Primary Professional Studies

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SAGE Publications, Aug 22, 2012 - Education - 264 pages
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The changing landscape of primary teaching requires trainees to consider learning and teaching in new ways. This new book supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS in all aspects of primary professional studies. Exploring the curriculum, the developing child, the developing teacher and teaching skills, the text offers in-depth coverage of all aspects of teaching and learning alongside practical teaching suggestions. Chapters on inclusion, teacher identity and the wider school community consider key issues in teaching and learning today. This Second Edition is newly linked to the 2012 Teachers' Standards and includes notes on the new National Curriculum.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Transforming teaching and learning
5
2 Curriculum approaches
24
3 Childcentred teaching and learning
46
4 Including all learners
64
5 Transitions and progression
85
6 Teaching as a profession
104
7 Establishing your own teacher identity
122
8 Safeguarding children
139
being partof a wider professional environment
155
10 Personal professional development
171
11 Assessment
189
12 Planning
209
13 Managing behaviour for learning
230
Index
247
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Alice Hansen is the Director of Children Count Ltd where she is educational consultant. Her work includes running professional development courses and events for teachers and teacher trainers, research and publishing. Alice has worked in educatinoal in England and abroad. Prior to her current work she was a primary mathematics tutor and the programme leader for a full-time primary PGCE programme at a large university in England.

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