- Paperback: 224 pages
- Publisher: Learning Matters; Third Edition edition (24 April 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1844450937
- ISBN-13: 978-1844450930
- Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 17.1 x 24.1 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (31 customer reviews)
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Primary English: Knowledge and Understanding (Achieving QTS) Paperback – 24 Apr 2007
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Well organised; easy to access with information that is succinct and relevant as a resource book. --Primary English Coordinator, Middlesex University<br /><br />Good overview of the elements of English. Useful backup for students who have poor study skills- exercises useful. --Senior Lecturer, York St John University<br /><br />A very useful publication, covering the underpinning knowledge. This allows for reflection on classroom practice. --Course Director, Bridgend College
Good overview of the elements of English. Useful backup for students who have poor study skills- exercises useful. --Senior Lecturer, York St John University
A very useful publication, covering the underpinning knowledge. This allows for reflection on classroom practice. --Course Director, Bridgend College
About the Author
Vivienne Griffiths is a Professor of Education at Canterbury Christ Church University.
Jane Medwell taught in primary schools in Cardiff and South Devon, before moving into teacher education. She has lectured at the Universities of Cardiff, Plymouth and the College of St Mark and St John, and is currently Director of Teacher Education and Associate Professor at the University of Warwick. Her research and writing has covered areas such as the teaching of writing and the use of electronic books to teach reading. More recently she has begun a major research programme exploring the teaching of handwriting, and has begun a unique programme of teacher education in primary Modern Foreign Languages. She is fluent in French and Russian, and is learning Chinese.
George Moore, now retired, was Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Education, University of Warwick.
David Wray taught in primary schools for 10 years and is currently Professor of Literacy Education at the University of Warwick. He has published over 40 books on aspects of literacy teaching and is best known for his work on developing teaching strategies to help pupils access the curriculum through literacy. His work was made an integral part of the National Literacy Strategy in England at both primary (1997) and secondary (2001) levels. More recently he has acted as consultant to a number of electronic learning projects and has begun new research programs exploring the importance and teaching of handwriting, and the use of mobile learning devices.
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Helpful for CPD and passing the QTS tests needed for my PGCE. Highly recommend.Published 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
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