This fully updated third edition of Becoming an Outstanding Primary School Teacher includes new material on blended learning, pedagogical leadership and teaching entrepreneurial skills.
It offers comprehensive coverage of all the key topics that engage primary teachers, including planning, meeting curriculum demands, promoting positive behaviour, assessment, engaging with parents, research, and professional development.
Throughout, Russell Grigg draws on theory, research, and case studies of classroom practice to discuss what it takes to become an outstanding primary teacher, making this essential reading for raising pupilsâ€™ standards of achievement through high quality teaching.
How do primary teachers who excel in their work approach topics such as planning and assessment?
What strategies do they use to inspire pupils when teaching English, Mathematics, Science, and other subjects?
How do they keep on top of everything in managing workload and still get the best from pupils?
These are the kinds of questions that this revised third edition addresses.
It includes:â€¢ more than sixty ground-breaking infographics to convey key points in a highly accessible way â€¢ discussion of recent curriculum changes in the UK and the implications for high quality teachingâ€¢ tried-and-tested classroom strategies, points for reflection and further research to bridge theory and practiceâ€¢ key concepts and international views on topics such as creativity, teachersâ€™ well-being, and assessmentâ€¢ reflections on the lessons from the recent pandemic such as the need for a robust digital pedagogyâ€¢ extensive references for further research. Becoming an Outstanding Primary School Teacher has been updated to reflect significant changes in the context within which primary teachers operate both in the educational system and broader society.
Providing a complete guide to the notion and practices of outstanding teaching, this a vital reference for trainee teachers, NQTs, and more experienced practitioners who aspire to excellence in their teaching.