Games and activities for ages 7-12
Jumpstart! Talk for Learning presents a collection of classroom activities that can be used in literacy lessons and across the curriculum to develop children’s speaking and listening skills. Activities can be readily integrated into your classroom topics. The activities range from giving...
To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge
Promoting Enjoyment and Developing Understanding, 2nd Edition
'Thought-provoking and entices the reader to take a discerning look at science.' Claire Garven, MA Senior Lecturer at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.˜An approach to planning and teaching primary science that gives children permission to question their own preconceptions. This...
Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge
Discussion activities for Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet and Richard III
What do students think about Shakespeare? Classic, timeless and full of rich ideas; or difficult, impenetrable and completely uninteresting? We want young people to develop a real interest in Shakespeare, based on their understanding and engagement with the texts. A meaningful classroom discussion...
Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge
Talking Points: Discussion Activities in the Primary Classroom encourages and supports classroom discussion on a range of topics, enabling children to develop the important life-skill of effective group communication. Children who can explain their own ideas and take account of the points of view...
Published October 28th 2011 by Routledge
Integrating Talk for Learning at Key Stage 2
Providing children with opportunities to talk about their learning enables teachers to hear what children are thinking. Talking with one another allows children to question, elaborate, and reflect on a range of ideas. Classroom talk can be motivating and involving, and helps children to think and...
Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge
Talk for Learning at Key Stage 2
Talk is the medium through which children learn; and yet children may not realise why their contributions to classroom talk are so important. This book provides teachers with resources for developing children's understanding of speaking and listening, and their skills in using talk for learning....
Published May 9th 2008 by David Fulton Publishers
Speaking and listening, along with reading and writing, are essential components of literacy and learning development within the National Primary Strategy. This best-selling introductory text updates teachers on national developments and best practice in speaking and listening in the classroom...
Published January 20th 2006 by David Fulton Publishers
Speaking and Listening Activities for Learning at Key Stage 1
This practical book is based on the influential Thinking Together approach - a special method for developing speaking, listening and thinking skills. It is based on classroom research carried out in schools by the Open University, which has now been integrated into the National Primary Strategy....
Published June 24th 2004 by David Fulton Publishers
Raising Achievement in Primary Classrooms
Primary teachers need to incorporate the use of computers in their daily lesson plans, but how can this be done most effectively to promote learning skills in the classroom? In this fascinating book, Lyn Dawes and Rupert Wegerif outline a strategy for enhancing the effectiveness of computers for...
Published June 3rd 2004 by Routledge
This newly revised second edition looks at ways in which teachers can develop children's abilities in speaking and listening, as required by the National Curriculum. The authors discuss the links between language and learning; offer case studies and suggestions for classroom practice; and provide...
Published November 30th 2001 by David Fulton Publishers