This text encourages both pre-service and established teachers to engage with contemporary debates in primary education. The chapters explore a wide range of key themes including the importance of values in primary education and the imperative for a curriculum which embraces the whole range of available subjects.
This book shows how to deliver a progressive and holistic embedded language curriculum. It provides guidance on inclusive approaches for students with English as an additional language, including native speakers in the target language as well as language awareness activities that maximise links with learning in English.
This text provides a range of ideas for using poetry to enhance the early years and primary curricula. Each chapter contains ideas for pedagogy and practice, underpinned by research and classroom experience ensuring that practitioners will come away feeling much more confident to teach this genre and better enjoy poetry themselves.
"This is a very useful book that covers all the key topics that the students will need to know about. The book is easy to access, and a good mix of theory and practical ideas." -Lisa Jeffery, School of Education, Northampton University