100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Engaging Learners


Author: Jon Tait
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472945336
Category: Education
Page: 128
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Are your students really engaged in your teaching? Teachers everywhere are looking for quick and easy ways to liven up their lessons, try something new and exciting, or just tweak a strategy or practice that they have been doing for years. This is a 'recipe style' books that you can dip in and out of when you are looking for inspiration. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Engaging Learners contains techniques and activities to apply to every area of classroom teaching, from livening up displays to using technology effectively, and even includes advice on greeting students and providing motivational feedback. Put these ideas into practice to get your class engaged and ready to learn.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Lessons


Author: Ross Morrison McGill
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472906306
Category: Education
Page: 144
View: 380
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Conflicting government diktat and changeable Ofsted frameworks means that navigating the path to outstanding can be challenging. However, the integrity of an outstanding lesson will always be the same and this book attempts to bottle that formula so that you can recreate it time and time again. In his first book, Twitter phenomenon and outstanding teacher, Ross Morrison McGill provides a bank of inspirational ideas that can be picked up five minutes before your lesson starts and put into practice just as they are, or embedded into your day-to-day teaching to make every lesson an outstanding lesson! In his light-hearted and enthusiastic manner Ross guides you through the ideas he uses on a daily basis for managing behaviour, lesson planning, homework, assessment and all round outstanding teaching. Whether you are an experienced teacher or someone who has little practical teaching experience, there are ideas in this book that will change the way you think about your lessons. Ideas include: Snappy starters, Open classroom, Smiley faces, Student-led homework, Monday morning mantra and the popular five minute lesson plan. The 100 ideas series offers busy secondary teachers easy to implement, practical strategies and activities to improve and inspire their classroom practice. The bestselling series has been relaunched with a brand new look, including a new accessible dip in and out layout. Features include: Teachers tips, Taking it further tips, Quotes from the Ofsted framework and teachers, Bonus ideas, Hashtags and online resouces.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding History Lessons


Author: Emily Thomas
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472940938
Category: Education
Page: 192
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100 IDEAS: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING A new addition to the best-selling 100 Ideas series, offering teachers quick and easy ways to engage students, convey complex knowledge, and build students' history-specific thinking skills. The activities in this book aim to embrace what is mind-boggling, bizarre and extraordinary about history and tap into students' innate curiosity and wonder, while still catering to the twin pressures of exam results and observation. With this criteria in mind, there are plenty of tips on demonstrating progress, ways of differentiating, preparing students for history assessments and examinations – while still having fun.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Dyslexia


Author: Gavin Reid,Shannon Green
Publisher: Bloomsbury Education
ISBN: 9781472917904
Category: Education
Page: 144
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This is a brand new title from the authors of the bestselling 100 ideas for primary teachers: Dyslexia. It is a practical guide providing secondary teachers supporting children and young people with dyslexia with successful strategies and engaging activities to use in the classroom and to plan their teaching. It covers emotional literacy, peer support, periods of transition in the child's school life, developing phonic skills and exam preparation. This book of ready-to-use activities is perfect for the non-specialist teacher in need of extra guidance, but will also offer new ideas and insights to SENCOs, head teachers, parents and carers and anyone else working with a young person with dyslexia in secondary schools.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Supporting EAL Learners


Author: Catharine Driver,Chris Pim
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472954130
Category: Education
Page: 128
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From EAL experts Chris Pim and Catharine Driver come 100 ideas for providing secondary teachers with strategies and activities to support the induction, assessment and learning of students with English as an additional language (EAL) in tutor time, in specific subjects and at whole-school level. There is so much pressure on teachers to deliver engaging and innovative lessons that both adhere to the demands of the curriculum and get the necessary results. Having to plan lessons, implement strategies and create effective resources for EAL students can be a challenge, and with over 15% of secondary school students exposed to a language other than English in their home (according to 2016 data from the Department for Education), it is a challenge affecting every teacher. This book provides practical plans for giving EAL learners general support, but also includes ideas linked to specific subjects, especially key problem areas such as mathematics and science, to help EAL learners get the most out of lessons. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Supporting EAL Learners is a treasure trove of adaptable ideas to use for students who are beginners and advanced learners of EAL.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Tutor Time


