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Books in the series: Ready to Teach

The New Teacher's Guide to OFSTED

The New Teacher's Guide to OFSTED

Author: Samuel Stones, Jonathan Glazzard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2020

What does the new OFSTED framework mean for new and trainee teachers? How will it change what happens in schools and classrooms? This new text guides new and trainee teachers through all they need to know about the 2019 OFSTED inspection. It supports them to understand and reflect on the context of the new framework - as professionals. It dispels many of the myths that new teachers will hear in schools and provides much needed clarity and detail. This book: * Explores the context of the publication of the new framework and what this might mean for schools and teachers * Supports teachers to understand how the framework links to what happens in classroom and to school level priorities from SLT * Includes examples of outstanding practice to learn from * Features a mythbusting section to help teachers to understand the facts about OFSTED * Supports new teachers to understand, prepare for and approach OFSTED inspections with confidence and clarity of purpose.

The Teachers' Standards in the Classroom

The Teachers' Standards in the Classroom

Author: Roy Blatchford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2020

All teachers and trainee teachers need to work towards and within the framework of the Teachers' Standards. This is the essential guide to the application of these standards in the classroom. The text is written to support teachers and trainee teachers to interpret the standards effectively and independently, and to apply them to their teaching. The text supports readers to enhance their understanding of the standards and to see how their effective application can improve teaching and professional practice. This fourth edition has been updated to include checklist for all standards. Also added is guidance on personal and professional conduct online for new teachers. New content on the 2019 Ofsted framework'e expectations of teaching is also added in this edition. About the author Roy Blatchford CBE is Founding Director of the National Education Trust in the UK. He served as one of Her Majesty's Inspectors of Schools (HMI) in England, with national responsibilities for school improvement and for the inspection of outstanding schools. Roy was Deputy Chair of the DfE Teachers' Standards Review (2012) and of the Headteachers' Standards Review (2014). He was appointed CBE for services to education in the 2016 New Year Honours.

The ITT Core Content Framework

The ITT Core Content Framework

Author: Jonathan Glazzard, Samuel Stones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2020

The ITT Core Content framework sets out the required learning for teacher training. This book explores what the Core Content framework is and what essential knowledge and skills trainee primary school teachers need to succeed on their course. Each chapter includes key research, key policy and primary classroom examples to help you link ideas to practice. Handy checklists mean trainees can track their learning progress and feel confident that they have: Learnt that........ Learnt how to........ Covering all of the essential and statutory elements of teacher training, this concise book guides trainees though their teaching journey.

The Essential Guide to SPaG in the Primary Classroom

The Essential Guide to SPaG in the Primary Classroom

Author: David Waugh, Kate Allott, Eve English, Rosemary Waugh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/02/2020

Are your students struggling to know their 'determiners' from their 'prepositions'? Are they struggling with word classes, phrases and clauses? This book is here to help by: Giving them what they need to know to teach all areas of primary grammar Explaining what's good to know to support more able children Outlining what good teaching of each part of grammar looks like in the classroom Suggesting classroom activities for all areas of the SPaG curriculum Also included is a section on the new SPaG test.

A Practical Guide to Teacher Wellbeing

A Practical Guide to Teacher Wellbeing

Author: Elizabeth Holmes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/12/2018

Teacher wellbeing, or a lack of it, is a major concern for the teaching profession. Research shows that there is a recruitment and retention crisis with over a third of the school, FE and HE profession expecting to leave by 2020. This is a practical guide that will help trainee teachers prepare for what is, undoubtedly, a demanding job. It supports new teachers to be aware of themselves and to understand the schools and teaching sector so they better anticipate pressures and find their own way forward. With solutions and strategies that can be taken into practice, this guide will help new and early career teachers establish that all-important work/life balance and avoid burn out.

Planning the Primary National Curriculum

Planning the Primary National Curriculum

Author: Keira Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2018

A complete guide for trainees and teachers To prepare to teach the new Primary National Curriculum, you need more than just the Programmes of Study. You need a resource to help you understand, plan for, teach and assess the curriculum. This is it! Your guide to planning the Primary National Curriculum. This book explores how to plan in primary schools. It covers curriculum design and structure, challenges to learning, and how children learn. New in this edition is a chapter on planning for mastery. For each curriculum subject the programme of study is included, with notes to help you interpret it for your own class. The text covers how the teaching of each subject can be organised, assessment opportunities, key and essential resources in each subject, and how ICT can best be used in each subject to enhance teaching. Sequenced lesson examples in all subject chapters link theory to practice and highlight progression. The final section of the book explores the many ways in which the curriculum can be delivered. It includes the creative curriculum, dialogic teaching, cross-curricular learning and more current thinking about interpreting the curriculum.

The Teachers' Standards in the Classroom

The Teachers' Standards in the Classroom

Author: Roy Blatchford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2017

All teachers and trainee teachers need to work towards and within the framework of the Teachers' Standards. This is the essential guide to the application of these standards in the classroom. The text is written to support teachers and trainee teachers to interpret the standards effectively and independently, and to apply them to their teaching. The chapters mirror the standards themselves and practical guidance and classroom based examples help the reader link theory to practice. The text supports readers to enhance their understanding of the standards and to see how their effective application can improve teaching and professional practice. This third edition has been updated to include more classroom stories, links to practice and examples of good practice. Also included is guidance on contemporary issues in relation to the standards, to support teachers with current challenges.