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'In An Introduction to Primary English Teaching: Language, Literacy and Learning, Lecturers from the field of Initial Teacher Education have pooled their extensive practical and theoretical knowledge to provide a new ITE text book that is both comprehensive and accessible to trainee teachers. This book will make a useful contribution to reading lists for both Primary and Early Years students.
This is an excellent book for student and initial teachers. The book clearly sets out the main themes of primary English teaching in an accessible and effective way. The student is guided through pedagogic approaches and the theory which underpins them. There are tasks to work throughout each chapter and this deepens the student's understanding of the subject.
An accessible book that will bring complex theories to life for students and early practitioners. Task boxes and research boxes support the development of further knowledge and encourage the reader to delve further into this interesting and important area of teaching.
A very useful book for teacher trainees and for teachers looking to explore English learning in depth.
A comprehensive account of teaching English in the primary curriculum. There is a good balance of theory and research matched to practical tasks in order to equip trainees with the necessary knowledge and skills to become effective Literacy teachers in today's primary schools.
We are going to ask trainees to use this as one of their core texts. The content is pertinent to our module with key issues covered.
This is a good introduction to the teaching of English which I will refer to and suggest the students seek out for further reading when they start their ITT.
The conversational style and clearly demarked research boxes and classroom activities encourage the student teacher to start with their own understanding of language as they develop their abilities in literacy teaching.
This is a good introduction to the basics of English teaching in primary classrooms. It is a worthy starting point that students can use before using other texts to explore issues in more depth.
This text is central for English and provides a useful background for students and teachers new to HE.
There are some very useful chapters in this book.
A helpful introductory text that presents some aspects of current thinking in an accessible way without avoiding some of the difficult theoretical and pedagogical questions.