Could Do Better! by Phil Beadle
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Could Do Better!
By Phil Beadle

Could Do Better!

Help Your Kid Shine at School

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Could Do Better! by Phil Beadle

Book Description

Phil Beadle is a former rock musician, the winner of the Secondary Teacher of the Year Award 2005, and the inspirational teacher who wowed the nation with his unorthodox teaching methods in Channel 4 series "The Untouchables". There, his bizarre but effective approach to teaching English included Punctuation Kung-Fu, and reciting Macbeth to a field of cows. Through techniques such as these Beadle seemingly achieved the impossible by successfully drawing out the desire to learn from a group of failing pupils. Now his focus is on spreading the word to parents: every child has the ability to learn, and to do better at school. In this book he tells parents that there is no such thing as a stupid child, only boring lessons. Intelligent, unconventional, humorous and inspirational, this hands-on guide blends personal anecdotes with the nitty gritty of how to best unlock your children's unique intelligence, and how to ensure they have the best possible chance to succeed at school.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780552155113
ISBN-10: 055215511X
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 128mm x 18mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Corgi Books
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Reading for Pleasure by Phil Beadle Reading for Pleasure, Paperback (December 2016)

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Secondary Science by Phil Beadle Secondary Science, Paperback (July 2016)

So, you have passion for your subject and you get to work with some of the funniest, most surprising and exceptional students.

Literacy by Phil Beadle Literacy, Paperback (November 2014)

Literacy is important. This book is about getting it right.

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Author Biography - Phil Beadle

Phil Beadle was until recently an English teacher in a secondary school in East London. He won Secondary Teacher of the Year Award in 2005. He writes a regular column in the Guardian and was the inspirational English teacher in Channel 4 's series The Unteachables. He lives in South East London with his wife and children.

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