This reader-friendly book is an invaluable companion for every Teaching assistant, HLTA, Cover Supervisor, and anyone working in a supporting role in an educational setting.
Author: Susan Bentham
How can you help students most effectively in the classroom? As a Teaching Assistant, you play a vital role in today’s schools. This fully updated new edition will help you get to grips with the main issues to do with psychology and its role in the processes of teaching and learning. This accessible text, building on the success of a best-selling previous edition, provides informative, yet down-to-earth commentary with clear examples of how you can apply this knowledge in everyday practice. The book addresses issues including: how to support learning how to identify and cater for different learning styles teaching children with additional needs how to manage behaviour to support learning how to help children with their self-esteem and independence. This new edition includes references to up-to-date research in child development and psychology to include information regarding personalised learning, creativity, motivation, friendships skills, moral development and neuroscience. Chapters are complemented with lively case studies, self-assessment questions and examples of how to apply theory to everyday classroom practice. The reader is encouraged to develop reflective practice to best support childrens’ behaviour and learning. This reader-friendly book is an invaluable companion for every Teaching assistant, HLTA, Cover Supervisor, and anyone working in a supporting role in an educational setting.
A Teaching Assistant's Guide to Child Development and Psychology in the Classroom Teaching assistants play a vital role in today's schools. This book Will help them to get to grips With the main issues to do with psychology and its role ...
Author: Susan Bentham
Publisher: Psychology Press
Written in an informative yet down-to-earth and accessible style, this text provides commentary on the basic principles underlying children's development, how to support learning, the basic learning styles and teaching children with special educational needs.
Arnold, C. and Yeomans, J. (2011) Psychology for Teaching Assistants, 2nd edition. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books. ... Bentham, S. (2011) A Teaching Assistant's Guide to Child Development and Psychology in the Classroom, 2nd edition.
Author: Jill Morgan
Achieving Outstanding Classroom Support in Your Secondary School shows how secondary school teachers and other school staff can work with Teaching Assistants to ensure that classroom support is maximised and an optimum working relationship is developed. Based on research taken directly from the classroom, all recommendations and guidelines explored in this book are based on the findings of those who have consulted Teaching Assistants about their work, in order to better understand the dynamics of classrooms where at least one of the adults present is supporting the other, directly or indirectly. Topics studied include: Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the Teaching Assistant What the research tells us about Teaching Assistants How to plan before the lesson How to involve the Teaching Assistant in the lesson How to provide feedback and advocacy for the Teaching Assistant after the lesson This accessible text provides a highly supportive framework to prompt teachers to be proactive and plan ahead for effective use of their Teaching Assistants in the classroom and will be of interest to all secondary teachers, SENCOs, heads of departments and school managers.
In B. M. Caldwell and H.N. Ricciutti (eds), Review of Child Development research, vol. 3. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ... Bentham, S. (2011) A Teaching Assistant's Guide to Child Development and Psychology in the Classroom.
Author: Susan Bentham
How to Be a Brilliant Teaching Assistant draws on knowledge from very experienced teaching assistants and Susan Bentham’s own extensive research to explore the common denominators that unite all brilliant teaching assistants. The book explores becoming a brilliant teaching assistant as a journey and not an end point, and provides support that will help you along the way, whether you’re just starting out in your career or you’ve been an experienced teaching assistant for years. This accessible book covers all aspects of the teaching assistant role, such as: Key roles and responsibilities Meta-cognition and understanding children’s learning Delivering high quality lessons alongside teachers Developing useful subject knowledge Undertaking research and professional development Illustrated with activities, discussion points and anecdotes, this book is a source of support, guidance and inspiration for every teaching assistant engaged in the ongoing process of becoming an outstanding professional.
In some classes the teacher holds what is known as 'circle time', in which children sit in a circle and talk ... book that covers the ground well is A Teaching Assistant's Guide to Child Development and Psychology in the Classroom.
Author: Joan Dean
This jargon-free book has been specially written for teaching assistants taking up posts in primary schools working at NVQ Level 2 and 3 of the National Occupational Standards of Teaching Assistants. It covers every area of primary education, including: an overview of primary education the qualities, knowledge and skills needed the curriculum managing behaviour evaluation and record-keeping professional development. Joan Dean knows primary education inside out and is well known in the field. She uses case studies based on real life scenarios to provide a detailed yet accessible book, making it essential reading for teaching assistants. This guide will also offer support and advice to staff working with teaching assistants and to those who provide their training.
