A teaching assistant's guide to primary education /

by Dean, Joan,
Published by : Routledge, (London :) Physical details: x, 148 p. ; 28 cm. ISBN:9780415352345. Year: 2005
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This jargon-free book has been specially written for teaching assistants taking up posts in primary schools working at NVQ Level 2 and 3 of the National Occupational Standards of Teaching Assistants. It covers every area of primary education, including:

an overview of primary education the qualities, knowledge and skills needed the curriculum managing behaviour evaluation and record-keeping professional development.

Joan Dean knows primary education inside out and is well known in the field. She uses case studies based on real life scenarios to provide a detailed yet accessible book, making it essential reading for teaching assistants. This guide will also offer support and advice to staff working with teaching assistants and to those who provide their training.

Formerly CIP. Uk

Includes index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • 1 About primary education
  • 2 The role of the teaching assistant
  • 3 The information you will need
  • 4 The qualities, knowledge, skills and attitudes needed
  • 5 The children
  • 6 Teaching and Learning
  • 7 The Foundation Stage
  • 8 The Core Subjects - English
  • 9 The Core Subjects - Mathematics
  • 10 The Core Subjects - Science
  • 11 The Foundation Subjects
  • 12 Managing Behaviour
  • 13 The learning environment
  • 14 Providing for all children
  • 15 Evaluating and record-keeping
  • 16 Professional development
  • Conclusion

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