So You Want to be a Teacher?
A Guide for Prospective Student Teachers
By (author) Fred Sedgwick
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So You Want to be a Teacher? by Fred Sedgwick
Book DescriptionIf you are interested in a career in teaching but not sure where to start, this book is the perfect guide. Written for anybody considering taking an initial teacher training course, this down-to-earth book is a straightforward and very helpful manual which will take you through all the stages of choosing a course, preparing for training and completing the course itself. It is a comprehensive and supportive guide to help you decide whether teaching is the career for you, and to what you can expect in the job. Chapters include: What is a teacher? The good news about teaching; Working with children; Routes to qualified teacher status and how to choose the right one for you; Help with study skills, including essay writing, organisation and record-keeping; How to survive your teaching placements; Developing your professionalism; Coping with the bad news; Teacher workload, bureaucracy and stress; and How to get your first job. Written in an engaging and humorous - but above all, supportive - style, the book is essential pre-course reading for prospective student teachers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412945080
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Paul Chapman Publishing Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Fred Sedgwick
Learning Outside the Primary Classroom, Paperback (May 2012)
In this text, the educationalist and writer Fred Sedgwick explores in a practical way the many opportunities for intense learning that children and teachers can find outside the confines of the classroom. This original work is based on tried and tested methods from UK primary schools and is illustrated throughout.
Resources for Teaching Shakespeare: 11-16, Paperback (August 2011)
A resource that contains inspirational lesson plans for teaching Shakespeare to students aged 11-16. This title provides tried-and-tested lessons accompanied by photocopiable resources to enable teachers to develop their good practice and inspire their students.
Inspiring Children to Read and Write for Pleasure, Hardback (September 2010)
The lack of interest in reading for pleasure amongst large numbers of primary age pupils, put off by 'mechanical' worksheet-driven approaches, is a cause for major concern amongst education professionals and parents. This title illuminates and informs the teaching of literacy in the primary classroom and inspires children to a love of books.
100 Ideas for Teaching Literacy, Paperback (February 2010)» View all books by Fred Sedgwick
Offers one hundred practical ideas for use in the education setting. Suitable for teachers involved with children's development in the primary school, this book focuses on literacy.
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