- Subject index
This accessible book is an essential companion for students on an initial teacher training course. The book guides the reader through the new QTS standards required to teach, and includes coverage of recent legislation such as Every Child Matters. This user-friendly guide includes group exercises and key reading to help give students the confident start they need in the classroom. There is also an accompanying website for the book which includes effective lesson plans.
Chapter 9: Beginning to Understand how Young People Learn
Beginning to Understand how Young People Learn
- Have a secure knowledge and understanding of their subjects/curriculum areas and related pedagogy to enable them to teach effectively across the age and ability range for which they are trained.
- Understand how children and young people develop and that the progress and well-being of learners are affected by a range of developmental, social, religious, ethnic, cultural and linguistic influences.
- Reflect on and improve their practice, and take responsibility for identifying and meeting their developing professional needs.
- Identify priorities for their early professional development in the context of induction.