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Description - ASK by Juliet Strang

Villiers High is one of the first secondary schools in the country to introduce a fully developed curriculum designed so that students can learn how to learn. The results have been remarkable, with year on year improvements in public examination results and an increased student hunger to learn. "ASK: How to Teach Learning-to-Learn in the Secondary School" is a serious exploration of the new science of learning. Full of tried and tested teaching and learning strategies, this book will transform the way any teacher sees their subject. All of the lesson ideas detailed in this book are easily applied to any curriculum subject and if used across different subjects, quickly become a transferable map which can help students make sense of their learning and progress rapidly at secondary school.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845900243
ISBN-10: 1845900243
Format: Paperback
(297mm x 210mm x mm)
Pages: 190
Imprint: Crown House Publishing
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Juliet Strang

Juliet Strang is headteacher of Villiers High School an 11-16 comprehensive school in Southall, West London. She has taught in five schools in different parts of the country, including as Assistant Headteacher at George Abbot School in Surrey and Deputy Headteacher at Cranford Community School in Hounslow before moving to Villiers High School in January 1997. Philip Masterson is currently working as a Deputy Headteacher at Villiers high School. He is a consultant for the Specialist School's Trust, the Institute of Education and Alite, specialising in Learning to Learn and Personalised Learning. Oliver Button is Assistant Headteacher at Villiers High School in London. His department recently achieved Lead Department status under the Excellence in Cities initiative.