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Reflective Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School

Reflective Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School

Second Edition
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November 2012 | 320 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Informed teaching is built upon a clear understanding of a wide range of professional issues. Reflective Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School offers a comprehensive overview of core teaching topics designed as an essential companion textbook for professional studies modules on secondary initial teacher education courses.

Offering a critically engaged examination of practical and theoretical topics in order to encourage deeper reflection on what underpins good teaching practice, this Second Edition has been carefully updated to provide a contemporary introduction to secondary education.

New to this edition:
  • A new chapter on diversity, social justice and global issues in teaching
  • A new chapter on pastoral and tutorial roles
  • Improved coverage of developing critical thinking skills in the classroom
  • Masters-level critical reading tasks in every chapter
  • Awareness of recent developments in education policy
This is indispensable reading for anyone training to teach in secondary education including graduate and employment-based routes into teaching, and particularly relevant for those on Master level programs.
Sue Dymoke
Jennifer Harrison
Professional Learning and the Reflective Practitioner
Sue Dymoke
An Overview of Learning
Ingrid Spencer and Sue Dymoke
Learning and Teaching Contexts
Phil Wood
Classroom Management
Tony Lawson
Assessing Students
Joan Smith
Pastoral Care and the Role of the Form Tutor
Chris Wilkins
Diversity, Social Justice and Global Issues in Education

An essential text for FdA Learning Support students working in secondary schools. So much of the literature for Learning Support tends to focus on the primary phase. Chapters cover key topics such as ways of learning, assessment and pastoral care all contextualised to the secondary environment, and will be of great help to secondary-based students, in a range of FdA modules.

Miss Caroline Meredith
School of Education and Innovation, Bishop Grosseteste University
July 8, 2013

One of our CORE texts. This edition is effective in updating to reflect changes in the educational landscape.

Ms Lynne Warham
Faculty of Education, Edge Hill University
March 25, 2013

This book was a very useful aid for my students to reflect on their practice.

Mrs Donna O'Connor
Eycyp, NWRC Strabane Campus
March 13, 2013

This latest edition of the book is very well written and is an essential guide to all beginning teachers.

Dr David Cooper
Education (Walsall), Wolverhampton University
January 22, 2013

A really useful text to support the PGCE and M level course, particularly helpful to our School Direct Distance courses. Highly recommendable.

Miss Liz McGuire
Education, Leeds Trinity and All Saints
December 18, 2012

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1

Sue Dymoke