This collection of creative and original ideas from English expert Graham Tyrer has something for everyone, ensuring that pupils are developing competency in reading and writing in every subject, from maths to PE, without putting pressure on teachers' time and resources.
Graham Tyrer has thirty-two years experience of leading and teaching in secondary schools. He was a headteacher of two secondary schools for ten years. Graham's subject specialism is English. He has experience in school improvement and training. Graham is a published author in the field of literacy and school leadership. He won a Times Educational Supplement Outstanding Literacy Initiative Award, Specialist Schools and Academies Trust Every Child Matters National Literacy Award and Secondary Teacher of the Year Award.
This book speaks directly to the linguistic needs of all our
students and, at the same time, the needs of every pressed teacher
in school. A treasure trove of ideas, easily accessible and
implemented in any classroom at any time of day. * Gaye Kassir,
Assistant Head Teacher, Park High School *
This excellent book is interesting, enthusiastic and clearly explained. It includes a wide range of practical, engaging ideas to dip into and use to help all teachers integrate the centrality of literacy into their teaching repertoire. * Julia Strong, Deputy Director, Talk for Writing *
An excellent all-encompassing book. With just one page per idea, teachers can quickly prepare their lessons, knowing the format will provide all the basics. * Parents in Touch *