Continuum International Publishing Group
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Language teaching theory & methods
In true Sue Cowley style, this book provides an utterly practical and definitive guide to the profession of teaching. Drawing on the advice of professionals from every sphere of education, Sue Cowley gives a vivid insider¯s perspective into the work of being a teacher in all its aspects ¯ planning, teaching, assessment, technology, management, career progression and much, much more.
Illustrated throughout with checklists, real-life documents and soundbites from teachers at the chalkface, this is the most user-friendly, entertaining, realistic book on teaching ever published.
About the Author
Sue Cowley is an experienced classroom teacher and subject co-ordinator. She has worked in schools in the primary and secondary sectors in Britain and abroad. The author of the bestselling Getting the Students to Behave, Sue now works as an educational writer, trainer, presenter and consultant, combining these roles with part-time supply teaching.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Anatomy of Teaching
Teaching as a career
Surviving and succeeding on teaching practice
Finding a job
Your first year
Anatomy of a school
Preparing to teach
Beyond the classroom
Pay, promotion and career development
Section 2: Case Studies
Planning in the primary school
Planning in the secondary school
Section 3: Teacher¯s Toolkit
Section 4: ICT
ICT and the teacher
Section 5: Directory