This wide ranging sourcebook draws together a range of recent and specially commissioned pieces which examine how policy development and research findings have influenced planning and assessing learning for young children. Topics covered include standards, quality control, league tables, teacher and performance assessment. It also looks at the enabling of learning, focusing on authentic activity and learning, implicit values, the role of learner choice and classroom management. The book also raises which will effect assessing and planning learning into the next century, and sets an agenda for reform and development including teacher training, funding of primary education, early years education and entitlement in primary school.
Contains audio excerpts read by professional narrators. Searches can be filtered by grade level, curricular area, genre, etc. Has the capability of building reading lists for students. Many features will appeal to students, such as: Readers' Advisory, Homework Help, and Books for Fun.
Intended for teachers and faculty TeachingBooks provides access to background information on books and authors, as well as suggestions for lesson plans and activities.