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Secondary schools

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!

Teaching English Language and Literature 16-19

Teaching English Language and Literature 16-19

Author: Furzeen (University of Derby, UK) Ahmed Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

This book offers both a scholarly and practical overview of an integrated language and literature approach in the 16-19 English classroom. Providing a comprehensive overview of the identity of the subject, it outlines the pedagogical benefits of studying a unified English at post-16 and provides case studies of innovative classroom practice across a range of topics and text types. Including contributions from practising teachers and higher education practitioners with extensive experience of the post-16 classroom and drawing on a range of literature, this book covers the teaching of topics such as: Mind style in contemporary fiction Comparative poetry analysis Insights from linguistic cohesion Criticality through creative response Written to complement the two other Teaching English 16-19 titles in the NATE series, Teaching English Language and Literature 16-19 is the ideal companion for all practising A-level English teachers, of all levels of experience.

Teaching English Language and Literature 16-19

Teaching English Language and Literature 16-19

Author: Furzeen (University of Derby, UK) Ahmed Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2020

This book offers both a scholarly and practical overview of an integrated language and literature approach in the 16-19 English classroom. Providing a comprehensive overview of the identity of the subject, it outlines the pedagogical benefits of studying a unified English at post-16 and provides case studies of innovative classroom practice across a range of topics and text types. Including contributions from practising teachers and higher education practitioners with extensive experience of the post-16 classroom and drawing on a range of literature, this book covers the teaching of topics such as: Mind style in contemporary fiction Comparative poetry analysis Insights from linguistic cohesion Criticality through creative response Written to complement the two other Teaching English 16-19 titles in the NATE series, Teaching English Language and Literature 16-19 is the ideal companion for all practising A-level English teachers, of all levels of experience.

The Essence of Teaching Social Studies

The Essence of Teaching Social Studies

Author: James A. (University of South Florida) Duplass Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/10/2020

Designed for use in elementary and secondary social studies education courses, this book supports the teaching of social studies methods in a range of educational settings. By highlighting long-standing content and principles of social studies education in a concise and direct way, this volume offers the building blocks of a comprehensive course, for use as springboards to the effective presentation of professors' desired course emphases. With sections on foundations, subject areas, and best practices, this text explains the intersection between the 'modelling' role of social studies teachers as democratic citizens, social studies fields of study, and strategies implemented in the classroom to encourage students' critical thinking and values formation.

Live Well, Learn Well

Live Well, Learn Well

Author: Abigail Mann Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2020

Supporting student wellbeing is an absolute must if you are to develop high-achieving, well-rounded learners. Happy students are successful students. Live Well, Learn Well is packed with 90 practical ideas and strategies that will help your students progress with their studies and thrive in your classroom. #Teacher5aday advocate Abigail Mann offers easy-to-implement techniques that use classroom management, classroom layout, praise and rewards to support student wellbeing. By the same author as Live Well, Teach Well, this book offers ideas and activities that will help students to manage their time and workload more effectively, learn coping strategies to manage stress and play a more active role in their local communities. The dip-in-and-out format will enable you to act quickly to support the needs of your students so they feel happy with their studies and confident about their progress. Improving student wellbeing in this way will build better relationships between you and your students and have an impact on academic outcomes.

The Fundamentals of Teaching

The Fundamentals of Teaching

Author: Mike Bell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/10/2020

Teachers are bombarded with advice about how to teach. The Fundamentals of Teaching cuts through the confusion by synthesising the key findings from education research and neuroscience to give an authoritative guide. It reveals how learning happens, which methods work best and how to improve any students' learning. Using a tried-and-tested, five-step model for applying the methods effectively in the classroom, Mike Bell shows how you can improve learning and eliminate time-consuming, low effect practices that increase stress and workload. He includes case studies from teachers working across different subjects and age groups which model practical strategies for: prior knowledge presenting new material setting challenging tasks feedback and improvement repetition and consolidation This powerful resource is highly recommended for all teachers, school leaders and trainee teachers who want to benefit from the most effective methods in their classrooms.

The Fundamentals of Teaching

The Fundamentals of Teaching

Author: Mike Bell Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/10/2020

Teachers are bombarded with advice about how to teach. The Fundamentals of Teaching cuts through the confusion by synthesising the key findings from education research and neuroscience to give an authoritative guide. It reveals how learning happens, which methods work best and how to improve any students' learning. Using a tried-and-tested, five-step model for applying the methods effectively in the classroom, Mike Bell shows how you can improve learning and eliminate time-consuming, low effect practices that increase stress and workload. He includes case studies from teachers working across different subjects and age groups which model practical strategies for: prior knowledge presenting new material setting challenging tasks feedback and improvement repetition and consolidation This powerful resource is highly recommended for all teachers, school leaders and trainee teachers who want to benefit from the most effective methods in their classrooms.

Geography Education in the Digital World

Geography Education in the Digital World

Author: Nicola Walshe Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2020

Geography Education in the Digital World draws on theory and practice to provide a critical exploration of the role and practice of geography education within the digital world. It considers how living within a digital world influences teacher identity and professionalism and is changing young people's lives. The book moves beyond the applied perspective of educational technology to engage with wider social and ethical issues of technology implementation and use of digital data within geography education. Situated at the intersection between research and practice, chapters draw on a wide range of theory to consider the role, adoption and potential challenges of a range of digital technologies in furthering geographical education for future generations. Bringing together academics from the fields of geography, geography education and teacher education, the book engages with four key themes within the digital world: Professional practice and personal identities. Geographical sources and connections. Geospatial technologies. Geographical fieldwork. This is a crucial read for geographers, geography educators and geography teacher educators as well as those engaging with existing and new technologies to support geographical learning in the dynamic context of the digital world. It will also be of interest to any students, academics and policymakers wanting to better understand the impact of digital media on education.

