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Leeds – Stimulating Writing through ICT Conference Day 2

| November 6, 2009 | 6 Comments 

Bramhope1It is always a delight to have the chance to show the techniques we have discussed on a training day, but this time, in action with children.
The three classes we spent time with today, at Bramhope Primary, in Leeds, were really up for a challenge. We wandered in the world of words and some children seemed to really surprise themselves with their creativity, I think. All of them were a credit to their school. 🙂

Well done, to all of the staff, and colleagues, over the last two days, for being really astute and preceptive professionals, who understood that “IT ISN’T ABOUT THE GAME”. Rather, that the social etiquette elements, creative confidences, and the desire to write, are inspired by careful questioning, positive reinforcement of efforts and getting some empathetic buzzzzzzzzzzzz going on in the room. Continue Reading