|aTeaching the primary curriculum / |cedited by Colin Forster and Rachel Eperjesi.
|aLondon ; |aThousand Oaks, California : |bSAGE, |cc2020.
|axi, 232 p. : |bill. ; |c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aChapter 1: Introduction / Colin Forster and Rachel Eperjesi; Chapter 2: Art and design: Modelling to promote creativity / Rachel Eperjesi with Alice Parkin; Chapter 3: Computing: Developing computational thinking / Richard Brice and Lindsay Evans; Chapter 4: Design and technology: Using real world applications / Richard Brice ; Chapter 5: English: Developing children's ability to form, articulate and justify opinions / Rachel Eperjesi and Tracey Wire; Chapter 6: Geography: Using practical approaches to promote engagement / Joanna Rigg ; Chapter 7: History: Developing children's higher order thinking through historical inquiry / Kate Thomson and Tracey Wire; Chapter 8: Languages: Creating purposeful communication through meaningful context / Cathy Burch ; Chapter 9: Mathematics: Promoting talk to develop reasoning / Ruth Hollier, Emma Howell and Jackie McNeil; Chapter 10: Music: Developing collaborative skills / Colin Forster; Chapter 11: Physical education: Meeting individual and diverse needs / Barbara Brown; Chapter 12: Personal, social, health and economic education: Developing empathy / Jude Penny; Chapter 13: Religious education: Developing children's understanding of lived experiences / Simon Hyde-White ; Chapter 14: Science: Questioning skilfully to promote intelligent answers / Colin Forster and Jude Penny; Chapter 15: Conclusion / Rachel Eperjesi and Colin Forster.
|aPlanning for authentic learning begins with engaging children. This book explores each subject in the primary curriculum offering clear guidance on the distinctive elements of each and effective pedagogical approaches that support informed teaching. Key aspects include: * Real-life case studies including student teacher and expert commentaries. * Critical tasks for reflection and evaluation with suggested responses. * How effective teaching can nurture children's intellectual development. This is essential reading for all students on primary initial teacher education courses including university-based (PGCE, BEd, BA with QTS), and schools-based (School Direct, SCITT, Teach First) routes into teaching.