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Supporting preservice teachers to become informed teachers of reading through one-to-one tutoring in an English initial teacher education setting (2021)
Journal Article
Carter, J. (2021). Supporting preservice teachers to become informed teachers of reading through one-to-one tutoring in an English initial teacher education setting. Education 3-13, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2021.1985578

Training preservice teachers as teachers of reading is a complex task, as is reading itself. Preservice teachers need to understand the theory that underpins practice; the cognitive skills and knowledge required to read and the contextual factors tha... Read More about Supporting preservice teachers to become informed teachers of reading through one-to-one tutoring in an English initial teacher education setting.

Adapting one-to-one reading support for children during Covid-19 school closures BERA SGF report August 2021 (2021)
Report
Carter, J. (2021). Adapting one-to-one reading support for children during Covid-19 school closures BERA SGF report August 2021. British Educational Research Association

Learning to read is considered a key priority in primary schools, but when Covid-19 forced school closures from March to July 2020 new approaches to teaching reading needed to be developed. This study considers three sets of data gathered from schoo... Read More about Adapting one-to-one reading support for children during Covid-19 school closures BERA SGF report August 2021.

Difference as an essential teacher in a Them-Us international context: Pre-service teachers’ reflections on a university township teaching project (2021)
Journal Article
Carter, J., Knight, B., & Vickers-Hulse, K. (in press). Difference as an essential teacher in a Them-Us international context: Pre-service teachers’ reflections on a university township teaching project. Pedagogy, Culture and Society, https://doi.org/10.1080/14681366.2021.1923559

This article explores data from a group of British pre-service teachers (PST) following a teaching programme in South Africa. Their reflections are analysed in relation to assertions that such intercultural programmes do little to change hegemonic be... Read More about Difference as an essential teacher in a Them-Us international context: Pre-service teachers’ reflections on a university township teaching project.

Vocabulary Development (2020)
Book Chapter
Carter, J. (2020). Vocabulary Development. In Primary English for Trainee Teachers (41-60). (3rd Edition). London: SAGE Publications

Approaches to supporting the development of vocabulary learning in primary classrooms

The assessment has become the curriculum: Teachers’ views on the Phonics Screening Check in England (2020)
Journal Article
Carter, J. (2020). The assessment has become the curriculum: Teachers’ views on the Phonics Screening Check in England. British Educational Research Journal, 46(3), 593-609. https://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3598

The Phonics Screening Check (PSC) was introduced in England in 2012 for Year 1 children (aged 5 and 6). There have been criticisms of the check in relation to its reliability and appropriateness as an assessment for early reading, although advocates... Read More about The assessment has become the curriculum: Teachers’ views on the Phonics Screening Check in England.

Listening to the voices of children: an illuminative evaluation of the teaching of early reading in the light of the phonics screening check (2019)
Journal Article
Carter, J. (2020). Listening to the voices of children: an illuminative evaluation of the teaching of early reading in the light of the phonics screening check. Literacy, 54(1), 49-57. https://doi.org/10.1111/lit.12187

© 2019 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. The phonics screening check (PSC) was introduced in England in 2012 for children in Year 1. There have been criticisms in relation to its reliability and appropriateness as an assessment tool for early reading althoug... Read More about Listening to the voices of children: an illuminative evaluation of the teaching of early reading in the light of the phonics screening check.

Curious teachers, create curious learners and great historians (2018)
Journal Article
Carter, J., Whitehouse, S., & Vickers-Hulse, K. (2018). Curious teachers, create curious learners and great historians. Education 3-13, 46(6), 648-660. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2018.1483800

© 2018, © 2018 ASPE. Engel, S.[2011. “Children’s Need to Know: Curiosity in Schools.” Harvard Educational Review 81 (4): 625–645] stated that curiosity should be cultivated in our schools as it is intrinsic to children’s development. However, this is... Read More about Curious teachers, create curious learners and great historians.

Chapter 3 Vocabulary Development (2017)
Book Chapter
Carter, J. (2017). Chapter 3 Vocabulary Development. In D. Waugh, W. Joliffe, & K. Allott (Eds.), Primary English for Trainee Teachers, 42-61. Learning Matters Sage

Approaches to supporting the development of vocabulary learning in primary classrooms