Learning to be a primary teacher is a bit like becoming a superhero!
It's not impossible, but it takes hard work and dedication to become that heroic individual, looked up to by the whole class, who is able to simultaneously be fun, creative, responsive to a range of different needs and who knows everything about all subjects! So to harness and develop your inner powers look no further than this essential core text. It will ensure you are fully equipped to:
tackle planning and assessment with ease
win the fight against poor behaviour
overcome your worries about subject knowledge
challenge and apply theory and research
build your emotional strength and resilience
stand tall as a professional
and most importantly, protect and nurture the children in your care.
Jonathan Glazzard is Head of Academic Development at Leeds Trinity University. In this role he is responsible for the implementation of the learning, teaching and assessment strategy across all courses. He was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2015 for having demonstrated an outstanding contribution to learning and teaching in higher education. Prior to undertaking his current role Jonathan was Head of Primary Initial Teacher Training courses at the University of Huddersfield. He is a qualified teacher and taught in primary schools before moving into higher education.
Introduction Using research Subject knowledge and pedagogy Subject knowledge in English Subject knowledge in Mathematics Child development Planning and differentiation Assessment Behaviour management SEND Professionalism Index