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Professional aspects of teaching and school administrators.

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  • The Meaning of Infant Teachers' Workby Linda Evans; Angie Packwood

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    Teachers of the youngest children at school were the first to bear the brunt of the policies to change the curriculum after the 1988 Education Act. What did the changes mean to them? How did they perceive their impact upon their work, on standards in the curriculum, on assessment and testing, and on their relationships with pupils and colleagues? How... more...

  • How to Form Networks for School Renewalby Lew Allen; Barbara Lunsford

    ASCD 1995; US$ 8.95

    This book offers practical guidelines and suggestions on how to establish, maintain, and evaluate a unique type of network, one that is driven by teams of school-based practitioners. Such a network is created and governed by practitioners who decide what services they want, modify the services to meet changing needs, and play key roles in the network... more...

  • Professional Learning Communitiesby Louise Stoll; Louis Karen Seashore

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    Talks about perceptions and understanding of professional learning communities, as well as highlights frequently neglected complexities and challenges. This book offers an understanding of topics such as distributed leadership, dialogue, organisational memory, trust, self-assessment and inquiry, and purpose linked to learning. more...

  • Effective Teaching and Learningby Paul Cooper; Donald McIntyre

    McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 47.00

    Examines how teachers and students actually go about their classroom business. This work offers: a look at how teachers are responding to the National Curriculum; an insight into secondary school students as learners; and an analysis of teaching and learning strategies drawing on the psychological theories of Bruner and Vygotsky. more...

  • Changing Teacher Professionalismby Sharon Gewirtz; Pat Mahony; Ian Hextall; Alan Cribb

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Significant changes in the policy and social context of teaching over the last 30 years have had substantial implications for teacher professionalism. As the influence of central regulation and marketisation has increased, so the scope for professional influence on policy and practice has in many cases diminished. Instead, teachers have had to respond... more...

  • Why I Teachby Esther Wright

    Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 12.95

    A Celebration of the Power of Teaching There is a moment for most teachers when the lure of working with kids surpasses all logic: You know, you just know, that you are meant to teach. But in the day-to-day crush of details and bus duty, politics and paperwork, or kids without their homework for the eighth day in a row, life can erode passion and... more...

  • The Modern Middle Schoolby Gilbert H. Hunt; Dennis G. Wiseman; Sandra Bowden

    Charles C Thomas 2003; US$ 42.95

    Middle school educators are facing many challenges in today’s educational and political environment due to the focus on excellence as measured by achievement tests. It is the purpose of this book to provide a discussion of how middle schools can provide a strong standards-based academic program while, at the same time, remaining focused on the... more...

  • Becoming a Professional Tutor in the Lifelong Learning Sectorby Jonathan Tummons

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 26.00

    An approachable and encouraging guide for trainee teachers on essential aspects of professionalism, values and ethics within the Lifelong Learning Sector. more...

  • Professionalisierung der Medienaufsichtby Volker Lilienthal

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 13.38

    I. Einleitung Zwischen Ehrenamt und Profession 11 Zwischen Ehrenamt und Profession Volker Lilienthal Rundfunkräte in ihrer heutigen Form kennt Deutschland seit der Nachkriegszeit. Mit dem Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs setzten die siegreichen Alliierten den Rundfunk für die re-education der Deutschen ein. Sender wie Radio München, Radio Frankfurt oder... more...

  • The Progressive Education Fallacy in Developing Countriesby Gerard Guthrie

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 127.37

    This controversial book challenges half a century of conventional wisdom. 'The Progressive Education Fallacy in Developing Countries: In Favour of Formalism' argues that progressive teacher education and curriculum reforms in developing countries are wrong in principle and widespread failures in practice. Rather, formalistic pedagogy is appropriate... more...