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See below for a selection of the latest books from Teacher training category. Presented with a red border are the Teacher training 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 Teacher training books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Behaviour Management: An Essential Guide for Student and Newly Qualified Teachers

Behaviour Management: An Essential Guide for Student and Newly Qualified Teachers

Author: Eleanor Overland Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/03/2020

Behaviour Management: An Essential Guide for Student and Newly Qualified Teachers explores the current issues and theories in behaviour management. It encourages readers to think and reflect on their own experiences and offers practical advice for developing confidence in the classroom and quickly adapting to the changing needs of different students and settings. Each chapter of the book focuses on a different aspect of behaviour management, addressing issues such as building routines, health and safety, mental health and using technology to support behaviour management. It includes: Tasks designed to encourage analytical, reflective and original thinking Resources and guidance to develop practice and collate evidence to add to portfolios or other files required by tutors, mentors and assessors Case studies from personal experience that provide tips and tools for effectively manage behaviour This book is an essential resource for student teachers, newly or recently qualified teachers and anyone with an interest in developing an understanding of behaviour within schools.

Behaviour Management: An Essential Guide for Student and Newly Qualified Teachers

Behaviour Management: An Essential Guide for Student and Newly Qualified Teachers

Author: Eleanor Overland Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2020

Behaviour Management: An Essential Guide for Student and Newly Qualified Teachers explores the current issues and theories in behaviour management. It encourages readers to think and reflect on their own experiences and offers practical advice for developing confidence in the classroom and quickly adapting to the changing needs of different students and settings. Each chapter of the book focuses on a different aspect of behaviour management, addressing issues such as building routines, health and safety, mental health and using technology to support behaviour management. It includes: Tasks designed to encourage analytical, reflective and original thinking Resources and guidance to develop practice and collate evidence to add to portfolios or other files required by tutors, mentors and assessors Case studies from personal experience that provide tips and tools for effectively manage behaviour This book is an essential resource for student teachers, newly or recently qualified teachers and anyone with an interest in developing an understanding of behaviour within schools.

Teachers vs Tech? The case for an ed tech revolution

Teachers vs Tech? The case for an ed tech revolution

Author: Daisy Christodoulou Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2020

Ed tech has so much potential, both for teachers and learners, so why hasn't it yet had the transformative impact on education that has long been promised? Daisy Christodoulou tackles both sides of the ed tech debate in answering this question, critiquing missed opportunities about how we learn, as well as areas of success. Rooted in research, and written from the educationalists' perspective, Teachers vs Tech? examines a broad range of topics from the science of learning and assessment, to personalisation, and the continued importance of teaching facts. It explores international examples from both big brand digital teaching programs and up-and-coming start-ups in considering what has and hasn't worked well. The author draws throughout on her experience in the classroom and from working within the education community. She outlines a positive vision for the future: one where technology is developed in conjunction with teachers' expertise, and is ultimately used to improve educational outcomes for all. Vive la ed tech rA (c)volution!

Democracy and Teacher Education Dilemmas, Challenges and Possibilities

Democracy and Teacher Education Dilemmas, Challenges and Possibilities

Author: Silvia Edling, Geraldine Mooney Simmie Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2020

This book connects the dilemmas educators experience in daily practice with key theories, research and policy about democracy, ethics, and equity in education. Illustrated through vignettes from practicing teachers, as well as suggested questions and supplementary readings for each chapter, the authors recognise and explore the complex nature of the insoluble problems that face practicing teachers in their everyday lives and how they can be understood in order to address them in a more elaborate manner. Divided into eight concise chapters, this book provides a much-needed comprehensive exploration of issues within the education discourse, as seen from a global perspective, such as: Teachers' understanding of their profession Political demands and the complexities of practice Schools' democratic values Performance and accountability Minority needs and majority rule Countering radicalisation, terrorism, and misinformation Democracy and Teacher Education is a fantastic resource for students in teacher education programmes, as well as teacher educators, who are looking to develop a critical understanding of the choices made within the education field in a more thoughtful and sensitive manner. Supplementary readings are available as an eResource at www.routledge.com/9781138593251

