Explaining & Questioning
Mastering Teaching Skills

By Trevor Kerry
December 2002
Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 0-7487-6859-9
152 pages, 7 1/2 x 9 3/4"
$26.50 Paper Original

Offering practical support, these books combine background theory with realistic advice. Activities, taken from real-life examples, help users to implement and develop practical skills. Linked to the government based standards framework, this series will be valuable to teachers undergoing Continuing Professional Development. PGCE students will need this material to apply the theory they have learnt to the classroom setting. This book examines the impact of questioning and explaining in the classroom as well as identifies why these need to be a key part of the teacher's skills. Shows how questions and explanations differ in their nature and effectiveness. Provides practical advice on how to improve questioning skills and deal with pupils questions.

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