Description - Making Every Lesson Count by Shaun Allison
They distil teaching and learning down into six core principles challenge, explanation, modelling, practice, feedback and questioning and show how these can inspire an ethos of excellence and growth, not only in individual classrooms but across a whole school too.
Combining robust evidence from a range of fields with the practical wisdom of experienced, effective classroom teachers, the book is a complete toolkit of strategies that teachers can use every lesson to make that lesson count. There are no gimmicky ideas here just high impact, focused teaching that results in great learning, every lesson, every day. To demonstrate how attainable this is, the book contains a number of case studies from a number of professionals who are successfully embedding a culture of excellence and growth in their schools. Making Every Lesson Count offers an evidence-informed alternative to restrictive Ofsted-driven definitions of great teaching, empowering teachers to deliver great lessons and celebrate high-quality practice.
Suitable for all teachers including trainee teachers, NQTs, and experienced teachers who want quick and easy ways to enhance their practice and make every lesson count.
Educational Book Award winner 2016 Judges' comments: "A highly practical and interesting resource with loads of information and uses to support and inspire teachers of all levels of experience. An essential staffroom book."
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(216mm x 135mm x 33mm)
Crown House Publishing
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Author Biography - Shaun Allison
Shaun Allison is a deputy head teacher at a large comprehensive school in West Sussex. His main leadership interests are promoting a growth mindset culture within the school and helping all teachers enhance their practice by developing a purposeful and varied CPD programme. He writes a popular blog, Classteaching, which celebrates the best classroom practice in his own school and beyond. One of his previous books is Perfect Teacher-Led CPD (ISBN 978-178135136-9). Andy Tharby is a practising English teacher with 9 years of classroom experience at a secondary school in West Sussex. He is also a research lead, with an interest in helping ordinary classroom teachers enhance their practice through engagement with a wider evidence base. He writes a well-regarded blog, Reflecting English, in which he covers a range of subjects from improving student writing to finding solutions to the problems and dilemmas faced by busy teachers.
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