Democracy and Teacher Education Dilemmas, Challenges and Possibilities

Democracy and Teacher Education Dilemmas, Challenges and Possibilities

Author: Silvia Edling, Geraldine Mooney Simmie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2020

This book connects the dilemmas educators experience in daily practice with key theories, research and policy about democracy, ethics, and equity in education. Illustrated through vignettes from practicing teachers, as well as suggested questions and supplementary readings for each chapter, the authors recognise and explore the complex nature of the insoluble problems that face practicing teachers in their everyday lives and how they can be understood in order to address them in a more elaborate manner. Divided into eight concise chapters, this book provides a much-needed comprehensive exploration of issues within the education discourse, as seen from a global perspective, such as: Teachers' understanding of their profession Political demands and the complexities of practice Schools' democratic values Performance and accountability Minority needs and majority rule Countering radicalisation, terrorism, and misinformation Democracy and Teacher Education is a fantastic resource for students in teacher education programmes, as well as teacher educators, who are looking to develop a critical understanding of the choices made within the education field in a more thoughtful and sensitive manner. Supplementary readings are available as an eResource at www.routledge.com/9781138593251

Research-Informed Teacher Learning Critical Perspectives on Theory, Research and Practise

Research-Informed Teacher Learning Critical Perspectives on Theory, Research and Practise

Author: Lori Beckett Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2020

Research-Informed Teacher Learning explores career-long improvements in knowledge building and the skills required in curriculum reform, transformations in teaching methods, alterations to assessment, and restructurings in school administration and management. It pinpoints ways that practitioners benefit by actively participating in the development of their own professional activities at all levels of teaching service. The book mainly focuses on the professionals working in teaching and teacher education from pre-service training and development through early-mid career and into later stages of career mobility. It pinpoints the ways that practitioners need to be involved in the design and delivery of changing models of teacher education which helps in the development of their own professional activities at all levels of the teaching service. Dedicated to late Professor Carey Philpott, the book takes his ideas forward, particularly in the current conjuncture when teacher learning is curtailed and constrained by power brokers, politicians, policy makers in various undemocratic ways. This book will be of great interest for academics and researchers in the fields of teacher education, educational policy and politics, and lifelong learning and development.

Supporting the Wounded Educator A Trauma-Sensitive Approach to Self-Care

Supporting the Wounded Educator A Trauma-Sensitive Approach to Self-Care

Author: Dardi Hendershott, Joe Hendershott Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/02/2020

Educators today are facing challenges and demands like never before. The tensions between an educator's calling and the reality of the profession can create a growing sense of compassion fatigue, burnout, and job dissatisfaction. In light of this context, this book brings firsthand knowledge alongside research to encourage, equip, and empower teachers and other K-12 educators to find relief and hope. Taking a trauma-sensitive approach, this important resource will help you navigate the pressures of being an educator, whether you entered into your profession carrying wounds with you, have felt wounded from your work environment, or you are simply someone trying to support others. Packed with doable strategies and suggestions for personal and professional self-care, this book will help you discover a personal journey towards holistic health and job satisfaction!

Supporting the Wounded Educator A Trauma-Sensitive Approach to Self-Care

Supporting the Wounded Educator A Trauma-Sensitive Approach to Self-Care

Author: Dardi Hendershott, Joe Hendershott Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/02/2020

Educators today are facing challenges and demands like never before. The tensions between an educator's calling and the reality of the profession can create a growing sense of compassion fatigue, burnout, and job dissatisfaction. In light of this context, this book brings firsthand knowledge alongside research to encourage, equip, and empower teachers and other K-12 educators to find relief and hope. Taking a trauma-sensitive approach, this important resource will help you navigate the pressures of being an educator, whether you entered into your profession carrying wounds with you, have felt wounded from your work environment, or you are simply someone trying to support others. Packed with doable strategies and suggestions for personal and professional self-care, this book will help you discover a personal journey towards holistic health and job satisfaction!

