More Secondary Starters and Plenaries

Author: Mike Gershon
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441190910
Format: PDF, Kindle
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All New Classroom Starters and Plenaries provides busy teachers with a set of flexible, easy-to-implement activity ideas that can be used in any subject. The 50 starters and 50 plenaries have been crafted to fit with the structure of teaching, rather than specific content, so you can dip into the book when you are in search of a new idea for engaging your class and adapt the activity to suit your own needs. The activities have been organised into useful divisions, such as Assessment for Learning, Concepts, and Learning Objectives, and each includes a brief rationale for the activity. Many of the activities offer several examples of how it could be used, and there are online resources too, giving you everything you need not just in planning your starters and plenaries, but also in delivering them to your class.

Secondary Starters and Plenaries History

Author: Mike Gershon
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441118632
Format: PDF
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Looking for time saving, creative, ready-to-use activities to kick-start and round up your history lessons? Look no further! Starters and plenaries are now an essential part of all lessons and this highly practical book provides busy History teachers with creative activities to use in the classroom. The starter ideas will ensure the first five minutes of any secondary History lesson are a time for motivation, energy and forward thinking, and the plenaries will help students to reflect on and embed their learning at the end Step-by-step instructions, teacher's tips and topic-specific examples make these 25 starters and 25 plenaries easy to adapt for any History lesson, whether you are teaching World War Two, Henry VII or Ancient Egypt. The activities will help students to develop their skills in assessment and interpretation of sources and evidence, as well as reasoning, enquiry and comparison. This versatile book is also accompanied by online resources providing everything you need not just for planning starters and plenaries, but also delivering them to your class.

Secondary Starters and Plenaries English

Author: Johnnie Young
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441144501
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book provides English teachers with 50 cohesive suggestions for embedding and extending learning in the classroom: from individual to whole-class activities, and from the energetic to the sedate, all with realistic timings for each. Even better, every starter and plenary contains an 'ideas generator', making it easily-adaptable for the whole ability range of your class and keeping it fresh for you to use, and there are PowerPoints, task sheets and other time-saving resources online. The book covers the whole spectrum of topics that every English teacher needs to cover, and makes use of music, drama, maps, charts and practical props. Some ideas involve students managing and monitoring each other; some use all the senses; others involve creative thinking and where practical and appropriate, the content is embedded in the real world so that students can immediately see the wider application of their efforts. The 'teacher tips' section offers guidance on how to deliver the idea to get the best results based on years of trial and error by the author.

Secondary Starters and Plenaries

Author: Kate Brown
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408193574
Format: PDF, Docs
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Looking for time saving, creative, ready-to-use activities to kick-start and round up your lessons? Look no further!

Secondary Starters and Plenaries

Author: Kate Brown
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441153047
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Starters and plenaries are now an essential part of all lessons and this highly practical, bestselling book provides busy secondary teachers with 50 creative activities to use in the classroom. The tasks will help ensure the first five minutes of any lesson are a time for motivation, energy and forward thinking and will help students to reflect on, and embed their learning at the end. From game show inspired quizzes to bingo and dominoes, Kate Brown's wealth of original ideas have been tried and tested by secondary teachers and can be adapted to use in any subject. Concise explanations and cross-curricular examples make this book an accessible and time saving resource for all secondary teachers looking to inject some new life and enthusiasm into their lessons.

Teaching History

Author: Ian Phillips
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446245381
Format: PDF, Docs
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Reflective practice is at the heart of effective teaching, and this book will help you develop into a reflective teacher of history. Everything you need is here: guidance on developing your analysis and self-evaluation skills, the knowledge of what you are trying to achieve and why, and examples of how experienced teachers deliver successful lessons. The book shows you how to plan lessons, how to make the best use of resources and how to assess pupils' progress effectively. Each chapter contains points for reflection, which encourage you to break off from your reading and think about the challenging questions that you face as a history teacher. The book comes with access to a companion website, where you will find: - Videos of real lessons so you can see the skills discussed in the text in action - Transcripts from teachers and students that you can use as tools for reflection - Links to a range of sites that provide useful additional support - Extra planning and resource materials. If you are training to teach history, citizenship or social sciences this book will help you to improve your classroom performance by providing you with practical advice, and also by helping you to think in depth about the key issues. It provides examples of the research evidence that is needed in academic work at Masters level, essential for anyone undertaking an M-level PGCE. Ian Phillips is course leader for PGCE History (and Teaching and Learning Fellow) at Edge Hill University.

Secondary Starters and Plenaries Geography

Author: Brin Best
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441175482
Format: PDF
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This book provides geography teachers with 50 cohesive suggestions for embedding and extending learning in the classroom: from individual to whole-class activities, and from the energetic to the sedate. Even better, every starter and plenary is easily-adaptable for the whole ability range of your class and ideas for extension and development keep each activity fresh. There are also PowerPoints, task sheets and other time-saving resources online. The book covers the whole spectrum of topics that every geography teacher needs to cover. Some ideas involve students managing and monitoring each other; others involve creative thinking and where practical and appropriate, the content is embedded in the real world so that students can immediately see the wider application of their efforts. In the 'teacher's tips' section, the author offers guidance on how to deliver the idea to get the best results based on years of trial and error.

How to be a Brilliant English Teacher

Author: Trevor Wright
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136302239
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Now in its second edition, Trevor Wright’s hugely popular How to be a Brilliant English Teacher is packed with practical advice drawn from his extensive and successful experience as an English teacher, examiner and teacher trainer. This accessible and readable guide offers sound theoretical principles with exciting practical suggestions for the classroom. Fully updated to include a new expanded section on differentiation and inclusion, as well as covering new material on behaviour management and teaching poetry for enjoyment and personal response, this book tackles other tricky areas such as: Starting with Shakespeare Effective planning and assessment Learning to love objectives Working small texts and big texts Drama. Trainee teachers will find support and inspiration in this book and practising English teachers can use it as an empowering self-help guide for improving their skills. Trevor Wright addresses many of the anxieties that English teachers face, offering focused and realistic solutions.

The Geography Teacher s Handbook

Author: Brin Best
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441154795
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Containing everything a new or improving geography teacher could wish to know, this book provides step-by-step guidance on creating outstanding learning opportunities that prepare students for life, as well as for success in their examinations. Award-winning author and former head of geography Brin Best brings a wealth of experience and a unique blend of rigour and practicality to the subject, presenting fresh, exciting and creative ideas on how to get the most from your geography lessons. The book contains advice on everything from planning schemes of work and lessons, making the most of opportunities for learning outside the classroom and available ICT to cross-curricular links, thinking skills and examples of best practice. With reflective questions and activities, scores of lesson stimuli and a host of useful links, this book is an essential addition to every geography teacher's toolkit.

Teaching Shakespeare

Author: Rex Gibson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316609871
Format: PDF, Docs
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Teaching Shakespeare has been a major contribution to the knowledge and expertise of all teachers of Shakespeare from primary upwards for two decades. This full-colour second edition is in a larger format, updated to reflect modern classroom practice. It includes new contributions by leading practitioners from Shakespeare's Globe, the Shakespeare Schools Festival, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and the Cambridge School Shakespeare editorial team. Teaching Shakespeare makes explicit the 'Active Shakespeare' principles which underpin Cambridge School Shakespeare and includes activities and advice to help teachers develop their existing good practice, making the learning of Shakespeare valuable and enjoyable for all involved.