This book provides a mix of the basics of spelling along with workable classroom suggestions for making spelling instruction interesting, enjoyable and effective. This comprehensive approach to spelling in the elementary classroom offers a thorough exploration of the skills of spelling along with techniques for creating a climate for spelling learning. The Spelling Teacher's Handbook provides a wealth of support for all areas of spelling instruction. The book also includes tips for helping students with proofreading and encouraging them to use a dictionary. The time-tested strategies in this book will enable children to continue their spelling learning throughout their lives.
This comprehensive handbook provides you with practical advice on: - planning and teaching outstanding English lessons - developing effective assessment practices - preparing your own toolkit for teaching speaking and listening, reading and writing - organising English enrichment opportunities - becoming a highly organised and efficient English teacher - understanding the importance of reflecting on your practice. This book is a must for every aspiring and practising English teacher.
The ICT Teacher’s Handbook is an indispensable guide for all teachers responsible for the teaching and management of ICT in the secondary school, both as a comprehensive introduction for students learning to teach ICT and as a source of ongoing support for busy practising teachers. Illustrated throughout with case studies, key further reading and guidance on where to find and how to choose the best software and resources, the book also features a guide to specifications, software for whole school support and a useful glossary of key terms. Key topics covered include: Organising and delivering the ICT National Curriculum at key stages 3 and 4 and post 16 Teaching and learning with VLEs, IWBs, social networking and mobile technologies Assessment, record keeping and reporting Popular hardware, software and networks External assessment, target setting and tracking Managing technical support and technicians Preparing for promotion and managing an ICT department Strategies for whole school management of ICT Written for trainee and experienced ICT teachers and managers in both English and international schools, The ICT Teacher’s Handbook is an authoritative guide designed to support effective teaching and learning, and efficient use of technology in all schools.