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Mythbusting for Trainee Teachers
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Mythbusting for Trainee Teachers



May 2020 | 184 pages | Learning Matters

Teaching and education are awash with myths.  This book explores some of them for trainee teachers and asks:

-        Where does this myth come from? 

-        How do we know that it isn’t true? 

-        Why does it matter that we challenge it?

Every chapter poses a few common myths within that area and explores what the research actually says. 

Using research as a basis to explore what it true and what is false, it gives trainee teachers a much more informed understanding and encourages important discussions about teaching and learning.


 
Child development
 
How children learn
 
Intelligence
 
Praise and rewards
 
Self-esteem
 
Motivation
 
Mental Health
 
Teaching Assistants
 
Memory
 
Ability Grouping
 
Confidence
 
Re-reading and highlighting
 
Structuring lessons
 
Phonics
 
Assessment
 
Behaviour management
 
Differentiation
 
Mastery approaches
 
Play-based learning in the early years
 
Inclusion

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