I recently stumbled upon StoryBird – a website in which digital picture books can be created. I tried it out … More
A Range of Free, Downloadable, Writing Templates
I’ve made some writing frames, which are completely free to download (just right click and ‘save image as’, or find … More
Writing For Purpose: 5 Ways To Use Technology To Give Children A Genuine Audience.
When announcing a writing task, on a number of occasions, I have been asked by my students, “Why do we … More
Character metaphors – an online resource.
I recently did some writing for Scholastic. It was an online resource which supports children when writing metaphors. Click here … More
You HAVE To Try Black-Out Poetry.
I recently saw a great idea on Pinterest: black-out poetry. When I tried it with my class recently, it worked … More
Guest Post: 6 Ways ‘WriteReader’ Empowers Teachers and Students.
WriteReader is a web based literacy platform that enables students aged 3 to 10 to create their own books while … More
Reluctant writers in your class? Engage them with Pokemon character reports.
I recently came across this amazing art on BoredPanda. It is an artist’s vision of the anatomy of different Pokemon … More
An English Unit Of Work, Full Of EdTech, Based On The Book ‘Tuesday’ By David Wiesner
David Wiesner is a wonderful author and most of his stories are told solely through pictures. This makes them absolutely perfect … More
How to use the App ‘ChatterPix’ effectively in your lessons.
ChatterPix is a straightforward App but has so many opportunities for use in lessons. My students really enjoy using it. … More