NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 5 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hardcastle, John – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2016
My starting point is "Staying Power", an exhibition that aimed to increase the number of photographs representing Black British experience in the UK. The exhibition was recommended by a former pre-service/PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) student who had grown curious about the language and culture of her students. One…
Descriptors: Drama, Teaching Methods, Exhibits, Photography
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hardcastle, John; Clements, Simon – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2015
Peter Medway was an exceptionally able teacher, researcher and thinker, and his work throws light on governments, inspectors and educators. In the early 1960s, Peter met a theory which "established language as a major means of constructing our realities". Later, after teaching English in secondary schools for two decades, he reflected on…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Biographies, English Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hardcastle, John – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2014
Reacting to incoherent English teaching in the 1930s, Percival Gurrey probed the psychological processes involved in literary appreciation. He sought ways of teaching poetry that avoided lifeless tasks such as labelling "poetic devices." Later, in the 1950s, he wrote about the processes involved in learning to write. At a time when…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Poetry, Literary Devices, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hardcastle, John – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2013
Evidence from a recent study of English teaching in three London schools in the post-war era suggests that changes to curriculum and pedagogy, commonly attributed by historians to the 1960s, were well underway in the 1950s. Major changes associated with "New English" occurred when teachers began taking the lives and experiences of their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Instruction, Educational Change, Educational History
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hardcastle, John – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2011
Herbert Courthope Bowen was a progressive spirit in English teaching during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Ideas about the role of activity in the development of the child--ideas usually associated with progressive teaching in the 1960s and 1970s--may be found in Bowen's published papers. In connection with the time that Bowen was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Child Development, Progressive Education