Getting the Buggers to Write

Front Cover
Bloomsbury Publishing, Oct 13, 2011 - Education - 264 pages
0 Reviews
In this third edition, bestselling author Sue
Cowley offers advice on improving skills and confidence, and getting students
excited about writing - not just in literacy or English, but across the
curriculum. This book is full of engaging and creative approaches for writers
at all stages of confidence and competence: from children just starting to
write, to experienced learners looking to perfect their own style. This edition
includes new material on: • writing in the Digital Age• creative ideas for getting boys to write• cross-curricular writing projects On the companion website you'll find lots of useful extras, including advice
about the teacher as writer - how you can use your writing skills beyond the
school. This thoroughly practical guide will interest all educators who want to
maximise the potential of every one of their students. It is an invaluable
resource for teachers working at secondary and FE level, but equally a source
of inspiration and practical advice for practitioners in primary schools.

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


The Writers Toolkit Writing processes Finding astarting point
The Motivated Writer
Essay Writing Some basic tips
Creative Writing
Nonfiction Writing
Writing in theDigitalAge ICT andwriting Word processing Writing andthe interactive whiteboard
Everyones aWriter 10 Supporting the Struggling Writer
Extending theGifted Writer Challenging starters Structuring thelearning Finding a voice Essay writing withthe most able
WritingitRight 13 Writing and Assessment
The Writing Clinic
Celebrating Writing Displayingwriting Publishing writing Book weeks
Appendix 1Textmessaging Appendix 2Usefulwebsites
The pen is the tongue of the mind

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2011)

Sue Cowley is an expert on behaviour management, and on creative approaches to teaching and learning. She has written numerous bestselling education and parenting books, which have been translated and published around the world. Sue has written for many teaching publications and was a regular presenter on Teachers TV. She has also been called to appear in front of the Education Select Committee, as an expert witness on behaviour in schools. She works internationally as a writer, trainer and presenter, as well as helping to run her local preschool.
Sue is a renowned INSET trainer, who has provided training for teaching and support staff around the UK and in Europe. She offers courses on a variety of topics including developing children's writing, creative thinking and behaviour management.