Primary English for Trainee Teachers


Author: David Waugh,Wendy Jolliffe,Kate Allott
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 152641371X
Category: Education
Page: 352
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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.

Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics in Primary Schools


Author: Wendy Jolliffe,David Waugh,Angela Gill
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526470675
Category: Education
Page: 352
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The government prioritizes systematic synthetic phonics as a key strategy in the teaching of reading and this is your guide to teaching systematic synthetic phonics in primary schools. This text supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS through the exploration of a range of aspects of phonics teaching. It gives a balance of research and practice and allows trainees to develop and in-depth understanding of what works in phonics teaching, and why. It begins with the subject knowledge that underpins effective teaching - key aspects of the alphabetic code from discriminating sounds and phonemes to teaching long vowel phonemes and their different spellings and pronunciations. It goes on to explore pedagogy from the early years to Key Stage 2 giving guidance on, among others, systematic progression, intervention and multi-sensory and interactive methods. The title includes a review of different popular phonics programmes, set against the DfE (2011) criteria for high-quality phonics teaching. This third edition has been updated in line with changes in primary education. A new section includes classroom case studies and lesson ideas for teachers to learn about best practice from other teachers.

Teaching Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling in Primary Schools


Author: David Waugh,Claire Warner,Rosemary Waugh
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526470713
Category: Education
Page: 272
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Trainee and beginning teachers often find the teaching of grammar, punctuation and spelling especially challenging as they are not confident in their own knowledge. This popular text explores and provides the subject knowledge you will need to teach grammar, punctuation and spelling and gives guidance on how to teach it. The text is really accessible and includes lots of examples and teaching ideas, enabling you to approach teaching with ease. Detailed examples of effective lessons show you how to engage children’s interest in some of the more formal aspects of writing and throughout, activities and practical examples demonstrate how you can translate this learning into the classroom. This third edition has been updated to include more examples of children's work. A new chapter is added on 'Teaching grammar across the curriculum' to support an integrated approach to the teaching of grammar.

Primary Mathematics for Trainee Teachers


Author: Marcus Witt
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473908299
Category: Education
Page: 304
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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 Mathematics teaching. Covering all of the areas of the new Curriculum for primary mathematics and offering insight into effective teaching, this book helps students connect what they need to teach with how it can be taught. Exploring opportunities in the new curriculum for creative and imaginative teaching, it shows readers how to capitalize on opportunities to develop children's reasoning and problem solving skills. It explores how to make links between mathematics and children's lived experiences to enhance their learning and enables trainees to develop an ability to plan with discernment, making the most of existing thinking and research as well as building confidence in adapting and customizing ideas. Includes the full National Curriculum Programme of Study for Maths, key stages 1 and 2 as a useful reference for trainee teachers. Other books in this series include: Primary Science for Trainee Teachers and Primary English for Trainee Teachers

Primary English Across the Curriculum


Author: Karen Tulloch,Judith Cullen,Enid Jones,Linda Saunders,Gillian Turner
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 085725782X
Category: Education
Page: 200
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This book supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS in teaching primary English across all areas of the curriculum. Focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, this text draws out meaningful cross curriculur links and explores how the teaching of English can take place across the whole curriculum. It examines how a teacher's effective use of English is essential in supporting learning in all subjects and considers the role of the teacher in promoting English. Chapters cover topics such as language, literature, EAL and thinking skills. Incorporating the latest thinking in primary English and including exemplars of current good practice, this practical guide encourages trainee teachers to explore learning and teachig in new ways. About the Transforming QTS Series This series reflects the new creative way schools are begining to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards primary QTS. Titles provide full up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.

Children's Literature in Primary Schools


Author: David Waugh,Sally Neaum,Rosemary Waugh
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1446293696
Category: Education
Page: 208
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How can you help children to develop a love of reading and books? Trainee and experienced primary school teachers need an advanced knowledge of children's literature for effective teaching. If you are training to be a teacher, this is your guide to the range of and scope of children's literature for the primary classroom. Through the exploration of different genres it covers a wide range of literature and helps you to consider what we mean by literature. Case studies that model good practice are included with suggestions for practical activities using literature to enhance teaching across the curriculum. Throughout, book recommendations show how specific texts can be used for teaching in exciting and innovative ways. About the Transforming QTS Series This series reflects the new creative way schools are begining to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards primary QTS. Titles provide fully up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.

