Not Quite a Teacher: Target practice for beginning teachers

Not Quite a Teacher: Target practice for beginning teachers

by Tom Bennett


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A practical teacher training manual, interspersed with humorous, critical reflections from this trainee’s older, wiser self.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441120960
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 07/21/2011
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Tom Bennett is a teacher in East London, the chair of an independent group advising the Department of Education on behaviour, and the founder of the grass-roots and teacher-led researchED movement.

Table of Contents

Introduction \ Part 1. The Starter \ 1. No one forgets their first teacher: Stepping onto the rollercoaster \ 2. Keep the door propped open: Being a stranger in a strange land \ 3. Teachers teaching teachers: Inside the secret garden of teacher training \ Part 2: The Teaching Placements \ 4. Drag me to Hell: In school, no one can hear you scream \ 5. Not waving, but drowning: Going under on the first placement \ 6. Be the Inspiration: Starting to feel like a teacher \ 7. Quo Vadis?: Facing up to the job market \ Part 3: The Plenary \ 8. Are you a real teacher, Sir?: Putting the practice into practise \ 9. Cannons to the left, marking to the right: Adventures beyond the classroom \ 10. The Plenary; What have we learned? \ Appendix: Useful websites \ Index

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