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Secondary Starters and Plenaries: English

Secondary Starters and Plenaries: English

Creative activities, ready-to-use for teaching English

  • Author: Johnnie Young
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1441144501
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 152
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This book provides English teachers with 50 cohesive suggestions for embedding and extending learning in the classroom: from individual to whole-class activities, and from the energetic to the sedate, all with realistic timings for each. Even better, every starter and plenary contains an 'ideas generator', making it easily-adaptable for the whole ability range of your class and keeping it fresh for you to use, and there are PowerPoints, task sheets and other time-saving resources online. The book covers the whole spectrum of topics that every English teacher needs to cover, and makes use of music, drama, maps, charts and practical props. Some ideas involve students managing and monitoring each other; some use all the senses; others involve creative thinking and where practical and appropriate, the content is embedded in the real world so that students can immediately see the wider application of their efforts. The 'teacher tips' section offers guidance on how to deliver the idea to get the best results based on years of trial and error by the author.

Secondary Starters and Plenaries: History

Secondary Starters and Plenaries: History

Ready-to-use Activities for Teaching History

  • Author: Mike Gershon
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1441171932
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 160
  • View: 6350
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This book contains creative and imaginative tried-and-tested starters and plenaries for engaging students in all areas of a history lesson.

Secondary Starters and Plenaries: Geography

Secondary Starters and Plenaries: Geography

Ready-to-use activities for teaching geography

  • Author: Brin Best,Steve Padget
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1441175482
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 160
  • View: 5899
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This book provides geography teachers with 50 cohesive suggestions for embedding and extending learning in the classroom: from individual to whole-class activities, and from the energetic to the sedate. Even better, every starter and plenary is easily-adaptable for the whole ability range of your class and ideas for extension and development keep each activity fresh. There are also PowerPoints, task sheets and other time-saving resources online. The book covers the whole spectrum of topics that every geography teacher needs to cover. Some ideas involve students managing and monitoring each other; others involve creative thinking and where practical and appropriate, the content is embedded in the real world so that students can immediately see the wider application of their efforts. In the 'teacher's tips' section, the author offers guidance on how to deliver the idea to get the best results based on years of trial and error.

Secondary Starters and Plenaries

Secondary Starters and Plenaries

Ready-to-use Activities for Teaching Any Subject

  • Author: Kate Brown
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1408193574
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 152
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Looking for time saving, creative, ready-to-use activities to kick-start and round up your lessons? Look no further!

Resources for Teaching Creative Writing

Resources for Teaching Creative Writing

  • Author: Johnnie Young
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1441141391
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 152
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This resource book is designed to engage students in the process of creative writing. Using ideas and activities he has put into practice himself, Johnnie Young guides the teacher through a series of creative lessons designed to stimulate creative thinking. Each activity is supported by lesson notes, including ideas for starters, pleanaries and follow up work as well as a photocopiable worksheet.

The Perfect Ofsted Inspection

The Perfect Ofsted Inspection

  • Author: Jackie Beere,Ian Gilbert
  • Publisher: Crown House Publishing
  • ISBN: 1781350221
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 144
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Building on the success of The Perfect (Ofsted) Lesson, this book demonstrates through exemplary case studies how to get the very best from your Ofsted inspection. Heads and middle leaders who have managed to show their school off in the best possible light share their top tips for making your inspection an opportunity rather than a threat. Telling the story of your school effectively, showing how the data really represents your school and helping your middle leaders show how they are working towards 'continuous improvement' are just a few of the essential aspects of preparation for the inspection. Writing an incisive SEF that exemplifies your spiralling success and which demonstrates your capacity for improvement is still essential for gaining an 'outstanding' result.This book will help prepare you and your staff to be confident and impressive in every lesson visited by the inspection team and will empower your senior leaders and governors to demonstrate outstanding leadership. Written in Jackie Beere's pragmatic style with a wealth of practical advice from many contributors this book will deliver the essential tips for making inspection work for your school.

Resources for Teaching Mathematics: 14-16

Resources for Teaching Mathematics: 14-16

  • Author: Colin Foster
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 082643603X
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 320
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Teaching History

Teaching History

Developing as a Reflective Secondary Teacher

  • Author: Ian Phillips
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1446245381
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 288
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Reflective practice is at the heart of effective teaching, and this book will help you develop into a reflective teacher of history. Everything you need is here: guidance on developing your analysis and self-evaluation skills, the knowledge of what you are trying to achieve and why, and examples of how experienced teachers deliver successful lessons. The book shows you how to plan lessons, how to make the best use of resources and how to assess pupils' progress effectively. Each chapter contains points for reflection, which encourage you to break off from your reading and think about the challenging questions that you face as a history teacher. The book comes with access to a companion website, where you will find: - Videos of real lessons so you can see the skills discussed in the text in action - Transcripts from teachers and students that you can use as tools for reflection - Links to a range of sites that provide useful additional support - Extra planning and resource materials. If you are training to teach history, citizenship or social sciences this book will help you to improve your classroom performance by providing you with practical advice, and also by helping you to think in depth about the key issues. It provides examples of the research evidence that is needed in academic work at Masters level, essential for anyone undertaking an M-level PGCE. Ian Phillips is course leader for PGCE History (and Teaching and Learning Fellow) at Edge Hill University.

English Teaching in the Secondary School

English Teaching in the Secondary School

Linking theory and practice

  • Author: Mike Fleming,David Stevens
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317441273
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 284
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English Teaching in the Secondary School is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of teaching English. This updated 4th edition has been revised to take into consideration changes in national policy, drawing on the most recent research and theory to produce engaging, practical ideas for use in the classroom. It challenges mechanistic and formulaic approaches to teaching, instead placing an emphasis on reflection, understanding and informed practice. Guiding students and new teachers through the whole process of English teaching in the secondary school, this edition has been fully updated to include: • a report of the most recent developments in national policy • discussion of multiple literacies and critical literacy • a new chapter on English as an additional language • a new chapter on cross curricular themes • new sections on approaches to the teaching of grammar • reflections on international developments in language teaching and their relevance • a guide to further reading on resources and research Written in an accessible style, with a wealth of advice and ideas, English Teaching in the Secondary School forms essential reading for all those training to become secondary English teachers.

Resources for Teaching English: 11-14

Resources for Teaching English: 11-14

  • Author: Helena Ceranic
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 0826434762
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 168
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English teachers constantly have to think up new ways to engage their class. It's hard enough for teachers to fit all their marking, extra-curricular duties and training into their lives, let alone finding time to think up exciting new ways of introducing Dickens, or designing activities to bring Caribbean poetry to life. Resources for Teaching English 11-14 provides complete, curriculum-friendly lesson plans and student worksheets for busy secondary school teachers. This resource comprises an assortment of more than 70 lesson plans, each designed to motivate and inspire students and make the lesson go as smoothly and purposefully as possible. Each teacher's plan includes: · the aims and objectives of the lesson, · a lesson starter, main lesson plan and plenary, each with suggested timeframes to help teachers keep inside the parameters of the lesson, · homework ideas, and · tips for making it harder or easier for G&T or SEN students. Fully-photocopiable or downloadable student worksheets accompany each lesson plan.

100 Ideas for Teaching English

100 Ideas for Teaching English

  • Author: Angella Cooze
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1441197273
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 138
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100 Ideas for Teaching English contains 100 creative and innovative ideas for getting students engaged in all aspects of the English curriculum. Ideas range from understanding basic grammar and punctuation to studying plays, poetry and core texts.

The Creative Teaching & Learning Resource Book

The Creative Teaching & Learning Resource Book

  • Author: Brin Best,Will Thomas
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1441188193
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 240
  • View: 8515
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An exciting mixed product of print and downloadalbe resources, this book presents over 200 tips, tools and practical strategies for more effective teaching and learning that can be used in your classroom tomorrow. The emphasis is on exciting, inclusive learning experiences which genuinely engage learners and raise motivation. The book is a follow up to the ground-breaking Creative Teaching and Learning Toolkit which sets out the key principles of effective teaching and learning. Using their pioneering Creative Teaching Framework as a scaffold for the book, award-winning authors Brin Best and Will Thomas guide you through strategies that deal with each component of effective teaching. As well as dealing comprehensively with actual teaching techniques you can use, the authors also tackle the key areas of vision, climate and reflection, showing you how a range of practical approaches can also benefit your learners. A special section deals with things you can do on a personal and professional level to improve your teaching skills too. All the strategies included in the book are highly practical and represent tried and tested approaches from successful classrooms. Each is presented concisely, showing how you can embed the learning activities into your day to day lessons. Special emphasis is placed on creative ways of producing successful learning outcomes for students of all abilities. This resource book presents a rich compendium of teaching and learning strategies that can be used by teachers of all subjects. It will help you to become more creative in your teaching and for learners to be more creative in their approaches. It will widen your repertoire of teaching approaches, to the benefit of all your learners. Whether you are a teacher early in your career looking to gain new skills, or an experienced practitioner wishing to expand your toolkit and freshen up your teaching, then the Creative Teaching and Learning Resource Book has something for you.

100 Ideas for Teaching Geography

100 Ideas for Teaching Geography

  • Author: Andy Leeder
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1441121803
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 142
  • View: 1917
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This title takes a skills-based approach, with each section suggesting general ideas to use in everyday classroom teaching, including specific examples of how these can be used with a variety of modules from elementary school through to high school.

