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A Toolkit for the Effective Teaching Assistant (2nd Revised edition)

A Toolkit for the Effective Teaching Assistant (2nd Revised edition)

By: Maureen Parker (author), Rachael Hincks Knight (author), Mary Pittman (author), Chris Lee (author), Stuart Gunn (author), Mark Townsend (author), Kitty Heardman (author)Paperback

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'This new edition helps the reader better understand their role in the school and classroom, in the complex and constantly changing world of education. It provides excellent support for helping the reader develop greater effectiveness in their classroom practice, both through exploring the theory that underpins the topics covered and by providing practical support and advice' - Gianna Knowles, Co-ordinator for the Foundation Degree in Teaching and Learning Support and Primary Senior Lecturer in Education, University of Chichester If you're studying for a Foundation Degree or seeking Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) status, this is the book you need on your shelf. Containing guidance for students and Teaching Assistants (TAs) on working with colleagues, supporting pupils and supporting learning, this fully revised edition has been expanded to include five new chapters on: - distributed Leadership for the TA/HLTA; - behaviour management; - inclusion (linking with the Every Child Matters agenda); - supporting emotional health and well-being; - supporting curriculum subjects. In addition to these new chapters, the book will help you to understand and participate in change, enhance the role of the TA, and use ICT to support learning. Packed with practical activities, case studies and links to the new HLTA standards, this essential text will develop your professional capabilities and help you put theory into practice.

About Author

Chris Lee was until recently Senior Lecturer in Education and Head of the School of Continuing Professional Development at the Faculty of Education, University of Plymouth. He has taught in secondary and special schools, and continues to work with teachers on issues of bullying and behaviour management. He is now a freelance educational consultant.


IntroductionPART ONE: ROLES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND RELATIONSHIPSChanging Schools, Changing Roles for Teaching Assistants - Mark Townsend and Maureen ParkerDistributed Leadership for the Teaching Assistant - Kitty HeardmanUnderstanding Change and Being Part of It - Chris LeeWorking Together: Collaborative and Supportive Partnerships - Mary PittmanPART TWO: SUPPORTING PUPILS Self Esteem: Enhancing the Role of the Teaching Assistant - Maureen ParkerSupporting Emotional Health and Wellbeing: the role of the TA - Maureen ParkerPositive Approaches to Behaviour Management - Chris LeeInclusion: The School as a Community - Rachael HincksPART THREE: SUPPORTING LEARNINGTeaching, Learning and Psychology - Stuart GunnPromoting Learning Through the Use of ICT - Mark TownsendSupporting the curriculum - Rachael HincksAppendix 1 Photocopiable ActivitiesAppendix 2 HLTA Standards

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781847879431
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781847879431
  • ISBN10: 1847879438
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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