Content Knowledge in English Language Teacher Education International Experiences

Content Knowledge in English Language Teacher Education International Experiences

Author: Dario Luis (University of Warwick UK) Banegas Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/02/2020

Content Knowledge in English Language Teacher Education provides original professional experiences and research accounts of teaching language in the specific context of English language teacher education programmes in diverse international settings, with contributions from Argentina, Australia, Chile, China, Ecuador, Japan, Mexico, the USA and Turkey. The volume focuses on how teacher educators plan and deliver modules which help future teachers understand English as a system and develop English language proficiency. The contributors describe and analyse their professional practices in designing, delivering and evaluating modules or courses on understanding the English language as a system, i.e. content knowledge, exploring the teaching of elements such as phonetics, phonology, grammar, pragmatics, philology, and discourse analysis. In addition, they draw on their vast professional experience to explore how to successfully develop competence and language skills in English so that teachers can become models and proficient users of the language for their students. The contributions range from more historical and functionally linguistic focused chapters to more sociocultural explorations of teaching English to future teachers including interculturality, multilingualism, World Englishes, critical thinking skills, academic writing, and literacy through literature. The accounts shed light on the diverse practices of educators from many different countries, contexts, and cultural and linguistic backgrounds, drawing links between policy and practice, to locate much of English language teacher education and curriculum development outside the so-called 'inner circle' of native English-language speaking contexts, practitioners, and researchers.

Mindful and Relational Approaches to Social Justice, Equity and Diversity in Teacher Education

Mindful and Relational Approaches to Social Justice, Equity and Diversity in Teacher Education

Author: Christine E. Beaudry, Terry-Lee Beaudry Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/02/2020

As teaching is socially, culturally, and politically constructed, it is important that teacher educators committed to social justice attempt to create secure environment where all voices are heard and teacher candidates can inquire into personally and socially challenging topics within a safe and caring classroom culture. Relationships of trust are fundamental to teaching about social justice and to being receptive as learners in such classes. Mindfulness on the part of teacher educators and teacher candidates can go a long way in fostering respect, openness and acceptance in such classes. Together they can lead to teacher educators and candidates thinking deeply about themselves, schools and schooling as they move towards a vision of a more equitable and just society. The teacher educators who have contributed to this volume recognize the challenges of balancing respect for their students with the call to social justice. Their accounts and critical reflections convey how relational and mindful approaches might offer positive avenues to self and shared exploration by teacher candidates and teacher educators alike. Several chapters attend to the challenges for educators as they encounter culturally and linguistically diverse contexts. Others attend to these issues within the complexity of diverse university classrooms in order to guide teacher candidates towards dispositions and practices that help foster inclusion and engage diverse learners and communities. Together, these chapters offer thoughtful approaches to living alongside aspiring teachers as they develop deeper understanding of the concepts of race and diversity, and inclusive approaches to teaching and learning.

Proactive Professional Learning Creating Conditions for Individual and Organizational Improvement

Proactive Professional Learning Creating Conditions for Individual and Organizational Improvement

Author: Oran Tkatchov, Mary Tkatchov Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2020

In America, the average person will spend 90,000 hours at work, or about a quarter of his or her adult life. Job satisfaction, then, can have an enormous influence on quality of life. Unfortunately, many in the workforce will spend all or a portion of their work life feeling stagnant and lacking passion for their job. The choices organizational leaders make about staff development can influence the organization's success. Being proactive and intentional about how professional learning opportunities are selected and incorporated into the learners' professional lives will optimize the benefits for employers, employees, and the students, customers, or clients they serve. The topic of this book, proactive professional learning, is a way to create a rewarding, highly effective work environment that makes people want to get the most out of their work experience, and in doing so, optimize the effectiveness of the organization that employs them.

The Management of Failing DipSW Students Activities and Exercises to Prepare Practice Teachers for Work with Failing Students

The Management of Failing DipSW Students Activities and Exercises to Prepare Practice Teachers for Work with Failing Students

Author: Mavis Sharp, Hazel Danbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2020

First published in 1999, this book focuses on the process of failure, when necessary with DipSW students on assessed placements. It addresses some of the difficulties and dilemmas which can occur when working with students who fail. It is written for practice teachers and their mentors and it attempts to redress the scant attention paid to this topic in practice teaching trailing. This book makes suggestions as to some ways forward on situations presented in placements where students fail. It provides activities and exercises for use with practice teachers and placement colleagues involved in managing the process.