Teaching Literacies : Pedagogies and Diversity

Associate Professor Robyn Henderson

Teaching Literacies: Pedagogies and Diversity, Second Edition addresses the teaching of literacy in primary and secondary schooling. It provides the foundations for understanding some of the issues and.

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challenges in working with students in the current Australian context. All chapters are theoretically grounded in a socio-cultural perspective of literacy. The book provides insights into how literacies might be taught, presenting ideas and teaching strategies that are contextualised within the practices of real classrooms along with broader long term goals for literacy learning. Overall, Teaching Literacies, Second Edition helps pre-service teachers to identify the literacy needs of young people, and to apply their teaching skills to the development of appropriate and effective pedagogies for students from different backgrounds and with different life experiences and expectations.