Brilliant Secondary School Teacher

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
David Torn / Peter Bennett  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
224
Pub.-date
April 2011
ISBN13
9780273735649
ISBN
0273735640
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What does it really take to become a brilliant teacher?

Cutting through theory to focus on the skills required for being a secondary school teacher in today’s classrooms, Brilliant Secondary School Teacher uses anecdotes and case studies and draws on the 15 years experience of an award-winning London teacher to help you understand what being a brilliant teacher is all about – and lets you know that through good habits and effective planning, this is an achievable goal.

Taking you on the journey through your first lessons with your classes, establishing a rapport with your students, planning engaging lessons and managing behaviour, to meaningful assessment, the role of the form tutor and thinking about the next steps in your career, look no further for expert advice on becoming a brilliant teacher.

BRILLIANT OUTCOMES

  • Establish rapport from the outset to help your students learn
  • Manage challenging behaviour with confidence
  • Plan lessons based on ‘pupil voice’
  • Focus on the next steps in your teaching career

Features

BRILLIANT OUTCOMES

  • Establish rapport from the outset to help your students learn
  • Manage challenging behaviour with confidence
  • Plan lessons based on ‘pupil voice’
  • Focus on the next steps in your teaching career

Table of Contents

Introduction: reminding ourselves what is important

 

1 The journey to becoming an outstanding teacher

2 Starting afresh: early contact with classes

3 A class act: planning exciting and highly challenging lessons

4 Know the golden rules: managing the class effectively

5 Up to the mark: formative assessment

6 The data day business: using data for pupil improvement

7 Make it personal: effective methods of differentiation in the classroom

8 On top of the form: the role of the form tutor

9 Talk to the heart: managing yourself and others

10 The learning journey

 

Concluding thoughts

Back Cover

What does it really take to become a brilliant teacher?

Cutting through theory to focus on the skills required for being a secondary school teacher in today’s classroom, Brilliant Secondary School Teacher uses anecdotes and case studies to help you understand what being a brilliant teacher is all about.  Drawing on the experience of two inspirational London teachers, this book lets you know that through good habits and effective planning, this is an achievable goal.

Taking you on the journey through your first lessons to thinking about the next steps in your career, look no further for expert advice on becoming a brilliant teacher.

 BRILLIANT OUTCOMES

  • Establish rapport from the outset to help your students learn
  • Manage challenging behaviour with confidence
  • Focus on the next steps in your teaching career

‘Encourages the idea of excelling, rather than just surviving.’
Gareth Hawkins, classroom teacher