English Teaching and the Moving Image

Author: Andrew Goodwyn

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415306607

Category: Education

Page: 174

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Andrew Goodwyn's straightforward approach to teaching about the moving image demystifies this topic and shows how it can be easily incorporated into classroom practice. Building on teachers' knowledge of teaching about advertising, newspapers and visual adaptations of literary texts, this book includes chapters on adaptations, teaching film, teaching television, practical work and new technologies and the moving audience.
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Creativity and Learning in Secondary English

Teaching for a creative classroom

Author: Andrew McCallum

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136332901

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Creativity in secondary English lessons today is a democratically conceived quality that all pupils are expected to achieve and a resource on which all are entitled to draw. But what exactly is creativity? And how does it relate to English? Creativity and Learning in Secondary English answers these questions, and others, by arguing for a version of creativity that sees it as an ordinary, everyday part of successful classroom practice, central to processes of meaning-making, dialogic interaction and textual engagement. In this construction, creativity is not just linked to learning; it is the driving force behind learning itself, offering pupils the opportunity to transform their knowledge and understanding of the world around them. This book borrows from a range of theories about creativity and about learning, while remaining largely practical in focus. It contains numerous examples for teachers of how to apply ideas about creativity in the classroom. In doing so, it attempts to maintain the subject’s core identity while also keeping abreast of contemporary social, pedagogical and technological developments. The result is a refreshing challenge to some of the more mundane approaches to English teaching on offer in an age focussed excessively on standardisation and teaching to tests. Practical applications of creativity include: Using picture books and graphic novels to stimulate multimodal responses Placing pupils in the role of the teacher Devising marketing campaigns for class novels Adopting experimental approaches to redrafting Encouraging ‘extreme’ forms of re-creative writing Focusing on how to ‘listen’ to texts Creating sound-scapes for poems Thought-provoking and provocative, this textbook draws on current best practice in English teaching and will equip trainee and practising teachers with a wide range of strategies that will lead to greater creativity in the classroom.
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Making Poetry Matter

International Research on Poetry Pedagogy

Author: Sue Dymoke,Andrew Lambirth,Anthony Wilson

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441163530

Category: Education

Page: 240

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Making Poetry Matter draws together contributions from leading scholars in the field to offer a variety of perspectives on poetry pedagogy. A wide range of topics are covered including: - Teacher attitudes to teaching poetry in the urban primary classroom - Digital poetry and multimodality - Resistance to poetry in Post-16 English Throughout, the internationally recognised contributors draw on case studies to ensure that the theory is clearly linked to classroom practice. They consider the teaching and learning challenges that poetry presents for those working with learners aged between 5 and 19 and explore these challenges with reference to reading; writing; speaking and listening and the transformative nature of poetry in different contexts.
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Children, Film and Literacy

Author: Becky Parry

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137294337

Category: Social Science

Page: 228

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Children, Film and Literacy explores the role of film in children's lives. The films children engage in provide them with imaginative spaces in which they create, play and perform familiar and unfamiliar, fantasy and everyday narratives and this narrative play is closely connected to identity, literacy and textual practices. Family is key to the encouragement of this social play and, at school, the playground is also an important site for this activity. However, in the literacy classroom, some children encounter a discontinuity between their experiences of narrative at home and those that are valued in school. Through film children develop understandings of the common characteristics of narrative and the particular 'language' of film. This book demonstrates the ways in which children are able to express and develop distinct and complex understandings of narrative, that is to say, where they can draw on their own experiences (including those in a moving image form). Children whose primary experiences of narrative are moving images face particular challenges when their experiences are not given opportunities for expression in the classroom, and this has urgent implications for the teaching of literacy.
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Principles and Practices for Teaching English as an International Language

Author: Lubna Alsagoff,Sandra Lee Mckay,Guangwei Hu,Willy A. Renandya

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113674116X

Category: Education

Page: 376

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What general principles should inform a socioculturally sensitive pedagogy for teaching English as an International Language and what practices would be consistent with these principles? This text explores the pedagogical implications of the continuing spread of English and its role as an international language, highlighting the importance of socially sensitive pedagogy in contexts outside inner circle English-speaking countries. It provides comprehensive coverage of topics traditionally included in second language methodology courses (such as the teaching of oral skills and grammar), as well as newer fields (such as corpora in language teaching and multimodality); features balanced treatment of theory and practice; and encourages teachers to apply the pedagogical practices to their own classrooms and to reflect on the effects of such practices. Designed for pre-service and in-service teachers of English around the world, Principles and Practices for Teaching English as an International Language fills a critical need in the field.
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Improving Literacy at KS2 and KS3

Author: Andrew Goodwyn

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761947233

Category: Education

Page: 214

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This book will to help student and practicing teachers to understand the issues surrounding literacy, the place of transition in pupils' lives, and to feel confident in handling the National Literacy Strategy.
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Teaching Media in the English Curriculum

Author: Andrew Hart,Alun Hicks

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC.

