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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!

Surviving and Thriving in the Secondary School The NQT's Essential Companion

Surviving and Thriving in the Secondary School The NQT's Essential Companion

Author: Susan (Brunel University UK) Capel Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2019

With an emphasis on developing a reflective, resilient approach that will ensure both effective teaching and teacher well-being, Surviving and Thriving in the Secondary School covers key issues that may be encountered in the day-to-day practice of teaching in the secondary school. With evidence-based practice at the forefront, this volume allows new teachers to avoid common pitfalls of teaching and it will help provide a new-found confidence within the classroom. Including a wide range of tasks that will help guide and demonstrate successful practice, this book covers topics and concerns such as: Building relationships within teaching Managing and responding to change Becoming an inclusive educator Working to improve classroom climate and pupil behaviour Assessment, homework and marking Inclusion of digital technologies and ICT Looking after yourself and your professional development Surviving and Thriving in the Secondary School can be utilised to help support and provide ideas on specific areas of concern, or it can be read as a continuing professional development (CPD) companion, allowing practice to be developed and refined. Written by world-renown experts in the field, this volume provides support for all newly qualified teachers and is an essential resource for the first year of teaching and beyond.

Teaching Business, Economics and Enterprise 14-19

Teaching Business, Economics and Enterprise 14-19

This book provides core knowledge and guidance for successful teaching in Business, Economics and Enterprise Education, and is based on the most up-to-date requirements. Written by experts with expertise in delivering business education in teacher training, further education, and secondary schools, it explores the nature of each subject in relation to the curriculum and offers subject-specific pedagogy to help develop teaching skills and confidence within the classroom. Including case studies and reflective questions in every chapter, the book covers the key topics across the subjects such as: Financial literacy Planning for the delivery of academic and vocational subjects The value of different qualifications and business and industry links Strategies for successful differentiation Assessment and pupil progression Teaching Business, Economics and Enterprise 14-19 is a vital resource for training or newly qualified teachers looking to deliver excellent teaching that will inspire their students and lead to successful learning.

In Search of My Alumni

In Search of My Alumni

Author: Phil Crompton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2019

In his eye-opening and illuminating debut, Phil Crompton, the former headteacher and CEO of a multi-academy trust, is challenged by two old school friends to question the impression the school system has left on a generation of people. Armed with purpose, Phil embarks on a unique journey that takes him across the country to get himself closer to `the truth' and talk to the general public in cafes in Norwich, offices in Newark, banks in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, shops in Nuneaton and community centres in Neasden where he discovers their experiences and reflects on what we can do to move forward and truly improve. Some were glowing in praise, others less so.

Explaining in the Secondary School

Explaining in the Secondary School

Author: George A Brown Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/10/2019

This book explores strategies for building up a repertoire of ideas, approaches and techniques that allow teachers to develop effective explanatory skills. It covers issues such as the use of an appropriate language register and analogies for handling topics with which teachers might be unfamiliar.

Teaching English in Secondary Schools

Teaching English in Secondary Schools

Author: Joan F. Kaywell, Theodore W. Hipple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2019

The Noisy Classroom Developing Debate and Critical Oracy in Schools

The Noisy Classroom Developing Debate and Critical Oracy in Schools

Author: Debbie Newman Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2019

Debate and critical oracy allow students to deepen their knowledge and understanding of academic subjects while simultaneously developing their communication and critical thinking skills, which can be hugely effective in increasing attainment. This book, written by an experienced teacher and founder of The Noisy Classroom, aims to help students learn to argue, disagree and debate in a constructive manner. Packed with resources and engaging exercises, it shows teachers how to develop an argument culture in the classroom that promotes open-mindedness and encourages students to explore new perspectives, defend views and challenge others. The Noisy Classroom includes: A reflection on critical oracy and why it is important. A step-by-step guide for teachers to set up and encourage debate across the curriculum, highlighting how to get the most out of a noisy classroom. Advice for teachers on how to overcome barriers to building and using critical oracy in the classroom, including troubleshooting when things go wrong. Practical ideas for sharpening pair, group and whole-class discussions, ranging from small starter and plenary activities to full parliamentary-style debates. The book brings together activities gathered and tested over 20 years of working in debate, oracy and education. It is intended for school teachers, including both NQTs and more experienced practitioners.

The Noisy Classroom Developing Debate and Critical Oracy in Schools

The Noisy Classroom Developing Debate and Critical Oracy in Schools

Author: Debbie Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/09/2019

Debate and critical oracy allow students to deepen their knowledge and understanding of academic subjects while simultaneously developing their communication and critical thinking skills, which can be hugely effective in increasing attainment. This book, written by an experienced teacher and founder of The Noisy Classroom, aims to help students learn to argue, disagree and debate in a constructive manner. Packed with resources and engaging exercises, it shows teachers how to develop an argument culture in the classroom that promotes open-mindedness and encourages students to explore new perspectives, defend views and challenge others. The Noisy Classroom includes: A reflection on critical oracy and why it is important. A step-by-step guide for teachers to set up and encourage debate across the curriculum, highlighting how to get the most out of a noisy classroom. Advice for teachers on how to overcome barriers to building and using critical oracy in the classroom, including troubleshooting when things go wrong. Practical ideas for sharpening pair, group and whole-class discussions, ranging from small starter and plenary activities to full parliamentary-style debates. The book brings together activities gathered and tested over 20 years of working in debate, oracy and education. It is intended for school teachers, including both NQTs and more experienced practitioners.

The New Examination System - GCSE

The New Examination System - GCSE

Author: Walter Roy Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/08/2019

Reform of the public examination system for sixteen-year-olds presented a considerable challenge to secondary schools. The new General Certification of Secondary Education, introduced in 1988, was more than a continuation of the G.C.E. `O' level and C.S.E. examinations at the time. The introduction of national criteria by the Department of Education, the part played by the Secondary Schools Examination Council, the emergence of new examining bodies were new dimensions faced by schools accustomed to exercising considerable autonomy in designing a curriculum. How far would the new examination reflect what was actually taught in our classrooms? What were its new features? Which pupils would be entered, and with what prospect of success? Above all, how would schools meet a tight time schedule, which required study of new syllabuses to be ready by 1986 for the first examinations held in 1988? Originally published in 1986 this book was intended to answer some of these questions and provide an up-to-date picture of the present state of the examination world, with indications of future developments in the vital years ahead. It aimed to assist those immediately and urgently concerned with implementing this far-reaching educational reform. Today it can be considered in its historical context.