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This practical, comprehensive and accessible handbook is fully in line with the latest NVQ framework Levels 2 and 3 for teaching assistants, and an essential resource for both new and experienced teaching assistants. The handbook covers: promoting safety and security of pupils; preparing classroom resources and records; managing behaviour; and using ICT to support learning. It also covers the theoretical aspects of child development in the classroom including: social and emotional development; cognition and learning difficulties; language and communication. It provides vital information on career development for the teaching assistant, such as how to support teachers effectively; working with colleagues as part of a team; liaising with parents; reviewing your own professional practice and progressing your career. With detailed information on all this and more, the "Teaching Assistant's Handbook" is an essential resource for all those training or working in this rapidly growing field.
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Teena Kamen has lectured on a range of early years care and education courses in the West Midlands. A former primary school teacher, she is now a full-time writer and researcher. Her previous books include Psychology for Childhood Studies, also published by Hodder & Stoughton.Review:
This book fills the need for a practical handbook aimed at supporting TAs through the various NVQ and specialist teacher assistant courses and qualifications. It covers all the key aspects of classroom, behaviour and resource management, and has good sections on learning and the acquisition of skills. -- Times Educational Supplement 20030926 Clear, easy to read and student friendly, covers relevant topics in an enjoyable way -- E Cartwright, Walsall College of Technology 20030901
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Book Description Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110340811234
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0340811234
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0340811234