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Training to Teach
A Guide for Students

Third Edition
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September 2015 | 424 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Teaching is a tough and challenging job and society demands more from its teachers than ever before. This new edition is an essential companion for those training to teach, providing an overview of important professional issues that all future teachers need to engage with in order to succeed in the classroom.

Aiming to give you the confident start you need in the classroom, this third edition is equally valuable to those training to teach in both primary and secondary education, and includes:

•             New chapters on: inclusion; school-based training; creativity; and digital technologies

•             Increased coverage of behaviour management

•             A new feature outlining the relevant Teachers’ Standards at the start of each chapter

 The accompanying website https://study.sagepub.com/denby3e, has been updated to include additional material expanding on and complementing the contents of the book.

 This book is essential reading for professional studies modules on both primary and secondary initial teacher education courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and on university-based and school-based training courses.

 

Neil Denby is recently retired from the School of Education and Professional Development, University of Huddersfield and now works as an independent educational consultant.

 
Learning to teach: An introduction
 
PART I: PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES
 
Relationships with children and young people
 
Professionalism, the professional duties of teachers and legal requirements
 
Child protection issues
 
Communication and collaboration
 
School-based training
 
Understanding the roles of specialist colleagues
 
Developing skills for career progress
 
PART II: STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING
 
Managing your classroom environment
 
Behaviour strategies in challenging classrooms
 
Beginning to understand how young people learn
 
Approaches to teaching and learning 1: Developing a range
 
Approaches to teaching and learning 2: Planning, progression and sequence
 
Approaches to teaching and learning 3: Differentiation and personalising provision
 
Using digital technologies in teaching strategies
 
Creativity
 
PART III: IMPORTANT ISSUES AND SKILLS
 
Inclusion
 
Teaching pupils with English as an Additional Language
 
Understanding and using assessment and feedback
 
The rights of the child
 
Cross-curricular planning issues
 
Cross-curricular teaching issues
 
Accessing and using statistical information
 
Your first teaching post: Applications, interviews and induction

very useful resource for trainee teachers to easily access

Mrs Ruth Livingstone
Education , Macclesfield College
February 10, 2016

A fantastic practical book for all trainee teachers

Mrs Angela gelder
Teacher Training, Rotherham College of Arts & Technology
December 8, 2015

due to not right information for course

Mrs toni teresa Haines
Special Education , Southend Adult Community College
October 21, 2015

This text book gave relevant interesting topics for trainee teachers, I feel this is a valuable resource for those at the start of their teaching journey.

Mrs Donna Kathleen O'Connor
Eycyp, North West Regional College
October 7, 2015

Links well to course and is very informative at a practitioner level

Mrs Terrie A Blaszczyk
Education Department, Roehampton University
October 2, 2015

Although there are some really useful and interesting chapters in this book, we generally felt that this book was more geared to teachers of children and not FE lecturers who we are teaching

Mr Yvert de Souza
Teacher Development Department, Ealing, Hammersmith & W.London College
September 30, 2015

This book is set out in a logical and easy to read manner, it supports trainee teachers to understand and develop their practice through the key issues and theoretical perspectives discussed. I highly recommend this book.

Mrs Jayne Elizabeth Double
ECLIPS, Suffolk New College
September 30, 2015

Iinteresting and relevant to trainee teachers

Mr Paul Demetriou-Crane
Education and Childcare, Havering College of FE & HE
August 27, 2015

Good, up to date guide for trainees.

Mrs Jane Scholey
School of Education, Oxford Brookes University
June 10, 2015

Very interesting topic and well laid out book

Mr Philip Jefferies
Department of Primary Education, Greenwich University
May 15, 2015
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Neil Denby

Neil Denby has been involved in teacher education for over 18 years. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. An experienced and successful author, he has written over two dozen texts at various levels from GCSE to postgraduate. He also has extensive experience teaching abroad, both in the Middle East and China. Recently retired from the School of Education and Professional Development at the University of Huddersfield, he now acts as an independent educational consultant. His research interests include using the abilities of gifted and talented pupils to enhance the... More About Author

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