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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!

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Stretch and Challenge

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Stretch and Challenge

Author: Paul Wright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

With the new developments across all secondary curriculum areas, there is greater emphasis on building depth of subject knowledge; stretching and challenging students of all abilities is essential to achieving this deep level of learning. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Stretch and Challenge presents innovative and exciting ideas, techniques and activities to embed stretch and challenge strategies into everyday classroom practice, regardless of subject area. Developing good stretch and challenge practices enables the cognitive process that helps learners retain new information more easily and work more productively. Looking at questioning, marking and feedback, starters, plenaries and technology-based teaching, Paul Wright explains why the strategies presented in this book are so effective. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Stretch and Challenge is the must-have guide to implementing stretch and challenge practices in the classroom with ideas designed to raise attainment for all students and keep them engaged in the classroom. Accompanying online resources are also available to download from a companion website.

Debates in Mathematics Education

Debates in Mathematics Education

Author: Gwen (Brunel University London, UK) Ineson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2020

Debates in Mathematics Education explores and highlights the major issues and debates mathematics teachers will encounter throughout their professional life. By opening up theory and research in a way that is linked to practice, the book encourages teachers to reach their own informed judgements and reflect on teaching practice. Written by experts in the field, the new edition covers classic and contemporary issues of pedagogy, politics, philosophy and sociology of mathematics education. Brand new chapters cover international comparisons of achievement; digital technologies for teaching; Mastery in mathematics; pop culture and mathematics; and evern whether school mathematics harming pupils.

Debates in Mathematics Education

Debates in Mathematics Education

Author: Gwen (Brunel University London, UK) Ineson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2020

Debates in Mathematics Education explores and highlights the major issues and debates mathematics teachers will encounter throughout their professional life. By opening up theory and research in a way that is linked to practice, the book encourages teachers to reach their own informed judgements and reflect on teaching practice. Written by experts in the field, the new edition covers classic and contemporary issues of pedagogy, politics, philosophy and sociology of mathematics education. Brand new chapters cover international comparisons of achievement; digital technologies for teaching; Mastery in mathematics; pop culture and mathematics; and evern whether school mathematics harming pupils.

Understanding Lesson Study for Mathematics A Practical Guide for Improving Teaching and Learning

Understanding Lesson Study for Mathematics A Practical Guide for Improving Teaching and Learning

This hands-on introduction shows you how to improve learning through a lesson study approach. Synthesising the latest research, expert authors offer practical advice for teachers who want to begin using lesson study as well those looking to improve current practice. Ten chapters each focus on a lesson in a key area of the curriculum, including fractions, proportional relationships, shape, geometry, algebra and dialogic reasoning. Each provides background to the lesson, an outline of key features, a description of the experience of teaching the lesson, and post-lesson discussion and reflections. Crucially, each chapter also includes a detailed lesson plan with links to helpful resources.

Understanding Lesson Study for Mathematics A Practical Guide for Improving Teaching and Learning

Understanding Lesson Study for Mathematics A Practical Guide for Improving Teaching and Learning

This hands-on introduction shows you how to improve learning through a lesson study approach. Synthesising the latest research, expert authors offer practical advice for teachers who want to begin using lesson study as well those looking to improve current practice. Ten chapters each focus on a lesson in a key area of the curriculum, including fractions, proportional relationships, shape, geometry, algebra and dialogic reasoning. Each provides background to the lesson, an outline of key features, a description of the experience of teaching the lesson, and post-lesson discussion and reflections. Crucially, each chapter also includes a detailed lesson plan with links to helpful resources.

Debates in Physical Education

Debates in Physical Education

Author: Susan (Brunel University, UK) Capel Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/12/2019

This new and updated second edition of Debates in Physical Education explores issues physical education teachers encounter in their daily lives. By engaging with both established and contemporary debates, this volume challenges readers to think about and reflect on the relative validity of positions presented in order to develop their own reasoned and personal view in relation to the topics explored. Divided into four accessible sections, this book investigates and offers fresh insight into topics of central importance in physical education. Chapters include, for example: Physical education beyond schools and teachers; Physical education as a means or as an end in itself; Knowledge for physical education; The physical education curriculum; Assessment in physical education; Technology, pedagogy and physical education. Designed to stimulate discussion and support readers in their own research, writing and practice, Debates in Physical Education will be a valuable resource for any student or practising teacher engaged in initial teacher education, continuing professional development or Masters level study.

