Through reading, students can be
transported through time and space, and the beauty of books is often in the imagination of the reader. Author James Hartley shows us how to use creative writing activities to encourage to students to imagine and invent new stories and worlds.
The unknowns of what future leaders and citizens might need in such a changing world is a major challenge for educators. Stefan Burkey shows how to effectively prepare children for their future lives.
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Northern Ireland primary teacher Paul Scowcroft explains how he uses films in his classroom to encourage critical thinking skills and win awards.
Children are already powerful young people, it’s high time we recognised them as such, explains Sue Lyle.
The techniques of storyboarding a film (breaking down stories into shots, sequences and visualisations) is a great way to support children’s creative writing, Nick Handel demonstrates.