Literacy in the Early Years: Reflections on International Research and Prac…

This edited collection provides an in-depth exploration of different aspects of contemporary early childhood literacy research and the implications for educational practice. Each chapter details how the research was conducted and any issues that researchers encountered in collecting data with very young children, as well as…

Teaching Fiction in the Primary School: Classroom Approaches to Narratives …

Designed for practising and student teachers working with a wide range of narrative fiction in infant and junior classrooms, this text highlights the creative and expressive aspects of children’s engagement with literature and provides Literacy Hour projects for each age group. It is written in the…

Stance and Voice in Written Academic Genres

Stance and voice are among the most significant concepts in writing theory and pedagogy today. Referring to the ways we express a point of view and engage with others, the terms are particularly controversial in the domain of academic writing, long considered a faceless and impersonal…