ISBN: 9781858562605

Category: Education

Page: 258

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Learning English is a problem in many secondary schools, yet students watch, hear, understand and discuss television, radio and film. This school-based British research shows teachers can make use of this, and includes strategies for doing so.
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Teaching Secondary English

Author: Mark Pike

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761941644

Category: Education

Page: 198

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The author shows how teachers can enable their students to acquire skills and knowledge, as well as to recognize the value of aesthetic experience and emotional literacy.
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Teaching English

A Handbook for Primary and Secondary School Teachers

Author: Andrew Goodwyn,Jane Branson

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415335270

Category: Education

Page: 225

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Accessible but authoritative, this is the essential text for all trainee and practising English teachers at both primary and secondary levels, and a comprehensive guide to the background, theory and practice of the subject.
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Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School

A companion to school experience

Author: Jon Davison,Caroline Daly

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317700031

Category: Education

Page: 258

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How do you approach teaching English in the contemporary classroom? What is expected of a would-be English teacher? The fourth edition of this best-selling text combines theory and practice to present an indispensable introduction to the opportunities and challenges of teaching English in the secondary classroom. It offers insight into the history, policies and definitions surrounding the subject, together with innovative and practical strategies which can be used for effective teaching and learning. Already a major text for many university teacher education courses, the new edition reflects the extent and impact of current reforms whilst retaining its focus on what is of enduring value for English teaching. With an emphasis on developing your own values and on stimulating approaches that underpin English teaching, it will help you navigate your way through changing curriculum requirements, assessment practice and the demands of professional development. Key topics explored include: Reading, writing and speaking and listening Teaching language and grammar Drama in English teaching Poetry Working with digital technologies Post-16 English language and literature Developing as a critically reflective practitioner. Written particularly with the new and student teacher in mind, Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School aims to equip readers with the tools to make critically informed judgements about how to teach, develop principled practice and most importantly, be mindful of pupils and their experience of English in the secondary classroom.
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Media Literacy in Schools

Practice, Production and Progression

Author: Andrew Burn,James Durran

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1848604742

Category: Education

Page: 208

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Includes CD-Rom 'Intriguing and timely...I whole heartedly recommend this text to teacher educators and their trainees, certainly across English and the Arts, but arguably to all engaged in considering critical pedagogy across the curriculum' - ESCalate `This is a very timely book, firmly rooted in authentic, albeit visionary, classroom practice, that has much to offer to teachers of all subjects, but should be particularly welcomed by English and media colleagues' - English Drama Media `Heaving with ideas...outstanding lesson ideas and inspiring work from students' - The Secondary English Magazine `I really enjoyed working my way through this book...The book is accompanied by a DVD organised into chapters which correspond to those in the book, and it was great to see the ideas and schemes referred to in the text come alive. The schemes have been included which makes it even easier to adapt the work to fit the technology and resources available in your own school..All teachers of media would benefit from browsing this book' - Learning & Teaching Update This book is for secondary English, Media, and ICT teachers who want to develop practical media work and media literacy across the curriculum. It is ideal for secondary English and media teachers and curriculum leaders in secondary schools, as well as ICT teachers and co-ordinators, PCGE English/Media students, and researchers working on media, English and ICT projects. A range of case studies are presented which show how digital media work, from video editing to computer game authoring, can be developed in schools, drawing on children's own cultural knowledge. It also shows the benefits of such projects in terms of learning outcomes and increased self-esteem for a range of learners. The book comes with a CD-Rom of children's work from the various case study projects, exhibiting the high standard of moving image work, animations and computer games that can be produced with the help of this text. With an integrated approach drawing together practice, theory and research, the book will help teachers to plan for and develop their own media projects in school. It offers advice on integrating media work across the curriculum (in English and media classes as well as in ICT and citizenship), and presents a model of progression which shows how learning can develop from the first years of secondary school through to GCSE level. In line with current government initiatives to open up curriculum boundaries, the book shows how to plan for longer periods of time for these projects.
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The Routledge International Handbook of English, Language and Literacy Teaching

Author: Dominic Wyse,Richard Andrews,James Hoffman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135183147

Category: Education

Page: 584

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This book reviews international research that is particularly relevant to the teaching of English, language and literacy. It locates recent cutting-edge research within theoretical context, drawing on historical perspectives.
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The Impact of ICT on Literacy Education

Author: Richard Andrews

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134446985

Category: Education

Page: 256

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This authoritative landmark text examines the highly topical and important issue of ICT in literacy learning. Its distinctive focus on providing a systematic review of research in the field gives the reader an essential, comprehensive overview. As governments worldwide continue to invest heavily in ICT provisions in educational institutions, this book addresses the need to gather and synthesise evidence about the impact of ICT on literacy learning. An expert team of writers draw upon two recent reports by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, which highlighted the considerable differences between nations in the access and use of ICT, to take a discursive and expansive look at the subject. Within its wide range and scope, chapters cover areas on: * the history of literacy and ICT * evidence for the effectiveness of ICT on literacy learning * the impact of networked ICT on literacy learning * the relationship between verbal and visual literacies. This book will be an invaluable and informative read with international resonance for student teachers, teachers, academics and researchers worldwide.
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Teaching English in the Key Stage 3 Literacy Strategy

