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Teaching Middle Years : Rethinking Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment : 2nd Edition - Donna Pendergast

Teaching Middle Years

Rethinking Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment : 2nd Edition

By: Donna Pendergast (Editor), Nan Bahr (Editor)


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The middle years of schooling are increasingly recognised as a crucial stage in students' lives, one that has significant consequences for ongoing educational success. Teaching Middle Years offers a systematic overview of the philosophy, principles and issues in middle schooling. It includes contributions from academics and school-based practitioners on intellectual and emotional development in early adolescence, pedagogy, curriculum and assessment of middle years students. This edition is revised to reflect the latest research findings. It includes new chapters on students with diverse needs, school partnerships with families and community, and effective team teaching, and a chapter that brings middle schooling concepts to life by providing real examples of reform in action. Written for teachers, student teachers, education leaders and policy makers, this is a resource for anyone involved in educating young adolescents.

List of tables..List of figures..List of contributors..Foreword..Preface..Acknowledgements..PART 1 The middle years as a site for educational reform..Chapter 1 Middle schooling ..Chapter 2 The philosophy of middle schooling ..Chapter 3 The middle years learner ..Chapter 4 Differentiated learners ..Chapter 5 The middle years learner's brain ..Chapter 6 Developing resilience ..Chapter 7 Efficacy and research ..PART 2 Curriculum practices for the middle years..Chapter 8 Literacies ..Chapter 9 Numeracy ..Chapter 10 Physicality and learning ..Chapter 11 Integrated curriculum ..Chapter 12 Negotiated curriculum ..PART 3 Pedagogical practices for the middle years..Chapter 13 Collaborative learning ..Chapter 14 Higher order thinking ..Chapter 15 Teacher-student relationships ..Chapter 16 Managing behaviour ..Chapter 17 Community ..Chapter 18 Teams and teaming practices ..PART 4 Asses

ISBN: 9781742371917
ISBN-10: 1742371914
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 1st August 2010
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 17.6  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.925
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised