Description - Teaching Literacy Across the Primary Curriculum by David Wray
Teachers in training, whatever their subjects and age-specialisms, need to understand the importance of literacy in their teaching. The aim of this book is to explore in some detail approaches to teaching and developing literacy in a range of subject areas. It will be suitable for trainees and for qualified teachers who wish to improve their understanding of, and practice in, the teaching of literacy.
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(246mm x 171mm x mm)
Learning Matters Ltd
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Author Biography - David Wray
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.