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Approaches to Learning and Teaching Primary Cambridge Elevate Edition
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  • ISBN:9781108436960
  • Format:Cambridge Elevate
  • Subject(s):Teacher Development
  • Author(s):Tony Cotton
  • Available from: August 2018
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A subject-specific guide for teachers to supplement professional development and provide resources for lesson planning.

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    This Cambridge Elevate edition of Approaches to learning and teaching Primary is the perfect companion for teachers who want to understand key teaching techniques and use them to create engaging lessons. Considering the local and global contexts when planning and teaching a syllabus, it presents ideas for teaching in a primary classroom with practical examples that help put teaching theory into practice. Teachers can download online tools for lesson planning from our website. This digital resource is ideal support for those new to teaching or wanting to refresh their ideas, and for those studying professional development qualifications or PGCEs.

  • Contents
    • Highly practical, this resource saves teacher-planning time with lesson ideas available to download from our supporting website.

    • Contains ideas for classroom activities, differentiation, active learning, reflective practice and formative assessment.

    • Presents ideas and practical examples in the subject context.

    • Gives examples based on recent pedagogical best practice and helps teachers put theory into practice.

    • Teachers benefit from the shared global insights of both Cambridge University Press and Cambridge Assessment International Education.

    • Cambridge Elevate is simple to navigate – find notes quickly with highlights and bookmarks.

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    • 1 Introduction to the series by the editors
    • 2 Purpose and context
    • 3 The nature of the subject
    • 4 Key considerations
    • 5 Interpreting a syllabus
    • 6 Active learning
    • 7 Assessment for Learning
    • 8 Metacognition
    • 9 Language awareness
    • 10 Inclusive education
    • 11 Teaching with digital technologies
    • 12 Global thinking
    • 13 Reflective practice
    • 14 Understanding the impact of classroom practice on student progress
    • Recommended reading
    • Index

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