Teaching Today: A Practical Guide

The 5th edition of the best-selling introduction to teaching text

Author Geoff Petty

Suitable for:  For trainee teachers, new teachers and teacher educators across all phases

Price:  £42.50

ISBN: 978-1408523148
Publication date: 20/11/2014
Paperback: 624 pages
Dimensions: 297x210mm

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Focusing on practical methods, techniques and strategies, Teaching Today has been one of the best-selling teacher training textbooks for the past 20 years. Retaining its practical and user-friendly approach, the fifth edition includes chapters on differentiation, equality, inclusion and working with stake-holders.


  • A comprehensive overview of teaching methods and how to use them in the classroom
  • An invaluable resource for those teaching or training to teach in Primary or Secondary schools, FE colleges or universities
  • Written by Geoff Petty, one of UK's leading experts on teaching methods and author of Evidence-Based Teaching: A Practical Approach

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  • What makes this book different to so many others is how powerfully the author supports teachers and student teachers in transferring the theory of best practice directly into their classrooms. - Gillian Forrester, Gateshead College
  • This is an amazing book, written in easy understandable chunks ... It covers everything you need to know. I'm currently studying for my PGCE in education and it's invaluable. - 5* Amazon reviewer
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