Books

How to Develop the Habits of Outstanding Teaching

 How to Develop the Habits of Outstanding Teaching aims to help teachers improve their teaching habits and practice so that every student can be supported, challenged and inspired.

Providing a step-by-step guide to the key components for creating outstanding lessons, the book includes a wealth of strategies and techniques that are easy to implement and will have an immediate impact on your teaching and students. With a wide range of examples and case studies taken from different subjects, the book covers all aspects of teaching including:

 

  • how to create independence, resilience and creativity;

  • tried and test techniques for differentiation and questioning;

  • habits and hacks to manage your time effectively;

  • ideas on how you can coach yourself to ‘outstanding’;

  • Memory techniques for students;

  • literacy in lessons;

  • marking and homework.

Ideal for newly qualified teachers, as well as more experienced teachers who are looking for some fresh ideas for their lessons, this highly practical resource will instil the habits that will enable you to perform at an outstanding level consistently in the classroom.

Becoming an Outstanding Geography Teacher

Becoming an Outstanding Geography Teacher supports all geography teachers in offering a wide range of approaches to teaching and learning that will stimulate and engage students.

Providing a variety of techniques for planning inspiring geography lessons, the book shows teachers how they can use current resources in a more innovative way to produce outstanding results. Chapters include sample lesson plans which demonstrate each technique with a step-by-step discussion of the development of the lessons, and have a strong focus on activating learning and supporting pupils on their individual learning journeys. The book covers all aspects of geography teaching, including:

  • designing programmes of study

  • differentiation

  • questioning

  • literacy and numeracy

  • teaching A Level

  • enquiry geography

  • feedback and assessment.

Packed full of strategies and activities that are easy to implement, Becoming an Outstanding Geography Teacher is essential reading for newly qualified and experienced geography teachers who want to ensure outstanding teaching and learning in their classrooms.