Understanding Learning & Teaching in Secondary Schools

Edited By Alison Hramiak & Terry Hudson
May 2011
Pearson Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN 9781405899444
336 Pages, Illustrated
$62.50 Paper Original

Understanding Learning and Teaching in Secondary Schools has been specifically researched, written and developed to inform, support and guide anyone training to become a secondary teacher today.

This comprehensive new text strikes a balance between the depth of theory covered in the book and its practical application in the classroom. The authors introduce and explore key ideas and issues in an accessible, highly readable way, inviting you to reflect on your own practice and challenge both your own and others’ thinking.

CHAPTER 1 Introduction

CHAPTER 2 Becoming a Reflective Practitioner

CHAPTER 3 Academic Writing and Reading

CHAPTER 4 Every Child Matters: A Holistic View of the School

CHAPTER 5 Engaging Learners

CHAPTER 6 Individual Needs

CHAPTER 7 Raising Achievement

CHAPTER 8 Planning and Preparation

CHAPTER 9 Assessment and Feedback

CHAPTER 10 Behaviour Management in the Classroom

CHAPTER 11 The Mentoring Process

CHAPTER 12 School Structures, Leadership and Management

CHAPTER 13 Collaborative Working

CHAPTER 14 PSHE and Citizenship

CHAPTER 15 Vocational and Work-Based Learning in the School Environment

CHAPTER 16 Pastoral Care and the Role of the Form Tutor

CHAPTER 17 Learning from Others

CHAPTER 18 Getting a Job and Keeping It

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