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Teaching Teenagers
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Teaching Teenagers
A Toolbox for Engaging and Motivating Learners



September 2011 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
For successful classroom teaching, your students need to be engaged and active learners. In this book, there is practical advice that is grounded in the realities of teaching in today's classrooms on how to be an inspirational teacher and produce highly motivated students. This book contains 220 positive, practical teaching ideas that are relevant to both new and experienced classroom teachers.

Contents cover:

- teaching tools to inspire and captivate

- motivation for learning

- engaging learners

- how to create a learning atmosphere

- classroom management

- cooperative learning

- learning outside of the classroom

- moving learners around the room

- assessment for motivation and engagement

- feedback and praise

- using emerging technologies to engage

- using homework

- supporting learners in learning how to learn

- challenging learners of all abilities

With reference to reflective practice, best practice and Continuing Professional Development (CPD), this book provides essential support for trainee teachers, new teachers and experienced teachers looking to extend their repertoire.

Warren Kidd is Senior Lecturer in Post Compulsory Education and Training at The Cass School of Education, University of East London.

Gerry Czerniawski is Senior Lecturer in Secondary Social Science and Humanities Education at the Cass School of Education, University of East London.

 
List of Figures
 
List of Ideas
 
How to Use This Book
 
How to 'Sparkle' in the Classroom
 
First Encounters
 
Assessment Strategies for Motivating Learners
 
Teaching to Engage
 
Building an Effective Climate
 
Strategies for Social and Co-Operative Learning
 
Engaging through E-Learning
 
Classroom Management and Learner Engagement
 
Feedback and Feedforward
 
Homework? Strategies for Learning Outside of the Classroom
 
Challenging Learners of All Abilities
 
Supporting Learners in Learning How to Learn
 
Capturing and Utilizing the Learner Voice

great book that gives a modern take on how to teach teenagers in a motivating way.
Worth a read and would be great for reference and dipping back into as needed.

Mrs Marcia Dewar
Sch of Education & Prof Development, Huddersfield University
February 19, 2014

Has helped me involve homework into students learning with basic stratgies

Miss Yeeman Lam
Childcare Department, Bishop Burton College
February 17, 2014

Some interesting ideas to support new teachers in developing behaviour management strategies. We will use many of the practical tasks during our induction sessions with beginning teachers and refer them to a library copy.

Mrs Amanda Brougham
Education , Birmingham City University
February 11, 2014

Useful for motivating tricky teenage learners!

Miss Leigh Webber
Adult Studies, Cardiff and Vale College
January 27, 2014

This book is full of ideas to help engage teenagers into learning. Fully recommended.

Miss Kayleigh Robinson
Health & Social Care, Tresham Institute
August 27, 2013

All teachers need to look at different ways of motivating their students. This book gives excellent suggestions and ideas.

Mrs Cheryl Hine
Teacher Training, Leeds City College
June 7, 2013

Recommended to other Lecturers completing PGCE. A very useful resource for 14 - 19 teaching with some very practical and pertinent methods of gaining cooperation in what can sometimes be a very challenging field.

Mrs Louise Henry
Health and Social Care, nwrc
October 10, 2012

An essential book for all tutors, and new teachers within the profession

Mrs Karen Cooke
Health & Care, Trafford College
September 17, 2012

a good starting point for those new to LLL teaching and working with 14 - 16 particularly from which they can develop their ideas.

Rowley Hutchinson
Department of Education (Chadwick), Bolton University
July 3, 2012

This book is a must for the student teacher. Experienced teachers would also find this very usefull. Some very resourceful ideas.

Miss Antoinette Unsworth
teaching and learning, Michaeljohn Training
May 2, 2012

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