Geography Education in the Digital World

Geography Education in the Digital World

Author: Nicola Walshe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2020

Geography Education in the Digital World draws on theory and practice to provide a critical exploration of the role and practice of geography education within the digital world. It considers how living within a digital world influences teacher identity and professionalism and is changing young people's lives. The book moves beyond the applied perspective of educational technology to engage with wider social and ethical issues of technology implementation and use of digital data within geography education. Situated at the intersection between research and practice, chapters draw on a wide range of theory to consider the role, adoption and potential challenges of a range of digital technologies in furthering geographical education for future generations. Bringing together academics from the fields of geography, geography education and teacher education, the book engages with four key themes within the digital world: Professional practice and personal identities. Geographical sources and connections. Geospatial technologies. Geographical fieldwork. This is a crucial read for geographers, geography educators and geography teacher educators as well as those engaging with existing and new technologies to support geographical learning in the dynamic context of the digital world. It will also be of interest to any students, academics and policymakers wanting to better understand the impact of digital media on education.

Secondary Mathematics for Mathematicians and Educators

Secondary Mathematics for Mathematicians and Educators

Author: Michael (The University of Michigan, USA) Weiss Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2020

In this engaging text, Michael Weiss offers an advanced view of the secondary mathematics curriculum through the prism of theory, analysis, and history, aiming to take an intellectually and mathematically mature perspective on the content normally taught in high school mathematics courses. Rather than a secondary mathematics textbook, Weiss presents here a textbook about the secondary mathematics curriculum, written for mathematics educators and mathematicians and presenting a long-overdue modern-day integration of the disparate topics and methods of secondary mathematics into a coherent mathematical theory. Areas covered include: Polynomials and polynomial functions; Geometry, graphs, and symmetry; Abstract algebra, linear algebra, and solving equations; Exponential and logarithmic functions; Complex numbers; The historical development of the secondary mathematics curriculum. Written using precise definitions and proofs throughout on a foundation of advanced content knowledge, Weiss offers a compelling and timely investigation into the secondary mathematics curriculum, relevant for preservice secondary teachers as well as graduate students and scholars in both mathematics and mathematics education.

Secondary Mathematics for Mathematicians and Educators

Secondary Mathematics for Mathematicians and Educators

Author: Michael (The University of Michigan, USA) Weiss Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2020

In this engaging text, Michael Weiss offers an advanced view of the secondary mathematics curriculum through the prism of theory, analysis, and history, aiming to take an intellectually and mathematically mature perspective on the content normally taught in high school mathematics courses. Rather than a secondary mathematics textbook, Weiss presents here a textbook about the secondary mathematics curriculum, written for mathematics educators and mathematicians and presenting a long-overdue modern-day integration of the disparate topics and methods of secondary mathematics into a coherent mathematical theory. Areas covered include: Polynomials and polynomial functions; Geometry, graphs, and symmetry; Abstract algebra, linear algebra, and solving equations; Exponential and logarithmic functions; Complex numbers; The historical development of the secondary mathematics curriculum. Written using precise definitions and proofs throughout on a foundation of advanced content knowledge, Weiss offers a compelling and timely investigation into the secondary mathematics curriculum, relevant for preservice secondary teachers as well as graduate students and scholars in both mathematics and mathematics education.

The Essence of Teaching Social Studies

The Essence of Teaching Social Studies

Author: James A. (University of South Florida) Duplass Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2020

Designed for use in elementary and secondary social studies education courses, this book supports the teaching of social studies methods in a range of educational settings. By highlighting long-standing content and principles of social studies education in a concise and direct way, this volume offers the building blocks of a comprehensive course, for use as springboards to the effective presentation of professors' desired course emphases. With sections on foundations, subject areas, and best practices, this text explains the intersection between the 'modelling' role of social studies teachers as democratic citizens, social studies fields of study, and strategies implemented in the classroom to encourage students' critical thinking and values formation.

Learning to Teach Design and Technology in the Secondary School

Learning to Teach Design and Technology in the Secondary School

Author: Alison Hardy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/09/2020

Learning to Teach Design and Technology in the Secondary School is a core text for all those training to teach design and technology in the secondary school. It helps you develop subject knowledge, acquire a deeper understanding of the role, purpose and potential of design and technology within the secondary curriculum, and provides the practical skills needed to plan, teach and evaluate stimulating and creative lessons. This fully updated fourth edition includes information on all areas of design and technology, and on new subject requirements relating to exam qualifications. It includes three new chapters on the role of critiquing in design and technology education, transitions after secondary design and technology, and using and producing design and technology education research. Designed to be read as a course or dipped into for support and advice, it covers: Each area of design and technology: materials, textiles, electronics and food Integrating new curriculum topics, such as emerging technologies, into your teaching Developing areas of subject knowledge Health and safety Planning lessons Organising and managing the classroom Teaching wider issues through design and technology Assessment issues Your own professional development. Bringing together insights from current educational theory and the best contemporary classroom teaching and learning, this book will prove an invaluable resource for students on all training routes - as well as their mentors - who aspire to become effective, reflective design and technology teachers.