Effective Teaching

Effective Teaching : Evidence and Practice

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Lecturers, why waste time waiting for the post to arrive? Click on the above icon and receive your e-inspection copy today! This new edition updates the successful 2005 edition with the latest research on effective teaching and learning. Appropriate for primary and secondary, the authors continue to provide a broad and comprehensive overview of what is now a large body of knowledge on effective teaching. The authors maintain their user-friendly style and the structure which takes in generic teaching skills; teaching for specific goals; subject specific strategies and other classroom issues. New to this edition: - updated research evidence - a greater cultural breadth including international research - diversity in the classroom; values and beliefs - assessment for learning Points for reflection and further reading have also been included to help encourage readers to become reflective practitioners. This book is essential reading for education students, including all PGCE and BA courses, as well as teachers and educational researchers. Daniel Muijs is Professor of Education at University of Southampton. David Reynolds is Professor of Education at University of Plymouth.show more

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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 170 x 242 x 24mm | 621.42g
  • Sage Publications Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations, figures
  • 1849200769
  • 9781849200769
  • 229,930

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'it deserves rapidly to find a prominent and well-thumbed place in all staffroom libraries as well as in schools of education' - Keith Saunders, British Journal of Educational Technology Praise for the previous edition: 'A small number of education books feel indispensable; this is warmly welcomed to the club. It's a magnificent survey of what educational research can tell us about nitty-gritty classroom issues' - Geoff Barton, Times Educational Supplement, Friday Magazineshow more

Table of contents

Introduction: Effective Teaching - the British Research Reviewed PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING AND LEARNING Theories of Learning and Intelligence Direct Instruction Interactive Teaching Collaborative Small Group Work and Peer Tutoring Constructivist Teaching Teacher Beliefs, Values and Knowledge PART TWO: CREATING A FRAMEWORK FOR LEARNING Classroom Management Behaviour Management Classroom Climate Effective Use of Homework Problem-Solving and Higher-Order Thinking Skills PART THREE: TEACHING FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES Developing Pupils' Social Skills Enhancing Pupils' Self-Esteem and Self-Concept Teaching Pupils with Special Educational Needs Teaching Gifted Pupils Teaching in the Early Years Personalized Learning PART FOUR: TEACHING SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, ASSESSMENT AND OBSERVATION Literacy Mathematics Assessment for Learning Cross-Curricular Teaching Peer Classroom Observation Conclusion: Teaching and Teachers in the 21st Century Schoolshow more

About Daniel Muijs

Professor Daniel Muijs is Chair of Education. Previously he worked at the University of Manchester as Chair of Pedagogy and Teacher Development at the University of Manchester, School of Education, as Chair of School Leadership and Management at the University of Newcastle and as senior at Warwick Institute of Education. He is an acknowledged expert in the field of Educational and Teacher Effectiveness and is co-editor of the journal 'School Effectiveness and School Improvement'. He has published widely in the areas of educational effectiveness, leadership and research methods, and has conducted research for government agencies (DCSF, NCSL, QCA), Charitable Trusts (Gatsby) and Research Councils (ESRC).show more