Author: Molly Potter
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472925041
Category: Education
Page: 144
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Essential for busy secondary form tutors, this book will inspire form time ideas that are constructive, exciting, yet take little preparation! Activities include community builders, PSHE related topics, creative thinking activities and a variety of active learning techniques to engage your students in discussions. While this book mostly focuses upon interesting, worthwhile and fun activities to do with a registration group it also includes some tips and advice on how to fulfill pastoral care responsibilities of pupils in a form group.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Geography Lessons


Author: David Rogers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472940970
Category: Education
Page: 176
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100 Ideas: Quick - Easy - Inspired - Outstanding A new addition to the best-selling 100 Ideas series, offering teachers quick and easy ways to engage students, convey complex knowledge, and build solid foundations for students' understanding and learning in geography. From 'doorstop geography' in around the school and local area, to 'migration and controversy' covering hot-topic global issues, each section and idea in this book provides effective, fun and memorable strategies for creating an outstanding learning experience for your students.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Supporting Students with Autism


Author: Claire Bullock
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472928482
Category: Education
Page: 128
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The number of young people diagnosed with Autism is increasing, therefore teachers and support staff need to ensure that they are providing sufficient support for these children within the classroom. While many teachers are already keen to try and offer the best support for Autistic children, many are unsure of the best way to, or how to tackle problems when they arise. Secondary school, in particular , is a turbulent time for those with autism. Not only do they have to contend with increasingly harder work in many different subject areas, but also with examinations and adolescence. This book offers guidance for secondary school teachers that will help them to develop subtle learning strategies that have a huge benefit on pupils with Autism, create an inclusive, quality teaching environment, and support pupils with ASC during this time of change and reduce their anxiety.. It breaks down the key areas of potential difficulty, offering strategies, ideas, case studies and links to resources in way that is easy and accessible to busy teachers. Key topics covered are transition, coping with the first half of term, assessments, anxiety support, behaviour, social skills and communication, and teasing and bullying. Each idea includes step-by-step instructions to help teachers implement the techniques in the classroom, benefiting not only the pupils with Autism, but others in the class as well. This book is the ultimate troubleshooting guide for every secondary school teacher.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Gifted and Talented


Author: John Senior
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472906349
Category: Education
Page: 136
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100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Gifted and Talented will provide a rich package of materials and ideas at an economically attractive price with the added attraction that for the time challenged teacher, little or no work needs to be done in preparing and presenting the enrichment activities within the book

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Teaching Drama


Author: Johnnie Young
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441188177
Category: Education
Page: 208
View: 5945
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Bring your drama lessons to life and engage the most unlikely of thespians using ideas from this pdated title in the popular 100 ideas series! Drama is a key subject for getting students to express themselves creatively as well as helping them to improve communication skills across the curriculum. Using his weatlth of experience teaching drama in secondary schools, Johnnie Young has out together 100 tried and tested activities and strategies for implementing a full drama teaching programme in your school. Suggestions for bringing Shakespeare's plays to life, advice on improving storytelling and engaging cross-curricular activities are just a few of the areas covered. Each idea includes the learning aim of the activity so you can assess progress and map the ideas to your schemes of work, and there are practical teaching tips and taking it further ideas throughout the book. Johnnie also offers drama-specific behaviour management tips - another area he specialises in - to help you ensure you stay in control of even the most rambunctious class! The book is a must for all secondary drama teachers - and indeed anyone wanting to inject some drama into their lessons!

