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  1. Teaching and Learning Literacy

    Reading and Writing Texts for a Purpose

    By David Wray

    David Wray offers a range of practical suggestions for enhancing literacy work in primary and secondary schools (KS 1-3). The book is based on the idea that the purpose of literacy teaching is to enable pupils to understand and create meaningful, whole texts. It deliberately takes a...

    Published July 12th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  2. Literacy

    Major Themes in Education

    Edited by David Wray

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    There can be few areas of education which have been more controversial than the teaching of literacy. In an increasingly information-dense society, the ability to make sense of and to produce text is crucial to success, and literacy has understandably assumed the burden of the benchmark of '...

    Published July 21st 2004 by Routledge

  3. Classroom Interactions and Social Learning

    From Theory to Practice

    By Kristiina Kumpulainen, David Wray

    Today's classroom presents a wealth of opportunities for social interaction amongst pupils, leading to increased interest in teachers and researchers into the social nature of learning.While classroom interaction can be a valuable tool for learning, it does not necessarily lead to useful...

    Published December 5th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Teaching Literacy Effectively in the Primary School

    By Richard Fox, Jane Medwell, Louise Poulson, David Wray

    Series: Language and Literacy in Action

    This book discusses the implications arising from the authors' research into what constitutes an effective teacher of literacy. They have been able to identify what effective teachers know, understand and do which enable them to put effective teaching of literacy into practice in the primary phase....

    Published October 10th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Literacy in the Secondary School

    Edited by Maureen Lewis, David Wray

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 31st 1999 by David Fulton Publishers

  6. Extending Literacy

    Developing Approaches to Non-Fiction

    By Maureen Lewis, David Wray

    One of the most problematic areas in the teaching and development of literacy appears to concern children's interactions with non-fiction books. Many surveys and reports have commented on the tendency for children to do little more than copy out sections of non-fiction texts. The Exeter Extending...

    Published February 5th 1997 by Routledge

  7. English 7-11

    Developing Primary Teaching Skills

    By David Wray

    This book focuses on approaches to the teaching of primary English at Key Stage 2 in the context of the National Curriculum. Through a series of guided activities, teachers are encouraged to reflect upon particular teaching strategies and activities such as: an analysis of language and literacy,...

    Published November 15th 1995 by Routledge

  8. Teaching Primary English

    The State of the Art

    Edited by David Wray, Jane Medwell

    In this stimulating collection of specially commissioned essays, teachers and researchers in the forefront of thinking in this area consider both the controversies and the day to day realities of teaching primary English. The book's four sections reflect the organisation of the National Curriculum...

    Published February 9th 1994 by Routledge

  9. Literacy and Language in the Primary Years

    By Jane Medwell, David Wray

    Linking the development of reading, writing, speaking and listening, this book offers a distinctive holistic approach to literacy and language acquisition. It emphasizes the value of active, collaborative learning, and includes sections on literacy accross the primary curriculum, new technology and...

    Published April 3rd 1991 by Routledge