Primary Curriculum: Teaching the Core Subjects

Primary Curriculum: Teaching the Core Subjects

By: Russell Jones (author), Spink Spink (editor), Debbie Eccles (editor), William Cooper (editor), Rosemary Boys (editor), Robert Davies (editor), Nick Easingwood (editor), Kate Blacklock (editor), Ian Sugarman (editor)Paperback

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This is an essential textbook focusing on how to teach the core curriculum subjects effectively to the 5-11 age group. Covering all manner of good practice including: planning, assessment and evaluation along with cross-curricular links and guidance on teaching beyond the classroom. This is a one-stop resource for trainees and Newly Qualified Teachers for developing their teaching skills. This is the companion book to "Primary Curriculum - Teaching the Foundation Subjects".To be published alongside "Primary Curriculum - Teaching the Foundation Subjects", this textbook focuses on how to teach the following core curriculum areas effectively to 5 to 11 year olds: English; Mathematics; Science; and, ICT.Each subject is treated in the same way to give the reader: the principles, underlying how to teach the subject area; the practice, including how to plan, teach, assess and evaluate, with 'top tips' from teachers, head teachers and inspectors; and, information beyond the curriculum, including cross-curricular links and out-of-school learning.This book will provide training and newly qualified teachers with a one-stop resource for developing their skills in teaching the core areas of the National Curriculum. The chapters adhere to the QTS Standards and to a uniform structure - non-sequential reading is possible (in fact encouraged!). Further, the chapters are user-friendly with full textbook features including boxed case studies, examples of good practice, and a spacious text design.The contributors include: Rosemary Boys, Senior Lecturer in English and Pedagogy, Russell Jones, Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies, William Cooper, Senior Lecturer in Drama and Pedagogy, and Ian Sugarman, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics - all at the Institute of Education, Manchester Metropolitan University. And Robert Davies, Senior Lecturer in Primary Mathematics, Bath Spa University; Debbie Eccles and Kate Blacklock, Science Consultants, Education Excellence, Lancashire; and Nicholas Easingwood, ICT Coordinator and Course Leader, Anglia Ruskin University.

About Author

Rosemary Boys is Senior Lecturer in English and Pedagogy, Institute of Education, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Elaine Spink is a Senior Lecturer in Primary Science Education, Institute of Education, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.


Introduction; Section 1: Teaching English; 1. The Principles; 2. The Practice; 3. Beyond the Curriculum; Section 2: Teaching Mathematics; 4. The Principles; 5. The Practice; 6. Beyond the Curriculum; Section 3: Teaching Science; 7. The Principles; 8. The Practice; 9. Beyond the Curriculum; Section 4: Teaching ICT; 10. The Principles; 11. The Practice; 12. Beyond the Curriculum; Recommended Websites; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826488398
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780826488398
  • ISBN10: 0826488390

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