Monthly Archives: December 2010

Writing’s not just for the writing area

A bright, inviting and well resourced writing area is, of course, essential; however, it is just as important to encourage children to write in any provision area.  Here are a few ideas, some general, and some specific to an area, … Continue reading

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Open a sports injuries clinic and get boys writing

An ‘X-ray plate’, showing a ‘broken bone’ injury is an inspiring prop! Video interviews with teachers using the Pack talking about its impact on children’s language development, role play and willingness to write is at http://www.childseyemedia.com . Continue reading

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