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See below for a selection of the latest books from Secondary schools category. Presented with a red border are the Secondary schools books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Secondary schools books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

New Technologies and Creativity in the Secondary School

New Technologies and Creativity in the Secondary School

Author: Andy (Keele University, UK) Connell Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

What does it mean to teach someone to be creative? How do new technologies support creativity? New Technologies and Creativity in the Secondary School examines what we mean by teaching young people to be creative, and how technology - vital in young people's lives - can be used to encourage and enhance creative thinking and learning. Engaging with the underpining theory and latest research in the field in an accessible, applied way, this book provides a sound introduction to the nature of creativity in education and why technology is a powerful tool for its development. Central to the book is an accesible framework that can be used by all subject teachers to effectively harness technology in your lessons. The book: considers creativity in secondary schools now examines the relationship between technology and creativity and how it can empower teachers and students shows you how to overcome the perceived barriers to using technologies presents a framework that encourages imaginative and lateral thinking in your students and promotes the use of different intelligences considers how we can assess creativity effectively, and monitor and record creative development. Illustrated by detailed case studies of how a wide range of technology has been used by teachers, this book is an essential introduction for all student teachers, practising teachers, technology consultants and coordinators, and education studies students who are investigating the power of technology for promoting creativity.

New Technologies and Creativity in the Secondary School

New Technologies and Creativity in the Secondary School

Author: Andy (Keele University, UK) Connell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2021

What does it mean to teach someone to be creative? How do new technologies support creativity? New Technologies and Creativity in the Secondary School examines what we mean by teaching young people to be creative, and how technology - vital in young people's lives - can be used to encourage and enhance creative thinking and learning. Engaging with the underpining theory and latest research in the field in an accessible, applied way, this book provides a sound introduction to the nature of creativity in education and why technology is a powerful tool for its development. Central to the book is an accesible framework that can be used by all subject teachers to effectively harness technology in your lessons. The book: considers creativity in secondary schools now examines the relationship between technology and creativity and how it can empower teachers and students shows you how to overcome the perceived barriers to using technologies presents a framework that encourages imaginative and lateral thinking in your students and promotes the use of different intelligences considers how we can assess creativity effectively, and monitor and record creative development. Illustrated by detailed case studies of how a wide range of technology has been used by teachers, this book is an essential introduction for all student teachers, practising teachers, technology consultants and coordinators, and education studies students who are investigating the power of technology for promoting creativity.

The Research Informed Teacher

The Research Informed Teacher

Author: Carl (Wellington College, UK) Hendrick Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2021

The Research Informed Teacher

The Research Informed Teacher

Author: Carl (Wellington College, UK) Hendrick Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Developing Discussion in Secondary Science

Developing Discussion in Secondary Science

Author: Lynda (University of York, UK) Dunlop Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Making new organs from stem cells, exploration of space and performance enhancing drugs are all aspects of contemporary science with significant consequences for individuals and society. Developing Discussion in Secondary Science connects these and other exciting, often controversial, contemporary developments in science to ideas in secondary science curricula. It shows how through developing discussion, debate and questioning in the classroom, teachers can promote better understanding of science and improve learning. Based on the authors' experiences of working with over 500 young people, this practically-minded book introduces the Community of Scientific Enquiry approach and focuses on ways in which teachers can build student-led scientific discussion. It is packed with example activities, resources, hands-on games and discussion guides for key teaching concepts in science set in a contemporary context. By showing teachers how to tackle head one two myths about science often assumed by students - that scientific knowledge is 'true forever' and that science is disconnected from the 'real' world -Developing Discussion in Secondary Science provides a powerful set of tools for learning science through lessons that demand the active engagement of students. Developing Discussion in Secondary Science offers student science teachers on all routes to qualified status, as well as practising teachers looking for fresh, innovative ideas, a comprehensive source of guidance for developing thinking skills and scientific understanding through talk in the secondary school.

Developing Discussion in Secondary Science

Developing Discussion in Secondary Science

Author: Lynda (University of York, UK) Dunlop Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Making new organs from stem cells, exploration of space and performance enhancing drugs are all aspects of contemporary science with significant consequences for individuals and society. Developing Discussion in Secondary Science connects these and other exciting, often controversial, contemporary developments in science to ideas in secondary science curricula. It shows how through developing discussion, debate and questioning in the classroom, teachers can promote better understanding of science and improve learning. Based on the authors' experiences of working with over 500 young people, this practically-minded book introduces the Community of Scientific Enquiry approach and focuses on ways in which teachers can build student-led scientific discussion. It is packed with example activities, resources, hands-on games and discussion guides for key teaching concepts in science set in a contemporary context. By showing teachers how to tackle head one two myths about science often assumed by students - that scientific knowledge is 'true forever' and that science is disconnected from the 'real' world -Developing Discussion in Secondary Science provides a powerful set of tools for learning science through lessons that demand the active engagement of students. Developing Discussion in Secondary Science offers student science teachers on all routes to qualified status, as well as practising teachers looking for fresh, innovative ideas, a comprehensive source of guidance for developing thinking skills and scientific understanding through talk in the secondary school.

Teaching STEM in the Secondary School

Teaching STEM in the Secondary School

Author: Frank Banks, David (Nuffield Design & Technology, UK) Barlex Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/12/2020

This book looks at the purpose and pedagogy of STEM teaching and explores the ways in which STEM subjects can interact in the curriculum to enhance student understanding, achievement and motivation. By reaching outside their own classroom, teachers can collaborate across STEM subjects to enrich learning and help students relate school science, technology and maths to the wider world. Packed with ideas and practical details for teachers of STEM subjects, this second edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect changes to the curriculum and international developments in STEM. Offering practical and meaningful ways for teachers to learn from other STEM disciplines to better support their students learning, the book: considers what the STEM subjects contribute separately to the curriculum and how they relate to each other in the wider education of secondary school students describes and evaluates different curriculum models for STEM suggests ways in which a critical approach to the pedagogy of the classroom, laboratory and workshop can support and encourage all pupils to engage fully in STEM addresses the practicalities of introducing, organising and sustaining STEM-related activities in the secondary school looks to ways schools can manage and sustain STEM approaches in the long-term This is essential reading for trainee and practising teachers, those engaged in further professional development and all who wish to make the learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics an interesting, motivating and exciting experience for their students.

