The Professional Practice of Teaching
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|Format: ||Paperback, 4th edition Edition|
|Published In: ||Australia, 15 September 2011|
The Professional Practice of Teaching contains a wealth of information that pre-service teachers need to know in order to learn to teach effectively. Written specifically for the New Zealand setting, it highlights the range of knowledge and skills that teachers require in order to make a positive difference to their students lives. Every chapter in this fourth edition has been updated to include the latest evidence on best practice, and discussion of current and emerging issues that are impacting upon teachers and their work, such as new policies in curriculum and national standards and the registration of teachers. Throughout the text many case studies, activities and stories from real-life teachers and students help readers to link the theory to their classroom practices. Suitable for beginning teachers in early childhood, primary and secondary, this book will be an invaluable reference throughout your studies and into your teaching career.
Table of Contents
1. Developing classroom culture: Creating a climate for learning 2. How do people learn? Understanding the learning process 3 The work and artistry of teaching 4. Teachers and curriculum decisions 5. Classroom interaction and learning 6. Managing learning environments 7. Planning for effective teaching and learning 8. Using classroom assessment for effective learning and teaching 9. A culturally responsive pedagogy of relations 10. Culturally diverse classrooms and communities 11. Transforming learning through ICT: Swimming with dolphins 12. Developing a community of learners 13. Teachers and professional ethics 14. Moving into the profession 15. Raising our heads: Keeping a critical eye on policy and research
|Publisher: ||Cengage Learning Australia|