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Literacy Across the Curriculum


Author: Graham Tyrer
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472950224
Category: Education
Page: 128
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As Ofsted says, Literacy is a shared responsibility across the curriculum in secondary schools. But for subject teachers and school leaders outside of the English department, this can seem a daunting task. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Literacy Across the Curriculum contains all sorts of strategies and ideas for ensuring that pupils are developing competency in reading and writing in every subject, from maths to PE, without putting pressure on teachers' time and resources. The perfect quick-reference pocket book, this collection of creative and original ideas from English expert Graham Tyrer has something for everyone, ensuring all teachers and school staff are able to support students in gaining confidence in literacy. By picking and choosing relevant ideas, busy teachers can develop both short and long term strategies for cross-curricular teaching that really work, have an impact on whole school learning, and help every pupil reach their potential.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Revision


Author: John Mitchell
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472913779
Category: Education
Page: 122
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This brand new title in the 100 ideas series provides secondary teachers with an easy to implement list of revision strategies they can use in lessons. Each idea has been tried and tested and will have minimal preparation time for teachers; links will be provided to materials and proformas for teachers to use. The book will focus on strategies of effective revision which can be used to help prepare students for any level of examinations. These strategies can be easily implemented in lessons at any post Year 7 level, therefore encouraging students to consistently review and reinforce their learning. This consistent approach means that revision is built into a scheme of learning and becomes an everyday process rather than one that is just used in the run up towards examinations.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Assessment for Learning


Author: David Spendlove
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472911024
Category: Education
Page: 120
View: 1190
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100 Ideas: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING This brand new book develops a broader understanding of the impact and reasons for using Assessment for Learning in order to help teachers become outstanding teachers whilst their pupils also become outstanding learners. Emphasis is placed on helping pupils become autonomous and reflective learners rather than passive receivers in the learning process. Central to this is the development of strategies for ensuring progress in lessons is being maintained by all learners. By using the assessment for learning strategies within this book you will sharpen your teaching, increase pupil autonomy and ownership and ensure rapid and sustained progress in learning is taking place. It covers questioning and dialogue, using feedback to monitor progress in learning and improving teaching through focusing on AfL.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Science Lessons


Author: Ian McDaid
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472918207
Category: Education
Page: 144
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This is a brand new title in the successful 100 ideas series which provides secondary science teachers with practical ideas and activities to use in their lessons as well as teaching and planning strategies to help make practice outstanding every day. The author is a science teacher and winner of the Wellcome Trust Enthusse award for Science. He has a growing Twitter following and the book will be full of his really original and engaging science ideas. The book will include ideas on integrating literacy into science lessons, safety in the lab and ideas for challenging the more able.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Teaching Philosophy and Ethics


Author: John L. Taylor
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472910095
Category: Education
Page: 144
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100 Ideas: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING How do you teach a subject that has no 'right' answers? Philosophical and ethical concepts can be overwhelming to students who have not encountered them before, and complex arguments can be difficult to navigate. John L. Taylor's brand new book will help you to engage your class and have them reading, writing, talking and thinking philosophically. Starting with introductory ideas such as 'a guided tour of philosophy land', the book moves on to: ideas for stimulating and managing student discussions and debates; guidance for effective research; and methods to support students with their essays, presentations and projects. There are also tips for getting the best out of quieter students, and ideas for taking philosophy beyond the classroom. Hashtags and websites providing resources to enliven your classes are included throughout the book.

Teaching the Brain to Read

Strategies for Improving Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension
Author: Judy Willis
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416616616
Category: Education
Page: 176
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Reading comes easily to some students, but many struggle with some part of this complex process that requires many areas of the brain to operate together through an intricate network of neurons. As a classroom teacher who has also worked as a neurologist, Judy Willis offers a unique perspective on how to help students not only learn the mechanics of reading and comprehension, but also develop a love of reading. She shows the importance of establishing a nonthreatening environment and provides teaching strategies that truly engage students and help them * Build phonemic awareness * Manipulate patterns to improve reading skills * Improve reading fluency * Combat the stress and anxiety that can inhibit reading fluency * Increase vocabulary *Overcome reading difficulties that can interfere with comprehension By enriching your understanding of how the brain processes language, emotion, and other stimuli, this book will change the way you understand and teach reading skills--and help all your students become successful readers.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding English Lessons


