The What Teachers Need to Know About series aims to refresh and expand basic teaching knowledge and classroom experience. Books in the series provide essential information about a range of subjects necessary for today's teachers to do their jobs effectively.
What Teachers Need to Know About Spelling bridges the gap between knowledge accumulated from research on spelling acquisition and the practicalities of teaching spelling more effectively in schools.
Author Peter Westwood examines current trends, alongside community views on spelling standards, as this is the context in which change is beginning to occur.
The title contains practical suggestions on methods and activities applicable to all students, supplemented by specific advice on assessment, and links to additional resources.