Teaching 3-8: Meeting the Standards for Initial Teacher Training and Induction by Mark O'Hara
Whether you are beginning a teacher-training course or embarking on a career in teaching, this introductory textbook provides comprehensive information on how to meet the standard for effective teaching in nursery and primary settings. This second edition has been thoroughly updated to take into account the latest changes to the Standards for Initial Teacher Training and Induction. After reading this book you will have: A knowledge of children's development theories and the impact this has on teaching and learning. An overview of the structure and scope of the 3-8 curriculum. An understanding of the many professional requirements which affect a teacher's work. The ability to support this knowledge with a practical capability based on effective organization, management and planning strategies. The ability to use alternative forms and methods of assessment and to apply this knowledge to future teaching. This text includes numerous examples from primary and nursery classrooms as well as checklists of helpful advice. It points readers to further reading of the kind necessary for trainee and newly qualified teachers to meet the Standards for Initial Teacher Training and Induction.