As Ofsted says, Literacy is a shared responsibility across the curriculum in secondary schools. But for subject teachers and school leaders outside of the English department, this can seem a daunting task. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Literacy Across the Curriculum contains all sorts of strategies and ideas for 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.
The perfect quick-reference pocket book, this collection of creative and original ideas from English expert Graham Tyrer has something for everyone, ensuring all teachers and school staff are able to support students in gaining confidence in literacy. By picking and choosing relevant ideas, busy teachers can develop both short and long term strategies for cross-curricular teaching that really work, have an impact on whole school learning, and help every pupil reach their potential.
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.