Providing an overview of the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to teach the new primary curriculum, this book offers an informed critical approach to the teaching of core subjects in elementary education.
Underpinned by contemporary research and current policy The Primary Curriculum combines coverage of key subject-specific issues with relevant pedagogical approaches to teaching, offering a comprehensive overview of each major subject within elementary education.
Particular emphasis is placed on cross-curricular and creative approaches to teaching intelligently across different subject areas within the current curriculum framework. Curriculum progression is also emphasized.
The Primary Curriculum is an essential companion for all students in elementary teacher education courses.