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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!

Professional Learning

Professional Learning

Author: Andrea L. Ray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2021

If you need to develop learning activities that create relevant professional learning for teachers, this book is for you. Professional Learning: A Planning Guide is a practical resource with a research-based foundation that produces desired results. If you are responsible for designing, developing, and delivering professional learning to teachers, this book is for you. This planning guide contains examples, explanations, and space for readers to create their own activities. If you would like a set of professional learning templates that produce activities which sustain teachers' learning over time, this book is for you. This planning guide contains ready-to-use templates that help you develop activities for teachers' use before, during, after, and beyond implementation. If you desire to create professional learning that initiates lasting improvements in teachers' practices, this book is for you. Every template aligns with at one or more educational change elements.

Professional Learning

Professional Learning

Author: Andrea L. Ray Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/02/2021

If you need to develop learning activities that create relevant professional learning for teachers, this book is for you. Professional Learning: A Planning Guide is a practical resource with a research-based foundation that produces desired results. If you are responsible for designing, developing, and delivering professional learning to teachers, this book is for you. This planning guide contains examples, explanations, and space for readers to create their own activities. If you would like a set of professional learning templates that produce activities which sustain teachers' learning over time, this book is for you. This planning guide contains ready-to-use templates that help you develop activities for teachers' use before, during, after, and beyond implementation. If you desire to create professional learning that initiates lasting improvements in teachers' practices, this book is for you. Every template aligns with at one or more educational change elements.

Tackling Anxiety in Primary Mathematics Teachers

Tackling Anxiety in Primary Mathematics Teachers

Author: Karen Wicks Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2021

This book provides teacher educators with an understanding of the issues around mathematics anxiety and a framework of teaching strategies to support undergraduates, trainee teachers and established professionals in primary settings in developing confidence in learning and teaching mathematics. The existence of mathematics anxiety in adults is both prevalent and well documented, and there is a real concern that adults who are anxious or lacking in confidence in their own mathematical ability may affect the quality of teaching and learning for those in their care. Research has identified that there are lower levels of mathematical confidence in adults working with children in primary rather than secondary schools, and that where adults are anxious this can be passed on to the pupils with whom they work. This book addresses issues related to the effect that mathematics anxiety has on those teaching and working with primary aged children and supports teacher educators to develop confidence in both trainee teachers and established professionals.

Evidence Based Primary Teaching

Evidence Based Primary Teaching

Author: Jonathan Glazzard, Samuel Stones Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/02/2021

New teachers need to know that the strategies they are implementing are underpinned by robust research evidence. This book gives trainee teachers key knowledge, supports them to develop critical thinking skills, and helps them understand some of the wider contexts of education and teaching. A comprehensive guide to support, challenge and develop trainee teachers' understanding of evidence-based teaching in primary schools.

Evidence Based Primary Teaching

Evidence Based Primary Teaching

Author: Jonathan Glazzard, Samuel Stones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2021

New teachers need to know that the strategies they are implementing are underpinned by robust research evidence. This book gives trainee teachers key knowledge, supports them to develop critical thinking skills, and helps them understand some of the wider contexts of education and teaching. A comprehensive guide to support, challenge and develop trainee teachers' understanding of evidence-based teaching in primary schools.

Avoiding Burnout

Avoiding Burnout

Author: Betsy B. Nordell Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2021

Given the challenges facing educators today, it is vitally important to understand the workings of teacher excellence. Which teachers exceed state standards for performance and continue to exhibit passion and resilience in the classroom? Beyond subject knowledge and teaching techniques, what do exemplary educators know and do that could be adapted for use by others? Exploring these questions serves as the basis for Avoiding Burnout: How Exemplary Teachers Find Fuel and Cultivate Success. The featured educators-among the most distinguished American teachers-provide insight into their successful strategies with students, parents/caregivers, colleagues, and administration. Their honest and thoughtful voices provide compelling evidence of how they navigate today's complex issues in education. Concise connections to relevant research underscore the value of their perspectives. This highly engaging and easy to use book is designed to spur thinking and conversation about what supports and inhibits educator success at all levels. In small meaningful bites, readers will learn what exemplary educators do, why they do it, and how it helps. In this time of high teacher attrition, we need to share ideas about how to succeed in the teaching profession.

