Tag Archives: picture books

Authors to know

Today I worked with another group of teachers about firing up the teaching of reading. Here are some of my musings on the matter. Many of you may have read the post ‘Promoting Reading’ which includes much of this and most of the books are similar but I have added some new authors in the […]

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Promoting Reading

Today I worked with a group of teachers about firing up the teaching of reading. Here are some of my musings on the matter. Reading is an art and something which we should seek to pass onto children. It is imperative that teachers have a good understanding of which books are available for them to […]

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Digital Media Conference

Today I am delivering a keynote at the Lincolnshire Digital Media Conference and promised the delegates that I would blog about what I showed them today. Digital Mapping Google maps allows the user to put placemarks on specific places on a map. I made a google map which was linked to Streetview and used the […]

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Teachread?

I have been meaning to blog about an idea for ‘teachread’ for days. Last week I was lucky enough to run a course for Literacy consultants on the use of picture books in the Primary classrooms and found that, as usual, I had a wonderful time talking about new picture books but also moved onto discussing […]

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Man on Wire

I have missed out on blogging for quite a few weeks for several reasons but am trying to repair that having blogged about the Giraffes. I have been working for some time on a small project linking books and films together for use in the Primary classroom and posted about books which had been made […]

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Burglar Bill

I spent most of yesterday dressed as a burglar whilst videoconferencing with angry children! This was as  part of the wonderful Jolly Postman project in Rotherham. I have been supporting the two consultants who are leading on the project which involves twelve schools. Linda and Amy have  tirelessy driven the work which is brilliantly structured […]

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Top ten books

I am on holiday with my family and my parents in the beautiful Pembrokeshire village of Broad Haven. The cottage is 100 metres from the beach and we are spending the majority of the time walking the dog on the sand and then relaxing reading and watching my children play a range of Nintendo DS […]

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