Teaching STEM in the Secondary School

Teaching STEM in the Secondary School

Author: Frank Banks, David (Nuffield Design & Technology, UK) Barlex Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/12/2020

This book looks at the purpose and pedagogy of STEM teaching and explores the ways in which STEM subjects can interact in the curriculum to enhance student understanding, achievement and motivation. By reaching outside their own classroom, teachers can collaborate across STEM subjects to enrich learning and help students relate school science, technology and maths to the wider world. Packed with ideas and practical details for teachers of STEM subjects, this second edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect changes to the curriculum and international developments in STEM. Offering practical and meaningful ways for teachers to learn from other STEM disciplines to better support their students learning, the book: considers what the STEM subjects contribute separately to the curriculum and how they relate to each other in the wider education of secondary school students describes and evaluates different curriculum models for STEM suggests ways in which a critical approach to the pedagogy of the classroom, laboratory and workshop can support and encourage all pupils to engage fully in STEM addresses the practicalities of introducing, organising and sustaining STEM-related activities in the secondary school looks to ways schools can manage and sustain STEM approaches in the long-term This is essential reading for trainee and practising teachers, those engaged in further professional development and all who wish to make the learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics an interesting, motivating and exciting experience for their students.

Knowledge in English

Knowledge in English

Author: Victoria (University of Oxford, UK) Elliott Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/12/2020

Focusing on a key area of debate within the world of secondary English, the 'knowledge-based curriculum', this book explores in detail the question of knowledge in the teaching of English in secondary schools, drawing on specific concrete cases and a range of academic theories. Knowledge in English also investigates how to teach both facts and skills through the required texts to produce a balanced educational experience. Elliott brings together classic texts with contemporary knowledge and viewpoints to critically examine teaching in the English literature classroom, and situates them within the broader cultural and political context. The book includes discussions on race and gender in texts, Shakespeare and his influence, facts and emotions in poetry, and reading experiences. Knowledge in English is a foundational and accessible guide for researchers, practitioners, teacher educators and teachers around the world. It is a valuable resource for those involved in the English curriculum to keep the subject relevant and useful to students in the contemporary classroom.

Debates in Art and Design Education

Debates in Art and Design Education

Author: Nicholas (Institute of Education, UCL, United Kingdom) Addison Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/12/2020

Debates in Art and Design Education encourages student and practising teachers to engage with contemporary issues and developments in learning and teaching. This fully updated second edition introduces key issues, concepts and tensions in order to help art educators develop a critical approach to their practice in response to the changing fields of education and visual culture. Accessible, comprehensive chapters are designed to stimulate thinking and understanding in relation to theory and practice, and help art educators to make informed judgements by arguing from a position based on theoretical knowledge and understanding. Contributing artists, lecturers and teachers debate a wide range of issues including: the latest policy and initiatives in secondary art education the concepts, skills and dispositions that can be developed through art education tensions inherent in developing the inclusive Art and Design classroom citizenship education within Art and Design teaching new practices in community arts education examining 'whiteness' in the sector Debates in Art and Design Education is for all students and practising teachers interested in furthering their understanding of an exciting, ever-changing field, and supports art educators in articulating how the subject is a vital, engaging and necessary part of the twenty-first century curriculum.

Debates in Art and Design Education

Debates in Art and Design Education

Author: Nicholas (Institute of Education, UCL, United Kingdom) Addison Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/12/2020

Debates in Art and Design Education encourages student and practising teachers to engage with contemporary issues and developments in learning and teaching. This fully updated second edition introduces key issues, concepts and tensions in order to help art educators develop a critical approach to their practice in response to the changing fields of education and visual culture. Accessible, comprehensive chapters are designed to stimulate thinking and understanding in relation to theory and practice, and help art educators to make informed judgements by arguing from a position based on theoretical knowledge and understanding. Contributing artists, lecturers and teachers debate a wide range of issues including: the latest policy and initiatives in secondary art education the concepts, skills and dispositions that can be developed through art education tensions inherent in developing the inclusive Art and Design classroom citizenship education within Art and Design teaching new practices in community arts education examining 'whiteness' in the sector Debates in Art and Design Education is for all students and practising teachers interested in furthering their understanding of an exciting, ever-changing field, and supports art educators in articulating how the subject is a vital, engaging and necessary part of the twenty-first century curriculum.

Knowledge in English

Knowledge in English

Author: Victoria (University of Oxford, UK) Elliott Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/12/2020

Focusing on a key area of debate within the world of secondary English, the 'knowledge-based curriculum', this book explores in detail the question of knowledge in the teaching of English in secondary schools, drawing on specific concrete cases and a range of academic theories. Knowledge in English also investigates how to teach both facts and skills through the required texts to produce a balanced educational experience. Elliott brings together classic texts with contemporary knowledge and viewpoints to critically examine teaching in the English literature classroom, and situates them within the broader cultural and political context. The book includes discussions on race and gender in texts, Shakespeare and his influence, facts and emotions in poetry, and reading experiences. Knowledge in English is a foundational and accessible guide for researchers, practitioners, teacher educators and teachers around the world. It is a valuable resource for those involved in the English curriculum to keep the subject relevant and useful to students in the contemporary classroom.