Principles of primary education / Pat Hughes.
Publication year: 2008
Edition: 3rd ed.
Publisher: London : Routledge,
ISBN: 9780415453240 (pbk.) : 0415453240 (pbk.)
"A David Fulton book".
Previous ed.: published as Principles of primary education study guide. 2002.
Understanding primary schools today -- Teachers in a changing role -- Learning from children -- Establishing a safe and purposeful learning environment -- Approaches to learning -- Personalised learning, motivation and implications for planning -- Planning for mind-friendly learning -- Emotional health and learning -- Behaviour management and discipline -- Special children -- Planning -- Assessment for learning -- Brain breaks and healthy schools -- Language : EAL & MFL -- Thinking skills in the curriculum -- Managing and leading a class team -- Schools as learning communities -- Integrated children's services, extended schools and other agencies -- The future.
This title has been written for student teachers on all types of initial teacher education courses, and for those returning to primary teaching after a career break. It aims to be sufficiently rooted in practicalities to bridge the notorious theory/practice divide.
xiii, 298 p. ; 25 cm.
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