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Teaching Teenagers

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

This is an excellent text that provides a vast array of resources for teachers. This has been adopted by the department, and put into use by our team, but not by the learners themselves although they are reaping the benefits of the contents!

Mrs Ruth Marie Steyert
English Language Arts , Grimsby Institute of HE & FE
August 22, 2016

Great book for those starting out in teaching. Ideas for lesson starters, themes and plenary's. Has helped me a lot

Mrs Helen Newman - B111
Education , Trowbridge College
March 8, 2016

Although an interesting read, it wasn't really applicable to the module content I was delivering.

Miss Lisa Louise Holland
Education , Tameside College
November 30, 2015

Essential reading for teachers new and experienced!!

Mrs dawn stuart
higher Education, Cardiff and Vale College
August 7, 2015

Some excellent ideas for those working with post 16.

Mrs Beverley Owen-jones
May 1, 2015

Really engaging text, very accessible to readers of varying levels of ability. Easy to dip into when required to try new techniques. Easy to relate to and the author clearly knows his audience.

Miss Louise Hardy
14-19 & Adult Learning, my institution is not listed
February 10, 2015

This is an excellent book for new and existing teachers in FE - it provides innovate ideas to engage and motivate young people in learning.

Mrs Davina Balls
Teacher Training, Great Yarmouth College
November 21, 2015

This is a fantastic and practical book for teachers wishing to improve their practice, or trainees. Its such an easy read and a book ive found really engaging!

Miss Katey Ribchester
Health and Social Care, Ethos College
March 30, 2014

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

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