Author: Angella Cooze
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408194953
Category: Education
Page: 160
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100 IDEAS: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING No notice inspections are something every teacher now has to be prepared for. This accessible new book provides strategies to embed into your everyday teaching to ensure your English lessons are consistently outstanding every day, whether you are being observed or not. Dip in and pick an idea to use as a starter or develop a whole lesson plan from the practical, step-by-step activities included. The ideas will help your students develop strong foundation skills in spelling, punctuation, reading and writing as well as learning how to work together, listen to each other, give great presentations and tackle and analyse different types of text. But it's not all about work! There are strategies for inspiring in your class a love of literature and English by delving into a wide variety of texts – poetry, plays, novels, journalism and Shakespeare. There are also ideas to help you improve your teaching practice, tips on how to create the best learning environment for studying English and specific advice on how to cope with those dreaded Ofsted inspections.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Managing Behaviour


Author: Johnnie Young
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408193647
Category: Education
Page: 126
View: 3547
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Managing behavior in the secondary classroom can be demanding, hard work, and for the newly qualify teacher, sometimes intimidating. In this brand new edition, experienced teacher and author Johnnie Young brings together over 100 tried and tested, practical ideas to help manage the range of difficult behaviours found in the secondary classroom. Whether you are an experienced teacher or someone with little practical teaching experience, there are strategies in this book for you; from those that will help to resolve serious issues such as bullying and conflict in the classroom, to those that show that even the smallest changes ? reducing tension in the classroom, employing the right kind of body language and using creative language to engage your students ? can have a huge impact and dramatically improve behaviour. This book has been fully revised and updated for the secondary market and has a brand new layout making the book even easier to dip in and out of and the ideas even easier to use and implement quickly. Includes: Teaching tips, Taking it further ideas, Bonus ideas, Quotes from teachers and students

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Supporting EAL Learners


Author: Catharine Driver,Chris Pim
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472954122
Category: Education
Page: 128
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From EAL experts Chris Pim and Catharine Driver come 100 ideas for providing secondary teachers with strategies and activities to support the induction, assessment and learning of students with English as an additional language (EAL) in tutor time, in specific subjects and at whole-school level. There is so much pressure on teachers to deliver engaging and innovative lessons that both adhere to the demands of the curriculum and get the necessary results. Having to plan lessons, implement strategies and create effective resources for EAL students can be a challenge, and with over 15% of secondary school students exposed to a language other than English in their home (according to 2016 data from the Department for Education), it is a challenge affecting every teacher. This book provides practical plans for giving EAL learners general support, but also includes ideas linked to specific subjects, especially key problem areas such as mathematics and science, to help EAL learners get the most out of lessons. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Supporting EAL Learners is a treasure trove of adaptable ideas to use for students who are beginners and advanced learners of EAL.

100 Ideas for Supporting Learners with EAL


Author: Chris Pim
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441188312
Category: Education
Page: 168
View: 5320
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100 Ideas for Supporting Learners with EAL is a practical book of ideas and support strategies for the induction, assessment, teaching and learning of students with English as an additional language (EAL). The ideas are adaptable for use with new to English, beginners and advanced learners of EAL. Ideas include:• Setting up a parent conference• Identifying and supporting gifted & talented learners• Cross-cultural mathematics• Effective questioning techniques• Running a 'Young Interpreter Scheme' There is an emphasis on using ICT throughout the book, including where to find the best software, resources and websites. There is also a section on whole-school approaches to supporting learners with EAL. This book is an essential source of inspiration for teachers, support staff, senior managers and Ethnic Minority Achievement (EMA) specialists and coordinators.