Learn to Teach: A handbook for teaching practice supports student teachers, lecturers and mentor teachers to maximise the personal and professional opportunities afforded by the practical experience of teaching.

Learn to Teach: A handbook for teaching practice supports student teachers, lecturers and mentor teachers to maximise the personal and professional opportunities afforded by the practical experience of teaching.

Features

  • South African case studies which introduce concepts and illustrate practices
  • 'Stop and reflect' boxes which allow students to think about and apply knowledge while exploring their own beliefs and ideas
  • activities that critically engage students and encourage a focus on topical issues
  • practical advice, strategies, hot tips, and resources such as guidelines, checklists, sample lesson plans, and assessment rubrics to equip students with a range of useful tools
  • discussions of ethical issues and common dilemmas which promote thoughtful practice and confidence in confronting problems in the classroom.

Part 1: The art and science of teaching
1The meaning of being a teacher
2Teacher professionalism and identity
3Change theory: Teacher as reflective and change agent
4Teacher and teacher personality
Part 2: Teaching pedagogy - study of teaching methods
5Theories, principles and perspectives of teaching
6Bloom's taxonomy and implications for teacher preparation
7Communication skills in teaching
8Constructivism and teacher education
9Lesson planning within a learning-centred context
Part 3: Microteaching and work-integrated teaching practice
10The theory and practice of microteaching: Scaling down to scale up
11Teaching practice: Its purpose and implementation
12The teaching practice approach and models used in South Africa
13Leadership and management of teaching practice: Teachers' and student teachers' roles
14Basic classroom management
15Policy implications for teaching practice in South Africa
16Portfolios in teaching practice: Paper-based versus e-based portfolios
17Electronic learning aids and social media in teaching
Part 4: Teacher training in cross cultural context
18Internationalisation as a concept in teacher education
19Overcoming cross-cultural barriers in teacher education and practice
20The theory and practice of vocational teaching
This book is suitable for B.Ed and PGCE students enrolled in teaching practice modules, lecturers responsible for teaching practice modules, as well as mentor teachers.; In-service teachers will also find the book helpful as a teacher's resource, for self-study, or in upskilling core competencies as part of professional development courses.
  • Learn to Teach: A Handbook for Teaching Practice



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