Succeeding on your School Experience Placement

Succeeding on your School Experience Placement

Author: Brian Mundy Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2021

This book is designed to help pre-service teachers through one of the most important aspects of their education: their school experience placements. Highly practical and accessible, it gives guidance on what happens before, during and after placement, and provides readers with strategies on how to deal with the issues that they will encounter in school, including classroom management, lesson planning and catering for individual differences. Each chapter includes: * Relevant AITSL standards that are being addressed * Key terminology that pre-service teachers need to familiarise themselves with * Essential questions that encourage discussion of teaching practice * Frequently asked questions by pre-service teachers with potential responses * Placement scenarios that offer valuable learning opportunities The book is also supported by 30+ downloadable lesson plan and classroom-ready templates. Brian Mundy is a lecturer in Education at Victoria University.

Succeeding on your School Experience Placement

Succeeding on your School Experience Placement

Author: Brian Mundy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2021

This book is designed to help pre-service teachers through one of the most important aspects of their education: their school experience placements. Highly practical and accessible, it gives guidance on what happens before, during and after placement, and provides readers with strategies on how to deal with the issues that they will encounter in school, including classroom management, lesson planning and catering for individual differences. Each chapter includes: * Relevant AITSL standards that are being addressed * Key terminology that pre-service teachers need to familiarise themselves with * Essential questions that encourage discussion of teaching practice * Frequently asked questions by pre-service teachers with potential responses * Placement scenarios that offer valuable learning opportunities The book is also supported by 30+ downloadable lesson plan and classroom-ready templates. Brian Mundy is a lecturer in Education at Victoria University.

Surviving Your First Years in the Classroom

Surviving Your First Years in the Classroom

Author: Jordan McKinney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/12/2020

Survive your first years as a teacher with the no-nonsense tips and stories in this book. Learn how to choose respect over being liked, content over cute, grace over grades, and planning over Pinterest. Also find out how to avoid the teacher's lounge mentality and surround yourself with positive influences. The author's honest tone and humor throughout will leave you feel inspired and ready to tackle the challenges that can come your way, so you can stay happy in your role and remember you why you chose a career in education. Bonus: The book features a variety of worksheets you can use immediately, on lesson planning, student behavior and motivation, and more.

Surviving Your First Years in the Classroom

Surviving Your First Years in the Classroom

Author: Jordan McKinney Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/12/2020

Survive your first years as a teacher with the no-nonsense tips and stories in this book. Learn how to choose respect over being liked, content over cute, grace over grades, and planning over Pinterest. Also find out how to avoid the teacher's lounge mentality and surround yourself with positive influences. The author's honest tone and humor throughout will leave you feel inspired and ready to tackle the challenges that can come your way, so you can stay happy in your role and remember you why you chose a career in education. Bonus: The book features a variety of worksheets you can use immediately, on lesson planning, student behavior and motivation, and more.

A Guide for Substitute and Interim Teachers

A Guide for Substitute and Interim Teachers

Author: Barbara Washington Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/12/2020

If you're a substitute or interim teacher, or thinking of becoming one, you won't want to miss the techniques and strategies in this user-friendly, easy-to-read book. Author Barbara Washington guides you through every step, including the application process, lesson planning, classroom management, and school safety. Each chapter offers practical examples and current best practices to support you on your way to success. The book also includes essential tools such as reproducible lesson plans, worksheets, graphic organizers, and more. Concise but complete, this is an ideal resource for substitute teacher professional development.

Dialogue for Student and Teacher Development

Dialogue for Student and Teacher Development

Author: Saeed Nazari Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/12/2020

In banking education where the focus of curriculum is producing legitimate knowledge to maintain the sociocultural arrangements, the subjectivity of students and teachers is simply taken for granted. Once credentialized, students can find the source of unease within as public education-centered on conformity and competition-has overlooked their individuality. To contribute to their self-understanding and self-love, self-education starts from reconstructing student and teacher educational experiences. Once students and teachers reflect on their educational experience using autobiographical writing, they can reconstruct their understanding of their self and their education. Using emancipatory and transformative writing to liberate self through autobiographical method of Currere, this book takes a psychoanalytical and hermeneutic journey into student and teacher inner world. Once false self gets shattered following the synthetic phase of the method, students and teachers can reconnect to their true self disguised by non-ego-curriculum. As the source of aesthetic creation and inspiration, true self will connect students and teachers to their deeper layers of self-understanding and self-value using which they can recreate their lifeworlds and reconstruct their social and political spheres. Using hermeneutic dialogue following their rebirth, students and teachers will transfer their transformative and liberating understanding of lifeworld to their circumstances to reconstruct education.