Author: Geoff Dean

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134144504

Category: Education

Page: 107

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This book will supplement the training currently being offered to all secondary English departments. It offers a view of the place of the English 'strand' in the overall Key Stage 3 strategy and gives support to English departments in their preparations for a new way of working. It will encourage English teachers to review their current schemes of work, offering suggestions for more substantial teaching and learning modules, as well as practical ideas for classroom use and recommended resources. The book interprets and explains the NLS document for busy practitioners; reinforces the messages of the National Literacy Strategy (NLS); spells out the expectations of the framework and offer guidance on how to fulfil them; and describes and explains the types of teaching methods to improve students' learning. This book includes many practical ideas for classroom activities and offers direct support for the less confident English teacher. The book is equally valuable to students and practicing teachers.
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Teaching English Creatively

Author: Teresa Cremin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135270643

Category: Education

Page: 192

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What does it mean to teach English creatively to primary school children? How can you successfully develop pupils’ engagement with reading and writing skills? Teaching English Creatively demonstrates the potential of creative teaching to develop children’s knowledge, skills, understanding and attitudes. Underpinned by theory and research, it also offers informed and practical support to both students in initial teacher education, and practising teachers who want to develop their teaching. Illustrated by examples of children’s work, this book explores the core elements of creative practice in relation to developing engaged readers, writers, speakers and listeners. Creative ways to explore powerful literary, non-fiction, visual and digital texts are offered throughout. Key themes addressed include: meaning and purpose play and engagement curiosity and autonomy collaboration and making connections reflection and celebration the creative involvement of the teacher. Stimulating and accessible, with contemporary and cutting-edge practice at the forefront, Teaching English Creatively includes a wealth of innovative ideas to enrich literacy practice. Written by an experienced author with extensive experience of initial teacher education and English teaching in the primary school, this book is an essential purchase for any professional who wishes to embed creative approaches to teaching in their classroom.
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Film And Television In Education

An Aesthetic Approach To The Moving Image

Author: Robert Watson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135387397

Category: Education

Page: 193

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First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Language and Image in the Reading-Writing Classroom

Teaching Vision

Author: Kristie S. Fleckenstein,Linda T. Calendrillo,Demetrice A. Worley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135644853

Category: Education

Page: 264

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This volume offers concrete answers to the question of how we can use imagery to enrich the teaching of reading and writing. The chapters are organized according to two guiding principles. First, each addresses specific aspects of the inextricable integration of imagery and language in the teaching of reading and writing. Imagery is not privileged over language; the fusion of the two is emphasized. Second, each focuses on a particular kind of imagery--mental, graphic, or verbal--describing teaching/learning strategies based on the deployment of that kind of imagery in the classroom. There is currently a renewed acknowledgment of the importance of imagery in meaning. The rapid spread of the World Wide Web, computer interfacing, and virtual reality further highlights the need to attend to the influence of imagery in a networked world. In response to these shifts in scholarly and cultural perspectives, NCTE has established a committee on visual literacy, and an emphasis on visual literacy has been incorporated into the IRA/NCTE Standards for the English Language Arts. This book contributes significantly toward filling the need for explicit and specific theory-based methods teachers can use to integrate imagery into their pedagogy. Accessible and lively chapters include classroom activities and student-generated examples. Language and Image in the Reading-Writing Classroom is an excellent text for preservice and in-service pedagogy courses and an important resource for practicing teachers, researchers, and professionals in the field.
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Re-framing Literacy

Teaching and Learning in English and the Language Arts

Author: Richard Andrews

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136981438

Category: Education

Page: 248

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Imaginative and attractive, cutting edge in its conception, this text explicates a model for the integration of language arts and literacy education based on the notion of framing. The act of framing – not frames in themselves – provides a creative and critical approach to English as a subject. Re-framing Literacy breaks new ground in the language arts/literacy field, integrating arts-based and sociologically based conceptions of the subject. The theory of rhetoric the book describes and which provides its overarching theory is dialogic, political, and liberating. Pedagogically, the text works inductively, from examples up toward theory: starting with visuals and moving back and forth between text and image; exploring multimodality; and engaging in the transformations of text and image that are at the heart of learning in English and the language arts. Structured like a teaching course, it is designed to excite and involve readers and lead them toward high-level and useful theory in the field. Offering an authoritative, clear guide to a complex field, it is widely appropriate for pre-service and in-service courses globally in English and language arts education.
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Rethinking English in Schools

Towards a New and Constructive Stage

Author: Viv Ellis,Carol Fox,Brian Street

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 144119987X

Category: Education

Page: 264

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Why should young people study a subject called English? This question lies at the heart of this fascinating monograph, which brings together the diverse perspectives of many leading thinkers about English and literacy education. This meticulously researched and well-written collection takes as its starting point the importance of the history of the subject in the formation of its constitution and its boundaries. First and foremost, it proposes that questions of aims and values have informed these choices. Equally, it suggests that returning to these educational questions helps us to understand curriculum and pedagogy in complex ways that a simple focus on content and methods neglects. Curriculum and pedagogy bring learners, teachers, institutions and the wider society into the debate.
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