Supporting and Supervising Your Teaching Assistant Paperback

by Jill Morgan; Betty Y. Ashbaker;


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Supporting and Supervising Your Teaching Assistant

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In this highly practical book the authors provide strategies for teachers to help them get the best out of their working relationship with their teaching assistant (TA). Topics covered include:
- what responsibilities can be delegated to the TA
- who's accountable for the work the TA does
- how to provide continuing professional development for the TA
- creating an effective team which will enhance the pupils' school experience.

This book is a must for anyone who shares their classroom with a TA.

1. Supervising the classroom team - who are you responsible for? - what is supervision? - government/legal guidelines
2. Delegating responsibilities - analysis of what can be delegated (within law, reason, preferences and purpose of school) - job descriptions for each TA based on their skills, training, experience, children's needs and legal contraints
3. Accountability - monitoring the quality of the TA's work - methods of observation and monitoring - setting priorities for improvement
4. Providing continuous professional development - treating your TA as an adult learner - making professional resources available - evidencing development (portfolios, etc) - NOS/HLTA standards
5. Reflective practice - being a reflective practitioner - helping your TA become a reflective practitioner
6. Communication - you and the TA - TA and TA TA and other teachers
7. Logistics - time (to prepare, plan, meet etc.) - evaluation - advocating for your TA Conclusion

Jill Morgan has worked with Teaching Assistants for the last 14 years both in the US and the UK. She currently teaches on the Foundation Degree in Learning Support at Swansea Institute of Higher Education, (SIHE), and is also an Independent Education and Training Consultant.

Betty Ashbaker has been developing and delivering training for Teaching Assistants and their supervising teachers for the last 14 years. Formerly an elementary school teacher, she is now a senior lecturer at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah (USA).

Supporting and Supervising Your Teaching Assistant by Jill Morgan; Betty Y. Ashbaker was published by Continuum in March 2009 and is our 52379th best seller. The ISBN for Supporting and Supervising Your Teaching Assistant is 9781847063847.

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Page last updated 4th December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherContinuum (March 2009)
Weight204g
Number of Pages144
Thickness15 mm
Height216 mm
Width138 mm
ISBN9781847063847
ISBN-101847063845
Product Code1785573
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