Primary English Across the Curriculum
- Karen Tulloch - St Mary's University College
- Judith Cullen - St Mary's University College
- Enid Jones - St Mary's University College, Twickenham
- Linda Saunders - St Mary's University, Twickenham
- Gillian Turner - St Mary's University College, Twickenham
Transforming Primary QTS Series
Primary English | Primary Professional Studies
The changing landscape of primary teaching requires trainees to consider learning and teaching in new ways. This book supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS in teaching primary English across all areas of the curriculum. It takes a truly cross-curricular approach, highlighting meaningful links across the curriculum, and embraces the latest thinking and current good practice. It begins by examining English within the curriculum covering EAL, thinking skills and non-fiction text as well as language and literature. It goes on to look at teachers' effective use of English and their role in promoting English and considers other global perspectives.
- Reflects the new creative approach to the way more schools are teaching
- Outlines meaningful links for cross curricular teaching
- Interactive activities and case studies link theory and practice
- Focuses on the use and application of English within children's and trainees' learning
This book is a valuable addition to he core texts for Initial Teacher Training. I like the layout where almost every thing is illustrated with a case study example and follow up readings are suggested for people who would like to enhance their knowledge further.
This is a very useful book which focuses on the importance of teaching English across the curriculum and provides information on how it can be delivered creatively in different curriculum areas. The book addresses potential challenges teachers come across and offers valuable practical tips and advice to all primary practitioners.
This book enables the reader to see how English can be developed across the curriculum. The links to the Teachers Standards support planning and assessment, and the clearly identifiable sections are detailed in their content. There are ideas to develop good practice, and reasoning behind 'why' certain aspects are necessary in teaching English today. Theoretical references are up to date and relevant, and this book would assist those undertaking research.
Essential reading for all primary teaching students.
Useful book to give creative ideas to both under gradaute and post graduate teacher training students.
This is a useful addition to literature on cross curricular teaching, with a clear focus on English.
A good introductory text to English across the curriculum...would also be useful for Secondary colleagues.
A useful overview of the place of the this key subject area.
An interesting, thoughtful text which explores a wide range of themes and provides learning-led activity ideas for student teachers.
A very clear and relevant text.