To teach reading and writing effectively and enthusiastically, we must be keen readers and writers ourselves. With this in mind, I was looking for opportunities to develop myself as a reader and, through twitter, I stumbled upon the Open University and UKLA Teachers' Reading Groups. Initially, I thought it was simply a book club led... Continue Reading →
I initially saw the idea back in April when Tom Riston, a year 4 teacher at Wroxham Primary School, posted a picture on Twitter (@Year4_TWS). His photo really caught my eye and sent my imagination into overdrive. Tom had also blogged about his inspiring book tasting experience and this gave me all the information I needed to set... Continue Reading →
This blog will share creative ideas, practice and pedagogy that I explore on my journey as a Literacy for Pleasure teacher. I will be sharing research, reviews, resources, book club talk and CPD for others who are looking for transformational ideas to engage, inspire and improve reading and writing for pleasure in school.