Learning for Teaching: Teaching for learning 2E gives a practical introduction to the roles, responsibilities and essential tasks of teachers. Easy to read, concise chapters examine the basics of how to plan, prepare and teach using a range of teaching and learning strategies. Topics such as standards, professionalism, lesson planning, assessment, classroom organisation and management are presented with a get-up-and-running focus, whilst activities throughout promote reflection and help readers practice their skills. Suitable for beginning teachers in early childhood, primary and secondary teaching programs, it encourages readers to develop their professional personality, knowledge and skills to make a difference as educators.
Introduction About the authors Acknowledgements Resources guide PART A ??? Contexts of education 1. Historical overview of the educational system in Australia 2. Structure of schools PART B ??? Quality teachers and teaching 3. Teacher work 4. Standards in teaching 5. Professionalism in teaching 6. Professional portfolios 7. Maximising your own learning PART C ??? Preparing for practice 8. The teaching and learning cycle 9. Curriculum development 10. Lesson planning 11. Levels of planning 12. Curriculum planning 13. Lesson introductions and closures 14. Teaching and learning strategies 15. Grouping 16. Assessment, evaluating and reporting PART D ??? Classroom organisation and management: 17. Knowing your students 18. Student motivation 19. Creating a positive learning environment 20. Promoting positive behaviour for learning 21. Record keeping 22. Communicating and working with parents 23. Communicating and working with your community Appendix 1: Schooling in Australia Appendix 2: Lesson plan format Appendix 3: Lesson plan annotated Appendix 4: Community resources survey Appendix 5: Weblinks Bibliography Index
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 26th August 2009
Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia