Primary English: Knowledge and Understanding

Author: Jane Medwell,David Wray,George Moore,Vivienne Griffiths

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1526413752

Category: Education

Page: 320

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The is the essential subject knowledge text for primary English that will secure the knowledge and understanding needed for confident, creative and effective teaching.
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Primary English

Audit and Test

Author: Doreen Challen

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857255401

Category: Education

Page: 64

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This book supports trainees on primary initial teacher training courses where a secure knowledge and understanding of English is required for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). A rigorous test enables trainees to identify their strengths and weaknesses in English and this can be revisited in order to monitor and evaluate progress towards QTS. Trainees are able to direct their studies more usefully and quickly develop confidence in topics they find difficult. This edition is fully up to date with the 2007 QTS Standards.
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Primary English: Teaching Theory and Practice

Author: Jane Medwell,David Wray,Hilary Minns,Vivienne Griffiths,Liz Coates

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857259539

Category: Education

Page: 200

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The Sixth Edition of this popular core text provides the essential teaching theory and practice for primary English. It promotes effective teaching through secure pedagogical knowledge, covering the key skills of planning, monitoring and assessment and class management, and relating these specifically to primary English. This Sixth Edition is linked to the 2012 Teachers' Standards. With full coverage of the theory and practice required for effective and creative English teaching, this text is an essential guide for all trainees working towards QTS. Throuhgout, practical guidance and features support trainees to translate this learning to the classroom, embed ICT in their lessons and to understand the wider context of their teaching. Trainees will find it helpful to use this book alongside Primary English Knowledge and Understanding. About the Achieving QTS series All the books in this successful series support trainees through their initial teacher training and guide them in the acquisition of their subject knowledge, understanding and classroom practice. All new titles within the series link to the 2012 Teachers' Standards and take into accont recent changes in Initial Teacher Training. Jane Medwell is an Associate Professor of Education at the Institute of Education, University of Warwick. David Wray is Professor of Literacy Education at the Institute of Education, University of Warwick. Hilary Minns co-ordinates primary English courses in the Institute of Education, University of Warwick. Elizabeth Coates works in the Institute of Education, University of Warwick, where she co-ordinate Early Years courses. Vivienne Griffiths is Professor of Education at Canterbury Christ Church University.
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Primary Mathematics

Author: Heather Cooke

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761971184

Category: Education

Page: 208

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Designed for self-study, this book helps teachers extend and consolidate their understanding of essential mathematical topics.
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The Primary English Encyclopedia

The Heart of the Curriculum

Author: Margaret Mallett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415589525

Category: Education

Page: 534

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"This newly updated, user friendly encyclopedia explains concepts, aims and current requirements in all aspects of the primary English curriculum and is an invaluable reference for all training and practising teachers. Now in its fourth edition, entries have been updated to take account of new research and thinking and now reflect the requirements of the new Primary National Curriculum and particularly The Communication, Language and Literacy Development element. The approach is critical but constructive and supportive of the reflective practitioner in developing sound subject knowledge and good classroom practice. The encyclopedia includes: - over 600 entries, including new entries on English in the Early Years, bilingualism, SEN, the use of the internet, synthetic phonics and many more - short definitions of key concepts - succinct explanations of current UK requirements - extended entries on major topics such as speaking and listening, reading, writing, drama, poetry, bilingualism and children's literature - input on new literacies and new kinds of texts for children - discussion of current issues and some input on the history of English teaching in the primary years - gender and literacy - important references for each topic, advice on further reading and accounts of recent research findings - 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"--
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Primary English Audit and Test

Author: Sue Reid,Angela Sawyer,Mary Bennett-Hartley

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1446298191

Category: Education

Page: 80

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This popular, widely recommended, text supports trainees on primary initial teacher training courses where a secure knowledge and understanding of English is required for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). A rigorous and focused test enables trainees to identify their strengths and weaknesses in English. This test can be revisited at key stages in their course as a tool to monitor and evaluate progress. The fourth edition has been updated in line with the new National Curriculum, includes more information on expanding and developing a knowledge of English and is linked to the 2012 Teachers’ Standards.
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Teaching History in Primary Schools

Author: Pat Hoodless

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1844458067

Category: Education

Page: 176

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This book introduces trainees and newly qualified teachers to the teaching of history in primary schools, and covers key concepts, skills and knowledge for the history curriculum at Foundation Stage, KS1 and KS2. Contents include planning, teaching and learning strategies, assessment, reflection and evaluation, as well as a range of practical ideas for classroom activities and cross-curricular themes. Each chapter is underpinned by national and international research; also included are links to important themes such as citizenship, out-of-school learning, sustainability, diversity and inclusive practice. Throughout, content is related to new initiatives such as Every Child Matters and Excellence and Enjoyment.
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Science for Primary and Early Years

Developing Subject Knowledge

Author: Jane Devereux

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446265625

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Science for Primary and Early Years is a comprehensive guide to the subject knowledge requirements for the teaching of science in early years settings and primary schools. This second edition consists of activities to help the reader extend their own understanding of science. Part One explores understanding the nature of science, processes of planning, carrying out and evaluating scientific investigations, collecting and using data, hypothesizing, predicting, fair testing, use of correct terminology and understanding health and safety as well as key ideas in science that underpin subject knowledge. Part Two builds on these ideas as it explores in more detail life and living processes, the environment, electricity and magnetism, light, sound and the earth in space. This text is part of the series Developing Subject Knowledge which covers English, Mathematics and Science and provides authoritative distance learning materials on the national requirements for teaching the primary core curriculum, working with the early years and achieving qualified teacher status. It is designed for initial teacher training, experienced practitioner self-study, and will help towards GCSE revision. This is a set book for the Open University Course, 'Ways of Knowing: language, mathematics and science in the early years'.
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