Primary Professional Studies

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Alice Hansen
SAGE, Mar 24, 2011 - Education - 256 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. Core teaching skills such as assessment and behaviour management are covered and interactive features link theory to practice.

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Curriculum approaches
Section 2Thedeveloping child 3 Childcentred teaching and learning
Transitions and progression
Section 3Thedeveloping teacher 6 Teaching asa profession
being part of a wider professional environment
Managing behaviour for learning

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About the author (2011)

Alice Hansen is an educational consultant. Prior to this, Alice worked in higher education as a principal lecturer in mathematics education and as the programme leader for the Primary PGCE with QTS programme. She has worked in a wide range of primary schools in England and abroad. Alice’s research interests include early years and primary children’s mathematical thinking.

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