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The Trainee Teacher's Handbook
A companion for initial teacher training

Second Edition


March 2021 | 272 pages | Learning Matters
This book helps trainees to build skills and focus on developing their professional practice through understanding, reflection and experimentation. Its practical structure and learning features help readers to recognise their own learning needs and set their own targets. The book takes the Teachers' Standards as a base and covers: 
  • planning
  • creating teaching resources
  • inclusive practice
  • assessment and progress
  • classroom management
  • pastoral care
This new edition has been updated to include:
A new chapter curriculum design, including decolonising the curriculum
A new chapter on What they don’t teach you in training
More support on metal health and wellbeing
 
Why do you want to teach?
 
Planning your journey through teacher training
 
Working with tutors and mentors
 
Reflecting on your practice
 
Using feedback for your own development
 
Potential barriers to teaching
 
Resilience and wellbeing
 
What do teachers do?
 
What does curriculum mean?
 
Planning great lessons
 
Creating teaching resources
 
The Inclusive Teacher
 
How do we learn? How should we teach?
 
Creating a positive classroom
 
Effective classroom management
 
Checking learners' progress
 
Pastoral Care
 
Sharing your knowledge with others
 
Getting your first job
 
The start of your professional Journey
 
A teacher's life
 
What they don’t teach you in training

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Carol Thompson

Peter Wolstencroft

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