Enlivening Secondary History

Enlivening Secondary History

50 Classroom Activities for Teachers and Pupils

  • Author: Peter Davies,Rhys J. Davies
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 0415678331
  • Category: EDUCATION
  • Page: 209
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Enlivening Secondary History: 50 Classroom Activities for Teachers and Pupils.

Speech Class for Teens

Speech Class for Teens

28 Speech Class Lessons Plus Handouts and Forms

  • Author: Diane Windingland
  • Publisher: Small Talk Big Results
  • ISBN: 147830913X
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 188
  • View: 2037
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Who needs this book? English teachers who want a once-a-week, year-long speech class Speech teachers looking to add some variety to their speech classes Home school co-ops wanting to offer a speech class After school enrichment programs Independent instructors offering speech classes And, of course, the students taking the class! Features: 28 Lessons for a 30 Class Sessions Short Lessons (suggest 10 minutes of teaching time) Teaching Notes provide answers to fill-in-the-blanks Fun, interactive activities All assignment sheets included (nothing to photo copy) Every student speaks during every class (prepared or impromptu) Christian content for 2 lessons (can skip or modify, if desired) Links provided for online copies of forms Tested with students in 7th-11th grades Save time and enjoy your class!

Inspired English Teaching

Inspired English Teaching

A Practical Guide for Teachers

  • Author: Keith West
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1441190805
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 184
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What messages are you sending to your class? 55% of communication occurs through our body language, 38% from the tone, speed and inflection of our voice and a mere 7% from what we're actually saying! Inspired English Teaching will help you to use your voice, facial expressions and movement to assert your authority in the classroom, make the boring bits that you have to do fun and get great results from your students. The book also contains 20 ready-to-use lesson plans that will excite, intrigue and entertain your Secondary English class, and a companion website that includes: · links to useful websites · PowerPoints to display on the board · handouts for students · Cheat Sheets for teachers; and · extra games and activities to supplement those in the book. Whether you are a newly qualified teacher or a seasoned professional wanting some new ideas - this book will show you how to inspire the students in your classroom.

A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School

A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School

  • Author: Andrew Green
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 0415675057
  • Category: EDUCATION
  • Page: 104
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"A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice, inspiration and support for all training and newly qualified secondary English teachers. Based on the best research and practice available, it offers a wide range of tried and tested strategies and practical activities to ensure success in the secondary classroom. Packed with photocopiable resources and illustrated throughout with examples of good practice and samples of pupils' work, the Practical Guide covers key aspects of English teaching, including: - Effective lesson planning and pupil progress - Getting started with drama - Teaching poetry successfully and enjoyably - Media education and media studies - an introduction to the curriculum and designing schemes of work - Teaching English language - Choosing and using fiction for all ages - English literature at A Level - Opportunities for ICT in English - Planning meaningful assessment. A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School is an essential companion to the best selling Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School. Written by expert professionals, it provides detailed examples of theory in practice, enabling you to analyse and reflect on your own teaching in order to ensure pupil learning is maximised. Providing a combination of practical ideas, educational rationales and activities to stimulate personal thought and development, this book explores a wide range of issues pertinent to the teaching and learning of English in the 21st century"--

More Secondary Starters and Plenaries

More Secondary Starters and Plenaries

Creative activities, ready-to-use in any subject

  • Author: Mike Gershon
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1441120432
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 144
  • View: 6279
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All New Classroom Starters and Plenaries provides busy teachers with a set of flexible, easy-to-implement activity ideas that can be used in any subject. The 50 starters and 50 plenaries have been crafted to fit with the structure of teaching, rather than specific content, so you can dip into the book when you are in search of a new idea for engaging your class and adapt the activity to suit your own needs. The activities have been organised into useful divisions, such as Assessment for Learning, Concepts, and Learning Objectives, and each includes a brief rationale for the activity. Many of the activities offer several examples of how it could be used, and there are online resources too, giving you everything you need not just in planning your starters and plenaries, but also in delivering them to your class.

The Creative Teaching and Learning Toolkit

The Creative Teaching and Learning Toolkit

  • Author: Brin Best,Will Thomas
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 272
  • View: 6942
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This book aims to help you become a more effective teacher through a new teaching and learning framework which centres on creativity. Inside you will learn how to use creativity to reinvigorate teaching across all subject areas, inspiring learners to reach their potential. Through a highly practical and inclusive approach, the book equips you with a range of common-sense strategies and tools designed to build on your existing knowledge and skills. They include: * An easy to follow five-stage framework for effective teaching and learning that presents clear and fresh thinking about what helps learners succeed * Over 200 strategies, tools and tips to enhance your creative thinking and that of your students * Diverse case studies showing how other teachers have used creativity to enhance their teaching and get the desired results The book will help you make the transition from a talented teacher to a truly creative teacher, and will help you to rediscover the joy of teaching within the contemporary classroom. A companion website for the book is available at www.creativityforlearning.co.uk