Professional Studies in Primary Education
A Paperback edition by Hilary Cooper in English (Mar 21, 2014)
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Short Description: This textbook provides a wide-ranging overview of everything you will need to know to prepare you for initial teacher training and your early career in the primary classroom.... Read more
This textbook provides a wide-ranging overview of everything you will need to know to prepare you for initial teacher training and your early career in the primary classroom.
Covering practical issues including planning, assessment and classroom organisation, and thought-provoking topics such as reflecting on your own teaching practice and developing critical thinking skills, this textbook gives you a pragmatic and insightful understanding of teaching in primary schools.
Key new edition features:
Updated coverage of education policy Links to the Teachers' Standards A new Work in Schools feature addressing key issues student teachers encounter Extended coverage of planning and assessment A new chapter on workplace learning exploring how to develop as a classroom professional Coverage of differences in teaching throughout the UK. This is essential reading for all students on primary initial teacher education courses including university-based (PGCE, Bed, BA with QTS), and schools-based (School Direct, SCITT) routes into teaching.
Additional online resources at www.uk.sagepub.com/cooper
There are also updated free resources supporting and extending chapters, including activities, case studies, further reading and useful web links.
Hilary Cooper is Professor Emeritus of History and Pedagogy at the University of Cumbria.
- Edited by
- Hilary Cooper
- SAGE Publications Ltd
- Publication date
- Mar 21, 2014
- Edition Number 2; Revised
- Product dimensions
- 187 x 233 x 23mm
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL STUDIESHistory of EducationPhilosophy of Education and Theories of LearningShort, Medium and Long-Term Planning Monitoring, Assessment and Record KeepingClassroom Organisation and the Learning EnvironmentThe Role of the Adult PART TWO: INCLUSIVE DIMENSIONS OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIESReflective Practice in the Early Years: A Focus on Issues Related to Teaching Reception-age ChildrenInclusion and Special Educational Needs Behaviour Management Personal and Social DevelopmentDialogical, Enquiry and Participatory Approaches to LearningRace, Culture and Ethnicity: Teachers and their PupilsPART THREE: FROM TRAINEE TO TEACHER`Learning Teaching' in SchoolReflective Practice Enquiry and Critical Thinking Exploring Issues in EducationStatutory Professional Responsibilities Moving into Newly Qualified Teacher Status and Beyond