Resources for Primary and Secondary English teaching. Whether you're a trainee teacher, NQT or have years of teaching experience, we have your CPD sorted! From…
New Media in the Classroom: Rethinking Primary Literacy. The rise of new media technologies has changed the ways in which children engage with texts and this has implications for literacy provision in schools. This is essential reading for primary English or elementary language arts modules on initial teacher education courses including university-based and schools-based routes into teaching and also for current teachers wishing to enhance their own literacy teaching.
Teaching writing in… science? Adam Bushnell and David Waugh argue that there are opportunities in all subjects and in all lessons, across the whole curriculum to teach writing. This book will help you spot the opportunities to invite writing in your class, as well as helping you plan, asses and develop your students' writing.
How can you help children develop a love of reading and books? Which books are the best ones to use in primary teaching? How do you make the most of children's literature in teaching across the curriculum? Children's Literature in Primary Schools is your guide to the range of and scope of children's literature for the primary classroom. Read this free chapter for advice on how to encourage your pupils to start reading, but also to love reading.
Making sense of what you observe in the classroom is vital to your development as a teacher and a fundamental aspect of high-quality literacy teaching. By providing real-life case studies that analyse what underpins interactions between teachers and children, this book will help you understand literary learning processes and develop your own practice.
Primary English for Trainee Teachers covers all areas of the new National Curriculum for primary English and offers insight into effective teaching. This book will help you connect what you need to teach to how it can be taught. This book opens up the opportunities in the new curriculum for creative and imaginative teaching and covers all areas of children's literacy from poetry and literature to SPAG.
How can you help children to develop a love of reading and books? Which books are the best ones to use in primary teaching? How do you make the most of children's literature in teaching across the curriculum? Take a look at a free chapter from Children's Literature in Primary Schools to find out how you can develop a love of reading in your classroom.
How do authors bring their characters to life? Why not discuss with your class how they build up a picture of a character in a book. This activity was taken from Children's Literature in Primary Schools. Click on the pin to read a free download, 'Developing a Love of Reading'.
Looking for more ideas on creative approaches to teaching reading? These tips were taken from Being Creative in Primary English which shows how creative thinking and learning can support primary English teaching. Click on the pin for a free chapter on creative teaching!