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Reflective Practice for Teachers

Reflective Practice for Teachers

Second Edition

July 2017 | 312 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Reflective Practice for Teachers explores a range of key issues that you will need to engage with during your teacher preparation and early career in the classroom in order to deepen your understanding of teaching practice. Case studies and "What does this mean for you?" boxes in every chapter take ideas from research and show how they can apply to the real world of teaching.

This Second Edition has been updated with:
  • A new chapter on assessment
  • Extended discussion of metacognition in the classroom
  • Critical perspective on what we really know about brain-based learning
  • Further coverage models of reflective practice
Chapter 1: Reflective Practice
Chapter 2: Teaching as Professional Practice
Chapter 3: Education in the Twenty-First Century
Chapter 4: The Learning Process
Chapter 5: Teaching for Learning
Chapter 6: Theories on the Nature of Intelligence
Chapter 7: The Importance of Positive Thinking
Chapter 8: Self-directed Learning
Chapter 9 Understanding Student Diversity
Chapter 10: Skills and Strategies for Differentiation
Chapter 11: Evaluation
Chapter 12: Beginning Your Teaching Career

The revised Reflective practice for teachers will be valuable resource for final year preservice teachers. It brings together 12 key topics for discussion in a highly accessible format. The updated materials and thoughtful provocations are well designed to help final year preservice teachers to reflect on several levels in their own journey to becoming a teacher. The scenarios in this book provide excellent conversation starters in seminars and it is great to see more of these in the new edition. 

Dianne Toe
Deakin University

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