Primary Science for Trainee Teachers


Author: Judith Roden,James Archer
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473907276
Category: Education
Page: 264
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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

Teaching Arithmetic in Primary Schools

Audit and Test
Author: Richard English
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857257269
Category: Education
Page: 160
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There is a new and increasing emphasis on the importance of teaching arithmetical skills in primary schools. This text outlines what is meant by arithmetic and enables trainee teachers to build their own confidence in teaching arithmetic. It covers all aspects of arithmetic including recall of number facts and traditional pen and paper methods. Each arithmetical approach is illustrated with detailed examples and readers can access their own learning in each area. Guidance on when and where to use different approaches to enhance children's learning is included and interactive activities highlight essential links between theory and practice. Abouth the Transforming Primary QTS series This series reflects the new creative way schools are begining to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards primary QTS. Titles provide fully up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts to draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.

Primary Professional Studies


Author: Alice Hansen
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473926890
Category: Education
Page: 344
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Primary teacher training is challenging. Trainees must be prepared to consider teaching in innovative ways, while remaining focussed on the unchanging requirements of children’s learning. The third edition of this popular core book supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS taking account of the diverse aspects of primary professional studies. Mapped to the Teachers' Standards and the new National Curriculum, this text designed specifically for the primary professional studies module. It begins with an exploration of the curriculum reviewing recent changes together with the new National Curriculum as well as taking a wider view of curriculum design and delivery. The text moves on to look at 'The Developing Child' encouraging students to home in on child-centred teaching and learning and explores the needs and learning journeys of all children. 'The Developing Teacher' section outlines and highlights the professional role of the teacher and helps trainees to consider the kind of teachers they want to be. Finally, the text covers essential 'Teaching Skills', offering trainees friendly and accessible advice on planning, assessments and behaviour management. Exploring key issues in current teaching and learning such as inclusion, safeguarding and the wider school community explore, this third edition also includes new chapters on children's learning in the early years and children's voice enhancing the text's child-centred focus. Also included is a completely new chapter on managing your teaching environment to help trainees consider the small things about everyday teaching that can really make a difference in the classroom. A comprehensive guide offering in-depth coverage of all aspects of teaching and learning, together with practical teaching suggestions.

The EAL Teaching book

Promoting success for multilingual learners
Author: Jean Conteh
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473957524
Category: Education
Page: 216
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As the number of children for whom English is an Additional Language in schools increases, how do teachers and trainees prepare to support them to succeed? This text is their toolkit. A complete guide to understanding, learning from and teaching bilingual and EAL children in schools. The text begins by asking 'who are EAL learners' and challenges some of the misconceptions about this group. It goes on to examine language in depth, providing focused theory to help teachers and trainees better understand the wider context of children's needs. This theory is supported by a wealth of information on practical teaching strategies and resources in the promoting learning section. The text covers planning across the curriculum for EAL, assessing EAL and bilingual learners and classroom organisation, offering day-to-day practical support for teachers. New to this second edition is a chapter on Using home languages and cultures in learning as well many new case studies from practising teachers offering insight and knowledge on teaching this particular group.

The Primary English Encyclopedia

The heart of the curriculum
Author: Margaret Mallett
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317232089
Category: Education
Page: 572
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This newly updated, user friendly Primary English Encyclopedia addresses all aspects of the primary English curriculum and is an invaluable reference for all training and practising teachers. Now in its fifth edition, entries have been revised to take account of new research and thinking. The approach is supportive of the reflective practitioner in meeting National Curriculum requirements in England and developing sound subject knowledge and good classroom practice. While the book is scholarly, the author writes in a conversational style and includes reproductions of covers of recommended children’s books and examples of children’s writing and drawing to add interest. The encyclopedia includes: over 600 entries , many expanded and entirely new for this edition, including entries on apps, blogging and computing; short definitions of key concepts; input on the initial teaching of reading including the teaching of phonics and the other cue-systems; extended entries on major topics such as speaking and listening, reading, writing, drama, poetry, non-fiction, bilingualism and children’s literature; information on new literacies and new kinds of texts for children; discussion of current issues and input on the history of English teaching in the primary years; extended entries on gender and literacy; important references for each topic, advice on further reading and accounts of recent research findings; and a Who’s Who of Primary English and lists of essential texts, updated for this new edition. This encyclopedia will be ideal for student teachers on BA and PGCE courses preparing for work in primary schools and primary school teachers. Anyone concerned with bringing about the informed and imaginative teaching of primary school English will find this book helpful and interesting.

Primary Science: Teaching Theory and Practice


Author: John Sharp,Graham Peacock,Rob Johnsey,Shirley Simon,Robin Smith,Alan Cross,Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology Diane Harris,Diane Harris
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526422778
Category: Education
Page: 200
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Covering all the important skills of teaching primary science, the book takes a focused look at all the practical aspects of teaching.

Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics

Audit and Test
Author: David Waugh,Ruth Harrison-Palmer
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1446294846
Category: Education
Page: 136
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Can you demonstrate a clear understanding of systematic synthetic phonics? If you are training to be a primary school teacher you need to have, and to demonstrate, a clear understanding of systematic synthetic phonics to meet the Teachers' Standards. This companion text to the popular Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics in Primary Schools enables you to audit your knowledge, making you more aware of the subject and the areas in which you need to know more. In all chapters, self audits are accompanied by guidance on next steps for developing your knowledge. All chapters feature sections that link your learning to the classroom, showing you how to use your knowledge to teach phonics. Designed to help build your confidence and develop your knowledge of phonics, this text supports your development as an effective teacher of reading. This is a companion text to: Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics in Primary Schools Joliffe, Waugh and Carss About the Transforming Primary QTS series This series reflects the new creative way schools are beginning to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards primary QTS. Titles provide fully up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links. David Waugh is Director on Primary PGCE at Durham University where he is also the subject leader for English. He has published extensively in Primary English. David is a former deputy head teacher, was Head of the Education department at University of Hull, and was Regional Adviser for ITT for the National Strategies from 2008 to 2010. Ruth Harrison-Palmer is a former acting head teacher. She has worked for the National Strategies and Cumbria Local Authority as a literacy consultant. Currently Ruth has a senior role in ITE at the University of Cumbria.

The Eal Teaching Book

Promoting Success for Multilingual Learners
Author: Jean Conteh
Publisher: Learning Matters Limited
ISBN: 9781473957497
Category: Education
Page: 216
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A complete guide to understanding, learning from and teaching bilingual and EAL children in schools.

Primary Science: Knowledge and Understanding


Author: Graham Peacock,John Sharp,Rob Johnsey,Debbie Wright,Keira Sewell
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526422735
Category: Education
Page: 280
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Develops secure subject knowledge for primary science with the ability to test understanding through the new online resources.

Children's Errors in Mathematics


Author: Alice Hansen,Doreen Drews,John Dudgeon,Fiona Lawton,Liz Surtees
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526422824
Category: Education
Page: 272
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Now with 50 new misconceptions, this practical guide helps teachers and trainees tackle potential errors whilst enhancing their understanding of the difficulties encountered in mathematical development.

Reflective Learning and Teaching in Primary Schools

9780857257697
Author: Alice Hansen,Adrian Copping,Nick Clough,Mike Pezet,Peter Dudley,Lisa Murtagh,Elizabeth Gowing,Helen Davenport,Emma McVittie
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857257714
Category: Education
Page: 176
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Trainee teachers are expected to demonstrate reflective practice in many ways throughout their course. Unlike other texts, this book takes a focused look at what primary trainees need to know and offers specific and details guidance on how to be meaningfully reflective in learning and teaching. Examining reflection as a tool for both teachers and children, this text considers how teachers can encourage the children they teach to be reflective in their own learning and how this can improve learning and teaching. Chapters on lesson study and reflective journals offer practical guidance, and a chapter on using children's voice as a tool for reflection explores this popular topical theme. Case studies and activities are included to help the reader relate theory to practice and all chapters are linked to the 2012 Teachers' Standards. About the Transforming Primary QTS series This series reflects the new creative way schools are begining to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards primary QTS. Titles provide fully up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.

Teaching Computational Thinking and Coding in Primary Schools


Author: David Morris,Gurmit Uppal,David Wells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526414694
Category: Education
Page: 172
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This core text for trainee primary teachers is a guide to the teaching of computing and coding, and provides an exploration of how children develop their computational thinking.

Primary ICT Across the Curriculum


Author: Debbie Simpson,Mike Toyn
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857259644
Category: Education
Page: 224
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The changing landscape of primary teaching requires trainees to consider learning and teaching in new ways. This book supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS in teaching primary ICT across all areas of the curriculum. Taking a truly cross-curricular approach, the text highlights meaningful links across the curriculum, while embracing the latest thinking and current good practice. A chapter on social networking and e-safety is included, giving essential guidance on this topical issue. This is followed by a section aimed at strengthening trainees' own skills and subject knowledge in ICT. Interactive activities and case studies link theory to practice and encourage the reader to rethink how ICT is taught in primary schools. This Second Edition is linked to the 2012 Teachers' Standards. About the Transforming Primary QTS series This series reflects the new creative way schools are begining to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards prmary QTS. Titles provide fully up tp date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.