Debates in Physical Education

Debates in Physical Education

Author: Susan (Brunel University, UK) Capel Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2019

This new and updated second edition of Debates in Physical Education explores issues physical education teachers encounter in their daily lives. By engaging with both established and contemporary debates, this volume challenges readers to think about and reflect on the relative validity of positions presented in order to develop their own reasoned and personal view in relation to the topics explored. Divided into four accessible sections, this book investigates and offers fresh insight into topics of central importance in physical education. Chapters include, for example: Physical education beyond schools and teachers; Physical education as a means or as an end in itself; Knowledge for physical education; The physical education curriculum; Assessment in physical education; Technology, pedagogy and physical education. Designed to stimulate discussion and support readers in their own research, writing and practice, Debates in Physical Education will be a valuable resource for any student or practising teacher engaged in initial teacher education, continuing professional development or Masters level study.

Work Experience in Secondary Schools

Work Experience in Secondary Schools

Author: John Eggleston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2019

Work experience schemes were becoming an ever more central part of the curriculum in secondary schools in the early 1980s; indeed, `work' had become a new subject in many. Fundamental changes in the nature of work and in its distribution and availability for school leavers made it particularly important that young people had experience of the kinds of work that may have awaited them in the outside world. A wide range of schemes were developed to meet this need, including work study, simulation, link courses and pairing. Yet schools and their teachers found it difficult to obtain information about these schemes and their results. This book, originally published in 1982, solved the problem by bringing together accounts from Britain, Australia, Ireland and the USSR, with an extended editorial introduction which examines both the reasons for providing work experience in schools and the underlying social economic issues.

The Soviet Secondary School

The Soviet Secondary School

Author: Dora Shturman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2019

Originally published in 1988. The Soviet secondary school is an important topic for comparative educationalists and also for political scientists interested in how the Soviet education system shapes the outlook of Soviet children. This book charts developments in the Soviet secondary school, beginning in the prerevolutionary period and coming right up to the present. It shows how the system was radically changed at several different points. The author, who emigrated to Israel from the Kharkov district in 1977, has considerable personal experience of the system as school-girl, teacher, director of studies and headmistress and this experience naturally colours and enriches her analysis.

Crisis, Controversy and the Future of Religious Education

Crisis, Controversy and the Future of Religious Education

Author: L. Philip (King's College London, UK) Barnes Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/11/2019

Crisis, Controversy and the Future of Religious Education sets out to provide a much-needed critical examination of recent writings that consider and respond to the crisis in religious education and more widely to a crisis in non-confessional forms of religious education, wherever practised. The book is critical, wide-ranging and provocative, giving attention to a range of responses, some limited to the particular situation of religious education in England and some of wider application, for example, that of the role and significance of human rights and that of the relevance of religious studies and theology to religious education. It engages with a variety of positions and with recent influential reports that make recommendations on the future direction of religious education. Constructively, it defends both confessional and non-confessional religious education and endorses the existing right of parental withdrawal. Controversially, it concludes that the case for including non-religious worldviews in religious education and for the introduction of a statutory, `objective' national religious education curriculum for all schools are unconvincing on educational, philosophical and evidential grounds. Timely and captivating, this book is a must-read for religious and theological educators, RE advisers, classroom teachers, student teachers and those interested in the field of religious education.

Crisis, Controversy and the Future of Religious Education

Crisis, Controversy and the Future of Religious Education

Author: L. Philip (King's College London, UK) Barnes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/11/2019

Crisis, Controversy and the Future of Religious Education sets out to provide a much-needed critical examination of recent writings that consider and respond to the crisis in religious education and more widely to a crisis in non-confessional forms of religious education, wherever practised. The book is critical, wide-ranging and provocative, giving attention to a range of responses, some limited to the particular situation of religious education in England and some of wider application, for example, that of the role and significance of human rights and that of the relevance of religious studies and theology to religious education. It engages with a variety of positions and with recent influential reports that make recommendations on the future direction of religious education. Constructively, it defends both confessional and non-confessional religious education and endorses the existing right of parental withdrawal. Controversially, it concludes that the case for including non-religious worldviews in religious education and for the introduction of a statutory, `objective' national religious education curriculum for all schools are unconvincing on educational, philosophical and evidential grounds. Timely and captivating, this book is a must-read for religious and theological educators, RE advisers, classroom teachers, student teachers and those interested in the field of religious education.

Teaching English in Secondary Schools

Teaching English in Secondary Schools

Author: Joan F. Kaywell, Theodore W. Hipple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019