Speaking for Writing
March 3, 2016
Very excited to share extracts from two excellent written responses to my Creative Curators session on Dystopian Fiction at Stoke Newington School.
Following two storytelling sessions exploring creating stories from physical objects (more about that here) student...
I'm totally blown away by the responses to this session with year 5 at Jubilee Primary School.
We devised our own creation myths, based on stories from the Aboriginal Dreamtime tradition. Pupils followed this 1 hour session by creating their own written versions of th...
February 5, 2016
Another discovery made this week is what I believe to be an innate understanding we (and children in particular) have of story structure.
Often in Tellings I might ask ‘what happens next’? It’s a leading question – an invitation to debate.
When I create stories w...
November 26, 2015
Today I delivered the final session of the Creative Curators project @ Stoke Newington School with Year 9 students.
Last week saw the students providing objects as a stimuli for starting a story which we crafted together in the classroom. I saw two classes, resulting...
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Dystopian Fiction: Student Responses
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In praise of Oral Storytelling (2 of 2)
In Praise of Oral Storytelling (1 of 2)
Creative Curators: Dystopian Fiction
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