Mark Vaughan OBE, Founder and Co-Director,Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education
"This is an excellent book, founded in action research that enables it to go beyond the "seat-of-the-pants" methodology that informs much material on TA/teacher partnerships."
This book is for teachers and teaching assistants seeking to improve theways in which they work together to meet the needs of children in theirclasses. It outlines the thinking behind the employment of teachingassistants in the classroom and spells out some of the teamworkingopportunities and problems that can arise. Drawing on original research, itexplores ways in which teachers and teaching assistants can worktogether to support children's learning and examines different models ofworking together.
This unique book provides:Highly effective models for working together, tried and tested in schoolsA practical section with activities, hand-outs and photocopiableresources that teachers can use to develop these models in theirown schoolsThis is a key text for classroom teachers, teaching assistants, traineeteachers and postgraduate education students, and those studying forfoundation degrees for teaching assistants. It is also of use to parents,headteachers, educational psychologists, and other support personnel.
Publisher: Open University Press
Number of pages: 200
Dimensions: 230 x 153 x 15 mm
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