Teachers and trainee teachers need to see the ‘bigger picture’ when it comes to writing. Teaching writing involves more than simply teaching the mechanics of writing such as spelling, grammar and punctuation. Writing takes place right across the curriculum and good teachers see opportunities for teaching writing in every lesson.

Writing in Computing

Writing in computing
Rosie Ridgway

Teachers' Standards

Standard 3 – Demonstrate Good Subject and Curriculum Knowledge

  • have a secure knowledge of the relevant subject(s) and curriculum areas, foster and maintain pupils' interest in the subject, and address misunderstandings
  • demonstrate a critical understanding of developments in the subject and curriculum areas, and promote the value of scholarship
  • demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy, articulacy and the correct use of standard English, whatever the teacher's specialist subject

Standard 4 – Plan and Teach Well-structured Lessons

  • impart knowledge and develop understanding through effective use of lesson time
  • promote a love of learning and children's intellectual curiosity

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  • Does computing offer opportunities for writing?
  • What aspects of computing are relevant for writing?
  • How can ...
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