Bentham, S. (2004) A Teaching Assistant's Guide to Child Development and Psychology in the Classroom, London: Routledge. Berne, E. (1964/1968) Games People Play, Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. Booth, T., Ainscow, M., Black-Hawkins, K., ...
Author: Susan Bentham
Packed full of practical suggestions, tips, advice and up-to-date factual information, this book provides a trouble-shooting guide to help teaching assistants deal with a wide variety of classroom situations. Issues and dilemmas confronted in the book include: who’s who in the school self esteem how to use individual learning styles to support students and those with special needs dealing with unacceptable behaviour coping with the job and personal development. Whether read from cover to cover or used as a quick reference tool for looking up specific concerns, this is an essential book for all teaching assistants in primary, secondary and special needs schools, those starting out, and teaching assistants enrolled on training programmes such as NVQ 2, NVQ 3 and the higher level teaching assistant's award.
Bentham, S. (2003) A Teaching Assistant's Guide to Child Development and Psychology in the Classroom. Routledge. Brookes, G. (2008) The Complete Guide for Teaching Assistants in Secondary Education. Continuum International Publishing ...
Author: Teena Kamen
Publisher: Hachette UK
This textbook will be the perfect companion to you if you are taking a qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools at level 2, whether that is the Award in Support Work in Schools, Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, or Certificate in Supporting the Wider Curriculum. Teaching Assistant's Handbook for Level 2, offers you a comprehensive and practical guide to supporting the development of children and young people in a variety of educational settings, including primary, secondary and special schools as well as extended schools. The tasks included will develop your personal and professional skill as well as key tasks which will contribute to your assesment. This new edition in updated in line with the revisions made to the specification following the implementation of the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework in 2010, and now mirrors the structure of the units that make up the various Level 2 qualifications.
... S. (2007) A Teaching Assistant's Guide to Child Development and Psychology in the Classroom. Abingdon: RoutledgeFalmer. Bloom, B. S. (ed.) (1956) Taxonomy of Educational Objectives: The Classification of Educational Goals: Handbook ...
Author: Kitty Heardman
If you’re studying for a Foundation Degree or seeking Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) status, this is the book you need on your shelf. Written by a team teaching on one of the UK’s largest Foundation Degree programs, this book contains guidance for students and Teaching Assistants (TAs) on working with colleagues, supporting pupils and supporting learning. In this fully revised edition, the content has been expanded to include five new chapters on Distributed Leadership for the TA/HLTA, Behavior Management, Inclusion (linking with the Every Child Matter agenda), Understanding Children’s Health and Well-being, and Supporting Curriculum Subjects.
Gourley, P. (1999) Teaching Self Control in the Classroom, a Cognitive Behavioural Approach, Bristol: Lucky Duck Publishing Ltd. Harter, S. (1982) 'The perceived competence scale for children', Child Development, 53, ...
Author: Susan Bentham
A practical and authoritative guide to common behaviour problems in the classroom, this book explaines typical causes of misbehaviour and shows what teaching assistants can do to calm disruptive children. Using a range of case studies discussed from a teaching assistant's perspective, Susan Bentham explores: the role of the teaching assistant in relation to school behaviour policies when and how to reward good behaviour why we need to understand the reason for bad behaviour in order to deal with it how to implement behaviour strategies that really work. Mirroring the course content of most teaching assistant GNVQ and Foundation degree qualifications, Bentham highlights how practitioners can learn from their experiences and develop new skills and coping strategies, which will free them up to concentrate on the most important part of the job: supporting learning. In an expanding market, this guide is a must-buy for any teaching assistant finding that disrupted classrooms are becoming their biggest challenge.
Students on any course looking at how children learn (such as Early Childhood and teacher training courses) will likewise find this book covers all the key themes. Lyn Overall is Principal Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University.
Author: Lyn Overall
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
Are you looking for a book that explains all the key ideas on how children learn, and how to best support children in that learning? Covering all the major themes, this book offers: o An introduction to the main theories of learning and development, from birth to primary; o A chapter on brain development; o An introduction to what motivates learners to learn, and how much learners understand about how learning takes place; o A glossary of key terms; o Case studies, research summaries, tasks for reflection, chapter summaries and advice on further reading. This book will be essential reading for Teaching Assistants studying for Foundation Degrees, or for the Higher Level Teaching Assistant qualification. Students on any course looking at how children learn (such as Early Childhood and teacher training courses) will likewise find this book covers all the key themes. Lyn Overall is Principal Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University.