The Creative Professional: Learning to Teach 14-19-Year-Olds

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Kate Ashcroft, David James
Falmer Press, 1999 - Education - 202 pages
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Helps teachers find imaginative and innovative methods for teaching in the 14-19 age range
*Tackles problems teacher face, from selecting teaching methods to measuring success through appropriate assessment
*How to improve job satisfaction by exercising creativity in teaching
A thought-provoking and practical book which is an essential and accessible text for new teachers and others who want to make sure that their work with students is innovative and exciting. It is written with new teachers of the 14-19 age range in mind, though there is much to interest those with more experience, as well as those with a role in the development of their colleagues. Setting creativity within a context of reflective practice, the book explores how teachers can choose appropriate teaching methods, decide when and how to use groups in the classroom, and find appropriate forms of assessment for their teaching. It gives full consideration to the nature and implications of professionalism in teaching, to the implications of current ideas in management, to opportunities for creativity as well as issues of quality, equality and stakeholding. Case studies, enquiry tasks and invitations to reflect on specific points are used to aid understanding.

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Kate Ashcroft Kate Ashcroft is Dean of Education, University of the West of England

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