Archive for June 7th, 2009
Thank you to Nick Penn, Abertillery Primary School for sending the following:
I attended your course at the The Hill Education and Conference Centre in Abergavenny.
First things first – I had a great day! The content and delivery was refreshing and inspiring, and I hope I can translate some of what I learnt into my classroom. I had tried Myst out before I came on the course, and felt that many of the children wrote way above their ‘level’.
It just goes to show that with the right stimulus and input, many of the children will write not just because their teacher wants them to, not even because it’s about a computer game, but because they have been challenged and inspired and want to write for themselves. Continue Reading