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Learning to Teach in the Primary School

Arthur, James and Grainger, Teresa eds. (2006). Learning to Teach in the Primary School. London, UK: Routledge.

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This comprehensive new textbook provides valuable support to student teachers on primary ITT, BEd and PGCE courses. It provides a sound and practical introduction to the teaching skills as well as the underlying theory.

Written by experts in primary school teaching, the book is divided into twenty-three sections and covers:

becoming a teacher
exploring the nature of learning
planning for learning
approaches to the curriculum
recent developments in primary education
diversity and inclusion
partnership in practice
your professional development.

Each chapter contains a brief introduction to the key concepts, issues and skills, and provides learning activities in the form of tasks. Annotated lists of further reading are included for students who want to explore topics in more detail.

Item Type: Edited Book
ISBN: 0-415-35928-7, 978-0-415-35928-3
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Education
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 16401
Depositing User: Wendy Hunt
Date Deposited: 29 May 2009 10:42
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:29
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