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How to use an interactive whiteboard really effectively in your primary classroom

This book helps teachers get to grips with using software and offers advice on the different classroom management, differentiation and learning styles issues involved in using a whiteboard in a classroom context by:* Covering issues specific to Primary school teachers integrating whiteboard teaching into their...
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2005

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Action research

The central purpose of this book is to enable practitioners to undertake and to offer an account of an action research project.The volume is divided into seven sections, the first six of which are headed by commonly asked questions. Having examined the nature of action research, Costello focuses on developing an...
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2004

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From communication to curriculum

Argues that personal and conversational interaction between teacher and pupil is a crucial aspect of the learning process.Using transcribed conversations from the classroom, this book analyzes the different styles of discourse showing the importance of unstructured conversations in schooling.
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1992

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Educational leadership and learning: practice, policy and research

Educational leaders - whether in schools, colleges or higher education - are challenged with steering unprecedented change; educational management has never been more demanding. Within the context of a new 'learning age' and the Teacher Training Agency's National Standards, this book explores many of the key issues...
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2003

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One minute teacher: how to teach others to teach themselves

By best-selling co-author of The One Minute Manager and author of Who Moved My Cheese?, this book shows how to teach others to teach themselves and inspire a love of learning. Dr Spencer Johnson's pioneering work in unleashing potential through better communication is most evident from his bestselling books, among...
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2005

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Effective teaching, evidence and practice

Research into student learning and achievement shows that classroom teaching is at the heart of the process of schooling. What teachers do in the classroom is the factor that most strongly affects pupils' progress in school.In their 2001 book, David Muijs and David Reynolds reviewed what is now a large body of...
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Key issues in bioethics

Young people are increasingly being exposed to the huge and complex ethical dilemmas involved in issues such as genetic modification, animal rights and cloning, and they are bringing their views into the classroom. But how can teachers be sure they are sufficiently well-informed to help their pupils make sense of the...
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2003

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Upside down seeds and other science questions

How can we make the icy path less slippery? How can we choose how fast to go down a slide? What's the best way to get muddy clothes clean? In this boldly original book, a group of young friends ask intriguing questions about the world around them, inspiring readers to speculate, investigate and find out the answers...
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2000

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Bungee jumpers and other science questions

In this boldly original book, a group of young friends ask intriguing questions about the world around them, inspiring readers to speculate, investigate and find out the answers for themselves.They ask questions like what does our sunflower need to make it grow? How can we stop an ice lolly melting? and Why does...
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2000

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Snowman's coat and other science questions

Will a boat sink if it sails into deep water? Should you fall asleep in a shady spot? Why does a cold glass get wet on the outside? In this boldly original book, a group of young friends ask intriguing questions about the world around them, inspiring readers to speculate, investigate and find out the answers for...
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