Teaching and Learning in the Primary School

Teaching and Learning in the Primary School

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This sourcebook offers a unique summary into all that was important in primary education during the 1990s. It provides almost fifty key readings on the field which are grouped around six major topics: * learners * teachers * classrooms * curriculum * assessment * school and education policy. Over half of the readings focus on real life cases - such as pupils, teachers, classrooms or schools - as a means of conveying some of the interpersonal subtleties of teaching and learning in primary schools. At the same time, these cases highlight important current topics and debates in primary education and often provide insights into practical ways of meeting the challenges which are posed. Other articles are more explicitly analytical and provide conceptual frameworks, overviews or critiques of their fields. This is an excellent resource and guide for primary school teachers, and students studying on PGCE courses.A science specialist teaching in years 5 and 6 may be less able than a generalist class teacher to deal with the vast ability ... to be moderated on the basis of the SATs, and there will be pressure to cover the curriculum through optional SATs, anbsp;...

Title:Teaching and Learning in the Primary School
Author:ANDREW POLLARD, Jill Bourne
Publisher:Routledge - 2002-09-26


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