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A Guide to Teaching Practice in Ireland
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A Guide to Teaching Practice in Ireland (Paperback)

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* Comprehensive treatment of the issues facing pre-service teachers, along with guidance for those in the early years of a teaching career

* Provides practical guidance on many areas: classroom management; planning for lessons; time management; evaluating learning; motivating pupils; dealing with conflict; and managing stress

* Assesses teaching methodology in light of changes in Irish educational policy in recent years: the Teaching Council, Whole School Evaluation, National Pilot Project on Teacher Induction

* Michael Shevlin, Head of School of Education at TCD, contributes a chapter on Special Educational Needs and the issues facing teachers and pupils in Ireland today

* Encourages reflective teaching and lifelong learning to promote continuous professional development

* Written in an accessible style and provides end of chapter summaries and suggestions for further reading

* The authors draw on their twenty years' teaching experience along with academic learning and thorough research

EducationTeaching SkillsTeaching skills & techniques Publisher: Gill Publication Date: 01/04/2009 ISBN-13: 9780717145119  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dr Brendan Walsh B.A., H.Dip.Ed., M.Ed., Dip. Mont., PhD is Director of Teaching Practice at Dublin City University. He lectures in the fields of history of education; educational policy; and teaching methodology. Ms Rose Dolan M.Ed is a Lecturer in Education in NUI Maynooth where she is the Course Leader of the Post-Graduate Diploma in Education. She lectures on areas relating to: classroom teaching; reflective practice; and quality in teaching and learning.

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