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  • The Essential Charles Dickens School Resource

    Contemporary Approaches to Teaching Classic Texts Ages 7-14, 1st Edition

    By Gill Robins, Laura-Jane Evans-Jones

    Charles Dickens is arguably the greatest storyteller in English Literature and his novels have been loved and respected for nearly two hundred years. As accurate reflections of Victorian society they are unparalleled. Vivid characters and realistic settings are created in the mind of the reader,…

    Paperback – 2012-02-07

  • Using Comic Art to Improve Speaking, Reading and Writing

    1st Edition

    By Steve Bowkett

    Using Comic Art to Improve Speaking, Reading and Writing uses children’s interest in pictures, comics and graphic novels as a way of developing their creative writing abilities, reading skills and oracy. The book’s underpinning strategy is the use of comic art images as a visual analogue to help…

    Paperback – 2011-12-16

  • Reconceptualizing the Literacies in Adolescents' Lives

    Bridging the Everyday/Academic Divide, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Donna E. Alvermann, Kathleen A. Hinchman

    Like previous editions, the third edition of Reconceptualizing the Literacies in Adolescents’ Lives invites middle- and high-school educators to move toward a broad, generative view of adolescent literacies. Recognizing that digital media, social networking phenomena are now central in adolescents’…

    Paperback – 2011-12-12

  • The Media Teacher's Handbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Scarratt, Jon Davison

    The Media Teacher’s Handbook is an indispensible guide for all teachers, both specialist and non-specialist, delivering Media Studies and media education in secondary schools and colleges. It is the first text to draw together the three key elements of secondary sector teaching in relation to…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02

  • Tricks of the Writer's Trade

    And how to teach them to children aged 8-14, 1st Edition

    By Rick Vanes

    What links Cinderella to Harry Potter? What can The Simpsons teach us about character creation? What is the False Horizon moment? What are the two classic openings and five effective endings of a newspaper story? Aimed at primary and early secondary school teachers, Tricks of the Writer’s Trade…

    Paperback – 2011-11-17

  • The Story Maker Motivator

    1st Edition

    By Frances Dickens

    The Story Maker Motivator is an inspiring resource for educators and anyone else aiming to help secondary school pupils write and think creatively. Based on tried and tested activities and approaches first presented in the authors' award-winning book for primary schools, this is a unique collection…

    Paperback – 2011-03-18

  • Teaching Secondary English as if the Planet Matters

    1st Edition

    By Sasha Matthewman

    ‘This is an important book for all concerned with the teaching and learning of English, exploring new and hugely significant areas in a scholarly, thought-provoking and eminently practical way.’ – David Stevens, University of Durham, UK Drawing together ideas from a range of disciplines in the…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13
    Teaching... as if the Planet Matters

  • Debates in English Teaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Daly, Jon Davison

    What are the key debates in English teaching today? Debates in English Teaching explores the major issues all English teachers encounter in their daily professional lives. It engages with established and contemporary debates, promotes and supports critical reflection and aims to stimulate both…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13
    Debates in Subject Teaching

  • Storytelling and Imagination: Beyond Basic Literacy 8-14

    1st Edition

    By Rob Parkinson

    Storytelling helps pupils develop a wide range of skills. Do they dream and fantasize? Do they lie, waffle and distract? These are not just bad habits but marvellous starting points for teaching an art that can help them to pass on experience, train and use imagination, develop language skills,…

    Paperback – 2010-12-08

  • Cross-Curricular Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School ... English

    The Centrality of Language in Learning, 1st Edition

    By David Stevens

    What is the role of the individual school 'subject' and 'subject teacher' within school? Is it to teach a set of core subject knowledge, skills and understanding in a way that remains faithful to long-standing subject cultures and pedagogies? Or is there another way to consider how the curriculum…

    Paperback – 2010-10-22
    Cross-Curricular Teaching and Learning in...

  • Young Adult Literature and Adolescent Identity Across Cultures and Classrooms

    Contexts for the Literary Lives of Teens, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Alsup

    Taking a critical, research-oriented perspective, this exploration of the theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical connections between the reading and teaching of young adult literature and adolescent identity development centers around three key questions: Who are the teens reading young adult…

    Paperback – 2010-04-30

  • Beyond the Grammar Wars

    A Resource for Teachers and Students on Developing Language Knowledge in the English/Literacy Classroom, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Locke

    Are there evidence-based answers to the broad question "What explicit knowledge about language in teachers and/or students appears to enhance literacy development in some way"? Distinguished by its global perspective, its currency, and its comprehensiveness, Beyond the Grammar Wars: provides an…

    Paperback – 2010-03-24

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