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Teaching Children 3-11

Teaching Children 3-11
A Student's Guide

Third Edition
Edited by:

November 2011 | 368 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Focusing on the major topics underpinning professional studies strands in primary and early years teacher education, Teaching Children Three-Eleven provides indispensable coverage of vital practical and conceptual issues that support good teaching practice.

This Third Edition of the popular textbook has been carefully revised, following detailed lecturer feedback, to meet the evolving needs of students training to teach across the three to eleven age range.

Featuring four new chapters on curriculum development, cross-curricular teaching, diversity and inclusion, and communication in the classroom, and engaging with the growing need for Master's-level study in teacher education, the new edition offers a balanced contemporary overview of modern teaching practice in an engaging and accessible manner.

This is essential reading for all students on primary and early years initial teacher education courses including undergraduate (BEd, BA with QTS), postgraduate (PGCE, SCITT), and employment-based routes into teaching. It will also be invaluable for those starting out on their professional careers.

Anne Cockburn is Professor of Early Years Education at the University of East Anglia

Graham Handscomb is Senior Manager in Strategic Development, for School Improvement and Early Years at Essex County Council

Graham Handscomb and Anne Cockburn
Setting out
Graham Handscomb
Working Together and Enquiring within
Sue Cox
Approaches to Learning and Teaching
Jenifer Smith and Michele Otway
Talking in Class
Stephen Chynoweth and Lorraine Laudrum
Lorraine Laudrum and Stephen Chynoweth
Classroom Skills
Melanie Foster, Graham Handscomb and Elizabeth Cornish
The Unique Child: Approaches to Diversity and Inclusion
Anne Cockburn and Paul Parslow-Williams
Positive Ethos: Motivation and Behaviour
Jenifer Smith
Reflective Practice
Ralph Manning
Eleanor Cockerton
Helena Gillespie and Abigail Williams
Fiona Dorey and Graham Handscomb
The Dynamic Curriculum
Paul Parslow-Williams and Michael Pond
Making Sense of the Curriculum
Alan Pagden
Continuity and Progression from Three to Eleven
Jo Lang and Eleanor Cockerton
The School in the Community and the Community in the School
Ann Oliver
How Am I Doing?
Anne Cockburn and Graham Handscomb
Your First Teaching Post

'Teaching Children 3 - 11: A Student's Guide is a great overview guide to the most important elements that you need to know about for teaching in the Primary and Early Years phase. It's an easy to read starter text with well thought through references to other work so that the reader is guided through the plethora of literature'
- Sara Bubb

'This book has something for all students, combining theory with useful, practical advice. Issues I know students often find challenging, such as behaviour management, making the most of the tutor's visit and working with other adults are all included... a worthwhile investment for students on any ITT course'
- Child Education

Did not fit the specific needs of my course.

Mrs Amy Bartlow
Teaching and Leadership, Pittsburg State University
January 15, 2015

A useful resource for Access to Teaching students while on their Primary placements

Mrs Marilyn Hannan
Teaching and Learning Development, South Essex College
July 26, 2013

A very useful guide for students on placement. I recommend this book to levels 4, 5 and 6 on our BA (hons) Childhood studies course as it promotes reflective practice. There are short, activities/summaries/issues for reflection that help the students to focus upon the important aspect of classroom practice.

Mrs Sharron Galley
Centre for Childhood Studies, Stockport College
June 26, 2013

Accessible for students-comprehensive

Mrs Maria Vinney
Faculty of Education, Winchester University
June 19, 2013

Stronger books available.

Mr Ian Barrett
Department of Education, London Metropolitan Uni (North Campus)
May 1, 2013

recommended to library and students

Miss Anita Chamberlain
Faculty of Education (Lancaster), University of Cumbria
April 9, 2013

This is essential reading on CYCC10 an introductory module on our BA Primary Education a pre-professional programme. A really useful text.

Mrs Zenna Kingdon
Education , College of St Mark and St John
March 25, 2013

Please see previous comments.

Mrs Zenna Kingdon
Education , College of St Mark and St John
March 25, 2013

A useful text for any student studying primary teaching or learning support within the primary sector.

Mrs Andrea Morgans
General Education, Cardiff and Vale College
February 18, 2013

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1