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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
Writing to Learn looks at how poetry can be used as an enjoyable way to teach literacy across the curriculum. It includes remarkable poems and stories by children as well as clear descriptions of how to teach creatively within the framework of the National Literacy Strategy. The book goes through the primary curriculum, subject by subject: *Poetry... more...
- RoutledgeFalmer 1997; US$ 52.95
This book aims to help all those involved with children and their learning through poem-writing. The book begins with an introduction outling the importance of poetry. It discusses poetry in terms of children's learning and the imagination. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
Shakespeare and the Young Writer presents fascinating and impressive accounts of primary school children encountering Shakespeare's work for the first time. Fred Sedgwick shows how careful selection of scenes, lines and images from the plays and sonnets - in their original language - can be used to great effect as the starting point for children's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 51.50
Thinking About Literacy discusses the literacy of children in the infant years. The author takes the view that the child is an active learner when he/she arrives in school, and that it is the school's job to build on what the child already knows. The book addresses issues such as spelling, writing, and children talking and writing about moral matters.... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2005; US$ 90.00
Plenty of people want to write poetry - yet while it is not necessarily difficult to write poetry badly, it is harder to write it well. In this guide Fred Sedgwick explains - with numerous examples from successful poets - how the creative process works, from the initial impulse to write all the way through to the crafted and expressive poetry at the... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 42.00
If you are interested in a career in teaching but not sure where to start, this book is the perfect guide. Written for anybody considering taking an initial teacher training course, this down-to-earth book is a straightforward and very helpful manual which will take you through all the stages of choosing a course, preparing for training and completing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95
"A marvellous book of great practical value" ? James Carter The lack of interest in reading for pleasure amongst large numbers of primary age pupils, put off by ?mechanical? worksheet-driven approaches, is a cause for major concern amongst education professionals and parents. However, Inspiring Children to Read and Write for Pleasure from writer,... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2010; US$ 65.00
Written by an experienced teacher, parent and poet, this small book is brimming with 100 ideas and simple tips for developing creativity and literacy from Foundation Stage through to Key Stage 2, such as: how to make displays that inspire and encourage children to think, talk and write; how using rhyme can help children with phonics and how to... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2009; US$ 19.95
Did you know that 'aardvark' comes from the South African for 'earth pig'? Or that 'assassin' actually comes from the Arabic for 'smoker of hashish'? This book explains why 'bungalow' comes from Hindi and what exactly 'hello' is short for. It is an invaluable guide to the fascinating origins of everyday... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2006; US$ 75.00
Lists range from the practical, such as preparing for an interview, organising your classroom and dealing with difficulties to the fun, such as how the children perceive you and what not to wear. more...