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Teaching English : A Handbook for Primary and Secondary School Teachers - Andrew Goodwyn

Teaching English

A Handbook for Primary and Secondary School Teachers

By: Andrew Goodwyn (Editor), Jane Branson (Editor)

Paperback Published: 13th December 2004
ISBN: 9780415335270
Number Of Pages: 240

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This handbook provides a comprehensive introduction to teaching English in primary and secondary schools. It brings together the latest standards with authoritative guidance, ensuring that readers feel confident about how to approach their teaching. It explores the context of the subject of English and brings readers up-to-date with key developments, placing the English curriculum in the context of whole school literacy issues.

It introduces readers to key areas such as:

  • planning and classroom management

  • assessment, recording and reporting

  • information and communication technology

  • equal opportunities, special needs and differentiation

  • English/literacy and whole school issues

  • personal and professional early career development.

This practical book gives new English teachers a solid and dependable introduction to teaching the subject. Many of the contributors are practising classroom teachers with enormous experience to draw on. The book is grounded in the realities of teaching and offers practical and relevant advice as well as plenty of ideas to stimulate thinking and teaching.

The subject of English : putting English in perspectivep. 1
The English curriculum and the literacy strategyp. 19
Planning teaching and learning in Englishp. 35
Assessment, recording and reportingp. 61
The role of dramap. 81
The role of media educationp. 103
Information and communications technologyp. 119
Inclusion, special needs and differentiationp. 143
Professionalism and accountabilityp. 163
Literacy : whole-school issues and the role of the English specialistp. 175
Person and professional early career developmentp. 193
The future of Englishp. 209
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ISBN: 9780415335270
ISBN-10: 0415335272
Series: Teaching
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 13th December 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.59 x 18.8  x 1.37
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 2