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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
This book focuses on approaches to the teaching of primary English at Key Stage 2 in the context of the National Curriculum. Through a series of guided activities, teachers are encouraged to reflect upon particular teaching strategies and activities such as: an analysis of language and literacy, the processes of language and literacy, the use of topic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
David Wray offers a range of practical suggestions for enhancing literacy work in primary and secondary schools (KS 1-3). The book is based on the idea that the purpose of literacy teaching is to enable pupils to understand and create meaningful, whole texts. It deliberately takes a cross-curricular view of literacy and will appeal to teachers who... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95
Today's classroom presents a wealth of opportunities for social interaction amongst pupils, leading to increased interest in teachers and researchers into the social nature of learning. While classroom interaction can be a valuable tool for learning, it does not necessarily lead to useful learning experiences. Through case studies, this book highlights... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
One of the most problematic areas in the teaching and development of literacy appears to concern children's interactions with non-fiction books. Many surveys and reports have commented on the tendency for children to do little more than copy out sections of non-fiction texts. The Exeter Extending Literacy (EXEL) project was set up with the aim of exploring... more...
- Prometheus Books 2011; US$ 11.99
Why do we routinely choose options that don?t meet our short-term needs and undermine our long-term goals? Why do we willingly expose ourselves to temptations that undercut our hard-fought progress to overcome addictions? Why are we prone to assigning meaning to statistically common coincidences? Why do we insist we?re right even when evidence contradicts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Linking the development of reading, writing, speaking and listening, this book offers a distinctive holistic approach to literacy and language acquisition. It emphasizes the value of active, collaborative learning, and includes sections on literacy accross the primary curriculum, new technology and assessment. Each chapter is linked to a component... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This book discusses the implications arising from the authors' research into what constitutes an effective teacher of literacy. They have been able to identify what effective teachers know, understand and do which enable them to put effective teaching of literacy into practice in the primary phase. By identifying the strategies used by these teachers,... more...