Revised 5th Edition

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Taylor & Francis, Jun 15, 2010 - Education - 542 pages
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A Guide to Teaching Practice is the most comprehensive text available for students on initial teacher training courses across all phases in the UK. 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 current statutory frameworks.

Revised and updated, this authoritative yet accessible textbook covers all the important basic skills and issues that students need to consider during their practice, such as planning, classroom organisation, behaviour management and assessment, as well as chapters on:

  • the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • legal issues
  • learning and teaching and using ICT in the classroom
  • teaching and learning numeracy
  • teaching and learning literacy
  • children's rights
  • gifted and talented children.

This respected and widely used textbook will be an essential resource for any student teacher. Additional learning resources for students are provided on a companion website, which contains further research, important links and downloadable materials. The website also contains information to make this book more relevant to international audiences.

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About the author (2010)

Louis Cohen is Emeritus Professor of Education at Loughborough University, UK.

Lawrence Manion was formerly Principal Lecturer in Music at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Keith Morrison is Professor and Registrar at the Macau University of Science and Technology, China.

Dominic Wyse is Senior Lecturer in Early Years and Primary Education at the University of Cambridge, UK.

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