David Dunn has written a highly challenging and yet supportive text for primary school professionals. His book surveys all the essential elements of high quality professional practice and explores, in a practical and purposeful way, strategies to help move teachers to the highest levels of professional practice. This book will be a powerful resource for personal reflection and planning, as a support for performance management and as the basis of shared professional learning and development. --John West-Burnham, Professor of Educational Leadership at St Mary s University College, Twickenham, UK
This book contains many excellent, practical, and often fun ideas to stimulate pupils learning and it is written in an encouraging and cheerful style which carries the reader along. Over many years in the classroom, David Dunn has experimented with many teaching tactics and ideas and shares his successes, and failures, with his audience. It will be a very useful reference book for all teachers, particularly those who are new to the profession. --Claire Gillies, Observer on Teachers TV 'Good to Outstanding'
This book has all the ingredients you need to deliver an outstanding lesson in the context of twenty first century education. Read it carefully, use it with rigour and then add your own passion personality and flair. The outcome will be outstanding teachers and outstanding learners --Will Ryan, Primary Education Consultant
About the Author
David Dunn is Deputy Headteacher of Pedmore CE Primary School - an Ofsted-rated outstanding Primary school. He is also an Advanced Skills Teacher, and previously worked as part of a team that brought a school in Special Measures out of the category in 12 months.