Planning the Primary National Curriculum

Author: Keira Sewell
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526447932
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book explores assessment opportunities, how the teaching of each subject can be organised, key and essential resources in each subject, and how ICT can best be used in each subject to enhance teaching.

Planning the Primary National Curriculum

Author: Keira Sewell
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781526420671
Format: PDF, ePub
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A complete guide for trainees and teachers To prepare to teach the new Primary National Curriculum, you need more than just the Programmes of Study. You need a resource to help you understand, plan for, teach and assess the curriculum. This is it! Your guide to planning the Primary National Curriculum. This book explores how to plan in primary schools. It covers curriculum design and structure, challenges to learning, and how children learn. New in this edition is a chapter on planning for mastery. For each curriculum subject the programme of study is included, with notes to help you interpret it for your own class. The text covers how the teaching of each subject can be organised, assessment opportunities, key and essential resources in each subject, and how ICT can best be used in each subject to enhance teaching. Sequenced lesson examples in all subject chapters link theory to practice and highlight progression. The final section of the book explores the many ways in which the curriculum can be delivered. It includes the creative curriculum, dialogic teaching, cross-curricular learning and more current thinking about interpreting the curriculum.

The Teachers Standards in the Classroom

Author: Roy Blatchford
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526414651
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This text is written to support teachers and trainee teachers to interpret the Standards effectively and independently, as well as how to apply them to their teaching.

Primary English for Trainee Teachers

Author: David Waugh
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 152641371X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Covering all areas of the new National Curriculum for primary English and offering insight into effective teaching, this text will help students connect what they need to teach to how it can be taught.

Primary Science Teaching Theory and Practice

Author: John Sharp
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526422743
Format: PDF, Docs
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Now with online resources to support teaching practice! An extensive knowledge of the primary science curriculum is not enough for trainee teachers, they need to know how to teach science in the primary classroom. This is the essential teaching theory and practice text for primary science that takes a focused look at the practical aspects of teaching. It covers the important skills of classroom management, planning, monitoring and assessment and relates these specifically to primary science, with new material on assessment without levels. New coverage on being a scientist is included to help readers understand how science teaching goes far beyond the curriculum, whilst practical guidance and features support trainees to translate their learning to the classroom. And to support students even further with the very latest strategies in classroom practice, this 8th edition now includes the following online resources on the brand new companion website: practical lesson ideas for the classroom The Primary National Curriculum for science in Key Stages one and two tips for planning primary science useful weblinks for primary science teaching Using this new edition with the supporting online material makes it an essential guide to effective and creative science teaching.

Lesson Planning for Primary School Teachers

Author: Stephen Lockyer
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472921127
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Being prepared to teach every subject in the curriculum is an essential skill for all primary school teachers, and good lesson planning is a critical tool for coping with the workload, as well as for wowing your pupils, your colleagues, and Ofsted inspectors. In his new book, Stephen Lockyer provides a breakdown of lesson planning strategies, plus a range of practical and original ideas to use with your class. Using real primary classroom anecdotes, as well as helpful diagrams, tick lists and tips on how to implement planning techniques day-to-day, Lesson Planning for Primary School Teachers is a complete toolbox for primary school teachers who want to develop their key skills and strategies for lesson planning.

Working Scientifically

Author: Kevin Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317307690
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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With the changes that have taken place to the National Curriculum for science, the investigations that children should experience have broadened and become a key part of the curriculum necessary for the development of knowledge and understanding. Working Scientifically is a comprehensive guide that will help primary teachers develop their skills, improve their practice and nurture ‘working scientifically’ in the classroom. This book provides teachers with the tools and resources that are necessary for teaching science in a fun and exploratory way. Focusing on individual skills, it provides scientific activities in a number of different contexts. It explores each skill multiple times to help pupils progress through the age-related expectations and emphasises teaching through exploration, questioning and dialogue. Using the analogy of a journey to space as the central concept, with each step of progression related to a step in the journey, chapters include: What is ‘working scientifically’? Raising questions, predictions and planning; Observations, measurements and recording; Interpreting, analysing and concluding; Reflecting and evaluating; Assessment. Full of practical resources such as planning materials and assessment sheets, Working Scientifically will be an essential guide for all qualified and trainee primary teachers wishing to develop their practice in this essential area of the Science curriculum.

Primary Science for Trainee Teachers

Author: Judith Roden
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473907276
Format: PDF, Mobi
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With chapter sequencing following the new Curriculum, this book supports trainee Primary school teachers to make use of the opportunities presented in the new National Curriculum for effective and engaging Science teaching. Covering all of the areas of the new National Curriculum for primary science and offering insight into effective teaching, it helps you connect what you need to teach to how it can be taught. This comprehensive guide to teaching Primary Science will help you secure your subject knowledge, understand how children learn about science and know how to plan and teach effective and inspiring science lessons. Exploring opportunities in the new curriculum for creative and imaginative teaching, it shows you how to capitalize on opportunities to teach Science in a way that sparks children's interest. Includes the full National Curriculum Programme of Study for Science, key stages 1 and 2 as a useful reference for trainee teachers. Other books in this series include: Primary Mathematics for Trainee Teachers and Primary English for Trainee Teachers

Bloomsbury Curriculum Basics Teaching Primary Geography

Author: Stephen Scoffham
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472921097
Format: PDF, ePub
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Teaching Primary Geography is structured around the requirements of the latest version of the UK national curriculum for KS1, Lower KS2 and Upper KS2. By providing a succinct and accessible overview to over 30 geographical topics, it meets the needs of practitioners across the country and provides a single reference point for informed and creative geography teaching. Each topic includes three engaging lesson plans for practitioners to implement, either in their own classroom or across the whole school in the role of subject co-ordinator, together with features such as key vocabulary, useful links and cross-curricular activities. This book is guaranteed to get pupils involved and actively learning.

How to be an Outstanding Primary School Teacher 2nd edition

Author: David Dunn
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472946251
Format: PDF
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The 2nd edition of David Dunn's best-selling How to be an Outstanding Primary School Teacher, now updated to reflect changes in teaching initiatives and educational policy, including valuable new content on using technology in the primary classroom. This book features lots of easy-to-introduce activities and techniques that will propel satisfactory and good lessons into the outstanding category - not just when being observed, but all the time. And the best news? This book tells you how to do it without spending lots more time planning, researching and preparing 'out of this world' lessons. There are dozens of starters and plenaries and useful websites, and the author's own website offers resources to save you even more time. A must for all primary school teachers who want to become outstanding, not just for the inspectors but for every child they teach.