English Drama Media

Teaching English

From February 2013, NATE's new Teaching English magazine will combine the most popular features of both English Drama Media and NATE Classroom magazine.

The archive of all issues of English Drama Media will continue to be available to members free of charge.

In October 2012, NATE published the final issue of English Drama MediaNATE's professional journal. It is essential reading for everyone involved in the teaching of English, drama and media, promoting dynamic approaches to curriculum and pedagogy and keeping the profession in touch with national debates and developments. The journal is available as part of the NATE subscription package. All visitors to this site can access a sample article from the most recent issue and view a roundup of themes and content in the archive

In 2013, NATE's new magazine Teaching English, will combine the most popular features of both English Drama Media and NATE Classroom magazine.

NATE's other termly publication for members continues to be the prestigious research journal English in Education. Articles and features from all three publications are gathered together in themed NATE Collections, also free to download by members.



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Issue #2

June 2004

Featured Articles

Is Love All You Need? - Thoughts on the Pedagogical Preferences for English Teachers

Elaine Millard argues that it is time for us to engage critically in debates about literacy teaching in ther twenty-first century

Remember We Are Human! - Literacy for a Pro-Human Society

Jonothan Neelands argues for a new model of pedagogy to provide a critical and creative approach to literacy and to humanise an inflexible curriculum

From The Tempest to Tomb-Raider - Computer Games in English, Media and Drama

Andrew Burn explores the ways in which the study of computer games can enhance our teaching of grammar, narrative, literature, culture and drama

Vision Off - Using Radio in English and Drama

Clive Edwards discusses ways of bringing radio into the classroom

English Framed? - Reassessing the Strategy Approach

Simon Gibbons explores the origins of the Framework for English in genre theory and asks why teachers haven't been given the chance to engage with its underlying assumptions

What's in a Frame? - The English Framework Three Years On

Andrew Goodwyn charts the rise of the Framework and assesses its impact


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