2008 is the National Year of Reading, and this book, by a hugely successful author, will help educators understand how to work with books to ensure that their pupils get the most out of them. It is essential reading for trainees in primary and early years.
This new edition of Ann Browne's popular text on language and literacy is now completely up-to-date, covering everything students of primary and early years education need to know about language and literacy.
Current situation; The changing and developing 'learning agenda;' Practical learning; Improving the learning of children's reading; Improving the learning of children's writing; Improving the learning of speaking and listening; Learning in English for different groups; Summary.
A practical approach to examining the way in which creative arts can be used in the classroom to enhance the learning of literacy in the primary school, this book includes case studies and activities that clarify the role of creativity in literacy teaching.
This text offers practical suggestions for enhancing literacy work in the secondary school. It includes detailed accounts of what teachers in various subjects areas have done to enhance the literacy element in their teaching and, in turn, to extend pupils' learning of subject content.
Introduces primary teachers to the key issues in how to teach reading. This book provides coverage of differing reading practices and resources. Its key features include: managing specialised reading difficulties, such as dyslexia; EAL and gender issues in reading; and, use of ICT within reading a detailed inspection of the phonics debate.
This practical text aims to help teachers select stories, poetry and non-fiction material for the primary classroom and includes teaching ideas. Appropriate selection criteria are discussed and suggestions are given about keeping up with the range of available texts.