Children Learn to Write
"A 'must read' book"
The Reading Teacher;
JOHN W. A. SMITH, DUNEDIN COLLEGE OF
EDUCATION AND WARWICK B. ELLEY,
EMERITUS PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF
1997 pb 160 pages
ISBN 1-57274-221-6 $19.95
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HOW CHILDREN LEARN TO WRITE describes how children acquire the vital
skill of writing. It explains why writing is taught the way it is, describes
the research, and offers insights for inservice and preservice teachers in
K-6 and parents.
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John Smith is a Principal Lecturer at Dunedin College of Education. His
classroom experience in New Zealand, Canada, and the United Kingdom is
extensive, and he has been involved in teacher education for twenty-five
years, teaching and researching in a variety of curriculum areas
including writing, reading, and outdoor education.
Warwick Elley is
emeritus Professor of Education, formerly at the University of Canterbury.
His research and contributions to curriculum development won him the
International Reading Associationís International Citation of Merit in 1991.
He is the author or co-author of ten other books, and his time is now
divided between writing and a busy round of international consultancy work.
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