chapter  7
18 Pages

The Greek times? Revisiting Greek mythology in relation to children’s popular culture

ByCarol Precious

Since the launch of the National Literacy Strategy (DfEE 1998), teachers are now familiar with the guidance and support contained in the Framework and it seems that now is an appropriate time to address how to use the Strategy as a springboard for creative, effective literacy learning. A resurgence of interest in creativity is evidenced in the publication of All Our Futures: Creativity, Culture and Education (DfEE 1999), Excellence and Enjoyment (DfES 2003) and the QCA materials Creativity: Find It, Promote It (2000).