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Change In Classroom Practice - Steve Farrow

Change In Classroom Practice

Paperback Published: 21st January 1994
ISBN: 9780750701990
Number Of Pages: 208

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Over the last ten years deliberate and determined efforts have been made to improve schooling. This book charts recent and current developments in the practical business of changing classroom practice to make schools more effective. It is devoted to detecting the effects on classroom practice of the efforts made to improve schools and classrooms, and to understanding how classroom practice changes. Contributors include advisory teachers, Higher Education HE tutors and researchers, and work described ranges from early years' classrooms to post-experience course outcomes and the tracking of Inservice education and training INSET effectiveness.

Introduction: Change in Classroom Practice: The Need to Know Hilary Constablep. 1
Theoretical Assumptions and Methodological Decisionsp. 11
Researching Teachers' and Pupils' Classroom Strategiesp. 15
Process Product Research Revisitedp. 27
Changing Classroom Practice Through INSET: Towards a Holistic Modelp. 33
Intended Change and Observed Outcomesp. 45
Common Curriculum but Diverse Experiencep. 49
The Impact of the National Curriculum on Planning for Classroom Sciencep. 62
Expect the Unexpected: School-specific Contexts and the Shaping of School-based INSET Projectsp. 70
Observation of Classroom Practicep. 79
Problem Solving in Technology in the Nursery: Gender Implicationsp. 83
Children Talking about Poetry: Changing Classroom Practice Through Teacher Oriented Researchp. 88
Investigating the Evolution of Classroom Practicep. 101
Teachers and the Impact of Professional and Organizational Developmentp. 113
Can INSET Essays Change the World for Children?p. 117
Primary Teachers Experiencing Changep. 127
Changing Classroom Practice Through Teacher Researchp. 137
Notes on Contributorsp. 148
Indexp. 152
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ISBN: 9780750701990
ISBN-10: 0750701994
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 21st January 1994
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 0.91
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1