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Learning to Teach in the Secondary School - Noelene L. Weatherby-Fell

Learning to Teach in the Secondary School

Paperback Published: 3rd July 2015
ISBN: 9781107461802
Number Of Pages: 309

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Learning to Teach in the Secondary School presents secondary teaching theory and practice within a contemporary, holistic framework that empowers pre-service teachers to become effective and reflective practitioners. This practical and engaging book includes many valuable teaching resources such as: * practical examples and case studies based on personal teaching experiences in school systems, to encourage effective education intervention for the empowerment of secondary students * questions and research topics to emphasise the importance of collaboration and to highlight opportunities for discussion within each chapter * explicit instructional and behavioural strategies and guidance for pre-service teachers to implement in their classrooms. Drawing on the wide-ranging expertise of its contributors, Learning to Teach in the Secondary School provides teachers with the specialist skills necessary to make a difference to the lives and outcomes of young people at a time of significant physical, social, emotional and cognitive development.

1. Welcome to the world of secondary teaching and pedagogy Tania L. Aspland; 2. Teacher professional resilience: thriving not just surviving Susan Beltman; 3. The developing child and adolescent: implications for learning Karen Swabey; 4. Transition from primary to secondary school: middle schooling concepts Peter Hudson and Sue Hudson; 5. Effective and reflective teaching practice Jennifer M. Gore; 6. The Australian Curriculum: secondary considerations Val Thomas; 7. Planning to pedagogy: a tool kit for the beginning teacher Noelene Weatherby-Fell; 8. Managing student behaviour: individual and group contexts Wendy Moran; 9. Inclusive classrooms and differentiation Jane Jarvis; 10. Developing a professional sensibility to 'the digital' in secondary classrooms Chris Bigum and Leonie Rowan; 11. Aboriginal education: more than adding different perspectives Nerida Blair; 12. Approaching disadvantage with 'care' Nicoli Humphry; 13. Professional experience in schools Rosie Le Cornu; 14. The Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, and professionalism Graeme Hall and Noelene Weatherby-Fell; 15. Managing the complex interconnection of practice: professional portfolios as a technology for teacher reflection Jo-Anne Reid.

ISBN: 9781107461802
ISBN-10: 1107461804
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 309
Published: 3rd July 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.94 x 17.6  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.58