Inquiring in the Classroom: Asking the Questions that Matter About Teaching and Learning
Nick Mitchell, Joanne Pearson
A&C Black, Mar 29, 2012 - Education - 200 pages
Inquiringin the Classroomprovides a practical and accessible guide to planning, carrying out andpresenting successful classroom inquiry for teachers working towards aMasters-level qualification in education. The contributors provide a clear andconcise roadmap drawing on case studies throughout and bringing educationaltheory to life by closely linking it to classroom practice. They also provide triedand tested advice on writing and presenting at Masters-level. Topics covered include: • Teaching, Learning and Assessment•Subject Knowledge and Curriculum Development• Children's Development and Behaviour• Inclusion• Leadership and Management• Collaborative Working Through a clear emphasis on the practical implications of educational inquiry,the book brings together key elements of continuing professional development(CPD) and Masters-level learning. The contributors draw on their experience ofteaching and supporting Masters-level inquiry to provide practical suggestionsfor how teachers can support each other in classroom inquiries and develop theskills necessary to transform practice and raise engagement and attainment forall pupils.
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Why Should Teachers Inquire and What Questions Should They Ask?
1 Reading for Teacher Inquiry
How Teachers Can Use Data to Reflect on their Practice
How to Harness Everyday Teaching Activities as Teacher Inquiry Methods
4 Inquiring into Teaching Learning and Assessment
5 Inquiring into Subject Knowledge
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