Reflective Teaching: Evidence-informed Professional Practice

Reflective Teaching: Evidence-informed Professional Practice


By (author) Professor Andrew Pollard

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  • Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • Format: Paperback | 560 pages
  • Dimensions: 190mm x 244mm x 28mm | 1,302g
  • Publication date: 8 July 2008
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0826493408
  • ISBN 13: 9780826493408
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 33,662

Product description

"Reflective Teaching" is the definitive textbook for reflective classroom professionalism. It offers exceptional support for trainee teachers, mentors, newly qualified teachers and for those engaged continuing professional development and performance review.Andrew Pollard's "Reflective Teaching" has been established for over twenty years. Each edition builds on that foundation and offers something new. This edition is enhanced by:

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Author information

Andrew Pollard taught nursery, primary and lower secondary children before becoming a teacher educator and researcher. He is currently Director of TLRP and based at the Institute of Education, University of London. Julie Anderson (University of Bristol) Mandy Maddock University of Cambridge Sue Swaffield University of Cambridge Jo Warin Lancaster University Paul Warwick University of Cambridge

Review quote

"This handbook ... should be kept to hand by teachers and by schools. I'd suggest it should be in every CPD leader's library ... What makes this book so great is that it is packed full of examples, diagrams and teaching tools." CPD Update, April 2009

Table of contents

Preface; Evidence-informed professionalism across the UK; PART 1: BECOMING A REFLECTIVE TEACHER; 1. Reflective teaching; 2. Learning through mentoring in initial teacher education; 3. Developing an evidence-informed classroom; PART 2: BEING A REFLECTIVE TEACHER; 4. Social contexts. What is, and what might be?; 5. Values and identity. Who are we?; 6. Relationships. How are we getting on together?; 7. Learning. How can we understand children's development?; 8. Curriculum. How do we develop knowledge and understanding?; 9. Planning. How are we implementing the curriculum?; 10. Organization. How are we managing the classroom?; 11. Behaviour. How are we managing the class?; 12. Communication. What are its classroom characteristics?; 13. Teaching. How are we developing our strategies?; 14. Assessment. How are we monitoring learning and performance?; PART 3: BEYOND CLASSROOM REFLECTION; 15. Social inclusion. What are the consequences of classroom practices?; 16. Learning as a newly qualified teacher; 17. School improvement and continuing professional development; 18. Reflective teaching and society; A Guide to QTS Standards across the UK; Acronyms used in this book; List of research briefings; List of figures; List of reflective activities; List of checklists. Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Index.